The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 20 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Domain Name System (DNS)
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 17 - 16
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing DNS 4 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 3.54% - 5.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.22% - 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £525 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £29.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £20.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-11.25% -14.89%

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

Communications & Networking Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
18 11 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 15.93% 11.34% 18.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 5
Median daily rate £450 £225 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -52.63%
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.06% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Median hourly rate - £26.00 £29.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.60%
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 Watford

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

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

DNS
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

DNS Daily Rate Trend in Watford

DNS
Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

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

DNS Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 20 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 Watford region with a requirement for DNS.

1 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) DHCP
2 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (50.00%) SCCM
2 3 (50.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (33.33%) Office 365
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (33.33%) Validation
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) AppSense
3 2 (33.33%) VBScript
3 2 (33.33%) Internet
3 2 (33.33%) Symantec
3 2 (33.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 2 (33.33%) BitLocker
4 1 (16.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (16.67%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (16.67%) Firewall
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (16.67%) Juniper
4 1 (16.67%) Mac OS X
4 1 (16.67%) Apple
4 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Watford 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 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Office 365
2 1 (16.67%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) DHCP
1 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (33.33%) Internet
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) CRM Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Juniper Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Server Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Virtualisation Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (16.67%) Android
4 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
4 1 (16.67%) Mac OS X
4 1 (16.67%) VMS
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
1 2 (33.33%) Validation
2 1 (16.67%) Application Packaging
2 1 (16.67%) CRM
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Server Virtualisation
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (33.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CCNA
1 1 (16.67%) CCNP
1 1 (16.67%) CCSA
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (16.67%) MCSA
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) BitLocker
3 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (16.67%) VMware ESX
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (16.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) SCCM
2 2 (33.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (16.67%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) AppSense
2 2 (33.33%) Symantec
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Adobe
3 1 (16.67%) Apple
3 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) Juniper