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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Demilitarized Zone (DMZ)
Rank 197 194 203
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +9
Contract jobs citing DMZ 4 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.073% 0.14% 0.063%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.55% 1.25% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 3
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£320 £406 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.23% +16.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £340 £340
% change year-on-year
+12.13% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £19.00
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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
732 721 935
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.36% 11.52% 14.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 531 511 631
Average daily rate £405 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.38% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+2.98% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 19 42
Average hourly rate £18.70 £21.50 £48.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.02% -55.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.17 £12.65 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.83 £27.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -10.11%

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
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 1 May 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 7 (70.00%) Firewall
2 6 (60.00%) UNIX
3 5 (50.00%) Java
3 5 (50.00%) Linux
3 5 (50.00%) LDAP
3 5 (50.00%) Load Balancing
4 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (40.00%) Kerberos
4 4 (40.00%) Solaris
5 3 (30.00%) Change Management
5 3 (30.00%) Introscope
5 3 (30.00%) Finance
5 3 (30.00%) Shell Script
5 3 (30.00%) Clustering
5 3 (30.00%) Banking
5 3 (30.00%) PKI
5 3 (30.00%) WebSphere
5 3 (30.00%) Java EE
5 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
5 3 (30.00%) LAN
5 3 (30.00%) WAN
5 3 (30.00%) Apache
5 3 (30.00%) Tomcat
5 3 (30.00%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (30.00%) Windows
5 3 (30.00%) ITIL
5 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Management
5 3 (30.00%) CA Wily
6 2 (20.00%) Network Management

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 3 (30.00%) WebSphere
1 3 (30.00%) Apache
1 3 (30.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (30.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (20.00%) IIS
3 1 (10.00%) GroupWise
3 1 (10.00%) MQSeries
3 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (10.00%) Lotus Domino
Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) Firewall
2 5 (50.00%) LDAP
3 4 (40.00%) Kerberos
4 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (30.00%) LAN
4 3 (30.00%) WAN
5 2 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (20.00%) Network Security
5 2 (20.00%) HTTP
5 2 (20.00%) DNS
5 2 (20.00%) VLAN
5 2 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (20.00%) BIG-IP
5 2 (20.00%) OSPF
6 1 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Introscope
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
1 3 (30.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) Web Hosting Specialist
1 2 (20.00%) Network Security Manager
1 2 (20.00%) Network Manager
1 2 (20.00%) Security Manager
1 2 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
1 2 (20.00%) Analyst
1 2 (20.00%) Technical Support
2 1 (10.00%) Support Specialist
2 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (10.00%) Technical Support Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Technical Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) Java EE
2 2 (20.00%) HTML
2 2 (20.00%) XML
2 2 (20.00%) SAML
2 2 (20.00%) JSON
3 1 (10.00%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (30.00%) Clustering
2 3 (30.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) UNIX
2 5 (50.00%) Linux
3 4 (40.00%) Solaris
4 3 (30.00%) Windows
5 2 (20.00%) Android
6 1 (10.00%) AIX
6 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (30.00%) Change Management
2 3 (30.00%) ITIL
2 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (20.00%) Network Management
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (20.00%) Business Continuity
3 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (20.00%) Workflow
3 2 (20.00%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (30.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) CISSP
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
1 2 (20.00%) CISM
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) Terminal Services
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) F5
1 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco
1 2 (20.00%) IBM
2 1 (10.00%) VMware
2 1 (10.00%) TIBCO
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) HP
2 1 (10.00%) Dell
2 1 (10.00%) Citrix
2 1 (10.00%) Novell
2 1 (10.00%) Lotus