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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Demilitarized Zone (DMZ)
UK / England
Rank 519 540 541
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +1
Contract jobs citing DMZ 55 50 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.11% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.88% 0.76% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 19 26
Median daily rate £475 £438 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £281 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £578 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £343 £368
% change year-on-year
+35.18% -6.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Median hourly rate - £26.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -38.82%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £39.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.23%

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
6260 6592 6894
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.10% 14.44% 14.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3817 3881 3971
Median daily rate £400 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £245 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 307 346 385
Median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +27.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.90 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.58 £30.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-11.41% +26.31%

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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017. 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 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 -1 34 £475 +11.76% 3
South West +25 10 £451 -
South East +11 5 £462 -2.84%
West Midlands -4 3 £540 -
North West +19 1 - - 4
East of England - 1 - - 1
DMZ
UK

DMZ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 81 (58.70%) Firewall
2 59 (42.75%) Cisco
3 47 (34.06%) VPN
4 35 (25.36%) Microsoft
5 34 (24.64%) WAN
6 33 (23.91%) Cisco Certification
7 32 (23.19%) Linux
7 32 (23.19%) Agile Software Development
8 31 (22.46%) LAN
9 30 (21.74%) CheckPoint
10 29 (21.01%) VMware
10 29 (21.01%) Data Centre
11 28 (20.29%) Network Security
11 28 (20.29%) Tomcat
12 25 (18.12%) Scrum
12 25 (18.12%) VMware Infrastructure
13 24 (17.39%) Apache
13 24 (17.39%) Windows
14 23 (16.67%) Python
14 23 (16.67%) Active Directory
14 23 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
14 23 (16.67%) Git (software)
15 22 (15.94%) Load Balancing
15 22 (15.94%) DevOps
15 22 (15.94%) NoSQL
15 22 (15.94%) Internet
15 22 (15.94%) OSPF
16 21 (15.22%) SAN
16 21 (15.22%) Continuous Delivery
17 20 (14.49%) Jenkins

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 28 (20.29%) Tomcat
2 24 (17.39%) Apache
3 16 (11.59%) nginx
4 15 (10.87%) Mule ESB
5 14 (10.14%) Jetty
5 14 (10.14%) SharePoint
5 14 (10.14%) WildFly
6 10 (7.25%) IIS
7 7 (5.07%) SharePoint 2013
8 6 (4.35%) Confluence
8 6 (4.35%) MS Exchange
8 6 (4.35%) WebLogic
9 5 (3.62%) JBoss
10 4 (2.90%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (2.90%) SharePoint Server
10 4 (2.90%) WebSphere
11 3 (2.17%) Skype for Business
11 3 (2.17%) WebSphere Application Server
12 2 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2010
12 2 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (2.90%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.45%) MS Office
3 1 (0.72%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (5.80%) Oracle Applications
1 8 (5.80%) Oracle EBS
1 8 (5.80%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 14 (10.14%) IaaS
1 14 (10.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (9.42%) PaaS
3 10 (7.25%) Office 365
4 9 (6.52%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (3.62%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (2.90%) GitHub
6 4 (2.90%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.45%) OneDrive
7 2 (1.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 81 (58.70%) Firewall
2 47 (34.06%) VPN
3 34 (24.64%) WAN
4 31 (22.46%) LAN
5 28 (20.29%) Network Security
6 22 (15.94%) Internet
6 22 (15.94%) OSPF
7 21 (15.22%) SAN
8 20 (14.49%) Cisco ASA
9 18 (13.04%) Reverse Proxy
10 16 (11.59%) Wireless
11 15 (10.87%) IPsec
12 13 (9.42%) VoIP
13 12 (8.70%) Cisco Nexus
13 12 (8.70%) Cisco Wireless
13 12 (8.70%) Wi-Fi
13 12 (8.70%) WLAN
14 11 (7.97%) Spanning Tree
14 11 (7.97%) TCP/IP
15 10 (7.25%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (15.94%) NoSQL
2 19 (13.77%) MySQL
3 18 (13.04%) PostgreSQL
4 12 (8.70%) SQL Server
5 8 (5.80%) Oracle BI EE
6 5 (3.62%) Oracle Database
7 4 (2.90%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 4 (2.90%) MongoDB
7 4 (2.90%) Redis
7 4 (2.90%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (2.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (2.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (2.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.72%) GIS
Development Applications
1 23 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 20 (14.49%) Jenkins
3 18 (13.04%) Mercurial
4 17 (12.32%) Gerrit
5 13 (9.42%) GitLab
6 8 (5.80%) JIRA
7 4 (2.90%) Artifactory
7 4 (2.90%) SonarQube
7 4 (2.90%) Sonatype Nexus
8 3 (2.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (1.45%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (1.45%) Subversion
9 2 (1.45%) Visual Studio
9 2 (1.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 19 (13.77%) Finance
2 13 (9.42%) Banking
3 7 (5.07%) Retail
4 5 (3.62%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.90%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.17%) Front Office
7 2 (1.45%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.45%) Publishing
8 1 (0.72%) Billing
8 1 (0.72%) Legal
8 1 (0.72%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 33 (23.91%) Architect
2 32 (23.19%) Network Engineer
3 14 (10.14%) Network Architect
3 14 (10.14%) Security Architect
4 12 (8.70%) DevOps Engineer
4 12 (8.70%) Senior Network Engineer
5 11 (7.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 11 (7.97%) Support Engineer
6 10 (7.25%) Analyst
6 10 (7.25%) Network Support
7 9 (6.52%) Cisco Engineer
7 9 (6.52%) Voice Engineer
7 9 (6.52%) Voice Network Engineer
8 8 (5.80%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 8 (5.80%) DBA
8 8 (5.80%) Network Security Architect
8 8 (5.80%) Oracle Applications DBA
8 8 (5.80%) Oracle DBA
9 7 (5.07%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 7 (5.07%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (13.77%) LAMP
2 16 (11.59%) LAPP Stack
2 16 (11.59%) LEMP Stack
3 15 (10.87%) RabbitMQ
4 9 (6.52%) J2EE
5 5 (3.62%) .NET
6 4 (2.90%) 802.1X
6 4 (2.90%) OAuth
6 4 (2.90%) SAML
6 4 (2.90%) Web Services
7 3 (2.17%) CSS
7 3 (2.17%) Middleware
7 3 (2.17%) XMPP
8 2 (1.45%) ASP.NET
8 2 (1.45%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (1.45%) HTML
8 2 (1.45%) jQuery
8 2 (1.45%) REST
8 2 (1.45%) RESTful
8 2 (1.45%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 29 (21.01%) Data Centre
2 9 (6.52%) Video Conferencing
3 7 (5.07%) EMC VNX
3 7 (5.07%) PKI
4 6 (4.35%) Clustering
5 4 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.17%) DataPower
6 3 (2.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (1.45%) CESG
7 2 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.45%) HP Storage
7 2 (1.45%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.72%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.72%) Cyber Attack
8 1 (0.72%) FlexPod
8 1 (0.72%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.72%) NHS
8 1 (0.72%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.72%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.72%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 32 (23.19%) Linux
2 24 (17.39%) Windows
3 19 (13.77%) Ubuntu
4 18 (13.04%) CentOS
4 18 (13.04%) Unix
5 13 (9.42%) Windows Server
6 11 (7.97%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (5.80%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (2.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (2.17%) AIX
9 3 (2.17%) Solaris
10 1 (0.72%) Mandriva Linux
10 1 (0.72%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (23.19%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (18.12%) Scrum
3 23 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 22 (15.94%) DevOps
4 22 (15.94%) Load Balancing
5 21 (15.22%) Continuous Delivery
6 18 (13.04%) ITIL
7 14 (10.14%) Network Design
8 13 (9.42%) Migration
8 13 (9.42%) PRINCE2
9 12 (8.70%) TOGAF
10 11 (7.97%) Investment Management
11 10 (7.25%) Asset Management
12 9 (6.52%) SDLC
13 8 (5.80%) ERP
13 8 (5.80%) High Availability
13 8 (5.80%) Workflow
14 7 (5.07%) Technical Architecture
14 7 (5.07%) Waterfall
15 6 (4.35%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 23 (16.67%) Python
2 20 (14.49%) Perl
3 19 (13.77%) Bash Shell
4 12 (8.70%) PowerShell
5 11 (7.97%) SQL
6 7 (5.07%) Java
7 5 (3.62%) JavaScript
7 5 (3.62%) PHP
8 3 (2.17%) Jython
9 2 (1.45%) C
9 2 (1.45%) C#
9 2 (1.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 33 (23.91%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (14.49%) SC Cleared
2 20 (14.49%) Security Cleared
3 18 (13.04%) CCNP
4 9 (6.52%) CCNA
5 8 (5.80%) CCSA
6 4 (2.90%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (2.90%) MCSD
6 4 (2.90%) MCSE
6 4 (2.90%) MCTS
6 4 (2.90%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (2.90%) PMI Certification
6 4 (2.90%) PMP
7 3 (2.17%) CCIE
7 3 (2.17%) CISA
7 3 (2.17%) CISSP
7 3 (2.17%) IIBA
7 3 (2.17%) ISEB
7 3 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (1.45%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.90%) QA
2 1 (0.72%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.72%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (18.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 20 (14.49%) Virtual Machines
4 19 (13.77%) Docker
5 14 (10.14%) Xen
6 7 (5.07%) VMware ESX
7 5 (3.62%) DFS Replication
7 5 (3.62%) XenApp
8 3 (2.17%) vCloud
9 2 (1.45%) Hyper-V
9 2 (1.45%) SRDF
9 2 (1.45%) Terminal Services
9 2 (1.45%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.72%) BIND 9
10 1 (0.72%) Firmware
10 1 (0.72%) KVM
10 1 (0.72%) ProxySG
10 1 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.72%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (13.04%) Ansible
2 17 (12.32%) Kibana
2 17 (12.32%) logstash
2 17 (12.32%) ZABBIX
3 16 (11.59%) HAProxy
4 7 (5.07%) FortiGate
5 6 (4.35%) CA Single Sign-On
5 6 (4.35%) SCCM
6 5 (3.62%) Puppet
6 5 (3.62%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 4 (2.90%) Cisco CUCM
7 4 (2.90%) Rundeck
7 4 (2.90%) Salt
8 3 (2.17%) Cisco UCCX
9 2 (1.45%) Cacti
9 2 (1.45%) CFEngine
9 2 (1.45%) HP UCMDB
9 2 (1.45%) OPNET
9 2 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (1.45%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 59 (42.75%) Cisco
2 35 (25.36%) Microsoft
3 30 (21.74%) CheckPoint
4 29 (21.01%) VMware
5 20 (14.49%) Red Hat
6 16 (11.59%) Citrix
6 16 (11.59%) HP
7 12 (8.70%) F5
7 12 (8.70%) Oracle
8 11 (7.97%) EMC
9 9 (6.52%) 3PAR
10 8 (5.80%) Hyperion
10 8 (5.80%) IBM
11 7 (5.07%) Palo Alto
11 7 (5.07%) Splunk
12 6 (4.35%) CA
12 6 (4.35%) Juniper
13 5 (3.62%) Altiris
14 4 (2.90%) Blue Coat
14 4 (2.90%) NetApp
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