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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Domain Name System (DNS)
London / City of London
Rank 94 114 103
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -11
Contract jobs citing DNS 60 37 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.04% 1.20% 1.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.11% 11.18% 13.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 28 70
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £196 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £533 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £344 £348
% change year-on-year
+1.81% -1.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £23.50 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +25.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £20.00 £23.88
% change year-on-year
+27.50% -16.23%

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
397 331 675
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.48% 10.77% 13.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 314 234 488
Median daily rate £430 £413 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.24% +6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £235 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.68% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 11
Median hourly rate £55.00 £23.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+139.13% +4.54%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%

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 20 January 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 20 January 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 69 (58.47%) Windows
2 55 (46.61%) Active Directory
3 52 (44.07%) DHCP
4 42 (35.59%) VMware
5 39 (33.05%) Linux
6 37 (31.36%) Windows Server
7 36 (30.51%) Firewall
8 34 (28.81%) TCP/IP
9 32 (27.12%) Microsoft
9 32 (27.12%) Finance
10 30 (25.42%) SSL
11 28 (23.73%) VMware Infrastructure
11 28 (23.73%) PowerShell
12 27 (22.88%) Windows Server 2008
13 25 (21.19%) ITIL
13 25 (21.19%) Migration
14 23 (19.49%) Citrix
14 23 (19.49%) Amazon AWS
15 22 (18.64%) Cisco
15 22 (18.64%) Unix
16 20 (16.95%) Oracle
17 19 (16.10%) Microsoft Azure
18 18 (15.25%) DevOps
18 18 (15.25%) SQL Server
18 18 (15.25%) Banking
19 17 (14.41%) HTTP
19 17 (14.41%) Configuration Management
19 17 (14.41%) SCCM
19 17 (14.41%) Data Centre
20 16 (13.56%) Windows Server 2012

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 16 (13.56%) MS Exchange
2 15 (12.71%) IIS
3 11 (9.32%) SharePoint
4 10 (8.47%) Apache
5 9 (7.63%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (5.08%) Tomcat
7 5 (4.24%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (4.24%) JBoss
7 5 (4.24%) Skype for Business
8 4 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (2.54%) WebLogic
10 2 (1.69%) CMS
10 2 (1.69%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (1.69%) nginx
10 2 (1.69%) OpenStack
10 2 (1.69%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.85%) ColdFusion
11 1 (0.85%) Confluence
11 1 (0.85%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.85%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (5.08%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.39%) MS Office
3 1 (0.85%) HipChat
3 1 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.85%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 23 (19.49%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (16.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (8.47%) IaaS
4 6 (5.08%) AWS CloudFormation
5 5 (4.24%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (4.24%) Office 365
6 4 (3.39%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (1.69%) SaaS
8 1 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.85%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.85%) Google Compute Engine
8 1 (0.85%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.85%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.85%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.85%) PaaS
