The table below looks at the statistics for MQSeries skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MQSeries over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM MQSeries
Rank - 58 54
Contract jobs citing MQSeries 0 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow - 0.31% 0.97%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 1.67% 7.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 4
Average daily rate
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- £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.25 £23.75 £30.40
% change year-on-year
+23.15% -21.87%
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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 Glasgow region.

Application Platforms Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
159 120 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 18.42% 18.52% 12.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 62 53
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £335 £335
% change year-on-year
+5.97% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 4
Average hourly rate £14.75 £11.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.09% -37.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.75 £18.80 £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.52 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-5.48% -2.55%

MQSeries
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MQSeries across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

MQSeries Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

MQSeries
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

MQSeries Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

MQSeries
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 1 (100.00%) COBOL
1 1 (100.00%) RPG
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) AS400
1 1 (100.00%) Finance

MQSeries
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst Programmer
1 1 (100.00%) Programmer
1 1 (100.00%) AS400 Analyst Programmer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) AS400
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) COBOL
1 1 (100.00%) RPG
1 1 (100.00%) SQL