The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 109 117 110
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -7
Contract jobs citing DNS 510 485 483
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.24% 2.08% 1.96%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.63% 16.93% 14.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 308 318 322
Median daily rate £425 £375 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -1.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £246 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 25 8
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.24 £23.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.20% -25.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.82 £12.00 £19.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.50 £83.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.75 £21.53 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+28.91% +19.58%
DNS
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Communications & Networking Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
3264 2864 3250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.30% 12.30% 13.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2100 1896 2089
Median daily rate £440 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £345
% change year-on-year
- +5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 83 92
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -23.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -6.64%

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in London

DNS
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

DNS Daily Rate Trend in London

DNS
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DNS across the London region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

DNS Daily Rate Histogram in London

DNS
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

DNS Hourly Rate Trend in London

DNS
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DNS across the London region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

DNS Hourly Rate Histogram in London

DNS
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the London region over the 3 months to 30 September 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
City of London -11 79 £448 +11.87% 24
Croydon +5 21 £495 +1.53% 1
Harrow - 7 £488 - 2
Ilford - 4 - -
Kingston Upon Thames -4 3 £475 +40.74%
New Malden - 3 - -
Mayfair +1 2 £325 +1.56%
Bromley -1 2 £475 +86.27% 1
Canary Wharf - 2 £188 -
Hammersmith +3 1 £140 -
Romford - 1 £275 -
Teddington - 1 £550 -
Docklands, London - 1 - -
DNS
England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 London region with a requirement for DNS.

1 446 (49.17%) Linux
2 435 (47.96%) Windows
3 422 (46.53%) VMware
4 395 (43.55%) Active Directory
5 345 (38.04%) DHCP
6 266 (29.33%) TCP/IP
7 263 (29.00%) Microsoft
8 256 (28.22%) Windows Server
9 246 (27.12%) Firewall
10 245 (27.01%) Puppet
11 236 (26.02%) Amazon AWS
12 234 (25.80%) DevOps
13 227 (25.03%) VMware Infrastructure
14 224 (24.70%) Oracle
15 223 (24.59%) ITIL
16 218 (24.04%) Apache
17 215 (23.70%) Agile Software Development
18 211 (23.26%) Configuration Management
19 187 (20.62%) Cisco
20 183 (20.18%) Jenkins
20 183 (20.18%) Ansible
21 176 (19.40%) Python
22 160 (17.64%) PowerShell
23 157 (17.31%) Windows Server 2008
23 157 (17.31%) Git (software)
24 149 (16.43%) Unix
24 149 (16.43%) Service Management
25 144 (15.88%) Continuous Integration
26 137 (15.10%) Ruby
27 135 (14.88%) Perl

