The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Domain Name System (DNS)
London / Croydon
Rank 23 28 19
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -9
Contract jobs citing DNS 16 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 7.17% 0.93% 1.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 30.77% 6.45% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 1
Median daily rate £470 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.28% -12.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £343 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.18% -2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £23.38
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -14.43%

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

Communications & Networking Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
52 31 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 23.32% 14.35% 23.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 18 15
Median daily rate £475 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £260 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £463 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Median hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +20.83%

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

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

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

DNS
Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

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

DNS Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

DNS
Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

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

DNS Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 22 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 Croydon region with a requirement for DNS.

1 39 (97.50%) VMware
1 39 (97.50%) Security Cleared
2 38 (95.00%) SC Cleared
3 36 (90.00%) Puppet
4 33 (82.50%) Continuous Integration
4 33 (82.50%) ZABBIX
4 33 (82.50%) Jenkins
4 33 (82.50%) PostgreSQL
4 33 (82.50%) JIRA
4 33 (82.50%) Oracle
5 31 (77.50%) Apache
5 31 (77.50%) Ansible
5 31 (77.50%) Docker
5 31 (77.50%) Kubernetes
5 31 (77.50%) Hadoop
5 31 (77.50%) Amazon AWS
5 31 (77.50%) ELK Stack
5 31 (77.50%) Terraform
6 30 (75.00%) Linux
7 28 (70.00%) DevOps
8 25 (62.50%) Continuous Delivery
8 25 (62.50%) CentOS
9 24 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
10 23 (57.50%) Scrum
10 23 (57.50%) Software Packaging
10 23 (57.50%) Configuration Management
10 23 (57.50%) Service Management
10 23 (57.50%) Git (software)
10 23 (57.50%) Confluence
10 23 (57.50%) Atlassian

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon 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 31 (77.50%) Apache
2 23 (57.50%) Confluence
3 21 (52.50%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (17.50%) nginx
5 2 (5.00%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (2.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 21 (52.50%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 31 (77.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (55.00%) VPN
2 21 (52.50%) OpenLDAP
2 21 (52.50%) OpenVPN
2 21 (52.50%) SSH
3 18 (45.00%) Firewall
4 12 (30.00%) Reverse Proxy
5 10 (25.00%) IPsec
5 10 (25.00%) SNMP
6 8 (20.00%) LDAP
7 7 (17.50%) LAN
7 7 (17.50%) WAN
8 2 (5.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (5.00%) SSL
9 1 (2.50%) DHCP
9 1 (2.50%) Ethernet
9 1 (2.50%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (82.50%) PostgreSQL
2 31 (77.50%) Hadoop
3 22 (55.00%) Oracle Database
3 22 (55.00%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 33 (82.50%) Jenkins
1 33 (82.50%) JIRA
2 23 (57.50%) Git (software)
2 23 (57.50%) Sonatype Nexus
3 21 (52.50%) Ant
3 21 (52.50%) Bitbucket
3 21 (52.50%) JIRA Agile
3 21 (52.50%) JUnit
3 21 (52.50%) Liquibase
3 21 (52.50%) Maven
3 21 (52.50%) SonarQube
4 2 (5.00%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 12 (30.00%) Consultant
1 12 (30.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (22.50%) Architect
2 9 (22.50%) Cloud Architect
3 6 (15.00%) AWS Architect
4 5 (12.50%) Web Architect
5 4 (10.00%) Administrator
5 4 (10.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (10.00%) DevOps Consultant
5 4 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (10.00%) Linux Administrator
5 4 (10.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 4 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (7.50%) Senior Linux Administrator
6 3 (7.50%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
6 3 (7.50%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 3 (7.50%) Senior VMWare Administrator
6 3 (7.50%) VMWare Administrator
7 2 (5.00%) Network Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (77.50%) ELK Stack
2 23 (57.50%) Software Packaging
3 21 (52.50%) MCollective
4 10 (25.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 5 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.00%) PKI
2 3 (7.50%) Spread Betting
3 1 (2.50%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 30 (75.00%) Linux
2 25 (62.50%) CentOS
3 11 (27.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (17.50%) RancherOS
4 7 (17.50%) VyOS
4 7 (17.50%) Windows
4 7 (17.50%) Windows Server
5 6 (15.00%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.50%) Android
6 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.50%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (82.50%) Continuous Integration
2 28 (70.00%) DevOps
3 25 (62.50%) Continuous Delivery
4 24 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (57.50%) Configuration Management
5 23 (57.50%) Scrum
5 23 (57.50%) Service Management
6 21 (52.50%) Identity Management
7 20 (50.00%) Workflow
8 19 (47.50%) Stakeholder Management
9 14 (35.00%) Case Management
10 12 (30.00%) Coaching
11 5 (12.50%) Server Building
12 3 (7.50%) Project Management
13 1 (2.50%) Software Engineering
13 1 (2.50%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (52.50%) Shell Script
2 11 (27.50%) Ruby
3 6 (15.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 39 (97.50%) Security Cleared
2 38 (95.00%) SC Cleared
3 10 (25.00%) CTC Cleared
3 10 (25.00%) DV Cleared
4 5 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (5.00%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (77.50%) Docker
2 23 (57.50%) vCloud
3 21 (52.50%) Postfix
3 21 (52.50%) Squid
4 6 (15.00%) KVM
4 6 (15.00%) VMware ESX
4 6 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
6 1 (2.50%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 36 (90.00%) Puppet
2 33 (82.50%) ZABBIX
3 31 (77.50%) Ansible
3 31 (77.50%) Kubernetes
3 31 (77.50%) Terraform
4 21 (52.50%) Kibana
4 21 (52.50%) logstash
4 21 (52.50%) Rancher
5 20 (50.00%) Consul
5 20 (50.00%) Packer
6 16 (40.00%) yum
7 10 (25.00%) Rsyslog
8 7 (17.50%) HAProxy
9 2 (5.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 39 (97.50%) VMware
2 33 (82.50%) Oracle
3 23 (57.50%) Atlassian
4 21 (52.50%) Sonatype
5 20 (50.00%) AppDynamics
6 10 (25.00%) CA
7 7 (17.50%) Vyatta
8 6 (15.00%) Red Hat
9 2 (5.00%) AlienVault
9 2 (5.00%) Cisco
9 2 (5.00%) Juniper
9 2 (5.00%) Palo Alto
10 1 (2.50%) Microsoft