The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere MQ 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 WebSphere MQ over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 242 220 213
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -7
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 21 24 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.21% 0.28% 0.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.90% 1.14% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 8
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £385 £439
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £521 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £431 £375 £440
% change year-on-year
+15.00% -14.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £27.50 -
% change year-on-year
+81.81% -
WebSphere MQ
England

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
2346 2104 2119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 23.73% 24.53% 25.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1428 1172 1130
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £438 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 63 89
Average hourly rate £25.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £14.85 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

WebSphere MQ
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

WebSphere MQ Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

WebSphere MQ
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

WebSphere MQ Daily Rate Trend in the South East

WebSphere MQ
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WebSphere MQ across the South East region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

WebSphere MQ Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

WebSphere MQ
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

WebSphere MQ Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

WebSphere MQ
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 WebSphere MQ within the South East region over the 3 months to 22 December 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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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
Hampshire -11 12 - - 1
Berkshire +1 7 £400 -10.11% 1
Surrey - - - -
WebSphere MQ
England

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing WebSphere MQ 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 WebSphere MQ.

1 54 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 37 (68.52%) IBM
3 21 (38.89%) Middleware
4 20 (37.04%) Linux
5 15 (27.78%) AIX
6 14 (25.93%) Security Cleared
6 14 (25.93%) Mobile App
7 13 (24.07%) Oracle
8 12 (22.22%) UNIX
8 12 (22.22%) Red Hat
8 12 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (18.52%) HTML
9 10 (18.52%) WebSphere Application Server
9 10 (18.52%) Finance
9 10 (18.52%) WebSphere Message Broker
10 9 (16.67%) Java
10 9 (16.67%) JavaScript
10 9 (16.67%) SQL
10 9 (16.67%) Windows
11 8 (14.81%) DB2
11 8 (14.81%) E-Commerce
11 8 (14.81%) N-Tier
11 8 (14.81%) Objective-C
11 8 (14.81%) Dojo
11 8 (14.81%) SC Cleared
12 7 (12.96%) DNS
12 7 (12.96%) Microsoft
12 7 (12.96%) Degree
12 7 (12.96%) Root Cause Analysis
12 7 (12.96%) Worklight

