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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Demilitarized Zone (DMZ)
Rank 385 388 416
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +28
Contract jobs citing DMZ 39 28 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.16% 0.12% 0.059%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.31% 0.89% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 19 8
Average daily rate
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£450 £480 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £363 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £550 £411
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £388 £374
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +3.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
2967 3136 3107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.53% 12.94% 12.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1923 1968 2009
Average daily rate £417 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.12% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 92 96
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £14.50 £14.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £50.00 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £24.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +2.12%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 +19 13 £475 -13.63% 1
Croydon - 4 £450 -
DMZ
England

DMZ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 45 (70.31%) Firewall
2 32 (50.00%) VPN
3 26 (40.63%) Python
4 25 (39.06%) Linux
4 25 (39.06%) VMware
5 23 (35.94%) Tomcat
6 22 (34.38%) Java
7 20 (31.25%) Perl
8 19 (29.69%) JavaScript
9 18 (28.13%) Windows
9 18 (28.13%) LAN
9 18 (28.13%) Cisco
10 17 (26.56%) Apache
11 16 (25.00%) UNIX
11 16 (25.00%) WAN
11 16 (25.00%) TCP/IP
12 15 (23.44%) Web Services
12 15 (23.44%) Active Directory
12 15 (23.44%) Red Hat
12 15 (23.44%) Scrum
12 15 (23.44%) Agile Software Development
12 15 (23.44%) Ruby
12 15 (23.44%) Ubuntu
12 15 (23.44%) Continuous Integration
12 15 (23.44%) DevOps
12 15 (23.44%) Continuous Delivery
13 14 (21.88%) Google Cloud Platform
13 14 (21.88%) Amazon AWS
13 14 (21.88%) Bash Shell
13 14 (21.88%) Gerrit

DMZ
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 23 (35.94%) Tomcat
2 17 (26.56%) Apache
3 14 (21.88%) nginx
3 14 (21.88%) JBoss
4 9 (14.06%) WebSphere
5 8 (12.50%) Mule ESB
6 7 (10.94%) Node.js
6 7 (10.94%) IIS
7 4 (6.25%) Jetty
7 4 (6.25%) Confluence
8 3 (4.69%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (4.69%) Lotus Domino
8 3 (4.69%) MS Exchange
8 3 (4.69%) GroupWise
9 2 (3.13%) Lync
10 1 (1.56%) OpenStack
10 1 (1.56%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (1.56%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (1.56%) MQSeries
Applications
1 6 (9.38%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (21.88%) Amazon AWS
1 14 (21.88%) Google Cloud Platform
2 5 (7.81%) Office 365
3 1 (1.56%) GitHub
3 1 (1.56%) IaaS
3 1 (1.56%) SaaS
3 1 (1.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (70.31%) Firewall
2 32 (50.00%) VPN
3 18 (28.13%) LAN
4 16 (25.00%) WAN
4 16 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 14 (21.88%) MPLS
6 13 (20.31%) BGP
6 13 (20.31%) IPsec
7 12 (18.75%) OSPF
7 12 (18.75%) DNS
7 12 (18.75%) HTTP
7 12 (18.75%) Spanning Tree
8 10 (15.63%) HSRP
8 10 (15.63%) Wireless
9 9 (14.06%) SSL
10 8 (12.50%) SAN
10 8 (12.50%) LDAP
10 8 (12.50%) BIG-IP
10 8 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
11 7 (10.94%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (21.88%) MySQL
1 14 (21.88%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (10.94%) MongoDB
2 7 (10.94%) NoSQL
2 7 (10.94%) Redis
3 1 (1.56%) Big Data
3 1 (1.56%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (21.88%) Gerrit
2 13 (20.31%) Jenkins
3 12 (18.75%) Artifactory
3 12 (18.75%) Git (software)
3 12 (18.75%) Mercurial
4 8 (12.50%) SonarQube
5 7 (10.94%) PhantomJS
5 7 (10.94%) Selenium
5 7 (10.94%) Jasmine
5 7 (10.94%) Gradle
5 7 (10.94%) Ant
5 7 (10.94%) JMeter
5 7 (10.94%) Maven
6 4 (6.25%) JIRA
6 4 (6.25%) CruiseControl
6 4 (6.25%) Subversion
6 4 (6.25%) PVCS
6 4 (6.25%) ClearCase
6 4 (6.25%) Eclipse
6 4 (6.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 13 (20.31%) Banking
2 12 (18.75%) Finance
3 4 (6.25%) Advertising
3 4 (6.25%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.13%) Games
5 1 (1.56%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (20.31%) Network Engineer
2 9 (14.06%) Analyst
3 7 (10.94%) Server Engineer
3 7 (10.94%) Windows Server Engineer
4 6 (9.38%) Network Support
4 6 (9.38%) Senior Network Engineer
5 5 (7.81%) Senior Network Analyst
5 5 (7.81%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (7.81%) Network Analyst