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in London 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
1 218 (24.04%) Apache
2 127 (14.00%) Elasticsearch
3 117 (12.90%) MS Exchange
4 115 (12.68%) Confluence
5 88 (9.70%) IIS
6 66 (7.28%) Tomcat
7 65 (7.17%) Exchange Server 2010
8 52 (5.73%) Skype for Business
9 50 (5.51%) SharePoint
10 36 (3.97%) WebSphere
11 25 (2.76%) OpenStack
11 25 (2.76%) WebSphere Application Server
12 23 (2.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 23 (2.54%) IBM HTTP Server
13 21 (2.32%) Exchange Server 2013
14 18 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2007
15 15 (1.65%) JBoss
16 11 (1.21%) CMS
17 9 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2003
18 8 (0.88%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 102 (11.25%) MS Excel
2 97 (10.69%) HipChat
3 66 (7.28%) MS Office
4 9 (0.99%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.88%) MS Project
6 4 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 7 (0.77%) Faxination
2 6 (0.66%) Eikon
3 4 (0.44%) assyst
4 3 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 236 (26.02%) Amazon AWS
2 95 (10.47%) Office 365
3 67 (7.39%) Microsoft Azure
4 31 (3.42%) Cloud Computing
5 21 (2.32%) IaaS
6 14 (1.54%) PaaS
7 12 (1.32%) Mimecast
7 12 (1.32%) OneDrive
8 10 (1.10%) Azure Active Directory
9 9 (0.99%) AWS CloudFormation
9 9 (0.99%) Google Apps
9 9 (0.99%) SaaS
10 6 (0.66%) Amazon ELB
10 6 (0.66%) Trello
11 5 (0.55%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 5 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
12 4 (0.44%) Route 53
12 4 (0.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 3 (0.33%) Google Cloud Platform
13 3 (0.33%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 345 (38.04%) DHCP
2 266 (29.33%) TCP/IP
3 246 (27.12%) Firewall
4 130 (14.33%) VPN
5 119 (13.12%) SSH
6 115 (12.68%) SAN
6 115 (12.68%) SSL
7 107 (11.80%) WAN
8 102 (11.25%) LAN
9 98 (10.80%) OpenLDAP
9 98 (10.80%) OpenVPN
10 85 (9.37%) LDAP
11 78 (8.60%) HTTP
12 59 (6.50%) Wireless
13 44 (4.85%) Internet
14 40 (4.41%) IPsec
14 40 (4.41%) NAS
15 38 (4.19%) Cisco ASA
15 38 (4.19%) VoIP
16 37 (4.08%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (13.12%) PostgreSQL
2 118 (13.01%) SQL Server
3 95 (10.47%) Hadoop
4 77 (8.49%) MySQL
5 44 (4.85%) Oracle Database
6 19 (2.09%) NoSQL
7 18 (1.98%) MongoDB
7 18 (1.98%) Relational Database
8 15 (1.65%) RDBMS
8 15 (1.65%) Redis
9 12 (1.32%) Amazon RDS
10 11 (1.21%) SQL Server 2008
11 10 (1.10%) Oracle Database 11g
11 10 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
12 9 (0.99%) SQL Server 2005
13 6 (0.66%) Big Data
13 6 (0.66%) Oracle Database 12c
14 5 (0.55%) DB2
14 5 (0.55%) MariaDB
15 4 (0.44%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 183 (20.18%) Jenkins
2 157 (17.31%) Git (software)
3 107 (11.80%) JIRA
3 107 (11.80%) Maven
4 102 (11.25%) SonarQube
4 102 (11.25%) Sonatype Nexus
5 100 (11.03%) Ant
6 98 (10.80%) JUnit
7 97 (10.69%) JIRA Agile
8 94 (10.36%) Liquibase
9 79 (8.71%) Bitbucket
10 27 (2.98%) Subversion
11 19 (2.09%) Introscope
12 15 (1.65%) GoCD
13 14 (1.54%) Vagrant
14 12 (1.32%) Artifactory
15 11 (1.21%) GitLab
15 11 (1.21%) Team Foundation Server
