The table below looks at the statistics for DMZ skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DMZ over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Demilitarized Zone (DMZ)
Rank 555 550 560
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +10
Contract jobs citing DMZ 70 66 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.12% 0.053%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.86% 0.81% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 35 11
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£425 £425 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £488 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £406 £374
% change year-on-year
-13.84% +8.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
8102 8165 7151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.83% 14.68% 13.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 4615 4419 3855
Average daily rate £375 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 527 442 415
Average hourly rate £21.53 £21.75 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.03% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

DMZ
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DMZ within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 August 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DMZ within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 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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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
England -4 68 £425 - 14
London +31 39 £450 -2.70% 4
City of London +13 13 £475 -8.43% 1
Yorkshire -23 12 £350 +7.69% 4
West Yorkshire -17 11 £350 +7.69% 3
Leeds -22 11 £350 +7.69% 3
South East -33 9 £478 +12.35% 1
Berkshire -9 7 £530 +24.70%
Croydon - 4 £450 -
Wiltshire +1 3 £550 -
South West -9 3 £550 +29.41% 2
Maidenhead - 3 £350 -
Scotland -4 2 £381 - 1
North West -31 2 £463 - 1
Edinburgh - 2 £381 - 1
Basingstoke -2 1 £425 +21.42%
Cheshire -9 1 £463 -
Hampshire -12 1 £425 +21.42%
West Sussex -15 1 - -
Merseyside - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - -
East of England - 1 £350 -
Sheffield - 1 £450 - 1
Horsham - 1 - -
Swindon - 1 £550 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £450 - 1
Chester - 1 £463 -
Luton - 1 £350 -
Newbury - 1 - -

DMZ
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 79 (64.75%) Firewall
2 42 (34.43%) Cisco
3 41 (33.61%) Windows
4 40 (32.79%) VPN
4 40 (32.79%) VMware
5 31 (25.41%) WAN
6 29 (23.77%) Microsoft
7 28 (22.95%) CheckPoint
8 27 (22.13%) Linux
8 27 (22.13%) Python
9 26 (21.31%) Active Directory
9 26 (21.31%) Load Balancing
10 25 (20.49%) LAN
10 25 (20.49%) DNS
11 24 (19.67%) Network Security
12 23 (18.85%) Tomcat
12 23 (18.85%) Cisco Certification
13 22 (18.03%) Java
14 21 (17.21%) TCP/IP
14 21 (17.21%) DevOps
14 21 (17.21%) Data Centre
15 20 (16.39%) Perl
15 20 (16.39%) UNIX
16 19 (15.57%) JavaScript
16 19 (15.57%) CCNP
16 19 (15.57%) Internet
16 19 (15.57%) Agile Software Development
16 19 (15.57%) Windows Server 2008
17 18 (14.75%) VMware Infrastructure
17 18 (14.75%) BGP

DMZ
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 23 (18.85%) Tomcat
2 18 (14.75%) Apache
3 15 (12.30%) JBoss
3 15 (12.30%) nginx
4 11 (9.02%) IIS
5 9 (7.38%) Node.js
6 8 (6.56%) WebSphere
6 8 (6.56%) Mule ESB
7 6 (4.92%) Lync
8 5 (4.10%) Jetty
8 5 (4.10%) Confluence
8 5 (4.10%) MS Exchange
9 3 (2.46%) GroupWise
9 3 (2.46%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (2.46%) Lotus Domino
10 1 (0.82%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.82%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.82%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.82%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 8 (6.56%) MS Office
2 7 (5.74%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.82%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.82%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.82%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 16 (13.11%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (12.30%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (4.10%) Office 365
4 2 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.82%) GitHub
5 1 (0.82%) IaaS
5 1 (0.82%) SaaS
5 1 (0.82%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 79 (64.75%) Firewall
2 40 (32.79%) VPN
3 31 (25.41%) WAN
4 25 (20.49%) LAN
4 25 (20.49%) DNS
5 24 (19.67%) Network Security
6 21 (17.21%) TCP/IP
7 19 (15.57%) Internet
8 18 (14.75%) BGP
9 16 (13.11%) SAN
10 15 (12.30%) MPLS
11 13 (10.66%) IPsec
11 13 (10.66%) Cisco ASA
12 12 (9.84%) Spanning Tree
12 12 (9.84%) OSPF
13 11 (9.02%) BIG-IP
13 11 (9.02%) HTTP
13 11 (9.02%) Wireless
14 10 (8.20%) HSRP
15 9 (7.38%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (12.30%) MySQL
1 15 (12.30%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (5.74%) MongoDB
2 7 (5.74%) NoSQL
2 7 (5.74%) Redis
3 6 (4.92%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.82%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.82%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 15 (12.30%) Gerrit
2 14 (11.48%) Jenkins
3 13 (10.66%) Artifactory
3 13 (10.66%) Git (software)
3 13 (10.66%) Mercurial
4 8 (6.56%) Selenium
4 8 (6.56%) Jasmine
4 8 (6.56%) Gradle
4 8 (6.56%) Ant
4 8 (6.56%) JMeter
4 8 (6.56%) Maven
4 8 (6.56%) PhantomJS
4 8 (6.56%) SonarQube
5 5 (4.10%) FishEye
5 5 (4.10%) Apache Ivy
5 5 (4.10%) JIRA
5 5 (4.10%) CruiseControl
5 5 (4.10%) Subversion
5 5 (4.10%) PVCS
5 5 (4.10%) ClearCase
General
1 14 (11.48%) Banking
2 12 (9.84%) Finance
3 4 (3.28%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.28%) Advertising
3 4 (3.28%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.46%) Publishing
5 2 (1.64%) Games
5 2 (1.64%) Retail
5 2 (1.64%) Legal
6 1 (0.82%) Law
6 1 (0.82%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 32 (26.23%) Network Engineer
2 12 (9.84%) Project Manager
3 11 (9.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (7.38%) Senior Network Engineer
4 9 (7.38%) Analyst
4 9 (7.38%) Server Engineer
5 8 (6.56%) Windows Server Engineer
6 7 (5.74%) Network Support
7 6 (4.92%) Architect
8 5 (4.10%) Support Analyst
8 5 (4.10%) Senior Analyst
8 5 (4.10%) Network Analyst
8 5 (4.10%) Senior Network Analyst
9 4 (3.28%) Security Engineer
9 4 (3.28%) Technical Manager
9 4 (3.28%) Network Project Manager
9 4 (3.28%) Senior Network Support
9 4 (3.28%) Senior Network Support Analyst
9 4 (3.28%) IT Security Engineer
9 4 (3.28%) Senior Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (14.75%) Web Services
2 15 (12.30%) LAMP
3 11 (9.02%) Java EE
4 10 (8.20%) J2EE
4 10 (8.20%) HTML
5 9 (7.38%) 802.1X
6 8 (6.56%) jQuery
6 8 (6.56%) RabbitMQ
7 7 (5.74%) SAML
7 7 (5.74%) XMPP
8 6 (4.92%) JMX
8 6 (4.92%) Apache Flex
8 6 (4.92%) .NET
8 6 (4.92%) Servlets
9 5 (4.10%) XML
9 5 (4.10%) JMS
9 5 (4.10%) JSON
9 5 (4.10%) WebSockets
10 2 (1.64%) .NET Framework
11 1 (0.82%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 21 (17.21%) Data Centre
2 16 (13.11%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (8.20%) Clustering
4 9 (7.38%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (5.74%) Video Conferencing
6 5 (4.10%) Tandem
6 5 (4.10%) Replication
7 4 (3.28%) Management Information System
7 4 (3.28%) PKI
8 3 (2.46%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 2 (1.64%) Equities
10 1 (0.82%) CESG
10 1 (0.82%) CESG CLAS
10 1 (0.82%) EFT
10 1 (0.82%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.82%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.82%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.82%) BYOD
10 1 (0.82%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.82%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 41 (33.61%) Windows
2 27 (22.13%) Linux
3 20 (16.39%) UNIX
4 19 (15.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (13.11%) Ubuntu
6 15 (12.30%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (12.30%) Solaris
6 15 (12.30%) CentOS
7 8 (6.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (6.56%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (4.92%) AIX
9 5 (4.10%) Android
9 5 (4.10%) Mac OS
10 4 (3.28%) HPUX
11 2 (1.64%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (21.31%) Load Balancing
2 21 (17.21%) DevOps
3 19 (15.57%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (14.75%) ITIL
5 17 (13.93%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (13.11%) Scrum
6 16 (13.11%) Continuous Delivery
7 13 (10.66%) Change Management
8 11 (9.02%) Migration
9 10 (8.20%) PRINCE2
10 8 (6.56%) TDD
10 8 (6.56%) OWASP
10 8 (6.56%) BDD
11 7 (5.74%) Performance Tuning
11 7 (5.74%) Project Management
12 6 (4.92%) Disaster Recovery
12 6 (4.92%) Investment Management
13 5 (4.10%) E-Commerce
13 5 (4.10%) Identity Management
13 5 (4.10%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 27 (22.13%) Python
2 22 (18.03%) Java
3 20 (16.39%) Perl
4 19 (15.57%) JavaScript
5 17 (13.93%) PowerShell
6 16 (13.11%) Ruby
7 15 (12.30%) Bash Shell
7 15 (12.30%) PHP
8 10 (8.20%) Shell Script
9 6 (4.92%) C++
9 6 (4.92%) SQL
10 4 (3.28%) VBScript
11 1 (0.82%) C
11 1 (0.82%) C#
11 1 (0.82%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 23 (18.85%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (15.57%) CCNP
3 14 (11.48%) CCNA
4 11 (9.02%) Security Cleared
5 8 (6.56%) CCSA
5 8 (6.56%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (5.74%) MCSE
7 5 (4.10%) CCIE
8 4 (3.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (3.28%) MCITP
8 4 (3.28%) Degree
8 4 (3.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 3 (2.46%) SC Cleared
9 3 (2.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (2.46%) CISSP
10 1 (0.82%) CCVP
10 1 (0.82%) CCSE
10 1 (0.82%) NCDA
10 1 (0.82%) CRISC
10 1 (0.82%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.64%) QA
2 1 (0.82%) SLA
2 1 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.82%) COBIT
System Software
1 26 (21.31%) Active Directory
2 18 (14.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (12.30%) vCloud
3 15 (12.30%) Docker
4 8 (6.56%) vSphere
5 4 (3.28%) VMware ESX
5 4 (3.28%) NFS
6 3 (2.46%) Terminal Services
7 2 (1.64%) Hyper-V
7 2 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.82%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.82%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.82%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.82%) Firmware
8 1 (0.82%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 14 (11.48%) Puppet
1 14 (11.48%) Opscode Chef
1 14 (11.48%) HAProxy
2 9 (7.38%) Ansible
2 9 (7.38%) Salt
3 8 (6.56%) Kibana
3 8 (6.56%) Rundeck
3 8 (6.56%) logstash
3 8 (6.56%) SCCM
3 8 (6.56%) ZABBIX
4 7 (5.74%) Cisco CUCM
5 5 (4.10%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (3.28%) SolarWinds Orion
6 4 (3.28%) Oracle ZFS
7 3 (2.46%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (2.46%) CA Wily
7 3 (2.46%) Cisco UCCX
8 2 (1.64%) WSUS
8 2 (1.64%) CA Spectrum
8 2 (1.64%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 42 (34.43%) Cisco
2 40 (32.79%) VMware
3 29 (23.77%) Microsoft
4 28 (22.95%) CheckPoint
5 16 (13.11%) Red Hat
5 16 (13.11%) HP
6 15 (12.30%) Google
7 13 (10.66%) F5
8 11 (9.02%) Juniper
9 9 (7.38%) NetApp
9 9 (7.38%) Sun
9 9 (7.38%) Brocade
10 6 (4.92%) IBM
11 5 (4.10%) Atlassian
11 5 (4.10%) SolarWinds
11 5 (4.10%) Citrix
12 4 (3.28%) Symantec
12 4 (3.28%) McAfee
12 4 (3.28%) Veritas
13 3 (2.46%) Lotus
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