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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 21 May 2022 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
21 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 33 40 44
Rank change year-on-year +7 +4 +30
Contract jobs citing DNS 48 8 14
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 5.78% 1.62% 2.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 30.19% 10.67% 21.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 4 9
10th Percentile £363 - £375
25th Percentile £413 £313 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £425 £438 £425
Median % change year-on-year -2.86% +2.94% +91.01%
75th Percentile £488 £575 £525
90th Percentile - - £545
East of England median daily rate £438 £333 £400
% change year-on-year +31.58% -16.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £16.47 £14.11 -
Median % change year-on-year +16.73% - -
East of England median hourly rate £16.47 £23.21 £13.00
% change year-on-year -29.04% +78.54% -80.54%

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 159 75 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 19.13% 15.21% 11.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 38 41
10th Percentile £302 £234 £260
25th Percentile £313 £308 £325
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £425 £369 £392
Median % change year-on-year +15.25% -5.93% +15.29%
75th Percentile £491 £400 £438
90th Percentile £639 £523 £538
East of England median daily rate £425 £363 £415
% change year-on-year +17.24% -12.65% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 16 5
10th Percentile £13.25 - -
25th Percentile £15.25 £13.25 £15.25
Median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year +3.33% -28.57% -55.79%
75th Percentile £15.75 £20.00 £48.75
90th Percentile - £47.38 £54.00
East of England median hourly rate £15.50 £18.14 £14.50
% change year-on-year -14.53% +25.07% -19.44%

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for DNS in Cambridgeshire

DNS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing DNS in Cambridgeshire.

Daily rate trend for DNS in Cambridgeshire

DNS
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing DNS in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 21 May 2022.

Daily rate histogram for DNS in Cambridgeshire

DNS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing DNS in Cambridgeshire.

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 21 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Peterborough +1 27 £425 +30.77% 3
Cambridge +6 20 £425 - 4
DNS
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 May 2022, 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for DNS.

1 41 (85.42%) Windows
1 41 (85.42%) Active Directory
2 39 (81.25%) Microsoft 365
3 37 (77.08%) DHCP
4 32 (66.67%) Microsoft
5 31 (64.58%) Incident Management
6 29 (60.42%) Azure
6 29 (60.42%) AWS
6 29 (60.42%) Windows Server
7 28 (58.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 27 (56.25%) Skype for Business
8 27 (56.25%) SLA
8 27 (56.25%) Change Management
8 27 (56.25%) Identity Management
8 27 (56.25%) Replication
8 27 (56.25%) Skype
9 24 (50.00%) SQL
9 24 (50.00%) SCCM
10 23 (47.92%) VMware Infrastructure
10 23 (47.92%) VMware
11 22 (45.83%) vSphere
12 21 (43.75%) Exchange Server 2013
12 21 (43.75%) Hyper-V
12 21 (43.75%) SQL Server
12 21 (43.75%) Azure Active Directory
13 20 (41.67%) SCVMM
13 20 (41.67%) PKI
13 20 (41.67%) PaaS
13 20 (41.67%) IaaS
14 18 (37.50%) Social Skills

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 27 (56.25%) Skype for Business
2 21 (43.75%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (14.58%) MS Exchange
3 7 (14.58%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (4.17%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 39 (81.25%) Microsoft 365
2 29 (60.42%) AWS
2 29 (60.42%) Azure
3 21 (43.75%) Azure Active Directory
4 20 (41.67%) IaaS
4 20 (41.67%) PaaS
5 7 (14.58%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (14.58%) Amazon S3
5 7 (14.58%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 7 (14.58%) AWS Lambda
5 7 (14.58%) Azure Cosmos DB
5 7 (14.58%) OneDrive
5 7 (14.58%) Route 53
5 7 (14.58%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (4.17%) GCP
6 2 (4.17%) GitHub
7 1 (2.08%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 37 (77.08%) DHCP
2 27 (56.25%) Skype
3 12 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 10 (20.83%) SNMP
5 6 (12.50%) HTTP
5 6 (12.50%) HTTPS
5 6 (12.50%) IPsec
5 6 (12.50%) SSH
6 5 (10.42%) WebEx
7 3 (6.25%) Firewall
8 2 (4.17%) Wireless
9 1 (2.08%) LAN
9 1 (2.08%) SMTP
9 1 (2.08%) VPN
9 1 (2.08%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (43.75%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.08%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (10.42%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.08%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.08%) JIRA
General
1 18 (37.50%) Social Skills
2 2 (4.17%) Back Office
2 2 (4.17%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (4.17%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
Job Titles
1 28 (58.33%) Cloud Engineer
2 27 (56.25%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 20 (41.67%) Applications Engineer
4 6 (12.50%) Support Engineer
5 5 (10.42%) Technical Engineer
5 5 (10.42%) Technical Support
5 5 (10.42%) Technical Support Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Azure Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) IT Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Software Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Administrator
8 2 (4.17%) IT Manager
8 2 (4.17%) Linux Administrator
8 2 (4.17%) Linux Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Team Leader
9 1 (2.08%) 1st Line Support Engineer
9 1 (2.08%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 1 (2.08%) Desktop Team Leader
9 1 (2.08%) Help Desk Engineer
9 1 (2.08%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (25.00%) LDAP
2 1 (2.08%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 27 (56.25%) Replication
2 20 (41.67%) PKI
3 7 (14.58%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (6.25%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.08%) Analytical Mindset
5 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.08%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.08%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 41 (85.42%) Windows
2 29 (60.42%) Windows Server
3 28 (58.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (29.17%) Linux
5 10 (20.83%) Windows 10
6 9 (18.75%) Mac OS
6 9 (18.75%) Windows Server 2016
7 8 (16.67%) Windows Server 2019
8 7 (14.58%) Ubuntu
9 2 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (2.08%) CentOS
10 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (2.08%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (64.58%) Incident Management
2 27 (56.25%) Change Management
2 27 (56.25%) Identity Management
3 13 (27.08%) Mentoring
4 11 (22.92%) ITIL
4 11 (22.92%) Service Delivery
5 5 (10.42%) Task Automation
6 3 (6.25%) Desktop Virtualisation
6 3 (6.25%) Software Engineering
7 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure as Code
7 2 (4.17%) ITSM
7 2 (4.17%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (4.17%) Security Patching
7 2 (4.17%) Service Management
7 2 (4.17%) Technology Roadmap
8 1 (2.08%) Collaborative Working
8 1 (2.08%) Decision-Making
8 1 (2.08%) Infrastructure Automation
8 1 (2.08%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 1 (2.08%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (50.00%) SQL
2 9 (18.75%) PowerShell
3 6 (12.50%) Python
4 5 (10.42%) Bash
5 4 (8.33%) C-shell
6 1 (2.08%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (20.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 7 (14.58%) SC Cleared
2 7 (14.58%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.08%) A+ Certification
3 1 (2.08%) CCNA
3 1 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (56.25%) SLA
System Software
1 41 (85.42%) Active Directory
2 23 (47.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (45.83%) vSphere
4 21 (43.75%) Hyper-V
5 7 (14.58%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (12.50%) NFS
7 4 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (4.17%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (2.08%) Docker
9 1 (2.08%) Firmware
9 1 (2.08%) RHEV
9 1 (2.08%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 24 (50.00%) SCCM
2 20 (41.67%) SCVMM
3 8 (16.67%) Microsoft Intune
4 7 (14.58%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 6 (12.50%) Ansible
5 6 (12.50%) Jamf Pro
6 5 (10.42%) Puppet
7 4 (8.33%) HAProxy
7 4 (8.33%) Nagios
7 4 (8.33%) vCenter Server
8 2 (4.17%) Terraform
8 2 (4.17%) WSUS
9 1 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (2.08%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 32 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 23 (47.92%) VMware
3 11 (22.92%) Cisco
4 7 (14.58%) CloudEndure
5 5 (10.42%) Dell KACE
6 4 (8.33%) Dell
6 4 (8.33%) Fujitsu
6 4 (8.33%) HP
7 1 (2.08%) Citrix
7 1 (2.08%) Google
7 1 (2.08%) Meraki
7 1 (2.08%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.08%) SAP
7 1 (2.08%) ServiceNow
7 1 (2.08%) Sun