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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 28 41 33
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -8
Contract jobs citing DNS 14 16 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.98% 3.20% 3.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 26.92% 17.20% 15.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 15 6
Median daily rate £350 £315 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £242 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £390 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £348 £313
% change year-on-year
-6.47% +11.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £18.00 £16.63
% change year-on-year
+58.33% +8.27%
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 93 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 14.77% 18.60% 20.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 49 45
Median daily rate £413 £288 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.47% -11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £220 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £401 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 23 16
Median hourly rate £37.50 £20.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+82.92% -18.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £20.50 £22.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £54.50 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+46.34% +7.62%

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 26 July 2016.

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 26 July 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 19 (86.36%) Windows
2 18 (81.82%) Linux
3 15 (68.18%) Puppet
4 14 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (63.64%) Oracle
4 14 (63.64%) SAN
4 14 (63.64%) Red Hat
5 13 (59.09%) Nagios
5 13 (59.09%) ITIL
5 13 (59.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (59.09%) Open Source
5 13 (59.09%) LogRhythm
6 12 (54.55%) High Availability
6 12 (54.55%) OSSEC
6 12 (54.55%) TippingPoint
6 12 (54.55%) Solaris
6 12 (54.55%) Configuration Management
6 12 (54.55%) Shell Script
6 12 (54.55%) EMC
6 12 (54.55%) Firewall
6 12 (54.55%) Kalman Filter
6 12 (54.55%) iptables
7 11 (50.00%) Virtual Environments
7 11 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 11 (50.00%) HP
7 11 (50.00%) Unix
7 11 (50.00%) PL/SQL
7 11 (50.00%) SQL
7 11 (50.00%) Load Balancing
8 10 (45.45%) JIRA

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 6 (27.27%) IIS
2 5 (22.73%) MS Exchange
2 5 (22.73%) WebSphere
3 4 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (18.18%) nginx
4 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
4 3 (13.64%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (13.64%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (13.64%) Tomcat
5 2 (9.09%) Jetty
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
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) Office 365
2 2 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (63.64%) SAN
2 12 (54.55%) Firewall
3 7 (31.82%) DHCP
4 4 (18.18%) SSL
4 4 (18.18%) WAN
5 3 (13.64%) LAN
5 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
6 2 (9.09%) FTP
6 2 (9.09%) HTTP
6 2 (9.09%) IPsec
7 1 (4.55%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (4.55%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (45.45%) MySQL
2 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (9.09%) MongoDB
3 2 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (45.45%) JIRA
2 4 (18.18%) Jenkins
3 2 (9.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (9.09%) Git (software)
3 2 (9.09%) Travis CI
4 1 (4.55%) Cucumber
4 1 (4.55%) Hudson
4 1 (4.55%) Maven
4 1 (4.55%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (4.55%) Selenium
4 1 (4.55%) Subversion
4 1 (4.55%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (9.09%) Banking
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (63.64%) Administrator
2 13 (59.09%) Systems Administrator
3 9 (40.91%) Linux Administrator
4 8 (36.36%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 5 (22.73%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (18.18%) Unix Administrator
6 4 (18.18%) Unix Systems Administrator
7 3 (13.64%) Analyst
8 2 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
8 2 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (9.09%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
9 1 (4.55%) Lead DevOps
9 1 (4.55%) Lead DevOps Engineer
9 1 (4.55%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 1 (4.55%) Linux Systems Engineer
9 1 (4.55%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 1 (4.55%) NetApp Engineer
9 1 (4.55%) Senior DevOps
9 1 (4.55%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 1 (4.55%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) LEMP Stack
2 3 (13.64%) LAMP
3 2 (9.09%) LAPP Stack
3 2 (9.09%) Servlets
4 1 (4.55%) Spring
4 1 (4.55%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 19 (86.36%) Windows
2 18 (81.82%) Linux
3 13 (59.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (54.55%) Solaris
5 11 (50.00%) Unix
6 3 (13.64%) CentOS
6 3 (13.64%) Mac OS
6 3 (13.64%) Windows 7
6 3 (13.64%) Windows 8
6 3 (13.64%) Windows Server
6 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (4.55%) AIX
7 1 (4.55%) HPUX
7 1 (4.55%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (59.09%) ITIL
2 13 (59.09%) Open Source
3 12 (54.55%) Configuration Management
3 12 (54.55%) High Availability
3 12 (54.55%) Kalman Filter
4 11 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 11 (50.00%) Load Balancing
4 11 (50.00%) Virtual Environments
5 10 (45.45%) Change Control
5 10 (45.45%) Incident Management
6 6 (27.27%) DevOps
7 3 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
9 1 (4.55%) BDD
9 1 (4.55%) Data Management
9 1 (4.55%) Migration
9 1 (4.55%) Scrum
9 1 (4.55%) TDD
9 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 4 (18.18%) Bash Shell
3 4 (18.18%) PowerShell
3 4 (18.18%) Python
4 3 (13.64%) Perl
4 3 (13.64%) Ruby
4 3 (13.64%) VBScript
5 1 (4.55%) Java
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
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 6 (27.27%) Active Directory
4 1 (4.55%) Docker
4 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.55%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 15 (68.18%) Puppet
2 13 (59.09%) Nagios
3 12 (54.55%) OSSEC
4 10 (45.45%) Cobbler
5 4 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (18.18%) SCCM
6 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 14 (63.64%) Oracle
1 14 (63.64%) Red Hat
2 13 (59.09%) LogRhythm
3 12 (54.55%) EMC
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 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
7 3 (13.64%) Cisco
7 3 (13.64%) Citrix
7 3 (13.64%) Cognos
8 2 (9.09%) VMware
9 1 (4.55%) 3PAR
9 1 (4.55%) AppDynamics
9 1 (4.55%) NetApp
9 1 (4.55%) New Relic