The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 24 January 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Domain Name System (DNS)
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 42 51 62
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +11
Contract jobs citing DNS 13 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.31% 1.37% 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.38% 10.29% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 2
Median daily rate £350 £231 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.35% -33.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £165 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £275 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £21.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £23.88
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -16.23%

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

Communications & Networking Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
105 68 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 18.68% 13.33% 11.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 49 61
Median daily rate £350 £250 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -35.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £130 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £420 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 4
Median hourly rate £20.00 £27.50 £185.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% -85.13%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

DNS
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

DNS Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

DNS
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DNS across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017.

DNS Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

DNS
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

DNS Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

DNS
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +5 6 £260 +12.43% 2
Witney - 3 £350 -
Abingdon - 2 - - 2
Kidlington - 1 £463 -
DNS
South East

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for DNS.

1 36 (72.00%) DHCP
2 31 (62.00%) Active Directory
3 29 (58.00%) Windows
4 26 (52.00%) SCCM
5 25 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 22 (44.00%) SCOM
7 21 (42.00%) Hyper-V
8 19 (38.00%) Windows Server
9 18 (36.00%) Microsoft Azure
9 18 (36.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 18 (36.00%) ITIL
10 17 (34.00%) Microsoft App-V
11 16 (32.00%) Office 365
12 15 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
12 15 (30.00%) PowerShell
13 14 (28.00%) BYOD
14 13 (26.00%) Linux
15 12 (24.00%) LDAP
15 12 (24.00%) Kerberos
15 12 (24.00%) Mac OS X
15 12 (24.00%) Service Design
15 12 (24.00%) Virtual Desktop
15 12 (24.00%) Mobile Device Management
16 11 (22.00%) Windows Server 2008
16 11 (22.00%) Problem Management
17 10 (20.00%) Migration
17 10 (20.00%) VMware
18 9 (18.00%) PKI
18 9 (18.00%) Internet
18 9 (18.00%) Kalman Filter

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 7 (14.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (14.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (12.00%) Skype for Business
3 3 (6.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (4.00%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.00%) Apache
5 1 (2.00%) nginx
5 1 (2.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (14.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.00%) MS Office
3 1 (2.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 18 (36.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (32.00%) Office 365
3 15 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (72.00%) DHCP
2 12 (24.00%) Kerberos
2 12 (24.00%) LDAP
3 9 (18.00%) Internet
4 6 (12.00%) IPv6
5 5 (10.00%) LAN
5 5 (10.00%) Skype
5 5 (10.00%) SMTP
5 5 (10.00%) WAN
6 4 (8.00%) BGP
7 3 (6.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (6.00%) DMARC
7 3 (6.00%) Firewall
7 3 (6.00%) IPv4
8 2 (4.00%) EIGRP
8 2 (4.00%) IP Telephony
8 2 (4.00%) Network Security
8 2 (4.00%) OSPF
9 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
9 1 (2.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.00%) MySQL
2 4 (8.00%) Amazon RDS
2 4 (8.00%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (6.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (6.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (6.00%) Subversion
General
1 4 (8.00%) Back Office
2 2 (4.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (14.00%) Designer
1 7 (14.00%) Solutions Designer
2 6 (12.00%) Administrator
2 6 (12.00%) Support Engineer
2 6 (12.00%) Systems Engineer
3 5 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (8.00%) Citrix Engineer
4 4 (8.00%) Database Engineer
4 4 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (8.00%) Linux Engineer
4 4 (8.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 4 (8.00%) Network Engineer
4 4 (8.00%) Network Support
4 4 (8.00%) Network Support Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) Citrix Specialist
5 3 (6.00%) Exchange Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) Linux Administrator
5 3 (6.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 3 (6.00%) Senior Desktop Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.00%) PostGIS
2 4 (8.00%) Web Services
3 1 (2.00%) LAMP
3 1 (2.00%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 14 (28.00%) BYOD
2 9 (18.00%) PKI
3 7 (14.00%) Management Information System
4 6 (12.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (4.00%) Replication
6 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.00%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.00%) Driving Licence
6 1 (2.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 29 (58.00%) Windows
2 19 (38.00%) Windows Server
3 18 (36.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (26.00%) Linux
5 12 (24.00%) Mac OS X
6 11 (22.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (12.00%) Windows 7
8 5 (10.00%) Windows 10
9 3 (6.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (4.00%) Apple iOS
11 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (36.00%) ITIL
2 12 (24.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 12 (24.00%) Service Design
3 11 (22.00%) Problem Management
4 10 (20.00%) Migration
5 9 (18.00%) Email Filtering
5 9 (18.00%) Kalman Filter
5 9 (18.00%) Patch Management
6 5 (10.00%) Application Virtualisation
7 4 (8.00%) Compatibility Testing
8 3 (6.00%) Continuous Deployment
8 3 (6.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (6.00%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (4.00%) Analytics
9 2 (4.00%) Automated Testing
9 2 (4.00%) Configuration Management
9 2 (4.00%) Security Patching
9 2 (4.00%) Time Management
9 2 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (4.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 15 (30.00%) PowerShell
2 8 (16.00%) SQL
3 6 (12.00%) Python
3 6 (12.00%) Ruby
4 4 (8.00%) C
4 4 (8.00%) C++
4 4 (8.00%) Go
4 4 (8.00%) Rust
4 4 (8.00%) Scala
5 3 (6.00%) Perl
6 2 (4.00%) Java
7 1 (2.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (10.00%) CCNA
1 5 (10.00%) CCNP
1 5 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (4.00%) JNCIA
2 2 (4.00%) MCSE
2 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.00%) RHCE
3 1 (2.00%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 31 (62.00%) Active Directory
2 21 (42.00%) Hyper-V
3 17 (34.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 12 (24.00%) Virtual Desktop
5 6 (12.00%) vSphere
5 6 (12.00%) XenApp
6 4 (8.00%) XenDesktop
7 2 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1 (2.00%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 26 (52.00%) SCCM
2 22 (44.00%) SCOM
3 6 (12.00%) Puppet
4 4 (8.00%) AppDNA
4 4 (8.00%) EdgeSight
5 3 (6.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 3 (6.00%) NetBackup
6 1 (2.00%) Ansible
6 1 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (2.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (2.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 25 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (20.00%) VMware
3 7 (14.00%) Citrix
4 6 (12.00%) Dell
5 4 (8.00%) Cisco
5 4 (8.00%) Veritas
6 3 (6.00%) Clearswift
6 3 (6.00%) NetApp
7 2 (4.00%) Red Hat
7 2 (4.00%) Sophos
8 1 (2.00%) AppSense
8 1 (2.00%) Forcepoint
8 1 (2.00%) IBM
8 1 (2.00%) Meraki
8 1 (2.00%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (2.00%) Symantec