The table below looks at the statistics for DMZ skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DMZ over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Demilitarized Zone (DMZ)
Rank 160 195 199
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +4
Contract jobs citing DMZ 4 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.12% 0.052% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.87% 0.40% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 5
Median daily rate £450 £320 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.62% -24.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £320 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £320 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £395 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.39% +12.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
DMZ
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
462 744 691
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.91% 12.78% 11.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 364 550 495
Median daily rate £463 £417 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.04% +11.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £298 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £550 £536
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 25 17
Median hourly rate £19.00 £18.34 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.59% -8.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.90 £16.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.60 £30.01 £51.16
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.33 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+24.35% +40.72%

DMZ
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing DMZ as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

DMZ Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

DMZ
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DMZ across the City of London region.

DMZ Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

DMZ
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DMZ across the City of London region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016.

DMZ Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

DMZ
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DMZ across the City of London region.

DMZ Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

DMZ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, 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 City of London region with a requirement for DMZ.

1 13 (72.22%) VPN
2 11 (61.11%) Active Directory
3 10 (55.56%) Java
3 10 (55.56%) IBM
3 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 10 (55.56%) Splunk
4 9 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (50.00%) BDD
4 9 (50.00%) Puppet
4 9 (50.00%) IaaS
4 9 (50.00%) Docker
4 9 (50.00%) Octopus Deploy
4 9 (50.00%) DevOps
4 9 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 9 (50.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 9 (50.00%) High Availability
4 9 (50.00%) JIRA
4 9 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 9 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 9 (50.00%) PaaS
4 9 (50.00%) Confluence
4 9 (50.00%) .NET
4 9 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (50.00%) TDD
5 7 (38.89%) Firewall
6 5 (27.78%) Finance
6 5 (27.78%) CISSP
7 4 (22.22%) Juniper

DMZ
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 9 (50.00%) Confluence
2 1 (5.56%) IIS
2 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 9 (50.00%) Azure Active Directory
1 9 (50.00%) IaaS
1 9 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 9 (50.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (72.22%) VPN
2 7 (38.89%) Firewall
3 4 (22.22%) LAN
3 4 (22.22%) Network Security
3 4 (22.22%) WAN
4 3 (16.67%) DNS
5 2 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (11.11%) DWDM
5 2 (11.11%) LDAP
5 2 (11.11%) MPLS
5 2 (11.11%) NGN
5 2 (11.11%) Packet Switching
5 2 (11.11%) Unified Communications
6 1 (5.56%) DHCP
6 1 (5.56%) HTTP
6 1 (5.56%) Internet
6 1 (5.56%) IPsec
6 1 (5.56%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) DB2
Development Applications
1 9 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 9 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 9 (50.00%) JIRA
1 9 (50.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (5.56%) MSI
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
2 4 (22.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Azure Consultant
1 6 (33.33%) Consultant
2 2 (11.11%) Firewall Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Senior Firewall Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Architect
3 1 (5.56%) Developer
3 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Security Architect
3 1 (5.56%) Security Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Web Developer
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (5.56%) JMS
2 1 (5.56%) JSON
2 1 (5.56%) SAML
2 1 (5.56%) SOAP
2 1 (5.56%) Web Services
2 1 (5.56%) XML
2 1 (5.56%) XML Schema
2 1 (5.56%) XSD
2 1 (5.56%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) Statistics
3 1 (5.56%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Solaris
2 1 (5.56%) Unix
2 1 (5.56%) Windows 10
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (50.00%) BDD
1 9 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 9 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 9 (50.00%) DevOps
1 9 (50.00%) High Availability
1 9 (50.00%) TDD
2 3 (16.67%) Migration
2 3 (16.67%) Security Architecture
3 2 (11.11%) Asset Management
3 2 (11.11%) Deep Packet Inspection
3 2 (11.11%) Identity Management
3 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (11.11%) ITIL
3 2 (11.11%) Network Management
3 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
3 2 (11.11%) Project Management
3 2 (11.11%) Validation
4 1 (5.56%) Change Management
4 1 (5.56%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) Java
2 4 (22.22%) C
3 1 (5.56%) C++
3 1 (5.56%) Perl
3 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.56%) Python
3 1 (5.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) CISSP
2 2 (11.11%) CCNP
2 2 (11.11%) CCSE
2 2 (11.11%) CCSP
2 2 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (11.11%) CISM
3 1 (5.56%) Degree
3 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) MCSA
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 1 (5.56%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (61.11%) Active Directory
2 9 (50.00%) Docker
3 1 (5.56%) Firmware
3 1 (5.56%) VMware ESX
3 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) IBM
1 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
1 10 (55.56%) Splunk
2 4 (22.22%) Cisco
2 4 (22.22%) Juniper
2 4 (22.22%) Palo Alto
3 2 (11.11%) CheckPoint
3 2 (11.11%) Fortinet
4 1 (5.56%) Dell
4 1 (5.56%) HP
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle
4 1 (5.56%) Sybase
4 1 (5.56%) VMware