The table below looks at the statistics for DMZ skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DMZ over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Demilitarized Zone (DMZ)
England / North West
Rank 132 154 131
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -23
Contract jobs citing DMZ 2 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.076% 0.076% 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.48% 0.51% 2.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 7
Median daily rate £575 - £283
UK excluding London median daily rate £477 £343 £411
% change year-on-year
+39.12% -16.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 North West region.

Communications & Networking Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
415 586 395
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 15.83% 14.93% 12.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 320 193
Median daily rate £390 £398 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.88% +13.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £556 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
- +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 35 40
Median hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +21.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £162.50 £40.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%

DMZ
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing DMZ as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

DMZ Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

DMZ
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DMZ across the North West region.

DMZ Daily Rate Trend in the North West

DMZ
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DMZ across the North West region.

DMZ Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

DMZ
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DMZ within the North West region over the 3 months to 19 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
Manchester +13 1 - - 3
Merseyside - 1 £575 -
DMZ
England

DMZ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 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 North West region with a requirement for DMZ.

1 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (16.67%) DNS
3 1 (16.67%) SSL
3 1 (16.67%) SAN
3 1 (16.67%) Hyperion
3 1 (16.67%) Lotus
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 1 (16.67%) Middleware
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Sun
3 1 (16.67%) CCIE
3 1 (16.67%) CCNP
3 1 (16.67%) CCNA
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (16.67%) Network Security
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (16.67%) Kaspersky
3 1 (16.67%) CentOS
3 1 (16.67%) OWASP
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (16.67%) Git (software)

DMZ
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 1 (16.67%) Apache
1 1 (16.67%) IBM Notes
1 1 (16.67%) JBoss
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (16.67%) nginx
1 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (16.67%) GitHub
1 1 (16.67%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (16.67%) DNS
3 1 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (16.67%) FWSM
3 1 (16.67%) LAN
3 1 (16.67%) Network Security
3 1 (16.67%) NX-OS
3 1 (16.67%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (16.67%) SAN
3 1 (16.67%) SMTP
3 1 (16.67%) SSL
3 1 (16.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
1 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
1 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (16.67%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Artifactory
1 1 (16.67%) Gerrit
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 1 (16.67%) Mercurial
1 1 (16.67%) SonarQube
1 1 (16.67%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (16.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Design Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) DBA
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Design Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Applications DBA
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared DBA
2 1 (16.67%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) LAMP
1 1 (16.67%) LAPP Stack
1 1 (16.67%) LEMP Stack
1 1 (16.67%) Middleware
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Algorithms
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 1 (16.67%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) CentOS
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Ubuntu
1 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (16.67%) Data Loss Prevention
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) ERP
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security Management
2 1 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (16.67%) Network Design
2 1 (16.67%) OWASP
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
2 1 (16.67%) Scrum
2 1 (16.67%) Security Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
1 1 (16.67%) Perl
1 1 (16.67%) PHP
1 1 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (16.67%) CCIE
2 1 (16.67%) CCNA
2 1 (16.67%) CCNP
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Docker
1 1 (16.67%) vCloud
1 1 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Ansible
1 1 (16.67%) CFEngine
1 1 (16.67%) HAProxy
1 1 (16.67%) Kibana
1 1 (16.67%) logstash
1 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (16.67%) Puppet
1 1 (16.67%) Rundeck
1 1 (16.67%) Salt
1 1 (16.67%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) Black Duck
2 1 (16.67%) Brocade
2 1 (16.67%) Google
2 1 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) Hyperion
2 1 (16.67%) Kaspersky
2 1 (16.67%) Lotus
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
2 1 (16.67%) Sonatype
2 1 (16.67%) Splunk
2 1 (16.67%) Sun
2 1 (16.67%) Veracode
2 1 (16.67%) VMware