The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere MQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere MQ over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank - - 35
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire - - 0.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 2.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £438 £388
% change year-on-year
+0.57% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £27.50 -
% change year-on-year
+81.81% -
WebSphere MQ
North West

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 Lancashire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
121 52 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 27.13% 24.88% 29.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 26 54
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £37.00 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.00% -11.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

WebSphere MQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

WebSphere MQ Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

WebSphere MQ
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

WebSphere MQ Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) AIX
1 3 (100.00%) IBM
1 3 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 3 (100.00%) Axway
2 2 (66.67%) Software Packaging
2 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) Perl
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) DataPower
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Informatica
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 2 (66.67%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (66.67%) WebLogic
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) JBoss
2 2 (66.67%) Siebel
3 1 (33.33%) SAS
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle 9iAS
3 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (33.33%) Statistical Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) HPUX
3 1 (33.33%) Solaris

WebSphere MQ
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 3 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (66.67%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (66.67%) WebLogic
2 2 (66.67%) JBoss
3 1 (33.33%) SAS
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle 9iAS
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle EBS R12
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Environment Manager
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) DataPower
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) HP Superdome
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) AIX
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) HPUX
3 1 (33.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Statistical Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Perl
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) IBM
1 3 (100.00%) Axway
2 2 (66.67%) Informatica
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 2 (66.67%) Siebel
3 1 (33.33%) HP