The table below looks at the statistics for MQSeries skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MQSeries over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM MQSeries
Rank - 109 104
Contract jobs citing MQSeries 0 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.20% 0.42%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 1.20% 3.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 4
Average daily rate
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- £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.25 £23.75 £30.40
% change year-on-year
+23.15% -21.87%
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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
488 417 345
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 17.55% 16.88% 13.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 186 152
Average daily rate £350 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £335 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 10 16
Average hourly rate £12.00 £11.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -37.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.25 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £36.00 £25.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%

MQSeries
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MQSeries across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MQSeries within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh - - - - 2
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UK

MQSeries
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing MQSeries 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 MQSeries.

1 1 (100.00%) COBOL
1 1 (100.00%) RPG
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) AS400
1 1 (100.00%) Finance

MQSeries
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing MQSeries 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 MQSeries. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst Programmer
1 1 (100.00%) Programmer
1 1 (100.00%) AS400 Analyst Programmer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) AS400
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) COBOL
1 1 (100.00%) RPG
1 1 (100.00%) SQL