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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Domain Name System (DNS)
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 59 97 63
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -34
Contract jobs citing DNS 35 14 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.40% 0.72% 2.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.63% 6.73% 16.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 9 28
Median daily rate £410 £320 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.12% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £155 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £400 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £349
% change year-on-year
- +0.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £14.68
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £23.22
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -13.86%

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
224 208 235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 15.36% 10.77% 13.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 137 161
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £184 £235 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.20% +7.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 6
Median hourly rate £16.50 £21.50 £14.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.25% +44.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £20.75 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.25 £45.05 £18.89
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +26.31%

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017. 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 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 26 £410 +25.19% 12
Huddersfield - 6 - -
Bradford +18 1 - - 5
Wakefield - 1 £325 - 3
DNS
Yorkshire

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for DNS.

1 61 (65.59%) Windows
2 40 (43.01%) DevOps
3 39 (41.94%) Linux
3 39 (41.94%) VMware
4 36 (38.71%) TCP/IP
5 35 (37.63%) Active Directory
6 34 (36.56%) DHCP
7 33 (35.48%) Windows Server 2008
8 32 (34.41%) Windows Server
9 29 (31.18%) Microsoft Azure
9 29 (31.18%) Microsoft
9 29 (31.18%) JavaScript
10 26 (27.96%) Firewall
11 25 (26.88%) SMTP
11 25 (26.88%) Amazon AWS
11 25 (26.88%) Splunk
12 23 (24.73%) HTML
12 23 (24.73%) CSS
13 22 (23.66%) Python
14 21 (22.58%) Ubuntu
14 21 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
15 20 (21.51%) LDAP
15 20 (21.51%) HTTP
16 19 (20.43%) Internet
17 18 (19.35%) SNMP
17 18 (19.35%) Puppet
17 18 (19.35%) Data Centre
18 17 (18.28%) SSL
18 17 (18.28%) XML
19 16 (17.20%) ITIL

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 10 (10.75%) Apache
2 8 (8.60%) MS Exchange
3 6 (6.45%) OpenStack
4 5 (5.38%) Apache Spark
4 5 (5.38%) IIS
4 5 (5.38%) nginx
5 4 (4.30%) Skype for Business
6 3 (3.23%) SAS
7 2 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (1.08%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (1.08%) Confluence
8 1 (1.08%) GlassFish
8 1 (1.08%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (6.45%) MS Office
2 4 (4.30%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 29 (31.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (26.88%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (12.90%) IaaS
4 11 (11.83%) Azure Active Directory
4 11 (11.83%) PaaS
5 7 (7.53%) Office 365
5 7 (7.53%) SaaS
6 5 (5.38%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (5.38%) Sumo Logic
7 1 (1.08%) Akamai
Communications & Networking
1 36 (38.71%) TCP/IP
2 34 (36.56%) DHCP
3 26 (27.96%) Firewall
4 25 (26.88%) SMTP
5 20 (21.51%) HTTP
5 20 (21.51%) LDAP
6 19 (20.43%) Internet
7 18 (19.35%) SNMP
8 17 (18.28%) SSL
9 8 (8.60%) VPN
10 7 (7.53%) BIG-IP
10 7 (7.53%) Extranet
10 7 (7.53%) Intranet
10 7 (7.53%) SSH
11 6 (6.45%) FTP
12 5 (5.38%) Cisco IOS
12 5 (5.38%) SAN
13 4 (4.30%) iSCSI
13 4 (4.30%) Network Security
13 4 (4.30%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.75%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.45%) MongoDB
2 6 (6.45%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (6.45%) Redis
3 5 (5.38%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (5.38%) Hadoop
3 5 (5.38%) HBase
3 5 (5.38%) MySQL
3 5 (5.38%) Relational Database
4 4 (4.30%) Riak
4 4 (4.30%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.08%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (11.83%) Jenkins
2 8 (8.60%) Vagrant
3 6 (6.45%) Git (software)
4 5 (5.38%) Grunt
4 5 (5.38%) Maven
5 4 (4.30%) JIRA
5 4 (4.30%) Octopus Deploy
5 4 (4.30%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (4.30%) Visual Studio
6 3 (3.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (3.23%) Bitbucket
6 3 (3.23%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.08%) Gitweb
General
1 11 (11.83%) Finance
2 6 (6.45%) Banking
3 2 (2.15%) Law
4 1 (1.08%) Advertising
4 1 (1.08%) Back Office
4 1 (1.08%) Games
4 1 (1.08%) Legal
4 1 (1.08%) Publishing
4 1 (1.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (13.98%) DevOps Engineer
2 11 (11.83%) Administrator
3 9 (9.68%) Architect
4 8 (8.60%) Support Engineer
5 7 (7.53%) Windows Engineer
6 6 (6.45%) Hardware Specialist
6 6 (6.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (6.45%) Network Engineer
6 6 (6.45%) Server Engineer
6 6 (6.45%) Server Support
6 6 (6.45%) Server Support Engineer
6 6 (6.45%) Storage Specialist
6 6 (6.45%) Windows Server Engineer
6 6 (6.45%) Windows Server Support
6 6 (6.45%) Windows Support Engineer
7 5 (5.38%) AWS DevOps
7 5 (5.38%) Azure Architect
7 5 (5.38%) Splunk Administrator
8 4 (4.30%) Consultant
9 3 (3.23%) Implementation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (24.73%) CSS
1 23 (24.73%) HTML
2 17 (18.28%) XML
3 6 (6.45%) AngularJS
3 6 (6.45%) ELK Stack
3 6 (6.45%) LAPP Stack
4 5 (5.38%) CSS3
4 5 (5.38%) HTML5
4 5 (5.38%) jQuery
4 5 (5.38%) LAMP
4 5 (5.38%) Web Services
5 4 (4.30%) .NET
6 3 (3.23%) REST
6 3 (3.23%) SOAP
7 2 (2.15%) Node.js
8 1 (1.08%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (1.08%) React
Miscellaneous
1 18 (19.35%) Data Centre
2 13 (13.98%) Replication
3 7 (7.53%) Hybrid Cloud
4 4 (4.30%) Public Cloud
5 3 (3.23%) Digital Media
5 3 (3.23%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 3 (3.23%) Microsoft Licensing
5 3 (3.23%) Private Cloud
5 3 (3.23%) User Experience
5 3 (3.23%) VCE vBlock
6 2 (2.15%) NHS
6 2 (2.15%) PKI
7 1 (1.08%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.08%) Clustering
7 1 (1.08%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.08%) EMC VNXe
Operating Systems
1 61 (65.59%) Windows
2 39 (41.94%) Linux
3 33 (35.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 32 (34.41%) Windows Server
5 21 (22.58%) Ubuntu
6 14 (15.05%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (11.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (10.75%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (8.60%) Unix
10 6 (6.45%) CentOS
11 5 (5.38%) CoreOS
12 4 (4.30%) Android
13 2 (2.15%) Apple iOS
13 2 (2.15%) Mac OS X
13 2 (2.15%) Windows 7
14 1 (1.08%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (43.01%) DevOps
2 16 (17.20%) ITIL
3 13 (13.98%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (12.90%) Continuous Delivery
4 12 (12.90%) Continuous Improvement
5 10 (10.75%) Load Balancing
5 10 (10.75%) Migration
6 9 (9.68%) Scrum
6 9 (9.68%) TDD
7 7 (7.53%) Configuration Management
7 7 (7.53%) Identity Management
7 7 (7.53%) Service Management
7 7 (7.53%) Translating Business Requirements
8 6 (6.45%) Identity Access Management
8 6 (6.45%) Mentoring
8 6 (6.45%) Server Building
9 5 (5.38%) BDD
9 5 (5.38%) Capacity Planning
9 5 (5.38%) Change Control
9 5 (5.38%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 29 (31.18%) JavaScript
2 22 (23.66%) Python
3 9 (9.68%) Java
3 9 (9.68%) PHP
4 8 (8.60%) PowerShell
4 8 (8.60%) SQL
5 3 (3.23%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.08%) C#
6 1 (1.08%) C++
6 1 (1.08%) Go
6 1 (1.08%) Ruby
6 1 (1.08%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (7.53%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (5.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (4.30%) Degree
3 4 (4.30%) MCSE
4 2 (2.15%) AWS Certification
4 2 (2.15%) CCNA
4 2 (2.15%) CCNP
4 2 (2.15%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.08%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.08%) CCIE
5 1 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.08%) MCITP
5 1 (1.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.15%) QA
2 1 (1.08%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (37.63%) Active Directory
2 21 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (10.75%) XenApp
4 9 (9.68%) vSphere
5 8 (8.60%) Docker
5 8 (8.60%) Hyper-V
6 7 (7.53%) Firmware
7 6 (6.45%) XenDesktop
8 5 (5.38%) HDFS
8 5 (5.38%) VirtualBox
9 4 (4.30%) vCloud
9 4 (4.30%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (4.30%) VMware ESX
10 2 (2.15%) NFS
11 1 (1.08%) Squid
11 1 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 18 (19.35%) Puppet
2 14 (15.05%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (10.75%) Ansible
4 7 (7.53%) Nagios
5 6 (6.45%) SCCM
6 5 (5.38%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 5 (5.38%) Kubernetes
6 5 (5.38%) Salt
6 5 (5.38%) SCOM
6 5 (5.38%) ZABBIX
7 4 (4.30%) vRealize
8 3 (3.23%) vMotion
9 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 1 (1.08%) Grafana
10 1 (1.08%) Graylog
10 1 (1.08%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 1 (1.08%) Opsview
10 1 (1.08%) PowerCLI
10 1 (1.08%) StatsD
10 1 (1.08%) Terraform
Vendors
1 39 (41.94%) VMware
2 29 (31.18%) Microsoft
3 25 (26.88%) Splunk
4 16 (17.20%) Cisco
5 15 (16.13%) Dell
6 13 (13.98%) Citrix
7 8 (8.60%) F5
8 7 (7.53%) HP
8 7 (7.53%) Red Hat
9 6 (6.45%) New Relic
9 6 (6.45%) Oracle
9 6 (6.45%) ThinPrint
10 5 (5.38%) Google
10 5 (5.38%) Rackspace
10 5 (5.38%) SaltStack
10 5 (5.38%) SonicWALL
11 3 (3.23%) Atlassian
11 3 (3.23%) Brocade
11 3 (3.23%) NETGEAR
11 3 (3.23%) Veeam