Period
to 23 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 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
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 132 100
Rank change year-on-year +46 -32 -25
Contract jobs citing MQSeries 1 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 0.10% 0.56% 0.61%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.48% 2.31% 2.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 8
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £313 £350 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.57% +12.90% -31.49%
10th Percentile £307 £306 £288
90th Percentile £320 £419 £336
North East median daily rate £313 £350 £310
% change year-on-year -10.57% +12.90% -31.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - £36.00 -
North East 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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 210 476 316
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 21.08% 24.34% 21.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 350 222
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £395 £340 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.18% -17.07% +2.50%
10th Percentile £262 £279 £270
90th Percentile £633 £525 £550
North East median daily rate £395 £340 £410
% change year-on-year +16.18% -17.07% +17.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 4
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £13.00 £22.50 £24.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.22% -7.88% +35.69%
10th Percentile £8.08 £10.25 £13.43
90th Percentile £24.20 £36.20 £26.85
North East median hourly rate £13.00 £22.50 £20.30
% change year-on-year -42.22% +10.84% -26.18%

MQSeries
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing MQSeries as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for MQSeries in Tyne and Wear

MQSeries
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MQSeries in Tyne and Wear

MQSeries
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MQSeries in Tyne and Wear

MQSeries
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MQSeries within the Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 23 February 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +35 1 £313 -10.57%
MQSeries
North East

For the 6 months to 23 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing MQSeries 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for MQSeries.

1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) HPUX
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) JBoss
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (100.00%) LDAP
1 1 (100.00%) Cognos
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Sun
1 1 (100.00%) OpenView
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas
1 1 (100.00%) Borland
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (100.00%) iPlanet
1 1 (100.00%) WebLogic Portal
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall

MQSeries
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (100.00%) iPlanet
1 1 (100.00%) JBoss
1 1 (100.00%) OpenStack
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Application Server
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (100.00%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) NAS
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) HPUX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) SUSE
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) KVM
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) OpenView
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Borland
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Cognos
1 1 (100.00%) F5
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Opsware
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) PlateSpin
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Sun
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas
1 1 (100.00%) VMware