The table below looks at the statistics for Middleware skills in IT contracts advertised for the Slough 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
Berkshire / Slough
Rank 17 23 31
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +8
Contract jobs citing Middleware 3 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 2.19% 1.63% 1.62%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.11% 5.97% 6.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 4
Median daily rate - £250 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -50.00%
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 Slough region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
37 67 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 27.01% 27.24% 24.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 46 39
Median daily rate £400 £280 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £150 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Median hourly rate - £175.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +414.70%
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 Slough

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Slough 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 Slough

Middleware
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Middleware Daily Rate Trend in Slough

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

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 Slough region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 5 (100.00%) FTP
1 5 (100.00%) HTTP
1 5 (100.00%) SNMP
1 5 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 5 (100.00%) DNS
1 5 (100.00%) ICMP
1 5 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 5 (100.00%) IGMP
1 5 (100.00%) IPTV
1 5 (100.00%) VLAN
1 5 (100.00%) Video on Demand
1 5 (100.00%) Network Architecture
1 5 (100.00%) Over-the-Top Content
2 4 (80.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
2 4 (80.00%) Multicast
2 4 (80.00%) VPLS
2 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (80.00%) Android
2 4 (80.00%) JNCIA
2 4 (80.00%) Huawei
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) STB
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) Frame Relay
2 4 (80.00%) RSVP
2 4 (80.00%) VRRP
2 4 (80.00%) Nagios
2 4 (80.00%) MPLS
2 4 (80.00%) OSPF
2 4 (80.00%) BGP

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Slough 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:

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) DNS
1 5 (100.00%) FTP
1 5 (100.00%) HTTP
1 5 (100.00%) ICMP
1 5 (100.00%) IGMP
1 5 (100.00%) SNMP
1 5 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 5 (100.00%) VLAN
2 4 (80.00%) ATM
2 4 (80.00%) BGP
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) Frame Relay
2 4 (80.00%) IPv4
2 4 (80.00%) IPv6
2 4 (80.00%) MPLS
2 4 (80.00%) Multicast
2 4 (80.00%) OSPF
2 4 (80.00%) RSVP
2 4 (80.00%) VPLS
2 4 (80.00%) VRRP
General
1 5 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (40.00%) Billing
2 2 (40.00%) Electronics
2 2 (40.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) Data Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) IPTV
1 5 (100.00%) Over-the-Top Content
1 5 (100.00%) Video on Demand
2 4 (80.00%) STB
3 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Android
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
1 4 (80.00%) Unix
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Network Architecture
2 4 (80.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 2 (40.00%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) CCIP
1 4 (80.00%) CCNA
1 4 (80.00%) CCNP
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (80.00%) JNCIA
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
1 4 (80.00%) Huawei
1 4 (80.00%) Juniper
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Ericsson
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft