The table below looks at the statistics for Middleware skills in IT contracts advertised for the Portsmouth region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Middleware over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Middleware
Hampshire / Portsmouth
Rank - 12 14
Contract jobs citing Middleware 0 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth - 6.35% 1.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 21.62% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £275 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £420 £450
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.75 £42.00 £43.75
% change year-on-year
-22.02% -4.00%

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 Portsmouth region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Portsmouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
44 37 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 28.95% 29.37% 20.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 23 9
Median daily rate £390 £325 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £338
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 3
Median hourly rate £43.00 £47.83 £33.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.09% +41.71%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

Middleware
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Portsmouth 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 Portsmouth

Middleware
Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Middleware Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

Middleware
Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Middleware Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

Middleware
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 Portsmouth region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (66.67%) SWIFT
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) AIX
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) DB2
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Intel
3 1 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Veritas
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (33.33%) Tivoli
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (33.33%) vSphere

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) DB2
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Test Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) AIX
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
1 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
1 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (33.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (33.33%) Intel
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (33.33%) Veritas