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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Demilitarized Zone (DMZ)
Rank 544 562 568
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +6
Contract jobs citing DMZ 80 74 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.14% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.05% 1.01% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 53 37
Median daily rate £475 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £495 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
- -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £34.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 - -
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
7640 7314 7898
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.40% 13.86% 14.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 4705 4264 4449
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £360 £344
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 375 496 449
Median hourly rate £28.00 £21.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -4.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -6.64%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 +7 56 £475 +5.55% 2
South East +21 7 £413 +17.85% 1
South West +15 6 - -
North West +7 5 £388 -8.82% 1
Yorkshire +12 4 £350 - 1
East of England +8 2 £320 -24.70%
DMZ
UK

DMZ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 85 (66.93%) Firewall
2 49 (38.58%) Cisco
3 45 (35.43%) Linux
4 44 (34.65%) VPN
5 37 (29.13%) VMware
6 35 (27.56%) Microsoft
7 33 (25.98%) Windows
7 33 (25.98%) Agile Software Development
8 31 (24.41%) Cisco Certification
8 31 (24.41%) Network Security
9 30 (23.62%) Tomcat
10 29 (22.83%) Data Centre
11 27 (21.26%) Perl
11 27 (21.26%) MySQL
11 27 (21.26%) Red Hat
11 27 (21.26%) PostgreSQL
11 27 (21.26%) Scrum
12 26 (20.47%) Python
12 26 (20.47%) Apache
12 26 (20.47%) NoSQL
13 25 (19.69%) VMware Infrastructure
13 25 (19.69%) Virtual Machines
14 24 (18.90%) Git (software)
14 24 (18.90%) Continuous Integration
14 24 (18.90%) Load Balancing
14 24 (18.90%) Jenkins
14 24 (18.90%) DevOps
14 24 (18.90%) Internet
15 23 (18.11%) LAN
15 23 (18.11%) LAMP

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 (23.62%) Tomcat
2 26 (20.47%) Apache
3 20 (15.75%) nginx
4 19 (14.96%) Mule ESB
5 16 (12.60%) SharePoint
6 14 (11.02%) IIS
7 13 (10.24%) JBoss
8 10 (7.87%) Jetty
8 10 (7.87%) SharePoint 2013
8 10 (7.87%) WildFly
9 5 (3.94%) MS Exchange
9 5 (3.94%) SharePoint Server
9 5 (3.94%) WebSphere
10 4 (3.15%) CMS
10 4 (3.15%) WebLogic
11 3 (2.36%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (2.36%) WebSphere Application Server
12 2 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2010
12 2 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2013
12 2 (1.57%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (3.94%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.36%) MS Office
3 2 (1.57%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 19 (14.96%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (10.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (9.45%) GitHub
4 9 (7.09%) Google Cloud Platform
4 9 (7.09%) IaaS
4 9 (7.09%) Office 365
4 9 (7.09%) PaaS
5 2 (1.57%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (1.57%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.57%) OneDrive
5 2 (1.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 85 (66.93%) Firewall
2 44 (34.65%) VPN
3 31 (24.41%) Network Security
4 24 (18.90%) Internet
5 23 (18.11%) LAN
6 22 (17.32%) WAN
7 21 (16.54%) Reverse Proxy
