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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Middleware over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Middleware
Rank 55 63 46
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -17
Contract jobs citing Middleware 46 5 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 4.21% 0.69% 3.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.89% 2.40% 10.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 3 6
Median daily rate £365 £295 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.72% -10.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £295 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £307 £436
UK excluding London median daily rate £439 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £33.63 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+48.69% -25.27%
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
357 208 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 32.66% 28.89% 30.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 124 136
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £495 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 3
Median hourly rate - £27.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

Middleware
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 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 9 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne +6 44 £360 +22.03%
Middleware
North East

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 62 (66.67%) ITIL
2 59 (63.44%) Windows
3 49 (52.69%) Oracle
4 48 (51.61%) Microsoft
5 47 (50.54%) AIX
6 46 (49.46%) Solaris
6 46 (49.46%) HP
7 41 (44.09%) Unix
8 40 (43.01%) Windows Server
9 36 (38.71%) Security Cleared
10 33 (35.48%) SQL
11 30 (32.26%) SC Cleared
12 28 (30.11%) Problem Management
13 27 (29.03%) WebLogic
13 27 (29.03%) CA
13 27 (29.03%) Change Management
14 26 (27.96%) Linux
15 25 (26.88%) Firewall
15 25 (26.88%) Service Delivery
16 24 (25.81%) SQL Server
16 24 (25.81%) IBM
17 23 (24.73%) ITSM
17 23 (24.73%) Configuration Management
18 22 (23.66%) JavaScript
19 21 (22.58%) Tuxedo
19 21 (22.58%) Root Cause Analysis
20 20 (21.51%) Java
20 20 (21.51%) Active Directory
21 19 (20.43%) HP Operations Orchestration
21 19 (20.43%) Release Management

