The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere MQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere MQ over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 54 56 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.37% 0.49% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.27% 1.88% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £355 £434 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.15% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £429 £435
% change year-on-year
+1.45% -1.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 - £50.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Glasgow region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
158 160 215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 29.37% 25.89% 27.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 88 135
Median daily rate £350 £300 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -22.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £225 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £375 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 4
Median hourly rate £17.32 - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +15.67%

WebSphere MQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Glasgow region citing WebSphere MQ as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere MQ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for WebSphere MQ.

1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) AIX
1 2 (100.00%) Solaris
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) EMC
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (50.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (50.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) High Availability
2 1 (50.00%) PowerHA
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle ZFS
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec
2 1 (50.00%) Veritas
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix

WebSphere MQ
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (50.00%) MQSeries
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) AIX Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Designer
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Designer
1 1 (50.00%) Linux Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Solaris Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Unix Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Unix Technical Specialist
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) AIX
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Solaris
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) High Availability
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) PowerHA
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (50.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle ZFS
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Satellite
1 1 (50.00%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) EMC
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Dell
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec
2 1 (50.00%) Veritas