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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Demilitarized Zone (DMZ)
Rank 502 485 497
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +12
Contract jobs citing DMZ 77 66 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.14% 0.084%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.07% 1.03% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 34 24
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£360 £407 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.49% +33.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £283 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £493 £412
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £338 £318
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £38.75 - £19.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.75 - £14.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.75 - £30.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 - £19.00
DMZ
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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
7196 6379 7031
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.52% 13.62% 15.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 4176 3537 3525
Average daily rate £365 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £220 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 388 390 619
Average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.00 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+11.90% -3.06%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -3 22 £425 +2.78% 5
South East -18 21 £475 - 1
North West -7 14 £320 -2.47%
Yorkshire -3 10 £325 -35.00%
South West -23 5 £320 -
East Midlands - 4 £448 -
East of England - - - -
DMZ
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DMZ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 73 (53.68%) Firewall
2 52 (38.24%) Windows
2 52 (38.24%) Active Directory
3 42 (30.88%) Cisco
4 39 (28.68%) Microsoft
5 37 (27.21%) WAN
6 33 (24.26%) Linux
6 33 (24.26%) UNIX
7 32 (23.53%) LAN
7 32 (23.53%) Migration
8 26 (19.12%) HP
9 22 (16.18%) WLAN
9 22 (16.18%) BGP
10 21 (15.44%) MPLS
10 21 (15.44%) Internet
10 21 (15.44%) VMware
11 20 (14.71%) CheckPoint
11 20 (14.71%) Cisco Certification
11 20 (14.71%) ITIL
11 20 (14.71%) Network Security
11 20 (14.71%) PowerShell
11 20 (14.71%) Cisco ASA
11 20 (14.71%) Lync
12 19 (13.97%) Oracle
12 19 (13.97%) CCNP
12 19 (13.97%) EIGRP
13 18 (13.24%) MS Exchange
14 17 (12.50%) DNS
14 17 (12.50%) Finance
14 17 (12.50%) F5

DMZ
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 20 (14.71%) Lync
2 18 (13.24%) MS Exchange
3 16 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (8.82%) IIS
5 9 (6.62%) Office Communications Server
6 8 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (5.15%) WebSphere
8 5 (3.68%) Apache
9 4 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (2.94%) NetWeaver
9 4 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (2.21%) Tomcat
10 3 (2.21%) SharePoint
10 3 (2.21%) JBoss
11 2 (1.47%) nginx
12 1 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.74%) Node.js
12 1 (0.74%) Gentran
12 1 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.74%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 16 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.21%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (1.47%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.47%) MS Office
4 1 (0.74%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.47%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 73 (53.68%) Firewall
2 37 (27.21%) WAN
3 32 (23.53%) LAN
4 22 (16.18%) BGP
4 22 (16.18%) WLAN
5 21 (15.44%) Internet
5 21 (15.44%) MPLS
6 20 (14.71%) Network Security
6 20 (14.71%) Cisco ASA
7 19 (13.97%) EIGRP
8 17 (12.50%) DNS
9 16 (11.76%) NAS
10 14 (10.29%) HTTPS
10 14 (10.29%) SAN
11 12 (8.82%) TCP/IP
11 12 (8.82%) OSPF
11 12 (8.82%) FTP
12 11 (8.09%) VoIP
13 10 (7.35%) Cisco Nexus
14 9 (6.62%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.62%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.68%) DB2
3 2 (1.47%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.47%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.47%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.47%) Redis
3 2 (1.47%) MySQL
4 1 (0.74%) Big Data
4 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.74%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (1.47%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.47%) Mercurial
1 2 (1.47%) Gerrit
1 2 (1.47%) Artifactory
1 2 (1.47%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.74%) PhantomJS
2 1 (0.74%) VisualVM
2 1 (0.74%) GCC
2 1 (0.74%) Jasmine
2 1 (0.74%) Gradle
2 1 (0.74%) Ant
2 1 (0.74%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.74%) JMeter
2 1 (0.74%) Maven
2 1 (0.74%) Selenium
2 1 (0.74%) WebLOAD
General
1 17 (12.50%) Finance
2 13 (9.56%) Retail
3 10 (7.35%) Banking
4 5 (3.68%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.47%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.47%) Publishing
6 1 (0.74%) Local Government
6 1 (0.74%) International Banking
6 1 (0.74%) Law
6 1 (0.74%) Legal
6 1 (0.74%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.74%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 20 (14.71%) Architect
1 20 (14.71%) Consultant
2 17 (12.50%) Analyst
3 14 (10.29%) Network Engineer
4 12 (8.82%) Solutions Architect
