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 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Domain Name System (DNS)
England / London
Rank 151 174 131
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -43
Contract jobs citing DNS 324 304 383
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.67% 1.44% 1.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.10% 11.37% 13.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 196 259
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 11 17
Median hourly rate - £34.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +81.81%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.50% -20.00%

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
2473 2673 2868
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.72% 12.64% 13.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1670 1750 1850
Median daily rate £440 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 61 88
Median hourly rate £33.00 £22.62 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.88% +13.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.68 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £37.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-42.66% +41.50%

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 February 2017.

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
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 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
City of London +8 49 £413 +18.27% 25
Croydon +11 12 £468 +52.65%
West End of London +10 10 £500 +42.85% 4
Twickenham - 4 £400 -
Canary Wharf -3 3 - -
Wembley - 2 £200 -
Docklands, London -4 1 £600 +14.28%
Chiswick - 1 £185 -
Uxbridge - 1 - -
DNS
England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 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 London region with a requirement for DNS.

1 351 (48.89%) Windows
2 321 (44.71%) VMware
3 303 (42.20%) Linux
4 302 (42.06%) DHCP
5 273 (38.02%) Active Directory
6 241 (33.57%) Firewall
7 211 (29.39%) TCP/IP
8 196 (27.30%) Microsoft
9 191 (26.60%) Puppet
10 188 (26.18%) Amazon AWS
11 187 (26.04%) VMware Infrastructure
12 168 (23.40%) Windows Server
13 154 (21.45%) Configuration Management
14 152 (21.17%) VPN
14 152 (21.17%) DevOps
15 150 (20.89%) Cisco
16 143 (19.92%) Apache
17 134 (18.66%) Security Cleared
18 128 (17.83%) PowerShell
19 127 (17.69%) Oracle
20 124 (17.27%) Agile Software Development
21 123 (17.13%) Finance
22 120 (16.71%) SC Cleared
23 119 (16.57%) Windows Server 2008
24 117 (16.30%) Jenkins
25 115 (16.02%) Unix
26 114 (15.88%) Ansible
27 113 (15.74%) Load Balancing
28 112 (15.60%) SQL Server
28 112 (15.60%) SQL

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
1 143 (19.92%) Apache
2 83 (11.56%) IIS
3 69 (9.61%) MS Exchange
4 52 (7.24%) Elasticsearch
5 51 (7.10%) Confluence
6 49 (6.82%) Tomcat
7 43 (5.99%) nginx
7 43 (5.99%) SharePoint
8 39 (5.43%) Exchange Server 2010
9 28 (3.90%) WebSphere
10 22 (3.06%) Skype for Business
11 17 (2.37%) Exchange Server 2013
11 17 (2.37%) OpenStack
12 15 (2.09%) WebSphere Application Server
13 11 (1.53%) JBoss
14 10 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2007
15 8 (1.11%) SharePoint 2013
16 7 (0.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 6 (0.84%) CMS
17 6 (0.84%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 63 (8.77%) MS Excel
2 39 (5.43%) MS Office
3 38 (5.29%) HipChat
4 5 (0.70%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.14%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 16 (2.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.56%) Oracle Retail
3 3 (0.42%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (0.42%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 3 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.42%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.14%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 188 (26.18%) Amazon AWS
2 94 (13.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 71 (9.89%) Office 365
4 41 (5.71%) IaaS
5 32 (4.46%) Cloud Computing
6 26 (3.62%) PaaS
7 16 (2.23%) SaaS
8 14 (1.95%) Azure Active Directory
9 12 (1.67%) AWS CloudFormation
9 12 (1.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 10 (1.39%) Amazon ELB
11 8 (1.11%) Amazon EC2
12 6 (0.84%) Google Cloud Platform
13 5 (0.70%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 4 (0.56%) Akamai
14 4 (0.56%) Amazon S3
14 4 (0.56%) GitHub
14 4 (0.56%) Google App Engine
14 4 (0.56%) Heroku
14 4 (0.56%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 302 (42.06%) DHCP
2 241 (33.57%) Firewall
3 211 (29.39%) TCP/IP
4 152 (21.17%) VPN
5 110 (15.32%) LAN
6 105 (14.62%) SSL
7 102 (14.21%) WAN
8 98 (13.65%) SAN
9 87 (12.12%) HTTP
10 62 (8.64%) SSH
11 61 (8.50%) IPsec
12 59 (8.22%) Internet
13 58 (8.08%) LDAP
14 49 (6.82%) BGP
15 44 (6.13%) Network Security
16 43 (5.99%) OpenVPN
16 43 (5.99%) SNMP
17 42 (5.85%) OpenLDAP
17 42 (5.85%) OSPF
18 37 (5.15%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (15.60%) SQL Server
2 83 (11.56%) PostgreSQL
3 63 (8.77%) Hadoop
4 60 (8.36%) Oracle Database
5 42 (5.85%) Oracle Database 11g
6 29 (4.04%) MySQL
7 16 (2.23%) MongoDB
8 14 (1.95%) Relational Database
9 13 (1.81%) SQL Server 2012
10 11 (1.53%) NoSQL
11 10 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
12 8 (1.11%) Big Data
12 8 (1.11%) RDBMS
13 7 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 6 (0.84%) Apache Cassandra
14 6 (0.84%) SQL Server 2014
15 5 (0.70%) Azure SQL Database
15 5 (0.70%) DB2
16 4 (0.56%) Oracle Database 12c
17 3 (0.42%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 117 (16.30%) Jenkins
2 92 (12.81%) Git (software)
3 73 (10.17%) JIRA
4 54 (7.52%) Maven
4 54 (7.52%) Sonatype Nexus
5 44 (6.13%) SonarQube
6 43 (5.99%) Ant
7 42 (5.85%) JUnit
8 40 (5.57%) Liquibase
9 39 (5.43%) JIRA Agile
10 37 (5.15%) Bitbucket
11 21 (2.92%) TeamCity
12 19 (2.65%) Subversion
13 16 (2.23%) Vagrant
14 15 (2.09%) Selenium
15 11 (1.53%) Bower
15 11 (1.53%) Grunt
15 11 (1.53%) JSHint
15 11 (1.53%) Karma Test Runner
15 11 (1.53%) QUnit
General
1 123 (17.13%) Finance
2 42 (5.85%) Banking
3 29 (4.04%) Retail
4 22 (3.06%) Back Office
5 18 (2.51%) Telecoms
6 12 (1.67%) Legal
7 9 (1.25%) Investment Banking
8 7 (0.97%) Marketing
9 6 (0.84%) Front Office
10 5 (0.70%) Manufacturing
10 5 (0.70%) Publishing
11 4 (0.56%) Advertising
12 3 (0.42%) Electronics
12 3 (0.42%) Games
12 3 (0.42%) Japanese Language
12 3 (0.42%) Multimedia
12 3 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.28%) Billing
13 2 (0.28%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.28%) Law
Job Titles
1 100 (13.93%) Architect
2 91 (12.67%) Administrator
3 73 (10.17%) DevOps Engineer
4 70 (9.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 60 (8.36%) Analyst
5 60 (8.36%) Systems Administrator
6 56 (7.80%) Network Engineer
7 44 (6.13%) Consultant
8 43 (5.99%) Infrastructure Architect
8 43 (5.99%) Linux Administrator
9 41 (5.71%) Support Engineer
10 34 (4.74%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 32 (4.46%) Cloud Architect
11 32 (4.46%) Technical Architect
12 29 (4.04%) Developer
13 28 (3.90%) Linux Engineer
14 26 (3.62%) VMWare Administrator
15 25 (3.48%) Windows Engineer
16 24 (3.34%) Desktop Support
17 23 (3.20%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (10.17%) Elastic Stack
2 47 (6.55%) Software Packaging
3 41 (5.71%) MCollective
4 33 (4.60%) Middleware
4 33 (4.60%) Web Services
5 26 (3.62%) .NET
6 23 (3.20%) HTML
6 23 (3.20%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 19 (2.65%) JSON
8 18 (2.51%) CSS
8 18 (2.51%) REST
9 17 (2.37%) LAMP
9 17 (2.37%) Node.js
10 14 (1.95%) Ajax
10 14 (1.95%) AngularJS
10 14 (1.95%) LAPP Stack
11 13 (1.81%) 802.1X
12 12 (1.67%) CSS3
12 12 (1.67%) HTML5
12 12 (1.67%) React
Miscellaneous
1 77 (10.72%) Data Centre
2 66 (9.19%) PKI
3 33 (4.60%) Analytical Skills
4 29 (4.04%) Clustering
5 24 (3.34%) Replication
6 21 (2.92%) Management Information System
7 19 (2.65%) Public Cloud
8 17 (2.37%) Computer Science
9 11 (1.53%) Graphic Design
10 10 (1.39%) Blackberry
11 9 (1.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 9 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
11 9 (1.25%) Linux Command Line
11 9 (1.25%) NHS
11 9 (1.25%) Video Conferencing
12 7 (0.97%) DataPower
13 6 (0.84%) Private Cloud
13 6 (0.84%) Smartphone
14 5 (0.70%) Hybrid Cloud
14 5 (0.70%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 351 (48.89%) Windows
2 303 (42.20%) Linux
3 168 (23.40%) Windows Server
4 119 (16.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 115 (16.02%) Unix
6 97 (13.51%) Windows Server 2012
7 87 (12.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 76 (10.58%) CentOS
9 62 (8.64%) Windows 7
10 59 (8.22%) Windows Server 2003
11 44 (6.13%) Windows 10
12 35 (4.87%) Solaris
13 33 (4.60%) AIX
14 27 (3.76%) SUSE
14 27 (3.76%) Ubuntu
15 24 (3.34%) Oracle Linux
16 20 (2.79%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 14 (1.95%) Windows 8
18 13 (1.81%) RancherOS
18 13 (1.81%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (21.45%) Configuration Management
2 152 (21.17%) DevOps
3 124 (17.27%) Agile Software Development
4 113 (15.74%) Load Balancing
5 96 (13.37%) Continuous Integration
6 90 (12.53%) ITIL
7 84 (11.70%) Continuous Delivery
8 82 (11.42%) Migration
9 79 (11.00%) Service Management
10 61 (8.50%) Scrum
11 51 (7.10%) Open Source
12 44 (6.13%) Identity Management
13 41 (5.71%) Change Management
14 40 (5.57%) High Availability
15 39 (5.43%) Stakeholder Management
16 38 (5.29%) Workflow
17 32 (4.46%) Continuous Improvement
18 28 (3.90%) Coaching
19 27 (3.76%) Performance Tuning
20 26 (3.62%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 128 (17.83%) PowerShell
2 112 (15.60%) SQL
3 101 (14.07%) Bash Shell
4 99 (13.79%) Python
5 85 (11.84%) Perl
6 73 (10.17%) Shell Script
7 58 (8.08%) Ruby
8 47 (6.55%) Java
9 37 (5.15%) C
10 27 (3.76%) JavaScript
10 27 (3.76%) Korn
11 26 (3.62%) PHP
12 16 (2.23%) VB
13 13 (1.81%) C#
14 4 (0.56%) Bourne shell
14 4 (0.56%) C-shell
14 4 (0.56%) Jython
14 4 (0.56%) SystemTap
14 4 (0.56%) VBScript
15 3 (0.42%) sed
Qualifications
1 134 (18.66%) Security Cleared
2 120 (16.71%) SC Cleared
3 68 (9.47%) Cisco Certification
4 37 (5.15%) CCNP
5 36 (5.01%) Microsoft Certification
6 29 (4.04%) CCNA
7 27 (3.76%) Degree
8 22 (3.06%) CCIE
9 19 (2.65%) MCSE
10 15 (2.09%) CTC Cleared
11 14 (1.95%) DV Cleared
12 12 (1.67%) MCP
13 10 (1.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 8 (1.11%) DBS Check
14 8 (1.11%) MCSA
14 8 (1.11%) MCTS
15 7 (0.97%) BPSS Clearance
15 7 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
15 7 (0.97%) JNCIP
16 6 (0.84%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (3.34%) SLA
2 18 (2.51%) PCI DSS
3 8 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.70%) QA
5 2 (0.28%) PMO
5 2 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.14%) BS7799
6 1 (0.14%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 273 (38.02%) Active Directory
2 187 (26.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 77 (10.72%) Docker
4 63 (8.77%) vCloud
5 51 (7.10%) Hyper-V
5 51 (7.10%) VMware ESXi
6 45 (6.27%) Squid
7 44 (6.13%) VMware ESX
7 44 (6.13%) vSphere
8 42 (5.85%) Postfix
9 39 (5.43%) NFS
10 30 (4.18%) XenApp
11 28 (3.90%) Virtual Machines
12 18 (2.51%) KVM
13 13 (1.81%) XenDesktop
14 10 (1.39%) Oracle RAC
14 10 (1.39%) Samba
15 9 (1.25%) Terminal Services
15 9 (1.25%) Veritas Volume Manager
16 8 (1.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 191 (26.60%) Puppet
2 114 (15.88%) Ansible
3 82 (11.42%) ZABBIX
4 73 (10.17%) Terraform
5 72 (10.03%) SCCM
6 67 (9.33%) Kubernetes
6 67 (9.33%) Nagios
7 62 (8.64%) logstash
8 54 (7.52%) Kibana
8 54 (7.52%) Opscode Chef
9 48 (6.69%) SCOM
10 41 (5.71%) Docker Swarm
10 41 (5.71%) Rancher
11 35 (4.87%) Consul
11 35 (4.87%) Packer
12 28 (3.90%) yum
13 26 (3.62%) Microsoft Intune
14 22 (3.06%) HAProxy
14 22 (3.06%) Microsoft Clustering
15 18 (2.51%) Rsyslog
Vendors
1 321 (44.71%) VMware
2 196 (27.30%) Microsoft
3 150 (20.89%) Cisco
4 127 (17.69%) Oracle
5 98 (13.65%) Citrix
6 90 (12.53%) Red Hat
7 53 (7.38%) CheckPoint
8 52 (7.24%) HP
9 48 (6.69%) IBM
9 48 (6.69%) Juniper
10 45 (6.27%) Atlassian
11 41 (5.71%) Sonatype
12 39 (5.43%) Palo Alto
13 37 (5.15%) AppDynamics
14 36 (5.01%) EMC
14 36 (5.01%) F5
15 25 (3.48%) Splunk
16 24 (3.34%) Sun
17 22 (3.06%) NetApp
18 21 (2.92%) CA
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