The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 51 45 42
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -3
Contract jobs citing DNS 8 14 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.69% 2.22% 3.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.11% 9.86% 19.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 15
Median daily rate £370 £328 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.97% -15.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £241 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £395 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £328 £330 £300
% change year-on-year
-0.75% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £29.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.25 £21.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+31.39% +34.37%
DNS
East of 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 Essex region.

Communications & Networking Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
61 142 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 12.90% 22.50% 17.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 77 64
Median daily rate £275 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 5
Median hourly rate £34.70 £21.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.39% +34.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.50 £21.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.35 £116.00 £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% +38.88%

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Essex region citing DNS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

DNS
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

DNS Daily Rate Trend in Essex

DNS
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

DNS Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

DNS
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the Essex region over the 3 months to 24 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
Southend-on-Sea +5 3 £360 -
Basildon - 1 - -
DNS
East of England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 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 Essex region with a requirement for DNS.

1 12 (66.67%) Windows
2 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
2 11 (61.11%) Active Directory
3 9 (50.00%) DHCP
4 8 (44.44%) Citrix
5 7 (38.89%) VMware
5 7 (38.89%) Apache
5 7 (38.89%) MS Excel
5 7 (38.89%) MS Exchange
5 7 (38.89%) SCCM
6 6 (33.33%) Solaris
6 6 (33.33%) Unix
6 6 (33.33%) WebLogic
6 6 (33.33%) J2EE
6 6 (33.33%) Oracle
6 6 (33.33%) Shell Script
7 5 (27.78%) WebLogic Portal
7 5 (27.78%) BEA
8 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
8 4 (22.22%) MySQL
8 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (22.22%) High Availability
8 4 (22.22%) Windows Server
9 3 (16.67%) Office 365
9 3 (16.67%) MS Office
9 3 (16.67%) ITIL
9 3 (16.67%) IBM Notes
9 3 (16.67%) IBM Domino

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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 7 (38.89%) Apache
1 7 (38.89%) MS Exchange
2 6 (33.33%) WebLogic
3 5 (27.78%) WebLogic Portal
4 3 (16.67%) IBM Domino
4 3 (16.67%) IBM Notes
5 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
6 1 (5.56%) IIS
6 1 (5.56%) Jetty
6 1 (5.56%) nginx
6 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
6 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (38.89%) MS Excel
2 3 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Office 365
2 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (5.56%) Google App Engine
2 1 (5.56%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 9 (50.00%) DHCP
2 2 (11.11%) Firewall
2 2 (11.11%) NetScaler
2 2 (11.11%) SAN
3 1 (5.56%) FTP
3 1 (5.56%) HTTP
3 1 (5.56%) IPsec
3 1 (5.56%) LAN
3 1 (5.56%) SSL
3 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.56%) WAN
3 1 (5.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) MySQL
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.56%) MSI
1 1 (5.56%) Travis CI
General
1 2 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Support Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) SCCM Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Desktop Support
4 2 (11.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support
4 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Lotus Notes Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Lotus Notes Support
4 2 (11.11%) Solaris Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Support Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (5.56%) Development Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) SAN Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Desktop Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Server Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) J2EE
2 3 (16.67%) Middleware
3 1 (5.56%) .NET
3 1 (5.56%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.56%) Fat Client
2 1 (5.56%) NHS
2 1 (5.56%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 12 (66.67%) Windows
2 6 (33.33%) Solaris
2 6 (33.33%) Unix
3 4 (22.22%) Windows Server
3 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.56%) Linux
5 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (5.56%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) High Availability
2 3 (16.67%) ITIL
2 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (11.11%) Data Centre Operations
4 1 (5.56%) Change Management
4 1 (5.56%) Coaching
4 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (5.56%) DevOps
4 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.56%) Open Source
4 1 (5.56%) Project Management
4 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 2 (11.11%) SQL
3 1 (5.56%) Java
3 1 (5.56%) Perl
3 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) CCNA
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) MCSE
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 11 (61.11%) Active Directory
2 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (11.11%) vSphere
3 2 (11.11%) XenApp
4 1 (5.56%) Firmware
4 1 (5.56%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (5.56%) Xen
4 1 (5.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (38.89%) SCCM
2 2 (11.11%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (11.11%) SCOM
3 1 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (5.56%) Puppet
3 1 (5.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
2 8 (44.44%) Citrix
3 7 (38.89%) VMware
4 6 (33.33%) Oracle
5 5 (27.78%) BEA
6 3 (16.67%) HP
6 3 (16.67%) IBM
6 3 (16.67%) Lotus
7 2 (11.11%) 3PAR
7 2 (11.11%) NetApp
7 2 (11.11%) webMethods
8 1 (5.56%) AppSense
8 1 (5.56%) Cisco
8 1 (5.56%) Google
8 1 (5.56%) Wyse