Period
to 11 August 2020

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 11 August 2020 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
11 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 128 228 250
Rank change year-on-year +100 +22 -4
Contract jobs citing Distributed Denial-of-Service 1 13 8
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.046% 0.20% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.13% 0.61% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 10 8
Median daily rate - £550 £603
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -8.71% -
Central London median daily rate - £550 £590
% change year-on-year - -6.78% +18.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
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 788 2,116 2,879
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 36.00% 32.69% 40.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 513 1,572 2,189
Median daily rate £518 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.43% - -
10th Percentile £313 £325 £313
90th Percentile £693 £680 £725
Central London median daily rate £505 £525 £520
% change year-on-year -3.81% +0.96% -0.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 47 55
Median hourly rate £35.00 £20.83 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +68.03% +4.15% -5.56%
10th Percentile £12.62 £11.25 £14.47
90th Percentile £47.75 £55.90 £45.33
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +66.67% +5.00% +6.95%

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

Job postings citing Distributed Denial-of-Service as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Distributed Denial-of-Service in the City of London.

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

For the 6 months to 11 August 2020, 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 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) Security Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) SIEM
1 1 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (100.00%) DDoS Mitigation
1 1 (100.00%) Network Packet Capture
1 1 (100.00%) Security Operations
1 1 (100.00%) Security Operations Centre
1 1 (100.00%) Security Monitoring
1 1 (100.00%) NIST

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Security Operations Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (100.00%) DDoS Mitigation
1 1 (100.00%) Network Packet Capture
1 1 (100.00%) Security Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Security Monitoring
1 1 (100.00%) Security Operations
1 1 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 1 (100.00%) SIEM
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) NIST