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 3 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 79 76 74
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Contract jobs citing DNS 27 25 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.76% 1.86% 1.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.14% 11.36% 9.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 16 7
Median daily rate £466 £294 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.72% -9.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £231 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £400 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £11.00 £14.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +56.25%
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
191 220 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 12.48% 16.34% 10.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 148 86
Median daily rate £387 £288 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.60% -11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £123 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £397
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £333
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +3.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 1
Median hourly rate £11.00 £35.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.57% +62.79%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £29.59 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.40% +47.92%

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 3 May 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 3 May 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 20 (50.00%) VMware
2 19 (47.50%) Linux
3 17 (42.50%) TCP/IP
3 17 (42.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 14 (35.00%) SSL
5 14 (35.00%) Active Directory
5 14 (35.00%) Windows
6 12 (30.00%) Firewall
7 11 (27.50%) DHCP
7 11 (27.50%) DevOps
8 10 (25.00%) Palo Alto
8 10 (25.00%) Puppet
8 10 (25.00%) LAN
8 10 (25.00%) Cisco
8 10 (25.00%) WAN
8 10 (25.00%) Red Hat
8 10 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (25.00%) Windows Server
9 9 (22.50%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (20.00%) Open Source
10 8 (20.00%) Git (software)
10 8 (20.00%) Load Balancing
10 8 (20.00%) TDD
10 8 (20.00%) Configuration Management
10 8 (20.00%) HTTP
10 8 (20.00%) Apache
10 8 (20.00%) Java
11 7 (17.50%) Tomcat
11 7 (17.50%) FTP

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 (20.00%) Apache
2 7 (17.50%) Tomcat
3 6 (15.00%) IIS
3 6 (15.00%) Jetty
3 6 (15.00%) nginx
3 6 (15.00%) WebSphere
4 4 (10.00%) Skype for Business
5 3 (7.50%) MS Exchange
6 1 (2.50%) Apache Spark
6 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (2.50%) Oracle 10gAS
6 1 (2.50%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (2.50%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (2.50%) PowerExchange
6 1 (2.50%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) MS Office
2 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (7.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.50%) Office 365
2 6 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (15.00%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (12.50%) Google App Engine
3 5 (12.50%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (5.00%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (5.00%) IaaS
6 1 (2.50%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 17 (42.50%) TCP/IP
2 14 (35.00%) SSL
3 12 (30.00%) Firewall
4 11 (27.50%) DHCP
5 10 (25.00%) LAN
5 10 (25.00%) WAN
6 8 (20.00%) HTTP
7 7 (17.50%) FTP
7 7 (17.50%) Internet
7 7 (17.50%) IPsec
7 7 (17.50%) VPN
8 3 (7.50%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (7.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 3 (7.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 3 (7.50%) OSPF
8 3 (7.50%) SAN
9 2 (5.00%) HSRP
9 2 (5.00%) IPv4
9 2 (5.00%) Network Security
9 2 (5.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) Relational Database
2 2 (5.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (5.00%) MySQL
2 2 (5.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.50%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (2.50%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.50%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.50%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.50%) HBase
3 1 (2.50%) Informix
3 1 (2.50%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.50%) QlikView
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 7 (17.50%) Jenkins
3 6 (15.00%) Travis CI
4 2 (5.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (5.00%) Bitbucket
4 2 (5.00%) JIRA
5 1 (2.50%) Log4j
5 1 (2.50%) Maven
General
1 6 (15.00%) Finance
2 3 (7.50%) Electronics
2 3 (7.50%) Manufacturing
2 3 (7.50%) Marketing
2 3 (7.50%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (20.00%) Developer
2 7 (17.50%) Network Engineer
3 6 (15.00%) Ruby Developer
4 5 (12.50%) Architect
5 4 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (7.50%) Cloud Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Consultant
6 3 (7.50%) Design Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Network Design Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Python Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Azure Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Implementation Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Network Implementation Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Office 365 Consultant
7 2 (5.00%) Operations Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Server Support
7 2 (5.00%) Virtualisation Architect
7 2 (5.00%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.00%) .NET
1 6 (15.00%) J2EE
1 6 (15.00%) Servlets
2 1 (2.50%) ELK Stack
2 1 (2.50%) LAMP
2 1 (2.50%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) Data Centre
1 3 (7.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 3 (7.50%) PKI
1 3 (7.50%) Public Cloud
2 2 (5.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (5.00%) Replication
2 2 (5.00%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.50%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.50%) CLARiiON
3 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (2.50%) IBM XIV
3 1 (2.50%) Symmetrix
3 1 (2.50%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 19 (47.50%) Linux
2 14 (35.00%) Windows
3 10 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 9 (22.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (5.00%) Unix
7 1 (2.50%) AIX
7 1 (2.50%) Solaris
7 1 (2.50%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (27.50%) DevOps
2 10 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 8 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 8 (20.00%) Open Source
3 8 (20.00%) TDD
4 7 (17.50%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (17.50%) Scrum
5 5 (12.50%) Web Operations
6 4 (10.00%) ITIL
7 3 (7.50%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (7.50%) DDoS Mitigation
7 3 (7.50%) Deep Packet Inspection
7 3 (7.50%) Digital Marketing
7 3 (7.50%) E-Commerce
7 3 (7.50%) Network Design
7 3 (7.50%) Programme Management
8 2 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (5.00%) Presales
8 2 (5.00%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 8 (20.00%) Java
2 7 (17.50%) Bash Shell
2 7 (17.50%) Ruby
3 3 (7.50%) Python
3 3 (7.50%) SQL
4 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.50%) PHP
4 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (15.00%) CCNP
1 6 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (7.50%) CCIE
4 2 (5.00%) CCDP
4 2 (5.00%) MCSA
4 2 (5.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.50%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.50%) CCDE
5 1 (2.50%) CCNA
5 1 (2.50%) MCITP
5 1 (2.50%) MCSE
5 1 (2.50%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 17 (42.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (35.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (15.00%) Xen
4 4 (10.00%) vCloud
5 3 (7.50%) Hyper-V
5 3 (7.50%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.50%) Docker
6 1 (2.50%) Firmware
6 1 (2.50%) HDFS
6 1 (2.50%) NFS
6 1 (2.50%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.50%) vSphere
6 1 (2.50%) XenApp
6 1 (2.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (25.00%) Puppet
2 2 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (5.00%) SCCM
3 1 (2.50%) Ansible
3 1 (2.50%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (2.50%) HP SIM
3 1 (2.50%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.50%) Salt
3 1 (2.50%) SCOM
3 1 (2.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 20 (50.00%) VMware
2 15 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 10 (25.00%) Cisco
3 10 (25.00%) Palo Alto
3 10 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 6 (15.00%) F5
5 5 (12.50%) Google
5 5 (12.50%) HP
6 4 (10.00%) CheckPoint
6 4 (10.00%) Citrix
6 4 (10.00%) Dell
7 3 (7.50%) Brocade
7 3 (7.50%) Fortinet
7 3 (7.50%) Riverbed
7 3 (7.50%) SAP
7 3 (7.50%) Splunk
8 2 (5.00%) Akamai
8 2 (5.00%) Atlassian
8 2 (5.00%) Meraki
8 2 (5.00%) Oracle