The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microgen products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microgen over the 3 months to 28 April 2015 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microgen
Rank 405 401 381
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -20
Contract jobs citing Microgen 1 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.004% 0.009% 0.018%
As % of the Vendors category 0.010% 0.019% 0.040%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 4
Average daily rate
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£513 £550 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.81% -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
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 London region.

Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
9941 10354 9890
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.39% 44.35% 45.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 6430 6750 6234
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £600 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 217 206 260
Average hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.57% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £33.69 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

Microgen
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Microgen Jobs Demand Trend in London

Microgen
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Microgen Daily Rate Trend in London

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Top 14 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) UNIX
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
1 4 (100.00%) Validation
1 4 (100.00%) Fixed Income
1 4 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 4 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (75.00%) Banking
3 2 (50.00%) Control-M
3 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (50.00%) ETL
3 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (25.00%) FTP
4 1 (25.00%) Back Office

Microgen
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) FTP
General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Test Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Validation
1 4 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (50.00%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (50.00%) Control-M