Agenda
Roger Wilson
• Town Clerk & CEO, Coleraine Borough Council
Linda Williams
• Economic Development Manager, Coleraine Borough Council
• Inward Investment Single Point of Contact
Mike Higgins
• Specialist/Niche Expertise
• Software/ICT Specialist
Sean Canning
• Senior Vice President at Firstsource Solutions Ltd
• An Investors View of Coleraine
Agenda
Roger Wilson
• Town Clerk & CEO, Coleraine Borough Council
Linda Williams
• Economic Development Manager, Coleraine Borough Council
• Inward Investment Single Point of Contact
Mike Higgins
• Specialist/Niche Expertise
• Software/ICT Specialist
Sean Canning
• Senior Vice President at Firstsource Solutions Ltd
• An Investors View of Coleraine
History
1980 - 2007
2007-2011
• Low Unemployment
• High Ratio of Public Sector Jobs
• Misalignment of Skills & Silo Working
• Higher Wage Rates
• Rising Unemployment
• Public Sector Job Freeze
• Skills Alignment & Partnership Approach
• Falling Wage Rates
Fundamental Principles & Drivers
Increase
GVA
First Mover
Advantage
Short Term
Employment
Measure
Capitalise on
Specialist
Skills £19k+
Why Coleraine?
Agenda
Roger Wilson
• Town Clerk & CEO, Coleraine Borough Council
Linda Williams
• Economic Development Manager, Coleraine Borough Council
• Inward Investment Single Point of Contact
Mike Higgins
• Specialist/Niche Expertise
• Software/ICT Specialist
Sean Canning
• Senior Vice President at Firstsource Solutions Ltd
• An Investors View of Coleraine
People
Population
• 57,083
• 12% live in top deprived areas of NI
Working Age
• 34,111 (59.8%)
• Employee Jobs 21,068
• 85.2% Jobs are in services (NI 82.8)
• 41% travel <5km to work (NI 16%)
• 26.7% travel outside the Borough to work
• 73.3% work within Coleraine
Income
• Lower than average GVA £12,238 v £16,188 (NI)
• 24% experience income deprivation
People
Population
• 57,083
• 12% live in top deprived areas of NI
Working Age
• 34,111 (59.8%)
• Employee Jobs 21,068
• 85.2% Jobs are in services (NI 82.8)
• 41% travel <5km to work (NI 16%)
• 26.7% travel outside the Borough to work
• 73.3% work within Coleraine
Income
• Lower than average GVA £12,238 v £16,188 (NI)
• 24% experience income deprivation
People – The opportunities
Unemployment
• Currently 1,868
• Increase of 88% since 2008
• Employee Jobs - 7.9% decrease since 2007 (2.4% NI)
• 28% Public Sector Job-Freeze
Economic Activity Rate
• 48.7% - Lowest in NI
Economic Employment Rate
• 45.2% - Lowest in NI
• 12% experience Employment Deprivation
People – The opportunities
Unemployment
• Currently 1,868
• Increase of 88% since 2008
• Employee Jobs - 7.9% decrease since 2007 (2.4% NI)
• Admin & Support- 327 job reduction since 2007
• 28% Public Sector Job-Freeze
Economic Activity Rate
• 48.7% - Lowest in NI
Economic Employment Rate
• 45.2% - Lowest in NI
• 12% experience Employment Deprivation
People – Availability of Skills
67.5% have 5 GCSE’s or more
68.3% Further & Higher Education
1700 graduates from the University of Ulster, Coleraine (5,500 )
460 students gained qualifications in the STEM subjects
(75% stay in NI)
50 PHD’s – 27 in STEM subjects (2007/2008)
Bi-lingual skills - 350 people studying 8 languages
80 Graduates in Bsc computing
Coleraine – Travel to work area/subregion
People – Subregional
Population
• 139,319
• 84,247 working population (60.8%)
Working Population
• 38,971 Employee Jobs
• <8.5% Employee jobs since 2007
• 32,367 people employed in services
• 83.2% of the subregion work within the Coleraine area
Income & Unemployment
• 26% of population are income deprived (28,184)
• 10,792 people are overqualified for their existing jobs
• 5154 unemployment across the region (6.1%)
• Increased 110% since 2006
People – Subregional
Population
• 139,319
• 84,247 are available to work (60.8%)
Working Population
• 38,971 Employee Jobs
• <8.5% Employee jobs since 2007
• 32,367 people employed in services
• 83.2% of the subregion work within the Coleraine area
Income & Unemployment
• 26% of population are income deprived (28,184)
