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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Demilitarized Zone (DMZ)
Rank 369 375 361
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -14
Contract jobs citing DMZ 31 30 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.14% 0.13% 0.053%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.07% 1.14% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 24 5
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£450 £430 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% +7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £354 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £750 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £21.50 £27.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.81% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 - £18.25
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
2885 2636 2773
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.37% 11.64% 13.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1856 1701 1718
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.57% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 91 127
Average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £35.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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 30 March 2015.

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 30 March 2015. 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
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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 +12 3 £295 -23.87%
DMZ
England

DMZ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 34 (69.39%) Firewall
2 17 (34.69%) VMware
3 16 (32.65%) Linux
4 14 (28.57%) Active Directory
5 13 (26.53%) UNIX
6 12 (24.49%) LAN
6 12 (24.49%) WAN
6 12 (24.49%) Finance
7 11 (22.45%) CCIE
7 11 (22.45%) CISSP
7 11 (22.45%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (22.45%) ITIL
8 10 (20.41%) Apache
8 10 (20.41%) VPN
9 9 (18.37%) Tomcat
9 9 (18.37%) SAN
9 9 (18.37%) Windows
9 9 (18.37%) Workflow
10 8 (16.33%) Games
10 8 (16.33%) Web Services
10 8 (16.33%) J2EE
10 8 (16.33%) Banking
11 7 (14.29%) Load Balancing
11 7 (14.29%) NAS
11 7 (14.29%) Solaris
11 7 (14.29%) Cisco
11 7 (14.29%) MPLS
11 7 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (12.24%) Security Management
12 6 (12.24%) Red Hat

DMZ
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 10 (20.41%) Apache
2 9 (18.37%) Tomcat
3 5 (10.20%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (10.20%) MS Exchange
3 5 (10.20%) WebSphere
3 5 (10.20%) nginx
4 4 (8.16%) IIS
4 4 (8.16%) JBoss
5 3 (6.12%) MQSeries
5 3 (6.12%) OpenStack
6 2 (4.08%) TIBCO EMS
6 2 (4.08%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (2.04%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (2.04%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (2.04%) Lync
7 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (2.04%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (4.08%) MS Office
2 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.04%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.04%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.20%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (10.20%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 34 (69.39%) Firewall
2 12 (24.49%) LAN
2 12 (24.49%) WAN
3 10 (20.41%) VPN
4 9 (18.37%) SAN
5 7 (14.29%) MPLS
5 7 (14.29%) NAS
6 6 (12.24%) Network Security
7 5 (10.20%) DNS
7 5 (10.20%) Kerberos
8 4 (8.16%) TCP/IP
8 4 (8.16%) DHCP
8 4 (8.16%) Reverse Proxy
8 4 (8.16%) WLAN
9 3 (6.12%) VLAN
9 3 (6.12%) VoIP
9 3 (6.12%) LDAP
9 3 (6.12%) ADSL
9 3 (6.12%) OSPF
10 2 (4.08%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.20%) MySQL
1 5 (10.20%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (8.16%) MongoDB
2 4 (8.16%) NoSQL
2 4 (8.16%) Redis
3 3 (6.12%) SQL Server
4 2 (4.08%) Big Data
5 1 (2.04%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 5 (10.20%) Git (software)
1 5 (10.20%) Mercurial
1 5 (10.20%) Artifactory
1 5 (10.20%) Jenkins
1 5 (10.20%) SonarQube
2 4 (8.16%) Gerrit
3 3 (6.12%) Introscope
4 1 (2.04%) JMeter
4 1 (2.04%) Maven
4 1 (2.04%) Selenium
4 1 (2.04%) WebLOAD
4 1 (2.04%) Jasmine
4 1 (2.04%) Gradle
4 1 (2.04%) Ant
4 1 (2.04%) PhantomJS
4 1 (2.04%) VisualVM
General
1 12 (24.49%) Finance
2 8 (16.33%) Games
2 8 (16.33%) Banking
3 2 (4.08%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.04%) Local Government
4 1 (2.04%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (16.33%) Consultant
2 6 (12.24%) Security Consultant
3 5 (10.20%) Network Engineer
3 5 (10.20%) Architect
4 4 (8.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (8.16%) Server Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) Analyst
5 3 (6.12%) Network Consultant
5 3 (6.12%) Network Security Consultant
5 3 (6.12%) Web Hosting Specialist
6 2 (4.08%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.08%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Technical Manager
6 2 (4.08%) Network Support
6 2 (4.08%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) Network Support Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Integration Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Network Manager
6 2 (4.08%) Security Manager
6 2 (4.08%) Network Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.33%) J2EE
1 8 (16.33%) Web Services
2 5 (10.20%) LAMP
2 5 (10.20%) Java EE
2 5 (10.20%) RabbitMQ
3 4 (8.16%) .NET
4 2 (4.08%) JMX
5 1 (2.04%) Apache Flex
5 1 (2.04%) Silverlight
5 1 (2.04%) jQuery
5 1 (2.04%) Hibernate
5 1 (2.04%) Spring
5 1 (2.04%) Ajax
5 1 (2.04%) JMS
5 1 (2.04%) Java RMI
5 1 (2.04%) SAML
5 1 (2.04%) Middleware
5 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.04%) EJB
5 1 (2.04%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.20%) Clustering
3 3 (6.12%) CESG
3 3 (6.12%) Thin Client
3 3 (6.12%) PKI
3 3 (6.12%) Fat Client
3 3 (6.12%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (4.08%) Replication
4 2 (4.08%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.04%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.04%) Data Integration
5 1 (2.04%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 16 (32.65%) Linux
2 13 (26.53%) UNIX
3 9 (18.37%) Windows
4 7 (14.29%) Solaris
5 5 (10.20%) Ubuntu
5 5 (10.20%) CentOS
6 4 (8.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (6.12%) AIX
8 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.45%) ITIL
2 9 (18.37%) Workflow
3 7 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (14.29%) Load Balancing
4 6 (12.24%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (12.24%) Security Management
5 5 (10.20%) Change Management
5 5 (10.20%) Scrum
5 5 (10.20%) TOGAF
5 5 (10.20%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (10.20%) OWASP
5 5 (10.20%) Infrastructure Management
5 5 (10.20%) DevOps
5 5 (10.20%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (8.16%) Technical Analysis
6 4 (8.16%) Business Continuity
6 4 (8.16%) Risk Management
6 4 (8.16%) PRINCE2
7 3 (6.12%) Migration
7 3 (6.12%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.24%) Java
2 5 (10.20%) Perl
2 5 (10.20%) PHP
2 5 (10.20%) Python
2 5 (10.20%) Ruby
2 5 (10.20%) Bash Shell
3 2 (4.08%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.08%) Shell Script
3 2 (4.08%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.04%) C
4 1 (2.04%) C++
4 1 (2.04%) SQL
4 1 (2.04%) R
Qualifications
1 11 (22.45%) CCIE
1 11 (22.45%) CISSP
1 11 (22.45%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (8.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (6.12%) Degree
3 3 (6.12%) CCNP
4 2 (4.08%) CISM
4 2 (4.08%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.08%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.04%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) SLA
1 1 (2.04%) COBIT
System Software
1 14 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 6 (12.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (12.24%) vCloud
3 5 (10.20%) Docker
3 5 (10.20%) Terminal Server
4 3 (6.12%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (6.12%) VirtualBox
5 2 (4.08%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.04%) vSphere
6 1 (2.04%) VMware Server
6 1 (2.04%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (10.20%) ZABBIX
1 5 (10.20%) Ansible
1 5 (10.20%) logstash
1 5 (10.20%) Salt
1 5 (10.20%) Kibana
1 5 (10.20%) Puppet
1 5 (10.20%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (8.16%) HAProxy
3 3 (6.12%) CA Wily
4 1 (2.04%) Tivoli
4 1 (2.04%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (2.04%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 17 (34.69%) VMware
2 7 (14.29%) Cisco
3 6 (12.24%) IBM
3 6 (12.24%) Microsoft
3 6 (12.24%) Red Hat
4 5 (10.20%) AppSense
4 5 (10.20%) Google
4 5 (10.20%) HP
4 5 (10.20%) Citrix
5 3 (6.12%) Dell
5 3 (6.12%) Pega
5 3 (6.12%) Oracle
6 2 (4.08%) F5
6 2 (4.08%) CheckPoint
6 2 (4.08%) TIBCO
6 2 (4.08%) Juniper
7 1 (2.04%) NetApp
7 1 (2.04%) Avaya
7 1 (2.04%) EMC
7 1 (2.04%) Altiris
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