The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the England region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Demilitarized Zone (DMZ)
Rank 545 477 545
Rank change year-on-year
-68 +68
Contract jobs citing DMZ 45 26 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.088% 0.060% 0.057%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.68% 0.40% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 10 11
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £257 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £435 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £27.50 £19.00 £40.07
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.73% -52.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £19.00 £40.07
% change year-on-year
- -52.58%
Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6654 6543 8532
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.96% 15.18% 15.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3569 3350 4094
Average daily rate £363 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.71% -6.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £190 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 388 529 578
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.46 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
DMZ
UK

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -9 24 £425 +6.25% 6
South East -18 9 £425 +6.25% 3
North West - 6 £333 -
East of England -25 2 £425 - 2
East Midlands -8 1 - -
Yorkshire - - - -
DMZ
UK

DMZ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 55 (50.46%) Firewall
2 44 (40.37%) Windows
3 40 (36.70%) Cisco
4 36 (33.03%) Load Balancing
5 32 (29.36%) Microsoft
6 31 (28.44%) LAN
7 30 (27.52%) UNIX
7 30 (27.52%) Cisco Certification
8 29 (26.61%) WAN
9 28 (25.69%) CCNP
9 28 (25.69%) BGP
10 27 (24.77%) Active Directory
10 27 (24.77%) SSL
11 25 (22.94%) Middleware
11 25 (22.94%) Clustering
12 24 (22.02%) Change Management
12 24 (22.02%) DNS
13 22 (20.18%) Finance
14 21 (19.27%) VLAN
14 21 (19.27%) Mainframe
14 21 (19.27%) Juniper
15 20 (18.35%) TCP/IP
16 19 (17.43%) CheckPoint
16 19 (17.43%) GIS
17 18 (16.51%) VMware
17 18 (16.51%) Banking
17 18 (16.51%) EIGRP
17 18 (16.51%) FTP
18 17 (15.60%) VPN
18 17 (15.60%) AIX

DMZ
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 13 (11.93%) Gentran
2 6 (5.50%) MS Exchange
3 4 (3.67%) WebSphere
3 4 (3.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (3.67%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.75%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (2.75%) Lync
4 3 (2.75%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (1.83%) IIS
5 2 (1.83%) Apache
6 1 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.92%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.92%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.92%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.92%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 9 (8.26%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.75%) MS Office
2 3 (2.75%) InfoPath
3 2 (1.83%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.92%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.92%) Office 365
1 1 (0.92%) IaaS
1 1 (0.92%) SaaS
1 1 (0.92%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 55 (50.46%) Firewall
2 31 (28.44%) LAN
3 29 (26.61%) WAN
4 28 (25.69%) BGP
5 27 (24.77%) SSL
6 24 (22.02%) DNS
7 21 (19.27%) VLAN
8 20 (18.35%) TCP/IP
9 18 (16.51%) EIGRP
9 18 (16.51%) FTP
10 17 (15.60%) VPN
11 16 (14.68%) Internet
11 16 (14.68%) DHCP
12 14 (12.84%) Network Security
13 13 (11.93%) VoIP
14 12 (11.01%) HSRP
15 11 (10.09%) WLAN
15 11 (10.09%) OSPF
16 10 (9.17%) LDAP
17 9 (8.26%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.17%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.59%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (4.59%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (2.75%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (2.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (2.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (2.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 3 (2.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.83%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (1.83%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.92%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.92%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (3.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (2.75%) Maven
3 1 (0.92%) Gradle
3 1 (0.92%) WebLOAD
General
1 22 (20.18%) Finance
2 18 (16.51%) Banking
3 7 (6.42%) Legal
4 6 (5.50%) Law
5 5 (4.59%) Investment Banking
6 4 (3.67%) Retail
6 4 (3.67%) Financial Institution
6 4 (3.67%) Telecoms
6 4 (3.67%) Games
7 2 (1.83%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.92%) Publishing
8 1 (0.92%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.92%) French Language
Job Titles
1 18 (16.51%) Architect
1 18 (16.51%) Analyst
2 15 (13.76%) Network Engineer
3 13 (11.93%) Network Analyst
4 8 (7.34%) Senior Network Analyst
4 8 (7.34%) Senior Analyst
5 7 (6.42%) Network Architect
6 6 (5.50%) Security Designer
6 6 (5.50%) Security Architect
6 6 (5.50%) Security Engineer
6 6 (5.50%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 6 (5.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (5.50%) Network Security Engineer
6 6 (5.50%) Consultant
6 6 (5.50%) Designer
6 6 (5.50%) Middleware Specialist
7 5 (4.59%) Voice Analyst
7 5 (4.59%) Infrastructure Architect
7 5 (4.59%) Infrastructure Designer
8 4 (3.67%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (22.94%) Middleware
2 16 (14.68%) ISPF
3 7 (6.42%) OAuth
3 7 (6.42%) SAML
4 6 (5.50%) Web Services
5 5 (4.59%) HTML
6 4 (3.67%) JSON
6 4 (3.67%) .NET
7 3 (2.75%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 3 (2.75%) HTML5
7 3 (2.75%) jQuery
7 3 (2.75%) CSS
7 3 (2.75%) ASP.NET
7 3 (2.75%) .NET Framework
7 3 (2.75%) WCF
7 3 (2.75%) WF
7 3 (2.75%) LINQ
8 2 (1.83%) XML
8 2 (1.83%) XSD
8 2 (1.83%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 25 (22.94%) Clustering
2 21 (19.27%) Mainframe
3 19 (17.43%) GIS
4 9 (8.26%) Firmware
4 9 (8.26%) PKI
5 6 (5.50%) Mathematics
6 4 (3.67%) SecurID
6 4 (3.67%) e-Health
6 4 (3.67%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.83%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.83%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.92%) Open Source
8 1 (0.92%) DataPower
8 1 (0.92%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (0.92%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.92%) Replication
8 1 (0.92%) CESG
8 1 (0.92%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 44 (40.37%) Windows
2 30 (27.52%) UNIX
3 17 (15.60%) AIX
4 12 (11.01%) Linux
4 12 (11.01%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (9.17%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (3.67%) Windows 2000
6 4 (3.67%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.92%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (33.03%) Load Balancing
2 24 (22.02%) Change Management
3 15 (13.76%) Disaster Recovery
4 14 (12.84%) Network Design
5 13 (11.93%) Network Management
5 13 (11.93%) ITIL
6 10 (9.17%) Incident Management
6 10 (9.17%) Migration
6 10 (9.17%) Capacity Planning
7 8 (7.34%) Project Management
7 8 (7.34%) Network Monitoring
7 8 (7.34%) Low Latency
8 7 (6.42%) High Availability
8 7 (6.42%) Configuration Management
9 6 (5.50%) Identity Management
10 5 (4.59%) E-Commerce
10 5 (4.59%) SOA
10 5 (4.59%) Release Management
10 5 (4.59%) Problem Management
11 4 (3.67%) UML
Programming Languages
1 17 (15.60%) Shell Script
2 16 (14.68%) JCL
3 6 (5.50%) C
3 6 (5.50%) PowerShell
4 5 (4.59%) Python
4 5 (4.59%) VBScript
4 5 (4.59%) VB
5 4 (3.67%) SQL
6 3 (2.75%) Java
7 2 (1.83%) Perl
7 2 (1.83%) PHP
8 1 (0.92%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.92%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.92%) XPath
Qualifications
1 30 (27.52%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (25.69%) CCNP
3 11 (10.09%) Degree
4 7 (6.42%) CCNA
5 5 (4.59%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.83%) JNCIP
6 2 (1.83%) MCSE
6 2 (1.83%) CCIE
6 2 (1.83%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.92%) CCEE
7 1 (0.92%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.92%) RHCE
7 1 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.92%) CCA
7 1 (0.92%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.92%) CISSP
7 1 (0.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.59%) SLA
1 5 (4.59%) QA
2 1 (0.92%) COBIT
System Software
1 27 (24.77%) Active Directory
2 13 (11.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (5.50%) VMware ESX
4 5 (4.59%) XenApp
5 3 (2.75%) XenDesktop
6 2 (1.83%) Terminal Server
6 2 (1.83%) vSphere
7 1 (0.92%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.92%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.92%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.92%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.92%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 8 (7.34%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 6 (5.50%) CiscoWorks
2 6 (5.50%) CA Spectrum
3 4 (3.67%) BladeLogic
3 4 (3.67%) SCCM
4 2 (1.83%) Cacti
4 2 (1.83%) Puppet
4 2 (1.83%) FortiGate
4 2 (1.83%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.83%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.92%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.92%) SCOM
5 1 (0.92%) OpenView
5 1 (0.92%) Nagios
5 1 (0.92%) TIBCO Hawk
5 1 (0.92%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.92%) WSUS
Vendors
1 40 (36.70%) Cisco
2 32 (29.36%) Microsoft
3 21 (19.27%) Juniper
4 19 (17.43%) CheckPoint
5 18 (16.51%) VMware
6 16 (14.68%) F5
7 12 (11.01%) SolarWinds
8 9 (8.26%) Citrix
9 7 (6.42%) Oracle
9 7 (6.42%) CA
10 6 (5.50%) Riverbed
11 5 (4.59%) Tumbleweed
11 5 (4.59%) IBM
11 5 (4.59%) Axway
12 4 (3.67%) Blue Coat
12 4 (3.67%) SAP
12 4 (3.67%) McAfee
13 2 (1.83%) NetScout
13 2 (1.83%) Mitel
13 2 (1.83%) BT
Enfield, Middlesex
Spencer Rose
Rate: £500 per day dependent on experience
Posted: 2 days ago