The table below looks at the statistics for MQSeries skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MQSeries over the 3 months to 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM MQSeries
Rank 130 - 114
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MQSeries 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.035% - 0.043%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.19% - 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £494 £400 £356
% change year-on-year
+23.43% +12.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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 West Midlands region.

Application Platforms Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
522 494 392
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 18.50% 19.42% 16.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 297 298 201
Median daily rate £400 £360 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £358 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.18% +2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 24 35
Median hourly rate £11.50 £20.50 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.90% +26.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £13.95 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £32.20 £26.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.19 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.91% +15.34%

MQSeries
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

MQSeries Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

MQSeries
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

MQSeries Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

MQSeries
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

MQSeries Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

MQSeries
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MQSeries within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 May 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
Birmingham - 1 - -
MQSeries
England

MQSeries
Top 19 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for MQSeries.

1 2 (50.00%) IBM
1 2 (50.00%) AS400
2 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Mule
2 1 (25.00%) iSeries
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Sybase
2 1 (25.00%) MS Project
2 1 (25.00%) SAP
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Unix
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint

MQSeries
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 1 (25.00%) Mule
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Project
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) AS400 Support
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Support Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Support
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Transition Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) AS400
2 1 (25.00%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) SAP
2 1 (25.00%) Sybase