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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM MQSeries
Rank 240 253 247
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -6
Contract jobs citing MQSeries 29 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.32% 0.075% 0.022%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.71% 0.45% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 1 0
Median daily rate £500 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £494 £413 £356
% change year-on-year
+19.69% +15.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
1692 1557 1530
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.43% 16.68% 17.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1087 930 879
Median daily rate £420 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £248 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.72% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 61 71
Median hourly rate £15.25 £25.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.00% +47.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £15.30 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.80 £40.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.19 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.91% +15.34%

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 May 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 May 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 - 18 £500 -
Berkshire -1 9 £525 +16.66%
Oxfordshire - 3 - -
Middlesex - 2 £525 -
Home Counties - 1 £525 -
MQSeries
England

MQSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 (57.50%) SOAP
2 21 (52.50%) TOGAF
3 20 (50.00%) TIBCO EMS
3 20 (50.00%) Axway
3 20 (50.00%) Finance
3 20 (50.00%) TIBCO
3 20 (50.00%) BusinessWorks
4 17 (42.50%) REST
5 16 (40.00%) IBM
6 15 (37.50%) Middleware
7 13 (32.50%) Windows
8 9 (22.50%) COBOL
9 8 (20.00%) Oracle
9 8 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
9 8 (20.00%) WebSphere
10 7 (17.50%) Linux
10 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (17.50%) WebSphere MQ
10 7 (17.50%) CA
10 7 (17.50%) zOS
10 7 (17.50%) Service Design
11 6 (15.00%) Windows Server
11 6 (15.00%) CLIST
11 6 (15.00%) Mentoring
11 6 (15.00%) REXX
11 6 (15.00%) CICS
11 6 (15.00%) Assembly Language
11 6 (15.00%) Easytrieve
11 6 (15.00%) JCL
11 6 (15.00%) C++

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 8 (20.00%) WebSphere
2 6 (15.00%) CICS
3 4 (10.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (5.00%) MQSI
5 1 (2.50%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.50%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (2.50%) IIS
5 1 (2.50%) iPlanet
5 1 (2.50%) MS Exchange
5 1 (2.50%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.50%) WebSphere Portal
5 1 (2.50%) WebSphere Process Server
Business Applications
1 20 (50.00%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (5.00%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (5.00%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (2.50%) BusinessWare
3 1 (2.50%) SAP R/3
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.00%) HTTP
1 4 (10.00%) SSL
2 3 (7.50%) FTP
2 3 (7.50%) HTTPS
2 3 (7.50%) WinSCP
3 1 (2.50%) Firewall
3 1 (2.50%) LAN
3 1 (2.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.00%) Easytrieve
2 3 (7.50%) DB2
2 3 (7.50%) Oracle Database
2 3 (7.50%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (7.50%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (2.50%) DB2 UDB
Development Applications
1 3 (7.50%) XMLSpy
General
1 20 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (7.50%) Retail
3 2 (5.00%) Back Office
3 2 (5.00%) Banking
4 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.50%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 29 (72.50%) Architect
2 14 (35.00%) TIBCO Architect
3 12 (30.00%) Integration Architect
4 10 (25.00%) Middleware Architect
5 8 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (15.00%) Developer
6 6 (15.00%) TIBCO BusinessWorks Architect
7 5 (12.50%) TOGAF Architect
7 5 (12.50%) TOGAF Enterprise Architect
8 4 (10.00%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
9 3 (7.50%) Designer
10 2 (5.00%) COBOL Developer
10 2 (5.00%) Information Architect
11 1 (2.50%) Administrator
11 1 (2.50%) Applications Support
11 1 (2.50%) Infrastructure Manager
11 1 (2.50%) Integration Manager
11 1 (2.50%) IT Project Manager
11 1 (2.50%) Systems Architect
11 1 (2.50%) WebSphere Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (57.50%) SOAP
2 20 (50.00%) TIBCO EMS
3 17 (42.50%) REST
4 15 (37.50%) Middleware
5 7 (17.50%) WebSphere MQ
6 6 (15.00%) ISPF
7 5 (12.50%) IBM Integration Bus
7 5 (12.50%) XML
8 4 (10.00%) JMS
9 3 (7.50%) JSON
9 3 (7.50%) WSDL
9 3 (7.50%) XSD
9 3 (7.50%) XSL
9 3 (7.50%) XSLT
10 2 (5.00%) HTML
10 2 (5.00%) J2EE
11 1 (2.50%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) DataPower
2 2 (5.00%) Derivative
2 2 (5.00%) Equities
2 2 (5.00%) Fixed Income
3 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.50%) AS400
3 1 (2.50%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.50%) Clustering
3 1 (2.50%) Cryptography
3 1 (2.50%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.50%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 13 (32.50%) Windows
2 7 (17.50%) Linux
2 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (17.50%) zOS
3 6 (15.00%) Windows Server
4 5 (12.50%) Unix
5 3 (7.50%) AIX
6 1 (2.50%) Solaris
6 1 (2.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (52.50%) TOGAF
2 8 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 7 (17.50%) Service Design
4 6 (15.00%) Mentoring
4 6 (15.00%) Service Delivery
5 3 (7.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (7.50%) EAI
5 3 (7.50%) Migration
5 3 (7.50%) Re-Platforming
5 3 (7.50%) SOA
6 2 (5.00%) Data Modelling
6 2 (5.00%) Fund Accounting
6 2 (5.00%) Investment Management
6 2 (5.00%) Process Improvement
6 2 (5.00%) Project Management
7 1 (2.50%) Change Management
7 1 (2.50%) DoDAF
7 1 (2.50%) Information Management
7 1 (2.50%) Information Security
7 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 9 (22.50%) COBOL
2 6 (15.00%) Assembly Language
2 6 (15.00%) C++
2 6 (15.00%) CLIST
2 6 (15.00%) JCL
2 6 (15.00%) REXX
3 5 (12.50%) Java
4 3 (7.50%) Shell Script
4 3 (7.50%) Smalltalk
4 3 (7.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (15.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.50%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 1 (2.50%) CCSP
2 1 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.50%) CISM
2 1 (2.50%) CISSP
2 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.50%) ClearTrust
Systems Management
1 3 (7.50%) Nagios
2 2 (5.00%) Control-M
3 1 (2.50%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 20 (50.00%) Axway
1 20 (50.00%) TIBCO
2 16 (40.00%) IBM
3 8 (20.00%) Oracle
4 7 (17.50%) CA
5 4 (10.00%) HP
5 4 (10.00%) SAP
6 3 (7.50%) Micro Focus
7 2 (5.00%) Charles River
7 2 (5.00%) Fiserv
7 2 (5.00%) Informatica
7 2 (5.00%) Sybase
8 1 (2.50%) BEA
8 1 (2.50%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.50%) Vitria