The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 3 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 74 85 94
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +9
Contract jobs citing DNS 35 36 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.73% 1.78% 0.84%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.94% 12.46% 8.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 20 8
Median daily rate £452 £294 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.87% -12.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £203 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £380 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Median hourly rate £11.50 £14.00 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.85% +21.73%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +56.25%
DNS
Yorkshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
251 289 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 12.42% 14.32% 9.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 184 109
Median daily rate £400 £283 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.59% -13.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £123 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £534 £415 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £333
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +3.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 14 3
Median hourly rate £12.30 £17.50 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.71% +52.17%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £29.59 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.40% +47.92%

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

DNS
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

DNS Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

DNS
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DNS across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016.

DNS Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

DNS
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

DNS Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

DNS
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 3 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
Leeds -3 27 £466 +58.72% 10
Halifax +5 4 £443 -
Bradford +17 1 - - 1
DNS
Yorkshire

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for DNS.

1 25 (48.08%) TCP/IP
2 24 (46.15%) VMware
3 21 (40.38%) SSL
3 21 (40.38%) Linux
4 20 (38.46%) Firewall
4 20 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
5 18 (34.62%) Windows
5 18 (34.62%) Active Directory
6 17 (32.69%) Microsoft
7 15 (28.85%) Cisco
8 14 (26.92%) HTTP
8 14 (26.92%) Load Balancing
9 13 (25.00%) DevOps
9 13 (25.00%) Internet
10 12 (23.08%) Red Hat
10 12 (23.08%) LAN
10 12 (23.08%) WAN
10 12 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (23.08%) F5
10 12 (23.08%) Windows Server
11 11 (21.15%) Palo Alto
11 11 (21.15%) Puppet
11 11 (21.15%) DHCP
12 10 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
13 9 (17.31%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 9 (17.31%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 9 (17.31%) Unix
13 9 (17.31%) Java
13 9 (17.31%) Finance
14 8 (15.38%) Configuration Management

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 8 (15.38%) Apache
2 7 (13.46%) Tomcat
3 6 (11.54%) IIS
3 6 (11.54%) Jetty
3 6 (11.54%) nginx
3 6 (11.54%) WebSphere
4 4 (7.69%) Skype for Business
5 3 (5.77%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.92%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.92%) Oracle 10gAS
6 1 (1.92%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (1.92%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (1.92%) PowerExchange
6 1 (1.92%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (5.77%) MS Excel
1 3 (5.77%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (13.46%) Office 365
2 6 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (11.54%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (9.62%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (9.62%) Google App Engine
3 5 (9.62%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (3.85%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (3.85%) IaaS
6 1 (1.92%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 25 (48.08%) TCP/IP
2 21 (40.38%) SSL
3 20 (38.46%) Firewall
4 14 (26.92%) HTTP
5 13 (25.00%) Internet
6 12 (23.08%) LAN
6 12 (23.08%) WAN
7 11 (21.15%) DHCP
8 9 (17.31%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 9 (17.31%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 7 (13.46%) FTP
9 7 (13.46%) IPsec
9 7 (13.46%) VPN
10 6 (11.54%) BIG-IP
10 6 (11.54%) Extranet
10 6 (11.54%) Intranet
11 4 (7.69%) SAN
12 3 (5.77%) Cisco ASA
12 3 (5.77%) OSPF
13 2 (3.85%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.77%) Relational Database
1 3 (5.77%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.85%) MongoDB
2 2 (3.85%) MySQL
2 2 (3.85%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.92%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.92%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.92%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.92%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.92%) HBase
3 1 (1.92%) Informix
3 1 (1.92%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.92%) QlikView
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (15.38%) Git (software)
2 7 (13.46%) Jenkins
3 6 (11.54%) Travis CI
4 2 (3.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (3.85%) Bitbucket
4 2 (3.85%) JIRA
5 1 (1.92%) Log4j
5 1 (1.92%) Maven
General
1 9 (17.31%) Finance
2 3 (5.77%) Electronics
2 3 (5.77%) Manufacturing
2 3 (5.77%) Marketing
2 3 (5.77%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.92%) Banking
3 1 (1.92%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (15.38%) Developer
2 7 (13.46%) Network Engineer
3 6 (11.54%) Administrator
3 6 (11.54%) Architect
3 6 (11.54%) Ruby Developer
4 5 (9.62%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (7.69%) Consultant
5 4 (7.69%) Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (5.77%) Cloud Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) Design Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) Network Architect
6 3 (5.77%) Network Design Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) Python Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Exchange Consultant
7 2 (3.85%) Implementation Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Operations Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Virtualisation Architect
7 2 (3.85%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.54%) .NET
1 6 (11.54%) J2EE
1 6 (11.54%) Servlets
2 2 (3.85%) ELK Stack
3 1 (1.92%) LAMP
3 1 (1.92%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.77%) Data Centre
1 3 (5.77%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 3 (5.77%) PKI
1 3 (5.77%) Public Cloud
2 2 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.85%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (3.85%) Replication
2 2 (3.85%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.92%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.92%) CLARiiON
3 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (1.92%) IBM XIV
3 1 (1.92%) Symmetrix
3 1 (1.92%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 21 (40.38%) Linux
2 18 (34.62%) Windows
3 12 (23.08%) Windows Server
4 10 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (17.31%) Unix
6 5 (9.62%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (5.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (3.85%) AIX
8 2 (3.85%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.92%) Solaris
9 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.92%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (26.92%) Load Balancing
2 13 (25.00%) DevOps
3 12 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (15.38%) Configuration Management
4 8 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (15.38%) Open Source
4 8 (15.38%) TDD
5 7 (13.46%) Scrum
6 5 (9.62%) ITIL
6 5 (9.62%) Web Operations
7 4 (7.69%) Deep Packet Inspection
8 3 (5.77%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (5.77%) DDoS Mitigation
8 3 (5.77%) Digital Marketing
8 3 (5.77%) E-Commerce
8 3 (5.77%) Network Design
8 3 (5.77%) Programme Management
9 2 (3.85%) Automated Testing
9 2 (3.85%) Presales
9 2 (3.85%) Re-Platforming
Programming Languages
1 9 (17.31%) Java
2 7 (13.46%) Bash Shell
2 7 (13.46%) Ruby
3 4 (7.69%) Python
3 4 (7.69%) SQL
4 3 (5.77%) PowerShell
5 2 (3.85%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.92%) Bourne shell
6 1 (1.92%) C#
6 1 (1.92%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (11.54%) CCNP
1 6 (11.54%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (5.77%) CCIE
4 2 (3.85%) CCDP
4 2 (3.85%) MCSA
4 2 (3.85%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.85%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.92%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.92%) CCDE
5 1 (1.92%) CCNA
5 1 (1.92%) MCITP
5 1 (1.92%) MCSE
5 1 (1.92%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 20 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (34.62%) Active Directory
3 6 (11.54%) Firmware
3 6 (11.54%) Xen
4 5 (9.62%) vCloud
5 3 (5.77%) Hyper-V
5 3 (5.77%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (3.85%) Docker
6 2 (3.85%) vSphere
7 1 (1.92%) HDFS
7 1 (1.92%) NFS
7 1 (1.92%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.92%) XenApp
7 1 (1.92%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (21.15%) Puppet
2 2 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.85%) SCCM
2 2 (3.85%) SCOM
3 1 (1.92%) Ansible
3 1 (1.92%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.92%) HP SIM
3 1 (1.92%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.92%) Salt
3 1 (1.92%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 24 (46.15%) VMware
2 17 (32.69%) Microsoft
3 15 (28.85%) Cisco
4 12 (23.08%) F5
4 12 (23.08%) Red Hat
5 11 (21.15%) Palo Alto
6 5 (9.62%) CheckPoint
6 5 (9.62%) Google
6 5 (9.62%) HP
7 4 (7.69%) Citrix
7 4 (7.69%) Dell
7 4 (7.69%) Splunk
8 3 (5.77%) Brocade
8 3 (5.77%) Fortinet
8 3 (5.77%) Riverbed
8 3 (5.77%) SAP
9 2 (3.85%) Akamai
9 2 (3.85%) Atlassian
9 2 (3.85%) EMC
9 2 (3.85%) Oracle