The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank - 32 27
Contract jobs citing DNS 0 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk - 1.71% 3.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 15.38% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 4
Median daily rate - £343 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -22.15%
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.25 £21.53 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+26.59% +19.58%
DNS
East of England

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

Communications & Networking Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
22 26 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 10.23% 11.11% 13.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 12 22
Median daily rate £475 £300 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £250 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £495 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £13.86 £10.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.00% -40.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -6.64%

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

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

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

DNS
Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

DNS Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

DNS
Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

DNS Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

DNS
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 Suffolk region with a requirement for DNS.

1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
1 2 (66.67%) SAN
1 2 (66.67%) Middleware
1 2 (66.67%) NAS
1 2 (66.67%) Network Architecture
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
1 2 (66.67%) Reinsurance
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) XenApp
2 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) NHS
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) MCSE
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) NAS
1 2 (66.67%) SAN
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Server Support
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Server Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Server Support
2 1 (33.33%) Server Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
1 2 (66.67%) Reinsurance
2 1 (33.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Network Architecture
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
1 1 (33.33%) XenApp
1 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix
1 1 (33.33%) VMware