The first table below looks at the demand for MSMQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MSMQ over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the East of England region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Message Queuing (MSMQ)
Rank 136 116 132
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +16
Contract jobs citing MSMQ 8 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.25% 0.089% 0.096%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.93% 0.34% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Average daily rate - £450 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +50.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £278 £400
% change year-on-year
+62.16% -30.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
864 596 842
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 27.40% 26.47% 27.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 487 343 476
Average daily rate £350 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 32 60
Average hourly rate £35.80 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £27.48 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
MSMQ
England

MSMQ
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MSMQ across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

MSMQ Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

MSMQ
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MSMQ across the East of England region.

MSMQ Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

MSMQ
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MSMQ across the East of England region.

MSMQ Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

MSMQ
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MSMQ within the East of England region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire - 7 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 - - 1
Norfolk - - - -
MSMQ
England

MSMQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing MSMQ 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 MSMQ.

1 7 (87.50%) Oracle
1 7 (87.50%) SQL
1 7 (87.50%) ITIL
1 7 (87.50%) ITIL Certification
1 7 (87.50%) Oracle Reports
1 7 (87.50%) Retail
1 7 (87.50%) Team Foundation Server
1 7 (87.50%) Oracle ODI
2 6 (75.00%) Incident Management
3 3 (37.50%) Retalix
3 3 (37.50%) CRM
4 2 (25.00%) EPoS
5 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (12.50%) C#
5 1 (12.50%) Log4Net
5 1 (12.50%) JIRA
5 1 (12.50%) CMDB
5 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
5 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
5 1 (12.50%) Windows
5 1 (12.50%) VB
5 1 (12.50%) .NET
5 1 (12.50%) IIS
5 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
5 1 (12.50%) Web Services
5 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure

MSMQ
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing MSMQ 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 MSMQ. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) IIS
1 1 (12.50%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) Oracle Reports
1 7 (87.50%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 7 (87.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (12.50%) Log4Net
2 1 (12.50%) JIRA
2 1 (12.50%) Artifactory
General
1 7 (87.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 4 (50.00%) Technical Specialist
3 3 (37.50%) Support Specialist
4 2 (25.00%) Support Technician
4 2 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Technician
5 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Technical Support
5 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Software Configuration Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Configuration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) EPoS
2 1 (12.50%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) ITIL
2 6 (75.00%) Incident Management
3 3 (37.50%) CRM
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 1 (12.50%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Oracle
2 3 (37.50%) Retalix