The table below looks at the statistics for MSMQ 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 MSMQ over the 3 months to 29 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Message Queuing (MSMQ)
Rank 242 225 249
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +24
Contract jobs citing MSMQ 6 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.065% 0.080% 0.030%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.26% 0.31% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Average daily rate
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£398 £320 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.21% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £411 £280 £330
% change year-on-year
+46.87% -15.15%
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 Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2318 2260 2325
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.95% 25.84% 23.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1316 1268 1192
Average daily rate £350 £350 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 62 79
Average hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.06 £17.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £44.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

MSMQ
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MSMQ across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

MSMQ Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

MSMQ
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

MSMQ Daily Rate Trend in the South East

MSMQ
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MSMQ across the South East region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

MSMQ Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

MSMQ
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

MSMQ Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

MSMQ
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MSMQ within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
Surrey - 2 £900 -
Berkshire +9 1 - -
Kent - 1 £388 -
Hampshire - - - -
Sussex - - - -
MSMQ
England

MSMQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing MSMQ 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 MSMQ.

1 10 (71.43%) .NET
1 10 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 8 (57.14%) Oracle
2 8 (57.14%) REST
3 7 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 7 (50.00%) IIS
3 7 (50.00%) SOA
4 6 (42.86%) OO
4 6 (42.86%) CRM
4 6 (42.86%) JMS
4 6 (42.86%) SAP
4 6 (42.86%) SOAP
4 6 (42.86%) Windows
4 6 (42.86%) EAI
4 6 (42.86%) Middleware
4 6 (42.86%) Billing
4 6 (42.86%) NoSQL
4 6 (42.86%) SAP PI
5 5 (35.71%) Finance
5 5 (35.71%) Linux
6 4 (28.57%) IBM
6 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
6 4 (28.57%) Data Modelling
6 4 (28.57%) Lotus
6 4 (28.57%) DataStage
6 4 (28.57%) IBM InfoSphere
7 3 (21.43%) SQL
7 3 (21.43%) Demand Management
7 3 (21.43%) .NET Framework
7 3 (21.43%) Performance Management

MSMQ
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing MSMQ 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 MSMQ. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (7.14%) Apache
2 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) VPN
1 1 (7.14%) Firewall
1 1 (7.14%) WEP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 7 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 6 (42.86%) NoSQL
4 4 (28.57%) IBM InfoSphere
4 4 (28.57%) DataStage
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (7.14%) DB2
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (42.86%) Billing
2 5 (35.71%) Finance
3 1 (7.14%) Legal
3 1 (7.14%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Retail
3 1 (7.14%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Developer
2 2 (14.29%) DataStage Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Team Leader
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Software Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Manager
3 1 (7.14%) ETL Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Team Leader
3 1 (7.14%) DataStage Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (71.43%) .NET
2 8 (57.14%) REST
3 6 (42.86%) JMS
3 6 (42.86%) Middleware
3 6 (42.86%) SAP PI
3 6 (42.86%) SOAP
4 3 (21.43%) .NET Framework
5 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
6 1 (7.14%) CSS
6 1 (7.14%) XML
6 1 (7.14%) XSL
6 1 (7.14%) JSON
6 1 (7.14%) LINQ
6 1 (7.14%) jQuery
6 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (7.14%) SAP XI
6 1 (7.14%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Thin Client
1 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
1 1 (7.14%) Fat Client
1 1 (7.14%) Data Integration
1 1 (7.14%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Windows
2 5 (35.71%) Linux
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.14%) CentOS
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) SOA
2 6 (42.86%) OO
2 6 (42.86%) CRM
2 6 (42.86%) EAI
3 4 (28.57%) Data Modelling
4 3 (21.43%) Change Management
4 3 (21.43%) Data Management
4 3 (21.43%) Performance Management
4 3 (21.43%) Demand Management
5 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (14.29%) Scrum
5 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (14.29%) ETL
6 1 (7.14%) Project Management
6 1 (7.14%) MVC
6 1 (7.14%) OOD
6 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
6 1 (7.14%) TDD
6 1 (7.14%) Web Development
6 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Oracle
2 6 (42.86%) SAP
3 4 (28.57%) IBM
3 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 4 (28.57%) Lotus
4 2 (14.29%) VMware
5 1 (7.14%) Endeca
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco