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 26 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Middleware
Lancashire / Preston
Rank 18 18 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing Middleware 5 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 5.49% 2.38% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 25.00% 7.14% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Median daily rate £465 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.06% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £423 £450
% change year-on-year
+6.50% -6.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.75 £42.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-22.02% +5.00%

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 Preston region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Preston
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
20 28 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 21.98% 33.33% 24.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 16
Median daily rate £313 £300 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +50.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 13 1
Median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £32.54
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +15.24%
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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Preston

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Middleware across the Preston region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017.

Middleware Daily Rate Histogram in Preston

Middleware
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 26 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 Preston region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) DNS
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Migration
2 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
3 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
4 3 (50.00%) Mainframe
4 3 (50.00%) AIX
4 3 (50.00%) HPUX
4 3 (50.00%) Solaris
5 2 (33.33%) VMware
5 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (16.67%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (16.67%) HP
6 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
6 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
6 1 (16.67%) IBM
6 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (16.67%) ITIL

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 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
1 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) Remote Desktop
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Linux Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) Service Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Middleware Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Migration Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) AIX
3 3 (50.00%) HPUX
3 3 (50.00%) Solaris
4 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) IBM
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat