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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Demilitarized Zone (DMZ)
Rank 267 232 233
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +1
Contract jobs citing DMZ 8 19 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.081% 0.21% 0.092%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.45% 1.04% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 1
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£530 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.70% +30.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £388 £374
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +3.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
1792 1831 1584
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.10% 19.88% 18.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 973 866 724
Average daily rate £350 £347 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.72% -0.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £476 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 99 97
Average hourly rate £23.75 £20.21 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.54% -10.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £23.50 £23.21
% change year-on-year
-8.40% +1.24%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 -7 7 £530 +24.70%
West Sussex -12 1 - -
DMZ
England

DMZ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 12 (80.00%) Firewall
2 8 (53.33%) Windows
3 7 (46.67%) DNS
3 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
5 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (26.67%) Veritas
6 4 (26.67%) Juniper
6 4 (26.67%) McAfee
6 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
6 4 (26.67%) UNIX
6 4 (26.67%) NFS
6 4 (26.67%) Sun
6 4 (26.67%) AIX
6 4 (26.67%) HPUX
6 4 (26.67%) Solaris
6 4 (26.67%) LAN
6 4 (26.67%) Network Security
6 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
6 4 (26.67%) Oracle ZFS
7 3 (20.00%) Malware Detection\Protection
7 3 (20.00%) Network Load Balancing
7 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
7 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (20.00%) VoIP
7 3 (20.00%) CCNP
7 3 (20.00%) Cisco
7 3 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (20.00%) Telecoms

DMZ
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 2 (13.33%) IIS
2 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (6.67%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (80.00%) Firewall
2 7 (46.67%) DNS
3 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 4 (26.67%) Network Security
4 4 (26.67%) LAN
5 3 (20.00%) VoIP
5 3 (20.00%) BGP
6 1 (6.67%) LDAP
6 1 (6.67%) VPN
6 1 (6.67%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (6.67%) WAN
6 1 (6.67%) SMTP
6 1 (6.67%) DHCP
6 1 (6.67%) SSL
6 1 (6.67%) SAN
6 1 (6.67%) Intranet
6 1 (6.67%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Architect
2 3 (20.00%) Security Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 3 (20.00%) IT Security Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Principal Architect
2 3 (20.00%) Senior Security Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Server Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Network Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Security Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) IT Security Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Designer
4 1 (6.67%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
1 1 (6.67%) SAML
1 1 (6.67%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Replication
3 1 (6.67%) Clustering
3 1 (6.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Windows
2 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (26.67%) UNIX
4 4 (26.67%) AIX
4 4 (26.67%) HPUX
4 4 (26.67%) Solaris
5 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Network Load Balancing
1 3 (20.00%) Malware Detection\Protection
2 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (13.33%) Migration
3 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
3 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
3 1 (6.67%) High Availability
3 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (6.67%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (6.67%) DevOps
3 1 (6.67%) Patch Management
3 1 (6.67%) Server Building
3 1 (6.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) VBScript
2 1 (6.67%) Python
2 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) CCNP
1 3 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) MCSE
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (26.67%) NFS
3 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
4 1 (6.67%) vSphere
4 1 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (6.67%) Terminal Services
4 1 (6.67%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle ZFS
2 3 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (6.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Sun
1 4 (26.67%) Juniper
1 4 (26.67%) Veritas
1 4 (26.67%) McAfee
2 3 (20.00%) VMware
2 3 (20.00%) Symantec
2 3 (20.00%) Cisco
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle
4 1 (6.67%) IBM
4 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
4 1 (6.67%) Intel
4 1 (6.67%) Remedy
4 1 (6.67%) Tripwire
4 1 (6.67%) Imperva