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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Demilitarized Zone (DMZ)
Rank 592 593 559
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -34
Contract jobs citing DMZ 69 69 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.12% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.81% 0.85% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 49 35
Median daily rate £463 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £350 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £525 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £388
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -8.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £33.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 - -

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
8569 8125 8127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.72% 13.90% 14.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 5229 4655 4363
Median daily rate £400 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £235 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 439 515 456
Median hourly rate £33.00 £21.51 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.39% +4.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £47.83 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £21.53 £21.88
% change year-on-year
+62.60% -1.60%

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 24 August 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 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 24 August 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 +1 66 £463 +8.82% 6
London +11 41 £475 +5.55% 2
Yorkshire -7 10 £329 -6.07% 1
City of London +26 7 £463 -2.63% 1
North West +22 7 £375 -18.91% 1
South Yorkshire 0 5 £308 -31.66%
West Yorkshire -2 5 £350 - 1
Sheffield -6 5 £308 -31.66%
South East +10 3 £413 -13.61% 2
Leeds -9 3 £350 - 1
Croydon -11 3 £475 +5.55%
Manchester - 3 £375 -
East of England +13 2 £320 -8.57%
South West +11 2 - -
Merseyside +7 2 - - 1
Berkshire +2 2 £475 -10.37% 1
Somerset - 2 - -
Yeovil - 2 - -
Scotland +15 1 - -
Bedfordshire +2 1 - -
Edinburgh 0 1 - -
West Midlands -33 1 £488 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £320 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £350 - 1
Liverpool - 1 - - 1
Lancashire - 1 - -
Romford - 1 £275 -
Bedford - 1 - -
Bracknell - 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 £350 - 1

DMZ
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 88 (69.84%) Firewall
2 52 (41.27%) VPN
3 42 (33.33%) Cisco
4 40 (31.75%) Linux
5 34 (26.98%) Agile Software Development
6 31 (24.60%) Windows
6 31 (24.60%) DevOps
7 30 (23.81%) VMware
8 29 (23.02%) Network Security
9 27 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
9 27 (21.43%) Continuous Delivery
9 27 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
10 26 (20.63%) Perl
10 26 (20.63%) Git (software)
11 25 (19.84%) F5
11 25 (19.84%) Docker
11 25 (19.84%) Microsoft
11 25 (19.84%) Red Hat
12 24 (19.05%) Python
13 23 (18.25%) MySQL
13 23 (18.25%) Internet
13 23 (18.25%) Finance
13 23 (18.25%) PostgreSQL
13 23 (18.25%) Load Balancing
14 22 (17.46%) Virtual Machines
14 22 (17.46%) Scrum
14 22 (17.46%) Web Services
15 21 (16.67%) DNS
15 21 (16.67%) Windows Server
15 21 (16.67%) Bash Shell

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 20 (15.87%) Tomcat
2 18 (14.29%) Apache
3 16 (12.70%) IIS
3 16 (12.70%) nginx
4 15 (11.90%) Mule ESB
5 12 (9.52%) JBoss
6 8 (6.35%) Confluence
7 7 (5.56%) Jetty
7 7 (5.56%) SharePoint
7 7 (5.56%) WildFly
8 5 (3.97%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (3.17%) CMS
9 4 (3.17%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (1.59%) MS Exchange
10 2 (1.59%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.79%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.79%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (3.17%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.38%) MS Office
3 2 (1.59%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.79%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 20 (15.87%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (11.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (8.73%) GitHub
3 11 (8.73%) IaaS
4 9 (7.14%) Google Cloud Platform
4 9 (7.14%) PaaS
5 8 (6.35%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (2.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 88 (69.84%) Firewall
2 52 (41.27%) VPN
3 29 (23.02%) Network Security
4 23 (18.25%) Internet
5 21 (16.67%) DNS
6 20 (15.87%) Reverse Proxy
7 19 (15.08%) LAN
8 18 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
8 18 (14.29%) WAN
9 17 (13.49%) IPsec
10 15 (11.90%) Cisco Nexus
11 13 (10.32%) DHCP
12 11 (8.73%) VLAN
13 10 (7.94%) EIGRP
13 10 (7.94%) OSPF
13 10 (7.94%) SAN
13 10 (7.94%) SSL
14 9 (7.14%) BGP
14 9 (7.14%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 9 (7.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (18.25%) MySQL
1 23 (18.25%) PostgreSQL
2 19 (15.08%) SQL Server
3 17 (13.49%) NoSQL
4 11 (8.73%) MongoDB
4 11 (8.73%) Redis
5 6 (4.76%) DB2
6 5 (3.97%) MariaDB
7 4 (3.17%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (2.38%) GIS
9 2 (1.59%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.79%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.79%) Oracle Discoverer
10 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 26 (20.63%) Git (software)
2 19 (15.08%) Jenkins
3 18 (14.29%) Mercurial
4 17 (13.49%) Gerrit
5 12 (9.52%) Artifactory
5 12 (9.52%) SonarQube
5 12 (9.52%) Sonatype Nexus
6 8 (6.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 8 (6.35%) JIRA
6 8 (6.35%) Octopus Deploy
7 6 (4.76%) GitLab
8 2 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.79%) AppScan
9 1 (0.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 23 (18.25%) Finance
2 12 (9.52%) Banking
3 11 (8.73%) Telecoms
4 9 (7.14%) Law
5 7 (5.56%) Retail
6 2 (1.59%) Billing
6 2 (1.59%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.79%) French Language
7 1 (0.79%) German Language
7 1 (0.79%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.79%) Local Government
7 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.79%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 29 (23.02%) Network Engineer
2 16 (12.70%) Consultant
3 14 (11.11%) Security Engineer
4 12 (9.52%) DevOps Engineer
5 10 (7.94%) Cisco Engineer
6 9 (7.14%) Firewall Engineer
7 8 (6.35%) Architect
7 8 (6.35%) Network Security Engineer
7 8 (6.35%) Technical Specialist
8 7 (5.56%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 7 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (4.76%) Developer
9 6 (4.76%) Linux Engineer
9 6 (4.76%) Senior Network Engineer
10 5 (3.97%) Azure Consultant
10 5 (3.97%) Network Design Engineer
11 4 (3.17%) DevOps Consultant
11 4 (3.17%) Infrastructure Architect
11 4 (3.17%) SharePoint Developer
11 4 (3.17%) SharePoint Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (17.46%) Web Services
2 19 (15.08%) LAMP
3 16 (12.70%) LAPP Stack
3 16 (12.70%) LEMP Stack
4 15 (11.90%) RabbitMQ
5 12 (9.52%) .NET
6 11 (8.73%) XML
7 9 (7.14%) J2EE
7 9 (7.14%) XSLT
8 6 (4.76%) JSON
8 6 (4.76%) Middleware
8 6 (4.76%) RESTful
8 6 (4.76%) SOAP
9 5 (3.97%) CSS
9 5 (3.97%) WCF
10 4 (3.17%) .NET Framework
10 4 (3.17%) ASP.NET
10 4 (3.17%) Entity Framework
10 4 (3.17%) HTML
10 4 (3.17%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 20 (15.87%) Data Centre
2 10 (7.94%) PKI
3 8 (6.35%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (4.76%) DataPower
5 5 (3.97%) N-Tier
6 3 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.38%) Clustering
7 2 (1.59%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.59%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.59%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.59%) Replication
7 2 (1.59%) User Experience
8 1 (0.79%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.79%) Eurex
8 1 (0.79%) FlexPod
8 1 (0.79%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.79%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.79%) VCE vBlock
8 1 (0.79%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 40 (31.75%) Linux
2 31 (24.60%) Windows
3 21 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 20 (15.87%) Ubuntu
5 19 (15.08%) CentOS
6 10 (7.94%) Unix
7 8 (6.35%) Solaris
8 6 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (3.17%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (2.38%) Windows XP
11 2 (1.59%) Windows 10
11 2 (1.59%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.79%) AIX
12 1 (0.79%) Mandriva Linux
12 1 (0.79%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (26.98%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (24.60%) DevOps
3 27 (21.43%) Continuous Delivery
3 27 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
4 23 (18.25%) Load Balancing
5 22 (17.46%) Scrum
6 18 (14.29%) Network Design
7 14 (11.11%) ITIL
8 13 (10.32%) OWASP
9 12 (9.52%) High Availability
10 10 (7.94%) BDD
10 10 (7.94%) Migration
10 10 (7.94%) Server Building
10 10 (7.94%) TDD
11 9 (7.14%) E-Commerce
12 8 (6.35%) Change Control
12 8 (6.35%) SDLC
13 7 (5.56%) Microservices
14 6 (4.76%) Project Management
15 5 (3.97%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 26 (20.63%) Perl
2 24 (19.05%) Python
3 21 (16.67%) Bash Shell
4 18 (14.29%) PowerShell
5 15 (11.90%) Java
6 12 (9.52%) PHP
7 9 (7.14%) Ruby
8 6 (4.76%) C
9 5 (3.97%) SQL
9 5 (3.97%) VBScript
10 4 (3.17%) C#
10 4 (3.17%) C++
10 4 (3.17%) JavaScript
10 4 (3.17%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.79%) Korn
Qualifications
1 27 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (14.29%) CCNP
3 15 (11.90%) Security Cleared
4 10 (7.94%) SC Cleared
5 9 (7.14%) CCNA
6 5 (3.97%) CCDP
7 4 (3.17%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (3.17%) CCSE
7 4 (3.17%) CCSP
7 4 (3.17%) CISSP
8 3 (2.38%) CCIE
8 3 (2.38%) Degree
9 2 (1.59%) BC Cleared
9 2 (1.59%) DV Cleared
9 2 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.79%) JNCIP
10 1 (0.79%) JNCIS
10 1 (0.79%) MCITP
10 1 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.59%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.79%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 25 (19.84%) Docker
2 22 (17.46%) Virtual Machines
3 19 (15.08%) Active Directory
4 18 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (9.52%) vCloud
6 7 (5.56%) Xen
7 4 (3.17%) Firmware
7 4 (3.17%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (2.38%) Hyper-V
8 3 (2.38%) KVM
9 2 (1.59%) vSphere
10 1 (0.79%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.79%) NFS
10 1 (0.79%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 19 (15.08%) Ansible
2 17 (13.49%) Kibana
2 17 (13.49%) logstash
2 17 (13.49%) ZABBIX
3 16 (12.70%) HAProxy
4 13 (10.32%) Puppet
5 12 (9.52%) Rundeck
5 12 (9.52%) Salt
6 7 (5.56%) SCCM
7 5 (3.97%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (2.38%) HP UCMDB
8 3 (2.38%) OPNET
9 2 (1.59%) CFEngine
9 2 (1.59%) Cisco CUCM
9 2 (1.59%) Microsoft Clustering
9 2 (1.59%) SCVMM
9 2 (1.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (0.79%) CA Single Sign-On
10 1 (0.79%) Cisco Prime
10 1 (0.79%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 42 (33.33%) Cisco
2 30 (23.81%) VMware
3 25 (19.84%) F5
3 25 (19.84%) Microsoft
3 25 (19.84%) Red Hat
4 20 (15.87%) CheckPoint
5 15 (11.90%) IBM
5 15 (11.90%) Splunk
6 12 (9.52%) Black Duck
6 12 (9.52%) HP
6 12 (9.52%) Oracle
6 12 (9.52%) Sonatype
6 12 (9.52%) Veracode
7 9 (7.14%) Google
8 8 (6.35%) Citrix
8 8 (6.35%) Juniper
9 6 (4.76%) Palo Alto
10 5 (3.97%) Blue Coat
11 4 (3.17%) Fortinet
11 4 (3.17%) NetApp
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