The table below looks at the statistics for MQSeries skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MQSeries over the 3 months to 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM MQSeries
Rank 553 522 514
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -8
Contract jobs citing MQSeries 68 90 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.18% 0.13%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.71% 0.99% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 35 32
Median daily rate £500 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £410 £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £630 £558
UK excluding London median daily rate £494 £400 £356
% change year-on-year
+23.43% +12.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Application Platforms Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
9545 9128 8394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 19.35% 18.52% 17.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 6435 5762 5271
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £540 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £358 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.18% +2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 198 321 295
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.19 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.87% +9.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.19 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.91% +15.34%

MQSeries
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing MQSeries as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Application Platforms category.

MQSeries Jobs Demand Trend in England

MQSeries
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

MQSeries Daily Rate Trend in England

MQSeries
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MQSeries across the England region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016.

MQSeries Daily Rate Histogram in England

MQSeries
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

MQSeries Hourly Rate Trend in England

MQSeries
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MQSeries within the England region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +14 29 £500 +11.11%
London -56 17 £393 -21.50% 5
North East - 12 £288 - 2
South West -3 7 £393 -34.58%
East of England +6 2 £439 - 1
West Midlands - 1 - -
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MQSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MQSeries 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 England region with a requirement for MQSeries.

1 53 (45.69%) Java
2 52 (44.83%) IBM
3 48 (41.38%) Unix
4 42 (36.21%) Middleware
5 41 (35.34%) Oracle
6 40 (34.48%) Finance
7 38 (32.76%) SOAP
8 37 (31.90%) Windows
8 37 (31.90%) J2EE
9 35 (30.17%) WebSphere
10 34 (29.31%) ITIL
11 32 (27.59%) Linux
12 31 (26.72%) REST
13 29 (25.00%) Axway
14 27 (23.28%) HTTP
15 26 (22.41%) AIX
15 26 (22.41%) Solaris
15 26 (22.41%) TIBCO
15 26 (22.41%) TOGAF
16 24 (20.69%) FTP
17 23 (19.83%) BusinessWorks
17 23 (19.83%) Perl
18 21 (18.10%) SQL
18 21 (18.10%) C++
18 21 (18.10%) HTTPS
18 21 (18.10%) Firewall
18 21 (18.10%) TIBCO EMS
19 20 (17.24%) WebLogic
20 19 (16.38%) WebSphere Application Server
20 19 (16.38%) Shell Script

