The table below looks at the statistics for MQSeries skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MQSeries over the 3 months to 8 February 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM MQSeries
Rank 64 - 74
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MQSeries 11 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.13% - 0.39%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.91% - 2.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 3
Average daily rate £525 - £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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 Buckinghamshire region.

Application Platforms Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
186 226 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 19.10% 19.14% 17.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 124 83
Average daily rate £390 £350 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £228 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 7
Average hourly rate £16.14 £14.50 £15.03
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.31% -3.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.24 £14.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.77 £14.50 £15.66
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

MQSeries
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MQSeries across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

MQSeries Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

MQSeries
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

MQSeries Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

MQSeries
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MQSeries across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

MQSeries Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

MQSeries
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

MQSeries Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

MQSeries
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MQSeries within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Milton Keynes - 10 £525 -
MQSeries
South East

MQSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing MQSeries 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 MQSeries.

1 11 (84.62%) C++
1 11 (84.62%) COBOL
1 11 (84.62%) Windows
1 11 (84.62%) IBM
1 11 (84.62%) CICS
1 11 (84.62%) Assembly Language
1 11 (84.62%) REXX
1 11 (84.62%) zOS
1 11 (84.62%) Windows Server 2003
1 11 (84.62%) JCL
1 11 (84.62%) Windows Server
2 10 (76.92%) CA
3 9 (69.23%) Mentoring
4 8 (61.54%) CLIST
4 8 (61.54%) ISPF
4 8 (61.54%) Easytrieve
5 6 (46.15%) HP
6 2 (15.38%) C#
6 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
6 2 (15.38%) Apache
6 2 (15.38%) MSMQ
6 2 (15.38%) EDI
6 2 (15.38%) SOA
6 2 (15.38%) PL/SQL
6 2 (15.38%) SQL
6 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
6 2 (15.38%) .NET
6 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
6 2 (15.38%) IIS
6 2 (15.38%) Web Services

MQSeries
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing MQSeries 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 MQSeries. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (84.62%) CICS
2 2 (15.38%) Apache
2 2 (15.38%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (15.38%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (61.54%) Easytrieve
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Fiddler
General
1 1 (7.69%) Banking
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Architect
2 7 (53.85%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (15.38%) BizTalk Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Systems Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Business Process Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Information Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Information Systems Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Strategy Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (61.54%) ISPF
2 2 (15.38%) .NET
2 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
2 2 (15.38%) EDI
2 2 (15.38%) MSMQ
2 2 (15.38%) WCF
2 2 (15.38%) Web Services
2 2 (15.38%) XML
2 2 (15.38%) XSD
2 2 (15.38%) XSLT
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) Windows
1 11 (84.62%) Windows Server
1 11 (84.62%) Windows Server 2003
1 11 (84.62%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Mentoring
2 2 (15.38%) SOA
2 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) Assembly Language
1 11 (84.62%) C++
1 11 (84.62%) COBOL
1 11 (84.62%) JCL
1 11 (84.62%) REXX
2 8 (61.54%) CLIST
3 2 (15.38%) C#
3 2 (15.38%) PL/SQL
3 2 (15.38%) SQL
3 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) IBM
2 10 (76.92%) CA
3 6 (46.15%) HP
4 2 (15.38%) Microsoft