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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Domain Name System (DNS)
North West / Manchester
Rank 58 66 79
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +13
Contract jobs citing DNS 34 37 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.53% 2.06% 0.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.35% 14.51% 4.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 18 3
Median daily rate £335 £425 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.17% +47.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £225 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £479 £378
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -9.09%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.50% -20.00%

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
208 255 209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 15.49% 14.21% 13.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 140 104
Median daily rate £400 £389 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.89% +19.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £259 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 14
Median hourly rate £15.50 £16.15 £19.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.02% -15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.97 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £48.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £37.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-42.66% +41.50%

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 27 February 2017.

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
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017. 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 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
Salford -4 5 £550 +29.41% 1
Bolton - 3 £338 - 1
DNS
North West

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 Manchester region with a requirement for DNS.

1 43 (54.43%) Windows
2 41 (51.90%) DHCP
3 33 (41.77%) Active Directory
4 30 (37.97%) Linux
5 27 (34.18%) TCP/IP
5 27 (34.18%) VMware
6 26 (32.91%) Microsoft
6 26 (32.91%) Firewall
7 24 (30.38%) LAN
8 20 (25.32%) WAN
9 17 (21.52%) Windows Server 2012
10 16 (20.25%) Windows Server
10 16 (20.25%) VMware Infrastructure
11 15 (18.99%) Cisco
11 15 (18.99%) Cisco Certification
12 14 (17.72%) Windows Server 2008
13 13 (16.46%) CCNP
13 13 (16.46%) Jenkins
14 12 (15.19%) IIS
14 12 (15.19%) Puppet
14 12 (15.19%) VLAN
14 12 (15.19%) Load Balancing
15 11 (13.92%) Amazon AWS
15 11 (13.92%) Perl
15 11 (13.92%) Unix
15 11 (13.92%) HTTP
16 10 (12.66%) Apache
16 10 (12.66%) LDAP
16 10 (12.66%) Java
16 10 (12.66%) Network Security

