Period
to 21 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Devon 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 February 2019 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 West > Devon
6 months to
21 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 38 55 49
Rank change year-on-year +17 -6 -2
Contract jobs citing DNS 15 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 3.18% 0.56% 1.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.73% 3.95% 12.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 8
Devon median daily rate £363 £450 £543
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.44% -17.17% +154.15%
10th Percentile £287 £425 £157
90th Percentile £396 £475 £589
South West median daily rate £400 £338 £330
% change year-on-year +18.52% +2.27% +1.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Devon median hourly rate £38.75 - -
South West median hourly rate £46.00 £22.50 £24.13
% change year-on-year +104.44% -6.74% +34.03%

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 Devon with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Devon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 66 76 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 13.98% 14.26% 12.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 46 36
Devon median daily rate £300 £425 £414
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -29.41% +2.72% +3.44%
10th Percentile £193 £170 £134
90th Percentile £401 £575 £575
South West median daily rate £388 £388 £350
% change year-on-year - +10.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 9
Devon median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.86% -1.33% +29.31%
10th Percentile £31.55 £15.50 £12.47
90th Percentile £151.69 £41.70 £39.30
South West median hourly rate £42.13 £27.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year +56.02% -29.87% +0.65%

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

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

Job vacancy trend for DNS in Devon

DNS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DNS in Devon

DNS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DNS in Devon over the 6 months to 21 February 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DNS in Devon

DNS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DNS in Devon

DNS
Contract Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the Devon region over the 6 months to 21 February 2019. 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
Job
Vacancies
Exeter +12 10 £355 -21.11% 1
DNS
South West

For the 6 months to 21 February 2019, 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 Devon region with a requirement for DNS.

1 14 (93.33%) Windows
1 14 (93.33%) Microsoft
1 14 (93.33%) Active Directory
1 14 (93.33%) Windows Server
2 11 (73.33%) SQL Server
3 10 (66.67%) Linux
3 10 (66.67%) VMware
4 9 (60.00%) ITIL
4 9 (60.00%) vSphere
5 8 (53.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (53.33%) DHCP
5 8 (53.33%) HP
5 8 (53.33%) Service Management
6 7 (46.67%) Nagios
6 7 (46.67%) SSL
6 7 (46.67%) Cisco
6 7 (46.67%) Red Hat
6 7 (46.67%) VPN
6 7 (46.67%) Apache
6 7 (46.67%) IIS
6 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (46.67%) nginx
6 7 (46.67%) SolarWinds
6 7 (46.67%) Security Management
6 7 (46.67%) IPsec
6 7 (46.67%) SUSE
6 7 (46.67%) Fortinet
6 7 (46.67%) Load Balancing
6 7 (46.67%) jetNEXUS
6 7 (46.67%) Data Centre

DNS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Devon 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 7 (46.67%) Apache
1 7 (46.67%) IIS
1 7 (46.67%) nginx
2 2 (13.33%) Skype for Business
3 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
3 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (53.33%) DHCP
2 7 (46.67%) IPsec
2 7 (46.67%) SSL
2 7 (46.67%) VPN
3 2 (13.33%) Skype
4 1 (6.67%) Firewall
4 1 (6.67%) HTTP
4 1 (6.67%) L2TP
4 1 (6.67%) MPLS
4 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (73.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
General
1 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Windows Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 1 (6.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (6.67%) Embedded Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Software Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) Software Packaging
2 1 (6.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) NHS
2 1 (6.67%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 14 (93.33%) Windows
1 14 (93.33%) Windows Server
2 10 (66.67%) Linux
3 7 (46.67%) SUSE
3 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (26.67%) Windows 10
5 4 (26.67%) Windows 7
6 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
6 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) ITIL
2 8 (53.33%) Service Management
3 7 (46.67%) Load Balancing
3 7 (46.67%) Security Management
4 5 (33.33%) Trend Analysis
5 2 (13.33%) Application Packaging
6 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (6.67%) Customer Requirements
6 1 (6.67%) Deep Packet Inspection
6 1 (6.67%) Embedded Software Development
6 1 (6.67%) ITSM
6 1 (6.67%) Open Source
6 1 (6.67%) Scrum
6 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
6 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
6 1 (6.67%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (13.33%) SQL
3 1 (6.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) DBS Check
2 1 (6.67%) MCSA
2 1 (6.67%) MCSE
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) PMO
System Software
1 14 (93.33%) Active Directory
2 9 (60.00%) vSphere
3 8 (53.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 5 (33.33%) Virtual Servers
5 4 (26.67%) XenApp
5 4 (26.67%) XenDesktop
6 2 (13.33%) Xen
6 2 (13.33%) XenServer
7 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (46.67%) Nagios
2 6 (40.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (93.33%) Microsoft
2 10 (66.67%) VMware
3 8 (53.33%) HP
4 7 (46.67%) Cisco
4 7 (46.67%) Fortinet
4 7 (46.67%) jetNEXUS
4 7 (46.67%) Red Hat
4 7 (46.67%) SolarWinds
5 4 (26.67%) Citrix
5 4 (26.67%) ServiceNow