Period
to 19 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 19 October 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
England > South East
6 months to
19 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 363 353 376
Rank change year-on-year -10 +23 -14
Contract jobs citing MQSeries 1 28 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.006% 0.16% 0.051%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.035% 0.87% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 24 0
South East median daily rate - £500 -
England median daily rate £445 £500 £490
% change year-on-year -11.00% +2.04% +26.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £36.00 -

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 the South East with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 2826 3211 3546
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.38% 18.88% 18.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1705 1953 2149
South East median daily rate £400 £401 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.12% +6.80% +7.14%
10th Percentile £250 £255 £233
90th Percentile £538 £540 £520
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 126 120
South East median hourly rate £19.32 £21.50 £18.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.15% +15.10% +14.67%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.25 £12.52
90th Percentile £48.75 £57.50 £40.34
England median hourly rate £20.96 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +4.78% +5.26% +8.57%

MQSeries
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing MQSeries as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for MQSeries in the South East

MQSeries
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MQSeries in the South East

MQSeries
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MQSeries in the South East

MQSeries
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MQSeries within the South East region over the 6 months to 19 October 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey -14 1 - -
MQSeries
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 South East region with a requirement for MQSeries.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) LDAP
1 1 (100.00%) FTP
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) HTTPS
1 1 (100.00%) NetApp
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) IPsec
1 1 (100.00%) Samba
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) NAS
1 1 (100.00%) tcpdump
1 1 (100.00%) F5
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (100.00%) Translating Business Requirements
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Machines

MQSeries
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) FTP
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) HTTPS
1 1 (100.00%) IPsec
1 1 (100.00%) LDAP
1 1 (100.00%) NAS
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) tcpdump
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Wireshark
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Unix Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (100.00%) Task Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) Python
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Samba
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) F5
1 1 (100.00%) NetApp
1 1 (100.00%) VMware