Period
to 21 May 2018

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 21 May 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)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 104 85 105
Rank change year-on-year -19 +20 -18
Contract jobs citing DNS 43 60 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.47% 2.01% 1.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.97% 15.75% 10.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 49 23
East Midlands median daily rate £250 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.67% -7.69% -6.81%
10th Percentile £114 £234 £184
90th Percentile £388 £450 £420
England median daily rate £375 £388 £375
% change year-on-year -3.23% +3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
East Midlands median hourly rate - £11.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -31.25% -29.41%
England median hourly rate £19.00 £19.90 £23.25
% change year-on-year -4.52% -14.41% +1.46%

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 392 381 380
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 13.42% 12.75% 12.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 231 236
East Midlands median daily rate £350 £310 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.90% -11.43% +7.69%
10th Percentile £119 £140 £179
90th Percentile £527 £495 £583
England median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 27 21
East Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £16.55 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.74% +14.14% -9.38%
10th Percentile £10.83 £10.23 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £52.50 £37.50
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.90 £25.00
% change year-on-year +0.50% -20.40% +16.28%

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing DNS as a percentage 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

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 6 months to 21 May 2018.

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 21 May 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
Leicestershire +6 23 £240 -5.88% 5
Northamptonshire -6 9 £250 -20.63% 1
Nottinghamshire -14 6 £388 +76.14% 5
Derbyshire -11 4 £400 +21.21% 3
DNS
England

For the 6 months to 21 May 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for DNS.

1 34 (79.07%) Microsoft
2 33 (76.74%) Windows
3 30 (69.77%) Active Directory
4 28 (65.12%) TCP/IP
5 25 (58.14%) DHCP
6 24 (55.81%) Windows Server
7 15 (34.88%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (34.88%) Cisco
7 15 (34.88%) PowerShell
8 14 (32.56%) LAN
8 14 (32.56%) Problem-Solving
9 12 (27.91%) Migration
9 12 (27.91%) VMware
10 11 (25.58%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (25.58%) Hyper-V
10 11 (25.58%) Office 365
11 10 (23.26%) Data Centre
11 10 (23.26%) PKI
11 10 (23.26%) IPsec
11 10 (23.26%) Kerberos
11 10 (23.26%) SQL Server
12 9 (20.93%) Citrix
12 9 (20.93%) Server Virtualisation
12 9 (20.93%) Remote Desktop
13 8 (18.60%) ITIL
13 8 (18.60%) Wireless
13 8 (18.60%) Incident Management
14 7 (16.28%) Disaster Recovery
14 7 (16.28%) LDAP
14 7 (16.28%) Windows Server 2003

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 6 (13.95%) MS Exchange
2 5 (11.63%) IIS
3 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (4.65%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.33%) Apache
4 1 (2.33%) IBM Domino
4 1 (2.33%) Skype for Business
4 1 (2.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (25.58%) Office 365
2 5 (11.63%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (6.98%) G Suite
5 2 (4.65%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (2.33%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (2.33%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (2.33%) OneDrive
6 1 (2.33%) Serverless
6 1 (2.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 28 (65.12%) TCP/IP
2 25 (58.14%) DHCP
3 14 (32.56%) LAN
4 10 (23.26%) IPsec
4 10 (23.26%) Kerberos
5 9 (20.93%) Remote Desktop
6 8 (18.60%) Wireless
7 6 (13.95%) Firewall
7 6 (13.95%) Internet
8 5 (11.63%) VLAN
8 5 (11.63%) VPN
8 5 (11.63%) WAN
9 3 (6.98%) WLAN
10 2 (4.65%) DDNS
10 2 (4.65%) NAS
10 2 (4.65%) PBX
10 2 (4.65%) SAN
10 2 (4.65%) VoIP
11 1 (2.33%) HTTP
11 1 (2.33%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (23.26%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.30%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.33%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (2.33%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (2.33%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
General
1 5 (11.63%) Back Office
2 4 (9.30%) Finance
3 1 (2.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (27.91%) Consultant
2 10 (23.26%) Support Engineer
3 6 (13.95%) 2nd Line Support
3 6 (13.95%) Desktop Support
4 5 (11.63%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 4 (9.30%) Active Directory Consultant
5 4 (9.30%) EPoS Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) EPoS Support Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Technical Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Active Directory Specialist
6 3 (6.98%) Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) Applications Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Build Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Hardware Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Hardware Support Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Technical Support
7 2 (4.65%) Architect
7 2 (4.65%) IT Technician
7 2 (4.65%) Network Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.28%) LDAP
2 2 (4.65%) OAuth
2 2 (4.65%) SAML
3 1 (2.33%) ADSI
3 1 (2.33%) LAMP
3 1 (2.33%) WAP
3 1 (2.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.26%) Data Centre
1 10 (23.26%) PKI
2 4 (9.30%) EPoS
3 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.98%) Clustering
3 3 (6.98%) NHS
4 2 (4.65%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.33%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.33%) Replication
5 1 (2.33%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 33 (76.74%) Windows
2 24 (55.81%) Windows Server
3 15 (34.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (25.58%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (16.28%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (13.95%) Windows 7
7 3 (6.98%) Linux
7 3 (6.98%) Mac OS
8 2 (4.65%) Windows 8
9 1 (2.33%) Unix
9 1 (2.33%) Windows 10
9 1 (2.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (32.56%) Problem-Solving
2 12 (27.91%) Migration
3 9 (20.93%) Server Virtualisation
4 8 (18.60%) Incident Management
4 8 (18.60%) ITIL
5 7 (16.28%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (11.63%) CRM
7 3 (6.98%) Change Control
7 3 (6.98%) Commercial Awareness
8 2 (4.65%) DevOps
8 2 (4.65%) Load Balancing
8 2 (4.65%) Project Management
8 2 (4.65%) Service Design
8 2 (4.65%) Test Management
9 1 (2.33%) Business Continuity
9 1 (2.33%) ITSM
9 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2
9 1 (2.33%) Service Delivery
9 1 (2.33%) Service Management
9 1 (2.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (34.88%) PowerShell
2 4 (9.30%) SQL
2 4 (9.30%) VBScript
3 1 (2.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (9.30%) MCSE
1 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (6.98%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (4.65%) CCNA
3 2 (4.65%) CCNP
4 1 (2.33%) DBS Check
4 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) GDPR
1 2 (4.65%) PCI DSS
1 2 (4.65%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (69.77%) Active Directory
2 11 (25.58%) Hyper-V
3 5 (11.63%) VMware Workstation
3 5 (11.63%) XenApp
4 4 (9.30%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (4.65%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (4.65%) vSphere
6 1 (2.33%) Docker
6 1 (2.33%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (11.63%) WSUS
2 4 (9.30%) SCCM
3 2 (4.65%) vCenter Server
4 1 (2.33%) Ansible
4 1 (2.33%) Kubernetes
4 1 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.33%) SCOM
4 1 (2.33%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 34 (79.07%) Microsoft
2 15 (34.88%) Cisco
3 12 (27.91%) VMware
4 9 (20.93%) Citrix
5 6 (13.95%) Apple
6 5 (11.63%) Sophos
7 4 (9.30%) Dell
7 4 (9.30%) HP
7 4 (9.30%) Veeam
8 3 (6.98%) Aerohive Networks
9 2 (4.65%) NetApp
9 2 (4.65%) SolarWinds
10 1 (2.33%) AppDynamics
10 1 (2.33%) F5
10 1 (2.33%) Fujitsu
10 1 (2.33%) Lotus
10 1 (2.33%) McAfee
10 1 (2.33%) SonicWALL
10 1 (2.33%) Symantec
10 1 (2.33%) WatchGuard