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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Demilitarized Zone (DMZ)
Rank 148 117 121
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +4
Contract jobs citing DMZ 5 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.15% 0.042% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.05% 0.32% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
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£320 - £165
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.74% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £38.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 - £19.00
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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 West region.

Communications & Networking Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
475 315 374
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 14.41% 13.38% 13.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 156 190
Average daily rate £338 £300 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £175 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 35 38
Average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.63% -41.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.50 £13.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £34.50 £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.38%

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
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 18 December 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
Dorset - - - - 1
DMZ
England

DMZ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 3 (50.00%) Cisco
1 3 (50.00%) CCNP
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
1 3 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (50.00%) Project Management
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
1 3 (50.00%) CCSE
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
1 3 (50.00%) Network Security
1 3 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 2 (33.33%) CAPM
2 2 (33.33%) CCSA
2 2 (33.33%) PMP
2 2 (33.33%) PMI Certification
3 1 (16.67%) Extranet
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) HTML
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (16.67%) XML
3 1 (16.67%) XSLT
3 1 (16.67%) Programme Management

DMZ
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
1 3 (50.00%) Network Security
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (16.67%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Firewall Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Security Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
1 1 (16.67%) XML
1 1 (16.67%) XSLT
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (16.67%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Project Management
1 3 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
3 1 (16.67%) MVC
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C#
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) CCNP
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (50.00%) CCSE
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) CAPM
2 2 (33.33%) CCSA
2 2 (33.33%) PMP
2 2 (33.33%) PMI Certification
3 1 (16.67%) MBA
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco
1 3 (50.00%) CheckPoint