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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Middleware
Rank 60 60 48
Rank change year-on-year
0 -12
Contract jobs citing Middleware 46 25 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 3.76% 2.39% 2.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.73% 8.20% 8.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 16 10
Median daily rate £272 £381 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.78% +12.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £263 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £430 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £455 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 0 0
Median hourly rate £28.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £38.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-26.31% +38.18%
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
275 305 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 22.45% 29.10% 28.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 200 114
Median daily rate £350 £401 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.60% +23.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £600 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 4 1
Median hourly rate £36.00 £17.50 £87.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.71% -80.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.77 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +10.77%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +8 46 £272 -15.15% 2
Middleware
England

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 62 (74.70%) ITIL
2 61 (73.49%) Windows
3 59 (71.08%) Oracle
4 53 (63.86%) Unix
4 53 (63.86%) Microsoft
5 42 (50.60%) Solaris
6 41 (49.40%) HP
7 40 (48.19%) Security Cleared
8 38 (45.78%) AIX
9 36 (43.37%) Windows Server
10 34 (40.96%) Service Delivery
11 33 (39.76%) Change Management
11 33 (39.76%) Problem Management
12 31 (37.35%) SC Cleared
13 30 (36.14%) Root Cause Analysis
14 29 (34.94%) OpenView
14 29 (34.94%) Microsoft Certification
15 28 (33.73%) Configuration Management
16 26 (31.33%) Firewall
16 26 (31.33%) High Availability
17 24 (28.92%) IBM
18 22 (26.51%) SLA
18 22 (26.51%) MS Excel
18 22 (26.51%) SQL
18 22 (26.51%) VMware
18 22 (26.51%) VMware Infrastructure
18 22 (26.51%) Release Management
19 21 (25.30%) Incident Management
19 21 (25.30%) ITIL V3
19 21 (25.30%) Microsoft App-V

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 21 (25.30%) WebLogic
2 20 (24.10%) Apache
2 20 (24.10%) IBM Notes
2 20 (24.10%) IIS
3 18 (21.69%) Tuxedo
4 15 (18.07%) MQSeries
4 15 (18.07%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 15 (18.07%) WebSphere
4 15 (18.07%) WebSphere Application Server
5 14 (16.87%) Oracle Application Server
6 11 (13.25%) AquaLogic
7 2 (2.41%) CMS
7 2 (2.41%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (1.20%) FileNet
8 1 (1.20%) JBoss
8 1 (1.20%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 22 (26.51%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (13.25%) OpenText MBPM
2 1 (1.20%) SDL Web 8
Communications & Networking
1 26 (31.33%) Firewall
2 21 (25.30%) DHCP
2 21 (25.30%) DNS
3 12 (14.46%) LAN
3 12 (14.46%) SSL
3 12 (14.46%) VPN
3 12 (14.46%) WAN
4 4 (4.82%) Kerberos
4 4 (4.82%) LDAP
5 2 (2.41%) BIG-IP
6 1 (1.20%) 3G
6 1 (1.20%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (1.20%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (1.20%) Internet
6 1 (1.20%) SAN
6 1 (1.20%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (25.30%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.20%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.20%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 20 (24.10%) MSI
2 1 (1.20%) JMeter
2 1 (1.20%) LoadRunner
2 1 (1.20%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (1.20%) Finance
Job Titles
1 30 (36.14%) Support Engineer
2 18 (21.69%) Middleware Engineer
3 13 (15.66%) Unix Engineer
4 12 (14.46%) Wintel Support
5 7 (8.43%) Unix Support
6 6 (7.23%) Server Support
6 6 (7.23%) Unix Support Engineer
