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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MQSeries over the 3 months to 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM MQSeries
Rank 140 - 106
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MQSeries 1 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.032% - 0.15%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.19% - 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£600 - £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £300 £413
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £29.25 -
MQSeries
England

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
539 507 315
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 17.46% 17.23% 15.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 370 336 191
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £453 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 19 16
Average hourly rate £21.00 £18.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.51% -2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £43.20 £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £16.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -15.38%

MQSeries
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MQSeries across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

MQSeries Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

MQSeries
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MQSeries within the South West region over the 3 months to 2 July 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
Wiltshire - 1 £600 -
MQSeries
England

MQSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing MQSeries 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 MQSeries.

1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (75.00%) IBM
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Middleware
2 2 (50.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (50.00%) Java EE
2 2 (50.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) jQuery
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) Entity Framework
3 1 (25.00%) F5
3 1 (25.00%) REST
3 1 (25.00%) Build Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) J2EE
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) SAN

MQSeries
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing MQSeries 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 MQSeries. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
1 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) NAS
1 1 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Lead Developer
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (25.00%) SOA Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) Middleware
1 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (50.00%) Java EE
1 2 (50.00%) jQuery
1 2 (50.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (25.00%) REST
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (25.00%) JSON
2 1 (25.00%) WCF
2 1 (25.00%) J2EE
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (25.00%) SOAP
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) XSD
2 1 (25.00%) JMS
2 1 (25.00%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) UNIX
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) AIX
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) MVC
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) BPMN
2 1 (25.00%) Software Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (25.00%) Build Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (25.00%) BPEL
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) UML
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) ERP
2 1 (25.00%) SOA
2 1 (25.00%) B2B
2 1 (25.00%) B2C
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) IBM
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Nokia
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (25.00%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (25.00%) TIBCO
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) F5