The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the South East region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Demilitarized Zone (DMZ)
Rank 220 224 233
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +9
Contract jobs citing DMZ 20 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.22% 0.12% 0.081%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.21% 0.66% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 2
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£363 £390 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.05% +56.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £336 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.80% +12.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £29.75
Communications & Networking Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1657 1524 2051
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.56% 18.15% 20.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 714 663 562
Average daily rate £338 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 144 187
Average hourly rate £17.50 £25.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.37% -17.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
DMZ
England

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 22 July 2014.

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 22 July 2014. 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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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
Berkshire +9 9 £300 - 1
Hampshire -4 6 £350 - 1
West Sussex -3 2 £210 -46.15%
Surrey - 2 £488 -
Kent - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
DMZ
England

DMZ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 (56.67%) Firewall
2 16 (53.33%) Windows
3 14 (46.67%) Cisco
4 11 (36.67%) Microsoft
5 10 (33.33%) LAN
5 10 (33.33%) BGP
6 9 (30.00%) CCNP
6 9 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (26.67%) Internet
7 8 (26.67%) CheckPoint
7 8 (26.67%) MS Exchange
7 8 (26.67%) VMware
7 8 (26.67%) Network Design
7 8 (26.67%) Security Cleared
8 7 (23.33%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (23.33%) Lync
8 7 (23.33%) Active Directory
9 6 (20.00%) VPN
9 6 (20.00%) Linux
9 6 (20.00%) Red Hat
9 6 (20.00%) Juniper
9 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (20.00%) VLAN
9 6 (20.00%) Migration
10 5 (16.67%) AWK
10 5 (16.67%) Korn
10 5 (16.67%) Load Balancing
10 5 (16.67%) SCCM
10 5 (16.67%) NAS

DMZ
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 8 (26.67%) MS Exchange
2 7 (23.33%) Lync
3 5 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (10.00%) SharePoint
6 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (3.33%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (3.33%) IIS
6 1 (3.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (16.67%) MS Office
2 1 (3.33%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.67%) Office 365
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (56.67%) Firewall
2 10 (33.33%) LAN
2 10 (33.33%) BGP
3 8 (26.67%) Internet
4 6 (20.00%) VPN
4 6 (20.00%) VLAN
5 5 (16.67%) NAS
5 5 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (16.67%) OSPF
5 5 (16.67%) Wireless
5 5 (16.67%) FTP
5 5 (16.67%) WAN
5 5 (16.67%) HTTPS
6 4 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (10.00%) DMVPN
7 3 (10.00%) EIGRP
7 3 (10.00%) IPsec
7 3 (10.00%) SMTP
7 3 (10.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (10.00%) Publishing
2 2 (6.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) Architect
1 8 (26.67%) Network Architect
2 5 (16.67%) Administrator
3 4 (13.33%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (13.33%) UNIX Systems Administrator
3 4 (13.33%) UNIX Administrator
4 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Tester
4 3 (10.00%) Designer
4 3 (10.00%) Network Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Tester
5 2 (6.67%) Escalation Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Technical Tester
6 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Security Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Network Specialist
6 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) UNIX Specialist
6 1 (3.33%) Network Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) PKI
2 1 (3.33%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (3.33%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 16 (53.33%) Windows
2 6 (20.00%) Linux
2 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (16.67%) UNIX
4 3 (10.00%) Windows 8
4 3 (10.00%) Windows XP
5 2 (6.67%) Solaris
5 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (6.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) Network Design
2 6 (20.00%) Migration
3 5 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 5 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 4 (13.33%) ITIL
4 4 (13.33%) Network Management
5 3 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (10.00%) Test Scripting
5 3 (10.00%) Network Architecture
5 3 (10.00%) Waterfall
5 3 (10.00%) Regression Testing
5 3 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (6.67%) Service Management
6 2 (6.67%) TOGAF
7 1 (3.33%) Data Protection
7 1 (3.33%) Risk Analysis
7 1 (3.33%) Security Architecture
7 1 (3.33%) Change Control
7 1 (3.33%) Change Management
7 1 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.67%) AWK
1 5 (16.67%) Korn
1 5 (16.67%) Shell Script
1 5 (16.67%) sed
2 3 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (30.00%) CCNP
1 9 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (26.67%) Security Cleared
3 5 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 3 (10.00%) Degree
4 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (10.00%) MCSE
4 3 (10.00%) CCIE
5 2 (6.67%) JNCIP
6 1 (3.33%) DV Cleared
6 1 (3.33%) CCNA
6 1 (3.33%) MCP
6 1 (3.33%) MCSA
System Software
1 7 (23.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (23.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.00%) Terminal Services
3 2 (6.67%) Hyper-V
3 2 (6.67%) VMware ESX
4 1 (3.33%) UAG
Systems Management
1 5 (16.67%) SCCM
2 3 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (10.00%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (3.33%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 14 (46.67%) Cisco
2 11 (36.67%) Microsoft
3 8 (26.67%) CheckPoint
3 8 (26.67%) VMware
4 6 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 6 (20.00%) Juniper
5 5 (16.67%) Oracle
5 5 (16.67%) HP
6 4 (13.33%) SolarWinds
7 3 (10.00%) BT
7 3 (10.00%) Avaya
8 2 (6.67%) SAP
9 1 (3.33%) Hitachi
9 1 (3.33%) Nokia
9 1 (3.33%) Sun
9 1 (3.33%) Citrix