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 11 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
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 46 67 60
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -7
Contract jobs citing DNS 40 38 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 3.53% 2.34% 2.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.81% 18.27% 13.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 31 22
Median daily rate £450 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £131 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £533 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +0.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £18.68
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+32.50% -11.11%
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
168 208 221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 14.81% 12.82% 18.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 141 146
Median daily rate £425 £425 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +28.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £239 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £533 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 2
Median hourly rate £13.50 £12.35 £14.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.31% -16.91%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

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 11 December 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 11 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 Leeds region with a requirement for DNS.

1 56 (68.29%) Windows
2 40 (48.78%) VMware
3 35 (42.68%) Linux
3 35 (42.68%) DevOps
4 33 (40.24%) Active Directory
5 29 (35.37%) Windows Server 2008
6 28 (34.15%) Windows Server
7 27 (32.93%) TCP/IP
8 26 (31.71%) Firewall
9 25 (30.49%) VMware Infrastructure
10 24 (29.27%) JavaScript
11 22 (26.83%) DHCP
12 21 (25.61%) Ubuntu
12 21 (25.61%) Splunk
13 20 (24.39%) Microsoft Azure
13 20 (24.39%) HTML
13 20 (24.39%) CSS
14 19 (23.17%) Python
14 19 (23.17%) Microsoft
15 18 (21.95%) SNMP
15 18 (21.95%) LDAP
15 18 (21.95%) SMTP
16 17 (20.73%) XML
17 16 (19.51%) Amazon AWS
18 15 (18.29%) Ansible
18 15 (18.29%) Opscode Chef
19 14 (17.07%) Internet
20 13 (15.85%) SSL
20 13 (15.85%) Dell
20 13 (15.85%) Puppet

