Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 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
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 115 88 93
Rank change year-on-year -27 +5 +6
Contract jobs citing DNS 35 64 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.23% 2.07% 1.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.64% 15.53% 12.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 54 25
East Midlands median daily rate £250 £288 £359
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.04% -19.92% +17.70%
10th Percentile £119 £218 £240
90th Percentile £438 £435 £484
England median daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year +6.67% +1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
East Midlands median hourly rate £10.50 £30.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -65.00% +87.50% -31.30%
10th Percentile £10.25 £30.00 £11.33
90th Percentile £10.75 £30.00 £22.60
England median hourly rate £18.50 £23.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year -19.57% -17.86% +30.08%

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 405 412 376
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 14.18% 13.34% 11.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 253 239
East Midlands median daily rate £350 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -18.75% +22.14%
10th Percentile £128 £146 £217
90th Percentile £500 £535 £615
England median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 32 22
East Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £14.20 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.24% -2.07% -19.44%
10th Percentile £10.89 £10.96 £8.87
90th Percentile £47.50 £52.50 £23.83
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% -28.00% +21.95%

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 16 August 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 16 August 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
Northamptonshire -7 14 £250 -13.04% 7
Leicestershire -6 11 £300 +7.14% 2
Derbyshire +5 7 £345 -4.83% 1
Nottinghamshire -12 2 £218 -19.44% 6
DNS
England

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 29 (82.86%) Windows
2 28 (80.00%) DHCP
3 24 (68.57%) Active Directory
4 23 (65.71%) Windows Server
5 19 (54.29%) Microsoft
6 15 (42.86%) TCP/IP
7 14 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (28.57%) VMware
8 10 (28.57%) PowerShell
9 9 (25.71%) Cisco
9 9 (25.71%) Remote Desktop
10 8 (22.86%) SQL Server
10 8 (22.86%) Wireless
10 8 (22.86%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (20.00%) Hyper-V
11 7 (20.00%) LAN
12 6 (17.14%) SLA
12 6 (17.14%) Citrix
12 6 (17.14%) Windows 10
13 5 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
13 5 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
13 5 (14.29%) Firewall
13 5 (14.29%) Windows 7
13 5 (14.29%) Office 365
14 4 (11.43%) Change Control
14 4 (11.43%) G Suite
14 4 (11.43%) vSphere
14 4 (11.43%) Amazon AWS
14 4 (11.43%) WatchGuard
14 4 (11.43%) SCCM

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 4 (11.43%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.57%) IIS
3 2 (5.71%) Confluence
3 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.29%) Office 365
2 4 (11.43%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (11.43%) G Suite
3 2 (5.71%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (5.71%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.86%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 28 (80.00%) DHCP
2 15 (42.86%) TCP/IP
3 9 (25.71%) Remote Desktop
4 8 (22.86%) Wireless
5 7 (20.00%) LAN
6 5 (14.29%) Firewall
7 4 (11.43%) SSL
7 4 (11.43%) WAN
8 3 (8.57%) HTTP
8 3 (8.57%) Internet
8 3 (8.57%) IPsec
9 2 (5.71%) DDNS
9 2 (5.71%) Kerberos
9 2 (5.71%) NAS
9 2 (5.71%) SAN
10 1 (2.86%) VLAN
10 1 (2.86%) VPN
10 1 (2.86%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.86%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.57%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.86%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (2.86%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.86%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Bitbucket
1 2 (5.71%) Jenkins
1 2 (5.71%) JIRA
General
1 3 (8.57%) Back Office
1 3 (8.57%) Retail
2 1 (2.86%) Law
2 1 (2.86%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (31.43%) Support Engineer
2 5 (14.29%) Analyst
3 4 (11.43%) Desktop Engineer
3 4 (11.43%) Desktop Support
3 4 (11.43%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 4 (11.43%) Technical Engineer
3 4 (11.43%) Technical Support
3 4 (11.43%) Wintel Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Active Directory Consultant
4 3 (8.57%) Consultant
4 3 (8.57%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) EPoS Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) EPoS Support Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Server Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Support Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Applications Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Build Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Hardware Support Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) IT Technician
5 2 (5.71%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.57%) OAuth
1 3 (8.57%) SAML
2 2 (5.71%) ADSI
2 2 (5.71%) LDAP
3 1 (2.86%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.43%) Clustering
3 3 (8.57%) Client/Server
3 3 (8.57%) EPoS
3 3 (8.57%) NHS
4 2 (5.71%) PKI
5 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.86%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 29 (82.86%) Windows
2 23 (65.71%) Windows Server
3 14 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (22.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (17.14%) Windows 10
6 5 (14.29%) Windows 7
7 4 (11.43%) Linux
7 4 (11.43%) Unix
8 3 (8.57%) Mac OS
9 2 (5.71%) Windows 8
10 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (2.86%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
2 4 (11.43%) Change Control
2 4 (11.43%) ITIL
3 3 (8.57%) DevOps
4 2 (5.71%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (5.71%) Deployment Automation
4 2 (5.71%) Migration
5 1 (2.86%) Analytics
5 1 (2.86%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (2.86%) Data Analysis
5 1 (2.86%) Data Protection
5 1 (2.86%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 1 (2.86%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 1 (2.86%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.86%) Project Management
5 1 (2.86%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.86%) Supplier Management
5 1 (2.86%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (28.57%) PowerShell
2 3 (8.57%) SQL
2 3 (8.57%) VBScript
3 1 (2.86%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) SC Cleared
1 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.86%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.14%) SLA
2 3 (8.57%) GDPR
2 3 (8.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 24 (68.57%) Active Directory
2 7 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 4 (11.43%) vSphere
4 3 (8.57%) Docker
4 3 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (11.43%) SCCM
1 4 (11.43%) vCenter Server
2 3 (8.57%) Ansible
2 3 (8.57%) Kubernetes
3 2 (5.71%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.86%) SCOM
4 1 (2.86%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 19 (54.29%) Microsoft
2 10 (28.57%) VMware
3 9 (25.71%) Cisco
4 6 (17.14%) Citrix
5 4 (11.43%) WatchGuard
6 3 (8.57%) Aerohive Networks
6 3 (8.57%) AppDynamics
6 3 (8.57%) Dell
6 3 (8.57%) HP
6 3 (8.57%) Veeam
7 2 (5.71%) Ab Initio
7 2 (5.71%) Atlassian
7 2 (5.71%) McAfee
7 2 (5.71%) Oracle
7 2 (5.71%) SolarWinds
8 1 (2.86%) Apple
8 1 (2.86%) NetApp
8 1 (2.86%) SonicWALL
8 1 (2.86%) Symantec