The table below looks at the statistics for MQSeries skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MQSeries over the 3 months to 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM MQSeries
Rank - 125 127
Contract jobs citing MQSeries 0 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.28% 0.14%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 1.67% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £475 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £384 £429 £450
% change year-on-year
-10.49% -4.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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 Scotland region.

Application Platforms Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
383 479 549
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 19.38% 16.58% 19.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 262 317
Median daily rate £338 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £195 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 5
Median hourly rate £15.75 £25.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £16.25 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.85 £41.32 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.90 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+19.40% -10.25%

MQSeries
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing MQSeries as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Application Platforms category.

MQSeries Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

MQSeries
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

MQSeries Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

MQSeries
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MQSeries across the Scotland region.

MQSeries Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

MQSeries
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 Scotland region with a requirement for MQSeries.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) AIX
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (50.00%) Time Management
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Dell
2 1 (50.00%) EMC
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) zOS
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec

MQSeries
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 (50.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Designer
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) AIX
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (50.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Time Management
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (50.00%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) Dell
1 1 (50.00%) EMC
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (50.00%) Symantec
1 1 (50.00%) VMware