The table below looks at the statistics for DMZ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DMZ over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Demilitarized Zone (DMZ)
Rank - 32 -
Contract jobs citing DMZ 0 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester - 2.33% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 7.69% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £333 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £358 £340
% change year-on-year
+8.39% +5.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £19.00
DMZ
Cheshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
42 65 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 17.43% 30.23% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 15 5
Average daily rate £406 £325 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +20.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £288 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £410 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 4
Average hourly rate £18.75 £42.50 £16.60
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.88% +156.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £25.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £16.83
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -13.63%

DMZ
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

DMZ Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

DMZ
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

DMZ Daily Rate Trend in Chester

DMZ
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

DMZ Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

DMZ
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) MS Project
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Critical Path Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Local Government
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

DMZ
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Project
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle EBS
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Critical Path Analysis
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle