Period
to 25 June 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 25 June 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)
England > North West
6 months to
25 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 188 186 185
Rank change year-on-year -2 -1 +39
Contract jobs citing DMZ 9 30 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.17% 0.51% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.55% 3.93% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 16 8
North West median daily rate £406 £398 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.20% -4.79% -7.22%
10th Percentile £346 £321 £344
90th Percentile £456 £453 £553
England median daily rate £400 £450 £483
% change year-on-year -11.11% -6.74% +7.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £62.50 £50.00
% change year-on-year - +25.00% -

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 the North West with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 580 764 815
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 11.23% 12.93% 14.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 337 429 472
North West median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -3.03%
10th Percentile £200 £206 £233
90th Percentile £593 £575 £550
England median daily rate £434 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +2.06% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 88 77
North West median hourly rate £17.21 £17.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.21% +9.68% -
10th Percentile £12.92 £12.32 £10.50
90th Percentile £28.68 £39.13 £54.03
England median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -24.00%

DMZ
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing DMZ as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for DMZ in the North West

DMZ
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DMZ in the North West

DMZ
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DMZ in the North West over the 6 months to 25 June 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DMZ in the North West

DMZ
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing DMZ in the North West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for DMZ in the North West

DMZ
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DMZ within the North West region over the 6 months to 25 June 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire +3 7 £425 +16.44% 1
Lancashire -14 2 £375 -6.25%
DMZ
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 North West region with a requirement for DMZ.

1 5 (55.56%) Firewall
2 4 (44.44%) DHCP
2 4 (44.44%) DNS
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco
3 3 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (33.33%) Juniper
3 3 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 3 (33.33%) Middleware
3 3 (33.33%) OSPF
3 3 (33.33%) BGP
3 3 (33.33%) EIGRP
3 3 (33.33%) Mainframe
3 3 (33.33%) HTTPS
3 3 (33.33%) SSL
3 3 (33.33%) VPN
3 3 (33.33%) Java
3 3 (33.33%) Web Services
3 3 (33.33%) ITIL
3 3 (33.33%) Unix
3 3 (33.33%) Windows
3 3 (33.33%) GIS
3 3 (33.33%) Change Management
3 3 (33.33%) Finance
3 3 (33.33%) Clustering
3 3 (33.33%) LAN
3 3 (33.33%) Fortinet
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
4 2 (22.22%) Computer Security

DMZ
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 5 (55.56%) Firewall
2 4 (44.44%) DHCP
2 4 (44.44%) DNS
3 3 (33.33%) BGP
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (33.33%) EIGRP
3 3 (33.33%) HTTPS
3 3 (33.33%) LAN
3 3 (33.33%) OSPF
3 3 (33.33%) SSL
3 3 (33.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) GIS
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Network Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Administrator
3 2 (22.22%) Computer Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Security Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Security Support Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) IP Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) Middleware
1 3 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (33.33%) Clustering
1 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 3 (33.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Unix
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Change Management
1 3 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) Computer Security
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco
2 3 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 3 (33.33%) Fortinet
2 3 (33.33%) Juniper
3 2 (22.22%) Infoblox