The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Microgen products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Microgen over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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.

Microgen
England / London
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 403 434 403
Rank change year-on-year +31 -31  
Contract jobs citing Microgen 5 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.026% 0.022% 0.014%
As % of the Vendors category 0.061% 0.054% 0.032%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 3
Median daily rate £600 £500 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -2.43%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Microgen is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in London.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 8222 9239 9480
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 42.03% 41.16% 44.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 5511 6173 6138
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 135 203
Median hourly rate £22.34 £21.04 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.15% +12.51%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.00 £13.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.60 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -14.47% +11.76%  

Microgen
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing Microgen as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Microgen in London

Microgen
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microgen in London

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, 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 across the London region with a requirement for Microgen.

1 14 (73.68%) Data Warehouse
1 14 (73.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 13 (68.42%) PowerCenter
3 4 (21.05%) Finance
4 3 (15.79%) Banking
5 2 (10.53%) SQL
5 2 (10.53%) Oracle
5 2 (10.53%) Unix
5 2 (10.53%) Investment Banking
6 1 (5.26%) Project Planning
6 1 (5.26%) Degree
6 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
6 1 (5.26%) Investment Management
6 1 (5.26%) Fund Accounting
6 1 (5.26%) Solvency II
6 1 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (5.26%) ANSI SQL
6 1 (5.26%) IFRS
6 1 (5.26%) General Ledger
6 1 (5.26%) Derivative
6 1 (5.26%) ISO 9001
6 1 (5.26%) Murex

Microgen
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (73.68%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (68.42%) PowerCenter
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Banking
3 2 (10.53%) Investment Banking
4 1 (5.26%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 16 (84.21%) Developer
2 2 (10.53%) Analyst
2 2 (10.53%) Business Analyst
2 2 (10.53%) Finance Business Analyst
2 2 (10.53%) Financial Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Accountant
3 1 (5.26%) Banking Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Consultant
3 1 (5.26%) Derivatives Business Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Investment Management Business Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (5.26%) Project Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Senior Business Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Senior Developer
3 1 (5.26%) Senior Financial Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Senior Investment Banking Business Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) UI Developer
3 1 (5.26%) Unix Developer
Miscellaneous
1 14 (73.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.26%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (5.26%) Fund Accounting
1 1 (5.26%) Investment Management
1 1 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (5.26%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) ANSI SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) IFRS
1 1 (5.26%) ISO 9001
1 1 (5.26%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle
2 1 (5.26%) Murex