8 1 (0.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 52 (44.07%) DHCP
2 36 (30.51%) Firewall
3 34 (28.81%) TCP/IP
4 30 (25.42%) SSL
5 17 (14.41%) HTTP
6 14 (11.86%) LAN
6 14 (11.86%) SAN
7 13 (11.02%) WAN
8 11 (9.32%) VPN
9 10 (8.47%) IPsec
10 8 (6.78%) OSPF
11 7 (5.93%) BGP
11 7 (5.93%) FTP
12 6 (5.08%) Cisco Nexus
12 6 (5.08%) Internet
12 6 (5.08%) LDAP
12 6 (5.08%) MPLS
13 5 (4.24%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 5 (4.24%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 5 (4.24%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (15.25%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.93%) Oracle Database
3 5 (4.24%) MySQL
4 3 (2.54%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (2.54%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.69%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.69%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.69%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.85%) Big Data
6 1 (0.85%) DB2
6 1 (0.85%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.85%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (0.85%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (8.47%) Maven
2 9 (7.63%) Bower
2 9 (7.63%) Grunt
2 9 (7.63%) gulp
2 9 (7.63%) Jasmine
2 9 (7.63%) JSHint
2 9 (7.63%) Karma Test Runner
2 9 (7.63%) Protractor
2 9 (7.63%) QUnit
2 9 (7.63%) Selenium
2 9 (7.63%) webpack
3 7 (5.93%) Jenkins
4 4 (3.39%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.69%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (1.69%) Subversion
5 2 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.85%) JIRA Agile
6 1 (0.85%) MSI
6 1 (0.85%) SonarQube
6 1 (0.85%) Travis CI
General
1 32 (27.12%) Finance
2 18 (15.25%) Banking
3 4 (3.39%) Games
4 3 (2.54%) Legal
4 3 (2.54%) Retail
5 2 (1.69%) Electronics
5 2 (1.69%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.69%) Marketing
5 2 (1.69%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.85%) Advertising
6 1 (0.85%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.85%) Law
6 1 (0.85%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (13.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 15 (12.71%) Architect
3 12 (10.17%) Administrator
4 10 (8.47%) Developer
5 9 (7.63%) DevOps Engineer
6 8 (6.78%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 8 (6.78%) Network Engineer
6 8 (6.78%) VMware Engineer
6 8 (6.78%) Windows Engineer
7 7 (5.93%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 7 (5.93%) Web Developer
8 6 (5.08%) Applications Engineer
8 6 (5.08%) AWS DevOps
8 6 (5.08%) AWS Engineer
8 6 (5.08%) UI Developer
8 6 (5.08%) Web UI Developer
9 5 (4.24%) Analyst
9 5 (4.24%) Consultant
9 5 (4.24%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (4.24%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (10.17%) HTML
2 10 (8.47%) JSON
2 10 (8.47%) REST
3 9 (7.63%) Ajax
3 9 (7.63%) AngularJS
3 9 (7.63%) Backbone.js
3 9 (7.63%) Compass CSS Framework
3 9 (7.63%) CSS
3 9 (7.63%) CSS3
3 9 (7.63%) DOM
3 9 (7.63%) Ember.js
3 9 (7.63%) HTML5
3 9 (7.63%) JSLint
3 9 (7.63%) LESS
3 9 (7.63%) React
3 9 (7.63%) Sass
4 7 (5.93%) Web Services
5 6 (5.08%) Middleware
6 4 (3.39%) 802.1X
7 3 (2.54%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.41%) Data Centre
2 11 (9.32%) Clustering
3 9 (7.63%) Computer Science
3 9 (7.63%) Graphic Design
3 9 (7.63%) Public Cloud
4 5 (4.24%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (4.24%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.39%) Replication
6 3 (2.54%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.54%) CMDB
7 2 (1.69%) BYOD
7 2 (1.69%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.69%) NHS
7 2 (1.69%) Performance Metrics
7 2 (1.69%) PKI
7 2 (1.69%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.85%) Cloud Native
8 1 (0.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.85%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.85%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 69 (58.47%) Windows
