Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 40 50
Rank change year-on-year +13 +10 +4
Contract jobs citing Middleware 9 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 2.84% 1.90% 0.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.00% 6.47% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 0
Suffolk median daily rate £490 £531 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.76% - -
East of England median daily rate £513 £438 £550
% change year-on-year +17.14% -20.45% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Suffolk median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £43.75 - £31.50

Middleware is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Suffolk with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Suffolk
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 90 139 157
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 28.39% 29.39% 34.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 83 116
Suffolk median daily rate £400 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.23% +1.25% -
10th Percentile £301 £295 £297
90th Percentile £500 £533 £538
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Suffolk median hourly rate - - £8.50
East of England median hourly rate £42.75 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +18.75% -4.00% +7.91%

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

Middleware
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Suffolk

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Middleware in Suffolk over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Middleware in Suffolk

Middleware
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware within the Suffolk region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich +4 7 £490 -7.76%
Middleware
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 (55.56%) SQL Server
1 5 (55.56%) IIS
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
1 5 (55.56%) LAN
1 5 (55.56%) WAN
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
1 5 (55.56%) Citrix
1 5 (55.56%) SAN
1 5 (55.56%) VMware
1 5 (55.56%) Clustering
1 5 (55.56%) Load Balancing
1 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (55.56%) NAS
1 5 (55.56%) High Availability
1 5 (55.56%) Data Centre
1 5 (55.56%) Windows Server
1 5 (55.56%) Network Optimisation
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Clustering
2 4 (44.44%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (44.44%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 4 (44.44%) Secure Coding
2 4 (44.44%) JIRA
2 4 (44.44%) Puppet
2 4 (44.44%) SIEM
2 4 (44.44%) Root Cause Analysis
2 4 (44.44%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (44.44%) Risk Assessment
2 4 (44.44%) Firewall
2 4 (44.44%) Identity Management

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 (55.56%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) LAN
1 5 (55.56%) NAS
1 5 (55.56%) SAN
1 5 (55.56%) WAN
2 4 (44.44%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Integration Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Integration Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Integration Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Integration Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Test Architect
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Clustering
1 5 (55.56%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
1 5 (55.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) High Availability
1 5 (55.56%) Load Balancing
1 5 (55.56%) Network Optimisation
2 4 (44.44%) Configuration Management
2 4 (44.44%) Identity Management
2 4 (44.44%) Risk Assessment
2 4 (44.44%) Root Cause Analysis
2 4 (44.44%) Secure Coding
2 4 (44.44%) SIEM
2 4 (44.44%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 2 (22.22%) Data Privacy
3 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (22.22%) Migration
3 2 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Information Security
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) CCIE
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
1 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (44.44%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Clustering
2 4 (44.44%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (44.44%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Citrix
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
1 5 (55.56%) VMware