The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Micro Focus products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Micro Focus over the 3 months to 5 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Micro Focus
Rank 614 610 614
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +4
Contract jobs citing Micro Focus 39 30 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.070% 0.054% 0.004%
As % of the Vendors category 0.16% 0.12% 0.008%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 6 2
Median daily rate £300 £341 £240
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.08% +42.18%
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £335 £240
% change year-on-year
-10.44% +39.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Median hourly rate £20.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
24648 25247 24438
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.38% 45.25% 44.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 15158 14364 13802
Median daily rate £403 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 792 1121 1057
Median hourly rate £19.50 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.40% +2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.99 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%

Micro Focus
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Micro Focus as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Micro Focus Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Micro Focus
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Micro Focus within the UK.

Micro Focus Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Micro Focus
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Micro Focus within the UK over the 3 months to 5 May 2016.

Micro Focus Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Micro Focus
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Micro Focus within the UK.

Micro Focus Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Micro Focus
Top 18 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 5 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
England -6 36 £300 -12.08% 4
Lancashire - 21 £300 -
North West - 21 £300 -
Lytham St Annes - 11 £300 -
North East -28 9 £313 -10.06%
Blackpool - 9 £300 -
Tyne and Wear -28 8 £313 -10.06%
Newcastle upon Tyne -28 7 £315 -9.34%
Wales +10 3 - -
South Wales +3 3 - -
West Midlands -17 3 - -
Cardiff -17 3 - -
Warwickshire - 3 - -
South East -13 2 - - 2
Oxfordshire - 2 - - 2
London +1 1 - -
Warwick - 1 - -
Leamington Spa - 1 - -

Micro Focus
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 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 with a requirement for Micro Focus.

1 67 (88.16%) COBOL
2 53 (69.74%) Linux
3 45 (59.21%) Oracle
4 43 (56.58%) Tuxedo
5 31 (40.79%) VME
6 30 (39.47%) Java
7 26 (34.21%) Oracle Database
8 22 (28.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 22 (28.95%) C
8 22 (28.95%) Red Hat
8 22 (28.95%) Mainframe
9 20 (26.32%) Eclipse
9 20 (26.32%) Finance
9 20 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
10 19 (25.00%) Visual Studio
10 19 (25.00%) Shell Script
11 17 (22.37%) Migration
12 16 (21.05%) Bash Shell
12 16 (21.05%) Waterfall
13 15 (19.74%) Clustering
14 14 (18.42%) Project Management
14 14 (18.42%) Middleware
14 14 (18.42%) RDBMS
14 14 (18.42%) Unix
14 14 (18.42%) Relational Database
15 13 (17.11%) C#
15 13 (17.11%) Risk Management
16 12 (15.79%) Security Cleared
17 11 (14.47%) C++
17 11 (14.47%) Oracle Reports

Micro Focus
Top Related IT Skills 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 43 (56.58%) Tuxedo
2 6 (7.89%) Apache
2 6 (7.89%) CICS
2 6 (7.89%) IIS
2 6 (7.89%) TPMS
2 6 (7.89%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.63%) MQSeries
4 1 (1.32%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (1.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 6 (7.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.89%) FTP
1 6 (7.89%) SSL
1 6 (7.89%) WinSCP
2 1 (1.32%) 802.11
2 1 (1.32%) BGP
2 1 (1.32%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (1.32%) EIGRP
2 1 (1.32%) Firewall
2 1 (1.32%) Internet
2 1 (1.32%) IPsec
2 1 (1.32%) IPv6
2 1 (1.32%) LAN
2 1 (1.32%) OSPF
2 1 (1.32%) SNMP
2 1 (1.32%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.32%) VLAN
2 1 (1.32%) VPN
2 1 (1.32%) WAN
2 1 (1.32%) Wireless
2 1 (1.32%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (34.21%) Oracle Database
2 14 (18.42%) RDBMS
2 14 (18.42%) Relational Database
3 11 (14.47%) Oracle Reports
4 7 (9.21%) SQL Server
5 6 (7.89%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 6 (7.89%) DB2
5 6 (7.89%) Easytrieve
5 6 (7.89%) MS Access
5 6 (7.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (7.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (2.63%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 20 (26.32%) Eclipse
2 19 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 7 (9.21%) Dreamweaver
4 6 (7.89%) Subversion
5 1 (1.32%) Apache Continuum
5 1 (1.32%) Hudson
5 1 (1.32%) JDeveloper
5 1 (1.32%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.32%) Maven
5 1 (1.32%) Rational Application Developer
5 1 (1.32%) Toad
General
1 20 (26.32%) Finance
2 6 (7.89%) Banking
3 3 (3.95%) Retail
4 2 (2.63%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 42 (55.26%) Developer
2 14 (18.42%) COBOL Developer
3 9 (11.84%) Delivery Manager
4 8 (10.53%) Test Manager
5 7 (9.21%) Test Assurance Manager
6 6 (7.89%) Analyst
6 6 (7.89%) Applications Developer
6 6 (7.89%) Microsoft Developer
6 6 (7.89%) Technical Delivery Manager
6 6 (7.89%) Technical Manager
7 4 (5.26%) Senior Developer
8 3 (3.95%) C Developer
8 3 (3.95%) Digital Delivery Manager
8 3 (3.95%) IT Analyst
8 3 (3.95%) Middleware Developer
8 3 (3.95%) Oracle Developer
8 3 (3.95%) Support Analyst
9 2 (2.63%) Data Centre Operator
9 2 (2.63%) Public Sector Delivery Manager
9 2 (2.63%) Senior Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (18.42%) Middleware
2 8 (10.53%) XML
3 7 (9.21%) Web Services
4 6 (7.89%) .NET
4 6 (7.89%) ASP.NET
4 6 (7.89%) ISPF
5 3 (3.95%) J2EE
6 1 (1.32%) 802.1X
6 1 (1.32%) HTML
6 1 (1.32%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (1.32%) WebCenter
6 1 (1.32%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (28.95%) Mainframe
2 15 (19.74%) Clustering
3 6 (7.89%) IBM Mainframe
3 6 (7.89%) VSAM
4 5 (6.58%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.95%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.32%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 53 (69.74%) Linux
2 31 (40.79%) VME
3 22 (28.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (18.42%) Unix
5 7 (9.21%) SUSE
6 6 (7.89%) MVS
7 5 (6.58%) AIX
8 2 (2.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (22.37%) Migration
3 16 (21.05%) Waterfall
4 14 (18.42%) Project Management
5 13 (17.11%) Risk Management
6 9 (11.84%) Supplier Management
7 7 (9.21%) Automated Testing
7 7 (9.21%) ITIL
7 7 (9.21%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (7.89%) Test Management
9 5 (6.58%) Re-Platforming
10 4 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
10 4 (5.26%) Test Scripting
11 3 (3.95%) Data Centre Operations
11 3 (3.95%) Project Planning
11 3 (3.95%) Release Management
11 3 (3.95%) Scrum
11 3 (3.95%) Service Management
12 2 (2.63%) Service Delivery
12 2 (2.63%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 67 (88.16%) COBOL
2 30 (39.47%) Java
3 22 (28.95%) C
4 19 (25.00%) Shell Script
5 16 (21.05%) Bash Shell
6 13 (17.11%) C#
7 11 (14.47%) C++
8 9 (11.84%) JCL
9 7 (9.21%) JavaScript
10 6 (7.89%) Assembly Language
10 6 (7.89%) CLIST
10 6 (7.89%) Perl
10 6 (7.89%) REXX
10 6 (7.89%) VBA
11 3 (3.95%) Korn
12 2 (2.63%) Smalltalk
Qualifications
1 12 (15.79%) Security Cleared
2 10 (13.16%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (5.26%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.63%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (7.89%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 3 (3.95%) Control-M
Vendors
1 45 (59.21%) Oracle
2 22 (28.95%) Red Hat
3 9 (11.84%) IBM
4 7 (9.21%) Fujitsu
5 6 (7.89%) CA
5 6 (7.89%) ICL
5 6 (7.89%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.63%) BMC
6 2 (2.63%) BT
6 2 (2.63%) HP
6 2 (2.63%) SAP
6 2 (2.63%) Xerox
7 1 (1.32%) Aruba
7 1 (1.32%) Avaya
7 1 (1.32%) Brocade
7 1 (1.32%) Cisco
7 1 (1.32%) NetScout
7 1 (1.32%) Palo Alto
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