2 39 (33.05%) Linux
3 37 (31.36%) Windows Server
4 27 (22.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (18.64%) Unix
6 16 (13.56%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (10.17%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (8.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (7.63%) Windows 7
10 7 (5.93%) CentOS
11 5 (4.24%) Windows 10
12 4 (3.39%) Windows XP
13 3 (2.54%) AIX
14 2 (1.69%) Mac OS X
14 2 (1.69%) Oracle Linux
14 2 (1.69%) Solaris
14 2 (1.69%) SUSE
14 2 (1.69%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.85%) Amazon Linux
15 1 (0.85%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (21.19%) ITIL
1 25 (21.19%) Migration
2 18 (15.25%) DevOps
3 17 (14.41%) Configuration Management
4 14 (11.86%) Load Balancing
5 13 (11.02%) Change Management
5 13 (11.02%) High Availability
6 9 (7.63%) MVC
6 9 (7.63%) Responsive Web Design
6 9 (7.63%) Web Design
7 8 (6.78%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (6.78%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (6.78%) Open Source
7 8 (6.78%) Service Delivery
7 8 (6.78%) Web Development
8 6 (5.08%) Application Packaging
8 6 (5.08%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (5.08%) Information Security
8 6 (5.08%) Service Management
8 6 (5.08%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (23.73%) PowerShell
2 16 (13.56%) Python
3 12 (10.17%) Ruby
4 11 (9.32%) Bash Shell
5 9 (7.63%) JavaScript
6 8 (6.78%) Java
6 8 (6.78%) SQL
7 7 (5.93%) Perl
8 3 (2.54%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.69%) Korn
9 2 (1.69%) PHP
9 2 (1.69%) VB
10 1 (0.85%) Go
Qualifications
1 9 (7.63%) Degree
2 7 (5.93%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (5.93%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (5.08%) Security Cleared
4 5 (4.24%) CCIE
4 5 (4.24%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (4.24%) RHCE
5 4 (3.39%) CCNP
5 4 (3.39%) RHCA
6 3 (2.54%) DV Cleared
6 3 (2.54%) MCSE
6 3 (2.54%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.69%) CISM
7 2 (1.69%) CISSP
7 2 (1.69%) MCITP
7 2 (1.69%) MCP
7 2 (1.69%) MCSA
7 2 (1.69%) MCTS
7 2 (1.69%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.69%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.78%) PCI DSS
2 4 (3.39%) SLA
3 2 (1.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 55 (46.61%) Active Directory
2 28 (23.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (8.47%) VMware ESX
3 10 (8.47%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (5.93%) Hyper-V
4 7 (5.93%) XenApp
5 5 (4.24%) DFS Replication
5 5 (4.24%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (4.24%) Virtual Desktop
6 4 (3.39%) Docker
6 4 (3.39%) NFS
6 4 (3.39%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (2.54%) vSphere
7 3 (2.54%) XenDesktop
8 2 (1.69%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (1.69%) Samba
8 2 (1.69%) Terminal Server
8 2 (1.69%) XenServer
9 1 (0.85%) ProxySG
9 1 (0.85%) Snort
Systems Management
1 17 (14.41%) SCCM
2 14 (11.86%) Ansible
3 11 (9.32%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (7.63%) Terraform
5 8 (6.78%) Puppet
6 6 (5.08%) Microsoft Clustering
7 5 (4.24%) Tivoli
8 4 (3.39%) HP Data Protector
8 4 (3.39%) Nagios
8 4 (3.39%) Norton AntiVirus
8 4 (3.39%) Tivoli Monitoring
9 3 (2.54%) Backup Exec
9 3 (2.54%) HP SIM
9 3 (2.54%) Kubernetes
9 3 (2.54%) logstash
9 3 (2.54%) NetBackup
9 3 (2.54%) SCOM
10 2 (1.69%) Failover Clustering
10 2 (1.69%) Kibana
10 2 (1.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 42 (35.59%) VMware
2 32 (27.12%) Microsoft
3 23 (19.49%) Citrix
4 22 (18.64%) Cisco
5 20 (16.95%) Oracle
6 16 (13.56%) HP
7 10 (8.47%) Symantec
8 7 (5.93%) F5
8 7 (5.93%) Juniper
8 7 (5.93%) Red Hat
8 7 (5.93%) Splunk
9 6 (5.08%) New Relic
9 6 (5.08%) Rackspace
10 5 (4.24%) CheckPoint
10 5 (4.24%) NetApp
11 4 (3.39%) Aruba
11 4 (3.39%) LANDesk
11 4 (3.39%) Palo Alto
11 4 (3.39%) ServiceNow
12 3 (2.54%) Barracuda Networks
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