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The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Distributed Denial-of-Service in contract job vacancies advertised in 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 1 July 2022 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)
England > London
6 months to
1 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 539 466 384
Rank change year-on-year -73 -82 +153
Contract jobs citing Distributed Denial-of-Service 47 38 18
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.12% 0.14% 0.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.34% 0.41% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 31 18
10th Percentile £363 £425 £399
25th Percentile £481 £475 £441
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £558 £550
Median % change year-on-year -1.35% +1.36% -8.33%
75th Percentile £651 £681 £631
90th Percentile £738 £725 £679
England median daily rate £575 £575 £575
% change year-on-year - - +6.73%

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

All Generic Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 13,791 9,335 6,145
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 34.82% 33.99% 35.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,104 6,541 4,491
10th Percentile £400 £353 £320
25th Percentile £488 £447 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £550 £535
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +2.80% +1.90%
75th Percentile £725 £656 £650
90th Percentile £819 £745 £750
England median daily rate £550 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 195 143 90
10th Percentile £18.19 £15.20 £14.25
25th Percentile £23.91 £20.00 £21.58
Median hourly rate £41.00 £32.40 £38.50
Median % change year-on-year +26.54% -15.83% +57.12%
75th Percentile £51.75 £45.00 £47.81
90th Percentile £67.50 £57.50 £53.98
England median hourly rate £26.50 £25.00 £24.70
% change year-on-year +6.00% +1.21% +17.62%

Distributed Denial-of-Service
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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

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

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

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

Distributed Denial-of-Service
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Distributed Denial-of-Service in London over the 6 months to 1 July 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Distributed Denial-of-Service in London

Distributed Denial-of-Service
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 Distributed Denial-of-Service within the London region over the 6 months to 1 July 2022. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
Central London -36 6 £550 +4.76% 3
West London -9 1 - -
Distributed Denial-of-Service
England

For the 6 months to 1 July 2022, 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 London region with a requirement for Distributed Denial-of-Service.

1 30 (63.83%) Firewall
2 23 (48.94%) DNS
2 23 (48.94%) Azure
3 21 (44.68%) GCP
4 18 (38.30%) Google
4 18 (38.30%) AWS
4 18 (38.30%) Application Security
5 17 (36.17%) Cybersecurity
5 17 (36.17%) Agile
6 16 (34.04%) CI/CD
6 16 (34.04%) Social Skills
7 15 (31.91%) Network Security
7 15 (31.91%) Analytical Skills
8 14 (29.79%) Public Cloud
8 14 (29.79%) DevOps
8 14 (29.79%) Akamai
9 12 (25.53%) F5
9 12 (25.53%) Load Balancing
9 12 (25.53%) Internet
9 12 (25.53%) IPv6
10 11 (23.40%) Radware
10 11 (23.40%) JIRA
10 11 (23.40%) Confluence
10 11 (23.40%) IaaS
10 11 (23.40%) PaaS
10 11 (23.40%) Network Monitoring
11 10 (21.28%) Ansible
11 10 (21.28%) SevOne
11 10 (21.28%) Infoblox
11 10 (21.28%) Puppet

Distributed Denial-of-Service
Co-occurring 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 11 (23.40%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 23 (48.94%) Azure
2 21 (44.68%) GCP
3 18 (38.30%) AWS
4 14 (29.79%) Akamai
5 11 (23.40%) IaaS
5 11 (23.40%) PaaS
6 9 (19.15%) GitHub
7 3 (6.38%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (6.38%) SaaS
8 2 (4.26%) Azure ExpressRoute
8 2 (4.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (2.13%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (2.13%) AWS Direct Connect
9 1 (2.13%) Azure DevOps
9 1 (2.13%) Azure Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 30 (63.83%) Firewall
2 23 (48.94%) DNS
3 15 (31.91%) Network Security
4 12 (25.53%) Internet
4 12 (25.53%) IPv6
5 8 (17.02%) VPN
5 8 (17.02%) WAN
6 7 (14.89%) SD-WAN
7 4 (8.51%) BGP
7 4 (8.51%) SSL
7 4 (8.51%) Wireless
8 3 (6.38%) Cisco Firepower
8 3 (6.38%) Cisco ISE
8 3 (6.38%) DHCP
8 3 (6.38%) DMZ
8 3 (6.38%) IPsec
8 3 (6.38%) MPLS
8 3 (6.38%) Multicast
9 2 (4.26%) IPv4
9 2 (4.26%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.13%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (2.13%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (2.13%) MongoDB
1 1 (2.13%) MySQL
1 1 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (23.40%) JIRA
2 5 (10.64%) Git (software)
3 4 (8.51%) Jenkins
4 3 (6.38%) Postman
4 3 (6.38%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.13%) Bitbucket
5 1 (2.13%) Jasmine
5 1 (2.13%) JUnit
5 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (34.04%) Social Skills
2 15 (31.91%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (12.77%) Finance
4 4 (8.51%) Public Sector
5 3 (6.38%) Banking
5 3 (6.38%) Retail Banking
6 1 (2.13%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (2.13%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.13%) Investment Banking
6 1 (2.13%) Legal
6 1 (2.13%) Marketing
6 1 (2.13%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (2.13%) Retail
6 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (42.55%) Architect
2 11 (23.40%) Security Architect
3 4 (8.51%) Analyst
3 4 (8.51%) Network Architect
4 3 (6.38%) Cybersecurity Architect
4 3 (6.38%) Network Analyst
4 3 (6.38%) Oracle Specialist
4 3 (6.38%) Platform Architect
4 3 (6.38%) Product Owner
4 3 (6.38%) Security Analyst
5 2 (4.26%) AWS Architect
5 2 (4.26%) Cloud Architect
5 2 (4.26%) Enterprise Architect
5 2 (4.26%) Integration Specialist
5 2 (4.26%) Network Security Architect
5 2 (4.26%) Network Security Specialist
5 2 (4.26%) Network Specialist
5 2 (4.26%) Security Engineer
5 2 (4.26%) Security Specialist
5 2 (4.26%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.51%) Web Services
2 3 (6.38%) JSON
2 3 (6.38%) Oracle Fusion
2 3 (6.38%) REST
2 3 (6.38%) SOAP
2 3 (6.38%) XML
2 3 (6.38%) XSLT
3 2 (4.26%) Node.js
3 2 (4.26%) OAuth
4 1 (2.13%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.13%) OAuth2
4 1 (2.13%) OpenID
4 1 (2.13%) RESTful
4 1 (2.13%) Spring
4 1 (2.13%) Spring Batch
4 1 (2.13%) Spring Boot
4 1 (2.13%) Spring Security
4 1 (2.13%) Swagger
4 1 (2.13%) XACML
4 1 (2.13%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (29.79%) Public Cloud
2 5 (10.64%) Data Centre
3 4 (8.51%) Cloud Native
3 4 (8.51%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (6.38%) CMDB
4 3 (6.38%) Management Information System
4 3 (6.38%) Private Cloud
5 2 (4.26%) PKI
6 1 (2.13%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (2.13%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.89%) Linux
2 5 (10.64%) Windows
3 1 (2.13%) CentOS
3 1 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.13%) Ubuntu
3 1 (2.13%) Unix
3 1 (2.13%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (38.30%) Application Security
2 17 (36.17%) Agile
2 17 (36.17%) Cybersecurity
3 16 (34.04%) CI/CD
4 14 (29.79%) DevOps
5 12 (25.53%) Load Balancing
6 11 (23.40%) Network Monitoring
7 10 (21.28%) Problem-Solving
8 9 (19.15%) Migration
9 8 (17.02%) OWASP
9 8 (17.02%) Security Architecture
10 7 (14.89%) DDoS Mitigation
11 6 (12.77%) Information Security
11 6 (12.77%) Security Testing
11 6 (12.77%) Vulnerability Management
12 5 (10.64%) Configuration Management
12 5 (10.64%) Identity Management
12 5 (10.64%) SIEM
13 4 (8.51%) Continuous Improvement
13 4 (8.51%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.64%) SQL
2 3 (6.38%) PL/SQL
3 2 (4.26%) Java
3 2 (4.26%) Perl
3 2 (4.26%) Python
4 1 (2.13%) Bash
4 1 (2.13%) C#
4 1 (2.13%) C++
4 1 (2.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (10.64%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.51%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.26%) CCDP
3 2 (4.26%) CCIE
3 2 (4.26%) CCIE Routing and Switching
3 2 (4.26%) CCNP
3 2 (4.26%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (4.26%) CISSP
3 2 (4.26%) Degree
3 2 (4.26%) OSCP
4 1 (2.13%) GCIA
4 1 (2.13%) GIAC
4 1 (2.13%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.64%) NIST
2 4 (8.51%) GDPR
3 3 (6.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (6.38%) ISO/IEC 27005
3 3 (6.38%) PCI DSS
3 3 (6.38%) PSD2
4 1 (2.13%) Accessibility
4 1 (2.13%) QA
4 1 (2.13%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (17.02%) Docker
2 4 (8.51%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.51%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.13%) iptables
3 1 (2.13%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 10 (21.28%) Ansible
1 10 (21.28%) Puppet
2 9 (19.15%) Kubernetes
3 4 (8.51%) CASB
3 4 (8.51%) Single Sign-On
4 3 (6.38%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 2 (4.26%) Nessus
6 1 (2.13%) Grafana
6 1 (2.13%) Icinga
6 1 (2.13%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (2.13%) QRadar
6 1 (2.13%) vRealize Orchestrator
6 1 (2.13%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 18 (38.30%) Google
2 12 (25.53%) F5
3 11 (23.40%) Radware
4 10 (21.28%) Infoblox
4 10 (21.28%) SevOne
5 8 (17.02%) Palo Alto
6 6 (12.77%) Microsoft
7 5 (10.64%) Fortinet
8 4 (8.51%) Cisco
9 3 (6.38%) Meraki
9 3 (6.38%) Oracle
9 3 (6.38%) Ping Identity
9 3 (6.38%) Splunk
10 2 (4.26%) CheckPoint
10 2 (4.26%) CyberArk
11 1 (2.13%) Intel
11 1 (2.13%) Juniper
11 1 (2.13%) McAfee
11 1 (2.13%) Symantec
11 1 (2.13%) VMware