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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 219 208 241
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +33
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 33 36 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.36% 0.41% 0.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.49% 1.60% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 22 6
Average daily rate
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£475 £430 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.46% +7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £312 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £545 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £430 £415
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +3.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
2222 2254 2480
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.06% 25.92% 24.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1283 1284 1230
Average daily rate £350 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 60 86
Average hourly rate £32.50 £36.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% +10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.73 £17.13 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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
Berkshire -4 9 £475 +1.06%
Hampshire -17 6 £447 +38.02%
Surrey - 5 £425 - 1
WebSphere MQ
England

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 65 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 44 (67.69%) IBM
3 19 (29.23%) AIX
4 18 (27.69%) Linux
5 17 (26.15%) Oracle
5 17 (26.15%) DB2
6 15 (23.08%) Finance
6 15 (23.08%) WebSphere Application Server
6 15 (23.08%) SQL
6 15 (23.08%) Windows
7 14 (21.54%) UNIX
7 14 (21.54%) Clustering
7 14 (21.54%) Middleware
8 13 (20.00%) Mobile App
9 12 (18.46%) Security Cleared
10 11 (16.92%) WebSphere Message Broker
10 11 (16.92%) Root Cause Analysis
10 11 (16.92%) Oracle Database
10 11 (16.92%) Analytical Skills
10 11 (16.92%) Web Services
11 10 (15.38%) Solaris
11 10 (15.38%) HTML
11 10 (15.38%) High Availability
11 10 (15.38%) DataPower
11 10 (15.38%) iSeries
12 9 (13.85%) SC Cleared
12 9 (13.85%) Java
12 9 (13.85%) JavaScript
12 9 (13.85%) J2EE
13 8 (12.31%) ITIL

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 65 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 15 (23.08%) WebSphere Application Server
3 6 (9.23%) WebLogic
3 6 (9.23%) MQSeries
4 3 (4.62%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (3.08%) WebSphere Portal
5 2 (3.08%) IIS
6 1 (1.54%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.54%) Adobe CQ
6 1 (1.54%) FileNet
Applications
1 2 (3.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.08%) SAP FI
1 2 (3.08%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (3.08%) SAP CO
1 2 (3.08%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.62%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.31%) SSL
1 8 (12.31%) Firewall
2 7 (10.77%) DNS
2 7 (10.77%) HTTP
3 6 (9.23%) TCP/IP
3 6 (9.23%) SAN
4 5 (7.69%) Kerberos
4 5 (7.69%) LDAP
5 3 (4.62%) ATM
5 3 (4.62%) FTP
6 1 (1.54%) DMZ
6 1 (1.54%) BIG-IP
6 1 (1.54%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (26.15%) DB2
2 11 (16.92%) Oracle Database
3 5 (7.69%) SQLPlus
4 3 (4.62%) SQL Server
5 2 (3.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (3.08%) SAP BW
6 1 (1.54%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (9.23%) Introscope
2 2 (3.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.08%) Rational Rose
General
1 15 (23.08%) Finance
2 5 (7.69%) Retail
3 3 (4.62%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.62%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.54%) Automotive
4 1 (1.54%) Legal
4 1 (1.54%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (36.92%) Architect
2 16 (24.62%) Solutions Architect
3 14 (21.54%) Developer
4 8 (12.31%) Administrator
5 7 (10.77%) Technical Architect
5 7 (10.77%) Consultant
5 7 (10.77%) WebSphere Administrator
5 7 (10.77%) Mobile Solutions Architect
6 6 (9.23%) Applications Developer
7 5 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (7.69%) WebSphere Developer
8 4 (6.15%) Technical Solutions Architect
9 3 (4.62%) Designer
9 3 (4.62%) Analyst
10 2 (3.08%) Business Analyst
10 2 (3.08%) Technical Analyst
10 2 (3.08%) Lead Developer
10 2 (3.08%) WebSphere Consultant
10 2 (3.08%) SAP Developer
10 2 (3.08%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (21.54%) Middleware
2 11 (16.92%) Web Services
2 11 (16.92%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 10 (15.38%) HTML
4 9 (13.85%) J2EE
5 8 (12.31%) Dojo
6 6 (9.23%) JDBC
7 5 (7.69%) SOAP
7 5 (7.69%) JNDI
7 5 (7.69%) Worklight
8 4 (6.15%) XML
9 3 (4.62%) .NET
9 3 (4.62%) RabbitMQ
9 3 (4.62%) REST
10 2 (3.08%) WCF
10 2 (3.08%) XSLT
10 2 (3.08%) EDI
10 2 (3.08%) JMS
10 2 (3.08%) Web Dynpro
10 2 (3.08%) SAP Smart Forms
Miscellaneous
1 14 (21.54%) Clustering
2 13 (20.00%) Mobile App
3 11 (16.92%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (15.38%) DataPower
4 10 (15.38%) iSeries
5 8 (12.31%) N-Tier
6 6 (9.23%) Computer Science
7 5 (7.69%) HACMP
8 4 (6.15%) Management Information System
9 2 (3.08%) AS400
9 2 (3.08%) Mainframe
10 1 (1.54%) Replication
10 1 (1.54%) Tandem
10 1 (1.54%) Cryptography
10 1 (1.54%) PKI
10 1 (1.54%) IBM Mainframe
10 1 (1.54%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 19 (29.23%) AIX
2 18 (27.69%) Linux
3 15 (23.08%) Windows
4 14 (21.54%) UNIX
5 10 (15.38%) Solaris
6 6 (9.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (7.69%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (1.54%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.54%) zOS
8 1 (1.54%) SUSE
8 1 (1.54%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (16.92%) Root Cause Analysis
2 10 (15.38%) High Availability
3 8 (12.31%) ITIL
3 8 (12.31%) E-Commerce
4 7 (10.77%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (9.23%) Mentoring
5 6 (9.23%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (9.23%) TOGAF
5 6 (9.23%) Enterprise Modelling
5 6 (9.23%) Systems Analysis
5 6 (9.23%) Enterprise Architecture
6 5 (7.69%) Document Management
6 5 (7.69%) Coaching
6 5 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
7 4 (6.15%) SOA
8 3 (4.62%) ETL
8 3 (4.62%) ERP
8 3 (4.62%) UML
8 3 (4.62%) Workflow
9 2 (3.08%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (23.08%) SQL
2 9 (13.85%) Java
2 9 (13.85%) JavaScript
3 8 (12.31%) Objective-C
4 7 (10.77%) Python
4 7 (10.77%) Shell Script
4 7 (10.77%) Bash Shell
5 6 (9.23%) Jython
5 6 (9.23%) Korn
6 5 (7.69%) C
6 5 (7.69%) PL/SQL
7 2 (3.08%) COBOL
7 2 (3.08%) ABAP
7 2 (3.08%) C#
7 2 (3.08%) SAPscript
8 1 (1.54%) C++
8 1 (1.54%) Perl
Qualifications
1 12 (18.46%) Security Cleared
2 9 (13.85%) SC Cleared
3 6 (9.23%) Degree
4 4 (6.15%) IBM Certification
5 1 (1.54%) ISEB
5 1 (1.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.54%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 5 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (7.69%) vSphere
1 5 (7.69%) OCFS2
2 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 8 (12.31%) Tivoli
2 6 (9.23%) CA Wily
3 2 (3.08%) nmon
Vendors
1 44 (67.69%) IBM
2 17 (26.15%) Oracle
3 8 (12.31%) Microsoft
4 7 (10.77%) JBoss
5 6 (9.23%) Sun
5 6 (9.23%) HP
5 6 (9.23%) EMC
5 6 (9.23%) NetApp
5 6 (9.23%) Red Hat
6 5 (7.69%) Dell
6 5 (7.69%) VMware
7 2 (3.08%) SolarWinds
7 2 (3.08%) SAP
8 1 (1.54%) Cisco
8 1 (1.54%) Adobe
8 1 (1.54%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.54%) webMethods
8 1 (1.54%) Thunderhead
8 1 (1.54%) Ab Initio
8 1 (1.54%) Software AG