The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 25 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
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 81 79
Rank change year-on-year +9 -2  
Contract jobs citing DNS 18 27 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.66% 1.83% 1.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.04% 12.68% 10.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 24 18
Median daily rate £450 £450 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +50.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £350 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £518 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +7.69% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £19.50 - £14.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £28.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year -32.14% +31.76%  

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 Leeds with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 138 213 226
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 12.75% 14.45% 14.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 137 144
Median daily rate £375 £400 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +19.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £325 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £533 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 8
Median hourly rate £26.63 £10.20 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +161.10% -54.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £10.20 £13.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.34 £13.21 £117.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -11.11% +26.00%  

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds 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 Leeds

DNS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DNS in Leeds

DNS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DNS in Leeds over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DNS in Leeds

DNS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DNS in Leeds

DNS
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Leeds

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing DNS in Leeds over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for DNS in Leeds

For the 6 months to 25 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 Leeds region with a requirement for DNS.

1 14 (56.00%) VMware
2 13 (52.00%) SQL
2 13 (52.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (52.00%) Data Centre
3 12 (48.00%) Windows
4 10 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 10 (40.00%) Firewall
4 10 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (36.00%) JavaScript
5 9 (36.00%) DHCP
5 9 (36.00%) Internet
6 7 (28.00%) Active Directory
6 7 (28.00%) LDAP
6 7 (28.00%) ITIL
6 7 (28.00%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (24.00%) IaaS
7 6 (24.00%) IIS
7 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Office
7 6 (24.00%) HTML
7 6 (24.00%) LAN
7 6 (24.00%) WAN
7 6 (24.00%) jQuery
7 6 (24.00%) Finance
7 6 (24.00%) Migration
8 5 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (20.00%) Web Development
8 5 (20.00%) .NET Framework
8 5 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (20.00%) VLAN
8 5 (20.00%) Data Protection

DNS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 (24.00%) IIS
2 2 (8.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.00%) Apache
3 1 (4.00%) Apache Spark
3 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (4.00%) OpenStack
3 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.00%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (24.00%) IaaS
2 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (20.00%) PaaS
2 5 (20.00%) SaaS
3 2 (8.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (4.00%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (4.00%) Loggly
4 1 (4.00%) Mimecast
4 1 (4.00%) OpenDNS
4 1 (4.00%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 10 (40.00%) Firewall
2 9 (36.00%) DHCP
2 9 (36.00%) Internet
3 7 (28.00%) LDAP
4 6 (24.00%) LAN
4 6 (24.00%) WAN
5 5 (20.00%) VLAN
5 5 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (16.00%) HTTP
6 4 (16.00%) SSH
7 3 (12.00%) NAS
7 3 (12.00%) SMTP
8 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
9 1 (4.00%) SAN
9 1 (4.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (20.00%) MS Access
2 5 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (4.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (4.00%) HBase
3 1 (4.00%) Maltego
3 1 (4.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.00%) MySQL
3 1 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.00%) Redis
3 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.00%) Riak
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (8.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (8.00%) Maven
3 1 (4.00%) Grunt
3 1 (4.00%) Vagrant
General
1 6 (24.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Banking
2 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) Architect
2 5 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 4 (16.00%) Project Leader
4 3 (12.00%) Azure Architect
4 3 (12.00%) Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Administrator
5 2 (8.00%) Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Azure Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Azure Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Azure Infrastructure Lead
5 2 (8.00%) Cloud Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Lead DevOps
5 2 (8.00%) Project Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Service Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (24.00%) HTML
1 6 (24.00%) jQuery
2 5 (20.00%) .NET
2 5 (20.00%) .NET Framework
2 5 (20.00%) XML
3 3 (12.00%) REST
3 3 (12.00%) SAML
3 3 (12.00%) SOAP
4 1 (4.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (4.00%) CSS
4 1 (4.00%) CSS3
4 1 (4.00%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (4.00%) HTML5
4 1 (4.00%) LAMP
4 1 (4.00%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 13 (52.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (20.00%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (16.00%) Replication
4 3 (12.00%) PKI
4 3 (12.00%) Private Cloud
4 3 (12.00%) User Experience
4 3 (12.00%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 1 (4.00%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (4.00%) EMC VNXe
Operating Systems
1 12 (48.00%) Windows
2 4 (16.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (8.00%) Linux
3 2 (8.00%) Mac OS X
3 2 (8.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.00%) CentOS
4 1 (4.00%) CoreOS
4 1 (4.00%) Solaris
4 1 (4.00%) Ubuntu
4 1 (4.00%) Unix
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) ITIL
2 6 (24.00%) Migration
3 5 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 5 (20.00%) DevOps
3 5 (20.00%) Information Governance
3 5 (20.00%) Project Management
3 5 (20.00%) Web Development
4 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (16.00%) Change Control
4 4 (16.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (16.00%) TOGAF
5 3 (12.00%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (12.00%) Change Management
5 3 (12.00%) Converged Infrastructure
5 3 (12.00%) IT Strategy
5 3 (12.00%) Load Balancing
5 3 (12.00%) Service Management
5 3 (12.00%) Workflow
5 3 (12.00%) Workflow Development
6 2 (8.00%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 13 (52.00%) SQL
2 9 (36.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (20.00%) C#
3 5 (20.00%) Delphi
4 4 (16.00%) Bash Shell
5 3 (12.00%) PowerShell
6 2 (8.00%) Java
7 1 (4.00%) Groovy
7 1 (4.00%) PHP
7 1 (4.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 10 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (28.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (28.00%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (12.00%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (12.00%) vCloud
4 1 (4.00%) Docker
4 1 (4.00%) HDFS
4 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.00%) KVM
4 1 (4.00%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) Puppet
2 3 (12.00%) vRealize
3 1 (4.00%) Ansible
3 1 (4.00%) Backup Exec
3 1 (4.00%) Kubernetes
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (4.00%) Nagios
3 1 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (4.00%) Salt
3 1 (4.00%) SCCM
3 1 (4.00%) SCDPM
3 1 (4.00%) yum
3 1 (4.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 14 (56.00%) VMware
2 13 (52.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (20.00%) Oracle
4 4 (16.00%) Dell
4 4 (16.00%) EMC
4 4 (16.00%) HP
5 3 (12.00%) Cisco
5 3 (12.00%) F5
5 3 (12.00%) IBM
5 3 (12.00%) Infoblox
5 3 (12.00%) NetApp
6 2 (8.00%) Apple
7 1 (4.00%) Citrix
7 1 (4.00%) Google
7 1 (4.00%) New Relic
7 1 (4.00%) Rackspace
7 1 (4.00%) Red Hat
7 1 (4.00%) Splunk
7 1 (4.00%) Symantec
7 1 (4.00%) Veeam