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 27 April 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microgen
Rank 596 597 538
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -59
Contract jobs citing Microgen 1 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.004% 0.008%
As % of the Vendors category 0.004% 0.008% 0.018%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 4
Average daily rate
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£513 £550 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.81% -
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
25278 24817 22279
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.41% 45.55% 46.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 14365 13927 11804
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £223 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1094 1054 1189
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.15 £41.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microgen within the UK over the 3 months to 27 April 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -2 1 £513 -6.81%
London -13 1 £513 -6.81%

Microgen
Top 14 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) UNIX
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
1 4 (100.00%) Validation
1 4 (100.00%) Fixed Income
1 4 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 4 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (75.00%) Banking
3 2 (50.00%) Control-M
3 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (50.00%) ETL
3 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (25.00%) FTP
4 1 (25.00%) Back Office

Microgen
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) FTP
General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Test Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Validation
1 4 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (50.00%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (50.00%) Control-M