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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Domain Name System (DNS)
England / East of England
Rank 42 65 50
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -15
Contract jobs citing DNS 91 66 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 4.25% 2.81% 3.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.39% 18.64% 23.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 39 48
Median daily rate £355 £388 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.38% -3.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £273 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £565 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £345 £349
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 14
Median hourly rate £17.00 £21.00 £29.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.04% -29.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.77 £26.19 £44.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £20.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+24.39% -13.68%

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
389 354 385
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 18.18% 15.08% 14.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 177 206
Median daily rate £325 £395 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.72% +12.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £250 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
- +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 41 52
Median hourly rate £21.50 £22.38 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.91% -10.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.05 £12.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.68 £55.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017. 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 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 -3 27 £356 -5.00% 10
Norfolk +23 20 £365 -37.06% 4
Bedfordshire +11 17 £588 +38.23% 1
Essex +1 14 £200 -51.51% 1
Cambridgeshire +6 11 £235 -37.33% 10
Suffolk -13 2 £216 -44.19% 3
DNS
England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 65 (46.43%) Windows
2 57 (40.71%) DHCP
3 45 (32.14%) VMware
4 44 (31.43%) Cisco
5 40 (28.57%) CheckPoint
5 40 (28.57%) Firewall
6 37 (26.43%) Active Directory
7 36 (25.71%) Linux
8 34 (24.29%) Microsoft
9 32 (22.86%) VMware Infrastructure
10 30 (21.43%) IIS
11 29 (20.71%) ITIL
12 27 (19.29%) Finance
13 26 (18.57%) Windows Server 2003
14 25 (17.86%) Cisco Certification
15 24 (17.14%) SharePoint
16 23 (16.43%) SQL
16 23 (16.43%) Juniper
16 23 (16.43%) F5
17 22 (15.71%) Microsoft Azure
17 22 (15.71%) BizTalk Server
17 22 (15.71%) LAN
18 21 (15.00%) CRM
18 21 (15.00%) VPN
18 21 (15.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
18 21 (15.00%) Windows Server
19 20 (14.29%) Windows 7
19 20 (14.29%) TCP/IP
19 20 (14.29%) CCNA
19 20 (14.29%) VMware ESX

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 30 (21.43%) IIS
2 24 (17.14%) SharePoint
3 22 (15.71%) BizTalk Server
4 15 (10.71%) Apache
5 13 (9.29%) nginx
6 12 (8.57%) MS Exchange
7 7 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (3.57%) Tomcat
9 4 (2.86%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (2.86%) JBoss
9 4 (2.86%) WebSphere
10 3 (2.14%) IBM HTTP Server
10 3 (2.14%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 3 (2.14%) WebLogic
10 3 (2.14%) WebSphere Application Server
11 2 (1.43%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2003
12 1 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2007
12 1 (0.71%) Mongrel
Applications
1 7 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 22 (15.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (9.29%) IaaS
4 6 (4.29%) Office 365
5 5 (3.57%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (2.14%) PaaS
7 2 (1.43%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (1.43%) SaaS
8 1 (0.71%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.71%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.71%) G Suite
8 1 (0.71%) Google App Engine
8 1 (0.71%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 57 (40.71%) DHCP
2 40 (28.57%) Firewall
3 22 (15.71%) LAN
4 21 (15.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 21 (15.00%) VPN
5 20 (14.29%) TCP/IP
6 17 (12.14%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 17 (12.14%) WAN
7 16 (11.43%) BIG-IP
7 16 (11.43%) MPLS
8 15 (10.71%) LDAP
8 15 (10.71%) Network Security
9 13 (9.29%) Cisco ASA
10 10 (7.14%) FTP
11 9 (6.43%) HTTP
11 9 (6.43%) Internet
11 9 (6.43%) SSL
12 8 (5.71%) VLAN
12 8 (5.71%) VoIP
13 7 (5.00%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.14%) Relational Database
2 9 (6.43%) MySQL
2 9 (6.43%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (5.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (2.14%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.14%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (2.14%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (0.71%) GIS
5 1 (0.71%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.71%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.71%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (0.71%) Travis CI
General
1 27 (19.29%) Finance
2 11 (7.86%) Banking
3 8 (5.71%) Local Government
4 6 (4.29%) Law
5 4 (2.86%) Marketing
6 3 (2.14%) Retail
6 3 (2.14%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.43%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.71%) Advertising
8 1 (0.71%) Automotive
8 1 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.71%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 38 (27.14%) Network Engineer
2 18 (12.86%) Support Engineer
3 16 (11.43%) Analyst
4 14 (10.00%) Architect
4 14 (10.00%) Operations Engineer
5 13 (9.29%) Systems Administrator
6 12 (8.57%) Administrator
7 11 (7.86%) Infrastructure Architect
8 9 (6.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (5.00%) Consultant
10 6 (4.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 6 (4.29%) 3rd Line Support
10 6 (4.29%) AWS Architect
10 6 (4.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 6 (4.29%) Network Security Engineer
10 6 (4.29%) Security Engineer
10 6 (4.29%) Support Analyst
11 5 (3.57%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
11 5 (3.57%) DevOps Engineer
11 5 (3.57%) Senior Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.86%) LAMP
2 5 (3.57%) LEMP Stack
3 4 (2.86%) J2EE
3 4 (2.86%) LAPP Stack
4 3 (2.14%) Middleware
4 3 (2.14%) OAuth
4 3 (2.14%) SAML
5 2 (1.43%) Web Services
6 1 (0.71%) .NET
6 1 (0.71%) JSON
6 1 (0.71%) Kafka
6 1 (0.71%) Node.js
6 1 (0.71%) REST
6 1 (0.71%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 19 (13.57%) Data Centre
2 7 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.57%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (2.86%) Clustering
4 4 (2.86%) NHS
4 4 (2.86%) PKI
4 4 (2.86%) Wiki
5 2 (1.43%) Handset
5 2 (1.43%) Life Science
5 2 (1.43%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.43%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.71%) CCTV
6 1 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.71%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.71%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.71%) Replication
6 1 (0.71%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 65 (46.43%) Windows
2 36 (25.71%) Linux
3 26 (18.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 21 (15.00%) Windows Server
5 20 (14.29%) Windows 7
6 17 (12.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (12.14%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (5.71%) Unix
8 4 (2.86%) Windows XP
9 3 (2.14%) AIX
10 2 (1.43%) Windows 10
10 2 (1.43%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (1.43%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.43%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.71%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.71%) Mac OS X Server
11 1 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.71%) Solaris
11 1 (0.71%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.71%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (20.71%) ITIL
2 21 (15.00%) CRM
3 16 (11.43%) Load Balancing
4 15 (10.71%) Disaster Recovery
5 12 (8.57%) E-Commerce
5 12 (8.57%) High Availability
6 10 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (7.14%) Service Management
7 9 (6.43%) Capacity Planning
7 9 (6.43%) Service Delivery
8 8 (5.71%) Enterprise Architecture
9 7 (5.00%) Capacity Management
10 5 (3.57%) DevOps
11 4 (2.86%) ITSM
11 4 (2.86%) Project Management
12 3 (2.14%) Configuration Management
12 3 (2.14%) Identity Management
12 3 (2.14%) Planning and Forecasting
12 3 (2.14%) Software Deployment
12 3 (2.14%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (16.43%) SQL
2 16 (11.43%) PowerShell
3 10 (7.14%) Java
4 6 (4.29%) Python
5 5 (3.57%) Perl
5 5 (3.57%) PHP
5 5 (3.57%) Ruby
6 4 (2.86%) Shell Script
7 3 (2.14%) VBScript
8 1 (0.71%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.71%) C
8 1 (0.71%) Go
8 1 (0.71%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 25 (17.86%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (14.29%) CCNA
3 13 (9.29%) Security Cleared
4 12 (8.57%) SC Cleared
5 7 (5.00%) CCNP
6 5 (3.57%) CCIE
6 5 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (2.86%) Degree
7 4 (2.86%) MCSA
8 3 (2.14%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (1.43%) DBS Check
9 2 (1.43%) MCSE
9 2 (1.43%) MOS
10 1 (0.71%) CCIP
10 1 (0.71%) CCSA
10 1 (0.71%) CCSP
10 1 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.71%) JNCIP
10 1 (0.71%) MCITP
10 1 (0.71%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.43%) SLA
2 6 (4.29%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 37 (26.43%) Active Directory
2 32 (22.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (14.29%) VMware ESX
4 18 (12.86%) Virtual Desktop
5 10 (7.14%) FreeRADIUS
6 8 (5.71%) Hyper-V
6 8 (5.71%) vSphere
7 7 (5.00%) Virtual Machines
8 6 (4.29%) Virtual Servers
9 4 (2.86%) XenApp
10 2 (1.43%) BitLocker
10 2 (1.43%) Terminal Server
10 2 (1.43%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (1.43%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.71%) Docker
11 1 (0.71%) iptables
11 1 (0.71%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.71%) Xen
Systems Management
1 12 (8.57%) Nagios
1 12 (8.57%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (7.86%) SCCM
3 8 (5.71%) WSUS
4 7 (5.00%) Puppet
5 5 (3.57%) Ansible
6 3 (2.14%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 3 (2.14%) Graphite
6 3 (2.14%) logstash
6 3 (2.14%) SCOM
6 3 (2.14%) Tivoli
7 2 (1.43%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.71%) Consul
8 1 (0.71%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (0.71%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.71%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.71%) NetApp OnCommand
8 1 (0.71%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.71%) OSSEC
8 1 (0.71%) vMotion
Vendors
1 45 (32.14%) VMware
2 44 (31.43%) Cisco
3 40 (28.57%) CheckPoint
4 34 (24.29%) Microsoft
5 23 (16.43%) F5
5 23 (16.43%) Juniper
6 19 (13.57%) Epicor
7 18 (12.86%) Avaya
8 16 (11.43%) Blue Coat
9 8 (5.71%) HP
9 8 (5.71%) Oracle
10 7 (5.00%) Citrix
11 6 (4.29%) Apple
12 5 (3.57%) Dell
12 5 (3.57%) IBM
12 5 (3.57%) Symantec
13 4 (2.86%) Remedy
14 2 (1.43%) AppSense
14 2 (1.43%) Google
14 2 (1.43%) Palo Alto
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