Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 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)
England > South East
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 361 376 380
Rank change year-on-year +15 +4 -43
Contract jobs citing DMZ 10 9 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.060% 0.054% 0.092%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.34% 0.28% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 10
South East median daily rate £469 £413 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.64% +6.45% -8.82%
10th Percentile £250 £350 £230
90th Percentile £550 £475 £575
England median daily rate £450 £475 £425
% change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England 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 the South East with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 2922 3169 3564
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.50% 18.93% 18.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1575 1804 1905
South East median daily rate £390 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £185 £230 £225
90th Percentile £550 £530 £500
England median daily rate £403 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +0.63% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 155 221 245
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £25.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.37% +13.33% +25.00%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.75 £11.81
90th Percentile £46.10 £53.75 £47.83
England median hourly rate £18.70 £22.84 £20.50
% change year-on-year -18.11% +11.39% +2.50%

DMZ
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing DMZ as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DMZ in the South East over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 18 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
Berkshire +14 5 £588 +23.68%
Thames Valley -11 5 £588 +42.42%
Hampshire - 4 £469 -
Surrey - 1 £265 -
DMZ
England

For the 6 months to 18 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 South East region with a requirement for DMZ.

1 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (40.00%) Cisco
2 4 (40.00%) Firewall
3 3 (30.00%) IPsec
3 3 (30.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (30.00%) Linux
3 3 (30.00%) Information Security
3 3 (30.00%) PKI
3 3 (30.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (30.00%) OpenStack
3 3 (30.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (20.00%) Regulatory Compliance
4 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (20.00%) Palo Alto
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (20.00%) ServiceNow
4 2 (20.00%) HAProxy
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco ISE
4 2 (20.00%) Collaborative Working
4 2 (20.00%) nginx
4 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (20.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (20.00%) Security Architecture
4 2 (20.00%) Network Management
4 2 (20.00%) F5
4 2 (20.00%) Red Hat

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 3 (30.00%) OpenStack
2 2 (20.00%) Apache
2 2 (20.00%) IIS
2 2 (20.00%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) Firewall
2 3 (30.00%) IPsec
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco ISE
3 2 (20.00%) LDAP
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (10.00%) DNS
4 1 (10.00%) Extranet
4 1 (10.00%) Intranet
4 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (10.00%) VLAN
4 1 (10.00%) VPN
General
1 2 (20.00%) Retail
1 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Architect
1 6 (60.00%) Security Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Information Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Information Security Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Integration Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Network Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Network Security Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Software Integration Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Hardware Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Hardware Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) IT Architect
3 1 (10.00%) IT Security Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Software Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 3 (30.00%) PKI
2 2 (20.00%) CMDB
3 1 (10.00%) Clustering
3 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Linux
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 3 (30.00%) Information Security
1 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (20.00%) Collaborative Working
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Network Management
2 2 (20.00%) Regulatory Compliance
2 2 (20.00%) Security Architecture
3 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (10.00%) Network Segmentation
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Security Monitoring
3 1 (10.00%) Server Hardening
3 1 (10.00%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (20.00%) PHP
1 2 (20.00%) Python
1 2 (20.00%) Ruby
2 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (10.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) UAG
2 1 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (10.00%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) HAProxy
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (10.00%) PowerCLI
2 1 (10.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Cisco
2 3 (30.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (20.00%) F5
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle
3 2 (20.00%) Palo Alto
3 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (20.00%) ServiceNow
3 2 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (10.00%) HP
4 1 (10.00%) Intel