The table below looks at the statistics for MQSeries skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MQSeries over the 3 months to 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM MQSeries
Rank - 155 144
Contract jobs citing MQSeries 0 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - 0.097% 0.031%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 0.64% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £413 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +22.22%
UK excluding London median daily rate £384 £429 £450
% change year-on-year
-10.49% -4.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Application Platforms Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
538 628 504
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 16.53% 15.17% 15.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 343 356 272
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £227 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £511
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 34 33
Median hourly rate £14.88 £17.50 £16.78
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +4.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.60 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £31.50 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.38 £17.50 £19.38
% change year-on-year
+22.15% -9.70%

MQSeries
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

MQSeries Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

MQSeries
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

MQSeries Daily Rate Trend in the North West

MQSeries
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

MQSeries Hourly Rate Trend in the North West