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 28 February 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Domain Name System (DNS)
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 27 43 27
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -16
Contract jobs citing DNS 6 3 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.05% 0.77% 3.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.76% 4.92% 19.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Median daily rate £348 £263 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.38% -27.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £263 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £263 £383
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
- -23.07%

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
51 61 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 17.47% 15.72% 19.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 30 27
Median daily rate £383 £393 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.54% +12.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £154 £259 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £467 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 13 4
Median hourly rate £21.50 £55.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.90% +29.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.98 £42.00 £41.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £55.75 £43.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £37.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-42.66% +36.36%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DNS across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 28 February 2017.

DNS Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 February 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for DNS.

1 11 (100.00%) DHCP
2 9 (81.82%) Active Directory
3 8 (72.73%) Windows
4 6 (54.55%) LDAP
4 6 (54.55%) WSUS
4 6 (54.55%) PowerShell
5 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
6 4 (36.36%) IIS
6 4 (36.36%) Kerberos
6 4 (36.36%) PKI
6 4 (36.36%) Clustering
7 3 (27.27%) Identity Management
7 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (27.27%) OAuth
7 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (27.27%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 3 (27.27%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (27.27%) Oracle
7 3 (27.27%) ITIL
7 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
7 3 (27.27%) SAML
8 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
8 2 (18.18%) Apple
8 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
8 2 (18.18%) MS Office
8 2 (18.18%) SLA
8 2 (18.18%) IBM
8 2 (18.18%) HP
8 2 (18.18%) Dell

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 4 (36.36%) IIS
2 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Azure Active Directory
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (100.00%) DHCP
2 6 (54.55%) LDAP
3 4 (36.36%) Kerberos
4 1 (9.09%) Firewall
4 1 (9.09%) Internet
4 1 (9.09%) IP Telephony
4 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Administrator
1 5 (45.45%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (27.27%) Identity Management Administrator
2 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) 1st/2nd Line Help Desk Support
3 2 (18.18%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 2 (18.18%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (18.18%) Active Directory Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Help Desk Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Support
3 2 (18.18%) Service Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Service Desk Support
3 2 (18.18%) Service Desk Support Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) OAuth
1 3 (27.27%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Clustering
1 4 (36.36%) PKI
2 1 (9.09%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (9.09%) Linux
4 1 (9.09%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Identity Management
1 3 (27.27%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
1 1 (9.09%) MCSE
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (81.82%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (54.55%) WSUS
2 3 (27.27%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (9.09%) SCCM
3 1 (9.09%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle
3 2 (18.18%) Apple
3 2 (18.18%) Dell
3 2 (18.18%) HP
3 2 (18.18%) IBM
4 1 (9.09%) VMware