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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Demilitarized Zone (DMZ)
Rank 145 186 187
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +1
Contract jobs citing DMZ 5 6 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.16% 0.12% 0.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.47% 0.88% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 9
Average daily rate £525 £386 £414
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.92% -6.59%
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £463 £338
% change year-on-year
-22.27% +37.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £21.50 -
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
339 684 703
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 10.77% 13.36% 11.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 493 454
Average daily rate £405 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.51% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £515 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 24
Average hourly rate £24.00 £18.70 £18.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.34% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £16.25 £12.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £40.00 £31.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 9 February 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 9 February 2016, 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 5 (71.43%) VPN
1 5 (71.43%) Firewall
2 4 (57.14%) WAN
2 4 (57.14%) LAN
2 4 (57.14%) MPLS
2 4 (57.14%) Data Centre
3 3 (42.86%) Juniper
3 3 (42.86%) Finance
3 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco
3 3 (42.86%) Network Security
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (28.57%) Security Architecture
4 2 (28.57%) Investment Management
4 2 (28.57%) Unified Communications
4 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (28.57%) CISM
4 2 (28.57%) Statistics
4 2 (28.57%) Fortinet
4 2 (28.57%) NGN
4 2 (28.57%) Banking
4 2 (28.57%) Asset Management
4 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 2 (28.57%) CISSP
4 2 (28.57%) DNS
4 2 (28.57%) Packet Switching
4 2 (28.57%) Internet
4 2 (28.57%) DWDM
4 2 (28.57%) OSPF
4 2 (28.57%) BGP

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 1 (14.29%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) Firewall
1 5 (71.43%) VPN
2 4 (57.14%) LAN
2 4 (57.14%) MPLS
2 4 (57.14%) WAN
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (42.86%) Network Security
4 2 (28.57%) BGP
4 2 (28.57%) DNS
4 2 (28.57%) DWDM
4 2 (28.57%) Internet
4 2 (28.57%) IPsec
4 2 (28.57%) NGN
4 2 (28.57%) OSPF
4 2 (28.57%) Packet Switching
4 2 (28.57%) Unified Communications
5 1 (14.29%) HSRP
5 1 (14.29%) SAN
5 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
5 1 (14.29%) VRRP
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MSI
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Banking
3 1 (14.29%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Banking Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) IP Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Migration Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Cisco Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Firewall Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior IP Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Server Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Data Centre
2 2 (28.57%) Statistics
3 1 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Unix
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Asset Management
1 2 (28.57%) Deep Packet Inspection
1 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Management
1 2 (28.57%) Investment Management
1 2 (28.57%) Security Architecture
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Transformation
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Network Design
2 1 (14.29%) Network Load Balancing
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
2 1 (14.29%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
1 1 (14.29%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) CISM
1 2 (28.57%) CISSP
2 1 (14.29%) CCSA
2 1 (14.29%) JNCIS
2 1 (14.29%) MCSA
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco
1 3 (42.86%) Juniper
2 2 (28.57%) Fortinet
2 2 (28.57%) Palo Alto
3 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) VMware