The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of MKS products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MKS over the 3 months to 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
MKS
Rank - - 51
Contract jobs citing MKS 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex - - 0.43%
As % of the Vendors category - - 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate - £278 £340
% change year-on-year
- -18.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 - £30.50
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East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Vendors Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
282 259 220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 44.90% 52.54% 47.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 129 76
Average daily rate £363 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £500 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 43 51
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% -26.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.25 £15.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.50 £37.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.25%

MKS
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

MKS Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

MKS
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

MKS Daily Rate Trend in Essex

MKS
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) IIS
1 3 (100.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 3 (100.00%) SOAP
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Subversion
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (100.00%) Hedge funds
1 3 (100.00%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) DevOps

MKS
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 3 (100.00%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 3 (100.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Deployment Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Release Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) SOAP
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) DevOps