8 20 (15.75%) Cisco ASA
9 17 (13.39%) Cisco Nexus
9 17 (13.39%) SAN
10 16 (12.60%) DNS
11 14 (11.02%) IPsec
12 13 (10.24%) SSL
13 11 (8.66%) Extranet
13 11 (8.66%) WLAN
14 10 (7.87%) EIGRP
14 10 (7.87%) OSPF
14 10 (7.87%) TCP/IP
14 10 (7.87%) Wireless
15 9 (7.09%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (21.26%) MySQL
1 27 (21.26%) PostgreSQL
2 26 (20.47%) NoSQL
3 14 (11.02%) SQL Server
4 12 (9.45%) MongoDB
4 12 (9.45%) Redis
5 5 (3.94%) MariaDB
6 4 (3.15%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (2.36%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 3 (2.36%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (2.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (2.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (2.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.57%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.79%) GIS
Development Applications
1 24 (18.90%) Git (software)
1 24 (18.90%) Jenkins
2 22 (17.32%) Mercurial
3 21 (16.54%) Gerrit
4 12 (9.45%) Artifactory
4 12 (9.45%) SonarQube
4 12 (9.45%) Sonatype Nexus
5 9 (7.09%) GitLab
6 2 (1.57%) JIRA
6 2 (1.57%) Subversion
6 2 (1.57%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.57%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 20 (15.75%) Finance
2 11 (8.66%) Banking
3 7 (5.51%) Telecoms
4 6 (4.72%) Law
5 4 (3.15%) Retail
6 2 (1.57%) Billing
6 2 (1.57%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.57%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.79%) French Language
7 1 (0.79%) German Language
7 1 (0.79%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.79%) Legal
7 1 (0.79%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 27 (21.26%) Network Engineer
2 16 (12.60%) Architect
3 14 (11.02%) DevOps Engineer
4 10 (7.87%) Cisco Engineer
4 10 (7.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 10 (7.87%) Security Engineer
5 9 (7.09%) Firewall Engineer
6 8 (6.30%) Consultant
6 8 (6.30%) Developer
7 7 (5.51%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 7 (5.51%) Network Security Engineer
7 7 (5.51%) Storage Engineer
8 6 (4.72%) DevOps Consultant
8 6 (4.72%) Infrastructure Architect
8 6 (4.72%) Security Architect
8 6 (4.72%) Senior Network Engineer
8 6 (4.72%) SharePoint Engineer
9 5 (3.94%) Network Architect
9 5 (3.94%) Support Engineer
9 5 (3.94%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (18.11%) LAMP
2 20 (15.75%) LAPP Stack
2 20 (15.75%) LEMP Stack
3 19 (14.96%) RabbitMQ
3 19 (14.96%) Web Services
4 15 (11.81%) J2EE
5 10 (7.87%) XML
6 8 (6.30%) XSLT
7 7 (5.51%) CSS
8 6 (4.72%) .NET
8 6 (4.72%) ASP.NET
8 6 (4.72%) HTML
8 6 (4.72%) REST
9 5 (3.94%) jQuery
9 5 (3.94%) JSON
9 5 (3.94%) RESTful
9 5 (3.94%) SOAP
10 4 (3.15%) .NET Framework
10 4 (3.15%) LINQ
10 4 (3.15%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 29 (22.83%) Data Centre
2 11 (8.66%) PKI
3 10 (7.87%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (5.51%) EMC VNX
4 7 (5.51%) Video Conferencing
5 6 (4.72%) Clustering
5 6 (4.72%) DataPower
5 6 (4.72%) N-Tier
6 5 (3.94%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.57%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.57%) FlexPod
7 2 (1.57%) HP Storage
7 2 (1.57%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.57%) User Experience
7 2 (1.57%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.79%) Cyber Attack
8 1 (0.79%) Eurex
8 1 (0.79%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.79%) Replication
8 1 (0.79%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 45 (35.43%) Linux
2 33 (25.98%) Windows
3 23 (18.11%) Ubuntu
4 22 (17.32%) CentOS
4 22 (17.32%) Windows Server
5 11 (8.66%) Unix
6 10 (7.87%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (7.87%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (4.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (3.94%) Solaris
8 5 (3.94%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (2.36%) Windows XP
10 2 (1.57%) Windows 10
10 2 (1.57%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.79%) Mandriva Linux
11 1 (0.79%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (25.98%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (21.26%) Scrum
3 24 (18.90%) Continuous Integration
3 24 (18.90%) DevOps
3 24 (18.90%) Load Balancing
4 22 (17.32%) Continuous Delivery
5 19 (14.96%) ITIL
6 17 (13.39%) Network Design
7 13 (10.24%) OWASP
8 11 (8.66%) SDLC
8 11 (8.66%) TOGAF
9 9 (7.09%) E-Commerce
10 8 (6.30%) PRINCE2
11 7 (5.51%) Change Control
11 7 (5.51%) Microservices
11 7 (5.51%) Migration
11 7 (5.51%) Workflow
12 6 (4.72%) Capacity Planning
12 6 (4.72%) High Availability
12 6 (4.72%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 27 (21.26%) Perl
2 26 (20.47%) Python
3 23 (18.11%) Bash Shell
4 22 (17.32%) PowerShell
5 12 (9.45%) PHP
6 10 (7.87%) Ruby
7 9 (7.09%) JavaScript
8 7 (5.51%) SQL
9 6 (4.72%) C#
9 6 (4.72%) Java
10 5 (3.94%) VBScript
11 4 (3.15%) T-SQL
12 3 (2.36%) Jython
Qualifications
1 31 (24.41%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (14.17%) CCNP
3 16 (12.60%) Security Cleared
4 12 (9.45%) SC Cleared
5 11 (8.66%) CCNA
6 5 (3.94%) CCDP
7 4 (3.15%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (3.15%) CCSE
7 4 (3.15%) CCSP
7 4 (3.15%) MCSE
7 4 (3.15%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (2.36%) CCIE
8 3 (2.36%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (2.36%) MCSD
8 3 (2.36%) MCTS
8 3 (2.36%) PMI Certification
8 3 (2.36%) PMP
9 2 (1.57%) CISSP
9 2 (1.57%) Degree
9 2 (1.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.36%) QA
2 2 (1.57%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.79%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.79%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (19.69%) Virtual Machines
1 25 (19.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (16.54%) Docker
3 20 (15.75%) Active Directory
4 11 (8.66%) vCloud
5 10 (7.87%) Xen
6 8 (6.30%) VMware ESX
7 6 (4.72%) DFS Replication
8 5 (3.94%) XenApp
9 4 (3.15%) Virtual Servers
10 3 (2.36%) Firmware
11 2 (1.57%) Hyper-V
11 2 (1.57%) KVM
11 2 (1.57%) Virtual Desktop
11 2 (1.57%) vSphere
12 1 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 22 (17.32%) Ansible
2 21 (16.54%) Kibana
2 21 (16.54%) logstash
2 21 (16.54%) ZABBIX
3 20 (15.75%) HAProxy
4 12 (9.45%) Rundeck
4 12 (9.45%) Salt
5 7 (5.51%) SCCM
6 6 (4.72%) CA Single Sign-On
7 5 (3.94%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (3.94%) Puppet
7 5 (3.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 3 (2.36%) HP UCMDB
8 3 (2.36%) OPNET
9 2 (1.57%) CFEngine
9 2 (1.57%) Cisco CUCM
9 2 (1.57%) Microsoft Clustering
9 2 (1.57%) SCVMM
10 1 (0.79%) Cisco CME
10 1 (0.79%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 49 (38.58%) Cisco
2 37 (29.13%) VMware
3 35 (27.56%) Microsoft
4 27 (21.26%) Red Hat
5 21 (16.54%) HP
6 20 (15.75%) F5
7 18 (14.17%) CheckPoint
8 14 (11.02%) Citrix
9 12 (9.45%) Black Duck
9 12 (9.45%) Sonatype
9 12 (9.45%) Veracode
10 9 (7.09%) EMC
10 9 (7.09%) Google
10 9 (7.09%) IBM
11 8 (6.30%) Juniper
11 8 (6.30%) Oracle
12 7 (5.51%) 3PAR
12 7 (5.51%) CA
13 6 (4.72%) Palo Alto
13 6 (4.72%) Splunk