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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Demilitarized Zone (DMZ)
Rank 191 223 216
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -7
Contract jobs citing DMZ 8 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.14% 0.056% 0.052%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.00% 0.46% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 4
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£500 £453 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.49% +9.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £289 £355
% change year-on-year
+42.98% -18.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £78.25
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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
804 879 1025
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.66% 12.21% 13.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 530 590 675
Average daily rate £400 £400 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 33 42
Average hourly rate £20.00 £36.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.82% +81.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.58 £13.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £160.00 £60.00 £40.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014, 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 7 (46.67%) Firewall
2 6 (40.00%) Windows
3 5 (33.33%) Cisco
3 5 (33.33%) Finance
4 4 (26.67%) CheckPoint
4 4 (26.67%) McAfee
4 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
4 4 (26.67%) WAN
4 4 (26.67%) VPN
4 4 (26.67%) Load Balancing
5 3 (20.00%) Migration
5 3 (20.00%) VMware
5 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
5 3 (20.00%) F5
5 3 (20.00%) Multicast
5 3 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 3 (20.00%) LAN
5 3 (20.00%) Citrix
5 3 (20.00%) Juniper
5 3 (20.00%) Financial Institution
6 2 (13.33%) Terminal Server
6 2 (13.33%) Banking
6 2 (13.33%) Blue Coat
6 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (13.33%) SAN
6 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
6 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
6 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 (13.33%) MS Exchange
1 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (6.67%) Gentran
2 1 (6.67%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) Firewall
2 4 (26.67%) WAN
2 4 (26.67%) VPN
3 3 (20.00%) Multicast
3 3 (20.00%) LAN
4 2 (13.33%) SAN
4 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
4 2 (13.33%) DNS
4 2 (13.33%) SSL
4 2 (13.33%) Network Security
5 1 (6.67%) VLAN
5 1 (6.67%) Junos
5 1 (6.67%) NetScaler
5 1 (6.67%) HSRP
5 1 (6.67%) SMTP
5 1 (6.67%) FTP
5 1 (6.67%) WLAN
5 1 (6.67%) MPLS
5 1 (6.67%) BGP
5 1 (6.67%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Financial Institution
3 2 (13.33%) Banking
4 1 (6.67%) International Banking
4 1 (6.67%) Investment Banking
4 1 (6.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Consultant
2 2 (13.33%) Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Network Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) IT Security Officer
3 1 (6.67%) Security Officer
3 1 (6.67%) Network Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Server Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Security Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (6.67%) Security Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco Network Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Network Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) ISPF
1 1 (6.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Clustering
1 1 (6.67%) Mainframe
1 1 (6.67%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (13.33%) UNIX
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (6.67%) AIX
3 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Load Balancing
2 3 (20.00%) Migration
2 3 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (13.33%) ITIL
4 1 (6.67%) Security Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Data Protection
4 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) WAN Optimisation
4 1 (6.67%) Database Security
4 1 (6.67%) Service Management
4 1 (6.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (13.33%) VBScript
2 2 (13.33%) VB
3 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
3 1 (6.67%) JCL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.67%) CCIE
2 1 (6.67%) CCNP
2 1 (6.67%) CISSP
2 1 (6.67%) CISA
2 1 (6.67%) CISM
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (6.67%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (13.33%) Terminal Server
4 1 (6.67%) XenDesktop
4 1 (6.67%) vSphere
4 1 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (6.67%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) ServiceCenter
1 1 (6.67%) BladeLogic
1 1 (6.67%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (6.67%) XenMobile
1 1 (6.67%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Cisco
2 4 (26.67%) CheckPoint
2 4 (26.67%) McAfee
3 3 (20.00%) VMware
3 3 (20.00%) F5
3 3 (20.00%) Citrix
3 3 (20.00%) Juniper
4 2 (13.33%) Blue Coat
4 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (13.33%) Oracle
5 1 (6.67%) Riverbed
5 1 (6.67%) HP
5 1 (6.67%) Dell
5 1 (6.67%) EMC
5 1 (6.67%) BMC
5 1 (6.67%) NetApp
5 1 (6.67%) Nokia
5 1 (6.67%) Websense