The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere MQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere MQ over the 3 months to 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 66 74 63
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -11
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 5 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.63% 0.088% 0.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.60% 0.38% 2.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Median daily rate £388 £398 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.51% -2.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £398 £402
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £398 £414
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £435 £450
% change year-on-year
-8.04% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
WebSphere MQ
North West

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 Cheshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
192 265 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 24.03% 23.27% 23.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 201 103
Median daily rate £388 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £325 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £540 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 10
Median hourly rate £32.50 £17.33 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.53% -46.67%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

WebSphere MQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing WebSphere MQ as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WebSphere MQ Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

WebSphere MQ
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

WebSphere MQ Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

WebSphere MQ
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

WebSphere MQ Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

WebSphere MQ
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere MQ within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 26 September 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
Knutsford - 1 £425 -
WebSphere MQ
North West

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere MQ 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for WebSphere MQ.

1 4 (80.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 4 (80.00%) Unix
1 4 (80.00%) JBoss
1 4 (80.00%) Clustering
1 4 (80.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (60.00%) Banking
2 3 (60.00%) Middleware
2 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (40.00%) Eclipse
3 2 (40.00%) SSL
3 2 (40.00%) WebLogic
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (40.00%) Hudson
3 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (20.00%) Open Source
4 1 (20.00%) CA Wily
4 1 (20.00%) DB2
4 1 (20.00%) BladeLogic
4 1 (20.00%) IBM Integration Bus
4 1 (20.00%) Mainframe
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) Jython
4 1 (20.00%) AIX
4 1 (20.00%) Linux
4 1 (20.00%) Apache
4 1 (20.00%) Tomcat

WebSphere MQ
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 4 (80.00%) JBoss
1 4 (80.00%) WebSphere
1 4 (80.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (40.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (20.00%) Apache
3 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) SSL
2 1 (20.00%) HTTP
2 1 (20.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (40.00%) Hudson
1 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (60.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Middleware Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Middleware
2 1 (20.00%) IBM Integration Bus
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Clustering
2 1 (20.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (20.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Unix
2 1 (20.00%) AIX
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) Open Source
2 1 (20.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Jython
1 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) BladeLogic
1 1 (20.00%) CA Wily
1 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (20.00%) CA
2 1 (20.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft