Period
to 22 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 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 22 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)
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 50 46
Rank change year-on-year +11 -4 +7
Contract jobs citing DNS 21 21 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 3.33% 2.70% 3.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.22% 17.80% 19.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 13 25
Cambridge median daily rate £200 £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -41.18% +4.62% +6.56%
10th Percentile £184 £313 £263
90th Percentile £348 £598 £394
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £213 £340 £325
% change year-on-year -37.50% +4.62% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Cambridge median hourly rate £19.00 - £43.00
10th Percentile £18.50 - £41.50
90th Percentile £19.50 - £44.50
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £19.00 - £43.00

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 Cambridge with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 138 118 157
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 21.87% 15.17% 18.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 60 83
Cambridge median daily rate £305 £413 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.06% +26.92% +4.42%
10th Percentile £154 £312 £207
90th Percentile £405 £553 £443
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £338 £413 £325
% change year-on-year -18.18% +26.92% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 23 31
Cambridge median hourly rate £37.50 £42.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.71% +104.88% -17.17%
10th Percentile £10.00 £36.00 £20.25
90th Percentile £47.65 £55.75 £50.00
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £33.50 £42.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year -20.24% +78.72% -5.05%

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

Job vacancy trend for DNS in Cambridge

DNS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DNS in Cambridge

DNS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DNS in Cambridge over the 6 months to 22 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DNS in Cambridge

DNS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DNS in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for DNS.

1 19 (90.48%) DHCP
2 17 (80.95%) Windows
2 17 (80.95%) Active Directory
3 15 (71.43%) Windows Server
4 12 (57.14%) Microsoft
5 10 (47.62%) Office 365
6 8 (38.10%) VPN
7 7 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
7 7 (33.33%) Virtual Environments
8 6 (28.57%) Windows 7
8 6 (28.57%) ITIL
9 5 (23.81%) Firewall
9 5 (23.81%) VMware
9 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (19.05%) Mobile Device Management
10 4 (19.05%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (19.05%) Project Management
10 4 (19.05%) Cisco
11 3 (14.29%) CCNP
11 3 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (14.29%) SAN
11 3 (14.29%) Apple
11 3 (14.29%) SLA
11 3 (14.29%) Linux
11 3 (14.29%) LDAP
11 3 (14.29%) SCOrch
11 3 (14.29%) Skype for Business
11 3 (14.29%) Hyper-V

DNS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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 (14.29%) Skype for Business
2 2 (9.52%) IIS
2 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.76%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (47.62%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (90.48%) DHCP
2 8 (38.10%) VPN
3 5 (23.81%) Firewall
4 4 (19.05%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (14.29%) LDAP
5 3 (14.29%) SAN
6 2 (9.52%) WAN
7 1 (4.76%) IP Telephony
7 1 (4.76%) IPv4
7 1 (4.76%) LAN
7 1 (4.76%) Network Security
7 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
7 1 (4.76%) Unified Communications
7 1 (4.76%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (4.76%) Banking
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (19.05%) 3rd Line Support
1 4 (19.05%) Support Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Analyst
2 3 (14.29%) IT Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Project Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Project Support Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Administrator
3 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Network Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Support Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) VMware Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (4.76%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Help Desk Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Help Desk Support
4 1 (4.76%) Service Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
1 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
1 1 (4.76%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 17 (80.95%) Windows
2 15 (71.43%) Windows Server
3 6 (28.57%) Windows 7
4 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (14.29%) Linux
6 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
6 1 (4.76%) CentOS
6 1 (4.76%) Mac OS X
6 1 (4.76%) Solaris
6 1 (4.76%) Ubuntu
6 1 (4.76%) Unix
6 1 (4.76%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Virtual Environments
2 6 (28.57%) ITIL
3 4 (19.05%) Mobile Device Management
3 4 (19.05%) Project Management
4 1 (4.76%) Migration
4 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.76%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) CCNP
1 3 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (14.29%) Degree
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (9.52%) CCNA
2 2 (9.52%) Master's Degree
3 1 (4.76%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (80.95%) Active Directory
2 3 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 2 (9.52%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (4.76%) Firmware
4 1 (4.76%) Terminal Server
4 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 3 (14.29%) SCOrch
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (4.76%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 12 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 5 (23.81%) VMware
3 4 (19.05%) Cisco
4 3 (14.29%) Apple
4 3 (14.29%) Riverbed
5 2 (9.52%) Aruba
5 2 (9.52%) CheckPoint
5 2 (9.52%) Dell
5 2 (9.52%) Extreme Networks
6 1 (4.76%) Juniper
6 1 (4.76%) Oracle