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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 46 46 41
Rank change year-on-year
0 -5
Contract jobs citing DNS 13 22 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.24% 2.89% 1.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.61% 19.47% 17.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 4
Median daily rate £305 £288 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.08% +27.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £233 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £315 £257
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £306
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +6.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 13 2
Median hourly rate - £30.00 £13.79
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +117.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £25.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +56.25%
DNS
South East

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
89 113 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 15.34% 14.87% 9.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 67 26
Median daily rate £338 £375 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £156 £208 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £500 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 17 7
Median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +93.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.45 £25.00 £12.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £40.00 £38.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

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 29 May 2016.

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 29 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +6 9 £305 +6.08% 1
DNS
South East

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for DNS.

1 21 (80.77%) Active Directory
2 19 (73.08%) Windows
3 17 (65.38%) VMware
4 15 (57.69%) Microsoft
4 15 (57.69%) DHCP
5 13 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (46.15%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (46.15%) NetApp
7 11 (42.31%) Windows 7
8 10 (38.46%) Hyper-V
8 10 (38.46%) ITIL
9 8 (30.77%) NetBackup
9 8 (30.77%) Windows Server
10 7 (26.92%) Change Management
10 7 (26.92%) VMware ESX
10 7 (26.92%) Incident Management
10 7 (26.92%) Problem Management
10 7 (26.92%) MS Exchange
10 7 (26.92%) TCP/IP
10 7 (26.92%) BizTalk Server
10 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (26.92%) Project Management
11 6 (23.08%) VPN
11 6 (23.08%) Citrix
11 6 (23.08%) MCSE
11 6 (23.08%) Management Information System
11 6 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
11 6 (23.08%) Office 365
12 5 (19.23%) Disaster Recovery
12 5 (19.23%) Firewall

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 (26.92%) BizTalk Server
1 7 (26.92%) MS Exchange
2 6 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (11.54%) IIS
3 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
3 3 (11.54%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.85%) MS Office
1 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (23.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (57.69%) DHCP
2 7 (26.92%) TCP/IP
3 6 (23.08%) VPN
4 5 (19.23%) Firewall
4 5 (19.23%) VLAN
4 5 (19.23%) WAN
5 4 (15.38%) PBX
6 3 (11.54%) ADSL
6 3 (11.54%) CTI
6 3 (11.54%) FTP
6 3 (11.54%) ISDN
6 3 (11.54%) MPLS
6 3 (11.54%) MRTG
6 3 (11.54%) VSAT
7 2 (7.69%) LAN
8 1 (3.85%) Asterisk PBX
8 1 (3.85%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (3.85%) Network Security
8 1 (3.85%) SAN
8 1 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.85%) Subversion
General
1 3 (11.54%) Billing
1 3 (11.54%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.85%) Aerospace
2 1 (3.85%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Local Government
2 1 (3.85%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (26.92%) Support Engineer
3 6 (23.08%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 6 (23.08%) 3rd Line Support
3 6 (23.08%) Analyst
4 5 (19.23%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (19.23%) Support Analyst
5 4 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 4 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (15.38%) Administrator
5 4 (15.38%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (15.38%) Systems Support
5 4 (15.38%) Systems Support Engineer
6 3 (11.54%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
6 3 (11.54%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Support
6 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 3 (11.54%) Server Engineer
6 3 (11.54%) Systems Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) Web Services
1 1 (3.85%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Management Information System
2 3 (11.54%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.85%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.85%) Smartcard
3 1 (3.85%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 19 (73.08%) Windows
2 13 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (42.31%) Windows 7
4 8 (30.77%) Windows Server
5 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (15.38%) Linux
6 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (11.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (3.85%) Android
8 1 (3.85%) Mac OS X
8 1 (3.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) ITIL
2 7 (26.92%) Change Management
2 7 (26.92%) Incident Management
2 7 (26.92%) Problem Management
2 7 (26.92%) Project Management
3 5 (19.23%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (15.38%) Patch Management
5 3 (11.54%) Configuration Management
6 2 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (3.85%) Business Process Mapping
7 1 (3.85%) ITIL V3
7 1 (3.85%) Matrix Management
7 1 (3.85%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 1 (3.85%) Operations Management
7 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2
7 1 (3.85%) Time Management
7 1 (3.85%) Translating Business Requirements
7 1 (3.85%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 4 (15.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (46.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (23.08%) MCSE
3 4 (15.38%) MCITP
3 4 (15.38%) MCTS
4 3 (11.54%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (7.69%) MCP
5 2 (7.69%) MCSA
6 1 (3.85%) CCNA
6 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (3.85%) DBS Check
6 1 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (3.85%) RHCE
6 1 (3.85%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (19.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (19.23%) SLA
2 3 (11.54%) PCI DSS
3 1 (3.85%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 21 (80.77%) Active Directory
2 10 (38.46%) Hyper-V
3 7 (26.92%) VMware ESX
4 2 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (7.69%) vSphere
5 1 (3.85%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (3.85%) Samba
5 1 (3.85%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (30.77%) NetBackup
2 2 (7.69%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (3.85%) AirWatch
3 1 (3.85%) Backup Exec
3 1 (3.85%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (3.85%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (3.85%) Puppet
3 1 (3.85%) SCCM
3 1 (3.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (65.38%) VMware
2 15 (57.69%) Microsoft
3 12 (46.15%) NetApp
4 6 (23.08%) Citrix
5 5 (19.23%) Cisco
6 3 (11.54%) CheckPoint
6 3 (11.54%) Red Hat
6 3 (11.54%) SolarWinds
7 2 (7.69%) Dell
7 2 (7.69%) Intel Security
8 1 (3.85%) Apple
8 1 (3.85%) AppSense
8 1 (3.85%) EMC
8 1 (3.85%) HP
8 1 (3.85%) IBM
8 1 (3.85%) Juniper
8 1 (3.85%) Sophos