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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 6 months to 27 June 2022 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
6 months to
27 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 534 470 353
Rank change year-on-year -64 -117 +202
Contract jobs citing DMZ 45 24 45
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.12% 0.090% 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.19% 0.98% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 17 30
10th Percentile £400 £448 £437
25th Percentile £499 £463 £488
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £545 £495 £525
Median % change year-on-year +10.10% -5.71% +40.47%
75th Percentile £664 £530 £570
90th Percentile £675 £630 £638
England median daily rate £545 £490 £510
% change year-on-year +11.22% -3.92% +27.50%

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 London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 3,780 2,454 1,875
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 9.69% 9.18% 10.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,676 1,684 1,290
10th Percentile £313 £300 £250
25th Percentile £450 £391 £361
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £450
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% +11.11% -5.26%
75th Percentile £657 £600 £575
90th Percentile £750 £688 £663
England median daily rate £500 £450 £440
% change year-on-year +11.11% +2.27% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 23 50
10th Percentile £16.25 £14.45 £15.18
25th Percentile £23.91 £21.44 £20.69
Median hourly rate £27.50 £36.50 £41.50
Median % change year-on-year -24.66% -12.05% +93.02%
75th Percentile £45.50 £58.25 £48.52
90th Percentile £67.50 £75.40 £53.75
England median hourly rate £25.04 £24.40 £21.00
% change year-on-year +2.63% +16.19% +5.00%

DMZ
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing DMZ as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for DMZ in London

DMZ
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Daily rate trend for DMZ in London

DMZ
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing DMZ in London over the 6 months to 27 June 2022.

Daily rate histogram for DMZ in London

DMZ
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

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 6 months to 27 June 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 -24 1 £550 - 3
South London - 1 £525 -
DMZ
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 2022, 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 London region with a requirement for DMZ.

1 34 (75.56%) Firewall
2 32 (71.11%) DNS
3 18 (40.00%) Migration
4 17 (37.78%) Windows
4 17 (37.78%) Internet
5 16 (35.56%) Virtual Machines
6 14 (31.11%) Azure
6 14 (31.11%) Management Information System
6 14 (31.11%) Microsoft
7 13 (28.89%) VMware
7 13 (28.89%) VMware Infrastructure
7 13 (28.89%) AWS
8 12 (26.67%) CSS3
8 12 (26.67%) Shopify
8 12 (26.67%) Data Structures
8 12 (26.67%) PayPal
8 12 (26.67%) WorldPay
8 12 (26.67%) Payment Gateway
8 12 (26.67%) Order Management
8 12 (26.67%) Product Information Management
8 12 (26.67%) PowerShell
8 12 (26.67%) PCI DSS
8 12 (26.67%) Load Balancing
8 12 (26.67%) Symfony
8 12 (26.67%) jQuery
8 12 (26.67%) Information Management
8 12 (26.67%) E-Commerce
8 12 (26.67%) HTML
8 12 (26.67%) JavaScript
8 12 (26.67%) PHP

