Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 120 93 81
Rank change year-on-year -27 -12 +17
Contract jobs citing DNS 27 42 77
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.12% 1.92% 2.81%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.71% 15.44% 20.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 29 55
Leeds median daily rate £425 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.53% +5.56% +7.14%
10th Percentile £328 £328 £240
90th Percentile £545 £565 £575
West Yorkshire median daily rate £358 £475 £443
% change year-on-year -24.74% +7.34% +5.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Leeds median hourly rate - £19.50 -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £33.75 £19.50 -
% change year-on-year +73.08% - -

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 252 272 370
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 10.45% 12.41% 13.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 156 218
Leeds median daily rate £450 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +8.00%
10th Percentile £304 £273 £250
90th Percentile £630 £550 £550
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 7 14
Leeds median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +85.19% -28.00%
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.51 £14.20 £13.50
% change year-on-year +16.23% +5.19% -13.89%

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 16 October 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 16 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing DNS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for DNS.

1 14 (51.85%) Microsoft
2 13 (48.15%) Windows
2 13 (48.15%) Linux
3 10 (37.04%) TCP/IP
3 10 (37.04%) Active Directory
3 10 (37.04%) VMware
3 10 (37.04%) Windows Server
4 9 (33.33%) High Availability
4 9 (33.33%) DevOps
4 9 (33.33%) Finance
4 9 (33.33%) Load Balancing
5 8 (29.63%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (29.63%) Cisco
5 8 (29.63%) ITIL
5 8 (29.63%) Mentoring
5 8 (29.63%) F5
6 7 (25.93%) Amazon AWS
6 7 (25.93%) DHCP
6 7 (25.93%) LAN
6 7 (25.93%) Firewall
6 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (22.22%) SQL
7 6 (22.22%) HP
7 6 (22.22%) Red Hat
7 6 (22.22%) Configuration Management
7 6 (22.22%) Open Source
7 6 (22.22%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (22.22%) Jenkins
8 5 (18.52%) PowerShell
8 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008

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 4 (14.81%) MS Exchange
1 4 (14.81%) SharePoint
2 3 (11.11%) Confluence
3 2 (7.41%) Apache
3 2 (7.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (7.41%) IIS
3 2 (7.41%) Jetty
3 2 (7.41%) Mongrel
3 2 (7.41%) nginx
3 2 (7.41%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (7.41%) Skype for Business
3 2 (7.41%) Tomcat
3 2 (7.41%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 7 (25.93%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (22.22%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (14.81%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 4 (14.81%) Amazon S3
3 4 (14.81%) AWS CloudFormation
3 4 (14.81%) IaaS
3 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (14.81%) Office 365
3 4 (14.81%) PaaS
3 4 (14.81%) SaaS
4 3 (11.11%) Amazon SQS
4 3 (11.11%) AWS Lambda
4 3 (11.11%) Route 53
4 3 (11.11%) Serverless
4 3 (11.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 2 (7.41%) Google App Engine
5 2 (7.41%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 10 (37.04%) TCP/IP
2 7 (25.93%) DHCP
2 7 (25.93%) Firewall
2 7 (25.93%) LAN
3 5 (18.52%) BGP
3 5 (18.52%) MPLS
3 5 (18.52%) OSPF
3 5 (18.52%) WAN
4 4 (14.81%) SSL
5 3 (11.11%) FTP
5 3 (11.11%) HTTP
5 3 (11.11%) ICMP
5 3 (11.11%) IPsec
5 3 (11.11%) VPN
6 1 (3.70%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (3.70%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 3 (11.11%) Amazon RDS
1 3 (11.11%) Azure SQL Database
2 2 (7.41%) MongoDB
2 2 (7.41%) MySQL
3 1 (3.70%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (22.22%) Jenkins
2 3 (11.11%) GitLab
2 3 (11.11%) JIRA
2 3 (11.11%) Octopus Deploy
2 3 (11.11%) Travis CI
2 3 (11.11%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.70%) Jasmine
3 1 (3.70%) JUnit
General
1 9 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Retail
3 2 (7.41%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (25.93%) Windows Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) AWS Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Cloud Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Network Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Server Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Windows Server Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Architect
4 3 (11.11%) AWS DevOps
4 3 (11.11%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Azure Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Azure DevOps
5 2 (7.41%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Support
5 2 (7.41%) Windows DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) .NET
1 2 (7.41%) J2EE
1 2 (7.41%) Servlets
2 1 (3.70%) .NET Framework
2 1 (3.70%) Node.js
2 1 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Clustering
1 5 (18.52%) Computer Science
2 3 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 3 (11.11%) Public Cloud
3 2 (7.41%) Blackberry
3 2 (7.41%) CMDB
3 2 (7.41%) PKI
4 1 (3.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 13 (48.15%) Linux
1 13 (48.15%) Windows
2 10 (37.04%) Windows Server
3 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (14.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (14.81%) Unix
5 3 (11.11%) Windows 10
5 3 (11.11%) Windows 7
5 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) DevOps
1 9 (33.33%) High Availability
1 9 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 8 (29.63%) ITIL
2 8 (29.63%) Mentoring
3 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (22.22%) Configuration Management
4 6 (22.22%) Open Source
5 5 (18.52%) Collaborative Working
5 5 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (18.52%) Network Design
5 5 (18.52%) Scrum
5 5 (18.52%) Translating Business Requirements
6 4 (14.81%) Analytics
6 4 (14.81%) Auto-Scaling
6 4 (14.81%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 4 (14.81%) Server Patching
7 3 (11.11%) Coaching
7 3 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (11.11%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (22.22%) SQL
2 5 (18.52%) PowerShell
3 3 (11.11%) Bash Shell
3 3 (11.11%) Java
4 2 (7.41%) VBScript
5 1 (3.70%) C
5 1 (3.70%) Go
5 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) CCNP
1 5 (18.52%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (18.52%) Computer Science Degree
1 5 (18.52%) Degree
2 4 (14.81%) CCIE
2 4 (14.81%) SC Cleared
2 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
3 2 (7.41%) CCA
3 2 (7.41%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (7.41%) MCITP
3 2 (7.41%) MCSE
3 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.70%) CCNA
4 1 (3.70%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) QA
2 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (37.04%) Active Directory
2 8 (29.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (14.81%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (11.11%) XenApp
5 2 (7.41%) Hyper-V
5 2 (7.41%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (7.41%) Xen
5 2 (7.41%) XenDesktop
5 2 (7.41%) XenServer
6 1 (3.70%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (18.52%) SCCM
2 3 (11.11%) Puppet
3 2 (7.41%) HP SIM
3 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (7.41%) SCOM
3 2 (7.41%) WSUS
4 1 (3.70%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (3.70%) NetBackup
4 1 (3.70%) OpenView
4 1 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 14 (51.85%) Microsoft
2 10 (37.04%) VMware
3 8 (29.63%) Cisco
3 8 (29.63%) F5
4 6 (22.22%) HP
4 6 (22.22%) Red Hat
5 4 (14.81%) CheckPoint
5 4 (14.81%) Citrix
6 3 (11.11%) Atlassian
6 3 (11.11%) Dell
6 3 (11.11%) IBM
7 2 (7.41%) Google
7 2 (7.41%) McAfee
7 2 (7.41%) Remedy
7 2 (7.41%) SolarWinds
8 1 (3.70%) Apple
8 1 (3.70%) EMC
8 1 (3.70%) NetApp
8 1 (3.70%) Splunk