The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Microgen products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microgen over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the City of London region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not 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 Microgen plc.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microgen
Rank 208 195 222
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +27
Contract jobs citing Microgen 2 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.031% 0.032% 0.025%
As % of the Vendors category 0.070% 0.072% 0.060%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Average daily rate £550 £450 £675
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Vendors Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2854 2783 3309
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 44.22% 44.66% 40.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 2010 1965 2224
Average daily rate £425 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £263 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 74 97
Average hourly rate £21.00 £22.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.44 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.18 £135.00 £40.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Microgen
London

Microgen
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microgen across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Microgen Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Microgen
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Microgen across the City of London region.

Microgen Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Microgen
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Microgen also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Microgen.

1 9 (100.00%) Banking
2 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 7 (77.78%) Investment Banking
3 4 (44.44%) SQL
3 4 (44.44%) Oracle
4 3 (33.33%) PL/SQL
5 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (22.22%) Scrum
5 2 (22.22%) UNIX
5 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
5 2 (22.22%) ETL
5 2 (22.22%) Change Control
5 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
5 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (11.11%) ERD
6 1 (11.11%) Reference Data
6 1 (11.11%) Data Conversion
6 1 (11.11%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
6 1 (11.11%) Agile Project Management
6 1 (11.11%) General Ledger
6 1 (11.11%) Derivative
6 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
6 1 (11.11%) FTP
6 1 (11.11%) SLA

Microgen
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Microgen also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Microgen. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle General Ledger
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (100.00%) Banking
2 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 7 (77.78%) Investment Banking
3 1 (11.11%) General Ledger
3 1 (11.11%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Project Manager
2 3 (33.33%) Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Business Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) ScrumMaster
4 1 (11.11%) Senior SQL Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Senior PL/SQL Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Developer
4 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Oracle Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Business Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Business Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Reference Data
1 1 (11.11%) Data Conversion
1 1 (11.11%) Derivative
1 1 (11.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (11.11%) STB
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) UNIX
2 1 (11.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (22.22%) Scrum
1 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
1 2 (22.22%) ETL
1 2 (22.22%) Change Control
2 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (11.11%) ERD
2 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Project Management
2 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
2 1 (11.11%) Project Management
2 1 (11.11%) Service Management
2 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (11.11%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) ACCA
1 1 (11.11%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
1 1 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Sybase
2 1 (11.11%) Sun