The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for MQSeries skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MQSeries over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

IBM MQSeries
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 111 111
Contract jobs citing MQSeries 0 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire - 0.38% 0.24%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 2.30% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 0
Median daily rate - £525 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £500 £425
% change year-on-year -15.00% +17.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £36.00 -

MQSeries is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 257 392 298
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 14.07% 16.46% 12.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 208 166
Median daily rate £368 £425 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.52% +1.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 21 6
Median hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% -62.68%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% +7.14%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing MQSeries as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for MQSeries in Berkshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing MQSeries in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for MQSeries in Berkshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MQSeries in Berkshire