Period
to 25 June 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 6 months to 25 June 2018 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
UK
6 months to
25 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 873 816 863
Rank change year-on-year -57 +47 0
Contract jobs citing Microgen 5 14 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.005% 0.015% 0.011%
As % of the Vendors category 0.012% 0.035% 0.025%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 8
UK median daily rate £425 £600 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -29.17% +9.09% +7.32%
10th Percentile £388 £500 £403
90th Percentile £620 £600 £623
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK 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 contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services.

All Vendors
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 41,964 40,377 47,184
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.76% 44.07% 44.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 26,037 24,703 28,827
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £243
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,527 1,422 1,618
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.32% -5.70% +5.71%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.41 £10.11
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.50 £46.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year -3.03% -8.33% +5.88%

Microgen
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Microgen as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Microgen in the UK

Microgen
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microgen in the UK

Microgen
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microgen over the 6 months to 25 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microgen in the UK

Microgen
Top 7 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 6 months to 25 June 2018. 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
England -43 5 £425 -29.17% 1
UK excluding London - 3 £400 - 1
London -58 2 £563 -6.25%
East Midlands - 2 £400 -
Midlands - 2 £400 -
Yorkshire - 1 £438 -
North of England - 1 £438 -

For the 6 months to 25 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Microgen also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for Microgen.

1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) Unix
2 2 (40.00%) Cognos
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2016
2 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Identification and Mitigation
3 1 (20.00%) IBM UrbanCode
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Thinking
3 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (20.00%) Visualisation
3 1 (20.00%) Gerrit
3 1 (20.00%) Tableau
3 1 (20.00%) Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) Database Optimisation
3 1 (20.00%) ETL
3 1 (20.00%) Toad

Microgen
Co-occurring 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 (20.00%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2016
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Gerrit
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) IBM UrbanCode
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (20.00%) Toad
General
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Accountant
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Insurance Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Tableau Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Unix Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Unix
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Thinking
2 1 (20.00%) Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) Database Optimisation
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) ETL
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Identification and Mitigation
2 1 (20.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Cognos
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) Tableau