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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 69 78 79
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +1
Contract jobs citing DNS 52 53 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.76% 2.33% 1.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.41% 16.61% 12.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 40 8
Median daily rate £425 £448 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.02% +15.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £224 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £533 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £22.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +55.17%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £21.53 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+25.43% +19.58%
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
232 319 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 12.31% 14.02% 11.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 197 99
Median daily rate £360 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £533 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £360 £344
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 26 8
Median hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £12.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £97.75 £23.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -6.64%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 +4 44 £425 -5.02% 5
Halifax +8 3 - -
Bradford - 1 £420 - 1
DNS
Yorkshire

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 53 (63.10%) VMware
2 39 (46.43%) Firewall
3 36 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 35 (41.67%) Linux
5 34 (40.48%) Windows
6 33 (39.29%) Active Directory
7 31 (36.90%) DHCP
8 30 (35.71%) SSL
9 26 (30.95%) Microsoft
10 24 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
11 23 (27.38%) Cisco
11 23 (27.38%) DevOps
12 22 (26.19%) Windows Server
12 22 (26.19%) TCP/IP
13 21 (25.00%) Internet
14 20 (23.81%) Amazon AWS
15 19 (22.62%) HTTP
16 18 (21.43%) Load Balancing
17 17 (20.24%) Opscode Chef
18 16 (19.05%) F5
18 16 (19.05%) VPN
18 16 (19.05%) Apache
19 15 (17.86%) Dell
19 15 (17.86%) Configuration Management
19 15 (17.86%) nginx
20 14 (16.67%) CentOS
20 14 (16.67%) Puppet
20 14 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
20 14 (16.67%) Jenkins
20 14 (16.67%) Ansible

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 16 (19.05%) Apache
2 15 (17.86%) nginx
3 12 (14.29%) Tomcat
4 7 (8.33%) IIS
5 6 (7.14%) Cloud Foundry
5 6 (7.14%) Confluence
5 6 (7.14%) GlassFish
5 6 (7.14%) OpenStack
6 5 (5.95%) Jetty
6 5 (5.95%) Mongrel
6 5 (5.95%) SAS
6 5 (5.95%) WebSphere
7 4 (4.76%) MS Exchange
8 3 (3.57%) SharePoint
8 3 (3.57%) Skype for Business
9 2 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (5.95%) MS Excel
1 5 (5.95%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 24 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (23.81%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (13.10%) PaaS
4 9 (10.71%) Azure Active Directory
4 9 (10.71%) IaaS
4 9 (10.71%) Office 365
5 7 (8.33%) SaaS
6 5 (5.95%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (5.95%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (5.95%) Google App Engine
6 5 (5.95%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 39 (46.43%) Firewall
2 31 (36.90%) DHCP
3 30 (35.71%) SSL
4 22 (26.19%) TCP/IP
5 21 (25.00%) Internet
6 19 (22.62%) HTTP
7 16 (19.05%) VPN
8 13 (15.48%) SAN
9 11 (13.10%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 11 (13.10%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 10 (11.90%) BIG-IP
10 10 (11.90%) Extranet
10 10 (11.90%) FTP
10 10 (11.90%) Intranet
11 8 (9.52%) IPsec
11 8 (9.52%) LAN
11 8 (9.52%) WAN
12 6 (7.14%) MPLS
13 5 (5.95%) DSL
13 5 (5.95%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.90%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.33%) MongoDB
3 6 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (7.14%) Redis
4 2 (2.38%) MySQL
4 2 (2.38%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.38%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.38%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.19%) Informix
5 1 (1.19%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 14 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 8 (9.52%) JIRA
2 8 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (9.52%) Visual Studio
3 7 (8.33%) Git (software)
4 6 (7.14%) Gitweb
5 5 (5.95%) Travis CI
6 2 (2.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (2.38%) Bitbucket
6 2 (2.38%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (2.38%) TeamCity
6 2 (2.38%) Vagrant
General
1 7 (8.33%) Finance
2 5 (5.95%) Banking
3 2 (2.38%) Law
3 2 (2.38%) Legal
3 2 (2.38%) Publishing
4 1 (1.19%) Advertising
4 1 (1.19%) Games
4 1 (1.19%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (21.43%) DevOps Engineer
2 11 (13.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (11.90%) Architect
3 10 (11.90%) Network Engineer
4 9 (10.71%) Administrator
5 6 (7.14%) Design Engineer
5 6 (7.14%) Storage Specialist
6 5 (5.95%) Cloud Engineer
6 5 (5.95%) Hardware Specialist
7 4 (4.76%) Azure Architect
7 4 (4.76%) Infrastructure Architect
7 4 (4.76%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
7 4 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (3.57%) Azure Engineer
8 3 (3.57%) Cloud Architect
8 3 (3.57%) IT Engineer
8 3 (3.57%) Wintel Engineer
9 2 (2.38%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 2 (2.38%) Network Design Engineer
9 2 (2.38%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (15.48%) .NET
2 6 (7.14%) LAPP Stack
2 6 (7.14%) Node.js
2 6 (7.14%) RabbitMQ
3 5 (5.95%) J2EE
3 5 (5.95%) Servlets
4 2 (2.38%) Web Services
5 1 (1.19%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.19%) CSS
5 1 (1.19%) ELK Stack
5 1 (1.19%) HTML
5 1 (1.19%) LAMP
5 1 (1.19%) React
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.29%) Public Cloud
2 11 (13.10%) Data Centre
3 8 (9.52%) Hybrid Cloud
3 8 (9.52%) Replication
4 6 (7.14%) NHS
5 5 (5.95%) Microsoft Licensing
6 4 (4.76%) Digital Media
6 4 (4.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.19%) CLARiiON
7 1 (1.19%) Clustering
7 1 (1.19%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.19%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (1.19%) IBM XIV
7 1 (1.19%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (1.19%) PKI
7 1 (1.19%) Symmetrix
7 1 (1.19%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 35 (41.67%) Linux
2 34 (40.48%) Windows
3 22 (26.19%) Windows Server
4 14 (16.67%) CentOS
5 13 (15.48%) Unix
5 13 (15.48%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (13.10%) Ubuntu
7 10 (11.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (2.38%) Android
10 2 (2.38%) Windows 7
11 1 (1.19%) Apple iOS
11 1 (1.19%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.19%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (27.38%) DevOps
2 18 (21.43%) Load Balancing
3 15 (17.86%) Configuration Management
4 14 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
4 14 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (15.48%) Continuous Improvement
6 12 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (14.29%) Migration
7 11 (13.10%) Scrum
8 9 (10.71%) Service Management
8 9 (10.71%) TDD
9 8 (9.52%) ITIL
9 8 (9.52%) Release Management
9 8 (9.52%) Resource Management
10 7 (8.33%) Identity Management
10 7 (8.33%) Translating Business Requirements
11 6 (7.14%) Kanban
11 6 (7.14%) Programme Management
11 6 (7.14%) Security Patching
11 6 (7.14%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (13.10%) Java
1 11 (13.10%) PHP
2 8 (9.52%) PowerShell
3 6 (7.14%) JavaScript
3 6 (7.14%) SQL
4 1 (1.19%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.19%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (13.10%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (8.33%) CCNP
3 6 (7.14%) Degree
4 3 (3.57%) CCNA
4 3 (3.57%) MCSE
4 3 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (2.38%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (2.38%) CCIE
5 2 (2.38%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.19%) AWS Certification
6 1 (1.19%) CCDE
6 1 (1.19%) MCSA
6 1 (1.19%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.19%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.57%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.38%) SLA
3 1 (1.19%) QA
System Software
1 36 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (39.29%) Active Directory
3 12 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
4 10 (11.90%) Firmware
5 8 (9.52%) Hyper-V
5 8 (9.52%) VMware Server
6 6 (7.14%) NFS
6 6 (7.14%) Squid
7 5 (5.95%) vCloud
7 5 (5.95%) Xen
8 3 (3.57%) Docker
8 3 (3.57%) XenApp
9 1 (1.19%) Terminal Services
9 1 (1.19%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (1.19%) VMware ESX
9 1 (1.19%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (1.19%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (20.24%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (16.67%) Ansible
2 14 (16.67%) Puppet
3 6 (7.14%) Grafana
3 6 (7.14%) Graphite
3 6 (7.14%) Graylog
3 6 (7.14%) HAProxy
3 6 (7.14%) Icinga
3 6 (7.14%) Nagios
3 6 (7.14%) StatsD
3 6 (7.14%) Terraform
4 5 (5.95%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 5 (5.95%) SCOM
4 5 (5.95%) vMotion
5 4 (4.76%) SCCM
6 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (1.19%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (1.19%) Opsview
7 1 (1.19%) SCSM
7 1 (1.19%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 53 (63.10%) VMware
2 26 (30.95%) Microsoft
3 23 (27.38%) Cisco
4 16 (19.05%) F5
5 15 (17.86%) Dell
6 12 (14.29%) Palo Alto
6 12 (14.29%) Red Hat
7 8 (9.52%) HP
8 7 (8.33%) SonicWALL
9 6 (7.14%) Citrix
9 6 (7.14%) New Relic
9 6 (7.14%) Oracle
10 5 (5.95%) Fortinet
10 5 (5.95%) Google
10 5 (5.95%) NETGEAR
11 4 (4.76%) Splunk
12 3 (3.57%) CheckPoint
12 3 (3.57%) Riverbed
13 2 (2.38%) Atlassian
13 2 (2.38%) Brocade