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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Middleware
Rank 60 69 55
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -14
Contract jobs citing Middleware 54 9 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 3.92% 0.94% 2.62%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.86% 3.60% 8.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 5 6
Median daily rate £375 £310 £289
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.96% +7.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £295 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £395 £385
UK excluding London median daily rate £439 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £33.63 £37.70
% change year-on-year
+48.69% -10.80%
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
420 250 258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 30.46% 26.04% 29.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 308 151 192
Median daily rate £425 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £230 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £495 £491
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 5
Median hourly rate £8.50 £20.30 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.12% -32.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 5 December 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
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 5 December 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 +1 48 £370 +22.31%
Durham +6 3 £425 -
Middleware
England

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 67 (64.42%) ITIL
2 64 (61.54%) Windows
3 57 (54.81%) Oracle
4 51 (49.04%) Microsoft
5 49 (47.12%) HP
5 49 (47.12%) AIX
6 48 (46.15%) Solaris
7 43 (41.35%) Unix
8 41 (39.42%) Windows Server
9 39 (37.50%) Security Cleared
10 35 (33.65%) SQL
11 32 (30.77%) SC Cleared
12 31 (29.81%) Problem Management
13 30 (28.85%) Change Management
14 28 (26.92%) Service Delivery
14 28 (26.92%) CA
14 28 (26.92%) Linux
15 27 (25.96%) WebLogic
15 27 (25.96%) Firewall
16 26 (25.00%) SQL Server
17 24 (23.08%) ITSM
17 24 (23.08%) IBM
18 23 (22.12%) Configuration Management
18 23 (22.12%) Root Cause Analysis
19 22 (21.15%) JavaScript
19 22 (21.15%) Tuxedo
19 22 (21.15%) Active Directory
20 21 (20.19%) Java
20 21 (20.19%) High Availability
21 20 (19.23%) Release Management

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 27 (25.96%) WebLogic
2 22 (21.15%) Tuxedo
3 18 (17.31%) WebSphere
4 17 (16.35%) MQSeries
4 17 (16.35%) WebSphere Application Server
5 15 (14.42%) Oracle Application Server
5 15 (14.42%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 12 (11.54%) Apache
6 12 (11.54%) IBM Notes
6 12 (11.54%) IIS
7 11 (10.58%) AquaLogic
8 6 (5.77%) JBoss
8 6 (5.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 5 (4.81%) WildFly
10 4 (3.85%) SharePoint
11 2 (1.92%) CMS
11 2 (1.92%) Oracle Service Bus
12 1 (0.96%) FileNet
Applications
1 18 (17.31%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.88%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.96%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (10.58%) OpenText MBPM
2 5 (4.81%) BusinessWorks
2 5 (4.81%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (3.85%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.96%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.85%) IaaS
1 4 (3.85%) PaaS
1 4 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (25.96%) Firewall
2 14 (13.46%) SSL
3 12 (11.54%) DHCP
3 12 (11.54%) DNS
4 10 (9.62%) HTTP
4 10 (9.62%) HTTPS
4 10 (9.62%) iSCSI
4 10 (9.62%) NAS
4 10 (9.62%) SAN
5 5 (4.81%) LAN
5 5 (4.81%) VPN
5 5 (4.81%) WAN
6 4 (3.85%) Kerberos
6 4 (3.85%) LDAP
7 2 (1.92%) BIG-IP
8 1 (0.96%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 1 (0.96%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (0.96%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.81%) DB2
2 5 (4.81%) Oracle Database 12c
2 5 (4.81%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (3.85%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.96%) DTS
Development Applications
1 12 (11.54%) MSI
2 5 (4.81%) CA Gen
3 1 (0.96%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (3.85%) Billing
