The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 26 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Domain Name System (DNS)
London / City of London
Rank 115 107 112
Rank change year-on-year -8 +5  
Contract jobs citing DNS 39 52 83
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.30% 1.56% 1.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.30% 13.27% 11.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 43 65
Median daily rate £419 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.66% -3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £235 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £541
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year - +1.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 5
Median hourly rate - £19.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +1.60%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.69 £20.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year +25.31% -13.68%  

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 the City of London with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 345 392 693
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 11.52% 11.78% 13.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 291 506
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 11 13
Median hourly rate £19.00 £26.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.92% +39.03%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £19.00 £13.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.73 £30.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.85 £37.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -38.24% +23.33%  

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London 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 the City of London

DNS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DNS in the City of London

DNS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DNS in the City of London over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DNS in the City of London

DNS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DNS in the City of London

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 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 City of London region with a requirement for DNS.

1 58 (60.42%) Windows
2 51 (53.13%) DHCP
3 49 (51.04%) Active Directory
4 34 (35.42%) VMware
5 32 (33.33%) Windows Server
6 30 (31.25%) Microsoft
6 30 (31.25%) TCP/IP
7 28 (29.17%) Firewall
8 26 (27.08%) VMware Infrastructure
9 25 (26.04%) Windows Server 2008
10 24 (25.00%) Finance
11 23 (23.96%) Citrix
12 22 (22.92%) SSL
13 21 (21.88%) Linux
14 20 (20.83%) SAN
14 20 (20.83%) PowerShell
15 19 (19.79%) Cisco
16 17 (17.71%) SCCM
17 16 (16.67%) HTTP
17 16 (16.67%) SharePoint
18 15 (15.63%) MS Exchange
18 15 (15.63%) ITIL
18 15 (15.63%) Migration
18 15 (15.63%) Microsoft Azure
18 15 (15.63%) Amazon AWS
19 14 (14.58%) Windows Server 2012
19 14 (14.58%) SQL Server
20 13 (13.54%) DevOps
20 13 (13.54%) Windows 7
20 13 (13.54%) Hyper-V

