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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 54 43
Rank change year-on-year +23 -11  
Contract jobs citing DNS 22 6 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 4.07% 0.95% 3.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.00% 6.90% 21.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 11
Median daily rate £419 £263 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +59.52% -19.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £263 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £263 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year - +1.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £19.00 - £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.43 £20.00 £24.38
% change year-on-year +17.12% -17.94%  

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 100 87 102
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 18.52% 13.72% 15.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 45 46
Median daily rate £375 £393 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.58% +20.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £290 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £441 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 14 19
Median hourly rate £22.50 £50.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -55.00% +42.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £42.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year -39.18% +25.42%  

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 +12 6 £325 +23.80% 8
Peterborough +3 5 £324 - 3
DNS
East of England

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 20 (64.52%) DHCP
2 15 (48.39%) Active Directory
3 14 (45.16%) Windows
4 13 (41.94%) TCP/IP
5 12 (38.71%) Linux
6 10 (32.26%) E-Commerce
6 10 (32.26%) Python
6 10 (32.26%) JavaScript
6 10 (32.26%) .NET
6 10 (32.26%) HTTP
6 10 (32.26%) SOA
6 10 (32.26%) Microsoft
6 10 (32.26%) SSL
6 10 (32.26%) Scrum
6 10 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (32.26%) TDD
6 10 (32.26%) Ubuntu
6 10 (32.26%) JSON
6 10 (32.26%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (32.26%) Kanban
6 10 (32.26%) Git (software)
6 10 (32.26%) PaaS
6 10 (32.26%) Node.js
6 10 (32.26%) REST
6 10 (32.26%) IaaS
6 10 (32.26%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (32.26%) Docker
6 10 (32.26%) CoreOS
6 10 (32.26%) Continuous Delivery
7 7 (22.58%) Windows Server

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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 (16.13%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (16.13%) MS Exchange
2 4 (12.90%) IIS
3 1 (3.23%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.23%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) MS Office
2 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (32.26%) IaaS
1 10 (32.26%) PaaS
2 3 (9.68%) Azure Active Directory
2 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (6.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (64.52%) DHCP
2 13 (41.94%) TCP/IP
3 10 (32.26%) HTTP
3 10 (32.26%) SSL
4 6 (19.35%) Firewall
4 6 (19.35%) LDAP
5 4 (12.90%) Kerberos
6 3 (9.68%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (9.68%) LAN
6 3 (9.68%) WAN
7 2 (6.45%) PuTTY
7 2 (6.45%) VPN
7 2 (6.45%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (6.45%) Wireless
7 2 (6.45%) WLAN
8 1 (3.23%) Internet
8 1 (3.23%) IPv4
8 1 (3.23%) SAN
8 1 (3.23%) VoIP
8 1 (3.23%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (32.26%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (3.23%) Banking
1 1 (3.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (22.58%) Platform Engineer
2 5 (16.13%) Administrator
2 5 (16.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (16.13%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (12.90%) E-Commerce Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) Network Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 3 (9.68%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (9.68%) Architect
4 3 (9.68%) Identity Management Administrator
4 3 (9.68%) Support Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Technical Architect
5 2 (6.45%) Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Help Desk Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Help Desk Support
5 2 (6.45%) Service Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Software Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (32.26%) .NET
1 10 (32.26%) JSON
1 10 (32.26%) Node.js
1 10 (32.26%) REST
2 3 (9.68%) OAuth
2 3 (9.68%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Clustering
1 4 (12.90%) PKI
2 2 (6.45%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.23%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 14 (45.16%) Windows
2 12 (38.71%) Linux
3 10 (32.26%) CoreOS
3 10 (32.26%) Ubuntu
4 7 (22.58%) Windows Server
4 7 (22.58%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (12.90%) Windows 7
7 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (3.23%) Android
8 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
8 1 (3.23%) Mac OS
8 1 (3.23%) Solaris
8 1 (3.23%) Windows 10
8 1 (3.23%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (32.26%) Continuous Delivery
1 10 (32.26%) Continuous Integration
1 10 (32.26%) E-Commerce
1 10 (32.26%) Kanban
1 10 (32.26%) Scrum
1 10 (32.26%) SOA
1 10 (32.26%) TDD
2 4 (12.90%) ITIL
3 3 (9.68%) Identity Management
3 3 (9.68%) Project Management
4 2 (6.45%) DevOps
4 2 (6.45%) Service Delivery
4 2 (6.45%) Software Engineering
5 1 (3.23%) Application Virtualisation
5 1 (3.23%) IT Strategy
5 1 (3.23%) Migration
5 1 (3.23%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.23%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 10 (32.26%) JavaScript
1 10 (32.26%) Python
2 6 (19.35%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) CCNA
1 4 (12.90%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (6.45%) Degree
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.23%) CCNP
3 1 (3.23%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (48.39%) Active Directory
2 10 (32.26%) Docker
3 1 (3.23%) Firmware
3 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.23%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (32.26%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (19.35%) WSUS
3 3 (9.68%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (6.45%) SCCM
5 1 (3.23%) AirWatch
5 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (3.23%) SCOM
5 1 (3.23%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 10 (32.26%) Microsoft
2 6 (19.35%) Cisco
3 4 (12.90%) Apple
3 4 (12.90%) Oracle
4 3 (9.68%) Dell
4 3 (9.68%) VMware
5 2 (6.45%) HP
5 2 (6.45%) IBM
5 2 (6.45%) Peregrine
5 2 (6.45%) Remedy
6 1 (3.23%) Citrix
6 1 (3.23%) Juniper
6 1 (3.23%) Riverbed