16 10 (1.10%) Octopus Deploy
17 9 (0.99%) Selenium
General
1 126 (13.89%) Finance
2 63 (6.95%) Banking
3 42 (4.63%) Retail
4 31 (3.42%) Back Office
5 22 (2.43%) Telecoms
6 19 (2.09%) Financial Institution
7 15 (1.65%) Legal
8 14 (1.54%) Marketing
9 12 (1.32%) Publishing
10 11 (1.21%) Advertising
10 11 (1.21%) Law
11 10 (1.10%) Investment Banking
12 9 (0.99%) Japanese Language
13 7 (0.77%) Games
14 3 (0.33%) French Language
15 2 (0.22%) Italian Language
15 2 (0.22%) Spanish Language
16 1 (0.11%) Cantonese Language
16 1 (0.11%) Local Government
16 1 (0.11%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 140 (15.44%) DevOps Engineer
2 132 (14.55%) Administrator
3 89 (9.81%) Analyst
4 80 (8.82%) Systems Administrator
5 78 (8.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 59 (6.50%) Architect
7 57 (6.28%) Network Engineer
8 53 (5.84%) Support Engineer
9 52 (5.73%) Linux Administrator
10 46 (5.07%) Consultant
11 43 (4.74%) Senior DevOps
12 40 (4.41%) Server Engineer
13 38 (4.19%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 35 (3.86%) VMware Engineer
15 34 (3.75%) Linux Engineer
15 34 (3.75%) Windows Engineer
16 32 (3.53%) Developer
17 31 (3.42%) Linux Systems Administrator
18 28 (3.09%) Lead DevOps
18 28 (3.09%) VMWare Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (12.13%) ELK Stack
2 98 (10.80%) MCollective
3 91 (10.03%) Software Packaging
4 58 (6.39%) Middleware
5 46 (5.07%) Web Services
6 41 (4.52%) LAMP
7 28 (3.09%) HTML
8 14 (1.54%) 802.1X
9 13 (1.43%) SAML
9 13 (1.43%) XML
10 12 (1.32%) .NET
10 12 (1.32%) Node.js
11 11 (1.21%) REST
12 9 (0.99%) CSS
13 8 (0.88%) AngularJS
13 8 (0.88%) ASP.NET
14 7 (0.77%) HTML5
14 7 (0.77%) Oracle GoldenGate
14 7 (0.77%) XMPP
15 6 (0.66%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 92 (10.14%) Data Centre
2 67 (7.39%) Clustering
3 47 (5.18%) Public Cloud
4 41 (4.52%) Management Information System
5 30 (3.31%) Analytical Skills
6 24 (2.65%) Blackberry
7 22 (2.43%) Computer Science
8 21 (2.32%) PKI
9 18 (1.98%) Hybrid Cloud
10 17 (1.87%) Virtual Team
11 16 (1.76%) DataPower
12 15 (1.65%) EMC VNX
12 15 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
13 14 (1.54%) Hedge funds
13 14 (1.54%) Private Cloud
13 14 (1.54%) Replication
14 11 (1.21%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 11 (1.21%) Video Conferencing
15 10 (1.10%) NHS
16 9 (0.99%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 446 (49.17%) Linux
2 435 (47.96%) Windows
3 256 (28.22%) Windows Server
4 157 (17.31%) Windows Server 2008
5 149 (16.43%) Unix
6 128 (14.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 123 (13.56%) CentOS
8 98 (10.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 65 (7.17%) Windows Server 2003
10 62 (6.84%) Windows 7
11 42 (4.63%) AIX
12 35 (3.86%) Solaris
12 35 (3.86%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 33 (3.64%) SUSE
14 30 (3.31%) Oracle Linux
15 27 (2.98%) Mac OS X
16 25 (2.76%) Ubuntu
17 23 (2.54%) Android
18 22 (2.43%) Windows 10
19 19 (2.09%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 234 (25.80%) DevOps
2 223 (24.59%) ITIL
3 215 (23.70%) Agile Software Development
4 211 (23.26%) Configuration Management
5 149 (16.43%) Service Management
6 144 (15.88%) Continuous Integration
7 133 (14.66%) Load Balancing
8 128 (14.11%) Continuous Delivery
9 112 (12.35%) Migration
10 100 (11.03%) Scrum
11 96 (10.58%) Identity Management
12 83 (9.15%) Case Management
13 79 (8.71%) High Availability
14 76 (8.38%) Coaching
15 72 (7.94%) Change Management
16 68 (7.50%) Open Source
17 66 (7.28%) Stakeholder Management
17 66 (7.28%) Workflow
18 55 (6.06%) Disaster Recovery
19 50 (5.51%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 176 (19.40%) Python
2 160 (17.64%) PowerShell
3 137 (15.10%) Ruby
4 135 (14.88%) Perl
5 134 (14.77%) Shell Script
6 123 (13.56%) Bash Shell
7 80 (8.82%) SQL
8 73 (8.05%) Java
9 46 (5.07%) PHP
10 22 (2.43%) Korn
11 19 (2.09%) JavaScript
12 18 (1.98%) Go
13 16 (1.76%) Jython
14 14 (1.54%) C#
14 14 (1.54%) VB
15 8 (0.88%) T-SQL
16 7 (0.77%) C
17 5 (0.55%) Groovy
18 4 (0.44%) AppleScript
19 2 (0.22%) CFML
Qualifications
1 111 (12.24%) Security Cleared
2 106 (11.69%) SC Cleared
3 68 (7.50%) Cisco Certification
4 58 (6.39%) Microsoft Certification
5 47 (5.18%) CTC Cleared
6 39 (4.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 37 (4.08%) MCSE
8 32 (3.53%) CCNP
9 31 (3.42%) CCNA
9 31 (3.42%) Degree
10 27 (2.98%) ITIL Certification
11 21 (2.32%) BPSS Clearance
12 19 (2.09%) CISSP
12 19 (2.09%) RHCE
13 18 (1.98%) MCSA
14 15 (1.65%) RHCA
15 11 (1.21%) CCIE
15 11 (1.21%) CISM
15 11 (1.21%) MCP
16 10 (1.10%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (4.52%) SLA
2 26 (2.87%) PCI DSS
3 12 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (0.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.33%) QA
6 1 (0.11%) COBIT
6 1 (0.11%) DICOM
6 1 (0.11%) HL7
System Software
1 395 (43.55%) Active Directory
2 227 (25.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 135 (14.88%) Docker
4 108 (11.91%) vCloud
5 107 (11.80%) Squid
6 101 (11.14%) Postfix
7 58 (6.39%) Hyper-V
8 54 (5.95%) VMware ESX
9 51 (5.62%) VMware ESXi
10 50 (5.51%) vSphere
11 42 (4.63%) XenApp
12 38 (4.19%) NFS
13 26 (2.87%) Virtual Machines
14 18 (1.98%) KVM
15 17 (1.87%) Oracle RAC
15 17 (1.87%) XenDesktop
16 14 (1.54%) Veritas Cluster Server
17 13 (1.43%) Terminal Services
18 12 (1.32%) ISA Server
18 12 (1.32%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 245 (27.01%) Puppet
2 183 (20.18%) Ansible
3 132 (14.55%) Terraform
4 119 (13.12%) logstash
5 116 (12.79%) Kibana
6 111 (12.24%) ZABBIX
7 102 (11.25%) Kubernetes
8 98 (10.80%) Rancher
9 87 (9.59%) SCCM
10 79 (8.71%) Opscode Chef
11 71 (7.83%) Nagios
11 71 (7.83%) SCOM
12 30 (3.31%) WSUS
13 23 (2.54%) NetBackup
14 22 (2.43%) Microsoft Clustering
15 20 (2.21%) Consul
16 18 (1.98%) Backup Exec
17 17 (1.87%) Packer
18 16 (1.76%) Zenoss
19 15 (1.65%) vRealize
Vendors
1 422 (46.53%) VMware
2 263 (29.00%) Microsoft
3 224 (24.70%) Oracle
4 187 (20.62%) Cisco
5 111 (12.24%) Citrix
6 98 (10.80%) Sonatype
7 97 (10.69%) Red Hat
8 95 (10.47%) HP
9 86 (9.48%) Atlassian
10 69 (7.61%) IBM
11 63 (6.95%) Dell
12 59 (6.50%) EMC
13 56 (6.17%) F5
14 54 (5.95%) Symantec
15 51 (5.62%) NetApp
16 50 (5.51%) CheckPoint
17 45 (4.96%) Juniper
18 34 (3.75%) Splunk
19 31 (3.42%) Blue Coat
20 26 (2.87%) ServiceNow
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