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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Domain Name System (DNS)
London / City of London
Rank 105 103 106
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Contract jobs citing DNS 48 44 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.63% 1.38% 1.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.19% 12.57% 12.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 34 72
Median daily rate £413 £366 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.62% -5.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £204 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £461
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £348 £363
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -4.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £18.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.25 £20.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-8.75% -16.66%

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
364 350 711
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 12.38% 11.00% 13.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 297 247 514
Median daily rate £425 £413 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 13
Median hourly rate £19.00 £30.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.66% +60.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £27.71 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £31.12 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

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 23 February 2017.

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 23 February 2017, 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 58 (53.70%) Windows
2 53 (49.07%) DHCP
3 47 (43.52%) Active Directory
4 37 (34.26%) VMware
5 33 (30.56%) Firewall
6 32 (29.63%) Windows Server
7 30 (27.78%) TCP/IP
8 29 (26.85%) Linux
9 28 (25.93%) SSL
9 28 (25.93%) Microsoft
9 28 (25.93%) Finance
10 27 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 25 (23.15%) Citrix
12 23 (21.30%) Cisco
12 23 (21.30%) Windows Server 2008
13 20 (18.52%) Amazon AWS
14 19 (17.59%) Microsoft Azure
15 18 (16.67%) SCCM
15 18 (16.67%) DevOps
15 18 (16.67%) ITIL
16 17 (15.74%) HTTP
16 17 (15.74%) Migration
16 17 (15.74%) PowerShell
17 16 (14.81%) Load Balancing
18 15 (13.89%) SQL Server
18 15 (13.89%) SAN
19 14 (12.96%) Configuration Management
19 14 (12.96%) Banking
20 13 (12.04%) Oracle
20 13 (12.04%) Unix

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 12 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 12 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 10 (9.26%) IIS
3 6 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (4.63%) Apache
4 5 (4.63%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (4.63%) Tomcat
5 4 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (3.70%) Skype for Business
6 2 (1.85%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.85%) IBM Notes
6 2 (1.85%) JBoss
6 2 (1.85%) nginx
6 2 (1.85%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.85%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.93%) CMS
7 1 (0.93%) Confluence
7 1 (0.93%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.93%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (4.63%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.78%) MS Office
3 1 (0.93%) HipChat
3 1 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.93%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.93%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 20 (18.52%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (17.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (9.26%) IaaS
4 7 (6.48%) Office 365
5 6 (5.56%) AWS CloudFormation
6 5 (4.63%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (3.70%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (1.85%) PaaS
8 2 (1.85%) SaaS
9 1 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.93%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.93%) Google Compute Engine
9 1 (0.93%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.93%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.93%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 53 (49.07%) DHCP
2 33 (30.56%) Firewall
3 30 (27.78%) TCP/IP
4 28 (25.93%) SSL
5 17 (15.74%) HTTP
6 15 (13.89%) SAN
7 12 (11.11%) IPsec
7 12 (11.11%) VPN
8 9 (8.33%) Internet
8 9 (8.33%) LAN
8 9 (8.33%) OSPF
8 9 (8.33%) WAN
9 8 (7.41%) BGP
10 6 (5.56%) Cisco Nexus
10 6 (5.56%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 6 (5.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 6 (5.56%) FTP
11 5 (4.63%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (4.63%) EIGRP
11 5 (4.63%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (13.89%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.48%) Oracle Database
3 5 (4.63%) MySQL
4 2 (1.85%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.85%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.85%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.85%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.93%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.93%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.93%) Big Data
5 1 (0.93%) DB2
5 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (0.93%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (0.93%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.93%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (9.26%) Maven
2 9 (8.33%) Bower
2 9 (8.33%) Grunt
2 9 (8.33%) gulp
2 9 (8.33%) Jasmine
2 9 (8.33%) JSHint
2 9 (8.33%) Karma Test Runner
2 9 (8.33%) Protractor
2 9 (8.33%) QUnit
2 9 (8.33%) Selenium
2 9 (8.33%) webpack
3 6 (5.56%) Jenkins
4 5 (4.63%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.85%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.93%) JIRA Agile
6 1 (0.93%) Liquibase
6 1 (0.93%) SonarQube
6 1 (0.93%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.93%) Travis CI
General
1 28 (25.93%) Finance
2 14 (12.96%) Banking
3 2 (1.85%) Electronics
3 2 (1.85%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.85%) Marketing
3 2 (1.85%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.93%) Games
4 1 (0.93%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.93%) Law
4 1 (0.93%) Publishing
4 1 (0.93%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (14.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (12.04%) Architect
3 10 (9.26%) DevOps Engineer
4 9 (8.33%) Developer
5 8 (7.41%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 7 (6.48%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 7 (6.48%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 7 (6.48%) Network Engineer
6 7 (6.48%) Web Developer
6 7 (6.48%) Windows Engineer
7 6 (5.56%) Administrator
7 6 (5.56%) Analyst
7 6 (5.56%) Applications Engineer
7 6 (5.56%) AWS DevOps
7 6 (5.56%) AWS Engineer
7 6 (5.56%) Consultant
7 6 (5.56%) UI Developer
7 6 (5.56%) VMware Engineer
7 6 (5.56%) Web UI Developer
8 5 (4.63%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.26%) JSON
1 10 (9.26%) REST
2 9 (8.33%) Ajax
2 9 (8.33%) AngularJS
2 9 (8.33%) Backbone.js
2 9 (8.33%) Compass CSS Framework
2 9 (8.33%) CSS
2 9 (8.33%) CSS3
2 9 (8.33%) DOM
2 9 (8.33%) Ember.js
2 9 (8.33%) HTML
2 9 (8.33%) HTML5
2 9 (8.33%) JSLint
2 9 (8.33%) LESS
2 9 (8.33%) React
2 9 (8.33%) Sass
3 5 (4.63%) Web Services
4 4 (3.70%) .NET
4 4 (3.70%) LAMP
5 3 (2.78%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.19%) Data Centre
2 9 (8.33%) Graphic Design
3 7 (6.48%) Replication
4 6 (5.56%) Computer Science
5 5 (4.63%) Public Cloud
6 4 (3.70%) Clustering
6 4 (3.70%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.78%) NHS
8 2 (1.85%) BYOD
8 2 (1.85%) CMDB
8 2 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.85%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.85%) PKI
8 2 (1.85%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.93%) Cloud Native
9 1 (0.93%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.93%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.93%) Streaming Media
9 1 (0.93%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 58 (53.70%) Windows
2 32 (29.63%) Windows Server
3 29 (26.85%) Linux
4 23 (21.30%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (12.04%) Unix
6 12 (11.11%) Windows 7
6 12 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (9.26%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (6.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (5.56%) Windows 10
10 4 (3.70%) Windows XP
11 3 (2.78%) AIX
11 3 (2.78%) CentOS
12 2 (1.85%) Mac OS X
12 2 (1.85%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (1.85%) Solaris
12 2 (1.85%) SUSE
12 2 (1.85%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.93%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (16.67%) DevOps
1 18 (16.67%) ITIL
2 17 (15.74%) Migration
3 16 (14.81%) Load Balancing
4 14 (12.96%) Configuration Management
5 11 (10.19%) High Availability
6 10 (9.26%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (8.33%) MVC
7 9 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
7 9 (8.33%) Service Delivery
7 9 (8.33%) Web Design
8 8 (7.41%) Change Management
8 8 (7.41%) Web Development
9 7 (6.48%) Information Security
9 7 (6.48%) Open Source
10 6 (5.56%) Application Packaging
10 6 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (4.63%) Build Automation
11 5 (4.63%) Continuous Delivery
11 5 (4.63%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (15.74%) PowerShell
2 13 (12.04%) Python
3 12 (11.11%) Ruby
3 12 (11.11%) SQL
4 9 (8.33%) Bash Shell
4 9 (8.33%) JavaScript
5 8 (7.41%) Java
6 5 (4.63%) Perl
7 2 (1.85%) Korn
7 2 (1.85%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.85%) VB
8 1 (0.93%) Go
8 1 (0.93%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (6.48%) Security Cleared
3 6 (5.56%) Degree
4 5 (4.63%) CCIE
4 5 (4.63%) CCNP
5 4 (3.70%) DV Cleared
5 4 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (2.78%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.85%) CISM
7 2 (1.85%) CISSP
7 2 (1.85%) MCP
7 2 (1.85%) MCSA
7 2 (1.85%) MCSE
7 2 (1.85%) RHCE
8 1 (0.93%) CCSE
8 1 (0.93%) MCITP
8 1 (0.93%) MCTS
8 1 (0.93%) PMP
8 1 (0.93%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.70%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.85%) SLA
3 1 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 47 (43.52%) Active Directory
2 27 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (9.26%) Hyper-V
4 8 (7.41%) XenApp
5 7 (6.48%) VMware ESX
5 7 (6.48%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (5.56%) Virtual Desktop
7 5 (4.63%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (2.78%) BitLocker
8 3 (2.78%) Docker
8 3 (2.78%) Terminal Services
8 3 (2.78%) XenDesktop
9 2 (1.85%) NFS
9 2 (1.85%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (1.85%) Samba
9 2 (1.85%) Terminal Server
9 2 (1.85%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (1.85%) vSphere
9 2 (1.85%) XenServer
10 1 (0.93%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 18 (16.67%) SCCM
2 11 (10.19%) Ansible
3 9 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (7.41%) Puppet
4 8 (7.41%) Terraform
5 4 (3.70%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (3.70%) SCOM
6 3 (2.78%) HP SIM
6 3 (2.78%) Kubernetes
6 3 (2.78%) logstash
6 3 (2.78%) Nagios
6 3 (2.78%) Tivoli
6 3 (2.78%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 2 (1.85%) Failover Clustering
7 2 (1.85%) Kibana
7 2 (1.85%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (1.85%) OSSEC
7 2 (1.85%) SCOrch
7 2 (1.85%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (1.85%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 37 (34.26%) VMware
2 28 (25.93%) Microsoft
3 25 (23.15%) Citrix
4 23 (21.30%) Cisco
5 13 (12.04%) Oracle
6 11 (10.19%) HP
7 9 (8.33%) CheckPoint
8 8 (7.41%) F5
9 7 (6.48%) Juniper
10 6 (5.56%) NetApp
10 6 (5.56%) Splunk
11 5 (4.63%) New Relic
11 5 (4.63%) Rackspace
11 5 (4.63%) Symantec
12 4 (3.70%) Aruba
12 4 (3.70%) Blue Coat
12 4 (3.70%) Palo Alto
12 4 (3.70%) Remedy
13 3 (2.78%) LANDesk
13 3 (2.78%) Veeam
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