Period
to 19 October 2017

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 6 months to 19 October 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
6 months to
19 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 55 52
Rank change year-on-year +14 -3 -7
Contract jobs citing DNS 24 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 4.19% 0.74% 1.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.62% 5.56% 11.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 3 8
Leicestershire median daily rate £280 £375 £244
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.33% +53.85% -18.75%
10th Percentile £235 £278 £229
90th Percentile £291 £413 £353
East Midlands median daily rate £288 £380 £288
% change year-on-year -24.34% +32.17% -24.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Leicestershire median hourly rate £30.00 - -
East Midlands median hourly rate £30.00 £23.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year +27.66% -9.62% +44.44%

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 Leicestershire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Leicestershire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 111 72 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 19.37% 13.33% 12.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 44 36
Leicestershire median daily rate £280 £288 £289
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.61% -0.43% -17.50%
10th Percentile £153 £81 £180
90th Percentile £370 £413 £450
East Midlands median daily rate £328 £376 £325
% change year-on-year -12.78% +15.54% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 7 9
Leicestershire median hourly rate £11.18 £13.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.22% - -32.50%
10th Percentile £9.75 £8.69 £11.88
90th Percentile £32.50 £28.00 £23.75
East Midlands median hourly rate £13.86 £15.75 £14.50
% change year-on-year -12.00% +8.62% -5.23%

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for DNS in Leicestershire

DNS
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

DNS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DNS in Leicestershire over the 6 months to 19 October 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DNS in Leicestershire

DNS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DNS in Leicestershire

DNS
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 6 months to 19 October 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester +15 23 £280 -13.85% 1
DNS
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 23 (95.83%) Windows
2 22 (91.67%) Microsoft
2 22 (91.67%) Windows Server
3 21 (87.50%) TCP/IP
4 20 (83.33%) PowerShell
5 18 (75.00%) Active Directory
6 16 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (66.67%) PKI
7 15 (62.50%) Data Centre
7 15 (62.50%) Server Virtualisation
7 15 (62.50%) LDAP
7 15 (62.50%) Kerberos
7 15 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 15 (62.50%) IPsec
8 13 (54.17%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (45.83%) Incident Management
10 10 (41.67%) Migration
11 8 (33.33%) DHCP
12 7 (29.17%) HP
12 7 (29.17%) Dell
12 7 (29.17%) LAN
12 7 (29.17%) Hyper-V
13 6 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
13 6 (25.00%) SCCM
13 6 (25.00%) Remote Desktop
13 6 (25.00%) VBScript
13 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
13 6 (25.00%) IIS
13 6 (25.00%) Wireless
13 6 (25.00%) EPoS

DNS
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 6 (25.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (87.50%) TCP/IP
2 15 (62.50%) IPsec
2 15 (62.50%) Kerberos
2 15 (62.50%) LDAP
3 8 (33.33%) DHCP
4 7 (29.17%) LAN
5 6 (25.00%) Remote Desktop
5 6 (25.00%) Wireless
6 4 (16.67%) Internet
7 2 (8.33%) Firewall
8 1 (4.17%) MPLS
8 1 (4.17%) VLAN
8 1 (4.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 5 (20.83%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Active Directory Specialist
2 6 (25.00%) EPoS Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Active Directory Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Active Directory Consultant
4 3 (12.50%) Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) EPoS Support Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Support Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Systems Support
5 2 (8.33%) Systems Support Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Active Directory Technician
6 1 (4.17%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Linux Server Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Specialist
6 1 (4.17%) SCCM Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 16 (66.67%) PKI
2 15 (62.50%) Data Centre
3 6 (25.00%) EPoS
4 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 23 (95.83%) Windows
2 22 (91.67%) Windows Server
3 16 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (54.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.17%) Data ONTAP
6 1 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (62.50%) Server Virtualisation
2 11 (45.83%) Incident Management
3 10 (41.67%) Migration
4 4 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (16.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 20 (83.33%) PowerShell
2 6 (25.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) MCSE
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 18 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (29.17%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (91.67%) Microsoft
2 7 (29.17%) Dell
2 7 (29.17%) HP
3 2 (8.33%) Cisco
4 1 (4.17%) IBM
4 1 (4.17%) NetApp
4 1 (4.17%) VMware