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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 128 118 125
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +7
Contract jobs citing DNS 435 445 417
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.96% 1.89% 1.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.59% 14.46% 14.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 295 281 233
Median daily rate £410 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £524
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £348 £313
% change year-on-year
-6.47% +11.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 19 10
Median hourly rate £21.50 £17.80 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.78% -6.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £11.40 £15.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £123.75 £37.35 £46.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £18.00 £16.63
% change year-on-year
+58.33% +8.27%
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
3201 3077 2851
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.45% 13.04% 12.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2156 1990 1771
Median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 112 89
Median hourly rate £21.00 £17.98 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.79% -10.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.68 £42.70 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+46.34% +7.62%

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 26 July 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 26 July 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 26 July 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 +22 87 £450 +7.14% 22
Croydon -6 12 £361 -31.19% 1
Harrow - 11 £495 - 1
Westminster - 4 £363 -
Surbiton - 2 £550 -
Docklands, London +13 1 - -
Ilford +6 1 - -
Hammersmith +3 1 £525 +114.28%
Mayfair +2 1 £400 +21.58%
Kingston Upon Thames -1 1 £315 -19.23% 2
Romford - 1 £275 - 1
Twickenham - 1 £388 -
Osterley - 1 £518 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £275 -
Barnet - 1 £400 -
Dagenham - 1 - -
DNS
England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 July 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.

1 426 (50.12%) Windows
2 399 (46.94%) Active Directory
3 386 (45.41%) Linux
4 328 (38.59%) DHCP
5 317 (37.29%) VMware
6 285 (33.53%) Microsoft
7 261 (30.71%) TCP/IP
8 245 (28.82%) Firewall
8 245 (28.82%) Windows Server
9 225 (26.47%) ITIL
10 196 (23.06%) VMware Infrastructure
11 194 (22.82%) Cisco
12 189 (22.24%) DevOps
13 186 (21.88%) Puppet
14 184 (21.65%) Agile Software Development
15 168 (19.76%) Oracle
16 164 (19.29%) Unix
17 161 (18.94%) Amazon AWS
18 152 (17.88%) Apache
19 151 (17.76%) Python
20 140 (16.47%) PowerShell
20 140 (16.47%) Windows Server 2008
21 139 (16.35%) Configuration Management
22 137 (16.12%) Jenkins
23 130 (15.29%) VPN
24 129 (15.18%) Perl
25 127 (14.94%) SSL
26 123 (14.47%) WAN
26 123 (14.47%) Finance
27 120 (14.12%) Windows Server 2012

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
1 152 (17.88%) Apache
2 112 (13.18%) MS Exchange
3 80 (9.41%) IIS
4 72 (8.47%) Tomcat
5 66 (7.76%) Confluence
6 64 (7.53%) Elasticsearch
7 53 (6.24%) Exchange Server 2010
8 52 (6.12%) Skype for Business
9 51 (6.00%) SharePoint
10 43 (5.06%) WebSphere
11 32 (3.76%) OpenStack
12 31 (3.65%) WebSphere Application Server
13 30 (3.53%) IBM HTTP Server
14 22 (2.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 20 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2013
16 17 (2.00%) WebLogic
17 16 (1.88%) JBoss
18 14 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2007
19 11 (1.29%) nginx
20 10 (1.18%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 101 (11.88%) MS Excel
2 63 (7.41%) MS Office
3 40 (4.71%) HipChat
4 15 (1.76%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.94%) MS Project
6 4 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (0.82%) Faxination
2 6 (0.71%) Eikon
3 4 (0.47%) assyst
4 2 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.12%) Documaker
5 1 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 161 (18.94%) Amazon AWS
