Period
to 22 September 2020

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 6 months to 22 September 2020 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)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
22 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 44 97 105
Rank change year-on-year +53 +8 -13
Contract jobs citing DNS 11 26 38
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.14% 1.30% 1.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.94% 8.90% 9.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 12 29
Median daily rate £500 £313 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +60.00% +13.64% -4.35%
England median daily rate £450 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +9.09% +3.13% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £15.40 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +46.67% -65.00%
England median hourly rate £35.00 £39.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year -11.39% +107.89% +8.91%

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 69 292 409
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 13.45% 14.65% 14.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 175 224
Median daily rate £350 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14% +7.28%
10th Percentile £159 £144 £126
90th Percentile £510 £460 £535
England median daily rate £438 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +2.94% - +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 32 36
Median hourly rate £22.50 £15.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -9.09% +17.86%
10th Percentile £12.36 £11.18 £11.25
90th Percentile £43.75 £47.40 £47.75
Median hourly rate £35.00 £25.12 £20.00
% change year-on-year +39.33% +25.60% +10.50%

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing DNS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for DNS in the East Midlands

DNS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing DNS in the East Midlands.

Daily rate trend for DNS in the East Midlands

DNS
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing DNS in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 22 September 2020.

Daily rate histogram for DNS in the East Midlands

DNS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing DNS in the East Midlands.

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 6 months to 22 September 2020. 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
Nottinghamshire +50 9 £500 +180.11% 4
Derbyshire +13 1 £160 +38.53% 7
DNS
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 2020, 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for DNS.

1 10 (90.91%) Windows
1 10 (90.91%) Active Directory
1 10 (90.91%) DHCP
1 10 (90.91%) Migration
1 10 (90.91%) Office 365
2 9 (81.82%) IaaS
2 9 (81.82%) Azure SQL Database
2 9 (81.82%) Public Cloud
2 9 (81.82%) Windows Server
2 9 (81.82%) Cosmos DB
2 9 (81.82%) WAN
2 9 (81.82%) Azure
2 9 (81.82%) SaaS
2 9 (81.82%) PaaS
2 9 (81.82%) MPLS
2 9 (81.82%) SQL
2 9 (81.82%) VPN
2 9 (81.82%) Cisco
2 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
3 8 (72.73%) Wireless
3 8 (72.73%) Azure ExpressRoute
4 7 (63.64%) Firewall
4 7 (63.64%) Pharmaceutical
5 6 (54.55%) PBX
5 6 (54.55%) VoIP
5 6 (54.55%) MySQL
5 6 (54.55%) Oracle
5 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
5 6 (54.55%) DB2
5 6 (54.55%) ITIL

DNS
Co-occurring 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 5 (45.45%) JBoss
1 5 (45.45%) NetWeaver
1 5 (45.45%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 10 (90.91%) Office 365
2 9 (81.82%) Azure
2 9 (81.82%) IaaS
2 9 (81.82%) PaaS
2 9 (81.82%) SaaS
3 8 (72.73%) Azure ExpressRoute
Communications & Networking
1 10 (90.91%) DHCP
2 9 (81.82%) MPLS
2 9 (81.82%) VPN
2 9 (81.82%) WAN
3 8 (72.73%) Wireless
4 7 (63.64%) Firewall
5 6 (54.55%) PBX
5 6 (54.55%) Skype
5 6 (54.55%) VoIP
6 1 (9.09%) LAN
6 1 (9.09%) Network Security
6 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
6 1 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (81.82%) Azure SQL Database
1 9 (81.82%) Cosmos DB
2 6 (54.55%) DB2
2 6 (54.55%) MySQL
2 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
3 5 (45.45%) SAP HANA
General
1 7 (63.64%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (18.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Architect
2 7 (63.64%) Infrastructure Architect
3 6 (54.55%) Technical Architect
4 5 (45.45%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 5 (45.45%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Technical Architect
5 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 2 (18.18%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (9.09%) Azure Architect
6 1 (9.09%) Designer
6 1 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support
6 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Architect
6 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Designer
6 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
6 1 (9.09%) Solutions Designer
6 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) Middleware
1 5 (45.45%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 9 (81.82%) Public Cloud
2 6 (54.55%) PKI
3 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 9 (81.82%) Windows Server
3 5 (45.45%) Unix
4 2 (18.18%) AIX
4 2 (18.18%) Linux
5 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Migration
2 6 (54.55%) Data Protection
2 6 (54.55%) Identity Management
2 6 (54.55%) ITIL
2 6 (54.55%) TOGAF
3 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (45.45%) Business Analysis
3 5 (45.45%) High Availability
3 5 (45.45%) Microservices
3 5 (45.45%) Service Management
4 3 (27.27%) Storage Management
4 3 (27.27%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (27.27%) Technical Leadership
5 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (9.09%) Network Design
5 1 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (9.09%) Technology Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) CCNA
1 1 (9.09%) CCNP
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (45.45%) COBIT
1 5 (45.45%) GDPR
1 5 (45.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (90.91%) Active Directory
2 5 (45.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Cisco
1 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 6 (54.55%) Oracle
3 5 (45.45%) Citrix
3 5 (45.45%) SAP
4 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
4 2 (18.18%) Software AG
5 1 (9.09%) Aerohive Networks
5 1 (9.09%) SolarWinds
5 1 (9.09%) SonicWALL