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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 29 42 35
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -7
Contract jobs citing DNS 7 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 2.83% 0.70% 2.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.22% 5.00% 10.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 7
Median daily rate £252 £363 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.60% -9.37%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.25 £21.53 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+26.59% +19.58%
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
46 40 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 18.62% 14.04% 23.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 16 47
Median daily rate £200 £363 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.82% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £308 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £425 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Median hourly rate £14.45 £37.50 £11.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.46% +214.46%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -6.64%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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
Stansted - 1 £325 -
DNS
South East

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 7 (77.78%) DHCP
2 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 5 (55.56%) Citrix
4 4 (44.44%) VMware
4 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (44.44%) Windows Server
5 3 (33.33%) XenApp
5 3 (33.33%) Firewall
6 2 (22.22%) Wireless
6 2 (22.22%) Change Management
6 2 (22.22%) High Availability
6 2 (22.22%) Cisco
6 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 2 (22.22%) SQL
6 2 (22.22%) MS Office
6 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
6 2 (22.22%) LAN
6 2 (22.22%) WLAN
6 2 (22.22%) Office 365
6 2 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (11.11%) DevOps
7 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (11.11%) Oracle Clusterware
7 1 (11.11%) Windows 10
7 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (11.11%) WAN
7 1 (11.11%) Unix
7 1 (11.11%) NFS
7 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP

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 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (11.11%) IBM Notes
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (11.11%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Office
2 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Office 365
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) DHCP
2 3 (33.33%) Firewall
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (22.22%) LAN
3 2 (22.22%) Wireless
3 2 (22.22%) WLAN
4 1 (11.11%) Internet
4 1 (11.11%) LDAP
4 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
4 1 (11.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Azure SQL Database
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Server Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Server Support
2 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Network Technician
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Network Technician
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Technician
2 2 (22.22%) Server Support
2 2 (22.22%) Server Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Active Directory Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) AIX Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) AIX Systems Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix Server Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) DevOps Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 1 (11.11%) Office 365 Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (11.11%) HACMP
1 1 (11.11%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server
3 1 (11.11%) AIX
3 1 (11.11%) Linux
3 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (11.11%) Solaris
3 1 (11.11%) Unix
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 10
3 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Change Management
1 2 (22.22%) High Availability
2 1 (11.11%) Application Packaging
2 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
2 1 (11.11%) DevOps
2 1 (11.11%) Investment Management
2 1 (11.11%) Network Architecture
2 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) Perl
2 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
2 1 (11.11%) Python
2 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (33.33%) XenApp
4 1 (11.11%) NFS
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Puppet
1 1 (11.11%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Citrix
2 4 (44.44%) VMware
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 1 (11.11%) Dell
4 1 (11.11%) IBM
4 1 (11.11%) Lotus
4 1 (11.11%) Veritas
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