Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 65 87
Rank change year-on-year -9 +22 -19
Contract jobs citing DNS 22 17 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.57% 1.52% 1.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.97% 12.23% 11.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 16
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £200 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -42.86% -6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £184 £307 £269
90th Percentile £306 £440 £468
East of England median daily rate £295 £350 £325
% change year-on-year -15.71% +7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £14.00 - £13.00
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £31.56 £21.53
% change year-on-year -44.54% +46.60% -3.80%

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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 276 139 204
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 19.71% 12.40% 12.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 37 93
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% +12.00%
10th Percentile £177 £210 £185
90th Percentile £471 £510 £475
East of England median daily rate £370 £363 £375
% change year-on-year +2.07% -3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 31 53
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £40.50 £39.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.53% +9.72% +41.18%
10th Percentile £13.70 £15.75 £20.25
90th Percentile £49.75 £77.50 £57.50
East of England median hourly rate £25.00 £36.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -30.56% +20.00% +22.45%

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

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 6 months to 19 November 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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
Cambridge -2 17 £200 -42.86% 5
Peterborough - 3 £193 -
Huntingdon - 1 - - 1
DNS
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 19 (86.36%) Active Directory
2 16 (72.73%) DHCP
3 15 (68.18%) Microsoft
4 14 (63.64%) Windows
5 9 (40.91%) Office 365
6 8 (36.36%) Windows Server
6 8 (36.36%) Microsoft Office
7 7 (31.82%) Virtual Environments
8 6 (27.27%) PowerShell
9 5 (22.73%) MVC
9 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (22.73%) Subversion
9 5 (22.73%) Content Management
9 5 (22.73%) Web Services
9 5 (22.73%) VBScript
9 5 (22.73%) Configuration Management
9 5 (22.73%) SDL Web 8
9 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (22.73%) Atlassian
9 5 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (22.73%) CMS
9 5 (22.73%) Octopus Deploy
9 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Azure
9 5 (22.73%) Amazon AWS
9 5 (22.73%) Virtual Team
10 4 (18.18%) Mobile Device Management
10 4 (18.18%) Degree
10 4 (18.18%) VPN
10 4 (18.18%) Linux
10 4 (18.18%) SharePoint

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 5 (22.73%) CMS
2 4 (18.18%) SharePoint
3 2 (9.09%) SAS
4 1 (4.55%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (4.55%) IIS
4 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (36.36%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (22.73%) SDL Web 8
2 1 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (40.91%) Office 365
2 5 (22.73%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.55%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 16 (72.73%) DHCP
2 4 (18.18%) VPN
3 2 (9.09%) LDAP
3 2 (9.09%) SAN
3 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.55%) Skype
4 1 (4.55%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Octopus Deploy
1 5 (22.73%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Analyst
1 6 (27.27%) Support Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Architect
3 3 (13.64%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (13.64%) Project Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Project Support Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Support Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Administrator
4 2 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Desktop Support
4 2 (9.09%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Service Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) VMware Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle DBA
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Virtual Team
2 2 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.09%) iPad
3 1 (4.55%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.55%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 14 (63.64%) Windows
2 8 (36.36%) Windows Server
3 4 (18.18%) Linux
4 3 (13.64%) Unix
5 2 (9.09%) SUSE
5 2 (9.09%) Windows 7
6 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
6 1 (4.55%) CentOS
6 1 (4.55%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Virtual Environments
2 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (22.73%) Configuration Management
2 5 (22.73%) Content Management
2 5 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (22.73%) MVC
3 4 (18.18%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (9.09%) ITIL
5 1 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (4.55%) Change Control
5 1 (4.55%) CRM
5 1 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (4.55%) Project Management
5 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) PowerShell
2 5 (22.73%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (18.18%) Degree
3 2 (9.09%) MCITP
3 2 (9.09%) MCSE
4 1 (4.55%) A+ Certification
4 1 (4.55%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (86.36%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.55%) Terminal Server
3 1 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) SCCM
1 1 (4.55%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 15 (68.18%) Microsoft
2 5 (22.73%) Atlassian
3 3 (13.64%) VMware
4 2 (9.09%) Oracle
5 1 (4.55%) Apple
5 1 (4.55%) Google
5 1 (4.55%) HP