Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 November 2017 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)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 182 180 193
Rank change year-on-year -2 +13 -11
Contract jobs citing DMZ 6 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.12% 0.023% 0.033%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.99% 0.14% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Scotland median daily rate £620 - £381
UK median daily rate £450 £475 £413
% change year-on-year -5.26% +15.15% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £50.00 £36.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year +38.89% -7.69% +0.65%

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 Scotland with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 607 722 693
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 12.03% 16.61% 11.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 325 434 305
Scotland median daily rate £363 £340 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.62% +3.03% +1.54%
10th Percentile £150 £210 £167
90th Percentile £541 £450 £463
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 24 32
Scotland median hourly rate £28.13 £30.00 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +73.91% -42.50%
10th Percentile £11.53 £13.50 £12.35
90th Percentile £47.18 £47.90 £40.23
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £23.88 £20.71
% change year-on-year -20.42% +15.31% +3.53%

DMZ
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for DMZ in Scotland

DMZ
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DMZ in Scotland

DMZ
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DMZ within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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
Edinburgh -11 4 £620 - 1
Glasgow - 2 - -
DMZ
UK

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 across the Scotland region with a requirement for DMZ.

1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (33.33%) FireEye
3 2 (33.33%) Network Security
3 2 (33.33%) M86 Security
3 2 (33.33%) SIEM
3 2 (33.33%) Rackspace
3 2 (33.33%) Banking
3 2 (33.33%) Asset Management
3 2 (33.33%) Network Design
3 2 (33.33%) Sourcefire
3 2 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (33.33%) PKI
3 2 (33.33%) Fortinet
3 2 (33.33%) COBIT
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) Perl
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Python
3 2 (33.33%) IBM
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) Citrix
3 2 (33.33%) Juniper
3 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 2 (33.33%) Bloomberg
3 2 (33.33%) Firewall
3 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (33.33%) Anomaly Detection
3 2 (33.33%) Lancope
3 2 (33.33%) Matrix Organization

DMZ
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 2 (33.33%) Apache Airflow
2 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Firewall
1 2 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (33.33%) Network Security
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Banking
2 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Deployment Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) IT Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) IT Security Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Security Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Security Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Web Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (33.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Anomaly Detection
1 2 (33.33%) Asset Management
1 2 (33.33%) Matrix Organization
1 2 (33.33%) Network Design
1 2 (33.33%) SIEM
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (16.67%) Identity Access Management
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security
2 1 (16.67%) Multithreading
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Perl
1 2 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) COBIT
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Bloomberg
1 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
1 2 (33.33%) Citrix
1 2 (33.33%) FireEye
1 2 (33.33%) Fortinet
1 2 (33.33%) IBM
1 2 (33.33%) Juniper
1 2 (33.33%) Lancope
1 2 (33.33%) M86 Security
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (33.33%) Rackspace
1 2 (33.33%) Sourcefire
1 2 (33.33%) VMware