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 27 January 2015 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 225 205 214
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +9
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 28 28 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.30% 0.33% 0.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.21% 1.37% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 2
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£500 £475 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +14.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £445 £347
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £550 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £445 £450 £388
% change year-on-year
-1.11% +16.12%
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
2322 2040 1863
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.04% 24.29% 24.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1358 1112 1025
Average daily rate £351 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 63 97
Average hourly rate £27.50 £31.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.29% -11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £11.25 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 27 January 2015.

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 27 January 2015. 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
Berkshire 0 13 £470 +3.29% 1
Hampshire -12 13 £440 -18.13% 2
Surrey - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
WebSphere MQ
England

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 45 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 32 (71.11%) IBM
3 24 (53.33%) Linux
4 20 (44.44%) Middleware
5 16 (35.56%) AIX
6 12 (26.67%) Finance
6 12 (26.67%) Red Hat
6 12 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (24.44%) Security Cleared
8 9 (20.00%) Degree
8 9 (20.00%) IBM HTTP Server
8 9 (20.00%) DNS
8 9 (20.00%) Apache
8 9 (20.00%) Java
8 9 (20.00%) Oracle
8 9 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
9 8 (17.78%) Windows
9 8 (17.78%) Mobile App
10 7 (15.56%) OpenShift
10 7 (15.56%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 7 (15.56%) UNIX
10 7 (15.56%) Python
10 7 (15.56%) Solaris
10 7 (15.56%) SSL
10 7 (15.56%) HTTP
11 6 (13.33%) Systems Analysis
11 6 (13.33%) TOGAF
11 6 (13.33%) Enterprise Architecture
11 6 (13.33%) Computer Science
11 6 (13.33%) WebSphere Message Broker

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 45 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 9 (20.00%) IBM HTTP Server
2 9 (20.00%) Apache
2 9 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 6 (13.33%) Adobe CQ
4 4 (8.89%) WebLogic
4 4 (8.89%) WebSphere Portal
5 3 (6.67%) IIS
5 3 (6.67%) JBoss
5 3 (6.67%) iPlanet
6 1 (2.22%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 3 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.22%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.56%) OpenShift
2 2 (4.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.00%) DNS
2 7 (15.56%) SSL
2 7 (15.56%) HTTP
3 5 (11.11%) SAN
4 4 (8.89%) Kerberos
5 3 (6.67%) LDAP
5 3 (6.67%) TCP/IP
5 3 (6.67%) FTP
5 3 (6.67%) Firewall
6 1 (2.22%) NAS
6 1 (2.22%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.89%) SQL Server
1 4 (8.89%) Oracle Database
2 3 (6.67%) SQLPlus
3 2 (4.44%) DB2
4 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.22%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.22%) SAP BW
4 1 (2.22%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.22%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 6 (13.33%) Introscope
General
1 12 (26.67%) Finance
2 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.44%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.22%) Automotive
3 1 (2.22%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 15 (33.33%) Architect
2 10 (22.22%) Solutions Architect
3 9 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (15.56%) WebSphere Engineer
5 6 (13.33%) Administrator
6 4 (8.89%) Developer
6 4 (8.89%) Consultant
6 4 (8.89%) WebSphere Administrator
6 4 (8.89%) Middleware Consultant
7 3 (6.67%) Middleware Architect
8 2 (4.44%) Technical Architect
8 2 (4.44%) Middleware Engineer
9 1 (2.22%) Portal Developer
9 1 (2.22%) Designer
9 1 (2.22%) Mobile Solutions Architect
9 1 (2.22%) Security Architect
9 1 (2.22%) SAP Developer
9 1 (2.22%) Java Developer
9 1 (2.22%) Systems Administrator
9 1 (2.22%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (44.44%) Middleware
2 6 (13.33%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 6 (13.33%) Worklight
3 5 (11.11%) Web Services
4 2 (4.44%) JMS
4 2 (4.44%) HTML
5 1 (2.22%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (2.22%) SOAP
5 1 (2.22%) .NET
5 1 (2.22%) XML
5 1 (2.22%) Spring
5 1 (2.22%) BAPI
5 1 (2.22%) Ajax
5 1 (2.22%) Dojo
5 1 (2.22%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.78%) Mobile App
2 6 (13.33%) Computer Science
2 6 (13.33%) iSeries
3 5 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.67%) HACMP
5 1 (2.22%) DataPower
5 1 (2.22%) N-Tier
5 1 (2.22%) Replication
5 1 (2.22%) Tandem
5 1 (2.22%) Cryptography
5 1 (2.22%) PKI
5 1 (2.22%) Data Integration
5 1 (2.22%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 24 (53.33%) Linux
2 16 (35.56%) AIX
3 12 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (17.78%) Windows
5 7 (15.56%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 7 (15.56%) UNIX
5 7 (15.56%) Solaris
6 4 (8.89%) Oracle Linux
6 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (6.67%) zOS
8 1 (2.22%) CentOS
8 1 (2.22%) HPUX
8 1 (2.22%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (13.33%) Systems Analysis
1 6 (13.33%) TOGAF
1 6 (13.33%) Enterprise Architecture
1 6 (13.33%) Mentoring
1 6 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
1 6 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
1 6 (13.33%) Enterprise Modelling
2 5 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
2 5 (11.11%) ITIL
3 3 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (6.67%) Coaching
3 3 (6.67%) Document Management
4 2 (4.44%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (4.44%) SOA
4 2 (4.44%) ETL
4 2 (4.44%) ERP
4 2 (4.44%) Change Control
5 1 (2.22%) Security Architecture
5 1 (2.22%) Software Architecture
5 1 (2.22%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.00%) Java
2 7 (15.56%) Python
3 6 (13.33%) Jython
3 6 (13.33%) Shell Script
3 6 (13.33%) Perl
4 4 (8.89%) SQL
5 3 (6.67%) PL/SQL
6 2 (4.44%) C
7 1 (2.22%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.22%) C++
7 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.22%) ABAP
7 1 (2.22%) SAPscript
7 1 (2.22%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 11 (24.44%) Security Cleared
2 9 (20.00%) Degree
3 5 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 5 (11.11%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) SLA
1 1 (2.22%) ISO 8583
1 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (8.89%) vSphere
2 3 (6.67%) OCFS2
2 3 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.22%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (6.67%) Tivoli
2 2 (4.44%) nmon
3 1 (2.22%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 1 (2.22%) Netcool
Vendors
1 32 (71.11%) IBM
2 12 (26.67%) Red Hat
3 9 (20.00%) Oracle
4 6 (13.33%) Adobe
4 6 (13.33%) AppDynamics
5 5 (11.11%) Sun
5 5 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 5 (11.11%) HP
6 4 (8.89%) NetApp
6 4 (8.89%) EMC
7 3 (6.67%) Dell
7 3 (6.67%) VMware
8 1 (2.22%) Business Objects
8 1 (2.22%) SAP
8 1 (2.22%) Informatica
8 1 (2.22%) Software AG
8 1 (2.22%) webMethods
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