The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the England region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Demilitarized Zone (DMZ)
Rank 515 527 518
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -9
Contract jobs citing DMZ 47 27 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.095% 0.058% 0.083%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.68% 0.42% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 9 19
Average daily rate
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£394 £340 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.80% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £240 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £407 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £250
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +30.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £27.50 - £29.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £29.75
Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6865 6400 8286
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.92% 13.73% 15.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 3718 3417 3754
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 378 433 643
Average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.75 £12.71
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.38
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +4.61%
DMZ
UK

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 29 July 2014.

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 29 July 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
South East +1 20 £363 +1.39%
London -1 15 £456 +25.42% 6
Yorkshire +10 6 £325 - 3
North West -2 3 £425 -
East of England -26 2 £425 +112.50% 3
South West - 1 - -
DMZ
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DMZ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 51 (54.84%) Firewall
2 40 (43.01%) Windows
3 37 (39.78%) Cisco
4 28 (30.11%) Microsoft
5 26 (27.96%) LAN
6 23 (24.73%) Active Directory
6 23 (24.73%) VMware
7 21 (22.58%) Migration
7 21 (22.58%) CCNP
7 21 (22.58%) Cisco Certification
7 21 (22.58%) WAN
8 20 (21.51%) BGP
9 19 (20.43%) VPN
9 19 (20.43%) DNS
9 19 (20.43%) Linux
9 19 (20.43%) VMware Infrastructure
10 18 (19.35%) Load Balancing
11 16 (17.20%) Internet
12 15 (16.13%) HP
12 15 (16.13%) VLAN
12 15 (16.13%) F5
13 14 (15.05%) Windows Server 2008
13 14 (15.05%) Juniper
13 14 (15.05%) EIGRP
14 13 (13.98%) CheckPoint
14 13 (13.98%) SAN
15 12 (12.90%) UNIX
15 12 (12.90%) Oracle
15 12 (12.90%) MS Exchange
15 12 (12.90%) Security Cleared

DMZ
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 12 (12.90%) MS Exchange
2 10 (10.75%) SharePoint
3 7 (7.53%) Lync
4 6 (6.45%) Apache
5 5 (5.38%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (5.38%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (5.38%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (5.38%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (4.30%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (4.30%) WebSphere
7 2 (2.15%) NetWeaver
7 2 (2.15%) IIS
7 2 (2.15%) nginx
8 1 (1.08%) Gentran
8 1 (1.08%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (1.08%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (8.60%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.45%) MS Office
3 4 (4.30%) InfoPath
4 1 (1.08%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.38%) Office 365
2 3 (3.23%) IaaS
2 3 (3.23%) SaaS
3 2 (2.15%) PaaS
4 1 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (54.84%) Firewall
2 26 (27.96%) LAN
3 21 (22.58%) WAN
4 20 (21.51%) BGP
5 19 (20.43%) VPN
5 19 (20.43%) DNS
6 16 (17.20%) Internet
7 15 (16.13%) VLAN
8 14 (15.05%) EIGRP
9 13 (13.98%) SAN
10 12 (12.90%) Network Security
11 11 (11.83%) Wireless
11 11 (11.83%) DHCP
12 10 (10.75%) WLAN
13 9 (9.68%) TCP/IP
13 9 (9.68%) Cisco ASA
14 8 (8.60%) Cisco Nexus
14 8 (8.60%) HTTPS
15 6 (6.45%) FTP
15 6 (6.45%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.83%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.53%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (7.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (4.30%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (4.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (4.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (4.30%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 4 (4.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (3.23%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.15%) DB2
6 1 (1.08%) MySQL
6 1 (1.08%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.08%) WebLOAD
1 1 (1.08%) GCC
General
1 10 (10.75%) Finance
2 9 (9.68%) Retail
3 8 (8.60%) Banking
4 4 (4.30%) Publishing
4 4 (4.30%) Financial Institution
5 3 (3.23%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.15%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.15%) Games
7 1 (1.08%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.08%) International Banking
7 1 (1.08%) Law
7 1 (1.08%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (18.28%) Architect
2 12 (12.90%) Network Engineer
3 9 (9.68%) Network Architect
4 7 (7.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (7.53%) Administrator
5 6 (6.45%) Consultant
5 6 (6.45%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (5.38%) Analyst
6 5 (5.38%) Security Engineer
6 5 (5.38%) Network Specialist
7 4 (4.30%) SharePoint Architect
7 4 (4.30%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 4 (4.30%) UNIX Administrator
8 3 (3.23%) Security Architect
8 3 (3.23%) Infrastructure Tester
8 3 (3.23%) Project Manager
8 3 (3.23%) Tester
8 3 (3.23%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (3.23%) Support Engineer
8 3 (3.23%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.75%) Middleware
2 9 (9.68%) Web Services
3 6 (6.45%) HTML
3 6 (6.45%) .NET
3 6 (6.45%) JSON
4 4 (4.30%) WCF
4 4 (4.30%) WF
4 4 (4.30%) LINQ
4 4 (4.30%) CSS
4 4 (4.30%) .NET Framework
4 4 (4.30%) ASP.NET
4 4 (4.30%) jQuery
4 4 (4.30%) HTML5
4 4 (4.30%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 2 (2.15%) REST
5 2 (2.15%) XML
5 2 (2.15%) XSD
5 2 (2.15%) JMS
5 2 (2.15%) WSDL
5 2 (2.15%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.68%) Firmware
2 7 (7.53%) Clustering
3 6 (6.45%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.30%) PKI
4 4 (4.30%) Mainframe
5 2 (2.15%) Online Banking
5 2 (2.15%) Open Source
5 2 (2.15%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (1.08%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.08%) Blog
6 1 (1.08%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.08%) Java Card
6 1 (1.08%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (1.08%) DataPower
6 1 (1.08%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.08%) e-Health
6 1 (1.08%) SecurID
6 1 (1.08%) GIS
6 1 (1.08%) Replication
6 1 (1.08%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 40 (43.01%) Windows
2 19 (20.43%) Linux
3 14 (15.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (12.90%) UNIX
5 10 (10.75%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (7.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (5.38%) Solaris
8 4 (4.30%) Windows 2000
9 3 (3.23%) Windows XP
9 3 (3.23%) Windows 8
9 3 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (2.15%) Windows 7
11 1 (1.08%) VMS
11 1 (1.08%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (22.58%) Migration
2 18 (19.35%) Load Balancing
3 11 (11.83%) Network Design
3 11 (11.83%) ITIL
4 10 (10.75%) Configuration Management
4 10 (10.75%) Capacity Planning
5 9 (9.68%) Security Architecture
6 7 (7.53%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (6.45%) SOA
7 6 (6.45%) Release Management
7 6 (6.45%) Incident Management
7 6 (6.45%) Network Management
8 5 (5.38%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (5.38%) Change Management
8 5 (5.38%) UML
8 5 (5.38%) RUP
8 5 (5.38%) Workflow
9 4 (4.30%) MVC
9 4 (4.30%) E-Commerce
9 4 (4.30%) EAI
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.60%) PowerShell
2 7 (7.53%) SQL
2 7 (7.53%) Shell Script
3 5 (5.38%) Java
3 5 (5.38%) AWK
3 5 (5.38%) Korn
3 5 (5.38%) Lisp
3 5 (5.38%) sed
4 4 (4.30%) VB
5 3 (3.23%) VBScript
6 2 (2.15%) Perl
6 2 (2.15%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.08%) C
7 1 (1.08%) JCL
Qualifications
1 21 (22.58%) CCNP
1 21 (22.58%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (12.90%) Security Cleared
3 11 (11.83%) Degree
4 7 (7.53%) SC Cleared
5 5 (5.38%) CCNA
6 4 (4.30%) CISSP
7 3 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (3.23%) MCSE
7 3 (3.23%) CCIE
8 2 (2.15%) CCDP
8 2 (2.15%) JNCIP
8 2 (2.15%) CISM
8 2 (2.15%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.08%) CCEE
9 1 (1.08%) VCP5
9 1 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (1.08%) RHCE
9 1 (1.08%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.45%) SLA
1 6 (6.45%) QA
2 1 (1.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.08%) COBIT
System Software
1 23 (24.73%) Active Directory
2 19 (20.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (9.68%) VMware ESX
4 3 (3.23%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.23%) Terminal Server
4 3 (3.23%) Terminal Services
5 2 (2.15%) VMFS
5 2 (2.15%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.08%) VirtualBox
6 1 (1.08%) vCloud
6 1 (1.08%) XenApp
6 1 (1.08%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.08%) vSphere
6 1 (1.08%) UAG
6 1 (1.08%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.08%) ProxySG
6 1 (1.08%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 5 (5.38%) OPNET
1 5 (5.38%) SCCM
1 5 (5.38%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (4.30%) BladeLogic
3 3 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (2.15%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (2.15%) FortiGate
5 1 (1.08%) XenMobile
5 1 (1.08%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.08%) HP SIM
5 1 (1.08%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.08%) CiscoWorks
5 1 (1.08%) MOM
5 1 (1.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 37 (39.78%) Cisco
2 28 (30.11%) Microsoft
3 23 (24.73%) VMware
4 15 (16.13%) HP
4 15 (16.13%) F5
5 14 (15.05%) Juniper
6 13 (13.98%) CheckPoint
7 12 (12.90%) Oracle
8 10 (10.75%) Blue Coat
9 8 (8.60%) Red Hat
9 8 (8.60%) Citrix
10 7 (7.53%) SolarWinds
11 6 (6.45%) TippingPoint
12 5 (5.38%) McAfee
12 5 (5.38%) BMC
13 4 (4.30%) IBM
13 4 (4.30%) NetApp
14 3 (3.23%) BT
14 3 (3.23%) Avaya
15 2 (2.15%) Software AG
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