The table below looks at the statistics for DMZ skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DMZ over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Demilitarized Zone (DMZ)
UK
Rank 535 571 549
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -22
Contract jobs citing DMZ 60 57 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.11% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.88% 0.75% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 22 29
Median daily rate £475 £363 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.03% -19.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £284 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £585 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £419 £463
% change year-on-year
-1.49% -9.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
Median hourly rate £50.00 £24.23 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+106.35% +12.69%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 - £21.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6821 7588 7801
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.03% 14.58% 14.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 4255 4486 4294
Median daily rate £400 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £235 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 374 314 451
Median hourly rate £23.00 £27.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.36% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.07 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.70 £50.00 £43.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

DMZ
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing DMZ as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

DMZ Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

DMZ
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DMZ within the UK.

DMZ Daily Rate Trend in the UK

DMZ
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DMZ within the UK over the 3 months to 23 February 2017.

DMZ Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

DMZ
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DMZ within the UK.

DMZ Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

DMZ
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DMZ within the UK over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +38 54 £479 +3.51% 7
London +7 29 £483 +33.10% 5
South West +23 13 £451 -
Wiltshire - 8 £413 -
South East +19 5 £460 -3.15%
Scotland +27 4 - -
Swindon - 4 £413 -
North West +25 3 £575 -
City of London -9 3 £525 -
Yeovil - 3 - -
Somerset - 3 - -
Edinburgh - 3 - -
West Midlands +8 2 £540 -
Hampshire +3 2 £462 -14.13%
Channel Islands - 2 £290 -
Guernsey - 2 £290 -
Cheshire +30 1 - -
Manchester +14 1 - -
Bristol +5 1 £750 -
Glasgow +1 1 - -
Coventry -7 1 £540 -
East of England - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 - -
Jersey - 1 £290 -
Essex - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 £400 -
East Sussex - 1 - -
Liverpool - 1 £575 -
Merseyside - 1 £575 -
Corsham - 1 - -

DMZ
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing DMZ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for DMZ.

1 64 (49.23%) Firewall
2 49 (37.69%) Cisco
3 38 (29.23%) VPN
4 36 (27.69%) Microsoft
5 32 (24.62%) WAN
6 31 (23.85%) LAN
7 28 (21.54%) Windows
8 27 (20.77%) Network Security
8 27 (20.77%) Data Centre
9 26 (20.00%) CheckPoint
10 24 (18.46%) Active Directory
11 22 (16.92%) Cisco Certification
11 22 (16.92%) Internet
11 22 (16.92%) Agile Software Development
12 21 (16.15%) Linux
12 21 (16.15%) Security Cleared
13 20 (15.38%) Unix
14 19 (14.62%) Tomcat
14 19 (14.62%) SC Cleared
15 18 (13.85%) OSPF
15 18 (13.85%) SAN
15 18 (13.85%) Finance
16 17 (13.08%) VMware
16 17 (13.08%) Microsoft Azure
16 17 (13.08%) IaaS
17 16 (12.31%) Load Balancing
17 16 (12.31%) Scrum
17 16 (12.31%) Apache
18 15 (11.54%) Citrix
18 15 (11.54%) SharePoint