MQSeries
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 35 (30.17%) WebSphere
2 20 (17.24%) WebLogic
3 19 (16.38%) WebSphere Application Server
4 12 (10.34%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 12 (10.34%) Tuxedo
5 11 (9.48%) Oracle Application Server
6 10 (8.62%) iPlanet
7 9 (7.76%) AquaLogic
7 9 (7.76%) BizTalk Server
8 7 (6.03%) CICS
8 7 (6.03%) IIS
9 6 (5.17%) MS Exchange
9 6 (5.17%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
10 3 (2.59%) Apache
11 2 (1.72%) JBoss
11 2 (1.72%) MQSI
11 2 (1.72%) Tomcat
11 2 (1.72%) WebLogic Portal
12 1 (0.86%) WebSphere Portal
12 1 (0.86%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 1 (0.86%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.86%) MS Office
1 1 (0.86%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 23 (19.83%) BusinessWorks
2 9 (7.76%) OpenText MBPM
3 6 (5.17%) BusinessWare
3 6 (5.17%) SAP R/3
4 2 (1.72%) Global One
4 2 (1.72%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (1.72%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.86%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.86%) SAP hybris
5 1 (0.86%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (23.28%) HTTP
2 24 (20.69%) FTP
3 21 (18.10%) Firewall
3 21 (18.10%) HTTPS
4 15 (12.93%) LDAP
5 14 (12.07%) SSL
6 13 (11.21%) NAS
7 11 (9.48%) IPsec
7 11 (9.48%) Network Security
7 11 (9.48%) TCP/IP
7 11 (9.48%) VPN
8 10 (8.62%) tcpdump
8 10 (8.62%) Wireshark
9 9 (7.76%) WinSCP
10 4 (3.45%) BIG-IP
10 4 (3.45%) PuTTY
11 3 (2.59%) SAN
12 2 (1.72%) Internet
12 2 (1.72%) SSH
13 1 (0.86%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (14.66%) DB2
2 7 (6.03%) Oracle Database
2 7 (6.03%) SQL Server
3 6 (5.17%) DB2 UDB
3 6 (5.17%) Easytrieve
4 4 (3.45%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.59%) Big Data
5 3 (2.59%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.59%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.59%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (2.59%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (1.72%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (1.72%) DbVisualizer
6 2 (1.72%) UniData
7 1 (0.86%) IBM InfoSphere
7 1 (0.86%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.86%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 9 (7.76%) XMLSpy
2 6 (5.17%) ClearCase
3 3 (2.59%) JUnit
3 3 (2.59%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.72%) HP UFT
4 2 (1.72%) JIRA
4 2 (1.72%) LoadRunner
4 2 (1.72%) Log4j
4 2 (1.72%) Maven
4 2 (1.72%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.86%) NUnit
5 1 (0.86%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.86%) Visual Studio
General
1 40 (34.48%) Finance
2 14 (12.07%) Banking
3 6 (5.17%) Retail
4 5 (4.31%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (2.59%) Back Office
5 3 (2.59%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.72%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.86%) Billing
7 1 (0.86%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.86%) International Banking
7 1 (0.86%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 41 (35.34%) Architect
2 25 (21.55%) Developer
3 14 (12.07%) Integration Architect
3 14 (12.07%) TIBCO Architect
4 10 (8.62%) Middleware Architect
5 9 (7.76%) Designer
5 9 (7.76%) Solutions Architect
6 8 (6.90%) Analyst
7 7 (6.03%) Middleware Engineer
8 6 (5.17%) Applications Support
8 6 (5.17%) DevOps Engineer
8 6 (5.17%) Security Architect
8 6 (5.17%) TIBCO BusinessWorks Architect
9 5 (4.31%) Information Architect
9 5 (4.31%) Support Analyst
9 5 (4.31%) Support Engineer
9 5 (4.31%) TOGAF Architect
9 5 (4.31%) TOGAF Enterprise Architect
10 4 (3.45%) Information Security Architect
10 4 (3.45%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (36.21%) Middleware
2 38 (32.76%) SOAP
3 37 (31.90%) J2EE
4 31 (26.72%) REST
5 21 (18.10%) TIBCO EMS
6 19 (16.38%) IBM Integration Bus
7 17 (14.66%) JMS
8 16 (13.79%) XML
9 12 (10.34%) WebSphere MQ
10 11 (9.48%) Web Services
11 10 (8.62%) JSON
11 10 (8.62%) XSLT
12 9 (7.76%) WSDL
12 9 (7.76%) XSD
12 9 (7.76%) XSL
13 7 (6.03%) MSMQ
14 6 (5.17%) .NET
14 6 (5.17%) EDI
14 6 (5.17%) ISPF
14 6 (5.17%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.62%) iPad
2 9 (7.76%) Equities
3 8 (6.90%) AS400
3 8 (6.90%) Management Information System
3 8 (6.90%) SWIFT
4 7 (6.03%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (6.03%) Clustering
4 7 (6.03%) Derivative
4 7 (6.03%) Fixed Income
5 6 (5.17%) DataPower
6 5 (4.31%) FMCG
7 3 (2.59%) Client/Server
7 3 (2.59%) Cryptography
7 3 (2.59%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.72%) Grid Computing
8 2 (1.72%) HP Storage
8 2 (1.72%) HP StoreVirtual
9 1 (0.86%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.86%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 48 (41.38%) Unix
2 37 (31.90%) Windows
3 32 (27.59%) Linux
4 26 (22.41%) AIX
4 26 (22.41%) Solaris
5 13 (11.21%) Windows Server
5 13 (11.21%) zOS
6 12 (10.34%) OS/390
6 12 (10.34%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (5.17%) Windows 7
8 4 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (29.31%) ITIL
2 26 (22.41%) TOGAF
3 17 (14.66%) Change Management
4 16 (13.79%) Service Delivery
5 15 (12.93%) EAI
5 15 (12.93%) SOA
6 13 (11.21%) Release Management
7 11 (9.48%) Configuration Management
7 11 (9.48%) Enterprise Architecture
7 11 (9.48%) Load Balancing
7 11 (9.48%) Problem Management
7 11 (9.48%) QMS
8 10 (8.62%) Project Management
8 10 (8.62%) Root Cause Analysis
9 9 (7.76%) Security Management
10 7 (6.03%) SDLC
10 7 (6.03%) Service Design
11 6 (5.17%) Defect Tracking
11 6 (5.17%) DevOps
11 6 (5.17%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 53 (45.69%) Java
2 23 (19.83%) Perl
3 21 (18.10%) C++
3 21 (18.10%) SQL
4 19 (16.38%) Shell Script
5 11 (9.48%) Python
6 10 (8.62%) C
6 10 (8.62%) COBOL
7 7 (6.03%) C#
7 7 (6.03%) JCL
8 6 (5.17%) Assembly Language
8 6 (5.17%) CLIST
8 6 (5.17%) REXX
9 4 (3.45%) JavaScript
10 3 (2.59%) Smalltalk
11 1 (0.86%) Scala
11 1 (0.86%) XPath
11 1 (0.86%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 12 (10.34%) Degree
2 11 (9.48%) Security Cleared
3 10 (8.62%) SC Cleared
4 7 (6.03%) BPSS Clearance
5 6 (5.17%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 6 (5.17%) CCSP
5 6 (5.17%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (5.17%) CISM
5 6 (5.17%) CISSP
6 2 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.86%) HND
7 1 (0.86%) ISEB
7 1 (0.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.17%) HL7
1 6 (5.17%) SEPA
2 5 (4.31%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (3.45%) JSP 440
4 3 (2.59%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (12.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (9.48%) Samba
3 6 (5.17%) Active Directory
3 6 (5.17%) ClearTrust
4 2 (1.72%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 14 (12.07%) Nagios
2 11 (9.48%) Puppet
3 7 (6.03%) Control-M
4 6 (5.17%) CA Single Sign-On
4 6 (5.17%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (3.45%) EMC NetWorker
5 4 (3.45%) OpenView
5 4 (3.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (1.72%) BMC PATROL
6 2 (1.72%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (1.72%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.86%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.86%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 52 (44.83%) IBM
2 41 (35.34%) Oracle
3 29 (25.00%) Axway
4 26 (22.41%) TIBCO
5 16 (13.79%) CheckPoint
5 16 (13.79%) HP
6 15 (12.93%) F5
6 15 (12.93%) Red Hat
6 15 (12.93%) VMware
7 14 (12.07%) Sun
8 13 (11.21%) Microsoft
8 13 (11.21%) NetApp
8 13 (11.21%) SAP
9 12 (10.34%) CA
9 12 (10.34%) Sybase
10 10 (8.62%) BEA
10 10 (8.62%) Remedy
11 8 (6.90%) Fujitsu
12 6 (5.17%) Vitria
13 5 (4.31%) Cisco