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 21 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Domain Name System (DNS)
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 57 49 51
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +2
Contract jobs citing DNS 5 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.81% 1.31% 1.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.85% 11.48% 7.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 5
Median daily rate £350 £244 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.58% -23.82%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £341 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -3.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £21.50 - £13.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £20.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-11.25% -16.66%

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
103 61 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 16.72% 11.42% 13.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 44 66
Median daily rate £375 £250 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £152 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 5
Median hourly rate £14.85 £20.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.75% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £20.00 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £20.00 £29.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

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
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 21 February 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
Abingdon - 2 - - 3
Witney - 2 £350 -
Oxford -2 1 £260 +9.47%
DNS
South East

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for DNS.

1 24 (77.42%) Active Directory
2 21 (67.74%) DHCP
2 21 (67.74%) Windows
3 18 (58.06%) SCCM
4 17 (54.84%) Microsoft
5 15 (48.39%) SCOM
6 14 (45.16%) Windows Server
7 13 (41.94%) Hyper-V
7 13 (41.94%) ITIL
8 12 (38.71%) Microsoft Azure
8 12 (38.71%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (35.48%) Office 365
9 11 (35.48%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (35.48%) Microsoft App-V
10 10 (32.26%) Amazon AWS
10 10 (32.26%) VMware
11 9 (29.03%) Migration
11 9 (29.03%) PowerShell
11 9 (29.03%) BYOD
12 8 (25.81%) Service Design
13 7 (22.58%) Virtual Desktop
13 7 (22.58%) Mobile Device Management
13 7 (22.58%) Problem Management
13 7 (22.58%) Mac OS X
13 7 (22.58%) Citrix
14 6 (19.35%) Dell
14 6 (19.35%) MS Excel
14 6 (19.35%) Management Information System
14 6 (19.35%) Skype for Business
14 6 (19.35%) Windows 7

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 6 (19.35%) Skype for Business
2 4 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (12.90%) MS Exchange
3 3 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (6.45%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.23%) Apache
5 1 (3.23%) nginx
5 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (19.35%) MS Excel
2 3 (9.68%) MS Office
3 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 12 (38.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (35.48%) Office 365
3 10 (32.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (67.74%) DHCP
2 5 (16.13%) Kerberos
2 5 (16.13%) LAN
2 5 (16.13%) LDAP
2 5 (16.13%) Skype
2 5 (16.13%) SMTP
2 5 (16.13%) WAN
3 4 (12.90%) Internet
4 3 (9.68%) DMARC
4 3 (9.68%) Firewall
5 2 (6.45%) BGP
5 2 (6.45%) IP Telephony
5 2 (6.45%) OSPF
6 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
6 1 (3.23%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.23%) MySQL
General
1 4 (12.90%) Back Office
2 1 (3.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (12.90%) Administrator
1 4 (12.90%) Citrix Engineer
1 4 (12.90%) Designer
1 4 (12.90%) Solutions Designer
2 3 (9.68%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 3 (9.68%) Analyst
2 3 (9.68%) Citrix Specialist
2 3 (9.68%) Exchange Engineer
2 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (9.68%) Support Engineer
2 3 (9.68%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (9.68%) Windows Engineer
2 3 (9.68%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (6.45%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (6.45%) Active Directory Engineer
3 2 (6.45%) Deployment Engineer
3 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Support
3 2 (6.45%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (6.45%) Windows Infrastructure Specialist
3 2 (6.45%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.90%) Web Services
2 1 (3.23%) LAMP
2 1 (3.23%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 9 (29.03%) BYOD
2 6 (19.35%) Management Information System
3 5 (16.13%) Computer Science
3 5 (16.13%) PKI
4 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.23%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 21 (67.74%) Windows
2 14 (45.16%) Windows Server
3 12 (38.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (35.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (22.58%) Mac OS X
6 6 (19.35%) Windows 7
7 5 (16.13%) Linux
7 5 (16.13%) Windows 10
8 2 (6.45%) Apple iOS
8 2 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (41.94%) ITIL
2 9 (29.03%) Migration
3 8 (25.81%) Service Design
4 7 (22.58%) Mobile Device Management
4 7 (22.58%) Problem Management
5 5 (16.13%) Application Virtualisation
5 5 (16.13%) Email Filtering
5 5 (16.13%) Kalman Filter
5 5 (16.13%) Patch Management
6 4 (12.90%) Compatibility Testing
7 3 (9.68%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (6.45%) Time Management
8 2 (6.45%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (3.23%) Application Packaging
9 1 (3.23%) ITIL V3
9 1 (3.23%) Operations Management
9 1 (3.23%) Service Delivery
9 1 (3.23%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 9 (29.03%) PowerShell
2 5 (16.13%) SQL
3 2 (6.45%) Java
3 2 (6.45%) Perl
3 2 (6.45%) Python
3 2 (6.45%) Ruby
4 1 (3.23%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) CCNA
1 2 (6.45%) CCNP
1 2 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (6.45%) JNCIA
1 2 (6.45%) MCSE
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.23%) RHCE
2 1 (3.23%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 24 (77.42%) Active Directory
2 13 (41.94%) Hyper-V
3 11 (35.48%) Microsoft App-V
4 7 (22.58%) Virtual Desktop
5 6 (19.35%) vSphere
5 6 (19.35%) XenApp
6 4 (12.90%) XenDesktop
7 2 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1 (3.23%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 18 (58.06%) SCCM
2 15 (48.39%) SCOM
3 4 (12.90%) AppDNA
3 4 (12.90%) EdgeSight
4 3 (9.68%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 3 (9.68%) NetBackup
5 2 (6.45%) Puppet
6 1 (3.23%) Ansible
6 1 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (3.23%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (3.23%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 17 (54.84%) Microsoft
2 10 (32.26%) VMware
3 7 (22.58%) Citrix
4 6 (19.35%) Dell
5 4 (12.90%) Veritas
6 3 (9.68%) Clearswift
6 3 (9.68%) NetApp
7 2 (6.45%) Red Hat
7 2 (6.45%) Sophos
8 1 (3.23%) AppSense
8 1 (3.23%) Cisco
8 1 (3.23%) Forcepoint
8 1 (3.23%) IBM
8 1 (3.23%) Meraki
8 1 (3.23%) Symantec
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