The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 4 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 14 25 7
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -18
Contract jobs citing DNS 7 2 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 6.19% 1.34% 17.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 46.67% 22.22% 86.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 30
Median daily rate £600 £419 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.28% +15.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £304 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £534 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+47.22% -20.00%
DNS
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Luton region.

Communications & Networking Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
15 9 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 13.27% 6.04% 20.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 34
Median daily rate £575 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £136 £250 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £470 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £24.50 £10.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+145.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Luton region citing DNS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

DNS
Daily Rate Trend in Luton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DNS across the Luton region.

DNS Daily Rate Trend in Luton

DNS
Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DNS across the Luton region.

DNS Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 4 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 Luton region with a requirement for DNS.

1 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (58.33%) E-Commerce
3 7 (58.33%) DHCP
3 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
4 6 (50.00%) Windows Server
5 5 (41.67%) High Availability
5 5 (41.67%) IaaS
5 5 (41.67%) Relational Database
5 5 (41.67%) Service Management
5 5 (41.67%) WAN
5 5 (41.67%) Linux
5 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
5 5 (41.67%) Load Balancing
6 4 (33.33%) VMware
6 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (33.33%) LAN
6 4 (33.33%) HP
6 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (25.00%) Web Filtering
7 3 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
7 3 (25.00%) Skype for Business
7 3 (25.00%) Capacity Management
7 3 (25.00%) Dell
7 3 (25.00%) Citrix
7 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Luton 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 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (25.00%) Skype for Business
2 2 (16.67%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (41.67%) IaaS
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (8.33%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (8.33%) Amazon S3
4 1 (8.33%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (8.33%) G Suite
4 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) DHCP
2 5 (41.67%) WAN
3 4 (33.33%) LAN
4 3 (25.00%) SMTP
5 2 (16.67%) FTP
5 2 (16.67%) Internet
6 1 (8.33%) Firewall
6 1 (8.33%) iSCSI
6 1 (8.33%) NetScaler
6 1 (8.33%) SAN
6 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
6 1 (8.33%) VPN
6 1 (8.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Architect
1 5 (41.67%) Infrastructure Architect
2 4 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) AWS Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Web Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Wintel Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) AWS Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Citrix Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Messaging Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) NetBackup Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Server Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (41.67%) Linux
4 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (25.00%) Windows 2000 Server
5 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
6 1 (8.33%) Windows Vista
6 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) E-Commerce
2 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) High Availability
2 5 (41.67%) Load Balancing
2 5 (41.67%) Service Management
3 4 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (25.00%) Capacity Management
4 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (25.00%) Web Filtering
5 2 (16.67%) Re-Platforming
6 1 (8.33%) Planning and Forecasting
6 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) C
System Software
1 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (25.00%) XenApp
4 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (8.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) SCCM
2 2 (16.67%) SCOM
3 1 (8.33%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (8.33%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) HP
2 4 (33.33%) VMware
3 3 (25.00%) Cisco
3 3 (25.00%) Citrix
3 3 (25.00%) Dell
3 3 (25.00%) IronPort
3 3 (25.00%) NetApp
4 2 (16.67%) Symantec
5 1 (8.33%) Apple
5 1 (8.33%) Google
5 1 (8.33%) Intel Security