The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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)
England / East Midlands
Rank 61 70 67
Rank change year-on-year +9 -3  
Contract jobs citing DNS 38 25 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.55% 1.54% 1.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.35% 14.97% 16.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 17 11
Median daily rate £315 £275 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.54% -8.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £180 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £432 £354 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £343
% change year-on-year - +2.18%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 6
Median hourly rate - £14.50 £19.92
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -27.19%  
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 the East Midlands with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 178 167 185
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 11.95% 10.29% 11.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 103 81
Median daily rate £300 £320 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £185 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 11 22
Median hourly rate £16.00 £13.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.51% -10.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £35.00 £22.83
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 the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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 the East Midlands

DNS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DNS in the East Midlands

DNS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DNS in the East Midlands over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DNS in the East Midlands

DNS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DNS in the East Midlands

DNS
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
Leicestershire +5 16 £263 +5.00% 1
Derbyshire +4 15 £358 +2.14%
Northamptonshire -4 7 £315 +26.00% 3
Lincolnshire -2 6 £160 - 1
Nottinghamshire +4 5 £325 +80.55% 1
DNS
England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region with a requirement for DNS.

1 47 (72.31%) Active Directory
2 41 (63.08%) DHCP
3 34 (52.31%) Windows
4 28 (43.08%) SQL Server
4 28 (43.08%) Windows Server
5 27 (41.54%) Windows Server 2012
6 24 (36.92%) Microsoft
7 23 (35.38%) TCP/IP
8 19 (29.23%) Manufacturing
9 17 (26.15%) VMware
9 17 (26.15%) Linux
9 17 (26.15%) LAN
10 16 (24.62%) Oracle
10 16 (24.62%) RDBMS
10 16 (24.62%) HP
10 16 (24.62%) Relational Database
11 15 (23.08%) Cisco
12 14 (21.54%) Dell
12 14 (21.54%) Windows Server 2003
12 14 (21.54%) TOGAF
12 14 (21.54%) Security Cleared
13 13 (20.00%) PowerShell
13 13 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
13 13 (20.00%) Firewall
13 13 (20.00%) .NET
14 12 (18.46%) Wireless
14 12 (18.46%) Windows Server 2008
14 12 (18.46%) Hyper-V
14 12 (18.46%) SCCM
15 11 (16.92%) SC Cleared

