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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 75 95 70
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -25
Contract jobs citing DNS 25 7 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.53% 0.45% 1.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.38% 2.98% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 4 16
Median daily rate £369 £298 £306
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.94% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £178 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £442 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +0.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Median hourly rate £11.00 £12.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -38.46%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+32.50% -11.11%
DNS
England

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
202 235 225
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 12.37% 15.13% 13.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 130 112
Median daily rate £313 £375 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +11.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £188 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £455 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 18 18
Median hourly rate £19.94 £13.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.36% -31.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £5.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £21.00 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

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 10 December 2016.

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 10 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +9 14 £410 -12.76% 3
Northamptonshire - 7 £325 - 5
Leicestershire - 4 £250 - 2
Nottinghamshire -3 2 - -
Lincolnshire - 1 - -
DNS
England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for DNS.

1 36 (81.82%) Active Directory
2 26 (59.09%) DHCP
3 22 (50.00%) Windows
4 18 (40.91%) Oracle
4 18 (40.91%) SQL Server
5 15 (34.09%) RDBMS
5 15 (34.09%) Relational Database
6 14 (31.82%) Manufacturing
6 14 (31.82%) TOGAF
7 12 (27.27%) Security Cleared
7 12 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 11 (25.00%) Windows Server
9 10 (22.73%) Virtual Servers
9 10 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (22.73%) Server Building
9 10 (22.73%) Siemens
9 10 (22.73%) Linux
9 10 (22.73%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 9 (20.45%) VMware
10 9 (20.45%) HP
11 8 (18.18%) Microsoft
11 8 (18.18%) SC Cleared
12 7 (15.91%) Windows XP
12 7 (15.91%) ITIL
12 7 (15.91%) Windows 7
13 6 (13.64%) TCP/IP
13 6 (13.64%) Firewall
13 6 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
14 5 (11.36%) Degree

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 4 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (6.82%) IIS
3 2 (4.55%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.27%) nginx
4 1 (2.27%) WinCC
Applications
1 3 (6.82%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.27%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.27%) IaaS
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (59.09%) DHCP
2 6 (13.64%) Firewall
2 6 (13.64%) TCP/IP
3 5 (11.36%) Remote Desktop
4 4 (9.09%) SSL
5 3 (6.82%) LAN
5 3 (6.82%) Wireless
6 2 (4.55%) VLAN
6 2 (4.55%) VPN
7 1 (2.27%) AMQP
7 1 (2.27%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (2.27%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 1 (2.27%) HTTP
7 1 (2.27%) HTTPS
7 1 (2.27%) Internet
7 1 (2.27%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (40.91%) SQL Server
2 15 (34.09%) RDBMS
2 15 (34.09%) Relational Database
3 3 (6.82%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.27%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Git (software)
General
1 14 (31.82%) Manufacturing
2 4 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.55%) Retail
4 1 (2.27%) Advertising
4 1 (2.27%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 12 (27.27%) Architect
2 7 (15.91%) Desktop Support
2 7 (15.91%) Server Engineer
3 6 (13.64%) Technical Leader
4 5 (11.36%) Analyst
5 4 (9.09%) Desktop Analyst
5 4 (9.09%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 4 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (9.09%) Support Analyst
5 4 (9.09%) Support Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Administrator
6 3 (6.82%) Desktop Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (4.55%) Deployment Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (4.55%) IT Support Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) webMethods Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) JSON
1 1 (2.27%) Kafka
1 1 (2.27%) Middleware
1 1 (2.27%) Node.js
1 1 (2.27%) REST
1 1 (2.27%) XML
1 1 (2.27%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (11.36%) Blackberry
2 5 (11.36%) Clustering
3 2 (4.55%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.55%) EPoS
4 1 (2.27%) BYOD
4 1 (2.27%) Cyber Attack
4 1 (2.27%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.27%) NHS
4 1 (2.27%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 22 (50.00%) Windows
2 12 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 10 (22.73%) Linux
5 7 (15.91%) Windows 7
5 7 (15.91%) Windows XP
6 6 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (11.36%) Unix
8 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (6.82%) AIX
9 3 (6.82%) Oracle Linux
9 3 (6.82%) SUSE
9 3 (6.82%) Windows 8
10 2 (4.55%) Mac OS X
10 2 (4.55%) Windows 10
11 1 (2.27%) Android
11 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
11 1 (2.27%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.82%) TOGAF
2 11 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 10 (22.73%) Server Building
4 7 (15.91%) ITIL
5 4 (9.09%) Application Packaging
6 3 (6.82%) Configuration Management
6 3 (6.82%) Load Balancing
6 3 (6.82%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (4.55%) Information Assurance
7 2 (4.55%) Migration
7 2 (4.55%) Service Delivery
8 1 (2.27%) Attack Monitoring
8 1 (2.27%) Continuous Delivery
8 1 (2.27%) Data Centre Operations
8 1 (2.27%) Data Protection
8 1 (2.27%) Dependency Management
8 1 (2.27%) High Availability
8 1 (2.27%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (2.27%) Problem Management
8 1 (2.27%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.09%) PowerShell
1 4 (9.09%) Shell Script
2 3 (6.82%) VBScript
3 2 (4.55%) VB
4 1 (2.27%) Go
4 1 (2.27%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.27%) Python
4 1 (2.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 8 (18.18%) SC Cleared
3 5 (11.36%) Degree
4 3 (6.82%) MCSE
4 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (4.55%) CCNA
5 2 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.27%) CCNP
6 1 (2.27%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (81.82%) Active Directory
2 10 (22.73%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 10 (22.73%) Virtual Servers
3 5 (11.36%) Hyper-V
3 5 (11.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (4.55%) vSphere
4 2 (4.55%) XenApp
5 1 (2.27%) Docker
5 1 (2.27%) ISA Server
5 1 (2.27%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.27%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (9.09%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (6.82%) SCCM
3 1 (2.27%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.27%) Consul
3 1 (2.27%) HAProxy
3 1 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 18 (40.91%) Oracle
2 10 (22.73%) Siemens
3 9 (20.45%) HP
3 9 (20.45%) VMware
4 8 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 4 (9.09%) BMC
5 4 (9.09%) Dell
5 4 (9.09%) Intel Security
6 3 (6.82%) Cisco
6 3 (6.82%) Citrix
6 3 (6.82%) Software AG
6 3 (6.82%) Terracotta
6 3 (6.82%) webMethods
7 2 (4.55%) Sun
8 1 (2.27%) Apple
8 1 (2.27%) Barracuda Networks
8 1 (2.27%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.27%) F5
8 1 (2.27%) NetApp
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