The table below looks at the statistics 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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Message Queuing (MSMQ)
Rank 132 134 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing MSMQ 9 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.29% 0.035% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.18% 0.14% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Average daily rate
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£375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £306 £278
% change year-on-year
+22.44% +10.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
760 725 638
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 24.33% 25.49% 25.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 487 434 403
Average daily rate £375 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £463 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 13 19
Average hourly rate £36.40 £33.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.85% -3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £27.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £45.55 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

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
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 MSMQ within the South West region over the 3 months to 4 March 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
Wiltshire - 9 £375 - 2
Bristol - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - - 7
MSMQ
England

MSMQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 8 (88.89%) SQL Server
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 7 (77.78%) ASP.NET
2 7 (77.78%) SOAP
2 7 (77.78%) E-Commerce
2 7 (77.78%) OOD
2 7 (77.78%) .NET
2 7 (77.78%) C#
2 7 (77.78%) Java
2 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
2 7 (77.78%) SQL
2 7 (77.78%) MVC
2 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (77.78%) TDD
2 7 (77.78%) .NET Framework
2 7 (77.78%) WCF
2 7 (77.78%) LINQ
2 7 (77.78%) jQuery
2 7 (77.78%) ASP.NET MVC
2 7 (77.78%) Waterfall
2 7 (77.78%) BDD
2 7 (77.78%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 7 (77.78%) LINQ to SQL
2 7 (77.78%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 6 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (66.67%) Retail
3 6 (66.67%) Oracle
3 6 (66.67%) OO
4 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
4 2 (22.22%) BizTalk Server

MSMQ
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 (22.22%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (22.22%) IIS
1 2 (22.22%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (88.89%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 6 (66.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Developer
1 7 (77.78%) .NET Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Configuration Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Senior .NET Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) ASP.NET
1 7 (77.78%) SOAP
1 7 (77.78%) .NET
1 7 (77.78%) .NET Framework
1 7 (77.78%) WCF
1 7 (77.78%) LINQ
1 7 (77.78%) jQuery
1 7 (77.78%) ASP.NET MVC
1 7 (77.78%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 7 (77.78%) LINQ to SQL
1 7 (77.78%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 1 (11.11%) REST
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) E-Commerce
1 7 (77.78%) OOD
1 7 (77.78%) MVC
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (77.78%) TDD
1 7 (77.78%) Waterfall
1 7 (77.78%) BDD
2 6 (66.67%) OO
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) C#
1 7 (77.78%) Java
1 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
1 7 (77.78%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) VBScript
2 2 (22.22%) VB
2 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) VCP4
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 6 (66.67%) Oracle
3 2 (22.22%) Unisys
3 2 (22.22%) IBM