The first table below looks at the demand for Middleware skills in IT contracts advertised for the Renfrewshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Middleware over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Renfrewshire region.

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.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware
Rank 19 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Middleware 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 5.05% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.63% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate £264 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £420 £413
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £40.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -15.78%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Renfrewshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
32 14 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 32.32% 22.22% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 13 1
Average daily rate £324 £370 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.56% +23.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Middleware
Scotland

Middleware
Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Middleware across the Renfrewshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Middleware Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

Middleware
Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

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

Middleware Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Renfrewshire region citing Middleware also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Middleware.

1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
1 5 (100.00%) Service Management
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) VMware ESX
2 4 (80.00%) DNS
2 4 (80.00%) HP
2 4 (80.00%) Citrix
2 4 (80.00%) SAN
2 4 (80.00%) Thin Client
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) DHCP
2 4 (80.00%) Fat Client
2 4 (80.00%) Performance Testing
2 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (60.00%) Lean Six Sigma
3 3 (60.00%) Open Source
3 3 (60.00%) VPN
3 3 (60.00%) LAN
3 3 (60.00%) WAN
3 3 (60.00%) AIX
3 3 (60.00%) Solaris
3 3 (60.00%) UNIX
3 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (60.00%) Firewall
3 3 (60.00%) Six Sigma
3 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Renfrewshire region citing Middleware also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Middleware. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) DHCP
1 4 (80.00%) DNS
1 4 (80.00%) SAN
2 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) VPN
2 3 (60.00%) LAN
2 3 (60.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) UNIX Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Services Delivery Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Service Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) CSS
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Thin Client
1 4 (80.00%) Fat Client
2 3 (60.00%) Open Source
3 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (20.00%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) UNIX
1 3 (60.00%) AIX
1 3 (60.00%) Solaris
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (40.00%) HPUX
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
1 5 (100.00%) Service Management
2 4 (80.00%) Performance Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (60.00%) Six Sigma
3 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (60.00%) Lean Six Sigma
4 2 (40.00%) Change Data Capture
5 1 (20.00%) Workflow
5 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) IBM AIX Certification
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) VMware ESX
1 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) KVM
2 2 (40.00%) RHEV
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) HP
1 4 (80.00%) Citrix
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) AppSense
4 1 (20.00%) IBM