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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Demilitarized Zone (DMZ)
Rank 140 121 120
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -1
Contract jobs citing DMZ 2 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.064% 0.12% 0.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.47% 1.00% 2.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Average daily rate
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- - £165
UK excluding London average daily rate £448 £328 £300
% change year-on-year
+36.38% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 - £19.00
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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
423 300 337
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 13.61% 12.23% 13.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 143 179
Average daily rate £350 £300 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 23 31
Average hourly rate £24.00 £19.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -48.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.70 £9.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £35.50 £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -13.33%

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 23 January 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 - - - -
DMZ
England

DMZ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 23 January 2015, 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