The table below looks at the statistics for DMZ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DMZ over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Demilitarized Zone (DMZ)
Rank 119 116 119
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Contract jobs citing DMZ 7 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.27% 0.36% 0.083%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.25% 1.40% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 1
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£530 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+76.66% -7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £390
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
DMZ
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
560 644 645
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 21.94% 25.59% 26.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 219 217
Average daily rate £315 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £215 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £475 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 13 24
Average hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.68 £13.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £42.25 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

DMZ
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DMZ across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

DMZ Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

DMZ
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DMZ across the Berkshire region.

DMZ Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

DMZ
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DMZ across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

DMZ Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

DMZ
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DMZ across the Berkshire region.

DMZ Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

DMZ
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DMZ within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015. 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
Maidenhead - 3 £350 -
Newbury - 1 - -
DMZ
South East

DMZ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing DMZ 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 DMZ.

1 9 (81.82%) Firewall
2 5 (45.45%) DNS
3 4 (36.36%) Cisco
3 4 (36.36%) Sun
3 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (36.36%) Veritas
3 4 (36.36%) AIX
3 4 (36.36%) HPUX
3 4 (36.36%) Solaris
3 4 (36.36%) LAN
3 4 (36.36%) UNIX
3 4 (36.36%) NFS
3 4 (36.36%) Data Centre
3 4 (36.36%) Oracle ZFS
4 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
4 3 (27.27%) Network Load Balancing
4 3 (27.27%) BGP
4 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
4 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
4 3 (27.27%) VoIP
4 3 (27.27%) Juniper
4 3 (27.27%) CCNP
5 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 2 (18.18%) VPN
5 2 (18.18%) Windows
5 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
5 2 (18.18%) Migration
5 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure

DMZ
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing DMZ 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 DMZ. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) IIS
1 1 (9.09%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (81.82%) Firewall
2 5 (45.45%) DNS
3 4 (36.36%) LAN
4 3 (27.27%) VoIP
4 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
4 3 (27.27%) BGP
5 2 (18.18%) VPN
6 1 (9.09%) SSL
6 1 (9.09%) WAN
6 1 (9.09%) SMTP
6 1 (9.09%) DHCP
6 1 (9.09%) LDAP
6 1 (9.09%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
2 1 (9.09%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Architect
1 4 (36.36%) Network Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Architect
2 3 (27.27%) Principal Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Network Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Security Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
1 1 (9.09%) SAML
1 1 (9.09%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Data Centre
2 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 1 (9.09%) Replication
3 1 (9.09%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) AIX
1 4 (36.36%) HPUX
1 4 (36.36%) Solaris
1 4 (36.36%) UNIX
2 2 (18.18%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Network Load Balancing
2 2 (18.18%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Network Design
3 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
3 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
3 1 (9.09%) High Availability
3 1 (9.09%) DevOps
3 1 (9.09%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
1 1 (9.09%) Python
1 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
1 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (27.27%) CCNP
2 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
3 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
4 1 (9.09%) CCIE
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) NFS
2 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) Terminal Services
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Cisco
1 4 (36.36%) Sun
1 4 (36.36%) Veritas
2 3 (27.27%) Juniper
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle
4 1 (9.09%) IBM
4 1 (9.09%) VMware
4 1 (9.09%) Meraki