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 30 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 69 70 77
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +7
Contract jobs citing DNS 6 20 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.67% 1.50% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.61% 8.62% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 13 0
Median daily rate £425 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £350 £321
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.53 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+30.08% +19.58%
DNS
South East

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
166 232 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 18.53% 17.37% 11.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 92 57
Median daily rate £425 £400 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 5
Median hourly rate £9.00 £30.00 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.00% +135.29%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £21.53 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+66.08% -4.33%

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 30 August 2016.

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 30 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
Milton Keynes +5 4 £425 +11.11% 4
Marlow - 2 £343 -
DNS
South East

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 30 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for DNS.

1 19 (86.36%) Microsoft
2 14 (63.64%) Citrix
2 14 (63.64%) Skype for Business
3 13 (59.09%) Internet
4 12 (54.55%) Cisco
4 12 (54.55%) Project Management
4 12 (54.55%) Windows
4 12 (54.55%) Data Centre
5 11 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 11 (50.00%) Firewall
5 11 (50.00%) Migration
6 9 (40.91%) VMware
6 9 (40.91%) Configuration Management
6 9 (40.91%) VPN
6 9 (40.91%) SSL
6 9 (40.91%) WAN
6 9 (40.91%) NetScaler
6 9 (40.91%) Cisco Nexus
6 9 (40.91%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (40.91%) Virtual Servers
7 8 (36.36%) Cybersecurity
7 8 (36.36%) Data Migration
7 8 (36.36%) ProjectWise
7 8 (36.36%) F5
7 8 (36.36%) Blue Coat
7 8 (36.36%) Reverse Proxy
7 8 (36.36%) IronPort
7 8 (36.36%) LAN
7 8 (36.36%) Oracle
7 8 (36.36%) B2B

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 14 (63.64%) Skype for Business
2 6 (27.27%) SharePoint
3 5 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (22.73%) MS Exchange
4 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (4.55%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (36.36%) ProjectWise
2 7 (31.82%) MS Excel
3 2 (9.09%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.55%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (59.09%) Internet
2 11 (50.00%) Firewall
3 9 (40.91%) Cisco Nexus
3 9 (40.91%) NetScaler
3 9 (40.91%) SSL
3 9 (40.91%) VPN
3 9 (40.91%) WAN
4 8 (36.36%) FTP
4 8 (36.36%) LAN
4 8 (36.36%) Reverse Proxy
5 7 (31.82%) DHCP
6 6 (27.27%) SAN
7 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
8 2 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (9.09%) Skype
8 2 (9.09%) SMTP
8 2 (9.09%) Wireless
9 1 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (4.55%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
2 6 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (22.73%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 7 (31.82%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Electronics
2 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing
2 2 (9.09%) Marketing
2 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Project Manager
2 6 (27.27%) Active Directory Engineer
2 6 (27.27%) Active Directory Specialist
2 6 (27.27%) Server Specialist
3 4 (18.18%) Exchange Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Exchange Specialist
3 4 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) LAN Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) LAN Specialist
3 4 (18.18%) LAN/WAN Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) SAN Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) SAN Specialist
3 4 (18.18%) Server Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) WAN Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) WAN Specialist
3 4 (18.18%) Wintel Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Wintel Server Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Wintel Server Specialist
3 4 (18.18%) Wintel Specialist
4 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) Middleware
2 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (54.55%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.09%) PKI
3 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 12 (54.55%) Windows
2 7 (31.82%) Windows Server
2 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (9.09%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) Project Management
2 11 (50.00%) Migration
3 9 (40.91%) Configuration Management
4 8 (36.36%) B2B
4 8 (36.36%) Cybersecurity
4 8 (36.36%) Data Migration
4 8 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (13.64%) Capacity Management
6 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (9.09%) Data Centre Operations
6 2 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 2 (9.09%) ITIL
6 2 (9.09%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (9.09%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 2 (9.09%) Programme Management
6 2 (9.09%) Service Management
6 2 (9.09%) Translating Business Requirements
6 2 (9.09%) Two-Factor Authentication
6 2 (9.09%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) SQL
2 3 (13.64%) PowerShell
3 2 (9.09%) VB
4 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.55%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) MCSE
1 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (18.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (4.55%) CCNA
3 1 (4.55%) CCNP
3 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.55%) DV Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 11 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (40.91%) Virtual Servers
2 9 (40.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (27.27%) XenApp
4 4 (18.18%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 4 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (4.55%) vSphere
5 1 (4.55%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (27.27%) SCOM
2 2 (9.09%) AirWatch
2 2 (9.09%) NetBackup
2 2 (9.09%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (9.09%) SCCM
2 2 (9.09%) WSUS
3 1 (4.55%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 19 (86.36%) Microsoft
2 14 (63.64%) Citrix
3 12 (54.55%) Cisco
4 9 (40.91%) VMware
5 8 (36.36%) Blue Coat
5 8 (36.36%) CheckPoint
5 8 (36.36%) F5
5 8 (36.36%) IronPort
5 8 (36.36%) Oracle
6 6 (27.27%) EMC
6 6 (27.27%) HP
7 4 (18.18%) 3PAR
7 4 (18.18%) CommVault
7 4 (18.18%) NetApp
8 2 (9.09%) MobileIron
8 2 (9.09%) SAP
8 2 (9.09%) Symantec
8 2 (9.09%) Veeam
9 1 (4.55%) AppSense