The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 32 36 36
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Contract jobs citing DNS 10 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 4.03% 1.25% 0.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 43.48% 10.71% 5.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 1
Median daily rate £325 £240 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.41% -40.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+47.22% -20.00%
DNS
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Communications & Networking Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
23 28 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 9.27% 11.67% 13.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 16 17
Median daily rate £325 £285 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.03% -32.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £240 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 2
Median hourly rate £14.45 £37.50 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.46% +56.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

DNS
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

DNS Daily Rate Trend in Kent

DNS
Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DNS across the Kent region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

DNS Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

DNS
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

DNS Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

DNS
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the Kent region over the 3 months to 7 December 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
Tunbridge Wells - 6 £325 -
Tonbridge - 1 £180 -
DNS
South East

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 Kent region with a requirement for DNS.

1 15 (88.24%) Active Directory
2 14 (82.35%) Windows
3 13 (76.47%) VMware
3 13 (76.47%) Windows Server
4 10 (58.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (58.82%) Citrix
5 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (52.94%) XenApp
6 8 (47.06%) Windows 7
6 8 (47.06%) Incident Management
6 8 (47.06%) DHCP
6 8 (47.06%) VMware ESX
7 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
7 7 (41.18%) MS Office
8 6 (35.29%) CA
8 6 (35.29%) Thin Client
8 6 (35.29%) Symantec
8 6 (35.29%) Wyse
8 6 (35.29%) Microsoft App-V
8 6 (35.29%) AppSense
8 6 (35.29%) Fat Client
8 6 (35.29%) SCCM
8 6 (35.29%) XenDesktop
8 6 (35.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 6 (35.29%) BitLocker
8 6 (35.29%) Application Virtualisation
9 5 (29.41%) Performance Management
9 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (29.41%) Cisco
10 4 (23.53%) VPN

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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 (17.65%) Skype for Business
2 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.88%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 7 (41.18%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (47.06%) DHCP
2 4 (23.53%) VPN
3 2 (11.76%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (11.76%) Firewall
3 2 (11.76%) LAN
3 2 (11.76%) SAN
3 2 (11.76%) Wireless
3 2 (11.76%) WLAN
4 1 (5.88%) IMAP
4 1 (5.88%) Internet
4 1 (5.88%) SMTP
4 1 (5.88%) WAN
4 1 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) 3rd Line Support
1 4 (23.53%) Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Citrix Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Server Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Server Support
3 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Desktop Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Network Technician
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Desktop Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Network Technician
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Server Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Technician
3 2 (11.76%) Server Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Server Support
3 2 (11.76%) Server Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Unix Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Fat Client
1 6 (35.29%) Thin Client
2 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.88%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 14 (82.35%) Windows
2 13 (76.47%) Windows Server
3 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (47.06%) Windows 7
5 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (11.76%) Solaris
6 2 (11.76%) Unix
7 1 (5.88%) Windows 10
7 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Incident Management
2 6 (35.29%) Application Virtualisation
3 5 (29.41%) Performance Management
4 2 (11.76%) Change Management
4 2 (11.76%) High Availability
4 2 (11.76%) Migration
5 1 (5.88%) Application Packaging
5 1 (5.88%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (88.24%) Active Directory
2 10 (58.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (52.94%) XenApp
4 8 (47.06%) VMware ESX
5 6 (35.29%) BitLocker
5 6 (35.29%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (35.29%) XenDesktop
6 1 (5.88%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (5.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (35.29%) SCCM
1 6 (35.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 13 (76.47%) VMware
2 10 (58.82%) Citrix
3 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
4 6 (35.29%) AppSense
4 6 (35.29%) CA
4 6 (35.29%) Symantec
4 6 (35.29%) Wyse
5 5 (29.41%) Cisco
6 3 (17.65%) CheckPoint
7 1 (5.88%) Dell
7 1 (5.88%) IBM
7 1 (5.88%) Lotus