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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 47 64 45
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -19
Contract jobs citing DNS 8 12 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.37% 1.43% 2.89%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.00% 11.01% 14.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 9
Median daily rate £350 £333 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £226 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £386 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £350 £321
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £13.00 £33.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -61.48%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.53 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+30.08% +19.58%
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
80 109 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 13.75% 13.01% 20.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 47 79
Median daily rate £375 £265 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.50% -19.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £198 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £411 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 30 41
Median hourly rate £40.00 £23.50 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.21% -7.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £20.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £21.53 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+66.08% -4.33%

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
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 30 August 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 +16 8 £350 -2.09% 4
DNS
East of England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 22 (91.67%) Windows
2 18 (75.00%) Linux
3 17 (70.83%) ITIL
4 14 (58.33%) Oracle
4 14 (58.33%) SAN
4 14 (58.33%) Puppet
5 13 (54.17%) Open Source
5 13 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (54.17%) Red Hat
6 12 (50.00%) Shell Script
6 12 (50.00%) Nagios
6 12 (50.00%) EMC
6 12 (50.00%) Solaris
6 12 (50.00%) TippingPoint
6 12 (50.00%) OSSEC
6 12 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (50.00%) High Availability
6 12 (50.00%) LogRhythm
6 12 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
6 12 (50.00%) iptables
7 11 (45.83%) Virtual Environments
7 11 (45.83%) Unix
7 11 (45.83%) PL/SQL
7 11 (45.83%) SQL
7 11 (45.83%) HP
7 11 (45.83%) Configuration Management
7 11 (45.83%) Disaster Recovery
7 11 (45.83%) Firewall
8 10 (41.67%) ServiceNow
8 10 (41.67%) Splunk

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 8 (33.33%) IIS
2 5 (20.83%) MS Exchange
2 5 (20.83%) SharePoint
2 5 (20.83%) WebSphere
3 4 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (12.50%) nginx
4 3 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (12.50%) Tomcat
5 2 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (8.33%) Jetty
5 2 (8.33%) Mongrel
6 1 (4.17%) Apache
6 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Office
2 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) Office 365
2 2 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (58.33%) SAN
2 11 (45.83%) Firewall
3 9 (37.50%) DHCP
4 4 (16.67%) SSL
4 4 (16.67%) WAN
5 3 (12.50%) LAN
6 2 (8.33%) FTP
6 2 (8.33%) HTTP
6 2 (8.33%) IPsec
6 2 (8.33%) LDAP
6 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
7 1 (4.17%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (4.17%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (33.33%) MySQL
2 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
3 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (8.33%) MongoDB
4 2 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (41.67%) JIRA
2 3 (12.50%) Jenkins
3 2 (8.33%) Travis CI
4 1 (4.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
4 1 (4.17%) Hudson
4 1 (4.17%) Maven
General
1 2 (8.33%) Banking
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (54.17%) Administrator
2 12 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
3 8 (33.33%) Linux Administrator
4 7 (29.17%) Analyst
4 7 (29.17%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 4 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (16.67%) Unix Administrator
5 4 (16.67%) Unix Systems Administrator
6 3 (12.50%) Support Analyst
7 2 (8.33%) Desktop Analyst
7 2 (8.33%) Desktop Support
7 2 (8.33%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 2 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (8.33%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
8 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 1 (4.17%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 1 (4.17%) Linux Systems Engineer
8 1 (4.17%) MySQL DBA
8 1 (4.17%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) LAMP
1 3 (12.50%) LEMP Stack
2 2 (8.33%) LAPP Stack
2 2 (8.33%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 22 (91.67%) Windows
2 18 (75.00%) Linux
3 12 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (50.00%) Solaris
4 11 (45.83%) Unix
5 5 (20.83%) Windows 7
5 5 (20.83%) Windows Server
6 3 (12.50%) Mac OS
6 3 (12.50%) Windows 8
6 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (8.33%) CentOS
7 2 (8.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (70.83%) ITIL
2 13 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (54.17%) Open Source
3 12 (50.00%) High Availability
3 12 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
4 11 (45.83%) Configuration Management
4 11 (45.83%) Disaster Recovery
4 11 (45.83%) Virtual Environments
5 10 (41.67%) Change Control
5 10 (41.67%) Incident Management
5 10 (41.67%) Load Balancing
6 5 (20.83%) DevOps
7 2 (8.33%) Application Packaging
7 2 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (8.33%) Project Management
7 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (4.17%) Data Management
8 1 (4.17%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 12 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 11 (45.83%) PL/SQL
2 11 (45.83%) SQL
3 6 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 3 (12.50%) Bash Shell
4 3 (12.50%) Perl
4 3 (12.50%) Python
4 3 (12.50%) Ruby
4 3 (12.50%) VBScript
5 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) CCNA
1 3 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (12.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 3 (12.50%) MCSA
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.83%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (50.00%) iptables
2 10 (41.67%) Postfix
2 10 (41.67%) Sendmail
2 10 (41.67%) Virtual Machines
2 10 (41.67%) vSphere
3 9 (37.50%) Active Directory
4 2 (8.33%) Terminal Server
5 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
5 1 (4.17%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 14 (58.33%) Puppet
2 12 (50.00%) Nagios
2 12 (50.00%) OSSEC
3 10 (41.67%) Cobbler
4 4 (16.67%) SCCM
5 3 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (8.33%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (8.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 14 (58.33%) Oracle
2 13 (54.17%) Red Hat
3 12 (50.00%) EMC
3 12 (50.00%) LogRhythm
3 12 (50.00%) TippingPoint
4 11 (45.83%) HP
5 10 (41.67%) ServiceNow
5 10 (41.67%) SolarWinds
5 10 (41.67%) Splunk
6 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
7 3 (12.50%) Cisco
7 3 (12.50%) Citrix
7 3 (12.50%) Cognos
7 3 (12.50%) VMware
8 2 (8.33%) Altiris
8 2 (8.33%) Symantec
9 1 (4.17%) 3PAR
9 1 (4.17%) NetApp