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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 26 29 16
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -13
Contract jobs citing DNS 9 9 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 3.28% 2.97% 10.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.27% 23.68% 71.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 38
Median daily rate £588 £425 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.23% +17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £325 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £508 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +0.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £35.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +100.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+32.50% -11.11%
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
33 38 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 12.04% 12.54% 14.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 26 51
Median daily rate £415 £400 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +19.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £313 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £454 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Median hourly rate £24.50 £35.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +100.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 +14 8 £600 +43.28%
DNS
East of England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 11 (78.57%) Windows
2 9 (64.29%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (57.14%) E-Commerce
3 8 (57.14%) WAN
4 7 (50.00%) DHCP
4 7 (50.00%) LAN
4 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 7 (50.00%) IaaS
5 6 (42.86%) Relational Database
5 6 (42.86%) Load Balancing
5 6 (42.86%) High Availability
5 6 (42.86%) Service Management
5 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (42.86%) Linux
6 5 (35.71%) VMware
7 4 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (28.57%) Citrix
7 4 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
7 4 (28.57%) Capacity Management
7 4 (28.57%) SCCM
7 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
8 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
8 3 (21.43%) XenApp
8 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (21.43%) FTP
8 3 (21.43%) Web Services
8 3 (21.43%) Cisco

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 2 (14.29%) IIS
1 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (7.14%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (64.29%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (50.00%) IaaS
3 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (14.29%) Office 365
5 1 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (7.14%) Amazon S3
5 1 (7.14%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (7.14%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (7.14%) G Suite
5 1 (7.14%) PaaS
5 1 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (57.14%) WAN
2 7 (50.00%) DHCP
2 7 (50.00%) LAN
3 3 (21.43%) Firewall
3 3 (21.43%) FTP
4 2 (14.29%) Internet
4 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 2 (14.29%) VLAN
4 2 (14.29%) VoIP
4 2 (14.29%) VPN
4 2 (14.29%) Wireless
5 1 (7.14%) Ethernet
5 1 (7.14%) H.323
5 1 (7.14%) IPv4
5 1 (7.14%) ISDN
5 1 (7.14%) OSPF
5 1 (7.14%) SAN
5 1 (7.14%) SMTP
5 1 (7.14%) VRRP
5 1 (7.14%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) Relational Database
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (14.29%) Marketing
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Architect
1 7 (50.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 3 (21.43%) AWS Architect
2 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Cloud Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Web Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Wintel Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Active Directory Architect
4 1 (7.14%) AWS Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Azure Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Citrix Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) NetBackup Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Office 365 Architect
4 1 (7.14%) SaaS Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) Linux
3 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
4 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (7.14%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
6 1 (7.14%) Windows Vista
6 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) E-Commerce
2 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) High Availability
2 6 (42.86%) Load Balancing
2 6 (42.86%) Service Management
3 4 (28.57%) Capacity Management
3 4 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (14.29%) Re-Platforming
5 1 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
5 1 (7.14%) Migration
5 1 (7.14%) Network Management
5 1 (7.14%) Planning and Forecasting
5 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
5 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.14%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.14%) CCIE
2 1 (7.14%) CCNA
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
3 3 (21.43%) XenApp
4 1 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (7.14%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) SCCM
2 2 (14.29%) SCOM
3 1 (7.14%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (7.14%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) VMware
2 4 (28.57%) Citrix
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 3 (21.43%) Cisco
3 3 (21.43%) NetApp
4 2 (14.29%) CheckPoint
4 2 (14.29%) HP
4 2 (14.29%) Mitel
4 2 (14.29%) Symantec
5 1 (7.14%) Apple
5 1 (7.14%) Dell
5 1 (7.14%) F5
5 1 (7.14%) Google
5 1 (7.14%) Intel Security
5 1 (7.14%) IronPort
5 1 (7.14%) Riverbed
5 1 (7.14%) SolarWinds