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 24 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 44 31 43
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +12
Contract jobs citing DNS 17 35 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.50% 4.70% 2.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.28% 16.75% 14.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 8
Median daily rate £483 £350 £190
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.85% +84.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £303 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £372 £268
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £303
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +7.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 1
Median hourly rate - £9.63 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -71.26%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.04 £25.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+8.15% +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 Hertfordshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
128 209 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 18.82% 28.05% 19.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 94 56
Median daily rate £425 £348 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.30% +15.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £215 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £327
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 17 7
Median hourly rate £17.00 £12.25 £23.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.77% -48.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.57 £32.00 £33.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+34.61% +30.00%

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 24 May 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
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 24 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
Welwyn Garden City -2 4 £516 +47.50%
Hemel Hempstead - 2 £320 - 1
DNS
East of England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

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

1 23 (71.88%) Cisco
2 19 (59.38%) CheckPoint
2 19 (59.38%) F5
3 17 (53.13%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 17 (53.13%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 17 (53.13%) BIG-IP
4 14 (43.75%) Cisco ASA
4 14 (43.75%) MPLS
4 14 (43.75%) Blue Coat
5 13 (40.63%) Firewall
6 12 (37.50%) Finance
7 9 (28.13%) LAN
8 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 8 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
8 8 (25.00%) Data Centre
9 7 (21.88%) Banking
9 7 (21.88%) WAN
9 7 (21.88%) ITIL
9 7 (21.88%) Active Directory
10 6 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (18.75%) Project Management
10 6 (18.75%) IP Telephony
10 6 (18.75%) VLAN
11 5 (15.63%) Fat Client
11 5 (15.63%) NetScaler
11 5 (15.63%) Advertising
11 5 (15.63%) CCNA
11 5 (15.63%) Thin Client
11 5 (15.63%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (15.63%) Siemens

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:

Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 17 (53.13%) BIG-IP
1 17 (53.13%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 17 (53.13%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 14 (43.75%) Cisco ASA
2 14 (43.75%) MPLS
3 13 (40.63%) Firewall
4 9 (28.13%) LAN
5 8 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
6 7 (21.88%) WAN
7 6 (18.75%) IP Telephony
7 6 (18.75%) VLAN
8 5 (15.63%) ATM
8 5 (15.63%) NetScaler
9 4 (12.50%) TCP/IP
10 3 (9.38%) DHCP
11 2 (6.25%) 3G
11 2 (6.25%) 4G
11 2 (6.25%) LTE
11 2 (6.25%) WLAN
12 1 (3.13%) Cisco IOS
General
1 12 (37.50%) Finance
2 7 (21.88%) Banking
3 5 (15.63%) Advertising
4 3 (9.38%) Law
4 3 (9.38%) Retail
5 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
5 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 7 (21.88%) Analyst
3 6 (18.75%) Technical Specialist
4 4 (12.50%) Consultant
4 4 (12.50%) Network Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Network Specialist
5 2 (6.25%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Help Desk Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Help Desk Support
5 2 (6.25%) Help Desk Support Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Network Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Desktop Support
6 1 (3.13%) IP Network Consultant
6 1 (3.13%) Network Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Wireless Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Wireless Network Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) WLAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (15.63%) Fat Client
2 5 (15.63%) Thin Client
3 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.38%) Windows
2 2 (6.25%) Windows XP
3 1 (3.13%) Linux
3 1 (3.13%) Unix
3 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.88%) ITIL
2 6 (18.75%) Project Management
3 3 (9.38%) Load Balancing
3 3 (9.38%) Network Load Balancing
3 3 (9.38%) Software Testing
4 2 (6.25%) High Availability
5 1 (3.13%) Network Management
5 1 (3.13%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (15.63%) CCNA
2 5 (15.63%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (12.50%) CCNP
4 2 (6.25%) CCIE
4 2 (6.25%) Degree
4 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
4 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (21.88%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.25%) Firmware
Vendors
1 23 (71.88%) Cisco
2 19 (59.38%) CheckPoint
2 19 (59.38%) F5
3 14 (43.75%) Blue Coat
4 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (15.63%) Citrix
5 5 (15.63%) Nortel
5 5 (15.63%) Siemens
6 2 (6.25%) Brocade
7 1 (3.13%) Aruba
7 1 (3.13%) HP
7 1 (3.13%) Meraki
7 1 (3.13%) Remedy
7 1 (3.13%) VMware