The table below looks at the statistics for MQSeries skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MQSeries over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM MQSeries
Rank 94 81 -
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -
Contract jobs citing MQSeries 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.14% 0.075% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.54% 0.42% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
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
Scotland

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

Application Platforms Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
367 236 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 25.92% 17.73% 17.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 121 103
Average daily rate £380 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £22.01 £34.00 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.26% +240.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

MQSeries
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

MQSeries Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

MQSeries
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

MQSeries Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

MQSeries
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

MQSeries Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

MQSeries
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) IBM
2 2 (66.67%) zOS
2 2 (66.67%) Middleware
2 2 (66.67%) IBM Mainframe
2 2 (66.67%) Legal
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (66.67%) PKI
2 2 (66.67%) WebSphere
2 2 (66.67%) High Availability
2 2 (66.67%) Mainframe
2 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (33.33%) Software Asset Management
3 1 (33.33%) SCCM
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
3 1 (33.33%) Polycom
3 1 (33.33%) Dollar Universe
3 1 (33.33%) Lync
3 1 (33.33%) Unified Communications
3 1 (33.33%) AdminStudio
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Avaya

MQSeries
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 2 (66.67%) WebSphere
2 1 (33.33%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Unified Communications
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) AdminStudio
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
1 2 (66.67%) IBM Mainframe
1 2 (66.67%) Mainframe
1 2 (66.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) High Availability
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
1 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
2 1 (33.33%) Software Asset Management
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Dollar Universe
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Avaya
2 1 (33.33%) Polycom