The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Domain Name System (DNS)
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 52 69 64
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -5
Contract jobs citing DNS 20 5 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.34% 0.52% 2.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.24% 3.29% 13.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 15
Median daily rate £348 £406 £245
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.46% +65.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £291 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £521 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £346 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
-1.14% +0.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £20.00 £23.22
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -13.86%

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

Communications & Networking Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
178 152 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 20.87% 15.85% 17.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 43 77
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £260 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £530 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 12
Median hourly rate £38.50 £16.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+140.62% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.70 £14.20 £7.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.70 £25.80 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.58 £30.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-11.41% +26.31%

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

DNS
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

DNS Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

DNS
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DNS across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017.

DNS Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

DNS
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

DNS Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

DNS
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017. 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 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
Milton Keynes +17 16 £350 -36.36%
Marlow - 3 £300 -
DNS
South East

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for DNS.

1 25 (80.65%) Cisco
2 22 (70.97%) DHCP
3 19 (61.29%) WAN
3 19 (61.29%) Windows
3 19 (61.29%) Active Directory
4 18 (58.06%) Windows Server
5 17 (54.84%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (51.61%) Cisco Certification
6 16 (51.61%) LAN
6 16 (51.61%) Firewall
6 16 (51.61%) VMware
7 15 (48.39%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (48.39%) CCNA
7 15 (48.39%) Windows Server 2003
8 14 (45.16%) VMware Infrastructure
9 12 (38.71%) PowerShell
9 12 (38.71%) Data Centre
10 10 (32.26%) Remedy
10 10 (32.26%) Microsoft
11 9 (29.03%) CCNP
11 9 (29.03%) Microsoft Certification
11 9 (29.03%) F5
12 8 (25.81%) Forcepoint
12 8 (25.81%) Ethernet
12 8 (25.81%) ITIL
12 8 (25.81%) SC Cleared
12 8 (25.81%) Security Cleared
13 7 (22.58%) Hyper-V
13 7 (22.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 7 (22.58%) Workflow

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 (22.58%) IIS
1 7 (22.58%) MS Exchange
1 7 (22.58%) Skype for Business
2 6 (19.35%) Exchange Server 2007
2 6 (19.35%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (19.35%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (6.45%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (70.97%) DHCP
2 19 (61.29%) WAN
3 16 (51.61%) Firewall
3 16 (51.61%) LAN
4 8 (25.81%) Ethernet
5 7 (22.58%) Skype
5 7 (22.58%) VoIP
6 6 (19.35%) Cisco IOS
6 6 (19.35%) SMTP
7 5 (16.13%) MPLS
8 3 (9.68%) ADSL
8 3 (9.68%) Internet
9 2 (6.45%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (6.45%) Network Security
9 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
9 2 (6.45%) VPLS
10 1 (3.23%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 1 (3.23%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 1 (3.23%) NetScaler
10 1 (3.23%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (22.58%) SQL Server
2 6 (19.35%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (19.35%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 5 (16.13%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (45.16%) Analyst
2 7 (22.58%) Network Analyst
3 6 (19.35%) Active Directory Engineer
3 6 (19.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (19.35%) Network Operations Analyst
3 6 (19.35%) Operations Analyst
3 6 (19.35%) VMware Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) Wintel Analyst
5 4 (12.90%) Active Directory Analyst
5 4 (12.90%) Network Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) Senior Active Directory Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) Senior VMware Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Consultant
6 3 (9.68%) LAN Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) LAN/WAN Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Support Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) WAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 12 (38.71%) Data Centre
2 7 (22.58%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (22.58%) IVR
3 4 (12.90%) Driving Licence
4 3 (9.68%) e-Health
4 3 (9.68%) PKI
5 1 (3.23%) Blackberry
5 1 (3.23%) Clustering
5 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.23%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 19 (61.29%) Windows
2 18 (58.06%) Windows Server
3 17 (54.84%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (48.39%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (48.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (19.35%) Android
6 2 (6.45%) Windows Vista
6 2 (6.45%) Windows XP
7 1 (3.23%) AIX
7 1 (3.23%) HPUX
7 1 (3.23%) Solaris
7 1 (3.23%) Unix
7 1 (3.23%) Windows 10
7 1 (3.23%) Windows 2000
7 1 (3.23%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.23%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.81%) ITIL
2 7 (22.58%) Change Management
2 7 (22.58%) Workflow
3 6 (19.35%) Data Centre Operations
3 6 (19.35%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 6 (19.35%) Mobile Device Management
3 6 (19.35%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 6 (19.35%) Root Cause Analysis
3 6 (19.35%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 5 (16.13%) Capacity Management
5 3 (9.68%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (9.68%) Incident Management
6 2 (6.45%) Migration
6 2 (6.45%) Translating Business Requirements
6 2 (6.45%) Virtual Environments
7 1 (3.23%) Mentoring
7 1 (3.23%) Operations Management
7 1 (3.23%) People Management
7 1 (3.23%) Presales
7 1 (3.23%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (38.71%) PowerShell
2 6 (19.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (51.61%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (48.39%) CCNA
3 9 (29.03%) CCNP
3 9 (29.03%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (25.81%) SC Cleared
4 8 (25.81%) Security Cleared
5 7 (22.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 6 (19.35%) MCSA
7 3 (9.68%) MCSE
8 2 (6.45%) DV Cleared
9 1 (3.23%) CCA
9 1 (3.23%) CCAA
9 1 (3.23%) CCIE
9 1 (3.23%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.13%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (61.29%) Active Directory
2 14 (45.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (22.58%) Hyper-V
4 6 (19.35%) Forefront TMG
4 6 (19.35%) ISA Server
4 6 (19.35%) UAG
5 1 (3.23%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (3.23%) Terminal Services
5 1 (3.23%) XenApp
5 1 (3.23%) XenDesktop
5 1 (3.23%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (22.58%) Norton AntiVirus
2 6 (19.35%) AirWatch
2 6 (19.35%) NetBackup
2 6 (19.35%) WSUS
3 3 (9.68%) CA Spectrum
3 3 (9.68%) SCCM
4 1 (3.23%) AppDNA
4 1 (3.23%) Backup Exec
4 1 (3.23%) FortiGate
4 1 (3.23%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (3.23%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 25 (80.65%) Cisco
2 16 (51.61%) VMware
3 10 (32.26%) Microsoft
3 10 (32.26%) Remedy
4 9 (29.03%) F5
5 8 (25.81%) Forcepoint
6 7 (22.58%) Avaya
6 7 (22.58%) Symantec
7 6 (19.35%) HP
7 6 (19.35%) MobileIron
8 3 (9.68%) CA
8 3 (9.68%) Genesys
9 2 (6.45%) CheckPoint
9 2 (6.45%) Computacenter
9 2 (6.45%) Intel Security
9 2 (6.45%) Juniper
10 1 (3.23%) Blue Coat
10 1 (3.23%) Citrix
10 1 (3.23%) Clearswift
10 1 (3.23%) Fortinet