The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 28 33 36
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +3
Contract jobs citing DNS 9 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.83% 1.45% 2.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.65% 17.24% 34.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 6
Median daily rate £425 £288 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.82% +9.52%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.25 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+31.76% +30.76%
DNS
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
51 29 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 16.04% 8.41% 6.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 20 17
Median daily rate £323 £313 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.20% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £172 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 1
Median hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +286.36%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+26.00% +38.88%

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing DNS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

DNS
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DNS across the Bedfordshire region.

DNS Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

DNS
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DNS across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016.

DNS Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

DNS
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DNS across the Bedfordshire region.

DNS Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

DNS
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Luton +4 6 £425 +47.82%
DNS
East of England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing DNS 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for DNS.

1 12 (92.31%) Windows
2 11 (84.62%) Active Directory
3 9 (69.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (61.54%) DHCP
5 7 (53.85%) Skype for Business
6 6 (46.15%) Windows Server
6 6 (46.15%) MS Exchange
6 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (46.15%) Cisco
6 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
6 6 (46.15%) VMware
7 5 (38.46%) Citrix
7 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (38.46%) Windows 2000 Server
8 4 (30.77%) IronPort
8 4 (30.77%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (30.77%) Kalman Filter
8 4 (30.77%) Web Filtering
8 4 (30.77%) WAN
8 4 (30.77%) SMTP
8 4 (30.77%) HP
8 4 (30.77%) ITIL
8 4 (30.77%) LAN
8 4 (30.77%) SharePoint
8 4 (30.77%) Finance
9 3 (23.08%) Local Government
9 3 (23.08%) C
9 3 (23.08%) Dell
9 3 (23.08%) Data Centre
9 3 (23.08%) Office 365

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 (53.85%) Skype for Business
2 6 (46.15%) MS Exchange
3 4 (30.77%) SharePoint
4 2 (15.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (15.38%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (7.69%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Office 365
2 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (15.38%) IaaS
3 1 (7.69%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (61.54%) DHCP
2 4 (30.77%) LAN
2 4 (30.77%) SMTP
2 4 (30.77%) WAN
3 2 (15.38%) Firewall
3 2 (15.38%) OSPF
3 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
3 2 (15.38%) VLAN
3 2 (15.38%) VoIP
3 2 (15.38%) VPN
3 2 (15.38%) VRRP
4 1 (7.69%) Skype
4 1 (7.69%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Server Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Server Support
3 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Active Directory Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Cloud Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Messaging Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Network Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Server Support
3 2 (15.38%) Server Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Systems Support
3 2 (15.38%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) Blackberry
2 1 (7.69%) Driving Licence
2 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Cloud
2 1 (7.69%) iPad
2 1 (7.69%) iPhone
2 1 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 12 (92.31%) Windows
2 9 (69.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (46.15%) Windows Server
3 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (38.46%) Windows 2000 Server
4 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (15.38%) Linux
6 1 (7.69%) Android
6 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
6 1 (7.69%) Mac OS X
6 1 (7.69%) Windows 10
6 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
6 1 (7.69%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Capacity Planning
1 4 (30.77%) ITIL
1 4 (30.77%) Kalman Filter
1 4 (30.77%) Web Filtering
2 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
2 2 (15.38%) High Availability
2 2 (15.38%) Load Balancing
2 2 (15.38%) Service Management
3 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL V3
3 1 (7.69%) ITSM
3 1 (7.69%) Migration
3 1 (7.69%) Planning and Forecasting
3 1 (7.69%) Project Management
3 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) C
2 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) CCNA
1 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (7.69%) MCITP
2 1 (7.69%) MCSA
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 11 (84.62%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 2 (15.38%) MetaFrame
2 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (15.38%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Backup Exec
2 1 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Cisco
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
1 6 (46.15%) VMware
2 5 (38.46%) Citrix
3 4 (30.77%) HP
3 4 (30.77%) IronPort
4 3 (23.08%) Dell
5 2 (15.38%) CheckPoint
5 2 (15.38%) Mitel
5 2 (15.38%) Symantec
6 1 (7.69%) Apple
6 1 (7.69%) hybris
6 1 (7.69%) Lotus
6 1 (7.69%) Sitecore