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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 35 26 35
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +9
Contract jobs citing DNS 9 18 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.33% 4.93% 2.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.04% 25.71% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 13 4
Median daily rate £333 £325 £278
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.30% +17.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £241 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £385 £331
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £43.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +91.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +56.25%
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
69 70 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 17.88% 19.18% 18.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 40 24
Median daily rate £413 £325 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% +14.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £333
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +3.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 13
Median hourly rate £45.00 £20.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+119.51% -8.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £16.00 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.00 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £29.59 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.40% +47.92%

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 3 May 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 11 (91.67%) Linux
2 9 (75.00%) Red Hat
3 8 (66.67%) Windows
3 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (66.67%) Puppet
4 7 (58.33%) Open Source
4 7 (58.33%) LogRhythm
4 7 (58.33%) Unix
4 7 (58.33%) Solaris
4 7 (58.33%) SAN
4 7 (58.33%) Nagios
4 7 (58.33%) Configuration Management
5 6 (50.00%) Shell Script
5 6 (50.00%) HP
5 6 (50.00%) EMC
5 6 (50.00%) PL/SQL
5 6 (50.00%) SQL
5 6 (50.00%) Oracle
5 6 (50.00%) Firewall
5 6 (50.00%) Load Balancing
5 6 (50.00%) TippingPoint
5 6 (50.00%) OSSEC
5 6 (50.00%) High Availability
5 6 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
5 6 (50.00%) iptables
6 5 (41.67%) Splunk
6 5 (41.67%) Change Control
6 5 (41.67%) vSphere
6 5 (41.67%) SolarWinds

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 2 (16.67%) nginx
2 1 (8.33%) Apache
2 1 (8.33%) IIS
2 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) SAN
2 6 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (16.67%) SSL
4 1 (8.33%) DHCP
4 1 (8.33%) HTTP
4 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (8.33%) VLAN
4 1 (8.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) MySQL
2 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) JIRA
2 2 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 1 (8.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (8.33%) Hudson
3 1 (8.33%) Maven
3 1 (8.33%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (8.33%) Protractor
3 1 (8.33%) Selenium
3 1 (8.33%) Subversion
3 1 (8.33%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (16.67%) Banking
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Administrator
2 7 (58.33%) Systems Administrator
3 5 (41.67%) Linux Administrator
4 4 (33.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 4 (33.33%) Unix Administrator
4 4 (33.33%) Unix Systems Administrator
5 3 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (16.67%) Solaris Administrator
6 2 (16.67%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
7 1 (8.33%) Analyst
7 1 (8.33%) Lead DevOps Engineer
7 1 (8.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 1 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (8.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 1 (8.33%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 1 (8.33%) Solaris Systems Administrator
7 1 (8.33%) Test Analyst
7 1 (8.33%) Ubuntu Administrator
7 1 (8.33%) Windows Administrator
7 1 (8.33%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (8.33%) HTML
2 1 (8.33%) LAMP
2 1 (8.33%) Spring
2 1 (8.33%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Linux
2 8 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 8 (66.67%) Windows
3 7 (58.33%) Solaris
3 7 (58.33%) Unix
4 3 (25.00%) CentOS
5 2 (16.67%) Ubuntu
5 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
6 1 (8.33%) AIX
6 1 (8.33%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) Configuration Management
2 7 (58.33%) Open Source
3 6 (50.00%) High Availability
3 6 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
3 6 (50.00%) Load Balancing
4 5 (41.67%) Change Control
4 5 (41.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (41.67%) Incident Management
4 5 (41.67%) ITIL
5 3 (25.00%) DevOps
6 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (16.67%) Scrum
7 1 (8.33%) Content Management
7 1 (8.33%) Data Management
7 1 (8.33%) Manual Testing
7 1 (8.33%) Migration
7 1 (8.33%) TDD
7 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
7 1 (8.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) PL/SQL
1 6 (50.00%) Shell Script
1 6 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (16.67%) Java
3 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 2 (16.67%) Perl
3 2 (16.67%) Python
4 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
4 1 (8.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) iptables
2 5 (41.67%) Postfix
2 5 (41.67%) Sendmail
2 5 (41.67%) vSphere
3 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 1 (8.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (66.67%) Puppet
2 7 (58.33%) Nagios
3 6 (50.00%) OSSEC
4 5 (41.67%) Cobbler
5 2 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 7 (58.33%) LogRhythm
3 6 (50.00%) EMC
3 6 (50.00%) HP
3 6 (50.00%) Oracle
3 6 (50.00%) TippingPoint
4 5 (41.67%) ServiceNow
4 5 (41.67%) SolarWinds
4 5 (41.67%) Splunk
5 3 (25.00%) VMware
6 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 1 (8.33%) 3PAR
7 1 (8.33%) AppDynamics
7 1 (8.33%) New Relic