The first table below looks at the demand for Middleware skills 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 over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware
Rank - 14 7
Contract jobs citing Middleware 0 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford - 7.41% 8.06%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 38.10% 41.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 4
Average daily rate
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- £300 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-44.44% +12.50%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Knutsford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13 21 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 18.31% 19.44% 19.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 15 8
Average daily rate £439 £388 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.29% +24.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £440 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £321
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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Middleware
Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

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

Middleware Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

Middleware
Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

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

Middleware Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

Middleware
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Knutsford 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 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) BladeLogic
1 4 (100.00%) Splunk
1 4 (100.00%) Cyber-Ark
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (75.00%) TIBCO
2 3 (75.00%) Rendezvous
2 3 (75.00%) Change Management
2 3 (75.00%) TIBCO EMS
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) Banking
3 2 (50.00%) Investment Banking

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Knutsford 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 3 (75.00%) TIBCO EMS
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
1 2 (50.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
1 4 (100.00%) Support Analyst
1 4 (100.00%) Middleware Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Communications Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Rendezvous
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL Certification
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Splunk
1 4 (100.00%) Cyber-Ark
2 3 (75.00%) TIBCO