The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microgen products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microgen over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microgen
Rank 599 545 529
Rank change year-on-year
-54 -16
Contract jobs citing Microgen 9 24 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.046% 0.028%
As % of the Vendors category 0.036% 0.10% 0.059%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 23 7
Average daily rate
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£600 £675 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
25061 23943 23772
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.31% 46.33% 47.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 14926 13599 12338
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1175 1125 1406
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.95 £36.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

Microgen
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Microgen Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Microgen
Daily Rate Trend

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

Microgen Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Microgen
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 10 (76.92%) Banking
1 10 (76.92%) Investment Banking
2 8 (61.54%) Finance
2 8 (61.54%) ETL
3 7 (53.85%) SQL
4 6 (46.15%) UNIX
4 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (38.46%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (38.46%) Oracle
5 5 (38.46%) Front Office
6 4 (30.77%) Fixed Income
6 4 (30.77%) Linux
6 4 (30.77%) PL/SQL
6 4 (30.77%) COREP
6 4 (30.77%) Data Mapping
6 4 (30.77%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (23.08%) Derivative
7 3 (23.08%) Java
7 3 (23.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (23.08%) Control-M
8 2 (15.38%) Migration
9 1 (7.69%) CIMA
9 1 (7.69%) Back Office
9 1 (7.69%) Validation
9 1 (7.69%) Retail
9 1 (7.69%) OpenLink
9 1 (7.69%) Findur
9 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
9 1 (7.69%) FpML
9 1 (7.69%) FTP

Microgen
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Findur
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) FTP
General
1 10 (76.92%) Banking
1 10 (76.92%) Investment Banking
2 8 (61.54%) Finance
3 5 (38.46%) Front Office
4 1 (7.69%) Back Office
4 1 (7.69%) Retail
4 1 (7.69%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Business Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Lead Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Business Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Test Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Test Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) FpML
1 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Fixed Income
2 3 (23.08%) Derivative
2 3 (23.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (7.69%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) UNIX
2 4 (30.77%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) ETL
2 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (38.46%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (30.77%) Data Mapping
4 4 (30.77%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (15.38%) Migration
6 1 (7.69%) Validation
6 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
6 1 (7.69%) Resource Management
6 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
6 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (7.69%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) SQL
2 4 (30.77%) PL/SQL
3 3 (23.08%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) COREP
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) Control-M
2 1 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) OpenLink
2 1 (7.69%) Sun
2 1 (7.69%) SmartStream
2 1 (7.69%) Sybase