The table below looks at the statistics for Middleware skills in IT contracts advertised for the Norfolk region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Middleware over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware
Rank 34 24 29
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +5
Contract jobs citing Middleware 6 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 2.30% 0.67% 1.05%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.45% 3.70% 3.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
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£450 £390 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -10.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £424
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.20 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.63 £45.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-36.38% +20.00%
Middleware
East of England

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 Norfolk region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Norfolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
93 27 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 35.63% 18.00% 32.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 13 32
Average daily rate £300 £200 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -46.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £375 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Average hourly rate £17.48 - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

Middleware
Jobs Demand Trend in Norfolk

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

Middleware Jobs Demand Trend in Norfolk

Middleware
Daily Rate Trend in Norfolk

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

Middleware Daily Rate Trend in Norfolk

Middleware
Hourly Rate Trend in Norfolk

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

Middleware Hourly Rate Trend in Norfolk

Middleware
Contract Job Locations in Norfolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware within the Norfolk region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014. 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Norwich - 6 £450 -
Middleware
East of England

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Norfolk 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 6 (85.71%) E-Commerce
2 4 (57.14%) SOA
2 4 (57.14%) UML
2 4 (57.14%) J2EE
2 4 (57.14%) Web Services
2 4 (57.14%) XML
2 4 (57.14%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) Project Management
2 4 (57.14%) Enterprise Architecture
2 4 (57.14%) Time Management
2 4 (57.14%) QMS
2 4 (57.14%) Budget Control
3 3 (42.86%) HP
3 3 (42.86%) Citrix
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) Lotus
3 3 (42.86%) Terminal Services
3 3 (42.86%) ITIL
3 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
3 3 (42.86%) IIS
3 3 (42.86%) IBM Notes
3 3 (42.86%) Apache
4 2 (28.57%) LDAP
4 2 (28.57%) C
4 2 (28.57%) OpenView
4 2 (28.57%) Knowledge Management
4 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
4 2 (28.57%) Management Information System

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Norfolk by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Norfolk 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 (42.86%) IIS
1 3 (42.86%) IBM Notes
1 3 (42.86%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) LDAP
2 1 (14.29%) DHCP
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MSI
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Solutions Designer
1 4 (57.14%) Designer
1 4 (57.14%) SOA Designer
2 2 (28.57%) SOA Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) J2EE
1 4 (57.14%) Web Services
1 4 (57.14%) XML
2 1 (14.29%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
1 2 (28.57%) Mathematics
2 1 (14.29%) CMDB
2 1 (14.29%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) E-Commerce
2 4 (57.14%) SOA
2 4 (57.14%) UML
2 4 (57.14%) Project Management
2 4 (57.14%) Enterprise Architecture
2 4 (57.14%) Time Management
2 4 (57.14%) QMS
2 4 (57.14%) Budget Control
3 3 (42.86%) ITIL
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL V3
4 2 (28.57%) Knowledge Management
4 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
5 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
5 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
5 1 (14.29%) Change Management
5 1 (14.29%) Workflow
5 1 (14.29%) CRM
5 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Terminal Services
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) OpenView
2 1 (14.29%) Tivoli
2 1 (14.29%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (14.29%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) HP
1 3 (42.86%) Citrix
1 3 (42.86%) Lotus
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) VMware