The table below looks at the statistics for Middleware skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Middleware over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Middleware
Rank 70 59 32
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -27
Contract jobs citing Middleware 60 12 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 3.67% 1.40% 4.00%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 19.74% 5.97% 16.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 11 16
Median daily rate £279 £263 £304
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.19% -13.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £425 £526
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £413
% change year-on-year
- +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 0 0
Median hourly rate £28.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-30.00% -
Middleware
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 North East region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
304 201 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 18.62% 23.40% 24.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 128 81
Median daily rate £350 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £265 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £474 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 8 1
Median hourly rate £28.00 £16.16 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.26% -55.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%

Middleware
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East region citing Middleware as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Middleware Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Middleware
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Middleware Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Middleware
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Middleware across the North East region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016.

Middleware Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

Middleware
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Middleware Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

Middleware
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Middleware across the North East region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016.

Middleware Hourly Rate Histogram in the North East

Middleware
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware within the North East region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -7 60 £279 +8.78% 2
Middleware
England

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Middleware also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North East region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 59 (75.64%) ITIL
2 47 (60.26%) Unix
3 46 (58.97%) Oracle
4 45 (57.69%) Windows
5 38 (48.72%) Microsoft
6 37 (47.44%) Security Cleared
7 36 (46.15%) Solaris
8 35 (44.87%) AIX
8 35 (44.87%) Firewall
8 35 (44.87%) High Availability
9 33 (42.31%) Configuration Management
10 31 (39.74%) HP
11 28 (35.90%) IBM
11 28 (35.90%) ITIL V3
12 27 (34.62%) SC Cleared
12 27 (34.62%) Microsoft Certification
12 27 (34.62%) OpenView
13 25 (32.05%) Service Delivery
14 23 (29.49%) Change Management
14 23 (29.49%) Problem Management
14 23 (29.49%) Windows Server
15 22 (28.21%) Root Cause Analysis
15 22 (28.21%) Red Hat
16 20 (25.64%) VMware
16 20 (25.64%) MS Excel
16 20 (25.64%) SQL
16 20 (25.64%) VMware Infrastructure
17 19 (24.36%) DHCP
17 19 (24.36%) DNS
17 19 (24.36%) Citrix

