The table below looks at the statistics for MQSeries skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MQSeries over the 3 months to 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM MQSeries
Rank - 94 84
Contract jobs citing MQSeries 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester - 0.062% 0.24%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 0.39% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £600 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £474 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.54% +51.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 - £29.25
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 Manchester region.

Application Platforms Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
279 258 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 14.98% 15.91% 14.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 170 93
Median daily rate £400 £378 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.96% +16.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £356 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.47% +1.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 11
Median hourly rate £20.73 £19.00 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.10% +16.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.00 £11.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £21.20 £26.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +27.27%

MQSeries
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

MQSeries Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

MQSeries
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

MQSeries Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

MQSeries
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MQSeries 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 Manchester region with a requirement for MQSeries.

1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) JMS
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) IBM Integration Bus

MQSeries
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Team Leader
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) IBM Integration Bus
1 1 (100.00%) JMS
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere MQ
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) IBM