The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Glasgow region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM MQSeries
Rank 66 75 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Contract jobs citing MQSeries 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.14% 0.22% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.88% 1.15% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £435
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -13.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Application Platforms Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
113 174 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 16.07% 19.06% 18.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 96 55
Average daily rate £325 £338 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +14.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £254 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 10
Average hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -44.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £10.50 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £14.90 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -2.56%
MQSeries
Scotland

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 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 4 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (75.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (50.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 2 (50.00%) SOAP
3 2 (50.00%) XML
3 2 (50.00%) WSDL
3 2 (50.00%) ClearCase
3 2 (50.00%) Middleware
4 1 (25.00%) Symantec
4 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (25.00%) COBOL
4 1 (25.00%) RPG
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (25.00%) AS400
4 1 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (25.00%) VMware ESX
4 1 (25.00%) IBM
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) Dell
4 1 (25.00%) EMC
4 1 (25.00%) Citrix
4 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) AIX
4 1 (25.00%) Solaris
4 1 (25.00%) Linux

MQSeries
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (75.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 3 (75.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) ClearCase
General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) WebSphere Developer
1 2 (50.00%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst Programmer
1 2 (50.00%) Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Developer Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Designer
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Designer
2 1 (25.00%) AS400 Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
1 2 (50.00%) SOAP
1 2 (50.00%) XML
1 2 (50.00%) WSDL
1 2 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) AIX
1 1 (25.00%) Solaris
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) COBOL
1 1 (25.00%) RPG
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Symantec
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) VMware
1 1 (25.00%) IBM
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Dell
1 1 (25.00%) EMC
1 1 (25.00%) Citrix
1 1 (25.00%) Red Hat