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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microgen
Rank 399 401 377
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -24
Contract jobs citing Microgen 3 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.014% 0.013% 0.015%
As % of the Vendors category 0.031% 0.030% 0.032%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 3
Average daily rate
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£513 £575 £650
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.86% -11.53%
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
9530 9875 9410
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.57% 44.07% 45.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 6223 6354 6044
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 201 222 227
Average hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -1.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.09 £14.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £37.50 £40.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -4.89%

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

Microgen
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 8 (80.00%) SQL
2 7 (70.00%) UNIX
2 7 (70.00%) Banking
3 6 (60.00%) Finance
3 6 (60.00%) ETL
4 5 (50.00%) Fixed Income
5 4 (40.00%) Validation
5 4 (40.00%) Investment Banking
5 4 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (30.00%) Control-M
6 3 (30.00%) Front Office
6 3 (30.00%) Oracle
6 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (20.00%) Data Mapping
7 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
7 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
7 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (20.00%) COREP
7 2 (20.00%) Derivative
7 2 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (20.00%) Java
7 2 (20.00%) PL/SQL
7 2 (20.00%) Linux
7 2 (20.00%) Back Office
8 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
8 1 (10.00%) FTP
8 1 (10.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (10.00%) Sybase
8 1 (10.00%) Retail

Microgen
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (10.00%) FTP
General
1 7 (70.00%) Banking
2 6 (60.00%) Finance
3 4 (40.00%) Investment Banking
4 3 (30.00%) Front Office
5 2 (20.00%) Back Office
6 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Developer
1 4 (40.00%) Test Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Lead Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Test Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Fixed Income
2 2 (20.00%) Derivative
3 1 (10.00%) Data Extraction
3 1 (10.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) UNIX
2 2 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) ETL
2 4 (40.00%) Validation
2 4 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (20.00%) Data Mapping
4 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (10.00%) Migration
5 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) COREP
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (30.00%) Control-M
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Sybase