5 5 (7.81%) Support Analyst
6 4 (6.25%) Network Support Analyst
6 4 (6.25%) Senior Support Analyst
6 4 (6.25%) Senior Network Support
6 4 (6.25%) Senior Network Support Analyst
6 4 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Network Manager
7 3 (4.69%) Network Project Manager
7 3 (4.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Technical Support
7 3 (4.69%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (23.44%) Web Services
2 14 (21.88%) LAMP
3 10 (15.63%) J2EE
3 10 (15.63%) Java EE
4 9 (14.06%) 802.1X
4 9 (14.06%) HTML
5 8 (12.50%) RabbitMQ
6 7 (10.94%) JMX
6 7 (10.94%) Apache Flex
6 7 (10.94%) XMPP
6 7 (10.94%) jQuery
6 7 (10.94%) Servlets
7 6 (9.38%) JMS
7 6 (9.38%) SAML
7 6 (9.38%) WebSockets
8 5 (7.81%) JSON
8 5 (7.81%) XML
9 3 (4.69%) .NET
10 1 (1.56%) SOAP
10 1 (1.56%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.19%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 8 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (10.94%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (6.25%) Clustering
4 4 (6.25%) Tandem
5 3 (4.69%) PKI
6 2 (3.13%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.13%) Equities
7 1 (1.56%) CESG
7 1 (1.56%) CESG CLAS
7 1 (1.56%) Replication
7 1 (1.56%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.56%) Data Integration
7 1 (1.56%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.56%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.56%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 25 (39.06%) Linux
2 18 (28.13%) Windows
3 16 (25.00%) UNIX
4 15 (23.44%) Ubuntu
5 14 (21.88%) CentOS
6 9 (14.06%) Solaris
7 7 (10.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (9.38%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (7.81%) Android
10 4 (6.25%) Mac OS
11 3 (4.69%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (3.13%) Apple iOS
13 1 (1.56%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (23.44%) Scrum
1 15 (23.44%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (23.44%) Continuous Integration
1 15 (23.44%) DevOps
1 15 (23.44%) Continuous Delivery
2 8 (12.50%) OWASP
3 7 (10.94%) BDD
3 7 (10.94%) TDD
3 7 (10.94%) ITIL
4 6 (9.38%) Change Management
4 6 (9.38%) Investment Management
4 6 (9.38%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (7.81%) Infrastructure Management
5 5 (7.81%) E-Commerce
5 5 (7.81%) Migration
5 5 (7.81%) Identity Management
6 4 (6.25%) PRINCE2
6 4 (6.25%) Project Management
6 4 (6.25%) Load Balancing
6 4 (6.25%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (40.63%) Python
2 22 (34.38%) Java
3 20 (31.25%) Perl
4 19 (29.69%) JavaScript
5 15 (23.44%) Ruby
6 14 (21.88%) Bash Shell
6 14 (21.88%) PHP
7 7 (10.94%) PowerShell
7 7 (10.94%) Shell Script
8 5 (7.81%) C++
9 4 (6.25%) SQL
10 1 (1.56%) VBScript
10 1 (1.56%) C
10 1 (1.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (12.50%) CCSA
2 7 (10.94%) Security Cleared
3 6 (9.38%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (7.81%) CCIE
5 4 (6.25%) Degree
6 3 (4.69%) CCNP
6 3 (4.69%) CISSP
6 3 (4.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (1.56%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.56%) CRISC
8 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.56%) CCSE
8 1 (1.56%) Check Point Certification
8 1 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.56%) CISA
8 1 (1.56%) CISM
8 1 (1.56%) GIAC
8 1 (1.56%) MCSE
8 1 (1.56%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.56%) SLA
1 1 (1.56%) COBIT
System Software
1 15 (23.44%) Active Directory
2 14 (21.88%) vCloud
2 14 (21.88%) Docker
3 8 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (4.69%) VMware ESX
5 2 (3.13%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.56%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.56%) vSphere
6 1 (1.56%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.56%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 13 (20.31%) Puppet
1 13 (20.31%) Opscode Chef
1 13 (20.31%) HAProxy
2 9 (14.06%) Ansible
2 9 (14.06%) Salt
3 8 (12.50%) Kibana
3 8 (12.50%) Rundeck
3 8 (12.50%) logstash
3 8 (12.50%) ZABBIX
4 6 (9.38%) Cisco CUCM
5 4 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (4.69%) CA Wily
6 3 (4.69%) Cisco UCCX
7 2 (3.13%) CA Spectrum
7 2 (3.13%) CiscoWorks
8 1 (1.56%) Tivoli
8 1 (1.56%) CA Single Sign-On
8 1 (1.56%) WSUS
8 1 (1.56%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 25 (39.06%) VMware
2 18 (28.13%) Cisco
3 15 (23.44%) Red Hat
4 14 (21.88%) Google
5 13 (20.31%) CheckPoint
6 12 (18.75%) Microsoft
7 8 (12.50%) HP
8 7 (10.94%) Juniper
9 4 (6.25%) Citrix
9 4 (6.25%) Sun
9 4 (6.25%) F5
9 4 (6.25%) Atlassian
10 3 (4.69%) Verint
10 3 (4.69%) CyberTech
10 3 (4.69%) Brocade
10 3 (4.69%) Fortinet
10 3 (4.69%) Novell
10 3 (4.69%) Lotus
11 2 (3.13%) CA
11 2 (3.13%) BT