Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 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)
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 96 61 99
Rank change year-on-year -35 +38 -14
Contract jobs citing DNS 38 89 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.71% 3.40% 1.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.96% 23.61% 13.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 60 48
Leeds median daily rate £475 £450 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +7.14% +8.39%
10th Percentile £345 £259 £179
90th Percentile £570 £575 £550
West Yorkshire median daily rate £463 £450 £420
% change year-on-year +2.78% +7.14% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Leeds median hourly rate £19.50 - £22.50
10th Percentile £14.15 - £21.25
90th Percentile £24.45 - £23.75
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £19.50 - £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 254 377 439
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 11.44% 14.41% 13.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 226 293
Leeds median daily rate £425 £406 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.62% +4.84% +15.24%
10th Percentile £213 £213 £263
90th Percentile £556 £550 £540
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +13.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 14 10
Leeds median hourly rate £20.50 £13.50 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +51.85% -36.47% -5.56%
10th Percentile £11.03 £10.20 £11.10
90th Percentile £31.70 £21.93 £53.55
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £13.50 £15.36
% change year-on-year +5.19% -12.08% -2.51%

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 19 November 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 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for DNS in Leeds

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 19 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 18 (47.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (39.47%) Capacity Planning
3 15 (39.47%) Active Directory
3 15 (39.47%) Windows
4 13 (34.21%) Windows Server
5 12 (31.58%) Git (software)
6 11 (28.95%) PowerShell
6 11 (28.95%) Linux
6 11 (28.95%) Infrastructure Management
6 11 (28.95%) DevOps
7 10 (26.32%) Data Centre
7 10 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (26.32%) Firewall
7 10 (26.32%) Finance
7 10 (26.32%) VMware
8 9 (23.68%) MCSE
8 9 (23.68%) SharePoint
8 9 (23.68%) SQL
8 9 (23.68%) IIS
8 9 (23.68%) SharePoint Server
8 9 (23.68%) SaaS
8 9 (23.68%) PaaS
8 9 (23.68%) Hybrid Cloud
8 9 (23.68%) IaaS
9 8 (21.05%) NetScaler
9 8 (21.05%) SharePoint 2013
9 8 (21.05%) Virtual Servers
9 8 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
9 8 (21.05%) vSphere

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 9 (23.68%) IIS
1 9 (23.68%) SharePoint
1 9 (23.68%) SharePoint Server
2 8 (21.05%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (10.53%) Cloud Foundry
4 3 (7.89%) MS Exchange
5 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (2.63%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 18 (47.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (23.68%) IaaS
2 9 (23.68%) PaaS
2 9 (23.68%) SaaS
3 5 (13.16%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (10.53%) Heroku
5 3 (7.89%) Office 365
5 3 (7.89%) OpenShift
6 2 (5.26%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (5.26%) OpenDNS
7 1 (2.63%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (2.63%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 10 (26.32%) Firewall
2 8 (21.05%) NetScaler
3 5 (13.16%) HTTP
4 4 (10.53%) DHCP
5 2 (5.26%) LAN
5 2 (5.26%) SAN
5 2 (5.26%) SSH
5 2 (5.26%) TCP/IP
5 2 (5.26%) WAN
6 1 (2.63%) FTP
6 1 (2.63%) IPsec
6 1 (2.63%) iSCSI
6 1 (2.63%) MPLS
6 1 (2.63%) PBX
6 1 (2.63%) SMTP
6 1 (2.63%) SSL
6 1 (2.63%) VLAN
6 1 (2.63%) VPLS
6 1 (2.63%) VPN
6 1 (2.63%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.63%) Maltego
2 1 (2.63%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.63%) MySQL
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (31.58%) Git (software)
2 8 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (10.53%) Jenkins
4 3 (7.89%) Visual Studio Team System
4 3 (7.89%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
5 1 (2.63%) Bitbucket
5 1 (2.63%) Maven
General
1 10 (26.32%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Banking
2 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (26.32%) Administrator
2 9 (23.68%) Architect
3 8 (21.05%) Azure Engineer
3 8 (21.05%) SharePoint Administrator
4 6 (15.79%) Azure Architect
4 6 (15.79%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (13.16%) Azure DevOps
5 5 (13.16%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (10.53%) Consultant
6 4 (10.53%) Infrastructure Architect
6 4 (10.53%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) AWS Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) Azure Consultant
7 3 (7.89%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) Cloud Architect
7 3 (7.89%) Cloud Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (18.42%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (26.32%) Data Centre
2 9 (23.68%) Hybrid Cloud
3 7 (18.42%) PKI
4 5 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (7.89%) Clustering
6 1 (2.63%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 15 (39.47%) Windows
2 13 (34.21%) Windows Server
3 11 (28.95%) Linux
4 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (13.16%) CentOS
5 5 (13.16%) Unix
6 2 (5.26%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.63%) Mac OS
7 1 (2.63%) Mac OS X
7 1 (2.63%) Solaris
7 1 (2.63%) Ubuntu
7 1 (2.63%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (39.47%) Capacity Planning
2 11 (28.95%) DevOps
2 11 (28.95%) Infrastructure Management
3 8 (21.05%) ITIL
4 7 (18.42%) Configuration Management
4 7 (18.42%) Immutable Infrastructure
4 7 (18.42%) IT Strategy
5 6 (15.79%) Load Balancing
5 6 (15.79%) TOGAF
6 4 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (10.53%) Migration
6 4 (10.53%) Performance Optimisation
6 4 (10.53%) Software Engineering
7 3 (7.89%) Release Management
7 3 (7.89%) Server Monitoring
7 3 (7.89%) Service Delivery
7 3 (7.89%) Service Management
8 2 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (5.26%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 11 (28.95%) PowerShell
2 9 (23.68%) SQL
3 4 (10.53%) Shell Script
4 3 (7.89%) Java
4 3 (7.89%) PHP
5 2 (5.26%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.63%) Go
6 1 (2.63%) Groovy
6 1 (2.63%) Perl
6 1 (2.63%) Python
6 1 (2.63%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (23.68%) MCSE
3 2 (5.26%) CCNA
3 2 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.63%) MCSA
4 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 15 (39.47%) Active Directory
2 8 (21.05%) Virtual Servers
2 8 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (21.05%) vSphere
3 4 (10.53%) Docker
4 2 (5.26%) iptables
4 2 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (2.63%) KVM
5 1 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (21.05%) SCOM
2 7 (18.42%) Nagios
3 4 (10.53%) Graphite
3 4 (10.53%) Opsview
4 3 (7.89%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (7.89%) Puppet
5 2 (5.26%) Ansible
5 2 (5.26%) CFEngine
5 2 (5.26%) Salt
6 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (2.63%) SCCM
6 1 (2.63%) Terraform
6 1 (2.63%) WSUS
6 1 (2.63%) yum
Vendors
1 19 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (26.32%) VMware
3 8 (21.05%) NetApp
3 8 (21.05%) Red Hat
4 6 (15.79%) Dell
5 3 (7.89%) Cisco
5 3 (7.89%) F5
5 3 (7.89%) SolarWinds
5 3 (7.89%) Splunk
6 2 (5.26%) CheckPoint
6 2 (5.26%) Juniper
7 1 (2.63%) Apple
7 1 (2.63%) Citrix
7 1 (2.63%) MikroTik
7 1 (2.63%) Oracle