Period
to 25 July 2017

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 25 July 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 West
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 201 200 212
Rank change year-on-year -1 +12 +3
Contract jobs citing MQSeries 2 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.036% 0.15% 0.062%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.24% 0.85% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 3
South West median daily rate £435 £393 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.83% -4.85% -
England median daily rate £488 £450 £500
% change year-on-year +8.33% -10.00% +17.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £36.00 -

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 the South West with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 845 1064 1087
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 15.41% 17.65% 16.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 545 749 707
South West median daily rate £378 £365 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.56% +0.69% +3.57%
10th Percentile £213 £213 £199
90th Percentile £549 £525 £523
England median daily rate £445 £425 £390
% change year-on-year +4.71% +8.97% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 36 54
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £32.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.46% +47.73% +25.71%
10th Percentile £25.33 £10.75 £12.30
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.13 £42.93
England median hourly rate £19.97 £20.00 £19.23
% change year-on-year -0.15% +4.02% +9.87%

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 25 July 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
Bristol +8 2 £435 -10.77%
MQSeries
England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 West region with a requirement for MQSeries.

1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) AIX
2 1 (50.00%) HPUX
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VBA
2 1 (50.00%) J2EE
2 1 (50.00%) JBoss
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (50.00%) LDAP
2 1 (50.00%) Cognos
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) Data Mining
2 1 (50.00%) ETL
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Sun

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (50.00%) IIS
1 1 (50.00%) iPlanet
1 1 (50.00%) JBoss
1 1 (50.00%) OpenStack
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Application Server
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (50.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (50.00%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) FCoE
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
1 1 (50.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (50.00%) LDAP
1 1 (50.00%) NAS
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) VLAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Data Mining
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Support
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Unix Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Clustering
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (50.00%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) AIX
2 1 (50.00%) HPUX
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
2 1 (50.00%) SUSE
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) ETL
1 1 (50.00%) High Availability
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (50.00%) Procure-to-Pay
1 1 (50.00%) Requirements Management
1 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (50.00%) C-shell
1 1 (50.00%) Korn
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (50.00%) KVM
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (50.00%) Samba
1 1 (50.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) OpenView
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Cognos
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Opsware
2 1 (50.00%) PlateSpin
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) Sun
2 1 (50.00%) Veritas
2 1 (50.00%) VMware