The table below looks at the statistics for Middleware skills in IT contracts advertised for the Preston region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Middleware over the 3 months to 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Middleware
Rank 19 19 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing Middleware 1 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 0.86% 3.85% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.45% 19.05% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £503 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £39.13 £52.50
% change year-on-year
-10.54% -25.47%
Middleware
Lancashire

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 Preston region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Preston
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
29 21 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 25.00% 20.19% 32.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 13 21
Median daily rate £370 £375 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £338 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £538 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £33.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-14.02% +8.00%

Middleware
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Preston 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 Preston

Middleware
Daily Rate Trend in Preston

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

Middleware Daily Rate Trend in Preston

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 Preston region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 3 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (66.67%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) Solaris
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) AIX
2 2 (66.67%) Sun
3 1 (33.33%) Informatica
3 1 (33.33%) OS/390
3 1 (33.33%) HPUX
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (33.33%) Puppet
3 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) OpenShift
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Apache
3 1 (33.33%) Tuxedo
3 1 (33.33%) MQSeries
3 1 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (33.33%) Perl
3 1 (33.33%) MySQL
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (33.33%) WebLogic

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Preston 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 3 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (33.33%) Apache
2 1 (33.33%) AquaLogic
2 1 (33.33%) MQSeries
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (33.33%) Tuxedo
2 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) OpenShift
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) AIX Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Solaris Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Unix Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Unix Systems Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (33.33%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (33.33%) LAMP
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) AIX
1 2 (66.67%) Solaris
1 2 (66.67%) Unix
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) HPUX
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) OS/390
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
1 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
1 1 (33.33%) QMS
1 1 (33.33%) Release Management
1 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) BC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Sun
2 1 (33.33%) Axway
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Informatica
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle