The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 25 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 43 44 50
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +6
Contract jobs citing DNS 15 24 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.56% 3.20% 2.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.65% 21.62% 14.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 19 5
Median daily rate £340 £325 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% +20.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £264 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £390 £324
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £303
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +7.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £11.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £25.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +56.25%
DNS
East of England

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

Communications & Networking Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
85 111 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 14.51% 14.82% 16.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 62 43
Median daily rate £413 £313 £283
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.00% +10.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £225 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £419 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £326
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 23 21
Median hourly rate £45.00 £22.13 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+103.38% -19.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £18.05 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £26.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +30.00%

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

DNS
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

DNS Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

DNS
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DNS across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016.

DNS Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

DNS
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

DNS Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

DNS
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -1 13 £340 +4.61% 9
Peterborough - 2 - - 2
DNS
East of England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

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

1 18 (81.82%) Windows
2 14 (63.64%) Linux
3 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (54.55%) Puppet
4 11 (50.00%) ITIL
5 10 (45.45%) Red Hat
6 9 (40.91%) SAN
6 9 (40.91%) Nagios
6 9 (40.91%) Configuration Management
6 9 (40.91%) Oracle
6 9 (40.91%) Open Source
6 9 (40.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (40.91%) LogRhythm
7 8 (36.36%) Kalman Filter
7 8 (36.36%) iptables
7 8 (36.36%) High Availability
7 8 (36.36%) TippingPoint
7 8 (36.36%) Load Balancing
7 8 (36.36%) OSSEC
7 8 (36.36%) PL/SQL
7 8 (36.36%) SQL
7 8 (36.36%) Unix
7 8 (36.36%) Solaris
7 8 (36.36%) Firewall
7 8 (36.36%) Shell Script
7 8 (36.36%) Active Directory
7 8 (36.36%) HP
7 8 (36.36%) EMC
8 7 (31.82%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (31.82%) MySQL

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 (18.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 4 (18.18%) IIS
1 4 (18.18%) nginx
2 3 (13.64%) Tomcat
2 3 (13.64%) WebSphere
3 2 (9.09%) Jetty
3 2 (9.09%) MS Exchange
4 1 (4.55%) Apache
4 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (40.91%) SAN
2 8 (36.36%) Firewall
3 5 (22.73%) DHCP
4 4 (18.18%) SSL
5 3 (13.64%) HTTP
5 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
6 2 (9.09%) FTP
6 2 (9.09%) IPsec
6 2 (9.09%) WAN
7 1 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (4.55%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (4.55%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (4.55%) LAN
7 1 (4.55%) VLAN
7 1 (4.55%) VPN
7 1 (4.55%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (31.82%) MySQL
2 3 (13.64%) MongoDB
3 2 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (31.82%) 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%) Protractor
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
2 1 (4.55%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Administrator
2 8 (36.36%) Systems Administrator
3 7 (31.82%) Analyst
4 5 (22.73%) Desktop Analyst
4 5 (22.73%) Desktop Support
4 5 (22.73%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 5 (22.73%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (22.73%) Linux Administrator
4 5 (22.73%) Support Analyst
5 4 (18.18%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 4 (18.18%) Unix Administrator
5 4 (18.18%) Unix Systems Administrator
6 2 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
7 1 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Lead DevOps Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 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%) AngularJS
4 1 (4.55%) HTML
4 1 (4.55%) Spring
4 1 (4.55%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Data Centre
2 4 (18.18%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 18 (81.82%) Windows
2 14 (63.64%) Linux
3 9 (40.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (36.36%) Solaris
4 8 (36.36%) Unix
5 6 (27.27%) Windows 7
6 5 (22.73%) Windows XP
7 3 (13.64%) CentOS
8 2 (9.09%) Windows Server
9 1 (4.55%) AIX
9 1 (4.55%) HPUX
9 1 (4.55%) Mac OS
9 1 (4.55%) Ubuntu
9 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
9 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (50.00%) ITIL
3 9 (40.91%) Configuration Management
3 9 (40.91%) Open Source
4 8 (36.36%) High Availability
4 8 (36.36%) Kalman Filter
4 8 (36.36%) Load Balancing
5 7 (31.82%) Change Control
5 7 (31.82%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (31.82%) Incident Management
6 6 (27.27%) DevOps
7 5 (22.73%) Application Packaging
8 4 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
9 2 (9.09%) Scrum
10 1 (4.55%) Content Management
10 1 (4.55%) Data Management
10 1 (4.55%) Migration
10 1 (4.55%) SDLC
10 1 (4.55%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) PL/SQL
1 8 (36.36%) Shell Script
1 8 (36.36%) SQL
2 4 (18.18%) Bash Shell
2 4 (18.18%) Python
3 3 (13.64%) Perl
3 3 (13.64%) Ruby
4 2 (9.09%) Java
4 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.55%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) CCNA
1 2 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.55%) CCNP
2 1 (4.55%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (4.55%) MCSA
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (36.36%) Active Directory
1 8 (36.36%) iptables
2 7 (31.82%) Postfix
2 7 (31.82%) Sendmail
2 7 (31.82%) vSphere
3 1 (4.55%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (54.55%) Puppet
2 9 (40.91%) Nagios
3 8 (36.36%) OSSEC
4 7 (31.82%) Cobbler
5 4 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (13.64%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (13.64%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (9.09%) SCCM
8 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) Red Hat
2 9 (40.91%) LogRhythm
2 9 (40.91%) Oracle
3 8 (36.36%) EMC
3 8 (36.36%) HP
3 8 (36.36%) TippingPoint
4 7 (31.82%) ServiceNow
4 7 (31.82%) SolarWinds
4 7 (31.82%) Splunk
5 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
6 3 (13.64%) Altiris
6 3 (13.64%) Symantec
7 2 (9.09%) Cisco
7 2 (9.09%) VMware
8 1 (4.55%) 3PAR
8 1 (4.55%) AppDynamics
8 1 (4.55%) CheckPoint
8 1 (4.55%) Citrix
8 1 (4.55%) Cognos
8 1 (4.55%) New Relic
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