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 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 94 96 111
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +15
Contract jobs citing DNS 82 111 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.34% 2.09% 1.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.99% 15.50% 12.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 77 67
Median daily rate £445 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £505 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £350 £321
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 5
Median hourly rate - £17.98 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.36%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.53 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+30.08% +19.58%
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
547 716 804
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 15.61% 13.51% 13.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 432 524 515
Median daily rate £463 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £525 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 18 28
Median hourly rate £12.00 £16.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% -13.15%
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 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 30 August 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 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 City of London region with a requirement for DNS.

1 84 (52.50%) Windows
2 79 (49.38%) Active Directory
3 77 (48.13%) Linux
4 69 (43.13%) ITIL
5 59 (36.88%) Firewall
6 58 (36.25%) VMware
7 55 (34.38%) DHCP
8 53 (33.13%) TCP/IP
9 52 (32.50%) Windows Server
10 49 (30.63%) Migration
11 47 (29.38%) VMware Infrastructure
12 45 (28.13%) Microsoft
12 45 (28.13%) Oracle
13 43 (26.88%) PowerShell
14 40 (25.00%) Unix
15 39 (24.38%) Cisco
16 37 (23.13%) SQL Server
17 36 (22.50%) Finance
18 34 (21.25%) Amazon AWS
19 33 (20.63%) Windows Server 2008
19 33 (20.63%) Python
20 29 (18.13%) LAN
20 29 (18.13%) Banking
21 28 (17.50%) WAN
22 26 (16.25%) HP
23 25 (15.63%) MS Exchange
23 25 (15.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
24 24 (15.00%) Bash Shell
25 23 (14.38%) Perl
25 23 (14.38%) Red Hat

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 25 (15.63%) MS Exchange
2 17 (10.63%) IIS
3 16 (10.00%) Apache
4 14 (8.75%) SharePoint
5 12 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2010
6 9 (5.63%) Skype for Business
6 9 (5.63%) Tomcat
7 7 (4.38%) JBoss
7 7 (4.38%) WebSphere
8 6 (3.75%) WebLogic
9 5 (3.13%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (3.13%) WebSphere Application Server
10 4 (2.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 4 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (2.50%) IBM HTTP Server
11 3 (1.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (1.88%) CMS
11 3 (1.88%) Confluence
12 2 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2007
12 2 (1.25%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 19 (11.88%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.38%) MS Office
3 4 (2.50%) MS Project
4 1 (0.63%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Faxination
Cloud Services
1 34 (21.25%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (8.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (6.88%) Office 365
4 8 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (3.13%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (2.50%) Mimecast
6 4 (2.50%) SaaS
7 3 (1.88%) IaaS
8 2 (1.25%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.63%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.63%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.63%) AWS CloudTrail
9 1 (0.63%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.63%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.63%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.63%) PaaS
9 1 (0.63%) Rackspace Cloud
9 1 (0.63%) Route 53
9 1 (0.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.63%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 59 (36.88%) Firewall
2 55 (34.38%) DHCP
3 53 (33.13%) TCP/IP
4 29 (18.13%) LAN
5 28 (17.50%) WAN
6 22 (13.75%) SSL
7 19 (11.88%) SAN
8 17 (10.63%) VPN
9 15 (9.38%) LDAP
10 14 (8.75%) Wireless
11 13 (8.13%) HTTP
11 13 (8.13%) Network Security
12 11 (6.88%) MPLS
13 10 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
13 10 (6.25%) Cisco Nexus
13 10 (6.25%) Internet
14 9 (5.63%) NAS
14 9 (5.63%) VLAN
15 8 (5.00%) Wireshark
16 7 (4.38%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (23.13%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.75%) Oracle Database
3 5 (3.13%) Hadoop
3 5 (3.13%) MySQL
4 4 (2.50%) Big Data
5 2 (1.25%) DB2
5 2 (1.25%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.63%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.63%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.63%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (0.63%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.63%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 21 (13.13%) Jenkins
2 7 (4.38%) Artifactory
3 4 (2.50%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.50%) GoCD
3 4 (2.50%) Introscope
3 4 (2.50%) Vagrant
4 2 (1.25%) JIRA
4 2 (1.25%) SonarQube
5 1 (0.63%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.63%) Bower
5 1 (0.63%) JIRA Agile
5 1 (0.63%) Liquibase
5 1 (0.63%) NuGet
5 1 (0.63%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.63%) Selenium
5 1 (0.63%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.63%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.63%) Travis CI
5 1 (0.63%) VisualVM
General
1 36 (22.50%) Finance
2 29 (18.13%) Banking
3 8 (5.00%) Legal
4 7 (4.38%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.13%) Retail
6 4 (2.50%) Games
7 3 (1.88%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.88%) Law
8 2 (1.25%) Advertising
8 2 (1.25%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.63%) Back Office
9 1 (0.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 32 (20.00%) Administrator
2 16 (10.00%) Linux Administrator
2 16 (10.00%) Network Engineer
3 14 (8.75%) Senior Linux Administrator
4 13 (8.13%) Architect
5 10 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
5 10 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
6 9 (5.63%) Automation Engineer
6 9 (5.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 9 (5.63%) Server Engineer
7 8 (5.00%) Analyst
7 8 (5.00%) Windows Engineer
8 7 (4.38%) Systems Engineer
9 5 (3.13%) Linux Engineer
9 5 (3.13%) Migration Engineer
9 5 (3.13%) Senior Network Engineer
9 5 (3.13%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (3.13%) Unix Engineer
9 5 (3.13%) VMware Engineer
10 4 (2.50%) Senior Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (8.13%) Middleware
2 11 (6.88%) Web Services
3 10 (6.25%) HTML
4 8 (5.00%) 802.1X
5 3 (1.88%) LAMP
5 3 (1.88%) SAML
5 3 (1.88%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (1.25%) .NET
6 2 (1.25%) XMPP
7 1 (0.63%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (0.63%) ELK Stack
7 1 (0.63%) J2EE
7 1 (0.63%) Java EE
7 1 (0.63%) JMS
7 1 (0.63%) JMX
7 1 (0.63%) MCollective
7 1 (0.63%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.63%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 1 (0.63%) Software Packaging
7 1 (0.63%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (14.38%) Data Centre
2 18 (11.25%) Clustering
3 13 (8.13%) Public Cloud
4 9 (5.63%) Management Information System
5 7 (4.38%) Computer Science
6 6 (3.75%) Replication
6 6 (3.75%) Virtual Team
7 5 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (3.13%) EqualLogic
8 4 (2.50%) Blackberry
8 4 (2.50%) DataPower
8 4 (2.50%) Device Driver
8 4 (2.50%) Fat Client
8 4 (2.50%) NHS
8 4 (2.50%) Thin Client
8 4 (2.50%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (1.88%) CLARiiON
9 3 (1.88%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.88%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (1.25%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 84 (52.50%) Windows
2 77 (48.13%) Linux
3 52 (32.50%) Windows Server
4 40 (25.00%) Unix
5 33 (20.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 25 (15.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 20 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (6.25%) AIX
9 8 (5.00%) CentOS
9 8 (5.00%) Windows 7
9 8 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (4.38%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 6 (3.75%) SUSE
12 4 (2.50%) Oracle Linux
12 4 (2.50%) Solaris
12 4 (2.50%) Windows Phone
13 3 (1.88%) Ubuntu
13 3 (1.88%) Windows 10
13 3 (1.88%) Windows XP
14 2 (1.25%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (43.13%) ITIL
2 49 (30.63%) Migration
3 22 (13.75%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (13.75%) High Availability
4 20 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
5 19 (11.88%) Load Balancing
6 18 (11.25%) Change Management
6 18 (11.25%) Configuration Management
7 17 (10.63%) Data Protection
7 17 (10.63%) DevOps
8 14 (8.75%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (8.75%) Project Management
9 12 (7.50%) Software Delivery
10 11 (6.88%) Disaster Recovery
11 10 (6.25%) Service Management
12 9 (5.63%) Capacity Management
12 9 (5.63%) Data Management
12 9 (5.63%) Open Source
13 8 (5.00%) ITIL V3
13 8 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 43 (26.88%) PowerShell
2 33 (20.63%) Python
3 24 (15.00%) Bash Shell
4 23 (14.38%) Perl
5 13 (8.13%) SQL
6 10 (6.25%) Shell Script
7 9 (5.63%) Ruby
8 8 (5.00%) Java
9 7 (4.38%) PHP
10 3 (1.88%) Jython
10 3 (1.88%) VB
11 2 (1.25%) C
11 2 (1.25%) C++
11 2 (1.25%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.63%) C#
12 1 (0.63%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.63%) Korn
12 1 (0.63%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 18 (11.25%) RHCE
2 15 (9.38%) RHCA
3 14 (8.75%) ITIL Certification
4 13 (8.13%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (6.88%) CCNP
5 11 (6.88%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (6.25%) MCSE
6 10 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 8 (5.00%) Degree
8 6 (3.75%) CCNA
9 5 (3.13%) CISSP
10 3 (1.88%) CISA
10 3 (1.88%) CISM
10 3 (1.88%) MCP
11 2 (1.25%) CCDP
11 2 (1.25%) CCIE
11 2 (1.25%) Security Cleared
12 1 (0.63%) CTC Cleared
12 1 (0.63%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.63%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.88%) PCI DSS
2 5 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.50%) SLA
4 2 (1.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.63%) COBIT
5 1 (0.63%) QA
System Software
1 79 (49.38%) Active Directory
2 47 (29.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
4 10 (6.25%) XenApp
5 8 (5.00%) VMware ESX
6 7 (4.38%) Virtual Machines
7 6 (3.75%) Hyper-V
7 6 (3.75%) NFS
7 6 (3.75%) vSphere
7 6 (3.75%) XenDesktop
8 5 (3.13%) DFS Replication
8 5 (3.13%) Docker
8 5 (3.13%) Oracle RAC
8 5 (3.13%) Terminal Services
8 5 (3.13%) UAG
9 4 (2.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 3 (1.88%) Postfix
10 3 (1.88%) Squid
11 2 (1.25%) ISA Server
11 2 (1.25%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 20 (12.50%) Ansible
2 16 (10.00%) SCOM
3 15 (9.38%) Puppet
4 13 (8.13%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (7.50%) Nagios
5 12 (7.50%) SCCM
6 9 (5.63%) Backup Exec
7 7 (4.38%) Terraform
8 6 (3.75%) HP SIM
8 6 (3.75%) Microsoft Clustering
8 6 (3.75%) WSUS
9 4 (2.50%) FortiGate
9 4 (2.50%) IBM BigFix
9 4 (2.50%) Packer
9 4 (2.50%) SCOrch
9 4 (2.50%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
10 3 (1.88%) AirWatch
10 3 (1.88%) Cacti
10 3 (1.88%) HP Data Protector
10 3 (1.88%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 58 (36.25%) VMware
2 45 (28.13%) Microsoft
2 45 (28.13%) Oracle
3 39 (24.38%) Cisco
4 26 (16.25%) HP
5 23 (14.38%) Red Hat
6 20 (12.50%) Citrix
7 16 (10.00%) Symantec
8 15 (9.38%) IBM
9 14 (8.75%) CheckPoint
9 14 (8.75%) Dell
9 14 (8.75%) F5
10 12 (7.50%) Juniper
11 10 (6.25%) NetApp
12 8 (5.00%) Palo Alto
12 8 (5.00%) Riverbed
12 8 (5.00%) SolarWinds
12 8 (5.00%) Splunk
12 8 (5.00%) TOWER Software
13 7 (4.38%) Blue Coat
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