The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 69 83 62
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -21
Contract jobs citing DNS 39 25 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.66% 1.50% 1.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.21% 10.92% 11.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 17 7
Median daily rate £420 £310 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.48% +1.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £221 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £513 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £350 £321
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.53 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+30.08% +19.58%
DNS
West Yorkshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
203 229 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 13.87% 13.70% 14.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 161 76
Median daily rate £350 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £290 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 1
Median hourly rate £12.36 £22.50 £115.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.06% -80.43%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £21.53 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+67.24% -4.33%

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

DNS
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

DNS Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

DNS
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DNS across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 31 August 2016.

DNS Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

DNS
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

DNS Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 Leeds region with a requirement for DNS.

1 49 (66.22%) VMware
2 35 (47.30%) Windows
3 34 (45.95%) Linux
4 31 (41.89%) VMware Infrastructure
5 30 (40.54%) Active Directory
5 30 (40.54%) Firewall
6 27 (36.49%) DHCP
7 24 (32.43%) SSL
8 23 (31.08%) Windows Server
9 22 (29.73%) Microsoft
10 19 (25.68%) DevOps
11 17 (22.97%) Microsoft Azure
11 17 (22.97%) Amazon AWS
12 16 (21.62%) Windows Server 2012
13 15 (20.27%) Puppet
13 15 (20.27%) TCP/IP
13 15 (20.27%) VPN
13 15 (20.27%) Configuration Management
14 14 (18.92%) Internet
14 14 (18.92%) Cisco
14 14 (18.92%) Apache
14 14 (18.92%) Opscode Chef
14 14 (18.92%) Continuous Integration
14 14 (18.92%) Load Balancing
14 14 (18.92%) Palo Alto
15 13 (17.57%) Ansible
15 13 (17.57%) CentOS
15 13 (17.57%) Office 365
15 13 (17.57%) nginx
15 13 (17.57%) .NET

