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 3 months to 23 June 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 17 23
Rank change year-on-year -9 +6  
Contract jobs citing DNS 2 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 1.27% 4.08% 2.04%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.45% 35.29% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 2
Median daily rate - £425 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +47.82%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year +7.69% -1.51%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £28.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -33.33% +26.66%  

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 Luton with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Luton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 31 17 9
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Luton 19.75% 11.56% 6.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 8 6
Median daily rate £425 £425 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +47.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £140 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £475 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £347
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Median hourly rate £14.00 £36.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -61.11% -10.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -15.38% +25.00%  

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in Luton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Luton 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 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 23 June 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 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Linux
2 5 (55.56%) E-Commerce
2 5 (55.56%) WAN
2 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) Enterprise Architecture
2 5 (55.56%) Load Balancing
2 5 (55.56%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (55.56%) High Availability
2 5 (55.56%) IaaS
2 5 (55.56%) Relational Database
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (44.44%) Service Management
3 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server
4 3 (33.33%) DHCP
4 3 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (33.33%) VMware
4 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (33.33%) Capacity Management
4 3 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (22.22%) Office 365
5 2 (22.22%) Windows 8
5 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Vista
5 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
5 2 (22.22%) Firewall
5 2 (22.22%) Wireless
5 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery

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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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (11.11%) IBM Notes
1 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (55.56%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (55.56%) IaaS
2 2 (22.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) WAN
2 3 (33.33%) DHCP
3 2 (22.22%) Firewall
3 2 (22.22%) LAN
3 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
3 2 (22.22%) VPN
3 2 (22.22%) Wireless
4 1 (11.11%) SAN
4 1 (11.11%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) Relational Database
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Architect
1 5 (55.56%) Infrastructure Architect
2 3 (33.33%) AWS Architect
3 2 (22.22%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Collaboration Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Lead Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Messaging Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Messaging Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Server Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Design Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Linux
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (22.22%) Windows 8
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Vista
5 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
6 1 (11.11%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (55.56%) E-Commerce
1 5 (55.56%) Enterprise Architecture
1 5 (55.56%) High Availability
1 5 (55.56%) Load Balancing
2 4 (44.44%) Service Management
3 3 (33.33%) Capacity Management
3 3 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (22.22%) Planning and Forecasting
4 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
5 1 (11.11%) Change Management
5 1 (11.11%) Issue Tracking
5 1 (11.11%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (22.22%) Apple
2 2 (22.22%) Dell
2 2 (22.22%) HP
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Symantec
3 1 (11.11%) EMC
3 1 (11.11%) Lotus
Luton, Bedfordshire
JM
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