The table below looks at the statistics for DMZ skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DMZ over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Demilitarized Zone (DMZ)
Rank 236 255 239
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -16
Contract jobs citing DMZ 10 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.12% 0.084% 0.047%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.57% 0.40% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 0
Average daily rate £475 £463 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £463 £338
% change year-on-year
-22.27% +37.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £21.50 -
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 South East region.

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1758 1991 1499
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.53% 20.87% 17.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 970 961 638
Average daily rate £352 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.57% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 116 125
Average hourly rate £43.00 £35.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.85% +55.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.65 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

DMZ
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DMZ across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

DMZ Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

DMZ
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

DMZ Daily Rate Trend in the South East

DMZ
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DMZ across the South East region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

DMZ Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

DMZ
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

DMZ Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

DMZ
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DMZ within the South East region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Hampshire - 6 £538 -
Kent -6 2 £263 -
Surrey - 2 £475 -
DMZ
England

DMZ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 17 (94.44%) Firewall
2 15 (83.33%) Network Security
3 10 (55.56%) HTTP
3 10 (55.56%) HTTPS
4 9 (50.00%) Data Security
4 9 (50.00%) Reverse Proxy
5 8 (44.44%) Wireless
5 8 (44.44%) Cisco
6 6 (33.33%) Internet
6 6 (33.33%) DNS
7 5 (27.78%) WAN
7 5 (27.78%) DHCP
8 4 (22.22%) MPLS
8 4 (22.22%) LAN
8 4 (22.22%) HP
9 3 (16.67%) CiscoWorks
9 3 (16.67%) BGP
9 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
9 3 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
9 3 (16.67%) SolarWinds
10 2 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (11.11%) Load Balancing
10 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
10 2 (11.11%) Network Architecture
10 2 (11.11%) Aruba
10 2 (11.11%) Structured Cabling
10 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
10 2 (11.11%) Palo Alto
10 2 (11.11%) Validation
10 2 (11.11%) Migration

DMZ
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 1 (5.56%) Apache
1 1 (5.56%) IIS
1 1 (5.56%) nginx
1 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (94.44%) Firewall
2 15 (83.33%) Network Security
3 10 (55.56%) HTTP
3 10 (55.56%) HTTPS
4 9 (50.00%) Reverse Proxy
5 8 (44.44%) Wireless
6 6 (33.33%) DNS
6 6 (33.33%) Internet
7 5 (27.78%) DHCP
7 5 (27.78%) WAN
8 4 (22.22%) LAN
8 4 (22.22%) MPLS
9 3 (16.67%) BGP
10 2 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (11.11%) EIGRP
10 2 (11.11%) IPsec
10 2 (11.11%) IPv4
10 2 (11.11%) IPv6
10 2 (11.11%) OSPF
10 2 (11.11%) VPN
General
1 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Architect
2 7 (38.89%) Infrastructure Architect
3 6 (33.33%) Network Engineer
3 6 (33.33%) Security Architect
4 5 (27.78%) Firewall Architect
4 5 (27.78%) Network Architect
4 5 (27.78%) Network Infrastructure Architect
4 5 (27.78%) Network Security Architect
5 4 (22.22%) Data Architect
5 4 (22.22%) Senior Network Engineer
5 4 (22.22%) Technical Architect
6 3 (16.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 3 (16.67%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
6 3 (16.67%) AWS Architect
6 3 (16.67%) LAN Engineer
7 2 (11.11%) Firewall Engineer
7 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
7 2 (11.11%) Senior Architect
7 2 (11.11%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
7 2 (11.11%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) LAMP
1 1 (5.56%) Middleware
1 1 (5.56%) SOAP
1 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
1 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.56%) NGOSS
2 1 (5.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Unix
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Data Security
2 3 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (11.11%) Information Security
3 2 (11.11%) Load Balancing
3 2 (11.11%) Migration
3 2 (11.11%) Network Architecture
3 2 (11.11%) Network Design
3 2 (11.11%) TOGAF
3 2 (11.11%) Validation
4 1 (5.56%) Capacity Management
4 1 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (5.56%) Change Management
4 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 1 (5.56%) ITIL
4 1 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (5.56%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.56%) Project Management
4 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) CCIE
1 1 (5.56%) CCNP
1 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (5.56%) JNCIE
1 1 (5.56%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (5.56%) HP SiteScope
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Cisco
2 4 (22.22%) HP
3 3 (16.67%) SolarWinds
4 2 (11.11%) Aruba
4 2 (11.11%) Palo Alto
5 1 (5.56%) CA
5 1 (5.56%) EMC
5 1 (5.56%) Juniper
5 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.56%) NetScout
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle