The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 27 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Domain Name System (DNS)
England / London
Rank 154 144 132
Rank change year-on-year -10 -12  
Contract jobs citing DNS 308 362 374
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.59% 1.63% 1.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.73% 12.83% 12.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 246 249
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £579 £508 £504
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £343
% change year-on-year - +2.18%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 21
Median hourly rate £50.00 £32.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +56.25% +68.42%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.43 £20.50 £24.38
% change year-on-year +14.26% -15.89%  

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 London with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 2419 2822 2921
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 12.49% 12.74% 13.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1610 1911 1877
Median daily rate £443 £425 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.23% +8.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 57 85
Median hourly rate £42.50 £22.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +88.88% +12.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.35 £12.80 £13.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -39.18% +23.33%  

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

DNS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DNS in London

DNS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DNS in London over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DNS in London

DNS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DNS in London

DNS
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the London region over the 3 months to 27 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
City of London -10 38 £413 +10.00% 21
Croydon +11 11 £468 +78.09%
West End of London +5 5 £500 +108.33% 2
Canary Wharf +1 5 £535 +7.00%
Hammersmith 0 3 £520 +9.47% 1
New Malden - 2 - -
Wembley - 2 £200 -
Chiswick - 2 £185 -
Twickenham - 1 £155 -
Hackney - 1 £325 -
DNS
England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 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 London region with a requirement for DNS.

1 354 (51.45%) Windows
2 307 (44.62%) DHCP
3 295 (42.88%) VMware
4 284 (41.28%) Active Directory
5 274 (39.83%) Linux
6 235 (34.16%) Firewall
7 209 (30.38%) TCP/IP
8 200 (29.07%) Microsoft
9 178 (25.87%) Windows Server
10 173 (25.15%) VMware Infrastructure
11 167 (24.27%) Amazon AWS
12 166 (24.13%) Puppet
13 159 (23.11%) VPN
14 146 (21.22%) Cisco
14 146 (21.22%) DevOps
15 138 (20.06%) PowerShell
16 135 (19.62%) Configuration Management
17 128 (18.60%) Security Cleared
18 123 (17.88%) Windows Server 2008
19 121 (17.59%) SQL
20 120 (17.44%) LAN
21 119 (17.30%) SQL Server
22 118 (17.15%) Apache
22 118 (17.15%) Finance
23 113 (16.42%) WAN
24 112 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
25 111 (16.13%) SC Cleared
26 106 (15.41%) SAN
27 105 (15.26%) Microsoft Azure
27 105 (15.26%) Windows Server 2012

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in London 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
1 118 (17.15%) Apache
2 83 (12.06%) IIS
3 73 (10.61%) MS Exchange
4 46 (6.69%) Tomcat
5 45 (6.54%) SharePoint
6 42 (6.10%) nginx
7 40 (5.81%) Exchange Server 2010
8 38 (5.52%) Confluence
9 37 (5.38%) Elasticsearch
10 28 (4.07%) WebSphere
11 24 (3.49%) Skype for Business
12 21 (3.05%) Exchange Server 2013
13 12 (1.74%) OpenStack
13 12 (1.74%) WebSphere Application Server
14 10 (1.45%) JBoss
14 10 (1.45%) WebLogic
15 8 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2007
16 7 (1.02%) Cloud Foundry
16 7 (1.02%) SharePoint 2013
17 6 (0.87%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 70 (10.17%) MS Excel
2 42 (6.10%) MS Office
3 19 (2.76%) HipChat
4 5 (0.73%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.15%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 14 (2.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.58%) Oracle Retail
3 3 (0.44%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (0.44%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 3 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.44%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 167 (24.27%) Amazon AWS
2 105 (15.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 79 (11.48%) Office 365
4 47 (6.83%) IaaS
5 28 (4.07%) Cloud Computing
5 28 (4.07%) PaaS
6 21 (3.05%) SaaS
7 17 (2.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 15 (2.18%) Azure Active Directory
9 13 (1.89%) Amazon ELB
10 12 (1.74%) Amazon EC2
11 10 (1.45%) AWS CloudFormation
12 8 (1.16%) Amazon S3
13 7 (1.02%) GitHub
14 6 (0.87%) Google Cloud Platform
14 6 (0.87%) Mimecast
14 6 (0.87%) OneDrive
15 5 (0.73%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 5 (0.73%) Yammer
16 4 (0.58%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 307 (44.62%) DHCP
2 235 (34.16%) Firewall
3 209 (30.38%) TCP/IP
4 159 (23.11%) VPN
5 120 (17.44%) LAN
6 113 (16.42%) WAN
7 106 (15.41%) SAN
8 95 (13.81%) SSL
9 89 (12.94%) HTTP
10 58 (8.43%) LDAP
11 57 (8.28%) Internet
11 57 (8.28%) IPsec
12 51 (7.41%) Network Security
13 44 (6.40%) BGP
13 44 (6.40%) SSH
14 41 (5.96%) SNMP
15 40 (5.81%) MPLS
16 36 (5.23%) Wireless
17 34 (4.94%) Cisco Nexus
17 34 (4.94%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (17.30%) SQL Server
2 68 (9.88%) PostgreSQL
3 53 (7.70%) Oracle Database
4 44 (6.40%) Hadoop
5 41 (5.96%) Oracle Database 11g
6 27 (3.92%) MySQL
7 17 (2.47%) MongoDB
8 15 (2.18%) Relational Database
9 14 (2.03%) SQL Server 2012
10 11 (1.60%) NoSQL
11 10 (1.45%) Big Data
11 10 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
12 8 (1.16%) RDBMS
13 7 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 6 (0.87%) Amazon RDS
14 6 (0.87%) SQL Server 2014
15 5 (0.73%) Apache Cassandra
15 5 (0.73%) Azure SQL Database
16 3 (0.44%) Redis
16 3 (0.44%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 103 (14.97%) Jenkins
2 77 (11.19%) Git (software)
3 61 (8.87%) JIRA
4 41 (5.96%) Sonatype Nexus
5 39 (5.67%) Maven
6 29 (4.22%) SonarQube
7 28 (4.07%) Ant
8 27 (3.92%) Bitbucket
8 27 (3.92%) JUnit
9 26 (3.78%) Liquibase
10 20 (2.91%) JIRA Agile
10 20 (2.91%) Vagrant
11 19 (2.76%) TeamCity
12 15 (2.18%) Subversion
13 14 (2.03%) Selenium
14 13 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
15 10 (1.45%) Bower
15 10 (1.45%) Grunt
15 10 (1.45%) JSHint
15 10 (1.45%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 118 (17.15%) Finance
2 41 (5.96%) Banking
3 21 (3.05%) Retail
4 19 (2.76%) Back Office
4 19 (2.76%) Telecoms
5 13 (1.89%) Legal
6 9 (1.31%) Investment Banking
7 7 (1.02%) Marketing
8 6 (0.87%) Front Office
8 6 (0.87%) Law
8 6 (0.87%) Manufacturing
9 5 (0.73%) Publishing
10 4 (0.58%) Japanese Language
11 3 (0.44%) Advertising
11 3 (0.44%) Billing
11 3 (0.44%) Electronics
11 3 (0.44%) Games
11 3 (0.44%) Multimedia
11 3 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.29%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 105 (15.26%) Architect
2 80 (11.63%) Administrator
3 72 (10.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 63 (9.16%) DevOps Engineer
5 56 (8.14%) Analyst
6 50 (7.27%) Network Engineer
7 48 (6.98%) Systems Administrator
8 44 (6.40%) Consultant
8 44 (6.40%) Infrastructure Architect
9 43 (6.25%) Support Engineer
10 37 (5.38%) Linux Administrator
10 37 (5.38%) Technical Architect
11 36 (5.23%) Cloud Architect
12 33 (4.80%) Windows Engineer
13 29 (4.22%) Linux Systems Administrator
14 27 (3.92%) Linux Engineer
15 26 (3.78%) Developer
16 25 (3.63%) AWS Engineer
17 22 (3.20%) AWS DevOps
17 22 (3.20%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (8.43%) Elastic Stack
2 34 (4.94%) .NET
3 30 (4.36%) Software Packaging
4 28 (4.07%) Web Services
5 26 (3.78%) MCollective
6 23 (3.34%) HTML
7 21 (3.05%) REST
8 20 (2.91%) Oracle GoldenGate
9 19 (2.76%) Middleware
10 18 (2.62%) CSS
11 17 (2.47%) JSON
12 14 (2.03%) 802.1X
