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 31 March 2015 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 63 67 46
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -21
Contract jobs citing DNS 9 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.05% 0.60% 0.98%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.59% 5.81% 7.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 1
Average daily rate
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£350 £248 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.41% -1.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £330 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.54% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+48.43% +3.22%
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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
161 86 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 18.79% 10.35% 12.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 26 23
Average daily rate £375 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £140 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £22.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.81% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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
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 31 March 2015.

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 31 March 2015, 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 15 (62.50%) Windows
2 14 (58.33%) DHCP
3 11 (45.83%) Active Directory
4 10 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (37.50%) Cisco
5 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
6 8 (33.33%) Firewall
7 7 (29.17%) Security Cleared
7 7 (29.17%) IIS
8 6 (25.00%) LAN
8 6 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (25.00%) CCNA
8 6 (25.00%) PowerShell
8 6 (25.00%) Hyper-V
8 6 (25.00%) vSphere
9 5 (20.83%) Telecoms
9 5 (20.83%) VMware
9 5 (20.83%) CCNP
9 5 (20.83%) ITIL
9 5 (20.83%) WAN
10 4 (16.67%) MS Exchange
10 4 (16.67%) Citrix
10 4 (16.67%) Migration
10 4 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
10 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared
10 4 (16.67%) DV Cleared
11 3 (12.50%) SCCM
11 3 (12.50%) Cisco IPT
11 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 7 (29.17%) IIS
2 4 (16.67%) MS Exchange
3 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (8.33%) IBM Notes
3 2 (8.33%) OpenStack
4 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (4.17%) Apache
4 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
4 1 (4.17%) MediaWiki
4 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Office
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (8.33%) SaaS
2 2 (8.33%) PaaS
2 2 (8.33%) IaaS
3 1 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (58.33%) DHCP
2 8 (33.33%) Firewall
3 6 (25.00%) LAN
4 5 (20.83%) WAN
5 3 (12.50%) PBX
5 3 (12.50%) IP Telephony
5 3 (12.50%) VLAN
5 3 (12.50%) Cisco IPT
6 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
6 2 (8.33%) VPN
6 2 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (4.17%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (4.17%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (4.17%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 1 (4.17%) Multicast
7 1 (4.17%) Internet
7 1 (4.17%) MPLS
7 1 (4.17%) OSPF
7 1 (4.17%) BGP
7 1 (4.17%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) MySQL
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.17%) NoSQL
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) TestDirector
1 2 (8.33%) Bugzilla
1 2 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (8.33%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (20.83%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.33%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Manufacturing
2 2 (8.33%) Electronics
2 2 (8.33%) Marketing
3 1 (4.17%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Analyst
2 5 (20.83%) Network Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Consultant
3 3 (12.50%) Active Directory Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Web Support Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Web Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Test Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Network Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Applications Support Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Support Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Support Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Applications Support
4 2 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (4.17%) Administrator
5 1 (4.17%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Network Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) HTML
1 2 (8.33%) .NET
1 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) PKI
2 2 (8.33%) Open Source
2 2 (8.33%) User Experience
2 2 (8.33%) DTV
3 1 (4.17%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 15 (62.50%) Windows
2 10 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (12.50%) Linux
5 2 (8.33%) Windows XP
5 2 (8.33%) UNIX
5 2 (8.33%) Windows 7
6 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.17%) CentOS
6 1 (4.17%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) ITIL
2 4 (16.67%) Migration
3 2 (8.33%) Scrum
3 2 (8.33%) Programme Management
3 2 (8.33%) Automated Testing
3 2 (8.33%) Incident Management
3 2 (8.33%) Data Modelling
3 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (8.33%) Test Management
3 2 (8.33%) QMS
3 2 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (8.33%) DevOps
3 2 (8.33%) Mentoring
3 2 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (4.17%) Change Management
4 1 (4.17%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (12.50%) SQL
2 3 (12.50%) VBScript
3 2 (8.33%) VB
3 2 (8.33%) C#
3 2 (8.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (29.17%) Security Cleared
2 6 (25.00%) CCNA
2 6 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (20.83%) CCNP
4 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 4 (16.67%) DV Cleared
5 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (8.33%) ISEB
6 2 (8.33%) MCP
6 2 (8.33%) MCSE
6 2 (8.33%) MCITP
7 1 (4.17%) Degree
7 1 (4.17%) MCSA
7 1 (4.17%) VCAP
7 1 (4.17%) CCIA
7 1 (4.17%) CCA
7 1 (4.17%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (4.17%) CCEA
7 1 (4.17%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (45.83%) Active Directory
2 6 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 6 (25.00%) vSphere
3 4 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (12.50%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (8.33%) UAG
5 2 (8.33%) Docker
5 2 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (4.17%) XenApp
6 1 (4.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) SCCM
2 2 (8.33%) SCOM
2 2 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (4.17%) Cacti
Vendors
1 9 (37.50%) Cisco
1 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.83%) VMware
3 4 (16.67%) Citrix
4 3 (12.50%) HP
5 2 (8.33%) Dell
5 2 (8.33%) Websense
5 2 (8.33%) F5
5 2 (8.33%) AppSense
5 2 (8.33%) Juniper
5 2 (8.33%) Lotus
5 2 (8.33%) CheckPoint
5 2 (8.33%) IBM
5 2 (8.33%) Oracle
5 2 (8.33%) SAP
6 1 (4.17%) Remedy
6 1 (4.17%) Computacenter
6 1 (4.17%) Northgate
6 1 (4.17%) Crossbeam
6 1 (4.17%) SolarWinds