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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Domain Name System (DNS)
England / London
Rank 141 168 115
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -53
Contract jobs citing DNS 356 311 415
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.83% 1.48% 1.96%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.40% 11.69% 15.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 208 285
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £257 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £344 £348
% change year-on-year
+1.81% -1.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 17 9
Median hourly rate £50.00 £26.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+92.30% +36.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.80 £20.57 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £150.00 £50.00 £22.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £20.00 £23.88
% change year-on-year
+27.50% -16.23%

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 2661 2759
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.72% 12.67% 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1673 1740 1845
Median daily rate £430 £425 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +8.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £257 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.68% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 78 64
Median hourly rate £44.50 £24.23 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+83.65% +29.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.38 £14.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%

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 20 January 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
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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 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 +20 60 £425 +6.25% 22
Croydon +6 16 £470 +34.28%
Harrow +1 3 £495 +0.50% 1
Twickenham - 3 £400 -
Brentford - 3 £289 - 1
Kingston Upon Thames -3 2 £475 +72.72%
New Malden -7 2 - - 1
Uxbridge 0 1 - -
Docklands, London - 1 £600 -
Enfield - 1 - -
DNS
England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 January 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.

1 405 (49.63%) VMware
2 393 (48.16%) Windows
3 378 (46.32%) Linux
4 328 (40.20%) DHCP
5 319 (39.09%) Active Directory
6 241 (29.53%) Firewall
7 233 (28.55%) Amazon AWS
8 225 (27.57%) TCP/IP
9 223 (27.33%) Puppet
10 219 (26.84%) Microsoft
11 218 (26.72%) VMware Infrastructure
12 207 (25.37%) Windows Server
13 200 (24.51%) Apache
14 190 (23.28%) Configuration Management
15 188 (23.04%) DevOps
16 186 (22.79%) Oracle
17 160 (19.61%) Cisco
17 160 (19.61%) Ansible
18 158 (19.36%) VPN
19 156 (19.12%) Jenkins
19 156 (19.12%) Security Cleared
20 153 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
21 148 (18.14%) Windows Server 2008
22 147 (18.01%) PowerShell
23 145 (17.77%) SC Cleared
24 134 (16.42%) Finance
25 133 (16.30%) Continuous Integration
26 129 (15.81%) Git (software)
26 129 (15.81%) Unix
27 128 (15.69%) Service Management

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
1 200 (24.51%) Apache
2 102 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
3 92 (11.27%) MS Exchange
4 89 (10.91%) IIS
5 87 (10.66%) Confluence
6 62 (7.60%) Tomcat
7 52 (6.37%) Exchange Server 2010
8 45 (5.51%) nginx
9 42 (5.15%) SharePoint
10 36 (4.41%) WebSphere
11 24 (2.94%) Skype for Business
12 22 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
13 17 (2.08%) JBoss
13 17 (2.08%) WebSphere Application Server
14 16 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2007
15 14 (1.72%) OpenStack
16 9 (1.10%) IBM HTTP Server
17 8 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2003
17 8 (0.98%) SharePoint 2013
17 8 (0.98%) WebLogic
Applications
1 78 (9.56%) HipChat
2 64 (7.84%) MS Excel
3 39 (4.78%) MS Office
4 7 (0.86%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 16 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.49%) Oracle Retail
3 3 (0.37%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (0.37%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 3 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.37%) Sentinel
4 2 (0.25%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 233 (28.55%) Amazon AWS
