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 11 December 2016 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
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Demilitarized Zone (DMZ)
Rank 555 574 542
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -32
Contract jobs citing DMZ 66 78 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.14% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.89% 0.98% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 45 37
Median daily rate £475 £383 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.18% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £285 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £533 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £444 £369 £325
% change year-on-year
+20.33% +13.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 2
Median hourly rate £36.00 £26.00 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -32.90%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +0.64%

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
7453 7931 8185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.04% 14.44% 14.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 4506 4639 4670
Median daily rate £400 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £242 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £533 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 385 459 437
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.62 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.78% +2.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.31 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

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 11 December 2016.

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 27 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 11 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +31 62 £475 +11.76% 10
London +21 38 £475 +5.55% 4
South West +16 10 £413 - 2
West Midlands - 6 £540 -
South East +7 5 - - 3
Wiltshire +1 5 £413 - 2
City of London +1 5 £500 +2.56% 1
Somerset - 5 - -
Swindon +10 4 £413 - 1
Yeovil - 4 - -
Milton Keynes - 4 - -
Buckinghamshire - 4 - -
Coventry - 4 £540 -
Scotland - 2 - -
North West +1 1 - - 1
Manchester -1 1 - - 1
East Sussex - 1 - -
Corsham - 1 - -
Brighton - 1 - -
Belfast - 1 - -
Croydon - 1 - -
Midlands - 1 £475 -
Birmingham - 1 - -
County Antrim - 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Northern Ireland - 1 - -

DMZ
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 December 2016, 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 97 (66.44%) Firewall
2 64 (43.84%) Cisco
3 58 (39.73%) VPN
4 43 (29.45%) Linux
5 37 (25.34%) Cisco Certification
6 36 (24.66%) Agile Software Development
7 35 (23.97%) CheckPoint
8 34 (23.29%) Microsoft
8 34 (23.29%) LAN
8 34 (23.29%) WAN
8 34 (23.29%) VMware
8 34 (23.29%) Data Centre
9 32 (21.92%) Network Security
10 30 (20.55%) Tomcat
11 29 (19.86%) Windows
11 29 (19.86%) Scrum
11 29 (19.86%) VMware Infrastructure
12 27 (18.49%) Load Balancing
13 26 (17.81%) DevOps
13 26 (17.81%) MySQL
13 26 (17.81%) Apache
14 25 (17.12%) Python
14 25 (17.12%) Perl
14 25 (17.12%) Red Hat
14 25 (17.12%) PostgreSQL
14 25 (17.12%) Continuous Integration
14 25 (17.12%) Git (software)
15 24 (16.44%) NoSQL
16 23 (15.75%) Continuous Delivery
16 23 (15.75%) Active Directory

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 30 (20.55%) Tomcat
2 26 (17.81%) Apache
3 18 (12.33%) nginx
4 17 (11.64%) Mule ESB
5 15 (10.27%) Jetty
5 15 (10.27%) WildFly
6 14 (9.59%) SharePoint
7 11 (7.53%) IIS
8 7 (4.79%) SharePoint 2013
9 6 (4.11%) Confluence
9 6 (4.11%) JBoss
9 6 (4.11%) MS Exchange
9 6 (4.11%) WebLogic
10 4 (2.74%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (2.74%) SharePoint Server
10 4 (2.74%) WebSphere
11 3 (2.05%) Skype for Business
11 3 (2.05%) WebSphere Application Server
12 2 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2010
12 2 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (3.42%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.05%) MS Office
3 2 (1.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (3.42%) Oracle Applications
1 5 (3.42%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (3.42%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 13 (8.90%) IaaS
1 13 (8.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (8.22%) PaaS
3 10 (6.85%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (6.16%) Office 365
5 5 (3.42%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (3.42%) GitHub
5 5 (3.42%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.37%) OneDrive
6 2 (1.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 97 (66.44%) Firewall
2 58 (39.73%) VPN
3 34 (23.29%) LAN
3 34 (23.29%) WAN
4 32 (21.92%) Network Security
5 22 (15.07%) Internet
6 21 (14.38%) OSPF
6 21 (14.38%) SAN
7 20 (13.70%) Cisco ASA
7 20 (13.70%) IPsec
7 20 (13.70%) Reverse Proxy
8 19 (13.01%) Wireless
9 15 (10.27%) Cisco Nexus
10 12 (8.22%) SSL
10 12 (8.22%) TCP/IP
10 12 (8.22%) WLAN
11 11 (7.53%) Cisco Wireless
11 11 (7.53%) DNS
11 11 (7.53%) Wi-Fi
12 10 (6.85%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (17.81%) MySQL
2 25 (17.12%) PostgreSQL
3 24 (16.44%) NoSQL
4 16 (10.96%) SQL Server
5 5 (3.42%) MariaDB
5 5 (3.42%) MongoDB
5 5 (3.42%) Oracle BI EE
5 5 (3.42%) Oracle Database
5 5 (3.42%) Redis
6 4 (2.74%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 4 (2.74%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (2.74%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (2.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (2.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (2.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.68%) GIS
Development Applications
1 25 (17.12%) Git (software)
2 22 (15.07%) Jenkins
3 20 (13.70%) Mercurial
4 19 (13.01%) Gerrit
5 14 (9.59%) GitLab
6 8 (5.48%) JIRA
7 5 (3.42%) Artifactory
7 5 (3.42%) SonarQube
7 5 (3.42%) Sonatype Nexus
8 3 (2.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (1.37%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (1.37%) Subversion
9 2 (1.37%) Visual Studio
9 2 (1.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 17 (11.64%) Finance
2 15 (10.27%) Banking
3 8 (5.48%) Retail
4 6 (4.11%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.74%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.05%) Front Office
7 2 (1.37%) Billing
7 2 (1.37%) Law
8 1 (0.68%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.68%) Legal
8 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.68%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 39 (26.71%) Network Engineer
2 22 (15.07%) Architect
3 14 (9.59%) DevOps Engineer
3 14 (9.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 12 (8.22%) Senior Network Engineer
4 12 (8.22%) Support Engineer
5 10 (6.85%) Security Engineer
6 9 (6.16%) Cisco Engineer
6 9 (6.16%) Voice Engineer
6 9 (6.16%) Voice Network Engineer
7 8 (5.48%) Analyst
7 8 (5.48%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 8 (5.48%) Infrastructure Support
7 8 (5.48%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 8 (5.48%) Network Architect
7 8 (5.48%) Network Support
7 8 (5.48%) Senior Network Support
7 8 (5.48%) Senior Support Engineer
8 7 (4.79%) Network Security Engineer
8 7 (4.79%) SharePoint Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (14.38%) LAMP
2 18 (12.33%) LAPP Stack
2 18 (12.33%) LEMP Stack
3 17 (11.64%) RabbitMQ
4 10 (6.85%) J2EE
5 6 (4.11%) RESTful
6 5 (3.42%) .NET
6 5 (3.42%) Web Services
7 4 (2.74%) CSS
7 4 (2.74%) Middleware
7 4 (2.74%) OAuth
7 4 (2.74%) SAML
7 4 (2.74%) SOAP
7 4 (2.74%) XML
7 4 (2.74%) XSLT
8 3 (2.05%) 802.1X
8 3 (2.05%) Java EE
9 2 (1.37%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (1.37%) jQuery
9 2 (1.37%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 34 (23.29%) Data Centre
2 10 (6.85%) PKI
3 9 (6.16%) Video Conferencing
4 7 (4.79%) EMC VNX
5 6 (4.11%) Clustering
5 6 (4.11%) N-Tier
6 5 (3.42%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (3.42%) DataPower
7 3 (2.05%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.37%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.37%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (1.37%) FlexPod
8 2 (1.37%) HP Storage
8 2 (1.37%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.68%) Cyber Attack
9 1 (0.68%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.68%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.68%) NHS
9 1 (0.68%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.68%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 43 (29.45%) Linux
2 29 (19.86%) Windows
3 21 (14.38%) Ubuntu
4 20 (13.70%) CentOS
5 18 (12.33%) Unix
6 13 (8.90%) Windows Server
7 8 (5.48%) Solaris
7 8 (5.48%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (5.48%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (4.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (2.05%) AIX
10 1 (0.68%) Mandriva Linux
10 1 (0.68%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (24.66%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (19.86%) Scrum
3 27 (18.49%) Load Balancing
4 26 (17.81%) DevOps
5 25 (17.12%) Continuous Integration
6 23 (15.75%) Continuous Delivery
7 18 (12.33%) ITIL
8 16 (10.96%) Network Design
9 14 (9.59%) Migration
9 14 (9.59%) PRINCE2
10 13 (8.90%) TOGAF
11 10 (6.85%) SDLC
12 9 (6.16%) E-Commerce
13 8 (5.48%) Asset Management
13 8 (5.48%) Change Control
13 8 (5.48%) Investment Management
13 8 (5.48%) Workflow
14 7 (4.79%) Capacity Planning
14 7 (4.79%) High Availability
14 7 (4.79%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 25 (17.12%) Perl
1 25 (17.12%) Python
2 21 (14.38%) Bash Shell
3 14 (9.59%) PowerShell
4 10 (6.85%) SQL
5 9 (6.16%) Java
6 6 (4.11%) PHP
7 5 (3.42%) JavaScript
8 3 (2.05%) Jython
8 3 (2.05%) Ruby
9 2 (1.37%) C
9 2 (1.37%) C#
Qualifications
1 37 (25.34%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (14.38%) CCNP
3 15 (10.27%) SC Cleared
3 15 (10.27%) Security Cleared
4 11 (7.53%) CCNA
5 7 (4.79%) CCSA
6 4 (2.74%) CCIE
6 4 (2.74%) CCSE
6 4 (2.74%) CCSP
6 4 (2.74%) CISSP
6 4 (2.74%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (2.74%) MCSD
6 4 (2.74%) MCSE
6 4 (2.74%) MCTS
6 4 (2.74%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (2.74%) PMI Certification
6 4 (2.74%) PMP
7 3 (2.05%) IIBA
7 3 (2.05%) ISEB
7 3 (2.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.05%) QA
2 2 (1.37%) SLA
3 1 (0.68%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 29 (19.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (15.75%) Active Directory
3 22 (15.07%) Virtual Machines
4 21 (14.38%) Docker
5 15 (10.27%) Xen
6 7 (4.79%) VMware ESX
7 5 (3.42%) DFS Replication
7 5 (3.42%) XenApp
8 4 (2.74%) vCloud
8 4 (2.74%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (2.05%) KVM
10 2 (1.37%) SRDF
10 2 (1.37%) Virtual Desktop
10 2 (1.37%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.68%) BIND 9
11 1 (0.68%) Firmware
11 1 (0.68%) Hyper-V
11 1 (0.68%) ProxySG
11 1 (0.68%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 20 (13.70%) Ansible
2 19 (13.01%) Kibana
2 19 (13.01%) logstash
2 19 (13.01%) ZABBIX
3 18 (12.33%) HAProxy
4 7 (4.79%) CA Single Sign-On
4 7 (4.79%) FortiGate
5 6 (4.11%) SCCM
6 5 (3.42%) Puppet
6 5 (3.42%) Rundeck
6 5 (3.42%) Salt
6 5 (3.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 4 (2.74%) Cisco CUCM
8 3 (2.05%) Cisco UCCX
9 2 (1.37%) Cacti
9 2 (1.37%) CFEngine
9 2 (1.37%) HP UCMDB
9 2 (1.37%) OPNET
9 2 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (0.68%) Nagios
Vendors
1 64 (43.84%) Cisco
2 35 (23.97%) CheckPoint
3 34 (23.29%) Microsoft
3 34 (23.29%) VMware
4 25 (17.12%) Red Hat
5 19 (13.01%) Citrix
6 18 (12.33%) HP
7 15 (10.27%) F5
8 14 (9.59%) Oracle
9 11 (7.53%) EMC
10 9 (6.16%) 3PAR
10 9 (6.16%) CA
10 9 (6.16%) IBM
10 9 (6.16%) Juniper
11 7 (4.79%) Palo Alto
11 7 (4.79%) Splunk
12 5 (3.42%) Black Duck
12 5 (3.42%) Google
12 5 (3.42%) Sonatype
12 5 (3.42%) Veracode
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