Period
to 22 March 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire with a requirement for DMZ skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited DMZ over the 6 months to 22 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Demilitarized Zone (DMZ)
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
22 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 80 53 -
Rank change year-on-year -27 - -
Contract jobs citing DMZ 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 0.25% 0.60% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.57% 5.08% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Lancashire median daily rate £375 £420 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.71% - -
North West median daily rate £350 £350 £450
% change year-on-year - -22.22% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Lancashire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

DMZ is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Lancashire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 56 59 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 7.08% 11.87% 13.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 33 41
Lancashire median daily rate £450 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% - +42.86%
10th Percentile £263 £249 £115
90th Percentile £735 £602 £650
North West median daily rate £400 £395 £400
% change year-on-year +1.27% -1.25% -2.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 6
Lancashire median hourly rate £13.50 £10.75 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.58% -73.13% -
10th Percentile £13.25 £9.84 £10.63
90th Percentile £13.75 £43.00 £57.50
North West median hourly rate £17.41 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year +5.52% +3.13% -15.28%

DMZ
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

Job postings citing DMZ as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Lancashire.

Job vacancy trend for DMZ in Lancashire

DMZ
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing DMZ in Lancashire.

Contractor daily rate trend for DMZ in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 22 March 2019, IT contractor jobs citing DMZ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Lancashire region with a requirement for DMZ.

1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Security

DMZ
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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 2 (100.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Security Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Security Support Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Support Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Security