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 25 November 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Demilitarized Zone (DMZ)
Rank 515 496 522
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +26
Contract jobs citing DMZ 77 55 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.12% 0.057%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.03% 0.85% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 29 18
Average daily rate
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£360 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £226 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £480 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £264 £375
% change year-on-year
+23.33% -29.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £38.75 - £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 - £33.50
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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
7495 6470 7434
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.41% 13.64% 15.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 4383 3618 3660
Average daily rate £365 £375 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +4.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £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 407 438 589
Average hourly rate £21.50 £20.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.87% +2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.28 £12.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.13 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +7.14%

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 25 November 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 25 November 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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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 -1 26 £403 -3.59% 5
North West +3 17 £330 +46.01%
South East -17 17 £600 - 3
Yorkshire 0 11 £325 -35.00%
East Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - -
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DMZ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 71 (52.59%) Firewall
2 59 (43.70%) Windows
3 49 (36.30%) Active Directory
4 45 (33.33%) Cisco
5 43 (31.85%) Microsoft
6 40 (29.63%) Linux
7 39 (28.89%) Migration
8 34 (25.19%) UNIX
9 32 (23.70%) WAN
10 27 (20.00%) LAN
10 27 (20.00%) HP
11 23 (17.04%) Cisco Certification
11 23 (17.04%) BGP
11 23 (17.04%) VMware
12 22 (16.30%) CCNP
12 22 (16.30%) Cisco ASA
13 21 (15.56%) NAS
13 21 (15.56%) Lync
13 21 (15.56%) WLAN
13 21 (15.56%) Red Hat
13 21 (15.56%) EIGRP
13 21 (15.56%) Internet
13 21 (15.56%) ITIL
14 20 (14.81%) Oracle
14 20 (14.81%) CheckPoint
15 19 (14.07%) DNS
15 19 (14.07%) MS Exchange
15 19 (14.07%) PowerShell
15 19 (14.07%) Network Security
16 18 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure

DMZ
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 21 (15.56%) Lync
2 19 (14.07%) MS Exchange
3 17 (12.59%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (9.63%) IIS
5 9 (6.67%) Office Communications Server
6 8 (5.93%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (5.19%) SharePoint
8 6 (4.44%) Apache
9 4 (2.96%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (2.96%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (2.96%) nginx
10 3 (2.22%) WebSphere
10 3 (2.22%) JBoss
11 2 (1.48%) Tomcat
11 2 (1.48%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.74%) Gentran
12 1 (0.74%) Node.js
12 1 (0.74%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 16 (11.85%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.96%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (1.48%) MS Office
4 1 (0.74%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.48%) IaaS
3 2 (1.48%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.74%) SaaS
4 1 (0.74%) PaaS
4 1 (0.74%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 71 (52.59%) Firewall
2 32 (23.70%) WAN
3 27 (20.00%) LAN
4 23 (17.04%) BGP
5 22 (16.30%) Cisco ASA
6 21 (15.56%) NAS
6 21 (15.56%) WLAN
6 21 (15.56%) EIGRP
6 21 (15.56%) Internet
7 19 (14.07%) DNS
7 19 (14.07%) Network Security
8 17 (12.59%) FTP
9 16 (11.85%) HTTPS
9 16 (11.85%) MPLS
10 15 (11.11%) SAN
11 12 (8.89%) TCP/IP
11 12 (8.89%) Cisco Nexus
12 10 (7.41%) Wireless
12 10 (7.41%) DHCP
13 9 (6.67%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.44%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.48%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (1.48%) MySQL
2 2 (1.48%) DB2
2 2 (1.48%) MongoDB
2 2 (1.48%) NoSQL
2 2 (1.48%) Redis
3 1 (0.74%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.74%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.74%) Big Data
3 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.48%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.48%) Gerrit
1 2 (1.48%) Mercurial
1 2 (1.48%) Artifactory
1 2 (1.48%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.74%) Gradle
2 1 (0.74%) PhantomJS
2 1 (0.74%) VisualVM
2 1 (0.74%) Jasmine
2 1 (0.74%) GCC
2 1 (0.74%) Selenium
2 1 (0.74%) Ant
2 1 (0.74%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.74%) JMeter
2 1 (0.74%) Maven
General
1 16 (11.85%) Finance
2 11 (8.15%) Retail
3 10 (7.41%) Banking
4 5 (3.70%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.22%) Publishing
5 3 (2.22%) Telecoms
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 19 (14.07%) Consultant
2 17 (12.59%) Analyst
3 15 (11.11%) Network Engineer
4 14 (10.37%) Architect
5 9 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
5 9 (6.67%) Network Analyst
5 9 (6.67%) Server Engineer
