Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 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 24 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)
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 102 88 93
Rank change year-on-year -14 +5 +1
Contract jobs citing DNS 15 8 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.85% 0.63% 1.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.58% 3.48% 5.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 11
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £425 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +11.11% +56.12%
10th Percentile £320 £413 £200
90th Percentile £430 £505 £440
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £371 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -12.65% +6.25% +63.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - £16.68
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - £16.68

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 Milton Keynes with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 228 230 375
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 12.94% 17.97% 19.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 126 147
Milton Keynes median daily rate £420 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +12.50% +21.21%
10th Percentile £197 £225 £258
90th Percentile £539 £550 £550
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £425 £406
% change year-on-year -5.88% +4.74% +22.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 15
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £19.00 £15.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.67% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £17.50 £9.00 £11.75
90th Percentile £60.00 £23.35 £19.80
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £19.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +26.67% -6.25% +30.61%

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Job vacancy trend for DNS in Milton Keynes

DNS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DNS in Milton Keynes

DNS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DNS in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DNS in Milton Keynes

DNS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DNS in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 24 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for DNS.

1 11 (73.33%) DHCP
2 9 (60.00%) Ansible
3 7 (46.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (46.67%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (46.67%) Firewall
4 6 (40.00%) Windows
4 6 (40.00%) Configuration Management
4 6 (40.00%) DevOps
4 6 (40.00%) OpenStack
5 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 5 (33.33%) VMware
5 5 (33.33%) Spanish Language
6 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (26.67%) Finance
6 4 (26.67%) Migration
7 3 (20.00%) Cisco
7 3 (20.00%) LAN
7 3 (20.00%) WAN
7 3 (20.00%) Juniper
7 3 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (20.00%) F5
7 3 (20.00%) Data Centre
7 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
8 2 (13.33%) Failover Clustering
8 2 (13.33%) vSphere
8 2 (13.33%) Puppet
8 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
8 2 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (13.33%) Software-Defined Networking

DNS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 (40.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.67%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 7 (46.67%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (73.33%) DHCP
2 7 (46.67%) Firewall
3 3 (20.00%) LAN
3 3 (20.00%) WAN
4 2 (13.33%) Software-Defined Networking
5 1 (6.67%) Network Security
5 1 (6.67%) SAN
5 1 (6.67%) Skype
5 1 (6.67%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MSI
General
1 5 (33.33%) Spanish Language
2 4 (26.67%) Finance
3 1 (6.67%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Migration Engineer
1 3 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) AWS Developer
2 2 (13.33%) Cloud Developer
2 2 (13.33%) Developer
2 2 (13.33%) Network Support
3 1 (6.67%) Active Directory Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Active Directory Migration Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) AWS Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Azure Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Cloud Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Data Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Server Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Server Migration Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Server Specialist
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Support Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (6.67%) AIX
4 1 (6.67%) Windows 10
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Configuration Management
1 6 (40.00%) DevOps
2 4 (26.67%) Migration
3 2 (13.33%) Load Balancing
3 2 (13.33%) Network Design
4 1 (6.67%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
1 2 (13.33%) Python
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) VB
2 1 (6.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) CCDA
1 2 (13.33%) CCDE
1 2 (13.33%) CCDP
1 2 (13.33%) CCNP
1 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (13.33%) VMware Server
4 2 (13.33%) vSphere
5 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
5 1 (6.67%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (6.67%) XenApp
5 1 (6.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (60.00%) Ansible
2 2 (13.33%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (13.33%) Puppet
3 1 (6.67%) EdgeSight
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (6.67%) Rundeck
3 1 (6.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) VMware
2 3 (20.00%) Cisco
2 3 (20.00%) F5
2 3 (20.00%) Juniper
3 2 (13.33%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 2 (13.33%) CA
3 2 (13.33%) Fortinet
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.67%) 3PAR
4 1 (6.67%) Altiris
4 1 (6.67%) AppSense
4 1 (6.67%) Citrix
4 1 (6.67%) EMC
4 1 (6.67%) HP
4 1 (6.67%) NetApp
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle
4 1 (6.67%) SAP