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 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 86 78 102
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +24
Contract jobs citing DNS 52 63 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.82% 2.18% 1.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.79% 14.09% 11.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 43 26
Median daily rate £454 £313 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.28% -21.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £213 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 2
Median hourly rate £11.50 £14.00 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.85% +21.73%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +56.25%
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
377 447 281
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 13.20% 15.48% 11.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 286 156
Median daily rate £400 £295 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.59% -22.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £123 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £401
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £345 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.24% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 26 22
Median hourly rate £16.00 £16.87 £13.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.12% +23.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £71.00 £25.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+16.07% +40.00%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 -1 34 £450 +53.19% 18
South Yorkshire -7 13 £475 +72.72% 5
North Yorkshire -4 4 - - 2
DNS
England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 44 (47.31%) Windows
1 44 (47.31%) TCP/IP
2 39 (41.94%) Microsoft
3 37 (39.78%) DHCP
3 37 (39.78%) VMware
4 34 (36.56%) Linux
5 32 (34.41%) Active Directory
5 32 (34.41%) VMware Infrastructure
6 31 (33.33%) Firewall
7 27 (29.03%) SSL
8 25 (26.88%) Cisco
9 23 (24.73%) HTTP
9 23 (24.73%) Windows Server
10 22 (23.66%) DevOps
10 22 (23.66%) Puppet
11 21 (22.58%) IIS
12 20 (21.51%) WAN
12 20 (21.51%) LAN
12 20 (21.51%) Agile Software Development
13 18 (19.35%) SQL
13 18 (19.35%) Internet
14 17 (18.28%) Jenkins
15 16 (17.20%) SQL Server
15 16 (17.20%) Load Balancing
16 15 (16.13%) Tomcat
16 15 (16.13%) FTP
16 15 (16.13%) IPsec
17 14 (15.05%) Red Hat
17 14 (15.05%) Servlets
17 14 (15.05%) .NET

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 21 (22.58%) IIS
2 15 (16.13%) Tomcat
3 14 (15.05%) Jetty
3 14 (15.05%) nginx
3 14 (15.05%) WebSphere
4 11 (11.83%) MS Exchange
5 8 (8.60%) Apache
6 5 (5.38%) CMS
6 5 (5.38%) Skype for Business
7 3 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (1.08%) Apache Spark
8 1 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (1.08%) Oracle 10gAS
8 1 (1.08%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (1.08%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (1.08%) PowerExchange
8 1 (1.08%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.08%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 7 (7.53%) MS Office
2 6 (6.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (15.05%) Cloud Computing
2 9 (9.68%) Office 365
3 8 (8.60%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (7.53%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (7.53%) Google App Engine
4 7 (7.53%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (4.30%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (2.15%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (2.15%) IaaS
7 1 (1.08%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 44 (47.31%) TCP/IP
2 37 (39.78%) DHCP
3 31 (33.33%) Firewall
4 27 (29.03%) SSL
5 23 (24.73%) HTTP
6 20 (21.51%) LAN
6 20 (21.51%) WAN
7 18 (19.35%) Internet
8 15 (16.13%) FTP
8 15 (16.13%) IPsec
9 11 (11.83%) SAN
10 9 (9.68%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 9 (9.68%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 8 (8.60%) Extranet
11 8 (8.60%) Intranet
12 7 (7.53%) VPN
13 6 (6.45%) BIG-IP
14 3 (3.23%) Cisco ASA
14 3 (3.23%) Cisco Nexus
14 3 (3.23%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (17.20%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.60%) MongoDB
2 8 (8.60%) MySQL
3 7 (7.53%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (4.30%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.23%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.15%) GIS
7 1 (1.08%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.08%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.08%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.08%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.08%) HBase
7 1 (1.08%) Informix
7 1 (1.08%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.08%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.08%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.08%) QlikView
7 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 17 (18.28%) Jenkins
2 14 (15.05%) Travis CI
3 8 (8.60%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (2.15%) Bitbucket
4 2 (2.15%) JIRA
5 1 (1.08%) Log4j
5 1 (1.08%) Maven
General
1 9 (9.68%) Finance
2 3 (3.23%) Electronics
2 3 (3.23%) Manufacturing
2 3 (3.23%) Marketing
2 3 (3.23%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.15%) Games
4 1 (1.08%) Back Office
4 1 (1.08%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (16.13%) Network Engineer