2 100 (12.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 82 (10.05%) Office 365
4 36 (4.41%) Cloud Computing
5 32 (3.92%) IaaS
6 19 (2.33%) PaaS
7 16 (1.96%) Azure Active Directory
8 13 (1.59%) SaaS
9 11 (1.35%) Amazon EC2
9 11 (1.35%) Amazon ELB
9 11 (1.35%) AWS CloudFormation
10 10 (1.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 9 (1.10%) Google Cloud Platform
12 6 (0.74%) OneDrive
13 5 (0.61%) Amazon S3
14 4 (0.49%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 4 (0.49%) G Suite
14 4 (0.49%) Google App Engine
15 3 (0.37%) Heroku
16 2 (0.25%) Akamai
Communications & Networking
1 328 (40.20%) DHCP
2 241 (29.53%) Firewall
3 225 (27.57%) TCP/IP
4 158 (19.36%) VPN
5 121 (14.83%) SAN
6 114 (13.97%) LAN
7 107 (13.11%) SSH
8 105 (12.87%) WAN
9 104 (12.75%) SSL
10 83 (10.17%) OpenVPN
11 82 (10.05%) OpenLDAP
12 79 (9.68%) HTTP
13 61 (7.48%) LDAP
14 57 (6.99%) IPsec
15 51 (6.25%) Internet
16 41 (5.02%) VoIP
17 40 (4.90%) BGP
18 38 (4.66%) SNMP
19 36 (4.41%) VLAN
19 36 (4.41%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (15.44%) PostgreSQL
2 109 (13.36%) SQL Server
3 93 (11.40%) Hadoop
4 71 (8.70%) Oracle Database
5 45 (5.51%) MySQL
6 41 (5.02%) Oracle Database 11g
7 14 (1.72%) MongoDB
8 13 (1.59%) Redis
8 13 (1.59%) Relational Database
8 13 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
9 11 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
10 9 (1.10%) NoSQL
11 8 (0.98%) Amazon RDS
11 8 (0.98%) Oracle Database 12c
11 8 (0.98%) RDBMS
12 7 (0.86%) SQL Server 2005
12 7 (0.86%) SQL Server 2014
12 7 (0.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 6 (0.74%) DB2
14 4 (0.49%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 156 (19.12%) Jenkins
2 129 (15.81%) Git (software)
3 101 (12.38%) JIRA
4 94 (11.52%) Maven
5 93 (11.40%) Sonatype Nexus
6 84 (10.29%) Ant
6 84 (10.29%) JUnit
6 84 (10.29%) SonarQube
7 81 (9.93%) Liquibase
8 79 (9.68%) JIRA Agile
9 67 (8.21%) Bitbucket
10 25 (3.06%) Subversion
11 18 (2.21%) TeamCity
12 17 (2.08%) Selenium
13 12 (1.47%) GoCD
14 10 (1.23%) Grunt
14 10 (1.23%) gulp
14 10 (1.23%) Protractor
14 10 (1.23%) Vagrant
14 10 (1.23%) webpack
General
1 134 (16.42%) Finance
2 47 (5.76%) Banking
3 33 (4.04%) Back Office
3 33 (4.04%) Retail
4 17 (2.08%) Telecoms
5 13 (1.59%) Legal
6 10 (1.23%) Financial Institution
7 9 (1.10%) Investment Banking
7 9 (1.10%) Publishing
8 8 (0.98%) Advertising
9 6 (0.74%) Games
9 6 (0.74%) Marketing
10 5 (0.61%) Law
10 5 (0.61%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.49%) Front Office
11 4 (0.49%) Japanese Language
12 3 (0.37%) Electronics
12 3 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.25%) Spanish Language
14 1 (0.12%) French Language
Job Titles
1 112 (13.73%) Administrator
2 95 (11.64%) Architect
3 92 (11.27%) DevOps Engineer
4 85 (10.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 77 (9.44%) Systems Administrator
6 57 (6.99%) Network Engineer
7 56 (6.86%) Analyst
8 53 (6.50%) Consultant
9 49 (6.00%) Support Engineer
10 48 (5.88%) Linux Administrator
11 39 (4.78%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 37 (4.53%) Infrastructure Architect
13 36 (4.41%) Senior DevOps
14 33 (4.04%) VMWare Administrator
15 32 (3.92%) Developer
16 31 (3.80%) Linux Engineer
16 31 (3.80%) Server Engineer
17 29 (3.55%) Cloud Architect
17 29 (3.55%) Senior DevOps Engineer
18 27 (3.31%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (13.48%) ELK Stack
2 82 (10.05%) MCollective
2 82 (10.05%) Software Packaging
3 44 (5.39%) Middleware
4 37 (4.53%) Web Services
5 25 (3.06%) LAMP
6 23 (2.82%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 22 (2.70%) HTML
8 21 (2.57%) .NET
9 18 (2.21%) Node.js
10 16 (1.96%) LAPP Stack
11 15 (1.84%) CSS
11 15 (1.84%) JSON
12 14 (1.72%) AngularJS
12 14 (1.72%) REST
13 13 (1.59%) 802.1X
14 12 (1.47%) Ajax
15 11 (1.35%) CSS3
15 11 (1.35%) HTML5
15 11 (1.35%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 91 (11.15%) Data Centre
2 55 (6.74%) PKI
3 44 (5.39%) Clustering
4 37 (4.53%) Public Cloud
5 31 (3.80%) Analytical Skills
6 25 (3.06%) Management Information System
7 19 (2.33%) Replication
8 18 (2.21%) Computer Science
9 16 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
10 12 (1.47%) Blackberry
10 12 (1.47%) VCE vBlock
11 10 (1.23%) Graphic Design
11 10 (1.23%) NHS
11 10 (1.23%) Video Conferencing
