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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microgen over the 3 months to 26 September 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 Microgen plc.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microgen
Rank 639 651 634
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -17
Contract jobs citing Microgen 16 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.005% 0.007%
As % of the Vendors category 0.067% 0.012% 0.015%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 4
Median daily rate £600 £725 £569
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.24% +27.47%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £550 £588
% change year-on-year
- -6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
24044 24752 26246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.80% 43.26% 45.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 14682 14636 14796
Median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 857 1078 1181
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.98 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.11% -5.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.02 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -

Microgen
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Microgen as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microgen within the UK over the 3 months to 26 September 2016.

Microgen Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Microgen
Top 3 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microgen within the UK over the 3 months to 26 September 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 +25 16 £600 -17.24%
London +8 16 £600 -33.33%
City of London - 6 £600 -

Microgen
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Microgen 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 Microgen.

1 17 (70.83%) SQL
1 17 (70.83%) Oracle
2 16 (66.67%) Finance
3 11 (45.83%) Unix
4 10 (41.67%) Banking
4 10 (41.67%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (29.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 6 (25.00%) PL/SQL
6 6 (25.00%) Derivative
6 6 (25.00%) Performance Optimisation
7 5 (20.83%) ANSI SQL
8 4 (16.67%) Telecoms
8 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (16.67%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
9 3 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (12.50%) Integration Testing
9 3 (12.50%) System Testing
9 3 (12.50%) Equity Derivative
9 3 (12.50%) Project Planning
9 3 (12.50%) General Ledger
9 3 (12.50%) Control-M
9 3 (12.50%) BMC
10 2 (8.33%) Murex
10 2 (8.33%) Investment Banking
10 2 (8.33%) Migration
10 2 (8.33%) Investment Management
10 2 (8.33%) Fund Accounting
10 2 (8.33%) Solvency II
11 1 (4.17%) RPG/400
11 1 (4.17%) RPG IV

Microgen
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 1 (4.17%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
General
1 16 (66.67%) Finance
2 10 (41.67%) Banking
3 4 (16.67%) Telecoms
4 3 (12.50%) General Ledger
5 2 (8.33%) Investment Banking
6 1 (4.17%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 17 (70.83%) Developer
2 9 (37.50%) Oracle Developer
3 8 (33.33%) Consultant
4 6 (25.00%) PL/SQL Developer
4 6 (25.00%) SQL Developer
5 5 (20.83%) Analyst
5 5 (20.83%) Oracle Consultant
5 5 (20.83%) Oracle Financials Consultant
5 5 (20.83%) Oracle Financials Developer
6 3 (12.50%) Business Analyst
6 3 (12.50%) Finance Business Analyst
6 3 (12.50%) Financial Analyst
6 3 (12.50%) Unix Developer
7 2 (8.33%) Accountant
7 2 (8.33%) Derivatives Business Analyst
7 2 (8.33%) Investment Management Business Analyst
7 2 (8.33%) Senior Developer
7 2 (8.33%) Transformation Consultant
8 1 (4.17%) Regulatory Business Analyst
8 1 (4.17%) Senior Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 6 (25.00%) Derivative
3 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (12.50%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (4.17%) AS400
5 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
5 1 (4.17%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 11 (45.83%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (25.00%) Performance Optimisation
3 3 (12.50%) Integration Testing
3 3 (12.50%) Project Planning
3 3 (12.50%) System Testing
3 3 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (8.33%) Fund Accounting
4 2 (8.33%) Investment Management
4 2 (8.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 17 (70.83%) SQL
2 6 (25.00%) PL/SQL
3 5 (20.83%) ANSI SQL
4 1 (4.17%) RPG
4 1 (4.17%) RPG IV
4 1 (4.17%) RPG/400
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) Solvency II
2 1 (4.17%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) Control-M
Vendors
1 17 (70.83%) Oracle
2 3 (12.50%) BMC
3 2 (8.33%) Murex