The table below looks at the statistics for MQSeries skills in IT contracts advertised for the England 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 539 521 508
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -13
Contract jobs citing MQSeries 41 59 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.087% 0.13% 0.14%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.48% 0.70% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 17 31
Average daily rate £425 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £296 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £502 £600
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
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
8588 8395 7989
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.20% 18.21% 18.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 5621 5282 4827
Average daily rate £413 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 232 291 299
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.75 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

MQSeries
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MQSeries across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MQSeries within the England region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +11 15 £510 +8.51%
London -15 14 £425 +21.42% 6
South West - 5 £360 -
Yorkshire -8 2 £440 -
West Midlands -13 2 £313 -
East of England -12 1 - - 2
North West -30 1 £433 +4.21%
East Midlands - 1 £370 - 1
MQSeries
UK

MQSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 65 (71.43%) IBM
2 38 (41.76%) Windows
3 37 (40.66%) WebSphere
4 36 (39.56%) Java
5 32 (35.16%) Oracle
5 32 (35.16%) Unix
6 31 (34.07%) J2EE
6 31 (34.07%) DB2
7 29 (31.87%) Middleware
8 26 (28.57%) C++
9 25 (27.47%) SQL
9 25 (27.47%) zOS
10 22 (24.18%) AIX
11 21 (23.08%) WebLogic
11 21 (23.08%) XML
11 21 (23.08%) Change Management
11 21 (23.08%) Finance
12 20 (21.98%) JMS
12 20 (21.98%) CA
13 19 (20.88%) Windows Server 2003
13 19 (20.88%) WebSphere Application Server
14 18 (19.78%) COBOL
14 18 (19.78%) SOA
14 18 (19.78%) HTTP
14 18 (19.78%) Solaris
15 17 (18.68%) CICS
16 16 (17.58%) Linux
17 15 (16.48%) Microsoft
17 15 (16.48%) Mainframe
17 15 (16.48%) Release Management

