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 10 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 65 65 82
Rank change year-on-year
0 +17
Contract jobs citing DNS 42 42 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.54% 2.14% 0.89%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.38% 15.73% 7.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 20 7
Median daily rate £311 £359 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.24% +63.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £275 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £370
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +0.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 3
Median hourly rate £14.75 £10.50 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.47% +5.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+32.50% -11.11%
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
273 267 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 16.51% 13.63% 11.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 144 83
Median daily rate £425 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £269 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 18
Median hourly rate £14.75 £12.35 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.43% -25.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £16.50 £32.50
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 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 10 December 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DNS across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

DNS Hourly Rate Histogram 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 10 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
Stockport - 3 £548 -
Salford -5 2 £548 +62.22%
DNS
North West

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 10 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 Manchester region with a requirement for DNS.

1 56 (70.89%) DHCP
2 48 (60.76%) Windows
3 47 (59.49%) Active Directory
4 39 (49.37%) Firewall
5 38 (48.10%) VMware
6 25 (31.65%) Linux
6 25 (31.65%) LAN
7 24 (30.38%) Cisco
8 23 (29.11%) TCP/IP
8 23 (29.11%) VLAN
9 22 (27.85%) WAN
10 21 (26.58%) Microsoft
11 19 (24.05%) SQL Server
12 18 (22.78%) SMTP
12 18 (22.78%) VMware Infrastructure
13 16 (20.25%) Windows Server
14 14 (17.72%) Oracle
14 14 (17.72%) Cisco Certification
15 13 (16.46%) Network Security
15 13 (16.46%) VMware ESX
16 12 (15.19%) ITIL
17 11 (13.92%) Unix
17 11 (13.92%) CCNP
17 11 (13.92%) Windows Server 2008
17 11 (13.92%) Server Building
17 11 (13.92%) Windows Server 2012
17 11 (13.92%) Jenkins
18 10 (12.66%) Oracle Database
18 10 (12.66%) Puppet
18 10 (12.66%) Skype for Business

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 10 (12.66%) Skype for Business
2 8 (10.13%) Apache
2 8 (10.13%) MS Exchange
3 5 (6.33%) OpenStack
3 5 (6.33%) SAS
3 5 (6.33%) WebSphere
4 4 (5.06%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (5.06%) SharePoint
5 3 (3.80%) IBM HTTP Server
5 3 (3.80%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 3 (3.80%) WebLogic
5 3 (3.80%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (2.53%) IBM Notes
6 2 (2.53%) IIS
6 2 (2.53%) Jetty
6 2 (2.53%) nginx
6 2 (2.53%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (2.53%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.27%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 9 (11.39%) MS Office
2 7 (8.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.27%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.39%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (10.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (5.06%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (2.53%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (2.53%) Amazon S3
4 2 (2.53%) Office 365
5 1 (1.27%) Google App Engine
5 1 (1.27%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.27%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (1.27%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 56 (70.89%) DHCP
2 39 (49.37%) Firewall
3 25 (31.65%) LAN
4 23 (29.11%) TCP/IP
4 23 (29.11%) VLAN
5 22 (27.85%) WAN
6 18 (22.78%) SMTP
7 13 (16.46%) Network Security
8 10 (12.66%) HTTP
8 10 (12.66%) SAN
9 8 (10.13%) Fibre Channel
10 7 (8.86%) iSCSI
11 6 (7.59%) LDAP
11 6 (7.59%) Wireless
12 5 (6.33%) IMAP
12 5 (6.33%) MRTG
12 5 (6.33%) OSPF
12 5 (6.33%) VoIP
12 5 (6.33%) Wi-Fi
13 4 (5.06%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (24.05%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.66%) Oracle Database
2 10 (12.66%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (3.80%) DB2
4 2 (2.53%) MySQL
5 1 (1.27%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.27%) Redis
5 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (13.92%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.53%) Subversion
3 1 (1.27%) Travis CI
General
1 4 (5.06%) Finance
2 1 (1.27%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (12.66%) Designer
1 10 (12.66%) Network Engineer
2 7 (8.86%) Linux Engineer
2 7 (8.86%) Support Engineer
3 6 (7.59%) Administrator
3 6 (7.59%) Analyst
3 6 (7.59%) Cisco Engineer
3 6 (7.59%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 6 (7.59%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (6.33%) Architect
5 4 (5.06%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 4 (5.06%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (5.06%) Active Directory Administrator
5 4 (5.06%) Azure Engineer
5 4 (5.06%) Network Design Engineer
5 4 (5.06%) Network Designer
5 4 (5.06%) Support Analyst
6 3 (3.80%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (3.80%) IT Support
6 3 (3.80%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.33%) Middleware
2 3 (3.80%) IBM Integration Bus
2 3 (3.80%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (2.53%) .NET
3 2 (2.53%) 802.1X
3 2 (2.53%) OpenEmbedded
3 2 (2.53%) OpenGL
3 2 (2.53%) WebKit
3 2 (2.53%) Yocto
4 1 (1.27%) ELK Stack
4 1 (1.27%) J2EE
4 1 (1.27%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (1.27%) REST
4 1 (1.27%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.86%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.59%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.80%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.80%) PKI
3 3 (3.80%) User Experience
4 2 (2.53%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.53%) Digital TV
4 2 (2.53%) Fat Client
4 2 (2.53%) Replication
4 2 (2.53%) STB
4 2 (2.53%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.27%) BBC
5 1 (1.27%) FlexPod
5 1 (1.27%) NHS
5 1 (1.27%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 48 (60.76%) Windows
2 25 (31.65%) Linux
3 16 (20.25%) Windows Server
4 11 (13.92%) Unix
4 11 (13.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (13.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (12.66%) CentOS
6 8 (10.13%) Solaris
7 6 (7.59%) Debian
7 6 (7.59%) Ubuntu
7 6 (7.59%) Windows 7
8 5 (6.33%) AIX
9 4 (5.06%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (2.53%) Embedded Linux
10 2 (2.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (2.53%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.27%) Apple iOS
11 1 (1.27%) Windows Vista
11 1 (1.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (15.19%) ITIL
2 11 (13.92%) Server Building
3 10 (12.66%) Migration
4 9 (11.39%) Load Balancing
5 8 (10.13%) Open Source
6 7 (8.86%) DevOps
7 6 (7.59%) Network Monitoring
8 5 (6.33%) Network Design
8 5 (6.33%) Patch Management
8 5 (6.33%) Project Management
8 5 (6.33%) Service Delivery
9 4 (5.06%) Configuration Management
9 4 (5.06%) ERP
9 4 (5.06%) Software Engineering
10 3 (3.80%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (3.80%) Capacity Planning
10 3 (3.80%) PRINCE2
10 3 (3.80%) Server Virtualisation
11 2 (2.53%) Customer-Centric Approach
11 2 (2.53%) Data Loss Prevention
Programming Languages
1 10 (12.66%) Perl
2 9 (11.39%) C
2 9 (11.39%) PowerShell
3 8 (10.13%) Python
4 7 (8.86%) C++
5 6 (7.59%) Java
6 5 (6.33%) Bash Shell
6 5 (6.33%) Korn
6 5 (6.33%) PHP
6 5 (6.33%) Shell Script
6 5 (6.33%) SQL
7 3 (3.80%) Jython
8 2 (2.53%) Embedded C++
9 1 (1.27%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.27%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (17.72%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (13.92%) CCNP
3 7 (8.86%) CCNA
4 6 (7.59%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (6.33%) MCSE
6 4 (5.06%) CCIE
6 4 (5.06%) SC Cleared
6 4 (5.06%) Security Cleared
7 3 (3.80%) MCSA
8 2 (2.53%) CCDP
8 2 (2.53%) MCITP
9 1 (1.27%) CCDA
9 1 (1.27%) CISSP
9 1 (1.27%) DBS Check
9 1 (1.27%) Degree
9 1 (1.27%) MCDST
9 1 (1.27%) MCTS
9 1 (1.27%) SANS
9 1 (1.27%) SSCP
9 1 (1.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.80%) QA
2 2 (2.53%) SLA
3 1 (1.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 47 (59.49%) Active Directory
2 18 (22.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (16.46%) VMware ESX
4 5 (6.33%) Dovecot
4 5 (6.33%) iptables
4 5 (6.33%) KVM
4 5 (6.33%) Sendmail
4 5 (6.33%) Squid
5 4 (5.06%) Hyper-V
5 4 (5.06%) XenApp
6 3 (3.80%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (2.53%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (2.53%) vSphere
7 2 (2.53%) Xen
8 1 (1.27%) Ceph
8 1 (1.27%) NFS
8 1 (1.27%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (1.27%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.27%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (12.66%) Puppet
2 8 (10.13%) SCCM
3 5 (6.33%) Cacti
3 5 (6.33%) HAProxy
3 5 (6.33%) Nagios
3 5 (6.33%) OpenNebula
4 2 (2.53%) Backup Exec
4 2 (2.53%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (1.27%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (1.27%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.27%) Oracle ZFS
5 1 (1.27%) QRadar
5 1 (1.27%) SCOM
5 1 (1.27%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (1.27%) WSUS
Vendors
1 38 (48.10%) VMware
2 24 (30.38%) Cisco
3 21 (26.58%) Microsoft
4 14 (17.72%) Oracle
5 9 (11.39%) Red Hat
6 8 (10.13%) Citrix
7 6 (7.59%) F5
7 6 (7.59%) IBM
8 4 (5.06%) Apple
8 4 (5.06%) HP
9 3 (3.80%) Dell
9 3 (3.80%) Forcepoint
9 3 (3.80%) RightScale
9 3 (3.80%) Splunk
10 2 (2.53%) Conax
10 2 (2.53%) Nagra
10 2 (2.53%) Palo Alto
10 2 (2.53%) Riverbed
10 2 (2.53%) ServiceNow
10 2 (2.53%) Verimatrix
Manchester, Lancashire
Channel 3 Consulting Ltd
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