The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 36 53 41
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -12
Contract jobs citing DNS 9 10 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.53% 1.90% 3.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.31% 11.90% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 6
Median daily rate £350 £358 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.09% +2.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £295 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £393 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £33.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.53 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+30.08% +23.00%
DNS
Cambridgeshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
52 84 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 14.61% 15.97% 22.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 39 48
Median daily rate £363 £265 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.79% -19.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £223 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £406 £408
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 21 30
Median hourly rate £40.00 £20.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+95.12% -18.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £20.50 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.50 £33.75
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 Cambridge

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

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

DNS
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

DNS Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

DNS
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

DNS Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 25 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for DNS.

1 20 (90.91%) Windows
2 18 (81.82%) Linux
3 15 (68.18%) ITIL
4 14 (63.64%) Oracle
4 14 (63.64%) SAN
4 14 (63.64%) Puppet
5 13 (59.09%) Open Source
5 13 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (59.09%) Red Hat
6 12 (54.55%) EMC
6 12 (54.55%) Shell Script
6 12 (54.55%) Nagios
6 12 (54.55%) Solaris
6 12 (54.55%) TippingPoint
6 12 (54.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (54.55%) OSSEC
6 12 (54.55%) High Availability
6 12 (54.55%) LogRhythm
6 12 (54.55%) Kalman Filter
6 12 (54.55%) iptables
7 11 (50.00%) Unix
7 11 (50.00%) PL/SQL
7 11 (50.00%) SQL
7 11 (50.00%) Configuration Management
7 11 (50.00%) HP
7 11 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 11 (50.00%) Firewall
7 11 (50.00%) Virtual Environments
8 10 (45.45%) Virtual Machines
8 10 (45.45%) ServiceNow

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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 8 (36.36%) IIS
2 5 (22.73%) MS Exchange
2 5 (22.73%) SharePoint
2 5 (22.73%) WebSphere
3 4 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (13.64%) nginx
4 3 (13.64%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (13.64%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (13.64%) Tomcat
5 2 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (9.09%) Jetty
5 2 (9.09%) Mongrel
6 1 (4.55%) Apache
6 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Office
2 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) Office 365
2 2 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (63.64%) SAN
2 11 (50.00%) Firewall
3 9 (40.91%) DHCP
4 4 (18.18%) SSL
4 4 (18.18%) WAN
5 3 (13.64%) LAN
6 2 (9.09%) FTP
6 2 (9.09%) HTTP
6 2 (9.09%) IPsec
6 2 (9.09%) LDAP
6 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
7 1 (4.55%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (4.55%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (36.36%) MySQL
2 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
3 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (9.09%) MongoDB
4 2 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (45.45%) JIRA
2 3 (13.64%) Jenkins
3 2 (9.09%) Travis CI
4 1 (4.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
4 1 (4.55%) Hudson
4 1 (4.55%) Maven
General
1 2 (9.09%) Banking
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (59.09%) Administrator
2 12 (54.55%) Systems Administrator
3 8 (36.36%) Linux Administrator
4 7 (31.82%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 5 (22.73%) Analyst
6 4 (18.18%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (18.18%) Unix Administrator
6 4 (18.18%) Unix Systems Administrator
7 2 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (9.09%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
8 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
8 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 1 (4.55%) Business Analyst
8 1 (4.55%) DBA
8 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (4.55%) MySQL DBA
8 1 (4.55%) Support Analyst
8 1 (4.55%) Unix Engineer
8 1 (4.55%) Unix Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) LAMP
1 3 (13.64%) LEMP Stack
2 2 (9.09%) LAPP Stack
2 2 (9.09%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 20 (90.91%) Windows
2 18 (81.82%) Linux
3 12 (54.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (54.55%) Solaris
4 11 (50.00%) Unix
5 5 (22.73%) Windows Server
6 3 (13.64%) Mac OS
6 3 (13.64%) Windows 7
6 3 (13.64%) Windows 8
6 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (9.09%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (68.18%) ITIL
2 13 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (59.09%) Open Source
3 12 (54.55%) High Availability
3 12 (54.55%) Kalman Filter
4 11 (50.00%) Configuration Management
4 11 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 11 (50.00%) Virtual Environments
5 10 (45.45%) Change Control
5 10 (45.45%) Incident Management
5 10 (45.45%) Load Balancing
6 5 (22.73%) DevOps
7 2 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (9.09%) Project Management
7 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (4.55%) Data Management
8 1 (4.55%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 12 (54.55%) Shell Script
2 11 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 11 (50.00%) SQL
3 6 (27.27%) PowerShell
4 3 (13.64%) Bash Shell
4 3 (13.64%) Perl
4 3 (13.64%) Python
4 3 (13.64%) Ruby
4 3 (13.64%) VBScript
5 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) CCNA
1 3 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (13.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 3 (13.64%) MCSA
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (54.55%) iptables
2 10 (45.45%) Postfix
2 10 (45.45%) Sendmail
2 10 (45.45%) Virtual Machines
2 10 (45.45%) vSphere
3 7 (31.82%) Active Directory
4 2 (9.09%) Terminal Server
5 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
5 1 (4.55%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 14 (63.64%) Puppet
2 12 (54.55%) Nagios
2 12 (54.55%) OSSEC
3 10 (45.45%) Cobbler
4 4 (18.18%) SCCM
5 3 (13.64%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 14 (63.64%) Oracle
2 13 (59.09%) Red Hat
3 12 (54.55%) EMC
3 12 (54.55%) LogRhythm
3 12 (54.55%) TippingPoint
4 11 (50.00%) HP
5 10 (45.45%) ServiceNow
5 10 (45.45%) SolarWinds
5 10 (45.45%) Splunk
6 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
7 3 (13.64%) Cisco
7 3 (13.64%) Citrix
7 3 (13.64%) Cognos
7 3 (13.64%) VMware
8 1 (4.55%) 3PAR
8 1 (4.55%) NetApp