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 12 (15.19%) IIS
2 10 (12.66%) Apache
3 9 (11.39%) WebSphere
4 7 (8.86%) Jetty
4 7 (8.86%) MS Exchange
4 7 (8.86%) nginx
5 6 (7.59%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (7.59%) Mongrel
5 6 (7.59%) Tomcat
6 3 (3.80%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (3.80%) Skype for Business
7 2 (2.53%) IBM HTTP Server
7 2 (2.53%) OpenStack
7 2 (2.53%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 2 (2.53%) SAS
7 2 (2.53%) SharePoint
7 2 (2.53%) WebLogic
7 2 (2.53%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (1.27%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (1.27%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 5 (6.33%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.06%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 11 (13.92%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (7.59%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (7.59%) Google App Engine
2 6 (7.59%) Google Cloud Platform
2 6 (7.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (6.33%) Office 365
4 4 (5.06%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 41 (51.90%) DHCP
2 27 (34.18%) TCP/IP
3 26 (32.91%) Firewall
4 24 (30.38%) LAN
5 20 (25.32%) WAN
6 12 (15.19%) VLAN
7 11 (13.92%) HTTP
8 10 (12.66%) LDAP
8 10 (12.66%) Network Security
9 9 (11.39%) OSPF
9 9 (11.39%) SMTP
10 8 (10.13%) BGP
10 8 (10.13%) FTP
10 8 (10.13%) SSL
11 7 (8.86%) Cisco ASA
11 7 (8.86%) VoIP
12 6 (7.59%) EIGRP
12 6 (7.59%) IPsec
12 6 (7.59%) Wireless
13 5 (6.33%) IGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.13%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.06%) Oracle Database
2 4 (5.06%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (2.53%) DB2
3 2 (2.53%) MySQL
4 1 (1.27%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.27%) Redis
4 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 13 (16.46%) Jenkins
2 6 (7.59%) Travis CI
3 2 (2.53%) Subversion
4 1 (1.27%) JIRA
General
1 8 (10.13%) Finance
2 1 (1.27%) Banking
2 1 (1.27%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (12.66%) Network Engineer
2 9 (11.39%) Linux Engineer
3 7 (8.86%) Administrator
3 7 (8.86%) Analyst
4 5 (6.33%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 5 (6.33%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (5.06%) Active Directory Administrator
5 4 (5.06%) Cisco Engineer
5 4 (5.06%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 4 (5.06%) Consultant
5 4 (5.06%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (5.06%) Support Engineer
5 4 (5.06%) Windows Engineer
6 3 (3.80%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (3.80%) Architect
6 3 (3.80%) Designer
6 3 (3.80%) Network Specialist
6 3 (3.80%) Server Engineer
6 3 (3.80%) Support Analyst
6 3 (3.80%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.59%) .NET
1 6 (7.59%) J2EE
1 6 (7.59%) Servlets
2 5 (6.33%) Memcached
3 3 (3.80%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (2.53%) IBM Integration Bus
4 2 (2.53%) Middleware
4 2 (2.53%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (1.27%) 802.1X
5 1 (1.27%) OpenEmbedded
5 1 (1.27%) OpenGL
5 1 (1.27%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (1.27%) REST
5 1 (1.27%) WebKit
5 1 (1.27%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.66%) Data Centre
2 6 (7.59%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.33%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.53%) Fat Client
4 2 (2.53%) PKI
4 2 (2.53%) Replication
4 2 (2.53%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (2.53%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.27%) Clustering
5 1 (1.27%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.27%) Digital TV
5 1 (1.27%) Life Science
5 1 (1.27%) NHS
5 1 (1.27%) STB
5 1 (1.27%) User Experience
5 1 (1.27%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 43 (54.43%) Windows
2 30 (37.97%) Linux
3 17 (21.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (20.25%) Windows Server
5 14 (17.72%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (13.92%) Unix
7 7 (8.86%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (7.59%) CentOS
9 5 (6.33%) Solaris
10 3 (3.80%) AIX
10 3 (3.80%) Debian
10 3 (3.80%) Ubuntu
10 3 (3.80%) Windows 7
11 1 (1.27%) Apple iOS
11 1 (1.27%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (15.19%) Load Balancing
2 10 (12.66%) DevOps
3 9 (11.39%) Configuration Management
3 9 (11.39%) Migration
4 8 (10.13%) Network Monitoring
4 8 (10.13%) Open Source
5 7 (8.86%) High Availability
5 7 (8.86%) ITIL
5 7 (8.86%) Patch Management
6 6 (7.59%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (7.59%) Server Building
6 6 (7.59%) Service Management
7 5 (6.33%) Service Delivery
8 4 (5.06%) Security Hardening
9 3 (3.80%) Application Performance Management
9 3 (3.80%) Cybersecurity
9 3 (3.80%) Information Security
9 3 (3.80%) Performance Management
9 3 (3.80%) Project Management
9 3 (3.80%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (13.92%) Perl
2 10 (12.66%) Java
3 7 (8.86%) Bash Shell
3 7 (8.86%) PHP
4 6 (7.59%) PowerShell
5 5 (6.33%) Python
6 4 (5.06%) SQL
7 3 (3.80%) C
7 3 (3.80%) C++
8 2 (2.53%) Jython
8 2 (2.53%) Korn
8 2 (2.53%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.27%) Embedded C++
9 1 (1.27%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.27%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (18.99%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (16.46%) CCNP
3 8 (10.13%) CCNA
4 7 (8.86%) Security Cleared
5 5 (6.33%) SC Cleared
6 4 (5.06%) CCIE
7 3 (3.80%) CISSP
7 3 (3.80%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (3.80%) SANS
7 3 (3.80%) SSCP
8 2 (2.53%) CCDP
8 2 (2.53%) MCSE
9 1 (1.27%) CCDA
9 1 (1.27%) MCITP
9 1 (1.27%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.33%) SLA
2 3 (3.80%) QA
System Software
1 33 (41.77%) Active Directory
2 16 (20.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (8.86%) iptables
3 7 (8.86%) Squid
4 6 (7.59%) VMware ESX
5 5 (6.33%) Postfix
5 5 (6.33%) Varnish
5 5 (6.33%) Xen
6 2 (2.53%) Dovecot
6 2 (2.53%) KVM
6 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (2.53%) Sendmail
6 2 (2.53%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (2.53%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (2.53%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (15.19%) Puppet
2 7 (8.86%) Nagios
3 5 (6.33%) SCCM
4 4 (5.06%) BladeLogic
4 4 (5.06%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 3 (3.80%) QRadar
6 2 (2.53%) Cacti
6 2 (2.53%) HAProxy
6 2 (2.53%) NetIQ Identity Manager
6 2 (2.53%) OpenNebula
6 2 (2.53%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 27 (34.18%) VMware
2 26 (32.91%) Microsoft
3 15 (18.99%) Cisco
4 8 (10.13%) F5
4 8 (10.13%) IBM
5 7 (8.86%) Apple
5 7 (8.86%) Red Hat
6 6 (7.59%) Google
6 6 (7.59%) Juniper
6 6 (7.59%) Oracle
7 4 (5.06%) AppDynamics
7 4 (5.06%) HP
8 3 (3.80%) Forcepoint
8 3 (3.80%) Intel
8 3 (3.80%) IronPort
8 3 (3.80%) LogRhythm
8 3 (3.80%) RightFax
8 3 (3.80%) RightScale
8 3 (3.80%) Splunk
9 2 (2.53%) Aruba
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