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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Demilitarized Zone (DMZ)
Rank 597 605 562
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -43
Contract jobs citing DMZ 63 69 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.12% 0.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.72% 0.87% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 48 27
Median daily rate £463 £423 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.46% +10.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £482
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £395 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.43% +8.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London median 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
8753 7956 7528
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.21% 13.95% 13.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 5332 4551 3996
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 437 487 433
Median hourly rate £28.88 £20.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.85% +2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.73 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.75 £21.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+47.67% +7.50%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 -24 59 £469 +10.94% 11
London +9 34 £475 +5.55% 3
Yorkshire -21 10 £354 -1.73% 1
City of London +46 7 £450 -5.26% 2
North West -3 5 £375 -18.91%
South Yorkshire -6 5 £308 -31.66%
Sheffield -8 5 £308 -31.66%
Croydon -15 5 £480 +6.66% 1
West Yorkshire -27 5 £400 +11.11% 1
East Midlands - 5 £525 -
Northamptonshire - 5 £525 -
Northampton - 4 £525 -
South East -3 3 £406 -14.92% 3
Merseyside 0 2 - -
Manchester - 2 £375 -
Berkshire +1 1 - - 1
Leeds -29 1 - - 1
West Midlands - 1 £488 - 1
Wales - 1 £380 -
South Wales - 1 £380 -
Surrey - 1 £400 -
East Sussex - 1 £413 -
Bedfordshire - 1 - - 1
Romford - 1 £275 -
Liverpool - 1 - -
Lewes - 1 £413 -
Guildford - 1 £400 -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Caerphilly - 1 £380 -
Bracknell - 1 - -

DMZ
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 77 (65.25%) Firewall
2 45 (38.14%) VPN
3 34 (28.81%) Cisco
4 33 (27.97%) Windows
4 33 (27.97%) Linux
5 30 (25.42%) Agile Software Development
6 28 (23.73%) Network Security
7 27 (22.88%) DevOps
8 25 (21.19%) DNS
9 24 (20.34%) Microsoft
10 23 (19.49%) Active Directory
10 23 (19.49%) Finance
10 23 (19.49%) Docker
10 23 (19.49%) Continuous Delivery
10 23 (19.49%) Continuous Integration
10 23 (19.49%) Git (software)
11 22 (18.64%) VMware
11 22 (18.64%) Cisco Certification
11 22 (18.64%) Internet
11 22 (18.64%) Perl
11 22 (18.64%) SQL Server
12 21 (17.80%) F5
12 21 (17.80%) Windows Server
13 20 (16.95%) PowerShell
13 20 (16.95%) Web Services
13 20 (16.95%) Red Hat
14 19 (16.10%) Microsoft Azure
14 19 (16.10%) Data Centre
15 18 (15.25%) IBM
15 18 (15.25%) Java

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 15 (12.71%) IIS
2 14 (11.86%) Apache
3 13 (11.02%) Tomcat
4 12 (10.17%) nginx
5 11 (9.32%) Confluence
5 11 (9.32%) Mule ESB
6 10 (8.47%) JBoss
7 5 (4.24%) SharePoint
7 5 (4.24%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (3.39%) CMS
9 2 (1.69%) Jetty
9 2 (1.69%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (1.69%) WebSphere
9 2 (1.69%) WildFly
10 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.85%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.85%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (1.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.85%) MS Office
2 1 (0.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.69%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (1.69%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 19 (16.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (12.71%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (11.02%) IaaS
4 12 (10.17%) PaaS
5 11 (9.32%) Azure Active Directory
6 9 (7.63%) GitHub
7 7 (5.93%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (2.54%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 77 (65.25%) Firewall
2 45 (38.14%) VPN
3 28 (23.73%) Network Security
4 25 (21.19%) DNS
5 22 (18.64%) Internet
6 18 (15.25%) LAN
7 17 (14.41%) WAN
8 15 (12.71%) DHCP
9 14 (11.86%) IPsec
9 14 (11.86%) Reverse Proxy
10 13 (11.02%) Cisco ASA
11 10 (8.47%) Cisco Nexus
11 10 (8.47%) SAN
12 9 (7.63%) HTTP
12 9 (7.63%) SSL
13 8 (6.78%) Intrusion Detection
13 8 (6.78%) Wireless
14 7 (5.93%) TCP/IP
14 7 (5.93%) VLAN
15 6 (5.08%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (18.64%) SQL Server
2 17 (14.41%) MySQL
2 17 (14.41%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (9.32%) NoSQL
4 9 (7.63%) MongoDB
4 9 (7.63%) Redis
5 6 (5.08%) DB2
6 5 (4.24%) MariaDB
7 4 (3.39%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (1.69%) GIS
8 2 (1.69%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.69%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.69%) Oracle Discoverer
8 2 (1.69%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.85%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 23 (19.49%) Git (software)
2 13 (11.02%) Jenkins
3 11 (9.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 11 (9.32%) Gerrit
3 11 (9.32%) JIRA
3 11 (9.32%) Mercurial
3 11 (9.32%) Octopus Deploy
4 10 (8.47%) Artifactory
4 10 (8.47%) SonarQube
4 10 (8.47%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (1.69%) GitLab
5 2 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.85%) AppScan
6 1 (0.85%) MSI
6 1 (0.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 23 (19.49%) Finance
2 11 (9.32%) Banking
3 10 (8.47%) Law
3 10 (8.47%) Telecoms
4 5 (4.24%) Retail
5 2 (1.69%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.85%) Billing
6 1 (0.85%) French Language
6 1 (0.85%) German Language
6 1 (0.85%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.85%) Local Government
6 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.85%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 22 (18.64%) Network Engineer
2 17 (14.41%) Consultant
3 15 (12.71%) Security Engineer
4 9 (7.63%) DevOps Engineer
4 9 (7.63%) Technical Specialist
5 8 (6.78%) Azure Consultant
5 8 (6.78%) Firewall Engineer
5 8 (6.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (6.78%) Network Security Engineer
6 7 (5.93%) Architect
6 7 (5.93%) Cisco Engineer
7 6 (5.08%) Analyst
7 6 (5.08%) Developer
7 6 (5.08%) Linux Engineer
8 5 (4.24%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 5 (4.24%) Network Analyst
8 5 (4.24%) Network Design Engineer
9 4 (3.39%) Infrastructure Architect
9 4 (3.39%) Senior Network Engineer
9 4 (3.39%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (16.95%) Web Services
2 15 (12.71%) .NET
3 13 (11.02%) LAMP
4 12 (10.17%) LAPP Stack
4 12 (10.17%) LEMP Stack
5 11 (9.32%) RabbitMQ
5 11 (9.32%) XML
6 9 (7.63%) J2EE
6 9 (7.63%) XSLT
7 6 (5.08%) JSON
7 6 (5.08%) Middleware
7 6 (5.08%) RESTful
7 6 (5.08%) SOAP
8 5 (4.24%) WCF
9 4 (3.39%) .NET Framework
9 4 (3.39%) ASP.NET
9 4 (3.39%) CSS
9 4 (3.39%) Entity Framework
9 4 (3.39%) LINQ
9 4 (3.39%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 19 (16.10%) Data Centre
2 9 (7.63%) PKI
3 8 (6.78%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (4.24%) N-Tier
5 4 (3.39%) Clustering
5 4 (3.39%) DataPower
6 3 (2.54%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.54%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.69%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.69%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.69%) Replication
7 2 (1.69%) User Experience
8 1 (0.85%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.85%) Eurex
8 1 (0.85%) FlexPod
8 1 (0.85%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.85%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.85%) VCE vBlock
8 1 (0.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 33 (27.97%) Linux
1 33 (27.97%) Windows
2 21 (17.80%) Windows Server
3 13 (11.02%) CentOS
3 13 (11.02%) Ubuntu
4 12 (10.17%) Unix
5 8 (6.78%) Solaris
6 7 (5.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (5.93%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (4.24%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (2.54%) Windows 10
9 2 (1.69%) AIX
9 2 (1.69%) Windows 2000
9 2 (1.69%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (25.42%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (22.88%) DevOps
3 23 (19.49%) Continuous Delivery
3 23 (19.49%) Continuous Integration
4 18 (15.25%) Load Balancing
5 16 (13.56%) High Availability
6 14 (11.86%) Scrum
7 13 (11.02%) BDD
7 13 (11.02%) ITIL
7 13 (11.02%) Network Design
7 13 (11.02%) TDD
8 11 (9.32%) OWASP
8 11 (9.32%) Server Building
9 10 (8.47%) Migration
10 7 (5.93%) E-Commerce
10 7 (5.93%) Project Management
11 6 (5.08%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 5 (4.24%) Microservices
12 5 (4.24%) Performance Tuning
12 5 (4.24%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 22 (18.64%) Perl
2 20 (16.95%) PowerShell
3 18 (15.25%) Java
3 18 (15.25%) Python
4 15 (12.71%) Bash Shell
5 11 (9.32%) PHP
6 9 (7.63%) Ruby
7 7 (5.93%) C
8 6 (5.08%) VBScript
9 4 (3.39%) C#
9 4 (3.39%) C++
9 4 (3.39%) JavaScript
9 4 (3.39%) T-SQL
10 3 (2.54%) SQL
11 1 (0.85%) Korn
Qualifications
1 22 (18.64%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (12.71%) CCNP
2 15 (12.71%) Security Cleared
3 9 (7.63%) CCNA
3 9 (7.63%) SC Cleared
4 5 (4.24%) CISSP
5 4 (3.39%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (3.39%) CCDP
5 4 (3.39%) CCSE
5 4 (3.39%) CCSP
5 4 (3.39%) Degree
6 3 (2.54%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.69%) BC Cleared
7 2 (1.69%) CCIE
7 2 (1.69%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.69%) MCSA
8 1 (0.85%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.85%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 1 (0.85%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.69%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 23 (19.49%) Active Directory
1 23 (19.49%) Docker
2 15 (12.71%) Virtual Machines
3 12 (10.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (8.47%) vCloud
5 4 (3.39%) Firmware
5 4 (3.39%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (2.54%) Hyper-V
7 2 (1.69%) DFS Replication
7 2 (1.69%) KVM
7 2 (1.69%) vSphere
7 2 (1.69%) Xen
8 1 (0.85%) NFS
8 1 (0.85%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 16 (13.56%) Puppet
2 13 (11.02%) Ansible
3 12 (10.17%) Kibana
3 12 (10.17%) logstash
3 12 (10.17%) ZABBIX
4 11 (9.32%) HAProxy
4 11 (9.32%) Rundeck
4 11 (9.32%) Salt
5 6 (5.08%) SCCM
6 4 (3.39%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (2.54%) Microsoft Clustering
7 3 (2.54%) SCVMM
8 2 (1.69%) HP UCMDB
8 2 (1.69%) OPNET
8 2 (1.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 2 (1.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (1.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.85%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.85%) Nagios
9 1 (0.85%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 34 (28.81%) Cisco
2 24 (20.34%) Microsoft
3 22 (18.64%) VMware
4 21 (17.80%) F5
5 20 (16.95%) Red Hat
6 18 (15.25%) IBM
7 17 (14.41%) CheckPoint
7 17 (14.41%) Splunk
8 13 (11.02%) Oracle
9 10 (8.47%) Black Duck
9 10 (8.47%) HP
9 10 (8.47%) Sonatype
9 10 (8.47%) Veracode
10 9 (7.63%) Juniper
11 8 (6.78%) Palo Alto
12 7 (5.93%) Citrix
12 7 (5.93%) Google
13 5 (4.24%) Dell
14 4 (3.39%) NetApp
14 4 (3.39%) Sybase
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