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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 30 39 34
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -5
Contract jobs citing DNS 8 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.60% 1.94% 2.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.00% 14.04% 13.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 4
Median daily rate £203 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-52.35% +21.42%
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £41.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+47.22% -20.00%
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
50 57 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 16.23% 13.83% 18.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 32 31
Median daily rate £388 £413 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.06% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £370 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 8
Median hourly rate £16.50 £55.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.00% +46.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.23 £36.60 £24.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.83 £55.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

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 8 December 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 12 (75.00%) Windows
1 12 (75.00%) DHCP
1 12 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 9 (56.25%) ITIL
2 9 (56.25%) PowerShell
3 7 (43.75%) IIS
3 7 (43.75%) Oracle
3 7 (43.75%) LDAP
4 6 (37.50%) Linux
4 6 (37.50%) WSUS
5 5 (31.25%) HP
5 5 (31.25%) SAN
6 4 (25.00%) EMC
6 4 (25.00%) MS Exchange
6 4 (25.00%) Kerberos
6 4 (25.00%) Solaris
6 4 (25.00%) Clustering
6 4 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (25.00%) Firewall
6 4 (25.00%) Shell Script
6 4 (25.00%) Nagios
6 4 (25.00%) Red Hat
6 4 (25.00%) PKI
6 4 (25.00%) TippingPoint
6 4 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (25.00%) Open Source
6 4 (25.00%) OSSEC
6 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (25.00%) High Availability

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 7 (43.75%) IIS
2 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
4 2 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Office
2 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Azure Active Directory
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (75.00%) DHCP
2 7 (43.75%) LDAP
3 5 (31.25%) SAN
4 4 (25.00%) Firewall
4 4 (25.00%) Kerberos
5 1 (6.25%) LAN
5 1 (6.25%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (6.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) MySQL
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Administrator
1 10 (62.50%) Systems Administrator
2 5 (31.25%) Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
3 4 (25.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 3 (18.75%) Identity Management Administrator
4 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (12.50%) Help Desk Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Help Desk Support
5 2 (12.50%) Help Desk Support Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support
5 2 (12.50%) Service Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Service Desk Support
5 2 (12.50%) Service Desk Support Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) OAuth
1 3 (18.75%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Clustering
1 4 (25.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 12 (75.00%) Windows
2 6 (37.50%) Linux
3 4 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (25.00%) Solaris
4 3 (18.75%) Unix
4 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
4 3 (18.75%) Windows Server
4 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (6.25%) Mac OS
5 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) ITIL
2 4 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (25.00%) High Availability
2 4 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
2 4 (25.00%) Open Source
2 4 (25.00%) Virtual Environments
3 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (18.75%) Change Control
3 3 (18.75%) Configuration Management
3 3 (18.75%) Identity Management
3 3 (18.75%) Incident Management
3 3 (18.75%) Load Balancing
4 2 (12.50%) Project Management
4 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) PowerShell
2 4 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 3 (18.75%) PL/SQL
3 3 (18.75%) SQL
4 1 (6.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) CCNA
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (6.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 1 (6.25%) MCSA
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (25.00%) iptables
3 3 (18.75%) Postfix
3 3 (18.75%) Sendmail
3 3 (18.75%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (18.75%) vSphere
4 2 (12.50%) Terminal Server
5 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
5 1 (6.25%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (37.50%) WSUS
2 4 (25.00%) Nagios
2 4 (25.00%) OSSEC
3 3 (18.75%) Cobbler
3 3 (18.75%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 3 (18.75%) Puppet
4 1 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 7 (43.75%) Oracle
3 5 (31.25%) HP
4 4 (25.00%) EMC
4 4 (25.00%) LogRhythm
4 4 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 4 (25.00%) TippingPoint
5 3 (18.75%) ServiceNow
5 3 (18.75%) SolarWinds
5 3 (18.75%) Splunk
6 2 (12.50%) Apple
6 2 (12.50%) Dell
6 2 (12.50%) IBM
6 2 (12.50%) VMware
7 1 (6.25%) Cisco
7 1 (6.25%) Citrix
7 1 (6.25%) Cognos
7 1 (6.25%) NetApp
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