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 30 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM MQSeries
Rank - 148 130
Contract jobs citing MQSeries 0 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - 0.18% 0.099%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 1.34% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £500 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +48.14%
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £474 £313
% change year-on-year
+2.90% +51.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 - £29.25
MQSeries
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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
581 523 442
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 15.94% 13.63% 14.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 361 318 222
Median daily rate £375 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 20 33
Median hourly rate £15.00 £25.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +61.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.30 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £49.00 £28.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% +33.33%

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

MQSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 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 North West region with a requirement for MQSeries.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Tuxedo
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 1 (100.00%) Sun
1 1 (100.00%) OS/390
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) OpenText MBPM
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Application Server
1 1 (100.00%) AquaLogic
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) Axway
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) Release Management
1 1 (100.00%) IBM Integration Bus
1 1 (100.00%) QMS
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared

MQSeries
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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%) AquaLogic
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Application Server
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 1 (100.00%) Tuxedo
1 1 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) OpenText MBPM
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) AIX Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) IBM Integration Bus
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) OS/390
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) QMS
1 1 (100.00%) Release Management
1 1 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Axway
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Sun