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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 102 96 93
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -3
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 17 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.82% 0.40% 0.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.14% 1.26% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 1
Average daily rate
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£447 £322 £480
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.66% -32.91%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.15 - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
542 556 468
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 26.27% 31.86% 28.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 296 325 245
Average daily rate £365 £341 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.03% +2.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £251 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 17 36
Average hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £23.13 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
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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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 21 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 13 (61.90%) SQL
3 12 (57.14%) Security Cleared
4 11 (52.38%) Oracle Database
4 11 (52.38%) Oracle
5 10 (47.62%) DB2
5 10 (47.62%) IBM
5 10 (47.62%) Tivoli
6 9 (42.86%) WebSphere Application Server
6 9 (42.86%) UNIX
6 9 (42.86%) SC Cleared
7 8 (38.10%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 8 (38.10%) ITIL
8 7 (33.33%) Linux
9 6 (28.57%) JBoss
9 6 (28.57%) MQSeries
9 6 (28.57%) LDAP
9 6 (28.57%) Windows
9 6 (28.57%) AIX
9 6 (28.57%) WebLogic
9 6 (28.57%) Firewall
9 6 (28.57%) HACMP
9 6 (28.57%) Shell Script
9 6 (28.57%) TCP/IP
9 6 (28.57%) DNS
9 6 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
10 5 (23.81%) Oracle Linux
10 5 (23.81%) OCFS2
10 5 (23.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (23.81%) vSphere

WebSphere MQ
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 21 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 9 (42.86%) WebSphere Application Server
3 6 (28.57%) WebLogic
3 6 (28.57%) MQSeries
4 1 (4.76%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (4.76%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) TCP/IP
1 6 (28.57%) DNS
1 6 (28.57%) LDAP
1 6 (28.57%) Firewall
2 5 (23.81%) Kerberos
2 5 (23.81%) SAN
3 1 (4.76%) FTP
3 1 (4.76%) HTTP
3 1 (4.76%) HTTPS
3 1 (4.76%) SSL
3 1 (4.76%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (52.38%) Oracle Database
2 10 (47.62%) DB2
3 5 (23.81%) SQLPlus
4 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (9.52%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
1 3 (14.29%) Manufacturing
2 2 (9.52%) Games
2 2 (9.52%) Retail
3 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Developer
2 6 (28.57%) Applications Developer
3 5 (23.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) WebSphere Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Test Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Consultant
6 2 (9.52%) Administrator
6 2 (9.52%) WebSphere Administrator
6 2 (9.52%) WebSphere Consultant
6 2 (9.52%) Agile Test Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) WebSphere Server Consultant
7 1 (4.76%) WebSphere Server Specialist
7 1 (4.76%) Server Administrator
7 1 (4.76%) Technical Team Leader
7 1 (4.76%) WebSphere Specialist
7 1 (4.76%) Team Leader
7 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Team Leader
7 1 (4.76%) Server Specialist
7 1 (4.76%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (38.10%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 3 (14.29%) Middleware
2 3 (14.29%) XML
3 2 (9.52%) HTML
4 1 (4.76%) J2EE
4 1 (4.76%) SOAP
4 1 (4.76%) Web Services
4 1 (4.76%) XSD
4 1 (4.76%) XSLT
4 1 (4.76%) XML Schema
4 1 (4.76%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) HACMP
2 2 (9.52%) iSeries
3 1 (4.76%) Clustering
3 1 (4.76%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 9 (42.86%) UNIX
2 7 (33.33%) Linux
3 6 (28.57%) Windows
3 6 (28.57%) AIX
4 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (23.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (23.81%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (4.76%) zOS
5 1 (4.76%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) ITIL
2 6 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (23.81%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (23.81%) Performance Monitoring
3 5 (23.81%) Document Management
4 3 (14.29%) ERP
5 2 (9.52%) Mobile Commerce
5 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
5 2 (9.52%) Analytics
5 2 (9.52%) Supply Chain Management
5 2 (9.52%) Release Management
5 2 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (9.52%) Scalability Testing
5 2 (9.52%) System Testing
6 1 (4.76%) Time Management
6 1 (4.76%) ITIL V3
6 1 (4.76%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 13 (61.90%) SQL
2 6 (28.57%) Shell Script
3 5 (23.81%) PL/SQL
4 3 (14.29%) C
4 3 (14.29%) Java
5 1 (4.76%) Jython
5 1 (4.76%) XPath
Qualifications
1 12 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 9 (42.86%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) ISEB
3 1 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
1 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (23.81%) vSphere
1 5 (23.81%) OCFS2
Systems Management
1 10 (47.62%) Tivoli
2 2 (9.52%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 1 (4.76%) CA SiteMinder
3 1 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (52.38%) Oracle
2 10 (47.62%) IBM
3 6 (28.57%) JBoss
4 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
4 5 (23.81%) Sun
4 5 (23.81%) HP
4 5 (23.81%) Dell
4 5 (23.81%) EMC
4 5 (23.81%) NetApp
4 5 (23.81%) Red Hat
4 5 (23.81%) VMware
5 2 (9.52%) Endeca
5 2 (9.52%) Google
5 2 (9.52%) Coremetrics
6 1 (4.76%) F5
6 1 (4.76%) CheckPoint
6 1 (4.76%) Remedy
6 1 (4.76%) Juniper
6 1 (4.76%) BEA
6 1 (4.76%) Cisco
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