The table below looks at the statistics for MQSeries skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MQSeries over the 3 months to 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM MQSeries
Rank - - 45
Contract jobs citing MQSeries 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire - - 0.23%
As % of the Application Platforms category - - 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £338
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
-7.64% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
MQSeries
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Lancashire region.

Application Platforms Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
89 62 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 29.77% 15.58% 15.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 41 43
Median daily rate £375 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £216 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £484 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 7
Median hourly rate £11.85 £14.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.39% -49.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.72 £14.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.97 £14.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.47 £17.50 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+22.65% -11.39%

MQSeries
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Lancashire region citing MQSeries as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Application Platforms category.

MQSeries Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

MQSeries
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

MQSeries Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire