The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the London region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Demilitarized Zone (DMZ)
Rank 384 368 420
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +52
Contract jobs citing DMZ 28 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.12% 0.046% 0.032%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.00% 0.34% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 5 4
Average daily rate £410 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £295 £373
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £485 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £19.00 £40.07
% change year-on-year
- -52.58%
Communications & Networking Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
2796 2966 3736
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 11.54% 13.72% 13.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1822 1842 2269
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 134 152
Average hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £135.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -18.18%
DMZ
England

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
City of London -3 11 £406 +16.07%
Harrow - - - -
DMZ
England

DMZ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 31 (44.29%) Firewall
2 26 (37.14%) Load Balancing
3 24 (34.29%) Windows
3 24 (34.29%) Microsoft
4 22 (31.43%) Active Directory
4 22 (31.43%) Cisco
5 21 (30.00%) LAN
5 21 (30.00%) WAN
6 19 (27.14%) UNIX
7 18 (25.71%) Cisco Certification
8 17 (24.29%) Finance
9 16 (22.86%) EIGRP
9 16 (22.86%) SSL
9 16 (22.86%) CCNP
10 15 (21.43%) DNS
10 15 (21.43%) BGP
11 14 (20.00%) TCP/IP
12 13 (18.57%) Middleware
12 13 (18.57%) Network Security
12 13 (18.57%) VMware
12 13 (18.57%) Banking
13 12 (17.14%) Clustering
13 12 (17.14%) CheckPoint
13 12 (17.14%) Change Management
13 12 (17.14%) HSRP
14 11 (15.71%) F5
15 10 (14.29%) Network Management
15 10 (14.29%) VLAN
15 10 (14.29%) Juniper
15 10 (14.29%) LDAP

