The table below looks at the statistics for DMZ skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DMZ over the 3 months to 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Demilitarized Zone (DMZ)
Rank 544 554 546
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -8
Contract jobs citing DMZ 62 60 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.12% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.91% 0.83% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 33 35
Median daily rate £475 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £254 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £568 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £444 £378 £333
% change year-on-year
+17.39% +13.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 2
Median hourly rate £36.00 £26.00 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -32.90%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +0.64%
DMZ
UK

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
6799 7208 7523
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.83% 14.28% 14.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 4117 4285 4379
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 366 440 410
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.44% +4.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.31 £40.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

DMZ
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing DMZ as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 9 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DMZ within the England region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +20 38 £475 +5.55% 4
South West +15 10 £413 - 2
West Midlands - 6 £540 -
South East +14 5 - - 3
North West +1 1 - - 1
Midlands - 1 £475 -
DMZ
UK

DMZ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing DMZ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for DMZ.

1 94 (66.67%) Firewall
2 61 (43.26%) Cisco
3 58 (41.13%) VPN
4 43 (30.50%) Linux
5 37 (26.24%) Cisco Certification
6 35 (24.82%) Agile Software Development
7 34 (24.11%) Microsoft
8 33 (23.40%) CheckPoint
8 33 (23.40%) VMware
9 32 (22.70%) LAN
9 32 (22.70%) WAN
9 32 (22.70%) Data Centre
10 31 (21.99%) Network Security
11 30 (21.28%) Tomcat
12 28 (19.86%) Windows
12 28 (19.86%) Scrum
12 28 (19.86%) VMware Infrastructure
13 27 (19.15%) Load Balancing
14 26 (18.44%) MySQL
14 26 (18.44%) Apache
15 25 (17.73%) Python
15 25 (17.73%) Perl
15 25 (17.73%) Red Hat
15 25 (17.73%) PostgreSQL
15 25 (17.73%) Continuous Integration
15 25 (17.73%) Git (software)
15 25 (17.73%) DevOps
16 24 (17.02%) NoSQL
17 23 (16.31%) Continuous Delivery
17 23 (16.31%) Active Directory

