The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Micro Focus products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Micro Focus over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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 Micro Focus.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Micro Focus
Rank 129 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Micro Focus 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.080% - -
As % of the Vendors category 0.17% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £250 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £163 -
% change year-on-year
+152.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 - -
Micro Focus
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Vendors Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1177 1467 1374
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 47.16% 49.10% 46.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 623 839 702
Median daily rate £380 £345 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.14% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 134 142
Median hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% -13.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £9.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.45 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+13.51% +8.82%

Micro Focus
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England region citing Micro Focus as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Micro Focus Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Micro Focus
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Micro Focus across the East of England region.

Micro Focus Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Micro Focus
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Micro Focus across the East of England region.

Micro Focus Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Micro Focus
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Micro Focus within the East of England region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Bedfordshire - 2 £250 - 1
Micro Focus
England

Micro Focus
Top 3 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Micro Focus also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Micro Focus.

1 2 (100.00%) COBOL
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Retail

Micro Focus
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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:

General
1 2 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst Programmer
1 2 (100.00%) COBOL Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) COBOL Analyst Programmer
1 2 (100.00%) COBOL Programmer
1 2 (100.00%) Programmer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) COBOL