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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 60 65 67
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +2
Contract jobs citing DNS 4 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.60% 1.04% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.15% 5.75% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 0
Median daily rate £425 £383 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.53 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+30.08% +19.58%
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
127 174 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 19.01% 18.13% 9.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 70 36
Median daily rate £450 £383 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +15.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £310 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 4
Median hourly rate £9.00 £12.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -4.33%

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 29 August 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 16 (94.12%) Microsoft
2 12 (70.59%) Internet
3 11 (64.71%) Project Management
3 11 (64.71%) Citrix
3 11 (64.71%) Skype for Business
4 9 (52.94%) Migration
5 8 (47.06%) Configuration Management
5 8 (47.06%) Firewall
5 8 (47.06%) Cisco
5 8 (47.06%) Windows
5 8 (47.06%) Cisco Nexus
5 8 (47.06%) Data Centre
6 7 (41.18%) Cybersecurity
6 7 (41.18%) Virtual Servers
6 7 (41.18%) NetScaler
6 7 (41.18%) F5
6 7 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (41.18%) ProjectWise
6 7 (41.18%) Reverse Proxy
6 7 (41.18%) IronPort
6 7 (41.18%) Data Migration
6 7 (41.18%) Oracle
6 7 (41.18%) MS Excel
6 7 (41.18%) FTP
6 7 (41.18%) Active Directory
6 7 (41.18%) B2B
6 7 (41.18%) SSL
6 7 (41.18%) VPN
6 7 (41.18%) CheckPoint
6 7 (41.18%) Stakeholder Management

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 11 (64.71%) Skype for Business
2 6 (35.29%) SharePoint
3 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
4 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (5.88%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (41.18%) MS Excel
1 7 (41.18%) ProjectWise
2 2 (11.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 12 (70.59%) Internet
2 8 (47.06%) Cisco Nexus
2 8 (47.06%) Firewall
3 7 (41.18%) FTP
3 7 (41.18%) NetScaler
3 7 (41.18%) Reverse Proxy
3 7 (41.18%) SSL
3 7 (41.18%) VPN
4 6 (35.29%) WAN
5 5 (29.41%) LAN
5 5 (29.41%) SAN
6 3 (17.65%) DHCP
7 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
8 1 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (5.88%) SNMP
8 1 (5.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
1 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2014
2 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 7 (41.18%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Electronics
2 2 (11.76%) Manufacturing
2 2 (11.76%) Marketing
2 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Active Directory Specialist
1 6 (35.29%) Project Manager
1 6 (35.29%) Server Specialist
2 4 (23.53%) Active Directory Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Exchange Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Exchange Specialist
2 4 (23.53%) LAN Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) LAN Specialist
2 4 (23.53%) LAN/WAN Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) SAN Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) SAN Specialist
2 4 (23.53%) Server Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) WAN Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) WAN Specialist
2 4 (23.53%) Wintel Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Wintel Server Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Wintel Server Specialist
2 4 (23.53%) Wintel Specialist
3 2 (11.76%) Active Directory Migration Specialist
3 2 (11.76%) Middleware Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (47.06%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.76%) PKI
3 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) Windows
2 4 (23.53%) Windows Server
2 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Project Management
2 9 (52.94%) Migration
3 8 (47.06%) Configuration Management
4 7 (41.18%) B2B
4 7 (41.18%) Cybersecurity
4 7 (41.18%) Data Migration
4 7 (41.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (11.76%) Capacity Management
5 2 (11.76%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (11.76%) Programme Management
5 2 (11.76%) Service Management
5 2 (11.76%) Translating Business Requirements
5 2 (11.76%) Virtual Environments
6 1 (5.88%) Change Control
6 1 (5.88%) ITIL
6 1 (5.88%) Problem Management
6 1 (5.88%) Project Planning
6 1 (5.88%) System Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
2 1 (5.88%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) MCSE
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (23.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (5.88%) CCNA
3 1 (5.88%) CCNP
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (41.18%) Active Directory
1 7 (41.18%) Virtual Servers
1 7 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (23.53%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 4 (23.53%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (23.53%) XenApp
3 1 (5.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (35.29%) SCOM
2 2 (11.76%) SCCM
3 1 (5.88%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 16 (94.12%) Microsoft
2 11 (64.71%) Citrix
3 8 (47.06%) Cisco
4 7 (41.18%) Blue Coat
4 7 (41.18%) CheckPoint
4 7 (41.18%) F5
4 7 (41.18%) IronPort
4 7 (41.18%) Oracle
4 7 (41.18%) VMware
5 6 (35.29%) EMC
6 4 (23.53%) 3PAR
6 4 (23.53%) CommVault
6 4 (23.53%) HP
6 4 (23.53%) NetApp
7 2 (11.76%) SAP
7 2 (11.76%) Veeam