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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Middleware
Rank 53 63 39
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -24
Contract jobs citing Middleware 60 17 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 5.01% 2.01% 4.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.92% 5.90% 12.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 11 12
Median daily rate £346 £320 £289
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.96% +10.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £310 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £425 £547
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 3
Median hourly rate £36.00 - £27.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.90 - £15.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 - £29.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £32.00 £29.75
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +7.56%
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
377 288 180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 31.50% 34.04% 34.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 201 124
Median daily rate £400 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 1 4
Median hourly rate £36.00 £17.50 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.71% -39.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.30 £17.50 £17.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £17.50 £70.25
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 26 September 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 26 September 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 +14 57 £331 -5.57% 1
Sunderland - 1 - -
Middleware
North East

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 80 (71.43%) ITIL
2 74 (66.07%) Windows
3 65 (58.04%) Microsoft
4 64 (57.14%) Oracle
5 61 (54.46%) Unix
6 58 (51.79%) Solaris
7 54 (48.21%) AIX
7 54 (48.21%) HP
8 52 (46.43%) Security Cleared
9 48 (42.86%) Windows Server
10 42 (37.50%) SC Cleared
11 40 (35.71%) Service Delivery
12 39 (34.82%) Change Management
13 38 (33.93%) Problem Management
14 37 (33.04%) SQL
15 36 (32.14%) Firewall
15 36 (32.14%) Configuration Management
16 35 (31.25%) Root Cause Analysis
17 34 (30.36%) IBM
18 29 (25.89%) High Availability
19 28 (25.00%) Release Management
19 28 (25.00%) Active Directory
19 28 (25.00%) OpenView
19 28 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
19 28 (25.00%) SQL Server
20 25 (22.32%) WebLogic
21 24 (21.43%) Linux
21 24 (21.43%) QMS
22 23 (20.54%) Tuxedo
22 23 (20.54%) MS Excel

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 25 (22.32%) WebLogic
2 23 (20.54%) Tuxedo
3 22 (19.64%) WebSphere
4 21 (18.75%) MQSeries
4 21 (18.75%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 21 (18.75%) WebSphere Application Server
5 20 (17.86%) Apache
5 20 (17.86%) IBM Notes
5 20 (17.86%) IIS
6 17 (15.18%) Oracle Application Server
7 14 (12.50%) AquaLogic
8 2 (1.79%) CMS
8 2 (1.79%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.89%) FileNet
9 1 (0.89%) JBoss
9 1 (0.89%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (0.89%) SharePoint
Applications
1 23 (20.54%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (12.50%) OpenText MBPM
2 1 (0.89%) SDL Web 8
Communications & Networking
1 36 (32.14%) Firewall
2 20 (17.86%) DHCP
2 20 (17.86%) DNS
3 15 (13.39%) SSL
4 12 (10.71%) LAN
4 12 (10.71%) VPN
4 12 (10.71%) WAN
5 8 (7.14%) SAN
6 7 (6.25%) HTTP
6 7 (6.25%) HTTPS
6 7 (6.25%) iSCSI
6 7 (6.25%) NAS
7 4 (3.57%) Kerberos
7 4 (3.57%) LDAP
8 2 (1.79%) BIG-IP
9 1 (0.89%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 1 (0.89%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 1 (0.89%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.89%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.89%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 20 (17.86%) MSI
2 1 (0.89%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (0.89%) Finance
Job Titles
1 31 (27.68%) Support Engineer
2 20 (17.86%) Middleware Engineer
