The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 3 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank - 24 29
Contract jobs citing DNS 0 23 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire - 5.36% 4.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 34.85% 27.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 18 13
Median daily rate - £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+47.22% -10.00%
DNS
North West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
24 66 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 8.03% 15.38% 16.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 39 41
Median daily rate £525 £338 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% -12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £162 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £414 £557
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 5
Median hourly rate £25.00 £35.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +27.27%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.17%

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

DNS
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

DNS Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

DNS
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

DNS Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 3 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for DNS.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) Skype
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) Skype for Business
2 2 (66.67%) Office 365
2 2 (66.67%) Backup Exec
2 2 (66.67%) Lotus
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Symantec
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) IBM Notes
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) VB
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) Intel Security
3 1 (33.33%) Sophos
3 1 (33.33%) Forcepoint
3 1 (33.33%) WSUS
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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 (66.67%) IBM Notes
1 2 (66.67%) Skype for Business
2 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) Skype
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Desktop Support
2 2 (66.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Server Support
3 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Server Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Server Support
3 1 (33.33%) Server Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (33.33%) Software Licensing
1 1 (33.33%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) VB
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Backup Exec
2 1 (33.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Lotus
2 2 (66.67%) Symantec
3 1 (33.33%) Forcepoint
3 1 (33.33%) Intel Security
3 1 (33.33%) Sophos
3 1 (33.33%) Veeam