WebSphere MQ
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing WebSphere MQ 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 WebSphere MQ. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 54 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 10 (18.52%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (9.26%) WebLogic
4 4 (7.41%) JBoss
4 4 (7.41%) MQSeries
5 3 (5.56%) IBM HTTP Server
5 3 (5.56%) Apache
5 3 (5.56%) WebSphere Portal
6 2 (3.70%) Adobe CQ
7 1 (1.85%) IIS
7 1 (1.85%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (1.85%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.85%) iPlanet
Applications
1 3 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.85%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.96%) OpenShift
2 2 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.96%) DNS
2 6 (11.11%) Firewall
3 5 (9.26%) SAN
3 5 (9.26%) Kerberos
3 5 (9.26%) TCP/IP
4 4 (7.41%) LDAP
4 4 (7.41%) SSL
4 4 (7.41%) HTTP
5 3 (5.56%) FTP
6 1 (1.85%) DMZ
6 1 (1.85%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.81%) DB2
2 7 (12.96%) Oracle Database
3 4 (7.41%) SQL Server
3 4 (7.41%) SQLPlus
4 1 (1.85%) SAP BI
4 1 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.85%) Big Data
4 1 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.85%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.85%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Introscope
2 1 (1.85%) Rational Rose
General
1 10 (18.52%) Finance
2 5 (9.26%) Retail
3 2 (3.70%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.70%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.85%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.85%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 23 (42.59%) Architect
2 16 (29.63%) Solutions Architect
3 9 (16.67%) Developer
4 7 (12.96%) Technical Architect
4 7 (12.96%) Mobile Solutions Architect
5 6 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) Applications Developer
6 4 (7.41%) Consultant
6 4 (7.41%) Technical Solutions Architect
6 4 (7.41%) Middleware Consultant
7 3 (5.56%) Middleware Architect
7 3 (5.56%) Administrator
7 3 (5.56%) WebSphere Developer
7 3 (5.56%) WebSphere Engineer
8 2 (3.70%) WebSphere Administrator
8 2 (3.70%) Middleware Engineer
9 1 (1.85%) Ab Initio Developer
9 1 (1.85%) Technical Team Leader
9 1 (1.85%) Security Architect
9 1 (1.85%) SAP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (38.89%) Middleware
2 10 (18.52%) HTML
2 10 (18.52%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 8 (14.81%) Dojo
4 7 (12.96%) Worklight
5 5 (9.26%) Web Services
6 2 (3.70%) XML
6 2 (3.70%) JMS
6 2 (3.70%) .NET
7 1 (1.85%) J2EE
7 1 (1.85%) SOAP
7 1 (1.85%) BAPI
7 1 (1.85%) Spring
7 1 (1.85%) Ajax
7 1 (1.85%) Java EE
7 1 (1.85%) MDX
7 1 (1.85%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (1.85%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 14 (25.93%) Mobile App
2 8 (14.81%) N-Tier
3 7 (12.96%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (11.11%) Computer Science
4 6 (11.11%) iSeries
5 4 (7.41%) HACMP
6 2 (3.70%) DataPower
7 1 (1.85%) Data Integration
7 1 (1.85%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.85%) Replication
7 1 (1.85%) Tandem
7 1 (1.85%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.85%) PKI
7 1 (1.85%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 20 (37.04%) Linux
2 15 (27.78%) AIX
3 12 (22.22%) UNIX
3 12 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (16.67%) Windows
5 5 (9.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (9.26%) Oracle Linux
5 5 (9.26%) Solaris
6 3 (5.56%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 2 (3.70%) zOS
8 1 (1.85%) SUSE
8 1 (1.85%) Android
8 1 (1.85%) HPUX
8 1 (1.85%) CentOS
8 1 (1.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (14.81%) E-Commerce
2 7 (12.96%) Root Cause Analysis
2 7 (12.96%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (11.11%) Mentoring
3 6 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
3 6 (11.11%) TOGAF
3 6 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
3 6 (11.11%) Enterprise Modelling
4 4 (7.41%) Document Management
4 4 (7.41%) ITIL
4 4 (7.41%) Coaching
4 4 (7.41%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (5.56%) SOA
6 2 (3.70%) ETL
6 2 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (3.70%) ERP
6 2 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (3.70%) Change Control
7 1 (1.85%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (16.67%) Java
1 9 (16.67%) JavaScript
1 9 (16.67%) SQL
2 8 (14.81%) Objective-C
3 6 (11.11%) Shell Script
4 4 (7.41%) PL/SQL
5 3 (5.56%) Python
5 3 (5.56%) Perl
5 3 (5.56%) C
6 2 (3.70%) Jython
7 1 (1.85%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.85%) C++
7 1 (1.85%) COBOL
7 1 (1.85%) SAPscript
7 1 (1.85%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 14 (25.93%) Security Cleared
2 8 (14.81%) SC Cleared
3 7 (12.96%) Degree
4 5 (9.26%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.85%) ISEB
5 1 (1.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) SLA
1 1 (1.85%) ISO 8583
1 1 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (9.26%) vSphere
2 4 (7.41%) OCFS2
2 4 (7.41%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.85%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 6 (11.11%) Tivoli
2 2 (3.70%) nmon
Vendors
1 37 (68.52%) IBM
2 13 (24.07%) Oracle
3 12 (22.22%) Red Hat
4 7 (12.96%) Microsoft
5 6 (11.11%) Sun
6 5 (9.26%) HP
6 5 (9.26%) EMC
6 5 (9.26%) NetApp
7 4 (7.41%) VMware
7 4 (7.41%) Dell
8 2 (3.70%) Adobe
8 2 (3.70%) AppDynamics
9 1 (1.85%) webMethods
9 1 (1.85%) Ab Initio
9 1 (1.85%) Business Objects
9 1 (1.85%) SAP
9 1 (1.85%) Software AG
9 1 (1.85%) Informatica
Bracknell, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £405 per day
Posted: 3 days ago