The table below looks at the statistics for MQSeries skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MQSeries over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM MQSeries
Rank 121 126 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing MQSeries 6 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.24% 0.29% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.29% 2.05% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 0
Median daily rate £525 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £419 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
MQSeries
South East

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

Application Platforms Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
465 391 450
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 18.43% 13.96% 16.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 288 236 231
Median daily rate £420 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £263 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 5 21
Median hourly rate £12.50 £33.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.68% +97.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £17.80 £9.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.76 £37.50 £21.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £20.19 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-15.77% +15.34%

MQSeries
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing MQSeries as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Application Platforms category.

MQSeries Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

MQSeries
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

MQSeries Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

MQSeries
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MQSeries across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016.

MQSeries Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

MQSeries
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

MQSeries Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

MQSeries
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MQSeries within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 4 May 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
Reading -4 3 £265 -41.11%
MQSeries
South East

MQSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MQSeries also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for MQSeries.

1 5 (71.43%) Enterprise Architecture
2 4 (57.14%) Middleware
3 3 (42.86%) TOGAF
3 3 (42.86%) Service Delivery
3 3 (42.86%) TIBCO
3 3 (42.86%) BusinessWorks
3 3 (42.86%) SOAP
3 3 (42.86%) TIBCO EMS
3 3 (42.86%) Axway
4 2 (28.57%) Process Improvement
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle Retail
4 2 (28.57%) Service Design
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle
4 2 (28.57%) IBM
4 2 (28.57%) Data Modelling
4 2 (28.57%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) MQSI
4 2 (28.57%) Retail
5 1 (14.29%) Cryptography
5 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
5 1 (14.29%) Clustering
5 1 (14.29%) HTTP
5 1 (14.29%) SSL
5 1 (14.29%) JCL
5 1 (14.29%) CICS
5 1 (14.29%) Assembly Language
5 1 (14.29%) CA
5 1 (14.29%) REXX
5 1 (14.29%) zOS

MQSeries
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 2 (28.57%) MQSI
2 1 (14.29%) CICS
2 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
2 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 3 (42.86%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) HTTP
1 1 (14.29%) SSL
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
1 2 (28.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Architect
2 3 (42.86%) Middleware Architect
2 3 (42.86%) TIBCO Architect
2 3 (42.86%) TIBCO BusinessWorks Architect
3 2 (28.57%) Integration Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) Middleware
2 3 (42.86%) SOAP
2 3 (42.86%) TIBCO EMS
3 1 (14.29%) JMS
3 1 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Client/Server
1 1 (14.29%) Clustering
1 1 (14.29%) Cryptography
1 1 (14.29%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (14.29%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (42.86%) Service Delivery
2 3 (42.86%) TOGAF
3 2 (28.57%) Data Modelling
3 2 (28.57%) Process Improvement
3 2 (28.57%) Service Design
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Assembly Language
1 1 (14.29%) C++
1 1 (14.29%) COBOL
1 1 (14.29%) JCL
1 1 (14.29%) REXX
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Axway
1 3 (42.86%) TIBCO
2 2 (28.57%) IBM
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) CA