Period
to 21 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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 21 January 2018 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
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 82 79 78
Rank change year-on-year -3 -1 -
Contract jobs citing MQSeries 7 1 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.61% 0.094% 0.73%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.45% 0.57% 5.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 6
Glasgow median daily rate - £425 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +88.89% -
Scotland median daily rate - £425 £225
% change year-on-year - +88.89% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland 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 Glasgow with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Glasgow
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 203 174 207
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 17.79% 16.40% 13.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 85 118
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £363 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% +22.88% -12.59%
10th Percentile £205 £177 £164
90th Percentile £550 £450 £475
Scotland median daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 2
Glasgow median hourly rate £17.93 £21.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.62% +2.44% +10.81%
10th Percentile £13.44 £19.50 £15.88
90th Percentile £20.85 £22.50 £25.33
Scotland median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +14.29% -30.00% +11.11%

MQSeries
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for MQSeries in Glasgow

MQSeries
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MQSeries in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for MQSeries.

1 7 (100.00%) Finance
2 6 (85.71%) Information Security
2 6 (85.71%) Security Management
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 6 (85.71%) PKI
2 6 (85.71%) ISPF
2 6 (85.71%) Project Planning
2 6 (85.71%) Shell Script
2 6 (85.71%) RACF
2 6 (85.71%) JCL
2 6 (85.71%) Middleware
2 6 (85.71%) Mainframe
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (85.71%) Sybase
2 6 (85.71%) DB2
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (85.71%) Perl
2 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 6 (85.71%) Unix
2 6 (85.71%) SAS
2 6 (85.71%) Kerberos
2 6 (85.71%) SSL
2 6 (85.71%) IBM
2 6 (85.71%) CICS
2 6 (85.71%) Assembly Language
2 6 (85.71%) CA
2 6 (85.71%) REXX
2 6 (85.71%) zOS
2 6 (85.71%) SSH
2 6 (85.71%) Time Management

MQSeries
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 6 (85.71%) CICS
1 6 (85.71%) SAS
2 1 (14.29%) GemFire
2 1 (14.29%) Mule
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft Office
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) Kerberos
1 6 (85.71%) SSH
1 6 (85.71%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) DB2
General
1 7 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Assembler Programmer
1 3 (42.86%) Mainframe Programmer
1 3 (42.86%) Programmer
1 3 (42.86%) RACF Programmer
1 3 (42.86%) SAS Programmer
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) ISPF
1 6 (85.71%) Middleware
2 1 (14.29%) J2EE
2 1 (14.29%) JDBC
2 1 (14.29%) JMS
2 1 (14.29%) JNDI
2 1 (14.29%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) Mainframe
1 6 (85.71%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Unix
1 6 (85.71%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Information Security
1 6 (85.71%) People Management
1 6 (85.71%) Project Planning
1 6 (85.71%) Security Management
1 6 (85.71%) Time Management
2 1 (14.29%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) Assembly Language
1 6 (85.71%) CLIST
1 6 (85.71%) JCL
1 6 (85.71%) Perl
1 6 (85.71%) REXX
1 6 (85.71%) Shell Script
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) Java
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Job Entry Subsystem
1 6 (85.71%) RACF
1 6 (85.71%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 6 (85.71%) zSecure
2 1 (14.29%) MOM
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) CA
1 6 (85.71%) IBM
1 6 (85.71%) Sybase