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 27 (29.03%) WebLogic
2 21 (22.58%) Tuxedo
3 19 (20.43%) WebSphere
4 18 (19.35%) WebSphere Application Server
5 17 (18.28%) MQSeries
6 15 (16.13%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 14 (15.05%) Oracle Application Server
8 11 (11.83%) AquaLogic
9 10 (10.75%) Apache
9 10 (10.75%) IBM Notes
9 10 (10.75%) IIS
10 6 (6.45%) JBoss
11 5 (5.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 4 (4.30%) SharePoint
12 4 (4.30%) WildFly
13 2 (2.15%) CMS
14 1 (1.08%) FileNet
14 1 (1.08%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 16 (17.20%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.08%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (11.83%) OpenText MBPM
2 4 (4.30%) BusinessWorks
3 3 (3.23%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (3.23%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (1.08%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 1 (1.08%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.23%) IaaS
1 3 (3.23%) PaaS
1 3 (3.23%) SaaS
2 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 25 (26.88%) Firewall
2 14 (15.05%) SSL
3 10 (10.75%) DHCP
3 10 (10.75%) DNS
3 10 (10.75%) HTTP
3 10 (10.75%) HTTPS
3 10 (10.75%) iSCSI
3 10 (10.75%) NAS
3 10 (10.75%) SAN
4 4 (4.30%) Kerberos
4 4 (4.30%) LAN
4 4 (4.30%) LDAP
4 4 (4.30%) VPN
4 4 (4.30%) WAN
5 2 (2.15%) BIG-IP
6 1 (1.08%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (1.08%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (1.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (25.81%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.30%) DB2
2 4 (4.30%) Oracle Database 12c
2 4 (4.30%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (3.23%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.08%) DTS
Development Applications
1 10 (10.75%) MSI
2 4 (4.30%) CA Gen
3 1 (1.08%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.08%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.08%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (2.15%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (17.20%) Automation Engineer
1 16 (17.20%) Support Engineer
2 13 (13.98%) Middleware Engineer
3 9 (9.68%) Applications Architect
3 9 (9.68%) Architect
3 9 (9.68%) Unix Engineer
4 8 (8.60%) Migration Architect
5 6 (6.45%) Consultant
6 5 (5.38%) Wintel Support
7 4 (4.30%) DBA
7 4 (4.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (4.30%) Middleware Specialist
7 4 (4.30%) Operations Engineer
7 4 (4.30%) Support Consultant
7 4 (4.30%) Support Specialist
7 4 (4.30%) Unix Support
7 4 (4.30%) Windows Engineer
7 4 (4.30%) Windows Support Engineer
8 3 (3.23%) AIX Engineer
8 3 (3.23%) Solaris Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (19.35%) IBM Integration Bus
2 10 (10.75%) J2EE
3 1 (1.08%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (1.08%) Regular Expression
3 1 (1.08%) Software Packaging
3 1 (1.08%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.05%) Mainframe
2 10 (10.75%) Clustering
3 9 (9.68%) Management Information System
3 9 (9.68%) Public Cloud
4 8 (8.60%) Computer Science
5 5 (5.38%) CMDB
5 5 (5.38%) User Experience
6 4 (4.30%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (4.30%) AS400
6 4 (4.30%) CLARiiON
6 4 (4.30%) HACMP
6 4 (4.30%) Tandem
7 1 (1.08%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 59 (63.44%) Windows
2 47 (50.54%) AIX
3 46 (49.46%) Solaris
4 41 (44.09%) Unix
5 40 (43.01%) Windows Server
6 26 (27.96%) Linux
7 17 (18.28%) OS/390
8 15 (16.13%) HPUX
9 6 (6.45%) MVS
10 5 (5.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (5.38%) Windows 7
11 4 (4.30%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (66.67%) ITIL
2 28 (30.11%) Problem Management
3 27 (29.03%) Change Management
4 25 (26.88%) Service Delivery
5 23 (24.73%) Configuration Management
5 23 (24.73%) ITSM
6 21 (22.58%) Root Cause Analysis
7 19 (20.43%) Release Management
8 18 (19.35%) High Availability
9 17 (18.28%) QMS
10 16 (17.20%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (17.20%) OO
11 15 (16.13%) Incident Management
12 11 (11.83%) ITIL V3
12 11 (11.83%) Security Management
13 10 (10.75%) Application Packaging
13 10 (10.75%) Migration
13 10 (10.75%) Security Patching
13 10 (10.75%) Software Distribution
13 10 (10.75%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 33 (35.48%) SQL
2 22 (23.66%) JavaScript
3 20 (21.51%) Java
4 14 (15.05%) PowerShell
5 13 (13.98%) Jython
5 13 (13.98%) Python
6 12 (12.90%) Perl
7 11 (11.83%) C
7 11 (11.83%) C++
8 1 (1.08%) Groovy
8 1 (1.08%) PHP
8 1 (1.08%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 36 (38.71%) Security Cleared
2 30 (32.26%) SC Cleared
3 14 (15.05%) BPSS Clearance
3 14 (15.05%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (10.75%) DV Cleared
5 9 (9.68%) Degree
6 4 (4.30%) CCNA
6 4 (4.30%) CCNP
6 4 (4.30%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (4.30%) IBM AIX Certification
6 4 (4.30%) MCDBA
6 4 (4.30%) MCP
6 4 (4.30%) MCSE
7 2 (2.15%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.08%) IBM Certification
8 1 (1.08%) OCA
8 1 (1.08%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (13.98%) SLA
2 8 (8.60%) Disclosure Scotland
3 6 (6.45%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 20 (21.51%) Active Directory
2 10 (10.75%) Microsoft App-V
2 10 (10.75%) Terminal Services
2 10 (10.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.30%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 19 (20.43%) HP Operations Orchestration
2 14 (15.05%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 13 (13.98%) OpenView
3 13 (13.98%) Puppet
3 13 (13.98%) SCOrch
4 12 (12.90%) BladeLogic
5 10 (10.75%) Microsoft Clustering
5 10 (10.75%) Perfmon
6 7 (7.53%) HP SIM
7 5 (5.38%) SCCM
8 4 (4.30%) Oracle ZFS
8 4 (4.30%) WSUS
9 1 (1.08%) HP SiteScope
9 1 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (1.08%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 49 (52.69%) Oracle
2 48 (51.61%) Microsoft
3 46 (49.46%) HP
4 27 (29.03%) CA
5 24 (25.81%) IBM
6 15 (16.13%) Sun
7 13 (13.98%) BMC
8 12 (12.90%) Axway
8 12 (12.90%) Dell
9 10 (10.75%) Citrix
9 10 (10.75%) Lotus
9 10 (10.75%) VMware
10 9 (9.68%) Fujitsu
10 9 (9.68%) ServiceNow
11 8 (8.60%) TIBCO
12 6 (6.45%) Red Hat
13 5 (5.38%) SAP
14 4 (4.30%) EMC
14 4 (4.30%) Symantec
15 2 (2.15%) F5