12 9 (1.10%) Hedge funds
13 8 (0.98%) Hybrid Cloud
13 8 (0.98%) Private Cloud
13 8 (0.98%) Statistics
13 8 (0.98%) Virtual Team
14 7 (0.86%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 393 (48.16%) Windows
2 378 (46.32%) Linux
3 207 (25.37%) Windows Server
4 148 (18.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 129 (15.81%) Unix
6 115 (14.09%) CentOS
7 113 (13.85%) Windows Server 2012
8 89 (10.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 69 (8.46%) Windows Server 2003
10 59 (7.23%) Windows 7
11 37 (4.53%) AIX
12 35 (4.29%) Solaris
13 34 (4.17%) Windows 10
14 32 (3.92%) SUSE
15 30 (3.68%) Oracle Linux
16 28 (3.43%) Ubuntu
17 18 (2.21%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
18 15 (1.84%) Windows 8
19 13 (1.59%) RancherOS
19 13 (1.59%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 190 (23.28%) Configuration Management
2 188 (23.04%) DevOps
3 153 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
4 133 (16.30%) Continuous Integration
5 128 (15.69%) Load Balancing
5 128 (15.69%) Service Management
6 120 (14.71%) ITIL
7 117 (14.34%) Continuous Delivery
8 94 (11.52%) Scrum
9 88 (10.78%) Migration
10 83 (10.17%) Identity Management
11 68 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
12 62 (7.60%) Workflow
13 56 (6.86%) Case Management
13 56 (6.86%) Coaching
14 50 (6.13%) High Availability
15 47 (5.76%) Open Source
16 46 (5.64%) Change Management
17 37 (4.53%) Performance Tuning
18 36 (4.41%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 147 (18.01%) PowerShell
2 122 (14.95%) Python
3 112 (13.73%) Shell Script
4 108 (13.24%) Bash Shell
4 108 (13.24%) Ruby
5 101 (12.38%) Perl
6 99 (12.13%) SQL
7 64 (7.84%) Java
8 37 (4.53%) PHP
9 33 (4.04%) C
10 31 (3.80%) Korn
11 22 (2.70%) JavaScript
12 18 (2.21%) Go
13 17 (2.08%) VB
14 10 (1.23%) C#
15 4 (0.49%) AWK
15 4 (0.49%) Bourne shell
15 4 (0.49%) C-shell
15 4 (0.49%) Jython
15 4 (0.49%) sed
Qualifications
1 156 (19.12%) Security Cleared
2 145 (17.77%) SC Cleared
3 70 (8.58%) Cisco Certification
4 42 (5.15%) Microsoft Certification
5 31 (3.80%) CCNP
6 30 (3.68%) CTC Cleared
7 27 (3.31%) CCNA
8 26 (3.19%) Degree
9 24 (2.94%) MCSE
10 22 (2.70%) CCIE
11 21 (2.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 19 (2.33%) BPSS Clearance
13 15 (1.84%) DV Cleared
14 14 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
15 13 (1.59%) MCP
16 10 (1.23%) CISSP
17 9 (1.10%) MCSA
17 9 (1.10%) MCTS
18 8 (0.98%) CCDA
18 8 (0.98%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (4.41%) SLA
2 22 (2.70%) PCI DSS
3 8 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (0.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.12%) BS7799
5 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.12%) QA
System Software
1 319 (39.09%) Active Directory
2 218 (26.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 113 (13.85%) Docker
4 95 (11.64%) vCloud
5 86 (10.54%) Squid
6 82 (10.05%) Postfix
7 58 (7.11%) Hyper-V
8 56 (6.86%) VMware ESXi
9 54 (6.62%) vSphere
10 51 (6.25%) VMware ESX
11 46 (5.64%) NFS
12 36 (4.41%) XenApp
13 33 (4.04%) Virtual Machines
14 16 (1.96%) KVM
15 14 (1.72%) Samba
15 14 (1.72%) XenDesktop
16 12 (1.47%) Oracle RAC
16 12 (1.47%) Terminal Services
17 10 (1.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
18 9 (1.10%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 223 (27.33%) Puppet
2 160 (19.61%) Ansible
3 121 (14.83%) Terraform
4 111 (13.60%) ZABBIX
5 105 (12.87%) Kubernetes
6 104 (12.75%) logstash
7 97 (11.89%) Kibana
8 86 (10.54%) SCCM
9 82 (10.05%) Rancher
10 68 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
11 61 (7.48%) Nagios
12 52 (6.37%) SCOM
13 46 (5.64%) Consul
14 36 (4.41%) Packer
15 29 (3.55%) Microsoft Clustering
16 25 (3.06%) NetBackup
17 23 (2.82%) HAProxy
17 23 (2.82%) yum
18 19 (2.33%) Microsoft Intune
18 19 (2.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 405 (49.63%) VMware
2 219 (26.84%) Microsoft
3 186 (22.79%) Oracle
4 160 (19.61%) Cisco
5 107 (13.11%) Citrix
6 92 (11.27%) Red Hat
7 82 (10.05%) Sonatype
8 72 (8.82%) Atlassian
9 71 (8.70%) HP
10 47 (5.76%) EMC
10 47 (5.76%) IBM
11 45 (5.51%) CheckPoint
12 42 (5.15%) Juniper
13 38 (4.66%) AppDynamics
14 32 (3.92%) F5
15 30 (3.68%) Dell
15 30 (3.68%) Palo Alto
16 28 (3.43%) Symantec
16 28 (3.43%) Veritas
17 27 (3.31%) NetApp
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