The first table below looks at the demand for WebSphere MQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire 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 Hampshire 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 108 114 97
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -17
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 4 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.19% 0.18% 0.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.73% 0.63% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Average daily rate - £370 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -15.90%
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
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
546 479 417
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 26.30% 28.08% 22.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 316 301 184
Average daily rate £325 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £400 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 28 46
Average hourly rate £42.50 £39.00 £35.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £23.13 £19.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £45.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
WebSphere MQ
South East

WebSphere MQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

WebSphere MQ Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

WebSphere MQ
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

WebSphere MQ Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

WebSphere MQ
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere MQ across the Hampshire region.

WebSphere MQ Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

WebSphere MQ
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere MQ within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Basingstoke - 3 - -
Portsmouth -7 1 - -
Havant - - - - 1
WebSphere MQ
South East

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 13 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 8 (61.54%) IBM
3 7 (53.85%) AIX
4 6 (46.15%) Linux
4 6 (46.15%) UNIX
4 6 (46.15%) Windows
5 5 (38.46%) ITIL
5 5 (38.46%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (30.77%) XML
6 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
6 4 (30.77%) Middleware
7 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (23.08%) DataPower
7 3 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
7 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
7 3 (23.08%) Oracle Linux
7 3 (23.08%) OCFS2
7 3 (23.08%) LDAP
7 3 (23.08%) SSL
7 3 (23.08%) Red Hat
7 3 (23.08%) Tivoli
7 3 (23.08%) HACMP
7 3 (23.08%) Oracle
7 3 (23.08%) Java
8 2 (15.38%) PL/SQL
8 2 (15.38%) SQL
8 2 (15.38%) WebLogic
8 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
8 2 (15.38%) DB2

WebSphere MQ
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 13 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 5 (38.46%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (15.38%) WebLogic
3 2 (15.38%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (7.69%) WebSphere Process Server
4 1 (7.69%) WebSphere Portal
4 1 (7.69%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
2 3 (23.08%) LDAP
2 3 (23.08%) SSL
3 2 (15.38%) FTP
3 2 (15.38%) HTTP
3 2 (15.38%) Kerberos
3 2 (15.38%) SAN
3 2 (15.38%) DNS
3 2 (15.38%) Firewall
4 1 (7.69%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
1 2 (15.38%) DB2
1 2 (15.38%) SQLPlus
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) SoapUI
1 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (7.69%) ClearCase
General
1 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
1 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
1 2 (15.38%) Games
1 2 (15.38%) Retail
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Administrator
1 4 (30.77%) WebSphere Administrator
2 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Test Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) WebSphere Server Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Applications Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Agile Test Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) WebSphere Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Server Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Server Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) WebSphere Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) WebSphere Server Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Applications Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) XML
1 4 (30.77%) Middleware
2 2 (15.38%) HTML
3 1 (7.69%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 1 (7.69%) XML Schema
3 1 (7.69%) XSD
3 1 (7.69%) XSLT
3 1 (7.69%) SOAP
3 1 (7.69%) Web Services
3 1 (7.69%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) DataPower
1 3 (23.08%) HACMP
2 2 (15.38%) iSeries
3 1 (7.69%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) AIX
2 6 (46.15%) Linux
2 6 (46.15%) UNIX
2 6 (46.15%) Windows
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (23.08%) Oracle Linux
4 2 (15.38%) Solaris
5 1 (7.69%) zOS
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) ITIL
2 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
2 2 (15.38%) ERP
2 2 (15.38%) Mobile Commerce
2 2 (15.38%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (15.38%) Analytics
2 2 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (15.38%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (15.38%) Scalability Testing
2 2 (15.38%) System Testing
2 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (15.38%) Release Management
2 2 (15.38%) Document Management
2 2 (15.38%) Supply Chain Management
3 1 (7.69%) Time Management
3 1 (7.69%) Change Control
3 1 (7.69%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) Java
2 2 (15.38%) PL/SQL
2 2 (15.38%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) Jython
3 1 (7.69%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
1 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) ISEB
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) OCFS2
2 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (15.38%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) Tivoli
2 2 (15.38%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 1 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (7.69%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) IBM
2 3 (23.08%) Red Hat
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle
3 2 (15.38%) JBoss
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 2 (15.38%) Sun
3 2 (15.38%) HP
3 2 (15.38%) Dell
3 2 (15.38%) EMC
3 2 (15.38%) NetApp
3 2 (15.38%) VMware
3 2 (15.38%) Endeca
3 2 (15.38%) Google
3 2 (15.38%) Coremetrics
4 1 (7.69%) Remedy
4 1 (7.69%) CA