The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire 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 30 38 59
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +21
Contract jobs citing DNS 33 26 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 4.34% 3.50% 2.01%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.00% 15.85% 12.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 4 5
Median daily rate £320 £275 £160
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.36% +71.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £248 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £300 £344
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 12 3
Median hourly rate £25.50 £21.53 £29.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.46% -27.64%
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 Hertfordshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
165 164 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 21.68% 22.10% 16.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 64 63
Median daily rate £375 £400 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +19.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £248 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £600 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 19 13
Median hourly rate £33.50 £21.53 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.63% +32.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.90 £14.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £35.25 £35.18
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 Hertfordshire

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

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

DNS
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

DNS Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

DNS
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

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

DNS Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

DNS
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

DNS Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

DNS
Hourly Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

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

DNS Hourly Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

DNS
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the Hertfordshire 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
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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
Watford +11 16 £290 +31.81% 2
Welwyn Garden City -4 2 £458 - 2
St Albans +1 1 - -
Stevenage -6 1 - -
Welwyn - 1 - -
Hoddesdon - 1 - -
DNS
East of England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for DNS.

1 35 (64.81%) Cisco
2 29 (53.70%) CheckPoint
3 28 (51.85%) Firewall
4 23 (42.59%) CCNA
4 23 (42.59%) Cisco Certification
5 22 (40.74%) Juniper
6 21 (38.89%) DHCP
7 17 (31.48%) VPN
8 16 (29.63%) F5
9 15 (27.78%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 14 (25.93%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 14 (25.93%) BIG-IP
11 11 (20.37%) Blue Coat
11 11 (20.37%) LAN
11 11 (20.37%) Active Directory
12 10 (18.52%) MPLS
12 10 (18.52%) Microsoft
12 10 (18.52%) Cisco ASA
12 10 (18.52%) VMware
13 9 (16.67%) SC Cleared
13 9 (16.67%) Security Cleared
13 9 (16.67%) Local Government
13 9 (16.67%) Windows
13 9 (16.67%) Data Centre
14 8 (14.81%) Linux
15 7 (12.96%) ITIL
15 7 (12.96%) CCNP
15 7 (12.96%) Disaster Recovery
16 6 (11.11%) Finance
16 6 (11.11%) Banking

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 4 (7.41%) Apache
1 4 (7.41%) Elasticsearch
1 4 (7.41%) nginx
2 3 (5.56%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (7.41%) MS Office
2 2 (3.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.56%) Office 365
2 1 (1.85%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 28 (51.85%) Firewall
2 21 (38.89%) DHCP
3 17 (31.48%) VPN
4 15 (27.78%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 14 (25.93%) BIG-IP
5 14 (25.93%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 11 (20.37%) LAN
7 10 (18.52%) Cisco ASA
7 10 (18.52%) MPLS
8 6 (11.11%) Network Security
9 5 (9.26%) TCP/IP
10 4 (7.41%) Internet
10 4 (7.41%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (3.70%) BGP
11 2 (3.70%) Intrusion Detection
11 2 (3.70%) IP Telephony
11 2 (3.70%) IPsec
11 2 (3.70%) OSPF
11 2 (3.70%) SNMP
11 2 (3.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.41%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Xcode
General
1 9 (16.67%) Local Government
2 6 (11.11%) Banking
2 6 (11.11%) Finance
3 4 (7.41%) Law
4 3 (5.56%) Retail
4 3 (5.56%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.85%) Advertising
5 1 (1.85%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 30 (55.56%) Network Engineer
2 7 (12.96%) Administrator
2 7 (12.96%) Consultant
2 7 (12.96%) Network Consultant
3 5 (9.26%) Analyst
4 4 (7.41%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (5.56%) Cisco Engineer
5 3 (5.56%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 3 (5.56%) Network Security Engineer
5 3 (5.56%) Security Engineer
5 3 (5.56%) Support Analyst
6 2 (3.70%) Help Desk Analyst
6 2 (3.70%) Help Desk Support
6 2 (3.70%) Help Desk Support Analyst
6 2 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (3.70%) IT Engineer
6 2 (3.70%) Network Analyst
6 2 (3.70%) Server Engineer
6 2 (3.70%) Support Engineer
6 2 (3.70%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.41%) LAMP
2 2 (3.70%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.85%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.85%) CCTV
2 1 (1.85%) Digital Media
2 1 (1.85%) Fat Client
2 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.85%) NHS
2 1 (1.85%) Thin Client
2 1 (1.85%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.67%) Windows
2 8 (14.81%) Linux
3 4 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (5.56%) Windows Server
4 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.70%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.85%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.85%) Mac OS X Server
6 1 (1.85%) Unix
6 1 (1.85%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.85%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.85%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (12.96%) Disaster Recovery
1 7 (12.96%) ITIL
2 4 (7.41%) Load Balancing
3 3 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (5.56%) Change Management
3 3 (5.56%) Software Testing
4 2 (3.70%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (3.70%) Project Management
4 2 (3.70%) Server Hardening
5 1 (1.85%) CRM
5 1 (1.85%) Data Management
5 1 (1.85%) ERP
5 1 (1.85%) Identity Access Management
5 1 (1.85%) Information Security
5 1 (1.85%) Migration
5 1 (1.85%) Network Load Balancing
5 1 (1.85%) Test Scripting
5 1 (1.85%) Validation
5 1 (1.85%) Web Development
5 1 (1.85%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.70%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.85%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.85%) Java
2 1 (1.85%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.85%) PHP
2 1 (1.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (42.59%) CCNA
1 23 (42.59%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 9 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 7 (12.96%) CCNP
4 4 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (3.70%) Degree
5 2 (3.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (3.70%) MCITP
5 2 (3.70%) MCSA
6 1 (1.85%) CCIE
6 1 (1.85%) CCSA
6 1 (1.85%) DBS Check
6 1 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 11 (20.37%) Active Directory
2 6 (11.11%) vSphere
3 4 (7.41%) FreeRADIUS
4 3 (5.56%) XenApp
5 2 (3.70%) Firmware
5 2 (3.70%) NFS
6 1 (1.85%) BitLocker
6 1 (1.85%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.85%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.85%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.85%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (1.85%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (11.11%) SCCM
2 4 (7.41%) Graphite
2 4 (7.41%) logstash
2 4 (7.41%) Nagios
2 4 (7.41%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.85%) Casper Suite
3 1 (1.85%) Puppet
3 1 (1.85%) SCOM
3 1 (1.85%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (1.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 35 (64.81%) Cisco
2 29 (53.70%) CheckPoint
3 22 (40.74%) Juniper
4 16 (29.63%) F5
5 11 (20.37%) Blue Coat
6 10 (18.52%) Microsoft
6 10 (18.52%) VMware
7 5 (9.26%) Citrix
8 2 (3.70%) Dell
9 1 (1.85%) Adobe
9 1 (1.85%) Apple
9 1 (1.85%) AppSense
9 1 (1.85%) Nortel
9 1 (1.85%) Remedy
9 1 (1.85%) Siemens
9 1 (1.85%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.85%) SonicWALL
9 1 (1.85%) Symantec
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