The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 20 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Domain Name System (DNS)
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 42 60 54
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -6
Contract jobs citing DNS 17 4 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.81% 0.56% 1.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.56% 3.60% 11.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 9
Median daily rate £350 £550 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.36% +89.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £550 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £550 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £344 £348
% change year-on-year
+1.81% -1.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £20.00 £23.88
% change year-on-year
+27.50% -16.23%

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

Communications & Networking Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
147 111 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 24.34% 15.50% 15.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 34 55
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £328 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £544 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.68% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Median hourly rate £37.50 £15.10 £23.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+148.34% -35.05%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

DNS
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

DNS Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

DNS
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DNS across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

DNS Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

DNS
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

DNS Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 20 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for DNS.

1 15 (75.00%) Cisco
2 13 (65.00%) CCNA
2 13 (65.00%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (60.00%) DHCP
3 12 (60.00%) Firewall
4 11 (55.00%) Active Directory
4 11 (55.00%) Windows
5 10 (50.00%) WAN
5 10 (50.00%) Remedy
5 10 (50.00%) Windows Server
6 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (45.00%) VMware
6 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (45.00%) F5
6 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (40.00%) Forcepoint
7 8 (40.00%) Ethernet
7 8 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (35.00%) Avaya
8 7 (35.00%) LAN
8 7 (35.00%) VoIP
8 7 (35.00%) IIS
8 7 (35.00%) ITIL
8 7 (35.00%) Change Management
8 7 (35.00%) Workflow
8 7 (35.00%) Security Cleared
8 7 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (35.00%) Hyper-V
8 7 (35.00%) IVR
8 7 (35.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 7 (35.00%) IIS
2 1 (5.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (60.00%) DHCP
1 12 (60.00%) Firewall
2 10 (50.00%) WAN
3 8 (40.00%) Ethernet
4 7 (35.00%) LAN
4 7 (35.00%) VoIP
5 3 (15.00%) ADSL
5 3 (15.00%) MPLS
6 2 (10.00%) Network Security
6 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
7 1 (5.00%) BIG-IP
7 1 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (5.00%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (5.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 1 (5.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (5.00%) HTTP
7 1 (5.00%) NetScaler
7 1 (5.00%) SSL
7 1 (5.00%) VLAN
7 1 (5.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (65.00%) Analyst
2 7 (35.00%) Network Analyst
3 6 (30.00%) Network Operations Analyst
3 6 (30.00%) Operations Analyst
4 5 (25.00%) Wintel Analyst
5 4 (20.00%) Active Directory Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Support Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Wintel Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Active Directory Specialist
7 1 (5.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Consultant
7 1 (5.00%) DBA
7 1 (5.00%) Network Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Oracle DBA
7 1 (5.00%) Security Consultant
7 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Technical Consultant
7 1 (5.00%) Wintel Support
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) IVR
2 6 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (15.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (15.00%) Driving Licence
3 3 (15.00%) e-Health
4 2 (10.00%) PKI
5 1 (5.00%) Blackberry
5 1 (5.00%) Clustering
5 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (5.00%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 11 (55.00%) Windows
2 10 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Vista
4 2 (10.00%) Windows XP
5 1 (5.00%) AIX
5 1 (5.00%) HPUX
5 1 (5.00%) Solaris
5 1 (5.00%) Unix
5 1 (5.00%) Windows 2000
5 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
5 1 (5.00%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Change Management
1 7 (35.00%) ITIL
1 7 (35.00%) Workflow
2 6 (30.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (15.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.00%) Capacity Management
4 1 (5.00%) DNA
4 1 (5.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.00%) Migration
4 1 (5.00%) People Management
4 1 (5.00%) Performance Management
4 1 (5.00%) Presales
4 1 (5.00%) Project Management
4 1 (5.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (5.00%) Translating Business Requirements
4 1 (5.00%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (65.00%) CCNA
1 13 (65.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (35.00%) SC Cleared
3 7 (35.00%) Security Cleared
3 7 (35.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (30.00%) CCNP
4 6 (30.00%) MCSA
5 2 (10.00%) DV Cleared
5 2 (10.00%) MCSE
6 1 (5.00%) CCA
6 1 (5.00%) CCAA
6 1 (5.00%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (55.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (35.00%) Hyper-V
2 7 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (30.00%) Forefront TMG
3 6 (30.00%) ISA Server
3 6 (30.00%) UAG
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (5.00%) Terminal Services
4 1 (5.00%) XenApp
4 1 (5.00%) XenDesktop
4 1 (5.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) CA Spectrum
2 2 (10.00%) SCCM
3 1 (5.00%) AppDNA
3 1 (5.00%) Backup Exec
3 1 (5.00%) FortiGate
3 1 (5.00%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (5.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (5.00%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 15 (75.00%) Cisco
2 10 (50.00%) Remedy
3 9 (45.00%) F5
3 9 (45.00%) VMware
4 8 (40.00%) Forcepoint
5 7 (35.00%) Avaya
6 3 (15.00%) CA
6 3 (15.00%) Genesys
6 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
7 2 (10.00%) CheckPoint
7 2 (10.00%) Computacenter
7 2 (10.00%) Intel Security
7 2 (10.00%) Juniper
8 1 (5.00%) Blue Coat
8 1 (5.00%) Citrix
8 1 (5.00%) Clearswift
8 1 (5.00%) Fortinet
8 1 (5.00%) Oracle
8 1 (5.00%) Symantec