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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM MQSeries
Rank 605 554 536
Rank change year-on-year
-51 -18
Contract jobs citing MQSeries 30 75 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.060% 0.14% 0.14%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.32% 0.79% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 42 27
Median daily rate £494 £490 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.76% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £400 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £384 £400 £305
% change year-on-year
-4.06% +31.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 6
Median hourly rate £36.00 - £29.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 - £29.25
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
9430 9525 9079
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.73% 17.97% 17.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 6235 6062 5415
Median daily rate £425 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 253 297 409
Median hourly rate £26.00 £22.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% +18.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.75 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +28.57%

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 25 August 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 25 August 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 -49 16 £513 +2.50% 7
North East - 8 £265 -
South East +4 4 £375 - 2
Yorkshire - 1 - -
South West - 1 £393 - 2
MQSeries
UK

MQSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 52 (52.53%) Unix
2 50 (50.51%) Java
3 40 (40.40%) Oracle
4 38 (38.38%) Middleware
5 37 (37.37%) IBM
6 36 (36.36%) ITIL
6 36 (36.36%) Finance
7 35 (35.35%) J2EE
8 34 (34.34%) Windows
8 34 (34.34%) WebSphere
9 31 (31.31%) Axway
9 31 (31.31%) Linux
10 30 (30.30%) SOAP
11 27 (27.27%) TIBCO
11 27 (27.27%) Perl
12 25 (25.25%) FTP
13 24 (24.24%) REST
14 23 (23.23%) BusinessWorks
15 22 (22.22%) HTTP
16 21 (21.21%) AIX
16 21 (21.21%) Solaris
16 21 (21.21%) TIBCO EMS
17 20 (20.20%) TOGAF
17 20 (20.20%) WebLogic
18 19 (19.19%) WebSphere Application Server
18 19 (19.19%) JMS
18 19 (19.19%) Service Delivery
18 19 (19.19%) IBM Integration Bus
19 18 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
19 18 (18.18%) Firewall