• 10,792 people are overqualified for their existing jobs
• 5154 unemployment across the region (6.1%)
• Increased 110% since 2006
People – Subregional skills
66% have 5 GCSE’s or more
69% Further & Higher Education
Since 2007 – 3597 people not in employment
¨Exceptional rich talent pool to pull from as there is no
shared services/call centre in the region
(Grafton FDI team – March 2011)¨
People – Subregional skills
Unemployment
Level of
Skill
Coleraine
Ballymoney
Limavady
Total
Description
Level 1
580
445
450
1475 GCSE/NVQ1
Level 2
800
570
615
1985 5+ GCSE
Level 3
445
445
335
1225 2+ A LEVELS
Level 4
90
60
50
Source: Jobs & Benefits Office (March 2011)
200 DEGREE/HND
Business/Cost Advantage
NI
ASHE (April 2010)
Coleraine
£321.40
£356.60
Derry
£359.60
Belfast
£409.10
(13.1% less
than NI
average)
Business/Cost Advantage
Shared Service Centre
Job Title
Belfast
Coleraine*
London
Manchester
Dublin
Inbound Advisor
£12,750
£12,000
£19,000
£13,000
£17,000
Outbound Advisor
£15,000
£13,500
£20,000
£15,500
£23,000
Tech
Support 1
£13,000
£13,000
£21,000
£15,000
£18,000
Tech
Support 2
£15,500
£15,000
£24,000
£16,500
£20,000
Tech
Support 3
£19,000
£17,500
£28,000
£19,000
£25,000
£18,000
£16,000
£25,000
£18,000
£29,000
£23,500
£22,000
£26,000
£20,000
£30,000
£30,000
£30,000
£36,000
£32,000
£59,000
Team Leader
Account Manager
Centre Manager
•Coleraine can be up to 20% lower in salary costs in comparison to Belfast
• Source: Grafton Employment Group March 2011
Property Availability
Council’s property database – (All agents)
Grade A - £10-£12.50 sq ft
Buyer’s market - £8.50 sq ft and negotiable
50+ properties - 300 sq ft to 10,000 sq ft
Approx 200,000 sq ft existing & planned
Invest NI Wattstown – 49.9 acres (one virtual site)
University of Ulster – 20 acres
Large % is Grade B
Business Accommodation Link
Business Accommodation Study Map
Venture North
• First building commenced – 20,000 sq ft
• Can be ready in 16 weeks – specific to the clients specifications
• Coleraine can offer FDI building in a technologically advanced environment
Venture North – Datapark
• 25 acre site adjacent to University of Ulster
• Planning permission for ‘major data centre operation’
• Advantages in terms of latency and security
Rental Costs
Location
Cost per sq ft (£) Per Annum
Coleraine *
10.00*
Belfast
12.50
Manchester
28.50
London (City)
47.00
London ( West End)
85.00
Dublin
31.00
Comparative Rental Prices
Source: CB Richard Ellis – Global Office Rents May 2010
Coleraine Borough Council – Property database – March 2010
* Recent ‘Grade A’ property went for as low as £8.50 per sq ft
Outstanding location
Attraction and Retention of a Skilled Workforce
Employee Quality of Life
Attractive housing costs
• 26% lower than UK average – 54% lower Gtr London
• High quality locations & Infrastructure
Exceptional educational provision
• 9 secondary level schools & vocational training providers
• 2 x 3rd. Level institutions
Peaceful Living
• Low UK / Northern Ireland crime area
Extensive retailing facilities
• 5th largest retail centre in NI (DSD March 2011)
Renowned dining & entertainment area
• Major tourism & leisure destination
Infrastructure
• Belfast International Airport 40 mins.
• Daily direct flight to New York
• 30 direct flight connections to Europe
• 100 flights a day to GB
• Belfast City Airport 70 mins
• City of Derry Airport 40 mins.
• Larne & Belfast Ferry Port 60mins.
¨Coleraine and the subregion are well served by road, air, sea and
rail network¨
Supportive Business
Environment
• Strong Partnership working with all local and government agencies
• 6000 businesses to service FDI base
• Strong Chamber of Commerce presence in the region
Key message
•We have available people with various skills to meet the range
required by your target sectors
i.e. Shared Service Centre, Business Processing Outsourcing, IPO’s &
KPO’s
•The area is cost effective in comparison to other areas across NI
•We have on offer all of the quality of life and property requirements
needed and more
PUT COLERAINE ON YOUR
SHORTLIST!!!!!
