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 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Middleware
Rank 65 51 26
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -25
Contract jobs citing Middleware 29 12 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 2.59% 1.63% 5.96%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.20% 6.74% 23.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 9 25
Average daily rate £283 £300 £273
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.83% +10.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £244 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £495 £411
UK excluding London average daily rate £439 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £26.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -15.78%
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
259 178 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 23.15% 24.25% 25.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 114 117
Average daily rate £330 £300 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £390 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 2
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.68 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.07% +8.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

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 28 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware within the North East region over the 3 months to 28 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -15 29 £283 -5.83% 4
Middleware
England

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 29 (72.50%) Unix
2 28 (70.00%) ITIL
3 26 (65.00%) Solaris
3 26 (65.00%) AIX
4 23 (57.50%) Configuration Management
5 22 (55.00%) IBM
6 21 (52.50%) Red Hat
7 20 (50.00%) Security Cleared
8 19 (47.50%) Firewall
8 19 (47.50%) High Availability
9 18 (45.00%) Oracle
10 17 (42.50%) Disaster Recovery
10 17 (42.50%) Open Source
11 16 (40.00%) GPFS
11 16 (40.00%) ITIL V3
11 16 (40.00%) IBM AIX Certification
11 16 (40.00%) HACMP
11 16 (40.00%) VPN
12 15 (37.50%) LAN
12 15 (37.50%) WAN
12 15 (37.50%) Service Management
13 13 (32.50%) Workflow
13 13 (32.50%) Lean Six Sigma
13 13 (32.50%) Six Sigma
13 13 (32.50%) Windows
13 13 (32.50%) SC Cleared
14 12 (30.00%) Microsoft
15 11 (27.50%) Java
16 10 (25.00%) J2EE
16 10 (25.00%) Tuxedo

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 10 (25.00%) Tuxedo
2 9 (22.50%) WebLogic
3 8 (20.00%) Oracle Application Server
4 7 (17.50%) MQSeries
4 7 (17.50%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 7 (17.50%) WebSphere
4 7 (17.50%) WebSphere Application Server
5 5 (12.50%) AquaLogic
6 3 (7.50%) Apache
6 3 (7.50%) IBM Notes
6 3 (7.50%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (12.50%) OpenText MBPM
2 3 (7.50%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (47.50%) Firewall
2 16 (40.00%) VPN
3 15 (37.50%) LAN
3 15 (37.50%) WAN
4 5 (12.50%) SSL
5 4 (10.00%) DHCP
5 4 (10.00%) DNS
6 1 (2.50%) 3G
6 1 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 3 (7.50%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 3 (7.50%) MSI
2 1 (2.50%) JMeter
2 1 (2.50%) LoadRunner
General
1 2 (5.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 15 (37.50%) Unix Engineer
2 8 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 6 (15.00%) AIX Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) Consultant
4 5 (12.50%) Middleware Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Administrator
5 3 (7.50%) Developer
5 3 (7.50%) Development Consultant
5 3 (7.50%) Java Consultant
5 3 (7.50%) Java Middleware Consultant
5 3 (7.50%) Middleware Consultant
5 3 (7.50%) Oracle Consultant
5 3 (7.50%) Oracle Middleware Consultant
5 3 (7.50%) Oracle SOA Consultant
5 3 (7.50%) SOA Consultant
5 3 (7.50%) Unix Administrator
6 2 (5.00%) AIX Administrator
6 2 (5.00%) AIX Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.00%) Unix Support
6 2 (5.00%) Unix Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (25.00%) J2EE
2 7 (17.50%) IBM Integration Bus
3 4 (10.00%) Oracle Fusion
3 4 (10.00%) Web Services
4 3 (7.50%) EJB
4 3 (7.50%) SOAP
4 3 (7.50%) XML
4 3 (7.50%) XSD
4 3 (7.50%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 16 (40.00%) HACMP
2 7 (17.50%) Computer Science
3 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.50%) Clustering
4 2 (5.00%) AS400
4 2 (5.00%) Mainframe
4 2 (5.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.00%) Tandem
4 2 (5.00%) User Experience
5 1 (2.50%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.50%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 29 (72.50%) Unix
2 26 (65.00%) AIX
2 26 (65.00%) Solaris
3 13 (32.50%) Windows
4 9 (22.50%) Windows Server
5 7 (17.50%) OS/390
6 4 (10.00%) Linux
7 2 (5.00%) HPUX
8 1 (2.50%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.50%) VME
8 1 (2.50%) Windows 10
8 1 (2.50%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.50%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (70.00%) ITIL
2 23 (57.50%) Configuration Management
3 19 (47.50%) High Availability
4 17 (42.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 17 (42.50%) Open Source
5 16 (40.00%) ITIL V3
6 15 (37.50%) Service Management
7 13 (32.50%) Lean Six Sigma
7 13 (32.50%) Six Sigma
7 13 (32.50%) Workflow
8 9 (22.50%) Root Cause Analysis
9 8 (20.00%) Problem Management
10 7 (17.50%) Change Management
10 7 (17.50%) Service Delivery
11 6 (15.00%) Release Management
11 6 (15.00%) Security Management
12 4 (10.00%) QMS
13 3 (7.50%) Application Packaging
13 3 (7.50%) SOA
14 2 (5.00%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 11 (27.50%) Java
2 9 (22.50%) C++
3 7 (17.50%) C
3 7 (17.50%) Perl
4 3 (7.50%) SQL
5 1 (2.50%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 20 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 16 (40.00%) IBM AIX Certification
3 13 (32.50%) SC Cleared
4 8 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
5 7 (17.50%) Degree
6 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (5.00%) CCNA
7 2 (5.00%) CCNP
7 2 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (5.00%) MCDBA
7 2 (5.00%) MCP
7 2 (5.00%) MCSE
8 1 (2.50%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (40.00%) GPFS
2 5 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (10.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (7.50%) Terminal Services
5 1 (2.50%) KVM
5 1 (2.50%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (2.50%) RHEV
5 1 (2.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (12.50%) OpenView
2 3 (7.50%) HP SIM
2 3 (7.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (7.50%) Perfmon
3 1 (2.50%) OVSD
3 1 (2.50%) SCCM
3 1 (2.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 22 (55.00%) IBM
2 21 (52.50%) Red Hat
3 18 (45.00%) Oracle
4 12 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (15.00%) HP
5 6 (15.00%) VMware
6 5 (12.50%) Axway
6 5 (12.50%) Fujitsu
6 5 (12.50%) Sun
7 4 (10.00%) Citrix
8 3 (7.50%) Lotus
9 2 (5.00%) Micro Focus
9 2 (5.00%) SAP
10 1 (2.50%) AppSense
10 1 (2.50%) ThinPrint
10 1 (2.50%) webMethods
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