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 25 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 53 42 39
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -3
Contract jobs citing DNS 5 13 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.13% 2.45% 3.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.36% 12.15% 19.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 14
Median daily rate £320 £255 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.49% -35.23%
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £303
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +7.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £29.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £25.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +56.25%
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
44 107 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 9.98% 20.15% 16.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 53 63
Median daily rate £348 £325 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.92% -16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £170 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £438 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £326
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 4
Median hourly rate £36.00 £21.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+67.44% +34.37%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £26.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +30.00%

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 25 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
Southend-on-Sea +2 2 - -
Basildon - 1 - -
DNS
East of England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 25 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 Essex region with a requirement for DNS.

1 13 (72.22%) Windows
1 13 (72.22%) Microsoft
1 13 (72.22%) Active Directory
2 12 (66.67%) DHCP
3 9 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 9 (50.00%) VMware
4 8 (44.44%) Citrix
4 8 (44.44%) SCCM
5 7 (38.89%) MS Exchange
6 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (22.22%) High Availability
7 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (22.22%) Apache
7 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
7 4 (22.22%) J2EE
7 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
8 3 (16.67%) IPsec
8 3 (16.67%) HP
8 3 (16.67%) Lotus
8 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
8 3 (16.67%) MS Office
8 3 (16.67%) ITIL
8 3 (16.67%) Linux
8 3 (16.67%) IBM Notes
8 3 (16.67%) IBM Domino
8 3 (16.67%) SSL
8 3 (16.67%) FTP
8 3 (16.67%) HTTP
8 3 (16.67%) IBM

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%) MS Exchange
2 4 (22.22%) Apache
3 3 (16.67%) IBM Domino
3 3 (16.67%) IBM Notes
4 2 (11.11%) IIS
4 2 (11.11%) Jetty
4 2 (11.11%) nginx
4 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
4 2 (11.11%) Tomcat
4 2 (11.11%) WebLogic
4 2 (11.11%) WebLogic Portal
4 2 (11.11%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (16.67%) Google App Engine
1 3 (16.67%) Google Cloud Platform
1 3 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (66.67%) DHCP
2 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
3 3 (16.67%) FTP
3 3 (16.67%) HTTP
3 3 (16.67%) IPsec
3 3 (16.67%) SSL
4 2 (11.11%) Firewall
4 2 (11.11%) LAN
4 2 (11.11%) NetScaler
4 2 (11.11%) SAN
4 2 (11.11%) WAN
5 1 (5.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) MySQL
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (11.11%) MSI
2 2 (11.11%) Travis CI
General
1 2 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Desktop Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Support Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Desktop Support
3 3 (16.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) SCCM Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Development Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) IT Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Lotus Notes Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Lotus Notes Support
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Support Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Linux 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 4 (22.22%) J2EE
2 2 (11.11%) .NET
2 2 (11.11%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.56%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.56%) Fat Client
2 1 (5.56%) iPhone
2 1 (5.56%) NHS
2 1 (5.56%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 13 (72.22%) Windows
2 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (16.67%) Linux
3 3 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 2 (11.11%) Solaris
4 2 (11.11%) Unix
4 2 (11.11%) Windows 10
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.56%) Android
5 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) High Availability
2 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (16.67%) DevOps
2 3 (16.67%) ITIL
3 2 (11.11%) Coaching
3 2 (11.11%) Data Centre Operations
3 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
3 2 (11.11%) Open Source
3 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.56%) Application Packaging
4 1 (5.56%) Change Management
4 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (5.56%) Microservices
4 1 (5.56%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (5.56%) Project Management
4 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.56%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) Java
1 2 (11.11%) Perl
1 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
1 2 (11.11%) Shell Script
1 2 (11.11%) SQL
1 2 (11.11%) VB
2 1 (5.56%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) CCNA
1 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
1 1 (5.56%) MCSE
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 13 (72.22%) Active Directory
2 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (16.67%) vSphere
3 3 (16.67%) Xen
4 2 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (11.11%) XenApp
4 2 (11.11%) XenDesktop
5 1 (5.56%) Firmware
5 1 (5.56%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 8 (44.44%) SCCM
2 3 (16.67%) Puppet
3 2 (11.11%) SCOM
4 1 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (5.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (72.22%) Microsoft
2 9 (50.00%) VMware
3 8 (44.44%) Citrix
4 3 (16.67%) Google
4 3 (16.67%) HP
4 3 (16.67%) IBM
4 3 (16.67%) Lotus
5 2 (11.11%) 3PAR
5 2 (11.11%) AppSense
5 2 (11.11%) BEA
5 2 (11.11%) NetApp
5 2 (11.11%) Oracle
5 2 (11.11%) Wyse
6 1 (5.56%) Cisco
6 1 (5.56%) webMethods