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 24 June 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 West / Dorset
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 - 29
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing DNS 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 1.54% - 0.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.65% - 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £463 - £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £328 £330
% change year-on-year +6.87% -0.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £28.25 £21.50
% change year-on-year -32.74% +31.39%  

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 43 51 23
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 33.08% 19.92% 11.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 34 11
Median daily rate £450 £393 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.64% +20.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £330 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £345
% change year-on-year +2.04% +6.52%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 3
Median hourly rate £39.50 £25.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +54.90% -43.33%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -13.84% +30.00%  

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing DNS in Dorset.

Contractor hourly rate trend for DNS in Dorset

DNS
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth - 1 £450 - 1
DNS
South West

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Palo Alto
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) Master's Degree
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) IPsec
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) GIAC
2 1 (50.00%) ISSAP
2 1 (50.00%) PKI
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (50.00%) Security Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Software Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Network Management
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) FortiGate
2 1 (50.00%) NX-OS
2 1 (50.00%) Telepresence
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft

DNS
Co-occurring 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) BGP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) EIGRP
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) IPsec
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) NX-OS
2 1 (50.00%) SCCP
2 1 (50.00%) TACACS
2 1 (50.00%) Telepresence
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) IT Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) IT Security Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Network Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) Network Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Network Management
1 1 (50.00%) Security Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Software Architecture
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) CISSP
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) GIAC
1 1 (50.00%) ISSAP
1 1 (50.00%) Master's Degree
1 1 (50.00%) MCSE
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) FortiGate
1 1 (50.00%) Netcool
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Palo Alto
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) McAfee
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft