The first table below looks at the demand for the Middleware Specialist role in IT contracts advertised for the Knutsford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Middleware Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Knutsford region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware Specialist
Rank - - -
Contract jobs requiring a Middleware Specialist 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford - - -
As % of the Job Titles category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £413 £450
% change year-on-year
-10.90% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
Knutsford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
55 75 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 96.49% 93.75% 89.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 55 36
Average daily rate £360 £365 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.36% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £225 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £16.64 £17.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.94% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
Middleware Specialist
Cheshire

Middleware Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Middleware Specialist in the job title across the Knutsford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Middleware Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

Middleware Specialist
Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

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

Middleware Specialist Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

Middleware Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Knutsford region that cited Middleware Specialist in their job title 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 with Middleware Specialist in their job title.

1 7 (100.00%) UNIX
1 7 (100.00%) Middleware
2 4 (57.14%) AIX
3 3 (42.86%) SSL
3 3 (42.86%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (42.86%) Banking
3 3 (42.86%) WebSphere
4 2 (28.57%) Mainframe
4 2 (28.57%) GIS
4 2 (28.57%) DMZ
4 2 (28.57%) Tivoli
4 2 (28.57%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
4 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 2 (28.57%) JBoss
4 2 (28.57%) Tomcat
4 2 (28.57%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) Clustering
5 1 (14.29%) LDAP
5 1 (14.29%) FTP
5 1 (14.29%) HTTPS
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco
5 1 (14.29%) IBM
5 1 (14.29%) Sun
5 1 (14.29%) LoadRunner
5 1 (14.29%) CSS
5 1 (14.29%) ITIL
5 1 (14.29%) Java
5 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 1 (14.29%) Perl

Middleware Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Knutsford region that cited Middleware Specialist in their job title 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 with Middleware Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (42.86%) WebSphere Application Server
1 3 (42.86%) WebSphere
2 2 (28.57%) Tomcat
3 1 (14.29%) Gentran
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) SSL
2 2 (28.57%) DMZ
3 1 (14.29%) LDAP
3 1 (14.29%) FTP
3 1 (14.29%) HTTPS
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) LoadRunner
General
1 3 (42.86%) Banking
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) Retail
3 1 (14.29%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) Middleware
2 1 (14.29%) CSS
2 1 (14.29%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
2 1 (14.29%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Mainframe
1 2 (28.57%) GIS
1 2 (28.57%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) UNIX
2 4 (57.14%) AIX
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL
1 1 (14.29%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) Perl
2 1 (14.29%) JCL
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Tivoli
1 2 (28.57%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 1 (14.29%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) JBoss
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) IBM
2 1 (14.29%) Sun
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle