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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 29 32 39
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +7
Contract jobs citing DNS 8 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.33% 2.58% 2.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.55% 27.03% 26.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 9
Median daily rate £425 £288 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.82% -11.53%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +12.90%
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 £28.50 £18.00 £16.63
% change year-on-year
+58.33% +8.27%
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
55 37 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 15.99% 9.56% 8.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 25 24
Median daily rate £425 £313 £306
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.00% +2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £230 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £473 £381
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +5.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 1
Median hourly rate £40.00 £11.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+263.63% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+37.04% +7.62%

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
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 23 July 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 5 £425 +47.82%
DNS
East of England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (91.67%) Windows
2 10 (83.33%) Active Directory
3 9 (75.00%) DHCP
4 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
4 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (50.00%) Cisco
5 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (41.67%) VMware
6 5 (41.67%) Skype for Business
6 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (41.67%) Windows Server
7 4 (33.33%) Web Filtering
7 4 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
7 4 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (33.33%) Finance
7 4 (33.33%) IronPort
7 4 (33.33%) HP
7 4 (33.33%) Citrix
7 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
7 4 (33.33%) LAN
7 4 (33.33%) WAN
7 4 (33.33%) SMTP
8 3 (25.00%) C
8 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
8 3 (25.00%) Dell
8 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce
8 3 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
8 3 (25.00%) Windows 2000 Server
8 3 (25.00%) Local Government
8 3 (25.00%) Data Centre

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 5 (41.67%) Skype for Business
2 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
4 1 (8.33%) IBM Domino
4 1 (8.33%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (16.67%) IaaS
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (8.33%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) DHCP
2 4 (33.33%) LAN
2 4 (33.33%) SMTP
2 4 (33.33%) WAN
3 2 (16.67%) Firewall
3 2 (16.67%) OSPF
3 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 2 (16.67%) VLAN
3 2 (16.67%) VoIP
3 2 (16.67%) VRRP
4 1 (8.33%) FTP
4 1 (8.33%) Internet
4 1 (8.33%) Skype
4 1 (8.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Active Directory Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Cloud Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Messaging Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Server Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Active Directory Migration Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) AWS Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Collaboration Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce Architect
3 1 (8.33%) IT Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Active Directory Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Exchange Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Messaging Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Server Migration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
1 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (8.33%) Driving Licence
2 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Cloud
2 1 (8.33%) iPad
2 1 (8.33%) iPhone
2 1 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (41.67%) Windows Server
4 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (25.00%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (16.67%) Linux
7 1 (8.33%) Android
7 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
7 1 (8.33%) Mac OS X
7 1 (8.33%) Windows 10
7 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
7 1 (8.33%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
1 4 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
1 4 (33.33%) Web Filtering
2 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (16.67%) High Availability
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL
3 2 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 2 (16.67%) Service Management
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL V3
4 1 (8.33%) ITSM
4 1 (8.33%) Migration
4 1 (8.33%) Planning and Forecasting
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) C
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) CCNA
1 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (8.33%) MCITP
2 1 (8.33%) MCSA
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 10 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (8.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) SCCM
2 1 (8.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (50.00%) Cisco
3 5 (41.67%) VMware
4 4 (33.33%) Citrix
4 4 (33.33%) HP
4 4 (33.33%) IronPort
5 3 (25.00%) Dell
6 2 (16.67%) CheckPoint
6 2 (16.67%) Mitel
7 1 (8.33%) Apple
7 1 (8.33%) hybris
7 1 (8.33%) Lotus
7 1 (8.33%) NetApp
7 1 (8.33%) Sitecore