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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Demilitarized Zone (DMZ)
Rank 398 404 402
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -2
Contract jobs citing DMZ 23 25 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.11% 0.091%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.79% 0.84% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 18
Median daily rate £450 £325 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £240 £349
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £500 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £388 £340
% change year-on-year
+13.54% +13.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London median 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
2908 2984 2766
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.43% 13.39% 12.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1997 1958 1848
Median daily rate £425 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 94 81
Median hourly rate £21.34 £22.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.15% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.80 £14.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.00 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +44.44%

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 31 May 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 31 May 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 +46 9 £500 +56.25%
Croydon -6 6 £480 +9.71%
DMZ
England

DMZ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 28 (50.00%) Firewall
2 27 (48.21%) VPN
3 20 (35.71%) Active Directory
3 20 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (33.93%) DevOps
5 18 (32.14%) Continuous Delivery
5 18 (32.14%) Docker
5 18 (32.14%) Continuous Integration
5 18 (32.14%) Git (software)
6 15 (26.79%) Java
7 14 (25.00%) Finance
7 14 (25.00%) Puppet
7 14 (25.00%) High Availability
8 13 (23.21%) Microsoft Azure
8 13 (23.21%) Splunk
8 13 (23.21%) VMware
8 13 (23.21%) IBM
8 13 (23.21%) Microsoft
9 12 (21.43%) Perl
9 12 (21.43%) Linux
9 12 (21.43%) Python
9 12 (21.43%) IaaS
9 12 (21.43%) PaaS
10 11 (19.64%) Confluence
10 11 (19.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 11 (19.64%) JIRA
10 11 (19.64%) BDD
10 11 (19.64%) Octopus Deploy
10 11 (19.64%) Azure Active Directory
10 11 (19.64%) Windows

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 11 (19.64%) Confluence
2 7 (12.50%) Apache
2 7 (12.50%) nginx
2 7 (12.50%) Tomcat
3 6 (10.71%) JBoss
3 6 (10.71%) Mule ESB
4 5 (8.93%) IIS
5 3 (5.36%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 13 (23.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (21.43%) IaaS
2 12 (21.43%) PaaS
3 11 (19.64%) Azure Active Directory
4 7 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (10.71%) GitHub
5 6 (10.71%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 28 (50.00%) Firewall
2 27 (48.21%) VPN
3 11 (19.64%) LAN
3 11 (19.64%) WAN
4 10 (17.86%) Internet
5 9 (16.07%) Network Security
5 9 (16.07%) Wireless
6 8 (14.29%) DNS
6 8 (14.29%) Reverse Proxy
7 7 (12.50%) DHCP
7 7 (12.50%) MPLS
8 6 (10.71%) HTTP
9 5 (8.93%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (8.93%) LDAP
10 4 (7.14%) IPsec
10 4 (7.14%) OSPF
11 3 (5.36%) BGP
11 3 (5.36%) DWDM
11 3 (5.36%) HTTPS
11 3 (5.36%) Packet Switching
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (19.64%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.50%) MySQL
2 7 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (10.71%) MongoDB
3 6 (10.71%) NoSQL
3 6 (10.71%) Redis
4 5 (8.93%) DB2
Development Applications
1 18 (32.14%) Git (software)
2 11 (19.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 11 (19.64%) JIRA
2 11 (19.64%) Octopus Deploy
3 8 (14.29%) Jenkins
4 7 (12.50%) Artifactory
4 7 (12.50%) SonarQube
4 7 (12.50%) Sonatype Nexus
5 6 (10.71%) Gerrit
5 6 (10.71%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.79%) MSI
General
1 14 (25.00%) Finance
2 5 (8.93%) Banking
3 4 (7.14%) Retail
4 2 (3.57%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.79%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.79%) Publishing
5 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (17.86%) Consultant
2 9 (16.07%) Network Engineer
3 8 (14.29%) Azure Consultant
4 6 (10.71%) Windows Engineer
5 5 (8.93%) Linux Engineer
5 5 (8.93%) Security Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) Architect
6 4 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) Server Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) Windows Server Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) Analyst
7 3 (5.36%) Developer
7 3 (5.36%) Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (5.36%) Network Analyst
7 3 (5.36%) Senior Network Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) VMware Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Cisco Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Design Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) IT Project Manager
8 2 (3.57%) Project Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (19.64%) .NET
2 9 (16.07%) Web Services
3 7 (12.50%) LAMP
3 7 (12.50%) LAPP Stack
3 7 (12.50%) LEMP Stack
4 6 (10.71%) J2EE
4 6 (10.71%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (5.36%) JMS
6 2 (3.57%) JSON
6 2 (3.57%) Middleware
6 2 (3.57%) SAML
6 2 (3.57%) SOAP
6 2 (3.57%) XML
6 2 (3.57%) XML Schema
6 2 (3.57%) XSD
6 2 (3.57%) XSLT
7 1 (1.79%) 802.1X
7 1 (1.79%) Apache Flex
7 1 (1.79%) Servlets
7 1 (1.79%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.71%) Data Centre
2 5 (8.93%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (5.36%) PKI
3 3 (5.36%) Statistics
4 2 (3.57%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.57%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.79%) Clustering
5 1 (1.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.79%) Equities
5 1 (1.79%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.79%) Replication
5 1 (1.79%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 12 (21.43%) Linux
2 11 (19.64%) Windows
3 8 (14.29%) CentOS
3 8 (14.29%) Ubuntu
4 7 (12.50%) Windows Server
5 5 (8.93%) Unix
6 3 (5.36%) Solaris
7 2 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.79%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.79%) Windows 2000
8 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (33.93%) DevOps
3 18 (32.14%) Continuous Delivery
3 18 (32.14%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (25.00%) High Availability
5 11 (19.64%) BDD
5 11 (19.64%) Migration
5 11 (19.64%) TDD
6 8 (14.29%) Scrum
7 7 (12.50%) OWASP
8 5 (8.93%) Network Design
8 5 (8.93%) Security Architecture
9 4 (7.14%) ITIL
9 4 (7.14%) Performance Analysis
9 4 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (7.14%) Validation
10 3 (5.36%) Deep Packet Inspection
10 3 (5.36%) Identity Management
10 3 (5.36%) Infrastructure Management
10 3 (5.36%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (26.79%) Java
2 12 (21.43%) Perl
2 12 (21.43%) Python
3 8 (14.29%) Bash Shell
3 8 (14.29%) PHP
4 6 (10.71%) C
4 6 (10.71%) PowerShell
4 6 (10.71%) Ruby
5 3 (5.36%) C++
6 1 (1.79%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.79%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (16.07%) Security Cleared
2 6 (10.71%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (10.71%) CISSP
3 5 (8.93%) SC Cleared
4 3 (5.36%) CCNA
4 3 (5.36%) CISM
5 2 (3.57%) BC Cleared
5 2 (3.57%) CCIE
5 2 (3.57%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.79%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.79%) CCNP
6 1 (1.79%) JNCIS
6 1 (1.79%) MCSA
6 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 20 (35.71%) Active Directory
2 18 (32.14%) Docker
3 7 (12.50%) vCloud
4 5 (8.93%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (3.57%) Firmware
6 1 (1.79%) DFS Replication
6 1 (1.79%) NFS
6 1 (1.79%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.79%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (25.00%) Puppet
2 8 (14.29%) Ansible
2 8 (14.29%) Rundeck
2 8 (14.29%) Salt
3 7 (12.50%) Kibana
3 7 (12.50%) logstash
3 7 (12.50%) ZABBIX
4 6 (10.71%) HAProxy
5 4 (7.14%) SCCM
6 2 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (1.79%) CFEngine
7 1 (1.79%) Nagios
7 1 (1.79%) SCVMM
7 1 (1.79%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 13 (23.21%) IBM
1 13 (23.21%) Microsoft
1 13 (23.21%) Splunk
1 13 (23.21%) VMware
2 11 (19.64%) Cisco
3 10 (17.86%) Red Hat
4 7 (12.50%) Black Duck
4 7 (12.50%) Juniper
4 7 (12.50%) Palo Alto
4 7 (12.50%) Sonatype
4 7 (12.50%) Veracode
5 6 (10.71%) Fortinet
5 6 (10.71%) Google
6 4 (7.14%) CheckPoint
7 3 (5.36%) Oracle
7 3 (5.36%) Sybase
8 2 (3.57%) Citrix
8 2 (3.57%) Dell
8 2 (3.57%) Forcepoint
8 2 (3.57%) HP