Period
to 19 July 2018

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 19 July 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)
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 39 41 51
Rank change year-on-year +2 +10 -11
Contract jobs citing DNS 17 21 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 2.76% 3.34% 2.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.67% 15.67% 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 12 13
Cambridge median daily rate £381 £200 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +90.63% -41.18% +4.62%
10th Percentile £306 £184 £313
90th Percentile £589 £348 £598
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £213 £340
% change year-on-year +76.47% -37.50% +4.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Cambridge median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.89% - -
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 -
% change year-on-year -7.89% - -

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 Cambridge with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Cambridge
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 102 134 119
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 16.59% 21.34% 15.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 70 60
Cambridge median daily rate £375 £303 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.97% -26.67% +26.92%
10th Percentile £230 £154 £310
90th Percentile £525 £407 £553
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £338 £413
% change year-on-year +11.11% -18.18% +26.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 35 23
Cambridge median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -10.71% +101.20%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.00 £36.05
90th Percentile £51.25 £47.65 £48.50
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £18.75 £33.50 £42.00
% change year-on-year -44.03% -20.24% +78.72%

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 19 July 2018.

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 19 July 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for DNS.

1 11 (64.71%) DHCP
2 10 (58.82%) Active Directory
3 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
4 8 (47.06%) ITIL
4 8 (47.06%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (41.18%) Windows
5 7 (41.18%) WSUS
6 6 (35.29%) PowerShell
6 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (29.41%) VMware
7 5 (29.41%) HP
8 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (23.53%) Linux
8 4 (23.53%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (23.53%) Azure Active Directory
8 4 (23.53%) Windows Server
9 3 (17.65%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
9 3 (17.65%) Single Sign-On
9 3 (17.65%) Puppet
9 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (17.65%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 3 (17.65%) ITIL V3
9 3 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
9 3 (17.65%) Bash Shell
9 3 (17.65%) Perl
9 3 (17.65%) Oracle
9 3 (17.65%) IIS
9 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Office
9 3 (17.65%) FTP
9 3 (17.65%) HTTP

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 (17.65%) Apache
1 3 (17.65%) IIS
1 3 (17.65%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (47.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (23.53%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (5.88%) IaaS
4 1 (5.88%) PaaS
4 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (64.71%) DHCP
2 3 (17.65%) FTP
2 3 (17.65%) HTTP
2 3 (17.65%) Kerberos
2 3 (17.65%) SSH
2 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
2 3 (17.65%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (17.65%) Marketing
2 1 (5.88%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Administrator
2 7 (41.18%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (17.65%) Desktop Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Desktop Support
3 3 (17.65%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Senior Desktop Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Senior Desktop Support
3 3 (17.65%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Senior Support Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Support Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Windows Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) Azure Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) Identity Management Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) Identity Management Specialist
4 2 (11.76%) VMWare Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Active Directory Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) LDAP
1 3 (17.65%) OAuth
1 3 (17.65%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Clustering
1 3 (17.65%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Windows
2 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (23.53%) Linux
3 4 (23.53%) Windows Server
3 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.88%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) ITIL
2 3 (17.65%) Identity Management
2 3 (17.65%) ITIL V3
3 2 (11.76%) Business Continuity
3 2 (11.76%) Change Management
3 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (11.76%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (11.76%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.88%) Coaching
4 1 (5.88%) DevOps
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (5.88%) Line Management
4 1 (5.88%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.88%) Low Latency
4 1 (5.88%) Machine Learning
4 1 (5.88%) Marketing Intelligence
4 1 (5.88%) Matrix Management
4 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.88%) Service Management
4 1 (5.88%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) PowerShell
2 3 (17.65%) Bash Shell
2 3 (17.65%) Perl
3 1 (5.88%) Python
3 1 (5.88%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (11.76%) MCSA
1 2 (11.76%) MCSE
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 10 (58.82%) Active Directory
2 4 (23.53%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (17.65%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
3 3 (17.65%) XenApp
4 1 (5.88%) Docker
4 1 (5.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (41.18%) WSUS
2 3 (17.65%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 3 (17.65%) Puppet
2 3 (17.65%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (5.88%) Ansible
3 1 (5.88%) Kubernetes
3 1 (5.88%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
2 5 (29.41%) HP
2 5 (29.41%) VMware
3 3 (17.65%) Apple
3 3 (17.65%) Citrix
3 3 (17.65%) Oracle
4 2 (11.76%) Dell
4 2 (11.76%) IBM
5 1 (5.88%) NetApp