DMZ
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 19 (14.62%) Tomcat
2 16 (12.31%) Apache
3 15 (11.54%) SharePoint
4 10 (7.69%) Mule ESB
4 10 (7.69%) nginx
5 9 (6.92%) IIS
6 8 (6.15%) Jetty
6 8 (6.15%) WildFly
7 7 (5.38%) SharePoint 2013
8 6 (4.62%) Confluence
8 6 (4.62%) WebLogic
9 5 (3.85%) MS Exchange
9 5 (3.85%) SharePoint Server
10 4 (3.08%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (3.08%) WebSphere
11 3 (2.31%) Skype for Business
11 3 (2.31%) WebSphere Application Server
12 2 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2010
12 2 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2013
12 2 (1.54%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (3.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (6.92%) Oracle Applications
1 9 (6.92%) Oracle EBS
1 9 (6.92%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 17 (13.08%) IaaS
1 17 (13.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (10.77%) PaaS
3 10 (7.69%) Office 365
4 5 (3.85%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (3.08%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (2.31%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.54%) GitHub
7 2 (1.54%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (1.54%) OneDrive
7 2 (1.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 64 (49.23%) Firewall
2 38 (29.23%) VPN
3 32 (24.62%) WAN
4 31 (23.85%) LAN
5 27 (20.77%) Network Security
6 22 (16.92%) Internet
7 18 (13.85%) OSPF
7 18 (13.85%) SAN
8 14 (10.77%) IPsec
8 14 (10.77%) Wireless
9 13 (10.00%) Reverse Proxy
9 13 (10.00%) VoIP
10 12 (9.23%) MPLS
10 12 (9.23%) Wi-Fi
11 11 (8.46%) Cisco ASA
11 11 (8.46%) Spanning Tree
12 10 (7.69%) Cisco Wireless
12 10 (7.69%) HSRP
12 10 (7.69%) TCP/IP
12 10 (7.69%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (11.54%) NoSQL
2 13 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 11 (8.46%) MySQL
4 10 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (6.92%) Oracle BI EE
6 6 (4.62%) Oracle Database
7 4 (3.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 4 (3.08%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (3.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (3.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (3.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.54%) GIS
8 2 (1.54%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.54%) Redis
9 1 (0.77%) Big Data
9 1 (0.77%) Data Lake
9 1 (0.77%) DocumentDB
Development Applications
1 15 (11.54%) Git (software)
2 12 (9.23%) Jenkins
3 10 (7.69%) Gerrit
3 10 (7.69%) Mercurial
4 8 (6.15%) GitLab
4 8 (6.15%) JIRA
5 3 (2.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (1.54%) Artifactory
6 2 (1.54%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (1.54%) SonarQube
6 2 (1.54%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (1.54%) Subversion
6 2 (1.54%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 18 (13.85%) Finance
2 15 (11.54%) Banking
3 5 (3.85%) Retail
4 4 (3.08%) Financial Institution
4 4 (3.08%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.31%) Front Office
6 2 (1.54%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.54%) Publishing
7 1 (0.77%) Legal
7 1 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.77%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 41 (31.54%) Architect
2 23 (17.69%) Network Engineer
3 20 (15.38%) Network Architect
4 19 (14.62%) Security Architect
5 12 (9.23%) Analyst
6 11 (8.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 11 (8.46%) Network Security Architect
6 11 (8.46%) Network Support
6 11 (8.46%) Support Engineer
7 9 (6.92%) DBA
7 9 (6.92%) Oracle Applications DBA
7 9 (6.92%) Oracle DBA
7 9 (6.92%) Senior Network Engineer
7 9 (6.92%) Voice Engineer
7 9 (6.92%) Voice Network Engineer
8 8 (6.15%) DevOps Engineer
8 8 (6.15%) Senior Network Support
8 8 (6.15%) SharePoint Engineer
9 7 (5.38%) Senior Voice Network Engineer
9 7 (5.38%) Senior Voice Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.69%) LAMP
1 10 (7.69%) LAPP Stack
1 10 (7.69%) LEMP Stack
1 10 (7.69%) RabbitMQ
2 9 (6.92%) J2EE
3 5 (3.85%) .NET
4 4 (3.08%) OAuth
4 4 (3.08%) SAML
5 3 (2.31%) 802.1X
5 3 (2.31%) XMPP
6 2 (1.54%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.54%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (1.54%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (1.54%) CSS
6 2 (1.54%) HTML
6 2 (1.54%) ISPF
6 2 (1.54%) jQuery
6 2 (1.54%) REST
6 2 (1.54%) Servlets
6 2 (1.54%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 27 (20.77%) Data Centre
2 8 (6.15%) Clustering
2 8 (6.15%) PKI
2 8 (6.15%) Video Conferencing
3 7 (5.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 7 (5.38%) EMC VNX
4 3 (2.31%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.31%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.54%) CESG
5 2 (1.54%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.54%) HP Storage
5 2 (1.54%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (1.54%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.77%) Cyber Attack
6 1 (0.77%) FlexPod
6 1 (0.77%) NHS
6 1 (0.77%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.77%) RSA SecurID
6 1 (0.77%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 28 (21.54%) Windows
2 21 (16.15%) Linux
3 20 (15.38%) Unix
4 13 (10.00%) Windows Server
5 11 (8.46%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (7.69%) CentOS
6 10 (7.69%) Ubuntu
7 7 (5.38%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (3.85%) AIX
9 3 (2.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (2.31%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (16.92%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (12.31%) Load Balancing
2 16 (12.31%) Scrum
3 15 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 13 (10.00%) DevOps
5 12 (9.23%) ITIL
5 12 (9.23%) PRINCE2
6 11 (8.46%) Investment Management
6 11 (8.46%) Migration
7 10 (7.69%) Asset Management
7 10 (7.69%) TOGAF
8 9 (6.92%) ERP
8 9 (6.92%) Workflow
9 8 (6.15%) Network Design
9 8 (6.15%) Technical Architecture
10 7 (5.38%) Change Management
10 7 (5.38%) Operations Management
10 7 (5.38%) Waterfall
11 6 (4.62%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 14 (10.77%) Python
2 13 (10.00%) SQL
3 12 (9.23%) Perl
4 10 (7.69%) Bash Shell
4 10 (7.69%) PowerShell
5 6 (4.62%) Java
6 5 (3.85%) JavaScript
7 3 (2.31%) Jython
7 3 (2.31%) PHP
8 2 (1.54%) C
8 2 (1.54%) C#
8 2 (1.54%) JCL
8 2 (1.54%) Ruby
8 2 (1.54%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 22 (16.92%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (16.15%) Security Cleared
3 19 (14.62%) SC Cleared
4 11 (8.46%) CCNP
5 8 (6.15%) CCSA
6 6 (4.62%) CCNA
7 4 (3.08%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (3.08%) MCSD
7 4 (3.08%) MCSE
7 4 (3.08%) MCTS
7 4 (3.08%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (3.08%) PMI Certification
7 4 (3.08%) PMP
8 3 (2.31%) CISA
8 3 (2.31%) CISSP
8 3 (2.31%) IIBA
8 3 (2.31%) ISEB
9 2 (1.54%) CCIE
9 2 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.77%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.85%) QA
2 2 (1.54%) SLA
3 1 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 24 (18.46%) Active Directory
2 15 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (9.23%) Docker
4 11 (8.46%) Virtual Machines
5 8 (6.15%) Xen
6 7 (5.38%) VMware ESX
7 5 (3.85%) DFS Replication
7 5 (3.85%) XenApp
8 3 (2.31%) Hyper-V
8 3 (2.31%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (1.54%) SRDF
9 2 (1.54%) Terminal Services
9 2 (1.54%) Time Sharing Option
9 2 (1.54%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.77%) BIND 9
10 1 (0.77%) Firmware
10 1 (0.77%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.77%) ProxySG
10 1 (0.77%) vCloud
10 1 (0.77%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (7.69%) Ansible
1 10 (7.69%) HAProxy
1 10 (7.69%) Kibana
1 10 (7.69%) logstash
1 10 (7.69%) ZABBIX
2 8 (6.15%) FortiGate
3 6 (4.62%) CA Single Sign-On
4 5 (3.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 4 (3.08%) Puppet
6 3 (2.31%) SCCM
6 3 (2.31%) vRealize
7 2 (1.54%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (1.54%) Cisco UCCX
7 2 (1.54%) Rundeck
7 2 (1.54%) Salt
8 1 (0.77%) CA Spectrum
8 1 (0.77%) Cacti
8 1 (0.77%) Nagios
8 1 (0.77%) SCOM
8 1 (0.77%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 49 (37.69%) Cisco
2 36 (27.69%) Microsoft
3 26 (20.00%) CheckPoint
4 17 (13.08%) VMware
5 15 (11.54%) Citrix
6 12 (9.23%) Oracle
7 11 (8.46%) Red Hat
8 10 (7.69%) HP
9 9 (6.92%) 3PAR
9 9 (6.92%) EMC
9 9 (6.92%) Hyperion
10 6 (4.62%) IBM
11 5 (3.85%) Altiris
11 5 (3.85%) CA
11 5 (3.85%) F5
11 5 (3.85%) Palo Alto
11 5 (3.85%) Splunk
12 4 (3.08%) Juniper
13 3 (2.31%) Sybase
13 3 (2.31%) Verint
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