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 June 2016 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM MQSeries
Rank 133 141 143
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +2
Contract jobs citing MQSeries 6 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.20% 0.032% 0.033%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.15% 0.20% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Median daily rate £393 £600 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.58% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £425 £325
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +30.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 - £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
524 504 514
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 17.58% 16.37% 17.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 377 344 330
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 32 21
Median hourly rate £42.50 £20.19 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+110.55% +9.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.45 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £37.00 £41.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £21.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+23.80% +23.52%

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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MQSeries within the South West region over the 3 months to 27 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dorset - 5 £393 -
Bristol - 1 £488 -
MQSeries
England

MQSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 June 2016, 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 8 (80.00%) J2EE
1 8 (80.00%) Java
2 7 (70.00%) HTTP
3 6 (60.00%) TCP/IP
3 6 (60.00%) VPN
3 6 (60.00%) HTTPS
3 6 (60.00%) Python
3 6 (60.00%) LDAP
3 6 (60.00%) Perl
3 6 (60.00%) ITIL
3 6 (60.00%) Unix
3 6 (60.00%) Linux
3 6 (60.00%) NetApp
3 6 (60.00%) Red Hat
3 6 (60.00%) FTP
3 6 (60.00%) Nagios
3 6 (60.00%) VMware
3 6 (60.00%) Firewall
3 6 (60.00%) IPsec
3 6 (60.00%) Load Balancing
3 6 (60.00%) Samba
3 6 (60.00%) Network Security
3 6 (60.00%) NAS
3 6 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (60.00%) F5
3 6 (60.00%) Puppet
3 6 (60.00%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (50.00%) Wireshark
4 5 (50.00%) iPad
4 5 (50.00%) tcpdump

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 2 (20.00%) Apache
2 1 (10.00%) NetWeaver
2 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SAP CRM
1 1 (10.00%) SAP hybris
1 1 (10.00%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) HTTP
2 6 (60.00%) Firewall
2 6 (60.00%) FTP
2 6 (60.00%) HTTPS
2 6 (60.00%) IPsec
2 6 (60.00%) LDAP
2 6 (60.00%) NAS
2 6 (60.00%) Network Security
2 6 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (60.00%) VPN
3 5 (50.00%) tcpdump
3 5 (50.00%) Wireshark
4 1 (10.00%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Big Data
2 1 (10.00%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (10.00%) SAP Data Services
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Billing
2 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Big Data Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Data Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Solutions Architect
3 1 (10.00%) CRM Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Integration Architect
3 1 (10.00%) J2EE Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Java Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) SAP Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Senior J2EE Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Java Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) J2EE
2 2 (20.00%) Kafka
3 1 (10.00%) JMS
3 1 (10.00%) Middleware
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (10.00%) REST
3 1 (10.00%) SAP PI
3 1 (10.00%) SOAP
3 1 (10.00%) Web Services
3 1 (10.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) iPad
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) Data Integration
2 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (10.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (10.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Linux
1 6 (60.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) ITIL
1 6 (60.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (30.00%) DevOps
3 2 (20.00%) Analytics
3 2 (20.00%) CRM
3 2 (20.00%) Data Analytics
4 1 (10.00%) BCP
4 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
4 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (10.00%) Capacity Management
4 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (10.00%) ETL
4 1 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (10.00%) SOA
4 1 (10.00%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) Java
2 6 (60.00%) Perl
2 6 (60.00%) Python
3 5 (50.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) HND
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) Samba
1 6 (60.00%) Virtual Machines
1 6 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (60.00%) Nagios
1 6 (60.00%) Puppet
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) F5
1 6 (60.00%) NetApp
1 6 (60.00%) Red Hat
1 6 (60.00%) VMware
2 5 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco
3 1 (10.00%) hybris
3 1 (10.00%) IBM
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) SAP
3 1 (10.00%) TIBCO
3 1 (10.00%) webMethods