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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Demilitarized Zone (DMZ)
Rank 539 536 505
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -31
Contract jobs citing DMZ 52 46 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.099% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.76% 0.66% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 24 36
Average daily rate £438 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £300 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £526 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate £417 £463 £328
% change year-on-year
-9.78% +40.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Average hourly rate £24.23 £21.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.69% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £21.50 -
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
6821 6982 6122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.42% 15.00% 13.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4092 3904 3244
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £220 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 302 419 359
Average hourly rate £27.50 £23.75 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% +21.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% +26.19%

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 14 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DMZ within the England region over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +14 34 £394 -10.00% 8
South East +14 10 £475 +2.70% 1
Yorkshire -12 4 - - 1
North West -10 3 - -
South West - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - -
DMZ
UK

DMZ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 (65.74%) Firewall
2 40 (37.04%) Windows
3 37 (34.26%) Cisco
4 30 (27.78%) VPN
4 30 (27.78%) LAN
5 29 (26.85%) WAN
5 29 (26.85%) Network Security
6 25 (23.15%) DNS
7 24 (22.22%) VMware
8 22 (20.37%) HTTP
9 21 (19.44%) Linux
9 21 (19.44%) Active Directory
9 21 (19.44%) Wireless
10 20 (18.52%) DHCP
11 19 (17.59%) Microsoft
11 19 (17.59%) Data Centre
12 17 (15.74%) Python
12 17 (15.74%) Java
12 17 (15.74%) Cisco Certification
12 17 (15.74%) Juniper
12 17 (15.74%) Finance
12 17 (15.74%) Migration
13 16 (14.81%) Unix
14 15 (13.89%) HP
14 15 (13.89%) Internet
15 14 (12.96%) Perl
15 14 (12.96%) Windows Server
15 14 (12.96%) Reverse Proxy
15 14 (12.96%) VMware Infrastructure
16 13 (12.04%) Windows Server 2008

