Period
to 18 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 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
England > South West
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 188 200 212
Rank change year-on-year +12 +12 -6
Contract jobs citing MQSeries 1 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.019% 0.075% 0.048%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.12% 0.44% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 2
South West median daily rate £418 £393 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.37% +18.94% -
10th Percentile £409 £353 £306
90th Percentile £426 £455 £354
England median daily rate £475 £465 £425
% change year-on-year +2.15% +9.41% +1.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West 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 West with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 841 911 1,108
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 15.93% 17.00% 17.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 525 637 766
South West median daily rate £400 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.59% -2.67% -
10th Percentile £239 £205 £200
90th Percentile £561 £525 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 29 32
South West median hourly rate £24.00 £33.00 £41.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.27% -21.19% +103.97%
10th Percentile £13.13 £12.00 £11.87
90th Percentile £48.00 £42.60 £46.50
England median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £20.00

MQSeries
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for MQSeries in the South West

MQSeries
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MQSeries in the South West

MQSeries
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 18 January 2018. 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
Dorset +1 1 £418 +6.37%
MQSeries
England

For the 6 months to 18 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 South West 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%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) Nagios
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) IPsec
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
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%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) NAS
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell

MQSeries
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Samba
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Icinga
1 1 (100.00%) Nagios
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) F5
1 1 (100.00%) NetApp
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) VMware