The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 23 June 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.

Domain Name System (DNS)
England / East of England
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 100 68 68
Rank change year-on-year -32 0  
Contract jobs citing DNS 36 63 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.55% 2.47% 2.82%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.61% 16.15% 14.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 32 44
Median daily rate £213 £340 £314
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -37.50% +8.36%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £156 £190 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £495 £384
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year +7.69% -1.51%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 11
Median hourly rate £19.00 £40.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -52.50% +86.04%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £28.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -33.33% +26.66%  

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 of England with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 473 390 608
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 20.35% 15.30% 19.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 228 322
Median daily rate £375 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £347
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 29 61
Median hourly rate £17.50 £40.00 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.25% +31.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.87 £17.15 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £45.00 £54.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -15.38% +25.00%  

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

DNS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DNS in the East of England

DNS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DNS in the East of England over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DNS in the East of England

DNS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DNS in the East of England

DNS
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 23 June 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
Cambridgeshire +1 18 £200 -41.17% 10
Hertfordshire -15 9 £320 -1.53% 12
Bedfordshire -9 6 £155 -63.52% 3
Essex -18 3 £488 +31.75% 3
DNS
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 of England region with a requirement for DNS.

1 61 (57.55%) Windows
2 55 (51.89%) DHCP
3 42 (39.62%) Active Directory
4 36 (33.96%) Windows Server
5 33 (31.13%) Microsoft
5 33 (31.13%) VMware
6 30 (28.30%) Linux
7 29 (27.36%) ITIL
8 25 (23.58%) TCP/IP
9 24 (22.64%) VMware Infrastructure
9 24 (22.64%) Windows 7
9 24 (22.64%) Windows Server 2012
10 21 (19.81%) Firewall
11 19 (17.92%) IIS
11 19 (17.92%) Windows Server 2008
12 18 (16.98%) SQL
12 18 (16.98%) SharePoint
12 18 (16.98%) Cisco
12 18 (16.98%) Agile Software Development
13 16 (15.09%) E-Commerce
13 16 (15.09%) VPN
13 16 (15.09%) .NET
13 16 (15.09%) Windows Server 2003
14 15 (14.15%) Microsoft Office
14 15 (14.15%) VMware ESXi
14 15 (14.15%) IaaS
14 15 (14.15%) Office 365
15 14 (13.21%) SSL
15 14 (13.21%) HTTP
16 13 (12.26%) Finance

