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 29 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 123 137 152
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +15
Contract jobs citing DNS 428 384 350
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.97% 1.67% 1.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.78% 12.50% 12.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 304 263 233
Median daily rate £420 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% -0.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £221 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £527 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £306
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +6.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 15 13
Median hourly rate £19.00 £35.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.71% +94.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.15 £12.88 £16.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.10 £80.00 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £25.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +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
2895 3073 2783
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.31% 13.38% 12.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1989 2014 1863
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 £270 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 95 81
Median hourly rate £21.34 £22.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.15% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.90 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.00 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

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 29 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 29 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 29 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 +29 76 £425 +7.32% 33
Harrow - 10 £485 - 2
Westminster - 5 £363 -
Croydon -7 4 £250 -28.57% 2
Uxbridge +5 1 - -
Ilford +4 1 - -
Surbiton - 1 - -
Chessington - 1 - -
Dagenham - 1 - -
Osterley - 1 £518 -
Chiswick - 1 £565 -
DNS
England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 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.

1 403 (54.61%) Windows
2 356 (48.24%) Active Directory
3 321 (43.50%) Linux
4 278 (37.67%) DHCP
5 266 (36.04%) VMware
6 246 (33.33%) TCP/IP
7 245 (33.20%) Windows Server
8 238 (32.25%) Microsoft
9 233 (31.57%) Firewall
10 190 (25.75%) Unix
11 188 (25.47%) ITIL
12 186 (25.20%) VMware Infrastructure
13 172 (23.31%) Cisco
14 143 (19.38%) Windows Server 2008
15 142 (19.24%) Agile Software Development
16 137 (18.56%) DevOps
17 131 (17.75%) Python
18 126 (17.07%) Puppet
19 122 (16.53%) Perl
20 121 (16.40%) PowerShell
21 119 (16.12%) Finance
22 118 (15.99%) Amazon AWS
23 113 (15.31%) Windows Server 2012
24 109 (14.77%) Bash Shell
25 108 (14.63%) VPN
25 108 (14.63%) LAN
26 107 (14.50%) WAN
26 107 (14.50%) HTTP
26 107 (14.50%) Oracle
27 106 (14.36%) 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
1 101 (13.69%) Apache
2 88 (11.92%) MS Exchange
3 74 (10.03%) IIS
4 68 (9.21%) Tomcat
5 47 (6.37%) WebSphere
6 41 (5.56%) SharePoint
7 40 (5.42%) Exchange Server 2010
8 32 (4.34%) WebSphere Application Server
9 30 (4.07%) IBM HTTP Server
10 27 (3.66%) OpenStack
11 23 (3.12%) Confluence
11 23 (3.12%) Skype for Business
12 21 (2.85%) Node.js
13 20 (2.71%) Exchange Server 2007
14 17 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2013
14 17 (2.30%) WebLogic
15 14 (1.90%) Elasticsearch
16 13 (1.76%) Jetty
16 13 (1.76%) nginx
17 12 (1.63%) JBoss
Applications
1 66 (8.94%) MS Excel
2 47 (6.37%) MS Office
3 20 (2.71%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.81%) InfoPath
4 6 (0.81%) MS Project
5 3 (0.41%) HipChat
5 3 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.27%) Eikon
1 2 (0.27%) Infor CRM
2 1 (0.14%) Documaker
2 1 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 118 (15.99%) Amazon AWS
2 56 (7.59%) Office 365
3 55 (7.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 28 (3.79%) Cloud Computing
5 15 (2.03%) AWS CloudFormation
6 14 (1.90%) Amazon EC2
7 12 (1.63%) Azure Active Directory
