The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of MKS products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MKS over the 3 months to 19 August 2014 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
19 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
MKS
Rank - 546 572
Contract jobs citing MKS 0 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England - 0.019% 0.017%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.040% 0.036%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 6
Average daily rate
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- £305 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -30.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £305 £450
% change year-on-year
- -32.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £30.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.50 -
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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 England region.

Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
23379 22673 25017
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.99% 46.72% 46.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 13322 12809 13097
Average daily rate £388 £388 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1041 1047 1296
Average hourly rate £18.45 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.38% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £41.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.56
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -0.31%

MKS
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

MKS Jobs Demand Trend in England

MKS
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

MKS Daily Rate Trend in England

MKS
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MKS across the England region.

MKS Hourly Rate Trend in England

MKS
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MKS within the England region over the 3 months to 19 August 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London - - - -
West Midlands - - - - 1
East of England - - - -
MKS
UK

MKS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 7 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
1 7 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 7 (50.00%) QlikView
1 7 (50.00%) Release Management
2 6 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (42.86%) C++
3 5 (35.71%) SQL
3 5 (35.71%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 5 (35.71%) Unit Testing
3 5 (35.71%) Markit EDM
4 4 (28.57%) C
4 4 (28.57%) Java
5 3 (21.43%) C#
5 3 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (21.43%) Waterfall
5 3 (21.43%) Maven
6 2 (14.29%) Subversion
6 2 (14.29%) PTC
6 2 (14.29%) Automotive
6 2 (14.29%) Migration
6 2 (14.29%) Build Forge
6 2 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (14.29%) HTML5
6 2 (14.29%) Performance Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Test Management
6 2 (14.29%) Performance Management
6 2 (14.29%) Degree
6 2 (14.29%) Fujitsu

MKS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (14.29%) Tomcat
1 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.14%) WebSphere
2 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Portal
2 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) HTTP
2 1 (7.14%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) QlikView
2 3 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (21.43%) Maven
3 2 (14.29%) Selenium
3 2 (14.29%) Build Forge
3 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
3 2 (14.29%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (14.29%) LoadRunner
3 2 (14.29%) Subversion
General
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Senior Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Test Manager
3 2 (14.29%) C# Developer
3 2 (14.29%) QlikView Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior QlikView Developer
4 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Release Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) HTML
1 2 (14.29%) J2EE
1 2 (14.29%) XML
1 2 (14.29%) XSLT
1 2 (14.29%) HTML5
2 1 (7.14%) Web Services
2 1 (7.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) N-Tier
1 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 7 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 7 (50.00%) Release Management
2 6 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (35.71%) Unit Testing
3 5 (35.71%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 3 (21.43%) Waterfall
5 2 (14.29%) Test Management
5 2 (14.29%) Performance Management
5 2 (14.29%) Analytics
5 2 (14.29%) Migration
5 2 (14.29%) Performance Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Resource Management
6 1 (7.14%) Data Management
6 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (7.14%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) C++
2 5 (35.71%) SQL
3 4 (28.57%) Java
3 4 (28.57%) C
4 3 (21.43%) C#
5 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 2 (14.29%) VBScript
5 2 (14.29%) VB
5 2 (14.29%) VBA
5 2 (14.29%) Embedded C
5 2 (14.29%) MATLAB
6 1 (7.14%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 2 (14.29%) HP
1 2 (14.29%) Hyperion
1 2 (14.29%) PTC
1 2 (14.29%) Fujitsu
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) IBM