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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank - 38 40
Contract jobs citing DNS 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire - 0.55% 0.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 6.06% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £275 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -17.91%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £348 £313
% change year-on-year
-6.47% +11.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £20.00 £16.63
% change year-on-year
+42.50% +20.30%
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
22 33 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 6.06% 9.02% 8.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 21 23
Median daily rate £350 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £469
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +5.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +7.62%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 6 (85.71%) Windows
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) DHCP
3 4 (57.14%) Cisco
3 4 (57.14%) VMware
4 3 (42.86%) Firewall
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
5 2 (28.57%) EMC VNX
5 2 (28.57%) CCNA
5 2 (28.57%) HP
5 2 (28.57%) Dell
5 2 (28.57%) EMC
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (28.57%) SAN
5 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
5 2 (28.57%) SQL
5 2 (28.57%) MCSE
5 2 (28.57%) MCSA
5 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
5 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
5 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (28.57%) iPad
5 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
6 1 (14.29%) NAS

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 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) DHCP
2 3 (42.86%) Firewall
3 2 (28.57%) SAN
3 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 1 (14.29%) NAS
4 1 (14.29%) Network Security
4 1 (14.29%) SSH
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 1 (14.29%) Maven
General
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Support
2 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Support Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Network Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Network Support
3 2 (28.57%) Network Support Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Administrator
4 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Support
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Support Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) VMware Specialist
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) EMC VNX
1 2 (28.57%) iPad
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
1 1 (14.29%) DevOps
1 1 (14.29%) Migration
1 1 (14.29%) Open Source
1 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (14.29%) Storage Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
2 1 (14.29%) Groovy
2 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) CCNA
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (28.57%) MCSA
1 2 (28.57%) MCSE
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (14.29%) Docker
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Ansible
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (14.29%) Packer
1 1 (14.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) Dell
3 2 (28.57%) EMC
3 2 (28.57%) HP
4 1 (14.29%) IBM
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle
4 1 (14.29%) Twitter