The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 27 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 93 99 85
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -14
Contract jobs citing DNS 54 51 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.87% 1.61% 1.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.47% 10.60% 10.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 28 18
Median daily rate £425 £311 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.54% -3.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £136 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £508 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £343 £320
% change year-on-year
-3.64% +7.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Median hourly rate £12.75 £18.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.08% +27.58%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.53 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+30.08% +19.58%
DNS
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
433 481 298
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 14.97% 15.21% 12.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 309 163
Median daily rate £380 £325 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.92% +6.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £200 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £475 £401
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 36 20
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.89% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.96 £8.92 £9.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £150.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -2.15%

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

DNS
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

DNS Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

DNS
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DNS across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016.

DNS Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

DNS
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

DNS Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

DNS
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 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
West Yorkshire +14 41 £420 +34.93% 17
South Yorkshire -11 9 £500 +122.22% 7
North Yorkshire - 3 £78 - 3
DNS
England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for DNS.

1 63 (54.31%) VMware
2 61 (52.59%) Windows
3 58 (50.00%) DHCP
4 52 (44.83%) Linux
5 43 (37.07%) TCP/IP
6 42 (36.21%) Firewall
7 41 (35.34%) Microsoft
8 39 (33.62%) Active Directory
8 39 (33.62%) VMware Infrastructure
9 35 (30.17%) DevOps
10 33 (28.45%) HTTP
10 33 (28.45%) SSL
11 32 (27.59%) Puppet
12 30 (25.86%) Windows Server
13 29 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
13 29 (25.00%) Cisco
13 29 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
14 27 (23.28%) Agile Software Development
15 26 (22.41%) nginx
16 25 (21.55%) Tomcat
16 25 (21.55%) Internet
16 25 (21.55%) Jenkins
17 24 (20.69%) Continuous Delivery
18 22 (18.97%) IPsec
18 22 (18.97%) FTP
18 22 (18.97%) Load Balancing
19 21 (18.10%) IIS
20 20 (17.24%) SAN
20 20 (17.24%) MongoDB
20 20 (17.24%) Travis CI

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in 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 26 (22.41%) nginx
2 25 (21.55%) Tomcat
3 21 (18.10%) IIS
4 19 (16.38%) Jetty
4 19 (16.38%) Mongrel
4 19 (16.38%) WebSphere
5 13 (11.21%) Apache
6 10 (8.62%) MS Exchange
7 5 (4.31%) Cloud Foundry
7 5 (4.31%) Confluence
7 5 (4.31%) GlassFish
7 5 (4.31%) OpenStack
7 5 (4.31%) SAS
7 5 (4.31%) SharePoint
7 5 (4.31%) Skype for Business
8 4 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (5.17%) MS Excel
1 6 (5.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 19 (16.38%) Cloud Computing
2 16 (13.79%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (13.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (12.93%) Office 365
4 5 (4.31%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (4.31%) Google App Engine
4 5 (4.31%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (2.59%) IaaS
6 2 (1.72%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (1.72%) PaaS
7 1 (0.86%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 58 (50.00%) DHCP
2 43 (37.07%) TCP/IP
3 42 (36.21%) Firewall
4 33 (28.45%) HTTP
4 33 (28.45%) SSL
5 25 (21.55%) Internet
6 22 (18.97%) FTP
6 22 (18.97%) IPsec
7 20 (17.24%) SAN
8 16 (13.79%) LAN
8 16 (13.79%) VPN
8 16 (13.79%) WAN
9 12 (10.34%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 12 (10.34%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 12 (10.34%) Intranet
10 11 (9.48%) BIG-IP
10 11 (9.48%) Extranet
11 6 (5.17%) MPLS
12 5 (4.31%) SSH
12 5 (4.31%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (17.24%) MongoDB
2 19 (16.38%) PostgreSQL
3 16 (13.79%) MySQL
4 11 (9.48%) SQL Server
5 5 (4.31%) Redis
6 2 (1.72%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.72%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.86%) Informix
7 1 (0.86%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 25 (21.55%) Jenkins
2 20 (17.24%) Travis CI
3 9 (7.76%) Git (software)
4 8 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (6.90%) Visual Studio
5 7 (6.03%) JIRA
6 5 (4.31%) Gitweb
7 2 (1.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (1.72%) Bitbucket
General
1 6 (5.17%) Finance
2 5 (4.31%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.45%) Banking
4 2 (1.72%) Electronics
4 2 (1.72%) Games
4 2 (1.72%) Law
4 2 (1.72%) Legal
4 2 (1.72%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.72%) Marketing
4 2 (1.72%) Publishing
5 1 (0.86%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 30 (25.86%) DevOps Engineer
2 15 (12.93%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 15 (12.93%) Linux Engineer
2 15 (12.93%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 13 (11.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 11 (9.48%) Administrator
4 11 (9.48%) Network Engineer
5 8 (6.90%) Architect
5 8 (6.90%) Storage Specialist
6 7 (6.03%) Hardware Specialist
7 6 (5.17%) Design Engineer
7 6 (5.17%) Server Engineer
8 5 (4.31%) Cloud Engineer
8 5 (4.31%) Infrastructure Architect
8 5 (4.31%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
8 5 (4.31%) Systems Administrator
9 4 (3.45%) IT Engineer
9 4 (3.45%) Systems Engineer
9 4 (3.45%) Windows Engineer
10 3 (2.59%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (16.38%) LAPP Stack
1 19 (16.38%) Servlets
2 15 (12.93%) LAMP
3 14 (12.07%) LEMP Stack
4 13 (11.21%) .NET
5 5 (4.31%) J2EE
5 5 (4.31%) Node.js
5 5 (4.31%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (1.72%) ELK Stack
7 1 (0.86%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.34%) Public Cloud
2 8 (6.90%) Replication
3 7 (6.03%) NHS
4 6 (5.17%) Data Centre
5 5 (4.31%) Microsoft Licensing
6 4 (3.45%) Digital Media
6 4 (3.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (1.72%) FlexPod
7 2 (1.72%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.86%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.86%) CLARiiON
8 1 (0.86%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.86%) Clustering
8 1 (0.86%) IBM XIV
8 1 (0.86%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.86%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (0.86%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (0.86%) Symmetrix
8 1 (0.86%) User Experience
8 1 (0.86%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 61 (52.59%) Windows
2 52 (44.83%) Linux
3 30 (25.86%) Windows Server
4 18 (15.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (13.79%) Unix
6 15 (12.93%) CentOS
7 11 (9.48%) Ubuntu
8 9 (7.76%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (5.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (5.17%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (3.45%) Windows 7
11 2 (1.72%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.86%) Android
12 1 (0.86%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.86%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.86%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.86%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.86%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (30.17%) DevOps
2 29 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 27 (23.28%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (20.69%) Continuous Delivery
5 22 (18.97%) Load Balancing
6 15 (12.93%) Configuration Management
7 14 (12.07%) Migration
8 12 (10.34%) TDD
9 11 (9.48%) Scrum
10 10 (8.62%) Release Management
11 8 (6.90%) ITIL
11 8 (6.90%) Programme Management
11 8 (6.90%) Resource Management
12 6 (5.17%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (5.17%) Deep Packet Inspection
12 6 (5.17%) Service Management
12 6 (5.17%) Technical Analysis
13 5 (4.31%) Security Patching
13 5 (4.31%) Software Licensing
13 5 (4.31%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 18 (15.52%) Bash Shell
1 18 (15.52%) Ruby
2 17 (14.66%) Python
3 10 (8.62%) Java
3 10 (8.62%) PHP
3 10 (8.62%) SQL
4 9 (7.76%) PowerShell
5 5 (4.31%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.86%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (11.21%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (6.03%) CCNP
2 7 (6.03%) Degree
2 7 (6.03%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (5.17%) MCSE
4 4 (3.45%) CCNA
5 3 (2.59%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (2.59%) MCSA
5 3 (2.59%) Security Cleared
5 3 (2.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (1.72%) CCIE
6 2 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.72%) MCDST
6 2 (1.72%) MCITP
6 2 (1.72%) MCTS
6 2 (1.72%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.86%) CCDE
7 1 (0.86%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.45%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.72%) SLA
3 1 (0.86%) QA
System Software
1 39 (33.62%) Active Directory
1 39 (33.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (11.21%) Virtual Machines
3 11 (9.48%) Firmware
4 10 (8.62%) Hyper-V
4 10 (8.62%) VMware Server
5 6 (5.17%) Xen
6 5 (4.31%) NFS
6 5 (4.31%) Squid
6 5 (4.31%) vCloud
7 4 (3.45%) XenApp
8 3 (2.59%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (2.59%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (1.72%) Docker
10 1 (0.86%) MetaFrame
10 1 (0.86%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.86%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.86%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 32 (27.59%) Puppet
2 29 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (11.21%) Ansible
4 10 (8.62%) SCCM
5 6 (5.17%) Grafana
5 6 (5.17%) Nagios
6 5 (4.31%) Graphite
6 5 (4.31%) Graylog
6 5 (4.31%) HAProxy
6 5 (4.31%) Icinga
6 5 (4.31%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 5 (4.31%) SCOM
6 5 (4.31%) StatsD
6 5 (4.31%) Terraform
6 5 (4.31%) vMotion
7 4 (3.45%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 3 (2.59%) SCSM
9 2 (1.72%) Backup Exec
9 2 (1.72%) SolarWinds Orion
10 1 (0.86%) Opsview
Vendors
1 63 (54.31%) VMware
2 41 (35.34%) Microsoft
3 29 (25.00%) Cisco
4 16 (13.79%) F5
5 15 (12.93%) Palo Alto
6 13 (11.21%) Red Hat
7 12 (10.34%) Dell
8 11 (9.48%) HP
9 10 (8.62%) Citrix
10 7 (6.03%) CheckPoint
10 7 (6.03%) SonicWALL
10 7 (6.03%) Splunk
11 5 (4.31%) Fortinet
11 5 (4.31%) Google
11 5 (4.31%) NETGEAR
11 5 (4.31%) New Relic
11 5 (4.31%) Oracle
12 3 (2.59%) Brocade
12 3 (2.59%) NetApp
12 3 (2.59%) Riverbed
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