Period
to 20 October 2021

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 20 October 2021 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
20 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 177 - 226
Rank change year-on-year - +226 +23
Contract jobs citing DMZ 2 0 2
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.051% - 0.034%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.60% - 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) - - £619
Central London median daily rate - £550 £619
% change year-on-year - -11.11% +30.26%

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 334 237 632
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 8.59% 13.17% 10.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 188 481
10th Percentile £300 £238 £205
25th Percentile £413 £369 £330
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £520 £500 £463
Median % change year-on-year +4.00% +8.11% +2.78%
75th Percentile £600 £556 £575
90th Percentile £683 £638 £675
Central London median daily rate £513 £500 £463
% change year-on-year +2.50% +8.11% +6.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 13
10th Percentile £16.20 £25.35 £13.80
25th Percentile £21.00 £29.63 £16.50
Median hourly rate £22.50 £37.50 £20.00
Median % change year-on-year -40.00% +87.50% +14.29%
75th Percentile £37.75 £50.00 £42.62
90th Percentile " £57.05 £44.80
Central London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year -40.00% +78.57% +20.00%

DMZ
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing DMZ as a proportion 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

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

Daily rate trend for DMZ in the City of London

DMZ
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing DMZ in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for DMZ in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 October 2021, IT contractor jobs citing DMZ 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 DMZ.

1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Firepower
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) CISSP
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Intranet
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Fortinet
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) Riverbed
2 1 (50.00%) Azure
2 1 (50.00%) PaaS
2 1 (50.00%) Security Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) SIEM
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft 365
2 1 (50.00%) IaaS
2 1 (50.00%) WebEx

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:

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Azure
1 1 (50.00%) IaaS
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft 365
1 1 (50.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Firepower
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) Intranet
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) WebEx
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Azure Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Data Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) LAN Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft 365 Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Security Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CISSP
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Fortinet
2 1 (50.00%) Riverbed
2 1 (50.00%) VMware