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 16 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 15 (15.63%) MS Exchange
3 9 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (8.33%) IIS
5 6 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (5.21%) Skype for Business
7 4 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (3.13%) Apache
8 3 (3.13%) Tomcat
9 2 (2.08%) IBM Notes
9 2 (2.08%) JBoss
9 2 (2.08%) nginx
9 2 (2.08%) OpenStack
9 2 (2.08%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (1.04%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (1.04%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (1.04%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (7.29%) MS Excel
1 7 (7.29%) MS Office
2 2 (2.08%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.04%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (1.04%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 15 (15.63%) Amazon AWS
1 15 (15.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (9.38%) Office 365
3 7 (7.29%) IaaS
4 5 (5.21%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (4.17%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (3.13%) SaaS
7 2 (2.08%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (2.08%) Mimecast
7 2 (2.08%) PaaS
7 2 (2.08%) Yammer
8 1 (1.04%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (1.04%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (1.04%) Google Compute Engine
8 1 (1.04%) OneDrive
8 1 (1.04%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 51 (53.13%) DHCP
2 30 (31.25%) TCP/IP
3 28 (29.17%) Firewall
4 22 (22.92%) SSL
5 20 (20.83%) SAN
6 16 (16.67%) HTTP
7 10 (10.42%) Internet
7 10 (10.42%) LAN
7 10 (10.42%) WAN
8 8 (8.33%) IPsec
9 7 (7.29%) VPN
10 6 (6.25%) FTP
10 6 (6.25%) OSPF
11 5 (5.21%) BGP
11 5 (5.21%) Cisco Nexus
11 5 (5.21%) Skype
11 5 (5.21%) SMTP
12 4 (4.17%) Cisco ASA
12 4 (4.17%) NAS
12 4 (4.17%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (14.58%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.21%) MySQL
3 3 (3.13%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.08%) Big Data
4 2 (2.08%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.08%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.08%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.08%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.04%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.04%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (1.04%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (1.04%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.04%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.04%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (9.38%) Bower
1 9 (9.38%) Grunt
1 9 (9.38%) gulp
1 9 (9.38%) Jasmine
1 9 (9.38%) JSHint
1 9 (9.38%) Karma Test Runner
1 9 (9.38%) Maven
1 9 (9.38%) Protractor
1 9 (9.38%) QUnit
1 9 (9.38%) Selenium
1 9 (9.38%) webpack
2 5 (5.21%) Jenkins
3 4 (4.17%) Git (software)
4 3 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.04%) Artifactory
5 1 (1.04%) MSI
5 1 (1.04%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (1.04%) Subversion
5 1 (1.04%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.04%) Toad
General
1 24 (25.00%) Finance
2 11 (11.46%) Banking
3 2 (2.08%) Electronics
3 2 (2.08%) Law
3 2 (2.08%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.08%) Marketing
3 2 (2.08%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.04%) Games
4 1 (1.04%) Legal
4 1 (1.04%) Publishing
4 1 (1.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (14.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (11.46%) Architect
3 9 (9.38%) Developer
4 8 (8.33%) Administrator
4 8 (8.33%) Consultant
4 8 (8.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 7 (7.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 7 (7.29%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 7 (7.29%) Web Developer
6 6 (6.25%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (6.25%) Analyst
6 6 (6.25%) UI Developer
6 6 (6.25%) Web UI Developer
7 5 (5.21%) DevOps Engineer
7 5 (5.21%) Network Engineer
7 5 (5.21%) Windows Engineer
8 4 (4.17%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 4 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (4.17%) Support Engineer
8 4 (4.17%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.42%) JSON
1 10 (10.42%) REST
2 9 (9.38%) Ajax
2 9 (9.38%) AngularJS
2 9 (9.38%) Backbone.js
2 9 (9.38%) Compass CSS Framework
2 9 (9.38%) CSS
2 9 (9.38%) CSS3
2 9 (9.38%) DOM
2 9 (9.38%) Ember.js
2 9 (9.38%) HTML
2 9 (9.38%) HTML5
2 9 (9.38%) JSLint
2 9 (9.38%) LESS
2 9 (9.38%) React
2 9 (9.38%) Sass
3 4 (4.17%) .NET
3 4 (4.17%) LAMP
4 2 (2.08%) 802.1X
5 1 (1.04%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 9 (9.38%) Graphic Design
3 8 (8.33%) Replication
4 7 (7.29%) Management Information System
5 5 (5.21%) Clustering
6 4 (4.17%) Computer Science
7 3 (3.13%) Enterprise Storage
7 3 (3.13%) Private Cloud
8 2 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (2.08%) CMDB
8 2 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (2.08%) Mobile App
8 2 (2.08%) NHS
8 2 (2.08%) PKI
9 1 (1.04%) Derivative
9 1 (1.04%) Fat Client
9 1 (1.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (1.04%) Streaming Media
9 1 (1.04%) Thin Client
9 1 (1.04%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 58 (60.42%) Windows
2 32 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 25 (26.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (21.88%) Linux
5 14 (14.58%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (13.54%) Windows 7
7 11 (11.46%) Unix
7 11 (11.46%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (6.25%) Windows 10
9 5 (5.21%) Solaris
10 4 (4.17%) CentOS
11 3 (3.13%) Mac OS
11 3 (3.13%) Windows 8
11 3 (3.13%) Windows XP
12 2 (2.08%) AIX
12 2 (2.08%) Apple iOS
12 2 (2.08%) Mac OS X
13 1 (1.04%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (15.63%) ITIL
1 15 (15.63%) Migration
2 13 (13.54%) DevOps
3 9 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (9.38%) Configuration Management
3 9 (9.38%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (9.38%) MVC
3 9 (9.38%) Responsive Web Design
3 9 (9.38%) Web Design
4 8 (8.33%) High Availability
4 8 (8.33%) Load Balancing
4 8 (8.33%) Web Development
5 5 (5.21%) Application Packaging
5 5 (5.21%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (4.17%) Change Management
6 4 (4.17%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (4.17%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (4.17%) Server Building
7 3 (3.13%) Service Delivery
7 3 (3.13%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (20.83%) PowerShell
2 11 (11.46%) SQL
3 10 (10.42%) Python
4 9 (9.38%) JavaScript
5 8 (8.33%) Bash Shell
5 8 (8.33%) Java
6 7 (7.29%) Ruby
7 5 (5.21%) Perl
8 2 (2.08%) C
8 2 (2.08%) Korn
8 2 (2.08%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.08%) VB
9 1 (1.04%) C#
9 1 (1.04%) Go
9 1 (1.04%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.17%) CCNP
2 4 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (4.17%) Degree
3 3 (3.13%) DV Cleared
3 3 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (3.13%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.08%) CCIE
4 2 (2.08%) MCP
4 2 (2.08%) MCSA
4 2 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.04%) CCA
5 1 (1.04%) CCDP
5 1 (1.04%) CCNA
5 1 (1.04%) CCSE
5 1 (1.04%) CISA
5 1 (1.04%) CISM
5 1 (1.04%) CISSP
5 1 (1.04%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (2.08%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.04%) SLA
System Software
1 49 (51.04%) Active Directory
2 26 (27.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (13.54%) Hyper-V
4 8 (8.33%) XenApp
5 6 (6.25%) Virtual Desktop
6 5 (5.21%) VMware ESX
6 5 (5.21%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (4.17%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (3.13%) BitLocker
8 3 (3.13%) Terminal Services
8 3 (3.13%) XenDesktop
9 2 (2.08%) Docker
9 2 (2.08%) NFS
9 2 (2.08%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (2.08%) vSphere
9 2 (2.08%) XenServer
10 1 (1.04%) Firmware
10 1 (1.04%) Samba
10 1 (1.04%) Snort
10 1 (1.04%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 17 (17.71%) SCCM
2 7 (7.29%) Puppet
3 6 (6.25%) Ansible
3 6 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (5.21%) Nagios
5 4 (4.17%) NetBackup
5 4 (4.17%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (4.17%) SCOM
6 3 (3.13%) Backup Exec
6 3 (3.13%) Terraform
6 3 (3.13%) Tivoli
6 3 (3.13%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 2 (2.08%) Failover Clustering
7 2 (2.08%) Kubernetes
7 2 (2.08%) logstash
7 2 (2.08%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (2.08%) OSSEC
7 2 (2.08%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 2 (2.08%) SCOrch
7 2 (2.08%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 34 (35.42%) VMware
2 30 (31.25%) Microsoft
3 23 (23.96%) Citrix
4 19 (19.79%) Cisco
5 11 (11.46%) HP
6 10 (10.42%) NetApp
7 8 (8.33%) CheckPoint
8 7 (7.29%) Oracle
9 5 (5.21%) Remedy
9 5 (5.21%) Symantec
10 4 (4.17%) Apple
10 4 (4.17%) Blue Coat
10 4 (4.17%) EMC
10 4 (4.17%) F5
10 4 (4.17%) Juniper
11 3 (3.13%) Infoblox
11 3 (3.13%) LANDesk
11 3 (3.13%) MobileIron
11 3 (3.13%) Riverbed
11 3 (3.13%) Veeam
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