Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for WebSphere MQ skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WebSphere MQ over the 6 months to 24 November 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 WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 158 177 144
Rank change year-on-year +19 -33 +27
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 11 2 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.27% 0.047% 0.79%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.20% 0.22% 4.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 27
Berkshire median daily rate £413 - £475
10th Percentile £337 - £366
90th Percentile £497 - £500
South East median daily rate £413 £370 £450
% change year-on-year +11.49% -17.78% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

WebSphere MQ is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 920 893 988
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 22.40% 20.77% 19.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 555 530 625
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £275 £275 £250
90th Percentile £545 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +6.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 31 30
Berkshire median hourly rate £32.00 £25.00 £36.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.00% -31.97% +93.42%
10th Percentile £10.50 £12.25 £13.25
90th Percentile £44.88 £50.00 £55.55
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +9.76% +9.33% +15.38%

WebSphere MQ
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing WebSphere MQ as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for WebSphere MQ in Berkshire

WebSphere MQ
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WebSphere MQ in Berkshire

WebSphere MQ
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WebSphere MQ in Berkshire over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WebSphere MQ in Berkshire

WebSphere MQ
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere MQ within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +19 10 £413 -
WebSphere MQ
South East

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere MQ 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for WebSphere MQ.

1 11 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 10 (90.91%) IBM Integration Bus
3 7 (63.64%) DevOps
3 7 (63.64%) Patch Management
3 7 (63.64%) ITIL
3 7 (63.64%) IBM
3 7 (63.64%) Change Control
4 4 (36.36%) Firewall
4 4 (36.36%) Oracle
4 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
4 4 (36.36%) Citrix
4 4 (36.36%) Juniper
4 4 (36.36%) Windows
4 4 (36.36%) Linux
4 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
4 4 (36.36%) DNS
4 4 (36.36%) VMware
5 3 (27.27%) SWIFT
5 3 (27.27%) Middleware
5 3 (27.27%) Migration
6 1 (9.09%) Big Data
6 1 (9.09%) Low Latency
6 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (9.09%) DataPower
6 1 (9.09%) Ab Initio
6 1 (9.09%) Finance

WebSphere MQ
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 11 (100.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) DNS
1 4 (36.36%) Firewall
1 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) Big Data
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Administrator
2 4 (36.36%) Linux Administrator
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Integration Developer
3 2 (18.18%) SWIFT Specialist
3 2 (18.18%) WebSphere MQ Specialist
3 2 (18.18%) WebSphere Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Ab Initio Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Integration Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Integration Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) WebSphere Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (90.91%) IBM Integration Bus
2 3 (27.27%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) SWIFT
2 1 (9.09%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Linux
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Change Control
1 7 (63.64%) DevOps
1 7 (63.64%) ITIL
1 7 (63.64%) Patch Management
2 3 (27.27%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) Low Latency
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) IBM
2 4 (36.36%) Citrix
2 4 (36.36%) Juniper
2 4 (36.36%) Oracle
2 4 (36.36%) VMware
3 1 (9.09%) Ab Initio