The table below looks at the statistics for Middleware skills in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Middleware over the 3 months to 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Middleware
Rank 37 33 28
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -5
Contract jobs citing Middleware 8 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 2.02% 1.53% 0.87%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.84% 6.90% 4.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 0
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£250 £525 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-52.38% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -14.48%
Middleware
North East

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 Tyne and Wear region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
117 58 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 29.55% 22.14% 20.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 32 21
Average daily rate £300 £268 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% -2.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £500 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 4
Average hourly rate £21.82 - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

Middleware
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Middleware Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

Middleware
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Middleware Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Middleware
Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Middleware across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

Middleware Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

Middleware
Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Middleware Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Middleware
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 29 January 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
Newcastle upon Tyne 0 8 £250 -52.38% 3
Middleware
North East

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 27 (90.00%) Oracle
2 26 (86.67%) HP
3 24 (80.00%) OpenView
4 21 (70.00%) Red Hat
5 20 (66.67%) Oracle Database
6 19 (63.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 19 (63.33%) Java
6 19 (63.33%) ITIL
6 19 (63.33%) Linux
7 18 (60.00%) SOA
7 18 (60.00%) WebLogic
7 18 (60.00%) Security Cleared
8 17 (56.67%) SC Cleared
9 16 (53.33%) Finance
9 16 (53.33%) AquaLogic
10 14 (46.67%) Java EE
11 13 (43.33%) SQL
12 11 (36.67%) Problem Management
13 10 (33.33%) SLA
14 8 (26.67%) Change Management
14 8 (26.67%) Clustering
15 7 (23.33%) Citrix
15 7 (23.33%) Terminal Services
15 7 (23.33%) SAN
15 7 (23.33%) Lotus
15 7 (23.33%) IIS
15 7 (23.33%) SQL Server
15 7 (23.33%) Windows
15 7 (23.33%) IBM Notes
15 7 (23.33%) Apache

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 18 (60.00%) WebLogic
2 16 (53.33%) AquaLogic
3 7 (23.33%) IIS
3 7 (23.33%) IBM Notes
3 7 (23.33%) Apache
4 1 (3.33%) OpenROAD
4 1 (3.33%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 5 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Oracle Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 7 (23.33%) SAN
2 6 (20.00%) LDAP
3 5 (16.67%) Firewall
3 5 (16.67%) DNS
3 5 (16.67%) DHCP
4 2 (6.67%) VPN
4 2 (6.67%) LAN
4 2 (6.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 7 (23.33%) SQL Server
3 4 (13.33%) BusinessObjects XI
4 2 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Ant
2 1 (3.33%) MSI
General
1 16 (53.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (20.00%) Administrator
2 4 (13.33%) DBA
2 4 (13.33%) Consultant
2 4 (13.33%) Wintel Support
2 4 (13.33%) Linux Administrator
3 3 (10.00%) Service Desk Team Leader
3 3 (10.00%) Oracle DBA
3 3 (10.00%) Team Leader
4 2 (6.67%) Developer
4 2 (6.67%) Applications Specialist
4 2 (6.67%) Support Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) UNIX Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) UNIX Consultant
4 2 (6.67%) Linux Consultant
4 2 (6.67%) Informatica Specialist
4 2 (6.67%) Wintel Support Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (3.33%) Java Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (46.67%) Java EE
2 5 (16.67%) J2EE
2 5 (16.67%) SOAP
2 5 (16.67%) Web Services
3 4 (13.33%) JMS
3 4 (13.33%) JDBC
3 4 (13.33%) JNDI
4 2 (6.67%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (3.33%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) Clustering
2 5 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 3 (10.00%) Open Source
4 2 (6.67%) HACMP
4 2 (6.67%) CMDB
5 1 (3.33%) Mathematics
5 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 19 (63.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 19 (63.33%) Linux
2 7 (23.33%) Windows
3 5 (16.67%) UNIX
4 2 (6.67%) AIX
4 2 (6.67%) Solaris
4 2 (6.67%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (3.33%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (63.33%) ITIL
2 18 (60.00%) SOA
3 11 (36.67%) Problem Management
4 8 (26.67%) Change Management
5 6 (20.00%) Service Management
5 6 (20.00%) Incident Management
5 6 (20.00%) Network Management
6 5 (16.67%) High Availability
6 5 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
6 5 (16.67%) E-Commerce
7 4 (13.33%) Configuration Management
8 3 (10.00%) ITIL V3
9 2 (6.67%) CRM
9 2 (6.67%) Six Sigma
9 2 (6.67%) Service Delivery
9 2 (6.67%) Workflow
9 2 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (6.67%) Lean Six Sigma
9 2 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (6.67%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (63.33%) Java
2 13 (43.33%) SQL
3 6 (20.00%) PL/SQL
4 5 (16.67%) Shell Script
5 4 (13.33%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
6 2 (6.67%) C
7 1 (3.33%) VB6
7 1 (3.33%) COBOL
7 1 (3.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 17 (56.67%) SC Cleared
3 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (6.67%) IBM AIX Certification
5 1 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (23.33%) Terminal Services
2 5 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 3 (10.00%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (6.67%) GPFS
5 1 (3.33%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 24 (80.00%) OpenView
2 5 (16.67%) HP SIM
3 3 (10.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (6.67%) OVSD
5 1 (3.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 27 (90.00%) Oracle
2 26 (86.67%) HP
3 21 (70.00%) Red Hat
4 7 (23.33%) Citrix
4 7 (23.33%) Lotus
5 6 (20.00%) Splunk
6 5 (16.67%) VMware
6 5 (16.67%) Informatica
6 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 4 (13.33%) Business Objects
8 2 (6.67%) IBM
9 1 (3.33%) Fujitsu
9 1 (3.33%) ICL