The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Nottingham 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 27 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.

IBM MQSeries
Nottinghamshire / Nottingham
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 44
Contract jobs citing MQSeries 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottingham - - 0.78%
As % of the Application Platforms category - - 4.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £347
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £418
% change year-on-year +8.10% -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 Nottingham with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Nottingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 44 60 67
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Nottingham 12.50% 12.17% 17.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 16 31
Median daily rate £425 £300 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +41.66% -20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £208 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £460 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £15.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -70.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -5.55% +9.09%  

MQSeries
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Nottingham 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 Nottingham

MQSeries
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MQSeries in Nottingham

MQSeries
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 27 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 Nottingham 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
Co-occurring IT Skills in Nottingham 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