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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Demilitarized Zone (DMZ)
Rank 380 391 411
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +20
Contract jobs citing DMZ 26 18 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.077% 0.017%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.85% 0.64% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 16 0
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£425 £438 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £336
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +4.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £19.00
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
3050 2812 2891
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.25% 12.10% 12.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1963 1808 1803
Average daily rate £388 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 85 124
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.75 £14.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £34.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+28.37% -26.00%

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 2 July 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 2 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -6 4 £463 +8.82% 5
Croydon - 2 £444 - 1
DMZ
England

DMZ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 48 (80.00%) Firewall
2 26 (43.33%) VPN
3 23 (38.33%) VMware
4 22 (36.67%) Linux
5 21 (35.00%) Tomcat
6 20 (33.33%) Python
6 20 (33.33%) Java
7 18 (30.00%) Apache
8 15 (25.00%) Web Services
8 15 (25.00%) ITIL
9 14 (23.33%) UNIX
9 14 (23.33%) Perl
9 14 (23.33%) WAN
9 14 (23.33%) Cisco
10 13 (21.67%) LAN
10 13 (21.67%) JavaScript
10 13 (21.67%) J2EE
10 13 (21.67%) Cisco Certification
10 13 (21.67%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (20.00%) Scrum
11 12 (20.00%) Ruby
11 12 (20.00%) Ubuntu
11 12 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (20.00%) Red Hat
11 12 (20.00%) Solaris
11 12 (20.00%) CCIE
11 12 (20.00%) DNS
11 12 (20.00%) TCP/IP
11 12 (20.00%) DevOps
11 12 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery

DMZ
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 21 (35.00%) Tomcat
2 18 (30.00%) Apache
3 11 (18.33%) nginx
3 11 (18.33%) JBoss
4 10 (16.67%) WebSphere
5 8 (13.33%) Mule ESB
6 7 (11.67%) WebSphere Application Server
7 5 (8.33%) MS Exchange
8 4 (6.67%) Node.js
8 4 (6.67%) OpenStack
9 3 (5.00%) GroupWise
9 3 (5.00%) Oracle Workflow
9 3 (5.00%) MQSeries
9 3 (5.00%) IIS
9 3 (5.00%) Lotus Domino
10 2 (3.33%) Lync
11 1 (1.67%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (1.67%) Jetty
11 1 (1.67%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (6.67%) MS Office
2 1 (1.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.67%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.67%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 11 (18.33%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (18.33%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (3.33%) Office 365
3 1 (1.67%) GitHub
3 1 (1.67%) IaaS
3 1 (1.67%) SaaS
3 1 (1.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (80.00%) Firewall
2 26 (43.33%) VPN
3 14 (23.33%) WAN
4 13 (21.67%) LAN
5 12 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 12 (20.00%) DNS
6 11 (18.33%) MPLS
6 11 (18.33%) LDAP
7 9 (15.00%) HTTP
8 8 (13.33%) SAN
8 8 (13.33%) Network Security
9 7 (11.67%) Reverse Proxy
9 7 (11.67%) BGP
9 7 (11.67%) DHCP
9 7 (11.67%) NAS
10 6 (10.00%) Kerberos
10 6 (10.00%) OSPF
10 6 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (10.00%) Wireless
10 6 (10.00%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.33%) MySQL
1 11 (18.33%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (11.67%) MongoDB
2 7 (11.67%) NoSQL
2 7 (11.67%) Redis
3 4 (6.67%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.33%) Big Data
5 1 (1.67%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 11 (18.33%) Gerrit
2 10 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 9 (15.00%) Artifactory
3 9 (15.00%) Git (software)
3 9 (15.00%) Mercurial
4 8 (13.33%) SonarQube
5 6 (10.00%) Introscope
6 4 (6.67%) JMeter
6 4 (6.67%) Ant
6 4 (6.67%) Maven
6 4 (6.67%) Selenium
6 4 (6.67%) PhantomJS
6 4 (6.67%) Jasmine
6 4 (6.67%) Gradle
7 1 (1.67%) Apache Ivy
7 1 (1.67%) VisualVM
7 1 (1.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.67%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.67%) JIRA
7 1 (1.67%) Hudson
General
1 11 (18.33%) Finance
2 8 (13.33%) Games
3 4 (6.67%) Banking
4 2 (3.33%) Advertising
5 1 (1.67%) Local Government
5 1 (1.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (15.00%) Network Engineer
2 7 (11.67%) Analyst
2 7 (11.67%) Consultant
3 6 (10.00%) Security Consultant
3 6 (10.00%) Network Support
4 5 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (6.67%) Support Analyst
5 4 (6.67%) Web Hosting Specialist
6 3 (5.00%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) Senior Network Analyst
6 3 (5.00%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (5.00%) Network Support Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) Technical Support
6 3 (5.00%) Network Support Analyst
6 3 (5.00%) Support Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) Network Consultant
6 3 (5.00%) Architect
6 3 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (5.00%) Network Analyst
6 3 (5.00%) Senior Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (25.00%) Web Services
2 13 (21.67%) J2EE
3 11 (18.33%) LAMP
3 11 (18.33%) Java EE
4 8 (13.33%) RabbitMQ
5 6 (10.00%) SAML
5 6 (10.00%) XMPP
5 6 (10.00%) HTML
5 6 (10.00%) .NET
6 5 (8.33%) XML
6 5 (8.33%) JSON
6 5 (8.33%) JMX
7 4 (6.67%) Apache Flex
7 4 (6.67%) jQuery
7 4 (6.67%) JMS
7 4 (6.67%) Servlets
8 3 (5.00%) WebSockets
9 2 (3.33%) TIBCO EMS
10 1 (1.67%) Silverlight
10 1 (1.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (13.33%) Clustering
3 6 (10.00%) PKI
3 6 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (8.33%) Data Centre
5 4 (6.67%) CESG
5 4 (6.67%) Fat Client
5 4 (6.67%) Thin Client
6 3 (5.00%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (5.00%) CESG CLAS
7 2 (3.33%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (3.33%) Data Integration
7 2 (3.33%) Management Information System
7 2 (3.33%) Replication
7 2 (3.33%) Equities
8 1 (1.67%) BYOD
8 1 (1.67%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 22 (36.67%) Linux
2 14 (23.33%) UNIX
3 12 (20.00%) Ubuntu
3 12 (20.00%) Solaris
4 11 (18.33%) CentOS
5 7 (11.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (10.00%) Windows
7 5 (8.33%) Android
8 3 (5.00%) AIX
8 3 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (3.33%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (1.67%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (25.00%) ITIL
2 13 (21.67%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (20.00%) Scrum
3 12 (20.00%) DevOps
3 12 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 9 (15.00%) Infrastructure Management
5 8 (13.33%) Load Balancing
5 8 (13.33%) OWASP
6 7 (11.67%) Change Management
6 7 (11.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (10.00%) Security Management
8 5 (8.33%) Identity Management
8 5 (8.33%) Business Continuity
8 5 (8.33%) Workflow
8 5 (8.33%) PRINCE2
8 5 (8.33%) SDLC
9 4 (6.67%) Protective Monitoring
9 4 (6.67%) BDD
9 4 (6.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 20 (33.33%) Java
1 20 (33.33%) Python
2 14 (23.33%) Perl
3 13 (21.67%) JavaScript
4 12 (20.00%) Ruby
5 11 (18.33%) Bash Shell
5 11 (18.33%) PHP
6 9 (15.00%) Shell Script
7 2 (3.33%) SQL
7 2 (3.33%) C++
8 1 (1.67%) R
8 1 (1.67%) C
8 1 (1.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 13 (21.67%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (20.00%) CCIE
3 9 (15.00%) CISSP
4 6 (10.00%) Security Cleared
4 6 (10.00%) Degree
5 5 (8.33%) CCNP
6 4 (6.67%) CCSA
7 3 (5.00%) SC Cleared
8 2 (3.33%) CCNA
9 1 (1.67%) Check Point Certification
9 1 (1.67%) CCSE
9 1 (1.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) SLA
1 1 (1.67%) COBIT
System Software
1 11 (18.33%) vCloud
1 11 (18.33%) Docker
2 9 (15.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (6.67%) VirtualBox
4 4 (6.67%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (3.33%) Terminal Server
5 2 (3.33%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 10 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (16.67%) HAProxy
1 10 (16.67%) Puppet
2 9 (15.00%) Salt
2 9 (15.00%) Ansible
3 8 (13.33%) logstash
3 8 (13.33%) ZABBIX
3 8 (13.33%) Kibana
3 8 (13.33%) Rundeck
4 6 (10.00%) CA Wily
5 5 (8.33%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (3.33%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (1.67%) CA Single Sign-On
7 1 (1.67%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (1.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (38.33%) VMware
2 14 (23.33%) Cisco
3 12 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 11 (18.33%) Microsoft
4 11 (18.33%) Google
5 9 (15.00%) Citrix
6 7 (11.67%) IBM
6 7 (11.67%) HP
7 5 (8.33%) CheckPoint
8 4 (6.67%) Pega
8 4 (6.67%) Oracle
9 3 (5.00%) SolarWinds
9 3 (5.00%) F5
9 3 (5.00%) Juniper
9 3 (5.00%) Novell
9 3 (5.00%) Lotus
10 2 (3.33%) TIBCO
10 2 (3.33%) Dell
10 2 (3.33%) BT
10 2 (3.33%) 3Com
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