The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 3 months to 23 June 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)
England / London
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 406 406 398
Rank change year-on-year 0 -8  
Contract jobs citing DMZ 16 21 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.077% 0.097% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.71% 0.70% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 14
Median daily rate £438 £480 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.85% +18.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £426 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £800 £545 £514
UK excluding London median daily rate £418 £440 £400
% change year-on-year -5.11% +10.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 - -

DMZ is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 2266 3002 3122
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 10.96% 13.88% 13.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1516 2050 2014
Median daily rate £450 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +9.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £347
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 47 97
Median hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £19.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.63% +11.59%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.88 £12.05 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -15.38% +25.00%  

DMZ
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing DMZ as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for DMZ in London

DMZ
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing DMZ in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for DMZ in London

DMZ
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DMZ in London over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DMZ in London

DMZ
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DMZ in London

DMZ
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 DMZ within the London region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London 0 7 £500 +11.11% 3
DMZ
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 London region with a requirement for DMZ.

1 23 (54.76%) Firewall
2 20 (47.62%) Network Security
3 14 (33.33%) Cisco
4 13 (30.95%) Microsoft
4 13 (30.95%) Finance
5 12 (28.57%) Active Directory
5 12 (28.57%) CheckPoint
6 11 (26.19%) Windows
6 11 (26.19%) VPN
7 8 (19.05%) IPsec
7 8 (19.05%) Microsoft Azure
8 7 (16.67%) VLAN
8 7 (16.67%) LAN
8 7 (16.67%) Citrix
8 7 (16.67%) Data Centre
8 7 (16.67%) Windows Server
9 6 (14.29%) WAN
9 6 (14.29%) DNS
9 6 (14.29%) ITIL
9 6 (14.29%) Banking
9 6 (14.29%) VMware
9 6 (14.29%) IaaS
10 5 (11.90%) Cisco Nexus
10 5 (11.90%) PaaS
10 5 (11.90%) FortiGate
10 5 (11.90%) Network Design
10 5 (11.90%) Migration
10 5 (11.90%) SQL
10 5 (11.90%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (11.90%) CCNP

