The table below looks at the statistics for MQSeries skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MQSeries over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM MQSeries
England / South West
Rank - 133 145
Contract jobs citing MQSeries 0 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - 0.14% 0.094%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 0.85% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Median daily rate - £413 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.10%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £370 £445
% change year-on-year
+21.62% -16.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

Application Platforms Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
487 468 517
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 18.02% 15.93% 16.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 339 319 320
Median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £188 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 13 17
Median hourly rate £43.00 £17.00 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+152.94% -25.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £10.10 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.00 £36.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +8.57%

MQSeries
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing MQSeries as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Application Platforms category.

MQSeries Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

MQSeries
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

MQSeries Daily Rate Trend in the South West

MQSeries
Top 20 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MQSeries also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for MQSeries.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) SAP
1 3 (100.00%) Service Management
1 3 (100.00%) NetWeaver
1 3 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) C
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) SAP Implementation
3 1 (33.33%) Remedy
3 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared

MQSeries
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (100.00%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) SAP Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Software Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) NetWeaver Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) SAP Implementation
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) Remedy