Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for DMZ skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited DMZ over the 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Demilitarized Zone (DMZ)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 225 239 257
Rank change year-on-year +14 +18 +35
Contract jobs citing DMZ 15 14 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.21% 0.21% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.02% 1.46% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 14 12
City of London median daily rate £513 £469 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.33% -1.32% +8.57%
10th Percentile £300 £414 £414
90th Percentile £568 £608 £521
Central London median daily rate £513 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +7.89% - +12.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

DMZ is in the Communications and Computer Networking 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 communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 743 960 1128
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 10.58% 14.43% 12.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 580 734 847
City of London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +5.52%
10th Percentile £213 £287 £263
90th Percentile £638 £588 £575
Central London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 29
City of London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.53% +8.57% -10.26%
10th Percentile £11.86 £11.50 £13.81
90th Percentile £23.28 £48.63 £31.65
Central London median hourly rate £16.96 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -10.75% +8.57% -10.26%

DMZ
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing DMZ as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for DMZ in the City of London

DMZ
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 DMZ in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for DMZ in the City of London

DMZ
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DMZ in the City of London over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DMZ in the City of London

DMZ
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing DMZ in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for DMZ in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 City of London region with a requirement for DMZ.

1 11 (73.33%) Data Centre
2 9 (60.00%) Windows
3 8 (53.33%) Active Directory
4 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (46.67%) PowerShell
5 6 (40.00%) Hadoop
5 6 (40.00%) High Availability
5 6 (40.00%) Unix
5 6 (40.00%) LDAP
5 6 (40.00%) Kerberos
5 6 (40.00%) Finance
6 5 (33.33%) Firewall
7 4 (26.67%) WAN
7 4 (26.67%) Cisco
7 4 (26.67%) REST
8 3 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
8 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
8 3 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (20.00%) CCNP
8 3 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (20.00%) SAN
8 3 (20.00%) CheckPoint
8 3 (20.00%) Internet
8 3 (20.00%) LAN
8 3 (20.00%) Banking
9 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Architecture
9 2 (13.33%) Network Design
9 2 (13.33%) Network Security
9 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
9 2 (13.33%) IPsec

DMZ
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 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Azure Active Directory
1 2 (13.33%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (13.33%) IaaS
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (13.33%) PaaS
1 2 (13.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) Kerberos
1 6 (40.00%) LDAP
2 5 (33.33%) Firewall
3 4 (26.67%) WAN
4 3 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (20.00%) Internet
4 3 (20.00%) LAN
4 3 (20.00%) SAN
5 2 (13.33%) IPsec
5 2 (13.33%) NAS
5 2 (13.33%) Network Security
5 2 (13.33%) SSL
6 1 (6.67%) BGP
6 1 (6.67%) EIGRP
6 1 (6.67%) Multicast
6 1 (6.67%) NetScaler
6 1 (6.67%) OSPF
6 1 (6.67%) VLAN
6 1 (6.67%) VoIP
6 1 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Back Office
3 1 (6.67%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Active Directory Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Architect
2 4 (26.67%) Cloud Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) PowerShell Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Cloud Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Network Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Network Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Network Security Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Security Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Backup Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Backup Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) HP Storage Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Server Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Storage and Backup Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 11 (73.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (13.33%) Public Cloud
2 2 (13.33%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (6.67%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Windows
2 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (40.00%) Unix
4 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (13.33%) Windows 10
5 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) High Availability
2 3 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (13.33%) Identity Access Management
3 2 (13.33%) ITIL
3 2 (13.33%) ITSM
3 2 (13.33%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (13.33%) Migration
3 2 (13.33%) Network Design
3 2 (13.33%) Network Segmentation
3 2 (13.33%) Network Virtualisation
3 2 (13.33%) Security Architecture
3 2 (13.33%) Security Operations
3 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
3 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.67%) Algorithmic Trading
4 1 (6.67%) CRM
4 1 (6.67%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (13.33%) VBScript
3 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
3 1 (6.67%) Perl
3 1 (6.67%) Python
3 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) CCNP
1 3 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (13.33%) CCDP
2 2 (13.33%) CCIE
2 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) CISA
3 1 (6.67%) CISM
3 1 (6.67%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) GDPR
System Software
1 8 (53.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Cacti
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (6.67%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Cisco
2 3 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (13.33%) Palo Alto
4 1 (6.67%) 3PAR
4 1 (6.67%) Arista
4 1 (6.67%) Citrix
4 1 (6.67%) CommVault
4 1 (6.67%) Dell
4 1 (6.67%) EMC
4 1 (6.67%) Fortinet
4 1 (6.67%) HP
4 1 (6.67%) NetScout
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle
4 1 (6.67%) ServiceNow
4 1 (6.67%) VMware