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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 91 87 74
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -13
Contract jobs citing DNS 14 11 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.85% 0.68% 1.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.42% 6.63% 9.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 10
Median daily rate £403 £263 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.33% -23.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £229 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £356 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £12.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -33.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £21.53 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+25.43% +19.58%
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
218 166 216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 13.20% 10.30% 13.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 82 99
Median daily rate £338 £300 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £185 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £360 £344
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 22 24
Median hourly rate £15.75 £16.25 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.07% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.13 £5.00 £9.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £22.50 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -6.64%

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 September 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 September 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
Northamptonshire -7 4 £265 - 2
Nottinghamshire -11 4 - -
Derbyshire - 4 £425 - 1
Lincolnshire - 3 - - 1
Leicestershire -1 2 £375 +36.36% 3
DNS
England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 28 (71.79%) Active Directory
2 22 (56.41%) DHCP
3 18 (46.15%) Windows
4 12 (30.77%) Oracle
4 12 (30.77%) Security Cleared
5 11 (28.21%) Manufacturing
5 11 (28.21%) Clustering
6 9 (23.08%) VMware
6 9 (23.08%) SQL Server
6 9 (23.08%) ITIL
6 9 (23.08%) Microsoft
7 8 (20.51%) TCP/IP
7 8 (20.51%) RDBMS
7 8 (20.51%) Windows XP
7 8 (20.51%) TOGAF
7 8 (20.51%) Windows 7
7 8 (20.51%) Relational Database
7 8 (20.51%) Windows Server
8 7 (17.95%) Application Packaging
8 7 (17.95%) Firewall
8 7 (17.95%) Blackberry
9 6 (15.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 6 (15.38%) Symantec
9 6 (15.38%) Cisco
9 6 (15.38%) Terminal Services
9 6 (15.38%) Backup Exec
9 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 6 (15.38%) Virtual Servers
9 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Clustering
9 6 (15.38%) Analytical Skills

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 6 (15.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.69%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (2.56%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.56%) nginx
3 1 (2.56%) WinCC
Applications
1 4 (10.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.56%) IaaS
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.56%) Office 365
2 1 (2.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (56.41%) DHCP
2 8 (20.51%) TCP/IP
3 7 (17.95%) Firewall
4 4 (10.26%) SSL
5 3 (7.69%) Network Security
5 3 (7.69%) Wireless
6 2 (5.13%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (5.13%) LAN
6 2 (5.13%) MPLS
6 2 (5.13%) SAN
6 2 (5.13%) VLAN
6 2 (5.13%) VPN
6 2 (5.13%) WAN
7 1 (2.56%) EIGRP
7 1 (2.56%) HTTP
7 1 (2.56%) HTTPS
7 1 (2.56%) Internet
7 1 (2.56%) OSPF
7 1 (2.56%) SNMP
7 1 (2.56%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 8 (20.51%) RDBMS
2 8 (20.51%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.56%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.56%) Maven
General
1 11 (28.21%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.13%) Finance
3 1 (2.56%) Banking
3 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (20.51%) Analyst
1 8 (20.51%) Desktop Support
2 7 (17.95%) Desktop Analyst
2 7 (17.95%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 7 (17.95%) Support Analyst
3 6 (15.38%) Technical Leader
3 6 (15.38%) Wintel Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Administrator
4 4 (10.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Architect
5 3 (7.69%) Support Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (5.13%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Network Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Server Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) webMethods Administrator
7 1 (2.56%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Network Security Specialist
7 1 (2.56%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) JSON
1 1 (2.56%) Kafka
1 1 (2.56%) Middleware
1 1 (2.56%) Node.js
1 1 (2.56%) REST
1 1 (2.56%) XML
1 1 (2.56%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.21%) Clustering
2 7 (17.95%) Blackberry
3 6 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.13%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.56%) BYOD
5 1 (2.56%) Cyber Attack
5 1 (2.56%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.56%) FMCG
5 1 (2.56%) NHS
5 1 (2.56%) Smartphone
5 1 (2.56%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 18 (46.15%) Windows
2 8 (20.51%) Windows 7
2 8 (20.51%) Windows Server
2 8 (20.51%) Windows XP
3 5 (12.82%) Linux
4 4 (10.26%) Unix
5 3 (7.69%) AIX
5 3 (7.69%) Oracle Linux
5 3 (7.69%) SUSE
5 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (5.13%) Mac OS X
7 1 (2.56%) Android
7 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
7 1 (2.56%) Ubuntu
7 1 (2.56%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.08%) ITIL
2 8 (20.51%) TOGAF
3 7 (17.95%) Application Packaging
4 6 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (12.82%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (10.26%) Configuration Management
6 4 (10.26%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (7.69%) Change Management
7 3 (7.69%) Information Assurance
7 3 (7.69%) Load Balancing
7 3 (7.69%) Server Building
7 3 (7.69%) Service Delivery
8 2 (5.13%) Migration
9 1 (2.56%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (2.56%) Attack Monitoring
9 1 (2.56%) Continuous Deployment
9 1 (2.56%) Data Protection
9 1 (2.56%) Logistics
9 1 (2.56%) Network Design
9 1 (2.56%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.26%) Shell Script
2 1 (2.56%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.56%) Go
2 1 (2.56%) Groovy
2 1 (2.56%) Java
2 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.56%) Python
2 1 (2.56%) SQL
2 1 (2.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 5 (12.82%) DV Cleared
2 5 (12.82%) SC Cleared
3 4 (10.26%) Degree
3 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (7.69%) CCNA
4 3 (7.69%) CCNP
4 3 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (7.69%) MCSE
5 2 (5.13%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.56%) CCDP
6 1 (2.56%) CCSE
6 1 (2.56%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) SLA
2 1 (2.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 28 (71.79%) Active Directory
2 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 6 (15.38%) Terminal Services
2 6 (15.38%) Virtual Servers
2 6 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (10.26%) VMware ESX
4 3 (7.69%) XenApp
5 2 (5.13%) Docker
5 2 (5.13%) vSphere
6 1 (2.56%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.56%) VMware Server
6 1 (2.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (15.38%) Backup Exec
1 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Clustering
2 5 (12.82%) NetBackup
3 2 (5.13%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.56%) Ansible
4 1 (2.56%) Consul
4 1 (2.56%) FortiGate
4 1 (2.56%) HAProxy
4 1 (2.56%) Nessus
4 1 (2.56%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (2.56%) Packer
4 1 (2.56%) Puppet
4 1 (2.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 12 (30.77%) Oracle
2 9 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 9 (23.08%) VMware
3 6 (15.38%) Cisco
3 6 (15.38%) Symantec
4 5 (12.82%) arcserve
4 5 (12.82%) Citrix
4 5 (12.82%) Remedy
5 3 (7.69%) CheckPoint
5 3 (7.69%) HP
5 3 (7.69%) Siemens
5 3 (7.69%) Software AG
5 3 (7.69%) Terracotta
5 3 (7.69%) webMethods
6 2 (5.13%) Intel
7 1 (2.56%) Apple
7 1 (2.56%) F5
7 1 (2.56%) Intel Security
7 1 (2.56%) Juniper
7 1 (2.56%) Sophos