The table below looks at the statistics for DMZ skills in IT contracts advertised for the England 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 527 508 505
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -3
Contract jobs citing DMZ 52 45 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.094% 0.045%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.71% 0.71% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 28 9
Average daily rate
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£388 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £300 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £500 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £358 £340
% change year-on-year
+8.39% +5.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £27.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +44.73%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £19.00
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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 England region.

Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7340 6294 6237
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.92% 13.12% 14.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 4153 3478 3165
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 405 360 527
Average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.50 £45.00
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 England

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

DMZ Jobs Demand Trend in England

DMZ
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

DMZ Daily Rate Trend in England

DMZ
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DMZ across the England region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

DMZ Daily Rate Histogram in England

DMZ
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

DMZ Hourly Rate Trend in England

DMZ
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DMZ within the England region over the 3 months to 22 May 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
London -3 25 £325 -23.52% 2
Yorkshire - 16 £420 - 5
South East -19 6 £375 -0.66% 3
North West -26 3 £488 +43.38% 1
East Midlands -9 2 £263 -
DMZ
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DMZ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 75 (64.10%) Firewall
2 36 (30.77%) VMware
3 34 (29.06%) Cisco
4 33 (28.21%) Windows
5 30 (25.64%) Microsoft
6 29 (24.79%) Active Directory
6 29 (24.79%) Clustering
7 28 (23.93%) SQL Server
8 25 (21.37%) WAN
9 24 (20.51%) Java
9 24 (20.51%) Cisco Certification
10 23 (19.66%) UNIX
10 23 (19.66%) ITIL
10 23 (19.66%) VPN
10 23 (19.66%) Load Balancing
11 22 (18.80%) Linux
12 21 (17.95%) DNS
12 21 (17.95%) SAN
13 20 (17.09%) Web Services
13 20 (17.09%) Oracle
14 19 (16.24%) VMware Infrastructure
14 19 (16.24%) Cisco ASA
15 18 (15.38%) Apache
15 18 (15.38%) Solaris
15 18 (15.38%) Internet
15 18 (15.38%) MPLS
15 18 (15.38%) BGP
16 16 (13.68%) Citrix
16 16 (13.68%) Tomcat
16 16 (13.68%) WebSphere

DMZ
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 18 (15.38%) Apache
2 16 (13.68%) Tomcat
2 16 (13.68%) WebSphere
3 11 (9.40%) IIS
3 11 (9.40%) MS Exchange
4 9 (7.69%) nginx
5 8 (6.84%) JBoss
5 8 (6.84%) WebSphere Application Server
5 8 (6.84%) NetWeaver
6 7 (5.98%) Mule ESB
7 6 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (3.42%) Lync
9 3 (2.56%) Moodle
9 3 (2.56%) Node.js
9 3 (2.56%) OpenStack
9 3 (2.56%) MQSeries
9 3 (2.56%) Lotus Domino
9 3 (2.56%) GroupWise
10 2 (1.71%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (3.42%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.56%) MS Project
2 3 (2.56%) MS Office
3 2 (1.71%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.85%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.55%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (7.69%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.85%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 75 (64.10%) Firewall
2 25 (21.37%) WAN
3 23 (19.66%) VPN
4 21 (17.95%) DNS
4 21 (17.95%) SAN
5 19 (16.24%) Cisco ASA
6 18 (15.38%) Internet
6 18 (15.38%) MPLS
6 18 (15.38%) BGP
7 15 (12.82%) LAN
7 15 (12.82%) EIGRP
8 14 (11.97%) HTTP
8 14 (11.97%) NAS
8 14 (11.97%) Network Security
9 13 (11.11%) OSPF
10 11 (9.40%) LDAP
10 11 (9.40%) Wireless
11 10 (8.55%) Kerberos
12 9 (7.69%) VPLS
12 9 (7.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (23.93%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.69%) MySQL
2 9 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (6.84%) DB2
3 8 (6.84%) Oracle Database
4 6 (5.13%) MongoDB
4 6 (5.13%) NoSQL
4 6 (5.13%) Redis
5 2 (1.71%) Big Data
6 1 (0.85%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 8 (6.84%) Gerrit
2 7 (5.98%) Jenkins
2 7 (5.98%) Artifactory
2 7 (5.98%) Mercurial
2 7 (5.98%) Git (software)
2 7 (5.98%) SonarQube
3 6 (5.13%) Introscope
4 3 (2.56%) Gradle
4 3 (2.56%) PhantomJS
4 3 (2.56%) Jasmine
4 3 (2.56%) Selenium
4 3 (2.56%) Ant
4 3 (2.56%) Maven
4 3 (2.56%) JMeter
5 1 (0.85%) VisualVM
5 1 (0.85%) WebLOAD
General
1 15 (12.82%) Finance
2 13 (11.11%) Retail
3 8 (6.84%) Games
3 8 (6.84%) Banking
4 3 (2.56%) Local Government
5 2 (1.71%) Legal
5 2 (1.71%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.71%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.85%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.85%) Marketing
6 1 (0.85%) Electronics
6 1 (0.85%) Advertising
6 1 (0.85%) Publishing
6 1 (0.85%) Law
Job Titles
1 21 (17.95%) Architect
2 20 (17.09%) Network Engineer
3 10 (8.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (7.69%) Consultant
5 8 (6.84%) Analyst
5 8 (6.84%) Technical Architect
5 8 (6.84%) Project Manager
6 7 (5.98%) Technical Manager
6 7 (5.98%) Security Consultant
7 6 (5.13%) Technical Project Manager
7 6 (5.13%) Senior Network Engineer
8 5 (4.27%) Integration Architect
8 5 (4.27%) Network Design Engineer
8 5 (4.27%) Design Engineer
8 5 (4.27%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (3.42%) Network Security Consultant
9 4 (3.42%) Server Engineer
9 4 (3.42%) Security Engineer
9 4 (3.42%) Network Consultant
9 4 (3.42%) Web Hosting Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (17.09%) Web Services
2 13 (11.11%) HTML
2 13 (11.11%) .NET
2 13 (11.11%) XML
2 13 (11.11%) JSON
3 10 (8.55%) Java EE
3 10 (8.55%) J2EE
4 9 (7.69%) Middleware
4 9 (7.69%) JMS
4 9 (7.69%) LAMP
5 8 (6.84%) ActiveMQ
5 8 (6.84%) WSDL
5 8 (6.84%) XSD
5 8 (6.84%) WebSphere MQ
5 8 (6.84%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 8 (6.84%) REST
6 7 (5.98%) RabbitMQ
7 6 (5.13%) SAML
8 3 (2.56%) jQuery
8 3 (2.56%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 29 (24.79%) Clustering
2 11 (9.40%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (8.55%) Replication
4 8 (6.84%) Celerra
4 8 (6.84%) Open Source
5 7 (5.98%) PKI
6 5 (4.27%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (3.42%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 3 (2.56%) Fat Client
8 3 (2.56%) Thin Client
8 3 (2.56%) CESG
8 3 (2.56%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.71%) Equities
9 2 (1.71%) CESG CLAS
9 2 (1.71%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.85%) BYOD
10 1 (0.85%) Life Science
10 1 (0.85%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.85%) DataPower
10 1 (0.85%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 33 (28.21%) Windows
2 23 (19.66%) UNIX
3 22 (18.80%) Linux
4 18 (15.38%) Solaris
5 12 (10.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (9.40%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (8.55%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (7.69%) CentOS
8 9 (7.69%) Ubuntu
9 5 (4.27%) Windows 7
9 5 (4.27%) Android
9 5 (4.27%) Windows XP
9 5 (4.27%) Windows Vista
10 4 (3.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (2.56%) AIX
12 2 (1.71%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.85%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (19.66%) ITIL
1 23 (19.66%) Load Balancing
2 13 (11.11%) Change Management
2 13 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (10.26%) Business Continuity
4 11 (9.40%) DevOps
4 11 (9.40%) Migration
5 9 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
5 9 (7.69%) Configuration Management
5 9 (7.69%) PRINCE2
5 9 (7.69%) Scrum
5 9 (7.69%) Workflow
5 9 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (6.84%) Network Design
6 8 (6.84%) SOA
6 8 (6.84%) Infrastructure Management
7 7 (5.98%) Change Control
7 7 (5.98%) OWASP
7 7 (5.98%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (20.51%) Java
2 14 (11.97%) Python
3 9 (7.69%) Bash Shell
3 9 (7.69%) Shell Script
3 9 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 9 (7.69%) Perl
3 9 (7.69%) PHP
3 9 (7.69%) Ruby
4 5 (4.27%) Lisp
5 3 (2.56%) PowerShell
5 3 (2.56%) SQL
6 2 (1.71%) C
7 1 (0.85%) R
7 1 (0.85%) C#
7 1 (0.85%) C++
Qualifications
1 24 (20.51%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (12.82%) CCIE
3 12 (10.26%) CCNP
4 11 (9.40%) CISSP
5 6 (5.13%) Degree
6 5 (4.27%) Security Cleared
6 5 (4.27%) CCDP
7 4 (3.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (3.42%) CCNA
8 2 (1.71%) CISM
8 2 (1.71%) MCITP
8 2 (1.71%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (1.71%) MCSE
8 2 (1.71%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.85%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.71%) QA
2 1 (0.85%) SLA
2 1 (0.85%) COBIT
2 1 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 29 (24.79%) Active Directory
2 19 (16.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (9.40%) Terminal Services
4 10 (8.55%) Hyper-V
4 10 (8.55%) vCloud
5 9 (7.69%) Docker
5 9 (7.69%) VMware ESX
6 8 (6.84%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 8 (6.84%) XenApp
7 5 (4.27%) vSphere
8 3 (2.56%) VirtualBox
8 3 (2.56%) Terminal Server
8 3 (2.56%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (1.71%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.85%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.85%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (7.69%) SCCM
2 8 (6.84%) HAProxy
3 7 (5.98%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (5.98%) Puppet
3 7 (5.98%) ZABBIX
3 7 (5.98%) logstash
3 7 (5.98%) Ansible
3 7 (5.98%) Salt
3 7 (5.98%) Kibana
3 7 (5.98%) Rundeck
4 6 (5.13%) CA Wily
4 6 (5.13%) Cisco CUCM
5 5 (4.27%) WSUS
5 5 (4.27%) OPNET
6 4 (3.42%) EMC NetWorker
7 3 (2.56%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (2.56%) Backup Exec
8 2 (1.71%) SolarWinds Orion
8 2 (1.71%) SCOM
9 1 (0.85%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 36 (30.77%) VMware
2 34 (29.06%) Cisco
3 30 (25.64%) Microsoft
4 20 (17.09%) Oracle
5 16 (13.68%) Citrix
6 15 (12.82%) CheckPoint
7 13 (11.11%) HP
8 12 (10.26%) SolarWinds
9 10 (8.55%) Red Hat
9 10 (8.55%) F5
10 9 (7.69%) SAP
10 9 (7.69%) Google
11 8 (6.84%) IBM
11 8 (6.84%) Software AG
11 8 (6.84%) EMC
11 8 (6.84%) Nortel
12 7 (5.98%) Intel
13 6 (5.13%) Blue Coat
13 6 (5.13%) NetApp
13 6 (5.13%) TippingPoint
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