Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 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)
South London > Croydon
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 35 44
Rank change year-on-year -33 +9 -16
Contract jobs citing DNS 29 43 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 3.26% 7.96% 2.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.01% 27.56% 11.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 8 5
Croydon median daily rate £400 £491 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.58% +9.17% +25.44%
10th Percentile £365 £452 £350
90th Percentile £477 £541 £563
South London median daily rate £400 £475 £363
% change year-on-year -15.79% +31.03% +11.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Croydon median hourly rate - - -
South London median hourly rate £52.50 £50.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

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 Croydon with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Croydon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 138 156 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 15.51% 28.89% 19.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 66 39
Croydon median daily rate £495 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
10th Percentile £358 £313 £211
90th Percentile £698 £533 £528
South London median daily rate £469 £450 £350
% change year-on-year +4.17% +28.57% -1.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Croydon median hourly rate - - £13.50
South London median hourly rate £47.83 £44.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year +8.70% +83.33% +20.00%

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in Croydon

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DNS in Croydon over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 24 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 Croydon region with a requirement for DNS.

1 23 (79.31%) Security Cleared
2 22 (75.86%) SC Cleared
3 20 (68.97%) CentOS
3 20 (68.97%) Puppet
3 20 (68.97%) Linux
3 20 (68.97%) VMware
4 18 (62.07%) Bash Shell
5 17 (58.62%) Firewall
6 16 (55.17%) Windows
7 15 (51.72%) Windows Server
8 12 (41.38%) LDAP
8 12 (41.38%) Ubuntu
8 12 (41.38%) VMware Infrastructure
8 12 (41.38%) VMware ESXi
8 12 (41.38%) KVM
8 12 (41.38%) yum
8 12 (41.38%) DevOps
9 11 (37.93%) Terraform
9 11 (37.93%) Amazon AWS
9 11 (37.93%) Virtual Machines
10 10 (34.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 9 (31.03%) Red Hat
12 8 (27.59%) Configuration Management
12 8 (27.59%) HTTP
12 8 (27.59%) VPN
12 8 (27.59%) Apache
12 8 (27.59%) Tomcat
12 8 (27.59%) Java
12 8 (27.59%) Ant
12 8 (27.59%) JUnit

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 8 (27.59%) Apache
1 8 (27.59%) Confluence
1 8 (27.59%) Elasticsearch
1 8 (27.59%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 11 (37.93%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (27.59%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 8 (27.59%) Amazon EC2
2 8 (27.59%) Amazon ELB
2 8 (27.59%) Amazon S3
2 8 (27.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 3 (10.34%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (58.62%) Firewall
2 12 (41.38%) LDAP
3 8 (27.59%) HTTP
3 8 (27.59%) OpenLDAP
3 8 (27.59%) OpenVPN
3 8 (27.59%) SSH
3 8 (27.59%) VPN
4 6 (20.69%) DHCP
5 5 (17.24%) BGP
5 5 (17.24%) BIG-IP
5 5 (17.24%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (17.24%) EIGRP
5 5 (17.24%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 5 (17.24%) Internet
5 5 (17.24%) Network Security
5 5 (17.24%) SAN
5 5 (17.24%) SSL
5 5 (17.24%) VLAN
5 5 (17.24%) WAN
5 5 (17.24%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (27.59%) Amazon RDS
1 8 (27.59%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (27.59%) Ant
1 8 (27.59%) Bitbucket
1 8 (27.59%) Git (software)
1 8 (27.59%) Jenkins
1 8 (27.59%) JIRA
1 8 (27.59%) JUnit
1 8 (27.59%) Liquibase
1 8 (27.59%) Maven
1 8 (27.59%) SonarQube
1 8 (27.59%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 4 (13.79%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (41.38%) Administrator
1 12 (41.38%) Linux Administrator
1 12 (41.38%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 12 (41.38%) Systems Administrator
2 9 (31.03%) VMWare Administrator
3 8 (27.59%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (17.24%) Network Engineer
5 4 (13.79%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (13.79%) Support Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) AWS DevOps
6 3 (10.34%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) AWS Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) Mobile Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Senior Network Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) Rollout Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (27.59%) Elastic Stack
1 8 (27.59%) MCollective
1 8 (27.59%) REST
2 3 (10.34%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (27.59%) Data Centre
1 8 (27.59%) Linux Command Line
2 7 (24.14%) Spread Betting
3 5 (17.24%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.45%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 20 (68.97%) CentOS
1 20 (68.97%) Linux
2 16 (55.17%) Windows
3 15 (51.72%) Windows Server
4 12 (41.38%) Ubuntu
5 10 (34.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (10.34%) Windows 10
6 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (41.38%) DevOps
2 8 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (27.59%) Coaching
2 8 (27.59%) Configuration Management
2 8 (27.59%) Continuous Delivery
2 8 (27.59%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (27.59%) Load Balancing
2 8 (27.59%) Scrum
2 8 (27.59%) Service Management
2 8 (27.59%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (24.14%) Server Building
4 6 (20.69%) Service Delivery
5 5 (17.24%) DDoS Mitigation
5 5 (17.24%) High Availability
6 4 (13.79%) ITIL
6 4 (13.79%) ITIL V3
7 3 (10.34%) Incident Management
7 3 (10.34%) Mobile Device Management
7 3 (10.34%) Open Source
7 3 (10.34%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 18 (62.07%) Bash Shell
2 8 (27.59%) Groovy
2 8 (27.59%) Java
3 3 (10.34%) C
3 3 (10.34%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 23 (79.31%) Security Cleared
2 22 (75.86%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.90%) CCNP
3 2 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (6.90%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 12 (41.38%) KVM
1 12 (41.38%) VMware ESXi
1 12 (41.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (37.93%) Virtual Machines
3 8 (27.59%) Docker
3 8 (27.59%) Postfix
3 8 (27.59%) Squid
3 8 (27.59%) vCloud
4 5 (17.24%) ProxySG
5 4 (13.79%) Active Directory
6 3 (10.34%) iptables
Systems Management
1 20 (68.97%) Puppet
2 12 (41.38%) yum
3 11 (37.93%) Terraform
4 8 (27.59%) Ansible
4 8 (27.59%) Docker Swarm
4 8 (27.59%) Kibana
4 8 (27.59%) Kubernetes
4 8 (27.59%) logstash
4 8 (27.59%) Rancher
4 8 (27.59%) Rsyslog
4 8 (27.59%) Sysdig
4 8 (27.59%) ZABBIX
5 3 (10.34%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 20 (68.97%) VMware
2 9 (31.03%) Red Hat
3 8 (27.59%) Sonatype
4 5 (17.24%) Blue Coat
4 5 (17.24%) Cisco
4 5 (17.24%) Citrix
4 5 (17.24%) F5
4 5 (17.24%) Motorola
5 4 (13.79%) Arista
6 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
6 3 (10.34%) Palo Alto
7 1 (3.45%) CheckPoint