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 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 42 55 49
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -6
Contract jobs citing DNS 34 21 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 5.51% 2.92% 1.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 47.89% 17.21% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 14 4
Median daily rate £400 £288 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.13% -14.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £180 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £411 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £343 £320
% change year-on-year
-3.64% +7.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.25 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% -31.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.53 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+30.08% +19.58%
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
71 122 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 11.51% 16.97% 14.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 96 40
Median daily rate £400 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £180 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 13
Median hourly rate £16.00 £22.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.88% +32.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.00 £13.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.33 £39.00 £25.00
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 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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +8 22 £363 +11.53% 4
Abingdon - 8 £450 - 6
DNS
South East

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for DNS.

1 31 (63.27%) DHCP
2 28 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 28 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 26 (53.06%) Windows
4 21 (42.86%) VMware
5 19 (38.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (34.69%) Windows Server
7 16 (32.65%) Linux
7 16 (32.65%) MS Exchange
8 15 (30.61%) Microsoft Certification
8 15 (30.61%) Hyper-V
8 15 (30.61%) Exchange Server 2010
9 14 (28.57%) PowerShell
10 13 (26.53%) SCCM
10 13 (26.53%) NetApp
11 12 (24.49%) ITIL
12 10 (20.41%) BizTalk Server
12 10 (20.41%) SCOM
12 10 (20.41%) Problem Management
12 10 (20.41%) Office 365
12 10 (20.41%) Patch Management
13 9 (18.37%) Puppet
13 9 (18.37%) Internet
13 9 (18.37%) Citrix
13 9 (18.37%) MCSE
14 8 (16.33%) LDAP
14 8 (16.33%) Kerberos
14 8 (16.33%) Microsoft App-V
14 8 (16.33%) Windows 7
14 8 (16.33%) PostGIS

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 16 (32.65%) MS Exchange
2 15 (30.61%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (20.41%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (6.12%) SharePoint
5 2 (4.08%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (6.12%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.08%) MS Office
3 1 (2.04%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 10 (20.41%) Office 365
2 7 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (12.24%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (63.27%) DHCP
2 9 (18.37%) Internet
3 8 (16.33%) Kerberos
3 8 (16.33%) LDAP
4 7 (14.29%) IPv6
5 6 (12.24%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (8.16%) IPv4
6 4 (8.16%) TCP/IP
7 3 (6.12%) Firewall
7 3 (6.12%) Network Security
8 2 (4.08%) BGP
8 2 (4.08%) EIGRP
8 2 (4.08%) LAN
8 2 (4.08%) VLAN
8 2 (4.08%) VPN
8 2 (4.08%) WAN
9 1 (2.04%) Broadband
9 1 (2.04%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.20%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (8.16%) MySQL
3 2 (4.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (10.20%) Git (software)
1 5 (10.20%) Subversion
General
1 2 (4.08%) Publishing
2 1 (2.04%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.04%) Finance
2 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (24.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 12 (24.49%) Support Engineer
2 10 (20.41%) Administrator
2 10 (20.41%) Systems Administrator
2 10 (20.41%) Systems Engineer
3 7 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 6 (12.24%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (12.24%) 3rd Line Support
4 6 (12.24%) Analyst
4 6 (12.24%) Linux Engineer
4 6 (12.24%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 6 (12.24%) Network Engineer
4 6 (12.24%) Network Support
4 6 (12.24%) Network Support Engineer
4 6 (12.24%) Support Analyst
5 5 (10.20%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 5 (10.20%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 5 (10.20%) Systems Support
5 5 (10.20%) Systems Support Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.33%) PostGIS
2 1 (2.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 6 (12.24%) BYOD
3 5 (10.20%) PKI
4 2 (4.08%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.08%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.08%) Driving Licence
4 2 (4.08%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 26 (53.06%) Windows
2 19 (38.78%) Windows Server 2012
3 17 (34.69%) Windows Server
4 16 (32.65%) Linux
5 8 (16.33%) Windows 7
6 6 (12.24%) Mac OS X
7 5 (10.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (10.20%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (6.12%) CentOS
8 3 (6.12%) Ubuntu
8 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (2.04%) Debian
9 1 (2.04%) Unix
9 1 (2.04%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (24.49%) ITIL
2 10 (20.41%) Patch Management
2 10 (20.41%) Problem Management
3 6 (12.24%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (12.24%) Mobile Device Management
3 6 (12.24%) Project Management
4 5 (10.20%) Change Management
4 5 (10.20%) Email Filtering
4 5 (10.20%) Incident Management
4 5 (10.20%) Kalman Filter
4 5 (10.20%) Service Design
5 4 (8.16%) Continuous Deployment
5 4 (8.16%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (6.12%) Automated Testing
7 2 (4.08%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (4.08%) Analytics
7 2 (4.08%) Configuration Management
7 2 (4.08%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (4.08%) Security Patching
7 2 (4.08%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 14 (28.57%) PowerShell
2 7 (14.29%) Python
2 7 (14.29%) Ruby
3 4 (8.16%) C
3 4 (8.16%) C++
3 4 (8.16%) Go
3 4 (8.16%) Perl
3 4 (8.16%) Rust
3 4 (8.16%) Scala
4 3 (6.12%) PHP
4 3 (6.12%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (30.61%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (18.37%) MCSE
3 7 (14.29%) CCNA
3 7 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (12.24%) CCNP
5 4 (8.16%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (8.16%) MCITP
5 4 (8.16%) MCTS
6 2 (4.08%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (4.08%) MCP
6 2 (4.08%) MCSA
7 1 (2.04%) RHCE
7 1 (2.04%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (10.20%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 15 (30.61%) Hyper-V
3 8 (16.33%) Microsoft App-V
4 6 (12.24%) Virtual Desktop
4 6 (12.24%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (10.20%) VMware ESX
6 2 (4.08%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (4.08%) vSphere
7 1 (2.04%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 13 (26.53%) SCCM
2 10 (20.41%) SCOM
3 9 (18.37%) Puppet
4 6 (12.24%) NetBackup
5 4 (8.16%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (6.12%) Ansible
7 1 (2.04%) SELinux
7 1 (2.04%) yum
Vendors
1 28 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 21 (42.86%) VMware
3 13 (26.53%) NetApp
4 9 (18.37%) Citrix
5 7 (14.29%) Cisco
6 3 (6.12%) Red Hat
7 2 (4.08%) Dell
8 1 (2.04%) AppSense
8 1 (2.04%) EMC
8 1 (2.04%) IBM
8 1 (2.04%) Juniper
8 1 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
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