The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Domain Name System (DNS)
East Midlands / Leicestershire
Rank 23 40 32
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -8
Contract jobs citing DNS 13 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 5.44% 0.72% 1.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 30.23% 5.13% 8.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 1
Median daily rate £255 £250 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
- -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.25 £20.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-8.75% -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 Leicestershire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
43 39 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 17.99% 13.98% 12.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 14 24
Median daily rate £263 £250 £317
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -21.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £160 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £293 £360
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 3
Median hourly rate £16.00 £13.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.00 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.20 £37.50 £19.80
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 Leicestershire

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

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

DNS
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

DNS Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

DNS
Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DNS across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

DNS Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

DNS
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

DNS Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

DNS
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester +12 5 £253 +1.00% 1
Hinckley - 1 £265 -
DNS
East Midlands

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 24 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for DNS.

1 17 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 10 (58.82%) Windows
2 10 (58.82%) LAN
2 10 (58.82%) DHCP
3 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
3 9 (52.94%) HP
3 9 (52.94%) Dell
4 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
4 8 (47.06%) IIS
4 8 (47.06%) VBScript
4 8 (47.06%) Wireless
4 8 (47.06%) SCCM
4 8 (47.06%) Hyper-V
4 8 (47.06%) PowerShell
4 8 (47.06%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (47.06%) Windows Server
4 8 (47.06%) Remote Desktop
5 7 (41.18%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (41.18%) Docker
5 7 (41.18%) Continuous Delivery
5 7 (41.18%) IaaS
5 7 (41.18%) PaaS
5 7 (41.18%) Node.js
5 7 (41.18%) REST
5 7 (41.18%) Git (software)
5 7 (41.18%) JSON
5 7 (41.18%) Ubuntu
5 7 (41.18%) JavaScript
5 7 (41.18%) Linux

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 (47.06%) IIS
2 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.88%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (41.18%) IaaS
1 7 (41.18%) PaaS
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 10 (58.82%) DHCP
2 10 (58.82%) LAN
3 8 (47.06%) Remote Desktop
3 8 (47.06%) Wireless
4 7 (41.18%) HTTP
4 7 (41.18%) SSL
5 2 (11.76%) WAN
6 1 (5.88%) ADSL
6 1 (5.88%) BGP
6 1 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (5.88%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (5.88%) EIGRP
6 1 (5.88%) Firewall
6 1 (5.88%) MPLS
6 1 (5.88%) OSPF
6 1 (5.88%) SNMP
6 1 (5.88%) TACACS
6 1 (5.88%) VLAN
6 1 (5.88%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
1 8 (47.06%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (5.88%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (41.18%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (29.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Deployment Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Platform Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) EPoS Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Deployment Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Migration Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Server Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Server Migration Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Digital Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Digital Technical Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Network Support
5 1 (5.88%) NoSQL Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) SCCM Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) JSON
1 7 (41.18%) Node.js
1 7 (41.18%) REST
2 6 (35.29%) .NET
3 1 (5.88%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) EPoS
2 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 10 (58.82%) Windows
2 8 (47.06%) Windows Server
2 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (41.18%) Linux
3 7 (41.18%) Ubuntu
4 6 (35.29%) CoreOS
5 1 (5.88%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Continuous Delivery
1 7 (41.18%) E-Commerce
2 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (35.29%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (35.29%) Kanban
2 6 (35.29%) Scrum
2 6 (35.29%) SOA
2 6 (35.29%) TDD
3 2 (11.76%) Migration
4 1 (5.88%) Continuous Deployment
4 1 (5.88%) ITIL
4 1 (5.88%) ITIL V3
4 1 (5.88%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (5.88%) Network Management
4 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) PowerShell
1 8 (47.06%) VBScript
2 7 (41.18%) JavaScript
2 7 (41.18%) Python
3 1 (5.88%) Go
3 1 (5.88%) VB
System Software
1 8 (47.06%) Hyper-V
2 7 (41.18%) Docker
3 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
4 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (47.06%) SCCM
2 7 (41.18%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (5.88%) Consul
3 1 (5.88%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Dell
1 9 (52.94%) HP
1 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
2 5 (29.41%) Sun
3 3 (17.65%) Cisco
4 1 (5.88%) SolarWinds
4 1 (5.88%) VMware