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 28 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 42 40 44
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Contract jobs citing DNS 2 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.54% 0.97% 0.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.00% 14.29% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £265 £275 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.63% -17.91%
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £348 £320
% change year-on-year
-5.03% +8.59%
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
East Midlands

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
20 28 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 5.41% 6.80% 9.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 18 26
Median daily rate £325 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £260 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £407 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 - -
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 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 28 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 0 1 - -
Corby - 1 £265 - 1
Kettering - 1 £265 -
DNS
East Midlands

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 28 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for DNS.

1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) DHCP
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Backup Exec
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) SSH
3 1 (25.00%) Maven
3 1 (25.00%) Smartphone
3 1 (25.00%) Wiki
3 1 (25.00%) Network Security
3 1 (25.00%) Groovy
3 1 (25.00%) Android
3 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (25.00%) XenApp
3 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (25.00%) Open Source
3 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (25.00%) Puppet
3 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 8

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:

Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security
2 1 (25.00%) SSH
2 1 (25.00%) VPN
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) Maven
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Server Support
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Server Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Server Support
2 1 (25.00%) Server Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (25.00%) BYOD
1 1 (25.00%) NHS
1 1 (25.00%) Smartphone
1 1 (25.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) Android
3 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (25.00%) Mac OS X
3 1 (25.00%) Unix
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (25.00%) DevOps
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
1 1 (25.00%) Open Source
1 1 (25.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (25.00%) Groovy
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (25.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Docker
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (25.00%) XenApp
2 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Ansible
1 1 (25.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (25.00%) Packer
1 1 (25.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Apple
1 1 (25.00%) Citrix
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) VMware