Period
to 23 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for MQSI skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MQSI over the 6 months to 23 February 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 Integrator (MQSI)
England > London
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 631 585 588
Rank change year-on-year -46 +3 -
Contract jobs citing MQSI 2 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.004% 0.017% 0.013%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.025% 0.087% 0.080%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 3
London median daily rate £475 £275 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +72.73% -25.68% -
England median daily rate £475 £275 £370
% change year-on-year +72.73% -25.68% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

MQSI 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 London with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 8,008 8,068 7,505
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 17.06% 19.53% 16.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,810 5,586 5,106
London median daily rate £500 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £300 £285 £260
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
England median daily rate £450 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 96 104
London median hourly rate £20.71 £19.00 £21.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.97% -11.42% +7.25%
10th Percentile £12.85 £13.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £49.38 £56.38
England median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year -5.00% +2.56% +8.33%

MQSI
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing MQSI as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for MQSI in London

MQSI
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MQSI in London

MQSI
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing MQSI in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for MQSI in London

For the 6 months to 23 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing MQSI also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the London region with a requirement for MQSI.

1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 2 (100.00%) Middleware
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (100.00%) MiFID
1 2 (100.00%) IBM Integration Bus
1 2 (100.00%) SWIFT
1 2 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis

MQSI
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 2 (100.00%) WebSphere
General
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Middleware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) IBM Integration Bus
1 2 (100.00%) Middleware
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) SWIFT
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) MiFID
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) IBM