The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of MKS products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Worcestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MKS over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Worcestershire region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
MKS
Rank - 16 -
Contract jobs citing MKS 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire - 1.67% -
As % of the Vendors category - 3.23% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate - £340 £450
% change year-on-year
- -24.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £31.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.50 -
Vendors Category
Worcestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
55 31 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 60.44% 51.67% 40.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 14 13
Average daily rate £315 £325 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.07% +44.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £300 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £386 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 3
Average hourly rate £13.50 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.50% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £18.60 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.45 £31.00 £40.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
MKS
West Midlands

MKS
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

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

MKS Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

MKS
Hourly Rate Trend in Worcestershire

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

MKS Hourly Rate Trend in Worcestershire

MKS
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Worcestershire 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%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C++
1 1 (100.00%) Automotive
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Fujitsu
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science

MKS
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Worcestershire 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (100.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Fujitsu