DMZ
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 30 (21.28%) Tomcat
2 26 (18.44%) Apache
3 18 (12.77%) nginx
4 17 (12.06%) Mule ESB
5 15 (10.64%) Jetty
5 15 (10.64%) WildFly
6 14 (9.93%) SharePoint
7 11 (7.80%) IIS
8 7 (4.96%) SharePoint 2013
9 6 (4.26%) Confluence
9 6 (4.26%) JBoss
9 6 (4.26%) MS Exchange
9 6 (4.26%) WebLogic
10 4 (2.84%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (2.84%) SharePoint Server
10 4 (2.84%) WebSphere
11 3 (2.13%) Skype for Business
11 3 (2.13%) WebSphere Application Server
12 2 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2010
12 2 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (3.55%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.13%) MS Office
3 2 (1.42%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.84%) Oracle Applications
1 4 (2.84%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (2.84%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 13 (9.22%) IaaS
1 13 (9.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (8.51%) PaaS
3 10 (7.09%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (6.38%) Office 365
5 5 (3.55%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (3.55%) GitHub
5 5 (3.55%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (1.42%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.42%) OneDrive
6 2 (1.42%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 94 (66.67%) Firewall
2 58 (41.13%) VPN
3 32 (22.70%) LAN
3 32 (22.70%) WAN
4 31 (21.99%) Network Security
5 21 (14.89%) Internet
5 21 (14.89%) OSPF
5 21 (14.89%) SAN
6 20 (14.18%) Cisco ASA
6 20 (14.18%) IPsec
6 20 (14.18%) Reverse Proxy
7 19 (13.48%) Wireless
8 14 (9.93%) Cisco Nexus
9 12 (8.51%) TCP/IP
9 12 (8.51%) WLAN
10 11 (7.80%) Cisco Wireless
10 11 (7.80%) DNS
10 11 (7.80%) SSL
10 11 (7.80%) Wi-Fi
11 10 (7.09%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (18.44%) MySQL
2 25 (17.73%) PostgreSQL
3 24 (17.02%) NoSQL
4 16 (11.35%) SQL Server
5 5 (3.55%) MariaDB
5 5 (3.55%) MongoDB
5 5 (3.55%) Redis
6 4 (2.84%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 4 (2.84%) Oracle BI EE
6 4 (2.84%) Oracle Database
6 4 (2.84%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (2.84%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (2.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (2.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (2.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.71%) GIS
Development Applications
1 25 (17.73%) Git (software)
2 22 (15.60%) Jenkins
3 20 (14.18%) Mercurial
4 19 (13.48%) Gerrit
5 14 (9.93%) GitLab
6 8 (5.67%) JIRA
7 5 (3.55%) Artifactory
7 5 (3.55%) SonarQube
7 5 (3.55%) Sonatype Nexus
8 3 (2.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (1.42%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (1.42%) Subversion
9 2 (1.42%) Visual Studio
9 2 (1.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 17 (12.06%) Finance
2 13 (9.22%) Banking
3 7 (4.96%) Retail
4 6 (4.26%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.84%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.13%) Front Office
7 2 (1.42%) Billing
7 2 (1.42%) Law
8 1 (0.71%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.71%) Legal
8 1 (0.71%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 38 (26.95%) Network Engineer
2 22 (15.60%) Architect
3 14 (9.93%) DevOps Engineer
3 14 (9.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 12 (8.51%) Senior Network Engineer
4 12 (8.51%) Support Engineer
5 9 (6.38%) Cisco Engineer
5 9 (6.38%) Security Engineer
5 9 (6.38%) Voice Engineer
5 9 (6.38%) Voice Network Engineer
6 8 (5.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 8 (5.67%) Infrastructure Support
6 8 (5.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 8 (5.67%) Network Architect
6 8 (5.67%) Senior Support Engineer
7 7 (4.96%) Security Architect
7 7 (4.96%) Senior Voice Network Engineer
7 7 (4.96%) Senior Voice Support Engineer
7 7 (4.96%) SharePoint Engineer
7 7 (4.96%) Voice Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (14.89%) LAMP
2 18 (12.77%) LAPP Stack
2 18 (12.77%) LEMP Stack
3 17 (12.06%) RabbitMQ
4 10 (7.09%) J2EE
5 5 (3.55%) .NET
5 5 (3.55%) RESTful
5 5 (3.55%) Web Services
6 4 (2.84%) CSS
6 4 (2.84%) Middleware
6 4 (2.84%) OAuth
6 4 (2.84%) SAML
6 4 (2.84%) SOAP
6 4 (2.84%) XML
6 4 (2.84%) XSLT
7 3 (2.13%) 802.1X
8 2 (1.42%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (1.42%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (1.42%) jQuery
