The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of MKS products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MKS over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 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 MKS, Inc.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
MKS
Rank - 208 -
Contract jobs citing MKS 0 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - 0.079% -
As % of the Vendors category - 0.18% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Average daily rate
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- £550 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £338 £401
% change year-on-year
-25.92% -15.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £31.50 -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Vendors Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2282 2797 2806
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.04% 44.44% 44.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1666 1953 1978
Average daily rate £425 £425 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £613 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 49 76
Average hourly rate £17.50 £22.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.45% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £33.18 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

MKS
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MKS across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

MKS Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

MKS
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MKS across the City of London region.

MKS Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

MKS
Top 16 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing MKS 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 MKS.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) OLTP
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Publishing
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) QlikView
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (100.00%) Change Control
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

MKS
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing MKS 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 MKS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (100.00%) OLTP
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) QlikView
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 1 (100.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) QlikView Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL