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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DMZ over the 3 months to 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Demilitarized Zone (DMZ)
Rank 248 265 243
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -22
Contract jobs citing DMZ 7 6 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.084% 0.060% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.47% 0.35% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 8
Median daily rate £413 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £333 £414
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £476 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £413
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 - -
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
1497 1726 1832
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 17.87% 17.39% 20.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 889 947 866
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 111 97
Median hourly rate £37.50 £27.50 £19.91
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% +38.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.85
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -8.05%

DMZ
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing DMZ as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DMZ within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 September 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
Buckinghamshire - 5 £350 -
Berkshire +6 2 £475 +35.71%
DMZ
England

DMZ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 South East region with a requirement for DMZ.

1 10 (100.00%) Firewall
2 8 (80.00%) ITIL
3 7 (70.00%) WAN
3 7 (70.00%) LAN
4 6 (60.00%) Cisco
4 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
4 6 (60.00%) SAN
4 6 (60.00%) MPLS
4 6 (60.00%) Linux
4 6 (60.00%) TOGAF
4 6 (60.00%) Data Centre
5 5 (50.00%) VLAN
5 5 (50.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 4 (40.00%) Network Design
6 4 (40.00%) Apache
6 4 (40.00%) Tomcat
6 4 (40.00%) PRINCE2
6 4 (40.00%) Unix
6 4 (40.00%) J2EE
6 4 (40.00%) WebLogic
6 4 (40.00%) WLAN
6 4 (40.00%) NAS
7 3 (30.00%) Network Security
7 3 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (30.00%) F5
7 3 (30.00%) VoIP
7 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (30.00%) ADSL
7 3 (30.00%) Migration

DMZ
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 4 (40.00%) Apache
1 4 (40.00%) Tomcat
1 4 (40.00%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) Firewall
2 7 (70.00%) LAN
2 7 (70.00%) WAN
3 6 (60.00%) MPLS
3 6 (60.00%) SAN
4 5 (50.00%) VLAN
5 4 (40.00%) NAS
5 4 (40.00%) WLAN
6 3 (30.00%) ADSL
6 3 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (30.00%) Internet
6 3 (30.00%) IPsec
6 3 (30.00%) Network Security
6 3 (30.00%) VoIP
7 2 (20.00%) DHCP
7 2 (20.00%) DNS
7 2 (20.00%) Ethernet
7 2 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
7 2 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) GIS
General
1 2 (20.00%) Multimedia
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Architect
1 4 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Voice Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Network Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Digital Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Network Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) J2EE
2 2 (20.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (30.00%) Clustering
3 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (20.00%) PKI
4 1 (10.00%) Cyber Attack
4 1 (10.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (10.00%) Eurex
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Linux
2 4 (40.00%) Unix
3 2 (20.00%) Windows
3 2 (20.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (20.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) ITIL
2 6 (60.00%) TOGAF
3 4 (40.00%) Network Design
3 4 (40.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (30.00%) Migration
5 2 (20.00%) Change Management
5 2 (20.00%) Information Security
5 2 (20.00%) Information Security Management
5 2 (20.00%) Presales
5 2 (20.00%) Quality Management
5 2 (20.00%) Security Management
5 2 (20.00%) Service Management
6 1 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
6 1 (10.00%) DDoS Mitigation
6 1 (10.00%) Identity Access Management
6 1 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (10.00%) Network Packet Analysis
6 1 (10.00%) Remediation Plan
6 1 (10.00%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (10.00%) CCIE
2 1 (10.00%) CCNP
2 1 (10.00%) JNCIP
2 1 (10.00%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Cisco
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) Altiris
2 3 (30.00%) F5
3 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle
3 2 (20.00%) Palo Alto
4 1 (10.00%) Cyber-Ark
4 1 (10.00%) ForgeRock
4 1 (10.00%) Juniper
4 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds