Period
to 24 January 2018

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 24 January 2018 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
24 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 109 75 107
Rank change year-on-year -34 +32 -15
Contract jobs citing DNS 19 31 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.83% 1.83% 0.93%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.19% 9.90% 5.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 20 9
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £406 £349 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.49% +0.36% +41.84%
10th Percentile £400 £295 £129
90th Percentile £441 £488 £517
South East median daily rate £375 £350 £348
% change year-on-year +7.14% +0.72% +2.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - £16.68
South East median hourly rate £23.14 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -15.85% +10.00% +25.00%

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 307 313 438
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 13.45% 18.51% 18.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 201 157
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +21.21%
10th Percentile £162 £263 £225
90th Percentile £550 £550 £542
South East median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 9 16
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £19.00 £15.00 £16.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.67% -6.98% +34.38%
10th Percentile £13.10 £13.00 £14.24
90th Percentile £55.50 £40.15 £20.00
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £22.38 £32.50
% change year-on-year -21.79% -31.15% +62.50%

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 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 24 January 2018. 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 -29 12 £406 +16.07% 8
DNS
South East

For the 6 months to 24 January 2018, 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 13 (68.42%) Ansible
2 10 (52.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (52.63%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (52.63%) DHCP
3 8 (42.11%) Cisco
3 8 (42.11%) LAN
3 8 (42.11%) WAN
3 8 (42.11%) Banking
3 8 (42.11%) Load Balancing
3 8 (42.11%) F5
4 7 (36.84%) OpenStack
5 6 (31.58%) Python
6 5 (26.32%) CCNP
6 5 (26.32%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (26.32%) VLAN
6 5 (26.32%) Telecoms
6 5 (26.32%) DevOps
7 4 (21.05%) Juniper
7 4 (21.05%) Windows
8 3 (15.79%) Linux
8 3 (15.79%) CCIE
8 3 (15.79%) Wireless
8 3 (15.79%) Firewall
8 3 (15.79%) Fortinet
8 3 (15.79%) CCIE Routing and Switching
8 3 (15.79%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 3 (15.79%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 2 (10.53%) Software-Defined Networking
9 2 (10.53%) CCDE
9 2 (10.53%) Windows 7

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 7 (36.84%) OpenStack
2 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.26%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (52.63%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (52.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (52.63%) DHCP
2 8 (42.11%) LAN
2 8 (42.11%) WAN
3 5 (26.32%) VLAN
4 3 (15.79%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 3 (15.79%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 3 (15.79%) Firewall
4 3 (15.79%) Wireless
5 2 (10.53%) BGP
5 2 (10.53%) OSPF
5 2 (10.53%) Software-Defined Networking
6 1 (5.26%) BIG-IP
6 1 (5.26%) NetScaler
6 1 (5.26%) Network Security
6 1 (5.26%) SAN
6 1 (5.26%) Skype
6 1 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MSI
General
1 8 (42.11%) Banking
2 5 (26.32%) Telecoms
3 2 (10.53%) Finance
3 2 (10.53%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Network Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Data Network Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) AWS Consultant
3 4 (21.05%) AWS DevOps
3 4 (21.05%) Azure Consultant
3 4 (21.05%) Azure DevOps
3 4 (21.05%) Consultant
3 4 (21.05%) Data Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) DevOps Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) AWS Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Azure Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Active Directory Migration Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Services Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Platform Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Data Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Server Migration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
1 1 (5.26%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Windows
2 3 (15.79%) Linux
3 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.26%) Unix
4 1 (5.26%) Windows 10
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Load Balancing
2 5 (26.32%) DevOps
3 2 (10.53%) Network Design
4 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.26%) High Availability
4 1 (5.26%) ITIL
4 1 (5.26%) Migration
4 1 (5.26%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) Python
2 1 (5.26%) Java
2 1 (5.26%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) VB
2 1 (5.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) CCNP
1 5 (26.32%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (15.79%) CCIE
2 3 (15.79%) CCIE Routing and Switching
3 2 (10.53%) CCDA
3 2 (10.53%) CCDE
3 2 (10.53%) CCDP
4 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.26%) XenApp
2 1 (5.26%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (68.42%) Ansible
2 2 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (10.53%) Puppet
3 1 (5.26%) AirWatch
3 1 (5.26%) EdgeSight
3 1 (5.26%) Rundeck
3 1 (5.26%) SCCM
3 1 (5.26%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Cisco
1 8 (42.11%) F5
2 4 (21.05%) Juniper
3 3 (15.79%) Fortinet
4 2 (10.53%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 2 (10.53%) CA
4 2 (10.53%) Citrix
4 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
4 2 (10.53%) VMware
5 1 (5.26%) 3PAR
5 1 (5.26%) Altiris
5 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint
5 1 (5.26%) EMC
5 1 (5.26%) HP
5 1 (5.26%) Ivanti
5 1 (5.26%) NetApp
5 1 (5.26%) SOTI