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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MQSeries over the 3 months to 29 December 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM MQSeries
Rank 257 230 234
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +4
Contract jobs citing MQSeries 2 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.020% 0.070% 0.024%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.12% 0.41% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 0
Average daily rate
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£470 £488 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.58% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 South East region.

Application Platforms Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1703 1462 1403
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 17.39% 17.14% 17.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1002 784 724
Average daily rate £375 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £238 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 74 91
Average hourly rate £19.38 £14.50 £19.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.65% -24.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £38.05 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.38 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+10.74% -7.89%

MQSeries
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MQSeries across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 7 (70.00%) UNIX
1 7 (70.00%) WebSphere
2 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 6 (60.00%) DB2
3 5 (50.00%) Finance
4 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
4 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 4 (40.00%) WebSphere MQ
4 4 (40.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (40.00%) Oracle
5 3 (30.00%) Linux
5 3 (30.00%) Tivoli
5 3 (30.00%) IBM
5 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database
6 2 (20.00%) Technical Analysis
6 2 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (20.00%) Misys Midas
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (20.00%) Internet
6 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
6 2 (20.00%) ERwin
6 2 (20.00%) Middleware
6 2 (20.00%) Six Sigma
6 2 (20.00%) Mainframe
6 2 (20.00%) MS Visio
6 2 (20.00%) ITIL
6 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (20.00%) DSDM
6 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
6 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse

MQSeries
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

Application Platforms
1 7 (70.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (40.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (10.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (10.00%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (10.00%) JCAPS
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (20.00%) MS Visio
1 2 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Misys Midas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Internet
2 1 (10.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) DB2
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) ERwin
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Legal
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Applications Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Architect
3 3 (30.00%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (20.00%) AS400 Developer
4 2 (20.00%) WebSphere Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Senior AS400 Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Web Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Web Support Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Middleware Architect
5 1 (10.00%) Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (20.00%) Middleware
2 2 (20.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (10.00%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Mainframe
1 2 (20.00%) AS400
1 2 (20.00%) iSeries
1 2 (20.00%) SWIFT
2 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) UNIX
2 3 (30.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) ITIL
1 2 (20.00%) DSDM
1 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Six Sigma
1 2 (20.00%) Service Management
1 2 (20.00%) Lean Six Sigma
1 2 (20.00%) Problem Management
1 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
1 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (20.00%) TOGAF
1 2 (20.00%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (10.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (10.00%) Web Application Development
2 1 (10.00%) Workflow
2 1 (10.00%) Migration
2 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (10.00%) EAI
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (20.00%) RPG/400
2 2 (20.00%) RPG IV
2 2 (20.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) RPG
3 1 (10.00%) C
3 1 (10.00%) Perl
3 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle
2 3 (30.00%) IBM
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
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