The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 21 30 29
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -1
Contract jobs citing DNS 8 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 3.57% 0.46% 0.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.22% 4.00% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 0
Median daily rate £450 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.53 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+30.08% +23.00%
DNS
South East

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

Communications & Networking Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
36 25 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 16.07% 11.47% 9.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 8 17
Median daily rate £425 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £265 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £428 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 0
Median hourly rate £41.00 £13.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+215.38% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -2.15%

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

DNS
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

DNS Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

DNS
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

DNS Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 Middlesex region with a requirement for DNS.

1 9 (90.00%) Firewall
2 8 (80.00%) VPN
2 8 (80.00%) SSL
2 8 (80.00%) Cisco
3 7 (70.00%) CCNP
3 7 (70.00%) CheckPoint
3 7 (70.00%) Internet
3 7 (70.00%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (70.00%) LAN
3 7 (70.00%) VoIP
3 7 (70.00%) WAN
3 7 (70.00%) CCVP
4 4 (40.00%) Cisco UCCX
4 4 (40.00%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (30.00%) OSPF
6 2 (20.00%) Linux
6 2 (20.00%) Apache
6 2 (20.00%) MySQL
6 2 (20.00%) Web Services
6 2 (20.00%) VMware
6 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (20.00%) DevOps
7 1 (10.00%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (10.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (10.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
7 1 (10.00%) SDLC
7 1 (10.00%) EMC VNX
7 1 (10.00%) NoSQL

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex 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 (20.00%) Apache
2 1 (10.00%) IIS
2 1 (10.00%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (10.00%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (10.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (90.00%) Firewall
2 8 (80.00%) SSL
2 8 (80.00%) VPN
3 7 (70.00%) Internet
3 7 (70.00%) LAN
3 7 (70.00%) VoIP
3 7 (70.00%) WAN
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (30.00%) OSPF
5 1 (10.00%) HTTP
5 1 (10.00%) LDAP
5 1 (10.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) MySQL
2 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (10.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Administrator
1 7 (70.00%) Cisco Administrator
1 7 (70.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 7 (70.00%) Cisco Network Administrator
1 7 (70.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 7 (70.00%) Network Administrator
1 7 (70.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (60.00%) Cisco Security Engineer
2 6 (60.00%) Firewall Administrator
2 6 (60.00%) Firewall Engineer
2 6 (60.00%) Network Security Administrator
2 6 (60.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 6 (60.00%) Security Administrator
2 6 (60.00%) Security Engineer
3 5 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (40.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 4 (40.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 4 (40.00%) Network Systems Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) DevOps Systems Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (10.00%) JSON
2 1 (10.00%) RESTful
2 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (10.00%) EMC VNX
1 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) DevOps
2 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (10.00%) Build Automation
2 1 (10.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (10.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Java
1 1 (10.00%) Perl
1 1 (10.00%) Python
1 1 (10.00%) Ruby
1 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) CCNP
1 7 (70.00%) CCVP
1 7 (70.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) KVM
1 1 (10.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 1 (10.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (10.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 4 (40.00%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (10.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Cisco
2 7 (70.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (10.00%) EMC
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle
4 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (10.00%) Symantec
4 1 (10.00%) Veritas