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 19 (17.92%) IIS
2 18 (16.98%) SharePoint
3 12 (11.32%) BizTalk Server
4 7 (6.60%) MS Exchange
5 6 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (4.72%) Tomcat
7 4 (3.77%) Apache
7 4 (3.77%) Jetty
7 4 (3.77%) Mongrel
7 4 (3.77%) nginx
7 4 (3.77%) WebSphere
8 3 (2.83%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (2.83%) Skype for Business
9 2 (1.89%) JBoss
10 1 (0.94%) CMS
10 1 (0.94%) Confluence
10 1 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.94%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.94%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 1 (0.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 15 (14.15%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (3.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (2.83%) InfoPath
3 3 (2.83%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (1.89%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.94%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.94%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (1.89%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 15 (14.15%) IaaS
1 15 (14.15%) Office 365
2 11 (10.38%) PaaS
3 9 (8.49%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (8.49%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (3.77%) Google App Engine
4 4 (3.77%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (2.83%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (1.89%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 55 (51.89%) DHCP
2 25 (23.58%) TCP/IP
3 21 (19.81%) Firewall
4 16 (15.09%) VPN
5 14 (13.21%) HTTP
5 14 (13.21%) SSL
6 12 (11.32%) WAN
7 9 (8.49%) LAN
7 9 (8.49%) VoIP
8 8 (7.55%) VLAN
9 7 (6.60%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 6 (5.66%) SAN
10 6 (5.66%) Wi-Fi
11 5 (4.72%) WebEx
11 5 (4.72%) Wireless
12 4 (3.77%) Cisco IOS
12 4 (3.77%) FTP
12 4 (3.77%) Internet
12 4 (3.77%) IPsec
13 3 (2.83%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.55%) Relational Database
1 8 (7.55%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.83%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (10.38%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.83%) Jenkins
2 3 (2.83%) Travis CI
2 3 (2.83%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.94%) JIRA
4 1 (0.94%) Selenium
4 1 (0.94%) Subversion
General
1 13 (12.26%) Finance
2 3 (2.83%) Banking
3 2 (1.89%) Automotive
4 1 (0.94%) Billing
4 1 (0.94%) Local Government
4 1 (0.94%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.94%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (21.70%) Support Engineer
2 16 (15.09%) Network Engineer
3 10 (9.43%) Operations Engineer
4 9 (8.49%) 3rd Line Support
5 8 (7.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (7.55%) IT Support
6 7 (6.60%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 7 (6.60%) Architect
6 7 (6.60%) Platform Engineer
7 6 (5.66%) 2nd Line Support
7 6 (5.66%) Consultant
7 6 (5.66%) DevOps Engineer
7 6 (5.66%) IT Engineer
8 5 (4.72%) Analyst
8 5 (4.72%) Desktop Support
8 5 (4.72%) Infrastructure Architect
8 5 (4.72%) Network Support
8 5 (4.72%) Network Support Engineer
8 5 (4.72%) Windows Engineer
9 4 (3.77%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (15.09%) .NET
2 10 (9.43%) JSON
2 10 (9.43%) Node.js
2 10 (9.43%) REST
3 4 (3.77%) J2EE
4 3 (2.83%) Servlets
4 3 (2.83%) Web Services
5 2 (1.89%) .NET Framework
5 2 (1.89%) Ajax
5 2 (1.89%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.89%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (1.89%) CSS
5 2 (1.89%) Entity Framework
5 2 (1.89%) HTML
5 2 (1.89%) jQuery
5 2 (1.89%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (1.89%) LINQ
5 2 (1.89%) LINQ to SQL
5 2 (1.89%) WCF
5 2 (1.89%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.49%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.66%) Video Conferencing
3 5 (4.72%) Data Centre
4 4 (3.77%) Clustering
4 4 (3.77%) HTC Vive
4 4 (3.77%) Linux Command Line
4 4 (3.77%) NHS
4 4 (3.77%) Wiki
5 3 (2.83%) iPad
5 3 (2.83%) iPhone
6 2 (1.89%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.89%) RSA SecurID
6 2 (1.89%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.89%) W3C
7 1 (0.94%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.94%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.94%) Handset
7 1 (0.94%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.94%) PKI
7 1 (0.94%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 61 (57.55%) Windows
2 36 (33.96%) Windows Server
3 30 (28.30%) Linux
4 24 (22.64%) Windows 7
4 24 (22.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (17.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (15.09%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (10.38%) Ubuntu
8 10 (9.43%) CoreOS
9 8 (7.55%) Windows 10
10 5 (4.72%) Mac OS
11 3 (2.83%) Apple iOS
12 2 (1.89%) Android
12 2 (1.89%) Mac OS X
12 2 (1.89%) Windows 8
12 2 (1.89%) Windows Vista
12 2 (1.89%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.94%) Solaris
13 1 (0.94%) Unix
13 1 (0.94%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (27.36%) ITIL
2 18 (16.98%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (15.09%) E-Commerce
4 13 (12.26%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (11.32%) Kanban
6 11 (10.38%) CRM
6 11 (10.38%) Scrum
6 11 (10.38%) SOA
6 11 (10.38%) TDD
7 10 (9.43%) Continuous Delivery
8 8 (7.55%) Service Management
9 6 (5.66%) Configuration Management
9 6 (5.66%) DevOps
9 6 (5.66%) High Availability
9 6 (5.66%) Migration
9 6 (5.66%) Virtual Environments
10 5 (4.72%) Capacity Planning
10 5 (4.72%) Load Balancing
10 5 (4.72%) Mobile Device Management
10 5 (4.72%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 18 (16.98%) SQL
2 12 (11.32%) JavaScript
3 10 (9.43%) Python
4 5 (4.72%) Java
4 5 (4.72%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.89%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.89%) C#
5 2 (1.89%) Perl
6 1 (0.94%) C
6 1 (0.94%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.94%) VB
6 1 (0.94%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (11.32%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (10.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (9.43%) Degree
4 8 (7.55%) CCNA
5 6 (5.66%) CCNP
5 6 (5.66%) Security Cleared
6 5 (4.72%) SC Cleared
7 4 (3.77%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (3.77%) MCITP
7 4 (3.77%) MCTS
8 3 (2.83%) MCSE
9 2 (1.89%) CCIE
9 2 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.89%) Master's Degree
9 2 (1.89%) MCSA
10 1 (0.94%) CCIP
10 1 (0.94%) CCSP
10 1 (0.94%) Computer Science Degree
10 1 (0.94%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.94%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.77%) SLA
2 3 (2.83%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 42 (39.62%) Active Directory
2 24 (22.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (14.15%) VMware ESXi
4 11 (10.38%) Docker
4 11 (10.38%) Hyper-V
5 10 (9.43%) Virtual Desktop
6 4 (3.77%) Xen
7 3 (2.83%) XenApp
8 2 (1.89%) Terminal Services
8 2 (1.89%) vSphere
9 1 (0.94%) Firmware
9 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.94%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.94%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (11.32%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (8.49%) SCCM
3 5 (4.72%) Puppet
4 4 (3.77%) WSUS
5 3 (2.83%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 3 (2.83%) SCOrch
5 3 (2.83%) vCenter Server
6 2 (1.89%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (1.89%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (1.89%) SCOM
7 1 (0.94%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.94%) Ansible
7 1 (0.94%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.94%) collectd
Vendors
1 33 (31.13%) Microsoft
1 33 (31.13%) VMware
2 18 (16.98%) Cisco
3 11 (10.38%) Apple
3 11 (10.38%) CheckPoint
4 10 (9.43%) Avaya
4 10 (9.43%) Citrix
4 10 (9.43%) Epicor
5 9 (8.49%) F5
6 7 (6.60%) Blue Coat
7 6 (5.66%) Google
7 6 (5.66%) Juniper
7 6 (5.66%) Remedy
8 5 (4.72%) Dell
9 4 (3.77%) McAfee
9 4 (3.77%) Riverbed
10 3 (2.83%) HP
10 3 (2.83%) MobileIron
10 3 (2.83%) SolarWinds
11 2 (1.89%) Peregrine
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