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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 56 65 69
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +4
Contract jobs citing DNS 13 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.85% 0.99% 0.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.49% 5.44% 2.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 1
Median daily rate £430 £400 £248
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% +61.61%
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £303
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +7.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £20.19 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.04 £25.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+8.15% +56.25%
DNS
Buckinghamshire

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
137 147 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 19.52% 18.15% 15.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 53 44
Median daily rate £430 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £282 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £461
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £327
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 1
Median hourly rate £18.50 £40.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.75% +37.93%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+34.61% +30.00%

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 24 May 2016.

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 24 May 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for DNS.

1 14 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 12 (66.67%) Citrix
2 12 (66.67%) Internet
2 12 (66.67%) Skype for Business
3 11 (61.11%) Project Management
4 10 (55.56%) Cisco
4 10 (55.56%) Cisco Nexus
5 9 (50.00%) Data Centre
5 9 (50.00%) VPN
5 9 (50.00%) Firewall
6 8 (44.44%) CheckPoint
6 8 (44.44%) Configuration Management
6 8 (44.44%) B2B
6 8 (44.44%) SSL
6 8 (44.44%) WAN
6 8 (44.44%) FTP
6 8 (44.44%) Oracle
6 8 (44.44%) F5
6 8 (44.44%) Reverse Proxy
6 8 (44.44%) IronPort
6 8 (44.44%) ProjectWise
6 8 (44.44%) Migration
6 8 (44.44%) Blue Coat
6 8 (44.44%) Cybersecurity
6 8 (44.44%) NetScaler
7 7 (38.89%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (38.89%) Data Migration
7 7 (38.89%) LAN
8 6 (33.33%) SAN
8 6 (33.33%) Active Directory

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 12 (66.67%) Skype for Business
2 4 (22.22%) SharePoint
3 2 (11.11%) Apache
3 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (11.11%) IIS
3 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange
3 2 (11.11%) Node.js
3 2 (11.11%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (44.44%) ProjectWise
2 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 12 (66.67%) Internet
2 10 (55.56%) Cisco Nexus
3 9 (50.00%) Firewall
3 9 (50.00%) VPN
4 8 (44.44%) FTP
4 8 (44.44%) NetScaler
4 8 (44.44%) Reverse Proxy
4 8 (44.44%) SSL
4 8 (44.44%) WAN
5 7 (38.89%) LAN
6 6 (33.33%) SAN
7 2 (11.11%) DHCP
7 2 (11.11%) Wireless
8 1 (5.56%) BGP
8 1 (5.56%) IPsec
8 1 (5.56%) MPLS
8 1 (5.56%) OSPF
8 1 (5.56%) TACACS
8 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
8 1 (5.56%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Ant
2 1 (5.56%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Electronics
2 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.56%) Marketing
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 4 (22.22%) Active Directory Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Active Directory Specialist
2 4 (22.22%) Exchange Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Exchange Specialist
2 4 (22.22%) LAN Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) LAN Specialist
2 4 (22.22%) LAN/WAN Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) SAN Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) SAN Specialist
2 4 (22.22%) Server Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Server Specialist
2 4 (22.22%) WAN Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) WAN Specialist
2 4 (22.22%) Wintel Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Wintel Server Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Wintel Server Specialist
2 4 (22.22%) Wintel Specialist
3 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) Middleware
2 2 (11.11%) Ajax
2 2 (11.11%) AngularJS
2 2 (11.11%) CSS
2 2 (11.11%) CSS3
2 2 (11.11%) Dojo
2 2 (11.11%) DOM
2 2 (11.11%) HTML
2 2 (11.11%) HTML5
2 2 (11.11%) J2EE
2 2 (11.11%) J2SE
2 2 (11.11%) jQuery
2 2 (11.11%) JSP
2 2 (11.11%) JSTL
2 2 (11.11%) React
2 2 (11.11%) XML
2 2 (11.11%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.11%) User Experience
2 2 (11.11%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (11.11%) Windows Server
2 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Project Management
2 8 (44.44%) B2B
2 8 (44.44%) Configuration Management
2 8 (44.44%) Cybersecurity
2 8 (44.44%) Migration
3 7 (38.89%) Data Migration
3 7 (38.89%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (22.22%) Service Management
5 3 (16.67%) ITIL
6 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce
6 2 (11.11%) Front End Development
6 2 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (11.11%) Load Balancing
7 1 (5.56%) Capacity Management
7 1 (5.56%) Change Control
7 1 (5.56%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 1 (5.56%) Programme Management
7 1 (5.56%) Test Planning
7 1 (5.56%) Transition Management
7 1 (5.56%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (11.11%) Java
2 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) MCSE
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (11.11%) CCNP
2 2 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (5.56%) CCNA
3 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) WCAG
System Software
1 6 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (22.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 4 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (22.22%) XenApp
3 2 (11.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) SCOM
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 14 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 12 (66.67%) Citrix
3 10 (55.56%) Cisco
4 8 (44.44%) Blue Coat
4 8 (44.44%) CheckPoint
4 8 (44.44%) F5
4 8 (44.44%) IronPort
4 8 (44.44%) Oracle
5 6 (33.33%) VMware
6 4 (22.22%) 3PAR
6 4 (22.22%) CommVault
6 4 (22.22%) EMC
6 4 (22.22%) HP
6 4 (22.22%) NetApp
7 2 (11.11%) IBM
8 1 (5.56%) SAP
8 1 (5.56%) SolarWinds