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 27 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 46 35 59
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +24
Contract jobs citing DNS 5 20 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.17% 3.92% 1.06%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.49% 23.53% 4.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Median daily rate £363 £260 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.42% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £34.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +151.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £21.53 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+23.11% +19.58%
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
91 85 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 21.26% 16.67% 24.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 32 68
Median daily rate £325 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £538 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 11
Median hourly rate £36.00 £34.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +21.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -8.67%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DNS across the Essex region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016.

DNS Daily Rate Histogram 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 27 September 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
Chelmsford - 1 £200 -
Colchester - 1 - -
Rayleigh - 1 £413 -
DNS
East of England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 8 (61.54%) Windows
1 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
2 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
3 5 (38.46%) Shell Script
3 5 (38.46%) Solaris
3 5 (38.46%) Oracle
3 5 (38.46%) WebLogic
3 5 (38.46%) Apache
3 5 (38.46%) Unix
4 4 (30.77%) SCCM
4 4 (30.77%) DHCP
4 4 (30.77%) J2EE
4 4 (30.77%) WebLogic Portal
4 4 (30.77%) BEA
4 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
5 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (23.08%) HP
5 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (23.08%) Middleware
5 3 (23.08%) MySQL
5 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
6 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
6 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
6 2 (15.38%) assyst
6 2 (15.38%) Smartphone
6 2 (15.38%) Clearswift
6 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (15.38%) VMware

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 5 (38.46%) Apache
1 5 (38.46%) WebLogic
2 4 (30.77%) WebLogic Portal
3 2 (15.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
4 1 (7.69%) IIS
4 1 (7.69%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (15.38%) iTunes
3 1 (7.69%) IaaS
3 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) DHCP
2 1 (7.69%) Firewall
2 1 (7.69%) Network Security
2 1 (7.69%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MSI
General
1 1 (7.69%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Server Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Solaris Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (7.69%) Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Development Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Network Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) SCCM Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Development Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Solaris Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Wintel Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) J2EE
2 3 (23.08%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Blackberry
1 2 (15.38%) Smartphone
2 1 (7.69%) CMDB
2 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) Solaris
2 5 (38.46%) Unix
3 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (7.69%) Linux
6 1 (7.69%) Windows 10
6 1 (7.69%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
1 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (7.69%) Change Control
2 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
2 1 (7.69%) Patch Management
2 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (7.69%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) Shell Script
2 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
3 1 (7.69%) VB
3 1 (7.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (15.38%) vSphere
3 1 (7.69%) Firmware
3 1 (7.69%) ISA Server
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (7.69%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (7.69%) VMware ESX
3 1 (7.69%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) SCCM
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (7.69%) NetApp OnCommand
3 1 (7.69%) vMotion
3 1 (7.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 5 (38.46%) Oracle
3 4 (30.77%) BEA
4 3 (23.08%) HP
5 2 (15.38%) Apple
5 2 (15.38%) Citrix
5 2 (15.38%) Clearswift
5 2 (15.38%) VMware
6 1 (7.69%) AppSense
6 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
6 1 (7.69%) F5
6 1 (7.69%) Juniper
6 1 (7.69%) Palo Alto
6 1 (7.69%) Remedy
6 1 (7.69%) ServiceNow
6 1 (7.69%) Symantec
6 1 (7.69%) webMethods
6 1 (7.69%) Wyse