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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 137 147 115
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -32
Contract jobs citing DNS 385 363 459
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.79% 1.61% 1.95%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.86% 12.85% 14.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 257 311
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £253 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £565 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £350 £342
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 23 8
Median hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £19.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +25.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.95 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £19.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+39.47% -15.55%
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
2777 2826 3075
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.93% 12.53% 13.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1854 1901 2085
Median daily rate £438 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 88 86
Median hourly rate £32.50 £24.00 £20.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.41% +17.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.69 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 9 December 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 +10 59 £408 -1.03% 18
Croydon +1 22 £501 +43.21%
Harrow +1 5 £495 +0.50%
New Malden -6 5 - -
Kingston Upon Thames +3 3 £475 +58.33%
Brentford - 3 £289 -
Enfield - 2 - -
Uxbridge +4 1 - -
Docklands, London - 1 £600 -
Bromley - 1 - -
DNS
England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 9 December 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.

1 448 (50.34%) VMware
2 408 (45.84%) Windows
2 408 (45.84%) Linux
3 369 (41.46%) DHCP
4 364 (40.90%) Active Directory
5 258 (28.99%) Puppet
6 253 (28.43%) Firewall
7 251 (28.20%) TCP/IP
8 250 (28.09%) Amazon AWS
9 245 (27.53%) Microsoft
10 231 (25.96%) VMware Infrastructure
11 230 (25.84%) Apache
12 224 (25.17%) Windows Server
13 218 (24.49%) Configuration Management
14 214 (24.04%) Oracle
15 209 (23.48%) DevOps
16 196 (22.02%) Cisco
17 188 (21.12%) Ansible
18 187 (21.01%) Agile Software Development
19 183 (20.56%) Jenkins
20 172 (19.33%) VPN
21 169 (18.99%) Security Cleared
22 168 (18.88%) Service Management
23 166 (18.65%) Git (software)
24 163 (18.31%) Windows Server 2008
25 158 (17.75%) SC Cleared
26 157 (17.64%) Continuous Integration
26 157 (17.64%) PostgreSQL
27 153 (17.19%) Terraform
28 150 (16.85%) ITIL

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
1 230 (25.84%) Apache
2 138 (15.51%) Elasticsearch
3 125 (14.04%) Confluence
4 109 (12.25%) MS Exchange
5 97 (10.90%) IIS
6 64 (7.19%) Exchange Server 2010
7 62 (6.97%) Tomcat
8 48 (5.39%) SharePoint
9 39 (4.38%) Skype for Business
10 34 (3.82%) nginx
11 22 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2013
12 21 (2.36%) OpenStack
12 21 (2.36%) WebSphere
13 19 (2.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 17 (1.91%) Exchange Server 2007
15 16 (1.80%) JBoss
16 10 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2003
17 7 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
17 7 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
17 7 (0.79%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 110 (12.36%) HipChat
2 82 (9.21%) MS Excel
3 56 (6.29%) MS Office
4 7 (0.79%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.11%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 13 (1.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.79%) Faxination
3 5 (0.56%) Eikon
4 3 (0.34%) Sentinel
5 2 (0.22%) assyst
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (0.11%) PeopleSoft Financials
6 1 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 250 (28.09%) Amazon AWS
2 98 (11.01%) Office 365
3 91 (10.22%) Microsoft Azure
4 25 (2.81%) Cloud Computing
5 20 (2.25%) IaaS
6 12 (1.35%) Azure Active Directory
6 12 (1.35%) OneDrive
7 11 (1.24%) Amazon ELB
7 11 (1.24%) PaaS
8 10 (1.12%) Mimecast
9 9 (1.01%) Amazon EC2
9 9 (1.01%) AWS CloudFormation
9 9 (1.01%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 8 (0.90%) G Suite
11 7 (0.79%) SaaS
12 6 (0.67%) Trello
13 5 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
14 4 (0.45%) Amazon S3
15 3 (0.34%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 2 (0.22%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 369 (41.46%) DHCP
2 253 (28.43%) Firewall
3 251 (28.20%) TCP/IP
4 172 (19.33%) VPN
5 139 (15.62%) SSH
6 130 (14.61%) SAN
7 114 (12.81%) OpenLDAP
7 114 (12.81%) OpenVPN
8 108 (12.13%) LAN
8 108 (12.13%) WAN
9 104 (11.69%) SSL
10 69 (7.75%) Wireless
11 68 (7.64%) HTTP
12 65 (7.30%) IPsec
12 65 (7.30%) LDAP
13 50 (5.62%) Internet
14 49 (5.51%) VoIP
15 43 (4.83%) Cisco ASA
15 43 (4.83%) Cisco Nexus
15 43 (4.83%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 157 (17.64%) PostgreSQL
2 119 (13.37%) Hadoop
3 98 (11.01%) SQL Server
4 67 (7.53%) Oracle Database
5 62 (6.97%) MySQL
6 37 (4.16%) Oracle Database 11g
7 13 (1.46%) SQL Server 2012
8 10 (1.12%) Redis
8 10 (1.12%) Relational Database
8 10 (1.12%) SQL Server 2005
8 10 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
9 9 (1.01%) NoSQL
10 8 (0.90%) Amazon RDS
10 8 (0.90%) MongoDB
10 8 (0.90%) Oracle Database 12c
11 7 (0.79%) RDBMS
11 7 (0.79%) SQL Server 2014
12 5 (0.56%) MariaDB
13 4 (0.45%) Big Data
13 4 (0.45%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 183 (20.56%) Jenkins
2 166 (18.65%) Git (software)
3 130 (14.61%) JIRA
4 126 (14.16%) Maven
5 122 (13.71%) Sonatype Nexus
6 117 (13.15%) Ant
7 116 (13.03%) SonarQube
8 115 (12.92%) JUnit
9 111 (12.47%) JIRA Agile
10 110 (12.36%) Liquibase
11 90 (10.11%) Bitbucket
12 31 (3.48%) Subversion
13 16 (1.80%) Selenium
13 16 (1.80%) Vagrant
14 13 (1.46%) GoCD
14 13 (1.46%) TeamCity
15 12 (1.35%) GitLab
16 9 (1.01%) Bower
16 9 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
17 8 (0.90%) QUnit
General
1 138 (15.51%) Finance
2 55 (6.18%) Banking
3 35 (3.93%) Retail
4 33 (3.71%) Back Office
5 22 (2.47%) Telecoms
6 13 (1.46%) Legal
7 12 (1.35%) Financial Institution
7 12 (1.35%) Investment Banking
8 11 (1.24%) Advertising
9 10 (1.12%) Publishing
10 9 (1.01%) Law
11 8 (0.90%) Games
12 7 (0.79%) Japanese Language
13 6 (0.67%) Marketing
14 3 (0.34%) Front Office
14 3 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.22%) Manufacturing
15 2 (0.22%) Spanish Language
16 1 (0.11%) Billing
16 1 (0.11%) French Language
Job Titles
1 123 (13.82%) Administrator
2 109 (12.25%) DevOps Engineer
3 89 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 86 (9.66%) Architect
5 82 (9.21%) Systems Administrator
6 70 (7.87%) Analyst
7 68 (7.64%) Network Engineer
8 60 (6.74%) Support Engineer
9 59 (6.63%) Consultant
10 55 (6.18%) Linux Administrator
11 44 (4.94%) Senior DevOps
12 40 (4.49%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 38 (4.27%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 36 (4.04%) VMWare Administrator
15 34 (3.82%) Linux Engineer
16 33 (3.71%) Infrastructure Architect
17 30 (3.37%) Desktop Support
18 29 (3.26%) Developer
18 29 (3.26%) VMware Engineer
19 28 (3.15%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 138 (15.51%) ELK Stack
2 114 (12.81%) MCollective
3 113 (12.70%) Software Packaging
4 37 (4.16%) Web Services
5 35 (3.93%) Middleware
6 31 (3.48%) LAMP
7 20 (2.25%) HTML
8 19 (2.13%) Oracle GoldenGate
9 18 (2.02%) 802.1X
10 17 (1.91%) .NET
11 15 (1.69%) AngularJS
11 15 (1.69%) Node.js
11 15 (1.69%) REST
12 14 (1.57%) LAPP Stack
13 13 (1.46%) CSS
13 13 (1.46%) JSON
14 11 (1.24%) HTML5
15 10 (1.12%) Ajax
15 10 (1.12%) Backbone.js
15 10 (1.12%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 95 (10.67%) Data Centre
2 59 (6.63%) Clustering
3 56 (6.29%) PKI
4 33 (3.71%) Analytical Skills
5 31 (3.48%) Management Information System
6 29 (3.26%) Public Cloud
7 22 (2.47%) Blackberry
8 19 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
9 18 (2.02%) Computer Science
10 16 (1.80%) Replication
10 16 (1.80%) Virtual Team
11 14 (1.57%) Hybrid Cloud
12 13 (1.46%) EMC VNX
13 12 (1.35%) Hedge funds
13 12 (1.35%) VCE vBlock
14 10 (1.12%) NHS
14 10 (1.12%) Private Cloud
15 9 (1.01%) CLARiiON
16 8 (0.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
16 8 (0.90%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 408 (45.84%) Linux
1 408 (45.84%) Windows
2 224 (25.17%) Windows Server
3 163 (18.31%) Windows Server 2008
4 141 (15.84%) CentOS
5 124 (13.93%) Windows Server 2012
6 116 (13.03%) Unix
7 94 (10.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 73 (8.20%) Windows Server 2003
9 71 (7.98%) Windows 7
10 39 (4.38%) Solaris
11 37 (4.16%) Windows 10
12 30 (3.37%) SUSE
13 27 (3.03%) AIX
14 26 (2.92%) Ubuntu
15 24 (2.70%) Oracle Linux
16 20 (2.25%) Android
17 19 (2.13%) Apple iOS
17 19 (2.13%) Windows 8
18 15 (1.69%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 218 (24.49%) Configuration Management
2 209 (23.48%) DevOps
3 187 (21.01%) Agile Software Development
4 168 (18.88%) Service Management
5 157 (17.64%) Continuous Integration
6 150 (16.85%) ITIL
7 143 (16.07%) Continuous Delivery
8 128 (14.38%) Load Balancing
9 123 (13.82%) Scrum
10 113 (12.70%) Identity Management
11 97 (10.90%) Migration
12 85 (9.55%) Case Management
13 84 (9.44%) Stakeholder Management
14 83 (9.33%) Workflow
15 82 (9.21%) Coaching
16 57 (6.40%) High Availability
17 54 (6.07%) Change Management
18 47 (5.28%) Open Source
19 41 (4.61%) Performance Tuning
20 40 (4.49%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 141 (15.84%) PowerShell
2 137 (15.39%) Ruby
3 133 (14.94%) Shell Script
4 131 (14.72%) Python
5 105 (11.80%) Perl
6 102 (11.46%) Bash Shell
7 101 (11.35%) SQL
8 59 (6.63%) Java
9 42 (4.72%) PHP
10 27 (3.03%) Korn
11 26 (2.92%) C
12 23 (2.58%) JavaScript
13 18 (2.02%) Go
14 16 (1.80%) VB
15 11 (1.24%) C#
16 4 (0.45%) Bourne shell
16 4 (0.45%) C++
16 4 (0.45%) C-shell
16 4 (0.45%) SystemTap
17 3 (0.34%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 169 (18.99%) Security Cleared
2 158 (17.75%) SC Cleared
3 81 (9.10%) Cisco Certification
4 48 (5.39%) CTC Cleared
5 41 (4.61%) Microsoft Certification
6 38 (4.27%) CCNA
7 37 (4.16%) CCNP
8 30 (3.37%) Degree
9 25 (2.81%) ITIL Certification
10 22 (2.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 21 (2.36%) BPSS Clearance
12 19 (2.13%) CCIE
13 18 (2.02%) MCSE
14 17 (1.91%) MCP
15 16 (1.80%) DV Cleared
16 15 (1.69%) RHCE
17 13 (1.46%) CISSP
17 13 (1.46%) MCTS
18 10 (1.12%) MCSA
18 10 (1.12%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (4.49%) SLA
2 29 (3.26%) PCI DSS
3 15 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (0.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.22%) QA
6 1 (0.11%) BS7799
System Software
1 364 (40.90%) Active Directory
2 231 (25.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 138 (15.51%) Docker
4 127 (14.27%) vCloud
5 118 (13.26%) Squid
6 114 (12.81%) Postfix
7 63 (7.08%) Hyper-V
8 55 (6.18%) VMware ESX
9 50 (5.62%) vSphere
10 47 (5.28%) NFS
11 45 (5.06%) VMware ESXi
12 41 (4.61%) XenApp
13 24 (2.70%) Virtual Machines
14 17 (1.91%) KVM
15 15 (1.69%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 14 (1.57%) Microsoft App-V
17 13 (1.46%) Samba
17 13 (1.46%) Terminal Services
17 13 (1.46%) XenDesktop
18 12 (1.35%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 258 (28.99%) Puppet
2 188 (21.12%) Ansible
3 153 (17.19%) Terraform
4 140 (15.73%) ZABBIX
5 136 (15.28%) logstash
6 135 (15.17%) Kibana
7 128 (14.38%) Kubernetes
8 114 (12.81%) Rancher
9 89 (10.00%) SCCM
10 70 (7.87%) Opscode Chef
11 63 (7.08%) Nagios
12 54 (6.07%) SCOM
13 42 (4.72%) Consul
14 40 (4.49%) Microsoft Clustering
15 33 (3.71%) Packer
16 26 (2.92%) WSUS
17 22 (2.47%) HAProxy
18 21 (2.36%) NetBackup
19 17 (1.91%) Microsoft Intune
19 17 (1.91%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 448 (50.34%) VMware
2 245 (27.53%) Microsoft
3 214 (24.04%) Oracle
4 196 (22.02%) Cisco
5 114 (12.81%) Sonatype
6 107 (12.02%) Citrix
7 99 (11.12%) Red Hat
8 96 (10.79%) Atlassian
9 82 (9.21%) HP
10 64 (7.19%) EMC
11 61 (6.85%) Juniper
12 58 (6.52%) CheckPoint
13 55 (6.18%) F5
14 44 (4.94%) Dell
15 43 (4.83%) Symantec
16 40 (4.49%) IBM
17 37 (4.16%) NetApp
18 36 (4.04%) Blue Coat
19 34 (3.82%) AppDynamics
19 34 (3.82%) Palo Alto
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