The table below looks at the statistics for Middleware skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Middleware over the 3 months to 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Middleware
Rank 78 58 70
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +12
Contract jobs citing Middleware 34 46 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.66% 2.49% 1.99%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.27% 9.43% 8.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 31 22
Average daily rate
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£450 £380 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% -3.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £325 £361
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £380 £413
% change year-on-year
+18.42% -7.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.75 £34.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+8.08% -15.00%
Middleware
South East

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 Hampshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
542 488 342
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 26.52% 26.36% 24.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 270 283 205
Average daily rate £360 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 22 18
Average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.25 £35.00 £23.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.80 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.25 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.81% -5.71%

Middleware
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

Middleware Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Middleware
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Middleware Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Middleware
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Middleware across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

Middleware Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

Middleware
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Middleware Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

Middleware
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 6 March 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
Southampton -10 7 £433 +39.51%
Fareham - 4 £550 -
Basingstoke -10 3 £530 +50.14%
Havant -11 2 £405 -7.95%
Portsmouth - 1 - -
Andover - - - - 1
Middleware
South East

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 42 (57.53%) Oracle
2 33 (45.21%) SOA
3 32 (43.84%) Security Cleared
4 27 (36.99%) Oracle Fusion
5 26 (35.62%) WebLogic
6 23 (31.51%) SQL
7 21 (28.77%) UNIX
7 21 (28.77%) SC Cleared
8 20 (27.40%) Linux
9 19 (26.03%) Shell Script
9 19 (26.03%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (26.03%) Oracle Database
10 18 (24.66%) Oracle EBS
11 17 (23.29%) Disaster Recovery
11 17 (23.29%) Oracle Applications
12 16 (21.92%) Oracle RAC
13 15 (20.55%) Oracle Database 11g
13 15 (20.55%) Oracle EBS R12
13 15 (20.55%) PL/SQL
13 15 (20.55%) ITIL
14 13 (17.81%) Oracle Discoverer
14 13 (17.81%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 13 (17.81%) Oracle RMAN
14 13 (17.81%) IBM
14 13 (17.81%) Performance Tuning
15 12 (16.44%) Load Balancing
15 12 (16.44%) Oracle 10gAS
15 12 (16.44%) WebSphere
15 12 (16.44%) UML
15 12 (16.44%) HPUX

