Period
to 24 September 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 September 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 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 104 113 95
Rank change year-on-year +9 -18 +2
Contract jobs citing DNS 15 22 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.80% 0.99% 1.01%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.18% 7.46% 5.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 14
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £413 £319 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.41% -25.44% +6.88%
10th Percentile £342 £160 £365
90th Percentile £593 £362 £481
South East median daily rate £380 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +8.57% - -2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £42.34 £23.14 £35.50
% change year-on-year +82.98% -34.82% +23.48%

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 209 295 302
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 11.16% 13.28% 17.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 142 156
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £410 £395 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.80% -7.06% +6.25%
10th Percentile £300 £131 £234
90th Percentile £500 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £411 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +2.75% +3.90% +4.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 16
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.53% +31.03% -17.14%
10th Percentile £13.50 £15.20 £9.00
90th Percentile £55.00 £40.20 £19.50
South East median hourly rate £22.75 £17.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year +28.17% -29.00% +11.11%

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 24 September 2018.

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 24 September 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 +11 13 £412 +22.07% 5
High Wycombe -2 1 £413 +312.50% 1
Beaconsfield - 1 £525 -
DNS
South East

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 8 (53.33%) Windows
1 8 (53.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (46.67%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (46.67%) ITIL
2 7 (46.67%) DHCP
3 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 5 (33.33%) SSL
4 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 5 (33.33%) Unix
4 5 (33.33%) Linux
4 5 (33.33%) F5
5 4 (26.67%) Ansible
5 4 (26.67%) Load Balancing
5 4 (26.67%) Python
5 4 (26.67%) Cisco
5 4 (26.67%) LAN
5 4 (26.67%) WAN
5 4 (26.67%) Firewall
6 3 (20.00%) Clustering
6 3 (20.00%) OSPF
6 3 (20.00%) BGP
6 3 (20.00%) Kerberos
6 3 (20.00%) IBM
6 3 (20.00%) Java
6 3 (20.00%) Spring
6 3 (20.00%) Google
6 3 (20.00%) VLAN
6 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
6 3 (20.00%) nginx
6 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared

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 (20.00%) nginx
2 2 (13.33%) Apache
2 2 (13.33%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (13.33%) IIS
2 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (13.33%) NetWeaver
2 2 (13.33%) OpenStack
2 2 (13.33%) Skype for Business
2 2 (13.33%) WebSphere
3 1 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 8 (53.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (46.67%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (20.00%) IaaS
3 3 (20.00%) Office 365
4 2 (13.33%) GitHub
4 2 (13.33%) Google Analytics
4 2 (13.33%) PaaS
4 2 (13.33%) SaaS
4 2 (13.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (6.67%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (6.67%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (6.67%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) DHCP
2 5 (33.33%) SSL
3 4 (26.67%) Firewall
3 4 (26.67%) LAN
3 4 (26.67%) WAN
4 3 (20.00%) BGP
4 3 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 3 (20.00%) Kerberos
4 3 (20.00%) OSPF
4 3 (20.00%) VLAN
5 2 (13.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 2 (13.33%) HTTP
5 2 (13.33%) NetScaler
5 2 (13.33%) Skype
5 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
5 2 (13.33%) VPN
5 2 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (6.67%) Internet
6 1 (6.67%) Wireless
6 1 (6.67%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) GIS
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.67%) Artifactory
2 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.67%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 3 (20.00%) Retail
2 2 (13.33%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Network Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Architect
2 3 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Data Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Data Network Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Digital Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Digital Technical Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Messaging Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Messaging Support
3 2 (13.33%) Messaging Support Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Network Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Network Services Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Service Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Technical Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) Spring
2 2 (13.33%) ADSI
2 2 (13.33%) Hibernate
2 2 (13.33%) J2EE
2 2 (13.33%) LAMP
2 2 (13.33%) LDAP
2 2 (13.33%) Middleware
2 2 (13.33%) SAML
3 1 (6.67%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (6.67%) Apache Camel
3 1 (6.67%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Clustering
1 3 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) Mainframe
3 1 (6.67%) New Media
3 1 (6.67%) N-Tier
3 1 (6.67%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) Linux
2 5 (33.33%) Unix
3 3 (20.00%) Apple iOS
3 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (13.33%) Android
4 2 (13.33%) DC/OS
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (6.67%) CentOS
5 1 (6.67%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) ITIL
2 4 (26.67%) Load Balancing
3 3 (20.00%) Decision-Making
3 3 (20.00%) DevOps
4 2 (13.33%) Analytics
4 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (13.33%) Deployment Automation
4 2 (13.33%) ITIL V3
4 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
4 2 (13.33%) Microservices
4 2 (13.33%) Network Load Balancing
4 2 (13.33%) Open Source
4 2 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (13.33%) Presales
4 2 (13.33%) Problem Management
4 2 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) Task Automation
4 2 (13.33%) TOGAF
4 2 (13.33%) Trend Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) Python
2 3 (20.00%) Java
3 2 (13.33%) PHP
3 2 (13.33%) PL/SQL
3 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
3 2 (13.33%) SQL
4 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) CCNA
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (13.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) Ansible
2 2 (13.33%) Kubernetes
2 2 (13.33%) Terraform
3 1 (6.67%) Kibana
3 1 (6.67%) logstash
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (6.67%) Puppet
3 1 (6.67%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) F5
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (26.67%) Cisco
3 3 (20.00%) Google
3 3 (20.00%) IBM
4 2 (13.33%) ATG
4 2 (13.33%) Demandware
4 2 (13.33%) hybris
4 2 (13.33%) McAfee
4 2 (13.33%) Nokia
4 2 (13.33%) Oracle
4 2 (13.33%) SAP
5 1 (6.67%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 1 (6.67%) Juniper
5 1 (6.67%) Percona