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 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Dynamic DNS (DDNS)
Rank 638 633 629
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -4
Contract jobs citing DDNS 3 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.004% 0.002%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.035% 0.024% 0.013%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Median daily rate £335 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.55% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 - -
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
8537 8461 7425
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.32% 14.92% 13.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 5174 4607 3918
Median daily rate £388 £350 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -0.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 358 467 409
Median hourly rate £28.00 £28.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.75 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £41.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +50.00%

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 5 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 2 May 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 +2 3 £335 -25.55%
South East - 3 £335 -
West Sussex - 2 £335 -
Gatwick - 2 £335 -
Surrey - 1 £388 -

DDNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 May 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 9 (100.00%) WAN
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
1 9 (100.00%) DNS
1 9 (100.00%) Firewall
1 9 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 9 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 7 (77.78%) Cisco Nexus
2 7 (77.78%) SolarWinds
2 7 (77.78%) SolarWinds Orion
2 7 (77.78%) Information Management
2 7 (77.78%) Network Design
2 7 (77.78%) Management Information System
2 7 (77.78%) Wireless
2 7 (77.78%) IPsec
2 7 (77.78%) MPLS
2 7 (77.78%) CiscoWorks
2 7 (77.78%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (77.78%) DSL
2 7 (77.78%) TACACS
2 7 (77.78%) SSL
2 7 (77.78%) LAN
2 7 (77.78%) DHCP
2 7 (77.78%) Ethernet
2 7 (77.78%) ITIL
3 5 (55.56%) Juniper
3 5 (55.56%) OSPF
3 5 (55.56%) BGP
3 5 (55.56%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (55.56%) Operations Management
3 5 (55.56%) Barracuda Networks

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:

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (22.22%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) DNS
1 9 (100.00%) Firewall
1 9 (100.00%) WAN
2 7 (77.78%) Cisco Nexus
2 7 (77.78%) DHCP
2 7 (77.78%) DSL
2 7 (77.78%) Ethernet
2 7 (77.78%) IPsec
2 7 (77.78%) LAN
2 7 (77.78%) MPLS
2 7 (77.78%) SSL
2 7 (77.78%) TACACS
2 7 (77.78%) Wireless
3 5 (55.56%) BGP
3 5 (55.56%) Junos
3 5 (55.56%) OSPF
3 5 (55.56%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (44.44%) 3G
4 4 (44.44%) SAN
4 4 (44.44%) Unified Communications
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Network Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Network Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Middleware
1 2 (22.22%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 7 (77.78%) Management Information System
3 4 (44.44%) PKI
4 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
4 3 (33.33%) Mathematics
5 2 (22.22%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
1 2 (22.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Load Balancing
2 7 (77.78%) Information Management
2 7 (77.78%) ITIL
2 7 (77.78%) Network Design
3 5 (55.56%) Change Control
3 5 (55.56%) Operations Management
4 4 (44.44%) WAN Optimisation
5 2 (22.22%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (22.22%) Microservices
5 2 (22.22%) Server Virtualisation
5 2 (22.22%) Service Management
5 2 (22.22%) Web Filtering
6 1 (11.11%) CRM
6 1 (11.11%) Logistics
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (11.11%) CCNA
3 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) SLA
Systems Management
1 7 (77.78%) CiscoWorks
1 7 (77.78%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (77.78%) SolarWinds
3 5 (55.56%) Barracuda Networks
3 5 (55.56%) F5
3 5 (55.56%) Juniper
4 4 (44.44%) Palo Alto
5 2 (22.22%) EMC
5 2 (22.22%) Forcepoint
5 2 (22.22%) Google
5 2 (22.22%) IBM
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 2 (22.22%) Oracle
5 2 (22.22%) Teradata