The table below looks at the statistics for DMZ skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DMZ over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Demilitarized Zone (DMZ)
Rank 386 402 390
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -12
Contract jobs citing DMZ 53 44 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.23% 0.19% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.64% 1.55% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 35 23
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £325 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £490 £543
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £413
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -7.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 - £35.00
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
3224 2840 3244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.29% 12.25% 13.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2074 1882 2091
Median daily rate £440 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £525 £543
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £347
% change year-on-year
- +4.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 82 93
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.98 £22.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.23% -21.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -6.64%

DMZ
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing DMZ as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 1 October 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DMZ within the London region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +19 9 £463 -2.63% 1
Croydon -16 1 £475 +5.55%
Romford - 1 £275 -
DMZ
England

DMZ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 London region with a requirement for DMZ.

1 56 (73.68%) Firewall
2 38 (50.00%) VPN
3 37 (48.68%) Linux
4 35 (46.05%) VMware
5 29 (38.16%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (34.21%) PostgreSQL
6 26 (34.21%) Scrum
6 26 (34.21%) Perl
6 26 (34.21%) MySQL
6 26 (34.21%) Red Hat
7 25 (32.89%) Cisco
7 25 (32.89%) Tomcat
7 25 (32.89%) Python
7 25 (32.89%) NoSQL
8 24 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
9 23 (30.26%) Git (software)
9 23 (30.26%) Continuous Integration
9 23 (30.26%) Jenkins
9 23 (30.26%) DevOps
10 22 (28.95%) Bash Shell
10 22 (28.95%) Virtual Machines
10 22 (28.95%) LAMP
10 22 (28.95%) Ubuntu
11 21 (27.63%) Network Security
11 21 (27.63%) CentOS
11 21 (27.63%) Mercurial
11 21 (27.63%) Apache
11 21 (27.63%) Windows
11 21 (27.63%) Ansible
11 21 (27.63%) Continuous Delivery

DMZ
Top Related IT Skills in 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 25 (32.89%) Tomcat
2 21 (27.63%) Apache
3 19 (25.00%) Mule ESB
3 19 (25.00%) nginx
4 12 (15.79%) JBoss
5 10 (13.16%) Jetty
5 10 (13.16%) WildFly
6 5 (6.58%) IIS
6 5 (6.58%) SharePoint
6 5 (6.58%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (6.58%) WebSphere
7 4 (5.26%) MS Exchange
8 3 (3.95%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (3.95%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (2.63%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.95%) MS Office
3 2 (2.63%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 16 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (14.47%) GitHub
2 11 (14.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (11.84%) PaaS
4 8 (10.53%) Google Cloud Platform
5 7 (9.21%) Office 365
6 5 (6.58%) IaaS
7 2 (2.63%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (2.63%) OneDrive
7 2 (2.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 56 (73.68%) Firewall
2 38 (50.00%) VPN
3 21 (27.63%) Network Security
4 20 (26.32%) Reverse Proxy
5 12 (15.79%) Internet
5 12 (15.79%) LAN
5 12 (15.79%) WAN
6 10 (13.16%) DNS
6 10 (13.16%) Wireless
7 9 (11.84%) NetScaler
7 9 (11.84%) SSL
8 8 (10.53%) IPsec
8 8 (10.53%) SAN
9 7 (9.21%) TCP/IP
10 6 (7.89%) Cisco Wireless
11 5 (6.58%) HTTP
11 5 (6.58%) Intrusion Detection
12 4 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
12 4 (5.26%) DHCP
12 4 (5.26%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (34.21%) MySQL
1 26 (34.21%) PostgreSQL
2 25 (32.89%) NoSQL
3 11 (14.47%) MongoDB
3 11 (14.47%) Redis
4 10 (13.16%) SQL Server
5 5 (6.58%) MariaDB
6 4 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 3 (3.95%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (3.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (3.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (3.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 23 (30.26%) Git (software)
1 23 (30.26%) Jenkins
2 21 (27.63%) Mercurial
3 20 (26.32%) Gerrit
4 11 (14.47%) Artifactory
4 11 (14.47%) SonarQube
4 11 (14.47%) Sonatype Nexus
5 9 (11.84%) GitLab
6 2 (2.63%) JIRA
6 2 (2.63%) Subversion
6 2 (2.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (15.79%) Finance
2 11 (14.47%) Banking
3 4 (5.26%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.95%) Retail
5 2 (2.63%) Billing
6 1 (1.32%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.32%) Legal
6 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (18.42%) DevOps Engineer
2 11 (14.47%) Architect
3 9 (11.84%) Network Engineer
4 8 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (10.53%) Security Engineer
5 7 (9.21%) Consultant
5 7 (9.21%) Storage Engineer
6 6 (7.89%) DevOps Consultant
6 6 (7.89%) Infrastructure Architect
7 5 (6.58%) Network Security Engineer
7 5 (6.58%) Security Architect
8 4 (5.26%) Developer
8 4 (5.26%) Firewall Engineer
8 4 (5.26%) Infrastructure Support
8 4 (5.26%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 4 (5.26%) Support Engineer
8 4 (5.26%) Technical Architect
8 4 (5.26%) Technical Leader
8 4 (5.26%) VMware Engineer
8 4 (5.26%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (28.95%) LAMP
2 19 (25.00%) LAPP Stack
2 19 (25.00%) LEMP Stack
2 19 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
3 12 (15.79%) Web Services
4 11 (14.47%) J2EE
5 5 (6.58%) RESTful
5 5 (6.58%) SOAP
5 5 (6.58%) XML
5 5 (6.58%) XSLT
6 4 (5.26%) CSS
6 4 (5.26%) SAML
7 3 (3.95%) OAuth
8 2 (2.63%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (2.63%) Java EE
8 2 (2.63%) JMS
8 2 (2.63%) jQuery
8 2 (2.63%) Middleware
8 2 (2.63%) REST
8 2 (2.63%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 17 (22.37%) Data Centre
2 10 (13.16%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (9.21%) EMC VNX
3 7 (9.21%) Video Conferencing
4 6 (7.89%) N-Tier
4 6 (7.89%) PKI
5 5 (6.58%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (3.95%) DataPower
7 2 (2.63%) HP Storage
7 2 (2.63%) Virtual Team
8 1 (1.32%) Clustering
8 1 (1.32%) Private Cloud
8 1 (1.32%) Public Cloud
8 1 (1.32%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 37 (48.68%) Linux
2 22 (28.95%) Ubuntu
3 21 (27.63%) CentOS
3 21 (27.63%) Windows
4 12 (15.79%) Windows Server
5 8 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (9.21%) Unix
6 7 (9.21%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (7.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (6.58%) Solaris
9 1 (1.32%) Mandriva Linux
9 1 (1.32%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (38.16%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (34.21%) Scrum
3 23 (30.26%) Continuous Integration
3 23 (30.26%) DevOps
4 21 (27.63%) Continuous Delivery
5 16 (21.05%) Load Balancing
6 12 (15.79%) OWASP
7 9 (11.84%) E-Commerce
8 8 (10.53%) ITIL
8 8 (10.53%) SDLC
9 7 (9.21%) Change Control
9 7 (9.21%) Microservices
10 6 (7.89%) Capacity Planning
10 6 (7.89%) Service Delivery
11 5 (6.58%) Network Management
11 5 (6.58%) Project Management
11 5 (6.58%) Technical Architecture
11 5 (6.58%) TOGAF
11 5 (6.58%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 4 (5.26%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (34.21%) Perl
2 25 (32.89%) Python
3 22 (28.95%) Bash Shell
4 12 (15.79%) PowerShell
5 11 (14.47%) PHP
6 10 (13.16%) Ruby
7 6 (7.89%) Java
8 5 (6.58%) JavaScript
9 3 (3.95%) Jython
9 3 (3.95%) SQL
10 2 (2.63%) C#
Qualifications
1 15 (19.74%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (18.42%) Security Cleared
3 11 (14.47%) SC Cleared
4 7 (9.21%) CCNA
5 6 (7.89%) CCNP
6 4 (5.26%) CCSE
6 4 (5.26%) CCSP
7 3 (3.95%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (3.95%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (3.95%) MCSD
7 3 (3.95%) MCSE
7 3 (3.95%) MCTS
7 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (3.95%) PMI Certification
7 3 (3.95%) PMP
8 2 (2.63%) BC Cleared
8 2 (2.63%) CCDP
8 2 (2.63%) CISSP
8 2 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (1.32%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.95%) QA
2 1 (1.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.32%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (28.95%) Virtual Machines
3 20 (26.32%) Docker
4 12 (15.79%) Active Directory
5 10 (13.16%) vCloud
5 10 (13.16%) Xen
6 8 (10.53%) VMware ESX
7 5 (6.58%) DFS Replication
7 5 (6.58%) XenApp
8 4 (5.26%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (2.63%) KVM
9 2 (2.63%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (2.63%) vSphere
10 1 (1.32%) Firmware
10 1 (1.32%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 21 (27.63%) Ansible
2 20 (26.32%) Kibana
2 20 (26.32%) logstash
2 20 (26.32%) ZABBIX
3 19 (25.00%) HAProxy
4 11 (14.47%) Rundeck
4 11 (14.47%) Salt
5 6 (7.89%) CA Single Sign-On
6 4 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (5.26%) Puppet
6 4 (5.26%) SCCM
7 1 (1.32%) Cacti
7 1 (1.32%) CFEngine
7 1 (1.32%) Cisco CME
7 1 (1.32%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (1.32%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (1.32%) FortiGate
7 1 (1.32%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (1.32%) Tivoli
7 1 (1.32%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 35 (46.05%) VMware
2 26 (34.21%) Red Hat
3 25 (32.89%) Cisco
4 17 (22.37%) Microsoft
5 14 (18.42%) Citrix
6 12 (15.79%) HP
7 11 (14.47%) Black Duck
7 11 (14.47%) CheckPoint
7 11 (14.47%) Sonatype
7 11 (14.47%) Veracode
8 9 (11.84%) EMC
9 8 (10.53%) Google
10 7 (9.21%) 3PAR
10 7 (9.21%) CA
10 7 (9.21%) Juniper
11 6 (7.89%) IBM
11 6 (7.89%) Oracle
12 4 (5.26%) F5
12 4 (5.26%) Palo Alto
13 3 (3.95%) NetApp