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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 68 63 54
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -9
Contract jobs citing DNS 4 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.49% 0.41% 1.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.30% 3.06% 12.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 7
Average daily rate
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- £240 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -8.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -
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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
93 98 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 11.31% 13.30% 11.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 36 32
Average daily rate £330 £388 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.83% +12.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £101
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 9
Average hourly rate £13.00 £30.10 £19.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.81% +52.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.37 £12.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £44.99 £24.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 19 September 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
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco
3 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) Internet
3 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) Python
3 2 (28.57%) SOAP
3 2 (28.57%) Web Services
3 2 (28.57%) XML
3 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
3 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
3 2 (28.57%) JSON
3 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (28.57%) Security Testing
3 2 (28.57%) DV Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Information Assurance
3 2 (28.57%) NoSQL
3 2 (28.57%) Amazon SQS
3 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (28.57%) REST
4 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (14.29%) Unified Communications
4 1 (14.29%) vSphere
4 1 (14.29%) PKI
4 1 (14.29%) Ajax

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 2 (28.57%) Internet
2 1 (14.29%) Unified Communications
2 1 (14.29%) VoIP
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) LDAP
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) IPsec
2 1 (14.29%) IPv4
2 1 (14.29%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) NoSQL
2 1 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Python Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Development Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Active Directory Specialist
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
2 1 (14.29%) Ajax
2 1 (14.29%) JPA
2 1 (14.29%) JMS
2 1 (14.29%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Security Testing
1 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
1 2 (28.57%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) Python
3 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 1 (14.29%) C++
3 1 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) DV Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) vSphere
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) Juniper
3 1 (14.29%) NetApp