Period
to 20 November 2018

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 20 November 2018 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
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 49 49
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 -1
Contract jobs citing DNS 7 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 1.51% 0.87% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.73% 7.69% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 1
Devon median daily rate £313 £488 £185
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -35.90% +163.51% -39.84%
10th Percentile £173 £384 £178
90th Percentile £384 £500 £193
South West median daily rate £375 £338 £340
% change year-on-year +11.11% -0.74% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Devon median hourly rate £9.00 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -74.29% - -
South West median hourly rate £47.00 £24.00 £37.25
% change year-on-year +95.83% -35.57% +112.86%

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 51 65 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 11.02% 11.32% 10.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 45 14
Devon median daily rate £296 £440 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.67% +67.62% -22.22%
10th Percentile £182 £191 £132
90th Percentile £499 £552 £383
South West median daily rate £388 £370 £350
% change year-on-year +4.73% +5.71% -4.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 12
Devon median hourly rate £30.50 £36.25 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.86% -6.45% +9.15%
10th Percentile £12.65 £11.72 £15.00
90th Percentile £39.15 £41.63 £46.00
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £31.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year +34.92% -4.55% -16.72%

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 20 November 2018.

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 20 November 2018. 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 - 5 £363 - 1
Plymouth +8 1 £275 -43.59% 1
DNS
South West

For the 6 months to 20 November 2018, 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 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (71.43%) HP
2 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 5 (71.43%) ITIL
2 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) SolarWinds
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
3 4 (57.14%) Virtual Servers
3 4 (57.14%) jetNEXUS
3 4 (57.14%) Data Centre
3 4 (57.14%) vSphere
3 4 (57.14%) nginx
3 4 (57.14%) Trend Analysis
3 4 (57.14%) Fortinet
3 4 (57.14%) Load Balancing
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
3 4 (57.14%) IIS
3 4 (57.14%) Apache
3 4 (57.14%) VPN
3 4 (57.14%) SSL
3 4 (57.14%) Cisco
3 4 (57.14%) Service Management
3 4 (57.14%) Security Management
3 4 (57.14%) IPsec
3 4 (57.14%) SUSE
3 4 (57.14%) Red Hat

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 4 (57.14%) Apache
1 4 (57.14%) IIS
1 4 (57.14%) nginx
2 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) IPsec
1 4 (57.14%) SSL
1 4 (57.14%) VPN
2 1 (14.29%) DHCP
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 1 (14.29%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (14.29%) 1st/2nd Line Support
1 1 (14.29%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) Administrator
1 1 (14.29%) Developer
1 1 (14.29%) IT Technician
1 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
1 1 (14.29%) Senior Systems Administrator
1 1 (14.29%) Senior Systems Developer
1 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Technician
1 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
1 1 (14.29%) CSS
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) NHS
2 1 (14.29%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
1 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
2 4 (57.14%) SUSE
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) ITIL
2 4 (57.14%) Load Balancing
2 4 (57.14%) Security Management
2 4 (57.14%) Service Management
2 4 (57.14%) Trend Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) Server Management
3 1 (14.29%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) PHP
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) DBS Check
1 1 (14.29%) MCSA
1 1 (14.29%) MCSE
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 4 (57.14%) Virtual Servers
3 4 (57.14%) vSphere
4 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) Nagios
2 1 (14.29%) Ansible
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) HP
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
1 5 (71.43%) SolarWinds
1 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) Fortinet
2 4 (57.14%) jetNEXUS
2 4 (57.14%) Red Hat