The first table below looks at the demand for MSMQ 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 MSMQ over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the South West region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Message Queuing (MSMQ)
Rank - 122 144
Contract jobs citing MSMQ 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - 0.043% 0.083%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.17% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £278 £400
% change year-on-year
+62.16% -30.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
807 579 865
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 24.37% 24.89% 23.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 506 360 510
Average daily rate £325 £320 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -5.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 37
Average hourly rate £45.00 £36.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.28% +46.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £16.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.50 £44.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
MSMQ
England

MSMQ
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MSMQ across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

MSMQ Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

MSMQ
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

MSMQ Daily Rate Trend in the South West

MSMQ
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

MSMQ Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

MSMQ
Top 18 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing MSMQ 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 MSMQ.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) IIS
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) Systems Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 2 (100.00%) Node.js
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database

MSMQ
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing MSMQ 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 MSMQ. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) IIS
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (100.00%) Node.js
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) Systems Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft