The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Domain Name System (DNS)
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
Rank 38 35 47
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +12
Contract jobs citing DNS 6 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 1.49% 1.59% 0.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.24% 19.23% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 1
Median daily rate £320 £265 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.75% -11.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £341 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -3.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £20.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-11.25% -16.66%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Northamptonshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
49 26 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 12.19% 8.28% 7.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 22 24
Median daily rate £300 £265 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.20% -24.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £179 £200 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £375 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £13.50 £10.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Northamptonshire region citing DNS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

DNS
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DNS across the Northamptonshire region.

DNS Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

DNS
Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DNS across the Northamptonshire region.

DNS Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

DNS
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton -6 4 £320 +56.09% 3
DNS
East Midlands

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for DNS.

1 9 (75.00%) Windows
1 9 (75.00%) Linux
2 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 7 (58.33%) Windows Server
4 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (50.00%) Intel Security
4 6 (50.00%) BMC
4 6 (50.00%) Telecoms
4 6 (50.00%) McAfee ePO
4 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (25.00%) IaaS
5 3 (25.00%) REST
5 3 (25.00%) Ubuntu
5 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
5 3 (25.00%) JSON
5 3 (25.00%) SSL
5 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (25.00%) Python
5 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce
5 3 (25.00%) HTTP
5 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (25.00%) Node.js
5 3 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (25.00%) Docker
5 3 (25.00%) PaaS
6 2 (16.67%) CoreOS
6 2 (16.67%) .NET
6 2 (16.67%) SOA
6 2 (16.67%) DHCP

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (8.33%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) IaaS
1 3 (25.00%) PaaS
2 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) HTTP
1 3 (25.00%) SSL
1 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (16.67%) DHCP
3 1 (8.33%) AMQP
3 1 (8.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (8.33%) HTTPS
3 1 (8.33%) Internet
3 1 (8.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Server Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Platform Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support
4 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support
4 1 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) NoSQL Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) JSON
1 3 (25.00%) Node.js
1 3 (25.00%) REST
2 2 (16.67%) .NET
3 1 (8.33%) Kafka
3 1 (8.33%) Middleware
3 1 (8.33%) XML
3 1 (8.33%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Blackberry
1 1 (8.33%) BYOD
1 1 (8.33%) Cyber Attack
1 1 (8.33%) Cyberthreat
1 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (8.33%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Linux
1 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) Windows Server
3 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (25.00%) Ubuntu
5 2 (16.67%) CoreOS
5 2 (16.67%) Mac OS X
6 1 (8.33%) Android
6 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
6 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
6 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (16.67%) Kanban
2 2 (16.67%) Scrum
2 2 (16.67%) SOA
2 2 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (8.33%) Attack Monitoring
3 1 (8.33%) Continuous Deployment
3 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
3 1 (8.33%) ETL
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (8.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (8.33%) Go
2 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
2 1 (8.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) MCSE
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (25.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (50.00%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (8.33%) Backup Exec
3 1 (8.33%) Consul
3 1 (8.33%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) BMC
1 6 (50.00%) Intel Security
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) Apple
3 1 (8.33%) F5
3 1 (8.33%) VMware