DMZ
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 12 (11.11%) Tomcat
2 11 (10.19%) Apache
3 10 (9.26%) nginx
4 9 (8.33%) IIS
5 5 (4.63%) JBoss
5 5 (4.63%) WebSphere
6 3 (2.78%) Confluence
6 3 (2.78%) GroupWise
6 3 (2.78%) IBM Domino
6 3 (2.78%) Jetty
6 3 (2.78%) MS Exchange
6 3 (2.78%) Node.js
7 2 (1.85%) Mule ESB
8 1 (0.93%) WebLogic
Applications
1 10 (9.26%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.48%) Office 365
2 6 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (4.63%) GitHub
4 4 (3.70%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 71 (65.74%) Firewall
2 30 (27.78%) LAN
2 30 (27.78%) VPN
3 29 (26.85%) Network Security
3 29 (26.85%) WAN
4 25 (23.15%) DNS
5 22 (20.37%) HTTP
6 21 (19.44%) Wireless
7 20 (18.52%) DHCP
8 15 (13.89%) Internet
9 14 (12.96%) Reverse Proxy
10 13 (12.04%) HTTPS
10 13 (12.04%) SSL
11 12 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
11 12 (11.11%) MPLS
12 11 (10.19%) SAN
12 11 (10.19%) TCP/IP
12 11 (10.19%) VLAN
13 8 (7.41%) OSPF
14 7 (6.48%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.48%) MySQL
1 7 (6.48%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (0.93%) MongoDB
2 1 (0.93%) NoSQL
2 1 (0.93%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (0.93%) Redis
2 1 (0.93%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (7.41%) Git (software)
1 8 (7.41%) Jenkins
2 5 (4.63%) Artifactory
2 5 (4.63%) Gerrit
2 5 (4.63%) Sonatype Nexus
3 4 (3.70%) Mercurial
4 3 (2.78%) Ant
4 3 (2.78%) Apache Ivy
4 3 (2.78%) ClearCase
4 3 (2.78%) CruiseControl
4 3 (2.78%) Eclipse
4 3 (2.78%) FishEye
4 3 (2.78%) Gradle
4 3 (2.78%) Hudson
4 3 (2.78%) Jasmine
4 3 (2.78%) JMeter
4 3 (2.78%) Maven
4 3 (2.78%) PhantomJS
4 3 (2.78%) PVCS
4 3 (2.78%) Subversion
General
1 17 (15.74%) Finance
2 10 (9.26%) Banking
3 3 (2.78%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.85%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.85%) International Banking
4 2 (1.85%) Retail
5 1 (0.93%) Advertising
5 1 (0.93%) Games
5 1 (0.93%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.93%) Law
5 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 32 (29.63%) Network Engineer
2 20 (18.52%) Architect
3 11 (10.19%) Firewall Engineer
3 11 (10.19%) Network Architect
4 10 (9.26%) Senior Network Engineer
5 9 (8.33%) Analyst
5 9 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
5 9 (8.33%) VMware Engineer
5 9 (8.33%) Windows Engineer
6 8 (7.41%) Cisco Engineer
6 8 (7.41%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 7 (6.48%) Security Manager
8 6 (5.56%) Firewall Architect
8 6 (5.56%) Network Analyst
8 6 (5.56%) Security Architect
8 6 (5.56%) Server Engineer
8 6 (5.56%) Windows Server Engineer
9 5 (4.63%) Juniper Engineer
9 5 (4.63%) LAN Engineer
9 5 (4.63%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.26%) LAMP
2 9 (8.33%) HTML
3 7 (6.48%) LAPP Stack
3 7 (6.48%) LEMP Stack
4 6 (5.56%) Web Services
5 5 (4.63%) Apache Flex
5 5 (4.63%) Servlets
5 5 (4.63%) WebSockets
6 4 (3.70%) 802.1X
6 4 (3.70%) JMS
6 4 (3.70%) JMX
6 4 (3.70%) JSON
6 4 (3.70%) XML
7 3 (2.78%) J2EE
7 3 (2.78%) Java EE
7 3 (2.78%) jQuery
7 3 (2.78%) SAML
8 2 (1.85%) RabbitMQ
9 1 (0.93%) Middleware
9 1 (0.93%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (17.59%) Data Centre
2 4 (3.70%) BYOD
2 4 (3.70%) Clustering
2 4 (3.70%) Computer Science
2 4 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (3.70%) PKI
3 3 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.78%) Statistics
3 3 (2.78%) Tandem
3 3 (2.78%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (0.93%) CMDB
4 1 (0.93%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (0.93%) Equities
4 1 (0.93%) Fixed Income
4 1 (0.93%) FlexPod
4 1 (0.93%) Life Science
4 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.93%) NGOSS
4 1 (0.93%) User Experience
4 1 (0.93%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 40 (37.04%) Windows
2 21 (19.44%) Linux
3 16 (14.81%) Unix
4 14 (12.96%) Windows Server
5 13 (12.04%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (6.48%) Android
6 7 (6.48%) CentOS
6 7 (6.48%) Ubuntu
7 6 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (4.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (2.78%) Mac OS
9 3 (2.78%) Solaris
9 3 (2.78%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.93%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (15.74%) Migration
2 11 (10.19%) Data Security
2 11 (10.19%) Load Balancing
3 10 (9.26%) ITIL
3 10 (9.26%) Network Design
4 8 (7.41%) High Availability
4 8 (7.41%) Patch Management
5 7 (6.48%) Change Management
5 7 (6.48%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (6.48%) Problem Management
5 7 (6.48%) Project Management
5 7 (6.48%) Service Management
6 6 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (5.56%) Configuration Management
6 6 (5.56%) Scrum
7 5 (4.63%) Capacity Management
7 5 (4.63%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (4.63%) DevOps
7 5 (4.63%) Infrastructure Management
7 5 (4.63%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 17 (15.74%) Java
1 17 (15.74%) Python
2 14 (12.96%) Perl
3 11 (10.19%) JavaScript
3 11 (10.19%) PowerShell
4 9 (8.33%) Bash Shell
4 9 (8.33%) PHP
5 5 (4.63%) Ruby
5 5 (4.63%) SQL
6 3 (2.78%) C++
6 3 (2.78%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.93%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (15.74%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (11.11%) CCNP
3 8 (7.41%) CCNA
4 7 (6.48%) Security Cleared
5 5 (4.63%) CCDP
5 5 (4.63%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (3.70%) CCIE
6 4 (3.70%) CCSA
6 4 (3.70%) CISM
6 4 (3.70%) CISSP
6 4 (3.70%) Degree
6 4 (3.70%) MCSA
6 4 (3.70%) MCSE
6 4 (3.70%) SC Cleared
7 3 (2.78%) ACSP
7 3 (2.78%) CCIP
7 3 (2.78%) MCDST
7 3 (2.78%) MCITP
7 3 (2.78%) MCTS
7 3 (2.78%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.78%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.93%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (19.44%) Active Directory
2 14 (12.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (8.33%) VMware ESX
4 6 (5.56%) Docker
5 5 (4.63%) vCloud
6 3 (2.78%) DFS Replication
7 1 (0.93%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (11.11%) Puppet
2 8 (7.41%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (5.56%) Ansible
4 5 (4.63%) CFEngine
4 5 (4.63%) Kibana
4 5 (4.63%) logstash
4 5 (4.63%) Rundeck
4 5 (4.63%) Salt
4 5 (4.63%) ZABBIX
5 4 (3.70%) HAProxy
5 4 (3.70%) SCCM
6 3 (2.78%) CiscoWorks
6 3 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (2.78%) SCVMM
7 2 (1.85%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (1.85%) Cisco UCCX
7 2 (1.85%) Nagios
7 2 (1.85%) Zenoss
8 1 (0.93%) HP SiteScope
8 1 (0.93%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 37 (34.26%) Cisco
2 24 (22.22%) VMware
3 19 (17.59%) Microsoft
4 17 (15.74%) Juniper
5 15 (13.89%) HP
6 13 (12.04%) Red Hat
7 12 (11.11%) Palo Alto
8 10 (9.26%) F5
9 9 (8.33%) CheckPoint
10 8 (7.41%) SolarWinds
11 6 (5.56%) Avaya
11 6 (5.56%) Brocade
11 6 (5.56%) Fortinet
11 6 (5.56%) Google
12 5 (4.63%) EMC
13 4 (3.70%) CA
13 4 (3.70%) Dell
13 4 (3.70%) IBM
14 3 (2.78%) Novell
14 3 (2.78%) Oracle
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