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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM MQSeries
Rank 571 575 574
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -1
Contract jobs citing MQSeries 46 62 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.094% 0.12% 0.093%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.50% 0.65% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 33 17
Median daily rate £475 £480 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.04% +45.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £320 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £500 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £409 £350 £425
% change year-on-year
+16.78% -17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 - -
MQSeries
UK

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
9255 9498 9197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.92% 18.08% 17.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 6070 6144 5643
Median daily rate £420 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 247 269 370
Median hourly rate £23.50 £22.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.81% +18.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.75 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £21.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+26.43% +20.83%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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
London -4 21 £481 -3.75% 3
North East -16 12 £300 -4.76% 1
South East +10 6 £500 -
East of England +10 3 - -
East Midlands -10 1 £300 -
South West - 1 £393 - 1
Yorkshire - 1 - -
MQSeries
UK

MQSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 55 (49.55%) Unix
2 49 (44.14%) Java
3 47 (42.34%) IBM
4 45 (40.54%) Oracle
5 44 (39.64%) Windows
5 44 (39.64%) Middleware
5 44 (39.64%) WebSphere
6 39 (35.14%) ITIL
7 35 (31.53%) Axway
7 35 (31.53%) Finance
8 34 (30.63%) J2EE
9 31 (27.93%) Solaris
9 31 (27.93%) Linux
10 30 (27.03%) WebSphere Application Server
10 30 (27.03%) SOAP
11 29 (26.13%) Perl
12 28 (25.23%) AIX
12 28 (25.23%) TIBCO
13 26 (23.42%) IBM Integration Bus
14 25 (22.52%) Release Management
14 25 (22.52%) Service Delivery
14 25 (22.52%) Microsoft
14 25 (22.52%) REST
15 24 (21.62%) BusinessWorks
15 24 (21.62%) WebLogic
16 22 (19.82%) OS/390
16 22 (19.82%) TIBCO EMS
16 22 (19.82%) Windows Server
17 21 (18.92%) Change Management
17 21 (18.92%) TOGAF

