Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 596 528 565
Rank change year-on-year -68 +37 0
Contract jobs citing DMZ 39 91 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.083% 0.20% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.72% 1.45% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 60 48
London median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £300 £371 £321
90th Percentile £625 £626 £529
England median daily rate £450 £475 £425
% change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% +11.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £50.00 £36.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year +38.89% -7.69% +0.65%

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 5439 6280 5858
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 11.54% 13.90% 12.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 3644 4098 3871
London median daily rate £450 £450 £424
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.13% +6.00%
10th Percentile £213 £256 £220
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
England median daily rate £404 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +1.00% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 143 176
London median hourly rate £19.74 £19.00 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.88% -1.30% +4.05%
10th Percentile £12.75 £11.53 £11.50
90th Percentile £49.38 £50.00 £44.38
England median hourly rate £18.70 £23.00 £20.94
% change year-on-year -18.70% +9.86% +4.68%

DMZ
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 6 months to 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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 0 16 £513 +9.33% 2
DMZ
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 24 (61.54%) Data Centre
2 21 (53.85%) Windows
3 20 (51.28%) Firewall
4 17 (43.59%) Cisco
5 13 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 13 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (30.77%) PowerShell
7 10 (25.64%) LDAP
7 10 (25.64%) CheckPoint
8 9 (23.08%) Internet
8 9 (23.08%) Citrix
8 9 (23.08%) Unix
8 9 (23.08%) Microsoft
8 9 (23.08%) Kerberos
8 9 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
8 9 (23.08%) Finance
8 9 (23.08%) VMware
8 9 (23.08%) Windows Server
8 9 (23.08%) Hadoop
8 9 (23.08%) High Availability
8 9 (23.08%) NetScaler
8 9 (23.08%) Cisco Nexus
9 8 (20.51%) LAN
9 8 (20.51%) WAN
9 8 (20.51%) SAN
10 7 (17.95%) Migration
10 7 (17.95%) Banking
11 6 (15.38%) Network Security
11 6 (15.38%) VLAN
11 6 (15.38%) HP

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 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (5.13%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (10.26%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (10.26%) IaaS
2 4 (10.26%) PaaS
2 4 (10.26%) SaaS
3 2 (5.13%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (2.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (51.28%) Firewall
2 10 (25.64%) LDAP
3 9 (23.08%) Cisco Nexus
3 9 (23.08%) Internet
3 9 (23.08%) Kerberos
3 9 (23.08%) NetScaler
4 8 (20.51%) LAN
4 8 (20.51%) SAN
4 8 (20.51%) WAN
5 6 (15.38%) Network Security
5 6 (15.38%) VLAN
6 5 (12.82%) BGP
6 5 (12.82%) OSPF
6 5 (12.82%) SSL
6 5 (12.82%) VoIP
7 4 (10.26%) IPsec
7 4 (10.26%) VPN
7 4 (10.26%) VSAN
8 3 (7.69%) Fibre Channel
8 3 (7.69%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.08%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MSI
1 1 (2.56%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 9 (23.08%) Finance
2 7 (17.95%) Banking
3 2 (5.13%) Back Office
3 2 (5.13%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.56%) Advertising
4 1 (2.56%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.56%) Retail
4 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (25.64%) Network Engineer
2 9 (23.08%) Active Directory Engineer
3 7 (17.95%) Architect
4 6 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (12.82%) Support Engineer
6 4 (10.26%) Cloud Engineer
6 4 (10.26%) Infrastructure Support
6 4 (10.26%) Network Security Engineer
6 4 (10.26%) PowerShell Engineer
6 4 (10.26%) Security Architect
6 4 (10.26%) Security Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) Analyst
7 3 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) Network Architect
7 3 (7.69%) SAN Support
8 2 (5.13%) Business Analyst
8 2 (5.13%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) IT Architect
8 2 (5.13%) Network Support
8 2 (5.13%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.26%) REST
2 1 (2.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 24 (61.54%) Data Centre
2 5 (12.82%) EMC VNX
3 4 (10.26%) PKI
3 4 (10.26%) Public Cloud
3 4 (10.26%) Security Operations Centre
4 3 (7.69%) Management Information System
5 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.56%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.56%) HP Storage
6 1 (2.56%) RSA SecurID
6 1 (2.56%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 21 (53.85%) Windows
2 13 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (23.08%) Unix
3 9 (23.08%) Windows Server
4 4 (10.26%) Linux
4 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (7.69%) Windows 10
5 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.08%) High Availability
2 7 (17.95%) Migration
3 6 (15.38%) Cybersecurity
3 6 (15.38%) ITIL
4 4 (10.26%) Identity Access Management
4 4 (10.26%) Network Design
4 4 (10.26%) Network Segmentation
4 4 (10.26%) Network Virtualisation
4 4 (10.26%) Security Operations
5 3 (7.69%) Algorithmic Trading
5 3 (7.69%) Asset Management
5 3 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (7.69%) Change Management
5 3 (7.69%) Information Security
5 3 (7.69%) ITSM
5 3 (7.69%) Low Latency
5 3 (7.69%) Service Delivery
6 2 (5.13%) Network Management
6 2 (5.13%) Security Architecture
6 2 (5.13%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (30.77%) PowerShell
2 3 (7.69%) Bash Shell
2 3 (7.69%) Perl
2 3 (7.69%) Python
2 3 (7.69%) VBScript
3 2 (5.13%) SQL
4 1 (2.56%) PHP
4 1 (2.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (10.26%) CCNP
1 4 (10.26%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (7.69%) CCIE
2 3 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 3 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.13%) CCDP
3 2 (5.13%) CISA
3 2 (5.13%) CISM
3 2 (5.13%) CISSP
4 1 (2.56%) MCSA
4 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) GDPR
2 2 (5.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (5.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 13 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 9 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (15.38%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (12.82%) XenApp
5 2 (5.13%) VMware NSX
6 1 (2.56%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.56%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 5 (12.82%) vCenter Server
2 3 (7.69%) Ansible
2 3 (7.69%) Cacti
2 3 (7.69%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (7.69%) ITRS Geneos
3 2 (5.13%) SCCM
3 2 (5.13%) SCOM
4 1 (2.56%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 17 (43.59%) Cisco
2 10 (25.64%) CheckPoint
3 9 (23.08%) Citrix
3 9 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 9 (23.08%) VMware
4 6 (15.38%) HP
5 5 (12.82%) 3PAR
5 5 (12.82%) Dell
5 5 (12.82%) EMC
5 5 (12.82%) Palo Alto
6 4 (10.26%) CommVault
6 4 (10.26%) Fortinet
6 4 (10.26%) Juniper
6 4 (10.26%) ServiceNow
7 3 (7.69%) CA
7 3 (7.69%) NetScout
8 2 (5.13%) NetApp
8 2 (5.13%) Oracle
8 2 (5.13%) Siemens
8 2 (5.13%) SolarWinds