5 9 (6.62%) Network Analyst
5 9 (6.62%) Server Engineer
6 8 (5.88%) Technical Project Leader
6 8 (5.88%) Project Leader
7 7 (5.15%) Security Analyst
8 6 (4.41%) Network Manager
8 6 (4.41%) Network Security Analyst
8 6 (4.41%) Network Security Manager
8 6 (4.41%) Security Manager
9 5 (3.68%) Network Design Engineer
9 5 (3.68%) Design Engineer
9 5 (3.68%) Support Engineer
9 5 (3.68%) Project Manager
10 4 (2.94%) Infrastructure Architect
10 4 (2.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.41%) Web Services
1 6 (4.41%) Middleware
2 5 (3.68%) JMS
2 5 (3.68%) WebSphere MQ
2 5 (3.68%) XML
2 5 (3.68%) HTML
2 5 (3.68%) .NET
3 4 (2.94%) XSD
3 4 (2.94%) ActiveMQ
3 4 (2.94%) WSDL
3 4 (2.94%) JSON
3 4 (2.94%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 4 (2.94%) REST
4 2 (1.47%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (1.47%) LAMP
5 1 (0.74%) ISPF
5 1 (0.74%) Java EE
5 1 (0.74%) JMX
5 1 (0.74%) XSLT
5 1 (0.74%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.82%) Clustering
2 7 (5.15%) Video Conferencing
3 5 (3.68%) SecurID
4 4 (2.94%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.94%) Open Source
5 3 (2.21%) Life Science
6 2 (1.47%) Blog
6 2 (1.47%) PKI
6 2 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.74%) iPhone
7 1 (0.74%) DataPower
7 1 (0.74%) iPad
7 1 (0.74%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.74%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.74%) HACMP
7 1 (0.74%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.74%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.74%) GIS
7 1 (0.74%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 52 (38.24%) Windows
2 33 (24.26%) UNIX
2 33 (24.26%) Linux
3 16 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (11.03%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (8.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (5.15%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (4.41%) Solaris
8 5 (3.68%) Windows 2000
9 3 (2.21%) AIX
9 3 (2.21%) Android
10 2 (1.47%) Ubuntu
10 2 (1.47%) CentOS
11 1 (0.74%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.74%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.74%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.74%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (23.53%) Migration
2 20 (14.71%) ITIL
3 17 (12.50%) Load Balancing
4 12 (8.82%) Workflow
4 12 (8.82%) Performance Tuning
5 10 (7.35%) TOGAF
6 8 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (5.15%) Network Design
7 7 (5.15%) High Availability
8 6 (4.41%) Change Management
9 5 (3.68%) Network Management
9 5 (3.68%) Kalman Filter
9 5 (3.68%) Problem Management
9 5 (3.68%) GAP Analysis
9 5 (3.68%) PRINCE2
9 5 (3.68%) E-Commerce
9 5 (3.68%) SOA
9 5 (3.68%) Validation
9 5 (3.68%) Configuration Management
9 5 (3.68%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (14.71%) PowerShell
2 13 (9.56%) SQL
3 11 (8.09%) Shell Script
4 9 (6.62%) AWK
4 9 (6.62%) Lisp
4 9 (6.62%) Korn
4 9 (6.62%) sed
5 5 (3.68%) Java
6 3 (2.21%) VB
6 3 (2.21%) Python
6 3 (2.21%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.47%) Ruby
7 2 (1.47%) Perl
7 2 (1.47%) PHP
8 1 (0.74%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.74%) C
8 1 (0.74%) C#
8 1 (0.74%) JCL
Qualifications
1 20 (14.71%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (13.97%) CCNP
3 12 (8.82%) Degree
4 9 (6.62%) CCDP
5 8 (5.88%) CCNA
5 8 (5.88%) CISSP
5 8 (5.88%) CISM
6 7 (5.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 6 (4.41%) MCSE
7 6 (4.41%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (2.21%) CCSE
8 3 (2.21%) SC Cleared
8 3 (2.21%) Security Cleared
9 2 (1.47%) ACSP
9 2 (1.47%) RHCSA
9 2 (1.47%) MCDST
9 2 (1.47%) MCTS
9 2 (1.47%) MCITP
9 2 (1.47%) CAPM
9 2 (1.47%) ACSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.35%) QA
2 3 (2.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.47%) SLA
System Software
1 52 (38.24%) Active Directory
2 17 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (11.03%) vSphere
4 6 (4.41%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (4.41%) Hyper-V
5 5 (3.68%) Firmware
5 5 (3.68%) DFS Replication
6 3 (2.21%) vCloud
6 3 (2.21%) Terminal Server
7 2 (1.47%) Terminal Services
7 2 (1.47%) XenApp
7 2 (1.47%) ProxySG
7 2 (1.47%) Docker
8 1 (0.74%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.74%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (5.88%) OPNET
1 8 (5.88%) Cisco Prime
2 6 (4.41%) Cisco CUCM
3 5 (3.68%) Tivoli
3 5 (3.68%) SCCM
3 5 (3.68%) SCVMM
4 3 (2.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (1.47%) Ansible
5 2 (1.47%) BladeLogic
5 2 (1.47%) ServiceCenter
5 2 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.47%) ZABBIX
5 2 (1.47%) Puppet
5 2 (1.47%) NetBackup
5 2 (1.47%) logstash
5 2 (1.47%) Salt
5 2 (1.47%) Kibana
6 1 (0.74%) Nessus
6 1 (0.74%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.74%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 42 (30.88%) Cisco
2 39 (28.68%) Microsoft
3 26 (19.12%) HP
4 21 (15.44%) VMware
5 20 (14.71%) CheckPoint
6 19 (13.97%) Oracle
7 17 (12.50%) F5
8 16 (11.76%) Red Hat
9 14 (10.29%) TippingPoint
10 13 (9.56%) SolarWinds
11 11 (8.09%) Avaya
11 11 (8.09%) Blue Coat
11 11 (8.09%) BMC
12 10 (7.35%) Dell
13 8 (5.88%) Nortel
14 7 (5.15%) Motorola
14 7 (5.15%) NetApp
14 7 (5.15%) EMC
14 7 (5.15%) Intel
15 6 (4.41%) Citrix
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