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 21 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 79 84 72
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -12
Contract jobs citing DNS 15 14 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.35% 0.99% 1.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.20% 8.28% 9.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 12
Median daily rate £410 £400 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £304 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £341 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -3.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £20.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-11.25% -16.66%

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
147 169 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 13.23% 12.00% 13.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 115 107
Median daily rate £410 £400 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +12.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £300 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 2
Median hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.62% -38.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

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 21 February 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 21 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 Leeds region with a requirement for DNS.

1 37 (62.71%) Windows
2 31 (52.54%) DevOps
3 27 (45.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (45.76%) Linux
3 27 (45.76%) JavaScript
3 27 (45.76%) VMware
4 24 (40.68%) TCP/IP
5 23 (38.98%) HTML
5 23 (38.98%) CSS
6 22 (37.29%) Python
6 22 (37.29%) Splunk
7 21 (35.59%) LDAP
7 21 (35.59%) SMTP
8 19 (32.20%) Ubuntu
9 18 (30.51%) Windows Server
10 17 (28.81%) XML
10 17 (28.81%) SNMP
10 17 (28.81%) Active Directory
11 16 (27.12%) DHCP
12 15 (25.42%) Data Centre
13 13 (22.03%) HTTP
13 13 (22.03%) Microsoft
13 13 (22.03%) Internet
13 13 (22.03%) VMware Infrastructure
14 12 (20.34%) Agile Software Development
15 11 (18.64%) Firewall
15 11 (18.64%) Microsoft Azure
16 10 (16.95%) Puppet
16 10 (16.95%) Continuous Improvement
16 10 (16.95%) IaaS

