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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 76 100 88
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -12
Contract jobs citing DNS 66 39 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.26% 1.30% 1.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.86% 9.42% 9.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 29 16
Median daily rate £431 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £208 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £460 £401
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £349 £313
% change year-on-year
-6.81% +11.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £12.75 £22.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.33% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.25 £20.09 £16.75
% change year-on-year
+40.59% +19.95%
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
444 414 284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 15.21% 13.85% 12.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 264 149
Median daily rate £403 £330 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.96% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £194 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £403
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 28 19
Median hourly rate £13.50 £22.00 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.63% +66.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £7.19 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £150.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +7.62%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +28 45 £425 +1.19% 20
South Yorkshire +1 14 £500 +173.97% 5
North Yorkshire 0 4 £78 -74.16% 1
Humberside - 1 £450 -
DNS
England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 66 (54.10%) VMware
2 63 (51.64%) Windows
3 60 (49.18%) DHCP
4 56 (45.90%) Linux
5 48 (39.34%) Microsoft
6 43 (35.25%) VMware Infrastructure
7 41 (33.61%) Active Directory
7 41 (33.61%) TCP/IP
7 41 (33.61%) Firewall
8 35 (28.69%) SSL
8 35 (28.69%) DevOps
8 35 (28.69%) Windows Server
9 32 (26.23%) Puppet
9 32 (26.23%) HTTP
10 30 (24.59%) Agile Software Development
11 27 (22.13%) Cisco
11 27 (22.13%) IIS
11 27 (22.13%) nginx
11 27 (22.13%) Opscode Chef
12 26 (21.31%) Jenkins
12 26 (21.31%) Tomcat
12 26 (21.31%) Internet
13 25 (20.49%) Continuous Integration
14 22 (18.03%) SAN
14 22 (18.03%) Continuous Delivery
15 21 (17.21%) Travis CI
15 21 (17.21%) FTP
15 21 (17.21%) IPsec
16 20 (16.39%) Ruby
16 20 (16.39%) Jetty

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 27 (22.13%) IIS
1 27 (22.13%) nginx
2 26 (21.31%) Tomcat
3 20 (16.39%) Jetty
3 20 (16.39%) WebSphere
4 13 (10.66%) Apache
5 11 (9.02%) MS Exchange
6 5 (4.10%) Cloud Foundry
6 5 (4.10%) Confluence
6 5 (4.10%) GlassFish
6 5 (4.10%) OpenStack
6 5 (4.10%) SAS
6 5 (4.10%) SharePoint
6 5 (4.10%) Skype for Business
7 3 (2.46%) CMS
7 3 (2.46%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (2.46%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (6.56%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.74%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 20 (16.39%) Cloud Computing
2 16 (13.11%) Office 365
3 14 (11.48%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (10.66%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (5.74%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (5.74%) Google App Engine
5 7 (5.74%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (1.64%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (1.64%) IaaS
6 2 (1.64%) PaaS
7 1 (0.82%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 60 (49.18%) DHCP
2 41 (33.61%) Firewall
2 41 (33.61%) TCP/IP
3 35 (28.69%) SSL
4 32 (26.23%) HTTP
5 26 (21.31%) Internet
6 22 (18.03%) SAN
7 21 (17.21%) FTP
7 21 (17.21%) IPsec
8 17 (13.93%) LAN
8 17 (13.93%) WAN
9 13 (10.66%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 13 (10.66%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 13 (10.66%) VPN
10 12 (9.84%) Intranet
11 11 (9.02%) Extranet
12 10 (8.20%) BIG-IP
13 6 (4.92%) MPLS
14 5 (4.10%) DSL
14 5 (4.10%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (16.39%) SQL Server
2 19 (15.57%) MongoDB
3 18 (14.75%) PostgreSQL
4 15 (12.30%) MySQL
5 5 (4.10%) Redis
6 3 (2.46%) RDBMS
6 3 (2.46%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.46%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.82%) GIS
8 1 (0.82%) Informix
8 1 (0.82%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.82%) QlikView
8 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 26 (21.31%) Jenkins
2 21 (17.21%) Travis CI
3 12 (9.84%) Git (software)
4 7 (5.74%) JIRA
5 5 (4.10%) Gitweb
5 5 (4.10%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (4.10%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (1.64%) Bitbucket
General
1 7 (5.74%) Finance
2 5 (4.10%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.46%) Banking
4 2 (1.64%) Electronics
4 2 (1.64%) Games
4 2 (1.64%) Law
4 2 (1.64%) Legal
4 2 (1.64%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.64%) Marketing
4 2 (1.64%) Publishing
5 1 (0.82%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 26 (21.31%) DevOps Engineer
2 15 (12.30%) Linux Engineer
3 14 (11.48%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 14 (11.48%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 11 (9.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (8.20%) Administrator
5 10 (8.20%) Developer
5 10 (8.20%) Network Engineer
6 9 (7.38%) Architect
7 8 (6.56%) Storage Specialist
8 7 (5.74%) Hardware Specialist
