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 5 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 43 35 57
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +22
Contract jobs citing DNS 18 33 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.52% 4.52% 1.98%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.29% 16.18% 10.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 4
Median daily rate £483 £350 £190
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.85% +84.21%
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 0
Median hourly rate - £14.85 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +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
126 204 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 17.67% 27.95% 18.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 93 48
Median daily rate £425 £360 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.05% +15.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £215 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £345 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.24% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 5
Median hourly rate £16.00 £14.85 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.74% -50.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.20 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.92 £33.10 £34.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+16.07% +40.00%

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 5 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 5 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 -4 3 £516 +47.50%
Hemel Hempstead - 2 £320 -
DNS
East of England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 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 30 (69.77%) Cisco
2 22 (51.16%) F5
3 20 (46.51%) CheckPoint
4 19 (44.19%) Firewall
5 18 (41.86%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 18 (41.86%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 18 (41.86%) Blue Coat
5 18 (41.86%) BIG-IP
5 18 (41.86%) Cisco ASA
6 15 (34.88%) MPLS
7 14 (32.56%) Wi-Fi
8 13 (30.23%) Finance
9 12 (27.91%) LAN
10 11 (25.58%) Active Directory
11 9 (20.93%) DHCP
11 9 (20.93%) Data Centre
12 8 (18.60%) Citrix
12 8 (18.60%) Cisco Certification
12 8 (18.60%) Microsoft
13 7 (16.28%) CCNA
13 7 (16.28%) WAN
13 7 (16.28%) ITIL
13 7 (16.28%) Windows
13 7 (16.28%) Advertising
14 6 (13.95%) Banking
14 6 (13.95%) IP Telephony
14 6 (13.95%) VLAN
14 6 (13.95%) Project Management
14 6 (13.95%) Windows XP
15 5 (11.63%) ATM

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 3 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (6.98%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (6.98%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (44.19%) Firewall
2 18 (41.86%) BIG-IP
2 18 (41.86%) Cisco ASA
2 18 (41.86%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 18 (41.86%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 15 (34.88%) MPLS
4 14 (32.56%) Wi-Fi
5 12 (27.91%) LAN
6 9 (20.93%) DHCP
7 7 (16.28%) WAN
8 6 (13.95%) IP Telephony
8 6 (13.95%) VLAN
9 5 (11.63%) 3G
9 5 (11.63%) 4G
9 5 (11.63%) ATM
9 5 (11.63%) LTE
9 5 (11.63%) NetScaler
9 5 (11.63%) WLAN
10 4 (9.30%) Cisco IOS
10 4 (9.30%) TCP/IP
General
1 13 (30.23%) Finance
2 7 (16.28%) Advertising
3 6 (13.95%) Banking
4 3 (6.98%) Law
4 3 (6.98%) Publishing
4 3 (6.98%) Retail
5 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (25.58%) Network Engineer
2 10 (23.26%) Analyst
3 7 (16.28%) Technical Specialist
4 6 (13.95%) Network Specialist
5 5 (11.63%) Support Analyst
6 4 (9.30%) Consultant
6 4 (9.30%) Network Analyst
6 4 (9.30%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) Senior Network Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
8 2 (4.65%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (4.65%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) Administrator
8 2 (4.65%) Citrix Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) Citrix Support
8 2 (4.65%) Citrix Support Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) Help Desk Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) Help Desk Support
8 2 (4.65%) Help Desk Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.93%) Data Centre
2 5 (11.63%) Fat Client
2 5 (11.63%) Thin Client
3 3 (6.98%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.33%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.28%) Windows
2 6 (13.95%) Windows XP
3 5 (11.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (9.30%) Linux
4 4 (9.30%) Unix
4 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (6.98%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (16.28%) ITIL
2 6 (13.95%) Project Management
3 4 (9.30%) Network Load Balancing
4 3 (6.98%) Load Balancing
4 3 (6.98%) Service Management
4 3 (6.98%) Software Testing
5 2 (4.65%) Asset Management
5 2 (4.65%) High Availability
5 2 (4.65%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (2.33%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.33%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (18.60%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (16.28%) CCNA
3 5 (11.63%) CCNP
3 5 (11.63%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (9.30%) Degree
4 4 (9.30%) SC Cleared
4 4 (9.30%) Security Cleared
5 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (4.65%) CCIE
7 1 (2.33%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.63%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (25.58%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.98%) XenApp
3 2 (4.65%) Firmware
4 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 30 (69.77%) Cisco
2 22 (51.16%) F5
3 20 (46.51%) CheckPoint
4 18 (41.86%) Blue Coat
5 8 (18.60%) Citrix
5 8 (18.60%) Microsoft
6 5 (11.63%) Nortel
6 5 (11.63%) Siemens
6 5 (11.63%) VMware
7 4 (9.30%) Aruba
7 4 (9.30%) HP
7 4 (9.30%) Meraki
8 3 (6.98%) Barracuda Networks
8 3 (6.98%) Forcepoint
8 3 (6.98%) Juniper
8 3 (6.98%) Remedy
8 3 (6.98%) Sophos
9 2 (4.65%) Brocade
10 1 (2.33%) Arqiva
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