The table below looks at the statistics for MQSeries skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MQSeries over the 3 months to 14 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM MQSeries
Rank 145 192 198
Rank change year-on-year
+47 +6
Contract jobs citing MQSeries 3 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.095% 0.059% 0.14%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.61% 0.34% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 6
Average daily rate £425 £290 £431
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.55% -32.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £418 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.79% +4.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
MQSeries
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Application Platforms Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
491 885 1008
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 15.63% 17.43% 17.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 379 658 699
Average daily rate £425 £415 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £531 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 20 21
Average hourly rate £19.50 £20.45 £18.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.62% +9.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £14.40 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £31.00 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

MQSeries
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

MQSeries Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

MQSeries
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

MQSeries Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

MQSeries
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

MQSeries Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

MQSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 7 (100.00%) Finance
2 6 (85.71%) Banking
2 6 (85.71%) Unix
2 6 (85.71%) Shell Script
3 5 (71.43%) IBM
3 5 (71.43%) WebSphere
4 4 (57.14%) Middleware
4 4 (57.14%) Oracle
4 4 (57.14%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (42.86%) Sybase
5 3 (42.86%) Windows
5 3 (42.86%) Tomcat
5 3 (42.86%) JMS
5 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
5 3 (42.86%) Control-M
5 3 (42.86%) Change Management
5 3 (42.86%) Firewall
5 3 (42.86%) Degree
5 3 (42.86%) Investment Banking
5 3 (42.86%) Fixed Income
5 3 (42.86%) Business Continuity
5 3 (42.86%) Equities
5 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (42.86%) Unit Testing
5 3 (42.86%) Integration Testing
5 3 (42.86%) SWIFT
5 3 (42.86%) SWIFTNet
5 3 (42.86%) Derivative
5 3 (42.86%) Anti-Money Laundering
6 2 (28.57%) PuTTY

MQSeries
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 5 (71.43%) WebSphere
2 4 (57.14%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (42.86%) Tomcat
4 1 (14.29%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Firewall
1 3 (42.86%) SWIFTNet
1 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
2 2 (28.57%) PuTTY
3 1 (14.29%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) DB2
General
1 7 (100.00%) Finance
2 6 (85.71%) Banking
3 3 (42.86%) Investment Banking
4 1 (14.29%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Applications Support
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
1 3 (42.86%) SWIFT Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) SWIFT Specialist
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Applications Support Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Support Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Production Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Support Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) Middleware
2 3 (42.86%) JMS
3 1 (14.29%) HTML
3 1 (14.29%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (14.29%) J2EE
3 1 (14.29%) LAMP
3 1 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Derivative
1 3 (42.86%) Equities
1 3 (42.86%) Fixed Income
1 3 (42.86%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Unix
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) Solaris
4 1 (14.29%) AIX
4 1 (14.29%) CentOS
4 1 (14.29%) Fedora
4 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (14.29%) SUSE
4 1 (14.29%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Anti-Money Laundering
1 3 (42.86%) Business Continuity
1 3 (42.86%) Change Management
1 3 (42.86%) Integration Testing
1 3 (42.86%) Unit Testing
1 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) SDLC
3 1 (14.29%) Fund Accounting
3 1 (14.29%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) Shell Script
2 2 (28.57%) C++
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
3 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) VMware ESX
1 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Control-M
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) IBM
2 4 (57.14%) Oracle
3 3 (42.86%) Sybase
4 2 (28.57%) Remedy
5 1 (14.29%) Charles River
5 1 (14.29%) F5
5 1 (14.29%) Fiserv
5 1 (14.29%) Informatica
5 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
5 1 (14.29%) VMware
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