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 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Demilitarized Zone (DMZ)
Rank 375 404 410
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +6
Contract jobs citing DMZ 39 19 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.16% 0.075% 0.043%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.25% 0.62% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 11 9
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£438 £393 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.46% +9.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £175 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £453 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £325 £355
% change year-on-year
+26.92% -8.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 - £78.25
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
3117 3088 3519
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.86% 12.24% 13.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 2017 2026 2169
Average daily rate £400 £393 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.91% +1.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £235 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £570 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 85 168
Average hourly rate £23.00 £20.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% +8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £48.00 £45.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.88% -

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 1 October 2014.

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 1 October 2014. 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 +39 12 £425 -6.07% 1
DMZ
England

DMZ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 33 (57.89%) Firewall
2 23 (40.35%) Windows
3 21 (36.84%) Cisco
4 19 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 19 (33.33%) Migration
5 16 (28.07%) WAN
6 15 (26.32%) LAN
6 15 (26.32%) Load Balancing
7 14 (24.56%) Linux
8 13 (22.81%) Network Security
9 12 (21.05%) UNIX
9 12 (21.05%) Microsoft
10 11 (19.30%) VPN
10 11 (19.30%) DNS
10 11 (19.30%) ITIL
11 10 (17.54%) Workflow
11 10 (17.54%) HP
11 10 (17.54%) CheckPoint
11 10 (17.54%) VMware
11 10 (17.54%) Banking
12 9 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
12 9 (15.79%) CISSP
12 9 (15.79%) Finance
12 9 (15.79%) MS Excel
12 9 (15.79%) F5
13 8 (14.04%) TCP/IP
13 8 (14.04%) Citrix
13 8 (14.04%) PowerShell
14 7 (12.28%) Reverse Proxy
14 7 (12.28%) SAN

