The table below looks at the statistics for DMZ skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DMZ over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Demilitarized Zone (DMZ)
Rank 145 - 121
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing DMZ 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.032% - 0.084%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.22% - 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Median daily rate £488 - £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £395 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.43% +8.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
DMZ
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
465 266 362
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.71% 11.16% 15.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 144 172
Median daily rate £350 £320 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £200 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £466 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 26 31
Median hourly rate £36.25 £20.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.25% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £43.78 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+39.37% +7.62%

DMZ
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing DMZ as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

DMZ Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

DMZ
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DMZ across the West Midlands region.

DMZ Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

DMZ
Top 21 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for DMZ.

1 2 (66.67%) Network Design
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) French Language
2 1 (33.33%) German Language
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) Time Management
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Build Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Converged Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) VCE vBlock
2 1 (33.33%) vRealize
2 1 (33.33%) Virtual Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) SSL
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) IPsec
2 1 (33.33%) VMware

DMZ
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) IPsec
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) Network Security
1 1 (33.33%) SSL
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
General
1 1 (33.33%) French Language
1 1 (33.33%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Designer
1 1 (33.33%) Network Designer
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) VCE vBlock
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Network Design
2 1 (33.33%) Build Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Converged Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Time Management
2 1 (33.33%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) vRealize
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) VMware