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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank - - 66
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - - 0.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 1.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £40.15
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
224 220 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 29.02% 23.99% 22.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 154 107
Median daily rate £400 £363 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +6.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 3
Median hourly rate £20.78 £16.16 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.58% -46.13%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £34.75
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +15.10%

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
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 2 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) AIX
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) Middleware
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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 2 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
General
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
1 2 (100.00%) Linux Specialist
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere MQ Specialist
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) AIX
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat