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 11 February 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM MQSeries
Rank 391 393 362
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -31
Contract jobs citing MQSeries 17 22 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.080% 0.10% 0.20%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.43% 0.54% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 24
Average daily rate £425 £350 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £277 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £412 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £418 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.79% +4.37%
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
3955 4059 4140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.68% 19.14% 18.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2767 2817 2787
Average daily rate £450 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £245
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 49 80 76
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £14.15 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.50 £35.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

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 11 February 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 11 February 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 +35 4 £425 +46.55% 1
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
MQSeries
England

MQSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 11 February 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 24 (63.16%) IBM
2 20 (52.63%) Oracle
3 18 (47.37%) WebSphere
4 15 (39.47%) Windows
4 15 (39.47%) Linux
5 14 (36.84%) Middleware
5 14 (36.84%) DB2
6 13 (34.21%) Finance
7 12 (31.58%) WebLogic
7 12 (31.58%) Unix
8 11 (28.95%) zOS
8 11 (28.95%) Banking
8 11 (28.95%) Firewall
9 10 (26.32%) Change Management
9 10 (26.32%) CheckPoint
9 10 (26.32%) JMS
9 10 (26.32%) Solaris
9 10 (26.32%) Java
9 10 (26.32%) SQL
9 10 (26.32%) Degree
10 9 (23.68%) SAP
10 9 (23.68%) AIX
11 8 (21.05%) MSMQ
11 8 (21.05%) IIS
11 8 (21.05%) MS Exchange
11 8 (21.05%) HTTP
11 8 (21.05%) CCSP
11 8 (21.05%) Active Directory
11 8 (21.05%) Vitria
11 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003

MQSeries
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 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 18 (47.37%) WebSphere
2 12 (31.58%) WebLogic
3 8 (21.05%) BizTalk Server
3 8 (21.05%) IIS
3 8 (21.05%) iPlanet
3 8 (21.05%) MS Exchange
4 6 (15.79%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (10.53%) Apache
5 4 (10.53%) Tomcat
6 3 (7.89%) CICS
6 3 (7.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (5.26%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (5.26%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
8 1 (2.63%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (21.05%) BusinessWare
1 8 (21.05%) SAP R/3
2 1 (2.63%) Kondor
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (28.95%) Firewall
2 8 (21.05%) HTTP
3 5 (13.16%) HTTPS
4 3 (7.89%) SWIFTNet
4 3 (7.89%) TCP/IP
5 2 (5.26%) FTP
5 2 (5.26%) PuTTY
5 2 (5.26%) WinSCP
6 1 (2.63%) ATM
6 1 (2.63%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (36.84%) DB2
2 8 (21.05%) DB2 UDB
3 2 (5.26%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (5.26%) MongoDB
3 2 (5.26%) NoSQL
3 2 (5.26%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (2.63%) Big Data
4 1 (2.63%) Informix
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) SoapUI
2 2 (5.26%) ClearCase
2 2 (5.26%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.26%) Subversion
2 2 (5.26%) XMLSpy
General
1 13 (34.21%) Finance
2 11 (28.95%) Banking
3 7 (18.42%) Pharmaceutical
4 5 (13.16%) Investment Banking
5 2 (5.26%) Retail
6 1 (2.63%) Back Office
6 1 (2.63%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (2.63%) International Banking
6 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (39.47%) Developer
2 14 (36.84%) Architect
3 8 (21.05%) Security Architect
4 6 (15.79%) Information Architect
4 6 (15.79%) Information Security Architect
4 6 (15.79%) Java Developer
5 4 (10.53%) Applications Support
6 3 (7.89%) SWIFT Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) SWIFT Specialist
6 3 (7.89%) Virtualisation Architect
7 2 (5.26%) Administrator
7 2 (5.26%) Agile Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Agile Java Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Core Java Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Designer
7 2 (5.26%) Enterprise Security Architect
7 2 (5.26%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Linux Administrator
7 2 (5.26%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 2 (5.26%) Mainframe Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (36.84%) Middleware
2 10 (26.32%) JMS
3 8 (21.05%) MSMQ
4 6 (15.79%) J2EE
5 5 (13.16%) JSON
5 5 (13.16%) SOAP
5 5 (13.16%) Web Services
6 4 (10.53%) WebSphere MQ
6 4 (10.53%) XML
7 3 (7.89%) Spring
7 3 (7.89%) XSL
7 3 (7.89%) XSLT
8 2 (5.26%) Ehcache
8 2 (5.26%) iBATIS
8 2 (5.26%) JAX-RS
8 2 (5.26%) RabbitMQ
8 2 (5.26%) REST
8 2 (5.26%) RESTful
8 2 (5.26%) Spring MVC
8 2 (5.26%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (21.05%) AS400
1 8 (21.05%) FMCG
1 8 (21.05%) Management Information System
2 5 (13.16%) SWIFT
3 3 (7.89%) Derivative
3 3 (7.89%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (7.89%) Equities
3 3 (7.89%) Fixed Income
3 3 (7.89%) Mainframe
4 2 (5.26%) Clustering
4 2 (5.26%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (2.63%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.63%) Credit Risk
5 1 (2.63%) Cryptography
5 1 (2.63%) DataPower
5 1 (2.63%) EFT
5 1 (2.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (2.63%) Online Banking
5 1 (2.63%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 15 (39.47%) Linux
1 15 (39.47%) Windows
2 12 (31.58%) Unix
3 11 (28.95%) zOS
4 10 (26.32%) Solaris
5 9 (23.68%) AIX
6 8 (21.05%) Windows 7
6 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (5.26%) SUSE
9 1 (2.63%) CentOS
9 1 (2.63%) Fedora
9 1 (2.63%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (26.32%) Change Management
2 8 (21.05%) DoDAF
2 8 (21.05%) Identity Access Management
2 8 (21.05%) Information Security
2 8 (21.05%) MODAF
2 8 (21.05%) SABSA
2 8 (21.05%) TOGAF
2 8 (21.05%) Vulnerability Management
3 7 (18.42%) Information Assurance
3 7 (18.42%) Information Management
3 7 (18.42%) SOA
4 6 (15.79%) Project Management
5 4 (10.53%) Business Continuity
5 4 (10.53%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (10.53%) High Availability
5 4 (10.53%) Security Architecture
5 4 (10.53%) Security Operations
6 3 (7.89%) API Testing
6 3 (7.89%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (7.89%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 10 (26.32%) Java
1 10 (26.32%) SQL
2 8 (21.05%) Shell Script
3 4 (10.53%) C++
4 2 (5.26%) Bash Shell
4 2 (5.26%) C#
4 2 (5.26%) Groovy
4 2 (5.26%) Ruby
4 2 (5.26%) Scala
5 1 (2.63%) COBOL
5 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.63%) JCL
5 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (26.32%) Degree
2 8 (21.05%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 8 (21.05%) CCSP
2 8 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (21.05%) CISM
2 8 (21.05%) CISSP
3 1 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) HL7
1 2 (5.26%) QA
1 2 (5.26%) SEPA
System Software
1 8 (21.05%) Active Directory
1 8 (21.05%) ClearTrust
2 2 (5.26%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (21.05%) CA Single Sign-On
2 3 (7.89%) Control-M
3 2 (5.26%) FortiGate
3 2 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (2.63%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 24 (63.16%) IBM
2 20 (52.63%) Oracle
3 10 (26.32%) CheckPoint
4 9 (23.68%) SAP
5 8 (21.05%) BEA
5 8 (21.05%) CA
5 8 (21.05%) Vitria
6 6 (15.79%) Sybase
7 5 (13.16%) TIBCO
8 4 (10.53%) F5
8 4 (10.53%) Red Hat
8 4 (10.53%) Remedy
9 3 (7.89%) Green Hat
10 2 (5.26%) Cisco
10 2 (5.26%) Citrix
10 2 (5.26%) EMC
10 2 (5.26%) HP
10 2 (5.26%) Juniper
10 2 (5.26%) MuleSoft
10 2 (5.26%) VMware
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