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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Middleware over the 3 months to 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware
Rank 55 36 39
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +3
Contract jobs citing Middleware 24 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 3.00% 1.43% 1.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.27% 7.94% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 0
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£265 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.64% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £413
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Average hourly rate £28.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £45.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-30.55% +20.00%
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
259 63 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 32.42% 18.00% 24.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 27 45
Average daily rate £350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £175 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £397 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 7
Average hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +94.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.15 £32.50 £13.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £35.00 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

Middleware
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Middleware across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 23 October 2014.

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 23 October 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware within the North East region over the 3 months to 23 October 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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Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
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Middleware
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Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 34 (85.00%) Oracle
2 26 (65.00%) Security Cleared
2 26 (65.00%) Oracle Database
3 25 (62.50%) SC Cleared
3 25 (62.50%) HP
4 22 (55.00%) Red Hat
5 21 (52.50%) OpenView
5 21 (52.50%) Linux
5 21 (52.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 19 (47.50%) WebLogic
7 18 (45.00%) SOA
8 16 (40.00%) Java
8 16 (40.00%) Finance
9 15 (37.50%) SQL
9 15 (37.50%) ITIL
10 13 (32.50%) AquaLogic
11 12 (30.00%) Java EE
12 10 (25.00%) SQL Server
12 10 (25.00%) SLA
12 10 (25.00%) Citrix
13 9 (22.50%) DNS
13 9 (22.50%) DHCP
13 9 (22.50%) Open Source
13 9 (22.50%) VMware Infrastructure
13 9 (22.50%) VMware
13 9 (22.50%) Clustering
13 9 (22.50%) Service Management
14 8 (20.00%) Firewall
14 8 (20.00%) Problem Management
14 8 (20.00%) SAN

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 19 (47.50%) WebLogic
2 13 (32.50%) AquaLogic
3 6 (15.00%) IIS
3 6 (15.00%) IBM Notes
3 6 (15.00%) Apache
4 3 (7.50%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 5 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (17.50%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (15.00%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (12.50%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (10.00%) Oracle 11i
5 3 (7.50%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (5.00%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 9 (22.50%) DNS
1 9 (22.50%) DHCP
2 8 (20.00%) Firewall
2 8 (20.00%) SAN
3 5 (12.50%) LDAP
3 5 (12.50%) VPN
3 5 (12.50%) LAN
3 5 (12.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (65.00%) Oracle Database
2 10 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (10.00%) BusinessObjects XI
4 2 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Ant
2 1 (2.50%) MSI
General
1 16 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (22.50%) DBA
2 8 (20.00%) Oracle DBA
3 6 (15.00%) Architect
4 5 (12.50%) UNIX Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Wintel Support
5 4 (10.00%) Service Desk Team Leader
5 4 (10.00%) Team Leader
5 4 (10.00%) Administrator
6 3 (7.50%) Consultant
7 2 (5.00%) Oracle Architect
7 2 (5.00%) Wintel Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Applications Architect
7 2 (5.00%) UNIX Consultant
7 2 (5.00%) Linux Consultant
7 2 (5.00%) Informatica Specialist
7 2 (5.00%) Applications Specialist
7 2 (5.00%) Support Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (5.00%) Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Wintel Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (30.00%) Java EE
2 8 (20.00%) Web Services
3 5 (12.50%) SOAP
3 5 (12.50%) J2EE
4 4 (10.00%) JNDI
4 4 (10.00%) JDBC
4 4 (10.00%) JMS
5 3 (7.50%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (2.50%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (2.50%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (22.50%) Open Source
1 9 (22.50%) Clustering
2 4 (10.00%) Fat Client
2 4 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (10.00%) Thin Client
3 2 (5.00%) CMDB
4 1 (2.50%) HACMP
4 1 (2.50%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 21 (52.50%) Linux
1 21 (52.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 8 (20.00%) UNIX
3 7 (17.50%) Windows
4 5 (12.50%) AIX
4 5 (12.50%) Solaris
5 4 (10.00%) VME
6 3 (7.50%) HPUX
7 2 (5.00%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (45.00%) SOA
2 15 (37.50%) ITIL
3 9 (22.50%) Service Management
4 8 (20.00%) Problem Management
5 7 (17.50%) Configuration Management
5 7 (17.50%) Incident Management
6 6 (15.00%) Change Management
7 5 (12.50%) High Availability
8 4 (10.00%) Knowledge Management
8 4 (10.00%) Performance Testing
8 4 (10.00%) Migration
8 4 (10.00%) CRM
8 4 (10.00%) E-Commerce
9 3 (7.50%) ITIL V3
9 3 (7.50%) Change Data Capture
9 3 (7.50%) Network Management
9 3 (7.50%) ERP
9 3 (7.50%) Programme Management
10 2 (5.00%) Performance Management
10 2 (5.00%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (40.00%) Java
2 15 (37.50%) SQL
3 5 (12.50%) PL/SQL
3 5 (12.50%) Shell Script
4 4 (10.00%) COBOL
4 4 (10.00%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
5 1 (2.50%) C
5 1 (2.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 26 (65.00%) Security Cleared
2 25 (62.50%) SC Cleared
3 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.50%) IBM AIX Certification
4 1 (2.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (22.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (17.50%) Oracle RAC
3 6 (15.00%) Terminal Services
3 6 (15.00%) Active Directory
4 4 (10.00%) VMware ESX
5 3 (7.50%) KVM
5 3 (7.50%) RHEV
6 1 (2.50%) GPFS
6 1 (2.50%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 21 (52.50%) OpenView
2 5 (12.50%) HP SIM
3 3 (7.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (5.00%) OVSD
Vendors
1 34 (85.00%) Oracle
2 25 (62.50%) HP
3 22 (55.00%) Red Hat
4 10 (25.00%) Citrix
5 9 (22.50%) VMware
6 6 (15.00%) Lotus
7 5 (12.50%) Microsoft
7 5 (12.50%) Informatica
8 4 (10.00%) Fujitsu
8 4 (10.00%) ICL
8 4 (10.00%) Business Objects
9 3 (7.50%) Splunk
10 1 (2.50%) IBM
10 1 (2.50%) Capita
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