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 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Demilitarized Zone (DMZ)
Rank 233 235 244
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +9
Contract jobs citing DMZ 16 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.17% 0.080% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.87% 0.45% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 1
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£425 £325 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% +30.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £289 £355
% change year-on-year
+42.98% -18.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £78.25
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
1834 1567 2078
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.83% 18.01% 20.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 866 719 612
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £190 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 91 164
Average hourly rate £19.91 £22.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.51% -18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

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 22 September 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 +17 12 £425 +30.76% 1
Surrey - 3 £438 - 1
Hampshire - - - -
DMZ
England

DMZ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (54.84%) Firewall
2 15 (48.39%) Windows
3 14 (45.16%) Active Directory
4 13 (41.94%) MS Exchange
5 12 (38.71%) Microsoft
6 11 (35.48%) Lync
7 10 (32.26%) Exchange Server 2010
8 9 (29.03%) Internet
8 9 (29.03%) SQL
9 8 (25.81%) LAN
9 8 (25.81%) Cisco
9 8 (25.81%) PowerShell
9 8 (25.81%) Exchange Server 2013
10 7 (22.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (22.58%) Red Hat
10 7 (22.58%) Linux
11 6 (19.35%) Security Cleared
11 6 (19.35%) Migration
12 5 (16.13%) VMware
12 5 (16.13%) AWK
12 5 (16.13%) Korn
12 5 (16.13%) SC Cleared
12 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (16.13%) NAS
12 5 (16.13%) MCSE
12 5 (16.13%) Oracle
12 5 (16.13%) ITIL
12 5 (16.13%) UNIX
12 5 (16.13%) FTP
12 5 (16.13%) HTTPS

DMZ
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 13 (41.94%) MS Exchange
2 11 (35.48%) Lync
3 10 (32.26%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (25.81%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (9.68%) SharePoint
6 1 (3.23%) IIS
6 1 (3.23%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (3.23%) WebSphere
6 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (3.23%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (3.23%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) MS Office
2 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.23%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.90%) Office 365
2 1 (3.23%) IaaS
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (54.84%) Firewall
2 9 (29.03%) Internet
3 8 (25.81%) LAN
4 5 (16.13%) FTP
4 5 (16.13%) HTTPS
4 5 (16.13%) NAS
5 4 (12.90%) BGP
5 4 (12.90%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (12.90%) VPN
6 3 (9.68%) VoIP
6 3 (9.68%) WAN
6 3 (9.68%) SMTP
7 2 (6.45%) DHCP
7 2 (6.45%) DNS
7 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
7 2 (6.45%) Wireless
7 2 (6.45%) VLAN
7 2 (6.45%) Network Security
7 2 (6.45%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (6.45%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.23%) Amazon RDS
General
1 3 (9.68%) Publishing
2 2 (6.45%) Games
3 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (16.13%) Administrator
2 4 (12.90%) UNIX Systems Administrator
2 4 (12.90%) UNIX Administrator
2 4 (12.90%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (12.90%) Support Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Escalation Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Designer
3 3 (9.68%) Network Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Architect
3 3 (9.68%) Tester
3 3 (9.68%) Consultant
3 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Tester
4 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Technical Tester
4 2 (6.45%) Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Network Architect
5 1 (3.23%) Network Specialist
5 1 (3.23%) Junior Network Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Implementation Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) CLAS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) JMS
1 1 (3.23%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) PKI
2 2 (6.45%) Blog
3 1 (3.23%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (3.23%) DataPower
3 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.23%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 15 (48.39%) Windows
2 7 (22.58%) Linux
2 7 (22.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (16.13%) UNIX
4 3 (9.68%) Windows XP
4 3 (9.68%) Windows 8
5 2 (6.45%) Windows 7
5 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (6.45%) Solaris
6 1 (3.23%) AIX
6 1 (3.23%) SUSE
6 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (19.35%) Migration
2 5 (16.13%) ITIL
3 4 (12.90%) Service Management
4 3 (9.68%) Regression Testing
4 3 (9.68%) Test Scripting
4 3 (9.68%) Waterfall
4 3 (9.68%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (9.68%) Test Planning
5 2 (6.45%) Network Design
6 1 (3.23%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (3.23%) Load Balancing
6 1 (3.23%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (3.23%) Data Protection
6 1 (3.23%) Security Architecture
6 1 (3.23%) Network Architecture
6 1 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.23%) Workflow
6 1 (3.23%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.23%) SOA
6 1 (3.23%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (29.03%) SQL
2 8 (25.81%) PowerShell
3 5 (16.13%) sed
3 5 (16.13%) Shell Script
3 5 (16.13%) AWK
3 5 (16.13%) Korn
4 1 (3.23%) Python
4 1 (3.23%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (19.35%) Security Cleared
2 5 (16.13%) SC Cleared
2 5 (16.13%) MCSE
2 5 (16.13%) CCNP
2 5 (16.13%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (12.90%) Degree
4 2 (6.45%) JNCIP
5 1 (3.23%) MCP
5 1 (3.23%) CCNA
5 1 (3.23%) MCSA
5 1 (3.23%) CCIE
5 1 (3.23%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (45.16%) Active Directory
2 4 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (9.68%) Terminal Services
4 2 (6.45%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.23%) UAG
5 1 (3.23%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) SCCM
2 3 (9.68%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (3.23%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (3.23%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 12 (38.71%) Microsoft
2 8 (25.81%) Cisco
3 7 (22.58%) Red Hat
4 5 (16.13%) VMware
4 5 (16.13%) Oracle
5 4 (12.90%) Juniper
5 4 (12.90%) HP
6 2 (6.45%) Avaya
6 2 (6.45%) CheckPoint
6 2 (6.45%) SolarWinds
7 1 (3.23%) webMethods
7 1 (3.23%) BT
7 1 (3.23%) Nokia
7 1 (3.23%) Polycom
7 1 (3.23%) Tandberg
7 1 (3.23%) Software AG
7 1 (3.23%) Citrix
7 1 (3.23%) IBM
7 1 (3.23%) Sun
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