Period
to 21 September 2021

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 21 September 2021 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
21 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 510 348 514
Rank change year-on-year -162 +166 +75
Contract jobs citing Distributed Denial-of-Service 41 16 65
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.12% 0.12% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.37% 0.33% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 13 39
10th Percentile £413 £354 £425
25th Percentile £488 £413 £459
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +14.29% - -9.87%
75th Percentile £716 £569 £644
90th Percentile £738 £678 £713
England median daily rate £575 £525 £513
% change year-on-year +9.52% +2.44% -10.87%

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 London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 11,033 4,866 12,209
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 32.74% 36.74% 31.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,983 3,511 8,723
10th Percentile £363 £319 £315
25th Percentile £463 £425 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £540 £525
Median % change year-on-year +1.85% +2.86% -
75th Percentile £675 £663 £625
90th Percentile £750 £750 £700
England median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 156 68 155
10th Percentile £14.73 £14.55 £12.76
25th Percentile £20.57 £22.31 £15.85
Median hourly rate £32.50 £37.63 £22.50
Median % change year-on-year -13.62% +67.22% -4.26%
75th Percentile £49.52 £47.75 £47.50
90th Percentile £63.75 £53.25 £52.80
England median hourly rate £25.00 £31.50 £20.98
% change year-on-year -20.63% +50.16% -0.11%

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 21 September 2021.

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 21 September 2021. 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
Job
Vacancies
Central London - 2 - - 3
West London - 1 £575 - 1
Distributed Denial-of-Service
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 2021, 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 21 (51.22%) DDoS Mitigation
2 20 (48.78%) AWS
3 19 (46.34%) Cybersecurity
4 15 (36.59%) Finance
5 13 (31.71%) Firewall
5 13 (31.71%) Network Security
5 13 (31.71%) Kubernetes
6 12 (29.27%) Security Architecture
7 11 (26.83%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (26.83%) Serverless
8 10 (24.39%) DNS
9 9 (21.95%) Azure
9 9 (21.95%) AWS Lambda
10 8 (19.51%) DevOps
10 8 (19.51%) Microservices
10 8 (19.51%) Jenkins
10 8 (19.51%) Terraform
10 8 (19.51%) Git (software)
10 8 (19.51%) Information Security
11 7 (17.07%) GAP Analysis
11 7 (17.07%) VPN
11 7 (17.07%) JIRA
11 7 (17.07%) Confluence
11 7 (17.07%) Project Delivery
11 7 (17.07%) Social Skills
11 7 (17.07%) GCP
12 6 (14.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 6 (14.63%) Threat Modelling
12 6 (14.63%) OAuth2
12 6 (14.63%) CloudFront

