The table below looks at the statistics for MQSeries skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MQSeries over the 3 months to 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM MQSeries
Rank 247 265 246
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -19
Contract jobs citing MQSeries 22 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.25% 0.063% 0.088%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.36% 0.38% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 0 3
Median daily rate £500 - £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £474 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.54% +51.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 - £29.25
MQSeries
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Application Platforms Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1623 1595 1663
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.29% 16.68% 18.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1000 973 897
Median daily rate £425 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £480 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 54 74
Median hourly rate £30.00 £19.34 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.11% +20.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.55 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £39.65 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+30.23% +30.30%

MQSeries
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

MQSeries Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

MQSeries
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

MQSeries Daily Rate Trend in the South East

MQSeries
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MQSeries across the South East region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016.

MQSeries Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

MQSeries
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

MQSeries Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

MQSeries
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MQSeries within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Buckinghamshire +26 11 £500 -
Berkshire +6 10 £525 -
Oxfordshire - 3 £325 -
Middlesex - 2 £525 -
MQSeries
England

MQSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 South East region with a requirement for MQSeries.

1 23 (63.89%) SOAP
2 21 (58.33%) TOGAF
3 20 (55.56%) TIBCO EMS
3 20 (55.56%) TIBCO
3 20 (55.56%) BusinessWorks
3 20 (55.56%) Axway
4 17 (47.22%) REST
4 17 (47.22%) Finance
5 15 (41.67%) Middleware
6 11 (30.56%) Windows
6 11 (30.56%) IBM
7 9 (25.00%) Oracle
7 9 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
8 7 (19.44%) Service Design
9 6 (16.67%) Oracle Database
9 6 (16.67%) WebSphere
9 6 (16.67%) Degree
9 6 (16.67%) Service Delivery
9 6 (16.67%) COBOL
9 6 (16.67%) SAP
9 6 (16.67%) Unix
9 6 (16.67%) Linux
10 5 (13.89%) Smalltalk
10 5 (13.89%) HTTP
10 5 (13.89%) WebSphere MQ
10 5 (13.89%) Micro Focus
10 5 (13.89%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (13.89%) Re-Platforming
10 5 (13.89%) Oracle Database 12c
11 4 (11.11%) DataPower

MQSeries
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 6 (16.67%) WebSphere
2 2 (5.56%) iPlanet
2 2 (5.56%) MQSI
2 2 (5.56%) WebLogic
2 2 (5.56%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (2.78%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.78%) CICS
3 1 (2.78%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (2.78%) IIS
3 1 (2.78%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.78%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (2.78%) WebSphere Portal
3 1 (2.78%) WebSphere Process Server
Business Applications
1 20 (55.56%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (5.56%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (5.56%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (2.78%) BusinessWare
3 1 (2.78%) SAP R/3
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.89%) HTTP
2 4 (11.11%) FTP
2 4 (11.11%) SSL
3 3 (8.33%) HTTPS
3 3 (8.33%) WinSCP
4 2 (5.56%) Firewall
5 1 (2.78%) BIG-IP
5 1 (2.78%) Internet
5 1 (2.78%) LAN
5 1 (2.78%) LDAP
5 1 (2.78%) NAS
5 1 (2.78%) SAN
5 1 (2.78%) SSH
5 1 (2.78%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 5 (13.89%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (13.89%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (5.56%) DB2
4 1 (2.78%) DB2 UDB
4 1 (2.78%) Easytrieve
Development Applications
1 3 (8.33%) XMLSpy
General
1 17 (47.22%) Finance
2 3 (8.33%) Retail
3 1 (2.78%) Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.78%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 24 (66.67%) Architect
2 14 (38.89%) TIBCO Architect
3 12 (33.33%) Integration Architect
4 10 (27.78%) Middleware Architect
5 8 (22.22%) Developer
6 6 (16.67%) TIBCO BusinessWorks Architect
7 5 (13.89%) TOGAF Architect
7 5 (13.89%) TOGAF Enterprise Architect
8 4 (11.11%) COBOL Developer
8 4 (11.11%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
8 4 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (8.33%) Designer
10 1 (2.78%) Business Process Architect
10 1 (2.78%) Information Security Architect
10 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 1 (2.78%) Integration Project Manager
10 1 (2.78%) IT Infrastructure Manager
10 1 (2.78%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
10 1 (2.78%) IT Manager
10 1 (2.78%) Smalltalk Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (63.89%) SOAP
2 20 (55.56%) TIBCO EMS
3 17 (47.22%) REST
4 15 (41.67%) Middleware
5 5 (13.89%) WebSphere MQ
6 4 (11.11%) JMS
7 3 (8.33%) IBM Integration Bus
7 3 (8.33%) JSON
7 3 (8.33%) WSDL
7 3 (8.33%) XML
7 3 (8.33%) XSD
7 3 (8.33%) XSL
7 3 (8.33%) XSLT
8 1 (2.78%) ISPF
8 1 (2.78%) J2EE
8 1 (2.78%) JSP
8 1 (2.78%) MSMQ
8 1 (2.78%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 1 (2.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) DataPower
2 2 (5.56%) Clustering
2 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.78%) AS400
3 1 (2.78%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.78%) Cryptography
3 1 (2.78%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.78%) Grid Computing
3 1 (2.78%) HP Storage
3 1 (2.78%) HP StoreVirtual
3 1 (2.78%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (30.56%) Windows
2 6 (16.67%) Linux
2 6 (16.67%) Unix
3 2 (5.56%) AIX
3 2 (5.56%) Solaris
3 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (5.56%) zOS
4 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.78%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (58.33%) TOGAF
2 9 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 7 (19.44%) Service Design
4 6 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 5 (13.89%) Re-Platforming
6 3 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (8.33%) EAI
6 3 (8.33%) Migration
6 3 (8.33%) Project Management
6 3 (8.33%) SOA
7 2 (5.56%) Data Modelling
7 2 (5.56%) Process Improvement
8 1 (2.78%) Information Assurance
8 1 (2.78%) ITIL V3
8 1 (2.78%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (2.78%) Mentoring
8 1 (2.78%) QMS
8 1 (2.78%) SABSA
8 1 (2.78%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (2.78%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.67%) COBOL
2 5 (13.89%) Smalltalk
3 4 (11.11%) Java
4 3 (8.33%) Shell Script
4 3 (8.33%) SQL
5 1 (2.78%) Assembly Language
5 1 (2.78%) C++
5 1 (2.78%) CLIST
5 1 (2.78%) JCL
5 1 (2.78%) REXX
Qualifications
1 6 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 1 (2.78%) CCSP
2 1 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.78%) CISM
2 1 (2.78%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) JSP 440
1 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.78%) ClearTrust
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (8.33%) Nagios
2 1 (2.78%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (2.78%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (2.78%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (2.78%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (2.78%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.78%) OpenView
2 1 (2.78%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 20 (55.56%) Axway
1 20 (55.56%) TIBCO
2 11 (30.56%) IBM
3 9 (25.00%) Oracle
4 6 (16.67%) SAP
5 5 (13.89%) Micro Focus
6 2 (5.56%) BEA
6 2 (5.56%) CA
6 2 (5.56%) HP
7 1 (2.78%) BMC
7 1 (2.78%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.78%) Cisco
7 1 (2.78%) Cognos
7 1 (2.78%) EMC
7 1 (2.78%) NetApp
7 1 (2.78%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.78%) Sun
7 1 (2.78%) Symantec
7 1 (2.78%) Veritas
7 1 (2.78%) Vitria