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 June 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 35 34 39
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +5
Contract jobs citing DNS 2 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.77% 2.21% 0.93%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.41% 13.73% 8.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 3
Median daily rate £325 £250 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £238 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £331 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £328 £330 £300
% change year-on-year
-0.75% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.25 £21.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+31.39% +34.37%
DNS
East Midlands

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
37 51 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 14.29% 16.09% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 26 15
Median daily rate £290 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £180 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 8
Median hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £13.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% +38.88%

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
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 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -5 1 £275 +15.78%
Hinckley - 1 £375 -
DNS
East Midlands

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

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

1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (83.33%) DHCP
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) MS Exchange
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (50.00%) MCSE
4 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (50.00%) VMware
5 2 (33.33%) XenApp
5 2 (33.33%) Citrix
5 2 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (33.33%) SQL
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 2 (33.33%) VPN
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (16.67%) Firewall
6 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
6 1 (16.67%) Replication
6 1 (16.67%) SAN
6 1 (16.67%) Terminal Services
6 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (16.67%) Sophos
6 1 (16.67%) IPv4
6 1 (16.67%) CCNA
6 1 (16.67%) PBX
6 1 (16.67%) Linux
6 1 (16.67%) ITIL

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 5 (83.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) DHCP
2 2 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) IPv4
3 1 (16.67%) PBX
3 1 (16.67%) SAN
3 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (16.67%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Exchange Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Field Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Field Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Field Support Technician
3 1 (16.67%) ICT Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) ICT Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Server Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Service Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Support Technician
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Support
3 1 (16.67%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Clustering
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 1 (16.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (16.67%) High Availability
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL
1 1 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (16.67%) Logistics
1 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
1 1 (16.67%) Software Licensing
1 1 (16.67%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (50.00%) MCSE
3 1 (16.67%) CCNA
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (16.67%) MCITP
3 1 (16.67%) MCP
3 1 (16.67%) MCSA
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (33.33%) XenApp
4 1 (16.67%) Terminal Services
4 1 (16.67%) VMware ESX
4 1 (16.67%) vSphere
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Sophos