DMZ
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 7 (10.00%) Gentran
2 4 (5.71%) MS Exchange
3 3 (4.29%) WebSphere
3 3 (4.29%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.29%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (4.29%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (4.29%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (2.86%) Apache
5 1 (1.43%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.43%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.43%) TIBCO EMS
5 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 7 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.29%) InfoPath
3 2 (2.86%) MS Office
3 2 (2.86%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 31 (44.29%) Firewall
2 21 (30.00%) LAN
2 21 (30.00%) WAN
3 16 (22.86%) SSL
3 16 (22.86%) EIGRP
4 15 (21.43%) BGP
4 15 (21.43%) DNS
5 14 (20.00%) TCP/IP
6 13 (18.57%) Network Security
7 12 (17.14%) HSRP
8 10 (14.29%) VLAN
8 10 (14.29%) DHCP
8 10 (14.29%) LDAP
9 9 (12.86%) WLAN
9 9 (12.86%) FTP
9 9 (12.86%) VPN
9 9 (12.86%) IP Telephony
9 9 (12.86%) Reverse Proxy
10 8 (11.43%) VoIP
10 8 (11.43%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.86%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.29%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (4.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 3 (4.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (4.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (2.86%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (2.86%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.43%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 4 (5.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (4.29%) Maven
3 1 (1.43%) WebLOAD
3 1 (1.43%) Gradle
General
1 17 (24.29%) Finance
2 13 (18.57%) Banking
3 7 (10.00%) Legal
4 6 (8.57%) Law
5 5 (7.14%) Investment Banking
6 3 (4.29%) Financial Institution
7 2 (2.86%) Telecoms
7 2 (2.86%) Games
8 1 (1.43%) Dutch Language
8 1 (1.43%) French Language
8 1 (1.43%) Publishing
8 1 (1.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (24.29%) Analyst
2 13 (18.57%) Network Analyst
3 9 (12.86%) Architect
4 8 (11.43%) Network Engineer
4 8 (11.43%) Senior Analyst
4 8 (11.43%) Senior Network Analyst
5 6 (8.57%) Security Designer
5 6 (8.57%) Designer
6 5 (7.14%) Voice Analyst
6 5 (7.14%) Infrastructure Designer
6 5 (7.14%) Security Architect
6 5 (7.14%) Security Engineer
6 5 (7.14%) Network Security Engineer
6 5 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (4.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (4.29%) SharePoint Architect
8 2 (2.86%) Wintel Engineer
8 2 (2.86%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 2 (2.86%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (2.86%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (18.57%) Middleware
2 8 (11.43%) ISPF
3 7 (10.00%) SAML
3 7 (10.00%) OAuth
4 4 (5.71%) HTML
4 4 (5.71%) Web Services
5 3 (4.29%) .NET
5 3 (4.29%) ASP.NET
5 3 (4.29%) .NET Framework
5 3 (4.29%) JSON
5 3 (4.29%) WCF
5 3 (4.29%) WF
5 3 (4.29%) LINQ
5 3 (4.29%) jQuery
5 3 (4.29%) HTML5
5 3 (4.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 3 (4.29%) CSS
6 1 (1.43%) SOAP
6 1 (1.43%) Rendezvous
6 1 (1.43%) DCOM
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.14%) Clustering
2 8 (11.43%) Mainframe
2 8 (11.43%) GIS
2 8 (11.43%) PKI
3 6 (8.57%) Mathematics
4 4 (5.71%) Firmware
4 4 (5.71%) e-Health
4 4 (5.71%) SecurID
5 3 (4.29%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.86%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (2.86%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.43%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.43%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.43%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 24 (34.29%) Windows
2 19 (27.14%) UNIX
3 10 (14.29%) Linux
4 8 (11.43%) AIX
5 7 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (5.71%) Windows 2000
7 1 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.43%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (37.14%) Load Balancing
2 12 (17.14%) Change Management
3 10 (14.29%) Network Management
4 9 (12.86%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (12.86%) Migration
5 8 (11.43%) Network Design
5 8 (11.43%) Low Latency
6 7 (10.00%) High Availability
6 7 (10.00%) ITIL
6 7 (10.00%) Configuration Management
7 6 (8.57%) Identity Management
7 6 (8.57%) Network Monitoring
8 5 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (7.14%) Problem Management
8 5 (7.14%) Incident Management
8 5 (7.14%) Project Management
9 4 (5.71%) SOA
9 4 (5.71%) UML
9 4 (5.71%) RUP
9 4 (5.71%) EAI
Programming Languages
1 8 (11.43%) Shell Script
1 8 (11.43%) JCL
2 6 (8.57%) C
3 5 (7.14%) VB
3 5 (7.14%) Python
3 5 (7.14%) PowerShell
4 4 (5.71%) SQL
4 4 (5.71%) VBScript
5 2 (2.86%) Java
5 2 (2.86%) Perl
5 2 (2.86%) PHP
6 1 (1.43%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.43%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.43%) XPath
Qualifications
1 18 (25.71%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (22.86%) CCNP
3 8 (11.43%) Degree
4 7 (10.00%) CCNA
5 1 (1.43%) CCA
5 1 (1.43%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (1.43%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.43%) CCEE
5 1 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.14%) SLA
2 4 (5.71%) QA
3 1 (1.43%) COBIT
System Software
1 22 (31.43%) Active Directory
2 9 (12.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (7.14%) XenApp
3 5 (7.14%) VMware ESX
4 3 (4.29%) XenDesktop
5 2 (2.86%) Terminal Server
6 1 (1.43%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.43%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 8 (11.43%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 6 (8.57%) CA Spectrum
2 6 (8.57%) CiscoWorks
3 4 (5.71%) BladeLogic
4 2 (2.86%) SCCM
4 2 (2.86%) Cacti
4 2 (2.86%) Puppet
4 2 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.43%) OpenView
5 1 (1.43%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (1.43%) SCOM
5 1 (1.43%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.43%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 24 (34.29%) Microsoft
2 22 (31.43%) Cisco
3 13 (18.57%) VMware
4 12 (17.14%) CheckPoint
5 11 (15.71%) F5
6 10 (14.29%) Juniper
7 9 (12.86%) Citrix
8 8 (11.43%) SolarWinds
9 7 (10.00%) CA
10 6 (8.57%) Riverbed
11 4 (5.71%) Oracle
12 3 (4.29%) McAfee
13 2 (2.86%) CommVault
13 2 (2.86%) NetApp
13 2 (2.86%) Infoblox
13 2 (2.86%) NetScout
13 2 (2.86%) Polycom
13 2 (2.86%) Tandberg
14 1 (1.43%) Tumbleweed
14 1 (1.43%) Axway
Enfield, Middlesex
Spencer Rose
Rate: £500 per day dependent on experience
Posted: 12 hours ago