The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for DMZ skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited DMZ over the 3 months to 25 June 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)
England / South East
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 235 274 262
Rank change year-on-year +39 -12  
Contract jobs citing DMZ 3 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.039% 0.034% 0.085%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.23% 0.18% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 7
Median daily rate £463 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.12% +3.12%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £418 £440 £395
% change year-on-year -5.11% +11.39%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 - -

DMZ is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 1312 1705 1827
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 17.18% 19.35% 19.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 714 945 894
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 119 124
Median hourly rate £22.50 £36.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.50% +2.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.49 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £49.46 £41.29
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -11.11% +26.00%  

DMZ
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing DMZ as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for DMZ in the South East

DMZ
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DMZ in the South East

DMZ
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DMZ in the South East

DMZ
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DMZ within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
Surrey +3 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 £463 - 2
DMZ
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 South East region with a requirement for DMZ.

1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Client/Server
2 2 (50.00%) Ethernet
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (50.00%) Information Management
3 1 (25.00%) WSUS
3 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Modbus
3 1 (25.00%) Profibus
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (25.00%) PowerCLI
3 1 (25.00%) Thales
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Clustering
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP

DMZ
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 1 (25.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) Extranet
2 1 (25.00%) Intranet
2 1 (25.00%) Modbus
2 1 (25.00%) Profibus
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Hardware Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Hardware Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) IT Architect
2 1 (25.00%) IT Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Project Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Client/Server
1 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Information Management
2 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) ISA Server
2 1 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 1 (25.00%) PowerCLI
1 1 (25.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Intel
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Thales
2 1 (25.00%) VMware