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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Domain Name System (DNS)
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank 36 36 44
Rank change year-on-year
0 +8
Contract jobs citing DNS 1 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.31% 2.20% 0.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.33% 17.14% 8.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 1
Median daily rate £260 £238 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.47% -17.39%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £13.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £20.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-11.25% -14.89%

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
43 35 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 13.52% 12.82% 10.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 26 23
Median daily rate £375 £238 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.89% -39.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £136 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £378 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.06% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £14.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +13.20%

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
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 19 February 2017, 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 (90.91%) Active Directory
2 19 (86.36%) DHCP
3 15 (68.18%) SCCM
4 14 (63.64%) SCOM
5 13 (59.09%) Windows
6 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
7 11 (50.00%) Hyper-V
7 11 (50.00%) Windows Server
8 10 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (45.45%) Microsoft Azure
9 9 (40.91%) Amazon AWS
9 9 (40.91%) ITIL
9 9 (40.91%) VMware
9 9 (40.91%) Microsoft App-V
10 8 (36.36%) Office 365
10 8 (36.36%) PowerShell
10 8 (36.36%) BYOD
11 7 (31.82%) Service Design
11 7 (31.82%) Mac OS X
12 6 (27.27%) Migration
12 6 (27.27%) MS Excel
12 6 (27.27%) Dell
12 6 (27.27%) Virtual Desktop
12 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
12 6 (27.27%) Problem Management
12 6 (27.27%) Mobile Device Management
13 5 (22.73%) Windows 7
13 5 (22.73%) Patch Management
13 5 (22.73%) Kalman Filter
13 5 (22.73%) Email Filtering

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 3 (13.64%) Skype for Business
2 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.55%) Apache
3 1 (4.55%) nginx
3 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (27.27%) MS Excel
2 3 (13.64%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (45.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (40.91%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (36.36%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (86.36%) DHCP
2 5 (22.73%) Kerberos
2 5 (22.73%) LDAP
3 3 (13.64%) LAN
3 3 (13.64%) Skype
3 3 (13.64%) WAN
4 2 (9.09%) Firewall
4 2 (9.09%) IP Telephony
5 1 (4.55%) Internet
5 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
5 1 (4.55%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) Amazon RDS
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) MySQL
General
1 4 (18.18%) Back Office
2 1 (4.55%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (18.18%) Administrator
1 4 (18.18%) Designer
1 4 (18.18%) Solutions Designer
2 3 (13.64%) Citrix Engineer
2 3 (13.64%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (9.09%) Active Directory Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Citrix Specialist
3 2 (9.09%) Deployment Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (9.09%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (9.09%) Support Technician
3 2 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Active Directory Migration Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Azure Administrator
4 1 (4.55%) Senior Technician
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) Web Services
2 1 (4.55%) LAMP
2 1 (4.55%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) BYOD
2 5 (22.73%) Management Information System
2 5 (22.73%) PKI
3 4 (18.18%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.55%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 13 (59.09%) Windows
2 11 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 10 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (31.82%) Mac OS X
5 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (22.73%) Windows 7
7 3 (13.64%) Windows 10
8 2 (9.09%) Apple iOS
8 2 (9.09%) Linux
9 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) ITIL
2 7 (31.82%) Service Design
3 6 (27.27%) Migration
3 6 (27.27%) Mobile Device Management
3 6 (27.27%) Problem Management
4 5 (22.73%) Email Filtering
4 5 (22.73%) Kalman Filter
4 5 (22.73%) Patch Management
5 4 (18.18%) Application Virtualisation
6 3 (13.64%) Compatibility Testing
7 2 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (9.09%) Time Management
8 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
8 1 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) PowerShell
2 5 (22.73%) SQL
3 2 (9.09%) Java
3 2 (9.09%) Perl
3 2 (9.09%) Python
3 2 (9.09%) Ruby
4 1 (4.55%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 20 (90.91%) Active Directory
2 11 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 9 (40.91%) Microsoft App-V
4 6 (27.27%) Virtual Desktop
5 4 (18.18%) vSphere
5 4 (18.18%) XenApp
6 3 (13.64%) XenDesktop
7 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1 (4.55%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 15 (68.18%) SCCM
2 14 (63.64%) SCOM
3 3 (13.64%) AppDNA
3 3 (13.64%) EdgeSight
3 3 (13.64%) NetBackup
4 2 (9.09%) Puppet
5 1 (4.55%) Ansible
5 1 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (4.55%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 9 (40.91%) VMware
3 6 (27.27%) Dell
4 5 (22.73%) Citrix
5 4 (18.18%) Veritas
6 3 (13.64%) NetApp
7 2 (9.09%) Sophos
8 1 (4.55%) Red Hat