Period
to 25 July 2017

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 25 July 2017 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
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 103 88 92
Rank change year-on-year -15 +4 +19
Contract jobs citing DNS 26 22 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.22% 1.11% 1.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.39% 6.20% 9.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 18 24
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £340 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +6.25% +61.62%
10th Percentile £200 £295 £270
90th Percentile £438 £468 £480
South East median daily rate £360 £340 £375
% change year-on-year +5.88% -9.33% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - £26.00
South East median hourly rate £27.38 £35.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -22.87% +36.54% +67.74%

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

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 352 355 450
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 16.54% 17.84% 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 169 175
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £170 £250 £266
90th Percentile £550 £528 £533
South East median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 17
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £18.70 £13.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +43.85% -48.00% +58.73%
10th Percentile £15.40 £9.00 £9.70
90th Percentile £31.00 £19.50 £44.70
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £27.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -36.36% +5.77% +48.57%

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for DNS in Buckinghamshire

DNS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing DNS in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for DNS in Buckinghamshire

DNS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DNS in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DNS in Buckinghamshire

DNS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor 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 25 July 2017. 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 -17 18 £343 -19.88% 2
High Wycombe +4 2 £100 -59.18% 1
DNS
South East

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for DNS.

1 14 (53.85%) DHCP
1 14 (53.85%) Firewall
1 14 (53.85%) Microsoft Azure
1 14 (53.85%) Amazon AWS
1 14 (53.85%) Ansible
2 13 (50.00%) DevOps
2 13 (50.00%) OpenStack
3 9 (34.62%) Configuration Management
3 9 (34.62%) Windows
4 8 (30.77%) Active Directory
4 8 (30.77%) Finance
5 7 (26.92%) Spanish Language
6 6 (23.08%) Banking
6 6 (23.08%) VMware
7 5 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (19.23%) Data Centre
7 5 (19.23%) Windows Server
8 4 (15.38%) Migration
8 4 (15.38%) TCP/IP
8 4 (15.38%) Linux
9 3 (11.54%) Cisco
9 3 (11.54%) WAN
9 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (11.54%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (11.54%) F5
10 2 (7.69%) Workflow
10 2 (7.69%) Information Security
10 2 (7.69%) IVR
10 2 (7.69%) PowerShell
10 2 (7.69%) VMware Server

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 13 (50.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.85%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (53.85%) Amazon AWS
1 14 (53.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (53.85%) DHCP
1 14 (53.85%) Firewall
2 4 (15.38%) TCP/IP
3 3 (11.54%) WAN
4 2 (7.69%) Ethernet
4 2 (7.69%) Internet
4 2 (7.69%) SAN
4 2 (7.69%) VoIP
5 1 (3.85%) ADSL
5 1 (3.85%) BGP
5 1 (3.85%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (3.85%) IPv4
5 1 (3.85%) iSCSI
5 1 (3.85%) LAN
5 1 (3.85%) MPLS
5 1 (3.85%) Network Security
5 1 (3.85%) OSPF
5 1 (3.85%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MSI
General
1 8 (30.77%) Finance
2 7 (26.92%) Spanish Language
3 6 (23.08%) Banking
4 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (23.08%) Developer
2 5 (19.23%) AWS Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) AWS DevOps
3 4 (15.38%) Azure DevOps
4 3 (11.54%) Cloud Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Network Support
5 2 (7.69%) AWS Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) AWS Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Azure Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Azure Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Azure Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Database Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Migration Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Network Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Server Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Data Centre
2 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.69%) Client/Server
3 2 (7.69%) IVR
4 1 (3.85%) Driving Licence
4 1 (3.85%) e-Health
4 1 (3.85%) Mainframe
4 1 (3.85%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (34.62%) Windows
2 5 (19.23%) Windows Server
3 4 (15.38%) Linux
4 2 (7.69%) AIX
4 2 (7.69%) Unix
4 2 (7.69%) Windows NT
4 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.85%) CentOS
5 1 (3.85%) Debian
5 1 (3.85%) HPUX
5 1 (3.85%) Solaris
5 1 (3.85%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (50.00%) DevOps
2 9 (34.62%) Configuration Management
3 4 (15.38%) Migration
4 2 (7.69%) Computer Security
4 2 (7.69%) Information Security
4 2 (7.69%) SIEM
4 2 (7.69%) Workflow
5 1 (3.85%) Computer Forensics
5 1 (3.85%) Email Filtering
5 1 (3.85%) ITIL
5 1 (3.85%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (3.85%) Project Management
5 1 (3.85%) Security Operations
5 1 (3.85%) Virtual Environments
5 1 (3.85%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) PowerShell
1 2 (7.69%) SQL
2 1 (3.85%) VB
2 1 (3.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) CCNA
1 2 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.85%) DBS Check
2 1 (3.85%) MCITP
2 1 (3.85%) MCSA
2 1 (3.85%) MCSE
2 1 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 8 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 5 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (11.54%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (7.69%) Hyper-V
4 2 (7.69%) VMware Server
4 2 (7.69%) vSphere
5 1 (3.85%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (3.85%) Terminal Server
5 1 (3.85%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (3.85%) XenApp
5 1 (3.85%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (53.85%) Ansible
2 2 (7.69%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (7.69%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (3.85%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (3.85%) EdgeSight
3 1 (3.85%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) VMware
2 3 (11.54%) Cisco
2 3 (11.54%) F5
3 2 (7.69%) Avaya
3 2 (7.69%) Genesys
3 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.69%) NetApp
3 2 (7.69%) Remedy
4 1 (3.85%) AppSense
4 1 (3.85%) CA
4 1 (3.85%) Citrix
4 1 (3.85%) CommVault
4 1 (3.85%) Dell
4 1 (3.85%) EMC
4 1 (3.85%) EqualLogic
4 1 (3.85%) HP
4 1 (3.85%) Juniper
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle
4 1 (3.85%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.85%) SAP