2 83 (9.76%) Office 365
3 67 (7.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 30 (3.53%) Cloud Computing
5 15 (1.76%) Azure Active Directory
6 14 (1.65%) IaaS
6 14 (1.65%) PaaS
7 13 (1.53%) Amazon EC2
8 12 (1.41%) Mimecast
8 12 (1.41%) OneDrive
9 10 (1.18%) AWS CloudFormation
10 9 (1.06%) Google Apps
10 9 (1.06%) SaaS
11 6 (0.71%) Trello
12 5 (0.59%) Google Cloud Platform
12 5 (0.59%) Route 53
12 5 (0.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 4 (0.47%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 3 (0.35%) Rackspace Cloud
14 3 (0.35%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 328 (38.59%) DHCP
2 261 (30.71%) TCP/IP
3 245 (28.82%) Firewall
4 130 (15.29%) VPN
5 127 (14.94%) SSL
6 123 (14.47%) WAN
7 113 (13.29%) LAN
8 103 (12.12%) HTTP
9 91 (10.71%) SAN
10 82 (9.65%) LDAP
11 70 (8.24%) Wireless
12 67 (7.88%) SSH
13 65 (7.65%) Internet
14 53 (6.24%) MPLS
15 47 (5.53%) BGP
15 47 (5.53%) IPsec
16 45 (5.29%) Network Security
17 42 (4.94%) NAS
17 42 (4.94%) OpenLDAP
17 42 (4.94%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (12.94%) SQL Server
2 62 (7.29%) MySQL
3 56 (6.59%) PostgreSQL
4 40 (4.71%) Hadoop
5 32 (3.76%) MongoDB
5 32 (3.76%) Oracle Database
6 29 (3.41%) NoSQL
7 25 (2.94%) Relational Database
8 19 (2.24%) RDBMS
9 9 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
10 8 (0.94%) DB2
10 8 (0.94%) SQL Server 2005
11 7 (0.82%) Amazon RDS
11 7 (0.82%) MariaDB
11 7 (0.82%) Redis
11 7 (0.82%) SQL Server 2008
12 6 (0.71%) Big Data
13 5 (0.59%) Oracle Exadata
13 5 (0.59%) Oracle Reports
13 5 (0.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 137 (16.12%) Jenkins
2 105 (12.35%) Git (software)
3 70 (8.24%) JIRA
4 57 (6.71%) Maven
5 44 (5.18%) Ant
5 44 (5.18%) SonarQube
6 42 (4.94%) Sonatype Nexus
7 41 (4.82%) JUnit
8 40 (4.71%) JIRA Agile
9 37 (4.35%) Liquibase
10 33 (3.88%) Bitbucket
11 30 (3.53%) Introscope
12 23 (2.71%) Subversion
13 15 (1.76%) Team Foundation Server
13 15 (1.76%) Vagrant
14 13 (1.53%) Artifactory
15 12 (1.41%) Hudson
15 12 (1.41%) Travis CI
16 11 (1.29%) GitLab
17 10 (1.18%) TeamCity
General
1 123 (14.47%) Finance
2 61 (7.18%) Banking
3 34 (4.00%) Retail
4 26 (3.06%) Telecoms
5 18 (2.12%) Marketing
6 17 (2.00%) Back Office
7 15 (1.76%) Legal
8 13 (1.53%) Financial Institution
9 12 (1.41%) Publishing
10 10 (1.18%) Advertising
10 10 (1.18%) Law
11 8 (0.94%) Games
11 8 (0.94%) Investment Banking
12 7 (0.82%) Japanese Language
12 7 (0.82%) Local Government
13 4 (0.47%) French Language
14 2 (0.24%) Front Office
14 2 (0.24%) Italian Language
15 1 (0.12%) Electronics
15 1 (0.12%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 116 (13.65%) Administrator
2 112 (13.18%) DevOps Engineer
3 92 (10.82%) Analyst
4 67 (7.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 61 (7.18%) Systems Administrator
6 57 (6.71%) Network Engineer
7 52 (6.12%) Architect
7 52 (6.12%) Support Engineer
8 42 (4.94%) Linux Engineer
9 38 (4.47%) Linux Administrator
9 38 (4.47%) Server Engineer
10 37 (4.35%) Windows Engineer
11 35 (4.12%) Consultant
11 35 (4.12%) Developer
12 28 (3.29%) VMware Engineer
13 27 (3.18%) Senior DevOps
13 27 (3.18%) Service Analyst
13 27 (3.18%) Support Analyst
14 26 (3.06%) 3rd Line Engineer
15 24 (2.82%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (6.94%) Middleware
2 57 (6.71%) ELK Stack
3 50 (5.88%) Web Services
4 40 (4.71%) MCollective
5 38 (4.47%) LAMP
6 36 (4.24%) Software Packaging
7 33 (3.88%) HTML
8 20 (2.35%) .NET
8 20 (2.35%) Node.js
9 18 (2.12%) CSS
9 18 (2.12%) SAML
10 17 (2.00%) REST
11 16 (1.88%) XML
12 12 (1.41%) Ajax
12 12 (1.41%) HTML5
13 11 (1.29%) 802.1X
13 11 (1.29%) RESTful
14 10 (1.18%) J2EE
15 9 (1.06%) WebSphere MQ
16 8 (0.94%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 78 (9.18%) Data Centre
2 62 (7.29%) Clustering
3 48 (5.65%) Management Information System
4 37 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
5 25 (2.94%) Computer Science
5 25 (2.94%) PKI
6 24 (2.82%) Public Cloud
7 23 (2.71%) DataPower
8 20 (2.35%) Blackberry
8 20 (2.35%) EMC VNX
9 19 (2.24%) Replication
10 16 (1.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 15 (1.76%) Hybrid Cloud
11 15 (1.76%) Video Conferencing
