The table below looks at the statistics for Middleware skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Middleware over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Middleware
Rank 47 53 44
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -9
Contract jobs citing Middleware 6 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 1.59% 0.24% 0.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.90% 1.19% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £310 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £420
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £38.13 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.13 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-7.94% +6.25%
Middleware
South West

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 Somerset region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
154 84 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 40.85% 19.81% 37.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 51 46
Average daily rate £340 £338 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.74% +8.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £413 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 £16.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+134.37% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

Middleware
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

Middleware Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Middleware
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Middleware Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

Middleware
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Middleware across the Somerset region.

Middleware Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

Middleware
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Clevedon - - - -
Middleware
South West

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 10 (90.91%) Windows
1 10 (90.91%) VMware
2 9 (81.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
3 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
3 8 (72.73%) Symantec
4 7 (63.64%) McAfee
4 7 (63.64%) CommVault
4 7 (63.64%) Firewall
4 7 (63.64%) Statistics
4 7 (63.64%) Security Cleared
4 7 (63.64%) Change Control
5 6 (54.55%) SC Cleared
5 6 (54.55%) Norton AntiVirus
6 5 (45.45%) Migration
7 4 (36.36%) Incident Management
8 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
8 3 (27.27%) Service Management
8 3 (27.27%) SharePoint
8 3 (27.27%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (27.27%) Oracle
8 3 (27.27%) Capacity Management
8 3 (27.27%) Database Security
8 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database
9 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (18.18%) Forefront TMG
9 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
9 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
9 2 (18.18%) ITIL
9 2 (18.18%) IBM

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 3 (27.27%) SharePoint
2 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
3 1 (9.09%) Confluence
3 1 (9.09%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (9.09%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (63.64%) Firewall
2 2 (18.18%) SAN
3 1 (9.09%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle Reports
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) JIRA
1 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 1 (9.09%) Bitbucket
1 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Systems Administrator
2 5 (45.45%) Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) Server Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) IT Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) DBA
4 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (9.09%) Storage Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) HTML
1 1 (9.09%) CSS
1 1 (9.09%) JSON
1 1 (9.09%) jQuery
1 1 (9.09%) RESTful
1 1 (9.09%) HTML5
1 1 (9.09%) CSS3
1 1 (9.09%) Backbone.js
1 1 (9.09%) KnockoutJS
1 1 (9.09%) Ember.js
1 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) Statistics
2 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
3 1 (9.09%) Clustering
3 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Change Control
2 5 (45.45%) Migration
3 4 (36.36%) Incident Management
4 3 (27.27%) Service Management
4 3 (27.27%) Capacity Management
4 3 (27.27%) Database Security
5 2 (18.18%) Performance Management
5 2 (18.18%) ITSM
5 2 (18.18%) ITIL
6 1 (9.09%) OOP
6 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
6 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
6 1 (9.09%) Change Management
6 1 (9.09%) Network Load Balancing
6 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (9.09%) TDD
6 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
6 1 (9.09%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) Security Cleared
2 6 (54.55%) SC Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (81.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
3 2 (18.18%) VMware Workstation
3 2 (18.18%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (9.09%) XenApp
4 1 (9.09%) XenServer
4 1 (9.09%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (54.55%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (18.18%) Tivoli
3 1 (9.09%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (9.09%) NetBackup
3 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) VMware
2 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
3 8 (72.73%) Symantec
4 7 (63.64%) McAfee
4 7 (63.64%) CommVault
5 3 (27.27%) Oracle
6 2 (18.18%) IBM
7 1 (9.09%) Cisco
7 1 (9.09%) Citrix
7 1 (9.09%) Becrypt