MQSeries
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 37 (40.66%) WebSphere
2 21 (23.08%) WebLogic
3 19 (20.88%) WebSphere Application Server
4 17 (18.68%) CICS
5 14 (15.38%) Apache
6 10 (10.99%) AquaLogic
6 10 (10.99%) BizTalk Server
6 10 (10.99%) IIS
6 10 (10.99%) Oracle Application Server
6 10 (10.99%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 10 (10.99%) Tomcat
6 10 (10.99%) Tuxedo
7 7 (7.69%) iPlanet
7 7 (7.69%) JBoss
7 7 (7.69%) MS Exchange
8 5 (5.49%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
9 3 (3.30%) Cloud Foundry
9 3 (3.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (2.20%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
11 1 (1.10%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (4.40%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.30%) MS Office
3 1 (1.10%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.10%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (7.69%) BusinessWare
1 7 (7.69%) BusinessWorks
1 7 (7.69%) SAP R/3
2 1 (1.10%) Kondor
2 1 (1.10%) SAP CRM
2 1 (1.10%) SAP hybris
2 1 (1.10%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.59%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.30%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.10%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (19.78%) HTTP
2 13 (14.29%) SSL
3 12 (13.19%) HTTPS
4 10 (10.99%) Firewall
5 5 (5.49%) Reverse Proxy
6 4 (4.40%) FTP
7 3 (3.30%) SWIFTNet
7 3 (3.30%) TCP/IP
8 2 (2.20%) WinSCP
8 2 (2.20%) Wireshark
9 1 (1.10%) ATM
9 1 (1.10%) Kerberos
9 1 (1.10%) PuTTY
9 1 (1.10%) SSH
9 1 (1.10%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (34.07%) DB2
2 8 (8.79%) Easytrieve
3 7 (7.69%) DB2 UDB
4 5 (5.49%) DataStage
4 5 (5.49%) Relational Database
5 4 (4.40%) DbVisualizer
5 4 (4.40%) SQL Server
6 3 (3.30%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (3.30%) Big Data
6 3 (3.30%) MongoDB
6 3 (3.30%) NoSQL
7 2 (2.20%) Oracle Exadata
7 2 (2.20%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.10%) IBM InfoSphere
8 1 (1.10%) Informix
8 1 (1.10%) MySQL
8 1 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.10%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.10%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 4 (4.40%) HP UFT
1 4 (4.40%) LoadRunner
2 3 (3.30%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.30%) SoapUI
2 3 (3.30%) Subversion
3 2 (2.20%) ClearCase
3 2 (2.20%) Fiddler
3 2 (2.20%) XMLSpy
4 1 (1.10%) AdminStudio
4 1 (1.10%) NUnit
4 1 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.10%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (23.08%) Finance
2 13 (14.29%) Banking
3 6 (6.59%) Pharmaceutical
3 6 (6.59%) Retail
4 5 (5.49%) Investment Banking
5 3 (3.30%) Back Office
6 2 (2.20%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.10%) Billing
7 1 (1.10%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (1.10%) International Banking
7 1 (1.10%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.10%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (28.57%) Architect
1 26 (28.57%) Developer
2 10 (10.99%) Solutions Architect
3 9 (9.89%) Analyst
3 9 (9.89%) Java Developer
4 8 (8.79%) Consultant
4 8 (8.79%) Information Architect
5 7 (7.69%) Information Security Architect
5 7 (7.69%) Middleware Engineer
5 7 (7.69%) Security Architect
6 5 (5.49%) Administrator
7 4 (4.40%) Applications Support
7 4 (4.40%) E-Commerce Analyst
7 4 (4.40%) E-Commerce Test Analyst
7 4 (4.40%) Lead Developer
7 4 (4.40%) Middleware Developer
7 4 (4.40%) SQL Analyst
7 4 (4.40%) Test Analyst
7 4 (4.40%) Unix Analyst
7 4 (4.40%) WebSphere Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (34.07%) J2EE
2 29 (31.87%) Middleware
3 21 (23.08%) XML
4 20 (21.98%) JMS
5 15 (16.48%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 14 (15.38%) SOAP
7 12 (13.19%) HTML
7 12 (13.19%) Web Services
8 11 (12.09%) REST
9 10 (10.99%) ISPF
9 10 (10.99%) JSON
9 10 (10.99%) MSMQ
10 9 (9.89%) WebSphere MQ
11 8 (8.79%) Hibernate
11 8 (8.79%) JAX-RS
11 8 (8.79%) Spring
12 7 (7.69%) Spring MVC
12 7 (7.69%) XSLT
13 6 (6.59%) Ajax
14 5 (5.49%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 15 (16.48%) Mainframe
2 11 (12.09%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (12.09%) AS400
3 8 (8.79%) Management Information System
4 6 (6.59%) FMCG
5 5 (5.49%) SWIFT
6 4 (4.40%) Derivative
6 4 (4.40%) Equities
6 4 (4.40%) Fixed Income
6 4 (4.40%) IBM Mainframe
7 3 (3.30%) Clustering
7 3 (3.30%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (3.30%) iSeries
8 2 (2.20%) Client/Server
9 1 (1.10%) Cryptography
9 1 (1.10%) EFT
9 1 (1.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (1.10%) Online Banking
9 1 (1.10%) PKI
9 1 (1.10%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 38 (41.76%) Windows
2 32 (35.16%) Unix
3 25 (27.47%) zOS
4 22 (24.18%) AIX
5 19 (20.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 18 (19.78%) Solaris
7 16 (17.58%) Linux
8 12 (13.19%) Windows Server
9 11 (12.09%) OS/390
10 7 (7.69%) Windows 7
11 4 (4.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (2.20%) SUSE
13 1 (1.10%) CentOS
13 1 (1.10%) Fedora
13 1 (1.10%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (23.08%) Change Management
2 18 (19.78%) SOA
3 15 (16.48%) Release Management
4 12 (13.19%) ITIL
5 11 (12.09%) Problem Management
5 11 (12.09%) Security Management
6 10 (10.99%) Configuration Management
6 10 (10.99%) QMS
6 10 (10.99%) Service Delivery
7 9 (9.89%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (9.89%) Information Security
7 9 (9.89%) Mentoring
7 9 (9.89%) Root Cause Analysis
7 9 (9.89%) TDD
8 8 (8.79%) MVC
9 7 (7.69%) DoDAF
9 7 (7.69%) EAI
9 7 (7.69%) MODAF
9 7 (7.69%) Pair Programming
9 7 (7.69%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 36 (39.56%) Java
2 26 (28.57%) C++
3 25 (27.47%) SQL
4 18 (19.78%) COBOL
5 14 (15.38%) JCL
6 13 (14.29%) Assembly Language
6 13 (14.29%) REXX
7 11 (12.09%) Perl
8 10 (10.99%) C
8 10 (10.99%) Shell Script
9 9 (9.89%) CLIST
10 7 (7.69%) C#
11 5 (5.49%) JavaScript
12 3 (3.30%) Groovy
12 3 (3.30%) Ruby
12 3 (3.30%) Scala
12 3 (3.30%) T-SQL
13 2 (2.20%) Bash Shell
13 2 (2.20%) PL/SQL
13 2 (2.20%) RPG
Qualifications
1 9 (9.89%) Degree
1 9 (9.89%) Security Cleared
2 8 (8.79%) SC Cleared
3 7 (7.69%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 7 (7.69%) CCSP
3 7 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (7.69%) CISM
3 7 (7.69%) CISSP
4 1 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.30%) QA
2 2 (2.20%) HL7
2 2 (2.20%) SEPA
System Software
1 8 (8.79%) Active Directory
2 7 (7.69%) ClearTrust
3 2 (2.20%) Job Entry Subsystem
3 2 (2.20%) RACF
3 2 (2.20%) Time Sharing Option
3 2 (2.20%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.10%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (7.69%) CA Single Sign-On
2 4 (4.40%) Control-M
3 2 (2.20%) FortiGate
3 2 (2.20%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (2.20%) zSecure
4 1 (1.10%) Dollar Universe
4 1 (1.10%) OMEGAMON
4 1 (1.10%) SCCM
Vendors
1 65 (71.43%) IBM
2 32 (35.16%) Oracle
3 20 (21.98%) CA
4 15 (16.48%) Microsoft
5 13 (14.29%) TIBCO
6 12 (13.19%) HP
7 10 (10.99%) Axway
7 10 (10.99%) Fujitsu
7 10 (10.99%) Metastorm
7 10 (10.99%) Sun
8 9 (9.89%) CheckPoint
8 9 (9.89%) SAP
8 9 (9.89%) Sybase
9 7 (7.69%) BEA
9 7 (7.69%) Vitria
10 4 (4.40%) F5
10 4 (4.40%) Red Hat
11 3 (3.30%) Fiserv
11 3 (3.30%) Green Hat
11 3 (3.30%) Informatica
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