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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 34 30 39
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +9
Contract jobs citing DNS 7 8 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.98% 2.13% 2.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.59% 22.86% 31.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 13
Median daily rate £425 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -14.28%
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £343 £320
% change year-on-year
-3.64% +7.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £41.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.53 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+30.08% +19.58%
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
73 35 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 20.68% 9.33% 8.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 17 29
Median daily rate £388 £313 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% -7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £251 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 1
Median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +263.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -2.15%

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 27 August 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 +1 5 £425 +88.88% 1
DNS
East of England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 11 (91.67%) Windows
3 10 (83.33%) DHCP
4 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
5 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (50.00%) Windows Server
6 6 (50.00%) Cisco
6 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (50.00%) VMware
7 5 (41.67%) Citrix
7 5 (41.67%) MS Exchange
7 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (41.67%) Skype for Business
8 4 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
8 4 (33.33%) Data Centre
8 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
8 4 (33.33%) Web Filtering
8 4 (33.33%) C
8 4 (33.33%) SMTP
8 4 (33.33%) HP
8 4 (33.33%) IronPort
8 4 (33.33%) SCCM
9 3 (25.00%) Local Government
9 3 (25.00%) Finance
9 3 (25.00%) Dell
9 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
9 3 (25.00%) Windows 2000 Server
9 3 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
10 2 (16.67%) Office 365
10 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V

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%) MS Exchange
1 5 (41.67%) Skype for Business
2 2 (16.67%) IIS
2 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (8.33%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (16.67%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) Office 365
3 1 (8.33%) IaaS
3 1 (8.33%) PaaS
3 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (83.33%) DHCP
2 4 (33.33%) SMTP
3 2 (16.67%) Firewall
3 2 (16.67%) FTP
3 2 (16.67%) Internet
3 2 (16.67%) LAN
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
3 2 (16.67%) WAN
4 1 (8.33%) Skype
4 1 (8.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
1 3 (25.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Active Directory Engineer
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
2 2 (16.67%) Web Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Wintel Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Active Directory Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Collaboration Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) IT Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Office 365 Architect
3 1 (8.33%) SaaS Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Active Directory Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Exchange Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Messaging Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (8.33%) Driving Licence
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
3 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (25.00%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (8.33%) Android
6 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
6 1 (8.33%) Mac OS X
6 1 (8.33%) Windows 10
6 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
6 1 (8.33%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
1 4 (33.33%) Web Filtering
2 3 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL
3 2 (16.67%) Migration
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL V3
4 1 (8.33%) ITSM
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) Service Management
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) 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 12 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (16.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) SCCM
2 2 (16.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (50.00%) Cisco
2 6 (50.00%) VMware
3 5 (41.67%) 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
6 2 (16.67%) NetApp
7 1 (8.33%) Apple
7 1 (8.33%) Lotus