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 44 (39.64%) WebSphere
2 30 (27.03%) WebSphere Application Server
3 24 (21.62%) WebLogic
4 21 (18.92%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 21 (18.92%) Tuxedo
5 16 (14.41%) Oracle Application Server
6 14 (12.61%) AquaLogic
7 8 (7.21%) JBoss
8 6 (5.41%) iPlanet
9 4 (3.60%) WebLogic Portal
10 3 (2.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 3 (2.70%) Apache
10 3 (2.70%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (2.70%) CMS
10 3 (2.70%) SharePoint
11 2 (1.80%) MQSI
12 1 (0.90%) Cloud Foundry
12 1 (0.90%) Mule
12 1 (0.90%) Mule ESB
12 1 (0.90%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (3.60%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.80%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 24 (21.62%) BusinessWorks
2 14 (12.61%) OpenText MBPM
3 3 (2.70%) Markit EDM
4 2 (1.80%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (1.80%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.90%) BPCS
5 1 (0.90%) Global One
5 1 (0.90%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.90%) Movex
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.90%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 21 (18.92%) SSL
2 19 (17.12%) FTP
3 16 (14.41%) HTTP
4 15 (13.51%) Firewall
4 15 (13.51%) LDAP
5 13 (11.71%) NAS
6 12 (10.81%) HTTPS
7 9 (8.11%) IPsec
7 9 (8.11%) Network Security
7 9 (8.11%) TCP/IP
7 9 (8.11%) tcpdump
7 9 (8.11%) VPN
7 9 (8.11%) Wireshark
8 6 (5.41%) BIG-IP
8 6 (5.41%) Internet
9 5 (4.50%) SAN
10 4 (3.60%) SSH
11 3 (2.70%) WinSCP
12 1 (0.90%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (13.51%) DB2
2 11 (9.91%) Oracle Database
3 7 (6.31%) Relational Database
4 5 (4.50%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (4.50%) Oracle Database 12c
5 4 (3.60%) RDBMS
6 3 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.70%) Jackrabbit
6 3 (2.70%) QlikView
7 2 (1.80%) SQL Server
8 1 (0.90%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.90%) UniData
Development Applications
1 5 (4.50%) JUnit
1 5 (4.50%) Log4j
2 4 (3.60%) NSubstitute
2 4 (3.60%) NUnit
2 4 (3.60%) Rhino Mocks
2 4 (3.60%) Selenium
2 4 (3.60%) Subversion
3 3 (2.70%) Ant
3 3 (2.70%) Eclipse
3 3 (2.70%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.70%) Mockito
3 3 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.70%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
3 3 (2.70%) XMLSpy
4 2 (1.80%) Maven
5 1 (0.90%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.90%) JIRA
5 1 (0.90%) PVCS
5 1 (0.90%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 35 (31.53%) Finance
2 9 (8.11%) Banking
3 3 (2.70%) Retail
4 2 (1.80%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.90%) Dutch Language
5 1 (0.90%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.90%) General Ledger
5 1 (0.90%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 30 (27.03%) Architect
2 24 (21.62%) Developer
3 14 (12.61%) TIBCO Architect
4 13 (11.71%) Integration Architect
5 10 (9.01%) Middleware Architect
6 8 (7.21%) Middleware Engineer
6 8 (7.21%) Support Engineer
7 7 (6.31%) DevOps Engineer
7 7 (6.31%) Java Developer
8 6 (5.41%) TIBCO BusinessWorks Architect
9 5 (4.50%) Administrator
9 5 (4.50%) Analyst
9 5 (4.50%) Designer
9 5 (4.50%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (4.50%) TOGAF Architect
9 5 (4.50%) TOGAF Enterprise Architect
10 4 (3.60%) COBOL Developer
10 4 (3.60%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
11 3 (2.70%) E-Commerce Developer
11 3 (2.70%) Java E-Commerce Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (39.64%) Middleware
2 34 (30.63%) J2EE
3 30 (27.03%) SOAP
4 26 (23.42%) IBM Integration Bus
5 25 (22.52%) REST
6 22 (19.82%) TIBCO EMS
7 17 (15.32%) JMS
8 15 (13.51%) WebSphere MQ
9 12 (10.81%) Web Services
10 11 (9.91%) XML
11 10 (9.01%) JSP
12 7 (6.31%) XSD
12 7 (6.31%) XSLT
13 6 (5.41%) .NET
13 6 (5.41%) JDBC
13 6 (5.41%) JSON
14 4 (3.60%) ASP.NET Web API
14 4 (3.60%) JSTL
14 4 (3.60%) Kafka
14 4 (3.60%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.81%) iSeries
2 11 (9.91%) iPad
3 9 (8.11%) Clustering
4 6 (5.41%) SWIFT
5 5 (4.50%) AS400
5 5 (4.50%) Computer Science
5 5 (4.50%) DataPower
5 5 (4.50%) Management Information System
6 4 (3.60%) Grid Computing
6 4 (3.60%) HP Storage
6 4 (3.60%) HP StoreVirtual
7 3 (2.70%) Virtual Team
8 2 (1.80%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.90%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.90%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.90%) Equities
9 1 (0.90%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 55 (49.55%) Unix
2 44 (39.64%) Windows
3 31 (27.93%) Linux
3 31 (27.93%) Solaris
4 28 (25.23%) AIX
5 22 (19.82%) OS/390
5 22 (19.82%) Windows Server
6 6 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (2.70%) HPUX
8 1 (0.90%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.90%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (35.14%) ITIL
2 25 (22.52%) Release Management
2 25 (22.52%) Service Delivery
3 21 (18.92%) Change Management
3 21 (18.92%) TOGAF
4 20 (18.02%) Configuration Management
4 20 (18.02%) Problem Management
5 19 (17.12%) QMS
6 18 (16.22%) Root Cause Analysis
7 16 (14.41%) Security Management
8 13 (11.71%) Enterprise Architecture
9 10 (9.01%) Load Balancing
10 9 (8.11%) System Integration Testing
11 8 (7.21%) ITIL V3
11 8 (7.21%) SDLC
12 7 (6.31%) DevOps
12 7 (6.31%) Migration
12 7 (6.31%) Scrum
12 7 (6.31%) Service Design
12 7 (6.31%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 49 (44.14%) Java
2 29 (26.13%) Perl
3 18 (16.22%) SQL
4 15 (13.51%) C
4 15 (13.51%) C++
5 13 (11.71%) Shell Script
6 10 (9.01%) Python
7 7 (6.31%) C#
8 5 (4.50%) COBOL
8 5 (4.50%) JavaScript
8 5 (4.50%) RPG
8 5 (4.50%) Smalltalk
9 4 (3.60%) Bash Shell
10 3 (2.70%) RPG IV
11 2 (1.80%) RPG/400
12 1 (0.90%) ActionScript
12 1 (0.90%) ActionScript 2.0
12 1 (0.90%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.90%) XPath
Qualifications
1 14 (12.61%) Security Cleared
2 10 (9.01%) BPSS Clearance
2 10 (9.01%) Degree
3 9 (8.11%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (2.70%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.31%) Disclosure Scotland
2 6 (5.41%) JSP 440
3 5 (4.50%) SLA
4 3 (2.70%) SEPA
5 2 (1.80%) QA
6 1 (0.90%) GMP
6 1 (0.90%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (8.11%) Samba
2 9 (8.11%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (3.60%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 12 (10.81%) Nagios
2 9 (8.11%) Puppet
3 6 (5.41%) EMC NetWorker
3 6 (5.41%) OpenView
3 6 (5.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 4 (3.60%) BMC PATROL
4 4 (3.60%) HP Data Protector
4 4 (3.60%) NetBackup
5 3 (2.70%) Control-M
6 1 (0.90%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.90%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 47 (42.34%) IBM
2 45 (40.54%) Oracle
3 35 (31.53%) Axway
4 28 (25.23%) TIBCO
5 25 (22.52%) Microsoft
6 21 (18.92%) Sun
7 16 (14.41%) Red Hat
8 15 (13.51%) F5
8 15 (13.51%) VMware
9 13 (11.71%) Fujitsu
9 13 (11.71%) NetApp
10 9 (8.11%) CheckPoint
11 7 (6.31%) Cisco
11 7 (6.31%) HP
11 7 (6.31%) SAP
12 6 (5.41%) BEA
12 6 (5.41%) Cognos
12 6 (5.41%) Opsware
13 5 (4.50%) Micro Focus
14 4 (3.60%) Symantec
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