12 14 (2.03%) LAMP
12 14 (2.03%) Node.js
13 13 (1.89%) Ajax
13 13 (1.89%) LAPP Stack
14 12 (1.74%) AngularJS
15 11 (1.60%) CSS3
15 11 (1.60%) DOM
15 11 (1.60%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 85 (12.35%) Data Centre
2 66 (9.59%) PKI
3 35 (5.09%) Analytical Skills
4 33 (4.80%) Clustering
5 26 (3.78%) Replication
6 25 (3.63%) Management Information System
7 15 (2.18%) Public Cloud
8 14 (2.03%) Linux Command Line
9 13 (1.89%) Computer Science
10 10 (1.45%) Graphic Design
10 10 (1.45%) Private Cloud
11 8 (1.16%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 8 (1.16%) Enterprise Storage
11 8 (1.16%) Video Conferencing
12 7 (1.02%) CMDB
12 7 (1.02%) NHS
13 6 (0.87%) Blackberry
13 6 (0.87%) Mobile App
14 5 (0.73%) Derivative
14 5 (0.73%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 354 (51.45%) Windows
2 274 (39.83%) Linux
3 178 (25.87%) Windows Server
4 123 (17.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 105 (15.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 104 (15.12%) Unix
7 90 (13.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 67 (9.74%) CentOS
9 59 (8.58%) Windows 7
9 59 (8.58%) Windows Server 2003
10 49 (7.12%) Windows 10
11 40 (5.81%) Solaris
12 22 (3.20%) Ubuntu
13 21 (3.05%) AIX
14 16 (2.33%) SUSE
15 15 (2.18%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 13 (1.89%) RancherOS
16 13 (1.89%) VyOS
16 13 (1.89%) Windows 8
17 11 (1.60%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (21.22%) DevOps
2 135 (19.62%) Configuration Management
3 112 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
4 97 (14.10%) Load Balancing
5 90 (13.08%) Migration
6 89 (12.94%) Continuous Integration
7 77 (11.19%) ITIL
8 63 (9.16%) Continuous Delivery
9 62 (9.01%) Service Management
10 50 (7.27%) Open Source
11 49 (7.12%) Scrum
12 38 (5.52%) High Availability
13 36 (5.23%) Disaster Recovery
14 35 (5.09%) Stakeholder Management
15 32 (4.65%) Change Management
16 29 (4.22%) Continuous Improvement
17 28 (4.07%) Identity Management
17 28 (4.07%) Project Management
18 27 (3.92%) Network Design
19 26 (3.78%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 138 (20.06%) PowerShell
2 121 (17.59%) SQL
3 91 (13.23%) Python
4 87 (12.65%) Bash Shell
5 81 (11.77%) Perl
6 61 (8.87%) Java
7 51 (7.41%) Shell Script
8 40 (5.81%) C
8 40 (5.81%) Ruby
9 27 (3.92%) JavaScript
10 23 (3.34%) Korn
11 17 (2.47%) PHP
12 14 (2.03%) VB
13 12 (1.74%) C#
14 4 (0.58%) Bourne shell
14 4 (0.58%) C-shell
14 4 (0.58%) Groovy
14 4 (0.58%) SystemTap
14 4 (0.58%) VBScript
15 3 (0.44%) Jython
Qualifications
1 128 (18.60%) Security Cleared
2 111 (16.13%) SC Cleared
3 62 (9.01%) Cisco Certification
4 41 (5.96%) CCNP
5 35 (5.09%) Microsoft Certification
6 31 (4.51%) CCNA
7 22 (3.20%) Degree
7 22 (3.20%) MCSE
8 17 (2.47%) CCIE
9 14 (2.03%) DV Cleared
10 10 (1.45%) MCP
11 9 (1.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 8 (1.16%) DBS Check
12 8 (1.16%) JNCIP
12 8 (1.16%) MCSA
13 7 (1.02%) CCDA
13 7 (1.02%) JNCIA
13 7 (1.02%) JNCIS
14 6 (0.87%) Citrix Certification
15 5 (0.73%) EMC Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (2.62%) SLA
2 12 (1.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (1.74%) PCI DSS
3 5 (0.73%) QA
4 2 (0.29%) PMO
4 2 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.15%) BS7799
5 1 (0.15%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 284 (41.28%) Active Directory
2 173 (25.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 64 (9.30%) Docker
4 55 (7.99%) Hyper-V
5 48 (6.98%) vCloud
6 43 (6.25%) NFS
6 43 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
7 40 (5.81%) vSphere
8 39 (5.67%) VMware ESX
9 31 (4.51%) XenApp
10 28 (4.07%) Squid
10 28 (4.07%) Virtual Machines
11 27 (3.92%) Postfix
12 15 (2.18%) KVM
13 11 (1.60%) XenDesktop
14 9 (1.31%) Samba
15 8 (1.16%) Oracle RAC
15 8 (1.16%) Veritas Volume Manager
15 8 (1.16%) Virtual Desktop
16 7 (1.02%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 166 (24.13%) Puppet
2 100 (14.53%) Ansible
3 70 (10.17%) ZABBIX
4 69 (10.03%) SCCM
5 64 (9.30%) Nagios
6 59 (8.58%) Terraform
7 55 (7.99%) Opscode Chef
8 52 (7.56%) Kubernetes
9 50 (7.27%) SCOM
10 47 (6.83%) logstash
11 39 (5.67%) Kibana
12 32 (4.65%) Consul
12 32 (4.65%) Packer
13 28 (4.07%) yum
14 26 (3.78%) Docker Swarm
14 26 (3.78%) Microsoft Intune
14 26 (3.78%) Rancher
15 22 (3.20%) Rsyslog
16 21 (3.05%) HAProxy
16 21 (3.05%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 295 (42.88%) VMware
2 200 (29.07%) Microsoft
3 146 (21.22%) Cisco
4 97 (14.10%) Citrix
5 96 (13.95%) Oracle
6 89 (12.94%) Red Hat
7 60 (8.72%) CheckPoint
8 55 (7.99%) HP
9 45 (6.54%) Juniper
10 38 (5.52%) IBM
11 37 (5.38%) EMC
12 34 (4.94%) AppDynamics
12 34 (4.94%) Palo Alto
13 33 (4.80%) Atlassian
14 32 (4.65%) F5
15 29 (4.22%) NetApp
16 26 (3.78%) Sonatype
17 24 (3.49%) Splunk
18 22 (3.20%) Sun
19 21 (3.05%) Dell
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