The table below looks at the statistics for Middleware skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Middleware over the 3 months to 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Middleware
Rank 67 69 35
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -34
Contract jobs citing Middleware 13 5 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.31% 0.61% 4.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.50% 3.14% 19.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 13
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£550 £363 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.72% -8.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £298 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £410 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £410
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.13 £52.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-25.47% +34.61%
Middleware
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
289 159 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 29.13% 19.30% 22.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 93 78
Average daily rate £400 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £420 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 2 2
Average hourly rate £16.16 £32.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.27% +8.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.62 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.48% -

Middleware
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Middleware across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Middleware Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Middleware
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Middleware across the Cheshire region.

Middleware Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Middleware
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Middleware across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

Middleware Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

Middleware
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Middleware across the Cheshire region.

Middleware Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Middleware
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington -4 2 £473 +11.17%
Knutsford - 2 £550 - 2
Runcorn - 1 - - 1
Middleware
North West

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Middleware also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Middleware.

1 13 (59.09%) Java
2 12 (54.55%) UNIX
3 9 (40.91%) Windows
4 6 (27.27%) Oracle
4 6 (27.27%) WebLogic
5 5 (22.73%) Linux
5 5 (22.73%) Finance
6 4 (18.18%) Banking
6 4 (18.18%) WebSphere
6 4 (18.18%) Migration
6 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (18.18%) Tomcat
6 4 (18.18%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (18.18%) Red Hat
6 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
6 4 (18.18%) Data Centre
7 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database
7 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (13.64%) NAS
7 3 (13.64%) Oracle Fusion
7 3 (13.64%) SOA
7 3 (13.64%) SAN
7 3 (13.64%) VMware
7 3 (13.64%) Firewall
7 3 (13.64%) Project Planning
7 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (9.09%) Spring
8 2 (9.09%) JSF
8 2 (9.09%) Mainframe

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Middleware also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Middleware. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (27.27%) WebLogic
2 4 (18.18%) WebSphere
2 4 (18.18%) Tomcat
2 4 (18.18%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (9.09%) JBoss
3 2 (9.09%) Apache
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.55%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) NAS
1 3 (13.64%) SAN
1 3 (13.64%) Firewall
2 2 (9.09%) LAN
2 2 (9.09%) WAN
3 1 (4.55%) DHCP
3 1 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (4.55%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (4.55%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Ant
General
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
2 4 (18.18%) Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Architect
2 5 (22.73%) Java Architect
3 4 (18.18%) Systems Architect
3 4 (18.18%) Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Consultant
4 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Planning Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Middleware Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Middleware Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Oracle SOA Developer
6 1 (4.55%) SOA Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Middleware Developer
6 1 (4.55%) DBA
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Java Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Oracle DBA
6 1 (4.55%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Implementation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (9.09%) Spring
2 2 (9.09%) JSF
2 2 (9.09%) Hibernate
2 2 (9.09%) J2EE
3 1 (4.55%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.09%) Mainframe
2 2 (9.09%) Replication
2 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 12 (54.55%) UNIX
2 9 (40.91%) Windows
3 5 (22.73%) Linux
4 2 (9.09%) Solaris
5 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
5 1 (4.55%) VME
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (4.55%) MVS
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (18.18%) Migration
1 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (13.64%) SOA
2 3 (13.64%) Project Planning
3 2 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (9.09%) SDLC
3 2 (9.09%) Dependency Management
4 1 (4.55%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (4.55%) Open Source
4 1 (4.55%) CRM
4 1 (4.55%) ERP
4 1 (4.55%) Workflow
4 1 (4.55%) Strategic Planning
4 1 (4.55%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 13 (59.09%) Java
2 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
2 2 (9.09%) Bash Shell
3 1 (4.55%) Scala
3 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) OpenView
1 2 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Oracle
2 4 (18.18%) Red Hat
2 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 3 (13.64%) VMware
4 2 (9.09%) Veritas
4 2 (9.09%) HP
4 2 (9.09%) Veeam
5 1 (4.55%) Syclo
5 1 (4.55%) SAP
5 1 (4.55%) Cisco
Knutsford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Knutsford
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 15 days ago