9 6 (4.92%) Design Engineer
9 6 (4.92%) Infrastructure Architect
9 6 (4.92%) Server Engineer
10 5 (4.10%) Analyst
10 5 (4.10%) Cloud Engineer
10 5 (4.10%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
10 5 (4.10%) Ruby Developer
10 5 (4.10%) Systems Administrator
11 4 (3.28%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (16.39%) Servlets
2 18 (14.75%) LAPP Stack
3 16 (13.11%) .NET
4 14 (11.48%) LAMP
5 13 (10.66%) LEMP Stack
6 7 (5.74%) J2EE
7 5 (4.10%) Node.js
7 5 (4.10%) RabbitMQ
8 4 (3.28%) ASP.NET
8 4 (3.28%) CSS
8 4 (3.28%) HTML
8 4 (3.28%) jQuery
8 4 (3.28%) XML
9 2 (1.64%) .NET Framework
9 2 (1.64%) ELK Stack
10 1 (0.82%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.38%) Public Cloud
2 6 (4.92%) Data Centre
2 6 (4.92%) NHS
3 5 (4.10%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 5 (4.10%) Microsoft Licensing
3 5 (4.10%) Replication
4 3 (2.46%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.46%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.64%) Clustering
5 2 (1.64%) FlexPod
5 2 (1.64%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (1.64%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.82%) CLARiiON
6 1 (0.82%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.82%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.82%) PKI
6 1 (0.82%) Psychology
6 1 (0.82%) Symmetrix
6 1 (0.82%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.82%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 63 (51.64%) Windows
2 56 (45.90%) Linux
3 35 (28.69%) Windows Server
4 18 (14.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (13.11%) Unix
6 14 (11.48%) CentOS
7 13 (10.66%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (9.02%) Ubuntu
9 7 (5.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (4.92%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (3.28%) Windows 7
11 4 (3.28%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.82%) Android
12 1 (0.82%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.82%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.82%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.82%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.82%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (28.69%) DevOps
2 30 (24.59%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (20.49%) Continuous Integration
4 22 (18.03%) Continuous Delivery
5 19 (15.57%) Load Balancing
6 14 (11.48%) Configuration Management
6 14 (11.48%) Scrum
7 13 (10.66%) Migration
8 12 (9.84%) TDD
9 9 (7.38%) ITIL
10 8 (6.56%) Open Source
11 7 (5.74%) Programme Management
11 7 (5.74%) Release Management
11 7 (5.74%) Web Development
12 6 (4.92%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (4.92%) Deep Packet Inspection
12 6 (4.92%) Security Patching
13 5 (4.10%) Software Licensing
13 5 (4.10%) Technical Analysis
13 5 (4.10%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 20 (16.39%) Bash Shell
1 20 (16.39%) Ruby
2 17 (13.93%) SQL
3 16 (13.11%) Python
4 11 (9.02%) Java
5 9 (7.38%) PHP
6 8 (6.56%) JavaScript
6 8 (6.56%) PowerShell
7 4 (3.28%) C#
8 2 (1.64%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.82%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (8.20%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (5.74%) Degree
3 6 (4.92%) CCNP
3 6 (4.92%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (4.10%) MCSE
4 5 (4.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (3.28%) Security Cleared
6 3 (2.46%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (2.46%) MCSA
6 3 (2.46%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.64%) CCIE
7 2 (1.64%) CCNA
7 2 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.64%) MCDST
7 2 (1.64%) MCITP
7 2 (1.64%) MCTS
8 1 (0.82%) CCDE
8 1 (0.82%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.82%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.28%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.64%) SLA
System Software
1 43 (35.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 41 (33.61%) Active Directory
3 12 (9.84%) Virtual Machines
4 10 (8.20%) Firmware
4 10 (8.20%) Hyper-V
4 10 (8.20%) VMware Server
5 8 (6.56%) vCloud
6 6 (4.92%) Xen
7 5 (4.10%) NFS
7 5 (4.10%) Squid
7 5 (4.10%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (2.46%) XenApp
9 2 (1.64%) Docker
9 2 (1.64%) MetaFrame
9 2 (1.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.82%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.82%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.82%) vSphere
10 1 (0.82%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 32 (26.23%) Puppet
2 27 (22.13%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (9.02%) SCCM
4 10 (8.20%) Ansible
5 6 (4.92%) Grafana
5 6 (4.92%) Nagios
6 5 (4.10%) Graphite
6 5 (4.10%) Graylog
6 5 (4.10%) HAProxy
6 5 (4.10%) Icinga
6 5 (4.10%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 5 (4.10%) SCOM
6 5 (4.10%) StatsD
6 5 (4.10%) Terraform
6 5 (4.10%) vMotion
7 4 (3.28%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 3 (2.46%) SCSM
9 2 (1.64%) Backup Exec
9 2 (1.64%) SCVMM
9 2 (1.64%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 66 (54.10%) VMware
2 48 (39.34%) Microsoft
3 27 (22.13%) Cisco
4 17 (13.93%) F5
5 16 (13.11%) Palo Alto
5 16 (13.11%) Red Hat
6 13 (10.66%) Dell
7 10 (8.20%) HP
8 8 (6.56%) CheckPoint
8 8 (6.56%) Citrix
9 7 (5.74%) Google
9 7 (5.74%) Oracle
9 7 (5.74%) Splunk
10 5 (4.10%) Fortinet
10 5 (4.10%) NETGEAR
10 5 (4.10%) New Relic
10 5 (4.10%) SonicWALL
11 3 (2.46%) Brocade
11 3 (2.46%) EMC
11 3 (2.46%) NetApp
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