Period
to 14 December 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Micro Focus products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Micro Focus over the 6 months to 14 December 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 Micro Focus.

Micro Focus
England > North East
6 months to
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 100 - 120
Rank change year-on-year - +120 -29
Contract jobs citing Micro Focus 3 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.24% - 0.24%
As % of the Vendors category 0.54% - 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 4
North East median daily rate £308 - £313
10th Percentile £271 - £279
90th Percentile £318 - £369
England median daily rate £388 £450 £350
% change year-on-year -13.89% +28.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £25.00 - £23.00

Micro Focus is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in the North East.

All Vendors
North East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 552 1450 875
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 44.70% 55.96% 42.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 356 953 484
North East median daily rate £363 £340 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.62% -9.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £231 £215 £227
90th Percentile £550 £513 £575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 113 72
North East median hourly rate £11.50 £26.50 £20.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.60% +31.51% +8.92%
10th Percentile £8.84 £11.08 £10.00
90th Percentile £45.96 £36.00 £38.75
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year +4.48% -4.29% +5.33%

Micro Focus
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing Micro Focus as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for Micro Focus in the North East

Micro Focus
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Micro Focus in the North East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Micro Focus in the North East

Micro Focus
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Micro Focus within the North East region over the 6 months to 14 December 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear - 3 £308 -
Micro Focus
England

For the 6 months to 14 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Micro Focus 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 North East region with a requirement for Micro Focus.

1 3 (100.00%) COBOL
1 3 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) Unix
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Tuxedo
1 3 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 3 (100.00%) User Experience
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) OLTP
2 2 (66.67%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared

Micro Focus
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 3 (100.00%) Tuxedo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) OLTP
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) COBOL Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Analyst Developer
2 2 (66.67%) COBOL Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Senior COBOL Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (100.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Unix
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) COBOL
1 3 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle