The first table below looks at the demand for WebSphere MQ 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 WebSphere MQ over the 3 months to 18 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 Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank - 60 53
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 0 18 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow - 1.99% 0.91%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 4.74% 4.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 5
Average daily rate - £270 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.81%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £373 £425
% change year-on-year
+20.80% -12.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £57.50
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
269 380 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 39.16% 41.99% 22.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 181 89
Average daily rate £325 £319 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.88% +12.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £460 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Average hourly rate £13.50 £15.89 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.01% -38.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
WebSphere MQ
Scotland

WebSphere MQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere MQ across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WebSphere MQ Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

WebSphere MQ
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

WebSphere MQ Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

WebSphere MQ
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing WebSphere MQ 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 WebSphere MQ.

1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) MQSeries
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Dell
1 1 (100.00%) EMC
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) XenDesktop

WebSphere MQ
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing WebSphere MQ 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 WebSphere MQ. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (100.00%) MQSeries
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Designer
1 1 (100.00%) Designer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (100.00%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Dell
1 1 (100.00%) EMC
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec
1 1 (100.00%) VMware