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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware
Rank 42 30 33
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +3
Contract jobs citing Middleware 12 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 2.14% 2.07% 1.00%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.94% 7.25% 4.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 0
Average daily rate
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£250 £525 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-52.38% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £21.25 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+123.52% -41.37%
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
173 69 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 30.89% 28.63% 22.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 35 32
Average daily rate £355 £250 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £201 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 5
Average hourly rate £24.66 - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 22 December 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
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 22 December 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 -21 12 £250 -52.38% 1
Middleware
North East

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 29 (82.86%) Oracle
2 28 (80.00%) HP
3 25 (71.43%) OpenView
4 23 (65.71%) Red Hat
5 22 (62.86%) Oracle Database
6 21 (60.00%) Linux
6 21 (60.00%) Security Cleared
6 21 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 20 (57.14%) WebLogic
7 20 (57.14%) ITIL
7 20 (57.14%) SC Cleared
8 19 (54.29%) Java
8 19 (54.29%) SOA
9 16 (45.71%) Finance
9 16 (45.71%) AquaLogic
10 15 (42.86%) Java EE
11 14 (40.00%) SQL
12 11 (31.43%) Problem Management
13 10 (28.57%) SLA
14 9 (25.71%) Change Management
15 8 (22.86%) SQL Server
15 8 (22.86%) Windows
15 8 (22.86%) Citrix
15 8 (22.86%) SAN
15 8 (22.86%) Clustering
16 7 (20.00%) IIS
16 7 (20.00%) IBM Notes
16 7 (20.00%) Apache
16 7 (20.00%) Lotus
16 7 (20.00%) Terminal Services

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 20 (57.14%) WebLogic
2 16 (45.71%) AquaLogic
3 7 (20.00%) IIS
3 7 (20.00%) IBM Notes
3 7 (20.00%) Apache
4 1 (2.86%) Tuxedo
4 1 (2.86%) OpenROAD
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 5 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Oracle Financials
1 3 (8.57%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 8 (22.86%) SAN
2 6 (17.14%) Firewall
2 6 (17.14%) DNS
2 6 (17.14%) LDAP
2 6 (17.14%) DHCP
3 3 (8.57%) VPN
3 3 (8.57%) LAN
3 3 (8.57%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (62.86%) Oracle Database
2 8 (22.86%) SQL Server
3 4 (11.43%) BusinessObjects XI
4 2 (5.71%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Ant
2 1 (2.86%) MSI
General
1 16 (45.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (17.14%) Administrator
2 4 (11.43%) DBA
2 4 (11.43%) Architect
2 4 (11.43%) Consultant
2 4 (11.43%) Team Leader
2 4 (11.43%) Wintel Support
2 4 (11.43%) Linux Administrator
2 4 (11.43%) Service Desk Team Leader
3 3 (8.57%) UNIX Engineer
3 3 (8.57%) Oracle DBA
4 2 (5.71%) Applications Specialist
4 2 (5.71%) UNIX Consultant
4 2 (5.71%) Linux Consultant
4 2 (5.71%) Informatica Specialist
4 2 (5.71%) Developer
4 2 (5.71%) Support Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Wintel Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Wintel Support Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Applications Architect
5 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (42.86%) Java EE
2 6 (17.14%) Web Services
3 5 (14.29%) J2EE
3 5 (14.29%) SOAP
4 4 (11.43%) JDBC
4 4 (11.43%) JMS
4 4 (11.43%) JNDI
5 3 (8.57%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (2.86%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.86%) Clustering
2 7 (20.00%) Open Source
3 5 (14.29%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.71%) CMDB
4 2 (5.71%) HACMP
5 1 (2.86%) Thin Client
5 1 (2.86%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.86%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 21 (60.00%) Linux
1 21 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 8 (22.86%) Windows
3 6 (17.14%) UNIX
4 4 (11.43%) VME
5 3 (8.57%) Solaris
5 3 (8.57%) AIX
6 2 (5.71%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (2.86%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (57.14%) ITIL
2 19 (54.29%) SOA
3 11 (31.43%) Problem Management
4 9 (25.71%) Change Management
5 7 (20.00%) Incident Management
5 7 (20.00%) Service Management
6 6 (17.14%) Network Management
7 5 (14.29%) High Availability
7 5 (14.29%) E-Commerce
7 5 (14.29%) Configuration Management
7 5 (14.29%) Knowledge Management
8 4 (11.43%) Migration
8 4 (11.43%) ITIL V3
9 2 (5.71%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (5.71%) Lean Six Sigma
9 2 (5.71%) Performance Management
9 2 (5.71%) Programme Management
9 2 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (5.71%) Workflow
9 2 (5.71%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 19 (54.29%) Java
2 14 (40.00%) SQL
3 6 (17.14%) PL/SQL
4 5 (14.29%) Shell Script
5 4 (11.43%) COBOL
5 4 (11.43%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
6 2 (5.71%) C
7 1 (2.86%) VB6
7 1 (2.86%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 20 (57.14%) SC Cleared
3 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (5.71%) IBM AIX Certification
5 1 (2.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (20.00%) Terminal Services
2 6 (17.14%) Active Directory
2 6 (17.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (11.43%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (5.71%) GPFS
5 1 (2.86%) KVM
5 1 (2.86%) RHEV
5 1 (2.86%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.86%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 25 (71.43%) OpenView
2 5 (14.29%) HP SIM
3 3 (8.57%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (5.71%) OVSD
5 1 (2.86%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 29 (82.86%) Oracle
2 28 (80.00%) HP
3 23 (65.71%) Red Hat
4 8 (22.86%) Citrix
5 7 (20.00%) Lotus
6 6 (17.14%) Splunk
6 6 (17.14%) VMware
7 5 (14.29%) Informatica
7 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
8 4 (11.43%) Business Objects
8 4 (11.43%) ICL
8 4 (11.43%) Fujitsu
9 2 (5.71%) IBM