The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere MQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Preston region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere MQ over the 3 months to 13 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 15 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 1.35% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.35% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £429 £468 £450
% change year-on-year
-8.28% +3.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £50.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- +81.81%
WebSphere MQ
Lancashire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Preston region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Preston
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
23 25 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 31.08% 26.32% 13.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 17 4
Average daily rate £300 £200 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -46.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £388 £427
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 £32.54 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.24% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

WebSphere MQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere MQ across the Preston region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WebSphere MQ Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

WebSphere MQ
Daily Rate Trend in Preston

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

WebSphere MQ Daily Rate Trend in Preston

WebSphere MQ
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Preston region citing WebSphere MQ 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 WebSphere MQ.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) HPUX
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Sun
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) LAMP
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) BC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) OpenShift

WebSphere MQ
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Preston region citing WebSphere MQ 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 WebSphere MQ. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) OpenShift
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) LAMP
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) HPUX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) BC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Sun