The first table below looks at the demand for DNS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Milton Keynes region.

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.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 67 65 50
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -15
Contract jobs citing DNS 1 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.11% 0.44% 1.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.09% 4.76% 9.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 6
Average daily rate
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£248 £240 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -4.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.63 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-16.87% -
Communications & Networking Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
92 63 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 10.40% 9.20% 16.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 28 37
Average daily rate £330 £365 £269
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.58% +35.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £224 £103
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £470 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 5
Average hourly rate £12.50 £14.96 £16.34
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.44% -8.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.96 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.83 £14.96 £21.09
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.54% +2.00%
DNS
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DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DNS across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 28 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing DNS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited DNS.

1 5 (71.43%) Windows
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) vSphere
2 3 (42.86%) Firewall
2 3 (42.86%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) NetApp
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) Python
3 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
3 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) SOAP
3 2 (28.57%) Web Services
3 2 (28.57%) XML
3 2 (28.57%) Internet
3 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 2 (28.57%) NoSQL
3 2 (28.57%) Amazon SQS
3 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (28.57%) REST
3 2 (28.57%) Information Assurance
3 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
3 2 (28.57%) JSON
3 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (28.57%) Security Testing
3 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing DNS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited DNS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
1 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) NoSQL
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Python Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) SOAP
1 2 (28.57%) Web Services
1 2 (28.57%) XML
1 2 (28.57%) JSON
1 2 (28.57%) REST
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
1 2 (28.57%) Security Testing
1 2 (28.57%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
1 2 (28.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) vSphere
2 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) NetApp
2 3 (42.86%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco