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 27 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 79 64 70
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +6
Contract jobs citing DNS 53 80 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.12% 2.88% 2.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.17% 14.81% 16.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 39 34
Median daily rate £325 £325 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £181 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £375 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £303
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +7.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 13 5
Median hourly rate £37.50 £14.85 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+152.52% +2.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £9.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £42.00 £29.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £25.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +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
374 540 425
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 14.93% 19.45% 14.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 278 208
Median daily rate £400 £313 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% -0.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £190 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £438 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £340 £333
% change year-on-year
+8.38% +2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 63 33
Median hourly rate £42.50 £30.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.34% +10.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

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 27 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 27 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
Cambridgeshire +1 16 £340 +4.61% 10
Hertfordshire -12 16 £488 +39.50% 3
Norfolk +3 7 £315 +106.55% 1
Suffolk +2 5 £190 - 2
Bedfordshire 0 5 £140 -51.30% 2
Essex -7 5 £320 -1.53% 1
DNS
England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 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 65 (59.63%) Windows
2 49 (44.95%) Active Directory
3 37 (33.94%) Microsoft
3 37 (33.94%) ITIL
4 36 (33.03%) DHCP
5 30 (27.52%) Cisco
5 30 (27.52%) VMware
6 29 (26.61%) Firewall
7 24 (22.02%) Finance
8 23 (21.10%) Linux
8 23 (21.10%) SQL
9 22 (20.18%) Citrix
9 22 (20.18%) Windows Server 2008
10 20 (18.35%) VMware Infrastructure
10 20 (18.35%) CheckPoint
10 20 (18.35%) F5
11 19 (17.43%) High Availability
11 19 (17.43%) Data Centre
11 19 (17.43%) LAN
11 19 (17.43%) WAN
11 19 (17.43%) IIS
12 18 (16.51%) SharePoint
12 18 (16.51%) MS Exchange
13 17 (15.60%) BIG-IP
13 17 (15.60%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 17 (15.60%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 17 (15.60%) Windows 7
13 17 (15.60%) Windows Server
14 16 (14.68%) Load Balancing
14 16 (14.68%) Windows Server 2003

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 (17.43%) IIS
2 18 (16.51%) MS Exchange
2 18 (16.51%) SharePoint
3 9 (8.26%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (7.34%) BizTalk Server
4 8 (7.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 6 (5.50%) nginx
5 6 (5.50%) SharePoint 2010
5 6 (5.50%) Skype for Business
5 6 (5.50%) WebSphere
6 5 (4.59%) Apache
6 5 (4.59%) Tomcat
7 4 (3.67%) IBM Domino
7 4 (3.67%) Jetty
8 3 (2.75%) IBM Notes
9 2 (1.83%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (1.83%) WebLogic
9 2 (1.83%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 11 (10.09%) MS Excel
2 8 (7.34%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.92%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.09%) Office 365
2 9 (8.26%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (4.59%) IaaS
4 3 (2.75%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (2.75%) Google App Engine
4 3 (2.75%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (2.75%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (1.83%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.92%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 36 (33.03%) DHCP
2 29 (26.61%) Firewall
3 19 (17.43%) LAN
3 19 (17.43%) WAN
4 17 (15.60%) BIG-IP
4 17 (15.60%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 17 (15.60%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 15 (13.76%) Cisco ASA
5 15 (13.76%) SAN
5 15 (13.76%) TCP/IP
6 14 (12.84%) MPLS
7 9 (8.26%) SSL
7 9 (8.26%) Wi-Fi
8 8 (7.34%) VLAN
9 7 (6.42%) NetScaler
10 6 (5.50%) HTTP
10 6 (5.50%) IP Telephony
11 5 (4.59%) ATM
11 5 (4.59%) FTP
11 5 (4.59%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.93%) SQL Server
2 10 (9.17%) MySQL
3 4 (3.67%) Relational Database
3 4 (3.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (2.75%) MongoDB
4 3 (2.75%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (2.75%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.83%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (6.42%) Jenkins
1 7 (6.42%) JIRA
2 4 (3.67%) Travis CI
3 3 (2.75%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (1.83%) MSI
5 1 (0.92%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.92%) Hudson
5 1 (0.92%) Maven
5 1 (0.92%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.92%) Protractor
5 1 (0.92%) Selenium
5 1 (0.92%) Subversion
5 1 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.92%) Vagrant
General
1 24 (22.02%) Finance
2 11 (10.09%) Banking
3 5 (4.59%) Advertising
4 3 (2.75%) Law
4 3 (2.75%) Retail
5 2 (1.83%) Local Government
5 2 (1.83%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.92%) Electronics
6 1 (0.92%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.92%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 19 (17.43%) Analyst
2 12 (11.01%) Support Engineer
3 11 (10.09%) Support Analyst
4 10 (9.17%) Administrator
4 10 (9.17%) Desktop Support
4 10 (9.17%) Network Engineer
5 8 (7.34%) 3rd Line Support
5 8 (7.34%) Consultant
5 8 (7.34%) Systems Administrator
6 7 (6.42%) DevOps Engineer
6 7 (6.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (6.42%) Operations Engineer
6 7 (6.42%) Server Engineer
7 6 (5.50%) Architect
7 6 (5.50%) Desktop Analyst
7 6 (5.50%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 6 (5.50%) Infrastructure Architect
7 6 (5.50%) Infrastructure Support
7 6 (5.50%) Technical Specialist
8 5 (4.59%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.59%) .NET
2 4 (3.67%) J2EE
2 4 (3.67%) LEMP Stack
2 4 (3.67%) Servlets
3 3 (2.75%) LAMP
4 2 (1.83%) LAPP Stack
5 1 (0.92%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.92%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.92%) HTML
5 1 (0.92%) Middleware
5 1 (0.92%) REST
5 1 (0.92%) SOAP
5 1 (0.92%) Spring
5 1 (0.92%) Spring Boot
5 1 (0.92%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (17.43%) Data Centre
2 6 (5.50%) Blackberry
2 6 (5.50%) Fat Client
2 6 (5.50%) Thin Client
3 5 (4.59%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.83%) Enterprise Cloud
4 2 (1.83%) iPhone
4 2 (1.83%) NHS
5 1 (0.92%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.92%) iPad
5 1 (0.92%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.92%) Reinsurance
5 1 (0.92%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 65 (59.63%) Windows
2 23 (21.10%) Linux
3 22 (20.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (15.60%) Windows 7
4 17 (15.60%) Windows Server
5 16 (14.68%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (11.01%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (10.09%) Unix
8 10 (9.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (9.17%) Solaris
9 8 (7.34%) Windows XP
10 4 (3.67%) Windows 2000 Server
11 3 (2.75%) CentOS
11 3 (2.75%) Windows 10
12 2 (1.83%) Android
12 2 (1.83%) Mac OS
12 2 (1.83%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.92%) AIX
13 1 (0.92%) HPUX
13 1 (0.92%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (33.94%) ITIL
2 19 (17.43%) High Availability
3 16 (14.68%) Load Balancing
4 14 (12.84%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (11.01%) Configuration Management
5 12 (11.01%) Disaster Recovery
6 11 (10.09%) Open Source
7 10 (9.17%) DevOps
8 9 (8.26%) Kalman Filter
9 8 (7.34%) CRM
9 8 (7.34%) Project Management
10 7 (6.42%) Change Control
10 7 (6.42%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (6.42%) Incident Management
11 6 (5.50%) Application Packaging
11 6 (5.50%) Service Management
12 5 (4.59%) E-Commerce
12 5 (4.59%) Performance Management
12 5 (4.59%) Service Delivery
13 4 (3.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 23 (21.10%) SQL
2 10 (9.17%) Shell Script
3 8 (7.34%) PL/SQL
4 6 (5.50%) PowerShell
5 5 (4.59%) Perl
6 4 (3.67%) Bash Shell
6 4 (3.67%) Java
6 4 (3.67%) Python
7 3 (2.75%) Ruby
8 2 (1.83%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.83%) VB
8 2 (1.83%) VBScript
9 1 (0.92%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (8.26%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (7.34%) CCNA
3 7 (6.42%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (6.42%) Security Cleared
4 5 (4.59%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (3.67%) CCNP
6 3 (2.75%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (2.75%) Degree
6 3 (2.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (2.75%) MCSA
6 3 (2.75%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.83%) CCIE
7 2 (1.83%) MCSE
8 1 (0.92%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.92%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.67%) SLA
2 3 (2.75%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 49 (44.95%) Active Directory
2 20 (18.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (9.17%) vSphere
4 8 (7.34%) iptables
4 8 (7.34%) VMware ESX
5 7 (6.42%) Postfix
5 7 (6.42%) Sendmail
5 7 (6.42%) XenApp
6 4 (3.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 4 (3.67%) MetaFrame
7 3 (2.75%) Firmware
7 3 (2.75%) Xen
7 3 (2.75%) XenDesktop
8 2 (1.83%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.92%) Docker
9 1 (0.92%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.92%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 15 (13.76%) Puppet
2 12 (11.01%) SCCM
3 9 (8.26%) Nagios
4 8 (7.34%) OSSEC
5 7 (6.42%) Cobbler
6 5 (4.59%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (3.67%) Backup Exec
8 3 (2.75%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (2.75%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 2 (1.83%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 2 (1.83%) SCOM
10 1 (0.92%) Red Hat Satellite
10 1 (0.92%) WSUS
Vendors
1 37 (33.94%) Microsoft
2 30 (27.52%) Cisco
2 30 (27.52%) VMware
3 22 (20.18%) Citrix
4 20 (18.35%) CheckPoint
4 20 (18.35%) F5
5 14 (12.84%) Blue Coat
6 13 (11.93%) HP
7 12 (11.01%) Oracle
8 10 (9.17%) Red Hat
9 9 (8.26%) LogRhythm
10 8 (7.34%) EMC
10 8 (7.34%) TippingPoint
11 7 (6.42%) ServiceNow
11 7 (6.42%) SolarWinds
11 7 (6.42%) Splunk
11 7 (6.42%) Symantec
12 5 (4.59%) Nortel
12 5 (4.59%) Siemens
13 4 (3.67%) Lotus
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