The table below looks at the statistics for DMZ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DMZ over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Demilitarized Zone (DMZ)
Rank - 75 69
Contract jobs citing DMZ 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - 0.093% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.79% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £463 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £406
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -13.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 - -
DMZ
North West

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
128 126 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 17.27% 11.68% 17.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 76 68
Median daily rate £408 £413 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.21% +35.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 17 16
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.33 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.75% -13.35%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -4.33%

DMZ
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing DMZ as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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