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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microgen
Rank 596 559 592
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +33
Contract jobs citing Microgen 3 14 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.027% 0.005%
As % of the Vendors category 0.012% 0.057% 0.011%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 14 2
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£588 £538 £613
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.30% -12.24%
UK excluding London average daily rate £588 - -
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
26059 24621 26922
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 46.28% 46.93% 46.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 14568 13594 13671
Average daily rate £385 £382 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.78% +1.86%
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 £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1103 1099 1368
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £19.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -0.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.57 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.05%

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 21 August 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 5 (100.00%) Finance
1 5 (100.00%) Banking
1 5 (100.00%) Investment Banking
2 3 (60.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) ETL
3 2 (40.00%) Sun
3 2 (40.00%) Fixed Income
4 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (20.00%) XML
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) UNIX
4 1 (20.00%) Solaris
4 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (20.00%) SLA
4 1 (20.00%) SmartStream
4 1 (20.00%) OpenLink
4 1 (20.00%) Findur
4 1 (20.00%) FpML
4 1 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (20.00%) Service Management
4 1 (20.00%) CIMA
4 1 (20.00%) ITSM
4 1 (20.00%) Front Office
4 1 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) STB
4 1 (20.00%) General Ledger

Microgen
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 (20.00%) Findur
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle General Ledger
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
1 5 (100.00%) Banking
1 5 (100.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (20.00%) General Ledger
2 1 (20.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Business Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Business Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Financial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) XML
1 1 (20.00%) FpML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (40.00%) Fixed Income
3 1 (20.00%) STB
3 1 (20.00%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) UNIX
1 1 (20.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ETL
2 1 (20.00%) Service Management
2 1 (20.00%) ITSM
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Resource Management
2 1 (20.00%) Data Mapping
2 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Change Control
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
1 1 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (20.00%) COREP
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Sun
2 1 (20.00%) SmartStream
2 1 (20.00%) OpenLink
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
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