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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Domain Name System (DNS)
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 30 32 51
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +19
Contract jobs citing DNS 26 26 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 4.51% 4.45% 2.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.40% 22.03% 16.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 15 3
Median daily rate £375 £375 £510
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -26.47%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £343 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.18% -2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 8
Median hourly rate - £21.69 £33.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -35.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £23.38
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -14.43%

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
134 118 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 23.26% 20.21% 15.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 40 39
Median daily rate £300 £450 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +23.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £321 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 17 19
Median hourly rate £41.13 £21.00 £29.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+95.83% -29.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.15 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £27.50 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +20.83%

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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017. 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 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
Stevenage 0 5 £300 - 1
Watford +5 4 £525 - 1
St Albans +9 3 - - 1
Welwyn Garden City -11 3 £450 -9.09%
Welwyn - 2 - -
DNS
East of England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 37 (59.68%) Cisco
1 37 (59.68%) CheckPoint
2 28 (45.16%) Firewall
3 25 (40.32%) DHCP
4 22 (35.48%) F5
5 21 (33.87%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 21 (33.87%) Juniper
6 20 (32.26%) Cisco Certification
7 17 (27.42%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 16 (25.81%) CCNA
8 16 (25.81%) Linux
8 16 (25.81%) Blue Coat
8 16 (25.81%) BIG-IP
9 14 (22.58%) VMware
9 14 (22.58%) Apache
10 12 (19.35%) MPLS
10 12 (19.35%) SC Cleared
10 12 (19.35%) Security Cleared
10 12 (19.35%) Cisco ASA
11 11 (17.74%) Opscode Chef
11 11 (17.74%) nginx
11 11 (17.74%) Data Centre
11 11 (17.74%) Nagios
11 11 (17.74%) Microsoft
11 11 (17.74%) LAN
11 11 (17.74%) Windows
11 11 (17.74%) LAMP
12 10 (16.13%) Banking
12 10 (16.13%) VPN
12 10 (16.13%) FreeRADIUS

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 14 (22.58%) Apache
2 11 (17.74%) nginx
3 4 (6.45%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (6.45%) JBoss
3 4 (6.45%) Tomcat
4 3 (4.84%) IBM HTTP Server
4 3 (4.84%) IIS
4 3 (4.84%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 3 (4.84%) WebLogic
4 3 (4.84%) WebSphere
4 3 (4.84%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (3.23%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (3.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 28 (45.16%) Firewall
2 25 (40.32%) DHCP
3 21 (33.87%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 17 (27.42%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 16 (25.81%) BIG-IP
6 12 (19.35%) Cisco ASA
6 12 (19.35%) MPLS
7 11 (17.74%) LAN
8 10 (16.13%) VPN
9 9 (14.52%) Network Security
10 8 (12.90%) TCP/IP
11 7 (11.29%) HTTP
12 4 (6.45%) SSL
13 3 (4.84%) ATM
13 3 (4.84%) FTP
13 3 (4.84%) Internet
13 3 (4.84%) LDAP
14 2 (3.23%) IP Telephony
14 2 (3.23%) VLAN
14 2 (3.23%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.52%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (9.68%) MySQL
3 3 (4.84%) Oracle Database
3 3 (4.84%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (4.84%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (16.13%) Banking
2 6 (9.68%) Finance
3 5 (8.06%) Law
3 5 (8.06%) Local Government
4 3 (4.84%) Retail
4 3 (4.84%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.61%) Advertising
5 1 (1.61%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.61%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (46.77%) Network Engineer
2 7 (11.29%) Systems Administrator
3 6 (9.68%) Administrator
3 6 (9.68%) Consultant
3 6 (9.68%) Network Security Engineer
3 6 (9.68%) Security Engineer
4 5 (8.06%) Analyst
4 5 (8.06%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (8.06%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 4 (6.45%) Linux Administrator
5 4 (6.45%) Network Analyst
5 4 (6.45%) Network Consultant
5 4 (6.45%) Operations Engineer
6 3 (4.84%) Blue Coat Specialist
6 3 (4.84%) Check Point Specialist
6 3 (4.84%) Cisco Network Specialist
6 3 (4.84%) Cisco Specialist
6 3 (4.84%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 3 (4.84%) Network Specialist
6 3 (4.84%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (17.74%) LAMP
2 5 (8.06%) LEMP Stack
3 4 (6.45%) LAPP Stack
4 3 (4.84%) J2EE
4 3 (4.84%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.74%) Data Centre
2 4 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.45%) Wiki
3 2 (3.23%) NHS
4 1 (1.61%) CCTV
4 1 (1.61%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.61%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.61%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 16 (25.81%) Linux
2 11 (17.74%) Windows
3 4 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (4.84%) AIX
5 2 (3.23%) Unix
5 2 (3.23%) Windows 10
5 2 (3.23%) Windows Server
5 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.61%) Mac OS X Server
6 1 (1.61%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (9.68%) Load Balancing
2 5 (8.06%) DevOps
2 5 (8.06%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (6.45%) ITIL
4 3 (4.84%) Software Architecture
5 2 (3.23%) Data Protection
5 2 (3.23%) Test Scripting
5 2 (3.23%) Validation
6 1 (1.61%) Clinical Data Management
6 1 (1.61%) Configuration Management
6 1 (1.61%) CRM
6 1 (1.61%) Data Management
6 1 (1.61%) Information Security
6 1 (1.61%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (1.61%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (1.61%) Project Management
6 1 (1.61%) Server Virtualisation
6 1 (1.61%) Software Deployment
6 1 (1.61%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (1.61%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 9 (14.52%) Java
2 5 (8.06%) Perl
2 5 (8.06%) PHP
2 5 (8.06%) Python
2 5 (8.06%) Ruby
3 3 (4.84%) PowerShell
3 3 (4.84%) Shell Script
4 2 (3.23%) VBScript
5 1 (1.61%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 20 (32.26%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (25.81%) CCNA
3 12 (19.35%) SC Cleared
3 12 (19.35%) Security Cleared
4 4 (6.45%) CCIE
4 4 (6.45%) CCNP
5 1 (1.61%) CCSA
5 1 (1.61%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 10 (16.13%) FreeRADIUS
2 8 (12.90%) Active Directory
3 7 (11.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (11.29%) vSphere
4 6 (9.68%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (8.06%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (3.23%) BitLocker
6 2 (3.23%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.61%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.61%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.61%) XenApp
7 1 (1.61%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (17.74%) Nagios
1 11 (17.74%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (9.68%) Puppet
2 6 (9.68%) SCCM
3 5 (8.06%) Ansible
4 3 (4.84%) Graphite
4 3 (4.84%) logstash
4 3 (4.84%) Tivoli
5 2 (3.23%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (1.61%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (1.61%) WSUS
Vendors
1 37 (59.68%) CheckPoint
1 37 (59.68%) Cisco
2 22 (35.48%) F5
3 21 (33.87%) Juniper
4 16 (25.81%) Blue Coat
5 14 (22.58%) VMware
6 11 (17.74%) Microsoft
7 4 (6.45%) Remedy
8 3 (4.84%) Citrix
8 3 (4.84%) HP
8 3 (4.84%) IBM
8 3 (4.84%) Oracle
9 2 (3.23%) AppSense
9 2 (3.23%) Symantec
10 1 (1.61%) Apple
10 1 (1.61%) Dell
10 1 (1.61%) Fortinet
10 1 (1.61%) Nortel
10 1 (1.61%) Siemens
10 1 (1.61%) SonicWALL
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
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