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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 14 (18.92%) Apache
2 13 (17.57%) nginx
3 11 (14.86%) Tomcat
4 6 (8.11%) Skype for Business
5 5 (6.76%) Cloud Foundry
5 5 (6.76%) Confluence
5 5 (6.76%) GlassFish
5 5 (6.76%) IIS
5 5 (6.76%) Jetty
5 5 (6.76%) Mongrel
5 5 (6.76%) OpenStack
5 5 (6.76%) SAS
5 5 (6.76%) WebSphere
6 4 (5.41%) MS Exchange
7 3 (4.05%) SharePoint
8 2 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (9.46%) MS Office
2 3 (4.05%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (22.97%) Amazon AWS
1 17 (22.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (17.57%) Office 365
3 5 (6.76%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (6.76%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (6.76%) Google App Engine
3 5 (6.76%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (5.41%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (4.05%) PaaS
6 2 (2.70%) IaaS
7 1 (1.35%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 30 (40.54%) Firewall
2 27 (36.49%) DHCP
3 24 (32.43%) SSL
4 15 (20.27%) TCP/IP
4 15 (20.27%) VPN
5 14 (18.92%) Internet
6 12 (16.22%) SAN
7 11 (14.86%) LAN
7 11 (14.86%) WAN
8 9 (12.16%) HTTP
9 8 (10.81%) IPsec
10 7 (9.46%) FTP
11 6 (8.11%) MPLS
12 5 (6.76%) DSL
12 5 (6.76%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 5 (6.76%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 5 (6.76%) iSCSI
12 5 (6.76%) Structured Cabling
12 5 (6.76%) VRRP
13 4 (5.41%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.46%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.11%) MongoDB
3 5 (6.76%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (6.76%) Redis
4 2 (2.70%) MySQL
4 2 (2.70%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.70%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.35%) Informix
5 1 (1.35%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (14.86%) Jenkins
2 9 (12.16%) Git (software)
2 9 (12.16%) JIRA
3 8 (10.81%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (10.81%) Visual Studio
4 5 (6.76%) Gitweb
4 5 (6.76%) Travis CI
5 4 (5.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (5.41%) Bitbucket
General
1 3 (4.05%) Banking
1 3 (4.05%) Finance
1 3 (4.05%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.70%) Electronics
2 2 (2.70%) Legal
2 2 (2.70%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.70%) Marketing
2 2 (2.70%) Publishing
3 1 (1.35%) Games
Job Titles
1 14 (18.92%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (16.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (12.16%) Network Engineer
4 7 (9.46%) Architect
5 6 (8.11%) Design Engineer
5 6 (8.11%) Storage Specialist
6 5 (6.76%) Cloud Engineer
6 5 (6.76%) Hardware Specialist
6 5 (6.76%) Infrastructure Architect
6 5 (6.76%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
7 4 (5.41%) Azure Engineer
8 3 (4.05%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (4.05%) Active Directory Engineer
8 3 (4.05%) Administrator
8 3 (4.05%) IT Engineer
8 3 (4.05%) Python Developer
8 3 (4.05%) Server Engineer
8 3 (4.05%) Server Support
8 3 (4.05%) Storage Engineer
8 3 (4.05%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (17.57%) .NET
2 5 (6.76%) J2EE
2 5 (6.76%) LAPP Stack
2 5 (6.76%) Node.js
2 5 (6.76%) RabbitMQ
2 5 (6.76%) Servlets
3 1 (1.35%) ELK Stack
3 1 (1.35%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.22%) Public Cloud
2 8 (10.81%) Replication
3 5 (6.76%) Microsoft Licensing
3 5 (6.76%) NHS
4 4 (5.41%) Data Centre
4 4 (5.41%) Digital Media
4 4 (5.41%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (2.70%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.35%) CLARiiON
6 1 (1.35%) Clustering
6 1 (1.35%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.35%) IBM XIV
6 1 (1.35%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (1.35%) PKI
6 1 (1.35%) Symmetrix
6 1 (1.35%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 35 (47.30%) Windows
2 34 (45.95%) Linux
3 23 (31.08%) Windows Server
4 16 (21.62%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (17.57%) CentOS
6 10 (13.51%) Ubuntu
7 7 (9.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (8.11%) Unix
8 6 (8.11%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (4.05%) Windows 7
10 2 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (1.35%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.35%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (25.68%) DevOps
2 15 (20.27%) Configuration Management
3 14 (18.92%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (18.92%) Load Balancing
4 13 (17.57%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (16.22%) Scrum
5 12 (16.22%) TDD
6 11 (14.86%) Continuous Delivery
6 11 (14.86%) Migration
7 8 (10.81%) Programme Management
7 8 (10.81%) Release Management
7 8 (10.81%) Resource Management
8 6 (8.11%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (8.11%) Service Management
8 6 (8.11%) Technical Analysis
9 5 (6.76%) Deep Packet Inspection
9 5 (6.76%) Kanban
9 5 (6.76%) Open Source
9 5 (6.76%) Software Licensing
9 5 (6.76%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 10 (13.51%) Java
1 10 (13.51%) PHP
2 8 (10.81%) PowerShell
3 6 (8.11%) SQL
4 5 (6.76%) JavaScript
5 4 (5.41%) Bash Shell
5 4 (5.41%) Ruby
6 3 (4.05%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (12.16%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (9.46%) CCNP
3 5 (6.76%) Degree
4 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (4.05%) Security Cleared
4 3 (4.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (2.70%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (2.70%) CCIE
5 2 (2.70%) CCNA
5 2 (2.70%) MCSE
5 2 (2.70%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.35%) CCDE
6 1 (1.35%) MCSA
6 1 (1.35%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.05%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.70%) SLA
3 1 (1.35%) QA
System Software
1 31 (41.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (40.54%) Active Directory
3 12 (16.22%) Virtual Machines
4 9 (12.16%) Hyper-V
5 8 (10.81%) VMware Server
6 5 (6.76%) NFS
6 5 (6.76%) Squid
6 5 (6.76%) vCloud
6 5 (6.76%) Xen
7 3 (4.05%) Firmware
7 3 (4.05%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (4.05%) XenApp
8 1 (1.35%) Docker
8 1 (1.35%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.35%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (1.35%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (20.27%) Puppet
2 14 (18.92%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (17.57%) Ansible
4 5 (6.76%) Grafana
4 5 (6.76%) Graphite
4 5 (6.76%) Graylog
4 5 (6.76%) HAProxy
4 5 (6.76%) Icinga
4 5 (6.76%) Nagios
4 5 (6.76%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 5 (6.76%) StatsD
4 5 (6.76%) Terraform
4 5 (6.76%) vMotion
5 4 (5.41%) SCCM
6 3 (4.05%) SCOM
7 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (1.35%) NetBackup
8 1 (1.35%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (1.35%) Opsview
8 1 (1.35%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 49 (66.22%) VMware
2 22 (29.73%) Microsoft
3 14 (18.92%) Cisco
3 14 (18.92%) Palo Alto
4 12 (16.22%) Dell
4 12 (16.22%) Red Hat
5 9 (12.16%) HP
6 8 (10.81%) F5
7 7 (9.46%) SonicWALL
8 6 (8.11%) CheckPoint
8 6 (8.11%) Citrix
9 5 (6.76%) Brocade
9 5 (6.76%) Fortinet
9 5 (6.76%) Google
9 5 (6.76%) NETGEAR
9 5 (6.76%) New Relic
9 5 (6.76%) Oracle
9 5 (6.76%) Splunk
10 4 (5.41%) Atlassian
11 3 (4.05%) Riverbed
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
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