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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 18 August 2022 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
18 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 62 71 46
Rank change year-on-year +9 -25 +49
Contract jobs citing DNS 29 19 16
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.12% 1.56% 2.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.93% 13.57% 19.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 15 5
10th Percentile £177 £210 £380
25th Percentile £241 £261 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £425 £368 £500
Median % change year-on-year +15.49% -26.40% +53.85%
75th Percentile £493 £449 -
90th Percentile £527 £598 -
England median daily rate £513 £446 £450
% change year-on-year +14.85% -0.83% +7.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
10th Percentile £25.13 - £48.84
25th Percentile £30.94 - £49.86
Median hourly rate £41.25 - £51.58
75th Percentile £50.94 - £53.29
90th Percentile £56.38 - £54.32
England median hourly rate £28.75 £25.00 £42.25
% change year-on-year +15.00% -40.83% +87.78%

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 182 140 82
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 13.32% 11.52% 12.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 98 41
10th Percentile £164 £190 £150
25th Percentile £261 £233 £163
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £425 £360 £325
Median % change year-on-year +18.06% +10.77% -
75th Percentile £538 £425 £414
90th Percentile £600 £488 £500
England median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 11 16
10th Percentile £16.05 £15.00 £12.00
25th Percentile £17.28 £21.75 £13.59
Median hourly rate £21.50 £42.50 £18.75
Median % change year-on-year -49.41% +126.67% +31.30%
75th Percentile £25.13 £51.00 £43.75
90th Percentile £60.00 £57.50 £49.08
England median hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +62.79% -28.33% +33.33%

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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

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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

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Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing DNS in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 18 August 2022.

Daily rate histogram for DNS in the East Midlands

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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

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Hourly Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing DNS in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 18 August 2022.

Hourly rate histogram for DNS in the East Midlands

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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 18 August 2022. 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
Jobs
Nottinghamshire +13 10 £246 -37.47% 6
Derbyshire -8 10 £458 +23.15% 10
Leicestershire -2 4 £338 -35.71% 5
Lincolnshire 0 3 £425 +25.00% 1
Northamptonshire -5 2 £613 +155.21% 4
DNS
England

For the 6 months to 18 August 2022, 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 25 (86.21%) Windows
2 24 (82.76%) Active Directory
3 23 (79.31%) DHCP
4 20 (68.97%) Microsoft
5 19 (65.52%) Azure
6 14 (48.28%) Windows Server
7 12 (41.38%) Azure Active Directory
8 11 (37.93%) Microsoft 365
9 10 (34.48%) Cisco
10 9 (31.03%) Clustering
10 9 (31.03%) Microsoft Clustering
11 8 (27.59%) Failover Clustering
11 8 (27.59%) HP
11 8 (27.59%) Dell
11 8 (27.59%) LDAP
11 8 (27.59%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (27.59%) PKI
11 8 (27.59%) SC Cleared
11 8 (27.59%) Security Cleared
11 8 (27.59%) PowerShell
11 8 (27.59%) Windows Server 2008
12 7 (24.14%) McAfee ePO
12 7 (24.14%) VB
12 7 (24.14%) Kerberos
12 7 (24.14%) IBM
12 7 (24.14%) Symantec
12 7 (24.14%) McAfee
12 7 (24.14%) Norton AntiVirus
12 7 (24.14%) Service Delivery
12 7 (24.14%) Firewall

