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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 78 85 75
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -10
Contract jobs citing DNS 20 12 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.26% 0.75% 1.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.64% 7.69% 8.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 10
Median daily rate £400 £275 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -19.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £239 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £337 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £350 £321
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.53 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+30.08% +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
188 156 208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 11.82% 9.79% 13.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 81 96
Median daily rate £375 £325 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £235 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £571 £407 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 19 25
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.13 £13.00 £9.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £36.00 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £21.53 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+66.08% -4.33%

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 30 August 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 30 August 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 - 7 £400 - 1
Derbyshire +5 5 £495 +62.29% 3
Nottinghamshire -3 4 - - 2
Leicestershire +10 2 £375 +36.36% 2
Northamptonshire -2 2 £265 -3.63% 2
DNS
England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 32 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 27 (61.36%) DHCP
3 23 (52.27%) Windows
4 12 (27.27%) Clustering
5 11 (25.00%) Manufacturing
5 11 (25.00%) ITIL
5 11 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 11 (25.00%) Windows Server
6 10 (22.73%) Windows 7
6 10 (22.73%) Oracle
6 10 (22.73%) VMware
7 9 (20.45%) Windows XP
7 9 (20.45%) Microsoft
8 8 (18.18%) Cisco
8 8 (18.18%) TCP/IP
8 8 (18.18%) SQL Server
8 8 (18.18%) Citrix
8 8 (18.18%) Firewall
9 7 (15.91%) Application Packaging
9 7 (15.91%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (15.91%) Terminal Services
9 7 (15.91%) Blackberry
9 7 (15.91%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (13.64%) Relational Database
10 6 (13.64%) Microsoft Clustering
10 6 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (13.64%) SC Cleared
10 6 (13.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 6 (13.64%) Symantec
10 6 (13.64%) MCSE

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 (13.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (6.82%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.82%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.82%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (2.27%) WinCC
Applications
1 3 (6.82%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.27%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) Office 365
2 1 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (61.36%) DHCP
2 8 (18.18%) Firewall
2 8 (18.18%) TCP/IP
3 5 (11.36%) Wireless
4 4 (9.09%) SAN
5 3 (6.82%) LAN
5 3 (6.82%) MPLS
5 3 (6.82%) Network Security
5 3 (6.82%) SSL
5 3 (6.82%) WAN
6 2 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (4.55%) SNMP
6 2 (4.55%) VLAN
6 2 (4.55%) VPN
7 1 (2.27%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (2.27%) EIGRP
7 1 (2.27%) NX-OS
7 1 (2.27%) OSPF
7 1 (2.27%) SSH
7 1 (2.27%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.64%) RDBMS
2 6 (13.64%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.27%) Maven
General
1 11 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.55%) Finance
2 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.27%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (22.73%) Analyst
2 9 (20.45%) Desktop Support
3 8 (18.18%) Support Analyst
4 7 (15.91%) Desktop Analyst
4 7 (15.91%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 7 (15.91%) Technical Leader
5 6 (13.64%) Wintel Engineer
6 4 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (9.09%) Administrator
6 4 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (9.09%) Support Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) Network Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) Windows Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
8 2 (4.55%) Desktop Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) Exchange Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) webMethods Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 12 (27.27%) Clustering
2 7 (15.91%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (15.91%) Blackberry
3 2 (4.55%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.55%) FMCG
4 1 (2.27%) BYOD
4 1 (2.27%) NHS
4 1 (2.27%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.27%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 23 (52.27%) Windows
2 11 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 10 (22.73%) Windows 7
4 9 (20.45%) Windows XP
5 5 (11.36%) Linux
5 5 (11.36%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (9.09%) SUSE
6 4 (9.09%) Unix
7 3 (6.82%) AIX
7 3 (6.82%) Oracle Linux
7 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (4.55%) Windows 8
8 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (2.27%) Android
9 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
9 1 (2.27%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (25.00%) ITIL
2 7 (15.91%) Application Packaging
3 6 (13.64%) TOGAF
4 5 (11.36%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (9.09%) Configuration Management
5 4 (9.09%) Information Assurance
5 4 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (9.09%) Service Delivery
6 3 (6.82%) Change Management
6 3 (6.82%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (6.82%) Load Balancing
7 2 (4.55%) Logistics
7 2 (4.55%) Migration
7 2 (4.55%) Network Design
8 1 (2.27%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (2.27%) ERP
8 1 (2.27%) High Availability
8 1 (2.27%) Open Source
8 1 (2.27%) Problem Management
8 1 (2.27%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.09%) Shell Script
1 4 (9.09%) SQL
2 1 (2.27%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.27%) Groovy
2 1 (2.27%) Java
2 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.27%) VB
2 1 (2.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (15.91%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (13.64%) MCSE
3 6 (13.64%) SC Cleared
4 5 (11.36%) DV Cleared
5 3 (6.82%) CCNA
5 3 (6.82%) CCNP
5 3 (6.82%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (4.55%) Degree
6 2 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (2.27%) CCDP
7 1 (2.27%) CCSE
7 1 (2.27%) DBS Check
7 1 (2.27%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) SLA
2 1 (2.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 32 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 7 (15.91%) Terminal Services
3 6 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (11.36%) XenApp
5 4 (9.09%) VMware ESX
6 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (6.82%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (4.55%) vSphere
8 1 (2.27%) Docker
8 1 (2.27%) Hyper-V
8 1 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (2.27%) VMware Server
8 1 (2.27%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (13.64%) Backup Exec
1 6 (13.64%) Microsoft Clustering
2 5 (11.36%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.27%) Ansible
3 1 (2.27%) FortiGate
3 1 (2.27%) Nessus
3 1 (2.27%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.27%) Packer
3 1 (2.27%) Puppet
3 1 (2.27%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 10 (22.73%) Oracle
1 10 (22.73%) VMware
2 9 (20.45%) Microsoft
3 8 (18.18%) Cisco
3 8 (18.18%) Citrix
4 6 (13.64%) Symantec
5 5 (11.36%) arcserve
5 5 (11.36%) Remedy
6 4 (9.09%) CheckPoint
6 4 (9.09%) HP
7 3 (6.82%) Intel
7 3 (6.82%) Software AG
7 3 (6.82%) Terracotta
7 3 (6.82%) webMethods
8 1 (2.27%) Altiris
8 1 (2.27%) Fortinet
8 1 (2.27%) Intel Security
8 1 (2.27%) Meraki
8 1 (2.27%) SonicWALL
8 1 (2.27%) Sophos
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