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 9 (20.00%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (26.67%) Payment Gateway
1 12 (26.67%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 14 (31.11%) Azure
2 13 (28.89%) AWS
3 11 (24.44%) SaaS
4 10 (22.22%) PaaS
5 9 (20.00%) Azure Monitor
6 7 (15.56%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (11.11%) IaaS
8 2 (4.44%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (4.44%) GCP
8 2 (4.44%) Microsoft 365
8 2 (4.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (2.22%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 34 (75.56%) Firewall
2 32 (71.11%) DNS
3 17 (37.78%) Internet
4 10 (22.22%) DHCP
5 9 (20.00%) Network Security
6 7 (15.56%) TCP/IP
7 6 (13.33%) SNMP
7 6 (13.33%) WAN
8 5 (11.11%) LAN
8 5 (11.11%) OSPF
8 5 (11.11%) SSL
8 5 (11.11%) TACACS
8 5 (11.11%) VPN
9 3 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (4.44%) IPv4
10 2 (4.44%) IPv6
10 2 (4.44%) NAS
10 2 (4.44%) SAN
10 2 (4.44%) SD-WAN
10 2 (4.44%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) IBM UrbanCode
General
1 11 (24.44%) Finance
2 7 (15.56%) Social Skills
3 5 (11.11%) Documentation Skills
4 2 (4.44%) Banking
5 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.22%) Legal
5 1 (2.22%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 9 (20.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 5 (11.11%) Administrator
3 4 (8.89%) Architect
3 4 (8.89%) IT Engineer
4 3 (6.67%) Azure Engineer
4 3 (6.67%) Cloud Developer
4 3 (6.67%) Developer
4 3 (6.67%) E-Commerce Manager
4 3 (6.67%) E-Commerce Support
4 3 (6.67%) Oracle Developer
4 3 (6.67%) Platform Manager
4 3 (6.67%) Security Engineer
4 3 (6.67%) Support Specialist
4 3 (6.67%) Systems Support
5 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) IT Support
5 2 (4.44%) IT Support Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) Network Administrator
5 2 (4.44%) Senior Support Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (26.67%) CSS
1 12 (26.67%) CSS3
1 12 (26.67%) HTML
1 12 (26.67%) jQuery
1 12 (26.67%) Symfony
2 6 (13.33%) HTML5
2 6 (13.33%) JSON
2 6 (13.33%) XML
3 3 (6.67%) REST
3 3 (6.67%) Web Services
3 3 (6.67%) XSLT
4 1 (2.22%) 802.1X
4 1 (2.22%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (31.11%) Management Information System
2 12 (26.67%) Data Structures
3 6 (13.33%) Legacy Applications
3 6 (13.33%) PKI
4 3 (6.67%) DataPower
4 3 (6.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 3 (6.67%) Public Cloud
5 2 (4.44%) CMDB
5 2 (4.44%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (4.44%) Private Cloud
6 1 (2.22%) Blog
6 1 (2.22%) Cyber Defence
6 1 (2.22%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 17 (37.78%) Windows
2 8 (17.78%) Linux
2 8 (17.78%) Unix
3 2 (4.44%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (40.00%) Migration
2 12 (26.67%) E-Commerce
2 12 (26.67%) Information Management
2 12 (26.67%) Load Balancing
2 12 (26.67%) Order Management
2 12 (26.67%) Product Information Management
3 11 (24.44%) Patch Management
4 10 (22.22%) Information Security
5 9 (20.00%) Change Management
6 8 (17.78%) Agile
7 7 (15.56%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 7 (15.56%) ITIL
7 7 (15.56%) Problem Management
7 7 (15.56%) Technology Roadmap
7 7 (15.56%) Ticket Management
8 5 (11.11%) Dashboard Development
8 5 (11.11%) Network Virtualisation
9 4 (8.89%) Cybersecurity
9 4 (8.89%) DevOps
9 4 (8.89%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 12 (26.67%) JavaScript
1 12 (26.67%) PHP
1 12 (26.67%) PowerShell
2 10 (22.22%) C
3 7 (15.56%) Bash
4 6 (13.33%) SQL
5 5 (11.11%) Shell Script
6 2 (4.44%) Perl
6 2 (4.44%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (20.00%) Degree
2 5 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 5 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.44%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.22%) CISSP
4 1 (2.22%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (2.22%) GIAC
4 1 (2.22%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (26.67%) PCI DSS
2 7 (15.56%) SLA
3 1 (2.22%) Accessibility
3 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (35.56%) Virtual Machines
2 13 (28.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (26.67%) Active Directory
4 7 (15.56%) Firmware
5 2 (4.44%) Docker
6 1 (2.22%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 11 (24.44%) Single Sign-On
2 9 (20.00%) Active Directory Federation Services
2 9 (20.00%) Terraform
3 2 (4.44%) Kubernetes
3 2 (4.44%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (4.44%) SCCM
4 1 (2.22%) FortiGate
4 1 (2.22%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 14 (31.11%) Microsoft
2 13 (28.89%) VMware
3 12 (26.67%) Citrix
3 12 (26.67%) PayPal
3 12 (26.67%) WorldPay
4 9 (20.00%) Splunk
5 7 (15.56%) ServiceNow
6 5 (11.11%) Oracle
7 3 (6.67%) Cisco
7 3 (6.67%) Symantec
8 2 (4.44%) Google
8 2 (4.44%) IBM
8 2 (4.44%) Ivanti
9 1 (2.22%) CheckPoint
9 1 (2.22%) CrowdStrike
9 1 (2.22%) F5
9 1 (2.22%) Juniper
9 1 (2.22%) Meraki
9 1 (2.22%) Trend Micro