7 12 (1.63%) Google Cloud Platform
8 10 (1.36%) IaaS
9 9 (1.22%) PaaS
9 9 (1.22%) SaaS
10 5 (0.68%) Route 53
11 4 (0.54%) Google App Engine
11 4 (0.54%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 3 (0.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 3 (0.41%) Amazon S3
12 3 (0.41%) Google Apps
12 3 (0.41%) OneDrive
12 3 (0.41%) Rackspace Cloud
13 2 (0.27%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 278 (37.67%) DHCP
2 246 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 233 (31.57%) Firewall
4 108 (14.63%) LAN
4 108 (14.63%) VPN
5 107 (14.50%) HTTP
5 107 (14.50%) WAN
6 106 (14.36%) SSL
7 70 (9.49%) LDAP
8 65 (8.81%) SAN
9 64 (8.67%) Internet
10 57 (7.72%) BGP
11 46 (6.23%) MPLS
12 45 (6.10%) IPsec
13 44 (5.96%) SMTP
13 44 (5.96%) Wireless
14 41 (5.56%) NAS
15 38 (5.15%) FTP
16 36 (4.88%) Network Security
16 36 (4.88%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (12.87%) SQL Server
2 47 (6.37%) MySQL
3 40 (5.42%) MongoDB
4 29 (3.93%) NoSQL
5 27 (3.66%) Relational Database
6 24 (3.25%) Oracle Database
7 19 (2.57%) PostgreSQL
7 19 (2.57%) RDBMS
8 9 (1.22%) DB2
8 9 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
9 8 (1.08%) Amazon RDS
9 8 (1.08%) SQL Server 2005
9 8 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
10 7 (0.95%) Couchbase
11 6 (0.81%) Apache Cassandra
11 6 (0.81%) PerformancePoint
12 5 (0.68%) Oracle Exadata
12 5 (0.68%) SQL Server 2014
12 5 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 4 (0.54%) Redis
Development Applications
1 96 (13.01%) Jenkins
2 58 (7.86%) Git (software)
3 32 (4.34%) JIRA
4 30 (4.07%) Introscope
5 19 (2.57%) Maven
6 18 (2.44%) Hudson
7 13 (1.76%) Artifactory
7 13 (1.76%) Subversion
7 13 (1.76%) Travis CI
8 12 (1.63%) Team Foundation Server
9 8 (1.08%) TeamCity
10 7 (0.95%) Selenium
10 7 (0.95%) Vagrant
11 6 (0.81%) Ant
11 6 (0.81%) SonarQube
12 5 (0.68%) Bitbucket
12 5 (0.68%) JUnit
12 5 (0.68%) Octopus Deploy
13 4 (0.54%) GitLab
13 4 (0.54%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 119 (16.12%) Finance
2 58 (7.86%) Banking
3 31 (4.20%) Telecoms
4 28 (3.79%) Retail
5 17 (2.30%) Publishing
6 15 (2.03%) Financial Institution
7 14 (1.90%) Investment Banking
8 13 (1.76%) Marketing
9 9 (1.22%) Games
10 8 (1.08%) Back Office
11 7 (0.95%) Local Government
12 6 (0.81%) Advertising
12 6 (0.81%) Front Office
13 5 (0.68%) Legal
14 4 (0.54%) French Language
14 4 (0.54%) Manufacturing
15 2 (0.27%) Law
15 2 (0.27%) Mandarin Language
16 1 (0.14%) Cantonese Language
16 1 (0.14%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 102 (13.82%) Administrator
2 81 (10.98%) DevOps Engineer
3 71 (9.62%) Analyst
4 64 (8.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 54 (7.32%) Network Engineer
6 52 (7.05%) Systems Administrator
7 45 (6.10%) Support Engineer
8 42 (5.69%) Architect
9 40 (5.42%) Windows Engineer
10 39 (5.28%) Developer
10 39 (5.28%) Server Engineer
11 37 (5.01%) Linux Engineer
12 27 (3.66%) VMware Engineer
13 26 (3.52%) Support Analyst
14 23 (3.12%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 23 (3.12%) Linux/Unix DevOps
14 23 (3.12%) Systems Engineer
15 22 (2.98%) AWS Engineer
15 22 (2.98%) Linux Administrator
16 21 (2.85%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (7.45%) Middleware
2 53 (7.18%) Web Services
3 42 (5.69%) HTML
4 34 (4.61%) LAMP
5 28 (3.79%) .NET
6 24 (3.25%) CSS
7 19 (2.57%) XML
8 16 (2.17%) HTML5
9 15 (2.03%) jQuery
10 14 (1.90%) REST
11 12 (1.63%) SAML
12 11 (1.49%) ELK Stack
12 11 (1.49%) Java EE
12 11 (1.49%) WebSphere MQ
13 10 (1.36%) Ajax
13 10 (1.36%) J2EE
14 9 (1.22%) AngularJS
14 9 (1.22%) KnockoutJS
14 9 (1.22%) LAPP Stack
15 8 (1.08%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 68 (9.21%) Data Centre
2 51 (6.91%) Analytical Skills
3 47 (6.37%) Management Information System
4 42 (5.69%) Clustering
5 29 (3.93%) Computer Science
6 27 (3.66%) Public Cloud
7 23 (3.12%) DataPower
8 18 (2.44%) Replication
9 15 (2.03%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 14 (1.90%) EMC VNX
10 14 (1.90%) Private Cloud
11 11 (1.49%) Blackberry
11 11 (1.49%) Wiki
12 10 (1.36%) Hybrid Cloud
12 10 (1.36%) Mobile App
12 10 (1.36%) PKI
12 10 (1.36%) Video Conferencing
13 9 (1.22%) Hedge funds