DMZ
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 6 (10.53%) MS Exchange
1 6 (10.53%) Apache
1 6 (10.53%) Lync
2 5 (8.77%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (8.77%) IIS
2 5 (8.77%) SharePoint
3 4 (7.02%) Office Communications Server
3 4 (7.02%) nginx
3 4 (7.02%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (7.02%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (7.02%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (3.51%) Tomcat
5 2 (3.51%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.75%) Gentran
6 1 (1.75%) Node.js
Applications
1 9 (15.79%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.02%) InfoPath
3 1 (1.75%) MS Office
3 1 (1.75%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.51%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (57.89%) Firewall
2 16 (28.07%) WAN
3 15 (26.32%) LAN
4 13 (22.81%) Network Security
5 11 (19.30%) VPN
5 11 (19.30%) DNS
6 8 (14.04%) TCP/IP
7 7 (12.28%) Reverse Proxy
7 7 (12.28%) SAN
8 6 (10.53%) EIGRP
8 6 (10.53%) Multicast
9 5 (8.77%) VLAN
9 5 (8.77%) Internet
10 4 (7.02%) IGRP
10 4 (7.02%) LDAP
10 4 (7.02%) WLAN
11 3 (5.26%) NetScaler
11 3 (5.26%) Wireshark
11 3 (5.26%) FTP
11 3 (5.26%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.53%) SQL Server
1 6 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
1 6 (10.53%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (7.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (7.02%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 4 (7.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (7.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (7.02%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (5.26%) Oracle Database
3 3 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (3.51%) MySQL
4 2 (3.51%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.51%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.51%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.51%) Redis
5 1 (1.75%) Big Data
5 1 (1.75%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.75%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.51%) Mercurial
1 2 (3.51%) Gerrit
1 2 (3.51%) Artifactory
1 2 (3.51%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.75%) VisualVM
2 1 (1.75%) Gradle
2 1 (1.75%) PhantomJS
2 1 (1.75%) GCC
2 1 (1.75%) Jasmine
2 1 (1.75%) Maven
2 1 (1.75%) JMeter
2 1 (1.75%) Selenium
2 1 (1.75%) Ant
General
1 10 (17.54%) Banking
2 9 (15.79%) Finance
3 5 (8.77%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.51%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.75%) International Banking
5 1 (1.75%) Retail
5 1 (1.75%) Law
5 1 (1.75%) Legal
5 1 (1.75%) Advertising
5 1 (1.75%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (19.30%) Analyst
2 9 (15.79%) Network Analyst
2 9 (15.79%) Architect
3 8 (14.04%) Consultant
4 6 (10.53%) Network Engineer
4 6 (10.53%) Network Security Analyst
4 6 (10.53%) Security Analyst
5 4 (7.02%) SharePoint Architect
6 3 (5.26%) Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (5.26%) Security Architect
6 3 (5.26%) Security Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Windows Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Project Manager
7 2 (3.51%) Senior Consultant
7 2 (3.51%) Network Consultant
7 2 (3.51%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 2 (3.51%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Network Security Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Support Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.53%) Web Services
2 5 (8.77%) jQuery
2 5 (8.77%) CSS
3 4 (7.02%) .NET
3 4 (7.02%) HTML
3 4 (7.02%) ASP.NET
3 4 (7.02%) WCF
3 4 (7.02%) WF
3 4 (7.02%) LINQ
3 4 (7.02%) JSON
3 4 (7.02%) .NET Framework
3 4 (7.02%) HTML5
3 4 (7.02%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 2 (3.51%) Middleware
4 2 (3.51%) LAMP
4 2 (3.51%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (1.75%) WebSockets
5 1 (1.75%) ISPF
5 1 (1.75%) Java EE
5 1 (1.75%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.77%) SecurID
2 3 (5.26%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (3.51%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.51%) Online Banking
3 2 (3.51%) PKI
3 2 (3.51%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.51%) Mobile Banking
3 2 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.75%) iPad
4 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.75%) Replication
4 1 (1.75%) Clustering
4 1 (1.75%) iPhone
4 1 (1.75%) Java Card
4 1 (1.75%) HACMP
4 1 (1.75%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.75%) GIS
4 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.75%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 23 (40.35%) Windows
2 14 (24.56%) Linux
3 12 (21.05%) UNIX
4 6 (10.53%) Solaris
5 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (3.51%) AIX
6 2 (3.51%) CentOS
6 2 (3.51%) Ubuntu
6 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.75%) Windows Phone
7 1 (1.75%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.75%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (33.33%) Migration
2 15 (26.32%) Load Balancing
3 11 (19.30%) ITIL
4 10 (17.54%) Workflow
5 6 (10.53%) Change Management
5 6 (10.53%) E-Commerce
5 6 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (10.53%) Security Architecture
6 5 (8.77%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (8.77%) Kalman Filter
6 5 (8.77%) Validation
6 5 (8.77%) Problem Management
6 5 (8.77%) GAP Analysis
7 4 (7.02%) Configuration Management
7 4 (7.02%) B2B
7 4 (7.02%) EAI
7 4 (7.02%) OOD
7 4 (7.02%) SOA
7 4 (7.02%) RUP
7 4 (7.02%) UML
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.04%) PowerShell
2 5 (8.77%) SQL
2 5 (8.77%) VB
3 4 (7.02%) Perl
3 4 (7.02%) Bash Shell
4 2 (3.51%) Shell Script
4 2 (3.51%) Python
4 2 (3.51%) PHP
4 2 (3.51%) Java
4 2 (3.51%) VBScript
4 2 (3.51%) Ruby
5 1 (1.75%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.75%) C
5 1 (1.75%) JCL
Qualifications
1 9 (15.79%) CISSP
2 7 (12.28%) CISM
3 6 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (10.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (8.77%) Degree
4 5 (8.77%) CCNP
5 4 (7.02%) CCNA
6 2 (3.51%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.75%) CCEE
7 1 (1.75%) JNCIS
7 1 (1.75%) CEH
7 1 (1.75%) GIAC
7 1 (1.75%) CCIE
7 1 (1.75%) SSCP
7 1 (1.75%) CCA
7 1 (1.75%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.75%) ISEB
7 1 (1.75%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.26%) QA
2 1 (1.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 19 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 9 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (10.53%) vSphere
4 5 (8.77%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (5.26%) ProxySG
6 2 (3.51%) Terminal Server
6 2 (3.51%) vCloud
6 2 (3.51%) Docker
7 1 (1.75%) XenApp
7 1 (1.75%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (8.77%) Tivoli
2 2 (3.51%) ServiceCenter
2 2 (3.51%) BladeLogic
2 2 (3.51%) ZABBIX
2 2 (3.51%) Puppet
2 2 (3.51%) XenMobile
2 2 (3.51%) Ansible
2 2 (3.51%) logstash
2 2 (3.51%) Salt
2 2 (3.51%) Kibana
2 2 (3.51%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.75%) HAProxy
3 1 (1.75%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.75%) Nessus
3 1 (1.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 21 (36.84%) Cisco
2 12 (21.05%) Microsoft
3 10 (17.54%) HP
3 10 (17.54%) CheckPoint
3 10 (17.54%) VMware
4 9 (15.79%) F5
5 8 (14.04%) Citrix
6 6 (10.53%) NetApp
6 6 (10.53%) Tufin
7 5 (8.77%) Fortinet
7 5 (8.77%) TippingPoint
7 5 (8.77%) Dell
7 5 (8.77%) EMC
8 4 (7.02%) Avaya
8 4 (7.02%) Juniper
8 4 (7.02%) Riverbed
8 4 (7.02%) Blue Coat
9 3 (5.26%) Oracle
9 3 (5.26%) JBoss
9 3 (5.26%) Red Hat
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