The table below looks at the statistics for DMZ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DMZ over the 3 months to 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Demilitarized Zone (DMZ)
Rank 63 65 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing DMZ 2 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.23% 0.49% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.32% 2.52% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £410 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £393 £340
% change year-on-year
-1.27% +15.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £31.50
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
151 159 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 17.36% 19.34% 17.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 68 73
Average daily rate £308 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.17% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £575 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 20 15
Average hourly rate £20.00 £34.00 £18.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.17% +82.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.75 £14.50 £14.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.57 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.20% -2.00%

DMZ
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

DMZ Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

DMZ
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

DMZ Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

DMZ
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

DMZ Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

DMZ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 7 (100.00%) Firewall
2 5 (71.43%) LAN
2 5 (71.43%) WAN
2 5 (71.43%) DHCP
2 5 (71.43%) VPN
2 5 (71.43%) DNS
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco
2 5 (71.43%) CCNP
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (71.43%) Juniper
2 5 (71.43%) Firmware
2 5 (71.43%) Internet
2 5 (71.43%) BGP
2 5 (71.43%) Wireless
2 5 (71.43%) Incident Management
2 5 (71.43%) VLAN
2 5 (71.43%) Load Balancing
2 5 (71.43%) Capacity Planning
2 5 (71.43%) Structured Cabling
3 4 (57.14%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (57.14%) Blue Coat
3 4 (57.14%) Cisco PIX
3 4 (57.14%) F5
3 4 (57.14%) NetScaler
4 2 (28.57%) Java
4 2 (28.57%) Web Services
4 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 2 (28.57%) Linux
4 2 (28.57%) Middleware
4 2 (28.57%) Finance

DMZ
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
2 5 (71.43%) Wireless
2 5 (71.43%) VLAN
2 5 (71.43%) Structured Cabling
2 5 (71.43%) LAN
2 5 (71.43%) WAN
2 5 (71.43%) DHCP
2 5 (71.43%) VPN
2 5 (71.43%) DNS
2 5 (71.43%) Internet
2 5 (71.43%) BGP
3 4 (57.14%) Cisco PIX
3 4 (57.14%) NetScaler
4 1 (14.29%) HTTP
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Network Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Design Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Security Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Web Services
1 2 (28.57%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Incident Management
1 5 (71.43%) Load Balancing
1 5 (71.43%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (57.14%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (28.57%) Business Continuity
3 2 (28.57%) Information Security
3 2 (28.57%) Investment Management
3 2 (28.57%) Security Architecture
4 1 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) CCNP
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco
1 5 (71.43%) Juniper
2 4 (57.14%) Blue Coat
2 4 (57.14%) F5