The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Micro Focus products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Micro Focus over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Micro Focus
Rank - 564 569
Contract jobs citing Micro Focus 0 7 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England - 0.014% 0.030%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.031% 0.064%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 6
Average daily rate
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- £213 £261
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -18.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £238 £260
% change year-on-year
- -8.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £27.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £27.25
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
23814 22459 25022
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.69% 46.51% 46.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 13775 12894 13142
Average daily rate £400 £388 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1087 1022 1247
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.15 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.78% +0.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.80 £40.57 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +1.33%

Micro Focus
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Micro Focus Jobs Demand Trend in England

Micro Focus
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Micro Focus Daily Rate Trend in England

Micro Focus
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Micro Focus Hourly Rate Trend in England

Micro Focus
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Micro Focus within the England region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
East of England - - - - 1
Micro Focus
UK

Micro Focus
Top 11 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Micro Focus 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 Micro Focus.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) COBOL
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) BEA

Micro Focus
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Micro Focus 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 Micro Focus. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Forms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) COBOL Developer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) COBOL
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) BEA