The table below looks at the statistics for DDNS skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DDNS over the 3 months to 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Dynamic DNS (DDNS)
Rank 619 642 -
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -
Contract jobs citing DDNS 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.005% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.027% 0.038% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £374 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £374 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7451 7948 8179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.03% 14.42% 14.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4502 4666 4668
Median daily rate £400 £398 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +10.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £533 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 385 471 439
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.62 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.78% +0.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.31 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

DDNS
Jobs Demand Trend

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

DDNS Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

DDNS
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DDNS within the UK.

DDNS Daily Rate Trend in the UK

DDNS
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DDNS within the UK.

DDNS Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

DDNS
Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DDNS within the UK over the 3 months to 9 December 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
England +9 2 £374 -
Gatwick - 2 £374 -
West Sussex - 2 £374 -
South East - 2 £374 -

DDNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing DDNS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for DDNS.

1 8 (100.00%) DHCP
1 8 (100.00%) DNS
2 6 (75.00%) Linux
3 5 (62.50%) Apache
4 4 (50.00%) MySQL
4 4 (50.00%) F5
5 3 (37.50%) High Availability
5 3 (37.50%) Bash Shell
5 3 (37.50%) SNMP
5 3 (37.50%) JBoss
5 3 (37.50%) J2EE
5 3 (37.50%) Windows
5 3 (37.50%) IIS
5 3 (37.50%) Web Services
5 3 (37.50%) Tomcat
5 3 (37.50%) Python
5 3 (37.50%) SOA
5 3 (37.50%) SMTP
5 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
5 3 (37.50%) IBM
5 3 (37.50%) Internet
5 3 (37.50%) Middleware
5 3 (37.50%) LAMP
5 3 (37.50%) Debian
5 3 (37.50%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (37.50%) Grid Computing
5 3 (37.50%) Clustering
5 3 (37.50%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (25.00%) Information Management
6 2 (25.00%) Network Design

DDNS
Top Related IT Skills 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 (62.50%) Apache
2 3 (37.50%) IIS
2 3 (37.50%) JBoss
2 3 (37.50%) Tomcat
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (12.50%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) DHCP
1 8 (100.00%) DNS
2 3 (37.50%) Internet
2 3 (37.50%) SMTP
2 3 (37.50%) SNMP
3 2 (25.00%) 3G
3 2 (25.00%) BGP
3 2 (25.00%) DSL
3 2 (25.00%) Ethernet
3 2 (25.00%) Firewall
3 2 (25.00%) HTTP
3 2 (25.00%) IPsec
3 2 (25.00%) ISDN
3 2 (25.00%) Junos
3 2 (25.00%) MPLS
3 2 (25.00%) OSPF
3 2 (25.00%) TACACS
3 2 (25.00%) Unified Communications
3 2 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (25.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) MySQL
2 3 (37.50%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) VisualVM
2 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Consultant
1 2 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Middleware Consultant
1 2 (25.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Juniper Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) ActiveMQ
1 3 (37.50%) J2EE
1 3 (37.50%) LAMP
1 3 (37.50%) Middleware
1 3 (37.50%) Web Services
2 2 (25.00%) JMS
2 2 (25.00%) JMX
2 2 (25.00%) LAPP Stack
2 2 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Clustering
1 3 (37.50%) Grid Computing
2 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (25.00%) PKI
3 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
3 1 (12.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Debian
2 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 2 (25.00%) Unix
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) High Availability
1 3 (37.50%) SOA
2 2 (25.00%) Change Control
2 2 (25.00%) DevOps
2 2 (25.00%) Information Management
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (25.00%) Network Design
2 2 (25.00%) Operations Management
2 2 (25.00%) WAN Optimisation
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
3 1 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (12.50%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Bash Shell
1 3 (37.50%) Python
2 2 (25.00%) C
2 2 (25.00%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) PHP
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (12.50%) CCNP
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco Prime
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (25.00%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (12.50%) Cacti
2 1 (12.50%) Nagios
2 1 (12.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) F5
2 3 (37.50%) IBM
3 2 (25.00%) Barracuda Networks
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco
3 2 (25.00%) Juniper
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle
3 2 (25.00%) Palo Alto
3 2 (25.00%) SolarWinds
4 1 (12.50%) Cognos
4 1 (12.50%) Dynatrace
4 1 (12.50%) Forcepoint