The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Micro Focus products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Micro Focus over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Micro Focus
Rank 267 271 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing Micro Focus 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.044% 0.010% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.092% 0.023% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £325 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £270 £240
% change year-on-year
+6.48% +12.50%
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 South East region.

Vendors Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4370 4430 4284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.96% 46.38% 47.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2592 2404 2144
Median daily rate £400 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £505 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £369 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.98% +5.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 214 250 251
Median hourly rate £20.25 £19.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +14.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £40.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +4.34%

Micro Focus
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East 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 South East

Micro Focus
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Micro Focus Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Micro Focus
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Micro Focus Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Micro Focus
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 29 May 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
Oxfordshire - 4 £325 -
Micro Focus
England

Micro Focus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 South East region with a requirement for Micro Focus.

1 4 (80.00%) COBOL
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle
1 4 (80.00%) SAP
1 4 (80.00%) Unix
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) MQSeries
1 4 (80.00%) Smalltalk
1 4 (80.00%) IBM
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle Database 12c
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle Database
1 4 (80.00%) Re-Platforming
2 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (20.00%) 802.11
3 1 (20.00%) OSPF
3 1 (20.00%) BGP
3 1 (20.00%) EIGRP
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) Wireless
3 1 (20.00%) IPsec
3 1 (20.00%) Brocade
3 1 (20.00%) VLAN
3 1 (20.00%) NetScout
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (20.00%) Aruba
3 1 (20.00%) High Availability
3 1 (20.00%) IPv6
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) Avaya
3 1 (20.00%) Internet

Micro Focus
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (80.00%) MQSeries
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) 802.11
1 1 (20.00%) BGP
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (20.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
1 1 (20.00%) IPsec
1 1 (20.00%) IPv6
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) OSPF
1 1 (20.00%) SNMP
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (20.00%) VLAN
1 1 (20.00%) VPN
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
1 1 (20.00%) Wireless
1 1 (20.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle Database
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle Database 12c
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) COBOL Developer
3 1 (20.00%) LAN Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) LAN/WAN Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Smalltalk Developer
3 1 (20.00%) WAN Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) WLAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) 802.1X
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Unix
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Re-Platforming
2 1 (20.00%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) COBOL
1 4 (80.00%) Smalltalk
2 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) IBM
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle
1 4 (80.00%) SAP
2 1 (20.00%) Aruba
2 1 (20.00%) Avaya
2 1 (20.00%) Brocade
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) NetScout
2 1 (20.00%) Palo Alto