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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Domain Name System (DNS)
England / East of England
Rank 52 69 62
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -7
Contract jobs citing DNS 72 53 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 3.42% 2.25% 2.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.00% 15.96% 18.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 26 27
Median daily rate £333 £413 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.39% +2.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £271 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £578 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £345 £359
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -3.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 16
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £29.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -46.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £12.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.40 £20.00 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £20.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-11.25% -16.66%

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
360 332 357
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 17.08% 14.08% 14.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 179 173
Median daily rate £340 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.84% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £242 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £545 £476
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 31 67
Median hourly rate £19.90 £41.50 £23.31
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.04% +78.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £11.30 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

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 22 February 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 22 February 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 +4 18 £300 -27.27% 6
Cambridgeshire +13 14 £515 +96.19% 7
Essex -4 12 £200 -54.28%
Norfolk +14 11 £364 -9.06%
Bedfordshire +7 11 £500 -12.08% 2
Suffolk -2 6 £225 -24.05% 3
DNS
England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 67 (47.86%) Windows
2 54 (38.57%) DHCP
3 48 (34.29%) VMware
4 44 (31.43%) Linux
5 37 (26.43%) Cisco
6 35 (25.00%) Active Directory
6 35 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 32 (22.86%) CheckPoint
8 31 (22.14%) Firewall
9 29 (20.71%) Windows Server 2003
9 29 (20.71%) Microsoft
9 29 (20.71%) TCP/IP
9 29 (20.71%) IIS
10 28 (20.00%) ITIL
10 28 (20.00%) Finance
11 24 (17.14%) SQL
11 24 (17.14%) F5
12 23 (16.43%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 23 (16.43%) SharePoint
13 22 (15.71%) CRM
13 22 (15.71%) VMware ESX
13 22 (15.71%) Windows 7
14 21 (15.00%) LAN
14 21 (15.00%) BizTalk Server
15 20 (14.29%) Epicor
15 20 (14.29%) E-Commerce
15 20 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
15 20 (14.29%) Windows Server
16 19 (13.57%) Virtual Desktop
16 19 (13.57%) Opscode Chef

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 29 (20.71%) IIS
2 23 (16.43%) SharePoint
3 21 (15.00%) BizTalk Server
4 16 (11.43%) Apache
5 14 (10.00%) nginx
6 10 (7.14%) MS Exchange
7 7 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (4.29%) Tomcat
9 5 (3.57%) WebSphere
10 4 (2.86%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (2.86%) JBoss
11 3 (2.14%) IBM HTTP Server
11 3 (2.14%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 3 (2.14%) WebLogic
11 3 (2.14%) WebSphere Application Server
12 2 (1.43%) IBM Notes
12 2 (1.43%) Jetty
12 2 (1.43%) Mongrel
13 1 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 5 (3.57%) MS Office
2 4 (2.86%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.71%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (13.57%) IaaS
3 16 (11.43%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (6.43%) PaaS
5 7 (5.00%) Office 365
6 4 (2.86%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (2.14%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (1.43%) Google App Engine
8 2 (1.43%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (1.43%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.71%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.71%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.71%) G Suite
9 1 (0.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 54 (38.57%) DHCP
2 31 (22.14%) Firewall
3 29 (20.71%) TCP/IP
4 23 (16.43%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 21 (15.00%) LAN
6 18 (12.86%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 18 (12.86%) WAN
7 17 (12.14%) BIG-IP
7 17 (12.14%) HTTP
7 17 (12.14%) SSL
8 16 (11.43%) MPLS
9 15 (10.71%) Network Security
10 14 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
11 13 (9.29%) LDAP
12 12 (8.57%) VPN
13 10 (7.14%) FTP
14 9 (6.43%) VLAN
14 9 (6.43%) VoIP
15 8 (5.71%) Internet
15 8 (5.71%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.86%) Relational Database
2 9 (6.43%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (5.71%) MySQL
4 4 (2.86%) SQL Server
5 3 (2.14%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.14%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (2.14%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.71%) GIS
6 1 (0.71%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (5.71%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.43%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.43%) Travis CI
3 1 (0.71%) Selenium
3 1 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 28 (20.00%) Finance
2 11 (7.86%) Banking
3 6 (4.29%) Law
4 4 (2.86%) Marketing
5 3 (2.14%) Retail
5 3 (2.14%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.43%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.71%) Automotive
7 1 (0.71%) Local Government
7 1 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.71%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (21.43%) Network Engineer
2 21 (15.00%) Support Engineer
3 16 (11.43%) Operations Engineer
4 15 (10.71%) Architect
5 13 (9.29%) Analyst
6 12 (8.57%) Systems Administrator
7 11 (7.86%) Administrator
7 11 (7.86%) Infrastructure Architect
8 9 (6.43%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 8 (5.71%) DevOps Engineer
9 8 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 7 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
10 7 (5.00%) Consultant
11 6 (4.29%) 2nd Line Support
11 6 (4.29%) AWS Architect
11 6 (4.29%) Network Support
11 6 (4.29%) Network Support Engineer
11 6 (4.29%) Platform Engineer
11 6 (4.29%) Support Analyst
12 5 (3.57%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.86%) LAMP
2 9 (6.43%) .NET
3 8 (5.71%) JSON
3 8 (5.71%) Node.js
3 8 (5.71%) REST
4 5 (3.57%) J2EE
4 5 (3.57%) LEMP Stack
5 4 (2.86%) LAPP Stack
6 3 (2.14%) Middleware
6 3 (2.14%) OAuth
6 3 (2.14%) SAML
7 2 (1.43%) Servlets
8 1 (0.71%) Kafka
8 1 (0.71%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.43%) Data Centre
2 9 (6.43%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.57%) NHS
3 5 (3.57%) Video Conferencing
3 5 (3.57%) Wiki
4 4 (2.86%) Clustering
4 4 (2.86%) PKI
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 67 (47.86%) Windows
2 44 (31.43%) Linux
3 29 (20.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 22 (15.71%) Windows 7
5 20 (14.29%) Windows Server
6 19 (13.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 18 (12.86%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (5.71%) Ubuntu
8 8 (5.71%) Unix
9 7 (5.00%) CoreOS
10 4 (2.86%) Windows XP
11 3 (2.14%) AIX
11 3 (2.14%) Windows 10
12 2 (1.43%) Mac OS X
12 2 (1.43%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (1.43%) Windows 8
12 2 (1.43%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.71%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.71%) VMS
13 1 (0.71%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (20.00%) ITIL
2 22 (15.71%) CRM
3 20 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 18 (12.86%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (10.00%) Load Balancing
6 12 (8.57%) High Availability
7 10 (7.14%) Service Management
8 9 (6.43%) Capacity Planning
8 9 (6.43%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (6.43%) Enterprise Architecture
8 9 (6.43%) Service Delivery
9 8 (5.71%) Continuous Delivery
9 8 (5.71%) DevOps
9 8 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (5.00%) Capacity Management
10 7 (5.00%) Kanban
10 7 (5.00%) Scrum
10 7 (5.00%) SOA
10 7 (5.00%) TDD
11 5 (3.57%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (17.14%) SQL
2 13 (9.29%) PowerShell
2 13 (9.29%) Python
3 11 (7.86%) Java
4 8 (5.71%) JavaScript
5 6 (4.29%) Perl
6 5 (3.57%) PHP
6 5 (3.57%) Ruby
7 4 (2.86%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.43%) VBScript
9 1 (0.71%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.71%) C
9 1 (0.71%) Go
Qualifications
1 16 (11.43%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (8.57%) Security Cleared
3 11 (7.86%) SC Cleared
4 10 (7.14%) CCNA
5 5 (3.57%) CCIE
5 5 (3.57%) CCNP
5 5 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (2.86%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (2.86%) Degree
6 4 (2.86%) MCSA
7 2 (1.43%) DBS Check
7 2 (1.43%) MCSE
7 2 (1.43%) MOS
8 1 (0.71%) CCIP
8 1 (0.71%) CCSA
8 1 (0.71%) CCSE
8 1 (0.71%) CCSP
8 1 (0.71%) JNCIP
8 1 (0.71%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.43%) SLA
2 6 (4.29%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 35 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 35 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (15.71%) VMware ESX
3 19 (13.57%) Virtual Desktop
4 10 (7.14%) FreeRADIUS
5 8 (5.71%) Docker
5 8 (5.71%) vSphere
6 7 (5.00%) Hyper-V
6 7 (5.00%) Virtual Machines
7 6 (4.29%) Virtual Servers
8 4 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (2.14%) XenDesktop
10 2 (1.43%) BitLocker
10 2 (1.43%) Xen
10 2 (1.43%) XenApp
11 1 (0.71%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 19 (13.57%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (7.86%) Nagios
2 11 (7.86%) SCCM
3 8 (5.71%) Puppet
3 8 (5.71%) WSUS
4 6 (4.29%) Ansible
5 3 (2.14%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 3 (2.14%) Graphite
5 3 (2.14%) logstash
5 3 (2.14%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (2.14%) Tivoli
6 2 (1.43%) SCOM
6 2 (1.43%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.71%) collectd
7 1 (0.71%) Consul
7 1 (0.71%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.71%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.71%) NetApp OnCommand
7 1 (0.71%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.71%) vMotion
Vendors
1 48 (34.29%) VMware
2 37 (26.43%) Cisco
3 32 (22.86%) CheckPoint
4 29 (20.71%) Microsoft
5 24 (17.14%) F5
6 20 (14.29%) Epicor
7 19 (13.57%) Avaya
8 18 (12.86%) Blue Coat
9 13 (9.29%) Juniper
10 8 (5.71%) Citrix
10 8 (5.71%) HP
10 8 (5.71%) Oracle
11 7 (5.00%) Apple
12 5 (3.57%) Dell
12 5 (3.57%) IBM
12 5 (3.57%) Remedy
12 5 (3.57%) Symantec
13 3 (2.14%) Google
13 3 (2.14%) Intel Security
13 3 (2.14%) SolarWinds
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