The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 24 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)
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 50 45
Rank change year-on-year -17 -5  
Contract jobs citing DNS 3 8 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.70% 1.69% 2.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.53% 13.11% 9.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 5
Median daily rate £488 £370 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.75% +12.97%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £332 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £380 £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £328 £330
% change year-on-year +6.87% -0.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £28.25 £21.50
% change year-on-year -32.74% +31.39%  

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 Essex with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 85 61 142
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 19.91% 12.90% 22.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 36 77
Median daily rate £450 £275 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +63.63% -15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £584 £380 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £345
% change year-on-year +2.04% +6.52%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 5
Median hourly rate £14.00 £34.70 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -59.65% +61.39%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -13.84% +30.00%  

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex 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 Essex

DNS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DNS in Essex

DNS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DNS in Essex over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DNS in Essex

DNS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DNS in Essex

DNS
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the Essex region over the 3 months to 24 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
Southend-on-Sea -34 1 £488 +35.41%
Colchester - 1 £325 - 1
DNS
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 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 Essex region with a requirement for DNS.

1 15 (75.00%) DHCP
2 10 (50.00%) Windows
3 9 (45.00%) Linux
4 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 7 (35.00%) ITIL
5 7 (35.00%) Degree
6 6 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (30.00%) VMware
6 6 (30.00%) IIS
6 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
7 5 (25.00%) VLAN
7 5 (25.00%) Hyper-V
7 5 (25.00%) Windows 7
7 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (25.00%) Windows Server
8 4 (20.00%) Windows 10
8 4 (20.00%) Mongrel
8 4 (20.00%) HTC Vive
8 4 (20.00%) Linux Command Line
8 4 (20.00%) Hardware Maintenance
8 4 (20.00%) Open Source
8 4 (20.00%) Google App Engine
8 4 (20.00%) Puppet
8 4 (20.00%) DevOps
8 4 (20.00%) Line Management
8 4 (20.00%) Google Cloud Platform
8 4 (20.00%) WebEx
8 4 (20.00%) Mac OS
8 4 (20.00%) nginx
8 4 (20.00%) Customer Engagement

DNS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 (30.00%) IIS
2 4 (20.00%) Apache
2 4 (20.00%) Jetty
2 4 (20.00%) Mongrel
2 4 (20.00%) nginx
2 4 (20.00%) Tomcat
2 4 (20.00%) WebSphere
3 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
5 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (5.00%) JBoss
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (15.00%) InfoPath
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (10.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) Google App Engine
1 4 (20.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (15.00%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 15 (75.00%) DHCP
2 5 (25.00%) VLAN
3 4 (20.00%) HTTP
3 4 (20.00%) SSL
3 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (20.00%) VoIP
3 4 (20.00%) WebEx
4 3 (15.00%) FTP
4 3 (15.00%) IPsec
5 2 (10.00%) Firewall
6 1 (5.00%) BIG-IP
6 1 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (5.00%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (5.00%) DMVPN
6 1 (5.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (5.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (5.00%) Internet
6 1 (5.00%) Network Security
6 1 (5.00%) OSPF
6 1 (5.00%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (15.00%) Travis CI
2 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (10.00%) Automotive
2 1 (5.00%) Billing
2 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Support Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) IT Support
2 5 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Network Support
2 5 (25.00%) Network Support Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Consultant
3 4 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Hyper-V Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Server Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Support Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Support Officer
5 2 (10.00%) Windows Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (5.00%) Field Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Migration Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Server Support
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) .NET
1 4 (20.00%) J2EE
2 3 (15.00%) Servlets
3 1 (5.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Clustering
1 4 (20.00%) HTC Vive
1 4 (20.00%) Linux Command Line
1 4 (20.00%) NHS
1 4 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (15.00%) iPad
2 3 (15.00%) iPhone
3 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) Fat Client
3 1 (5.00%) Replication
3 1 (5.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 10 (50.00%) Windows
2 9 (45.00%) Linux
3 5 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 5 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (20.00%) Mac OS
4 4 (20.00%) Windows 10
5 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) ITIL
2 4 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 4 (20.00%) Customer Engagement
2 4 (20.00%) DevOps
2 4 (20.00%) Hardware Maintenance
2 4 (20.00%) Line Management
2 4 (20.00%) Migration
2 4 (20.00%) Open Source
2 4 (20.00%) Service Management
3 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (10.00%) CAD
4 2 (10.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (10.00%) IT Strategy
4 2 (10.00%) ITSM
5 1 (5.00%) Coaching
5 1 (5.00%) Integration Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Kanban
5 1 (5.00%) Test Automation
5 1 (5.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (5.00%) C
2 1 (5.00%) Perl
2 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) Degree
2 4 (20.00%) MCITP
2 4 (20.00%) MCTS
2 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.00%) CCNP
3 1 (5.00%) CCSE
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 4 (20.00%) Xen
4 2 (10.00%) Terminal Services
5 1 (5.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) Puppet
1 4 (20.00%) WSUS
2 2 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (10.00%) SCCM
3 1 (5.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (30.00%) VMware
3 4 (20.00%) Google
4 3 (15.00%) Apple
4 3 (15.00%) MobileIron
5 2 (10.00%) Autodesk
5 2 (10.00%) BMC
5 2 (10.00%) Cisco
6 1 (5.00%) Blue Coat
6 1 (5.00%) CheckPoint
6 1 (5.00%) Citrix
6 1 (5.00%) F5
6 1 (5.00%) HP
6 1 (5.00%) Imperva
6 1 (5.00%) Infoblox
6 1 (5.00%) Oracle
6 1 (5.00%) Sophos
6 1 (5.00%) Veeam
6 1 (5.00%) WSO2
Essex
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