Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Middlesex 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 22 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)
South East > Middlesex
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 33 38
Rank change year-on-year -1 +5 -2
Contract jobs citing DNS 1 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Middlesex 0.38% 2.52% 0.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.45% 14.06% 5.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 18 3
Middlesex median daily rate £213 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -52.78% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £206 £413 £345
90th Percentile £219 £491 £475
South East median daily rate £370 £340 £350
% change year-on-year +8.82% -2.86% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Middlesex median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £23.14 £35.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year -34.82% +69.05% +23.53%

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 Middlesex with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Middlesex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 29 64 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Middlesex 11.03% 17.93% 11.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 46 17
Middlesex median daily rate £358 £406 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.00% -4.41% +13.33%
10th Percentile £204 £309 £310
90th Percentile £567 £526 £570
South East median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 7
Middlesex median hourly rate - £27.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +89.66% -
South East median hourly rate £17.38 £25.50 £22.83
% change year-on-year -31.86% +11.70% +26.83%

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in Middlesex

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

Job vacancy trend for DNS in Middlesex

DNS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DNS in Middlesex

DNS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DNS in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 22 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 Middlesex region with a requirement for DNS.

1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 10

DNS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Middlesex 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 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) IT Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) IT Support
1 1 (100.00%) IT Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft