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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 48 49 45
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Contract jobs citing DNS 10 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 2.06% 1.60% 1.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.00% 8.47% 10.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 8
Median daily rate £371 £388 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.19% +47.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £278 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £398 £408
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £349 £313
% change year-on-year
-6.81% +11.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £29.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.25 £20.09 £16.75
% change year-on-year
+40.59% +19.95%
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
100 118 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 20.62% 18.85% 18.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 67 60
Median daily rate £275 £394 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.15% +31.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £265 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £475 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 5
Median hourly rate £34.70 £21.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.39% -14.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.50 £21.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.53 £49.00 £30.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +7.62%

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 30 July 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 - 3 £360 -
Basildon - 1 - -
Colchester - 1 - -
DNS
East of England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 9 (60.00%) Windows
1 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
3 6 (40.00%) SCCM
3 6 (40.00%) Shell Script
3 6 (40.00%) Solaris
3 6 (40.00%) Apache
3 6 (40.00%) Oracle
3 6 (40.00%) WebLogic
3 6 (40.00%) Unix
4 5 (33.33%) J2EE
4 5 (33.33%) WebLogic Portal
4 5 (33.33%) BEA
5 4 (26.67%) MySQL
5 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
5 4 (26.67%) DHCP
5 4 (26.67%) VMware
5 4 (26.67%) Windows Server
6 3 (20.00%) Data Centre
6 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (20.00%) HP
6 3 (20.00%) Citrix
6 3 (20.00%) Middleware
7 2 (13.33%) webMethods
7 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (13.33%) SAN
7 2 (13.33%) NetApp
7 2 (13.33%) Apple

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 6 (40.00%) Apache
1 6 (40.00%) WebLogic
2 5 (33.33%) WebLogic Portal
3 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
4 2 (13.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (6.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (13.33%) iTunes
3 1 (6.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) DHCP
2 2 (13.33%) Firewall
2 2 (13.33%) SAN
3 1 (6.67%) LAN
3 1 (6.67%) WAN
3 1 (6.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) MySQL
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MSI
General
1 1 (6.67%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Support
2 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Server Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Solaris Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Support Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 1 (6.67%) Development Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) IT Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) NetApp Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) SCCM Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Development Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Solaris Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Wintel Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) J2EE
2 3 (20.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (13.33%) Blackberry
2 2 (13.33%) Smartphone
3 1 (6.67%) CMDB
3 1 (6.67%) Fat Client
3 1 (6.67%) NHS
3 1 (6.67%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Windows
2 6 (40.00%) Solaris
2 6 (40.00%) Unix
3 4 (26.67%) Windows Server
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (6.67%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (13.33%) Data Centre Operations
2 2 (13.33%) High Availability
3 1 (6.67%) Change Control
3 1 (6.67%) Change Management
3 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (6.67%) Project Management
3 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (6.67%) VB
3 1 (6.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) CCNA
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) MCSE
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (13.33%) vSphere
4 1 (6.67%) Firmware
4 1 (6.67%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (6.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (40.00%) SCCM
2 2 (13.33%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (13.33%) SCOM
3 1 (6.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (40.00%) Oracle
3 5 (33.33%) BEA
4 4 (26.67%) VMware
5 3 (20.00%) Citrix
5 3 (20.00%) HP
6 2 (13.33%) Apple
6 2 (13.33%) Clearswift
6 2 (13.33%) NetApp
6 2 (13.33%) webMethods
7 1 (6.67%) AppSense
7 1 (6.67%) Cisco
7 1 (6.67%) F5
7 1 (6.67%) Remedy
7 1 (6.67%) ServiceNow
7 1 (6.67%) Symantec
7 1 (6.67%) Wyse