Period
to 28 October 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for DNS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited DNS over the 6 months to 28 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Domain Name System (DNS)
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
28 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 40 85 105
Rank change year-on-year +45 +20 +8
Contract jobs citing DNS 11 14 13
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 2.66% 1.01% 0.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.00% 8.64% 5.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 6
Median daily rate £491 £275 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +78.56% -29.49% +14.71%
10th Percentile £357 £156 £324
90th Percentile £550 £399 £579
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £31.50 £55.00 £42.34
% change year-on-year -42.73% +29.89% +82.98%

DNS is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 50 162 230
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 12.08% 11.65% 12.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 83 123
Median daily rate £432 £440 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.80% +17.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £250 £166 £288
90th Percentile £550 £550 £475
South East median daily rate £435 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +8.75% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 6
Median hourly rate £42.50 £16.50 £15.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +157.58% +3.61% -16.18%
10th Percentile £41.25 £11.66 £13.05
90th Percentile £43.75 £36.00 £23.27
Median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +73.91% +29.58%

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings citing DNS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for DNS in Buckinghamshire

DNS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing DNS in Buckinghamshire.

Daily rate trend for DNS in Buckinghamshire

DNS
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing DNS in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 28 October 2020.

Daily rate histogram for DNS in Buckinghamshire

DNS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing DNS in Buckinghamshire.

Hourly rate trend for DNS in Buckinghamshire

DNS
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 28 October 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +34 10 £550 +100.00% 3
DNS
South East

For the 6 months to 28 October 2020, IT contractor jobs citing DNS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for DNS.

1 8 (72.73%) Firewall
2 7 (63.64%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Azure
3 6 (54.55%) VPN
4 5 (45.45%) Linux
4 5 (45.45%) Migration
4 5 (45.45%) SC Cleared
4 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
5 4 (36.36%) Oracle Fusion
5 4 (36.36%) Oracle
5 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
5 4 (36.36%) PowerShell
5 4 (36.36%) PaaS
6 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (27.27%) Splunk
6 3 (27.27%) vSphere
6 3 (27.27%) Office 365
6 3 (27.27%) Vulnerability Management
6 3 (27.27%) IaaS
6 3 (27.27%) Ansible
6 3 (27.27%) Public Cloud
6 3 (27.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 3 (27.27%) Patch Management
6 3 (27.27%) Palo Alto
6 3 (27.27%) vRealize
6 3 (27.27%) VMware NSX
6 3 (27.27%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (27.27%) Service Management
6 3 (27.27%) Cisco
6 3 (27.27%) Microsoft

DNS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 1 (9.09%) Apache
2 1 (9.09%) nginx
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 1 (9.09%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (63.64%) Azure
2 4 (36.36%) PaaS
3 3 (27.27%) IaaS
3 3 (27.27%) Office 365
4 2 (18.18%) AWS
4 2 (18.18%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (9.09%) Datadog
5 1 (9.09%) OneDrive
5 1 (9.09%) Power Platform
5 1 (9.09%) SaaS
5 1 (9.09%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 8 (72.73%) Firewall
2 6 (54.55%) VPN
3 3 (27.27%) DHCP
3 3 (27.27%) WAN
4 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
5 1 (9.09%) BGP
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (9.09%) DMZ
5 1 (9.09%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (9.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (9.09%) NetScaler
5 1 (9.09%) OSPF
5 1 (9.09%) SAN
5 1 (9.09%) SSL
5 1 (9.09%) VSAN
5 1 (9.09%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle ODI
1 1 (9.09%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 2 (18.18%) Public Sector
2 1 (9.09%) Spanish Language
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Citrix Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) IT Manager
2 1 (9.09%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Platform Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) SCCM Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Senior Citrix Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Senior IT Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Senior IT Project Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Senior Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Senior Operations Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Senior Project Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Technical Architect
2 1 (9.09%) Technical Design Architect
2 1 (9.09%) Technical Leader
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (9.09%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) Middleware
2 1 (9.09%) SAML
2 1 (9.09%) Spine.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 3 (27.27%) Public Cloud
2 2 (18.18%) iPhone
3 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
3 1 (9.09%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (9.09%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Linux
3 2 (18.18%) Apple iOS
3 2 (18.18%) Windows 10
3 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2016
4 1 (9.09%) Data ONTAP
4 1 (9.09%) Ubuntu
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Migration
2 3 (27.27%) Patch Management
2 3 (27.27%) Service Management
2 3 (27.27%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (18.18%) High Availability
3 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Automation
3 2 (18.18%) Network Virtualisation
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) Business Transformation
4 1 (9.09%) Dashboard Development
4 1 (9.09%) DevOps
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
4 1 (9.09%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 1 (9.09%) Process Improvement
4 1 (9.09%) Project Delivery
4 1 (9.09%) Security Architecture
4 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (9.09%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 1 (9.09%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) PowerShell
2 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
3 1 (9.09%) C
3 1 (9.09%) Python
3 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) SC Cleared
1 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) CCNA
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (18.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (9.09%) MCITP
3 1 (9.09%) MCSA
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 3 (27.27%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (27.27%) VMware NSX
2 3 (27.27%) vSphere
3 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
3 1 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (9.09%) XenApp
3 1 (9.09%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) Ansible
1 3 (27.27%) Nessus
1 3 (27.27%) vRealize
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (18.18%) SCOM
2 2 (18.18%) vRealize Orchestrator
3 1 (9.09%) SCCM
3 1 (9.09%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (9.09%) WMI
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle
2 3 (27.27%) Cisco
2 3 (27.27%) Fortinet
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) Palo Alto
2 3 (27.27%) Splunk
2 3 (27.27%) VMware
3 1 (9.09%) Capita
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix
3 1 (9.09%) F5
3 1 (9.09%) Infoblox
3 1 (9.09%) NetApp
3 1 (9.09%) SolarWinds