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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 3 (10.34%) MS Exchange
1 3 (10.34%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.45%) Apache
2 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.45%) IIS
2 1 (3.45%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 19 (65.52%) Azure
2 12 (41.38%) Azure Active Directory
3 11 (37.93%) Microsoft 365
4 3 (10.34%) IaaS
5 2 (6.90%) AWS
5 2 (6.90%) PaaS
5 2 (6.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (79.31%) DHCP
2 7 (24.14%) Firewall
2 7 (24.14%) Kerberos
3 5 (17.24%) TCP/IP
3 5 (17.24%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (13.79%) VPN
5 3 (10.34%) WAN
6 2 (6.90%) LAN
6 2 (6.90%) Wireless
7 1 (3.45%) BGP
7 1 (3.45%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (3.45%) Internet
7 1 (3.45%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (3.45%) MPLS
7 1 (3.45%) NAS
7 1 (3.45%) Network Security
7 1 (3.45%) SAN
7 1 (3.45%) SSH
7 1 (3.45%) SSL
7 1 (3.45%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (10.34%) Retail
2 2 (6.90%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Social Skills
2 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.45%) Influencing Skills
Job Titles
1 8 (27.59%) Support Engineer
2 5 (17.24%) 3rd Line Support
2 5 (17.24%) Desktop Engineer
2 5 (17.24%) Desktop Support
2 5 (17.24%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Administrator
4 3 (10.34%) Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (6.90%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Cloud Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Field Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (6.90%) Network Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.45%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Azure Administrator
6 1 (3.45%) Azure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (27.59%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (31.03%) Clustering
2 8 (27.59%) PKI
3 3 (10.34%) Data Centre
3 3 (10.34%) Public Cloud
4 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
4 2 (6.90%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (3.45%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (3.45%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (3.45%) Driving Licence
5 1 (3.45%) iPad
5 1 (3.45%) NHS
5 1 (3.45%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 25 (86.21%) Windows
2 14 (48.28%) Windows Server
3 8 (27.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (27.59%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (24.14%) Windows 10
4 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2016
4 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2019
5 3 (10.34%) Linux
6 2 (6.90%) Unix
6 2 (6.90%) Windows 7
7 1 (3.45%) Android
7 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
7 1 (3.45%) Mac OS
7 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (3.45%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) Data Loss Prevention
1 7 (24.14%) Identity Management
1 7 (24.14%) Service Delivery
2 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 3 (10.34%) Migration
3 2 (6.90%) Change Control
3 2 (6.90%) Incident Management
3 2 (6.90%) Problem Management
3 2 (6.90%) Project Delivery
4 1 (3.45%) Capacity Management
4 1 (3.45%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (3.45%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (3.45%) DevOps
4 1 (3.45%) High Availability
4 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 1 (3.45%) Line Management
4 1 (3.45%) Mentoring
4 1 (3.45%) Patch Management
4 1 (3.45%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 8 (27.59%) PowerShell
2 7 (24.14%) VB
3 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (27.59%) SC Cleared
1 8 (27.59%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.90%) Azure Certification
3 1 (3.45%) AWS Certification
3 1 (3.45%) CCIE
3 1 (3.45%) CCNA
3 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.45%) Degree
3 1 (3.45%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.45%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (82.76%) Active Directory
2 6 (20.69%) Hyper-V
3 5 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.45%) Citrix Hypervisor
4 1 (3.45%) iptables
4 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (3.45%) NFS
4 1 (3.45%) Samba
4 1 (3.45%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (3.45%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (3.45%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (3.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (31.03%) Microsoft Clustering
2 8 (27.59%) Failover Clustering
3 7 (24.14%) Active Directory Federation Services
3 7 (24.14%) McAfee ePO
3 7 (24.14%) Norton AntiVirus
3 7 (24.14%) Single Sign-On
4 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (6.90%) SCCM
5 2 (6.90%) SCOM
6 1 (3.45%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (3.45%) FortiGate
6 1 (3.45%) Nagios
6 1 (3.45%) Puppet
6 1 (3.45%) yum
Vendors
1 20 (68.97%) Microsoft
2 10 (34.48%) Cisco
3 8 (27.59%) Dell
3 8 (27.59%) HP
4 7 (24.14%) IBM
4 7 (24.14%) McAfee
4 7 (24.14%) Symantec
5 5 (17.24%) VMware
6 2 (6.90%) Altiris
6 2 (6.90%) Citrix
6 2 (6.90%) Palo Alto
6 2 (6.90%) Remedy
7 1 (3.45%) Aerohive Networks
7 1 (3.45%) Avaya
7 1 (3.45%) CheckPoint
7 1 (3.45%) NetApp
7 1 (3.45%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.45%) Tanium
7 1 (3.45%) Xerox
7 1 (3.45%) Zerto