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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 34 38 36
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Contract jobs citing DNS 22 36 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.48% 4.52% 3.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.30% 17.22% 17.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 16 8
Median daily rate £325 £314 £190
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.58% +65.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £256 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £360 £268
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 3
Median hourly rate - £9.25 £29.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -68.90%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £20.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+40.00% +25.00%
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
114 209 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 18.01% 26.22% 20.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 100 50
Median daily rate £375 £350 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £225 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £470 £408
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 22 13
Median hourly rate £17.50 £11.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.09% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £9.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.88 £37.50 £33.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £23.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+32.63% +25.00%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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
Watford +12 3 - -
Welwyn Garden City -11 3 £550 +65.41%
St Albans - 2 £325 -
DNS
East of England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 25 (73.53%) Cisco
2 18 (52.94%) F5
3 17 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 17 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 17 (50.00%) BIG-IP
4 15 (44.12%) CheckPoint
5 14 (41.18%) MPLS
5 14 (41.18%) Blue Coat
5 14 (41.18%) Cisco ASA
6 12 (35.29%) Finance
7 10 (29.41%) Firewall
7 10 (29.41%) DHCP
8 9 (26.47%) Data Centre
9 7 (20.59%) Banking
10 6 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (17.65%) TCP/IP
10 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
10 6 (17.65%) Active Directory
10 6 (17.65%) Linux
11 5 (14.71%) ATM
11 5 (14.71%) LAN
11 5 (14.71%) CCNA
11 5 (14.71%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (11.76%) Windows
12 4 (11.76%) VMware
12 4 (11.76%) Telecoms
12 4 (11.76%) vSphere
13 3 (8.82%) logstash
13 3 (8.82%) FreeRADIUS
13 3 (8.82%) Elasticsearch

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 (8.82%) Apache
1 3 (8.82%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (8.82%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) MS Office
2 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 17 (50.00%) BIG-IP
1 17 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 17 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 14 (41.18%) Cisco ASA
2 14 (41.18%) MPLS
3 10 (29.41%) DHCP
3 10 (29.41%) Firewall
4 6 (17.65%) TCP/IP
5 5 (14.71%) ATM
5 5 (14.71%) LAN
5 5 (14.71%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (8.82%) Internet
6 3 (8.82%) Network Security
6 3 (8.82%) VPN
6 3 (8.82%) WAN
7 2 (5.88%) IP Telephony
7 2 (5.88%) IPsec
7 2 (5.88%) SMTP
7 2 (5.88%) SNMP
7 2 (5.88%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Xcode
General
1 12 (35.29%) Finance
2 7 (20.59%) Banking
3 4 (11.76%) Telecoms
4 3 (8.82%) Law
4 3 (8.82%) Retail
5 1 (2.94%) Advertising
5 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (26.47%) Network Engineer
2 6 (17.65%) Consultant
2 6 (17.65%) Technical Specialist
3 5 (14.71%) Administrator
4 4 (11.76%) Network Consultant
4 4 (11.76%) Network Specialist
5 3 (8.82%) Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.88%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Help Desk Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Help Desk Support
6 2 (5.88%) Help Desk Support Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Support Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Desktop Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 1 (2.94%) Network Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.82%) LAMP
2 2 (5.88%) 802.1X
3 1 (2.94%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 9 (26.47%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.94%) Digital Media
2 1 (2.94%) Fat Client
2 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.94%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.65%) Linux
2 4 (11.76%) Windows
3 2 (5.88%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.94%) Mac OS X
4 1 (2.94%) Unix
4 1 (2.94%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.94%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (8.82%) ITIL
1 3 (8.82%) Network Load Balancing
1 3 (8.82%) Project Management
1 3 (8.82%) Software Testing
2 2 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (5.88%) Change Management
2 2 (5.88%) High Availability
2 2 (5.88%) Load Balancing
2 2 (5.88%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (5.88%) Server Hardening
3 1 (2.94%) CRM
3 1 (2.94%) ERP
3 1 (2.94%) Migration
3 1 (2.94%) Network Architecture
3 1 (2.94%) Network Management
3 1 (2.94%) Service Management
3 1 (2.94%) Test Scripting
3 1 (2.94%) Validation
3 1 (2.94%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.94%) Bash Shell
1 1 (2.94%) Java
1 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
1 1 (2.94%) PHP
1 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
1 1 (2.94%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (14.71%) CCNA
3 3 (8.82%) CCNP
4 2 (5.88%) CCIE
4 2 (5.88%) Degree
4 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (5.88%) SC Cleared
4 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 6 (17.65%) Active Directory
2 4 (11.76%) vSphere
3 3 (8.82%) Firmware
3 3 (8.82%) FreeRADIUS
4 2 (5.88%) NFS
5 1 (2.94%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 3 (8.82%) Graphite
1 3 (8.82%) logstash
1 3 (8.82%) Nagios
1 3 (8.82%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.94%) Casper Suite
2 1 (2.94%) SCCM
2 1 (2.94%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 25 (73.53%) Cisco
2 18 (52.94%) F5
3 15 (44.12%) CheckPoint
4 14 (41.18%) Blue Coat
5 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
6 4 (11.76%) VMware
7 2 (5.88%) Juniper
8 1 (2.94%) Adobe
8 1 (2.94%) AppSense
8 1 (2.94%) Brocade
8 1 (2.94%) Citrix
8 1 (2.94%) Dell
8 1 (2.94%) Nortel
8 1 (2.94%) Siemens
8 1 (2.94%) Symantec
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