Period
to 20 January 2018

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 6 months to 20 January 2018 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)
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 102 68 95
Rank change year-on-year -34 +27 -18
Contract jobs citing DNS 29 72 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.32% 3.01% 1.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.00% 21.36% 14.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 45 43
Leeds median daily rate £475 £450 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +13.92% -8.14%
10th Percentile £275 £275 £136
90th Percentile £569 £583 £550
West Yorkshire median daily rate £438 £438 £381
% change year-on-year - +14.75% +1.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Leeds median hourly rate - - £22.50
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £22.50

DNS is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 223 337 399
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 10.14% 14.07% 13.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 200 273
Leeds median daily rate £425 £406 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.62% -4.41% +21.43%
10th Percentile £162 £213 £275
90th Percentile £603 £563 £560
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 9
Leeds median hourly rate £22.75 £13.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +68.52% -37.21% -38.57%
10th Percentile £10.38 £10.20 £11.00
90th Percentile £33.00 £28.75 £60.75
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.58 £15.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year -5.97% +10.71% -4.65%

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

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 6 months to 20 January 2018.

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

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 (48.28%) Active Directory
2 12 (41.38%) PowerShell
3 11 (37.93%) Infrastructure Management
4 10 (34.48%) DevOps
4 10 (34.48%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (34.48%) Git (software)
4 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
4 10 (34.48%) SQL
4 10 (34.48%) Windows
4 10 (34.48%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (31.03%) Firewall
5 9 (31.03%) Linux
5 9 (31.03%) MCSE
5 9 (31.03%) Capacity Planning
5 9 (31.03%) Windows Server
6 8 (27.59%) Virtual Servers
6 8 (27.59%) vSphere
6 8 (27.59%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (27.59%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (27.59%) SharePoint Server
6 8 (27.59%) SCOM
6 8 (27.59%) NetScaler
6 8 (27.59%) SharePoint 2013
6 8 (27.59%) SharePoint
6 8 (27.59%) IIS
6 8 (27.59%) NetApp
7 7 (24.14%) Red Hat
7 7 (24.14%) Nagios
8 6 (20.69%) ITIL
8 6 (20.69%) Load Balancing

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 8 (27.59%) IIS
1 8 (27.59%) SharePoint
1 8 (27.59%) SharePoint 2013
1 8 (27.59%) SharePoint Server
2 4 (13.79%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.45%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.45%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 10 (34.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (13.79%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (13.79%) Heroku
3 3 (10.34%) OpenShift
4 2 (6.90%) Office 365
4 2 (6.90%) OpenDNS
5 1 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (3.45%) IaaS
5 1 (3.45%) PaaS
5 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (31.03%) Firewall
2 8 (27.59%) NetScaler
3 5 (17.24%) DHCP
3 5 (17.24%) HTTP
4 2 (6.90%) LAN
4 2 (6.90%) WAN
5 1 (3.45%) DMVPN
5 1 (3.45%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (3.45%) HSRP
5 1 (3.45%) Internet
5 1 (3.45%) IPsec
5 1 (3.45%) MPLS
5 1 (3.45%) PBX
5 1 (3.45%) SAN
5 1 (3.45%) SMTP
5 1 (3.45%) SSH
5 1 (3.45%) SSL
5 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.45%) VPN
5 1 (3.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) Maltego
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (34.48%) Git (software)
2 8 (27.59%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (10.34%) Jenkins
3 3 (10.34%) Visual Studio Team System
3 3 (10.34%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 1 (3.45%) Banking
1 1 (3.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) Administrator
2 8 (27.59%) SharePoint Administrator
3 6 (20.69%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (17.24%) Azure DevOps
4 5 (17.24%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (13.79%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) Active Directory Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) AWS DevOps
6 3 (10.34%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) AWS Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) Azure DevOps Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) Azure Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) Consultant
6 3 (10.34%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 3 (10.34%) Messaging Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Cloud Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) DevOps Systems Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Nagios Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) LDAP
1 1 (3.45%) REST
1 1 (3.45%) SAML
1 1 (3.45%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.34%) Clustering
3 2 (6.90%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.45%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (3.45%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (3.45%) PKI
4 1 (3.45%) Private Cloud
4 1 (3.45%) Replication
4 1 (3.45%) User Experience
4 1 (3.45%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 10 (34.48%) Windows
2 9 (31.03%) Linux
2 9 (31.03%) Windows Server
3 8 (27.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (13.79%) CentOS
4 4 (13.79%) Unix
5 1 (3.45%) Mac OS
5 1 (3.45%) Windows 10
5 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (37.93%) Infrastructure Management
2 10 (34.48%) DevOps
3 9 (31.03%) Capacity Planning
4 6 (20.69%) ITIL
4 6 (20.69%) Load Balancing
5 5 (17.24%) Configuration Management
6 4 (13.79%) Performance Optimisation
7 3 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (10.34%) Server Monitoring
7 3 (10.34%) Service Delivery
7 3 (10.34%) Software Engineering
8 2 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (6.90%) Data Management
8 2 (6.90%) High Availability
8 2 (6.90%) Release Management
9 1 (3.45%) Migration
9 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2
9 1 (3.45%) Project Management
9 1 (3.45%) TOGAF
9 1 (3.45%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 12 (41.38%) PowerShell
2 10 (34.48%) SQL
3 4 (13.79%) Shell Script
4 2 (6.90%) Java
4 2 (6.90%) PHP
5 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (34.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (31.03%) MCSE
3 2 (6.90%) CCNA
3 2 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.45%) MCSA
4 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 14 (48.28%) Active Directory
2 8 (27.59%) Virtual Servers
2 8 (27.59%) vSphere
3 3 (10.34%) Docker
4 2 (6.90%) iptables
4 2 (6.90%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (3.45%) vCloud
5 1 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (3.45%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 8 (27.59%) SCOM
2 7 (24.14%) Nagios
3 4 (13.79%) Graphite
3 4 (13.79%) Opsview
3 4 (13.79%) Puppet
4 3 (10.34%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (6.90%) Ansible
5 2 (6.90%) CFEngine
5 2 (6.90%) Salt
6 1 (3.45%) SCCM
6 1 (3.45%) vRealize
6 1 (3.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
2 8 (27.59%) NetApp
3 7 (24.14%) Red Hat
4 4 (13.79%) Intel
4 4 (13.79%) McAfee
5 3 (10.34%) Cisco
5 3 (10.34%) F5
5 3 (10.34%) SolarWinds
5 3 (10.34%) Splunk
6 2 (6.90%) CheckPoint
6 2 (6.90%) Juniper
6 2 (6.90%) VMware
7 1 (3.45%) MikroTik