The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Croydon 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 29 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)
London / Croydon
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 30 21
Rank change year-on-year +12 -9  
Contract jobs citing DNS 10 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 6.06% 3.33% 2.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 26.32% 23.08% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 3
Median daily rate £468 £263 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +78.09% -25.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year - +2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.69 £20.00 £24.38
% change year-on-year +28.45% -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 Croydon with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Croydon
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 38 39 33
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Croydon 23.03% 14.44% 28.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 28 29
Median daily rate £463 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £250 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £463 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £20.00
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 Croydon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Croydon 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 Croydon

DNS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DNS in Croydon

DNS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DNS in Croydon

For the 6 months to 29 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 Croydon region with a requirement for DNS.

1 31 (93.94%) VMware
2 30 (90.91%) Security Cleared
3 29 (87.88%) SC Cleared
4 27 (81.82%) Puppet
5 23 (69.70%) ZABBIX
5 23 (69.70%) Jenkins
5 23 (69.70%) Continuous Integration
5 23 (69.70%) JIRA
5 23 (69.70%) PostgreSQL
6 22 (66.67%) Firewall
6 22 (66.67%) Oracle
6 22 (66.67%) Linux
7 21 (63.64%) VPN
7 21 (63.64%) Amazon AWS
8 20 (60.61%) Oracle Database 11g
8 20 (60.61%) Apache
8 20 (60.61%) Oracle Database
8 20 (60.61%) Ansible
8 20 (60.61%) Docker
8 20 (60.61%) Kubernetes
8 20 (60.61%) Elastic Stack
8 20 (60.61%) Terraform
9 19 (57.58%) CentOS
9 19 (57.58%) Hadoop
10 18 (54.55%) yum
10 18 (54.55%) DevOps
11 17 (51.52%) AppDynamics
11 17 (51.52%) Packer
11 17 (51.52%) Consul
12 15 (45.45%) Continuous Delivery

DNS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Croydon 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 20 (60.61%) Apache
2 13 (39.39%) Confluence
3 10 (30.30%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (21.21%) nginx
5 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (3.03%) MS Exchange
5 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (27.27%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 21 (63.64%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.03%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (3.03%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (3.03%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (3.03%) Amazon S3
2 1 (3.03%) Office 365
2 1 (3.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 22 (66.67%) Firewall
2 21 (63.64%) VPN
3 11 (33.33%) LDAP
4 10 (30.30%) OpenLDAP
4 10 (30.30%) OpenVPN
4 10 (30.30%) Reverse Proxy
4 10 (30.30%) SNMP
4 10 (30.30%) SSH
5 8 (24.24%) IPsec
5 8 (24.24%) WAN
6 7 (21.21%) LAN
7 4 (12.12%) SSL
8 3 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (6.06%) DHCP
10 1 (3.03%) Ethernet
10 1 (3.03%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 1 (3.03%) HTTP
10 1 (3.03%) Internet
10 1 (3.03%) VoIP
10 1 (3.03%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (69.70%) PostgreSQL
2 20 (60.61%) Oracle Database
2 20 (60.61%) Oracle Database 11g
3 19 (57.58%) Hadoop
4 1 (3.03%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 23 (69.70%) Jenkins
1 23 (69.70%) JIRA
2 13 (39.39%) Bitbucket
2 13 (39.39%) Git (software)
2 13 (39.39%) Sonatype Nexus
3 10 (30.30%) Ant
3 10 (30.30%) JUnit
3 10 (30.30%) Liquibase
3 10 (30.30%) Maven
3 10 (30.30%) SonarQube
4 9 (27.27%) JIRA Agile
5 3 (9.09%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (3.03%) Finance
1 1 (3.03%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (27.27%) Architect
1 9 (27.27%) Cloud Architect
2 8 (24.24%) Consultant
3 6 (18.18%) Administrator
3 6 (18.18%) AWS Architect
3 6 (18.18%) DevOps Engineer
3 6 (18.18%) Linux Administrator
3 6 (18.18%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 6 (18.18%) Systems Administrator
4 5 (15.15%) VMWare Administrator
4 5 (15.15%) Web Architect
5 4 (12.12%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (12.12%) Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (12.12%) Network Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) Senior Linux Administrator
5 4 (12.12%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
5 4 (12.12%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 4 (12.12%) Senior VMWare Administrator
6 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Senior Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (60.61%) Elastic Stack
2 12 (36.36%) Software Packaging
3 10 (30.30%) MCollective
3 10 (30.30%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 5 (15.15%) Web Services
5 1 (3.03%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 10 (30.30%) PKI
2 4 (12.12%) Spread Betting
3 1 (3.03%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.03%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.03%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 22 (66.67%) Linux
2 19 (57.58%) CentOS
3 10 (30.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (27.27%) Windows
4 9 (27.27%) Windows Server
5 8 (24.24%) Ubuntu
6 7 (21.21%) RancherOS
6 7 (21.21%) VyOS
7 1 (3.03%) Android
7 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
7 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
7 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (69.70%) Continuous Integration
2 18 (54.55%) DevOps
3 15 (45.45%) Continuous Delivery
4 14 (42.42%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (39.39%) Configuration Management
5 13 (39.39%) Scrum
5 13 (39.39%) Service Management
6 10 (30.30%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (27.27%) Identity Management
7 9 (27.27%) Workflow
8 6 (18.18%) Coaching
8 6 (18.18%) Server Building
9 3 (9.09%) Project Management
10 2 (6.06%) Case Management
11 1 (3.03%) ITIL
11 1 (3.03%) ITIL V3
11 1 (3.03%) Load Balancing
11 1 (3.03%) Service Delivery
11 1 (3.03%) Statistics
11 1 (3.03%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (27.27%) Bash Shell
1 9 (27.27%) Shell Script
2 2 (6.06%) Ruby
3 1 (3.03%) Groovy
3 1 (3.03%) Java
Qualifications
1 30 (90.91%) Security Cleared
2 29 (87.88%) SC Cleared
3 8 (24.24%) DV Cleared
4 3 (9.09%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (6.06%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (60.61%) Docker
2 13 (39.39%) vCloud
3 10 (30.30%) Postfix
3 10 (30.30%) Squid
4 8 (24.24%) KVM
4 8 (24.24%) VMware ESX
4 8 (24.24%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
6 1 (3.03%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 27 (81.82%) Puppet
2 23 (69.70%) ZABBIX
3 20 (60.61%) Ansible
3 20 (60.61%) Kubernetes
3 20 (60.61%) Terraform
4 18 (54.55%) yum
5 17 (51.52%) Consul
5 17 (51.52%) Packer
6 11 (33.33%) Rsyslog
7 10 (30.30%) Docker Swarm
7 10 (30.30%) Kibana
7 10 (30.30%) logstash
7 10 (30.30%) Rancher
8 7 (21.21%) HAProxy
9 3 (9.09%) FortiGate
9 3 (9.09%) Forum Sentry
10 1 (3.03%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 31 (93.94%) VMware
2 22 (66.67%) Oracle
3 17 (51.52%) AppDynamics
4 15 (45.45%) Atlassian
5 10 (30.30%) CA
5 10 (30.30%) Sonatype
6 8 (24.24%) Red Hat
7 7 (21.21%) Vyatta
8 4 (12.12%) Cisco
8 4 (12.12%) Juniper
9 3 (9.09%) AlienVault
9 3 (9.09%) Palo Alto
10 1 (3.03%) Blue Coat
10 1 (3.03%) CheckPoint
10 1 (3.03%) Citrix
10 1 (3.03%) F5
10 1 (3.03%) FireEye
10 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
10 1 (3.03%) Sourcefire