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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM MQSeries
Rank - 57 55
Contract jobs citing MQSeries 0 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow - 0.49% 0.76%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 2.59% 4.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 3
Average daily rate
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- £465 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +32.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £481 £400
% change year-on-year
-6.49% +20.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £23.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -36.66%
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Scotland

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
117 116 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 16.79% 18.80% 17.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 58 59
Average daily rate £343 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Average hourly rate £14.00 £9.25 £22.27
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.35% -58.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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