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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Demilitarized Zone (DMZ)
UK / England
Rank 519 557 540
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -17
Contract jobs citing DMZ 54 53 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.11% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.86% 0.76% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 19 27
Median daily rate £479 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.51% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £280 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £549 £600 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £419 £463
% change year-on-year
-1.49% -9.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
Median hourly rate £50.00 £24.23 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+106.35% +12.69%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 - £21.50

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
6264 6941 7172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.96% 14.54% 15.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 3949 4167 3986
Median daily rate £400 £386 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.76% +2.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 328 294 428
Median hourly rate £21.50 £27.50 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.81% +15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

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 23 February 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 23 February 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 +7 29 £483 +33.10% 5
South West +23 13 £451 -
South East +19 5 £460 -3.15%
North West +25 3 £575 -
West Midlands +8 2 £540 -
East of England - 1 - -
DMZ
UK

DMZ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 62 (50.82%) Firewall
2 45 (36.89%) Cisco
3 36 (29.51%) Microsoft
3 36 (29.51%) VPN
4 31 (25.41%) WAN
5 28 (22.95%) LAN
6 27 (22.13%) Network Security
7 26 (21.31%) Data Centre
7 26 (21.31%) Windows
8 25 (20.49%) CheckPoint
9 24 (19.67%) Active Directory
10 22 (18.03%) Agile Software Development
11 21 (17.21%) Internet
11 21 (17.21%) Linux
12 20 (16.39%) Cisco Certification
12 20 (16.39%) Security Cleared
13 19 (15.57%) Tomcat
13 19 (15.57%) Unix
14 18 (14.75%) SAN
14 18 (14.75%) OSPF
14 18 (14.75%) Finance
14 18 (14.75%) SC Cleared
15 17 (13.93%) Microsoft Azure
15 17 (13.93%) IaaS
15 17 (13.93%) VMware
16 16 (13.11%) Scrum
16 16 (13.11%) Load Balancing
16 16 (13.11%) Apache
17 15 (12.30%) Citrix
17 15 (12.30%) SharePoint

