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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Domain Name System (DNS)
South East / Kent
Rank 29 41 40
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -1
Contract jobs citing DNS 11 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 4.03% 2.95% 1.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.21% 25.58% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 1
Median daily rate £313 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.55% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £27.38 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.50% -20.00%

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
39 43 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 14.29% 11.53% 17.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 34 30
Median daily rate £350 £200 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% -55.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £189 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £450 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Median hourly rate £27.38 - £10.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £37.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-42.66% +41.50%

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 27 February 2017.

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 27 February 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
Tunbridge Wells +13 4 £308 -
Maidstone - 1 £145 -
DNS
South East

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 Kent region with a requirement for DNS.

1 14 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 13 (72.22%) Windows
2 13 (72.22%) VMware
2 13 (72.22%) Windows Server 2008
2 13 (72.22%) Windows Server
3 12 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 12 (66.67%) VMware ESX
3 12 (66.67%) Incident Management
4 6 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
4 6 (33.33%) AppSense
4 6 (33.33%) Wyse
4 6 (33.33%) Solaris
4 6 (33.33%) MS Office
4 6 (33.33%) Unix
4 6 (33.33%) Cisco
4 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 6 (33.33%) SAN
4 6 (33.33%) CA
4 6 (33.33%) Thin Client
4 6 (33.33%) Symantec
4 6 (33.33%) Fat Client
4 6 (33.33%) SCCM
4 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (33.33%) XenApp
4 6 (33.33%) XenDesktop
4 6 (33.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 6 (33.33%) BitLocker
4 6 (33.33%) Application Virtualisation
5 5 (27.78%) Performance Management
5 5 (27.78%) Citrix

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 (16.67%) Skype for Business
2 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (33.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) SAN
2 5 (27.78%) VPN
3 4 (22.22%) DHCP
3 4 (22.22%) Firewall
4 3 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (16.67%) LAN
4 3 (16.67%) Wireless
4 3 (16.67%) WLAN
5 2 (11.11%) WAN
6 1 (5.56%) IMAP
6 1 (5.56%) IPv4
6 1 (5.56%) SMTP
6 1 (5.56%) VLAN
6 1 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Unix Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Citrix Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Solaris Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Unix Systems Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (11.11%) Active Directory Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco Network Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Desktop Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Network Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Desktop Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Server Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Fat Client
1 6 (33.33%) Thin Client
2 4 (22.22%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.56%) Cyber Attack
3 1 (5.56%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 13 (72.22%) Windows
1 13 (72.22%) Windows Server
1 13 (72.22%) Windows Server 2008
2 12 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 6 (33.33%) Solaris
3 6 (33.33%) Unix
4 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) Incident Management
2 6 (33.33%) Application Virtualisation
3 5 (27.78%) Performance Management
4 3 (16.67%) Change Management
4 3 (16.67%) High Availability
5 2 (11.11%) Health Informatics
5 2 (11.11%) Informatics
5 2 (11.11%) ITIL
5 2 (11.11%) Migration
5 2 (11.11%) Network Architecture
5 2 (11.11%) Programme Management
6 1 (5.56%) Logistics
6 1 (5.56%) Social Engineering
6 1 (5.56%) Vulnerability Scanning
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) CCNA
1 3 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (11.11%) Degree
3 1 (5.56%) MCSA
3 1 (5.56%) MCSE
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 12 (66.67%) VMware ESX
3 6 (33.33%) BitLocker
3 6 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (33.33%) XenApp
3 6 (33.33%) XenDesktop
4 1 (5.56%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (5.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (33.33%) SCCM
1 6 (33.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 13 (72.22%) VMware
2 6 (33.33%) AppSense
2 6 (33.33%) CA
2 6 (33.33%) Cisco
2 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (33.33%) Symantec
2 6 (33.33%) Wyse
3 5 (27.78%) Citrix
4 3 (16.67%) CheckPoint