2 14 (15.05%) Developer
3 12 (12.90%) Analyst
3 12 (12.90%) DevOps Engineer
4 8 (8.60%) Linux Engineer
5 7 (7.53%) Administrator
6 6 (6.45%) 2nd Line Support
6 6 (6.45%) Architect
6 6 (6.45%) Consultant
6 6 (6.45%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 6 (6.45%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 6 (6.45%) Ruby Developer
6 6 (6.45%) Server Engineer
7 5 (5.38%) Field Engineer
7 5 (5.38%) Network Field Engineer
7 5 (5.38%) Web Developer
8 4 (4.30%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 4 (4.30%) Infrastructure Architect
8 4 (4.30%) Infrastructure Manager
8 4 (4.30%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (15.05%) .NET
1 14 (15.05%) Servlets
2 8 (8.60%) J2EE
3 7 (7.53%) LAMP
4 6 (6.45%) ASP.NET
4 6 (6.45%) CSS
4 6 (6.45%) HTML
4 6 (6.45%) jQuery
4 6 (6.45%) LAPP Stack
4 6 (6.45%) LEMP Stack
4 6 (6.45%) XML
5 3 (3.23%) .NET Framework
6 2 (2.15%) ELK Stack
7 1 (1.08%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.38%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.23%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 3 (3.23%) PKI
3 3 (3.23%) Public Cloud
4 2 (2.15%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.15%) Clustering
4 2 (2.15%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (2.15%) Replication
4 2 (2.15%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.08%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.08%) CLARiiON
5 1 (1.08%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.08%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.08%) IBM XIV
5 1 (1.08%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.08%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (1.08%) Symmetrix
5 1 (1.08%) User Experience
5 1 (1.08%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 44 (47.31%) Windows
2 34 (36.56%) Linux
3 23 (24.73%) Windows Server
4 14 (15.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (13.98%) Unix
6 9 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (5.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (5.38%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (4.30%) Windows XP
9 3 (3.23%) Windows 7
10 2 (2.15%) AIX
10 2 (2.15%) Windows 2000
10 2 (2.15%) Windows NT
11 1 (1.08%) Android
11 1 (1.08%) Apple iOS
11 1 (1.08%) Mac OS
11 1 (1.08%) Solaris
11 1 (1.08%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (23.66%) DevOps
2 20 (21.51%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (17.20%) Load Balancing
4 14 (15.05%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (13.98%) Configuration Management
6 11 (11.83%) ITIL
7 8 (8.60%) Continuous Delivery
7 8 (8.60%) Open Source
7 8 (8.60%) TDD
8 7 (7.53%) Scrum
9 6 (6.45%) Server Building
9 6 (6.45%) Web Development
10 5 (5.38%) Content Management
10 5 (5.38%) Web Operations
11 4 (4.30%) Automated Testing
11 4 (4.30%) Deep Packet Inspection
11 4 (4.30%) Project Management
11 4 (4.30%) User Acceptance Testing
12 3 (3.23%) E-Commerce
12 3 (3.23%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (19.35%) SQL
2 13 (13.98%) Bash Shell
2 13 (13.98%) Ruby
3 11 (11.83%) Java
4 10 (10.75%) Python
5 8 (8.60%) JavaScript
6 7 (7.53%) C#
7 6 (6.45%) PowerShell
8 3 (3.23%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.08%) Bourne shell
9 1 (1.08%) PHP
9 1 (1.08%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (9.68%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (8.60%) CCNP
3 7 (7.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (6.45%) Security Cleared
5 5 (5.38%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (4.30%) SC Cleared
7 3 (3.23%) CCIE
7 3 (3.23%) CCNA
7 3 (3.23%) MCSA
8 2 (2.15%) CCDP
8 2 (2.15%) CTC Cleared
8 2 (2.15%) MCSE
9 1 (1.08%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (1.08%) CCDE
9 1 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.08%) MCITP
9 1 (1.08%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.08%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.08%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (34.41%) Active Directory
1 32 (34.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (8.60%) vCloud
3 7 (7.53%) Xen
4 6 (6.45%) Firmware
5 4 (4.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (3.23%) Hyper-V
6 3 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (3.23%) XenApp
7 2 (2.15%) DFS Replication
7 2 (2.15%) Docker
7 2 (2.15%) vSphere
8 1 (1.08%) HDFS
8 1 (1.08%) MetaFrame
8 1 (1.08%) NFS
8 1 (1.08%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.08%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 22 (23.66%) Puppet
2 11 (11.83%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (7.53%) SCCM
4 4 (4.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (3.23%) SCOM
6 2 (2.15%) SCVMM
7 1 (1.08%) Ansible
7 1 (1.08%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (1.08%) HP SIM
7 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (1.08%) NetBackup
7 1 (1.08%) QRadar
7 1 (1.08%) Salt
7 1 (1.08%) SCSM
7 1 (1.08%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 39 (41.94%) Microsoft
2 37 (39.78%) VMware
3 25 (26.88%) Cisco
4 14 (15.05%) F5
4 14 (15.05%) Red Hat
5 11 (11.83%) Palo Alto
6 8 (8.60%) Citrix
7 7 (7.53%) CheckPoint
7 7 (7.53%) Dell
7 7 (7.53%) Google
7 7 (7.53%) HP
8 6 (6.45%) Oracle
9 5 (5.38%) Splunk
10 4 (4.30%) EMC
10 4 (4.30%) Veeam
11 3 (3.23%) Brocade
11 3 (3.23%) Fortinet
11 3 (3.23%) Riverbed
11 3 (3.23%) SAP
12 2 (2.15%) WatchGuard
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