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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Demilitarized Zone (DMZ)
Rank 596 572 572
Rank change year-on-year
-24 0
Contract jobs citing DMZ 52 63 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.096% 0.11% 0.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.60% 0.79% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 39 30
Median daily rate £450 £400 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £312 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £505 £496
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £400 £356
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +12.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
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
8736 7935 7302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.18% 14.39% 13.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 5290 4471 3911
Median daily rate £390 £355 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.85% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £213 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 431 469 401
Median hourly rate £28.50 £23.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.91% +21.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £47.50 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+26.00% +38.88%

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 June 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 June 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 -19 48 £450 +12.50% 5
London -7 20 £480 +12.94% 1
Yorkshire -16 13 £390 +0.64%
West Yorkshire -21 8 £395 +1.93%
Croydon -11 7 £480 +16.36%
Sheffield - 5 £308 -
Northamptonshire - 5 £525 -
East Midlands - 5 £525 -
South Yorkshire - 5 £308 -
City of London +35 4 £450 +9.75%
Northampton - 4 £525 -
South East -3 3 £413 +3.12%
North West -7 3 - - 2
West Midlands - 3 £469 -
Leeds -30 2 £390 +0.64%
Merseyside - 2 - - 2
Surrey -6 1 £400 -
Berkshire -8 1 £440 -20.00%
East Sussex - 1 £413 -
Liverpool - 1 - - 2
Caerphilly - 1 £380 -
Dorset - 1 £335 -
South Wales - 1 £380 -
Coventry - 1 £450 -
Worcestershire - 1 - -
South West - 1 £335 - 1
Worcester - 1 - -
Guildford - 1 £400 -
Lewes - 1 £413 -
Edinburgh - 1 - -

DMZ
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 66 (62.86%) Firewall
2 38 (36.19%) VPN
3 31 (29.52%) Windows
4 27 (25.71%) Cisco
4 27 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (24.76%) Internet
6 24 (22.86%) Linux
6 24 (22.86%) DevOps
7 23 (21.90%) Microsoft
8 21 (20.00%) SQL Server
8 21 (20.00%) Finance
8 21 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
8 21 (20.00%) Network Security
8 21 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
8 21 (20.00%) Docker
8 21 (20.00%) Git (software)
8 21 (20.00%) Data Centre
8 21 (20.00%) Windows Server
9 20 (19.05%) PowerShell
9 20 (19.05%) Web Services
9 20 (19.05%) Active Directory
10 19 (18.10%) LAN
10 19 (18.10%) Microsoft Azure
11 18 (17.14%) F5
11 18 (17.14%) WAN
11 18 (17.14%) DNS
12 17 (16.19%) Java
12 17 (16.19%) Load Balancing
13 16 (15.24%) VMware
13 16 (15.24%) IBM

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 (14.29%) IIS
2 11 (10.48%) Confluence
3 10 (9.52%) Apache
3 10 (9.52%) nginx
3 10 (9.52%) Tomcat
4 9 (8.57%) JBoss
4 9 (8.57%) Mule ESB
5 5 (4.76%) SharePoint
5 5 (4.76%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (3.81%) CMS
7 2 (1.90%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (1.90%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.95%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.95%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (0.95%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.90%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (1.90%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 19 (18.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (12.38%) IaaS
4 12 (11.43%) PaaS
5 11 (10.48%) Azure Active Directory
6 9 (8.57%) GitHub
7 7 (6.67%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (2.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 66 (62.86%) Firewall
2 38 (36.19%) VPN
3 26 (24.76%) Internet
4 21 (20.00%) Network Security
5 19 (18.10%) LAN
6 18 (17.14%) DNS
6 18 (17.14%) WAN
7 14 (13.33%) Reverse Proxy
8 12 (11.43%) DHCP
8 12 (11.43%) IPsec
8 12 (11.43%) Wireless
9 10 (9.52%) Cisco ASA
10 9 (8.57%) HTTP
11 8 (7.62%) MPLS
11 8 (7.62%) SAN
12 7 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
12 7 (6.67%) Intrusion Detection
13 6 (5.71%) HTTPS
14 5 (4.76%) BGP
14 5 (4.76%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (13.33%) MySQL
2 14 (13.33%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (8.57%) MongoDB
3 9 (8.57%) NoSQL
3 9 (8.57%) Redis
4 6 (5.71%) DB2
5 4 (3.81%) MariaDB
5 4 (3.81%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (1.90%) GIS
6 2 (1.90%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.90%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.90%) Oracle Discoverer
6 2 (1.90%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.95%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 21 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 11 (10.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 11 (10.48%) Jenkins
2 11 (10.48%) JIRA
2 11 (10.48%) Octopus Deploy
3 10 (9.52%) Artifactory
3 10 (9.52%) SonarQube
3 10 (9.52%) Sonatype Nexus
4 9 (8.57%) Gerrit
4 9 (8.57%) Mercurial
5 2 (1.90%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.95%) AppScan
6 1 (0.95%) MSI
6 1 (0.95%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 21 (20.00%) Finance
2 10 (9.52%) Law
3 8 (7.62%) Banking
4 7 (6.67%) Telecoms
5 5 (4.76%) Retail
6 2 (1.90%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.95%) French Language
7 1 (0.95%) German Language
7 1 (0.95%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.95%) Local Government
7 1 (0.95%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.95%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 18 (17.14%) Network Engineer
2 17 (16.19%) Consultant
3 12 (11.43%) Security Engineer
4 10 (9.52%) Technical Specialist
5 9 (8.57%) Architect
6 8 (7.62%) Azure Consultant
7 7 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
7 7 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
8 6 (5.71%) Developer
8 6 (5.71%) Infrastructure Architect
8 6 (5.71%) Linux Engineer
8 6 (5.71%) Network Security Engineer
9 5 (4.76%) Analyst
9 5 (4.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 5 (4.76%) Firewall Engineer
10 4 (3.81%) Network Analyst
10 4 (3.81%) SharePoint Developer
10 4 (3.81%) SharePoint Specialist
10 4 (3.81%) Wintel Engineer
11 3 (2.86%) Network Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (19.05%) Web Services
2 15 (14.29%) .NET
3 10 (9.52%) LAMP
3 10 (9.52%) LAPP Stack
3 10 (9.52%) LEMP Stack
4 9 (8.57%) J2EE
4 9 (8.57%) RabbitMQ
5 7 (6.67%) XML
6 6 (5.71%) JSON
7 5 (4.76%) WCF
7 5 (4.76%) XSLT
8 4 (3.81%) .NET Framework
8 4 (3.81%) ASP.NET
8 4 (3.81%) Entity Framework
8 4 (3.81%) HTML
8 4 (3.81%) LINQ
8 4 (3.81%) REST
9 3 (2.86%) Backbone.js
9 3 (2.86%) HTML5
9 3 (2.86%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 21 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 9 (8.57%) PKI
3 8 (7.62%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (3.81%) Clustering
4 4 (3.81%) N-Tier
5 3 (2.86%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.90%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.90%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.90%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.90%) Replication
6 2 (1.90%) Statistics
6 2 (1.90%) User Experience
7 1 (0.95%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.95%) DataPower
7 1 (0.95%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.95%) Eurex
7 1 (0.95%) FlexPod
7 1 (0.95%) VCE vBlock
7 1 (0.95%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.95%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 31 (29.52%) Windows
2 24 (22.86%) Linux
3 21 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 11 (10.48%) CentOS
4 11 (10.48%) Ubuntu
5 8 (7.62%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (6.67%) Solaris
6 7 (6.67%) Unix
7 6 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (2.86%) Windows 10
9 2 (1.90%) AIX
9 2 (1.90%) Windows 2000
9 2 (1.90%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.90%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.90%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (22.86%) DevOps
3 21 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 21 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (16.19%) Load Balancing
5 16 (15.24%) High Availability
6 13 (12.38%) BDD
6 13 (12.38%) Server Building
6 13 (12.38%) TDD
7 12 (11.43%) Scrum
8 11 (10.48%) Migration
9 10 (9.52%) ITIL
9 10 (9.52%) OWASP
10 8 (7.62%) Network Design
11 5 (4.76%) Data Security
11 5 (4.76%) Network Architecture
11 5 (4.76%) Penetration Testing
11 5 (4.76%) Project Management
11 5 (4.76%) Validation
11 5 (4.76%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 20 (19.05%) PowerShell
2 17 (16.19%) Java
3 15 (14.29%) Perl
3 15 (14.29%) Python
4 12 (11.43%) Bash Shell
5 11 (10.48%) PHP
6 9 (8.57%) Ruby
7 7 (6.67%) C
8 6 (5.71%) VBScript
9 4 (3.81%) C#
9 4 (3.81%) C++
9 4 (3.81%) JavaScript
9 4 (3.81%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.90%) SQL
11 1 (0.95%) Korn
Qualifications
1 15 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 15 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 9 (8.57%) SC Cleared
3 8 (7.62%) CCNP
4 7 (6.67%) CISSP
5 5 (4.76%) CCNA
6 4 (3.81%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (3.81%) Degree
7 3 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (1.90%) BC Cleared
8 2 (1.90%) CCDP
8 2 (1.90%) CCIE
8 2 (1.90%) CCSE
8 2 (1.90%) CCSP
8 2 (1.90%) CISM
8 2 (1.90%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.90%) MCSA
9 1 (0.95%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.95%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 1 (0.95%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.90%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 21 (20.00%) Docker
2 20 (19.05%) Active Directory
3 12 (11.43%) Virtual Machines
4 10 (9.52%) vCloud
5 6 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (3.81%) Firmware
6 4 (3.81%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (2.86%) Hyper-V
8 2 (1.90%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.95%) KVM
9 1 (0.95%) NFS
9 1 (0.95%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.95%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (15.24%) Puppet
2 11 (10.48%) Ansible
2 11 (10.48%) Rundeck
2 11 (10.48%) Salt
3 10 (9.52%) Kibana
3 10 (9.52%) logstash
3 10 (9.52%) ZABBIX
4 9 (8.57%) HAProxy
5 6 (5.71%) SCCM
6 4 (3.81%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (2.86%) Microsoft Clustering
7 3 (2.86%) SCVMM
8 2 (1.90%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 2 (1.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (1.90%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.95%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.95%) HP Fortify
9 1 (0.95%) Nagios
9 1 (0.95%) OPNET
9 1 (0.95%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 27 (25.71%) Cisco
2 23 (21.90%) Microsoft
3 18 (17.14%) F5
4 16 (15.24%) IBM
4 16 (15.24%) VMware
5 14 (13.33%) Red Hat
5 14 (13.33%) Splunk
6 11 (10.48%) CheckPoint
6 11 (10.48%) Oracle
6 11 (10.48%) Palo Alto
7 10 (9.52%) Black Duck
7 10 (9.52%) Sonatype
7 10 (9.52%) Veracode
8 8 (7.62%) Juniper
9 7 (6.67%) Google
10 6 (5.71%) HP
11 5 (4.76%) Fortinet
12 4 (3.81%) Citrix
12 4 (3.81%) Sybase
13 3 (2.86%) Dell
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