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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 115 116 119
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Contract jobs citing DNS 495 473 443
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.18% 2.00% 1.82%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.19% 15.58% 14.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 311 288 258
Median daily rate £425 £375 £376
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -0.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £234 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £508 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £343 £320
% change year-on-year
-3.64% +7.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 23 8
Median hourly rate £19.75 £18.00 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.72% -6.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.55 £12.10 £18.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.73 £43.35 £65.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.53 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+30.08% +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
3258 3035 3144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.35% 12.83% 12.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 2133 1957 1931
Median daily rate £450 £418 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.78% +4.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 86 98
Median hourly rate £21.45 £18.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.13% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £11.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -2.15%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +9 81 £448 +8.48% 28
Croydon +5 19 £484 -7.85% 1
Harrow - 9 £491 - 2
Ilford - 4 - -
Hammersmith +1 2 £333 +35.71%
Mayfair +1 2 £363 +13.28%
Canary Wharf - 2 £188 -
Docklands, London +12 1 - -
Bromley +1 1 £475 +86.27%
Kingston Upon Thames -5 1 £315 -16.27% 1
New Malden - 1 - -
Romford - 1 £275 -
Surbiton - 1 £550 -
Teddington - 1 £550 -
Twickenham - 1 £388 -
Barnet - 1 £400 -
DNS
England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 453 (48.81%) Windows
2 448 (48.28%) Linux
3 422 (45.47%) Active Directory
4 392 (42.24%) VMware
5 343 (36.96%) DHCP
6 293 (31.57%) Microsoft
7 279 (30.06%) TCP/IP
8 265 (28.56%) Windows Server
9 250 (26.94%) Firewall
10 234 (25.22%) ITIL
11 228 (24.57%) DevOps
12 225 (24.25%) Puppet
13 223 (24.03%) Amazon AWS
14 219 (23.60%) VMware Infrastructure
15 205 (22.09%) Agile Software Development
16 203 (21.88%) Oracle
17 198 (21.34%) Apache
18 193 (20.80%) Cisco
19 185 (19.94%) Configuration Management
20 178 (19.18%) Python
21 177 (19.07%) Jenkins
22 166 (17.89%) Unix
23 163 (17.56%) Windows Server 2008
24 161 (17.35%) PowerShell
25 155 (16.70%) Ansible
26 146 (15.73%) Git (software)
27 143 (15.41%) VPN
28 141 (15.19%) Perl
29 129 (13.90%) Finance
29 129 (13.90%) SSL

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
1 198 (21.34%) Apache
2 127 (13.69%) MS Exchange
3 111 (11.96%) Elasticsearch
4 100 (10.78%) Confluence
5 89 (9.59%) IIS
6 71 (7.65%) Tomcat
7 65 (7.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 56 (6.03%) Skype for Business
9 54 (5.82%) SharePoint
10 43 (4.63%) WebSphere
11 31 (3.34%) IBM HTTP Server
12 30 (3.23%) WebSphere Application Server
13 29 (3.13%) OpenStack
14 24 (2.59%) Exchange Server 2013
15 22 (2.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 20 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2007
17 16 (1.72%) JBoss
18 13 (1.40%) WebLogic
19 12 (1.29%) nginx
20 10 (1.08%) CMS
Applications
1 105 (11.31%) MS Excel
2 75 (8.08%) HipChat
3 66 (7.11%) MS Office
4 9 (0.97%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.86%) MS Project
6 3 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (0.75%) Faxination
2 5 (0.54%) Eikon
3 4 (0.43%) assyst
4 1 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 223 (24.03%) Amazon AWS
2 95 (10.24%) Office 365
3 68 (7.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 30 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
5 16 (1.72%) IaaS
