Candidate services

Nicholas Blake will treat you as a unique individual & all dealings with you will be conducted with integrity & respect. Nicholas Blake is here to guide you through the complexities of recruitment whether you are a first time contractor or a seasoned professional.

Whether you've applied for a specific vacancy or speculatively sent in your CV for our consideration, we will conduct all dealings with you in a professional and ethical manner.

We will describe the vacancies and our client's requirements accurately and you will only be put forward for positions that we have previously discussed with & with your permission.

Your CV and any data is confidential as required by the most recent legislation and we will maximise the opportunity of finding you the most suitable assignment.

We have an excellent relationship with some of the largest companies in the world. Our clients turn to us as they know they will get unrivalled level of service & we have a proven track record of delivering the right IT resource.

We specialise in the following areas:

  • Permanent Solutions
  • Contract Solutions

We can help you find a suitable position whatever your job role which includes the following:

  • Director
  • Programme Manager
  • Project Manager
  • Business Analysts
  • Functional Consultant
  • Technical Architects
  • Designer
  • Technical Consultant
  • Application Developer
  • Database Administrator
  • System Administrator
  • Analyst
  • Tester
  • Support Consultant
  • Trainers

As a highly specialised company our focus that has led to the establishment of unique, dedicated technology specialist consultants, which are key to our success and expertise across all areas. Some of the technologies we cover include:

  • Networking, Architecture & Infrastructure 
  • Programme & Project Management
  • Security & Auditing
  • Applications Development
  • Oracle
  • Helpdesk and Desktop

Working as a Freelancer
If you want to work on a contract through Nicholas Blake, we recommend you set yourself up as a Limited Company. By forming a Limited Company, you become the director and the major shareholder and then work for the company as an employee.

Alternatively you can work through an Umbrella companies which provides a specialist payroll service for contractors and removes their administrative burdens, such as the need to employ accountants and arrange contractor insurance. Umbrella companies issue invoices on the contractor's behalf, directly collecting payments from recruitment agencies, and then pays the contractor their net pay after tax. 

Working Abroad

We have a proven track record of placing contractors internationally especially across Europe and the Middle East. We can provide advice and guide you through the complexities of working abroad. We can also recommend specialist payroll companies that will be able to provide you with local tax compliancy solutions.