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 7 (17.07%) Confluence
2 2 (4.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (2.44%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Sentinel
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 20 (48.78%) AWS
2 11 (26.83%) Serverless
3 9 (21.95%) AWS Lambda
3 9 (21.95%) Azure
4 7 (17.07%) GCP
5 6 (14.63%) Amazon EKS
5 6 (14.63%) CloudFront
5 6 (14.63%) GitHub
5 6 (14.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 5 (12.20%) Akamai
7 4 (9.76%) Amazon ECS
7 4 (9.76%) Amazon S3
7 4 (9.76%) AWS Fargate
7 4 (9.76%) OpenShift
7 4 (9.76%) Route 53
8 3 (7.32%) Amazon GuardDuty
8 3 (7.32%) AWS CloudTrail
8 3 (7.32%) GitHub Actions
8 3 (7.32%) Microsoft 365
9 2 (4.88%) AWS KMS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (31.71%) Firewall
1 13 (31.71%) Network Security
2 10 (24.39%) DNS
3 7 (17.07%) VPN
4 5 (12.20%) Intrusion Detection
4 5 (12.20%) WAN
5 4 (9.76%) HTTP
6 3 (7.32%) Internet
6 3 (7.32%) LAN
6 3 (7.32%) SD-WAN
6 3 (7.32%) WLAN
7 2 (4.88%) Wireless
8 1 (2.44%) Cisco IPT
8 1 (2.44%) IPsec
8 1 (2.44%) Kerberos
8 1 (2.44%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.88%) Amazon RDS
1 2 (4.88%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (4.88%) DataStax
Development Applications
1 8 (19.51%) Git (software)
1 8 (19.51%) Jenkins
2 7 (17.07%) JIRA
3 4 (9.76%) Bitbucket
3 4 (9.76%) Visual Studio
4 3 (7.32%) Bitbucket Server
4 3 (7.32%) SonarQube
5 1 (2.44%) Postman
5 1 (2.44%) SoapUI
General
1 15 (36.59%) Finance
2 7 (17.07%) Social Skills
3 3 (7.32%) Banking
3 3 (7.32%) Public Sector
4 2 (4.88%) Legal
5 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.44%) Documentation Skills
5 1 (2.44%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 20 (48.78%) Architect
2 12 (29.27%) Security Architect
3 8 (19.51%) Consultant
4 6 (14.63%) Security Consultant
4 6 (14.63%) Security Engineer
5 5 (12.20%) AWS Engineer
5 5 (12.20%) Cloud Architect
5 5 (12.20%) Network Architect
6 4 (9.76%) Cybersecurity Consultant
7 3 (7.32%) Analyst
7 3 (7.32%) AWS Architect
7 3 (7.32%) Business Analyst
7 3 (7.32%) Cybersecurity Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) Network Security Architect
7 3 (7.32%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (4.88%) Applications Architect
8 2 (4.88%) Applications Manager
8 2 (4.88%) Project Manager
8 2 (4.88%) Security Analyst
8 2 (4.88%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.63%) JWT
1 6 (14.63%) OAuth
1 6 (14.63%) OAuth2
1 6 (14.63%) OpenID
2 5 (12.20%) JSON
2 5 (12.20%) REST
2 5 (12.20%) SOAP
2 5 (12.20%) XACML
3 4 (9.76%) AngularJS
3 4 (9.76%) Backbone.js
3 4 (9.76%) CSS
3 4 (9.76%) Dojo
3 4 (9.76%) Ember.js
3 4 (9.76%) HTML
3 4 (9.76%) jQuery
3 4 (9.76%) Node.js
3 4 (9.76%) React
3 4 (9.76%) Sass
3 4 (9.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (4.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) Mobile App
1 4 (9.76%) Public Cloud
2 3 (7.32%) Cloud Native
2 3 (7.32%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (4.88%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.44%) Cyberattack
4 1 (2.44%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.44%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.44%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.76%) Windows
2 3 (7.32%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (51.22%) DDoS Mitigation
2 19 (46.34%) Cybersecurity
3 12 (29.27%) Security Architecture
4 11 (26.83%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (19.51%) DevOps
5 8 (19.51%) Information Security
5 8 (19.51%) Microservices
6 7 (17.07%) GAP Analysis
6 7 (17.07%) Project Delivery
7 6 (14.63%) Data Loss Prevention
7 6 (14.63%) SIEM
7 6 (14.63%) Threat Modelling
8 5 (12.20%) Acceptance Criteria
8 5 (12.20%) DevSecOps
8 5 (12.20%) Identity Access Management
8 5 (12.20%) Kalman Filter
8 5 (12.20%) OWASP
8 5 (12.20%) Risk Management
8 5 (12.20%) Scrum
8 5 (12.20%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.88%) Java
1 2 (4.88%) SQL
2 1 (2.44%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.44%) PL/SQL
2 1 (2.44%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (9.76%) AWS Certification
2 3 (7.32%) SANS
2 3 (7.32%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.88%) CISSP
4 1 (2.44%) CISA
4 1 (2.44%) CISM
4 1 (2.44%) Degree
4 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.20%) NIST
2 4 (9.76%) Accessibility
2 4 (9.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (9.76%) PCI DSS
3 2 (4.88%) GDPR
3 2 (4.88%) GRC
4 1 (2.44%) HIPAA
4 1 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (2.44%) QA
4 1 (2.44%) RMADS
4 1 (2.44%) SOC 1
4 1 (2.44%) SOC 2
System Software
1 4 (9.76%) Docker
2 2 (4.88%) Squid
3 1 (2.44%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.44%) RACF
3 1 (2.44%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 13 (31.71%) Kubernetes
2 8 (19.51%) Terraform
3 3 (7.32%) Istio
4 1 (2.44%) Nessus
4 1 (2.44%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 3 (7.32%) Radware
2 2 (4.88%) Adobe
2 2 (4.88%) F5
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle
3 1 (2.44%) Apple
3 1 (2.44%) Fortinet
3 1 (2.44%) Palo Alto
3 1 (2.44%) Qualys
3 1 (2.44%) Splunk
3 1 (2.44%) VMware