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 25 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 35 40 27
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -13
Contract jobs citing DNS 17 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 5.07% 2.31% 1.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 38.64% 20.00% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 5 1
Median daily rate £275 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £348 £313
% change year-on-year
-6.47% +11.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £12.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -52.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £18.00 £16.63
% change year-on-year
+58.33% +8.27%
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
44 40 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 13.13% 11.56% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 35 11
Median daily rate £363 £328 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.68% +0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £446 £360
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 8
Median hourly rate £17.00 £13.75 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.63% -19.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+39.37% +7.62%

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 25 July 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 25 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 Oxford region with a requirement for DNS.

1 20 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 19 (79.17%) Active Directory
2 19 (79.17%) VMware
3 16 (66.67%) NetApp
3 16 (66.67%) Windows
4 15 (62.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (45.83%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (45.83%) MS Exchange
5 11 (45.83%) DHCP
6 10 (41.67%) Windows 7
7 9 (37.50%) NetBackup
8 8 (33.33%) VMware ESX
8 8 (33.33%) Change Management
8 8 (33.33%) MCSE
8 8 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
8 8 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (33.33%) Project Management
8 8 (33.33%) Citrix
8 8 (33.33%) Hyper-V
8 8 (33.33%) Incident Management
8 8 (33.33%) Problem Management
8 8 (33.33%) Windows Server
9 7 (29.17%) PowerShell
9 7 (29.17%) ITIL
10 6 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (25.00%) Management Information System
10 6 (25.00%) SLA
10 6 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 6 (25.00%) Patch Management

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 11 (45.83%) Exchange Server 2010
1 11 (45.83%) MS Exchange
2 8 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Office
1 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (45.83%) DHCP
2 3 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (4.17%) Internet
3 1 (4.17%) LAN
3 1 (4.17%) SAN
3 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.17%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.17%) Subversion
General
1 1 (4.17%) Aerospace
1 1 (4.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (33.33%) Support Engineer
3 7 (29.17%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 7 (29.17%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (29.17%) Administrator
3 7 (29.17%) Systems Administrator
4 5 (20.83%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
4 5 (20.83%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 5 (20.83%) 3rd Line Support
4 5 (20.83%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 5 (20.83%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 5 (20.83%) Analyst
4 5 (20.83%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 5 (20.83%) Infrastructure Support
4 5 (20.83%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 5 (20.83%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 5 (20.83%) Server Engineer
4 5 (20.83%) Systems Analyst
4 5 (20.83%) Systems Support Analyst
4 5 (20.83%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (66.67%) Windows
2 15 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (41.67%) Windows 7
4 8 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 8 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (20.83%) Linux
6 2 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) Change Management
1 8 (33.33%) Incident Management
1 8 (33.33%) Problem Management
1 8 (33.33%) Project Management
2 7 (29.17%) ITIL
3 6 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (25.00%) Patch Management
4 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.17%) Business Process Mapping
4 1 (4.17%) Matrix Management
4 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 7 (29.17%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.17%) Perl
2 1 (4.17%) PHP
2 1 (4.17%) Python
2 1 (4.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (62.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (33.33%) MCSE
3 5 (20.83%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (16.67%) MCITP
4 4 (16.67%) MCTS
5 3 (12.50%) CCNA
5 3 (12.50%) CCNP
5 3 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (4.17%) MCP
6 1 (4.17%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (25.00%) SLA
2 1 (4.17%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 19 (79.17%) Active Directory
2 8 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 8 (33.33%) VMware ESX
3 3 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (37.50%) NetBackup
2 2 (8.33%) Puppet
2 2 (8.33%) SCCM
2 2 (8.33%) SCOM
3 1 (4.17%) Ansible
3 1 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 20 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 19 (79.17%) VMware
3 16 (66.67%) NetApp
4 8 (33.33%) Citrix
5 4 (16.67%) Cisco
6 2 (8.33%) Red Hat
7 1 (4.17%) EMC
7 1 (4.17%) Juniper