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 April 2015 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Demilitarized Zone (DMZ)
Rank 516 538 500
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -38
Contract jobs citing DMZ 67 44 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.087% 0.059%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.89% 0.66% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 29 10
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£388 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £320 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £358 £400
% change year-on-year
+11.88% -10.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £21.50 £27.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.81% +44.73%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 - £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
7512 6620 6770
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.86% 13.16% 15.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 4165 3561 3488
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 399 372 540
Average hourly rate £28.00 £20.00 £21.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -7.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £43.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

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 April 2015.

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 April 2015. 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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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 +15 32 £325 -24.41% 2
South East -7 10 £400 - 10
North West -15 10 £500 +50.37% 1
East Midlands +11 7 £300 -
Yorkshire - 7 £388 -
DMZ
UK

DMZ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 78 (66.67%) Firewall
2 38 (32.48%) Windows
3 35 (29.91%) Active Directory
4 31 (26.50%) Microsoft
4 31 (26.50%) VMware
4 31 (26.50%) Clustering
5 28 (23.93%) UNIX
5 28 (23.93%) SQL Server
6 27 (23.08%) WAN
6 27 (23.08%) Cisco
7 26 (22.22%) Linux
8 24 (20.51%) Oracle
9 23 (19.66%) Java
9 23 (19.66%) DNS
9 23 (19.66%) MPLS
9 23 (19.66%) Cisco Certification
10 22 (18.80%) ITIL
11 19 (16.24%) LAN
11 19 (16.24%) Cisco ASA
11 19 (16.24%) NAS
12 18 (15.38%) Solaris
12 18 (15.38%) Web Services
12 18 (15.38%) SAN
12 18 (15.38%) BGP
12 18 (15.38%) Load Balancing
13 17 (14.53%) VPN
14 16 (13.68%) Apache
14 16 (13.68%) Citrix
14 16 (13.68%) WebSphere
14 16 (13.68%) Finance

