Period
to 13 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for MQSeries skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MQSeries over the 6 months to 13 December 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 West > Bristol
6 months to
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 116 102 104
Rank change year-on-year -14 +2 -
Contract jobs citing MQSeries 1 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.051% 0.18% 0.058%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.34% 1.08% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Bristol median daily rate £435 £393 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.83% +9.03% -
South West median daily rate £426 £393 £360
% change year-on-year +8.60% +9.03% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - - -

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

All Application Platform Skills
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 291 279 237
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 14.79% 16.43% 13.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 202 188
Bristol median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £253 £258 £175
90th Percentile £520 £556 £600
South West median daily rate £386 £365 £375
% change year-on-year +5.82% -2.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 3
Bristol median hourly rate £43.00 £20.00 £100.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +115.00% -80.00% +506.06%
10th Percentile £22.55 £19.10 £51.50
90th Percentile £55.60 £94.50 £125.00
South West median hourly rate £27.00 £33.00 £39.25
% change year-on-year -18.18% -15.92% +95.66%

MQSeries
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing MQSeries as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for MQSeries in Bristol

MQSeries
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MQSeries in Bristol

For the 6 months to 13 December 2017, 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 Bristol region with a requirement for MQSeries.

1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) HPUX
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) JBoss
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (100.00%) LDAP
1 1 (100.00%) Cognos
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Sun
1 1 (100.00%) OpenView
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat

MQSeries
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (100.00%) iPlanet
1 1 (100.00%) JBoss
1 1 (100.00%) OpenStack
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Application Server
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (100.00%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) FCoE
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (100.00%) LDAP
1 1 (100.00%) NAS
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VLAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Reports
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Unix Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (100.00%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) HPUX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) SUSE
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) Procure-to-Pay
1 1 (100.00%) Requirements Management
1 1 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) C-shell
1 1 (100.00%) Korn
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) KVM
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (100.00%) Samba
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) OpenView
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Cognos
1 1 (100.00%) F5
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Opsware
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) PlateSpin
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Sun
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas
1 1 (100.00%) VMware