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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM MQSeries
Rank 67 - 68
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MQSeries 3 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.35% - 0.25%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.92% - 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£343 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £474 £313 £375
% change year-on-year
+51.60% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £29.25 -
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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
156 122 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 18.20% 14.90% 15.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 45 64
Average daily rate £318 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.30% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £251 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 10
Average hourly rate £14.00 £18.75 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.33% +29.31%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+26.47% -10.52%

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 31 July 2015, 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 7 (70.00%) Linux
2 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 5 (50.00%) C#
2 5 (50.00%) Java
2 5 (50.00%) UNIX
3 3 (30.00%) Data Modelling
3 3 (30.00%) DataStage
3 3 (30.00%) QualityStage
3 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (30.00%) Loan IQ
4 2 (20.00%) DTCC
4 2 (20.00%) WebSphere
4 2 (20.00%) Time Management
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (20.00%) XenDesktop
4 2 (20.00%) Data Management
4 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (20.00%) Symantec
4 2 (20.00%) Dell
4 2 (20.00%) EMC
4 2 (20.00%) Citrix
4 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (20.00%) VMware
4 2 (20.00%) VMware ESX
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) IBM

MQSeries
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 2 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 2 (20.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Loan IQ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) DataStage
1 3 (30.00%) QualityStage
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) DB2
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) DataStage Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Designer
3 2 (20.00%) Designer
3 2 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Architect
4 1 (10.00%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) DTCC
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Linux
2 5 (50.00%) UNIX
3 2 (20.00%) Windows
3 2 (20.00%) AIX
3 2 (20.00%) Solaris
3 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) Data Management
2 2 (20.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) C#
1 5 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) Perl
2 2 (20.00%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) VMware ESX
1 2 (20.00%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle
1 2 (20.00%) IBM
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (20.00%) Dell
1 2 (20.00%) EMC
1 2 (20.00%) Citrix
1 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (20.00%) Symantec
1 2 (20.00%) VMware
2 1 (10.00%) Misys