The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Suffolk with a requirement for Middleware skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Middleware over the 3 months to 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Middleware
East of England > Suffolk
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 26 30
Contract jobs citing Middleware 0 12 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk - 4.62% 1.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 17.39% 4.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 10 2
Suffolk median daily rate - £575 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +26.37%  
East of England median daily rate £525 £500 £350
% change year-on-year +5.00% +42.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Suffolk median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - £27.50 £34.75
% change year-on-year - -20.86%  

Middleware is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Suffolk with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Suffolk
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 43 69 71
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 33.86% 26.54% 32.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 138 175
Suffolk median daily rate £400 £469 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.66% +10.29%  
10th Percentile £268 £304 £310
90th Percentile £450 £536 £575
East of England median daily rate £425 £375 £370
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 2
Suffolk median hourly rate £43.25 - £12.50
10th Percentile £41.63 - £11.25
90th Percentile £44.88 - £13.75
East of England median hourly rate £41.50 £31.27 £38.00
% change year-on-year +32.71% -17.71%  

Middleware
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

Job postings citing Middleware as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Suffolk.

Job vacancy trend for Middleware in Suffolk

Middleware
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Middleware in Suffolk.

Contractor daily rate trend for Middleware in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, 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 Suffolk region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) IIS
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) LAN
1 5 (100.00%) WAN
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
1 5 (100.00%) SAN
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) Clustering
1 5 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (100.00%) NAS
1 5 (100.00%) High Availability
1 5 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 5 (100.00%) Secure Coding
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 5 (100.00%) Network Optimisation
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 4 (80.00%) French Language
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) Identity Management
3 2 (40.00%) Asset Management
3 2 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Benchmarking
3 2 (40.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 2 (40.00%) SIEM
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) Legal

Middleware
Co-occurring IT Skills in Suffolk 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 5 (100.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) LAN
1 5 (100.00%) NAS
1 5 (100.00%) SAN
1 5 (100.00%) WAN
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (80.00%) French Language
2 1 (20.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Technical Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Technical Solutions Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Clustering
1 5 (100.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) High Availability
1 5 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 5 (100.00%) Network Optimisation
1 5 (100.00%) Secure Coding
2 2 (40.00%) Asset Management
2 2 (40.00%) Benchmarking
2 2 (40.00%) Identity Management
2 2 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (40.00%) SIEM
2 2 (40.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) VMware