The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 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 currently tracked.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microgen
Rank 586 552 579
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +27
Contract jobs citing Microgen 2 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.008% 0.010%
As % of the Vendors category 0.008% 0.018% 0.022%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 5
Average daily rate £550 £550 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
25864 22521 27823
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.91% 47.12% 45.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 14483 11975 14185
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £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 1091 1187 1343
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.20 £40.00 £40.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

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 6 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 17 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London -10 2 £550 +22.22% 1
London -36 2 £550 - 1
England -37 2 £550 - 1
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Halifax - - - -

Microgen
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 17 (94.44%) Banking
2 15 (83.33%) Investment Banking
2 15 (83.33%) Finance
3 9 (50.00%) CIMA
4 8 (44.44%) Murex
5 7 (38.89%) ACCA
5 7 (38.89%) General Ledger
5 7 (38.89%) Derivative
6 6 (33.33%) Asset Management
6 6 (33.33%) Front Office
7 5 (27.78%) Oracle
8 4 (22.22%) SQL
9 3 (16.67%) PL/SQL
9 3 (16.67%) ITIL
9 3 (16.67%) UNIX
9 3 (16.67%) Reference Data
9 3 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (11.11%) Change Control
10 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database
10 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (11.11%) Front Arena
10 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (11.11%) Back Office
10 2 (11.11%) Summit
10 2 (11.11%) Calypso
10 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (11.11%) Data Modelling
10 2 (11.11%) ETL
10 2 (11.11%) Project Management

Microgen
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 2 (11.11%) Summit
1 2 (11.11%) Front Arena
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle General Ledger
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
General
1 17 (94.44%) Banking
2 15 (83.33%) Investment Banking
2 15 (83.33%) Finance
3 7 (38.89%) General Ledger
4 6 (33.33%) Front Office
5 2 (11.11%) Back Office
6 1 (5.56%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Project Manager
2 5 (27.78%) Business Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Developer
3 2 (11.11%) ScrumMaster
3 2 (11.11%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Banking Business Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Senior PL/SQL Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Senior SQL Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Developer
4 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Oracle Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Business Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Business Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Banking Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Finance Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Derivative
2 3 (16.67%) Reference Data
3 1 (5.56%) Data Conversion
3 1 (5.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (5.56%) STB
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) UNIX
2 1 (5.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Asset Management
2 3 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (16.67%) ITIL
3 2 (11.11%) Scrum
3 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.11%) Data Modelling
3 2 (11.11%) ETL
3 2 (11.11%) Project Management
3 2 (11.11%) Change Control
4 1 (5.56%) Test Strategy
4 1 (5.56%) Agile Project Management
4 1 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (5.56%) ERD
4 1 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (5.56%) Business Analysis
4 1 (5.56%) Project Planning
4 1 (5.56%) Service Management
4 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.56%) ITSM
4 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) SQL
2 3 (16.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (50.00%) CIMA
2 7 (38.89%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
1 1 (5.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Murex
2 5 (27.78%) Oracle
3 2 (11.11%) Calypso
4 1 (5.56%) Sybase
4 1 (5.56%) Sun
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