6 6 (7.23%) Wintel Engineer
7 5 (6.02%) AIX Engineer
7 5 (6.02%) AIX Support
7 5 (6.02%) Solaris Engineer
7 5 (6.02%) Windows Engineer
7 5 (6.02%) Windows Support Engineer
8 4 (4.82%) Middleware Specialist
8 4 (4.82%) Solaris Support Engineer
8 4 (4.82%) Support Specialist
8 4 (4.82%) Wintel Support Engineer
9 3 (3.61%) Analyst
9 3 (3.61%) Consultant
9 3 (3.61%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (19.28%) IBM Integration Bus
2 13 (15.66%) J2EE
3 1 (1.20%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (1.20%) Regular Expression
3 1 (1.20%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (24.10%) Clustering
2 18 (21.69%) Management Information System
3 14 (16.87%) Computer Science
4 9 (10.84%) AS400
4 9 (10.84%) CMDB
4 9 (10.84%) Mainframe
4 9 (10.84%) Tandem
4 9 (10.84%) User Experience
5 6 (7.23%) HACMP
6 4 (4.82%) CLARiiON
7 1 (1.20%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.20%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.20%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.20%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 61 (73.49%) Windows
2 53 (63.86%) Unix
3 42 (50.60%) Solaris
4 38 (45.78%) AIX
5 36 (43.37%) Windows Server
6 15 (18.07%) OS/390
7 13 (15.66%) Linux
8 3 (3.61%) HPUX
9 1 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.20%) VME
9 1 (1.20%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.20%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.20%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (74.70%) ITIL
2 34 (40.96%) Service Delivery
3 33 (39.76%) Change Management
3 33 (39.76%) Problem Management
4 30 (36.14%) Root Cause Analysis
5 28 (33.73%) Configuration Management
6 26 (31.33%) High Availability
7 22 (26.51%) Release Management
8 21 (25.30%) Incident Management
8 21 (25.30%) ITIL V3
9 20 (24.10%) Application Packaging
9 20 (24.10%) QMS
10 13 (15.66%) Security Management
11 12 (14.46%) Service Management
12 9 (10.84%) CRM
12 9 (10.84%) E-Commerce
12 9 (10.84%) ITSM
12 9 (10.84%) Knowledge Management
12 9 (10.84%) Quality Management
12 9 (10.84%) SAP Security
Programming Languages
1 22 (26.51%) SQL
2 16 (19.28%) C++
2 16 (19.28%) Java
3 14 (16.87%) C
3 14 (16.87%) Perl
4 1 (1.20%) COBOL
4 1 (1.20%) Groovy
4 1 (1.20%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.20%) PHP
4 1 (1.20%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 40 (48.19%) Security Cleared
2 31 (37.35%) SC Cleared
3 29 (34.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 19 (22.89%) BPSS Clearance
5 15 (18.07%) Degree
6 9 (10.84%) CCNA
6 9 (10.84%) CCNP
6 9 (10.84%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (10.84%) MCDBA
6 9 (10.84%) MCP
6 9 (10.84%) MCSE
7 6 (7.23%) IBM AIX Certification
8 1 (1.20%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.20%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (26.51%) SLA
2 16 (19.28%) Disclosure Scotland
3 9 (10.84%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 22 (26.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (25.30%) Active Directory
2 21 (25.30%) Microsoft App-V
3 20 (24.10%) Terminal Services
4 6 (7.23%) GPFS
5 1 (1.20%) KVM
5 1 (1.20%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (1.20%) RHEV
5 1 (1.20%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 29 (34.94%) OpenView
2 20 (24.10%) Microsoft Clustering
2 20 (24.10%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 20 (24.10%) Perfmon
3 14 (16.87%) HP SIM
4 4 (4.82%) Oracle ZFS
5 1 (1.20%) HP SiteScope
5 1 (1.20%) OVSD
5 1 (1.20%) SCCM
5 1 (1.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (1.20%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 59 (71.08%) Oracle
2 53 (63.86%) Microsoft
3 41 (49.40%) HP
4 24 (28.92%) IBM
5 22 (26.51%) VMware
6 21 (25.30%) Citrix
7 20 (24.10%) Lotus
8 16 (19.28%) Sun
9 11 (13.25%) Axway
9 11 (13.25%) Fujitsu
9 11 (13.25%) Red Hat
9 11 (13.25%) SAP
9 11 (13.25%) ServiceNow
10 7 (8.43%) CA
11 4 (4.82%) EMC
12 2 (2.41%) F5
12 2 (2.41%) Micro Focus
12 2 (2.41%) TIBCO
13 1 (1.20%) ReadSoft
13 1 (1.20%) ThinPrint
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