The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Ipswich 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 28 April 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)
Suffolk / Ipswich
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 21 30
Rank change year-on-year +3 +9  
Contract jobs citing DNS 3 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Ipswich 3.16% 1.75% 0.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 42.86% 12.50% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £240 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £345 £325
% change year-on-year -2.17% +6.15%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £30.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.43 £22.75 £25.50
% change year-on-year +2.96% -10.78%  

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 Ipswich with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Ipswich
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 7 24 17
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Ipswich 7.37% 14.04% 10.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 16 7
Median daily rate £255 £363 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -29.65% +45.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £363 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £364 £342
% change year-on-year +6.45% +6.43%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Median hourly rate - - £30.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -16.66% -  

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in Ipswich

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Ipswich 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 Ipswich

DNS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DNS in Ipswich

DNS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DNS in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 Ipswich region with a requirement for DNS.

1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (40.00%) vCenter Server
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (40.00%) Mimecast
2 2 (40.00%) Intel Security
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) SCCM
2 2 (40.00%) SolarWinds
2 2 (40.00%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (40.00%) Office 365
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) collectd
3 1 (20.00%) Ansible
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (20.00%) High Availability
3 1 (20.00%) Network Security
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) Network Design
3 1 (20.00%) Selenium
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) BT
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 1 (20.00%) Perl
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Linux

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Ipswich 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Mimecast
1 2 (40.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) IPv4
1 1 (20.00%) IPv6
1 1 (20.00%) Network Security
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Build Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Designer
2 1 (20.00%) IP Designer
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Designer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Designer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Network Designer
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (20.00%) High Availability
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL V3
1 1 (20.00%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Perl
1 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (40.00%) SCCM
1 2 (40.00%) vCenter Server
2 1 (20.00%) Ansible
2 1 (20.00%) collectd
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Intel Security
1 2 (40.00%) SolarWinds
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
2 1 (20.00%) BT
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix