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 27 June 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 20 27 21
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -6
Contract jobs citing DNS 3 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 2.21% 2.58% 1.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.67% 9.09% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £300 £190
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +57.89%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £295
% change year-on-year
- +10.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £20.19 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+38.71% +24.21%
DNS
Hertfordshire

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 44 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 13.24% 28.39% 17.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 15 10
Median daily rate £275 £348 £248
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.86% +40.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £298 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £380 £398
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £13.00 - £23.86
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+26.00% +38.88%

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 27 June 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 Watford region with a requirement for DNS.

1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Adobe
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) AppSense
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) SCCM
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) vSphere
3 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (33.33%) Network Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (33.33%) Casper Suite
3 1 (33.33%) Skype
3 1 (33.33%) BitLocker
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (33.33%) Kerberos
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) VBScript
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) Dell
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Mac OS X

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:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (33.33%) Kerberos
2 1 (33.33%) Skype
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Xcode
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) IT Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Mac Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Specialist
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Mac OS X
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Network Architecture
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
1 1 (33.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (33.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) BitLocker
2 1 (33.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Casper Suite
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
1 1 (33.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Adobe
2 1 (33.33%) AppSense
2 1 (33.33%) Dell
2 1 (33.33%) Symantec
2 1 (33.33%) VMware