DMZ
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 16 (13.68%) Apache
1 16 (13.68%) WebSphere
2 14 (11.97%) Tomcat
3 13 (11.11%) MS Exchange
4 12 (10.26%) IIS
5 8 (6.84%) WebSphere Application Server
5 8 (6.84%) NetWeaver
6 7 (5.98%) nginx
7 6 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (5.13%) Mule ESB
7 6 (5.13%) JBoss
8 3 (2.56%) GroupWise
8 3 (2.56%) MQSeries
8 3 (2.56%) Lotus Domino
8 3 (2.56%) Moodle
8 3 (2.56%) OpenStack
9 2 (1.71%) Node.js
9 2 (1.71%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (2.56%) MS Excel
1 3 (2.56%) MS Project
1 3 (2.56%) MS Office
2 2 (1.71%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.85%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.84%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (5.98%) Google Cloud Platform
3 6 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.85%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 78 (66.67%) Firewall
2 27 (23.08%) WAN
3 23 (19.66%) DNS
3 23 (19.66%) MPLS
4 19 (16.24%) LAN
4 19 (16.24%) Cisco ASA
4 19 (16.24%) NAS
5 18 (15.38%) SAN
5 18 (15.38%) BGP
6 17 (14.53%) VPN
7 15 (12.82%) EIGRP
8 14 (11.97%) OSPF
8 14 (11.97%) TCP/IP
8 14 (11.97%) HTTP
9 13 (11.11%) Network Security
10 12 (10.26%) HTTPS
10 12 (10.26%) WLAN
10 12 (10.26%) Internet
11 11 (9.40%) Wireless
11 11 (9.40%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (23.93%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.84%) Oracle Database
2 8 (6.84%) DB2
3 7 (5.98%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (5.98%) MySQL
4 5 (4.27%) MongoDB
4 5 (4.27%) NoSQL
4 5 (4.27%) Redis
5 2 (1.71%) Big Data
6 1 (0.85%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 6 (5.13%) Gerrit
1 6 (5.13%) Artifactory
1 6 (5.13%) Jenkins
1 6 (5.13%) SonarQube
1 6 (5.13%) Git (software)
1 6 (5.13%) Mercurial
1 6 (5.13%) Introscope
2 2 (1.71%) Jasmine
2 2 (1.71%) Gradle
2 2 (1.71%) PhantomJS
2 2 (1.71%) Ant
2 2 (1.71%) JMeter
2 2 (1.71%) Maven
2 2 (1.71%) Selenium
3 1 (0.85%) WebLOAD
3 1 (0.85%) VisualVM
General
1 16 (13.68%) Finance
2 13 (11.11%) Retail
3 8 (6.84%) Games
4 7 (5.98%) Banking
5 3 (2.56%) Local Government
6 2 (1.71%) Legal
6 2 (1.71%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.71%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.85%) Marketing
7 1 (0.85%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.85%) Electronics
7 1 (0.85%) Advertising
7 1 (0.85%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 25 (21.37%) Architect
2 18 (15.38%) Network Engineer
3 11 (9.40%) Analyst
4 10 (8.55%) Consultant
5 8 (6.84%) Solutions Architect
5 8 (6.84%) Technical Architect
6 7 (5.98%) Server Engineer
6 7 (5.98%) Security Consultant
6 7 (5.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (4.27%) Network Design Engineer
7 5 (4.27%) Security Engineer
7 5 (4.27%) Design Engineer
7 5 (4.27%) Integration Architect
7 5 (4.27%) Wintel Analyst
8 4 (3.42%) Web Hosting Specialist
8 4 (3.42%) Project Manager
8 4 (3.42%) Network Consultant
8 4 (3.42%) Senior Network Engineer
8 4 (3.42%) Network Security Consultant
9 3 (2.56%) IT Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (15.38%) Web Services
2 13 (11.11%) JSON
2 13 (11.11%) XML
2 13 (11.11%) HTML
3 12 (10.26%) .NET
4 9 (7.69%) Java EE
4 9 (7.69%) Middleware
4 9 (7.69%) JMS
4 9 (7.69%) J2EE
5 8 (6.84%) REST
5 8 (6.84%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 8 (6.84%) XSD
5 8 (6.84%) WSDL
5 8 (6.84%) WebSphere MQ
5 8 (6.84%) ActiveMQ
6 7 (5.98%) LAMP
7 6 (5.13%) RabbitMQ
7 6 (5.13%) SAML
8 3 (2.56%) CSS
9 2 (1.71%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 31 (26.50%) Clustering
2 11 (9.40%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (8.55%) Replication
4 8 (6.84%) Open Source
4 8 (6.84%) Celerra
5 7 (5.98%) PKI
6 4 (3.42%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (2.56%) CESG
7 3 (2.56%) Thin Client
7 3 (2.56%) Fat Client
8 2 (1.71%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.71%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.71%) Equities
8 2 (1.71%) CESG CLAS
9 1 (0.85%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.85%) Life Science
9 1 (0.85%) DTV
9 1 (0.85%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.85%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 38 (32.48%) Windows
2 28 (23.93%) UNIX
3 26 (22.22%) Linux
4 18 (15.38%) Solaris
5 15 (12.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (5.98%) Ubuntu
7 7 (5.98%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (5.98%) CentOS
7 7 (5.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (5.13%) Windows 2000
9 5 (4.27%) Windows Vista
9 5 (4.27%) Windows XP
9 5 (4.27%) Android
9 5 (4.27%) Windows 7
10 3 (2.56%) AIX
11 2 (1.71%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (18.80%) ITIL
2 18 (15.38%) Load Balancing
3 15 (12.82%) Disaster Recovery
4 14 (11.97%) Configuration Management
4 14 (11.97%) Migration
5 12 (10.26%) Business Continuity
6 9 (7.69%) TOGAF
6 9 (7.69%) Workflow
7 8 (6.84%) High Availability
7 8 (6.84%) Infrastructure Management
7 8 (6.84%) Performance Tuning
7 8 (6.84%) SOA
7 8 (6.84%) Change Management
7 8 (6.84%) Network Design
7 8 (6.84%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (5.98%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (5.98%) Scrum
8 7 (5.98%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (5.98%) Continuous Delivery
8 7 (5.98%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 23 (19.66%) Java
2 12 (10.26%) Python
2 12 (10.26%) Shell Script
3 8 (6.84%) JavaScript
4 7 (5.98%) Ruby
4 7 (5.98%) Perl
4 7 (5.98%) PHP
4 7 (5.98%) PowerShell
4 7 (5.98%) Bash Shell
5 5 (4.27%) Lisp
6 3 (2.56%) Korn
6 3 (2.56%) AWK
6 3 (2.56%) SQL
6 3 (2.56%) sed
7 2 (1.71%) C
8 1 (0.85%) C++
8 1 (0.85%) R
Qualifications
1 23 (19.66%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (12.82%) CCIE
3 12 (10.26%) CCNP
4 11 (9.40%) CISSP
5 7 (5.98%) Degree
6 5 (4.27%) CCDP
7 4 (3.42%) Security Cleared
8 3 (2.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (1.71%) SC Cleared
9 2 (1.71%) CISM
9 2 (1.71%) CCSE
10 1 (0.85%) CCSA
10 1 (0.85%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.85%) COBIT
1 1 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (0.85%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (29.91%) Active Directory
2 15 (12.82%) Hyper-V
2 15 (12.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (9.40%) Terminal Services
4 9 (7.69%) VMware ESX
5 8 (6.84%) vCloud
5 8 (6.84%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 8 (6.84%) XenApp
6 7 (5.98%) Docker
7 6 (5.13%) DFS Replication
7 6 (5.13%) Firmware
8 5 (4.27%) Terminal Server
9 3 (2.56%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (2.56%) VirtualBox
10 2 (1.71%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.85%) vSphere
11 1 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (9.40%) SCCM
2 6 (5.13%) Salt
2 6 (5.13%) Kibana
2 6 (5.13%) Ansible
2 6 (5.13%) logstash
2 6 (5.13%) HAProxy
2 6 (5.13%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (5.13%) ZABBIX
2 6 (5.13%) CA Wily
2 6 (5.13%) Puppet
2 6 (5.13%) SCVMM
3 5 (4.27%) WSUS
3 5 (4.27%) OPNET
3 5 (4.27%) Cisco CUCM
4 4 (3.42%) EMC NetWorker
5 3 (2.56%) Backup Exec
5 3 (2.56%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.85%) CA Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.85%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 31 (26.50%) Microsoft
1 31 (26.50%) VMware
2 27 (23.08%) Cisco
3 24 (20.51%) Oracle
4 16 (13.68%) Citrix
5 15 (12.82%) HP
6 14 (11.97%) CheckPoint
7 11 (9.40%) Red Hat
7 11 (9.40%) SolarWinds
8 9 (7.69%) Nortel
8 9 (7.69%) SAP
9 8 (6.84%) Software AG
9 8 (6.84%) Dell
9 8 (6.84%) EMC
10 7 (5.98%) Google
10 7 (5.98%) Intel
10 7 (5.98%) IBM
10 7 (5.98%) F5
11 6 (5.13%) Blue Coat
12 5 (4.27%) AppSense
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