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 27 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 35 43 30
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -13
Contract jobs citing DNS 22 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 6.36% 2.47% 1.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 45.83% 15.79% 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 5 2
Median daily rate £363 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £343 £320
% change year-on-year
-3.64% +7.03%
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 £28.00 £21.53 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+30.08% +19.58%
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
48 57 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 13.87% 15.62% 10.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 50 12
Median daily rate £400 £320 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £175 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £426 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
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 £35.50 £21.53 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -2.15%

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 27 August 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 27 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 Oxford region with a requirement for DNS.

1 25 (75.76%) Microsoft
2 23 (69.70%) Active Directory
3 22 (66.67%) Windows
4 19 (57.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (51.52%) DHCP
6 16 (48.48%) VMware
7 14 (42.42%) PowerShell
7 14 (42.42%) Hyper-V
7 14 (42.42%) Windows Server
8 13 (39.39%) Exchange Server 2010
8 13 (39.39%) Microsoft Certification
8 13 (39.39%) NetApp
8 13 (39.39%) MS Exchange
9 11 (33.33%) ITIL
9 11 (33.33%) SCCM
10 10 (30.30%) SCOM
10 10 (30.30%) Problem Management
10 10 (30.30%) Office 365
10 10 (30.30%) Patch Management
11 8 (24.24%) BizTalk Server
11 8 (24.24%) MCSE
11 8 (24.24%) LDAP
11 8 (24.24%) Citrix
11 8 (24.24%) Kerberos
12 7 (21.21%) Microsoft App-V
12 7 (21.21%) Management Information System
12 7 (21.21%) Windows 7
12 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Azure
13 6 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
13 6 (18.18%) BYOD

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 13 (39.39%) Exchange Server 2010
1 13 (39.39%) MS Exchange
2 8 (24.24%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.03%) MS Office
2 1 (3.03%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 10 (30.30%) Office 365
2 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (51.52%) DHCP
2 8 (24.24%) Kerberos
2 8 (24.24%) LDAP
3 5 (15.15%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (6.06%) BGP
4 2 (6.06%) EIGRP
5 1 (3.03%) Internet
5 1 (3.03%) LAN
5 1 (3.03%) SAN
5 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.03%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.03%) Subversion
General
1 2 (6.06%) Publishing
2 1 (3.03%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 11 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (27.27%) Support Engineer
3 7 (21.21%) Administrator
3 7 (21.21%) Systems Administrator
4 6 (18.18%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 6 (18.18%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (15.15%) Network Engineer
5 5 (15.15%) Network Support
5 5 (15.15%) Network Support Engineer
6 4 (12.12%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (12.12%) Analyst
6 4 (12.12%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 4 (12.12%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 4 (12.12%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 4 (12.12%) Solutions Designer
6 4 (12.12%) Support Analyst
6 4 (12.12%) Systems Analyst
6 4 (12.12%) Systems Support
6 4 (12.12%) Systems Support Analyst
6 4 (12.12%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) Management Information System
2 6 (18.18%) BYOD
3 5 (15.15%) PKI
4 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 22 (66.67%) Windows
2 19 (57.58%) Windows Server 2012
3 14 (42.42%) Windows Server
4 7 (21.21%) Windows 7
5 6 (18.18%) Mac OS X
6 5 (15.15%) Linux
6 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (33.33%) ITIL
2 10 (30.30%) Patch Management
2 10 (30.30%) Problem Management
3 6 (18.18%) Mobile Device Management
3 6 (18.18%) Project Management
4 5 (15.15%) Change Management
4 5 (15.15%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (15.15%) Email Filtering
4 5 (15.15%) Incident Management
4 5 (15.15%) Kalman Filter
4 5 (15.15%) Service Design
5 2 (6.06%) Analytics
6 1 (3.03%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.03%) Business Process Mapping
6 1 (3.03%) Matrix Management
6 1 (3.03%) Migration
6 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 14 (42.42%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.06%) Perl
3 1 (3.03%) PHP
3 1 (3.03%) Python
3 1 (3.03%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (39.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (24.24%) MCSE
3 5 (15.15%) CCNA
3 5 (15.15%) CCNP
3 5 (15.15%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (12.12%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (12.12%) MCITP
4 4 (12.12%) MCTS
5 2 (6.06%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (3.03%) MCP
6 1 (3.03%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (15.15%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (69.70%) Active Directory
2 14 (42.42%) Hyper-V
3 7 (21.21%) Microsoft App-V
4 6 (18.18%) Virtual Desktop
5 5 (15.15%) VMware ESX
6 3 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (33.33%) SCCM
2 10 (30.30%) SCOM
3 6 (18.18%) NetBackup
4 3 (9.09%) Puppet
5 1 (3.03%) Ansible
5 1 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 25 (75.76%) Microsoft
2 16 (48.48%) VMware
3 13 (39.39%) NetApp
4 8 (24.24%) Citrix
5 6 (18.18%) Cisco
6 2 (6.06%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.03%) EMC
7 1 (3.03%) Juniper