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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Demilitarized Zone (DMZ)
Rank 387 404 407
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +3
Contract jobs citing DMZ 44 30 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.20% 0.13% 0.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.55% 1.06% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 17 14
Median daily rate £475 £450 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +20.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £320 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £459
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £378 £325
% change year-on-year
+25.66% +16.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £24.23 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +0.64%
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
2835 2832 3081
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.15% 12.49% 13.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1889 1907 2087
Median daily rate £438 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 88 84
Median hourly rate £32.50 £22.62 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.67% +10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.65 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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 +6 7 £463 -5.12%
Croydon -13 1 - -
DMZ
England

DMZ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 68 (72.34%) Firewall
2 53 (56.38%) VPN
3 39 (41.49%) Cisco
4 37 (39.36%) Linux
5 33 (35.11%) VMware
6 32 (34.04%) Agile Software Development
7 28 (29.79%) VMware Infrastructure
8 26 (27.66%) Windows
8 26 (27.66%) MySQL
9 25 (26.60%) Perl
9 25 (26.60%) Python
9 25 (26.60%) Red Hat
9 25 (26.60%) PostgreSQL
9 25 (26.60%) Scrum
9 25 (26.60%) Continuous Integration
9 25 (26.60%) Network Security
9 25 (26.60%) Git (software)
9 25 (26.60%) DevOps
10 24 (25.53%) NoSQL
10 24 (25.53%) Tomcat
11 23 (24.47%) CheckPoint
11 23 (24.47%) Load Balancing
11 23 (24.47%) Continuous Delivery
11 23 (24.47%) Data Centre
12 22 (23.40%) Virtual Machines
12 22 (23.40%) Jenkins
12 22 (23.40%) WAN
13 21 (22.34%) Microsoft
13 21 (22.34%) Ubuntu
13 21 (22.34%) LAMP

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 24 (25.53%) Tomcat
2 20 (21.28%) Apache
3 18 (19.15%) Mule ESB
3 18 (19.15%) nginx
4 15 (15.96%) Jetty
4 15 (15.96%) WildFly
5 7 (7.45%) SharePoint
5 7 (7.45%) SharePoint 2013
6 6 (6.38%) JBoss
7 5 (5.32%) IIS
7 5 (5.32%) MS Exchange
8 4 (4.26%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (4.26%) WebSphere
9 3 (3.19%) Confluence
9 3 (3.19%) Skype for Business
9 3 (3.19%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (4.26%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.19%) MS Office
3 2 (2.13%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 14 (14.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (12.77%) PaaS
3 10 (10.64%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (9.57%) IaaS
4 9 (9.57%) Office 365
5 5 (5.32%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (5.32%) GitHub
6 4 (4.26%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (2.13%) OneDrive
7 2 (2.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 68 (72.34%) Firewall
2 53 (56.38%) VPN
3 25 (26.60%) Network Security
4 22 (23.40%) WAN
5 20 (21.28%) Reverse Proxy
6 18 (19.15%) IPsec
6 18 (19.15%) LAN
6 18 (19.15%) Wireless
7 13 (13.83%) Internet
8 12 (12.77%) TCP/IP
9 11 (11.70%) OSPF
9 11 (11.70%) SAN
10 10 (10.64%) Cisco Wireless
11 9 (9.57%) DNS
11 9 (9.57%) NetScaler
11 9 (9.57%) SSL
12 8 (8.51%) HSRP
12 8 (8.51%) Spanning Tree
12 8 (8.51%) VRRP
13 7 (7.45%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (27.66%) MySQL
2 25 (26.60%) PostgreSQL
3 24 (25.53%) NoSQL
4 16 (17.02%) SQL Server
5 5 (5.32%) MariaDB
5 5 (5.32%) MongoDB
5 5 (5.32%) Redis
6 4 (4.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 4 (4.26%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (4.26%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (4.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (4.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (4.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 25 (26.60%) Git (software)
2 22 (23.40%) Jenkins
3 20 (21.28%) Mercurial
4 19 (20.21%) Gerrit
5 14 (14.89%) GitLab
6 5 (5.32%) Artifactory
6 5 (5.32%) JIRA
6 5 (5.32%) SonarQube
6 5 (5.32%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (3.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (2.13%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (2.13%) Subversion
8 2 (2.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (14.89%) Finance
2 13 (13.83%) Banking
3 4 (4.26%) Investment Banking
4 3 (3.19%) Front Office
4 3 (3.19%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.13%) Billing
5 2 (2.13%) Retail
6 1 (1.06%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.06%) Legal
6 1 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 19 (20.21%) Network Engineer
2 16 (17.02%) Architect
3 15 (15.96%) DevOps Engineer
4 13 (13.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 11 (11.70%) Support Engineer
6 8 (8.51%) Infrastructure Support
6 8 (8.51%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 8 (8.51%) Security Engineer
6 8 (8.51%) Senior Network Engineer
6 8 (8.51%) Voice Engineer
6 8 (8.51%) Voice Network Engineer
7 7 (7.45%) Infrastructure Architect
7 7 (7.45%) Senior Support Engineer
7 7 (7.45%) Storage Engineer
8 6 (6.38%) Network Support
8 6 (6.38%) Network Support Engineer
8 6 (6.38%) Security Architect
8 6 (6.38%) Senior Network Support
8 6 (6.38%) Senior Network Support Engineer
8 6 (6.38%) Senior Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (22.34%) LAMP
2 18 (19.15%) LAPP Stack
2 18 (19.15%) LEMP Stack
2 18 (19.15%) RabbitMQ
3 5 (5.32%) .NET
3 5 (5.32%) J2EE
3 5 (5.32%) RESTful
3 5 (5.32%) Web Services
4 4 (4.26%) CSS
4 4 (4.26%) OAuth
4 4 (4.26%) SAML
4 4 (4.26%) SOAP
4 4 (4.26%) XML
4 4 (4.26%) XSLT
5 3 (3.19%) 802.1X
6 2 (2.13%) ASP.NET
6 2 (2.13%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (2.13%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (2.13%) Middleware
6 2 (2.13%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 23 (24.47%) Data Centre
2 9 (9.57%) Video Conferencing
3 7 (7.45%) EMC VNX
4 6 (6.38%) N-Tier
4 6 (6.38%) PKI
5 5 (5.32%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (4.26%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (3.19%) DataPower
8 2 (2.13%) HP Storage
8 2 (2.13%) Virtual Team
9 1 (1.06%) Clustering
9 1 (1.06%) Data Integration
9 1 (1.06%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.06%) NHS
9 1 (1.06%) Private Cloud
9 1 (1.06%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 37 (39.36%) Linux
2 26 (27.66%) Windows
3 21 (22.34%) Ubuntu
4 20 (21.28%) CentOS
5 11 (11.70%) Windows Server
6 8 (8.51%) Solaris
6 8 (8.51%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (8.51%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (7.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (7.45%) Unix
8 3 (3.19%) AIX
9 1 (1.06%) Mandriva Linux
9 1 (1.06%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (34.04%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (26.60%) Continuous Integration
2 25 (26.60%) DevOps
2 25 (26.60%) Scrum
3 23 (24.47%) Continuous Delivery
3 23 (24.47%) Load Balancing
4 10 (10.64%) SDLC
5 9 (9.57%) E-Commerce
5 9 (9.57%) ITIL
5 9 (9.57%) Migration
6 8 (8.51%) Investment Management
7 7 (7.45%) Asset Management
7 7 (7.45%) Change Control
7 7 (7.45%) High Availability
7 7 (7.45%) Microservices
7 7 (7.45%) Service Delivery
8 6 (6.38%) Capacity Planning
8 6 (6.38%) OWASP
8 6 (6.38%) Technical Architecture
9 5 (5.32%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (26.60%) Perl
1 25 (26.60%) Python
2 21 (22.34%) Bash Shell
3 12 (12.77%) PowerShell
4 8 (8.51%) Java
5 6 (6.38%) PHP
5 6 (6.38%) SQL
6 5 (5.32%) JavaScript
7 4 (4.26%) Ruby
8 3 (3.19%) Jython
9 2 (2.13%) C
9 2 (2.13%) C#
Qualifications
1 18 (19.15%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (10.64%) SC Cleared
2 10 (10.64%) Security Cleared
3 8 (8.51%) CCNA
4 6 (6.38%) CCNP
4 6 (6.38%) CCSA
5 4 (4.26%) CCSE
5 4 (4.26%) CCSP
5 4 (4.26%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (4.26%) MCSD
5 4 (4.26%) MCSE
5 4 (4.26%) MCTS
5 4 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (4.26%) PMI Certification
5 4 (4.26%) PMP
6 3 (3.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (2.13%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (2.13%) CCDP
8 1 (1.06%) CCIE
8 1 (1.06%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.19%) QA
2 1 (1.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.06%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (29.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (23.40%) Virtual Machines
3 21 (22.34%) Docker
4 17 (18.09%) Active Directory
5 15 (15.96%) Xen
6 7 (7.45%) VMware ESX
7 5 (5.32%) DFS Replication
7 5 (5.32%) XenApp
8 4 (4.26%) vCloud
8 4 (4.26%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (2.13%) KVM
9 2 (2.13%) SRDF
9 2 (2.13%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (1.06%) BIND 9
10 1 (1.06%) Firmware
10 1 (1.06%) Hyper-V
10 1 (1.06%) ProxySG
10 1 (1.06%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (1.06%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 20 (21.28%) Ansible
2 19 (20.21%) Kibana
2 19 (20.21%) logstash
2 19 (20.21%) ZABBIX
3 18 (19.15%) HAProxy
4 7 (7.45%) CA Single Sign-On
5 5 (5.32%) Puppet
5 5 (5.32%) Rundeck
5 5 (5.32%) Salt
5 5 (5.32%) SCCM
6 3 (3.19%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (2.13%) Cacti
7 2 (2.13%) Cisco UCCX
7 2 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (1.06%) CA Spectrum
8 1 (1.06%) CFEngine
8 1 (1.06%) Cisco CME
8 1 (1.06%) FortiGate
8 1 (1.06%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (1.06%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 39 (41.49%) Cisco
2 33 (35.11%) VMware
3 25 (26.60%) Red Hat
4 23 (24.47%) CheckPoint
5 21 (22.34%) Microsoft
6 18 (19.15%) Citrix
7 12 (12.77%) HP
8 11 (11.70%) EMC
9 9 (9.57%) 3PAR
9 9 (9.57%) CA
9 9 (9.57%) Oracle
10 8 (8.51%) Juniper
11 7 (7.45%) IBM
11 7 (7.45%) Palo Alto
12 5 (5.32%) Black Duck
12 5 (5.32%) Sonatype
12 5 (5.32%) Veracode
13 4 (4.26%) F5
13 4 (4.26%) Google
14 3 (3.19%) Fortinet
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