The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere MQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere MQ over the 3 months to 27 February 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 121 121 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 12 12 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.42% 0.43% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.96% 2.25% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 0
Average daily rate
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£378 £455 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.03% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £450 £388
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +16.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
WebSphere MQ
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
613 533 514
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 21.32% 19.17% 23.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 354 306 225
Average daily rate £350 £363 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +5.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 39
Average hourly rate £35.50 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.25% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £40.00 £17.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.00 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

WebSphere MQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere MQ across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WebSphere MQ Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

WebSphere MQ
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

WebSphere MQ Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

WebSphere MQ
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WebSphere MQ across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

WebSphere MQ Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

WebSphere MQ
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere MQ within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell - 6 £378 -
Reading +5 5 £538 +18.13%
WebSphere MQ
South East

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing WebSphere MQ 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 WebSphere MQ.

1 18 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 12 (66.67%) Linux
2 12 (66.67%) IBM
3 10 (55.56%) Apache
3 10 (55.56%) IBM HTTP Server
4 8 (44.44%) Finance
5 7 (38.89%) HTTP
6 6 (33.33%) DNS
6 6 (33.33%) Python
6 6 (33.33%) Adobe
6 6 (33.33%) Java
6 6 (33.33%) Perl
6 6 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
6 6 (33.33%) AIX
6 6 (33.33%) Solaris
6 6 (33.33%) Shell Script
6 6 (33.33%) SSL
6 6 (33.33%) Degree
6 6 (33.33%) Jython
6 6 (33.33%) Introscope
6 6 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (33.33%) Adobe CQ
6 6 (33.33%) Worklight
6 6 (33.33%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 6 (33.33%) AppDynamics
7 5 (27.78%) Web Services
8 4 (22.22%) IIS
8 4 (22.22%) Middleware
8 4 (22.22%) zOS
8 4 (22.22%) iPlanet

WebSphere MQ
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing WebSphere MQ 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 WebSphere MQ. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 18 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 10 (55.56%) IBM HTTP Server
2 10 (55.56%) Apache
3 6 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
3 6 (33.33%) Adobe CQ
4 4 (22.22%) WebSphere Portal
4 4 (22.22%) IIS
4 4 (22.22%) iPlanet
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (38.89%) HTTP
2 6 (33.33%) DNS
2 6 (33.33%) SSL
3 1 (5.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) DB2
1 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (5.56%) RDBMS
1 1 (5.56%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (5.56%) SAP BW
1 1 (5.56%) SAP BI
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
1 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Introscope
General
1 8 (44.44%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 6 (33.33%) WebSphere Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Administrator
3 4 (22.22%) WebSphere Administrator
4 3 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (16.67%) Architect
5 2 (11.11%) Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (5.56%) Java Developer
6 1 (5.56%) SAP Developer
6 1 (5.56%) SAP BW Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) Worklight
2 5 (27.78%) Web Services
3 4 (22.22%) Middleware
4 1 (5.56%) BAPI
4 1 (5.56%) MDX
4 1 (5.56%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 1 (5.56%) XML
4 1 (5.56%) .NET
4 1 (5.56%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Mobile App
2 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 2 (11.11%) iSeries
3 1 (5.56%) DataPower
3 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.56%) Replication
3 1 (5.56%) Clustering
3 1 (5.56%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 12 (66.67%) Linux
2 6 (33.33%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
2 6 (33.33%) AIX
2 6 (33.33%) Solaris
3 4 (22.22%) zOS
4 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.56%) UNIX
4 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Modelling
2 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
2 2 (11.11%) TOGAF
2 2 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
2 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (5.56%) Performance Testing
3 1 (5.56%) ITIL
3 1 (5.56%) OOP
3 1 (5.56%) OO
3 1 (5.56%) ETL
3 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.56%) Data Management
3 1 (5.56%) High Availability
3 1 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) Java
1 6 (33.33%) Perl
1 6 (33.33%) Python
1 6 (33.33%) Shell Script
1 6 (33.33%) Jython
2 1 (5.56%) SAPscript
2 1 (5.56%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) ISO 8583
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) IBM
2 6 (33.33%) Adobe
2 6 (33.33%) AppDynamics
3 1 (5.56%) HP
3 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle
3 1 (5.56%) Business Objects
3 1 (5.56%) SAP