The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire with a requirement for DNS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 28 June 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)
East of England / Cambridgeshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 43 59
Rank change year-on-year +5 +16  
Contract jobs citing DNS 17 19 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 2.87% 3.19% 2.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.82% 24.05% 16.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 15
Median daily rate £200 £340 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -41.17% +7.93%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £325 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £598 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +7.69% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £19.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.90 £28.00 £20.19
% change year-on-year -28.92% +38.71%  

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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 123 79 113
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 20.78% 13.28% 14.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 45 59
Median daily rate £290 £413 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -29.69% +50.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £337 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £482 £625 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 8 28
Median hourly rate £21.44 £38.75 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -44.67% +68.47%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.84 £35.05 £20.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £45.25 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £31.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% +31.25%  

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire citing DNS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for DNS in Cambridgeshire

DNS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DNS in Cambridgeshire

DNS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DNS in Cambridgeshire over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DNS in Cambridgeshire

DNS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DNS in Cambridgeshire

DNS
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +2 16 £200 -41.17% 3
Peterborough +1 1 £193 - 1
DNS
East of England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for DNS.

1 26 (66.67%) DHCP
2 22 (56.41%) Windows
3 21 (53.85%) Active Directory
4 17 (43.59%) Windows Server
5 14 (35.90%) Microsoft
6 13 (33.33%) TCP/IP
6 13 (33.33%) Linux
7 11 (28.21%) Ubuntu
7 11 (28.21%) Office 365
8 10 (25.64%) Node.js
8 10 (25.64%) REST
8 10 (25.64%) IaaS
8 10 (25.64%) Opscode Chef
8 10 (25.64%) Git (software)
8 10 (25.64%) PaaS
8 10 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (25.64%) TDD
8 10 (25.64%) JSON
8 10 (25.64%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (25.64%) Kanban
8 10 (25.64%) Python
8 10 (25.64%) E-Commerce
8 10 (25.64%) JavaScript
8 10 (25.64%) .NET
8 10 (25.64%) HTTP
8 10 (25.64%) SOA
8 10 (25.64%) SSL
8 10 (25.64%) Firewall
8 10 (25.64%) Scrum
8 10 (25.64%) Docker

DNS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (7.69%) MS Exchange
1 3 (7.69%) Skype for Business
2 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.56%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.56%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (23.08%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (28.21%) Office 365
2 10 (25.64%) IaaS
2 10 (25.64%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (66.67%) DHCP
2 13 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 10 (25.64%) Firewall
3 10 (25.64%) HTTP
3 10 (25.64%) SSL
4 9 (23.08%) VPN
5 5 (12.82%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (10.26%) LAN
6 4 (10.26%) SAN
6 4 (10.26%) WAN
7 3 (7.69%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (7.69%) LDAP
8 2 (5.13%) IP Telephony
8 2 (5.13%) PuTTY
8 2 (5.13%) Wireless
8 2 (5.13%) WLAN
9 1 (2.56%) IPv4
9 1 (2.56%) Network Security
9 1 (2.56%) Unified Communications
9 1 (2.56%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (25.64%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (2.56%) Banking
1 1 (2.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (17.95%) Platform Engineer
2 5 (12.82%) Network Engineer
2 5 (12.82%) Support Engineer
3 4 (10.26%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (10.26%) E-Commerce Engineer
3 4 (10.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (10.26%) IT Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) Analyst
4 3 (7.69%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) Project Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) Project Support Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (5.13%) Administrator
5 2 (5.13%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Operations Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Support Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Technical Architect
5 2 (5.13%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (25.64%) .NET
1 10 (25.64%) JSON
1 10 (25.64%) Node.js
1 10 (25.64%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.13%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.56%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.56%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 22 (56.41%) Windows
2 17 (43.59%) Windows Server
3 13 (33.33%) Linux
4 11 (28.21%) Ubuntu
5 10 (25.64%) CoreOS
6 8 (20.51%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (20.51%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (17.95%) Windows 7
8 2 (5.13%) Apple iOS
8 2 (5.13%) Windows 10
8 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (2.56%) Android
9 1 (2.56%) CentOS
9 1 (2.56%) Mac OS
9 1 (2.56%) Mac OS X
9 1 (2.56%) Solaris
9 1 (2.56%) Unix
9 1 (2.56%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (25.64%) Continuous Delivery
1 10 (25.64%) Continuous Integration
1 10 (25.64%) E-Commerce
1 10 (25.64%) Kanban
1 10 (25.64%) Scrum
1 10 (25.64%) SOA
1 10 (25.64%) TDD
2 7 (17.95%) Virtual Environments
3 5 (12.82%) ITIL
3 5 (12.82%) Mobile Device Management
4 4 (10.26%) Project Management
5 2 (5.13%) DevOps
5 2 (5.13%) Software Engineering
6 1 (2.56%) Application Virtualisation
6 1 (2.56%) Change Control
6 1 (2.56%) Migration
6 1 (2.56%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.56%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.56%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 10 (25.64%) JavaScript
1 10 (25.64%) Python
2 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (12.82%) CCNA
3 3 (7.69%) CCNP
3 3 (7.69%) Degree
3 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (5.13%) Master's Degree
5 1 (2.56%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (53.85%) Active Directory
2 10 (25.64%) Docker
3 3 (7.69%) Hyper-V
3 3 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (5.13%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.56%) Firmware
5 1 (2.56%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (25.64%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 3 (7.69%) SCOrch
3 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (5.13%) SCCM
4 1 (2.56%) AirWatch
4 1 (2.56%) SCOM
4 1 (2.56%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 14 (35.90%) Microsoft
2 8 (20.51%) Cisco
3 7 (17.95%) VMware
4 4 (10.26%) Apple
5 3 (7.69%) Riverbed
6 2 (5.13%) Aruba
6 2 (5.13%) CheckPoint
6 2 (5.13%) Dell
6 2 (5.13%) Extreme Networks
6 2 (5.13%) Peregrine
6 2 (5.13%) Remedy
7 1 (2.56%) Citrix
7 1 (2.56%) Juniper
7 1 (2.56%) Oracle