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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Demilitarized Zone (DMZ)
Rank 188 190 198
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +8
Contract jobs citing DMZ 8 12 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.14% 0.18% 0.033%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.10% 1.56% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 2
Average daily rate
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£425 £395 £188
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.59% +110.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £375 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £450 £218
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £338 £318
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 - £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
725 769 871
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 12.97% 11.56% 14.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 522 491 576
Average daily rate £388 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £588 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 31 49
Average hourly rate £18.70 £17.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -24.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £12.75 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £29.20 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.00 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+11.90% -3.06%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 9 (56.25%) Windows
2 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
3 6 (37.50%) SAN
3 6 (37.50%) DNS
3 6 (37.50%) Firewall
3 6 (37.50%) Banking
3 6 (37.50%) Load Balancing
4 5 (31.25%) Problem Management
4 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (31.25%) PowerShell
4 5 (31.25%) vSphere
4 5 (31.25%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (31.25%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (31.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (31.25%) VMware
4 5 (31.25%) IIS
4 5 (31.25%) ITIL
4 5 (31.25%) NetApp
4 5 (31.25%) HP
4 5 (31.25%) Dell
4 5 (31.25%) EMC
4 5 (31.25%) Tivoli
5 4 (25.00%) UNIX
5 4 (25.00%) Cisco
5 4 (25.00%) Finance
5 4 (25.00%) F5
6 3 (18.75%) Network Security
6 3 (18.75%) Investment Banking
6 3 (18.75%) VLAN
6 3 (18.75%) WAN

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 5 (31.25%) IIS
2 1 (6.25%) Gentran
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) DNS
1 6 (37.50%) SAN
1 6 (37.50%) Firewall
2 3 (18.75%) VLAN
2 3 (18.75%) LAN
2 3 (18.75%) WAN
2 3 (18.75%) Network Security
3 2 (12.50%) VPN
3 2 (12.50%) Kerberos
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (12.50%) BIG-IP
3 2 (12.50%) OSPF
4 1 (6.25%) BGP
4 1 (6.25%) EIGRP
4 1 (6.25%) MPLS
4 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
4 1 (6.25%) SSL
4 1 (6.25%) FTP
4 1 (6.25%) WLAN
General
1 6 (37.50%) Banking
2 4 (25.00%) Finance
3 3 (18.75%) Investment Banking
4 1 (6.25%) International Banking
4 1 (6.25%) Legal
4 1 (6.25%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (18.75%) Consultant
1 3 (18.75%) Windows Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Network Security Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) Security Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Network Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Server Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco Network Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Security Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Network Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Network Security Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Network Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Architect
3 1 (6.25%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Middleware
1 1 (6.25%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Mainframe
1 1 (6.25%) GIS
1 1 (6.25%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) Windows
2 4 (25.00%) UNIX
3 3 (18.75%) Linux
4 1 (6.25%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Load Balancing
2 5 (31.25%) Problem Management
2 5 (31.25%) ITIL
2 5 (31.25%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (18.75%) E-Commerce
4 2 (12.50%) Workflow
4 2 (12.50%) Network Management
4 2 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (12.50%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) WAN Optimisation
5 1 (6.25%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
2 1 (6.25%) JCL
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (12.50%) CISSP
2 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (12.50%) CISM
3 1 (6.25%) CCIE
3 1 (6.25%) CCNP
3 1 (6.25%) JNCIS
System Software
1 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
2 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (31.25%) vSphere
2 5 (31.25%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) Tivoli
2 2 (12.50%) BladeLogic
2 2 (12.50%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) HP
1 5 (31.25%) Dell
1 5 (31.25%) EMC
1 5 (31.25%) NetApp
1 5 (31.25%) VMware
2 4 (25.00%) F5
2 4 (25.00%) Cisco
3 2 (12.50%) BMC
3 2 (12.50%) CheckPoint
4 1 (6.25%) Juniper
4 1 (6.25%) Blue Coat
4 1 (6.25%) Riverbed