Period
to 24 July 2017

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 6 months to 24 July 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
6 months to
24 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 35 36
Rank change year-on-year +9 +1 -7
Contract jobs citing DNS 3 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Ipswich 1.48% 1.69% 1.84%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.79% 10.00% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
Ipswich median daily rate £240 £190 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.32% -30.91% -26.67%
10th Percentile £217 £185 £263
90th Percentile £253 £195 £288
Suffolk median daily rate £225 £190 £275
% change year-on-year +18.42% -30.91% -29.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Ipswich median hourly rate - - £30.50
Suffolk median hourly rate - - £30.50

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 19 60 36
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Ipswich 9.36% 16.95% 11.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 47 14
Ipswich median daily rate £255 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -29.66% +3.57% -
10th Percentile £213 £159 £201
90th Percentile £495 £588 £526
Suffolk median daily rate £255 £363 £300
% change year-on-year -29.66% +20.83% -14.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Ipswich median hourly rate £32.50 £13.86 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +134.49% -54.56% +110.34%
10th Percentile £31.25 £12.79 £20.95
90th Percentile £33.75 £14.93 £36.30
Suffolk median hourly rate £21.75 £13.86 £27.75
% change year-on-year +56.93% -50.05% +91.38%

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in Ipswich

Job postings citing DNS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Ipswich.

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 24 July 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 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (66.67%) McAfee
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
1 2 (66.67%) SCCM
1 2 (66.67%) SolarWinds
1 2 (66.67%) Office 365
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (66.67%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (66.67%) Mimecast
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
1 2 (66.67%) vCenter Server
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL V3
2 1 (33.33%) collectd
2 1 (33.33%) Ansible
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) BT
2 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL

DNS
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 (66.67%) Mimecast
1 2 (66.67%) Office 365
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Build Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (66.67%) SCCM
1 2 (66.67%) vCenter Server
2 1 (33.33%) Ansible
2 1 (33.33%) collectd
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) McAfee
1 2 (66.67%) SolarWinds
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) BT
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix