The table below looks at the statistics for DMZ skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DMZ over the 3 months to 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Demilitarized Zone (DMZ)
Rank 140 114 128
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +14
Contract jobs citing DMZ 5 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.15% 0.045% 0.072%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.00% 0.34% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£320 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £375
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -26.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £38.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 - £33.50
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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 West region.

Communications & Networking Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
501 298 384
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 15.45% 13.35% 13.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 297 145 183
Average daily rate £350 £286 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.27% -18.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £175 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 43 47
Average hourly rate £23.50 £25.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.00% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.50 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £34.50 £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+8.04% +3.57%

DMZ
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DMZ across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

DMZ Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

DMZ
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DMZ across the South West region.

DMZ Daily Rate Trend in the South West

DMZ
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DMZ across the South West region.

DMZ Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

DMZ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 4 (57.14%) Linux
1 4 (57.14%) Project Management
1 4 (57.14%) Firewall
1 4 (57.14%) Network Security
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (42.86%) CCSE
2 3 (42.86%) Degree
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) CCNP
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (42.86%) CheckPoint
2 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
2 3 (42.86%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
3 2 (28.57%) PMP
3 2 (28.57%) PMI Certification
3 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
3 2 (28.57%) CCSA
3 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
3 2 (28.57%) CAPM
3 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (14.29%) MVC
4 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity
4 1 (14.29%) Programme Management

DMZ
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) Firewall
1 4 (57.14%) Network Security
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (14.29%) SAN
3 1 (14.29%) Extranet
3 1 (14.29%) DHCP
3 1 (14.29%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Network Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Firewall Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Security Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
1 1 (14.29%) XML
1 1 (14.29%) XSLT
1 1 (14.29%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) UNIX
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Project Management
2 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
2 3 (42.86%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (14.29%) MVC
3 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity
3 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
3 1 (14.29%) Data Management
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (14.29%) Change Control
3 1 (14.29%) Line Management
3 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C#
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) CCSE
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
1 3 (42.86%) CCNP
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (28.57%) PMP
2 2 (28.57%) PMI Certification
2 2 (28.57%) CCSA
2 2 (28.57%) CAPM
2 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) MBA
3 1 (14.29%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Backup Exec
1 1 (14.29%) MOM
1 1 (14.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco
1 3 (42.86%) CheckPoint
2 1 (14.29%) Veritas
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft