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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Demilitarized Zone (DMZ)
Rank 163 176 204
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +28
Contract jobs citing DMZ 9 13 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.26% 0.28% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.68% 2.08% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 6
Median daily rate £475 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £425 £394
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £413
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 - -
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
537 625 817
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 15.73% 13.23% 13.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 416 469 536
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £285 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 15 28
Median hourly rate £12.00 £14.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.24% -25.64%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -6.64%

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 8 (57.14%) Cisco
1 8 (57.14%) Firewall
2 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 7 (50.00%) Banking
2 7 (50.00%) Network Security
3 6 (42.86%) VMware
3 6 (42.86%) CheckPoint
3 6 (42.86%) Data Centre
4 5 (35.71%) LAN
4 5 (35.71%) WAN
4 5 (35.71%) VPN
4 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (28.57%) CCSE
5 4 (28.57%) Windows
5 4 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (28.57%) Juniper
5 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 4 (28.57%) CCSP
5 4 (28.57%) CCNP
5 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
5 4 (28.57%) HP
5 4 (28.57%) DevOps
5 4 (28.57%) Palo Alto
5 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
6 3 (21.43%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (21.43%) NetScaler
6 3 (21.43%) Docker
6 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills

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 2 (14.29%) Confluence
1 2 (14.29%) IIS
2 1 (7.14%) Apache
2 1 (7.14%) JBoss
2 1 (7.14%) Mule ESB
2 1 (7.14%) nginx
2 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (14.29%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (14.29%) IaaS
2 2 (14.29%) PaaS
3 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (7.14%) GitHub
3 1 (7.14%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 8 (57.14%) Firewall
2 7 (50.00%) Network Security
3 5 (35.71%) LAN
3 5 (35.71%) VPN
3 5 (35.71%) WAN
4 3 (21.43%) Internet
4 3 (21.43%) NetScaler
4 3 (21.43%) SAN
5 2 (14.29%) DNS
5 2 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 2 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (7.14%) Cisco Wireless
6 1 (7.14%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (7.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) MongoDB
2 1 (7.14%) MySQL
2 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
2 1 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (7.14%) Redis
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
2 2 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (14.29%) JIRA
2 2 (14.29%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (7.14%) Artifactory
3 1 (7.14%) Gerrit
3 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
3 1 (7.14%) Mercurial
3 1 (7.14%) SonarQube
3 1 (7.14%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 7 (50.00%) Banking
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Investment Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Firewall Engineer
1 3 (21.43%) Senior Firewall Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Network Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Network Security Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Security Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Storage Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) VMware Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) EMC Storage Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Network Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Network Security Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Network Technical Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Security Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Security Technical Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) J2EE
2 1 (7.14%) Java EE
2 1 (7.14%) LAMP
2 1 (7.14%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (7.14%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (7.14%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Data Centre
2 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (14.29%) EMC VNX
4 1 (7.14%) DataPower
4 1 (7.14%) Replication
4 1 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (7.14%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
1 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (7.14%) CentOS
3 1 (7.14%) Linux
3 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (7.14%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (28.57%) DevOps
3 3 (21.43%) Continuous Delivery
3 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (21.43%) Network Management
3 3 (21.43%) Project Management
3 3 (21.43%) Scrum
4 2 (14.29%) BDD
4 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 2 (14.29%) High Availability
4 2 (14.29%) ITIL
4 2 (14.29%) Problem Management
4 2 (14.29%) TDD
5 1 (7.14%) Information Security
5 1 (7.14%) Migration
5 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
5 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
5 1 (7.14%) Service Management
5 1 (7.14%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) Java
1 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
2 1 (7.14%) C
2 1 (7.14%) Perl
2 1 (7.14%) PHP
2 1 (7.14%) Python
2 1 (7.14%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) CCNP
1 4 (28.57%) CCSE
1 4 (28.57%) CCSP
1 4 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.14%) CISSP
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 1 (7.14%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 3 (21.43%) Docker
3 3 (21.43%) VMware ESX
4 2 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (14.29%) vSphere
5 1 (7.14%) DFS Replication
5 1 (7.14%) KVM
5 1 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (7.14%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Puppet
2 1 (7.14%) Ansible
2 1 (7.14%) HAProxy
2 1 (7.14%) Kibana
2 1 (7.14%) logstash
2 1 (7.14%) PowerCLI
2 1 (7.14%) Rundeck
2 1 (7.14%) Salt
2 1 (7.14%) Tivoli
2 1 (7.14%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Cisco
2 6 (42.86%) CheckPoint
2 6 (42.86%) VMware
3 4 (28.57%) HP
3 4 (28.57%) Juniper
3 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 4 (28.57%) Palo Alto
4 3 (21.43%) Citrix
4 3 (21.43%) EMC
5 2 (14.29%) 3PAR
5 2 (14.29%) Dell
5 2 (14.29%) F5
5 2 (14.29%) Fortinet
5 2 (14.29%) IBM
5 2 (14.29%) Splunk
6 1 (7.14%) CA
6 1 (7.14%) CommVault
6 1 (7.14%) Google
6 1 (7.14%) NetApp
6 1 (7.14%) Red Hat