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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 56 81 61
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -20
Contract jobs citing DNS 27 12 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.46% 0.84% 2.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.46% 6.98% 14.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 9 22
Median daily rate £410 £335 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.38% -10.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £155 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £406 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -15.78%

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
164 172 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 14.96% 12.08% 16.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 116 132
Median daily rate £401 £420 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.46% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £239 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £366 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.02% +4.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Median hourly rate - £21.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -38.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 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 Leeds region with a requirement for DNS.

1 46 (65.71%) Windows
2 35 (50.00%) DevOps
3 31 (44.29%) Linux
3 31 (44.29%) VMware
4 29 (41.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 27 (38.57%) JavaScript
6 26 (37.14%) TCP/IP
7 23 (32.86%) Active Directory
7 23 (32.86%) HTML
7 23 (32.86%) CSS
8 22 (31.43%) Python
8 22 (31.43%) Splunk
8 22 (31.43%) Windows Server
9 21 (30.00%) Ubuntu
10 20 (28.57%) LDAP
10 20 (28.57%) SMTP
11 18 (25.71%) DHCP
11 18 (25.71%) VMware Infrastructure
12 17 (24.29%) Microsoft Azure
12 17 (24.29%) SNMP
12 17 (24.29%) XML
13 16 (22.86%) Amazon AWS
14 15 (21.43%) Data Centre
15 14 (20.00%) Puppet
15 14 (20.00%) Microsoft
16 13 (18.57%) Internet
16 13 (18.57%) Firewall
16 13 (18.57%) Agile Software Development
17 12 (17.14%) Replication
17 12 (17.14%) Citrix

