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 1 July 2015 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Demilitarized Zone (DMZ)
Rank 525 524 528
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Contract jobs citing DMZ 67 49 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.10% 0.034%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.90% 0.74% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 27 4
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£410 £410 £336
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +21.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £482 £394
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £336
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +4.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £27.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +44.73%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £19.00
DMZ
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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
7412 6606 6421
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.59% 13.57% 14.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 4239 3614 3361
Average daily rate £360 £353 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.12% +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £205 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 437 366 499
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.29 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+31.57% -24.00%

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 1 July 2015.

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 1 July 2015. 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
Yorkshire +11 28 £374 +4.91% 1
London +5 28 £425 -2.85% 13
South East -23 9 £425 +41.66% 11
North West -24 1 £463 +8.82% 1
DMZ
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DMZ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 88 (68.22%) Firewall
2 47 (36.43%) Cisco
3 43 (33.33%) VMware
4 38 (29.46%) Microsoft
5 33 (25.58%) VPN
5 33 (25.58%) Windows
6 32 (24.81%) Cisco Certification
7 31 (24.03%) WAN
8 27 (20.93%) DNS
8 27 (20.93%) Load Balancing
9 26 (20.16%) Active Directory
9 26 (20.16%) Internet
9 26 (20.16%) SQL Server
9 26 (20.16%) Clustering
10 25 (19.38%) UNIX
10 25 (19.38%) CheckPoint
10 25 (19.38%) Data Centre
11 24 (18.60%) ITIL
12 23 (17.83%) Java
12 23 (17.83%) Solaris
12 23 (17.83%) SAN
12 23 (17.83%) Network Security
12 23 (17.83%) VMware Infrastructure
12 23 (17.83%) Cisco ASA
13 22 (17.05%) BGP
14 21 (16.28%) Linux
15 20 (15.50%) Tomcat
15 20 (15.50%) CCNP
16 19 (14.73%) MPLS
16 19 (14.73%) Python

DMZ
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 20 (15.50%) Tomcat
2 17 (13.18%) Apache
3 14 (10.85%) WebSphere
4 12 (9.30%) IIS
5 11 (8.53%) MS Exchange
6 10 (7.75%) JBoss
6 10 (7.75%) nginx
7 8 (6.20%) Mule ESB
8 7 (5.43%) WebSphere Application Server
9 6 (4.65%) Lync
9 6 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (3.10%) OpenStack
10 4 (3.10%) NetWeaver
11 3 (2.33%) GroupWise
11 3 (2.33%) Oracle Workflow
11 3 (2.33%) Lotus Domino
11 3 (2.33%) Node.js
11 3 (2.33%) Moodle
11 3 (2.33%) MQSeries
12 1 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 8 (6.20%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.88%) MS Office
3 3 (2.33%) MS Project
4 2 (1.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.53%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (7.75%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (1.55%) Office 365
4 1 (0.78%) GitHub
4 1 (0.78%) IaaS
4 1 (0.78%) SaaS
4 1 (0.78%) PaaS
4 1 (0.78%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 88 (68.22%) Firewall
2 33 (25.58%) VPN
3 31 (24.03%) WAN
4 27 (20.93%) DNS
5 26 (20.16%) Internet
6 23 (17.83%) SAN
6 23 (17.83%) Network Security
6 23 (17.83%) Cisco ASA
7 22 (17.05%) BGP
8 19 (14.73%) MPLS
9 18 (13.95%) EIGRP
10 15 (11.63%) TCP/IP
10 15 (11.63%) NAS
11 14 (10.85%) LAN
11 14 (10.85%) Wireless
11 14 (10.85%) OSPF
12 13 (10.08%) HTTP
13 11 (8.53%) LDAP
13 11 (8.53%) VPLS
14 10 (7.75%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (20.16%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.75%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (7.75%) MySQL
3 8 (6.20%) Oracle Database
4 7 (5.43%) MongoDB
4 7 (5.43%) NoSQL
4 7 (5.43%) Redis
5 4 (3.10%) DB2
6 2 (1.55%) Big Data
7 1 (0.78%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 10 (7.75%) Gerrit
2 9 (6.98%) Jenkins
3 8 (6.20%) SonarQube
3 8 (6.20%) Artifactory
3 8 (6.20%) Git (software)
3 8 (6.20%) Mercurial
4 6 (4.65%) Introscope
5 3 (2.33%) JMeter
5 3 (2.33%) Maven
5 3 (2.33%) Selenium
5 3 (2.33%) Ant
5 3 (2.33%) Jasmine
5 3 (2.33%) Gradle
5 3 (2.33%) PhantomJS
6 1 (0.78%) VisualVM
6 1 (0.78%) GCC
General
1 13 (10.08%) Finance
2 9 (6.98%) Retail
3 8 (6.20%) Games
4 6 (4.65%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.88%) Banking
6 3 (2.33%) Local Government
7 2 (1.55%) Legal
7 2 (1.55%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.55%) Advertising
8 1 (0.78%) Publishing
8 1 (0.78%) Electronics
8 1 (0.78%) Law
8 1 (0.78%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 32 (24.81%) Network Engineer
2 18 (13.95%) Architect
3 14 (10.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 10 (7.75%) Analyst
4 10 (7.75%) Technical Architect
5 9 (6.98%) Consultant
6 8 (6.20%) Project Manager
6 8 (6.20%) Senior Network Engineer
7 7 (5.43%) Security Consultant
7 7 (5.43%) Technical Manager
8 6 (4.65%) Network Support
8 6 (4.65%) Technical Project Manager
9 5 (3.88%) Design Engineer
9 5 (3.88%) Network Design Engineer
9 5 (3.88%) Server Engineer
10 4 (3.10%) Infrastructure Architect
10 4 (3.10%) Security Engineer
10 4 (3.10%) Network Security Consultant
10 4 (3.10%) Web Hosting Specialist
10 4 (3.10%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (13.95%) Web Services
2 13 (10.08%) J2EE
3 10 (7.75%) .NET
3 10 (7.75%) LAMP
3 10 (7.75%) Java EE
4 9 (6.98%) JSON
4 9 (6.98%) HTML
4 9 (6.98%) XML
5 8 (6.20%) JMS
5 8 (6.20%) RabbitMQ
6 6 (4.65%) XMPP
6 6 (4.65%) SAML
7 5 (3.88%) JMX
8 4 (3.10%) WSDL
8 4 (3.10%) WebSphere MQ
8 4 (3.10%) Middleware
8 4 (3.10%) XSD
8 4 (3.10%) Servlets
8 4 (3.10%) REST
8 4 (3.10%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 26 (20.16%) Clustering
2 25 (19.38%) Data Centre
3 12 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (7.75%) Replication
5 8 (6.20%) Celerra
5 8 (6.20%) EMC VNX
6 7 (5.43%) PKI
7 5 (3.88%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (3.10%) Fat Client
8 4 (3.10%) Management Information System
8 4 (3.10%) Thin Client
8 4 (3.10%) CESG
9 3 (2.33%) CESG CLAS
9 3 (2.33%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (2.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 2 (1.55%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (1.55%) Data Integration
10 2 (1.55%) Equities
11 1 (0.78%) DTV
11 1 (0.78%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 33 (25.58%) Windows
2 25 (19.38%) UNIX
3 23 (17.83%) Solaris
4 21 (16.28%) Linux
5 12 (9.30%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (9.30%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (8.53%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (8.53%) Ubuntu
7 10 (7.75%) CentOS
8 7 (5.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (5.43%) AIX
9 5 (3.88%) Windows Vista
9 5 (3.88%) Android
9 5 (3.88%) Windows 7
9 5 (3.88%) Windows XP
10 4 (3.10%) HPUX
11 2 (1.55%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.78%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (20.93%) Load Balancing
2 24 (18.60%) ITIL
3 15 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (11.63%) DevOps
4 14 (10.85%) Change Management
5 13 (10.08%) Migration
5 13 (10.08%) Business Continuity
6 11 (8.53%) Scrum
6 11 (8.53%) Disaster Recovery
6 11 (8.53%) Continuous Delivery
6 11 (8.53%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (7.75%) PRINCE2
7 10 (7.75%) Network Design
8 9 (6.98%) Configuration Management
8 9 (6.98%) Infrastructure Management
9 8 (6.20%) OWASP
10 7 (5.43%) Change Control
10 7 (5.43%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (4.65%) Security Management
11 6 (4.65%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (17.83%) Java
2 19 (14.73%) Python
3 13 (10.08%) Perl
4 12 (9.30%) JavaScript
5 11 (8.53%) Ruby
6 10 (7.75%) Bash Shell
6 10 (7.75%) PHP
7 9 (6.98%) Shell Script
8 7 (5.43%) PowerShell
9 5 (3.88%) Lisp
10 3 (2.33%) SQL
11 2 (1.55%) C
12 1 (0.78%) C#
12 1 (0.78%) C++
12 1 (0.78%) VBScript
12 1 (0.78%) R
Qualifications
1 32 (24.81%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (15.50%) CCNP
3 15 (11.63%) CCIE
4 12 (9.30%) CCNA
5 9 (6.98%) CISSP
6 8 (6.20%) Security Cleared
7 6 (4.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 6 (4.65%) Degree
8 5 (3.88%) SC Cleared
8 5 (3.88%) CCDP
8 5 (3.88%) MCSE
8 5 (3.88%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (3.10%) CCSA
9 4 (3.10%) MCITP
10 1 (0.78%) NCDA
10 1 (0.78%) CCSE
10 1 (0.78%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (1.55%) QA
2 1 (0.78%) SLA
2 1 (0.78%) COBIT
System Software
1 26 (20.16%) Active Directory
2 23 (17.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (8.53%) Terminal Services
4 10 (7.75%) Hyper-V
4 10 (7.75%) vCloud
4 10 (7.75%) Docker
5 8 (6.20%) XenApp
5 8 (6.20%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 8 (6.20%) VMware ESX
6 7 (5.43%) vSphere
7 4 (3.10%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (3.10%) NFS
7 4 (3.10%) VirtualBox
8 3 (2.33%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.78%) Firmware
9 1 (0.78%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.78%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 13 (10.08%) SCCM
2 10 (7.75%) Cisco CUCM
3 9 (6.98%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (6.98%) HAProxy
3 9 (6.98%) Puppet
3 9 (6.98%) Salt
3 9 (6.98%) Ansible
4 8 (6.20%) logstash
4 8 (6.20%) Kibana
4 8 (6.20%) Rundeck
4 8 (6.20%) ZABBIX
5 6 (4.65%) WSUS
5 6 (4.65%) CA Wily
6 5 (3.88%) OPNET
7 4 (3.10%) EMC NetWorker
7 4 (3.10%) SolarWinds Orion
7 4 (3.10%) Oracle ZFS
8 3 (2.33%) Backup Exec
8 3 (2.33%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (1.55%) SCOM
Vendors
1 47 (36.43%) Cisco
2 43 (33.33%) VMware
3 38 (29.46%) Microsoft
4 25 (19.38%) CheckPoint
5 18 (13.95%) Oracle
6 17 (13.18%) Citrix
7 16 (12.40%) HP
8 14 (10.85%) SolarWinds
9 12 (9.30%) F5
10 11 (8.53%) Red Hat
11 10 (7.75%) Google
12 9 (6.98%) NetApp
12 9 (6.98%) IBM
13 8 (6.20%) EMC
13 8 (6.20%) Nortel
14 6 (4.65%) Brocade
14 6 (4.65%) TippingPoint
14 6 (4.65%) Blue Coat
15 5 (3.88%) Sophos
15 5 (3.88%) BMC
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