Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 51 54 52
Rank change year-on-year +3 -2 -6
Contract jobs citing DNS 4 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 0.86% 1.02% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.14% 8.96% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Devon median daily rate £275 £488 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -43.59% - -
South West median daily rate £285 £344 £338
% change year-on-year -17.09% +1.85% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Devon median hourly rate £9.00 £35.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -74.29% +133.33% -33.33%
10th Percentile £8.50 £35.00 £12.50
90th Percentile £9.50 £35.00 £17.50
South West median hourly rate £43.50 £47.50 £37.25
% change year-on-year -8.42% +27.52% +86.25%

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 56 67 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 12.04% 11.39% 13.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 44 17
Devon median daily rate £395 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.25% +18.52% +0.75%
10th Percentile £197 £190 £174
90th Percentile £505 £518 £406
South West median daily rate £375 £371 £350
% change year-on-year +1.08% +6.00% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 20
Devon median hourly rate £32.50 £39.50 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.72% +11.27% +57.78%
10th Percentile £10.70 £12.85 £15.00
90th Percentile £42.65 £41.35 £46.00
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £39.50 £34.75
% change year-on-year +7.59% +13.67% +6.92%

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 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 18 September 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 - 3 - -
Plymouth +13 1 £275 -43.59% 1
DNS
South West

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (50.00%) SolarWinds
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
4 1 (25.00%) Fortinet
4 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (25.00%) XenApp
4 1 (25.00%) nginx
4 1 (25.00%) HP
4 1 (25.00%) Citrix
4 1 (25.00%) vSphere
4 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (25.00%) Trend Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Office 365
4 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (25.00%) Vagrant
4 1 (25.00%) Ansible
4 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (25.00%) Vue.js
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (25.00%) Virtual Servers

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 1 (25.00%) Apache
1 1 (25.00%) IIS
1 1 (25.00%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) IPsec
1 1 (25.00%) SSL
1 1 (25.00%) VoIP
1 1 (25.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) IT Technician
1 1 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Systems Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Technician
1 1 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (25.00%) SUSE
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Security Management
2 1 (25.00%) Server Management
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PHP
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (25.00%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) vSphere
2 1 (25.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Ansible
1 1 (25.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (50.00%) SolarWinds
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) Fortinet
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) jetNEXUS