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 34 (34.34%) WebSphere
2 20 (20.20%) WebLogic
3 19 (19.19%) WebSphere Application Server
4 15 (15.15%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 15 (15.15%) Tuxedo
5 13 (13.13%) Oracle Application Server
6 11 (11.11%) AquaLogic
7 8 (8.08%) JBoss
8 6 (6.06%) iPlanet
9 4 (4.04%) IBM Transformation Extender
9 4 (4.04%) WebLogic Portal
10 3 (3.03%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (2.02%) MQSI
11 2 (2.02%) Tomcat
12 1 (1.01%) Mule
Applications
1 2 (2.02%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.02%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 23 (23.23%) BusinessWorks
2 11 (11.11%) OpenText MBPM
3 2 (2.02%) Global One
3 2 (2.02%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (2.02%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (1.01%) BPCS
4 1 (1.01%) Infor M3
4 1 (1.01%) Movex
Communications & Networking
1 25 (25.25%) FTP
2 22 (22.22%) HTTP
3 18 (18.18%) Firewall
3 18 (18.18%) HTTPS
3 18 (18.18%) LDAP
4 17 (17.17%) SSL
5 16 (16.16%) NAS
6 12 (12.12%) IPsec
6 12 (12.12%) Network Security
6 12 (12.12%) TCP/IP
6 12 (12.12%) VPN
7 11 (11.11%) tcpdump
7 11 (11.11%) Wireshark
8 6 (6.06%) BIG-IP
8 6 (6.06%) WinSCP
9 5 (5.05%) SAN
10 4 (4.04%) Internet
10 4 (4.04%) SSH
11 1 (1.01%) CTI
11 1 (1.01%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.12%) DB2
2 11 (11.11%) Oracle Database
3 5 (5.05%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (5.05%) Oracle Database 12c
3 5 (5.05%) Relational Database
3 5 (5.05%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.02%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (2.02%) UniData
5 1 (1.01%) DbVisualizer
5 1 (1.01%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.01%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.01%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (6.06%) XMLSpy
2 4 (4.04%) JUnit
3 3 (3.03%) ClearCase
3 3 (3.03%) Log4j
3 3 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.02%) JIRA
4 2 (2.02%) Maven
4 2 (2.02%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (1.01%) HP UFT
5 1 (1.01%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.01%) PVCS
General
1 36 (36.36%) Finance
2 9 (9.09%) Banking
3 3 (3.03%) Investment Banking
3 3 (3.03%) Retail
4 2 (2.02%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 30 (30.30%) Architect
2 22 (22.22%) Developer
3 14 (14.14%) TIBCO Architect
4 13 (13.13%) Integration Architect
5 10 (10.10%) Middleware Architect
6 8 (8.08%) Designer
7 7 (7.07%) DevOps Engineer
8 6 (6.06%) Middleware Engineer
8 6 (6.06%) Support Engineer
8 6 (6.06%) TIBCO BusinessWorks Architect
9 5 (5.05%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (5.05%) TOGAF Architect
9 5 (5.05%) TOGAF Enterprise Architect
10 4 (4.04%) Administrator
10 4 (4.04%) COBOL Developer
10 4 (4.04%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
10 4 (4.04%) Java Developer
10 4 (4.04%) Linux Engineer
11 3 (3.03%) Analyst
11 3 (3.03%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (38.38%) Middleware
2 35 (35.35%) J2EE
3 30 (30.30%) SOAP
4 24 (24.24%) REST
5 21 (21.21%) TIBCO EMS
6 19 (19.19%) IBM Integration Bus
6 19 (19.19%) JMS
7 13 (13.13%) WebSphere MQ
8 12 (12.12%) XML
9 10 (10.10%) Web Services
10 8 (8.08%) JSP
11 7 (7.07%) XSD
11 7 (7.07%) XSLT
12 6 (6.06%) JSON
12 6 (6.06%) WSDL
12 6 (6.06%) XSL
13 4 (4.04%) .NET
13 4 (4.04%) EDI
13 4 (4.04%) Oracle GoldenGate
13 4 (4.04%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.11%) iPad
2 9 (9.09%) Clustering
2 9 (9.09%) iSeries
3 8 (8.08%) SWIFT
4 5 (5.05%) Computer Science
4 5 (5.05%) DataPower
5 4 (4.04%) Grid Computing
5 4 (4.04%) HP Storage
5 4 (4.04%) HP StoreVirtual
5 4 (4.04%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.03%) Virtual Team
7 2 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (2.02%) Equities
8 1 (1.01%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.01%) AS400
8 1 (1.01%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.01%) Cryptography
8 1 (1.01%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (1.01%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 52 (52.53%) Unix
2 34 (34.34%) Windows
3 31 (31.31%) Linux
4 21 (21.21%) AIX
4 21 (21.21%) Solaris
5 15 (15.15%) OS/390
5 15 (15.15%) Windows Server
6 6 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.01%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (36.36%) ITIL
2 20 (20.20%) TOGAF
3 19 (19.19%) Service Delivery
4 15 (15.15%) QMS
4 15 (15.15%) Release Management
5 14 (14.14%) Problem Management
6 13 (13.13%) Configuration Management
6 13 (13.13%) Enterprise Architecture
7 12 (12.12%) Change Management
7 12 (12.12%) Load Balancing
7 12 (12.12%) Root Cause Analysis
7 12 (12.12%) Security Management
8 11 (11.11%) EAI
9 9 (9.09%) ITIL V3
9 9 (9.09%) SOA
9 9 (9.09%) System Integration Testing
10 7 (7.07%) DevOps
10 7 (7.07%) Project Management
10 7 (7.07%) Service Design
10 7 (7.07%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 50 (50.51%) Java
2 27 (27.27%) Perl
3 15 (15.15%) Shell Script
4 14 (14.14%) C++
4 14 (14.14%) SQL
5 13 (13.13%) C
6 12 (12.12%) Python
7 6 (6.06%) C#
8 5 (5.05%) COBOL
8 5 (5.05%) Smalltalk
9 4 (4.04%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.01%) ActionScript
10 1 (1.01%) ActionScript 2.0
10 1 (1.01%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.01%) RPG
10 1 (1.01%) Scala
10 1 (1.01%) XPath
Qualifications
1 12 (12.12%) Security Cleared
2 11 (11.11%) Degree
3 9 (9.09%) BPSS Clearance
4 7 (7.07%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.03%) MBA
6 2 (2.02%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.01%) HND
7 1 (1.01%) ISEB
7 1 (1.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.07%) Disclosure Scotland
2 6 (6.06%) JSP 440
2 6 (6.06%) SEPA
3 5 (5.05%) SLA
4 3 (3.03%) HL7
5 1 (1.01%) GMP
5 1 (1.01%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (12.12%) Samba
2 12 (12.12%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (4.04%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 15 (15.15%) Nagios
2 12 (12.12%) Puppet
3 6 (6.06%) EMC NetWorker
3 6 (6.06%) OpenView
3 6 (6.06%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 4 (4.04%) BMC PATROL
4 4 (4.04%) HP Data Protector
4 4 (4.04%) NetBackup
5 3 (3.03%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (1.01%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 40 (40.40%) Oracle
2 37 (37.37%) IBM
3 31 (31.31%) Axway
4 27 (27.27%) TIBCO
5 18 (18.18%) F5
5 18 (18.18%) Red Hat
5 18 (18.18%) Sun
5 18 (18.18%) VMware
6 16 (16.16%) Microsoft
6 16 (16.16%) NetApp
7 11 (11.11%) CheckPoint
7 11 (11.11%) Fujitsu
8 10 (10.10%) HP
9 8 (8.08%) SAP
10 7 (7.07%) Cisco
11 6 (6.06%) BEA
11 6 (6.06%) Cognos
11 6 (6.06%) Opsware
12 5 (5.05%) Micro Focus
12 5 (5.05%) Sybase
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