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 22 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Domain Name System (DNS)
Bedfordshire / Luton
Rank 5 28 6
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -22
Contract jobs citing DNS 15 4 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 14.71% 2.09% 18.07%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 71.43% 19.05% 85.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 26
Median daily rate £613 £563 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.88% +38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £333 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £643 £573 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £343 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.18% -2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £23.38
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -14.43%

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
21 21 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 20.59% 10.99% 21.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 19 31
Median daily rate £575 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.33% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £270 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £585 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £24.50 £13.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+88.46% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +20.83%

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 22 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 Luton region with a requirement for DNS.

1 12 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (68.75%) Windows
2 11 (68.75%) E-Commerce
3 10 (62.50%) Linux
3 10 (62.50%) WAN
3 10 (62.50%) Service Management
3 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (62.50%) Load Balancing
3 10 (62.50%) High Availability
3 10 (62.50%) IaaS
3 10 (62.50%) Relational Database
4 8 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 7 (43.75%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (43.75%) Capacity Management
6 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
6 6 (37.50%) LAN
6 6 (37.50%) DHCP
7 5 (31.25%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (31.25%) Windows Server
8 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (25.00%) VMware
8 4 (25.00%) Marketing
9 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
9 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
9 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
9 3 (18.75%) HP
9 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
9 3 (18.75%) Symantec

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 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (12.50%) IBM Notes
1 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.25%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (62.50%) IaaS
3 2 (12.50%) Office 365
4 1 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (6.25%) Amazon S3
4 1 (6.25%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (6.25%) G Suite
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (62.50%) WAN
2 6 (37.50%) DHCP
2 6 (37.50%) LAN
3 2 (12.50%) Firewall
3 2 (12.50%) SMTP
3 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 2 (12.50%) VPN
3 2 (12.50%) Wireless
4 1 (6.25%) FTP
4 1 (6.25%) Internet
4 1 (6.25%) iSCSI
4 1 (6.25%) NetScaler
4 1 (6.25%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (62.50%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (25.00%) Marketing
2 2 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Architect
1 10 (62.50%) Infrastructure Architect
2 6 (37.50%) AWS Architect
3 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Collaboration Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Messaging Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Messaging Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Citrix Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Lead Architect
4 1 (6.25%) NetBackup Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Web Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
1 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (68.75%) Windows
2 10 (62.50%) Linux
3 5 (31.25%) Windows Server
4 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (12.50%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (12.50%) Windows 8
5 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (12.50%) Windows Vista
5 2 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) E-Commerce
2 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (62.50%) High Availability
2 10 (62.50%) Load Balancing
2 10 (62.50%) Service Management
3 8 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 7 (43.75%) Capacity Management
4 7 (43.75%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (31.25%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (18.75%) Planning and Forecasting
6 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
7 2 (12.50%) Change Management
7 2 (12.50%) Issue Tracking
7 2 (12.50%) Re-Platforming
System Software
1 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
4 2 (12.50%) XenApp
5 1 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (6.25%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) SCCM
2 1 (6.25%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (6.25%) NetBackup
2 1 (6.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) VMware
2 3 (18.75%) HP
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) Symantec
3 2 (12.50%) Apple
3 2 (12.50%) Citrix
3 2 (12.50%) Dell
3 2 (12.50%) Lotus
3 2 (12.50%) NetApp
4 1 (6.25%) Google
4 1 (6.25%) Intel Security