6 14 (1.51%) Amazon EC2
6 14 (1.51%) PaaS
7 13 (1.40%) Azure Active Directory
7 13 (1.40%) OneDrive
8 12 (1.29%) Mimecast
9 10 (1.08%) Google Apps
10 9 (0.97%) AWS CloudFormation
10 9 (0.97%) SaaS
11 7 (0.75%) Route 53
12 6 (0.65%) Amazon ELB
12 6 (0.65%) Google Cloud Platform
12 6 (0.65%) Trello
13 5 (0.54%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 5 (0.54%) Amazon S3
13 5 (0.54%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 343 (36.96%) DHCP
2 279 (30.06%) TCP/IP
3 250 (26.94%) Firewall
4 143 (15.41%) VPN
5 129 (13.90%) SSL
6 120 (12.93%) WAN
7 115 (12.39%) SAN
8 113 (12.18%) LAN
9 100 (10.78%) SSH
10 95 (10.24%) HTTP
11 81 (8.73%) LDAP
12 76 (8.19%) OpenLDAP
12 76 (8.19%) OpenVPN
13 65 (7.00%) Wireless
14 56 (6.03%) Internet
15 48 (5.17%) MPLS
16 45 (4.85%) NAS
16 45 (4.85%) Network Security
17 43 (4.63%) IPsec
17 43 (4.63%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 99 (10.67%) PostgreSQL
3 79 (8.51%) MySQL
4 74 (7.97%) Hadoop
5 40 (4.31%) Oracle Database
6 30 (3.23%) NoSQL
7 28 (3.02%) MongoDB
8 22 (2.37%) Relational Database
9 19 (2.05%) RDBMS
10 16 (1.72%) Redis
11 15 (1.62%) Amazon RDS
12 12 (1.29%) SQL Server 2005
13 11 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
14 9 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
15 7 (0.75%) Oracle Database 11g
16 6 (0.65%) Big Data
16 6 (0.65%) DB2
16 6 (0.65%) SQL Server 2014
17 5 (0.54%) MariaDB
18 4 (0.43%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 177 (19.07%) Jenkins
2 146 (15.73%) Git (software)
3 99 (10.67%) JIRA
4 89 (9.59%) Maven
5 80 (8.62%) SonarQube
5 80 (8.62%) Sonatype Nexus
6 78 (8.41%) Ant
7 76 (8.19%) JUnit
8 75 (8.08%) JIRA Agile
9 73 (7.87%) Liquibase
10 62 (6.68%) Bitbucket
11 28 (3.02%) Introscope
12 27 (2.91%) Subversion
13 16 (1.72%) Vagrant
14 15 (1.62%) GoCD
15 14 (1.51%) Artifactory
15 14 (1.51%) Team Foundation Server
16 12 (1.29%) Travis CI
17 11 (1.19%) GitLab
18 10 (1.08%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 129 (13.90%) Finance
2 64 (6.90%) Banking
3 37 (3.99%) Retail
4 30 (3.23%) Back Office
5 29 (3.13%) Telecoms
6 20 (2.16%) Financial Institution
7 16 (1.72%) Legal
7 16 (1.72%) Marketing
7 16 (1.72%) Publishing
8 14 (1.51%) Advertising
9 11 (1.19%) Games
9 11 (1.19%) Law
10 9 (0.97%) Investment Banking
10 9 (0.97%) Japanese Language
11 4 (0.43%) French Language
11 4 (0.43%) Local Government
12 2 (0.22%) Italian Language
12 2 (0.22%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.11%) Cantonese Language
13 1 (0.11%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 136 (14.66%) Administrator
2 130 (14.01%) DevOps Engineer
3 88 (9.48%) Analyst
4 74 (7.97%) Systems Administrator
5 72 (7.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 58 (6.25%) Architect
7 57 (6.14%) Support Engineer
8 55 (5.93%) Network Engineer
9 48 (5.17%) Linux Administrator
10 43 (4.63%) Consultant
11 42 (4.53%) Server Engineer
12 38 (4.09%) Developer
13 37 (3.99%) Linux Engineer
13 37 (3.99%) Senior DevOps
14 36 (3.88%) Windows Engineer
15 32 (3.45%) Senior DevOps Engineer
15 32 (3.45%) VMware Engineer
16 30 (3.23%) 3rd Line Support
17 28 (3.02%) Lead DevOps
18 27 (2.91%) 3rd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (10.13%) ELK Stack
2 76 (8.19%) MCollective
3 70 (7.54%) Software Packaging
4 56 (6.03%) Middleware
5 52 (5.60%) Web Services
6 44 (4.74%) LAMP
7 32 (3.45%) HTML
8 18 (1.94%) .NET
9 16 (1.72%) XML
10 15 (1.62%) 802.1X
11 14 (1.51%) Node.js
12 13 (1.40%) CSS
13 12 (1.29%) SAML
14 11 (1.19%) REST
14 11 (1.19%) RESTful
15 10 (1.08%) J2EE
16 8 (0.86%) HTML5
16 8 (0.86%) Worklight
17 7 (0.75%) Ajax
17 7 (0.75%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 98 (10.56%) Data Centre
2 75 (8.08%) Clustering
3 45 (4.85%) Management Information System
4 43 (4.63%) Public Cloud
5 38 (4.09%) Analytical Skills
6 23 (2.48%) PKI
7 22 (2.37%) Blackberry
8 20 (2.16%) Computer Science
8 20 (2.16%) EMC VNX
9 18 (1.94%) DataPower
9 18 (1.94%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 18 (1.94%) Hybrid Cloud
10 17 (1.83%) Replication
11 16 (1.72%) Virtual Team
12 14 (1.51%) Hedge funds
13 13 (1.40%) Private Cloud
13 13 (1.40%) Video Conferencing
14 10 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
15 9 (0.97%) CLARiiON
15 9 (0.97%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 453 (48.81%) Windows
2 448 (48.28%) Linux
3 265 (28.56%) Windows Server
4 166 (17.89%) Unix
5 163 (17.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 126 (13.58%) Windows Server 2012
7 107 (11.53%) CentOS
8 98 (10.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 59 (6.36%) Windows Server 2003
10 57 (6.14%) Windows 7
11 45 (4.85%) AIX
12 44 (4.74%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 43 (4.63%) Solaris
14 29 (3.13%) Ubuntu
15 28 (3.02%) Mac OS X
16 24 (2.59%) SUSE
17 23 (2.48%) Oracle Linux
18 22 (2.37%) Android
19 18 (1.94%) Apple iOS
19 18 (1.94%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 234 (25.22%) ITIL
2 228 (24.57%) DevOps
3 205 (22.09%) Agile Software Development
4 185 (19.94%) Configuration Management
5 124 (13.36%) Continuous Integration
6 122 (13.15%) Migration
7 120 (12.93%) Service Management
8 113 (12.18%) Load Balancing
9 102 (10.99%) Continuous Delivery
10 88 (9.48%) High Availability
11 84 (9.05%) Scrum
12 76 (8.19%) Identity Management
13 73 (7.87%) Open Source
14 70 (7.54%) Disaster Recovery
15 67 (7.22%) Change Management
16 65 (7.00%) Case Management
17 60 (6.47%) Coaching
18 56 (6.03%) Stakeholder Management
19 55 (5.93%) Workflow
20 51 (5.50%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 178 (19.18%) Python
2 161 (17.35%) PowerShell
3 141 (15.19%) Perl
4 120 (12.93%) Shell Script
5 119 (12.82%) Bash Shell
5 119 (12.82%) Ruby
6 99 (10.67%) Java
7 90 (9.70%) SQL
8 43 (4.63%) PHP
9 24 (2.59%) JavaScript
10 21 (2.26%) Jython
11 19 (2.05%) Go
12 15 (1.62%) C#
13 14 (1.51%) Korn
14 13 (1.40%) VB
15 12 (1.29%) C
16 9 (0.97%) Groovy
16 9 (0.97%) T-SQL
17 7 (0.75%) C++
18 4 (0.43%) AppleScript
Qualifications
1 101 (10.88%) Security Cleared
2 93 (10.02%) SC Cleared
3 62 (6.68%) Cisco Certification
4 52 (5.60%) Microsoft Certification
5 38 (4.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 36 (3.88%) MCSE
7 35 (3.77%) CTC Cleared
8 33 (3.56%) CCNP
9 29 (3.13%) CCNA
10 27 (2.91%) ITIL Certification
11 26 (2.80%) Degree
12 20 (2.16%) RHCE
13 19 (2.05%) CISSP
14 18 (1.94%) MCSA
15 16 (1.72%) BPSS Clearance
15 16 (1.72%) RHCA
16 11 (1.19%) CISM
17 10 (1.08%) CISA
18 9 (0.97%) MCP
19 7 (0.75%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (3.88%) SLA
2 21 (2.26%) PCI DSS
3 10 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (0.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.32%) QA
6 1 (0.11%) COBIT
6 1 (0.11%) DICOM
6 1 (0.11%) HL7
System Software
1 422 (45.47%) Active Directory
2 219 (23.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 123 (13.25%) Docker
4 86 (9.27%) vCloud
5 85 (9.16%) Squid
6 79 (8.51%) Postfix
7 61 (6.57%) VMware ESX
8 59 (6.36%) Hyper-V
9 52 (5.60%) vSphere
10 45 (4.85%) XenApp
11 39 (4.20%) NFS
11 39 (4.20%) VMware ESXi
12 23 (2.48%) Virtual Machines
13 18 (1.94%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 17 (1.83%) XenDesktop
15 16 (1.72%) Oracle RAC
16 15 (1.62%) KVM
16 15 (1.62%) Virtual Servers
17 14 (1.51%) UAG
18 13 (1.40%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 225 (24.25%) Puppet
2 155 (16.70%) Ansible
3 107 (11.53%) Terraform
4 102 (10.99%) logstash
5 98 (10.56%) Kibana
6 91 (9.81%) SCCM
7 90 (9.70%) ZABBIX
8 84 (9.05%) Kubernetes
9 83 (8.94%) SCOM
10 82 (8.84%) Opscode Chef
11 76 (8.19%) Rancher
12 72 (7.76%) Nagios
13 31 (3.34%) WSUS
14 24 (2.59%) NetBackup
15 21 (2.26%) Microsoft Clustering
16 20 (2.16%) Backup Exec
17 17 (1.83%) Consul
17 17 (1.83%) Packer
17 17 (1.83%) Zenoss
18 14 (1.51%) vRealize
Vendors
1 392 (42.24%) VMware
2 293 (31.57%) Microsoft
3 203 (21.88%) Oracle
4 193 (20.80%) Cisco
5 110 (11.85%) Citrix
6 102 (10.99%) Red Hat
7 100 (10.78%) HP
8 76 (8.19%) Sonatype
9 75 (8.08%) Atlassian
10 74 (7.97%) IBM
11 68 (7.33%) EMC
12 65 (7.00%) NetApp
13 64 (6.90%) Dell
14 59 (6.36%) CheckPoint
15 56 (6.03%) F5
16 54 (5.82%) Symantec
17 39 (4.20%) Juniper
18 33 (3.56%) Splunk
19 32 (3.45%) Veritas
20 31 (3.34%) Blue Coat
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