The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 17 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Domain Name System (DNS)
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
Rank 42 39 17
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -22
Contract jobs citing DNS 12 11 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 2.33% 2.08% 7.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.64% 11.22% 39.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 13
Median daily rate £350 £300 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £520 £312
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £349
% change year-on-year
- +0.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £23.22
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -13.86%

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

Communications & Networking Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
88 98 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 17.12% 18.53% 18.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 63 40
Median daily rate £350 £380 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £180 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.20% +7.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 5
Median hourly rate £17.60 £9.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+95.55% -48.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £9.00 £12.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.20 £20.40 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +26.31%

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

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

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

DNS
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

DNS Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

DNS
Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DNS across the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017.

DNS Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

DNS
Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

DNS Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

DNS
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 17 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
Sheffield +4 12 £350 -12.50% 2
DNS
Yorkshire

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for DNS.

1 13 (76.47%) Windows
2 10 (58.82%) TCP/IP
3 9 (52.94%) Linux
3 9 (52.94%) DHCP
4 7 (41.18%) SAN
4 7 (41.18%) VMware
5 6 (35.29%) Symmetrix
5 6 (35.29%) EMC
5 6 (35.29%) NetApp
5 6 (35.29%) Veritas
5 6 (35.29%) AIX
5 6 (35.29%) NFS
5 6 (35.29%) IBM
5 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
5 6 (35.29%) Sun
5 6 (35.29%) Perl
5 6 (35.29%) Oracle
5 6 (35.29%) Unix
5 6 (35.29%) LDAP
5 6 (35.29%) Oracle RAC
5 6 (35.29%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 6 (35.29%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 6 (35.29%) Veritas File System
5 6 (35.29%) SRDF
5 6 (35.29%) DevOps
6 5 (29.41%) IIS
6 5 (29.41%) LAMP
6 5 (29.41%) Windows Server
7 4 (23.53%) SUSE
7 4 (23.53%) Replication

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 5 (29.41%) IIS
2 4 (23.53%) nginx
3 3 (17.65%) Jetty
3 3 (17.65%) Mongrel
3 3 (17.65%) Tomcat
3 3 (17.65%) WebSphere
4 1 (5.88%) Apache
4 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (5.88%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (5.88%) IaaS
3 1 (5.88%) Office 365
3 1 (5.88%) PaaS
3 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (58.82%) TCP/IP
2 9 (52.94%) DHCP
3 7 (41.18%) SAN
4 6 (35.29%) LDAP
5 4 (23.53%) NAS
6 3 (17.65%) FTP
6 3 (17.65%) HTTP
6 3 (17.65%) IPsec
7 2 (11.76%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 2 (11.76%) SSL
8 1 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (5.88%) Firewall
8 1 (5.88%) IP Telephony
8 1 (5.88%) LAN
8 1 (5.88%) Network Security
8 1 (5.88%) VLAN
8 1 (5.88%) VoIP
8 1 (5.88%) VPN
8 1 (5.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) MongoDB
1 4 (23.53%) MySQL
2 3 (17.65%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Jenkins
1 3 (17.65%) Travis CI
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Administrator
2 5 (29.41%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Linux Administrator
3 4 (23.53%) Unix Administrator
4 3 (17.65%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 3 (17.65%) Network Specialist
5 2 (11.76%) AIX Administrator
5 2 (11.76%) SAN Administrator
5 2 (11.76%) Server Administrator
5 2 (11.76%) Windows Administrator
5 2 (11.76%) Windows Server Administrator
6 1 (5.88%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Systems Support Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Windows Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Windows Server Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Wintel Administrator
6 1 (5.88%) Wintel Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Wintel Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) LAMP
2 3 (17.65%) LAPP Stack
2 3 (17.65%) LEMP Stack
2 3 (17.65%) Servlets
3 1 (5.88%) Middleware
3 1 (5.88%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Symmetrix
2 4 (23.53%) Data Centre
2 4 (23.53%) Replication
3 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.88%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 13 (76.47%) Windows
2 9 (52.94%) Linux
3 6 (35.29%) AIX
3 6 (35.29%) Unix
4 5 (29.41%) Windows Server
5 4 (23.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (23.53%) Solaris
5 4 (23.53%) SUSE
5 4 (23.53%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 4 (23.53%) VMS
6 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (5.88%) Ubuntu
8 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) DevOps
2 4 (23.53%) Change Management
2 4 (23.53%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (17.65%) Continuous Delivery
3 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (5.88%) Coaching
4 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
4 1 (5.88%) Identity Management
4 1 (5.88%) ITIL
4 1 (5.88%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.88%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (5.88%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) Perl
2 3 (17.65%) Bash Shell
2 3 (17.65%) Python
2 3 (17.65%) Ruby
3 1 (5.88%) PHP
3 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.88%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 6 (35.29%) NFS
1 6 (35.29%) Oracle RAC
1 6 (35.29%) SRDF
1 6 (35.29%) Veritas File System
1 6 (35.29%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V
2 2 (11.76%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (5.88%) Docker
3 1 (5.88%) Squid
3 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (35.29%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 3 (17.65%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (17.65%) Puppet
3 1 (5.88%) Control-M
3 1 (5.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) VMware
2 6 (35.29%) EMC
2 6 (35.29%) IBM
2 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 6 (35.29%) NetApp
2 6 (35.29%) Oracle
2 6 (35.29%) Sun
2 6 (35.29%) Veritas
3 4 (23.53%) Red Hat
4 3 (17.65%) Cisco
5 2 (11.76%) Brocade
5 2 (11.76%) F5
5 2 (11.76%) Infoblox
6 1 (5.88%) Dell
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