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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 52 71 67
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -4
Contract jobs citing DNS 5 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.83% 0.43% 1.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.81% 2.13% 8.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 5
Median daily rate £500 £550 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +96.42%
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £16.68 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+47.22% -20.00%
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
104 188 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 17.25% 20.15% 14.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 65 49
Median daily rate £450 £425 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +0.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £270 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 4
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +16.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

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
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 8 December 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 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
3 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
3 4 (44.44%) DHCP
3 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
3 4 (44.44%) Internet
3 4 (44.44%) Firewall
3 4 (44.44%) Finance
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server
4 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (33.33%) SCCM
4 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (33.33%) F5
4 3 (33.33%) VMware
4 3 (33.33%) PKI
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (33.33%) Ethernet
4 3 (33.33%) MCSE
4 3 (33.33%) Cisco
5 2 (22.22%) MS Visio
5 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
5 2 (22.22%) ADSL
5 2 (22.22%) VoIP
5 2 (22.22%) WAN
5 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
5 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
5 2 (22.22%) Avaya

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 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
1 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 1 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (11.11%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
2 2 (22.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) DHCP
1 4 (44.44%) Firewall
1 4 (44.44%) Internet
1 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
2 3 (33.33%) Ethernet
3 2 (22.22%) ADSL
3 2 (22.22%) MPLS
3 2 (22.22%) Network Security
3 2 (22.22%) VoIP
3 2 (22.22%) WAN
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (11.11%) IPsec
4 1 (11.11%) NetScaler
4 1 (11.11%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (11.11%) SSL
4 1 (11.11%) VPN
4 1 (11.11%) Wireless
4 1 (11.11%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Electronics
2 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 1 (11.11%) Marketing
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory Migration Specialist
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory Specialist
1 2 (22.22%) Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Specialist
1 2 (22.22%) Migration Specialist
1 2 (22.22%) Network Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) Network Operations Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) Operations Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) Server Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) DBA
2 1 (11.11%) Operations Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (11.11%) Security Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Security Technical Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Systems Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (33.33%) PKI
2 2 (22.22%) Clustering
2 2 (22.22%) e-Health
2 2 (22.22%) IVR
3 1 (11.11%) Blackberry
3 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 1 (11.11%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Vista
3 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
4 1 (11.11%) AIX
4 1 (11.11%) HPUX
4 1 (11.11%) Solaris
4 1 (11.11%) Unix
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 2000
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
4 1 (11.11%) Windows NT
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Capacity Management
1 2 (22.22%) Migration
1 2 (22.22%) Translating Business Requirements
1 2 (22.22%) Virtual Environments
1 2 (22.22%) Workflow
2 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (11.11%) Change Management
2 1 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (11.11%) DNA
2 1 (11.11%) People Management
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Management
2 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
2 1 (11.11%) Project Management
2 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
2 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
2 1 (11.11%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
1 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
1 1 (11.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) MCSE
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (22.22%) CCNA
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (11.11%) CCA
3 1 (11.11%) CCAA
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (11.11%) ISA Server
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (11.11%) Terminal Services
3 1 (11.11%) XenApp
3 1 (11.11%) XenDesktop
3 1 (11.11%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) SCCM
2 2 (22.22%) CA Spectrum
2 2 (22.22%) SCOM
3 1 (11.11%) AppDNA
3 1 (11.11%) Backup Exec
3 1 (11.11%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (11.11%) FortiGate
3 1 (11.11%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (11.11%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (11.11%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco
2 3 (33.33%) F5
2 3 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (22.22%) Avaya
3 2 (22.22%) CA
3 2 (22.22%) CheckPoint
3 2 (22.22%) EMC
3 2 (22.22%) Genesys
3 2 (22.22%) Intel Security
3 2 (22.22%) Remedy
3 2 (22.22%) Veeam
4 1 (11.11%) Blue Coat
4 1 (11.11%) Citrix
4 1 (11.11%) Clearswift
4 1 (11.11%) Forcepoint
4 1 (11.11%) Juniper
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle
4 1 (11.11%) SAP
4 1 (11.11%) Symantec