The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere MQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere MQ over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
UK / Scotland
Rank 106 119 122
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +3
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 4 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.23% 0.43% 0.074%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.74% 1.73% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 0
Median daily rate £403 £488 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.43% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £441 £430
% change year-on-year
-1.41% +2.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 - £50.00

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 Scotland region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
541 635 617
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 30.74% 24.90% 22.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 356 349 361
Median daily rate £375 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 8
Median hourly rate £52.00 £22.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+131.11% -50.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.38 £38.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-0.96% +13.97%

WebSphere MQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland 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 Scotland

WebSphere MQ
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

WebSphere MQ Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

WebSphere MQ
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

WebSphere MQ Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

WebSphere MQ
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere MQ within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow 0 2 £355 -18.15% 1
Edinburgh +11 1 - -
WebSphere MQ
UK

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 Scotland region with a requirement for WebSphere MQ.

1 7 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 6 (85.71%) Linux
3 5 (71.43%) IBM
4 4 (57.14%) Finance
5 3 (42.86%) Solaris
5 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
5 3 (42.86%) Unix
5 3 (42.86%) Windows
5 3 (42.86%) AIX
5 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (42.86%) Banking
6 2 (28.57%) Retail
6 2 (28.57%) High Availability
6 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (28.57%) Oracle
6 2 (28.57%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (28.57%) EMC
6 2 (28.57%) zOS
6 2 (28.57%) SAN
6 2 (28.57%) Middleware
6 2 (28.57%) VMware
7 1 (14.29%) VMware ESX
7 1 (14.29%) Clustering
7 1 (14.29%) NetBackup
7 1 (14.29%) Law
7 1 (14.29%) Symantec
7 1 (14.29%) Veritas
7 1 (14.29%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 1 (14.29%) Citrix
7 1 (14.29%) IBM Certification

WebSphere MQ
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 7 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (28.57%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (14.29%) MQSeries
3 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) SAN
2 1 (14.29%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Banking
3 2 (28.57%) Retail
4 1 (14.29%) Law
4 1 (14.29%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Administrator
1 2 (28.57%) WebSphere Administrator
1 2 (28.57%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) AIX Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Designer
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Designer
2 1 (14.29%) Linux Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Solaris Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Unix Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Unix Technical Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Middleware
2 1 (14.29%) IBM Integration Bus
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Clustering
1 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
1 1 (14.29%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) AIX
2 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Solaris
2 3 (42.86%) Unix
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) zOS
4 1 (14.29%) HPUX
4 1 (14.29%) i5/OS
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) High Availability
2 1 (14.29%) SOA
2 1 (14.29%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) IBM Certification
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) PowerHA
2 1 (14.29%) VMware ESX
2 1 (14.29%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) NetBackup
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle ZFS
1 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Satellite
1 1 (14.29%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) IBM
2 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
3 2 (28.57%) EMC
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle
3 2 (28.57%) VMware
4 1 (14.29%) Citrix
4 1 (14.29%) Dell
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) Symantec
4 1 (14.29%) Veritas