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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 120 111 110
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -1
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 7 13 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.27% 0.50% 0.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.33% 2.12% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 3
Average daily rate
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£400 £445 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.11% +1.13%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £440
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -14.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £27.50 -
% change year-on-year
+81.81% -
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
527 614 542
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 20.04% 23.75% 22.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 297 333 266
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 23
Average hourly rate £35.50 £43.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.44% +22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £38.60 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.90 £187.50 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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
Reading +16 2 £565 +20.21% 1
Bracknell - 2 £378 - 1
Slough -11 1 - -
WebSphere MQ
South East

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 16 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 12 (75.00%) IBM
3 9 (56.25%) Middleware
4 8 (50.00%) Finance
5 7 (43.75%) Degree
5 7 (43.75%) Mobile App
6 6 (37.50%) Mentoring
6 6 (37.50%) Enterprise Architecture
6 6 (37.50%) Computer Science
6 6 (37.50%) iSeries
6 6 (37.50%) Enterprise Modelling
6 6 (37.50%) TOGAF
6 6 (37.50%) Systems Analysis
7 4 (25.00%) Java
8 3 (18.75%) AIX
8 3 (18.75%) Linux
8 3 (18.75%) Apache
8 3 (18.75%) IBM HTTP Server
8 3 (18.75%) Shell Script
8 3 (18.75%) HTTP
9 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (12.50%) Adobe CQ
9 2 (12.50%) Introscope
9 2 (12.50%) Worklight
9 2 (12.50%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 2 (12.50%) AppDynamics
9 2 (12.50%) DNS
9 2 (12.50%) SSL
9 2 (12.50%) UNIX
9 2 (12.50%) Jython

WebSphere MQ
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 16 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (18.75%) IBM HTTP Server
2 3 (18.75%) Apache
3 2 (12.50%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (12.50%) Adobe CQ
4 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Portal
4 1 (6.25%) IIS
4 1 (6.25%) iPlanet
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) HTTP
2 2 (12.50%) DNS
2 2 (12.50%) SSL
3 1 (6.25%) SAN
3 1 (6.25%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.25%) DB2
1 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (6.25%) SAP BW
1 1 (6.25%) SAP BI
1 1 (6.25%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Introscope
General
1 8 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Architect
2 7 (43.75%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Developer
3 3 (18.75%) WebSphere Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Java Developer
5 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Ab Initio Developer
5 1 (6.25%) SAP Developer
5 1 (6.25%) SAP BW Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Ab Initio Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (56.25%) Middleware
2 2 (12.50%) Web Services
2 2 (12.50%) Worklight
3 1 (6.25%) XML
3 1 (6.25%) .NET
3 1 (6.25%) SOAP
3 1 (6.25%) BAPI
3 1 (6.25%) MDX
3 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Mobile App
2 6 (37.50%) Computer Science
2 6 (37.50%) iSeries
3 1 (6.25%) DataPower
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) Tandem
3 1 (6.25%) Cryptography
3 1 (6.25%) PKI
3 1 (6.25%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) AIX
1 3 (18.75%) Linux
2 2 (12.50%) Solaris
2 2 (12.50%) UNIX
2 2 (12.50%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
3 1 (6.25%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) TOGAF
1 6 (37.50%) Systems Analysis
1 6 (37.50%) Enterprise Architecture
1 6 (37.50%) Enterprise Modelling
1 6 (37.50%) Mentoring
2 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (6.25%) Low Latency
3 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (6.25%) Performance Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Network Design
3 1 (6.25%) OOP
3 1 (6.25%) OO
3 1 (6.25%) ETL
3 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
3 1 (6.25%) Migration
3 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.25%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) Java
2 3 (18.75%) Shell Script
3 2 (12.50%) Jython
3 2 (12.50%) Perl
3 2 (12.50%) Python
4 1 (6.25%) SAPscript
4 1 (6.25%) C
4 1 (6.25%) C++
4 1 (6.25%) SQL
4 1 (6.25%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
1 1 (6.25%) ISO 8583
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 12 (75.00%) IBM
2 2 (12.50%) Adobe
2 2 (12.50%) AppDynamics
3 1 (6.25%) Sun
3 1 (6.25%) HP
3 1 (6.25%) EMC
3 1 (6.25%) NetApp
3 1 (6.25%) Ab Initio
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) Business Objects
3 1 (6.25%) SAP
Reading, Berkshire
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £500 - £625 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £405 per day
Posted: 4 days ago