The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 67 63 76
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +13
Contract jobs citing DNS 62 85 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.50% 2.87% 2.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.49% 15.02% 17.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 44 40
Median daily rate £340 £314 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.36% +12.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £190 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £384 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 5
Median hourly rate £40.00 £13.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+207.69% -10.34%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.25 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+31.76% +32.81%
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 of England region.

Communications & Networking Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
376 566 422
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 15.18% 19.09% 14.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 302 221
Median daily rate £375 £315 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £190 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 63 41
Median hourly rate £40.00 £23.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.21% +2.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.20 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.33 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+24.35% +40.72%

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England 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 of England

DNS
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

DNS Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

DNS
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DNS across the East of England region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016.

DNS Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

DNS
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

DNS Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

DNS
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 25 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
Hertfordshire +2 21 £325 +3.58% 11
Cambridgeshire +19 19 £340 +7.93% 8
Bedfordshire +10 9 £425 +47.82%
Essex -3 8 £370 +12.97% 1
Norfolk -2 3 £220 +23.94%
Suffolk -7 3 £190 -30.90% 2
DNS
England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 25 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 of England region with a requirement for DNS.

1 62 (54.39%) Windows
2 47 (41.23%) Active Directory
3 42 (36.84%) DHCP
4 39 (34.21%) Microsoft
5 38 (33.33%) Cisco
6 36 (31.58%) ITIL
7 33 (28.95%) Firewall
8 27 (23.68%) Linux
8 27 (23.68%) VMware
9 26 (22.81%) Finance
10 24 (21.05%) Data Centre
11 23 (20.18%) SQL
12 21 (18.42%) Windows Server 2008
13 20 (17.54%) Citrix
13 20 (17.54%) Windows Server 2003
13 20 (17.54%) F5
14 19 (16.67%) High Availability
14 19 (16.67%) CheckPoint
14 19 (16.67%) Oracle
15 18 (15.79%) MS Exchange
15 18 (15.79%) SAN
16 17 (14.91%) SharePoint
16 17 (14.91%) HP
16 17 (14.91%) Unix
16 17 (14.91%) BIG-IP
16 17 (14.91%) Windows 7
16 17 (14.91%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 17 (14.91%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
17 16 (14.04%) Windows Server
17 16 (14.04%) Solaris

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 18 (15.79%) MS Exchange
2 17 (14.91%) SharePoint
3 16 (14.04%) IIS
4 11 (9.65%) Apache
5 8 (7.02%) BizTalk Server
5 8 (7.02%) nginx
6 7 (6.14%) Skype for Business
7 6 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (5.26%) WebLogic
7 6 (5.26%) WebSphere
8 5 (4.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 5 (4.39%) SharePoint 2010
8 5 (4.39%) WebLogic Portal
9 4 (3.51%) IBM Domino
9 4 (3.51%) Tomcat
10 3 (2.63%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (2.63%) IBM Notes
10 3 (2.63%) Jetty
10 3 (2.63%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 10 (8.77%) MS Excel
1 10 (8.77%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.89%) Office 365
2 3 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.75%) IaaS
3 2 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.88%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.88%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.88%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 42 (36.84%) DHCP
2 33 (28.95%) Firewall
3 18 (15.79%) SAN
4 17 (14.91%) BIG-IP
4 17 (14.91%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 17 (14.91%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 16 (14.04%) LAN
5 16 (14.04%) WAN
6 15 (13.16%) Cisco ASA
7 14 (12.28%) MPLS
8 13 (11.40%) TCP/IP
9 7 (6.14%) VLAN
9 7 (6.14%) Wi-Fi
10 6 (5.26%) SMTP
10 6 (5.26%) SSL
11 5 (4.39%) ATM
11 5 (4.39%) FTP
11 5 (4.39%) IPsec
11 5 (4.39%) NetScaler
11 5 (4.39%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.40%) MySQL
2 12 (10.53%) SQL Server
3 5 (4.39%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (3.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.63%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.75%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (7.89%) JIRA
2 5 (4.39%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.63%) Travis CI
4 2 (1.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (1.75%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.88%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.88%) Hudson
5 1 (0.88%) Maven
5 1 (0.88%) MSI
5 1 (0.88%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.88%) Protractor
5 1 (0.88%) Selenium
5 1 (0.88%) Subversion
5 1 (0.88%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.88%) Xcode
General
1 26 (22.81%) Finance
2 11 (9.65%) Banking
3 5 (4.39%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.63%) Advertising
4 3 (2.63%) Law
4 3 (2.63%) Local Government
4 3 (2.63%) Retail
5 1 (0.88%) Electronics
5 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.88%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 17 (14.91%) Administrator
2 16 (14.04%) Analyst
2 16 (14.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 14 (12.28%) Systems Administrator
4 12 (10.53%) Network Engineer
5 11 (9.65%) Support Engineer
6 10 (8.77%) Support Analyst
7 9 (7.89%) Consultant
8 7 (6.14%) Desktop Support
8 7 (6.14%) Linux Administrator
8 7 (6.14%) Operations Engineer
8 7 (6.14%) Server Engineer
8 7 (6.14%) Systems Engineer
9 6 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
9 6 (5.26%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 6 (5.26%) Technical Specialist
9 6 (5.26%) Windows Engineer
10 5 (4.39%) Desktop Analyst
10 5 (4.39%) Desktop Support Analyst
10 5 (4.39%) Senior Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.26%) J2EE
1 6 (5.26%) LAMP
2 5 (4.39%) Middleware
3 4 (3.51%) LEMP Stack
4 3 (2.63%) LAPP Stack
4 3 (2.63%) Servlets
5 2 (1.75%) .NET
5 2 (1.75%) 802.1X
6 1 (0.88%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.88%) HTML
6 1 (0.88%) REST
6 1 (0.88%) SOAP
6 1 (0.88%) Spring
6 1 (0.88%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 24 (21.05%) Data Centre
2 5 (4.39%) Client/Server
3 4 (3.51%) Blackberry
3 4 (3.51%) Fat Client
3 4 (3.51%) Thin Client
4 2 (1.75%) NHS
4 2 (1.75%) Reinsurance
5 1 (0.88%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.88%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (0.88%) iPad
5 1 (0.88%) iPhone
5 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.88%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 62 (54.39%) Windows
2 27 (23.68%) Linux
3 21 (18.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (17.54%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (14.91%) Unix
5 17 (14.91%) Windows 7
6 16 (14.04%) Solaris
6 16 (14.04%) Windows Server
7 12 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (5.26%) Windows XP
9 5 (4.39%) Windows 2000 Server
10 3 (2.63%) CentOS
10 3 (2.63%) Mac OS
10 3 (2.63%) Windows 10
10 3 (2.63%) Windows 8
11 2 (1.75%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.88%) AIX
12 1 (0.88%) HPUX
12 1 (0.88%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (31.58%) ITIL
2 19 (16.67%) High Availability
3 15 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (13.16%) Load Balancing
4 14 (12.28%) Kalman Filter
5 12 (10.53%) Configuration Management
5 12 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
5 12 (10.53%) Open Source
6 9 (7.89%) Change Control
6 9 (7.89%) CRM
6 9 (7.89%) Incident Management
6 9 (7.89%) Virtual Environments
7 8 (7.02%) Capacity Planning
8 7 (6.14%) DevOps
8 7 (6.14%) Project Management
9 5 (4.39%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (4.39%) Performance Management
10 4 (3.51%) Application Packaging
10 4 (3.51%) Migration
10 4 (3.51%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (20.18%) SQL
2 16 (14.04%) Shell Script
3 10 (8.77%) PL/SQL
4 7 (6.14%) Bash Shell
5 6 (5.26%) PowerShell
6 4 (3.51%) Java
6 4 (3.51%) Perl
6 4 (3.51%) Python
6 4 (3.51%) VBScript
7 3 (2.63%) C
7 3 (2.63%) JavaScript
7 3 (2.63%) Ruby
8 1 (0.88%) PHP
8 1 (0.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (9.65%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (8.77%) CCNA
3 8 (7.02%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (7.02%) Security Cleared
4 4 (3.51%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 4 (3.51%) MCSA
4 4 (3.51%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.63%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (2.63%) CCNP
5 3 (2.63%) Degree
5 3 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.75%) CCIE
6 2 (1.75%) MCSE
7 1 (0.88%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.88%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.63%) Disclosure Scotland
1 3 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 47 (41.23%) Active Directory
2 15 (13.16%) vSphere
3 13 (11.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (8.77%) iptables
5 9 (7.89%) Postfix
5 9 (7.89%) Sendmail
5 9 (7.89%) Virtual Machines
6 8 (7.02%) Virtual Desktop
7 7 (6.14%) VMware ESX
8 5 (4.39%) Firmware
8 5 (4.39%) XenApp
9 3 (2.63%) FreeRADIUS
10 2 (1.75%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 2 (1.75%) Hyper-V
10 2 (1.75%) MetaFrame
10 2 (1.75%) NFS
10 2 (1.75%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.88%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.88%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.88%) Xen
Systems Management
1 15 (13.16%) Puppet
2 14 (12.28%) Nagios
3 13 (11.40%) SCCM
4 10 (8.77%) OSSEC
5 9 (7.89%) Cobbler
6 8 (7.02%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (3.51%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 3 (2.63%) Graphite
8 3 (2.63%) logstash
8 3 (2.63%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (1.75%) Backup Exec
9 2 (1.75%) Failover Clustering
9 2 (1.75%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 2 (1.75%) SCOM
10 1 (0.88%) Casper Suite
10 1 (0.88%) Red Hat Satellite
10 1 (0.88%) WSUS
Vendors
1 39 (34.21%) Microsoft
2 38 (33.33%) Cisco
3 27 (23.68%) VMware
4 20 (17.54%) Citrix
4 20 (17.54%) F5
5 19 (16.67%) CheckPoint
5 19 (16.67%) Oracle
6 17 (14.91%) HP
7 14 (12.28%) Blue Coat
8 12 (10.53%) Red Hat
9 11 (9.65%) LogRhythm
10 10 (8.77%) EMC
10 10 (8.77%) TippingPoint
11 9 (7.89%) ServiceNow
11 9 (7.89%) SolarWinds
11 9 (7.89%) Splunk
12 6 (5.26%) Symantec
13 5 (4.39%) BEA
14 4 (3.51%) Dell
14 4 (3.51%) Lotus
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