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 1 October 2016 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 56 67 68
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +1
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 3 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.51% 0.44% 0.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.51% 1.82% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
Median daily rate £405 £475 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.73% +35.71%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £435 £450
% change year-on-year
-8.04% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
WebSphere MQ
Scotland

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
199 220 280
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 34.08% 24.42% 33.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 104 149
Median daily rate £360 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Median hourly rate £14.00 £55.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.54% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 1 October 2016, 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 9 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 6 (66.67%) IBM
3 4 (44.44%) Oracle
4 3 (33.33%) DB2
4 3 (33.33%) High Availability
4 3 (33.33%) PowerHA
4 3 (33.33%) Clustering
5 2 (22.22%) SAP MDM
5 2 (22.22%) IBM Integration Bus
5 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
5 2 (22.22%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (22.22%) SAP
5 2 (22.22%) AIX
5 2 (22.22%) Finance
5 2 (22.22%) Middleware
6 1 (11.11%) Symantec
6 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
6 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
6 1 (11.11%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (11.11%) Dell
6 1 (11.11%) EMC
6 1 (11.11%) Citrix
6 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
6 1 (11.11%) VMware
6 1 (11.11%) VMware ESX
6 1 (11.11%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (11.11%) Java
6 1 (11.11%) Solaris
6 1 (11.11%) Linux
6 1 (11.11%) Apache

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 9 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (22.22%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (11.11%) Apache
3 1 (11.11%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (11.11%) IIS
3 1 (11.11%) MQSeries
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (11.11%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) SAP MDM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) DNS
1 1 (11.11%) HTTP
1 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) DB2
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Architect
2 2 (22.22%) SAP Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) SAP MDM Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) WebSphere Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) AIX Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Database Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Designer
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Designer
3 1 (11.11%) Integration Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Middleware Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Middleware Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Unix Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) IBM Integration Bus
1 2 (22.22%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Clustering
2 1 (11.11%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) AIX
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Solaris
2 1 (11.11%) Unix
2 1 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) High Availability
2 1 (11.11%) Data Management
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
2 1 (11.11%) Master Data Management
2 1 (11.11%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) PowerHA
2 1 (11.11%) VMware ESX
2 1 (11.11%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) IBM
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle
3 2 (22.22%) SAP
4 1 (11.11%) Citrix
4 1 (11.11%) Dell
4 1 (11.11%) EMC
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
4 1 (11.11%) Symantec
4 1 (11.11%) VMware