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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere MQ over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 34 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.62% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.49% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £455 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £450 £453
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -0.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £42.50
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
77 132 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 24.92% 28.14% 19.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 88 47
Median daily rate £350 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £325 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 2
Median hourly rate £25.00 £40.00 £24.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +65.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.77 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +10.77%

WebSphere MQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Lancashire 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 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
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere MQ within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Skelmersdale - 3 - -
Preston - 2 £455 -
WebSphere MQ
North West

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for WebSphere MQ.

1 6 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (66.67%) Unix
3 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (50.00%) MS Project
3 3 (50.00%) SOAP
3 3 (50.00%) FTP
3 3 (50.00%) HTTP
3 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (50.00%) ISEB
3 3 (50.00%) Degree
3 3 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (50.00%) Functional Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (50.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 3 (50.00%) SDLC
4 2 (33.33%) Java
4 2 (33.33%) Middleware
4 2 (33.33%) IBM
5 1 (16.67%) Informatica
5 1 (16.67%) SOA
5 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
5 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared

WebSphere MQ
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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 6 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (50.00%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) FTP
1 3 (50.00%) HTTP
1 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) OAT Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) OAT Test Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Middleware Architect
3 1 (16.67%) SOA Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Unix Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Unix Systems Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) SOAP
2 2 (33.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Unix
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Functional Testing
1 3 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 3 (50.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
1 3 (50.00%) SDLC
1 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
1 3 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (16.67%) Informatica