The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Dorset 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 27 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Domain Name System (DNS)
South West / Dorset
Rank - - 32
Contract jobs citing DNS 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset - - 0.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £115
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £343
% change year-on-year - +2.18%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.43 £20.50 £24.38
% change year-on-year +14.26% -15.89%  

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 Dorset with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Dorset
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 4 21 22
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 4.21% 9.01% 9.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 11
Median daily rate £328 £275 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.09% +22.22%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 1
Median hourly rate - £29.50 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +9.25%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -39.18% +23.33%  

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Dorset 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 Dorset

DNS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DNS in Dorset

DNS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DNS in Dorset

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 27 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 Dorset region with a requirement for DNS.

1 6 (100.00%) ITIL
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) LAN
1 6 (100.00%) DHCP
1 6 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 6 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (66.67%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (66.67%) Android
2 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) Apple iOS
2 4 (66.67%) VPN
2 4 (66.67%) X.509
2 4 (66.67%) MS Office
3 2 (33.33%) Service Management
3 2 (33.33%) ITSM
3 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (33.33%) Network Management
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) WAN
3 2 (33.33%) VMS
3 2 (33.33%) Client/Server
3 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 2 (33.33%) IPv4
3 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 1 (16.67%) Resource Allocation

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset 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 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (66.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) DHCP
1 6 (100.00%) LAN
1 6 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) VPN
2 4 (66.67%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (66.67%) X.509
3 2 (33.33%) IPv4
3 2 (33.33%) WAN
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 3 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 2 (33.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) IT Trainer
2 2 (33.33%) Trainer
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) ICT Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) ICT Support
3 1 (16.67%) ICT Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (66.67%) Android
2 4 (66.67%) Apple iOS
3 2 (33.33%) VMS
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) ITSM
2 2 (33.33%) Network Management
2 2 (33.33%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) Resource Allocation
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft