The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 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 28 March 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)
East Midlands / Leicestershire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 39 35
Rank change year-on-year +13 -4  
Contract jobs citing DNS 16 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 5.54% 1.45% 1.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 34.78% 8.33% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 2
Median daily rate £263 £250 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £250 £385
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year - +1.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £11.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.43 £20.00 £24.38
% change year-on-year +17.12% -17.94%  

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 Leicestershire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Leicestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 46 48 36
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 15.92% 17.45% 11.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 20 22
Median daily rate £265 £250 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.00% -21.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £160 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £338 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 2
Median hourly rate £16.00 £13.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.51% +3.84%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.14 £37.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -40.96% +25.00%  

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicestershire 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 Leicestershire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DNS in Leicestershire

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DNS in Leicestershire over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DNS in Leicestershire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DNS in Leicestershire

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Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester -6 5 £253 +1.00% 1
Hinckley - 2 £274 -
DNS
East Midlands

DNS
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for DNS.

1 20 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 12 (60.00%) LAN
2 12 (60.00%) DHCP
3 10 (50.00%) Windows
3 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 10 (50.00%) HP
3 10 (50.00%) Dell
4 9 (45.00%) VBScript
4 9 (45.00%) SQL Server
4 9 (45.00%) IIS
4 9 (45.00%) Wireless
4 9 (45.00%) SCCM
4 9 (45.00%) Hyper-V
4 9 (45.00%) PowerShell
4 9 (45.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (45.00%) Remote Desktop
4 9 (45.00%) Windows Server
5 8 (40.00%) PaaS
5 8 (40.00%) CoreOS
5 8 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 8 (40.00%) IaaS
5 8 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (40.00%) Docker
5 8 (40.00%) Node.js
5 8 (40.00%) REST
5 8 (40.00%) Git (software)
5 8 (40.00%) Kanban
5 8 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (40.00%) Ubuntu

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 (45.00%) IIS
2 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (40.00%) IaaS
1 8 (40.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 12 (60.00%) DHCP
2 12 (60.00%) LAN
3 9 (45.00%) Remote Desktop
3 9 (45.00%) Wireless
4 8 (40.00%) HTTP
4 8 (40.00%) SSL
5 3 (15.00%) WAN
6 2 (10.00%) ADSL
6 2 (10.00%) BGP
6 2 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (10.00%) EIGRP
6 2 (10.00%) Firewall
6 2 (10.00%) MPLS
6 2 (10.00%) OSPF
6 2 (10.00%) SNMP
6 2 (10.00%) TACACS
6 2 (10.00%) VLAN
6 2 (10.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (45.00%) SQL Server
1 9 (45.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (40.00%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Deployment Engineer
2 6 (30.00%) Systems Engineer
3 5 (25.00%) Platform Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) E-Commerce Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) EPoS Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Deployment Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Migration Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Network Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Network Support
6 2 (10.00%) Network Support Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Server Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Server Migration Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Software Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Support Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Windows Server Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Windows Systems Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) SCCM Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (40.00%) .NET
1 8 (40.00%) JSON
1 8 (40.00%) Node.js
1 8 (40.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 10 (50.00%) Windows
2 9 (45.00%) Windows Server
2 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (40.00%) CoreOS
3 8 (40.00%) Linux
3 8 (40.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 8 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
1 8 (40.00%) E-Commerce
1 8 (40.00%) Kanban
1 8 (40.00%) Scrum
1 8 (40.00%) SOA
1 8 (40.00%) TDD
2 2 (10.00%) ITIL
2 2 (10.00%) ITIL V3
2 2 (10.00%) Migration
2 2 (10.00%) Network Load Balancing
2 2 (10.00%) Network Management
2 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) PowerShell
1 9 (45.00%) VBScript
2 8 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (40.00%) Python
3 1 (5.00%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 9 (45.00%) Hyper-V
2 8 (40.00%) Docker
3 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (45.00%) SCCM
2 8 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Dell
1 10 (50.00%) HP
1 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (30.00%) Sun
3 4 (20.00%) Cisco
4 2 (10.00%) SolarWinds
4 2 (10.00%) VMware
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