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 11 (16.92%) IIS
1 11 (16.92%) MS Exchange
2 4 (6.15%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.54%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (3.08%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.08%) MS Office
1 2 (3.08%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.31%) IaaS
1 8 (12.31%) PaaS
2 4 (6.15%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 41 (63.08%) DHCP
2 23 (35.38%) TCP/IP
3 17 (26.15%) LAN
4 13 (20.00%) Firewall
5 12 (18.46%) Wireless
6 11 (16.92%) Remote Desktop
7 8 (12.31%) HTTP
7 8 (12.31%) SSL
8 7 (10.77%) MPLS
9 6 (9.23%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (9.23%) VLAN
10 5 (7.69%) Kerberos
10 5 (7.69%) LDAP
10 5 (7.69%) WAN
11 4 (6.15%) SNMP
12 3 (4.62%) Cisco PIX
12 3 (4.62%) SAN
12 3 (4.62%) VPN
12 3 (4.62%) Wi-Fi
12 3 (4.62%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (43.08%) SQL Server
2 16 (24.62%) RDBMS
2 16 (24.62%) Relational Database
3 9 (13.85%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (3.08%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.54%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (12.31%) Git (software)
General
1 19 (29.23%) Manufacturing
2 6 (9.23%) Telecoms
3 5 (7.69%) Retail
4 1 (1.54%) Advertising
4 1 (1.54%) Local Government
4 1 (1.54%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (20.00%) Architect
2 8 (12.31%) Server Engineer
2 8 (12.31%) Technical Leader
3 7 (10.77%) Deployment Engineer
3 7 (10.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (10.77%) Network Engineer
4 6 (9.23%) Analyst
4 6 (9.23%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (7.69%) Platform Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) E-Commerce Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (6.15%) Support Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) Technical Architect
7 3 (4.62%) EPoS Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) Windows Engineer
8 2 (3.08%) IT Support
8 2 (3.08%) Remote Desktop Engineer
8 2 (3.08%) Remote Desktop Support
8 2 (3.08%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (20.00%) .NET
2 8 (12.31%) JSON
2 8 (12.31%) Node.js
2 8 (12.31%) REST
3 5 (7.69%) ADSI
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (12.31%) EPoS
3 6 (9.23%) Clustering
4 5 (7.69%) Data Centre
4 5 (7.69%) PKI
5 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.54%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 34 (52.31%) Windows
2 28 (43.08%) Windows Server
3 27 (41.54%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (26.15%) Linux
5 14 (21.54%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (18.46%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (12.31%) CoreOS
7 8 (12.31%) Ubuntu
8 5 (7.69%) Windows 10
8 5 (7.69%) Windows 7
9 3 (4.62%) Windows 8
10 2 (3.08%) Android
10 2 (3.08%) Apple iOS
10 2 (3.08%) Unix
10 2 (3.08%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (3.08%) Windows XP
11 1 (1.54%) CentOS
11 1 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (21.54%) TOGAF
2 11 (16.92%) ITIL
3 10 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
4 8 (12.31%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (12.31%) Continuous Delivery
4 8 (12.31%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (12.31%) E-Commerce
4 8 (12.31%) Kanban
4 8 (12.31%) Scrum
4 8 (12.31%) SOA
4 8 (12.31%) TDD
5 7 (10.77%) Server Building
6 5 (7.69%) Information Assurance
6 5 (7.69%) Service Delivery
7 3 (4.62%) Application Packaging
7 3 (4.62%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (3.08%) ITIL V3
8 2 (3.08%) Mobile Device Management
8 2 (3.08%) Network Load Balancing
8 2 (3.08%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 9 (13.85%) VBScript
3 8 (12.31%) JavaScript
3 8 (12.31%) Python
4 5 (7.69%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.54%) SQL
5 1 (1.54%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (21.54%) Security Cleared
2 11 (16.92%) SC Cleared
3 5 (7.69%) Degree
4 4 (6.15%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (4.62%) MCSE
6 1 (1.54%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.54%) CCNA
6 1 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.54%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.54%) MCITP
6 1 (1.54%) MCP
6 1 (1.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.54%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (1.54%) SLA
System Software
1 47 (72.31%) Active Directory
2 12 (18.46%) Hyper-V
3 10 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (12.31%) Docker
5 7 (10.77%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 7 (10.77%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (4.62%) ISA Server
7 2 (3.08%) Terminal Services
7 2 (3.08%) XenApp
8 1 (1.54%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (18.46%) SCCM
2 8 (12.31%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (9.23%) McAfee ePO
4 5 (7.69%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 5 (7.69%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (3.08%) AirWatch
5 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (1.54%) MIIS
6 1 (1.54%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (1.54%) SCOM
6 1 (1.54%) WSUS
Vendors
1 24 (36.92%) Microsoft
2 17 (26.15%) VMware
3 16 (24.62%) HP
3 16 (24.62%) Oracle
4 15 (23.08%) Cisco
5 14 (21.54%) Dell
6 11 (16.92%) Intel Security
7 7 (10.77%) Siemens
8 6 (9.23%) BMC
8 6 (9.23%) Citrix
8 6 (9.23%) Sun
9 5 (7.69%) Intel
9 5 (7.69%) Symantec
10 4 (6.15%) NetApp
11 3 (4.62%) CheckPoint
11 3 (4.62%) LANDesk
12 2 (3.08%) Apple
12 2 (3.08%) SolarWinds
13 1 (1.54%) EMC
13 1 (1.54%) Red Hat
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