Period
to 24 April 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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 122 100 105
Rank change year-on-year -22 +5 -18
Contract jobs citing DNS 26 29 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.04% 1.37% 1.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.40% 10.98% 11.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 20 30
Leeds median daily rate £450 £410 £426
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.76% -3.81% +42.08%
10th Percentile £160 £252 £180
90th Percentile £550 £588 £522
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £410 £438
% change year-on-year +3.66% -6.29% +45.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Leeds median hourly rate - - £11.00
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - £17.39 £11.50
% change year-on-year - +51.22% -17.86%

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 228 264 356
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 9.14% 12.46% 12.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 156 246
Leeds median daily rate £450 £420 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% - +18.31%
10th Percentile £223 £225 £289
90th Percentile £588 £575 £588
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 15
Leeds median hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.79% +163.64% -68.57%
10th Percentile £14.55 £19.60 £10.20
90th Percentile £47.75 £37.60 £22.25
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.65 £18.20 £12.00
% change year-on-year -19.48% +51.63% -31.43%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 16 (61.54%) DHCP
2 14 (53.85%) VMware
3 13 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (42.31%) Microsoft
5 10 (38.46%) Active Directory
6 9 (34.62%) TCP/IP
6 9 (34.62%) Amazon AWS
7 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (30.77%) Windows
8 7 (26.92%) Linux
8 7 (26.92%) FTP
8 7 (26.92%) HTTP
8 7 (26.92%) SSL
8 7 (26.92%) Firewall
8 7 (26.92%) IPsec
8 7 (26.92%) Configuration Management
8 7 (26.92%) Microsoft Azure
8 7 (26.92%) Open Source
8 7 (26.92%) Puppet
9 6 (23.08%) Jenkins
9 6 (23.08%) Google App Engine
9 6 (23.08%) Git (software)
9 6 (23.08%) nginx
9 6 (23.08%) Amazon EC2
9 6 (23.08%) TDD
9 6 (23.08%) Google
9 6 (23.08%) WebSphere
9 6 (23.08%) Xen
9 6 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (23.08%) Jetty

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 (23.08%) Apache
1 6 (23.08%) IIS
1 6 (23.08%) Jetty
1 6 (23.08%) Mongrel
1 6 (23.08%) nginx
1 6 (23.08%) Tomcat
1 6 (23.08%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.85%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 9 (34.62%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (26.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (23.08%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (23.08%) Google App Engine
3 6 (23.08%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (15.38%) IaaS
4 4 (15.38%) PaaS
4 4 (15.38%) SaaS
5 3 (11.54%) OpenShift
6 1 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (61.54%) DHCP
2 9 (34.62%) TCP/IP
3 7 (26.92%) Firewall
3 7 (26.92%) FTP
3 7 (26.92%) HTTP
3 7 (26.92%) IPsec
3 7 (26.92%) SSL
4 2 (7.69%) LAN
4 2 (7.69%) SSH
4 2 (7.69%) WAN
5 1 (3.85%) BGP
5 1 (3.85%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (3.85%) HTTPS
5 1 (3.85%) Internet
5 1 (3.85%) MPLS
5 1 (3.85%) OSPF
5 1 (3.85%) SMTP
5 1 (3.85%) VPLS
5 1 (3.85%) VPN
5 1 (3.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Git (software)
1 6 (23.08%) Jenkins
1 6 (23.08%) Travis CI
2 3 (11.54%) Visual Studio Team System
2 3 (11.54%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 5 (19.23%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (15.38%) Cloud Engineer
1 4 (15.38%) Java Engineer
1 4 (15.38%) Support Engineer
1 4 (15.38%) Windows Engineer
2 3 (11.54%) Active Directory Engineer
2 3 (11.54%) Architect
2 3 (11.54%) Azure Architect
2 3 (11.54%) Cloud Architect
2 3 (11.54%) Customer Engineer
2 3 (11.54%) Customer Support Engineer
2 3 (11.54%) Messaging Engineer
2 3 (11.54%) Windows Support Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Azure DevOps
3 2 (7.69%) Azure Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Java Software Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 2 (7.69%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (23.08%) .NET
1 6 (23.08%) J2EE
1 6 (23.08%) Servlets
2 1 (3.85%) LDAP
2 1 (3.85%) REST
2 1 (3.85%) SAML
2 1 (3.85%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Hybrid Cloud
2 3 (11.54%) Data Centre
3 2 (7.69%) Replication
4 1 (3.85%) PKI
4 1 (3.85%) Private Cloud
4 1 (3.85%) User Experience
4 1 (3.85%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 8 (30.77%) Windows
2 7 (26.92%) Linux
3 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (11.54%) Windows Server
5 2 (7.69%) Windows 10
6 1 (3.85%) Mac OS
6 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (26.92%) Configuration Management
2 7 (26.92%) Open Source
3 6 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (23.08%) DevOps
3 6 (23.08%) Microservices
3 6 (23.08%) TDD
4 5 (19.23%) Service Delivery
5 4 (15.38%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (15.38%) Immutable Infrastructure
5 4 (15.38%) IT Strategy
5 4 (15.38%) Network Management
5 4 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (11.54%) Load Balancing
6 3 (11.54%) Server Monitoring
6 3 (11.54%) Software Engineering
7 2 (7.69%) ITIL
8 1 (3.85%) Change Management
8 1 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (3.85%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (23.08%) Java
2 5 (19.23%) PowerShell
3 3 (11.54%) SQL
4 2 (7.69%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.85%) Python
5 1 (3.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) DBS Check
2 2 (7.69%) CCNA
2 2 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.85%) CCSA
3 1 (3.85%) CCSE
3 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.85%) PCI DSS
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (38.46%) Active Directory
3 6 (23.08%) Xen
4 3 (11.54%) Docker
5 2 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (3.85%) vCloud
6 1 (3.85%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (3.85%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 7 (26.92%) Puppet
2 3 (11.54%) Nagios
3 2 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (3.85%) Graphite
4 1 (3.85%) Opsview
4 1 (3.85%) Prometheus
4 1 (3.85%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (3.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (3.85%) vRealize
4 1 (3.85%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 14 (53.85%) VMware
2 11 (42.31%) Microsoft
3 6 (23.08%) Google
4 4 (15.38%) Apple
4 4 (15.38%) Citrix
4 4 (15.38%) Intel
4 4 (15.38%) McAfee
4 4 (15.38%) SolarWinds
5 3 (11.54%) Splunk
6 2 (7.69%) Dell
6 2 (7.69%) HP
6 2 (7.69%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.85%) CheckPoint
7 1 (3.85%) Cisco
7 1 (3.85%) CommVault
7 1 (3.85%) F5
7 1 (3.85%) Fortinet