The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 26 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 65 64 72
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +8
Contract jobs citing DNS 38 26 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.07% 1.74% 0.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.15% 11.40% 9.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 16 4
Median daily rate £375 £268 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.18% -15.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £194 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £368
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £308
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +5.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £20.00 £15.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £25.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +56.25%
DNS
North West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
289 228 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 15.77% 15.26% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 111 50
Median daily rate £375 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £450 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 20 9
Median hourly rate £20.00 £20.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% +13.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.54 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +40.54%

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

DNS
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

DNS Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

DNS
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DNS across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016.

DNS Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

DNS
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

DNS Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 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 Manchester region with a requirement for DNS.

1 53 (70.67%) Windows
2 46 (61.33%) DHCP
3 37 (49.33%) TCP/IP
4 35 (46.67%) Active Directory
5 26 (34.67%) Linux
6 23 (30.67%) Cisco
7 18 (24.00%) Microsoft
7 18 (24.00%) ITIL
8 17 (22.67%) Unix
9 16 (21.33%) Firewall
10 15 (20.00%) VMware
11 14 (18.67%) SMTP
11 14 (18.67%) Windows Server 2012
12 12 (16.00%) Windows Server
13 11 (14.67%) MS Exchange
13 11 (14.67%) IBM
13 11 (14.67%) Shell Script
13 11 (14.67%) Windows Server 2008
14 10 (13.33%) Network Security
14 10 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
14 10 (13.33%) Citrix
14 10 (13.33%) Kalman Filter
14 10 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
14 10 (13.33%) Jenkins
15 9 (12.00%) SNMP
15 9 (12.00%) SSL
15 9 (12.00%) Perl
16 8 (10.67%) Wireless
16 8 (10.67%) Cisco Certification
16 8 (10.67%) Remedy

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 11 (14.67%) MS Exchange
2 8 (10.67%) Apache
2 8 (10.67%) IIS
2 8 (10.67%) WebSphere
3 6 (8.00%) WebLogic
3 6 (8.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (6.67%) nginx
4 5 (6.67%) OpenStack
5 4 (5.33%) Tomcat
6 3 (4.00%) SAS
7 2 (2.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (2.67%) JBoss
7 2 (2.67%) Jetty
7 2 (2.67%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.33%) Drupal
8 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (1.33%) Joomla!
8 1 (1.33%) Skype for Business
8 1 (1.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (9.33%) MS Office
2 6 (8.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (1.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.33%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (8.00%) Office 365
3 5 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (4.00%) SoftLayer
5 2 (2.67%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (2.67%) Google App Engine
5 2 (2.67%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (2.67%) IaaS
5 2 (2.67%) PaaS
6 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 46 (61.33%) DHCP
2 37 (49.33%) TCP/IP
3 16 (21.33%) Firewall
4 14 (18.67%) SMTP
5 10 (13.33%) Network Security
6 9 (12.00%) SNMP
6 9 (12.00%) SSL
7 8 (10.67%) Wireless
8 7 (9.33%) BGP
8 7 (9.33%) HTTP
8 7 (9.33%) OSPF
8 7 (9.33%) VoIP
9 6 (8.00%) Cisco IOS
9 6 (8.00%) Fibre Channel
9 6 (8.00%) iSCSI
9 6 (8.00%) VLAN
10 5 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (6.67%) FTP
10 5 (6.67%) SSH
10 5 (6.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.00%) DB2
2 4 (5.33%) MySQL
3 1 (1.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (13.33%) Jenkins
2 6 (8.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (8.00%) Subversion
3 4 (5.33%) Maven
4 3 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.67%) Ant
5 2 (2.67%) Gradle
5 2 (2.67%) SonarQube
5 2 (2.67%) Travis CI
6 1 (1.33%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (10.67%) Banking
2 6 (8.00%) Telecoms
3 5 (6.67%) Finance
4 3 (4.00%) Legal
4 3 (4.00%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.67%) Italian Language
5 2 (2.67%) Law
5 2 (2.67%) Marketing
6 1 (1.33%) Advertising
6 1 (1.33%) Back Office
6 1 (1.33%) Electronics
6 1 (1.33%) French Language
6 1 (1.33%) Publishing
6 1 (1.33%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 16 (21.33%) Support Engineer
2 15 (20.00%) Analyst
3 9 (12.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 8 (10.67%) Consultant
4 8 (10.67%) Desktop Engineer
4 8 (10.67%) Field Engineer
4 8 (10.67%) Network Engineer
5 7 (9.33%) Desktop Analyst
5 7 (9.33%) Desktop Support
5 7 (9.33%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 7 (9.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 7 (9.33%) Field Support Engineer
5 7 (9.33%) Help Desk Analyst
5 7 (9.33%) Help Desk Engineer
5 7 (9.33%) Help Desk Support
5 7 (9.33%) Help Desk Support Analyst
5 7 (9.33%) Help Desk Support Engineer
5 7 (9.33%) Support Analyst
6 6 (8.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 6 (8.00%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.00%) IBM Integration Bus
1 6 (8.00%) Middleware
1 6 (8.00%) Web Services
1 6 (8.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (4.00%) .NET
3 2 (2.67%) CSS
3 2 (2.67%) HTML
3 2 (2.67%) HTML5
3 2 (2.67%) J2EE
3 2 (2.67%) LEMP Stack
3 2 (2.67%) Servlets
4 1 (1.33%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.33%) Apache Flex
4 1 (1.33%) CSS3
4 1 (1.33%) jQuery
4 1 (1.33%) LAMP
4 1 (1.33%) Laravel
4 1 (1.33%) LESS
4 1 (1.33%) Sass
4 1 (1.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (9.33%) Data Centre
3 6 (8.00%) Computer Science
4 4 (5.33%) PKI
5 3 (4.00%) Blackberry
5 3 (4.00%) Clustering
6 2 (2.67%) Statistics
6 2 (2.67%) User Experience
7 1 (1.33%) iPad
7 1 (1.33%) iPhone
7 1 (1.33%) Life Science
7 1 (1.33%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.33%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 53 (70.67%) Windows
2 26 (34.67%) Linux
3 17 (22.67%) Unix
4 14 (18.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (16.00%) Windows Server
6 11 (14.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (10.67%) Solaris
7 8 (10.67%) Windows 7
8 7 (9.33%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (8.00%) AIX
10 3 (4.00%) CentOS
10 3 (4.00%) Debian
10 3 (4.00%) Mac OS
10 3 (4.00%) Ubuntu
11 2 (2.67%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (2.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (2.67%) Windows 8
11 2 (2.67%) Windows XP
12 1 (1.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (24.00%) ITIL
2 10 (13.33%) Kalman Filter
3 8 (10.67%) Load Balancing
3 8 (10.67%) Server Virtualisation
4 7 (9.33%) Configuration Management
4 7 (9.33%) DevOps
5 6 (8.00%) Migration
5 6 (8.00%) Service Delivery
5 6 (8.00%) Web Filtering
6 5 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (6.67%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
7 4 (5.33%) Email Filtering
7 4 (5.33%) Open Source
7 4 (5.33%) SIEM
8 3 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (4.00%) ITSM
8 3 (4.00%) Network Architecture
8 3 (4.00%) Project Management
8 3 (4.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 11 (14.67%) Shell Script
2 9 (12.00%) Perl
3 7 (9.33%) Bash Shell
3 7 (9.33%) PHP
3 7 (9.33%) Python
4 6 (8.00%) C
5 5 (6.67%) PowerShell
6 4 (5.33%) Java
6 4 (5.33%) SQL
7 3 (4.00%) C++
7 3 (4.00%) Korn
8 2 (2.67%) Go
8 2 (2.67%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (10.67%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (6.67%) CCNA
2 5 (6.67%) MCSA
2 5 (6.67%) MCSE
2 5 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (4.00%) CCNP
3 3 (4.00%) MCP
3 3 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (2.67%) RHCSA
5 1 (1.33%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.33%) CEH
5 1 (1.33%) CISSP
5 1 (1.33%) Degree
5 1 (1.33%) GIAC
5 1 (1.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (4.00%) PCI DSS
2 3 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (46.67%) Active Directory
2 10 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.33%) vSphere
4 3 (4.00%) Dovecot
4 3 (4.00%) iptables
4 3 (4.00%) KVM
4 3 (4.00%) NFS
4 3 (4.00%) Sendmail
4 3 (4.00%) Squid
4 3 (4.00%) Xen
4 3 (4.00%) XenApp
5 2 (2.67%) Docker
5 2 (2.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (2.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 7 (9.33%) Puppet
2 6 (8.00%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (5.33%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (4.00%) Cacti
4 3 (4.00%) HAProxy
4 3 (4.00%) Nagios
4 3 (4.00%) NetBackup
4 3 (4.00%) OpenNebula
4 3 (4.00%) SmoothWall
5 2 (2.67%) Ansible
5 2 (2.67%) Backup Exec
5 2 (2.67%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (2.67%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 2 (2.67%) SCCM
5 2 (2.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (1.33%) vMotion
Vendors
1 23 (30.67%) Cisco
2 18 (24.00%) Microsoft
3 15 (20.00%) VMware
4 11 (14.67%) IBM
5 10 (13.33%) Citrix
6 8 (10.67%) Oracle
6 8 (10.67%) Remedy
7 7 (9.33%) Dell
7 7 (9.33%) HP
7 7 (9.33%) ServiceNow
8 6 (8.00%) NetApp
9 5 (6.67%) CheckPoint
9 5 (6.67%) Fortinet
9 5 (6.67%) Red Hat
10 4 (5.33%) Aruba
10 4 (5.33%) Palo Alto
10 4 (5.33%) Symantec
11 3 (4.00%) AlienVault
11 3 (4.00%) Splunk
12 2 (2.67%) SolarWinds
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