Period
to 10 December 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Distributed Denial-of-Service in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Distributed Denial-of-Service over the 6 months to 10 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDoS)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
10 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 205 256 -
Rank change year-on-year +51 - +233
Contract jobs citing Distributed Denial-of-Service 9 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.16% 0.14% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.50% 0.35% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 0
City of London median daily rate £515 £603 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.52% - -
Central London median daily rate £515 £590 £563
% change year-on-year -12.71% +4.89% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

Distributed Denial-of-Service is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1,809 2,848 2,992
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 32.09% 39.90% 41.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,377 2,207 2,331
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £285 £281 £313
90th Percentile £700 £713 £725
Central London median daily rate £515 £525 £525
% change year-on-year -1.90% - +10.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 61 35
City of London median hourly rate £21.00 £19.25 £24.49
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -21.38% +28.87%
10th Percentile £12.46 £13.31 £13.13
90th Percentile £52.25 £33.00 £33.92
Central London median hourly rate £21.00 £19.38 £22.26
% change year-on-year +8.39% -12.95% +20.64%

Distributed Denial-of-Service
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Distributed Denial-of-Service as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Distributed Denial-of-Service in the City of London

Distributed Denial-of-Service
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Distributed Denial-of-Service in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Distributed Denial-of-Service in the City of London

Distributed Denial-of-Service
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Distributed Denial-of-Service in the City of London over the 6 months to 10 December 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Distributed Denial-of-Service in the City of London

For the 6 months to 10 December 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Distributed Denial-of-Service also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Distributed Denial-of-Service.

1 5 (55.56%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (44.44%) DDoS Mitigation
3 3 (33.33%) Azure
3 3 (33.33%) AWS
4 2 (22.22%) COBIT
4 2 (22.22%) Network Security
4 2 (22.22%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco
4 2 (22.22%) CISSP
4 2 (22.22%) LAN
4 2 (22.22%) Firewall
4 2 (22.22%) Finance
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) Banking
4 2 (22.22%) Security Operations
4 2 (22.22%) VPN
4 2 (22.22%) NIST
5 1 (11.11%) Public Sector
5 1 (11.11%) DNS
5 1 (11.11%) Cloud Native
5 1 (11.11%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 1 (11.11%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (11.11%) Matrix Organization
5 1 (11.11%) GDPR
5 1 (11.11%) Security Monitoring
5 1 (11.11%) Threat Intelligence
5 1 (11.11%) Darktrace
5 1 (11.11%) Analytical Mindset
5 1 (11.11%) Cloud Operations
5 1 (11.11%) Self-Motivation

Distributed Denial-of-Service
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 1 (11.11%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) AWS
1 3 (33.33%) Azure
2 1 (11.11%) AWS CloudTrail
2 1 (11.11%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) CloudFront
2 1 (11.11%) GCP
2 1 (11.11%) Office 365
2 1 (11.11%) PaaS
2 1 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Firewall
1 2 (22.22%) LAN
1 2 (22.22%) Network Security
1 2 (22.22%) VPN
2 1 (11.11%) BGP
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (11.11%) DHCP
2 1 (11.11%) DNS
2 1 (11.11%) Internet
2 1 (11.11%) IPsec
2 1 (11.11%) NetScaler
2 1 (11.11%) OSPF
2 1 (11.11%) TACACS
2 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 1 (11.11%) VLAN
2 1 (11.11%) VRRP
2 1 (11.11%) Wireless
2 1 (11.11%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (11.11%) Big Data
1 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) JIRA
1 1 (11.11%) Selenium
1 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 2 (22.22%) Banking
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Law
2 1 (11.11%) Legal
2 1 (11.11%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) Security Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) Security Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Citrix Technical Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) DevOps Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) IT Security Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) SAP Manager
2 1 (11.11%) SAP Test Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Security Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Security Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) React
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Mindset
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (11.11%) Cloud Native
1 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
1 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
1 1 (11.11%) PMI
1 1 (11.11%) Replication
1 1 (11.11%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Kali Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (44.44%) DDoS Mitigation
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) Security Operations
3 2 (22.22%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (11.11%) Analytics
4 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity
4 1 (11.11%) Content Management
4 1 (11.11%) DevOps
4 1 (11.11%) ERP
4 1 (11.11%) Ethical Hacking
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL
4 1 (11.11%) Microservices
4 1 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
4 1 (11.11%) SABSA
4 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 1 (11.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Java
1 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
1 1 (11.11%) Python
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) CISSP
2 1 (11.11%) CCIE
2 1 (11.11%) CCIP
2 1 (11.11%) CEH
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (11.11%) FFIEC
2 1 (11.11%) ISEB
2 1 (11.11%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (11.11%) OSCP
2 1 (11.11%) PMI Certification
2 1 (11.11%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) COBIT
1 2 (22.22%) NIST
2 1 (11.11%) GDPR
2 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (11.11%) Virtual Desktop
1 1 (11.11%) XenApp
1 1 (11.11%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Istio
1 1 (11.11%) Kubernetes
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (11.11%) Nessus
1 1 (11.11%) Nmap
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
1 1 (11.11%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco
2 1 (11.11%) Adobe
2 1 (11.11%) AlgoSec
2 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
2 1 (11.11%) Citrix
2 1 (11.11%) Darktrace
2 1 (11.11%) Forcepoint
2 1 (11.11%) Google
2 1 (11.11%) Ivanti
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Qualys
2 1 (11.11%) Rapid7
2 1 (11.11%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (11.11%) SAP
2 1 (11.11%) Sitecore
2 1 (11.11%) Splunk