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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Domain Name System (DNS)
England / Yorkshire
Rank 75 93 56
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -37
Contract jobs citing DNS 45 47 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.08% 1.67% 3.02%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.64% 12.37% 20.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 23 59
Median daily rate £410 £400 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £500 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £353
% change year-on-year
- -0.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 2
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -2.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.89 £12.35 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.35 £20.13 £20.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.25 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-8.75% -20.00%

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
330 380 376
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 15.28% 13.47% 14.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 235 254
Median daily rate £410 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.80% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £217 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 29 18
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.99 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £21.25 £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £35.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-38.57% +32.07%

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 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
West Yorkshire +18 22 £410 -0.90% 12
South Yorkshire +5 17 £438 +34.61% 2
North Yorkshire +7 5 - - 2
DNS
England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for DNS.

1 67 (61.47%) Windows
2 55 (50.46%) DHCP
3 44 (40.37%) VMware
4 41 (37.61%) DevOps
5 39 (35.78%) Linux
5 39 (35.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 38 (34.86%) TCP/IP
7 35 (32.11%) Windows Server
8 34 (31.19%) Microsoft
9 33 (30.28%) Active Directory
10 27 (24.77%) SMTP
10 27 (24.77%) LDAP
10 27 (24.77%) JavaScript
10 27 (24.77%) Microsoft Azure
11 25 (22.94%) Firewall
11 25 (22.94%) Splunk
12 23 (21.10%) HTML
12 23 (21.10%) CSS
13 22 (20.18%) Python
14 21 (19.27%) VMware Infrastructure
14 21 (19.27%) Data Centre
15 20 (18.35%) Ubuntu
16 19 (17.43%) Amazon AWS
16 19 (17.43%) Cisco
17 18 (16.51%) SNMP
17 18 (16.51%) HTTP
17 18 (16.51%) Dell
17 18 (16.51%) ITIL
17 18 (16.51%) Finance
18 17 (15.60%) XML