3 16 (14.29%) Unix Engineer
4 12 (10.71%) Automation Engineer
4 12 (10.71%) Wintel Support
5 7 (6.25%) Applications Architect
5 7 (6.25%) Architect
5 7 (6.25%) Unix Support
6 6 (5.36%) Migration Architect
6 6 (5.36%) Server Support
6 6 (5.36%) Unix Support Engineer
6 6 (5.36%) Wintel Engineer
7 5 (4.46%) AIX Engineer
7 5 (4.46%) AIX Support
7 5 (4.46%) Middleware Specialist
7 5 (4.46%) Solaris Engineer
7 5 (4.46%) Support Specialist
7 5 (4.46%) Windows Engineer
7 5 (4.46%) Windows Support Engineer
8 4 (3.57%) Solaris Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (19.64%) IBM Integration Bus
2 15 (13.39%) J2EE
3 1 (0.89%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (0.89%) Regular Expression
3 1 (0.89%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (17.86%) Clustering
2 17 (15.18%) Management Information System
3 15 (13.39%) Mainframe
4 14 (12.50%) Computer Science
5 9 (8.04%) CMDB
5 9 (8.04%) HACMP
5 9 (8.04%) User Experience
6 8 (7.14%) AS400
6 8 (7.14%) Public Cloud
6 8 (7.14%) Tandem
7 4 (3.57%) CLARiiON
8 1 (0.89%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.89%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 74 (66.07%) Windows
2 61 (54.46%) Unix
3 58 (51.79%) Solaris
4 54 (48.21%) AIX
5 48 (42.86%) Windows Server
6 24 (21.43%) Linux
7 21 (18.75%) OS/390
8 9 (8.04%) HPUX
9 1 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (71.43%) ITIL
2 40 (35.71%) Service Delivery
3 39 (34.82%) Change Management
4 38 (33.93%) Problem Management
5 36 (32.14%) Configuration Management
6 35 (31.25%) Root Cause Analysis
7 29 (25.89%) High Availability
8 28 (25.00%) Release Management
9 24 (21.43%) QMS
10 21 (18.75%) Incident Management
10 21 (18.75%) ITIL V3
10 21 (18.75%) ITSM
11 20 (17.86%) Application Packaging
12 17 (15.18%) Security Management
13 12 (10.71%) Service Management
14 10 (8.93%) OO
15 9 (8.04%) CRM
15 9 (8.04%) E-Commerce
15 9 (8.04%) Knowledge Management
15 9 (8.04%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (33.04%) SQL
2 22 (19.64%) Java
3 17 (15.18%) C++
4 16 (14.29%) C
4 16 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 16 (14.29%) Perl
5 12 (10.71%) Jython
5 12 (10.71%) PowerShell
5 12 (10.71%) Python
6 1 (0.89%) Groovy
6 1 (0.89%) PHP
6 1 (0.89%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 52 (46.43%) Security Cleared
2 42 (37.50%) SC Cleared
3 28 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 22 (19.64%) BPSS Clearance
5 15 (13.39%) Degree
6 9 (8.04%) IBM AIX Certification
7 8 (7.14%) CCNA
7 8 (7.14%) CCNP
7 8 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (7.14%) MCDBA
7 8 (7.14%) MCP
7 8 (7.14%) MCSE
8 7 (6.25%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.89%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (19.64%) SLA
2 15 (13.39%) Disclosure Scotland
3 9 (8.04%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 28 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 21 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (17.86%) Microsoft App-V
3 20 (17.86%) Terminal Services
4 9 (8.04%) GPFS
5 1 (0.89%) KVM
5 1 (0.89%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.89%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 28 (25.00%) OpenView
2 22 (19.64%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 20 (17.86%) Microsoft Clustering
3 20 (17.86%) Perfmon
4 14 (12.50%) HP SIM
5 13 (11.61%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 12 (10.71%) SCOrch
7 11 (9.82%) BladeLogic
7 11 (9.82%) Puppet
8 4 (3.57%) Oracle ZFS
9 2 (1.79%) SCCM
9 2 (1.79%) WSUS
10 1 (0.89%) HP SiteScope
10 1 (0.89%) OVSD
10 1 (0.89%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 65 (58.04%) Microsoft
2 64 (57.14%) Oracle
3 54 (48.21%) HP
4 34 (30.36%) IBM
5 21 (18.75%) CA
5 21 (18.75%) VMware
6 20 (17.86%) Citrix
6 20 (17.86%) Lotus
7 19 (16.96%) Sun
8 14 (12.50%) Axway
8 14 (12.50%) Red Hat
9 13 (11.61%) Fujitsu
10 12 (10.71%) BMC
11 11 (9.82%) Dell
11 11 (9.82%) ServiceNow
12 10 (8.93%) SAP
13 4 (3.57%) EMC
14 2 (1.79%) F5
14 2 (1.79%) Symantec
14 2 (1.79%) TIBCO