Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Luton 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 21 November 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)
Bedfordshire > Luton
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 24 34
Rank change year-on-year -13 +10 -16
Contract jobs citing DNS 5 12 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 1.52% 4.15% 1.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.80% 30.00% 19.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 4
Luton median daily rate £389 £425 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.53% +47.83% -17.86%
10th Percentile £369 £369 £184
90th Percentile £482 £615 £440
Bedfordshire median daily rate £300 £425 £300
% change year-on-year -29.41% +41.67% -14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Luton median hourly rate - - -
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - £37.50 £37.50

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 Luton with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Luton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 51 40 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 15.55% 13.84% 9.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 24 16
Luton median daily rate £450 £425 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +15.25% +5.36%
10th Percentile £186 £287 £206
90th Percentile £675 £598 £500
Bedfordshire median daily rate £382 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +1.83% - +7.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 6
Luton median hourly rate - £24.50 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +145.00% -
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £13.50 £29.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year -54.62% +91.94% +40.91%

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in Luton

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

Job vacancy trend for DNS in Luton

DNS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DNS in Luton

DNS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DNS in Luton

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Luton region with a requirement for DNS.

1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (80.00%) Wireless
2 3 (60.00%) IPsec
2 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Legal
2 3 (60.00%) MPLS
2 3 (60.00%) H.323
2 3 (60.00%) SSL
2 3 (60.00%) Internet
2 3 (60.00%) LAN
2 3 (60.00%) PSTN
2 3 (60.00%) WAN
2 3 (60.00%) Service Management
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco IPCC
2 3 (60.00%) Unified Communications
2 3 (60.00%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (60.00%) Presales
2 3 (60.00%) Server Virtualisation
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) DHCP
3 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (20.00%) VPN
4 1 (20.00%) Perl
4 1 (20.00%) VBScript
4 1 (20.00%) Web Services
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) Python
4 1 (20.00%) Windows XP

DNS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Luton 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon Glacier
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon S3
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (20.00%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (20.00%) AWS CloudTrail
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
1 1 (20.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) Wireless
2 3 (60.00%) H.323
2 3 (60.00%) Internet
2 3 (60.00%) IPsec
2 3 (60.00%) LAN
2 3 (60.00%) MPLS
2 3 (60.00%) PSTN
2 3 (60.00%) SSL
2 3 (60.00%) Unified Communications
2 3 (60.00%) WAN
3 2 (40.00%) DHCP
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (20.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon RDS
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
1 3 (60.00%) Legal
1 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Architect
1 3 (60.00%) Business Architect
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) AWS Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
1 1 (20.00%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Vista
1 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Kalman Filter
1 3 (60.00%) Presales
1 3 (60.00%) Server Virtualisation
1 3 (60.00%) Service Management
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (20.00%) Perl
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (20.00%) Python
1 1 (20.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Apple
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Symantec
1 1 (20.00%) VMware