The first table below looks at the demand 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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Micro Focus over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the South East region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Micro Focus
Rank - 230 247
Contract jobs citing Micro Focus 0 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East - 0.084% 0.009%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.17% 0.019%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 1
Average daily rate - £260 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -30.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £240 £260 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -25.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Vendors Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4639 4069 5405
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.89% 48.62% 50.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 2318 1994 2369
Average daily rate £360 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £210 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 279 323 368
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.82% +10.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £39.00 £40.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Micro Focus
England

Micro Focus
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Micro Focus across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 6 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 5 (100.00%) COBOL
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) IBM
4 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (20.00%) .NET

Micro Focus
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
1 5 (100.00%) COBOL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) IBM