The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Domain Name System (DNS)
England / East Midlands
Rank 67 81 74
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -7
Contract jobs citing DNS 29 16 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.00% 1.01% 1.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.68% 8.21% 10.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 11 8
Median daily rate £295 £325 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.23% +1.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £180 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £350 £449
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Median hourly rate £11.00 - £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £20.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-11.25% -14.89%

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

Communications & Networking Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
185 195 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 12.74% 12.32% 11.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 114 88
Median daily rate £300 £313 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £185 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.06% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 10 18
Median hourly rate £16.55 £13.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.59% -15.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £12.00 £10.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £21.75 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +13.20%

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

DNS
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

DNS Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

DNS
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DNS across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017.

DNS Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

DNS
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

DNS Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

DNS
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derbyshire +4 12 £330 -5.71% 1
Leicestershire +14 11 £250 - 3
Northamptonshire -1 6 £320 +20.75% 4
Lincolnshire +2 4 £320 -
Nottinghamshire +5 2 - -
DNS
England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for DNS.

1 38 (74.51%) Active Directory
2 31 (60.78%) DHCP
2 31 (60.78%) Windows
3 23 (45.10%) Windows Server 2012
3 23 (45.10%) Windows Server
4 21 (41.18%) Microsoft
5 20 (39.22%) SQL Server
6 16 (31.37%) TCP/IP
7 14 (27.45%) Manufacturing
8 13 (25.49%) Windows Server 2003
8 13 (25.49%) Security Cleared
9 12 (23.53%) Relational Database
9 12 (23.53%) Cisco
9 12 (23.53%) RDBMS
9 12 (23.53%) HP
9 12 (23.53%) Linux
9 12 (23.53%) Oracle
9 12 (23.53%) LAN
9 12 (23.53%) VMware
10 11 (21.57%) TOGAF
10 11 (21.57%) Intel Security
10 11 (21.57%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (19.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 10 (19.61%) Server Building
11 10 (19.61%) Virtual Servers
11 10 (19.61%) Dell
11 10 (19.61%) Siemens
12 9 (17.65%) MS Exchange
12 9 (17.65%) IIS
12 9 (17.65%) Remote Desktop

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 9 (17.65%) IIS
1 9 (17.65%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.88%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.96%) nginx
Applications
1 4 (7.84%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.88%) MS Office
3 1 (1.96%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.84%) IaaS
1 4 (7.84%) PaaS
2 3 (5.88%) Office 365
3 1 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 31 (60.78%) DHCP
2 16 (31.37%) TCP/IP
3 12 (23.53%) LAN
4 9 (17.65%) Remote Desktop
5 8 (15.69%) Firewall
5 8 (15.69%) Wireless
6 5 (9.80%) Kerberos
6 5 (9.80%) LDAP
7 4 (7.84%) HTTP
7 4 (7.84%) MPLS
7 4 (7.84%) SSL
7 4 (7.84%) WAN
8 3 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (5.88%) SNMP
8 3 (5.88%) VLAN
8 3 (5.88%) VPN
9 2 (3.92%) SAN
10 1 (1.96%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (1.96%) Internet
10 1 (1.96%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (39.22%) SQL Server
2 12 (23.53%) RDBMS
2 12 (23.53%) Relational Database
3 7 (13.73%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (3.92%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.96%) MySQL
5 1 (1.96%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (7.84%) Git (software)
General
1 14 (27.45%) Manufacturing
2 6 (11.76%) Telecoms
3 5 (9.80%) Retail
4 1 (1.96%) Advertising
4 1 (1.96%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 13 (25.49%) Architect
2 8 (15.69%) Server Engineer
3 5 (9.80%) Analyst
3 5 (9.80%) Deployment Engineer
3 5 (9.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (7.84%) Network Engineer
4 4 (7.84%) Platform Engineer
4 4 (7.84%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (7.84%) Support Engineer
4 4 (7.84%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (5.88%) Desktop Engineer
5 3 (5.88%) Desktop Support
5 3 (5.88%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 3 (5.88%) EPoS Engineer
5 3 (5.88%) Technical Leader
6 2 (3.92%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (3.92%) E-Commerce Engineer
6 2 (3.92%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (3.92%) IT Support Engineer
6 2 (3.92%) Migration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.69%) .NET
2 5 (9.80%) ADSI
3 4 (7.84%) JSON
3 4 (7.84%) Node.js
3 4 (7.84%) REST
4 1 (1.96%) Kafka
4 1 (1.96%) Middleware
4 1 (1.96%) XML
4 1 (1.96%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (11.76%) Clustering
2 6 (11.76%) EPoS
3 5 (9.80%) PKI
4 3 (5.88%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.96%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.96%) BYOD
5 1 (1.96%) Cyber Attack
5 1 (1.96%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.96%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 31 (60.78%) Windows
2 23 (45.10%) Windows Server
2 23 (45.10%) Windows Server 2012
3 13 (25.49%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (23.53%) Linux
5 11 (21.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (7.84%) Ubuntu
7 3 (5.88%) CoreOS
7 3 (5.88%) Windows 10
7 3 (5.88%) Windows 7
7 3 (5.88%) Windows 8
7 3 (5.88%) Windows XP
8 2 (3.92%) Android
8 2 (3.92%) Apple iOS
8 2 (3.92%) Mac OS X
8 2 (3.92%) Unix
9 1 (1.96%) CentOS
9 1 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.96%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (21.57%) TOGAF
2 10 (19.61%) Server Building
3 9 (17.65%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (9.80%) ITIL
5 4 (7.84%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (7.84%) E-Commerce
6 3 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (5.88%) Kanban
6 3 (5.88%) Scrum
6 3 (5.88%) SOA
6 3 (5.88%) TDD
7 2 (3.92%) Migration
8 1 (1.96%) Data Protection
8 1 (1.96%) ETL
8 1 (1.96%) ITIL V3
8 1 (1.96%) Network Management
8 1 (1.96%) Project Management
8 1 (1.96%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (17.65%) PowerShell
2 7 (13.73%) VBScript
3 5 (9.80%) VB.NET
4 4 (7.84%) JavaScript
4 4 (7.84%) Python
5 2 (3.92%) SQL
5 2 (3.92%) VB
6 1 (1.96%) Go
6 1 (1.96%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (25.49%) Security Cleared
2 9 (17.65%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.84%) Degree
4 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (3.92%) MCSE
6 1 (1.96%) CCNA
6 1 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.96%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.96%) MCITP
6 1 (1.96%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) SLA
System Software
1 38 (74.51%) Active Directory
2 10 (19.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 10 (19.61%) Virtual Servers
3 9 (17.65%) Hyper-V
4 8 (15.69%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (7.84%) Docker
6 2 (3.92%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.96%) ISA Server
7 1 (1.96%) XenApp
7 1 (1.96%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (15.69%) SCCM
2 6 (11.76%) McAfee ePO
3 5 (9.80%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 5 (9.80%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (7.84%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.96%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.96%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.96%) Consul
5 1 (1.96%) HAProxy
5 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (1.96%) MIIS
5 1 (1.96%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (1.96%) SCOM
Vendors
1 21 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 12 (23.53%) Cisco
2 12 (23.53%) HP
2 12 (23.53%) Oracle
2 12 (23.53%) VMware
3 11 (21.57%) Intel Security
4 10 (19.61%) Dell
4 10 (19.61%) Siemens
5 6 (11.76%) BMC
6 5 (9.80%) Citrix
6 5 (9.80%) Symantec
7 4 (7.84%) Sun
8 3 (5.88%) CheckPoint
8 3 (5.88%) Intel
9 2 (3.92%) Apple
9 2 (3.92%) NetApp
10 1 (1.96%) Barracuda Networks
10 1 (1.96%) LANDesk
10 1 (1.96%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.96%) SolarWinds
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