The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Northgate products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Northgate over the 3 months to 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Northgate Information Solutions plc.

Northgate
UK
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 586 618 608
Rank change year-on-year +32 -10  
Contract jobs citing Northgate 28 31 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.059% 0.058% 0.064%
As % of the Vendors category 0.14% 0.13% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 19 21
UK median daily rate £338 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.57% +16.66%  
10th Percentile £186 £293 £255
90th Percentile £524 £449 £444
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £360 £300
% change year-on-year -2.77% +20.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £42.33 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -58.65% +53.92%  
10th Percentile £13.25 £42.33 £26.25
90th Percentile £22.75 £42.33 £28.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 - £27.50

Northgate is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 20651 24117 24949
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 43.84% 44.90% 44.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 20874 27087 25776
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56%  
10th Percentile £240 £238 £213
90th Percentile £600 £585 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year +6.66% +4.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1319 1641 1981
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.31% +9.33%  
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.75 £10.75
90th Percentile £50.00 £43.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -16.66% +16.66%  

Northgate
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Northgate as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Northgate in the UK

Northgate
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Northgate.

Contractor daily rate trend for Northgate in the UK

Northgate
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Northgate over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Northgate in the UK

Northgate
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Northgate.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Northgate in the UK

Northgate
Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Northgate within the UK over the 3 months to 29 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +23 25 £325 -7.14% 3
London +7 19 £285 -15.55%
UK excluding London +60 9 £350 -2.77% 3
Scotland - 3 £500 -
North of England +60 2 £325 -25.28%
Midlands +9 2 £350 - 3
South East +14 1 - -
East of England -6 1 £350 -5.40%

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Northgate also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Northgate.

1 20 (40.00%) SQL
2 16 (32.00%) Oracle
3 15 (30.00%) Northgate Housing
4 8 (16.00%) Asset Management
5 7 (14.00%) Finance
5 7 (14.00%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (12.00%) Migration
6 6 (12.00%) Capita
6 6 (12.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (12.00%) Windows
7 5 (10.00%) Project Management
7 5 (10.00%) Microsoft
7 5 (10.00%) Unit4 Business World
7 5 (10.00%) ResourceLink
7 5 (10.00%) Orchard
7 5 (10.00%) Civica
8 4 (8.00%) Oracle Database
8 4 (8.00%) Document Management
8 4 (8.00%) Data Analysis
8 4 (8.00%) Business Analysis
8 4 (8.00%) Local Government
8 4 (8.00%) QA
8 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Excel
8 4 (8.00%) CRM
8 4 (8.00%) ERP
8 4 (8.00%) Toad
9 3 (6.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (6.00%) Data Migration
9 3 (6.00%) System Testing
9 3 (6.00%) Technical Architecture

Northgate
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.00%) CMS
1 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (4.00%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 15 (30.00%) Northgate Housing
2 5 (10.00%) ResourceLink
2 5 (10.00%) Unit4 Business World
3 3 (6.00%) OPENHousing
3 3 (6.00%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (6.00%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (4.00%) Aareon QL
4 2 (4.00%) Academy Housing
4 2 (4.00%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
4 2 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (4.00%) Kypera Housing
4 2 (4.00%) MIS ActiveH
4 2 (4.00%) Orchard Housing
5 1 (2.00%) iTrent
5 1 (2.00%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (2.00%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (2.00%) Servitor
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Dynamics 365
1 1 (2.00%) G Suite
1 1 (2.00%) Office 365
1 1 (2.00%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (2.00%) Firewall
1 1 (2.00%) LAN
1 1 (2.00%) Unified Communications
1 1 (2.00%) VoIP
1 1 (2.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (6.00%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (4.00%) EDMS
3 2 (4.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.00%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.00%) GIS
4 1 (2.00%) Ingres
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (8.00%) Toad
General
1 7 (14.00%) Finance
2 4 (8.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 25 (50.00%) Analyst
2 12 (24.00%) Applications Support
3 11 (22.00%) Support Analyst
4 10 (20.00%) Applications Support Analyst
5 5 (10.00%) Architect
5 5 (10.00%) Business Analyst
5 5 (10.00%) Consultant
5 5 (10.00%) IT Analyst
5 5 (10.00%) IT Support
5 5 (10.00%) IT Support Analyst
6 4 (8.00%) Administrator
6 4 (8.00%) Data Analyst
6 4 (8.00%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (8.00%) Technical Architect
7 3 (6.00%) Oracle Architect
7 3 (6.00%) Oracle Technical Architect
7 3 (6.00%) Technical Consultant
8 2 (4.00%) Excel Analyst
8 2 (4.00%) HR Analyst
8 2 (4.00%) SQL Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.00%) .NET
1 1 (2.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.00%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (2.00%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Licensing
3 1 (2.00%) Reference Data
3 1 (2.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.00%) Windows
2 3 (6.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (4.00%) Unix
4 1 (2.00%) Android
4 1 (2.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (16.00%) Asset Management
2 6 (12.00%) Migration
2 6 (12.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (10.00%) Project Management
4 4 (8.00%) Business Analysis
4 4 (8.00%) CRM
4 4 (8.00%) Data Analysis
4 4 (8.00%) Document Management
4 4 (8.00%) ERP
5 3 (6.00%) Data Cleansing
5 3 (6.00%) Data Migration
5 3 (6.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (6.00%) Re-Platforming
5 3 (6.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (6.00%) System Testing
5 3 (6.00%) Systems Analysis
5 3 (6.00%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (4.00%) Data Entry
6 2 (4.00%) Data Management
6 2 (4.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 20 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (4.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.00%) C#
3 1 (2.00%) C++
3 1 (2.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (4.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.00%) AAT
2 1 (2.00%) ACCA
2 1 (2.00%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.00%) QA
2 1 (2.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.00%) ISO 14001
2 1 (2.00%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.00%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (4.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.00%) BitLocker
Vendors
1 16 (32.00%) Oracle
2 6 (12.00%) Capita
3 5 (10.00%) Civica
3 5 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (10.00%) Orchard
4 3 (6.00%) Aareon
4 3 (6.00%) NGA Human Resources
5 2 (4.00%) Castleton
5 2 (4.00%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (4.00%) SAP
6 1 (2.00%) Avaya
6 1 (2.00%) Cisco
6 1 (2.00%) Citrix
6 1 (2.00%) CODA
6 1 (2.00%) ESRI
6 1 (2.00%) JD Edwards
6 1 (2.00%) NetApp
6 1 (2.00%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (2.00%) Sage
6 1 (2.00%) Sun