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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Middleware
Lancashire / Preston
Rank 16 17 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing Middleware 5 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 5.81% 1.33% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 26.32% 4.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £431 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £42.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+19.04% +15.38%

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
19 25 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 22.09% 33.33% 21.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 11 17
Median daily rate £280 £300 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +50.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 1
Median hourly rate - £37.50 £32.54
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +15.24%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +13.43%

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 23 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) DNS
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) Migration
3 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) AIX
4 2 (33.33%) HPUX
4 2 (33.33%) Solaris
4 2 (33.33%) IBM
4 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 2 (33.33%) WebSphere
4 2 (33.33%) Mainframe
5 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (16.67%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (16.67%) Java
5 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL
5 1 (16.67%) HP
5 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
5 1 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ

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 2 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) 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%) 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 Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Middleware Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Migration Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Service Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) AIX
3 2 (33.33%) HPUX
3 2 (33.33%) Solaris
4 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) IBM
1 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat