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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Demilitarized Zone (DMZ)
Rank 244 228 212
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -16
Contract jobs citing DMZ 10 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.11% 0.036% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.54% 0.21% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
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£469 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £448 £328 £300
% change year-on-year
+36.38% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 - £19.00
DMZ
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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
1859 1450 1585
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.13% 17.21% 20.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 893 611 622
Average daily rate £350 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £225 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 115 163
Average hourly rate £32.50 £21.00 £19.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.76% +9.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £11.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -13.33%

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
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 23 January 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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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 -18 3 - -
Kent - 1 - -
Surrey - - - -
Berkshire - - - - 2
DMZ
England

DMZ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 24 (80.00%) Firewall
2 13 (43.33%) Migration
2 13 (43.33%) Active Directory
3 12 (40.00%) Linux
4 11 (36.67%) UNIX
4 11 (36.67%) Windows
4 11 (36.67%) Microsoft
4 11 (36.67%) NAS
5 10 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (33.33%) Lync
5 10 (33.33%) Red Hat
6 9 (30.00%) FTP
6 9 (30.00%) HTTPS
6 9 (30.00%) Oracle
6 9 (30.00%) Shell Script
6 9 (30.00%) AWK
6 9 (30.00%) Korn
6 9 (30.00%) sed
7 8 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (26.67%) MS Exchange
8 7 (23.33%) LAN
8 7 (23.33%) VoIP
8 7 (23.33%) WAN
8 7 (23.33%) MPLS
9 6 (20.00%) ADSL
9 6 (20.00%) WLAN
9 6 (20.00%) SQL
9 6 (20.00%) Sun
9 6 (20.00%) TOGAF
10 5 (16.67%) PowerShell

DMZ
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 10 (33.33%) Lync
2 8 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (26.67%) MS Exchange
3 5 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (13.33%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (3.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.00%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 24 (80.00%) Firewall
2 11 (36.67%) NAS
3 9 (30.00%) FTP
3 9 (30.00%) HTTPS
4 7 (23.33%) LAN
4 7 (23.33%) VoIP
4 7 (23.33%) WAN
4 7 (23.33%) MPLS
5 6 (20.00%) ADSL
5 6 (20.00%) WLAN
6 5 (16.67%) DNS
7 4 (13.33%) Internet
7 4 (13.33%) Multicast
8 2 (6.67%) SAN
8 2 (6.67%) DHCP
8 2 (6.67%) Unified Communications
8 2 (6.67%) NetScaler
9 1 (3.33%) OSPF
9 1 (3.33%) BGP
9 1 (3.33%) SSL
General
1 1 (3.33%) Finance
1 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (36.67%) Consultant
2 10 (33.33%) Architect
3 8 (26.67%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (10.00%) UNIX Consultant
4 3 (10.00%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 3 (10.00%) UNIX Administrator
4 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (10.00%) Migration Consultant
4 3 (10.00%) Administrator
5 2 (6.67%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Applications Support
5 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Systems Support
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.33%) Escalation Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Architect
6 1 (3.33%) Solutions Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (3.33%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (6.67%) Clustering
3 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) DataPower
3 1 (3.33%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 12 (40.00%) Linux
2 11 (36.67%) UNIX
2 11 (36.67%) Windows
3 10 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.33%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 1 (3.33%) SUSE
5 1 (3.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (43.33%) Migration
2 6 (20.00%) TOGAF
3 3 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (6.67%) ITIL
4 2 (6.67%) Service Management
5 1 (3.33%) Line Management
5 1 (3.33%) High Availability
5 1 (3.33%) Change Control
5 1 (3.33%) Time Management
5 1 (3.33%) Workflow
5 1 (3.33%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 9 (30.00%) Shell Script
1 9 (30.00%) AWK
1 9 (30.00%) Korn
1 9 (30.00%) sed
2 6 (20.00%) SQL
3 5 (16.67%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.33%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.33%) Python
4 1 (3.33%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (6.67%) PhD
1 2 (6.67%) MCSE
1 2 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (43.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.67%) XenApp
2 2 (6.67%) vSphere
3 1 (3.33%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) NetBackup
1 2 (6.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 11 (36.67%) Microsoft
2 10 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 9 (30.00%) Oracle
4 6 (20.00%) Sun
5 3 (10.00%) Alias
5 3 (10.00%) VMware
5 3 (10.00%) Cisco
5 3 (10.00%) Avaya
6 2 (6.67%) Citrix
6 2 (6.67%) NetApp
6 2 (6.67%) Symantec
6 2 (6.67%) Altiris
7 1 (3.33%) Polycom
7 1 (3.33%) Tandberg
7 1 (3.33%) webMethods
7 1 (3.33%) AppSense
7 1 (3.33%) Software AG
7 1 (3.33%) IBM