8 2 (1.42%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 32 (22.70%) Data Centre
2 10 (7.09%) PKI
3 9 (6.38%) Video Conferencing
4 7 (4.96%) EMC VNX
5 6 (4.26%) Clustering
5 6 (4.26%) N-Tier
6 5 (3.55%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (3.55%) DataPower
7 3 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.42%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.42%) FlexPod
8 2 (1.42%) HP Storage
8 2 (1.42%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.71%) Cyber Attack
9 1 (0.71%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.71%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (0.71%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.71%) NHS
9 1 (0.71%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.71%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 43 (30.50%) Linux
2 28 (19.86%) Windows
3 21 (14.89%) Ubuntu
4 20 (14.18%) CentOS
5 17 (12.06%) Unix
6 13 (9.22%) Windows Server
7 8 (5.67%) Solaris
7 8 (5.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (5.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (4.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (2.13%) AIX
10 1 (0.71%) Mandriva Linux
10 1 (0.71%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (24.82%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (19.86%) Scrum
3 27 (19.15%) Load Balancing
4 25 (17.73%) Continuous Integration
4 25 (17.73%) DevOps
5 23 (16.31%) Continuous Delivery
6 18 (12.77%) ITIL
7 16 (11.35%) Network Design
8 14 (9.93%) Migration
8 14 (9.93%) PRINCE2
9 13 (9.22%) TOGAF
10 10 (7.09%) SDLC
11 9 (6.38%) E-Commerce
12 8 (5.67%) Asset Management
12 8 (5.67%) Investment Management
12 8 (5.67%) Workflow
13 7 (4.96%) Change Control
13 7 (4.96%) High Availability
13 7 (4.96%) Microservices
13 7 (4.96%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 25 (17.73%) Perl
1 25 (17.73%) Python
2 21 (14.89%) Bash Shell
3 14 (9.93%) PowerShell
4 10 (7.09%) SQL
5 8 (5.67%) Java
6 6 (4.26%) PHP
7 5 (3.55%) JavaScript
8 3 (2.13%) Jython
8 3 (2.13%) Ruby
9 2 (1.42%) C
9 2 (1.42%) C#
Qualifications
1 37 (26.24%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (14.89%) CCNP
3 14 (9.93%) SC Cleared
3 14 (9.93%) Security Cleared
4 11 (7.80%) CCNA
5 7 (4.96%) CCSA
6 4 (2.84%) CCIE
6 4 (2.84%) CCSE
6 4 (2.84%) CCSP
6 4 (2.84%) CISSP
6 4 (2.84%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (2.84%) MCSD
6 4 (2.84%) MCSE
6 4 (2.84%) MCTS
6 4 (2.84%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (2.84%) PMI Certification
6 4 (2.84%) PMP
7 3 (2.13%) CCDP
7 3 (2.13%) ISEB
7 3 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.13%) QA
2 1 (0.71%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.71%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (19.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (16.31%) Active Directory
3 22 (15.60%) Virtual Machines
4 21 (14.89%) Docker
5 15 (10.64%) Xen
6 7 (4.96%) VMware ESX
7 5 (3.55%) DFS Replication
7 5 (3.55%) XenApp
8 4 (2.84%) vCloud
8 4 (2.84%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (1.42%) KVM
9 2 (1.42%) SRDF
9 2 (1.42%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.71%) BIND 9
10 1 (0.71%) Firmware
10 1 (0.71%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.71%) ProxySG
10 1 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.71%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 20 (14.18%) Ansible
2 19 (13.48%) Kibana
2 19 (13.48%) logstash
2 19 (13.48%) ZABBIX
3 18 (12.77%) HAProxy
4 7 (4.96%) CA Single Sign-On
4 7 (4.96%) FortiGate
5 6 (4.26%) SCCM
6 5 (3.55%) Puppet
6 5 (3.55%) Rundeck
6 5 (3.55%) Salt
6 5 (3.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 4 (2.84%) Cisco CUCM
8 3 (2.13%) Cisco UCCX
9 2 (1.42%) Cacti
9 2 (1.42%) CFEngine
9 2 (1.42%) HP UCMDB
9 2 (1.42%) OPNET
9 2 (1.42%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (0.71%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 61 (43.26%) Cisco
2 34 (24.11%) Microsoft
3 33 (23.40%) CheckPoint
3 33 (23.40%) VMware
4 25 (17.73%) Red Hat
5 18 (12.77%) Citrix
5 18 (12.77%) HP
6 14 (9.93%) F5
7 13 (9.22%) Oracle
8 11 (7.80%) EMC
9 9 (6.38%) 3PAR
9 9 (6.38%) CA
9 9 (6.38%) IBM
10 8 (5.67%) Juniper
11 7 (4.96%) Palo Alto
11 7 (4.96%) Splunk
12 5 (3.55%) Black Duck
12 5 (3.55%) Google
12 5 (3.55%) Sonatype
12 5 (3.55%) Veracode
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