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 8 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 49 82 65
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -17
Contract jobs citing DNS 52 39 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.40% 1.78% 2.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.21% 14.50% 15.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 30 26
Median daily rate £450 £400 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +16.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £130 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £533 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £14.87
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+47.22% -20.00%
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
224 269 264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 14.63% 12.29% 14.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 165 158
Median daily rate £420 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £533 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 16 4
Median hourly rate £16.50 £12.35 £14.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.60% -16.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.17 £9.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £32.50 £17.16
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

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 8 December 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 8 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
Leeds +18 41 £450 +12.50% 11
Huddersfield - 5 - -
Bradford +15 2 £420 - 1
Wakefield - 1 £325 - 5
DNS
Yorkshire

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 63 (64.95%) Windows
2 44 (45.36%) VMware
3 39 (40.21%) Active Directory
3 39 (40.21%) DevOps
4 38 (39.18%) Linux
5 36 (37.11%) TCP/IP
6 33 (34.02%) Firewall
7 32 (32.99%) DHCP
7 32 (32.99%) Windows Server 2008
8 31 (31.96%) Windows Server
9 30 (30.93%) Microsoft Azure
10 28 (28.87%) Microsoft
11 27 (27.84%) VMware Infrastructure
12 24 (24.74%) Amazon AWS
12 24 (24.74%) Splunk
12 24 (24.74%) JavaScript
13 22 (22.68%) SMTP
14 21 (21.65%) Ubuntu
15 20 (20.62%) HTML
15 20 (20.62%) CSS
16 19 (19.59%) Python
16 19 (19.59%) SSL
17 18 (18.56%) SNMP
17 18 (18.56%) LDAP
17 18 (18.56%) Opscode Chef
18 17 (17.53%) XML
18 17 (17.53%) Cisco
18 17 (17.53%) Internet
19 16 (16.49%) Puppet
20 15 (15.46%) Windows Server 2012

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 11 (11.34%) Apache
2 9 (9.28%) nginx
3 8 (8.25%) MS Exchange
4 7 (7.22%) OpenStack
5 5 (5.15%) Cloud Foundry
5 5 (5.15%) Confluence
5 5 (5.15%) GlassFish
5 5 (5.15%) SAS
5 5 (5.15%) Tomcat
6 4 (4.12%) Skype for Business
7 3 (3.09%) IIS
8 2 (2.06%) Apache Spark
8 2 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (1.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (6.19%) MS Office
2 3 (3.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 30 (30.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (24.74%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (11.34%) PaaS
4 10 (10.31%) Azure Active Directory
4 10 (10.31%) Office 365
5 9 (9.28%) IaaS
6 7 (7.22%) SaaS
7 2 (2.06%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (2.06%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 36 (37.11%) TCP/IP
2 33 (34.02%) Firewall
3 32 (32.99%) DHCP
4 22 (22.68%) SMTP
5 19 (19.59%) SSL
6 18 (18.56%) LDAP
6 18 (18.56%) SNMP
7 17 (17.53%) Internet
8 15 (15.46%) HTTP
9 12 (12.37%) VPN
10 8 (8.25%) BIG-IP
10 8 (8.25%) Extranet
10 8 (8.25%) Intranet
11 6 (6.19%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 6 (6.19%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 5 (5.15%) Cisco IOS
12 5 (5.15%) iSCSI
12 5 (5.15%) SSH
12 5 (5.15%) Structured Cabling
12 5 (5.15%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.31%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.22%) MongoDB
2 7 (7.22%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (7.22%) Redis
3 3 (3.09%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (2.06%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (2.06%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.06%) HBase
4 2 (2.06%) MySQL
4 2 (2.06%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.06%) Riak
5 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (12.37%) Jenkins
2 8 (8.25%) JIRA
2 8 (8.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (8.25%) Visual Studio
3 7 (7.22%) Git (software)
4 5 (5.15%) Gitweb
4 5 (5.15%) Vagrant
5 3 (3.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (3.09%) Bitbucket
5 3 (3.09%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (3.09%) TeamCity
6 2 (2.06%) Grunt
6 2 (2.06%) Maven
General
1 9 (9.28%) Finance
2 7 (7.22%) Banking
3 3 (3.09%) Law
4 2 (2.06%) Legal
4 2 (2.06%) Publishing
4 2 (2.06%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.03%) Advertising
5 1 (1.03%) Back Office
5 1 (1.03%) Games
Job Titles
1 17 (17.53%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (12.37%) Administrator
3 10 (10.31%) Architect
3 10 (10.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (8.25%) Support Engineer
5 7 (7.22%) Windows Engineer
6 6 (6.19%) Hardware Specialist
6 6 (6.19%) Network Engineer
6 6 (6.19%) Server Engineer
6 6 (6.19%) Server Support
6 6 (6.19%) Server Support Engineer
6 6 (6.19%) Storage Specialist
6 6 (6.19%) Windows Server Engineer
6 6 (6.19%) Windows Server Support
6 6 (6.19%) Windows Support Engineer
7 5 (5.15%) Splunk Administrator
8 4 (4.12%) AWS DevOps
8 4 (4.12%) Azure Architect
8 4 (4.12%) Consultant
8 4 (4.12%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (20.62%) CSS
1 20 (20.62%) HTML
2 17 (17.53%) XML
3 8 (8.25%) .NET
4 7 (7.22%) LAPP Stack
5 5 (5.15%) Node.js
5 5 (5.15%) RabbitMQ
6 4 (4.12%) Web Services
7 3 (3.09%) AngularJS
8 2 (2.06%) CSS3
8 2 (2.06%) ELK Stack
8 2 (2.06%) HTML5
8 2 (2.06%) jQuery
8 2 (2.06%) LAMP
9 1 (1.03%) React
9 1 (1.03%) REST
9 1 (1.03%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.43%) Data Centre
2 11 (11.34%) Replication
3 8 (8.25%) Public Cloud
4 7 (7.22%) Hybrid Cloud
5 5 (5.15%) Microsoft Licensing
6 3 (3.09%) Digital Media
6 3 (3.09%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (2.06%) NHS
8 1 (1.03%) Clustering
8 1 (1.03%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.03%) PKI
8 1 (1.03%) Private Cloud
8 1 (1.03%) User Experience
8 1 (1.03%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 63 (64.95%) Windows
2 38 (39.18%) Linux
3 32 (32.99%) Windows Server 2008
4 31 (31.96%) Windows Server
5 21 (21.65%) Ubuntu
6 15 (15.46%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (10.31%) CentOS
7 10 (10.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (9.28%) Unix
9 8 (8.25%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (4.12%) Android
11 2 (2.06%) Apple iOS
11 2 (2.06%) CoreOS
11 2 (2.06%) Windows 7
12 1 (1.03%) Mac OS
12 1 (1.03%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (40.21%) DevOps
2 15 (15.46%) Continuous Delivery
2 15 (15.46%) ITIL
3 14 (14.43%) Continuous Improvement
4 12 (12.37%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (12.37%) Migration
5 11 (11.34%) Load Balancing
5 11 (11.34%) Scrum
5 11 (11.34%) Service Management
6 10 (10.31%) Configuration Management
6 10 (10.31%) TDD
7 8 (8.25%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (8.25%) Release Management
7 8 (8.25%) Resource Management
8 7 (7.22%) Identity Management
8 7 (7.22%) Kanban
8 7 (7.22%) Translating Business Requirements
9 6 (6.19%) Programme Management
9 6 (6.19%) Server Building
9 6 (6.19%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 24 (24.74%) JavaScript
2 19 (19.59%) Python
3 10 (10.31%) PHP
4 8 (8.25%) PowerShell
5 6 (6.19%) Java
6 5 (5.15%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (7.22%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (4.12%) Degree
2 4 (4.12%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.09%) MCSE
4 2 (2.06%) AWS Certification
4 2 (2.06%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (2.06%) CCNA
4 2 (2.06%) CCNP
4 2 (2.06%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.03%) CCIE
5 1 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.03%) MCITP
5 1 (1.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.06%) QA
2 1 (1.03%) SLA
System Software
1 39 (40.21%) Active Directory
2 27 (27.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (10.31%) Hyper-V
3 10 (10.31%) XenApp
4 8 (8.25%) Firmware
4 8 (8.25%) Virtual Machines
4 8 (8.25%) vSphere
5 6 (6.19%) XenDesktop
6 5 (5.15%) Docker
6 5 (5.15%) NFS
6 5 (5.15%) Squid
7 2 (2.06%) HDFS
7 2 (2.06%) VirtualBox
8 1 (1.03%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.03%) vCloud
8 1 (1.03%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (1.03%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.03%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 18 (18.56%) Opscode Chef
2 16 (16.49%) Puppet
3 15 (15.46%) Ansible
4 7 (7.22%) Nagios
5 5 (5.15%) Grafana
5 5 (5.15%) Graphite
5 5 (5.15%) Graylog
5 5 (5.15%) HAProxy
5 5 (5.15%) Icinga
5 5 (5.15%) SCCM
5 5 (5.15%) SCOM
5 5 (5.15%) StatsD
5 5 (5.15%) Terraform
5 5 (5.15%) vMotion
6 4 (4.12%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (2.06%) Kubernetes
7 2 (2.06%) Salt
7 2 (2.06%) ZABBIX
8 1 (1.03%) Opsview
8 1 (1.03%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 44 (45.36%) VMware
2 28 (28.87%) Microsoft
3 24 (24.74%) Splunk
4 17 (17.53%) Cisco
5 15 (15.46%) Dell
6 13 (13.40%) F5
7 12 (12.37%) Citrix
8 10 (10.31%) Red Hat
9 8 (8.25%) HP
10 7 (7.22%) New Relic
10 7 (7.22%) Oracle
10 7 (7.22%) Palo Alto
10 7 (7.22%) SonicWALL
11 6 (6.19%) ThinPrint
12 5 (5.15%) NETGEAR
13 3 (3.09%) Atlassian
13 3 (3.09%) Brocade
13 3 (3.09%) CheckPoint
14 2 (2.06%) Apple
14 2 (2.06%) Riverbed