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 27 May 2016 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Demilitarized Zone (DMZ)
Rank 162 150 126
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -24
Contract jobs citing DMZ 1 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.025% 0.027% 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.16% 0.20% 2.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Median daily rate - £475 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +39.70%
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £388 £340
% change year-on-year
+13.54% +13.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
DMZ
England

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
607 501 392
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 15.36% 13.62% 12.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 349 235 182
Median daily rate £378 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.30% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £475 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £340 £333
% change year-on-year
+8.38% +2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 55 32
Median hourly rate £13.00 £17.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.71% -30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £14.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

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 27 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Merseyside - 1 - -
DMZ
England

DMZ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, 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 (57.14%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) SAN
2 3 (42.86%) CA
2 3 (42.86%) NetApp
2 3 (42.86%) Migration
3 2 (28.57%) Kofax
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
3 2 (28.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (28.57%) DHCP
3 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (28.57%) AIX
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle
3 2 (28.57%) Unix
3 2 (28.57%) DNS
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle Discoverer
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (28.57%) IBM
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
4 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (14.29%) DFS Replication
4 1 (14.29%) Nimsoft
4 1 (14.29%) High Availability
4 1 (14.29%) SIEM
4 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management

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:

Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (14.29%) IaaS
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) SAN
2 2 (28.57%) DHCP
2 2 (28.57%) DNS
2 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 1 (14.29%) Firewall
3 1 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (14.29%) IPsec
3 1 (14.29%) LAN
3 1 (14.29%) Network Security
3 1 (14.29%) VPN
3 1 (14.29%) WAN
3 1 (14.29%) Wireless
3 1 (14.29%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Discoverer
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) DBA
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Information Security Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Information Security Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Production DBA
2 1 (14.29%) Production DBA
2 1 (14.29%) Security Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Security Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Wintel Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Clustering
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) AIX
2 2 (28.57%) Unix
3 1 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 2000
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
2 1 (14.29%) Data Privacy
2 1 (14.29%) Database Security
2 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (14.29%) High Availability
2 1 (14.29%) Information Security
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (14.29%) Security Patching
2 1 (14.29%) SIEM
2 1 (14.29%) Threat Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CCNP
1 1 (14.29%) CEH
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (14.29%) CISSP
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) GIAC
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) DFS Replication
1 1 (14.29%) Firmware
1 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (28.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (14.29%) SCCM
2 1 (14.29%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) CA
1 3 (42.86%) NetApp
2 2 (28.57%) IBM
2 2 (28.57%) Kofax
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
3 1 (14.29%) Dell
3 1 (14.29%) Fortinet
3 1 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) Juniper
3 1 (14.29%) Nimsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Palo Alto
3 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds