The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Domain Name System (DNS)
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
Rank 32 33 13
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -20
Contract jobs citing DNS 16 14 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 4.48% 3.28% 8.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 26.67% 16.09% 47.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 10
Median daily rate £450 £313 £268
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.00% +16.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £249 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £500 £315
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
- -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.25 £20.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-8.75% -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 Sheffield region.

Communications & Networking Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
60 87 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 16.81% 20.37% 17.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 51 28
Median daily rate £475 £400 £281
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +42.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £213 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £11.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -71.25%
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 Sheffield

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

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

DNS
Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

DNS Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

DNS
Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

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

DNS Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

DNS
Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

DNS Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

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

1 14 (63.64%) DHCP
2 9 (40.91%) Cisco
2 9 (40.91%) Unix
2 9 (40.91%) Windows
3 8 (36.36%) Infoblox
4 7 (31.82%) F5
4 7 (31.82%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 7 (31.82%) VMware
4 7 (31.82%) Brocade
5 6 (27.27%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 6 (27.27%) IP Telephony
5 6 (27.27%) Symmetrix
5 6 (27.27%) Finance
5 6 (27.27%) IBM
5 6 (27.27%) Sun
5 6 (27.27%) AIX
5 6 (27.27%) Oracle
5 6 (27.27%) Perl
5 6 (27.27%) Linux
5 6 (27.27%) LDAP
5 6 (27.27%) NFS
5 6 (27.27%) TCP/IP
5 6 (27.27%) LAN
5 6 (27.27%) VoIP
5 6 (27.27%) WAN
5 6 (27.27%) EMC
5 6 (27.27%) SAN
5 6 (27.27%) NetApp
5 6 (27.27%) Veritas
5 6 (27.27%) SRDF

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield 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 1 (4.55%) Apache
1 1 (4.55%) IIS
1 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.55%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (4.55%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (4.55%) IaaS
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.55%) PaaS
1 1 (4.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (63.64%) DHCP
2 7 (31.82%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 6 (27.27%) IP Telephony
3 6 (27.27%) LAN
3 6 (27.27%) LDAP
3 6 (27.27%) Network Security
3 6 (27.27%) SAN
3 6 (27.27%) TCP/IP
3 6 (27.27%) VoIP
3 6 (27.27%) WAN
4 4 (18.18%) NAS
5 2 (9.09%) SSL
6 1 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (4.55%) Firewall
6 1 (4.55%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) MongoDB
1 1 (4.55%) MySQL
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 6 (27.27%) Finance
2 4 (18.18%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Network Specialist
2 7 (31.82%) Administrator
3 4 (18.18%) Linux Administrator
3 4 (18.18%) Unix Administrator
4 2 (9.09%) AIX Administrator
4 2 (9.09%) Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) IP Network Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Network Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) SAN Administrator
4 2 (9.09%) Server Administrator
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Administrator
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Server Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Azure Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) DevOps Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Wintel Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Wintel Server Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Wintel Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) LAMP
2 1 (4.55%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Symmetrix
2 4 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 4 (18.18%) Replication
3 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.55%) Client/Server
4 1 (4.55%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 9 (40.91%) Unix
1 9 (40.91%) Windows
2 6 (27.27%) AIX
2 6 (27.27%) Linux
3 4 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (18.18%) Solaris
3 4 (18.18%) SUSE
3 4 (18.18%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
3 4 (18.18%) VMS
3 4 (18.18%) Windows Server
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.55%) Ubuntu
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (18.18%) Change Management
2 4 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (13.64%) DevOps
3 3 (13.64%) Load Balancing
4 1 (4.55%) Coaching
4 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
4 1 (4.55%) Identity Management
4 1 (4.55%) ITIL
4 1 (4.55%) Line Management
4 1 (4.55%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (4.55%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) Perl
2 1 (4.55%) PHP
System Software
1 6 (27.27%) NFS
1 6 (27.27%) Oracle RAC
1 6 (27.27%) SRDF
1 6 (27.27%) Veritas File System
1 6 (27.27%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.09%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (4.55%) Docker
3 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.55%) Squid
3 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (27.27%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 1 (4.55%) Control-M
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Cisco
2 8 (36.36%) Infoblox
3 7 (31.82%) Brocade
3 7 (31.82%) F5
3 7 (31.82%) VMware
4 6 (27.27%) EMC
4 6 (27.27%) IBM
4 6 (27.27%) NetApp
4 6 (27.27%) Oracle
4 6 (27.27%) Sun
4 6 (27.27%) Veritas
5 4 (18.18%) Red Hat
6 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
7 1 (4.55%) Dell