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 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 74 58 87
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +29
Contract jobs citing DNS 51 79 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.01% 2.86% 1.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.67% 15.52% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 36 24
Median daily rate £325 £325 £293
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £200 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £381 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 15 3
Median hourly rate - £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +56.25%
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
373 509 406
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 14.72% 18.45% 13.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 258 179
Median daily rate £400 £326 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.60% +0.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £345 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.24% +5.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 59 32
Median hourly rate £45.00 £27.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.63% +19.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £13.50 £13.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £37.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £28.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+23.21% +40.00%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 -10 18 £483 +37.85% 4
Cambridgeshire -6 13 £333 +2.30% 9
Suffolk +9 6 £250 -
Norfolk -1 6 £325 +109.67%
Essex -6 5 £248 -23.84% 2
Bedfordshire +8 3 £140 -51.30% 2
DNS
England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 61 (52.59%) Windows
2 49 (42.24%) Active Directory
3 38 (32.76%) Cisco
4 37 (31.90%) DHCP
5 35 (30.17%) Firewall
6 33 (28.45%) Microsoft
6 33 (28.45%) VMware
7 32 (27.59%) ITIL
8 25 (21.55%) Finance
9 24 (20.69%) F5
10 23 (19.83%) Windows Server 2008
10 23 (19.83%) Linux
11 22 (18.97%) SQL
11 22 (18.97%) CheckPoint
12 21 (18.10%) VMware Infrastructure
12 21 (18.10%) Cisco ASA
13 20 (17.24%) LAN
14 19 (16.38%) MS Exchange
14 19 (16.38%) BIG-IP
14 19 (16.38%) Blue Coat
14 19 (16.38%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 19 (16.38%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 19 (16.38%) Data Centre
14 19 (16.38%) Windows Server
15 18 (15.52%) Citrix
16 17 (14.66%) IIS
16 17 (14.66%) High Availability
17 16 (13.79%) Windows Server 2012
17 16 (13.79%) SharePoint
17 16 (13.79%) WAN

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 19 (16.38%) MS Exchange
2 17 (14.66%) IIS
3 16 (13.79%) SharePoint
4 11 (9.48%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (6.90%) BizTalk Server
5 8 (6.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 6 (5.17%) Skype for Business
7 4 (3.45%) Apache
7 4 (3.45%) IBM Domino
7 4 (3.45%) nginx
7 4 (3.45%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (2.59%) IBM Notes
8 3 (2.59%) Tomcat
9 2 (1.72%) Jetty
9 2 (1.72%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.86%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.86%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 11 (9.48%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.86%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 14 (12.07%) Office 365
2 10 (8.62%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (4.31%) IaaS
4 4 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (2.59%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (2.59%) Google App Engine
5 3 (2.59%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.86%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 37 (31.90%) DHCP
2 35 (30.17%) Firewall
3 21 (18.10%) Cisco ASA
4 20 (17.24%) LAN
5 19 (16.38%) BIG-IP
5 19 (16.38%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 19 (16.38%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 16 (13.79%) MPLS
6 16 (13.79%) WAN
6 16 (13.79%) Wi-Fi
7 15 (12.93%) SAN
8 14 (12.07%) TCP/IP
9 8 (6.90%) SSL
10 7 (6.03%) NetScaler
10 7 (6.03%) VLAN
11 6 (5.17%) FTP
11 6 (5.17%) IP Telephony
12 5 (4.31%) 3G
12 5 (4.31%) VPN
12 5 (4.31%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.34%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.31%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (3.45%) MySQL
3 4 (3.45%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.59%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (2.59%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.86%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (4.31%) Jenkins
1 5 (4.31%) JIRA
2 3 (2.59%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (1.72%) MSI
3 2 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.72%) Travis CI
4 1 (0.86%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.86%) Hudson
4 1 (0.86%) Maven
4 1 (0.86%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.86%) Protractor
4 1 (0.86%) Selenium
4 1 (0.86%) Subversion
4 1 (0.86%) Vagrant
General
1 25 (21.55%) Finance
2 11 (9.48%) Banking
3 7 (6.03%) Advertising
4 3 (2.59%) Law
4 3 (2.59%) Publishing
4 3 (2.59%) Retail
4 3 (2.59%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.86%) Electronics
5 1 (0.86%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.86%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 20 (17.24%) Analyst
2 15 (12.93%) Network Engineer
3 14 (12.07%) Support Analyst
4 12 (10.34%) Support Engineer
5 10 (8.62%) Administrator
5 10 (8.62%) Desktop Support
6 9 (7.76%) 3rd Line Support
6 9 (7.76%) Consultant
7 8 (6.90%) Systems Administrator
8 7 (6.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (6.03%) Infrastructure Support
8 7 (6.03%) Operations Engineer
8 7 (6.03%) Technical Specialist
9 6 (5.17%) Architect
9 6 (5.17%) Desktop Analyst
9 6 (5.17%) Desktop Support Analyst
9 6 (5.17%) Infrastructure Architect
9 6 (5.17%) Network Specialist
10 5 (4.31%) Desktop Engineer
10 5 (4.31%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.17%) .NET
2 3 (2.59%) J2EE
3 2 (1.72%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.72%) LEMP Stack
3 2 (1.72%) Servlets
3 2 (1.72%) Web Services
4 1 (0.86%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.86%) HTML
4 1 (0.86%) LAMP
4 1 (0.86%) Middleware
4 1 (0.86%) REST
4 1 (0.86%) SOAP
4 1 (0.86%) Spring
4 1 (0.86%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 19 (16.38%) Data Centre
2 6 (5.17%) Blackberry
2 6 (5.17%) Fat Client
2 6 (5.17%) Thin Client
3 5 (4.31%) Client/Server
4 3 (2.59%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.72%) Enterprise Cloud
5 2 (1.72%) iPhone
5 2 (1.72%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.86%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.86%) iPad
6 1 (0.86%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.86%) NHS
6 1 (0.86%) Reinsurance
6 1 (0.86%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 61 (52.59%) Windows
2 23 (19.83%) Linux
2 23 (19.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (16.38%) Windows Server
4 16 (13.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (12.93%) Windows 7
6 13 (11.21%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (11.21%) Windows XP
7 12 (10.34%) Unix
8 9 (7.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (6.90%) Solaris
10 4 (3.45%) Windows 2000 Server
11 3 (2.59%) CentOS
11 3 (2.59%) Windows 10
12 2 (1.72%) Android
12 2 (1.72%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.86%) AIX
13 1 (0.86%) HPUX
13 1 (0.86%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.86%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (27.59%) ITIL
2 17 (14.66%) High Availability
3 14 (12.07%) Load Balancing
4 11 (9.48%) Disaster Recovery
5 10 (8.62%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (8.62%) Configuration Management
6 9 (7.76%) Kalman Filter
6 9 (7.76%) Open Source
7 8 (6.90%) CRM
7 8 (6.90%) DevOps
7 8 (6.90%) Project Management
7 8 (6.90%) Service Management
8 6 (5.17%) Application Packaging
9 5 (4.31%) Change Control
9 5 (4.31%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (4.31%) E-Commerce
9 5 (4.31%) Incident Management
9 5 (4.31%) Migration
9 5 (4.31%) Performance Management
9 5 (4.31%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 22 (18.97%) SQL
2 7 (6.03%) Shell Script
3 6 (5.17%) PL/SQL
3 6 (5.17%) PowerShell
4 4 (3.45%) Java
4 4 (3.45%) Perl
5 3 (2.59%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.72%) C
6 2 (1.72%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.72%) Python
6 2 (1.72%) VB
7 1 (0.86%) Ruby
7 1 (0.86%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (8.62%) Cisco Certification
1 10 (8.62%) Security Cleared
2 9 (7.76%) CCNA
3 6 (5.17%) CCNP
3 6 (5.17%) SC Cleared
4 5 (4.31%) Degree
4 5 (4.31%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (2.59%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (1.72%) CCIE
8 1 (0.86%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.86%) MCSA
8 1 (0.86%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.90%) SLA
2 3 (2.59%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 49 (42.24%) Active Directory
2 21 (18.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (7.76%) XenApp
4 8 (6.90%) VMware ESX
4 8 (6.90%) vSphere
5 6 (5.17%) iptables
6 5 (4.31%) Postfix
6 5 (4.31%) Sendmail
7 4 (3.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 4 (3.45%) MetaFrame
8 3 (2.59%) Xen
9 2 (1.72%) Firmware
9 2 (1.72%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (1.72%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.86%) Docker
10 1 (0.86%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 11 (9.48%) Puppet
2 8 (6.90%) SCCM
3 7 (6.03%) Nagios
4 6 (5.17%) OSSEC
5 5 (4.31%) Cobbler
6 4 (3.45%) Backup Exec
7 3 (2.59%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (2.59%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (2.59%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 2 (1.72%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 2 (1.72%) SCOM
9 1 (0.86%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 38 (32.76%) Cisco
2 33 (28.45%) Microsoft
2 33 (28.45%) VMware
3 24 (20.69%) F5
4 22 (18.97%) CheckPoint
5 19 (16.38%) Blue Coat
6 18 (15.52%) Citrix
7 13 (11.21%) HP
8 9 (7.76%) Red Hat
9 7 (6.03%) LogRhythm
9 7 (6.03%) Oracle
9 7 (6.03%) Symantec
10 6 (5.17%) EMC
10 6 (5.17%) TippingPoint
11 5 (4.31%) Nortel
11 5 (4.31%) ServiceNow
11 5 (4.31%) Siemens
11 5 (4.31%) SolarWinds
11 5 (4.31%) Splunk
12 4 (3.45%) Aruba
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