14 8 (1.08%) W3C
15 7 (0.95%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 403 (54.61%) Windows
2 321 (43.50%) Linux
3 245 (33.20%) Windows Server
4 190 (25.75%) Unix
5 143 (19.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 113 (15.31%) Windows Server 2012
7 67 (9.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 54 (7.32%) Windows 7
9 51 (6.91%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 51 (6.91%) Windows Server 2003
10 45 (6.10%) AIX
11 42 (5.69%) CentOS
12 35 (4.74%) Solaris
13 29 (3.93%) SUSE
14 28 (3.79%) Ubuntu
15 27 (3.66%) Oracle Linux
16 22 (2.98%) Windows XP
17 19 (2.57%) Mac OS X
18 14 (1.90%) Windows 8
19 13 (1.76%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 188 (25.47%) ITIL
2 142 (19.24%) Agile Software Development
3 137 (18.56%) DevOps
4 95 (12.87%) Migration
5 86 (11.65%) Configuration Management
6 81 (10.98%) Load Balancing
7 70 (9.49%) High Availability
8 64 (8.67%) Open Source
9 61 (8.27%) Disaster Recovery
10 59 (7.99%) Change Management
11 52 (7.05%) Continuous Improvement
12 45 (6.10%) Continuous Integration
13 40 (5.42%) Project Management
14 35 (4.74%) ITIL V3
15 30 (4.07%) Continuous Delivery
15 30 (4.07%) Problem Management
15 30 (4.07%) Service Management
16 29 (3.93%) ITSM
17 27 (3.66%) Service Delivery
18 24 (3.25%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 131 (17.75%) Python
2 122 (16.53%) Perl
3 121 (16.40%) PowerShell
4 109 (14.77%) Bash Shell
5 99 (13.41%) Java
6 88 (11.92%) SQL
7 60 (8.13%) Shell Script
8 35 (4.74%) JavaScript
9 32 (4.34%) PHP
10 30 (4.07%) Ruby
11 21 (2.85%) Jython
12 16 (2.17%) C#
13 13 (1.76%) C
13 13 (1.76%) C++
14 11 (1.49%) Groovy
15 7 (0.95%) Korn
16 6 (0.81%) T-SQL
16 6 (0.81%) VBScript
17 5 (0.68%) VB
18 4 (0.54%) VBA
Qualifications
1 64 (8.67%) Cisco Certification
2 58 (7.86%) Security Cleared
3 38 (5.15%) CCNP
3 38 (5.15%) Microsoft Certification
4 36 (4.88%) SC Cleared
5 31 (4.20%) Degree
6 29 (3.93%) MCSE
7 26 (3.52%) CCNA
8 18 (2.44%) MCSA
9 15 (2.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 12 (1.63%) CISSP
11 11 (1.49%) CCIE
12 10 (1.36%) CTC Cleared
12 10 (1.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 9 (1.22%) RHCE
14 8 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
15 7 (0.95%) DV Cleared
16 6 (0.81%) RHCA
17 5 (0.68%) PMI Certification
17 5 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (2.57%) SLA
2 12 (1.63%) PCI DSS
3 9 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.41%) ISO15022
4 3 (0.41%) ISO20022
4 3 (0.41%) QA
4 3 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.27%) COBIT
6 1 (0.14%) DICOM
6 1 (0.14%) HL7
System Software
1 356 (48.24%) Active Directory
2 186 (25.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 53 (7.18%) VMware ESX
4 52 (7.05%) Docker
5 45 (6.10%) Hyper-V
5 45 (6.10%) vSphere
5 45 (6.10%) XenApp
6 33 (4.47%) NFS
7 26 (3.52%) VMware ESXi
8 23 (3.12%) XenDesktop
9 18 (2.44%) vCloud
10 16 (2.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 13 (1.76%) KVM
12 12 (1.63%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 12 (1.63%) Xen
13 11 (1.49%) Microsoft App-V
13 11 (1.49%) Squid
14 10 (1.36%) Terminal Services
14 10 (1.36%) UAG
15 7 (0.95%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 126 (17.07%) Puppet
2 75 (10.16%) SCCM
3 74 (10.03%) SCOM
4 57 (7.72%) Ansible
5 55 (7.45%) Opscode Chef
6 53 (7.18%) Nagios
7 17 (2.30%) logstash
7 17 (2.30%) WSUS
8 16 (2.17%) Backup Exec
9 15 (2.03%) ZABBIX
10 13 (1.76%) Kibana
11 12 (1.63%) Capistrano
12 11 (1.49%) HAProxy
12 11 (1.49%) HP SIM
12 11 (1.49%) NetBackup
12 11 (1.49%) Terraform
13 10 (1.36%) Cisco CUCM
13 10 (1.36%) Icinga
13 10 (1.36%) SELinux
14 9 (1.22%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 266 (36.04%) VMware
2 238 (32.25%) Microsoft
3 172 (23.31%) Cisco
4 107 (14.50%) Oracle
5 106 (14.36%) Citrix
6 91 (12.33%) Red Hat
7 78 (10.57%) HP
8 70 (9.49%) IBM
9 58 (7.86%) NetApp
10 48 (6.50%) Dell
11 42 (5.69%) CheckPoint
11 42 (5.69%) F5
12 35 (4.74%) EMC
13 31 (4.20%) Juniper
14 30 (4.07%) Symantec
15 24 (3.25%) Splunk
16 23 (3.12%) Veritas
17 22 (2.98%) ATG
17 22 (2.98%) SolarWinds
18 19 (2.57%) Palo Alto
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