Period
to 19 February 2019

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 19 February 2019 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
19 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 94 110 79
Rank change year-on-year +16 -31 +29
Contract jobs citing DNS 15 21 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.95% 0.96% 1.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.79% 6.84% 9.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 17
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £380 £400 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +15.11% +47.87%
10th Percentile £260 £339 £293
90th Percentile £449 £450 £488
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £340
% change year-on-year +6.67% +10.29% +0.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £34.00 - -
South East median hourly rate £47.83 £16.00 £27.44
% change year-on-year +198.94% -41.69% +30.67%

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 221 307 318
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 14.02% 13.97% 18.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 163 205
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £391 £420 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.85% +1.20% +3.75%
10th Percentile £300 £161 £263
90th Percentile £530 £550 £550
South East median daily rate £405 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +1.25% +1.14% +5.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 14 9
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £18.12 £38.75 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -53.25% +158.33% -7.69%
10th Percentile £13.94 £14.53 £13.85
90th Percentile £49.50 £56.63 £40.15
South East median hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year +5.56% -16.28% -38.57%

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 19 February 2019.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing DNS in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 19 February 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 19 February 2019. 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 +22 14 £380 -2.56% 14
DNS
South East

For the 6 months to 19 February 2019, 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%) ITIL
1 8 (53.33%) Windows
1 8 (53.33%) DHCP
2 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
3 6 (40.00%) Cisco
3 6 (40.00%) Configuration Management
3 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 6 (40.00%) Windows Server
4 5 (33.33%) DevOps
4 5 (33.33%) Change Management
4 5 (33.33%) Office 365
4 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 5 (33.33%) WAN
5 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
5 4 (26.67%) LAN
5 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (26.67%) Firewall
5 4 (26.67%) VMware
5 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (26.67%) F5
5 4 (26.67%) PowerShell
5 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (26.67%) DV Cleared
6 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (20.00%) Network Load Balancing
6 3 (20.00%) Nokia
6 3 (20.00%) Retail
6 3 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (20.00%) Git (software)

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 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
2 3 (20.00%) IIS
2 3 (20.00%) OpenStack
2 3 (20.00%) Skype for Business
3 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (6.67%) Apache
4 1 (6.67%) CMS
4 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (33.33%) Office 365
2 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (20.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (53.33%) DHCP
2 5 (33.33%) WAN
3 4 (26.67%) Firewall
3 4 (26.67%) LAN
4 3 (20.00%) NetScaler
4 3 (20.00%) Skype
5 2 (13.33%) Kerberos
5 2 (13.33%) SAN
5 2 (13.33%) SSL
6 1 (6.67%) iSCSI
6 1 (6.67%) Network Security
6 1 (6.67%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
6 1 (6.67%) VLAN
6 1 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) MySQL
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.67%) MSI
General
1 3 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 3 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 3 (20.00%) Analyst
1 3 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 3 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Messaging Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Messaging Support
2 2 (13.33%) Messaging Support Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Data Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) IT Services Manager
3 1 (6.67%) MySQL DBA
3 1 (6.67%) Python Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Server Specialist
3 1 (6.67%) Web Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) ADSI
1 2 (13.33%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Clustering
2 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Windows
2 6 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (13.33%) Linux
4 2 (13.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) ITIL
2 6 (40.00%) Configuration Management
3 5 (33.33%) Change Management
3 5 (33.33%) DevOps
4 3 (20.00%) Change Control
4 3 (20.00%) Deployment Automation
4 3 (20.00%) Network Load Balancing
4 3 (20.00%) Task Automation
5 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
5 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
5 2 (13.33%) Presales
5 2 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (13.33%) Server Management
6 1 (6.67%) Asset Management
6 1 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (6.67%) Server Monitoring
6 1 (6.67%) Service Management
6 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) PowerShell
2 3 (20.00%) Python
3 2 (13.33%) SQL
4 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
4 1 (6.67%) C-shell
4 1 (6.67%) Korn
4 1 (6.67%) Perl
4 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
4 1 (6.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (26.67%) DV Cleared
3 2 (13.33%) CCNA
3 2 (13.33%) CCNP
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (13.33%) MCSA
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (13.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (13.33%) Forefront TMG
3 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (13.33%) ISA Server
3 2 (13.33%) UAG
3 2 (13.33%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (6.67%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (6.67%) Samba
4 1 (6.67%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (6.67%) XenApp
4 1 (6.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) Ansible
1 3 (20.00%) Terraform
2 2 (13.33%) SCOM
2 2 (13.33%) WSUS
3 1 (6.67%) EdgeSight
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (6.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Cisco
2 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (26.67%) F5
3 4 (26.67%) VMware
4 3 (20.00%) Nokia
5 2 (13.33%) Brocade
5 2 (13.33%) Citrix
5 2 (13.33%) Forcepoint
5 2 (13.33%) McAfee
5 2 (13.33%) Remedy
6 1 (6.67%) 3PAR
6 1 (6.67%) Altiris
6 1 (6.67%) Centrify
6 1 (6.67%) Computacenter
6 1 (6.67%) Dell
6 1 (6.67%) EMC
6 1 (6.67%) HP
6 1 (6.67%) Ivanti
6 1 (6.67%) NetApp