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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 68 72 82
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +10
Contract jobs citing DNS 25 28 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.64% 1.76% 0.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.59% 14.07% 6.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 21 7
Median daily rate £400 £305 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.14% -17.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £425 £397
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £23.50 £40.00 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.25% +76.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £20.19 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+38.71% +26.15%
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
184 199 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 12.07% 12.53% 11.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 117 70
Median daily rate £425 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £435 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 24
Median hourly rate £17.50 £30.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.66% +122.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.50 £9.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £150.00 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+31.25% +33.33%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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
Lincolnshire - 10 £400 - 5
Derbyshire +9 9 £275 -9.83% 4
Leicestershire -1 2 £325 +30.00%
Northamptonshire -4 2 £394 +16.66% 4
Nottinghamshire -9 1 - - 2
DNS
England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 39 (78.00%) Active Directory
2 33 (66.00%) DHCP
3 28 (56.00%) Windows
4 15 (30.00%) ITIL
4 15 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 14 (28.00%) VMware
5 14 (28.00%) Security Cleared
5 14 (28.00%) Windows Server
6 13 (26.00%) Manufacturing
7 12 (24.00%) Cisco
7 12 (24.00%) TCP/IP
8 11 (22.00%) Oracle
8 11 (22.00%) SQL Server
8 11 (22.00%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (20.00%) Windows 7
9 10 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 9 (18.00%) HP
10 9 (18.00%) MCSE
10 9 (18.00%) Windows XP
10 9 (18.00%) Firewall
10 9 (18.00%) Clustering
10 9 (18.00%) TOGAF
10 9 (18.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 9 (18.00%) SC Cleared
11 8 (16.00%) Relational Database
11 8 (16.00%) Wireless
11 8 (16.00%) SQL
11 8 (16.00%) RDBMS
12 7 (14.00%) MS Exchange
12 7 (14.00%) Citrix

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 7 (14.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (8.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (6.00%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.00%) WinCC
Applications
1 4 (8.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) Office 365
2 1 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (66.00%) DHCP
2 12 (24.00%) TCP/IP
3 9 (18.00%) Firewall
4 8 (16.00%) Wireless
5 7 (14.00%) SAN
6 4 (8.00%) WAN
7 3 (6.00%) LAN
7 3 (6.00%) MPLS
7 3 (6.00%) Network Security
8 2 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (4.00%) LDAP
8 2 (4.00%) SNMP
8 2 (4.00%) VLAN
8 2 (4.00%) VoIP
8 2 (4.00%) VPN
8 2 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (2.00%) EIGRP
9 1 (2.00%) IPv4
9 1 (2.00%) OSPF
9 1 (2.00%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (16.00%) RDBMS
2 8 (16.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.00%) Maven
General
1 13 (26.00%) Manufacturing
2 4 (8.00%) Finance
3 3 (6.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (26.00%) Analyst
2 9 (18.00%) Support Analyst
2 9 (18.00%) Technical Leader
3 8 (16.00%) Desktop Support
4 7 (14.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 6 (12.00%) Wintel Engineer
6 5 (10.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 5 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 5 (10.00%) Desktop Analyst
6 5 (10.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 5 (10.00%) Support Engineer
7 4 (8.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
7 4 (8.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 3 (6.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (6.00%) Desktop Engineer
8 3 (6.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 3 (6.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (6.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 3 (6.00%) Network Engineer
8 3 (6.00%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.00%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (18.00%) Clustering
3 5 (10.00%) Data Centre
4 4 (8.00%) Blackberry
5 2 (4.00%) EMC VNX
5 2 (4.00%) FMCG
5 2 (4.00%) iPad
5 2 (4.00%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.00%) Replication
6 1 (2.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 28 (56.00%) Windows
2 14 (28.00%) Windows Server
3 10 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 9 (18.00%) Windows XP
5 7 (14.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (8.00%) Windows 8
8 3 (6.00%) Linux
9 2 (4.00%) Unix
10 1 (2.00%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (30.00%) ITIL
2 9 (18.00%) TOGAF
3 6 (12.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (12.00%) Information Assurance
3 6 (12.00%) Service Delivery
4 5 (10.00%) Application Packaging
5 4 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (8.00%) Migration
6 3 (6.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (6.00%) Change Management
6 3 (6.00%) Logistics
6 3 (6.00%) Server Building
6 3 (6.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (4.00%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (4.00%) Network Design
7 2 (4.00%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (4.00%) PRINCE
7 2 (4.00%) PRINCE2
8 1 (2.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.00%) SQL
2 1 (2.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.00%) Groovy
2 1 (2.00%) Java
2 1 (2.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (28.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (18.00%) MCSE
3 9 (18.00%) SC Cleared
4 6 (12.00%) CCNA
4 6 (12.00%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (10.00%) DV Cleared
6 4 (8.00%) Degree
7 3 (6.00%) DBS Check
7 3 (6.00%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (6.00%) MCSA
8 2 (4.00%) CCNP
9 1 (2.00%) CCDP
9 1 (2.00%) CCSE
9 1 (2.00%) MCITP
9 1 (2.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.00%) SLA
System Software
1 39 (78.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (18.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (14.00%) Terminal Services
4 4 (8.00%) VMware ESX
4 4 (8.00%) XenApp
5 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 3 (6.00%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (4.00%) ISA Server
6 2 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (4.00%) VMware Server
7 1 (2.00%) Docker
7 1 (2.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (12.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 5 (10.00%) Backup Exec
2 5 (10.00%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.00%) Ansible
3 1 (2.00%) FortiGate
3 1 (2.00%) Nessus
3 1 (2.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.00%) Packer
3 1 (2.00%) Puppet
3 1 (2.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 15 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (28.00%) VMware
3 12 (24.00%) Cisco
4 11 (22.00%) Oracle
5 9 (18.00%) HP
6 7 (14.00%) Citrix
7 6 (12.00%) Symantec
8 5 (10.00%) arcserve
8 5 (10.00%) Remedy
9 4 (8.00%) CheckPoint
10 3 (6.00%) Intel
11 2 (4.00%) Dell
11 2 (4.00%) EMC
12 1 (2.00%) Altiris
12 1 (2.00%) Brocade
12 1 (2.00%) Fortinet
12 1 (2.00%) IBM
12 1 (2.00%) Intel Security
12 1 (2.00%) Juniper
12 1 (2.00%) Sophos