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 11 (13.41%) Apache
2 9 (10.98%) nginx
3 7 (8.54%) OpenStack
4 5 (6.10%) Cloud Foundry
4 5 (6.10%) Confluence
4 5 (6.10%) GlassFish
4 5 (6.10%) SAS
4 5 (6.10%) Tomcat
5 4 (4.88%) Skype for Business
6 3 (3.66%) MS Exchange
7 2 (2.44%) Apache Spark
7 2 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (1.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (7.32%) MS Office
2 1 (1.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 20 (24.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (19.51%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (12.20%) Office 365
4 9 (10.98%) PaaS
5 8 (9.76%) Azure Active Directory
6 7 (8.54%) IaaS
7 5 (6.10%) SaaS
8 2 (2.44%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (2.44%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 27 (32.93%) TCP/IP
2 26 (31.71%) Firewall
3 22 (26.83%) DHCP
4 18 (21.95%) LDAP
4 18 (21.95%) SMTP
4 18 (21.95%) SNMP
5 14 (17.07%) Internet
6 13 (15.85%) SSL
7 12 (14.63%) VPN
8 8 (9.76%) HTTP
9 5 (6.10%) BIG-IP
9 5 (6.10%) DSL
9 5 (6.10%) Extranet
9 5 (6.10%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 5 (6.10%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 5 (6.10%) Intranet
9 5 (6.10%) iSCSI
9 5 (6.10%) MPLS
9 5 (6.10%) Structured Cabling
9 5 (6.10%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.54%) MongoDB
1 7 (8.54%) PostgreSQL
1 7 (8.54%) Redis
1 7 (8.54%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.44%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (2.44%) Hadoop
2 2 (2.44%) HBase
2 2 (2.44%) MySQL
2 2 (2.44%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.44%) Riak
3 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (10.98%) Jenkins
2 8 (9.76%) JIRA
2 8 (9.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (9.76%) Visual Studio
3 7 (8.54%) Git (software)
4 5 (6.10%) Gitweb
5 3 (3.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (3.66%) Bitbucket
6 2 (2.44%) Grunt
6 2 (2.44%) Maven
6 2 (2.44%) Vagrant
General
1 8 (9.76%) Finance
2 5 (6.10%) Banking
3 2 (2.44%) Legal
3 2 (2.44%) Publishing
3 2 (2.44%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.22%) Back Office
4 1 (1.22%) Games
4 1 (1.22%) Law
Job Titles
1 16 (19.51%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (12.20%) Administrator
2 10 (12.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (9.76%) Support Engineer
4 7 (8.54%) Architect
4 7 (8.54%) Windows Engineer
5 6 (7.32%) Hardware Specialist
5 6 (7.32%) Server Engineer
5 6 (7.32%) Server Support
5 6 (7.32%) Server Support Engineer
5 6 (7.32%) Storage Specialist
5 6 (7.32%) Windows Server Engineer
5 6 (7.32%) Windows Server Support
5 6 (7.32%) Windows Support Engineer
6 5 (6.10%) Network Engineer
6 5 (6.10%) Splunk Administrator
7 4 (4.88%) AWS DevOps
7 4 (4.88%) Consultant
7 4 (4.88%) Design Engineer
7 4 (4.88%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (24.39%) CSS
1 20 (24.39%) HTML
2 17 (20.73%) XML
3 8 (9.76%) .NET
4 7 (8.54%) LAPP Stack
5 5 (6.10%) Node.js
5 5 (6.10%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (3.66%) AngularJS
7 2 (2.44%) CSS3
7 2 (2.44%) ELK Stack
7 2 (2.44%) HTML5
7 2 (2.44%) jQuery
7 2 (2.44%) LAMP
8 1 (1.22%) React
8 1 (1.22%) REST
8 1 (1.22%) SOAP
8 1 (1.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.63%) Data Centre
2 11 (13.41%) Replication
3 8 (9.76%) Public Cloud
4 5 (6.10%) Hybrid Cloud
4 5 (6.10%) Microsoft Licensing
5 3 (3.66%) Digital Media
5 3 (3.66%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.22%) Clustering
6 1 (1.22%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.22%) NHS
6 1 (1.22%) PKI
6 1 (1.22%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.22%) User Experience
6 1 (1.22%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 56 (68.29%) Windows
2 35 (42.68%) Linux
3 29 (35.37%) Windows Server 2008
4 28 (34.15%) Windows Server
5 21 (25.61%) Ubuntu
6 12 (14.63%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (12.20%) CentOS
8 8 (9.76%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (8.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (7.32%) Unix
11 2 (2.44%) CoreOS
11 2 (2.44%) Windows 7
12 1 (1.22%) Android
12 1 (1.22%) Apple iOS
12 1 (1.22%) Mac OS
12 1 (1.22%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (42.68%) DevOps
2 12 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (14.63%) Continuous Delivery
2 12 (14.63%) Continuous Improvement
3 11 (13.41%) Migration
3 11 (13.41%) Scrum
3 11 (13.41%) Service Management
4 10 (12.20%) Configuration Management
4 10 (12.20%) TDD
5 8 (9.76%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (9.76%) Release Management
5 8 (9.76%) Resource Management
6 7 (8.54%) ITIL
6 7 (8.54%) Kanban
6 7 (8.54%) Load Balancing
7 6 (7.32%) Programme Management
7 6 (7.32%) Server Building
7 6 (7.32%) Technical Analysis
8 5 (6.10%) Security Patching
8 5 (6.10%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 24 (29.27%) JavaScript
2 19 (23.17%) Python
3 10 (12.20%) PHP
4 8 (9.76%) PowerShell
5 6 (7.32%) Java
6 5 (6.10%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (4.88%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (4.88%) Degree
2 2 (2.44%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (2.44%) CCNP
2 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.44%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.22%) CCIE
3 1 (1.22%) CCNA
3 1 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.22%) MCITP
3 1 (1.22%) MCSE
3 1 (1.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.44%) QA
2 1 (1.22%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (40.24%) Active Directory
2 25 (30.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (12.20%) XenApp
4 9 (10.98%) Hyper-V
5 8 (9.76%) Virtual Machines
5 8 (9.76%) vSphere
6 6 (7.32%) XenDesktop
7 5 (6.10%) Firmware
7 5 (6.10%) NFS
7 5 (6.10%) Squid
8 2 (2.44%) Docker
8 2 (2.44%) HDFS
8 2 (2.44%) VirtualBox
9 1 (1.22%) Terminal Services
9 1 (1.22%) vCloud
9 1 (1.22%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (1.22%) VMware ESX
9 1 (1.22%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (18.29%) Ansible
1 15 (18.29%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (15.85%) Puppet
3 7 (8.54%) Nagios
4 5 (6.10%) Grafana
4 5 (6.10%) Graphite
4 5 (6.10%) Graylog
4 5 (6.10%) HAProxy
4 5 (6.10%) Icinga
4 5 (6.10%) SCCM
4 5 (6.10%) StatsD
4 5 (6.10%) Terraform
4 5 (6.10%) vMotion
5 2 (2.44%) Kubernetes
5 2 (2.44%) Salt
5 2 (2.44%) SCOM
5 2 (2.44%) ZABBIX
6 1 (1.22%) SCVMM
6 1 (1.22%) WMI
6 1 (1.22%) WSUS
Vendors
1 40 (48.78%) VMware
2 21 (25.61%) Splunk
3 19 (23.17%) Microsoft
4 13 (15.85%) Dell
5 12 (14.63%) Citrix
6 11 (13.41%) Cisco
7 10 (12.20%) F5
8 7 (8.54%) HP
8 7 (8.54%) New Relic
8 7 (8.54%) Oracle
8 7 (8.54%) Palo Alto
8 7 (8.54%) Red Hat
8 7 (8.54%) SonicWALL
9 6 (7.32%) ThinPrint
10 5 (6.10%) NETGEAR
11 3 (3.66%) Atlassian
11 3 (3.66%) Brocade
11 3 (3.66%) CheckPoint
12 2 (2.44%) Apple
12 2 (2.44%) Google