The table below looks at the statistics for MQSeries skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MQSeries over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM MQSeries
Rank 406 368 382
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +14
Contract jobs citing MQSeries 25 63 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.28% 0.17%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.56% 1.47% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 26 19
Average daily rate £409 £500 £480
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.25% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £354 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £525 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £419 £413
% change year-on-year
-4.47% +1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
MQSeries
England

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

Application Platforms Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
4477 4279 4210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 19.48% 19.14% 18.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 3196 2868 2919
Average daily rate £450 £408 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.42% +1.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 114 77
Average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -3.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.25 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-17.50% +11.11%

MQSeries
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MQSeries across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

MQSeries Jobs Demand Trend in London

MQSeries
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

MQSeries Daily Rate Trend in London

MQSeries
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MQSeries across the London region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016.

MQSeries Daily Rate Histogram in London

MQSeries
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

MQSeries Hourly Rate Trend in London

MQSeries
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MQSeries within the London region over the 3 months to 28 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +38 5 £450 -11.76% 1
Croydon - 3 £393 - 1
Canary Wharf - 2 £650 -
Paddington - 1 £550 -
MQSeries
England

MQSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing MQSeries 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 MQSeries.

1 20 (55.56%) IBM
2 19 (52.78%) Java
3 17 (47.22%) Unix
4 15 (41.67%) SQL
5 14 (38.89%) Oracle
5 14 (38.89%) Middleware
5 14 (38.89%) Finance
6 13 (36.11%) WebSphere
7 12 (33.33%) Banking
7 12 (33.33%) Linux
8 11 (30.56%) SOAP
8 11 (30.56%) JMS
8 11 (30.56%) HTTP
8 11 (30.56%) Shell Script
9 10 (27.78%) Remedy
9 10 (27.78%) Firewall
9 10 (27.78%) HTTPS
9 10 (27.78%) EAI
9 10 (27.78%) SOA
9 10 (27.78%) SWIFT
9 10 (27.78%) REST
10 9 (25.00%) FTP
10 9 (25.00%) ITIL
10 9 (25.00%) Solaris
10 9 (25.00%) Sybase
10 9 (25.00%) J2EE
11 8 (22.22%) DB2
11 8 (22.22%) Windows
11 8 (22.22%) XML
11 8 (22.22%) CheckPoint

MQSeries
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing MQSeries 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 MQSeries. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (36.11%) WebSphere
2 6 (16.67%) WebLogic
2 6 (16.67%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
3 5 (13.89%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (13.89%) IIS
3 5 (13.89%) iPlanet
3 5 (13.89%) MS Exchange
4 4 (11.11%) Tomcat
4 4 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (5.56%) JBoss
6 1 (2.78%) Apache
6 1 (2.78%) CICS
6 1 (2.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (13.89%) BusinessWare
1 5 (13.89%) SAP R/3
2 2 (5.56%) Global One
3 1 (2.78%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 11 (30.56%) HTTP
2 10 (27.78%) Firewall
2 10 (27.78%) HTTPS
3 9 (25.00%) FTP
4 6 (16.67%) WinSCP
5 5 (13.89%) TCP/IP
6 4 (11.11%) PuTTY
7 3 (8.33%) IPsec
7 3 (8.33%) LDAP
7 3 (8.33%) NAS
7 3 (8.33%) Network Security
7 3 (8.33%) tcpdump
7 3 (8.33%) VPN
7 3 (8.33%) Wireshark
8 2 (5.56%) SWIFTNet
9 1 (2.78%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.22%) DB2
2 5 (13.89%) DB2 UDB
2 5 (13.89%) SQL Server
3 4 (11.11%) Relational Database
4 3 (8.33%) MongoDB
4 3 (8.33%) NoSQL
5 2 (5.56%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (5.56%) UniData
6 1 (2.78%) Big Data
6 1 (2.78%) DbVisualizer
6 1 (2.78%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (16.67%) ClearCase
1 6 (16.67%) XMLSpy
2 2 (5.56%) JIRA
2 2 (5.56%) JUnit
2 2 (5.56%) Log4j
2 2 (5.56%) Maven
2 2 (5.56%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (2.78%) HP UFT
3 1 (2.78%) LoadRunner
3 1 (2.78%) SoapUI
General
1 14 (38.89%) Finance
2 12 (33.33%) Banking
3 4 (11.11%) Investment Banking
3 4 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (5.56%) Retail
5 1 (2.78%) Back Office
5 1 (2.78%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (2.78%) International Banking
5 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (47.22%) Developer
2 7 (19.44%) Architect
3 6 (16.67%) Designer
4 5 (13.89%) Analyst
4 5 (13.89%) Applications Support
4 5 (13.89%) Security Architect
5 4 (11.11%) Applications Support Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) Support Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) .NET Developer
6 3 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (8.33%) C# Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Information Architect
6 3 (8.33%) Information Security Architect
6 3 (8.33%) Java Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Agile .NET Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Agile Developer
7 2 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Enterprise Security Architect
7 2 (5.56%) SWIFT Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) SWIFT Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (38.89%) Middleware
2 11 (30.56%) JMS
2 11 (30.56%) SOAP
3 10 (27.78%) REST
4 9 (25.00%) J2EE
5 8 (22.22%) XML
6 7 (19.44%) JSON
7 6 (16.67%) EDI
7 6 (16.67%) Web Services
7 6 (16.67%) WSDL
7 6 (16.67%) XSD
7 6 (16.67%) XSL
7 6 (16.67%) XSLT
8 5 (13.89%) .NET
8 5 (13.89%) MSMQ
9 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (8.33%) Entity Framework
9 3 (8.33%) NHibernate
9 3 (8.33%) Spring
9 3 (8.33%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.78%) SWIFT
2 7 (19.44%) Equities
3 5 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (13.89%) AS400
3 5 (13.89%) Derivative
3 5 (13.89%) Fixed Income
3 5 (13.89%) FMCG
3 5 (13.89%) Management Information System
4 3 (8.33%) iPad
5 1 (2.78%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.78%) Clustering
5 1 (2.78%) Cryptography
5 1 (2.78%) DataPower
5 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (2.78%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.78%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 17 (47.22%) Unix
2 12 (33.33%) Linux
3 9 (25.00%) Solaris
4 8 (22.22%) Windows
5 6 (16.67%) AIX
5 6 (16.67%) zOS
6 5 (13.89%) Windows 7
6 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.78%) EAI
1 10 (27.78%) SOA
2 9 (25.00%) ITIL
3 7 (19.44%) Change Management
4 6 (16.67%) Defect Tracking
4 6 (16.67%) SDLC
5 5 (13.89%) DoDAF
5 5 (13.89%) Identity Access Management
5 5 (13.89%) Information Security
5 5 (13.89%) MODAF
5 5 (13.89%) SABSA
5 5 (13.89%) TOGAF
5 5 (13.89%) Vulnerability Management
6 4 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (11.11%) Business Continuity
6 4 (11.11%) Information Assurance
6 4 (11.11%) Information Management
6 4 (11.11%) Project Management
7 3 (8.33%) BDD
7 3 (8.33%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 19 (52.78%) Java
2 15 (41.67%) SQL
3 11 (30.56%) Shell Script
4 5 (13.89%) C#
4 5 (13.89%) Perl
5 4 (11.11%) C++
6 3 (8.33%) JavaScript
6 3 (8.33%) Python
7 1 (2.78%) COBOL
7 1 (2.78%) JCL
Qualifications
1 7 (19.44%) Degree
2 5 (13.89%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 5 (13.89%) CCSP
2 5 (13.89%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (13.89%) CISM
2 5 (13.89%) CISSP
3 1 (2.78%) ISEB
3 1 (2.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.67%) HL7
1 6 (16.67%) SEPA
System Software
1 5 (13.89%) Active Directory
1 5 (13.89%) ClearTrust
2 3 (8.33%) Samba
2 3 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (13.89%) CA Single Sign-On
2 5 (13.89%) Control-M
3 3 (8.33%) Nagios
3 3 (8.33%) Puppet
4 1 (2.78%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 20 (55.56%) IBM
2 14 (38.89%) Oracle
3 10 (27.78%) Remedy
4 9 (25.00%) Sybase
5 8 (22.22%) CheckPoint
6 7 (19.44%) HP
6 7 (19.44%) SAP
7 5 (13.89%) BEA
7 5 (13.89%) CA
7 5 (13.89%) Vitria
8 3 (8.33%) F5
8 3 (8.33%) NetApp
8 3 (8.33%) Red Hat
8 3 (8.33%) TIBCO
8 3 (8.33%) VMware
9 2 (5.56%) Sencha
10 1 (2.78%) Charles River
10 1 (2.78%) Fiserv
10 1 (2.78%) Green Hat
10 1 (2.78%) Informatica
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