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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Demilitarized Zone (DMZ)
Rank 219 224 242
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +18
Contract jobs citing DMZ 23 8 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.25% 0.090% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.27% 0.49% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 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 £406 £374 £340
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +9.92%
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
1811 1629 2068
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.80% 18.41% 20.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 858 746 615
Average daily rate £347 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.72% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £470 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 104 184
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 £13.00 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-4.25% -6.00%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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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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 +18 12 £425 +30.76%
Hampshire -5 5 £350 -
Surrey - 3 £438 - 2
West Sussex +1 2 £210 -
DMZ
England

DMZ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 21 (60.00%) Firewall
2 16 (45.71%) Windows
3 15 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 14 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 14 (40.00%) MS Exchange
4 14 (40.00%) Lync
5 12 (34.29%) Cisco
6 11 (31.43%) Exchange Server 2010
7 10 (28.57%) Internet
7 10 (28.57%) LAN
8 9 (25.71%) SQL
8 9 (25.71%) Exchange Server 2013
9 8 (22.86%) CCNP
9 8 (22.86%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (22.86%) Security Cleared
9 8 (22.86%) PowerShell
10 7 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (20.00%) Migration
10 7 (20.00%) VMware
10 7 (20.00%) Red Hat
10 7 (20.00%) BGP
10 7 (20.00%) Linux
11 6 (17.14%) ITIL
11 6 (17.14%) Juniper
11 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (17.14%) VMware Infrastructure
12 5 (14.29%) SC Cleared
12 5 (14.29%) SCCM
12 5 (14.29%) Network Design
12 5 (14.29%) Korn

DMZ
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 14 (40.00%) MS Exchange
1 14 (40.00%) Lync
2 11 (31.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (25.71%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (8.57%) SharePoint
5 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (2.86%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (2.86%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (2.86%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (2.86%) IIS
6 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (2.86%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (14.29%) MS Office
2 2 (5.71%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.86%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.29%) Office 365
2 1 (2.86%) IaaS
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (60.00%) Firewall
2 10 (28.57%) Internet
2 10 (28.57%) LAN
3 7 (20.00%) BGP
4 5 (14.29%) HTTPS
4 5 (14.29%) FTP
4 5 (14.29%) VPN
4 5 (14.29%) Wireless
4 5 (14.29%) NAS
5 4 (11.43%) VLAN
5 4 (11.43%) WAN
5 4 (11.43%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (8.57%) OSPF
6 3 (8.57%) SMTP
6 3 (8.57%) VoIP
6 3 (8.57%) WLAN
6 3 (8.57%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (8.57%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (5.71%) Unified Communications
7 2 (5.71%) DMVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.86%) Amazon RDS
General
1 3 (8.57%) Publishing
2 2 (5.71%) Games
3 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (17.14%) Architect
2 5 (14.29%) Administrator
2 5 (14.29%) Network Architect
3 4 (11.43%) UNIX Systems Administrator
3 4 (11.43%) UNIX Administrator
3 4 (11.43%) Support Engineer
3 4 (11.43%) Consultant
3 4 (11.43%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (8.57%) Network Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Tester
4 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Tester
4 3 (8.57%) Designer
4 3 (8.57%) Escalation Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Technical Tester
5 2 (5.71%) Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Junior
6 1 (2.86%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (2.86%) Support Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) UNIX Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) JMS
1 1 (2.86%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) PKI
2 2 (5.71%) Blog
3 1 (2.86%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.86%) DataPower
3 1 (2.86%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 16 (45.71%) Windows
2 7 (20.00%) Linux
2 7 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (14.29%) UNIX
5 3 (8.57%) Windows XP
5 3 (8.57%) Windows 8
6 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (5.71%) Windows 7
6 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (5.71%) Solaris
7 1 (2.86%) AIX
7 1 (2.86%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.00%) Migration
2 6 (17.14%) ITIL
3 5 (14.29%) Network Design
4 4 (11.43%) Service Management
5 3 (8.57%) Regression Testing
5 3 (8.57%) E-Commerce
5 3 (8.57%) Load Balancing
5 3 (8.57%) Test Scripting
5 3 (8.57%) Waterfall
5 3 (8.57%) Network Management
5 3 (8.57%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (5.71%) Network Architecture
6 2 (5.71%) Change Control
6 2 (5.71%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (5.71%) TOGAF
7 1 (2.86%) Data Protection
7 1 (2.86%) Security Architecture
7 1 (2.86%) Risk Analysis
7 1 (2.86%) SOA
7 1 (2.86%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.71%) SQL
2 8 (22.86%) PowerShell
3 5 (14.29%) sed
3 5 (14.29%) Shell Script
3 5 (14.29%) AWK
3 5 (14.29%) Korn
4 1 (2.86%) Python
4 1 (2.86%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 8 (22.86%) CCNP
1 8 (22.86%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (22.86%) Security Cleared
2 5 (14.29%) Degree
2 5 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (14.29%) MCSE
3 3 (8.57%) CCIE
4 2 (5.71%) JNCIP
5 1 (2.86%) CCNA
5 1 (2.86%) MCP
5 1 (2.86%) MCSA
5 1 (2.86%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (17.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (8.57%) Terminal Services
4 2 (5.71%) VMware ESX
4 2 (5.71%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.86%) UAG
Systems Management
1 5 (14.29%) SCCM
2 3 (8.57%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (8.57%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (2.86%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 15 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 12 (34.29%) Cisco
3 7 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 7 (20.00%) VMware
4 6 (17.14%) Juniper
5 5 (14.29%) CheckPoint
5 5 (14.29%) Oracle
5 5 (14.29%) HP
6 4 (11.43%) Avaya
7 3 (8.57%) SolarWinds
8 2 (5.71%) BT
9 1 (2.86%) Polycom
9 1 (2.86%) Tandberg
9 1 (2.86%) webMethods
9 1 (2.86%) Hitachi
9 1 (2.86%) Nokia
9 1 (2.86%) Software AG
9 1 (2.86%) Citrix
9 1 (2.86%) IBM
9 1 (2.86%) Sun
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