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 January 2017 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 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Demilitarized Zone (DMZ)
UK
Rank 534 553 549
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -4
Contract jobs citing DMZ 59 59 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.12% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.86% 0.81% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 25 30
Median daily rate £475 £345 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.78% -23.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £293 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £542 £575 £504
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £325 £448
% change year-on-year
+42.46% -27.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Median hourly rate - £26.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -38.82%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £39.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.23%

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
6862 7277 7379
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.30% 14.55% 14.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 4188 4236 4168
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 352 359 407
Median hourly rate £28.00 £27.50 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% +15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.07 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

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 January 2017.

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 January 2017. 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 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 +28 56 £475 +8.57% 9
London +7 33 £475 +11.76% 4
South West +14 10 £451 -
Wiltshire +7 8 £413 -
South East +7 5 £462 -2.84%
Swindon +7 4 £413 -
North West +23 3 £575 - 3
City of London +4 3 £494 -1.25%
West Midlands -2 3 £540 -
Hampshire +5 2 £462 -14.13%
Coventry -15 2 £540 -
Scotland - 2 - - 1
Cheshire +26 1 - -
Manchester +10 1 - - 3
Bristol +6 1 £750 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 - -
Croydon - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 - -
Merseyside - 1 £575 -
Liverpool - 1 £575 -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Warrington - 1 - -
Brighton - 1 - -
Billericay - 1 - -
Corsham - 1 - -
Channel Islands - 1 £290 -
Edinburgh - 1 - - 1
Glasgow - 1 - -
East of England - 1 - -

DMZ
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 80 (55.56%) Firewall
2 58 (40.28%) Cisco
3 47 (32.64%) VPN
4 36 (25.00%) WAN
5 35 (24.31%) Microsoft
6 34 (23.61%) LAN
7 32 (22.22%) Linux
7 32 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
8 31 (21.53%) Data Centre
9 30 (20.83%) Cisco Certification
9 30 (20.83%) CheckPoint
10 29 (20.14%) VMware
10 29 (20.14%) Network Security
11 27 (18.75%) Tomcat
12 26 (18.06%) Windows
13 25 (17.36%) Scrum
13 25 (17.36%) VMware Infrastructure
14 24 (16.67%) Internet
15 23 (15.97%) Active Directory
15 23 (15.97%) Python
15 23 (15.97%) Apache
15 23 (15.97%) Git (software)
15 23 (15.97%) Continuous Integration
15 23 (15.97%) Load Balancing
16 22 (15.28%) DevOps
16 22 (15.28%) NoSQL
16 22 (15.28%) OSPF
17 21 (14.58%) SAN
17 21 (14.58%) Continuous Delivery
17 21 (14.58%) SC Cleared

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 27 (18.75%) Tomcat
2 23 (15.97%) Apache
3 16 (11.11%) nginx
4 15 (10.42%) Mule ESB
5 14 (9.72%) Jetty
5 14 (9.72%) SharePoint
5 14 (9.72%) WildFly
6 10 (6.94%) IIS
7 7 (4.86%) SharePoint 2013
8 6 (4.17%) Confluence
8 6 (4.17%) MS Exchange
8 6 (4.17%) WebLogic
9 4 (2.78%) JBoss
9 4 (2.78%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (2.78%) SharePoint Server
9 4 (2.78%) WebSphere
10 3 (2.08%) Skype for Business
10 3 (2.08%) WebSphere Application Server
11 2 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (2.78%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.39%) MS Office
3 1 (0.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (6.25%) Oracle Applications
1 9 (6.25%) Oracle EBS
1 9 (6.25%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 14 (9.72%) IaaS
1 14 (9.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (9.03%) PaaS
3 10 (6.94%) Office 365
4 9 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (3.47%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (2.78%) GitHub
6 4 (2.78%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.39%) OneDrive
7 2 (1.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 80 (55.56%) Firewall
2 47 (32.64%) VPN
3 36 (25.00%) WAN
4 34 (23.61%) LAN
5 29 (20.14%) Network Security
6 24 (16.67%) Internet
7 22 (15.28%) OSPF
8 21 (14.58%) SAN
9 19 (13.19%) Cisco ASA
10 18 (12.50%) Reverse Proxy
11 16 (11.11%) Wireless
12 15 (10.42%) IPsec
13 13 (9.03%) VoIP
14 12 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
14 12 (8.33%) Cisco Wireless
14 12 (8.33%) MPLS
14 12 (8.33%) Spanning Tree
14 12 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
15 11 (7.64%) TCP/IP
15 11 (7.64%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (15.28%) NoSQL
2 19 (13.19%) MySQL
3 18 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
4 12 (8.33%) SQL Server
5 9 (6.25%) Oracle BI EE
6 6 (4.17%) Oracle Database
7 4 (2.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 4 (2.78%) MongoDB
7 4 (2.78%) Redis
7 4 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.69%) GIS
Development Applications
1 23 (15.97%) Git (software)
2 20 (13.89%) Jenkins
3 18 (12.50%) Mercurial
4 17 (11.81%) Gerrit
5 13 (9.03%) GitLab
6 8 (5.56%) JIRA
7 4 (2.78%) Artifactory
7 4 (2.78%) SonarQube
7 4 (2.78%) Sonatype Nexus
8 3 (2.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (1.39%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (1.39%) Subversion
9 2 (1.39%) Visual Studio
9 2 (1.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 19 (13.19%) Finance
2 15 (10.42%) Banking
3 7 (4.86%) Retail
4 5 (3.47%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.78%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.08%) Front Office
7 2 (1.39%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.39%) Publishing
8 1 (0.69%) Billing
8 1 (0.69%) Legal
8 1 (0.69%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.69%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 39 (27.08%) Architect
2 29 (20.14%) Network Engineer
3 18 (12.50%) Network Architect
3 18 (12.50%) Security Architect
4 12 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
5 11 (7.64%) Network Support
5 11 (7.64%) Senior Network Engineer
5 11 (7.64%) Support Engineer
6 10 (6.94%) Analyst
6 10 (6.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 10 (6.94%) Network Security Architect
7 9 (6.25%) DBA
7 9 (6.25%) Oracle Applications DBA
7 9 (6.25%) Oracle DBA
7 9 (6.25%) Voice Engineer
7 9 (6.25%) Voice Network Engineer
8 8 (5.56%) Cisco Engineer
8 8 (5.56%) Senior Network Support
9 7 (4.86%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 7 (4.86%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (13.19%) LAMP
2 16 (11.11%) LAPP Stack
2 16 (11.11%) LEMP Stack
3 15 (10.42%) RabbitMQ
4 9 (6.25%) J2EE
5 5 (3.47%) .NET
6 4 (2.78%) 802.1X
6 4 (2.78%) OAuth
6 4 (2.78%) SAML
6 4 (2.78%) Web Services
7 3 (2.08%) CSS
7 3 (2.08%) XMPP
8 2 (1.39%) ASP.NET
8 2 (1.39%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (1.39%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (1.39%) HTML
8 2 (1.39%) jQuery
8 2 (1.39%) Middleware
8 2 (1.39%) REST
8 2 (1.39%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 31 (21.53%) Data Centre
2 9 (6.25%) Video Conferencing
3 8 (5.56%) PKI
4 7 (4.86%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 7 (4.86%) EMC VNX
5 6 (4.17%) Clustering
6 3 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.39%) CESG
7 2 (1.39%) DataPower
7 2 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.39%) HP Storage
7 2 (1.39%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.69%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.69%) Cyber Attack
8 1 (0.69%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.69%) FlexPod
8 1 (0.69%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.69%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.69%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.69%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 32 (22.22%) Linux
2 26 (18.06%) Windows
3 19 (13.19%) Ubuntu
3 19 (13.19%) Unix
4 18 (12.50%) CentOS
5 14 (9.72%) Windows Server
6 11 (7.64%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (2.08%) AIX
8 3 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (2.08%) Solaris
9 1 (0.69%) Mandriva Linux
9 1 (0.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (17.36%) Scrum
3 23 (15.97%) Continuous Integration
3 23 (15.97%) Load Balancing
4 22 (15.28%) DevOps
5 21 (14.58%) Continuous Delivery
6 18 (12.50%) ITIL
7 14 (9.72%) PRINCE2
8 13 (9.03%) Migration
8 13 (9.03%) Network Design
9 12 (8.33%) TOGAF
10 11 (7.64%) Investment Management
11 10 (6.94%) Asset Management
12 9 (6.25%) ERP
12 9 (6.25%) SDLC
13 8 (5.56%) High Availability
13 8 (5.56%) Workflow
14 7 (4.86%) Technical Architecture
14 7 (4.86%) Waterfall
15 6 (4.17%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 23 (15.97%) Python
2 19 (13.19%) Bash Shell
2 19 (13.19%) Perl
3 12 (8.33%) PowerShell
4 11 (7.64%) SQL
5 7 (4.86%) Java
6 5 (3.47%) JavaScript
6 5 (3.47%) PHP
7 3 (2.08%) Jython
8 2 (1.39%) C
8 2 (1.39%) C#
8 2 (1.39%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 30 (20.83%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (14.58%) SC Cleared
2 21 (14.58%) Security Cleared
3 16 (11.11%) CCNP
4 8 (5.56%) CCSA
5 7 (4.86%) CCNA
6 4 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (2.78%) MCSD
6 4 (2.78%) MCSE
6 4 (2.78%) MCTS
6 4 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (2.78%) PMI Certification
6 4 (2.78%) PMP
7 3 (2.08%) CCIE
7 3 (2.08%) CISA
7 3 (2.08%) CISSP
7 3 (2.08%) IIBA
7 3 (2.08%) ISEB
7 3 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.69%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.78%) QA
2 2 (1.39%) SLA
3 1 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.69%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 25 (17.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (15.97%) Active Directory
3 20 (13.89%) Virtual Machines
4 19 (13.19%) Docker
5 14 (9.72%) Xen
6 7 (4.86%) VMware ESX
7 5 (3.47%) DFS Replication
7 5 (3.47%) XenApp
8 3 (2.08%) Hyper-V
8 3 (2.08%) vCloud
9 2 (1.39%) SRDF
9 2 (1.39%) Terminal Services
9 2 (1.39%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (1.39%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.69%) BIND 9
10 1 (0.69%) Firmware
10 1 (0.69%) KVM
10 1 (0.69%) ProxySG
10 1 (0.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (12.50%) Ansible
2 17 (11.81%) Kibana
2 17 (11.81%) logstash
2 17 (11.81%) ZABBIX
3 16 (11.11%) HAProxy
4 7 (4.86%) FortiGate
5 6 (4.17%) CA Single Sign-On
5 6 (4.17%) Puppet
5 6 (4.17%) SCCM
6 5 (3.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 4 (2.78%) Cisco CUCM
7 4 (2.78%) Rundeck
7 4 (2.78%) Salt
8 3 (2.08%) Cisco UCCX
9 2 (1.39%) Cacti
9 2 (1.39%) CFEngine
9 2 (1.39%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (1.39%) WhatsUp Gold
10 1 (0.69%) OPNET
10 1 (0.69%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 58 (40.28%) Cisco
2 35 (24.31%) Microsoft
3 30 (20.83%) CheckPoint
4 29 (20.14%) VMware
5 19 (13.19%) Red Hat
6 16 (11.11%) Citrix
7 15 (10.42%) HP
8 13 (9.03%) Oracle
9 11 (7.64%) EMC
9 11 (7.64%) F5
10 9 (6.25%) 3PAR
10 9 (6.25%) Hyperion
11 7 (4.86%) IBM
12 6 (4.17%) CA
12 6 (4.17%) Juniper
12 6 (4.17%) Palo Alto
13 5 (3.47%) Altiris
13 5 (3.47%) Splunk
14 4 (2.78%) Google
14 4 (2.78%) NetApp
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