6 8 (5.93%) Technical Project Leader
6 8 (5.93%) Systems Administrator
6 8 (5.93%) Administrator
6 8 (5.93%) Project Leader
7 7 (5.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (5.19%) Design Engineer
7 7 (5.19%) Security Analyst
7 7 (5.19%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 7 (5.19%) UNIX Administrator
8 6 (4.44%) Network Security Analyst
9 5 (3.70%) Support Engineer
9 5 (3.70%) Network Design Engineer
9 5 (3.70%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.70%) Middleware
1 5 (3.70%) Web Services
2 2 (1.48%) LAMP
2 2 (1.48%) JMS
2 2 (1.48%) XML
2 2 (1.48%) .NET
2 2 (1.48%) HTML
2 2 (1.48%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (1.48%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (0.74%) HTML5
3 1 (0.74%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (0.74%) REST
3 1 (0.74%) WebSockets
3 1 (0.74%) Java EE
3 1 (0.74%) JSON
3 1 (0.74%) ISPF
3 1 (0.74%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 1 (0.74%) jQuery
3 1 (0.74%) JMX
3 1 (0.74%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.67%) Clustering
2 7 (5.19%) Video Conferencing
3 6 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.70%) PKI
4 5 (3.70%) SecurID
5 4 (2.96%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.22%) Life Science
7 2 (1.48%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.48%) Blog
7 2 (1.48%) Online Banking
7 2 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.48%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.74%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (0.74%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.74%) Open Source
8 1 (0.74%) iPad
8 1 (0.74%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.74%) Java Card
8 1 (0.74%) iPhone
8 1 (0.74%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 59 (43.70%) Windows
2 40 (29.63%) Linux
3 34 (25.19%) UNIX
4 18 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (11.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (11.85%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (6.67%) Solaris
7 8 (5.93%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (3.70%) Windows 2000
9 3 (2.22%) Android
9 3 (2.22%) AIX
10 2 (1.48%) Ubuntu
10 2 (1.48%) CentOS
11 1 (0.74%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.74%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.74%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.74%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (28.89%) Migration
2 21 (15.56%) ITIL
3 14 (10.37%) Load Balancing
4 10 (7.41%) Network Design
4 10 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
4 10 (7.41%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (5.19%) Configuration Management
5 7 (5.19%) Workflow
5 7 (5.19%) TOGAF
6 6 (4.44%) Change Management
6 6 (4.44%) E-Commerce
6 6 (4.44%) Project Management
7 5 (3.70%) Kalman Filter
7 5 (3.70%) High Availability
7 5 (3.70%) Problem Management
7 5 (3.70%) PRINCE2
7 5 (3.70%) GAP Analysis
7 5 (3.70%) Validation
8 4 (2.96%) Business Continuity
8 4 (2.96%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (14.07%) PowerShell
2 16 (11.85%) Shell Script
3 14 (10.37%) AWK
3 14 (10.37%) Korn
3 14 (10.37%) sed
4 12 (8.89%) SQL
5 10 (7.41%) Lisp
6 5 (3.70%) Bash Shell
6 5 (3.70%) Java
7 4 (2.96%) Perl
8 3 (2.22%) VB
8 3 (2.22%) Python
9 2 (1.48%) Ruby
9 2 (1.48%) PHP
10 1 (0.74%) JCL
10 1 (0.74%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.74%) C
10 1 (0.74%) C#
Qualifications
1 23 (17.04%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (16.30%) CCNP
3 12 (8.89%) Degree
4 9 (6.67%) CCDP
5 8 (5.93%) CCNA
6 7 (5.19%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (5.19%) MCSE
6 7 (5.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 6 (4.44%) CISM
7 6 (4.44%) CISSP
7 6 (4.44%) Security Cleared
8 4 (2.96%) SC Cleared
9 3 (2.22%) RHCE
9 3 (2.22%) MCSA
9 3 (2.22%) CCSE
10 2 (1.48%) MCDST
10 2 (1.48%) MCTS
10 2 (1.48%) MCITP
10 2 (1.48%) ACSA
10 2 (1.48%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.15%) QA
2 3 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.48%) SLA
System Software
1 49 (36.30%) Active Directory
2 18 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (11.11%) vSphere
4 7 (5.19%) Hyper-V
5 5 (3.70%) DFS Replication
5 5 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (3.70%) Firmware
6 3 (2.22%) Terminal Server
6 3 (2.22%) Terminal Services
7 2 (1.48%) ProxySG
7 2 (1.48%) XenApp
7 2 (1.48%) vCloud
7 2 (1.48%) Docker
8 1 (0.74%) UAG
8 1 (0.74%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.74%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (6.67%) OPNET
2 8 (5.93%) Cisco Prime
3 7 (5.19%) Cisco CUCM
4 6 (4.44%) SCCM
5 5 (3.70%) SCVMM
5 5 (3.70%) Tivoli
6 4 (2.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (1.48%) NetBackup
7 2 (1.48%) ZABBIX
7 2 (1.48%) ServiceCenter
7 2 (1.48%) BladeLogic
7 2 (1.48%) Puppet
7 2 (1.48%) XenMobile
7 2 (1.48%) Ansible
7 2 (1.48%) logstash
7 2 (1.48%) Salt
7 2 (1.48%) Kibana
7 2 (1.48%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.74%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.74%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 45 (33.33%) Cisco
2 43 (31.85%) Microsoft
3 27 (20.00%) HP
4 23 (17.04%) VMware
5 21 (15.56%) Red Hat
6 20 (14.81%) Oracle
6 20 (14.81%) CheckPoint
7 18 (13.33%) F5
8 15 (11.11%) TippingPoint
9 14 (10.37%) SolarWinds
10 12 (8.89%) BMC
10 12 (8.89%) Avaya
10 12 (8.89%) Blue Coat
11 10 (7.41%) Dell
12 8 (5.93%) Nortel
12 8 (5.93%) Citrix
13 7 (5.19%) Sun
13 7 (5.19%) EMC
13 7 (5.19%) Motorola
13 7 (5.19%) NetApp
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