Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 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 MQSeries
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 85 92
Rank change year-on-year +11 +7 -
Contract jobs citing MQSeries 18 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.39% 0.089% 0.47%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.07% 0.51% 2.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 2
Glasgow median daily rate £422 £425 £409
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.76% +3.98% -
10th Percentile £394 £413 £335
90th Percentile £439 £438 £475
Scotland median daily rate £422 £425 £475
% change year-on-year -0.76% -10.53% -
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 223 196 269
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 17.18% 17.45% 15.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 103 132
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £350 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +14.66% -8.88%
10th Percentile £223 £223 £165
90th Percentile £548 £452 £474
Scotland median daily rate £375 £350 £360
% change year-on-year +7.14% -2.78% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 5
Glasgow median hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.76% -16.00% +78.57%
10th Percentile £15.93 £19.50 £14.00
90th Percentile £24.10 £22.50 £39.00
Scotland median hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year - -16.00% +104.08%

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 18 November 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for MQSeries.

1 16 (88.89%) SQL
1 16 (88.89%) DB2
1 16 (88.89%) IBM
1 16 (88.89%) Finance
1 16 (88.89%) Time Management
2 15 (83.33%) SSH
2 15 (83.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 15 (83.33%) PKI
2 15 (83.33%) ISPF
2 15 (83.33%) zOS
2 15 (83.33%) Mainframe
2 15 (83.33%) Security Management
2 15 (83.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (83.33%) SAS
2 15 (83.33%) Kerberos
2 15 (83.33%) SSL
2 15 (83.33%) CICS
2 15 (83.33%) Assembly Language
2 15 (83.33%) CA
2 15 (83.33%) REXX
2 15 (83.33%) RACF
2 15 (83.33%) JCL
2 15 (83.33%) Middleware
2 15 (83.33%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (83.33%) Unix
2 15 (83.33%) Sybase
2 15 (83.33%) Project Planning
2 15 (83.33%) Time Sharing Option
2 15 (83.33%) CLIST
2 15 (83.33%) Job Entry Subsystem

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 15 (83.33%) CICS
1 15 (83.33%) SAS
2 1 (5.56%) GemFire
2 1 (5.56%) Mule
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.56%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 15 (83.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 15 (83.33%) Microsoft Office
1 15 (83.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 15 (83.33%) Kerberos
1 15 (83.33%) SSH
1 15 (83.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (88.89%) DB2
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 16 (88.89%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Assembler Programmer
1 6 (33.33%) Mainframe Programmer
1 6 (33.33%) Programmer
1 6 (33.33%) RACF Programmer
1 6 (33.33%) SAS Programmer
2 3 (16.67%) Security Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Architect
4 1 (5.56%) AS400 Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Designer
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Designer
4 1 (5.56%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (83.33%) ISPF
1 15 (83.33%) Middleware
2 1 (5.56%) J2EE
2 1 (5.56%) JDBC
2 1 (5.56%) JMS
2 1 (5.56%) JNDI
2 1 (5.56%) Spring
2 1 (5.56%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 15 (83.33%) Mainframe
1 15 (83.33%) PKI
2 1 (5.56%) AS400
2 1 (5.56%) iSeries
2 1 (5.56%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 15 (83.33%) Unix
1 15 (83.33%) zOS
2 1 (5.56%) AIX
2 1 (5.56%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Solaris
2 1 (5.56%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (88.89%) Time Management
2 15 (83.33%) Project Planning
2 15 (83.33%) Security Management
3 14 (77.78%) Information Security
3 14 (77.78%) People Management
4 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.56%) Multithreading
4 1 (5.56%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (88.89%) SQL
2 15 (83.33%) Assembly Language
2 15 (83.33%) CLIST
2 15 (83.33%) JCL
2 15 (83.33%) REXX
3 14 (77.78%) Perl
3 14 (77.78%) Shell Script
4 1 (5.56%) Java
4 1 (5.56%) RPG
4 1 (5.56%) RPG IV
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 15 (83.33%) Job Entry Subsystem
1 15 (83.33%) RACF
1 15 (83.33%) Time Sharing Option
2 1 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (5.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (83.33%) zSecure
2 1 (5.56%) MOM
Vendors
1 16 (88.89%) IBM
2 15 (83.33%) CA
2 15 (83.33%) Sybase
3 1 (5.56%) Citrix
3 1 (5.56%) Dell
3 1 (5.56%) EMC
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle
3 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.56%) Symantec
3 1 (5.56%) VMware