DMZ
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 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (4.76%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.38%) Apache
2 1 (2.38%) IIS
2 1 (2.38%) Jetty
2 1 (2.38%) Mule ESB
2 1 (2.38%) nginx
2 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.38%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (2.38%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (2.38%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.38%) WildFly
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (19.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (14.29%) IaaS
3 5 (11.90%) PaaS
4 3 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (7.14%) SaaS
5 2 (4.76%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 23 (54.76%) Firewall
2 20 (47.62%) Network Security
3 11 (26.19%) VPN
4 8 (19.05%) IPsec
5 7 (16.67%) LAN
5 7 (16.67%) VLAN
6 6 (14.29%) DNS
6 6 (14.29%) WAN
7 5 (11.90%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (11.90%) OSPF
8 4 (9.52%) BGP
8 4 (9.52%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (9.52%) EIGRP
8 4 (9.52%) Ethernet
8 4 (9.52%) Multicast
8 4 (9.52%) SAN
8 4 (9.52%) VoIP
8 4 (9.52%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (7.14%) Internet
9 3 (7.14%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.14%) Big Data
1 3 (7.14%) Data Lake
1 3 (7.14%) DocumentDB
1 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.76%) GIS
3 1 (2.38%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.38%) MySQL
3 1 (2.38%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Gerrit
1 1 (2.38%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.38%) GitLab
1 1 (2.38%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.38%) Mercurial
1 1 (2.38%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (2.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 13 (30.95%) Finance
2 6 (14.29%) Banking
3 3 (7.14%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.76%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.38%) Advertising
5 1 (2.38%) Back Office
5 1 (2.38%) Retail
5 1 (2.38%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (35.71%) Architect
1 15 (35.71%) Network Architect
2 11 (26.19%) Network Engineer
3 8 (19.05%) Network Security Architect
3 8 (19.05%) Security Architect
4 6 (14.29%) Analyst
5 5 (11.90%) Cloud Architect
5 5 (11.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) Azure Architect
6 4 (9.52%) Network Support
6 4 (9.52%) Network Technical Architect
6 4 (9.52%) Technical Architect
7 3 (7.14%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) Network Support Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) Security Manager
8 2 (4.76%) Senior Architect
8 2 (4.76%) Senior Network Architect
8 2 (4.76%) Support Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.76%) ISPF
2 1 (2.38%) LAMP
2 1 (2.38%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (2.38%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (2.38%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 4 (9.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 4 (9.52%) Management Information System
3 3 (7.14%) Clustering
4 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.76%) Client/Server
4 2 (4.76%) Driving Licence
4 2 (4.76%) Mainframe
4 2 (4.76%) PKI
5 1 (2.38%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (26.19%) Windows
2 7 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 4 (9.52%) Unix
3 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (7.14%) Linux
4 3 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (4.76%) AIX
5 2 (4.76%) Windows 10
6 1 (2.38%) CentOS
6 1 (2.38%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.38%) Windows 2000
6 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (14.29%) ITIL
2 5 (11.90%) Migration
2 5 (11.90%) Network Design
3 4 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (9.52%) Asset Management
3 4 (9.52%) High Availability
3 4 (9.52%) Operations Management
4 3 (7.14%) Algorithmic Trading
4 3 (7.14%) DevOps
4 3 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (7.14%) Information Security
4 3 (7.14%) ITSM
4 3 (7.14%) Low Latency
4 3 (7.14%) Microservices
4 3 (7.14%) SDLC
4 3 (7.14%) Security Architecture
4 3 (7.14%) SIEM
5 2 (4.76%) Dynamic Code Analysis
5 2 (4.76%) Matrix Organization
5 2 (4.76%) Secure Coding
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.90%) SQL
2 4 (9.52%) Bash Shell
2 4 (9.52%) Perl
2 4 (9.52%) PowerShell
2 4 (9.52%) Python
3 3 (7.14%) Shell Script
4 2 (4.76%) JCL
4 2 (4.76%) VBScript
5 1 (2.38%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (11.90%) CCNP
1 5 (11.90%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.38%) CCIE
2 1 (2.38%) CESG Certified Professional
2 1 (2.38%) CISA
2 1 (2.38%) CISM
2 1 (2.38%) CISSP
2 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) COBIT
1 2 (4.76%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.38%) GDPR
2 1 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 12 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 4 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.76%) ISA Server
3 2 (4.76%) Time Sharing Option
3 2 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.38%) DFS Replication
4 1 (2.38%) Docker
4 1 (2.38%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.38%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (2.38%) Xen
4 1 (2.38%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (11.90%) FortiGate
2 3 (7.14%) Cacti
2 3 (7.14%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (7.14%) SCOM
3 2 (4.76%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (4.76%) Nessus
3 2 (4.76%) SCCM
4 1 (2.38%) Ansible
4 1 (2.38%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (2.38%) HAProxy
4 1 (2.38%) Kibana
4 1 (2.38%) logstash
4 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (2.38%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (2.38%) Puppet
4 1 (2.38%) SCVMM
4 1 (2.38%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 14 (33.33%) Cisco
2 13 (30.95%) Microsoft
3 12 (28.57%) CheckPoint
4 7 (16.67%) Citrix
5 6 (14.29%) VMware
6 4 (9.52%) Fortinet
6 4 (9.52%) Juniper
7 3 (7.14%) NetScout
7 3 (7.14%) New Relic
7 3 (7.14%) Palo Alto
7 3 (7.14%) Splunk
8 2 (4.76%) Arista
8 2 (4.76%) Bloomberg
8 2 (4.76%) F5
8 2 (4.76%) HP
8 2 (4.76%) NetApp
8 2 (4.76%) Qualys
9 1 (2.38%) McAfee
9 1 (2.38%) Red Hat
9 1 (2.38%) Symantec