The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of MKS products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MKS over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
MKS
Rank - 253 232
Contract jobs citing MKS 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East - 0.011% 0.035%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.022% 0.075%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £400 -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £400 £468
% change year-on-year
- -14.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £8.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £8.50
MKS
England

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

Vendors Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4079 4502 3988
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.85% 47.50% 46.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2348 2338 1954
Average daily rate £380 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 216 214 232
Average hourly rate £43.00 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+145.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.46 £11.68 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.38 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+27.85% +6.06%

MKS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

MKS Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

MKS
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

MKS Daily Rate Trend in the South East

MKS
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

MKS Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

MKS
Top 17 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) CRM
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) NetApp
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) Extranet
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) PTC
1 2 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (100.00%) Dynamics GP
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Salesforce.com

MKS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (100.00%) Dynamics GP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Integration Manager
1 2 (100.00%) IT Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Project Manager
2 1 (50.00%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) NetApp
1 2 (100.00%) PTC
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Salesforce.com