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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DMZ over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Demilitarized Zone (DMZ)
Rank 183 198 222
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +24
Contract jobs citing DMZ 13 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.25% 0.10% 0.056%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.88% 0.76% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 1
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£475 £550 £453
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% +21.54%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £388 £374
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +3.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
692 792 866
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.16% 13.64% 12.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 516 512 573
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 26 32
Average hourly rate £15.00 £19.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% -30.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £14.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £160.00 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £23.50 £23.21
% change year-on-year
-8.40% +1.24%

DMZ
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DMZ across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing DMZ also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited DMZ.

1 12 (75.00%) Firewall
2 9 (56.25%) IPsec
2 9 (56.25%) LAN
2 9 (56.25%) WAN
2 9 (56.25%) Cisco
2 9 (56.25%) CheckPoint
2 9 (56.25%) MPLS
2 9 (56.25%) OSPF
2 9 (56.25%) BGP
2 9 (56.25%) HSRP
2 9 (56.25%) Spanning Tree
3 7 (43.75%) 802.1X
3 7 (43.75%) TCP/IP
3 7 (43.75%) Banking
4 6 (37.50%) BIG-IP
4 6 (37.50%) Wireless
4 6 (37.50%) CCSA
4 6 (37.50%) VPN
4 6 (37.50%) VRRP
4 6 (37.50%) Software-Defined Networking
4 6 (37.50%) Cisco ISE
4 6 (37.50%) Video Conferencing
5 5 (31.25%) Data Centre
5 5 (31.25%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (25.00%) Investment Management
6 4 (25.00%) Investment Banking
6 4 (25.00%) Finance
6 4 (25.00%) Advertising
6 4 (25.00%) Project Management
6 4 (25.00%) VoIP

DMZ
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing DMZ also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited DMZ. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (12.50%) IIS
1 2 (12.50%) Tomcat
2 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.25%) GroupWise
2 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
2 1 (6.25%) JBoss
2 1 (6.25%) Lotus Domino
2 1 (6.25%) Apache
2 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 12 (75.00%) Firewall
2 9 (56.25%) MPLS
2 9 (56.25%) OSPF
2 9 (56.25%) BGP
2 9 (56.25%) LAN
2 9 (56.25%) WAN
2 9 (56.25%) IPsec
2 9 (56.25%) HSRP
2 9 (56.25%) Spanning Tree
3 7 (43.75%) TCP/IP
4 6 (37.50%) VPN
4 6 (37.50%) Software-Defined Networking
4 6 (37.50%) Cisco ISE
4 6 (37.50%) BIG-IP
4 6 (37.50%) VRRP
4 6 (37.50%) Wireless
5 5 (31.25%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (25.00%) VoIP
7 3 (18.75%) DNS
7 3 (18.75%) EIGRP
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (6.25%) Introscope
2 1 (6.25%) Gerrit
2 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (43.75%) Banking
2 4 (25.00%) Investment Banking
2 4 (25.00%) Finance
2 4 (25.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Network Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Senior Network Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Support Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Network Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Network Manager
3 3 (18.75%) Project Manager
3 3 (18.75%) Network Support
3 3 (18.75%) Senior Network Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Network Project Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Server Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Network Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Network Project Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Network Support
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Network Support Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Project Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) 802.1X
2 2 (12.50%) JSON
2 2 (12.50%) HTML
2 2 (12.50%) XML
2 2 (12.50%) SAML
2 2 (12.50%) XMPP
3 1 (6.25%) Java EE
3 1 (6.25%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Video Conferencing
2 5 (31.25%) Data Centre
3 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (12.50%) Clustering
5 1 (6.25%) PKI
5 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
1 3 (18.75%) Linux
2 2 (12.50%) Android
2 2 (12.50%) UNIX
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (6.25%) Ubuntu
3 1 (6.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Project Management
1 4 (25.00%) Investment Management
2 3 (18.75%) ITIL
2 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2
2 3 (18.75%) Asset Management
2 3 (18.75%) Low Latency
3 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (12.50%) Identity Management
4 1 (6.25%) Migration
4 1 (6.25%) Scrum
4 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
4 1 (6.25%) Change Management
4 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
4 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
4 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (6.25%) Time Management
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) Java
1 3 (18.75%) Python
2 2 (12.50%) Shell Script
2 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
3 1 (6.25%) VBScript
3 1 (6.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) CCSA
2 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (18.75%) CCIE
2 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (12.50%) Degree
3 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (6.25%) CCNP
4 1 (6.25%) MCSE
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) Terminal Services
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.25%) vSphere
2 1 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) CiscoWorks
1 2 (12.50%) Cisco UCCX
1 2 (12.50%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (12.50%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (6.25%) Ansible
2 1 (6.25%) Salt
2 1 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (6.25%) Tivoli
2 1 (6.25%) WSUS
2 1 (6.25%) CA Wily
2 1 (6.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Cisco
1 9 (56.25%) CheckPoint
2 3 (18.75%) Fortinet
2 3 (18.75%) Juniper
3 2 (12.50%) CA
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (12.50%) Verint
3 2 (12.50%) CyberTech
3 2 (12.50%) VMware
4 1 (6.25%) HP
4 1 (6.25%) Dell
4 1 (6.25%) Intel
4 1 (6.25%) Citrix
4 1 (6.25%) Novell
4 1 (6.25%) Lotus
4 1 (6.25%) Red Hat