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 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 132 145 151
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +6
Contract jobs citing DNS 413 367 359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.81% 1.64% 1.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.04% 12.24% 12.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 240 236
Median daily rate £420 £363 £386
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.86% -6.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £219 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £521 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 17 20
Median hourly rate £19.00 £28.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.91% +43.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.55 £12.50 £17.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.55 £70.00 £28.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +56.25%
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
2942 2998 2811
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.90% 13.40% 12.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2060 1920 1857
Median daily rate £425 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £345 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.24% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 87 88
Median hourly rate £22.00 £23.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.38% +17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £50.00 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+16.07% +40.00%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 5 May 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 +26 75 £416 +8.82% 15
Harrow - 8 £480 -
Croydon -8 4 £250 -28.57% 1
Docklands, London - 2 £525 -
Westminster - 2 £450 -
Uxbridge +3 1 - -
Ilford +2 1 - -
Chessington - 1 - -
Osterley - 1 £518 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £500 -
Hammersmith - 1 £475 -
Chiswick - 1 £565 -
DNS
England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 May 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.

1 377 (53.02%) Windows
2 328 (46.13%) Active Directory
3 294 (41.35%) Linux
4 272 (38.26%) DHCP
5 265 (37.27%) VMware
6 239 (33.61%) Firewall
7 238 (33.47%) TCP/IP
8 235 (33.05%) Windows Server
9 228 (32.07%) Microsoft
10 186 (26.16%) Unix
10 186 (26.16%) VMware Infrastructure
11 183 (25.74%) Cisco
12 176 (24.75%) ITIL
13 141 (19.83%) Agile Software Development
14 140 (19.69%) Windows Server 2008
15 125 (17.58%) DevOps
16 119 (16.74%) Finance
17 116 (16.32%) Perl
17 116 (16.32%) VPN
18 115 (16.17%) HTTP
18 115 (16.17%) Puppet
18 115 (16.17%) PowerShell
19 110 (15.47%) SSL
20 109 (15.33%) Python
21 104 (14.63%) WAN
21 104 (14.63%) LAN
21 104 (14.63%) Windows Server 2012
22 102 (14.35%) Citrix
23 98 (13.78%) Bash Shell
23 98 (13.78%) Amazon AWS

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 94 (13.22%) MS Exchange
2 92 (12.94%) Apache
3 74 (10.41%) IIS
4 68 (9.56%) Tomcat
5 45 (6.33%) WebSphere
6 42 (5.91%) Exchange Server 2010
7 40 (5.63%) SharePoint
8 29 (4.08%) WebSphere Application Server
9 27 (3.80%) IBM HTTP Server
10 26 (3.66%) OpenStack
11 22 (3.09%) Exchange Server 2007
12 21 (2.95%) Node.js
13 18 (2.53%) Skype for Business
13 18 (2.53%) WebLogic
14 16 (2.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 16 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2013
15 15 (2.11%) Confluence
16 14 (1.97%) Jetty
16 14 (1.97%) nginx
17 12 (1.69%) JBoss
Applications
1 63 (8.86%) MS Excel
2 48 (6.75%) MS Office
3 22 (3.09%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.84%) InfoPath
5 4 (0.56%) MS Project
6 3 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.28%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (0.14%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 2 (0.28%) Eikon
1 2 (0.28%) Infor CRM
1 2 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.14%) Documaker
2 1 (0.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.14%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 98 (13.78%) Amazon AWS
2 48 (6.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 48 (6.75%) Office 365
3 28 (3.94%) Cloud Computing
4 15 (2.11%) Amazon EC2
5 13 (1.83%) AWS CloudFormation
5 13 (1.83%) Google Cloud Platform
6 11 (1.55%) Azure Active Directory
7 8 (1.13%) IaaS
8 7 (0.98%) SaaS
9 6 (0.84%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 5 (0.70%) Google App Engine
10 5 (0.70%) Route 53
11 4 (0.56%) PaaS
12 3 (0.42%) Amazon S3
12 3 (0.42%) OneDrive
12 3 (0.42%) Rackspace Cloud
13 2 (0.28%) AWS CloudTrail
13 2 (0.28%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 2 (0.28%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 272 (38.26%) DHCP
2 239 (33.61%) Firewall
3 238 (33.47%) TCP/IP
4 116 (16.32%) VPN
5 115 (16.17%) HTTP
6 110 (15.47%) SSL
7 104 (14.63%) LAN
7 104 (14.63%) WAN
8 73 (10.27%) Internet
9 66 (9.28%) SAN
10 64 (9.00%) BGP
11 61 (8.58%) LDAP
12 49 (6.89%) IPsec
12 49 (6.89%) MPLS
12 49 (6.89%) Wireless
13 48 (6.75%) FTP
14 46 (6.47%) NAS
14 46 (6.47%) OSPF
15 41 (5.77%) SMTP
16 39 (5.49%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (10.83%) SQL Server
2 47 (6.61%) MongoDB
3 40 (5.63%) MySQL
4 29 (4.08%) NoSQL
5 28 (3.94%) Relational Database
6 22 (3.09%) Oracle Database
7 19 (2.67%) RDBMS
8 17 (2.39%) PostgreSQL
9 10 (1.41%) SQL Server 2005
9 10 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
10 9 (1.27%) DB2
10 9 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
11 8 (1.13%) Amazon RDS
11 8 (1.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 7 (0.98%) Couchbase
13 6 (0.84%) Apache Cassandra
13 6 (0.84%) PerformancePoint
14 5 (0.70%) Oracle Exadata
14 5 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 4 (0.56%) Redis
Development Applications
1 89 (12.52%) Jenkins
2 48 (6.75%) Git (software)
3 29 (4.08%) JIRA
4 27 (3.80%) Introscope
5 23 (3.23%) Hudson
6 16 (2.25%) Travis CI
7 14 (1.97%) Maven
8 12 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
9 10 (1.41%) Artifactory
10 8 (1.13%) Subversion
11 6 (0.84%) TeamCity
12 5 (0.70%) Bitbucket
12 5 (0.70%) Selenium
13 4 (0.56%) Vagrant
14 3 (0.42%) Ant
14 3 (0.42%) Gradle
14 3 (0.42%) MSI
14 3 (0.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 2 (0.28%) JUnit
15 2 (0.28%) Visual Studio
General
1 119 (16.74%) Finance
2 48 (6.75%) Banking
3 34 (4.78%) Telecoms
4 26 (3.66%) Retail
5 18 (2.53%) Financial Institution
5 18 (2.53%) Investment Banking
6 13 (1.83%) Publishing
7 10 (1.41%) Games
8 7 (0.98%) Front Office
8 7 (0.98%) Local Government
8 7 (0.98%) Marketing
9 6 (0.84%) Back Office
10 5 (0.70%) Advertising
10 5 (0.70%) Legal
10 5 (0.70%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.42%) Law
12 2 (0.28%) French Language
13 1 (0.14%) Electronics
13 1 (0.14%) Mandarin Language
13 1 (0.14%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 100 (14.06%) Administrator
2 76 (10.69%) DevOps Engineer
3 65 (9.14%) Analyst
4 63 (8.86%) Network Engineer
5 59 (8.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 56 (7.88%) Systems Administrator
7 46 (6.47%) Support Engineer
8 38 (5.34%) Server Engineer
9 37 (5.20%) Architect
9 37 (5.20%) Linux Engineer
10 36 (5.06%) Windows Engineer
11 35 (4.92%) Developer
12 26 (3.66%) Support Analyst
13 24 (3.38%) Linux/Unix DevOps
14 23 (3.23%) 3rd Line Engineer
15 22 (3.09%) VMware Engineer
16 21 (2.95%) Senior Network Engineer
16 21 (2.95%) Systems Engineer
17 20 (2.81%) 3rd Line Support
18 19 (2.67%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (7.31%) Middleware
2 50 (7.03%) Web Services
3 38 (5.34%) HTML
4 30 (4.22%) .NET
5 28 (3.94%) LAMP
6 22 (3.09%) CSS
7 16 (2.25%) XML
8 14 (1.97%) HTML5
9 13 (1.83%) jQuery
10 12 (1.69%) Java EE
11 11 (1.55%) 802.1X
11 11 (1.55%) J2EE
11 11 (1.55%) WebSphere MQ
12 10 (1.41%) LAPP Stack
13 9 (1.27%) AngularJS
13 9 (1.27%) KnockoutJS
13 9 (1.27%) REST
13 9 (1.27%) SAML
14 8 (1.13%) CSS3
14 8 (1.13%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 66 (9.28%) Data Centre
2 52 (7.31%) Analytical Skills
3 46 (6.47%) Management Information System
4 39 (5.49%) Clustering
5 27 (3.80%) Computer Science
6 20 (2.81%) DataPower
6 20 (2.81%) Public Cloud
7 17 (2.39%) Replication
8 16 (2.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 16 (2.25%) Hedge funds
9 14 (1.97%) EMC VNX
10 10 (1.41%) Mobile App
10 10 (1.41%) PKI
10 10 (1.41%) Private Cloud
11 9 (1.27%) Wiki
12 8 (1.13%) Blackberry
12 8 (1.13%) Video Conferencing
12 8 (1.13%) W3C
13 7 (0.98%) Hybrid Cloud
13 7 (0.98%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 377 (53.02%) Windows
2 294 (41.35%) Linux
3 235 (33.05%) Windows Server
4 186 (26.16%) Unix
5 140 (19.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 104 (14.63%) Windows Server 2012
7 55 (7.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 55 (7.74%) Windows 7
7 55 (7.74%) Windows Server 2003
8 45 (6.33%) AIX
8 45 (6.33%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 39 (5.49%) CentOS
10 34 (4.78%) Solaris
11 33 (4.64%) Ubuntu
12 32 (4.50%) SUSE
13 27 (3.80%) Oracle Linux
14 23 (3.23%) Windows XP
15 15 (2.11%) Debian
15 15 (2.11%) Windows 8
16 14 (1.97%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 176 (24.75%) ITIL
2 141 (19.83%) Agile Software Development
3 125 (17.58%) DevOps
4 89 (12.52%) Migration
5 78 (10.97%) Load Balancing
6 77 (10.83%) Configuration Management
7 66 (9.28%) High Availability
8 56 (7.88%) Change Management
9 55 (7.74%) Open Source
10 53 (7.45%) Continuous Improvement
11 51 (7.17%) Disaster Recovery
12 44 (6.19%) Project Management
13 36 (5.06%) Continuous Integration
14 33 (4.64%) ITIL V3
15 31 (4.36%) Problem Management
15 31 (4.36%) Service Management
16 30 (4.22%) ITSM
16 30 (4.22%) Service Delivery
17 23 (3.23%) Continuous Delivery
18 22 (3.09%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 116 (16.32%) Perl
2 115 (16.17%) PowerShell
3 109 (15.33%) Python
4 98 (13.78%) Bash Shell
5 96 (13.50%) Java
6 83 (11.67%) SQL
7 63 (8.86%) Shell Script
8 31 (4.36%) JavaScript
9 29 (4.08%) PHP
10 27 (3.80%) Ruby
11 18 (2.53%) Jython
12 14 (1.97%) C
12 14 (1.97%) C++
13 13 (1.83%) C#
14 10 (1.41%) Korn
15 9 (1.27%) Groovy
16 6 (0.84%) VBScript
17 5 (0.70%) Lisp
17 5 (0.70%) VBA
18 4 (0.56%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 69 (9.70%) Cisco Certification
2 62 (8.72%) Security Cleared
3 43 (6.05%) CCNP
4 40 (5.63%) SC Cleared
5 33 (4.64%) Degree
6 30 (4.22%) Microsoft Certification
7 27 (3.80%) CCNA
8 23 (3.23%) MCSE
9 18 (2.53%) MCSA
10 13 (1.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 12 (1.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 11 (1.55%) CCIE
13 10 (1.41%) CISSP
13 10 (1.41%) CTC Cleared
14 8 (1.13%) DV Cleared
15 6 (0.84%) CCDA
15 6 (0.84%) JNCIA
15 6 (0.84%) JNCIP
15 6 (0.84%) JNCIS
16 5 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (2.39%) SLA
2 12 (1.69%) PCI DSS
3 11 (1.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.42%) ISO15022
4 3 (0.42%) ISO20022
4 3 (0.42%) QA
4 3 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.28%) COBIT
6 1 (0.14%) DICOM
6 1 (0.14%) HL7
System Software
1 328 (46.13%) Active Directory
2 186 (26.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 58 (8.16%) VMware ESX
4 49 (6.89%) XenApp
5 45 (6.33%) vSphere
6 44 (6.19%) Docker
7 42 (5.91%) Hyper-V
8 36 (5.06%) NFS
9 27 (3.80%) XenDesktop
10 25 (3.52%) VMware ESXi
11 16 (2.25%) vCloud
11 16 (2.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 13 (1.83%) Terminal Services
13 12 (1.69%) KVM
13 12 (1.69%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 11 (1.55%) Firmware
15 10 (1.41%) Xen
16 8 (1.13%) UAG
17 7 (0.98%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 7 (0.98%) Squid
Systems Management
1 115 (16.17%) Puppet
2 74 (10.41%) SCCM
3 71 (9.99%) SCOM
4 48 (6.75%) Nagios
4 48 (6.75%) Opscode Chef
5 45 (6.33%) Ansible
6 18 (2.53%) WSUS
7 17 (2.39%) Backup Exec
8 14 (1.97%) Capistrano
9 13 (1.83%) FortiGate
9 13 (1.83%) NetBackup
10 12 (1.69%) HAProxy
10 12 (1.69%) Icinga
11 11 (1.55%) Cisco CUCM
12 10 (1.41%) ZABBIX
13 9 (1.27%) Cacti
13 9 (1.27%) logstash
13 9 (1.27%) Norton AntiVirus
13 9 (1.27%) vMotion
14 8 (1.13%) SELinux
Vendors
1 265 (37.27%) VMware
2 228 (32.07%) Microsoft
3 183 (25.74%) Cisco
4 102 (14.35%) Citrix
5 91 (12.80%) Oracle
6 84 (11.81%) Red Hat
7 72 (10.13%) HP
8 65 (9.14%) IBM
9 49 (6.89%) NetApp
10 47 (6.61%) F5
11 46 (6.47%) Dell
12 44 (6.19%) CheckPoint
13 35 (4.92%) Juniper
14 33 (4.64%) EMC
15 31 (4.36%) Symantec
16 25 (3.52%) SolarWinds
17 23 (3.23%) Veritas
18 20 (2.81%) Palo Alto
19 19 (2.67%) ATG
20 18 (2.53%) Splunk
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