Agenda
Roger Wilson
• Town Clerk & CEO, Coleraine Borough Council
Linda Williams
• Economic Development Manager, Coleraine Borough Council
• Inward Investment Single Point of Contact
Mike Higgins
• Specialist/Niche Expertise
• Software/ICT Specialist
Sean Canning
• Senior Vice President at Firstsource Solutions Ltd
• An Investors View of Coleraine
www.digitalirelandcauseway.com
Spot the security
vulnerability points
Stage 1.
Stage2.
Stage 3.
Stage 4.
Take secure train through
Impenetrable submarine
& subterranean high
speed express rail tunnel
Main Line Rail Station
& interconnecting tube
- change for tube line
Walk to Tube Platform
and board tube
Disembark tube and
walk to vault
(outside station)
Stage 5.
Spot the Security
Vulnerability Points
Locate the vault at the end of the tunnel and
create a uniquely secure environment !
Stage 1.
Take secure train through
Impenetrable submarine
& subterranean high
speed express rail tunnel
*Maximum Security
Photonic Level Cable
Direct Connectivity
Diverse Route
Protection
IRL/UK
/CAN/USA
Northern Ireland
AMAZON WEB
SERVICES
Improved ability to monitor and protect the physical and software elements
from security threats and unauthorised access/attack
through direct connection to the marine fibre
Fibre System
Northern Ireland
NGN Project
Boston
Canada
Coleraine
NACEX
North West /
UK
New York
London
Amsterdam
Frankfurt
Paris
Cornwall UK
Long Island
•Apollo North
•AC1
•Yellow
•Flag North
•TAT 14A.
•Tyco x2
•Apollo North
•AC1
•Yellow
•Flag North
•Flag South
New Jersey
•Apollo South
•TAT 14A
•TAT 14B
•Tyco x2
•Apollo South
•Flag South
•TAT 14B.
•Tyco x2
NW FRANCE
Coleraine
NACEX
Coleraine
New York
Boston
Toronto
London
Amsterdam
65.41 ms*
59.74 ms
74.78 ms
11.06 ms
14.69 ms
(+5% all Points)
70.45 ms
64.73 ms
79.40 ms
9.64 ms
12.70 ms
London
75.32 ms
69.65 ms
84.46 ms
Amsterdam
80.75 ms
75.08 ms
87.48 ms
( 225.68 all Points)
Dublin
5.43 ms
5.43 ms
What does this describe?
An organisation has decided to centralise
operations to gain maximum scale efficiencies
and relocate them to a lower cost remote
environment for further savings
Who thinks its.......
A Shared Services Centre – SSC Strategy?
A Cloud Computing Strategy ?
A Description that covers both ?
Cloud Computing =
Consolidated Operations
• Consolidation to gain maximum scale efficiencies
– Large centralised system as opposed to distributed systems
• Reduced systems management costs – development, support & backup
• Lower costs remote centralised location – data centre and offices
– Key economic enablers
•
wages, accommodation costs, temperature, power and communications
– Key technology enablers
• Technology skills – Communications, Virtualisation, Storage, Capacity Management
• Communications – Speed, cost & security
– Key organisational structure enablers
• Shared services –low cost consolidated operations
School of Biomedical Sciences, Coleraine
*Rated Number 1 in the UK RAE
The Institute of Nursing Research, Coleraine *Rated Number 3 in the UK RAE
e Health - Connected for Health
Unique
Telecoms
Connectivity
& Security
Centre of
Excellence
for
Cloud
Computing
= Ideal
Shared
Services
Location
= Ideal
Business
Processing
Outsourcing
Locality
Optimal Communications –
North America / UK/ Europe
Fastest Communications
– New York / Boston / Canada
Secure & Resilient Cable
System
-Meeting ‘Cloud’ IT /SSC services
SLA’s
Photonic Level Connectivity*
-Unique Security Capabilities
Secure Low Threat UK Location
Coleraine
THE FUTURE
www.digitalcausewayireland.com
Email:
[email protected]
Agenda
Roger Wilson
• Town Clerk & CEO, Coleraine Borough Council
Linda Williams
• Economic Development Manager, Coleraine Borough Council
• Inward Investment Single Point of Contact
Mike Higgins
• Specialist/Niche Expertise
• Software/ICT Specialist
Sean Canning
• Senior Vice President at Firstsource Solutions Ltd
• An Investors View of Coleraine
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