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 19 (15.57%) Tomcat
2 16 (13.11%) Apache
3 15 (12.30%) SharePoint
4 10 (8.20%) Mule ESB
4 10 (8.20%) nginx
5 9 (7.38%) IIS
6 8 (6.56%) Jetty
6 8 (6.56%) WildFly
7 7 (5.74%) SharePoint 2013
8 6 (4.92%) Confluence
8 6 (4.92%) WebLogic
9 5 (4.10%) MS Exchange
9 5 (4.10%) SharePoint Server
10 4 (3.28%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (3.28%) WebSphere
11 3 (2.46%) Skype for Business
11 3 (2.46%) WebSphere Application Server
12 2 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2010
12 2 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2013
12 2 (1.64%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (3.28%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (6.56%) Oracle Applications
1 8 (6.56%) Oracle EBS
1 8 (6.56%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 17 (13.93%) IaaS
1 17 (13.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (11.48%) PaaS
3 10 (8.20%) Office 365
4 5 (4.10%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (3.28%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (2.46%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.64%) GitHub
7 2 (1.64%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (1.64%) OneDrive
7 2 (1.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 62 (50.82%) Firewall
2 36 (29.51%) VPN
3 31 (25.41%) WAN
4 28 (22.95%) LAN
5 27 (22.13%) Network Security
6 21 (17.21%) Internet
7 18 (14.75%) OSPF
7 18 (14.75%) SAN
8 14 (11.48%) IPsec
8 14 (11.48%) Wireless
9 13 (10.66%) Reverse Proxy
9 13 (10.66%) VoIP
10 12 (9.84%) Wi-Fi
11 11 (9.02%) Cisco ASA
11 11 (9.02%) Spanning Tree
12 10 (8.20%) Cisco Wireless
12 10 (8.20%) HSRP
12 10 (8.20%) MPLS
12 10 (8.20%) TCP/IP
12 10 (8.20%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (12.30%) NoSQL
2 13 (10.66%) SQL Server
3 11 (9.02%) MySQL
4 10 (8.20%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (6.56%) Oracle BI EE
6 5 (4.10%) Oracle Database
7 4 (3.28%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 4 (3.28%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (3.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (3.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (3.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.64%) GIS
8 2 (1.64%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.64%) Redis
9 1 (0.82%) Big Data
9 1 (0.82%) Data Lake
9 1 (0.82%) DocumentDB
Development Applications
1 15 (12.30%) Git (software)
2 12 (9.84%) Jenkins
3 10 (8.20%) Gerrit
3 10 (8.20%) Mercurial
4 8 (6.56%) GitLab
4 8 (6.56%) JIRA
5 3 (2.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (1.64%) Artifactory
6 2 (1.64%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (1.64%) SonarQube
6 2 (1.64%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (1.64%) Subversion
6 2 (1.64%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 18 (14.75%) Finance
2 12 (9.84%) Banking
3 5 (4.10%) Retail
4 4 (3.28%) Financial Institution
4 4 (3.28%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.46%) Front Office
6 2 (1.64%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.64%) Publishing
7 1 (0.82%) Legal
7 1 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 41 (33.61%) Architect
2 23 (18.85%) Network Engineer
3 20 (16.39%) Network Architect
4 19 (15.57%) Security Architect
5 11 (9.02%) Analyst
5 11 (9.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 11 (9.02%) Network Security Architect
5 11 (9.02%) Support Engineer
6 10 (8.20%) Network Support
7 9 (7.38%) Senior Network Engineer
7 9 (7.38%) Voice Engineer
7 9 (7.38%) Voice Network Engineer
8 8 (6.56%) DBA
8 8 (6.56%) DevOps Engineer
8 8 (6.56%) Oracle Applications DBA
8 8 (6.56%) Oracle DBA
8 8 (6.56%) SharePoint Engineer
9 7 (5.74%) Infrastructure Architect
9 7 (5.74%) Network Support Engineer
9 7 (5.74%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.20%) LAMP
1 10 (8.20%) LAPP Stack
1 10 (8.20%) LEMP Stack
1 10 (8.20%) RabbitMQ
2 9 (7.38%) J2EE
3 5 (4.10%) .NET
4 4 (3.28%) OAuth
4 4 (3.28%) SAML
5 3 (2.46%) 802.1X
5 3 (2.46%) XMPP
6 2 (1.64%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.64%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (1.64%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (1.64%) CSS
6 2 (1.64%) HTML
6 2 (1.64%) ISPF
6 2 (1.64%) jQuery
6 2 (1.64%) REST
6 2 (1.64%) Servlets
6 2 (1.64%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 26 (21.31%) Data Centre
2 8 (6.56%) Clustering
2 8 (6.56%) PKI
2 8 (6.56%) Video Conferencing
3 7 (5.74%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 7 (5.74%) EMC VNX
4 3 (2.46%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.46%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.64%) CESG
5 2 (1.64%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.64%) HP Storage
5 2 (1.64%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (1.64%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.82%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.82%) Cyber Attack
6 1 (0.82%) FlexPod
6 1 (0.82%) NHS
6 1 (0.82%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.82%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 26 (21.31%) Windows
2 21 (17.21%) Linux
3 19 (15.57%) Unix
4 13 (10.66%) Windows Server
5 11 (9.02%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (8.20%) CentOS
6 10 (8.20%) Ubuntu
7 7 (5.74%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (4.10%) AIX
9 3 (2.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (2.46%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (18.03%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (13.11%) Load Balancing
2 16 (13.11%) Scrum
3 15 (12.30%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (10.66%) Continuous Delivery
4 13 (10.66%) DevOps
5 12 (9.84%) ITIL
5 12 (9.84%) PRINCE2
6 11 (9.02%) Investment Management
6 11 (9.02%) Migration
7 10 (8.20%) Asset Management
7 10 (8.20%) TOGAF
8 9 (7.38%) Workflow
9 8 (6.56%) ERP
9 8 (6.56%) Network Design
9 8 (6.56%) Technical Architecture
10 7 (5.74%) Operations Management
10 7 (5.74%) Waterfall
11 6 (4.92%) High Availability
11 6 (4.92%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 14 (11.48%) Python
2 13 (10.66%) SQL
3 12 (9.84%) Perl
4 10 (8.20%) Bash Shell
4 10 (8.20%) PowerShell
5 6 (4.92%) Java
6 5 (4.10%) JavaScript
7 3 (2.46%) Jython
7 3 (2.46%) PHP
8 2 (1.64%) C
8 2 (1.64%) C#
8 2 (1.64%) JCL
8 2 (1.64%) Ruby
8 2 (1.64%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 20 (16.39%) Cisco Certification
1 20 (16.39%) Security Cleared
2 18 (14.75%) SC Cleared
3 9 (7.38%) CCNP
4 8 (6.56%) CCSA
5 6 (4.92%) CCNA
6 4 (3.28%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (3.28%) MCSD
6 4 (3.28%) MCSE
6 4 (3.28%) MCTS
6 4 (3.28%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (3.28%) PMI Certification
6 4 (3.28%) PMP
7 3 (2.46%) CISA
7 3 (2.46%) CISSP
7 3 (2.46%) IIBA
7 3 (2.46%) ISEB
8 2 (1.64%) CCIE
8 2 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.10%) QA
2 1 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.82%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (19.67%) Active Directory
2 15 (12.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (9.84%) Docker
4 11 (9.02%) Virtual Machines
5 8 (6.56%) Xen
6 7 (5.74%) VMware ESX
7 5 (4.10%) DFS Replication
7 5 (4.10%) XenApp
8 3 (2.46%) Hyper-V
9 2 (1.64%) SRDF
9 2 (1.64%) Terminal Services
9 2 (1.64%) Time Sharing Option
9 2 (1.64%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.82%) BIND 9
10 1 (0.82%) Firmware
10 1 (0.82%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.82%) ProxySG
10 1 (0.82%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 10 (8.20%) Ansible
1 10 (8.20%) HAProxy
1 10 (8.20%) Kibana
1 10 (8.20%) logstash
1 10 (8.20%) ZABBIX
2 8 (6.56%) FortiGate
3 6 (4.92%) CA Single Sign-On
4 5 (4.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 4 (3.28%) Puppet
6 3 (2.46%) SCCM
7 2 (1.64%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (1.64%) Cisco UCCX
7 2 (1.64%) Rundeck
7 2 (1.64%) Salt
8 1 (0.82%) CA Spectrum
8 1 (0.82%) Cacti
8 1 (0.82%) Pingdom
8 1 (0.82%) SCOM
8 1 (0.82%) Stealthwatch
8 1 (0.82%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 45 (36.89%) Cisco
2 36 (29.51%) Microsoft
3 25 (20.49%) CheckPoint
4 17 (13.93%) VMware
5 15 (12.30%) Citrix
6 11 (9.02%) Oracle
6 11 (9.02%) Red Hat
7 10 (8.20%) HP
8 9 (7.38%) 3PAR
8 9 (7.38%) EMC
9 8 (6.56%) Hyperion
10 6 (4.92%) IBM
11 5 (4.10%) Altiris
11 5 (4.10%) CA
11 5 (4.10%) F5
11 5 (4.10%) Palo Alto
11 5 (4.10%) Splunk
12 3 (2.46%) Juniper
12 3 (2.46%) Sybase
13 2 (1.64%) CommVault
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