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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 35 36 42
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +6
Contract jobs citing DNS 5 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.62% 1.55% 1.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.51% 12.50% 26.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 3
Median daily rate £140 £288 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-51.30% -4.16%
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £306
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +6.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Median hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £25.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +56.25%
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
37 48 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 11.97% 12.37% 5.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 34 13
Median daily rate £300 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £187 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

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 29 May 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 +3 3 £140 -51.30%
DNS
East of England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 14 (93.33%) Windows
2 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 7 (46.67%) VMware
3 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (40.00%) Skype for Business
4 6 (40.00%) ITIL
4 6 (40.00%) Citrix
4 6 (40.00%) SharePoint
4 6 (40.00%) LAN
4 6 (40.00%) WAN
5 5 (33.33%) E-Commerce
5 5 (33.33%) MS Exchange
5 5 (33.33%) Linux
5 5 (33.33%) IaaS
5 5 (33.33%) High Availability
5 5 (33.33%) Office 365
5 5 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (33.33%) Load Balancing
5 5 (33.33%) Windows Server
6 4 (26.67%) Relational Database
6 4 (26.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (26.67%) Windows 2000 Server
6 4 (26.67%) XenApp
6 4 (26.67%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (26.67%) Backup Exec
6 4 (26.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (26.67%) Symantec
6 4 (26.67%) Service Management

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 6 (40.00%) SharePoint
1 6 (40.00%) Skype for Business
2 5 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 4 (26.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (26.67%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (6.67%) IBM Domino
4 1 (6.67%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (33.33%) IaaS
1 5 (33.33%) Office 365
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (6.67%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) LAN
1 6 (40.00%) WAN
2 4 (26.67%) DHCP
2 4 (26.67%) VPN
3 2 (13.33%) Firewall
3 2 (13.33%) SSL
3 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (6.67%) OSPF
4 1 (6.67%) Skype
4 1 (6.67%) SMTP
4 1 (6.67%) VLAN
4 1 (6.67%) VoIP
4 1 (6.67%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) Relational Database
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
1 2 (13.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Architect
1 5 (33.33%) Infrastructure Architect
2 3 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Server Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Systems Support
2 3 (20.00%) Systems Support Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Server Support
3 2 (13.33%) Active Directory Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) AWS Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Cloud Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Server Support
3 2 (13.33%) Server Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Cloud
2 1 (6.67%) Blackberry
2 1 (6.67%) Driving Licence
2 1 (6.67%) iPad
2 1 (6.67%) iPhone
2 1 (6.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 14 (93.33%) Windows
2 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (33.33%) Linux
3 5 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 4 (26.67%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (6.67%) Android
6 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
6 1 (6.67%) Mac OS X
6 1 (6.67%) Windows 10
6 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
6 1 (6.67%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) ITIL
2 5 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 5 (33.33%) High Availability
2 5 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 4 (26.67%) Service Management
4 3 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (13.33%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
6 1 (6.67%) Data Protection
6 1 (6.67%) DevOps
6 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (6.67%) ITIL V3
6 1 (6.67%) ITSM
6 1 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (6.67%) Migration
6 1 (6.67%) Project Management
6 1 (6.67%) Re-Platforming
6 1 (6.67%) Software Delivery
6 1 (6.67%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) CCNA
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (6.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 1 (6.67%) MCITP
1 1 (6.67%) MCSA
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (26.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 4 (26.67%) MetaFrame
2 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (26.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) Backup Exec
2 1 (6.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) VMware
2 6 (40.00%) Citrix
3 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (26.67%) Symantec
4 2 (13.33%) Cisco
4 2 (13.33%) hybris
4 2 (13.33%) Sitecore
5 1 (6.67%) Apple
5 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
5 1 (6.67%) HP
5 1 (6.67%) IronPort
5 1 (6.67%) Lotus
5 1 (6.67%) Mitel