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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 234 237 227
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -10
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 22 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.22% 0.11% 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.94% 0.46% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 4
Average daily rate
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£413 £469 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.84% +8.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £328 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £610 £562
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £450 £363
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +24.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 -
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
2335 2167 2078
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 23.58% 23.53% 25.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1430 1271 1094
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 50 130
Average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.63 £18.70 £17.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

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 6 May 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 6 May 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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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
Berkshire +2 9 £438 +40.00%
Buckinghamshire 0 6 £350 -39.13%
Hampshire -5 5 £381 -
Surrey - 1 - - 1
East Sussex - 1 - -
WebSphere MQ
England

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 49 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 35 (71.43%) IBM
3 31 (63.27%) Linux
4 18 (36.73%) HTTP
4 18 (36.73%) WebSphere Application Server
5 15 (30.61%) AIX
6 14 (28.57%) Middleware
6 14 (28.57%) Security Cleared
7 13 (26.53%) SOAP
7 13 (26.53%) Web Services
8 12 (24.49%) Windows
8 12 (24.49%) TCP/IP
8 12 (24.49%) Python
8 12 (24.49%) Red Hat
8 12 (24.49%) Introscope
9 11 (22.45%) Jython
9 11 (22.45%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (22.45%) DB2
9 11 (22.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (20.41%) High Availability
10 10 (20.41%) Java
10 10 (20.41%) Apache
10 10 (20.41%) IBM HTTP Server
10 10 (20.41%) Finance
10 10 (20.41%) SSL
11 9 (18.37%) DNS
11 9 (18.37%) UNIX
11 9 (18.37%) XML
12 8 (16.33%) Microsoft
12 8 (16.33%) Solaris

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

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 49 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 18 (36.73%) WebSphere Application Server
3 10 (20.41%) Apache
3 10 (20.41%) IBM HTTP Server
4 6 (12.24%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 4 (8.16%) WebSphere Portal
5 4 (8.16%) iPlanet
5 4 (8.16%) WebLogic
5 4 (8.16%) IIS
6 3 (6.12%) JBoss
7 1 (2.04%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (2.04%) Jetty
Applications
1 5 (10.20%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.04%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.29%) OpenShift
2 3 (6.12%) Google Analytics
3 2 (4.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (36.73%) HTTP
2 12 (24.49%) TCP/IP
3 10 (20.41%) SSL
4 9 (18.37%) DNS
5 7 (14.29%) Firewall
6 4 (8.16%) HTTPS
6 4 (8.16%) SAN
6 4 (8.16%) Kerberos
7 3 (6.12%) LDAP
8 2 (4.08%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.45%) DB2
2 5 (10.20%) Big Data
3 4 (8.16%) Oracle Database
3 4 (8.16%) SQL Server
4 3 (6.12%) SQLPlus
5 1 (2.04%) SAP BI
5 1 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.04%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.04%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (2.04%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 12 (24.49%) Introscope
2 3 (6.12%) Selenium
2 3 (6.12%) LoadRunner
2 3 (6.12%) TestComplete
2 3 (6.12%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (6.12%) SoapUI
3 2 (4.08%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.04%) JUnit
4 1 (2.04%) jMock
General
1 10 (20.41%) Finance
2 3 (6.12%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.12%) Retail
3 2 (4.08%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.04%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 9 (18.37%) Developer
1 9 (18.37%) Administrator
1 9 (18.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (16.33%) WebSphere Administrator
3 6 (12.24%) WebSphere Engineer
4 5 (10.20%) Consultant
4 5 (10.20%) Architect
5 3 (6.12%) Tester
5 3 (6.12%) Analyst
5 3 (6.12%) Test Analyst
5 3 (6.12%) Middleware Architect
5 3 (6.12%) WebSphere Developer
6 2 (4.08%) WebSphere Consultant
6 2 (4.08%) QA Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Middleware Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Middleware Consultant
6 2 (4.08%) Applications Specialist
6 2 (4.08%) Test Engineer
7 1 (2.04%) Senior Test Analyst
7 1 (2.04%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (28.57%) Middleware
2 13 (26.53%) SOAP
2 13 (26.53%) Web Services
3 9 (18.37%) XML
4 8 (16.33%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 7 (14.29%) JMS
6 6 (12.24%) WSDL
6 6 (12.24%) Worklight
7 5 (10.20%) J2EE
8 4 (8.16%) JDBC
8 4 (8.16%) JNDI
9 3 (6.12%) HTML
9 3 (6.12%) .NET
10 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET
10 2 (4.08%) Spring
11 1 (2.04%) REST
11 1 (2.04%) JAX-RS
11 1 (2.04%) Java EE
11 1 (2.04%) MDX
11 1 (2.04%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.29%) DataPower
2 6 (12.24%) Clustering
2 6 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.12%) iSeries
3 3 (6.12%) HACMP
4 2 (4.08%) AS400
5 1 (2.04%) Replication
5 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.04%) Statistics
5 1 (2.04%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 31 (63.27%) Linux
2 15 (30.61%) AIX
3 12 (24.49%) Windows
4 11 (22.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (18.37%) UNIX
6 8 (16.33%) Solaris
7 6 (12.24%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 4 (8.16%) Oracle Linux
8 4 (8.16%) zOS
8 4 (8.16%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (4.08%) Android
9 2 (4.08%) Apple iOS
10 1 (2.04%) CentOS
10 1 (2.04%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.45%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (20.41%) High Availability
3 6 (12.24%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (10.20%) Low Latency
4 5 (10.20%) ITIL
5 4 (8.16%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (8.16%) Garbage Collection
6 3 (6.12%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (6.12%) Coaching
6 3 (6.12%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (6.12%) Analytics
6 3 (6.12%) Release Management
6 3 (6.12%) SOA
6 3 (6.12%) E-Commerce
6 3 (6.12%) Document Management
7 2 (4.08%) ERP
7 2 (4.08%) Regression Testing
7 2 (4.08%) Manual Testing
7 2 (4.08%) Integration Testing
8 1 (2.04%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 12 (24.49%) Python
2 11 (22.45%) Jython
3 10 (20.41%) Java
4 7 (14.29%) Perl
4 7 (14.29%) SQL
4 7 (14.29%) Shell Script
5 4 (8.16%) Bash Shell
5 4 (8.16%) Korn
5 4 (8.16%) PL/SQL
6 3 (6.12%) C#
7 2 (4.08%) XPath
8 1 (2.04%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.04%) C
8 1 (2.04%) ABAP
8 1 (2.04%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 14 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 8 (16.33%) SC Cleared
3 5 (10.20%) DV Cleared
4 4 (8.16%) Degree
5 1 (2.04%) IBM Certification
5 1 (2.04%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) QA
2 1 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (8.16%) vSphere
2 3 (6.12%) OCFS2
2 3 (6.12%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.04%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (12.24%) CA Wily
2 2 (4.08%) Tivoli
3 1 (2.04%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 1 (2.04%) Netcool
Vendors
1 35 (71.43%) IBM
2 12 (24.49%) Red Hat
3 8 (16.33%) Microsoft
4 6 (12.24%) Adobe
4 6 (12.24%) Oracle
4 6 (12.24%) AppDynamics
5 4 (8.16%) Sun
5 4 (8.16%) HP
6 3 (6.12%) Dell
6 3 (6.12%) EMC
6 3 (6.12%) NetApp
6 3 (6.12%) VMware
6 3 (6.12%) Google
6 3 (6.12%) Coremetrics
7 2 (4.08%) Endeca
8 1 (2.04%) Atlassian
8 1 (2.04%) Business Objects
8 1 (2.04%) SAP
8 1 (2.04%) Ab Initio