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 10 (14.29%) Apache
2 6 (8.57%) OpenStack
3 5 (7.14%) Apache Spark
3 5 (7.14%) nginx
4 4 (5.71%) Skype for Business
5 2 (2.86%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.43%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (1.43%) Confluence
6 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.43%) GlassFish
6 1 (1.43%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (7.14%) MS Office
2 1 (1.43%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 17 (24.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (22.86%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (14.29%) IaaS
4 9 (12.86%) Azure Active Directory
4 9 (12.86%) PaaS
5 5 (7.14%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (7.14%) SaaS
5 5 (7.14%) Sumo Logic
6 4 (5.71%) Office 365
7 1 (1.43%) Akamai
Communications & Networking
1 26 (37.14%) TCP/IP
2 20 (28.57%) LDAP
2 20 (28.57%) SMTP
3 18 (25.71%) DHCP
4 17 (24.29%) SNMP
5 13 (18.57%) Firewall
5 13 (18.57%) Internet
6 12 (17.14%) HTTP
7 8 (11.43%) SSL
8 7 (10.00%) VPN
9 4 (5.71%) BIG-IP
9 4 (5.71%) Extranet
9 4 (5.71%) Intranet
9 4 (5.71%) SAN
9 4 (5.71%) SSH
10 3 (4.29%) Cisco IOS
10 3 (4.29%) NetScaler
11 2 (2.86%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (2.86%) FWSM
11 2 (2.86%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.57%) MongoDB
1 6 (8.57%) PostgreSQL
1 6 (8.57%) Redis
2 5 (7.14%) Apache Cassandra
2 5 (7.14%) Hadoop
2 5 (7.14%) HBase
2 5 (7.14%) MySQL
2 5 (7.14%) Relational Database
3 4 (5.71%) Riak
4 3 (4.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (11.43%) Jenkins
2 6 (8.57%) Git (software)
3 5 (7.14%) Grunt
3 5 (7.14%) Maven
3 5 (7.14%) Vagrant
4 4 (5.71%) JIRA
4 4 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (5.71%) Visual Studio
5 3 (4.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (4.29%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.43%) Gitweb
General
1 9 (12.86%) Finance
2 4 (5.71%) Banking
3 1 (1.43%) Back Office
3 1 (1.43%) Games
3 1 (1.43%) Law
3 1 (1.43%) Legal
3 1 (1.43%) Publishing
3 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (17.14%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (12.86%) Administrator
3 8 (11.43%) Support Engineer
4 7 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
5 6 (8.57%) Hardware Specialist
5 6 (8.57%) Server Engineer
5 6 (8.57%) Server Support
5 6 (8.57%) Server Support Engineer
5 6 (8.57%) Storage Specialist
5 6 (8.57%) Windows Server Engineer
5 6 (8.57%) Windows Server Support
5 6 (8.57%) Windows Support Engineer
6 5 (7.14%) Architect
6 5 (7.14%) AWS DevOps
6 5 (7.14%) Splunk Administrator
7 4 (5.71%) Consultant
7 4 (5.71%) Network Engineer
8 3 (4.29%) Azure Architect
8 3 (4.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (4.29%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (32.86%) CSS
1 23 (32.86%) HTML
2 17 (24.29%) XML
3 6 (8.57%) AngularJS
3 6 (8.57%) LAPP Stack
4 5 (7.14%) CSS3
4 5 (7.14%) ELK Stack
4 5 (7.14%) HTML5
4 5 (7.14%) jQuery
4 5 (7.14%) LAMP
5 4 (5.71%) .NET
6 3 (4.29%) REST
6 3 (4.29%) SOAP
7 2 (2.86%) Node.js
7 2 (2.86%) Web Services
8 1 (1.43%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (1.43%) React
Miscellaneous
1 15 (21.43%) Data Centre
2 12 (17.14%) Replication
3 5 (7.14%) Hybrid Cloud
4 4 (5.71%) Public Cloud
5 3 (4.29%) Private Cloud
5 3 (4.29%) User Experience
5 3 (4.29%) VCE vBlock
6 2 (2.86%) EMC VNXe
7 1 (1.43%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.43%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.43%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.43%) NHS
7 1 (1.43%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 46 (65.71%) Windows
2 31 (44.29%) Linux
3 29 (41.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (31.43%) Windows Server
5 21 (30.00%) Ubuntu
6 9 (12.86%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (8.57%) CentOS
9 5 (7.14%) CoreOS
9 5 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (5.71%) Unix
11 3 (4.29%) Mac OS X
12 1 (1.43%) Android
12 1 (1.43%) Apple iOS
12 1 (1.43%) Mac OS
12 1 (1.43%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (50.00%) DevOps
2 13 (18.57%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 9 (12.86%) Scrum
4 9 (12.86%) TDD
5 8 (11.43%) Continuous Delivery
6 7 (10.00%) Service Management
7 6 (8.57%) Configuration Management
7 6 (8.57%) ITIL
7 6 (8.57%) Mentoring
7 6 (8.57%) Server Building
8 5 (7.14%) BDD
8 5 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (7.14%) Change Control
8 5 (7.14%) Identity Management
8 5 (7.14%) Kanban
8 5 (7.14%) Load Balancing
8 5 (7.14%) TOGAF
8 5 (7.14%) Translating Business Requirements
9 4 (5.71%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 27 (38.57%) JavaScript
2 22 (31.43%) Python
3 7 (10.00%) Java
3 7 (10.00%) PHP
3 7 (10.00%) SQL
4 6 (8.57%) PowerShell
5 3 (4.29%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.43%) C#
6 1 (1.43%) C++
6 1 (1.43%) Go
6 1 (1.43%) Ruby
6 1 (1.43%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (5.71%) Degree
2 3 (4.29%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.86%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.43%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.43%) CCIE
4 1 (1.43%) CCNA
4 1 (1.43%) CCNP
4 1 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.43%) MCITP
4 1 (1.43%) MCSE
4 1 (1.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 23 (32.86%) Active Directory
2 18 (25.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (12.86%) XenApp
4 8 (11.43%) vSphere
5 6 (8.57%) XenDesktop
6 5 (7.14%) Docker
6 5 (7.14%) HDFS
6 5 (7.14%) VirtualBox
7 4 (5.71%) Firmware
7 4 (5.71%) Hyper-V
7 4 (5.71%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (5.71%) VMware ESX
8 3 (4.29%) vCloud
9 1 (1.43%) NFS
9 1 (1.43%) Squid
9 1 (1.43%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (20.00%) Puppet
2 10 (14.29%) Ansible
2 10 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (8.57%) Nagios
4 5 (7.14%) Kubernetes
4 5 (7.14%) Salt
4 5 (7.14%) SCCM
4 5 (7.14%) ZABBIX
5 3 (4.29%) vRealize
6 2 (2.86%) Backup Exec
6 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 2 (2.86%) SCDPM
7 1 (1.43%) Grafana
7 1 (1.43%) Graylog
7 1 (1.43%) HAProxy
7 1 (1.43%) Icinga
7 1 (1.43%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (1.43%) SCOM
7 1 (1.43%) StatsD
7 1 (1.43%) Terraform
Vendors
1 31 (44.29%) VMware
2 22 (31.43%) Splunk
3 14 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 12 (17.14%) Citrix
5 10 (14.29%) Dell
6 8 (11.43%) Cisco
7 6 (8.57%) New Relic
7 6 (8.57%) Oracle
7 6 (8.57%) ThinPrint
8 5 (7.14%) F5
8 5 (7.14%) Google
8 5 (7.14%) Rackspace
8 5 (7.14%) SaltStack
9 4 (5.71%) Apple
9 4 (5.71%) HP
10 3 (4.29%) Atlassian
10 3 (4.29%) Brocade
10 3 (4.29%) Red Hat
11 2 (2.86%) SonicWALL
11 2 (2.86%) Veeam