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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere MQ over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 13 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 2.82% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.11% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £455 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £450 £453
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -0.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £42.50
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
18 20 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 25.35% 19.80% 17.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 6
Median daily rate £375 £500 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +75.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £813 £481
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 2
Median hourly rate £25.00 £41.01 £24.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.03% +69.46%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.77 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +10.77%

WebSphere MQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Preston region citing WebSphere MQ as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 9 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere MQ 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 Preston region with a requirement for WebSphere MQ.

1 3 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) IBM
2 2 (66.67%) Middleware
3 1 (33.33%) Informatica
3 1 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (33.33%) SOA
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared

WebSphere MQ
Top Related IT Skills in Preston 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 3 (100.00%) WebSphere
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Middleware Architect
2 1 (33.33%) SOA Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Unix Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Unix Systems Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Informatica