12 12 (1.41%) Virtual Team
13 10 (1.18%) Private Cloud
13 10 (1.18%) Wiki
14 9 (1.06%) CLARiiON
14 9 (1.06%) Mobile App
15 8 (0.94%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 426 (50.12%) Windows
2 386 (45.41%) Linux
3 245 (28.82%) Windows Server
4 164 (19.29%) Unix
5 140 (16.47%) Windows Server 2008
6 120 (14.12%) Windows Server 2012
7 81 (9.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 72 (8.47%) CentOS
9 56 (6.59%) Windows 7
10 54 (6.35%) Windows Server 2003
11 51 (6.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 47 (5.53%) AIX
13 43 (5.06%) Solaris
14 28 (3.29%) Ubuntu
15 26 (3.06%) Mac OS X
16 25 (2.94%) Oracle Linux
17 24 (2.82%) SUSE
18 21 (2.47%) Android
19 18 (2.12%) Windows 10
20 17 (2.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 225 (26.47%) ITIL
2 189 (22.24%) DevOps
3 184 (21.65%) Agile Software Development
4 139 (16.35%) Configuration Management
5 115 (13.53%) Migration
6 88 (10.35%) Load Balancing
7 83 (9.76%) Continuous Integration
8 75 (8.82%) High Availability
9 74 (8.71%) Service Management
10 72 (8.47%) Open Source
11 68 (8.00%) Change Management
12 67 (7.88%) Continuous Delivery
13 62 (7.29%) Disaster Recovery
14 55 (6.47%) Project Management
15 50 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
16 47 (5.53%) Scrum
17 45 (5.29%) Identity Management
18 44 (5.18%) ITIL V3
19 37 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
20 36 (4.24%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 151 (17.76%) Python
2 140 (16.47%) PowerShell
3 129 (15.18%) Perl
4 110 (12.94%) Bash Shell
5 92 (10.82%) Java
6 91 (10.71%) SQL
7 89 (10.47%) Shell Script
8 74 (8.71%) Ruby
9 38 (4.47%) PHP
10 28 (3.29%) JavaScript
11 21 (2.47%) Jython
12 18 (2.12%) C#
13 13 (1.53%) VB
14 11 (1.29%) C
15 10 (1.18%) C++
15 10 (1.18%) Groovy
16 9 (1.06%) T-SQL
17 8 (0.94%) Korn
18 5 (0.59%) Go
19 4 (0.47%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 82 (9.65%) Security Cleared
2 71 (8.35%) SC Cleared
3 69 (8.12%) Cisco Certification
4 55 (6.47%) Microsoft Certification
5 39 (4.59%) MCSE
6 37 (4.35%) CCNP
7 36 (4.24%) CCNA
8 29 (3.41%) Degree
9 27 (3.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 25 (2.94%) MCSA
11 24 (2.82%) CTC Cleared
12 21 (2.47%) CISSP
12 21 (2.47%) ITIL Certification
13 18 (2.12%) RHCE
14 14 (1.65%) RHCA
15 12 (1.41%) CISM
16 11 (1.29%) CISA
17 8 (0.94%) CCIE
17 8 (0.94%) MCP
18 7 (0.82%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (2.94%) SLA
2 11 (1.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (1.06%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.24%) COBIT
5 2 (0.24%) QA
6 1 (0.12%) DICOM
6 1 (0.12%) HL7
System Software
1 399 (46.94%) Active Directory
2 196 (23.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 89 (10.47%) Docker
4 58 (6.82%) Hyper-V
5 57 (6.71%) VMware ESX
6 52 (6.12%) vCloud
7 50 (5.88%) Squid
8 48 (5.65%) vSphere
9 43 (5.06%) Postfix
10 41 (4.82%) XenApp
11 31 (3.65%) VMware ESXi
12 28 (3.29%) NFS
13 21 (2.47%) Virtual Machines
14 20 (2.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 16 (1.88%) KVM
15 16 (1.88%) Virtual Servers
16 15 (1.76%) XenDesktop
17 13 (1.53%) UAG
17 13 (1.53%) Xen
18 12 (1.41%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 186 (21.88%) Puppet
2 103 (12.12%) Ansible
3 84 (9.88%) SCCM
4 74 (8.71%) SCOM
5 66 (7.76%) logstash
5 66 (7.76%) Opscode Chef
6 65 (7.65%) Nagios
7 61 (7.18%) Kibana
8 56 (6.59%) Terraform
9 53 (6.24%) ZABBIX
10 47 (5.53%) Kubernetes
11 40 (4.71%) Rancher
12 25 (2.94%) WSUS
13 18 (2.12%) Backup Exec
14 16 (1.88%) NetBackup
14 16 (1.88%) Zenoss
15 14 (1.65%) Microsoft Clustering
16 13 (1.53%) Packer
16 13 (1.53%) vRealize
17 12 (1.41%) SELinux
Vendors
1 317 (37.29%) VMware
2 285 (33.53%) Microsoft
3 194 (22.82%) Cisco
4 168 (19.76%) Oracle
5 112 (13.18%) Citrix
6 99 (11.65%) Red Hat
7 82 (9.65%) HP
8 77 (9.06%) IBM
9 63 (7.41%) CheckPoint
10 61 (7.18%) NetApp
11 55 (6.47%) Dell
11 55 (6.47%) EMC
12 52 (6.12%) F5
13 48 (5.65%) Symantec
14 47 (5.53%) Atlassian
15 40 (4.71%) Sonatype
16 39 (4.59%) Juniper
17 34 (4.00%) Splunk
18 31 (3.65%) Blue Coat
19 30 (3.53%) SolarWinds
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