The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere MQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere MQ over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 62 71 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 5 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.59% 0.40% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.39% 1.42% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 0
Average daily rate
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£563 £455 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.62% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £438 £388
% change year-on-year
+0.57% +12.90%
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
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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 Reading region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
209 282 257
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 24.70% 28.23% 26.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 158 128
Average daily rate £363 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £262 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 6
Average hourly rate £35.00 £38.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +87.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £38.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £38.50 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.25 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -7.14%

WebSphere MQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

WebSphere MQ Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

WebSphere MQ
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

WebSphere MQ Daily Rate Trend in Reading

WebSphere MQ
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WebSphere MQ across the Reading region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

WebSphere MQ Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 6 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 5 (83.33%) Java
3 4 (66.67%) AIX
3 4 (66.67%) Solaris
3 4 (66.67%) Linux
3 4 (66.67%) Finance
4 3 (50.00%) zOS
4 3 (50.00%) iPlanet
4 3 (50.00%) IBM HTTP Server
4 3 (50.00%) WebSphere Portal
4 3 (50.00%) Apache
4 3 (50.00%) IIS
4 3 (50.00%) Web Services
4 3 (50.00%) Degree
5 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL
5 1 (16.67%) UNIX
5 1 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (16.67%) .NET
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle
5 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
5 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
5 1 (16.67%) SLA
5 1 (16.67%) IBM
5 1 (16.67%) HP
5 1 (16.67%) SAN
5 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
5 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
5 1 (16.67%) Relational Database

WebSphere MQ
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 6 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (50.00%) iPlanet
2 3 (50.00%) IBM HTTP Server
2 3 (50.00%) WebSphere Portal
2 3 (50.00%) Apache
2 3 (50.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Administrator
2 3 (50.00%) WebSphere Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
1 1 (16.67%) Tandem
1 1 (16.67%) Cryptography
1 1 (16.67%) PKI
1 1 (16.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) AIX
1 4 (66.67%) Solaris
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) zOS
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL
1 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) C
2 1 (16.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
1 1 (16.67%) IBM
1 1 (16.67%) HP
1 1 (16.67%) Red Hat