The first table below looks at the demand for MQSeries skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MQSeries over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Oxford region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM MQSeries
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing MQSeries 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford - - -
As % of the Application Platforms category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £435
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -13.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Application Platforms Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
28 51 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 11.76% 20.16% 27.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 37 50
Average daily rate £220 £295 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.42% -22.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £238 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £335 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Average hourly rate £13.54 - £23.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.09 - £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.20 - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
MQSeries
Oxfordshire

MQSeries
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

MQSeries Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford