The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM MQSeries
England / East Midlands
Rank 93 91 97
Rank change year-on-year -2 +6  
Contract jobs citing MQSeries 1 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.068% 0.25% 0.18%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.52% 1.86% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 1
Median daily rate £450 £370 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.62% +6.48%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £370 £418
% change year-on-year +14.86% -11.37%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 194 215 257
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 13.17% 13.25% 15.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 128 137
Median daily rate £338 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.84% -13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £111 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 19
Median hourly rate £37.50 £14.30 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +162.28% -3.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.00 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £20.00 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.14
% change year-on-year -5.55% +11.52%  

MQSeries
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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 the East Midlands

MQSeries
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MQSeries in the East Midlands

MQSeries
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MQSeries in the East Midlands

MQSeries
Contract Job Locations in the East 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 East Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. 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 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
Nottinghamshire - 1 £450 -
MQSeries
England

MQSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for MQSeries.

1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Unix
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) AIX
1 3 (100.00%) Solaris
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) LDAP
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) J2EE
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 3 (100.00%) JSP
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Sun
1 3 (100.00%) BEA
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (100.00%) iPlanet
1 3 (100.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 3 (100.00%) Six Sigma
1 3 (100.00%) Project Management
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) BIG-IP
1 3 (100.00%) EMC NetWorker
1 3 (100.00%) JSP 440
1 3 (100.00%) F5
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL V3
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 3 (100.00%) Kalman Filter

MQSeries
Top Related IT Skills in the East 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 3 (100.00%) iPlanet
1 3 (100.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (66.67%) WebLogic Portal
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) BIG-IP
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) LDAP
2 2 (66.67%) FTP
2 2 (66.67%) NAS
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) SSH
3 1 (33.33%) HTTP
3 1 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (66.67%) DB2
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Chief Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Chief Enterprise Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) J2EE
1 3 (100.00%) JSP
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Clustering
1 2 (66.67%) Grid Computing
1 2 (66.67%) HP Storage
1 2 (66.67%) HP StoreVirtual
1 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
1 2 (66.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) AIX
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Solaris
1 3 (100.00%) Unix
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL V3
1 3 (100.00%) Kalman Filter
1 3 (100.00%) Project Management
1 3 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) IT Strategy
2 2 (66.67%) Matrix Organization
2 2 (66.67%) QMS
2 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) JSP 440
2 2 (66.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) EMC NetWorker
1 3 (100.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (66.67%) BMC PATROL
2 2 (66.67%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (66.67%) NetBackup
2 2 (66.67%) OpenView
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) BEA
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) F5
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (100.00%) Sun
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) 3PAR
2 2 (66.67%) BMC
2 2 (66.67%) Cognos
2 2 (66.67%) EMC
2 2 (66.67%) NetApp
2 2 (66.67%) Opsware
2 2 (66.67%) Qualys
2 2 (66.67%) Symantec
2 2 (66.67%) Veritas