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 11 (10.09%) MS Exchange
2 9 (8.26%) Apache
2 9 (8.26%) IIS
3 6 (5.50%) OpenStack
3 6 (5.50%) Skype for Business
4 5 (4.59%) Apache Spark
5 4 (3.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (3.67%) nginx
6 1 (0.92%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.92%) Confluence
6 1 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.92%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.92%) Tomcat
Applications
1 14 (12.84%) MS Excel
2 10 (9.17%) MS Office
3 4 (3.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (3.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 27 (24.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (17.43%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (11.93%) IaaS
4 12 (11.01%) Azure Active Directory
5 10 (9.17%) PaaS
6 8 (7.34%) SaaS
7 6 (5.50%) Office 365
8 5 (4.59%) Google Cloud Platform
8 5 (4.59%) Loggly
8 5 (4.59%) Sumo Logic
9 1 (0.92%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 55 (50.46%) DHCP
2 38 (34.86%) TCP/IP
3 27 (24.77%) LDAP
3 27 (24.77%) SMTP
4 25 (22.94%) Firewall
5 18 (16.51%) HTTP
5 18 (16.51%) SNMP
6 15 (13.76%) Network Security
7 13 (11.93%) Internet
8 11 (10.09%) LAN
8 11 (10.09%) SAN
8 11 (10.09%) SSL
9 10 (9.17%) WAN
10 9 (8.26%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 7 (6.42%) IP Telephony
11 7 (6.42%) VoIP
12 6 (5.50%) FTP
12 6 (5.50%) HTTPS
12 6 (5.50%) Telnet
13 4 (3.67%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.09%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.42%) MongoDB
3 6 (5.50%) MySQL
3 6 (5.50%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (5.50%) Redis
3 6 (5.50%) SQL Server 2014
4 5 (4.59%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (4.59%) Hadoop
4 5 (4.59%) HBase
4 5 (4.59%) Relational Database
4 5 (4.59%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (3.67%) Riak
6 3 (2.75%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (9.17%) Jenkins
2 8 (7.34%) Vagrant
3 6 (5.50%) Git (software)
3 6 (5.50%) Octopus Deploy
4 5 (4.59%) Grunt
4 5 (4.59%) Maven
5 4 (3.67%) JIRA
6 3 (2.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (2.75%) Bitbucket
6 3 (2.75%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.92%) Gitweb
General
1 18 (16.51%) Finance
2 7 (6.42%) Banking
3 5 (4.59%) Law
4 4 (3.67%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.92%) Advertising
5 1 (0.92%) Back Office
5 1 (0.92%) Games
5 1 (0.92%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (14.68%) Administrator
2 11 (10.09%) DevOps Engineer
2 11 (10.09%) Network Specialist
3 8 (7.34%) Architect
3 8 (7.34%) Consultant
4 7 (6.42%) Server Engineer
4 7 (6.42%) Support Engineer
4 7 (6.42%) Windows Engineer
4 7 (6.42%) Windows Server Engineer
5 6 (5.50%) Hardware Specialist
5 6 (5.50%) Server Support
5 6 (5.50%) Server Support Engineer
5 6 (5.50%) Storage Specialist
5 6 (5.50%) Windows Server Support
5 6 (5.50%) Windows Support Engineer
6 5 (4.59%) Azure Architect
6 5 (4.59%) Splunk Administrator
6 5 (4.59%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (3.67%) Analyst
7 4 (3.67%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (21.10%) CSS
1 23 (21.10%) HTML
2 17 (15.60%) XML
3 7 (6.42%) LAMP
4 6 (5.50%) AngularJS
4 6 (5.50%) Elastic Stack
4 6 (5.50%) LAPP Stack
5 5 (4.59%) CSS3
5 5 (4.59%) HTML5
5 5 (4.59%) jQuery
5 5 (4.59%) Web Services
6 4 (3.67%) REST
6 4 (3.67%) SOAP
7 2 (1.83%) Node.js
8 1 (0.92%) Middleware
8 1 (0.92%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (0.92%) React
8 1 (0.92%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 21 (19.27%) Data Centre
2 14 (12.84%) Replication
3 7 (6.42%) Hybrid Cloud
4 6 (5.50%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (5.50%) Symmetrix
5 4 (3.67%) Private Cloud
5 4 (3.67%) User Experience
5 4 (3.67%) VxBlock/Vblock
6 2 (1.83%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.83%) EMC VNXe
6 2 (1.83%) PKI
7 1 (0.92%) Clustering
7 1 (0.92%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.92%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.92%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.92%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 67 (61.47%) Windows
2 39 (35.78%) Linux
2 39 (35.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 35 (32.11%) Windows Server
4 20 (18.35%) Ubuntu
5 16 (14.68%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (12.84%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (11.93%) Unix
8 10 (9.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (5.50%) AIX
10 5 (4.59%) CentOS
10 5 (4.59%) CoreOS
11 4 (3.67%) Android
11 4 (3.67%) Solaris
11 4 (3.67%) SUSE
11 4 (3.67%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 4 (3.67%) VMS
12 2 (1.83%) Apple iOS
12 2 (1.83%) Mac OS X
12 2 (1.83%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (37.61%) DevOps
2 18 (16.51%) ITIL
3 12 (11.01%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (11.01%) Continuous Improvement
4 11 (10.09%) Capacity Planning
4 11 (10.09%) Load Balancing
5 8 (7.34%) Continuous Delivery
5 8 (7.34%) Identity Management
6 7 (6.42%) Scrum
6 7 (6.42%) Translating Business Requirements
7 6 (5.50%) Change Control
7 6 (5.50%) Identity Access Management
7 6 (5.50%) Incident Management
7 6 (5.50%) Server Building
8 5 (4.59%) BDD
8 5 (4.59%) Coaching
8 5 (4.59%) Disk Encryption
8 5 (4.59%) Software Deployment
8 5 (4.59%) TDD
8 5 (4.59%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 27 (24.77%) JavaScript
2 22 (20.18%) Python
3 9 (8.26%) PowerShell
4 7 (6.42%) PHP
5 6 (5.50%) Java
5 6 (5.50%) Perl
5 6 (5.50%) SQL
6 4 (3.67%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.92%) C#
7 1 (0.92%) C++
7 1 (0.92%) Go
7 1 (0.92%) Ruby
7 1 (0.92%) Scala
7 1 (0.92%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (4.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (3.67%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (3.67%) Degree
2 4 (3.67%) MCSE
3 2 (1.83%) AWS Certification
3 2 (1.83%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.92%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.92%) CCNA
4 1 (0.92%) CCNP
4 1 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.92%) MCITP
4 1 (0.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.83%) QA
System Software
1 33 (30.28%) Active Directory
2 21 (19.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (8.26%) Docker
3 9 (8.26%) VMware ESX
4 8 (7.34%) NFS
4 8 (7.34%) vSphere
5 7 (6.42%) Hyper-V
5 7 (6.42%) XenApp
6 6 (5.50%) Oracle RAC
6 6 (5.50%) SRDF
6 6 (5.50%) Veritas File System
6 6 (5.50%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 6 (5.50%) XenDesktop
7 5 (4.59%) HDFS
7 5 (4.59%) VirtualBox
8 4 (3.67%) vCloud
9 3 (2.75%) Firmware
10 2 (1.83%) Squid
10 2 (1.83%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 14 (12.84%) Puppet
2 12 (11.01%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (9.17%) SCCM
4 7 (6.42%) Nagios
5 6 (5.50%) Ansible
5 6 (5.50%) Backup Exec
5 6 (5.50%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 5 (4.59%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 5 (4.59%) Kubernetes
6 5 (4.59%) Salt
6 5 (4.59%) vRealize
6 5 (4.59%) ZABBIX
7 4 (3.67%) NetVault Backup
7 4 (3.67%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (3.67%) SCOM
7 4 (3.67%) WSUS
8 2 (1.83%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 2 (1.83%) SCDPM
9 1 (0.92%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.92%) StatsD
Vendors
1 44 (40.37%) VMware
2 34 (31.19%) Microsoft
3 25 (22.94%) Splunk
4 19 (17.43%) Cisco
5 18 (16.51%) Dell
6 12 (11.01%) F5
6 12 (11.01%) Oracle
7 11 (10.09%) Brocade
8 10 (9.17%) Red Hat
9 9 (8.26%) Infoblox
10 8 (7.34%) Citrix
10 8 (7.34%) EMC
11 6 (5.50%) IBM
11 6 (5.50%) NetApp
11 6 (5.50%) New Relic
11 6 (5.50%) Sun
11 6 (5.50%) Symantec
11 6 (5.50%) ThinPrint
11 6 (5.50%) Veritas
12 5 (4.59%) SaltStack
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