The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of MKS products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MKS over the 3 months to 27 September 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.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
MKS
Rank 656 659 641
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -18
Contract jobs citing MKS 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.003% 0.002%
As % of the Vendors category 0.004% 0.008% 0.004%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £300 - £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 - £510
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
24006 24762 25965
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.85% 43.28% 45.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 14651 14641 14653
Median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 858 1077 1171
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.80 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% -6.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.02 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £17.89 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+0.64% -0.63%

MKS
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing MKS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

MKS Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

MKS
Daily Rate Trend

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

MKS Daily Rate Trend in the UK

MKS
Hourly Rate Trend

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

MKS Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

MKS
Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MKS within the UK over the 3 months to 27 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +27 1 £300 - 2
Essex - 1 £300 -
Brentwood - 1 £300 -
East of England - 1 £300 -

MKS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MKS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for MKS.

1 3 (75.00%) Subversion
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) SDLC
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) MATLAB
3 1 (25.00%) Simulink
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) JBoss
3 1 (25.00%) ClearCase
3 1 (25.00%) Middleware
3 1 (25.00%) SOAP
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) IIS
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (25.00%) Logistics
3 1 (25.00%) Capita
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (25.00%) AWD
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) System Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server

MKS
Top Related 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 (25.00%) IIS
1 1 (25.00%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) AWD
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Subversion
2 2 (50.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (25.00%) ClearCase
3 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Configuration Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Deployment Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Deployment Manager
1 1 (25.00%) MATLAB Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Release Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Release Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Software Configuration Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (25.00%) Middleware
2 1 (25.00%) SOAP
2 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) Logistics
2 1 (25.00%) Software Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) System Testing
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) MATLAB
1 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Capita
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle