Period
to 25 February 2018

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 25 February 2018 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
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 97 67 100
Rank change year-on-year -30 +33 -16
Contract jobs citing DNS 15 24 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.94% 1.90% 0.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.12% 9.56% 3.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 3
Milton Keynes median daily rate £390 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.43% +7.69% +1.96%
10th Percentile £331 £329 £223
90th Percentile £428 £446 £528
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £350 £249
% change year-on-year +14.29% +40.70% -11.16%
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 245 251 305
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 15.31% 19.89% 18.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 164 113
Milton Keynes median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +9.59%
10th Percentile £239 £300 £221
90th Percentile £550 £550 £536
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £420 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 14
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £19.00 £15.00 £16.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.67% -6.98% +15.18%
10th Percentile £12.71 £14.50 £14.18
90th Percentile £60.00 £31.05 £19.85
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £40.00 £15.00 £16.25
% change year-on-year +166.67% -7.69% +47.73%

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 25 February 2018.

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 25 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing DNS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Milton Keynes region with a requirement for DNS.

1 13 (86.67%) DHCP
2 10 (66.67%) LAN
2 10 (66.67%) WAN
2 10 (66.67%) Cisco
3 7 (46.67%) Windows
3 7 (46.67%) CCNP
3 7 (46.67%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (46.67%) Load Balancing
3 7 (46.67%) F5
4 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
5 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (33.33%) Python
5 5 (33.33%) ITIL
5 5 (33.33%) Firewall
5 5 (33.33%) VMware
5 5 (33.33%) Hyper-V
5 5 (33.33%) Ansible
5 5 (33.33%) Windows Server
6 4 (26.67%) VLAN
6 4 (26.67%) DV Cleared
6 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
6 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (26.67%) Telecoms
6 4 (26.67%) Forcepoint
6 4 (26.67%) IIS
6 4 (26.67%) Juniper
7 3 (20.00%) ISA Server
7 3 (20.00%) Remedy
7 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (20.00%) CCNA

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 4 (26.67%) IIS
2 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (86.67%) DHCP
2 10 (66.67%) LAN
2 10 (66.67%) WAN
3 5 (33.33%) Firewall
4 4 (26.67%) VLAN
5 3 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 3 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (13.33%) BGP
6 2 (13.33%) OSPF
6 2 (13.33%) Software-Defined Networking
6 2 (13.33%) Wireless
7 1 (6.67%) BIG-IP
7 1 (6.67%) NetScaler
7 1 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
General
1 4 (26.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (13.33%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Finance
3 1 (6.67%) Retail
3 1 (6.67%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Network Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Data Network Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Data Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (13.33%) Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Contracts Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Server Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Support
5 1 (6.67%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
1 1 (6.67%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
6 1 (6.67%) Linux
6 1 (6.67%) Unix
6 1 (6.67%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Load Balancing
2 5 (33.33%) ITIL
3 3 (20.00%) Change Management
3 3 (20.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (13.33%) Network Design
5 1 (6.67%) High Availability
5 1 (6.67%) Migration
5 1 (6.67%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
5 1 (6.67%) Project Management
5 1 (6.67%) Release Management
5 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) Python
2 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (6.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) CCNP
1 7 (46.67%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (26.67%) DV Cleared
2 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
3 3 (20.00%) CCNA
3 3 (20.00%) MCSA
3 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (13.33%) CCDA
4 2 (13.33%) CCDE
4 2 (13.33%) CCDP
4 2 (13.33%) CCIE
4 2 (13.33%) CCIE Routing and Switching
5 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 3 (20.00%) Forefront TMG
3 3 (20.00%) ISA Server
3 3 (20.00%) UAG
3 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) Ansible
2 2 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (13.33%) Puppet
2 2 (13.33%) SCCM
3 1 (6.67%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Cisco
2 7 (46.67%) F5
3 5 (33.33%) VMware
4 4 (26.67%) Forcepoint
4 4 (26.67%) Juniper
5 3 (20.00%) Fortinet
5 3 (20.00%) Remedy
6 2 (13.33%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 2 (13.33%) CA
6 2 (13.33%) Computacenter
7 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
7 1 (6.67%) Citrix
7 1 (6.67%) McAfee
7 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
7 1 (6.67%) SOTI