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 18 (23.08%) Apache
1 18 (23.08%) IBM Notes
1 18 (23.08%) IIS
2 15 (19.23%) WebLogic
3 13 (16.67%) Tuxedo
4 10 (12.82%) MQSeries
4 10 (12.82%) Oracle Application Server
4 10 (12.82%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 10 (12.82%) WebSphere
4 10 (12.82%) WebSphere Application Server
5 7 (8.97%) AquaLogic
6 2 (2.56%) CMS
6 2 (2.56%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (1.28%) FileNet
7 1 (1.28%) JBoss
7 1 (1.28%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 20 (25.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (8.97%) OpenText MBPM
2 3 (3.85%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (1.28%) SDL Web 8
Communications & Networking
1 35 (44.87%) Firewall
2 19 (24.36%) DHCP
2 19 (24.36%) DNS
3 18 (23.08%) LAN
3 18 (23.08%) VPN
3 18 (23.08%) WAN
4 8 (10.26%) SSL
5 2 (2.56%) BIG-IP
6 1 (1.28%) 3G
6 1 (1.28%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (1.28%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (1.28%) Internet
6 1 (1.28%) Kerberos
6 1 (1.28%) LDAP
6 1 (1.28%) SAN
6 1 (1.28%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.13%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.85%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 18 (23.08%) MSI
2 1 (1.28%) JMeter
2 1 (1.28%) LoadRunner
2 1 (1.28%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (1.28%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (25.64%) Support Engineer
1 20 (25.64%) Unix Engineer
2 12 (15.38%) Wintel Support
3 9 (11.54%) Middleware Engineer
4 8 (10.26%) AIX Engineer
5 7 (8.97%) Consultant
6 6 (7.69%) Server Support
7 5 (6.41%) Wintel Engineer
8 4 (5.13%) Middleware Specialist
8 4 (5.13%) Support Specialist
8 4 (5.13%) Unix Support
8 4 (5.13%) Unix Support Engineer
8 4 (5.13%) Windows Engineer
8 4 (5.13%) Windows Support Engineer
8 4 (5.13%) Wintel Support Engineer
9 3 (3.85%) AIX Support
9 3 (3.85%) Development Consultant
9 3 (3.85%) Java Middleware Consultant
9 3 (3.85%) Middleware Consultant
9 3 (3.85%) Oracle Middleware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (15.38%) J2EE
2 11 (14.10%) IBM Integration Bus
3 4 (5.13%) Oracle Fusion
3 4 (5.13%) Web Services
4 3 (3.85%) EJB
4 3 (3.85%) SOAP
4 3 (3.85%) XML
4 3 (3.85%) XSD
4 3 (3.85%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 18 (23.08%) Clustering
2 17 (21.79%) HACMP
3 16 (20.51%) Management Information System
4 15 (19.23%) Computer Science
5 9 (11.54%) AS400
5 9 (11.54%) Mainframe
5 9 (11.54%) Tandem
5 9 (11.54%) User Experience
6 7 (8.97%) CMDB
7 3 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.28%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.28%) CLARiiON
8 1 (1.28%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.28%) Fat Client
8 1 (1.28%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 47 (60.26%) Unix
2 45 (57.69%) Windows
3 36 (46.15%) Solaris
4 35 (44.87%) AIX
5 23 (29.49%) Windows Server
6 12 (15.38%) Linux
7 10 (12.82%) OS/390
8 2 (2.56%) HPUX
9 1 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.28%) VME
9 1 (1.28%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.28%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.28%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (75.64%) ITIL
2 35 (44.87%) High Availability
3 33 (42.31%) Configuration Management
4 28 (35.90%) ITIL V3
5 25 (32.05%) Service Delivery
6 23 (29.49%) Change Management
6 23 (29.49%) Problem Management
7 22 (28.21%) Root Cause Analysis
8 18 (23.08%) Application Packaging
8 18 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
9 17 (21.79%) Open Source
9 17 (21.79%) Service Management
10 15 (19.23%) Workflow
11 14 (17.95%) Release Management
12 13 (16.67%) Lean Six Sigma
12 13 (16.67%) Six Sigma
13 12 (15.38%) Incident Management
13 12 (15.38%) QMS
14 9 (11.54%) Network Management
14 9 (11.54%) SAP Security
Programming Languages
1 20 (25.64%) SQL
2 14 (17.95%) Java
3 11 (14.10%) C++
4 9 (11.54%) C
4 9 (11.54%) Perl
5 1 (1.28%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 37 (47.44%) Security Cleared
2 27 (34.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (34.62%) SC Cleared
3 17 (21.79%) IBM AIX Certification
4 15 (19.23%) Degree
5 12 (15.38%) BPSS Clearance
6 9 (11.54%) CCNA
6 9 (11.54%) CCNP
6 9 (11.54%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (11.54%) MCDBA
6 9 (11.54%) MCP
6 9 (11.54%) MCSE
7 1 (1.28%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.28%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (20.51%) SLA
2 10 (12.82%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (6.41%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 20 (25.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (24.36%) Active Directory
2 19 (24.36%) Microsoft App-V
3 18 (23.08%) Terminal Services
4 17 (21.79%) GPFS
5 1 (1.28%) KVM
5 1 (1.28%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (1.28%) RHEV
5 1 (1.28%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 27 (34.62%) OpenView
2 18 (23.08%) Microsoft Clustering
2 18 (23.08%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 18 (23.08%) Perfmon
3 12 (15.38%) HP SIM
4 1 (1.28%) Oracle ZFS
4 1 (1.28%) OVSD
4 1 (1.28%) SCCM
4 1 (1.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 46 (58.97%) Oracle
2 38 (48.72%) Microsoft
3 31 (39.74%) HP
4 28 (35.90%) IBM
5 22 (28.21%) Red Hat
6 20 (25.64%) VMware
7 19 (24.36%) Citrix
8 18 (23.08%) Lotus
9 10 (12.82%) SAP
10 9 (11.54%) Sun
11 7 (8.97%) Axway
11 7 (8.97%) Fujitsu
12 4 (5.13%) ServiceNow
13 2 (2.56%) F5
13 2 (2.56%) Micro Focus
13 2 (2.56%) TIBCO
14 1 (1.28%) AppSense
14 1 (1.28%) CA
14 1 (1.28%) ReadSoft
14 1 (1.28%) webMethods
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