The table below looks at the statistics for DMZ skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DMZ over the 3 months to 11 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Demilitarized Zone (DMZ)
Rank 374 390 365
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -25
Contract jobs citing DMZ 34 25 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.16% 0.12% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.26% 0.88% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 17 26
Average daily rate £394 £425 £407
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.35% +4.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £268 £366
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £543 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £463 £338
% change year-on-year
-22.27% +37.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £24.23 £21.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.69% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £21.50 -
DMZ
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Communications & Networking Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
2692 2829 2735
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.71% 13.34% 12.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1741 1841 1745
Average daily rate £423 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.03% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 80 74
Average hourly rate £24.23 £19.75 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.68% +16.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.12 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £30.00 £33.35
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 London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DMZ across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

DMZ Jobs Demand Trend in London

DMZ
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DMZ across the London region.

DMZ Daily Rate Trend in London

DMZ
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DMZ across the London region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

DMZ Daily Rate Histogram in London

DMZ
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DMZ across the London region.

DMZ Hourly Rate Trend in London

DMZ
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DMZ within the London region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +34 5 £525 +35.92% 1
Hayes - 1 £600 -
DMZ
England

DMZ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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 43 (66.15%) Firewall
2 30 (46.15%) Windows
3 22 (33.85%) LAN
3 22 (33.85%) VPN
4 19 (29.23%) VMware
5 18 (27.69%) Active Directory
6 17 (26.15%) DNS
6 17 (26.15%) Python
6 17 (26.15%) Linux
6 17 (26.15%) Java
7 16 (24.62%) Unix
8 14 (21.54%) Perl
8 14 (21.54%) WAN
8 14 (21.54%) Cisco
8 14 (21.54%) Finance
9 13 (20.00%) Migration
9 13 (20.00%) Juniper
9 13 (20.00%) Microsoft
9 13 (20.00%) SSL
9 13 (20.00%) DHCP
9 13 (20.00%) HTTP
10 12 (18.46%) Wireless
11 11 (16.92%) SAN
11 11 (16.92%) JavaScript
11 11 (16.92%) Tomcat
12 10 (15.38%) Apache
12 10 (15.38%) LAMP
12 10 (15.38%) Network Security
12 10 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
12 10 (15.38%) nginx

DMZ
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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 11 (16.92%) Tomcat
2 10 (15.38%) Apache
2 10 (15.38%) nginx
3 6 (9.23%) IIS
4 5 (7.69%) JBoss
4 5 (7.69%) WebSphere
5 3 (4.62%) Confluence
5 3 (4.62%) GroupWise
5 3 (4.62%) IBM Domino
5 3 (4.62%) Jetty
5 3 (4.62%) MS Exchange
5 3 (4.62%) Node.js
6 2 (3.08%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 8 (12.31%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.77%) Office 365
2 5 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (7.69%) GitHub
3 4 (6.15%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 43 (66.15%) Firewall
2 22 (33.85%) LAN
2 22 (33.85%) VPN
3 17 (26.15%) DNS
4 14 (21.54%) WAN
5 13 (20.00%) DHCP
5 13 (20.00%) HTTP
5 13 (20.00%) SSL
6 12 (18.46%) Wireless
7 11 (16.92%) SAN
8 10 (15.38%) Network Security
9 9 (13.85%) TCP/IP
9 9 (13.85%) VLAN
10 7 (10.77%) Internet
10 7 (10.77%) MPLS
11 6 (9.23%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (9.23%) OSPF
11 6 (9.23%) WLAN
12 5 (7.69%) IPsec
13 4 (6.15%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.77%) MySQL
1 7 (10.77%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.54%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.54%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.54%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.54%) Redis
Development Applications
1 8 (12.31%) Git (software)
2 6 (9.23%) Jenkins
3 5 (7.69%) Artifactory
3 5 (7.69%) Gerrit
3 5 (7.69%) Sonatype Nexus
4 4 (6.15%) Mercurial
5 3 (4.62%) Ant
5 3 (4.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (4.62%) ClearCase
5 3 (4.62%) CruiseControl
5 3 (4.62%) Eclipse
5 3 (4.62%) FishEye
5 3 (4.62%) Hudson
5 3 (4.62%) JIRA
5 3 (4.62%) JMeter
5 3 (4.62%) Maven
5 3 (4.62%) PVCS
5 3 (4.62%) Selenium
5 3 (4.62%) Subversion
5 3 (4.62%) TeamCity
General
1 14 (21.54%) Finance
2 9 (13.85%) Banking
3 2 (3.08%) Financial Institution
3 2 (3.08%) International Banking
4 1 (1.54%) Advertising
4 1 (1.54%) Games
4 1 (1.54%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.54%) Law
4 1 (1.54%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (26.15%) Network Engineer
2 10 (15.38%) Analyst
3 8 (12.31%) Windows Engineer
4 7 (10.77%) Firewall Engineer
4 7 (10.77%) VMware Engineer
5 6 (9.23%) Network Analyst
5 6 (9.23%) Server Engineer
5 6 (9.23%) Windows Server Engineer
6 5 (7.69%) Juniper Engineer
7 4 (6.15%) Monitoring Specialist
8 3 (4.62%) Architect
8 3 (4.62%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 3 (4.62%) Developer
8 3 (4.62%) Information Manager
8 3 (4.62%) Information Security Manager
8 3 (4.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (4.62%) Java Developer
8 3 (4.62%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 3 (4.62%) Migration Analyst
8 3 (4.62%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (15.38%) LAMP
2 7 (10.77%) HTML
2 7 (10.77%) LAPP Stack
2 7 (10.77%) LEMP Stack
3 5 (7.69%) Apache Flex
3 5 (7.69%) Servlets
3 5 (7.69%) Web Services
3 5 (7.69%) WebSockets
4 4 (6.15%) 802.1X
4 4 (6.15%) JMS
4 4 (6.15%) JMX
4 4 (6.15%) JSON
4 4 (6.15%) XML
5 3 (4.62%) Java EE
5 3 (4.62%) jQuery
5 3 (4.62%) SAML
6 2 (3.08%) J2EE
6 2 (3.08%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (1.54%) Middleware
7 1 (1.54%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.85%) Data Centre
2 4 (6.15%) BYOD
2 4 (6.15%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (6.15%) PKI
3 3 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.62%) Statistics
3 3 (4.62%) Tandem
3 3 (4.62%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.54%) Clustering
4 1 (1.54%) CMDB
4 1 (1.54%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (1.54%) Equities
4 1 (1.54%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.54%) NGOSS
4 1 (1.54%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 30 (46.15%) Windows
2 17 (26.15%) Linux
3 16 (24.62%) Unix
4 9 (13.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (12.31%) Windows Server
6 7 (10.77%) CentOS
6 7 (10.77%) Ubuntu
7 4 (6.15%) Android
8 3 (4.62%) Mac OS
8 3 (4.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (4.62%) Solaris
8 3 (4.62%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.54%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.54%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (20.00%) Migration
2 8 (12.31%) Patch Management
3 7 (10.77%) Service Management
4 6 (9.23%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (9.23%) Change Management
4 6 (9.23%) High Availability
4 6 (9.23%) Problem Management
4 6 (9.23%) Scrum
5 5 (7.69%) Capacity Management
5 5 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
5 5 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (7.69%) DevOps
5 5 (7.69%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 5 (7.69%) Performance Analysis
5 5 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (6.15%) Asset Management
6 4 (6.15%) Garbage Collection
6 4 (6.15%) Infrastructure Management
6 4 (6.15%) ITIL
6 4 (6.15%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 17 (26.15%) Java
1 17 (26.15%) Python
2 14 (21.54%) Perl
3 11 (16.92%) JavaScript
4 9 (13.85%) Bash Shell
4 9 (13.85%) PHP
5 7 (10.77%) PowerShell
6 5 (7.69%) Ruby
7 4 (6.15%) SQL
8 3 (4.62%) C++
8 3 (4.62%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.54%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (10.77%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 4 (6.15%) CCNA
3 4 (6.15%) CISM
3 4 (6.15%) CISSP
4 2 (3.08%) CCNP
4 2 (3.08%) CCSA
4 2 (3.08%) Degree
4 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.08%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.54%) CCIE
5 1 (1.54%) CISA
5 1 (1.54%) GIAC
5 1 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.54%) JNCIA
5 1 (1.54%) JNCIP
5 1 (1.54%) JNCIS
5 1 (1.54%) MCSA
5 1 (1.54%) MCSE
5 1 (1.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (3.08%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (27.69%) Active Directory
2 10 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (12.31%) VMware ESX
4 6 (9.23%) Docker
5 5 (7.69%) vCloud
6 1 (1.54%) DFS Replication
6 1 (1.54%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 10 (15.38%) Puppet
2 8 (12.31%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (9.23%) Ansible
4 5 (7.69%) CFEngine
4 5 (7.69%) Kibana
4 5 (7.69%) logstash
4 5 (7.69%) Rundeck
4 5 (7.69%) Salt
4 5 (7.69%) ZABBIX
5 4 (6.15%) HAProxy
6 3 (4.62%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (3.08%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (3.08%) Cisco UCCX
7 2 (3.08%) Nagios
7 2 (3.08%) SCCM
7 2 (3.08%) Zenoss
8 1 (1.54%) HP SiteScope
8 1 (1.54%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (1.54%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 19 (29.23%) VMware
2 14 (21.54%) Cisco
3 13 (20.00%) Juniper
3 13 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 9 (13.85%) Palo Alto
5 8 (12.31%) Red Hat
6 6 (9.23%) Brocade
6 6 (9.23%) Fortinet
6 6 (9.23%) Google
6 6 (9.23%) HP
7 5 (7.69%) CheckPoint
8 3 (4.62%) Atlassian
8 3 (4.62%) Lotus
8 3 (4.62%) Novell
8 3 (4.62%) Rally
8 3 (4.62%) Sun
9 2 (3.08%) Black Duck
9 2 (3.08%) Red Box
9 2 (3.08%) Sonatype
9 2 (3.08%) Veracode
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