The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 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 26 April 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 / Yorkshire
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 120 132 140
Rank change year-on-year +12 +8  
Contract jobs citing DMZ 2 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.094% 0.34% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.68% 2.56% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Median daily rate £480 £390 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.07% +0.64%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £415 £400
% change year-on-year -1.20% +3.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 - £21.50

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 293 391 436
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 13.78% 13.34% 14.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 237 286
Median daily rate £420 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +33.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £263 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +6.89% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 32 26
Median hourly rate £17.39 £14.00 £16.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.21% -16.26%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.20 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.41 £41.50 £47.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -28.57% +16.66%  

DMZ
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Yorkshire 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 Yorkshire

DMZ
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DMZ in Yorkshire

DMZ
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DMZ in Yorkshire over the 3 months to 26 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DMZ in Yorkshire

DMZ
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DMZ within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 26 April 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
West Yorkshire +11 1 £360 -7.69%
South Yorkshire +3 1 £600 -
DMZ
England

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for DMZ.

1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) SUSE
2 1 (50.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) ISSAP
2 1 (50.00%) ISSEP
2 1 (50.00%) Facilities Management
2 1 (50.00%) VLAN
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (50.00%) CentOS
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) KVM
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) KYC
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 1 (50.00%) IISP
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) IIS

DMZ
Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire 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 (50.00%) IIS
1 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) LDAP
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) VLAN
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) AIX
1 1 (50.00%) CentOS
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Solaris
1 1 (50.00%) SUSE
1 1 (50.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Capacity Management
1 1 (50.00%) Facilities Management
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) KYC
1 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
1 1 (50.00%) CCSP
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) CISSP
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) IISP
1 1 (50.00%) ISSAP
1 1 (50.00%) ISSEP
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (50.00%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (50.00%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Dell
1 1 (50.00%) Hitachi
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) NetApp
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (50.00%) Sun
1 1 (50.00%) Veritas