2 2 (1.92%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (17.31%) Support Engineer
2 16 (15.38%) Automation Engineer
3 13 (12.50%) Middleware Engineer
4 11 (10.58%) Consultant
4 11 (10.58%) Unix Engineer
5 10 (9.62%) Applications Architect
5 10 (9.62%) Architect
6 9 (8.65%) Migration Architect
7 7 (6.73%) Middleware Consultant
8 6 (5.77%) Wintel Support
9 5 (4.81%) DBA
9 5 (4.81%) Support Consultant
9 5 (4.81%) Unix Support
9 5 (4.81%) Windows Engineer
9 5 (4.81%) Windows Support Engineer
10 4 (3.85%) AIX Engineer
10 4 (3.85%) AIX Support
10 4 (3.85%) Middleware Specialist
10 4 (3.85%) Operations Engineer
10 4 (3.85%) Solaris Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (17.31%) IBM Integration Bus
2 10 (9.62%) J2EE
3 6 (5.77%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.96%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 16 (15.38%) Mainframe
2 12 (11.54%) Clustering
3 11 (10.58%) Management Information System
4 9 (8.65%) Computer Science
4 9 (8.65%) Public Cloud
5 6 (5.77%) CMDB
5 6 (5.77%) User Experience
6 5 (4.81%) AS400
6 5 (4.81%) Tandem
7 4 (3.85%) CLARiiON
7 4 (3.85%) HACMP
8 3 (2.88%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.96%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 64 (61.54%) Windows
2 49 (47.12%) AIX
3 48 (46.15%) Solaris
4 43 (41.35%) Unix
5 41 (39.42%) Windows Server
6 28 (26.92%) Linux
7 17 (16.35%) HPUX
7 17 (16.35%) OS/390
8 7 (6.73%) MVS
9 6 (5.77%) Windows 7
10 5 (4.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (4.81%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (64.42%) ITIL
2 31 (29.81%) Problem Management
3 30 (28.85%) Change Management
4 28 (26.92%) Service Delivery
5 24 (23.08%) ITSM
6 23 (22.12%) Configuration Management
6 23 (22.12%) Root Cause Analysis
7 21 (20.19%) High Availability
8 20 (19.23%) Release Management
9 18 (17.31%) Incident Management
9 18 (17.31%) QMS
10 17 (16.35%) Agile Software Development
11 15 (14.42%) OO
12 13 (12.50%) ITIL V3
13 12 (11.54%) Application Packaging
14 11 (10.58%) Migration
14 11 (10.58%) Security Management
14 11 (10.58%) Security Patching
15 10 (9.62%) Application Discovery
15 10 (9.62%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 35 (33.65%) SQL
2 22 (21.15%) JavaScript
3 21 (20.19%) Java
4 13 (12.50%) Jython
4 13 (12.50%) PowerShell
4 13 (12.50%) Python
5 11 (10.58%) C
5 11 (10.58%) C++
5 11 (10.58%) Perl
6 1 (0.96%) Groovy
6 1 (0.96%) PHP
6 1 (0.96%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 39 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 32 (30.77%) SC Cleared
3 17 (16.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (13.46%) BPSS Clearance
5 10 (9.62%) Degree
5 10 (9.62%) DV Cleared
6 5 (4.81%) CCNA
6 5 (4.81%) CCNP
6 5 (4.81%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (4.81%) MCDBA
6 5 (4.81%) MCP
6 5 (4.81%) MCSE
7 4 (3.85%) IBM AIX Certification
8 2 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.96%) IBM Certification
9 1 (0.96%) OCA
9 1 (0.96%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (14.42%) SLA
2 8 (7.69%) Disclosure Scotland
3 7 (6.73%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 22 (21.15%) Active Directory
2 12 (11.54%) Microsoft App-V
2 12 (11.54%) Terminal Services
2 12 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.85%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 19 (18.27%) HP Operations Orchestration
2 16 (15.38%) OpenView
2 16 (15.38%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 13 (12.50%) SCOrch
4 12 (11.54%) BladeLogic
4 12 (11.54%) Microsoft Clustering
4 12 (11.54%) Perfmon
4 12 (11.54%) Puppet
5 8 (7.69%) HP SIM
6 5 (4.81%) SCCM
7 4 (3.85%) Oracle ZFS
7 4 (3.85%) WSUS
8 1 (0.96%) HP SiteScope
8 1 (0.96%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 57 (54.81%) Oracle
2 51 (49.04%) Microsoft
3 49 (47.12%) HP
4 28 (26.92%) CA
5 24 (23.08%) IBM
6 15 (14.42%) Sun
7 13 (12.50%) BMC
8 12 (11.54%) Citrix
8 12 (11.54%) Dell
8 12 (11.54%) Lotus
8 12 (11.54%) VMware
9 11 (10.58%) Axway
10 10 (9.62%) ServiceNow
11 9 (8.65%) Fujitsu
11 9 (8.65%) TIBCO
12 6 (5.77%) SAP
13 5 (4.81%) Red Hat
14 4 (3.85%) EMC
14 4 (3.85%) Symantec
15 2 (1.92%) F5