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 28 April 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM MQSeries
Rank 93 - 77
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MQSeries 1 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.066% - 0.32%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.33% - 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate £450 - £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £419 £413
% change year-on-year
-4.47% +1.51%
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
300 255 229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 19.66% 17.48% 18.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 143 138
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £485 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £12.00 £19.06
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -37.02%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-17.50% +11.11%

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 25 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 April 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%) Migration
1 3 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (66.67%) Legal
2 2 (66.67%) Middleware
2 2 (66.67%) Mainframe
2 2 (66.67%) IBM
2 2 (66.67%) zOS
2 2 (66.67%) IBM Mainframe
2 2 (66.67%) High Availability
2 2 (66.67%) PKI
2 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) Perl
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (33.33%) AIX
3 1 (33.33%) JBoss
3 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (33.33%) Ab Initio
3 1 (33.33%) IBM Integration Bus

MQSeries
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 3 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (33.33%) JBoss
2 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) AIX Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Middleware
2 1 (33.33%) IBM Integration Bus
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
2 1 (33.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) High Availability
2 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Ab Initio
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle