The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microgen 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 Microgen over the 3 months to 18 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 Microgen plc.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microgen
Rank 584 551 562
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +11
Contract jobs citing Microgen 4 7 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.008% 0.015% 0.023%
As % of the Vendors category 0.017% 0.032% 0.049%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 9
Average daily rate
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£569 £525 £675
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £445 £590
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £660 £705
UK excluding London average daily rate £588 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
23857 22072 24564
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.71% 46.44% 46.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 13819 12687 12854
Average daily rate £400 £388 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.30%
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 1091 1012 1248
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £19.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.90 £40.57 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

Microgen
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Microgen Jobs Demand Trend in England

Microgen
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Microgen Daily Rate Trend in England

Microgen
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 6 (100.00%) Finance
1 6 (100.00%) Investment Banking
1 6 (100.00%) Banking
2 3 (50.00%) ETL
2 3 (50.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (33.33%) Sun
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) Front Office
3 2 (33.33%) Fixed Income
3 2 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) Data Mapping
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (33.33%) COREP
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (16.67%) Change Control
4 1 (16.67%) Resource Management
4 1 (16.67%) STB
4 1 (16.67%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) General Ledger
4 1 (16.67%) Derivative
4 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
4 1 (16.67%) Service Management
4 1 (16.67%) CIMA
4 1 (16.67%) ITSM
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (16.67%) XML

Microgen
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 (16.67%) Findur
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle General Ledger
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
1 6 (100.00%) Banking
1 6 (100.00%) Investment Banking
2 2 (33.33%) Front Office
3 1 (16.67%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Business Project Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Business Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Financial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) XML
1 1 (16.67%) FpML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (33.33%) Fixed Income
3 1 (16.67%) STB
3 1 (16.67%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) UNIX
1 1 (16.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ETL
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Data Mapping
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Change Control
3 1 (16.67%) Resource Management
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 1 (16.67%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) ITSM
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) COREP
2 1 (16.67%) SLA
2 1 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Sun
2 1 (16.67%) SmartStream
2 1 (16.67%) OpenLink
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle