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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Demilitarized Zone (DMZ)
Rank 519 527 541
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +14
Contract jobs citing DMZ 60 33 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.069% 0.073%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.77% 0.50% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 17 20
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£425 £338 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.92% -8.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £206 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £427 £419
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £289 £355
% change year-on-year
+42.98% -18.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £78.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £78.25
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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
7747 6541 8360
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.77% 13.58% 15.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 4362 3663 3882
Average daily rate £375 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £218 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 429 361 651
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.75% -4.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.82 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

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 23 September 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 23 September 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
London +29 33 £450 +16.12% 3
South East 0 15 £425 +30.76% 1
Yorkshire +8 7 £325 -3.70% 3
North West -1 4 £413 +82.52%
South West - 1 £425 -
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - - 1
DMZ
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DMZ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 61 (54.95%) Firewall
2 44 (39.64%) Windows
3 40 (36.04%) Cisco
4 32 (28.83%) Active Directory
5 29 (26.13%) Microsoft
6 27 (24.32%) Linux
7 26 (23.42%) LAN
8 24 (21.62%) WAN
9 23 (20.72%) Migration
10 21 (18.92%) HP
10 21 (18.92%) Network Security
11 20 (18.02%) Cisco Certification
12 19 (17.12%) CCNP
12 19 (17.12%) Load Balancing
13 18 (16.22%) MS Exchange
13 18 (16.22%) UNIX
14 17 (15.32%) ITIL
14 17 (15.32%) VPN
14 17 (15.32%) F5
15 16 (14.41%) Lync
15 16 (14.41%) SQL
15 16 (14.41%) VMware
16 15 (13.51%) Finance
16 15 (13.51%) Internet
17 14 (12.61%) CheckPoint
17 14 (12.61%) BGP
17 14 (12.61%) PowerShell
18 13 (11.71%) VMware Infrastructure
18 13 (11.71%) Exchange Server 2010
18 13 (11.71%) EIGRP

DMZ
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 18 (16.22%) MS Exchange
2 16 (14.41%) Lync
3 13 (11.71%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (10.81%) SharePoint
5 8 (7.21%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (6.31%) Apache
7 6 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (5.41%) SharePoint 2013
8 5 (4.50%) SharePoint 2010
8 5 (4.50%) IIS
8 5 (4.50%) WebSphere
9 4 (3.60%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (3.60%) Office Communications Server
9 4 (3.60%) nginx
10 2 (1.80%) NetWeaver
10 2 (1.80%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.90%) Node.js
11 1 (0.90%) Gentran
11 1 (0.90%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 13 (11.71%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.41%) MS Office
3 4 (3.60%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.90%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.90%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.60%) Office 365
2 3 (2.70%) IaaS
2 3 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.70%) SaaS
3 2 (1.80%) PaaS
4 1 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 61 (54.95%) Firewall
2 26 (23.42%) LAN
3 24 (21.62%) WAN
4 21 (18.92%) Network Security
5 17 (15.32%) VPN
6 15 (13.51%) Internet
7 14 (12.61%) BGP
8 13 (11.71%) EIGRP
8 13 (11.71%) DNS
9 12 (10.81%) TCP/IP
10 10 (9.01%) WLAN
10 10 (9.01%) VLAN
11 8 (7.21%) FTP
11 8 (7.21%) HTTPS
11 8 (7.21%) Cisco ASA
11 8 (7.21%) Cisco Nexus
11 8 (7.21%) Multicast
12 7 (6.31%) Reverse Proxy
12 7 (6.31%) SAN
13 6 (5.41%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.01%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.41%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (4.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (4.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (3.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (3.60%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 4 (3.60%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (2.70%) MySQL
5 3 (2.70%) DB2
5 3 (2.70%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (2.70%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.80%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.80%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.80%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.80%) Redis
7 1 (0.90%) Big Data
7 1 (0.90%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.90%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (1.80%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.80%) Mercurial
1 2 (1.80%) Gerrit
1 2 (1.80%) Artifactory
1 2 (1.80%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.90%) PhantomJS
2 1 (0.90%) VisualVM
2 1 (0.90%) GCC
2 1 (0.90%) Jasmine
2 1 (0.90%) Gradle
2 1 (0.90%) Ant
2 1 (0.90%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.90%) JMeter
2 1 (0.90%) Maven
2 1 (0.90%) Selenium
General
1 15 (13.51%) Finance
2 10 (9.01%) Retail
3 8 (7.21%) Banking
4 4 (3.60%) Financial Institution
4 4 (3.60%) Publishing
5 2 (1.80%) Games
5 2 (1.80%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.90%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.90%) International Banking
6 1 (0.90%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.90%) Law
6 1 (0.90%) Legal
6 1 (0.90%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (14.41%) Architect
2 13 (11.71%) Analyst
2 13 (11.71%) Consultant
2 13 (11.71%) Network Engineer
3 9 (8.11%) Network Analyst
4 7 (6.31%) Security Analyst
5 6 (5.41%) Administrator
5 6 (5.41%) Network Security Analyst
6 5 (4.50%) Security Engineer
6 5 (4.50%) Network Architect
6 5 (4.50%) Network Specialist
6 5 (4.50%) Security Manager
6 5 (4.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (4.50%) Support Engineer
6 5 (4.50%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (3.60%) Project Manager
7 4 (3.60%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 4 (3.60%) UNIX Administrator
7 4 (3.60%) Network Manager
7 4 (3.60%) SharePoint Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (9.91%) Web Services
2 7 (6.31%) HTML
2 7 (6.31%) .NET
3 6 (5.41%) Middleware
3 6 (5.41%) JSON
4 5 (4.50%) jQuery
4 5 (4.50%) HTML5
4 5 (4.50%) ASP.NET
4 5 (4.50%) CSS
5 4 (3.60%) .NET Framework
5 4 (3.60%) WCF
5 4 (3.60%) WF
5 4 (3.60%) LINQ
5 4 (3.60%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 3 (2.70%) WebSphere MQ
6 3 (2.70%) JMS
6 3 (2.70%) XML
7 2 (1.80%) XSD
7 2 (1.80%) WSDL
7 2 (1.80%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.31%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.50%) SecurID
2 5 (4.50%) PKI
3 4 (3.60%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.60%) Mainframe
4 3 (2.70%) Clustering
4 3 (2.70%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (1.80%) Blog
5 2 (1.80%) DataPower
5 2 (1.80%) Open Source
5 2 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.80%) Mobile Banking
5 2 (1.80%) Online Banking
6 1 (0.90%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.90%) e-Health
6 1 (0.90%) Life Science
6 1 (0.90%) GIS
6 1 (0.90%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.90%) Replication
6 1 (0.90%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 44 (39.64%) Windows
2 27 (24.32%) Linux
3 18 (16.22%) UNIX
4 10 (9.01%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (8.11%) Solaris
6 7 (6.31%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (6.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (4.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (2.70%) Android
8 3 (2.70%) Windows XP
8 3 (2.70%) AIX
8 3 (2.70%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.80%) Ubuntu
9 2 (1.80%) CentOS
9 2 (1.80%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.90%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.90%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.90%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (20.72%) Migration
2 19 (17.12%) Load Balancing
3 17 (15.32%) ITIL
4 11 (9.91%) Workflow
5 9 (8.11%) Security Architecture
6 8 (7.21%) Network Design
7 7 (6.31%) E-Commerce
7 7 (6.31%) SOA
7 7 (6.31%) Change Management
8 6 (5.41%) Configuration Management
8 6 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (5.41%) Capacity Planning
9 5 (4.50%) Validation
9 5 (4.50%) GAP Analysis
9 5 (4.50%) MVC
9 5 (4.50%) Service Management
9 5 (4.50%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (4.50%) Kalman Filter
10 4 (3.60%) Line Management
10 4 (3.60%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 16 (14.41%) SQL
2 14 (12.61%) PowerShell
3 7 (6.31%) Shell Script
4 6 (5.41%) Lisp
4 6 (5.41%) Java
5 5 (4.50%) Korn
5 5 (4.50%) AWK
5 5 (4.50%) VB
5 5 (4.50%) Bash Shell
5 5 (4.50%) sed
6 4 (3.60%) Perl
7 3 (2.70%) Python
8 2 (1.80%) Ruby
8 2 (1.80%) PHP
8 2 (1.80%) VBScript
9 1 (0.90%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.90%) C
9 1 (0.90%) C#
9 1 (0.90%) JCL
Qualifications
1 20 (18.02%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (17.12%) CCNP
3 12 (10.81%) Degree
4 9 (8.11%) Security Cleared
4 9 (8.11%) CCNA
4 9 (8.11%) CISSP
5 7 (6.31%) CISM
5 7 (6.31%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (6.31%) MCSE
5 7 (6.31%) SC Cleared
6 5 (4.50%) CCDP
7 4 (3.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (2.70%) MCSA
8 3 (2.70%) RHCE
9 2 (1.80%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.80%) IBM Certification
9 2 (1.80%) CCIE
9 2 (1.80%) CCIP
9 2 (1.80%) ACSA
9 2 (1.80%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.11%) QA
2 3 (2.70%) SLA
3 2 (1.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 32 (28.83%) Active Directory
2 13 (11.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.50%) vSphere
4 3 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (2.70%) vCloud
4 3 (2.70%) Terminal Services
4 3 (2.70%) VMware ESX
4 3 (2.70%) ProxySG
5 2 (1.80%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.80%) Docker
5 2 (1.80%) VMFS
5 2 (1.80%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.90%) UAG
6 1 (0.90%) XenApp
6 1 (0.90%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.90%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 6 (5.41%) OPNET
2 4 (3.60%) SCCM
2 4 (3.60%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (2.70%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.80%) ZABBIX
4 2 (1.80%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (1.80%) Puppet
4 2 (1.80%) XenMobile
4 2 (1.80%) Ansible
4 2 (1.80%) logstash
4 2 (1.80%) Salt
4 2 (1.80%) Kibana
4 2 (1.80%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.90%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.90%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.90%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.90%) HP SIM
5 1 (0.90%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.90%) Nessus
5 1 (0.90%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 40 (36.04%) Cisco
2 29 (26.13%) Microsoft
3 21 (18.92%) HP
4 17 (15.32%) F5
5 16 (14.41%) VMware
6 14 (12.61%) CheckPoint
7 12 (10.81%) Red Hat
8 11 (9.91%) Blue Coat
8 11 (9.91%) Oracle
8 11 (9.91%) Juniper
8 11 (9.91%) TippingPoint
9 9 (8.11%) SolarWinds
9 9 (8.11%) Citrix
10 8 (7.21%) Avaya
10 8 (7.21%) IBM
11 7 (6.31%) BMC
12 6 (5.41%) Tufin
13 5 (4.50%) Fortinet
13 5 (4.50%) McAfee
13 5 (4.50%) Intel
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