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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Demilitarized Zone (DMZ)
England / London
Rank 360 376 377
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +1
Contract jobs citing DMZ 36 29 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.19% 0.14% 0.087%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.46% 1.11% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 13 12
Median daily rate £476 £425 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.05% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £315 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £484
UK excluding London median daily rate £477 £343 £411
% change year-on-year
+39.12% -16.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £24.23 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £39.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.23%

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
2472 2609 2720
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.77% 12.71% 13.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1654 1704 1818
Median daily rate £438 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £253 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.20% +7.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 77 67
Median hourly rate £44.50 £26.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.15% +36.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £16.00 £13.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +26.31%

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017. 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 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 -5 4 £500 -
Croydon - 1 - -
DMZ
England

DMZ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 59 (64.84%) Firewall
2 44 (48.35%) VPN
3 40 (43.96%) Cisco
4 28 (30.77%) VMware
4 28 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (28.57%) Network Security
5 26 (28.57%) WAN
6 25 (27.47%) Linux
6 25 (27.47%) VMware Infrastructure
7 23 (25.27%) CheckPoint
8 22 (24.18%) Python
8 22 (24.18%) Microsoft
8 22 (24.18%) Continuous Integration
8 22 (24.18%) Git (software)
8 22 (24.18%) Data Centre
9 21 (23.08%) DevOps
9 21 (23.08%) NoSQL
9 21 (23.08%) Load Balancing
9 21 (23.08%) Scrum
9 21 (23.08%) Tomcat
9 21 (23.08%) Windows
10 20 (21.98%) Continuous Delivery
11 19 (20.88%) Virtual Machines
11 19 (20.88%) Jenkins
11 19 (20.88%) Perl
11 19 (20.88%) Red Hat
12 18 (19.78%) MySQL
12 18 (19.78%) LAN
12 18 (19.78%) Finance
12 18 (19.78%) LAMP

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 21 (23.08%) Tomcat
2 17 (18.68%) Apache
3 15 (16.48%) Mule ESB
3 15 (16.48%) nginx
4 14 (15.38%) Jetty
4 14 (15.38%) WildFly
5 7 (7.69%) SharePoint
5 7 (7.69%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (5.49%) IIS
6 5 (5.49%) MS Exchange
7 4 (4.40%) JBoss
7 4 (4.40%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (4.40%) WebSphere
8 3 (3.30%) Confluence
8 3 (3.30%) Skype for Business
8 3 (3.30%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (3.30%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.20%) MS Office
3 1 (1.10%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 14 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (14.29%) PaaS
3 10 (10.99%) IaaS
3 10 (10.99%) Office 365
4 8 (8.79%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (5.49%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (3.30%) GitHub
6 3 (3.30%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (2.20%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (2.20%) OneDrive
7 2 (2.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 59 (64.84%) Firewall
2 44 (48.35%) VPN
3 26 (28.57%) Network Security
3 26 (28.57%) WAN
4 18 (19.78%) LAN
5 17 (18.68%) Reverse Proxy
6 16 (17.58%) Wireless
7 15 (16.48%) Internet
8 14 (15.38%) IPsec
9 13 (14.29%) OSPF
10 12 (13.19%) Cisco Wireless
11 11 (12.09%) SAN
11 11 (12.09%) TCP/IP
12 10 (10.99%) HSRP
12 10 (10.99%) Spanning Tree
12 10 (10.99%) VRRP
13 9 (9.89%) Cisco ASA
14 8 (8.79%) VoIP
15 7 (7.69%) NetScaler
15 7 (7.69%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (23.08%) NoSQL
2 18 (19.78%) MySQL
3 17 (18.68%) PostgreSQL
4 12 (13.19%) SQL Server
5 4 (4.40%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 4 (4.40%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (4.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (4.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (4.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (3.30%) MongoDB
6 3 (3.30%) Redis
Development Applications
1 22 (24.18%) Git (software)
2 19 (20.88%) Jenkins
3 17 (18.68%) Mercurial
4 16 (17.58%) Gerrit
5 13 (14.29%) GitLab
6 5 (5.49%) JIRA
7 3 (3.30%) Artifactory
7 3 (3.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (3.30%) SonarQube
7 3 (3.30%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (2.20%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (2.20%) Subversion
8 2 (2.20%) Visual Studio
9 1 (1.10%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 18 (19.78%) Finance
2 15 (16.48%) Banking
3 4 (4.40%) Investment Banking
4 3 (3.30%) Front Office
5 2 (2.20%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.20%) Retail
5 2 (2.20%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.10%) Billing
6 1 (1.10%) Legal
6 1 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 26 (28.57%) Architect
2 17 (18.68%) Network Engineer
3 13 (14.29%) Network Architect
3 13 (14.29%) Security Architect
4 12 (13.19%) DevOps Engineer
5 11 (12.09%) Support Engineer
6 10 (10.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 10 (10.99%) Network Support
7 9 (9.89%) Network Security Architect
7 9 (9.89%) Senior Network Engineer
7 9 (9.89%) Voice Engineer
7 9 (9.89%) Voice Network Engineer
8 7 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support
8 7 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 7 (7.69%) Network Support Engineer
8 7 (7.69%) Senior Support Engineer
8 7 (7.69%) Senior Voice Engineer
8 7 (7.69%) Senior Voice Network Engineer
8 7 (7.69%) Senior Voice Support Engineer
8 7 (7.69%) Voice Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (19.78%) LAMP
2 15 (16.48%) LAPP Stack
2 15 (16.48%) LEMP Stack
2 15 (16.48%) RabbitMQ
3 5 (5.49%) .NET
4 4 (4.40%) 802.1X
4 4 (4.40%) OAuth
4 4 (4.40%) SAML
5 3 (3.30%) CSS
5 3 (3.30%) J2EE
5 3 (3.30%) Web Services
5 3 (3.30%) XMPP
6 2 (2.20%) ASP.NET
6 2 (2.20%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (2.20%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (2.20%) HTML
6 2 (2.20%) Middleware
6 2 (2.20%) REST
6 2 (2.20%) RESTful
6 2 (2.20%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 22 (24.18%) Data Centre
2 9 (9.89%) Video Conferencing
3 7 (7.69%) EMC VNX
4 5 (5.49%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 4 (4.40%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.20%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.20%) HP Storage
6 2 (2.20%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.10%) Clustering
7 1 (1.10%) Data Integration
7 1 (1.10%) DataPower
7 1 (1.10%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.10%) NHS
7 1 (1.10%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.10%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.10%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.10%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 25 (27.47%) Linux
2 21 (23.08%) Windows
3 18 (19.78%) Ubuntu
4 17 (18.68%) CentOS
5 10 (10.99%) Windows Server
6 8 (8.79%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (8.79%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (4.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (4.40%) Unix
8 3 (3.30%) AIX
8 3 (3.30%) Solaris
9 1 (1.10%) Mandriva Linux
9 1 (1.10%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (24.18%) Continuous Integration
3 21 (23.08%) DevOps
3 21 (23.08%) Load Balancing
3 21 (23.08%) Scrum
4 20 (21.98%) Continuous Delivery
5 11 (12.09%) Investment Management
6 10 (10.99%) Asset Management
7 9 (9.89%) ITIL
7 9 (9.89%) SDLC
8 8 (8.79%) High Availability
8 8 (8.79%) Migration
9 7 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
10 6 (6.59%) Service Delivery
11 5 (5.49%) Capacity Planning
11 5 (5.49%) Change Control
11 5 (5.49%) Infrastructure Management
11 5 (5.49%) Operations Management
11 5 (5.49%) TDD
11 5 (5.49%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 22 (24.18%) Python
2 19 (20.88%) Perl
3 18 (19.78%) Bash Shell
4 12 (13.19%) PowerShell
5 7 (7.69%) Java
5 7 (7.69%) SQL
6 5 (5.49%) JavaScript
7 4 (4.40%) PHP
8 3 (3.30%) Jython
9 2 (2.20%) C
9 2 (2.20%) C#
9 2 (2.20%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 16 (17.58%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (8.79%) CCSA
2 8 (8.79%) SC Cleared
2 8 (8.79%) Security Cleared
3 7 (7.69%) CCNA
4 4 (4.40%) CCNP
4 4 (4.40%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (4.40%) MCSD
4 4 (4.40%) MCSE
4 4 (4.40%) MCTS
4 4 (4.40%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (4.40%) PMI Certification
4 4 (4.40%) PMP
5 3 (3.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (2.20%) CCSE
6 2 (2.20%) CCSP
7 1 (1.10%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.10%) CCDP
7 1 (1.10%) CCIE
7 1 (1.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.40%) QA
2 1 (1.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.10%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (27.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (20.88%) Virtual Machines
3 18 (19.78%) Docker
4 16 (17.58%) Active Directory
5 14 (15.38%) Xen
6 7 (7.69%) VMware ESX
7 5 (5.49%) DFS Replication
7 5 (5.49%) XenApp
8 2 (2.20%) SRDF
8 2 (2.20%) vCloud
8 2 (2.20%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (1.10%) BIND 9
9 1 (1.10%) Firmware
9 1 (1.10%) Hyper-V
9 1 (1.10%) KVM
9 1 (1.10%) ProxySG
9 1 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (1.10%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (18.68%) Ansible
2 16 (17.58%) Kibana
2 16 (17.58%) logstash
2 16 (17.58%) ZABBIX
3 15 (16.48%) HAProxy
4 6 (6.59%) CA Single Sign-On
5 5 (5.49%) SCCM
6 4 (4.40%) Puppet
7 3 (3.30%) Cisco CUCM
7 3 (3.30%) Rundeck
7 3 (3.30%) Salt
8 2 (2.20%) Cacti
8 2 (2.20%) Cisco UCCX
8 2 (2.20%) WhatsUp Gold
9 1 (1.10%) CFEngine
9 1 (1.10%) Cisco Prime
9 1 (1.10%) FortiGate
9 1 (1.10%) Nagios
9 1 (1.10%) SolarWinds Orion
9 1 (1.10%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 40 (43.96%) Cisco
2 28 (30.77%) VMware
3 23 (25.27%) CheckPoint
4 22 (24.18%) Microsoft
5 19 (20.88%) Red Hat
6 16 (17.58%) Citrix
7 11 (12.09%) EMC
7 11 (12.09%) HP
8 9 (9.89%) 3PAR
9 7 (7.69%) Palo Alto
10 6 (6.59%) CA
10 6 (6.59%) IBM
10 6 (6.59%) Juniper
11 5 (5.49%) F5
12 4 (4.40%) Oracle
12 4 (4.40%) Splunk
13 3 (3.30%) Dell
13 3 (3.30%) NetApp
13 3 (3.30%) SolarWinds
13 3 (3.30%) Sybase