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 28 November 2014 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware
Rank 46 25 39
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +14
Contract jobs citing Middleware 23 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 3.56% 2.29% 0.94%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.60% 8.20% 3.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 0
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£313 £525 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.47% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Average hourly rate £28.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.70 £20.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+68.50% -46.66%
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
217 61 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 33.59% 27.98% 24.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 32 37
Average daily rate £360 £250 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £190 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 6
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

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 28 November 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Middleware across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014.

Middleware Hourly Rate Histogram 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 28 November 2014. 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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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 -15 23 £313 -40.47% 1
Middleware
North East

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 26 (81.25%) Oracle
2 25 (78.13%) HP
3 22 (68.75%) OpenView
4 21 (65.63%) Red Hat
5 19 (59.38%) Linux
5 19 (59.38%) Security Cleared
5 19 (59.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 19 (59.38%) Oracle Database
6 18 (56.25%) SC Cleared
6 18 (56.25%) WebLogic
7 17 (53.13%) ITIL
8 16 (50.00%) Java
8 16 (50.00%) SOA
9 14 (43.75%) SQL
10 13 (40.63%) Finance
10 13 (40.63%) AquaLogic
11 12 (37.50%) Java EE
12 10 (31.25%) SLA
13 9 (28.13%) Citrix
13 9 (28.13%) SQL Server
14 8 (25.00%) Windows
14 8 (25.00%) Service Management
14 8 (25.00%) Clustering
14 8 (25.00%) Problem Management
14 8 (25.00%) Open Source
15 7 (21.88%) VMware Infrastructure
15 7 (21.88%) VMware
15 7 (21.88%) Firewall
15 7 (21.88%) Incident Management
15 7 (21.88%) IBM Notes

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 (56.25%) WebLogic
2 13 (40.63%) AquaLogic
3 7 (21.88%) IBM Notes
3 7 (21.88%) Apache
3 7 (21.88%) IIS
4 2 (6.25%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 5 (15.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Oracle Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.88%) Firewall
1 7 (21.88%) DHCP
1 7 (21.88%) DNS
2 6 (18.75%) SAN
2 6 (18.75%) LDAP
3 4 (12.50%) VPN
3 4 (12.50%) LAN
3 4 (12.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (59.38%) Oracle Database
2 9 (28.13%) SQL Server
3 4 (12.50%) BusinessObjects XI
4 2 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Ant
2 1 (3.13%) MSI
General
1 13 (40.63%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (12.50%) Architect
1 4 (12.50%) Consultant
1 4 (12.50%) DBA
1 4 (12.50%) Service Desk Team Leader
1 4 (12.50%) Wintel Support
1 4 (12.50%) UNIX Engineer
1 4 (12.50%) Team Leader
2 3 (9.38%) Oracle DBA
2 3 (9.38%) Administrator
3 2 (6.25%) Applications Specialist
3 2 (6.25%) Support Engineer
3 2 (6.25%) Wintel Support Engineer
3 2 (6.25%) Wintel Engineer
3 2 (6.25%) Applications Architect
3 2 (6.25%) UNIX Consultant
3 2 (6.25%) Linux Consultant
3 2 (6.25%) Informatica Specialist
4 1 (3.13%) Java Developer
4 1 (3.13%) Systems Architect
4 1 (3.13%) Java Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (37.50%) Java EE
2 7 (21.88%) Web Services
3 5 (15.63%) SOAP
3 5 (15.63%) J2EE
4 4 (12.50%) JDBC
4 4 (12.50%) JMS
4 4 (12.50%) JNDI
5 3 (9.38%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (3.13%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) Clustering
1 8 (25.00%) Open Source
2 5 (15.63%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.25%) HACMP
3 2 (6.25%) Thin Client
3 2 (6.25%) CMDB
3 2 (6.25%) Fat Client
4 1 (3.13%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 19 (59.38%) Linux
1 19 (59.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 8 (25.00%) Windows
3 7 (21.88%) UNIX
4 4 (12.50%) Solaris
4 4 (12.50%) AIX
4 4 (12.50%) VME
5 2 (6.25%) HPUX
5 2 (6.25%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (53.13%) ITIL
2 16 (50.00%) SOA
3 8 (25.00%) Service Management
3 8 (25.00%) Problem Management
4 7 (21.88%) Incident Management
5 6 (18.75%) Configuration Management
5 6 (18.75%) Change Management
6 5 (15.63%) Knowledge Management
6 5 (15.63%) High Availability
6 5 (15.63%) E-Commerce
7 4 (12.50%) ITIL V3
8 3 (9.38%) Migration
8 3 (9.38%) Network Management
9 2 (6.25%) Six Sigma
9 2 (6.25%) CRM
9 2 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (6.25%) Change Data Capture
9 2 (6.25%) Lean Six Sigma
9 2 (6.25%) Performance Testing
9 2 (6.25%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (50.00%) Java
2 14 (43.75%) SQL
3 5 (15.63%) PL/SQL
3 5 (15.63%) Shell Script
4 4 (12.50%) COBOL
4 4 (12.50%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
5 1 (3.13%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (59.38%) Security Cleared
2 18 (56.25%) SC Cleared
3 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (6.25%) IBM AIX Certification
5 1 (3.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (31.25%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (21.88%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (21.88%) Terminal Services
2 6 (18.75%) Active Directory
3 5 (15.63%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (6.25%) KVM
4 2 (6.25%) RHEV
4 2 (6.25%) GPFS
4 2 (6.25%) VMware ESX
5 1 (3.13%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 22 (68.75%) OpenView
2 5 (15.63%) HP SIM
3 3 (9.38%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (6.25%) OVSD
5 1 (3.13%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 26 (81.25%) Oracle
2 25 (78.13%) HP
3 21 (65.63%) Red Hat
4 9 (28.13%) Citrix
5 7 (21.88%) VMware
5 7 (21.88%) Lotus
6 5 (15.63%) Informatica
6 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
7 4 (12.50%) Business Objects
7 4 (12.50%) Fujitsu
7 4 (12.50%) ICL
8 3 (9.38%) Splunk
9 2 (6.25%) IBM