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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Demilitarized Zone (DMZ)
Rank 229 224 240
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +16
Contract jobs citing DMZ 10 14 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.11% 0.17% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.60% 0.86% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 5
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £295 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £418 £409
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £19.00 -
Communications & Networking Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1677 1635 2184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 17.96% 19.48% 20.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 742 678 688
Average daily rate £327 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.60% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 161 175
Average hourly rate £21.00 £22.69 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.44% -32.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.09 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £69.00 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -18.18%
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 24 April 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
West Sussex -9 4 £488 +21.87% 2
Berkshire - 3 £330 - 1
Kent - 1 £265 -
Middlesex - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 1
DMZ
England

DMZ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 11 (84.62%) Cisco
1 11 (84.62%) Firewall
2 8 (61.54%) BGP
3 7 (53.85%) CCNP
3 7 (53.85%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
4 6 (46.15%) CheckPoint
4 6 (46.15%) Windows
4 6 (46.15%) Network Design
5 5 (38.46%) LAN
5 5 (38.46%) Juniper
5 5 (38.46%) VLAN
5 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (30.77%) Load Balancing
6 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (30.77%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
6 4 (30.77%) E-Commerce
6 4 (30.77%) VMware
6 4 (30.77%) Wireless
6 4 (30.77%) OSPF
7 3 (23.08%) DNS
7 3 (23.08%) WAN
7 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (23.08%) Internet
7 3 (23.08%) Network Management
7 3 (23.08%) Lync
7 3 (23.08%) SolarWinds
7 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
8 2 (15.38%) TOGAF

DMZ
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 3 (23.08%) Lync
2 2 (15.38%) IIS
3 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (84.62%) Firewall
2 8 (61.54%) BGP
3 5 (38.46%) VLAN
3 5 (38.46%) LAN
4 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
4 4 (30.77%) Wireless
4 4 (30.77%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (30.77%) OSPF
5 3 (23.08%) Internet
5 3 (23.08%) DNS
5 3 (23.08%) WAN
6 2 (15.38%) VoIP
6 2 (15.38%) WLAN
6 2 (15.38%) VPN
6 2 (15.38%) EIGRP
6 2 (15.38%) IPsec
6 2 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (15.38%) DMVPN
7 1 (7.69%) Structured Cabling
7 1 (7.69%) Network Security
General
1 2 (15.38%) Games
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Architect
2 6 (46.15%) Network Architect
3 4 (30.77%) Network Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Junior
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Information Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Security Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Network Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) Server Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Security Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Information Security Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Lead Technical Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Junior Network Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Lead Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Implementation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Clustering
1 1 (7.69%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Network Design
2 4 (30.77%) Load Balancing
2 4 (30.77%) E-Commerce
3 3 (23.08%) Network Management
4 2 (15.38%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (15.38%) Network Architecture
4 2 (15.38%) ITIL
4 2 (15.38%) TOGAF
4 2 (15.38%) Change Management
5 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (7.69%) Migration
5 1 (7.69%) Information Security
5 1 (7.69%) Project Management
5 1 (7.69%) Service Management
5 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
5 1 (7.69%) Web Analytics
5 1 (7.69%) Change Control
5 1 (7.69%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) VBScript
1 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) CCNP
1 7 (53.85%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
3 2 (15.38%) JNCIP
3 2 (15.38%) Degree
3 2 (15.38%) CCIE
4 1 (7.69%) MCSE
4 1 (7.69%) CCNA
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.69%) vSphere
2 1 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) Terminal Services
2 1 (7.69%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (7.69%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (7.69%) Nagios
2 1 (7.69%) WSUS
2 1 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) Cisco
2 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 6 (46.15%) CheckPoint
3 5 (38.46%) Juniper
4 4 (30.77%) VMware
5 3 (23.08%) SolarWinds
6 2 (15.38%) BT
6 2 (15.38%) SAP
6 2 (15.38%) Avaya
6 2 (15.38%) HP
7 1 (7.69%) Intel
7 1 (7.69%) Hitachi