The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 27 June 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 86 109 136
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +27
Contract jobs citing DNS 78 91 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.30% 1.59% 1.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.56% 12.45% 10.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 61 47
Median daily rate £450 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £290 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £660 £550 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £295
% change year-on-year
- +10.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 4
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.98 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.67% -7.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.95 £13.60 £17.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.10 £17.98 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £20.19 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+38.71% +24.21%
DNS
London

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

Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
471 731 694
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.91% 12.74% 11.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 369 545 495
Median daily rate £463 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.12% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £290 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £579 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 24 18
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.98 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.67% -12.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £14.90 £16.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.20 £32.86 £48.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+26.00% +38.88%

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

DNS
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

DNS Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

DNS
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DNS across the City of London region over the 3 months to 27 June 2016.

DNS Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

DNS
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

DNS Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 City of London region with a requirement for DNS.

1 72 (55.38%) Windows
2 69 (53.08%) Active Directory
3 59 (45.38%) Linux
4 57 (43.85%) ITIL
5 49 (37.69%) Firewall
6 47 (36.15%) DHCP
7 45 (34.62%) TCP/IP
7 45 (34.62%) Microsoft
7 45 (34.62%) VMware
8 43 (33.08%) Windows Server
9 38 (29.23%) VMware Infrastructure
10 37 (28.46%) Finance
11 36 (27.69%) Oracle
12 35 (26.92%) Migration
13 34 (26.15%) Unix
14 33 (25.38%) PowerShell
15 32 (24.62%) Cisco
16 27 (20.77%) Python
16 27 (20.77%) SQL Server
17 26 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
18 25 (19.23%) Citrix
19 24 (18.46%) Banking
19 24 (18.46%) Amazon AWS
20 22 (16.92%) Perl
20 22 (16.92%) WAN
21 21 (16.15%) MS Exchange
21 21 (16.15%) Agile Software Development
21 21 (16.15%) Bash Shell
22 20 (15.38%) LAN
23 19 (14.62%) Data Centre

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 21 (16.15%) MS Exchange
2 14 (10.77%) SharePoint
3 12 (9.23%) WebSphere
4 9 (6.92%) Skype for Business
5 8 (6.15%) Apache
5 8 (6.15%) WebSphere Application Server
6 7 (5.38%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (4.62%) IIS
7 6 (4.62%) WebLogic
8 5 (3.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 5 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (3.85%) IBM HTTP Server
8 5 (3.85%) Tomcat
9 4 (3.08%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (3.08%) JBoss
10 2 (1.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (1.54%) CMS
10 2 (1.54%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.77%) OpenStack
Applications
1 16 (12.31%) MS Excel
2 9 (6.92%) MS Office
3 3 (2.31%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.77%) Documaker
Cloud Services
1 24 (18.46%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
2 10 (7.69%) Office 365
3 9 (6.92%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (4.62%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (3.08%) SaaS
6 1 (0.77%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.77%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.77%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.77%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.77%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.77%) AWS CloudTrail
6 1 (0.77%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (0.77%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.77%) IaaS
6 1 (0.77%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.77%) PaaS
6 1 (0.77%) Rackspace Cloud
6 1 (0.77%) Route 53
6 1 (0.77%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 49 (37.69%) Firewall
2 47 (36.15%) DHCP
3 45 (34.62%) TCP/IP
4 22 (16.92%) WAN
5 20 (15.38%) LAN
6 17 (13.08%) VPN
7 15 (11.54%) SSL
8 14 (10.77%) SAN
9 13 (10.00%) LDAP
10 11 (8.46%) HTTP
11 10 (7.69%) Internet
11 10 (7.69%) Wireless
12 9 (6.92%) Network Security
13 8 (6.15%) VLAN
14 7 (5.38%) BGP
14 7 (5.38%) MPLS
14 7 (5.38%) VoIP
15 6 (4.62%) EIGRP
16 5 (3.85%) Cisco ASA
17 4 (3.08%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (20.77%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.38%) Oracle Database
3 4 (3.08%) DB2
4 3 (2.31%) Big Data
4 3 (2.31%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.54%) MySQL
5 2 (1.54%) Oracle Exadata
5 2 (1.54%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.77%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.77%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.77%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.77%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.77%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 16 (12.31%) Jenkins
2 7 (5.38%) Artifactory
3 5 (3.85%) Introscope
4 4 (3.08%) GoCD
4 4 (3.08%) Vagrant
5 3 (2.31%) JIRA
6 1 (0.77%) MSI
6 1 (0.77%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.77%) Travis CI
General
1 37 (28.46%) Finance
2 24 (18.46%) Banking
3 5 (3.85%) Legal
4 4 (3.08%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.54%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.54%) Retail
6 1 (0.77%) Back Office
6 1 (0.77%) Front Office
6 1 (0.77%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.77%) Law
Job Titles
1 22 (16.92%) Administrator
2 11 (8.46%) Network Engineer
3 10 (7.69%) Linux Administrator
4 9 (6.92%) Analyst
4 9 (6.92%) Architect
4 9 (6.92%) Automation Engineer
4 9 (6.92%) DevOps Engineer
5 8 (6.15%) Senior Linux Administrator
5 8 (6.15%) Systems Administrator
6 7 (5.38%) Windows Engineer
7 6 (4.62%) Server Engineer
7 6 (4.62%) Systems Engineer
8 5 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (3.85%) Senior Network Engineer
9 4 (3.08%) Consultant
9 4 (3.08%) Developer
9 4 (3.08%) Infrastructure Architect
9 4 (3.08%) Linux Engineer
9 4 (3.08%) Middleware Engineer
9 4 (3.08%) Senior Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (10.00%) Middleware
2 7 (5.38%) HTML
3 6 (4.62%) Web Services
4 5 (3.85%) WebSphere MQ
5 4 (3.08%) 802.1X
5 4 (3.08%) SAML
6 3 (2.31%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (1.54%) .NET
7 2 (1.54%) FIX Protocol
7 2 (1.54%) XML
7 2 (1.54%) XML Messaging
8 1 (0.77%) ADO.NET
8 1 (0.77%) IBM Integration Bus
8 1 (0.77%) Java EE
8 1 (0.77%) JRules
8 1 (0.77%) WCF
8 1 (0.77%) WebCenter
8 1 (0.77%) WinForms
8 1 (0.77%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (14.62%) Data Centre
2 8 (6.15%) Clustering
2 8 (6.15%) Public Cloud
3 7 (5.38%) Management Information System
4 6 (4.62%) Computer Science
4 6 (4.62%) Replication
5 5 (3.85%) DataPower
5 5 (3.85%) EqualLogic
5 5 (3.85%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.08%) Device Driver
6 4 (3.08%) Fat Client
6 4 (3.08%) Thin Client
7 3 (2.31%) Blackberry
7 3 (2.31%) BYOD
7 3 (2.31%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.54%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.54%) NHS
8 2 (1.54%) SWIFT
8 2 (1.54%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 72 (55.38%) Windows
2 59 (45.38%) Linux
3 43 (33.08%) Windows Server
4 34 (26.15%) Unix
5 26 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (11.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (9.23%) AIX
8 10 (7.69%) Windows 7
9 9 (6.92%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 8 (6.15%) SUSE
11 7 (5.38%) Oracle Linux
11 7 (5.38%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (3.85%) Windows XP
13 4 (3.08%) Solaris
13 4 (3.08%) Windows 10
14 3 (2.31%) Windows Phone
15 2 (1.54%) Debian
15 2 (1.54%) Ubuntu
15 2 (1.54%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (43.85%) ITIL
2 35 (26.92%) Migration
3 21 (16.15%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (12.31%) High Availability
4 16 (12.31%) Load Balancing
5 13 (10.00%) Data Protection
6 12 (9.23%) Configuration Management
6 12 (9.23%) DevOps
6 12 (9.23%) Software Delivery
7 11 (8.46%) ITIL V3
7 11 (8.46%) Performance Tuning
8 10 (7.69%) Change Management
9 9 (6.92%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (6.92%) Disaster Recovery
10 8 (6.15%) Data Management
10 8 (6.15%) E-Commerce
11 7 (5.38%) Network Architecture
12 6 (4.62%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (4.62%) Open Source
12 6 (4.62%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (25.38%) PowerShell
2 27 (20.77%) Python
3 22 (16.92%) Perl
4 21 (16.15%) Bash Shell
5 11 (8.46%) Shell Script
6 9 (6.92%) SQL
7 7 (5.38%) Java
7 7 (5.38%) PHP
8 6 (4.62%) Ruby
9 3 (2.31%) C++
9 3 (2.31%) Jython
9 3 (2.31%) VB
9 3 (2.31%) VBScript
10 2 (1.54%) C
10 2 (1.54%) C#
10 2 (1.54%) Korn
10 2 (1.54%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
11 1 (0.77%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (8.46%) Cisco Certification
1 11 (8.46%) RHCE
2 10 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (6.92%) CCNP
3 9 (6.92%) RHCA
4 8 (6.15%) ITIL Certification
4 8 (6.15%) MCSE
5 6 (4.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (3.85%) CISSP
6 5 (3.85%) Degree
7 3 (2.31%) CCIE
7 3 (2.31%) CCNA
7 3 (2.31%) CISA
7 3 (2.31%) CISM
7 3 (2.31%) MCSA
8 2 (1.54%) CCDP
9 1 (0.77%) CCEA
9 1 (0.77%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.77%) ISEB
9 1 (0.77%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.31%) SLA
2 2 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.54%) ISO15022
2 2 (1.54%) ISO20022
2 2 (1.54%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.77%) COBIT
System Software
1 69 (53.08%) Active Directory
2 38 (29.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (9.23%) VMware ESXi
4 11 (8.46%) XenApp
5 6 (4.62%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (4.62%) vSphere
5 6 (4.62%) XenDesktop
6 5 (3.85%) Hyper-V
6 5 (3.85%) VMware ESX
7 4 (3.08%) Terminal Services
7 4 (3.08%) UAG
8 3 (2.31%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 3 (2.31%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (2.31%) NFS
8 3 (2.31%) Oracle RAC
8 3 (2.31%) Terminal Server
9 2 (1.54%) Firmware
9 2 (1.54%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (1.54%) Squid
9 2 (1.54%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 15 (11.54%) Ansible
1 15 (11.54%) SCOM
2 14 (10.77%) SCCM
3 12 (9.23%) Puppet
4 10 (7.69%) Nagios
5 9 (6.92%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (5.38%) Backup Exec
7 5 (3.85%) HP SIM
8 4 (3.08%) Packer
8 4 (3.08%) SCOrch
8 4 (3.08%) Terraform
8 4 (3.08%) WSUS
9 3 (2.31%) BladeLogic
9 3 (2.31%) Control-M
9 3 (2.31%) FortiGate
9 3 (2.31%) IBM BigFix
9 3 (2.31%) Norton AntiVirus
9 3 (2.31%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
10 2 (1.54%) MIMEsweeper
10 2 (1.54%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 45 (34.62%) Microsoft
1 45 (34.62%) VMware
2 36 (27.69%) Oracle
3 32 (24.62%) Cisco
4 25 (19.23%) Citrix
5 16 (12.31%) IBM
6 15 (11.54%) HP
6 15 (11.54%) Red Hat
7 11 (8.46%) CheckPoint
7 11 (8.46%) Dell
8 10 (7.69%) Juniper
8 10 (7.69%) Symantec
9 8 (6.15%) TOWER Software
10 6 (4.62%) F5
10 6 (4.62%) NetApp
11 5 (3.85%) Adobe
11 5 (3.85%) Bloomberg
11 5 (3.85%) Palo Alto
11 5 (3.85%) SolarWinds
11 5 (3.85%) Splunk
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