The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 9 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 35 42 45
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +3
Contract jobs citing DNS 15 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 4.18% 1.39% 0.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.85% 10.26% 9.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 1
Median daily rate £225 £165 £133
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% +24.52%
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £350 £342
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £14.00 - £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £19.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+39.47% -15.55%
DNS
Oxfordshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
52 39 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 14.48% 13.59% 7.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 25 22
Median daily rate £338 £375 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +0.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £130 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 4
Median hourly rate £17.00 £27.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.18% +57.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £16.70 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £27.50 £19.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

DNS
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

DNS Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

DNS
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DNS across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

DNS Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

DNS
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

DNS Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 9 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 Oxford region with a requirement for DNS.

1 33 (78.57%) Active Directory
2 30 (71.43%) DHCP
3 27 (64.29%) Microsoft
4 25 (59.52%) Windows
4 25 (59.52%) SCCM
5 23 (54.76%) SCOM
6 21 (50.00%) Hyper-V
6 21 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 18 (42.86%) Windows Server
8 17 (40.48%) PowerShell
9 16 (38.10%) Microsoft Azure
9 16 (38.10%) ITIL
10 15 (35.71%) VMware
10 15 (35.71%) Microsoft App-V
11 14 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
12 13 (30.95%) Office 365
12 13 (30.95%) BYOD
13 12 (28.57%) Problem Management
13 12 (28.57%) LDAP
13 12 (28.57%) Kerberos
13 12 (28.57%) Mac OS X
14 11 (26.19%) Patch Management
14 11 (26.19%) Mobile Device Management
14 11 (26.19%) Service Design
14 11 (26.19%) Virtual Desktop
15 9 (21.43%) Email Filtering
15 9 (21.43%) Kalman Filter
15 9 (21.43%) PKI
16 8 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2010
16 8 (19.05%) Management Information System

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford 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 8 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2010
1 8 (19.05%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (7.14%) Skype for Business
3 2 (4.76%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.38%) Apache
4 1 (2.38%) nginx
4 1 (2.38%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.14%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (38.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (30.95%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 30 (71.43%) DHCP
2 12 (28.57%) Kerberos
2 12 (28.57%) LDAP
3 5 (11.90%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (7.14%) LAN
4 3 (7.14%) Skype
4 3 (7.14%) WAN
5 2 (4.76%) BGP
5 2 (4.76%) EIGRP
5 2 (4.76%) Firewall
5 2 (4.76%) Internet
5 2 (4.76%) IP Telephony
6 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.38%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.14%) Amazon RDS
1 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.38%) MySQL
General
1 4 (9.52%) Back Office
2 2 (4.76%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (19.05%) Administrator
2 7 (16.67%) Designer
2 7 (16.67%) Solutions Designer
2 7 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 7 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
3 5 (11.90%) Network Engineer
3 5 (11.90%) Network Support
3 5 (11.90%) Network Support Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) Linux Administrator
4 4 (9.52%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 4 (9.52%) Windows Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (7.14%) Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) Citrix Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Desktop Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Senior Desktop Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Server Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Support Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.14%) Web Services
2 1 (2.38%) LAMP
2 1 (2.38%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 13 (30.95%) BYOD
2 9 (21.43%) PKI
3 8 (19.05%) Management Information System
4 5 (11.90%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 25 (59.52%) Windows
2 21 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 18 (42.86%) Windows Server
4 12 (28.57%) Mac OS X
5 6 (14.29%) Windows 7
6 5 (11.90%) Linux
6 5 (11.90%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (7.14%) Windows 10
8 2 (4.76%) Apple iOS
8 2 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (38.10%) ITIL
2 12 (28.57%) Problem Management
3 11 (26.19%) Mobile Device Management
3 11 (26.19%) Patch Management
3 11 (26.19%) Service Design
4 9 (21.43%) Email Filtering
4 9 (21.43%) Kalman Filter
5 7 (16.67%) Migration
6 4 (9.52%) Application Virtualisation
7 3 (7.14%) Compatibility Testing
8 2 (4.76%) Analytics
8 2 (4.76%) Change Management
8 2 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (4.76%) Incident Management
8 2 (4.76%) Project Management
8 2 (4.76%) Time Management
9 1 (2.38%) Service Delivery
9 1 (2.38%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (40.48%) PowerShell
2 4 (9.52%) Perl
2 4 (9.52%) SQL
3 3 (7.14%) Python
3 3 (7.14%) Ruby
4 2 (4.76%) Java
4 2 (4.76%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (11.90%) CCNA
1 5 (11.90%) CCNP
1 5 (11.90%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (7.14%) MCSE
3 2 (4.76%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (4.76%) SLA
2 1 (2.38%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 33 (78.57%) Active Directory
2 21 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 15 (35.71%) Microsoft App-V
4 11 (26.19%) Virtual Desktop
5 4 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (9.52%) vSphere
5 4 (9.52%) XenApp
6 3 (7.14%) XenDesktop
7 2 (4.76%) VMware ESX
8 1 (2.38%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 25 (59.52%) SCCM
2 23 (54.76%) SCOM
3 5 (11.90%) NetBackup
4 4 (9.52%) Puppet
5 3 (7.14%) AppDNA
5 3 (7.14%) EdgeSight
6 2 (4.76%) Ansible
6 2 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 27 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 15 (35.71%) VMware
3 8 (19.05%) Citrix
3 8 (19.05%) NetApp
4 6 (14.29%) Dell
5 5 (11.90%) Cisco
6 3 (7.14%) Veritas
7 2 (4.76%) Sophos
8 1 (2.38%) Red Hat