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 6 May 2015 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Demilitarized Zone (DMZ)
Rank 248 238 225
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -13
Contract jobs citing DMZ 8 9 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.081% 0.098% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.40% 0.54% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 5
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90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £298 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £488 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £340 £340
% change year-on-year
+12.13% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £19.00
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
2000 1681 1580
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.19% 18.25% 19.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 965 726 658
Average daily rate £361 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.07% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £175 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 107 165
Average hourly rate £36.00 £20.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.20 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.18 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+43.45% -6.97%

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 6 May 2015.

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 6 May 2015. 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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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 -3 4 £450 +36.36%
Surrey - 3 £400 - 1
West Sussex -22 1 £260 -46.66%
DMZ
England

DMZ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 13 (81.25%) Firewall
2 6 (37.50%) LAN
2 6 (37.50%) VoIP
3 5 (31.25%) WAN
3 5 (31.25%) Windows
3 5 (31.25%) MPLS
3 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (25.00%) TOGAF
4 4 (25.00%) ADSL
4 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (25.00%) WLAN
4 4 (25.00%) Cisco
4 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 4 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
5 3 (18.75%) CCIE
5 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
5 3 (18.75%) McAfee
5 3 (18.75%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (18.75%) VPN
5 3 (18.75%) Symantec
5 3 (18.75%) Network Design
5 3 (18.75%) Network Security
5 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (18.75%) Meraki
5 3 (18.75%) Malware Detection\Protection
6 2 (12.50%) VMware
6 2 (12.50%) BGP
7 1 (6.25%) OSPF
7 1 (6.25%) DNS

DMZ
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 (6.25%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 13 (81.25%) Firewall
2 6 (37.50%) LAN
2 6 (37.50%) VoIP
3 5 (31.25%) WAN
3 5 (31.25%) MPLS
4 4 (25.00%) ADSL
4 4 (25.00%) WLAN
5 3 (18.75%) VPN
5 3 (18.75%) Network Security
6 2 (12.50%) BGP
7 1 (6.25%) OSPF
7 1 (6.25%) DNS
7 1 (6.25%) SAN
7 1 (6.25%) Internet
7 1 (6.25%) SMTP
7 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (6.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Architect
1 4 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (18.75%) Senior Network Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Security Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Senior Security Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) IT Security Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Server Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Security Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Designer
4 1 (6.25%) Solutions Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Network Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
1 1 (6.25%) PKI
1 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Windows
1 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) TOGAF
2 3 (18.75%) Network Design
2 3 (18.75%) Malware Detection\Protection
3 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
3 1 (6.25%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (18.75%) CCIE
3 1 (6.25%) CCNP
3 1 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) Terminal Server
2 1 (6.25%) Terminal Services
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Server
2 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Cisco
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) Meraki
2 3 (18.75%) Symantec
2 3 (18.75%) McAfee
3 2 (12.50%) VMware
4 1 (6.25%) AppSense
4 1 (6.25%) Juniper