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 26 (35.62%) WebLogic
2 12 (16.44%) WebSphere
2 12 (16.44%) Oracle 10gAS
3 7 (9.59%) Oracle Service Bus
4 6 (8.22%) WebSphere Process Server
4 6 (8.22%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (5.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (4.11%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (2.74%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.37%) JBoss
8 1 (1.37%) Apache
8 1 (1.37%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (1.37%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (1.37%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (2.74%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.37%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.37%) SPSS
2 1 (1.37%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 18 (24.66%) Oracle EBS
2 17 (23.29%) Oracle Applications
3 15 (20.55%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (5.48%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (1.37%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.85%) OpenShift
2 1 (1.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (13.70%) Firewall
2 7 (9.59%) NAS
2 7 (9.59%) BGP
2 7 (9.59%) HTTP
2 7 (9.59%) SSL
2 7 (9.59%) SAN
3 6 (8.22%) Multicast
4 5 (6.85%) ATM
5 2 (2.74%) Internet
6 1 (1.37%) MPLS
6 1 (1.37%) LDAP
6 1 (1.37%) VPN
6 1 (1.37%) HSRP
6 1 (1.37%) IPsec
6 1 (1.37%) SSH
6 1 (1.37%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (26.03%) Oracle Database
2 15 (20.55%) Oracle Database 11g
3 13 (17.81%) Oracle Discoverer
4 5 (6.85%) Oracle BI EE
5 4 (5.48%) Relational Database
6 3 (4.11%) MongoDB
6 3 (4.11%) Oracle ODI
6 3 (4.11%) SQL Server
6 3 (4.11%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (2.74%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (2.74%) SQLPlus
7 2 (2.74%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (2.74%) MySQL
7 2 (2.74%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.37%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 5 (6.85%) Jenkins
2 3 (4.11%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (4.11%) Subversion
3 2 (2.74%) Maven
3 2 (2.74%) Checkstyle
3 2 (2.74%) JIRA
3 2 (2.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (2.74%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.74%) ClearCase
3 2 (2.74%) Eclipse
3 2 (2.74%) NetBeans
3 2 (2.74%) JUnit
General
1 6 (8.22%) Finance
1 6 (8.22%) Multimedia
2 3 (4.11%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.74%) Banking
4 1 (1.37%) Retail
4 1 (1.37%) French Language
4 1 (1.37%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.37%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.37%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (28.77%) Architect
2 20 (27.40%) DBA
3 12 (16.44%) Oracle DBA
4 11 (15.07%) Solutions Architect
5 8 (10.96%) Consultant
6 7 (9.59%) Administrator
7 6 (8.22%) Developer
7 6 (8.22%) Middleware Architect
8 5 (6.85%) Oracle Applications DBA
8 5 (6.85%) Oracle Consultant
9 4 (5.48%) Oracle Functional Consultant
9 4 (5.48%) Linux Engineer
9 4 (5.48%) Functional Consultant
9 4 (5.48%) Enterprise Architect
10 3 (4.11%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
10 3 (4.11%) SOA Architect
10 3 (4.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (4.11%) Analyst
10 3 (4.11%) Software Engineer
10 3 (4.11%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (36.99%) Oracle Fusion
2 9 (12.33%) XML
3 7 (9.59%) REST
3 7 (9.59%) SOAP
4 6 (8.22%) J2EE
4 6 (8.22%) JMS
4 6 (8.22%) WSDL
4 6 (8.22%) WebSphere MQ
5 5 (6.85%) .NET
6 1 (1.37%) HTML
6 1 (1.37%) Classic ASP
6 1 (1.37%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.37%) Ajax
6 1 (1.37%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.37%) JSON
6 1 (1.37%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.96%) PKI
2 6 (8.22%) Statistics
2 6 (8.22%) N-Tier
3 4 (5.48%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.48%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.74%) Open Source
5 1 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.37%) User Experience
5 1 (1.37%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.37%) Clustering
5 1 (1.37%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 21 (28.77%) UNIX
2 20 (27.40%) Linux
3 12 (16.44%) HPUX
4 7 (9.59%) Windows
4 7 (9.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (8.22%) Oracle Linux
5 6 (8.22%) AIX
6 2 (2.74%) CentOS
7 1 (1.37%) Solaris
7 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (45.21%) SOA
2 19 (26.03%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (23.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 15 (20.55%) ITIL
5 13 (17.81%) Performance Tuning
6 12 (16.44%) Load Balancing
6 12 (16.44%) UML
7 10 (13.70%) TOGAF
8 9 (12.33%) Incident Management
9 8 (10.96%) Analytics
9 8 (10.96%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (10.96%) Service Management
10 7 (9.59%) Scrum
10 7 (9.59%) SIEM
10 7 (9.59%) Data Architecture
11 6 (8.22%) SysML
11 6 (8.22%) Release Management
11 6 (8.22%) Test Management
11 6 (8.22%) Software Engineering
11 6 (8.22%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (31.51%) SQL
2 19 (26.03%) Shell Script
3 15 (20.55%) PL/SQL
4 11 (15.07%) Java
5 5 (6.85%) Bash Shell
6 4 (5.48%) Ruby
6 4 (5.48%) Python
7 3 (4.11%) C
7 3 (4.11%) C#
8 2 (2.74%) C++
8 2 (2.74%) Perl
9 1 (1.37%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.37%) Korn
9 1 (1.37%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 32 (43.84%) Security Cleared
2 21 (28.77%) SC Cleared
3 9 (12.33%) DV Cleared
4 7 (9.59%) Degree
5 1 (1.37%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.37%) CCIE
5 1 (1.37%) ISEB
5 1 (1.37%) CISSP
5 1 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.37%) OCP
5 1 (1.37%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (1.37%) GCIA
5 1 (1.37%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.37%) COBIT
1 1 (1.37%) QA
1 1 (1.37%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.37%) COSO
System Software
1 16 (21.92%) Oracle RAC
2 13 (17.81%) Oracle RMAN
3 6 (8.22%) Active Directory
4 5 (6.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (6.85%) vSphere
5 1 (1.37%) Novell eDirectory
Systems Management
1 13 (17.81%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 4 (5.48%) Puppet
2 4 (5.48%) Oracle Identity Management
3 3 (4.11%) Vagrant
4 2 (2.74%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 1 (1.37%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (1.37%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 42 (57.53%) Oracle
2 13 (17.81%) IBM
3 8 (10.96%) Red Hat
4 6 (8.22%) Siebel
4 6 (8.22%) Software AG
5 5 (6.85%) VMware
5 5 (6.85%) Microsoft
6 3 (4.11%) HP
6 3 (4.11%) Cisco
7 1 (1.37%) Cognos
7 1 (1.37%) Intel
7 1 (1.37%) F5
7 1 (1.37%) Splunk
7 1 (1.37%) RightFax
7 1 (1.37%) BMC
7 1 (1.37%) Hitachi
7 1 (1.37%) Informatica
7 1 (1.37%) Nokia
7 1 (1.37%) ILOG
7 1 (1.37%) Remedy
Hampshire
Synergize Consulting
Rate: £340 per annum DOE
Posted: 4 days ago