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 8 (13.56%) Apache
2 6 (10.17%) OpenStack
3 5 (8.47%) Apache Spark
4 4 (6.78%) Skype for Business
5 3 (5.08%) nginx
6 2 (3.39%) MS Exchange
7 1 (1.69%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (1.69%) Confluence
7 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.69%) GlassFish
7 1 (1.69%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (10.17%) MS Office
2 2 (3.39%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (18.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (16.95%) IaaS
3 9 (15.25%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (15.25%) Azure Active Directory
4 7 (11.86%) PaaS
5 5 (8.47%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (8.47%) Loggly
5 5 (8.47%) SaaS
5 5 (8.47%) Sumo Logic
6 4 (6.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (40.68%) TCP/IP
2 21 (35.59%) LDAP
2 21 (35.59%) SMTP
3 17 (28.81%) SNMP
4 16 (27.12%) DHCP
5 13 (22.03%) HTTP
5 13 (22.03%) Internet
6 11 (18.64%) Firewall
7 4 (6.78%) BIG-IP
7 4 (6.78%) Extranet
7 4 (6.78%) Intranet
7 4 (6.78%) SSH
7 4 (6.78%) SSL
8 3 (5.08%) SAN
9 1 (1.69%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 1 (1.69%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 1 (1.69%) Network Security
9 1 (1.69%) Reverse Proxy
9 1 (1.69%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.17%) MongoDB
1 6 (10.17%) PostgreSQL
1 6 (10.17%) Redis
2 5 (8.47%) Apache Cassandra
2 5 (8.47%) Hadoop
2 5 (8.47%) HBase
2 5 (8.47%) MySQL
2 5 (8.47%) Relational Database
3 4 (6.78%) Riak
4 3 (5.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (11.86%) Jenkins
2 6 (10.17%) Git (software)
3 5 (8.47%) Grunt
3 5 (8.47%) Maven
3 5 (8.47%) Vagrant
4 4 (6.78%) JIRA
5 3 (5.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (5.08%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.69%) Gitweb
General
1 9 (15.25%) Finance
2 4 (6.78%) Banking
3 1 (1.69%) Back Office
3 1 (1.69%) Games
3 1 (1.69%) Law
3 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (15.25%) Administrator
2 8 (13.56%) DevOps Engineer
3 7 (11.86%) Support Engineer
4 6 (10.17%) Hardware Specialist
4 6 (10.17%) Server Engineer
4 6 (10.17%) Server Support
4 6 (10.17%) Server Support Engineer
4 6 (10.17%) Storage Specialist
4 6 (10.17%) Windows Engineer
4 6 (10.17%) Windows Server Engineer
4 6 (10.17%) Windows Server Support
4 6 (10.17%) Windows Support Engineer
5 5 (8.47%) Architect
5 5 (8.47%) Splunk Administrator
6 4 (6.78%) AWS DevOps
6 4 (6.78%) Consultant
7 3 (5.08%) Azure Architect
7 3 (5.08%) Developer
7 3 (5.08%) Lead DevOps
7 3 (5.08%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (38.98%) CSS
1 23 (38.98%) HTML
2 17 (28.81%) XML
3 6 (10.17%) AngularJS
3 6 (10.17%) LAPP Stack
4 5 (8.47%) CSS3
4 5 (8.47%) Elastic Stack
4 5 (8.47%) HTML5
4 5 (8.47%) jQuery
4 5 (8.47%) LAMP
5 4 (6.78%) REST
5 4 (6.78%) SOAP
6 2 (3.39%) Node.js
6 2 (3.39%) Web Services
7 1 (1.69%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (1.69%) React
Miscellaneous
1 15 (25.42%) Data Centre
2 9 (15.25%) Replication
3 5 (8.47%) Hybrid Cloud
4 4 (6.78%) Private Cloud
4 4 (6.78%) User Experience
4 4 (6.78%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 2 (3.39%) EMC VNXe
6 1 (1.69%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.69%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 37 (62.71%) Windows
2 27 (45.76%) Linux
2 27 (45.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (32.20%) Ubuntu
4 18 (30.51%) Windows Server
5 8 (13.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (10.17%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (8.47%) CentOS
7 5 (8.47%) CoreOS
8 4 (6.78%) Unix
9 2 (3.39%) Mac OS X
9 2 (3.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (3.39%) Windows 7
10 1 (1.69%) Android
10 1 (1.69%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.69%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (52.54%) DevOps
2 12 (20.34%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (16.95%) Continuous Improvement
4 7 (11.86%) Scrum
5 6 (10.17%) Change Control
5 6 (10.17%) Server Building
6 5 (8.47%) BDD
6 5 (8.47%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (8.47%) Identity Management
6 5 (8.47%) ITIL
6 5 (8.47%) Kanban
6 5 (8.47%) Service Management
6 5 (8.47%) TDD
6 5 (8.47%) TOGAF
6 5 (8.47%) Translating Business Requirements
7 4 (6.78%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (6.78%) Extreme Programming
7 4 (6.78%) Software Engineering
7 4 (6.78%) Software Testing
7 4 (6.78%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 27 (45.76%) JavaScript
2 22 (37.29%) Python
3 6 (10.17%) Java
3 6 (10.17%) PHP
3 6 (10.17%) SQL
4 4 (6.78%) Bash Shell
5 3 (5.08%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.69%) C#
6 1 (1.69%) C++
6 1 (1.69%) Go
6 1 (1.69%) Ruby
6 1 (1.69%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (6.78%) Degree
2 2 (3.39%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.69%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.69%) MCITP
3 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.69%) QA
System Software
1 17 (28.81%) Active Directory
2 13 (22.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (11.86%) vSphere
3 7 (11.86%) XenApp
4 6 (10.17%) XenDesktop
5 5 (8.47%) Docker
5 5 (8.47%) HDFS
5 5 (8.47%) VirtualBox
5 5 (8.47%) VMware ESX
6 4 (6.78%) Firmware
6 4 (6.78%) Hyper-V
7 3 (5.08%) vCloud
8 1 (1.69%) NFS
8 1 (1.69%) Squid
Systems Management
1 10 (16.95%) Puppet
2 6 (10.17%) Ansible
2 6 (10.17%) Nagios
2 6 (10.17%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (8.47%) Kubernetes
3 5 (8.47%) Salt
3 5 (8.47%) ZABBIX
4 4 (6.78%) SCCM
4 4 (6.78%) vRealize
5 2 (3.39%) Backup Exec
5 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 2 (3.39%) SCDPM
6 1 (1.69%) Grafana
6 1 (1.69%) Graphite
6 1 (1.69%) Graylog
6 1 (1.69%) HAProxy
6 1 (1.69%) Icinga
6 1 (1.69%) StatsD
6 1 (1.69%) Terraform
Vendors
1 27 (45.76%) VMware
2 22 (37.29%) Splunk
3 13 (22.03%) Microsoft
4 10 (16.95%) Dell
5 8 (13.56%) Citrix
6 6 (10.17%) New Relic
6 6 (10.17%) Oracle
6 6 (10.17%) ThinPrint
7 5 (8.47%) F5
7 5 (8.47%) Google
7 5 (8.47%) Rackspace
7 5 (8.47%) SaltStack
8 4 (6.78%) Cisco
9 3 (5.08%) Apple
9 3 (5.08%) Atlassian
9 3 (5.08%) Brocade
10 2 (3.39%) EMC
10 2 (3.39%) HP
10 2 (3.39%) Red Hat
10 2 (3.39%) Symantec