Period
to 22 April 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 22 April 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
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 92 75 76
Rank change year-on-year -17 +1 +13
Contract jobs citing DNS 22 24 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.38% 1.75% 1.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.36% 8.14% 6.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 12
Milton Keynes median daily rate £380 £350 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% -18.13% +14.00%
10th Percentile £105 £315 £319
90th Percentile £488 £438 £480
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £349 £410
% change year-on-year +14.70% -14.94% +17.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -

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 235 295 246
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 14.72% 21.47% 16.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 193 100
Milton Keynes median daily rate £425 £415 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.41% -2.35% +6.25%
10th Percentile £263 £300 £313
90th Percentile £550 £550 £530
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £405 £410
% change year-on-year +4.94% -1.22% +8.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 6
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £53.33 £26.75 £15.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +99.36% +77.15% -35.05%
10th Percentile £11.91 £18.03 £11.25
90th Percentile £60.00 £36.48 £18.63
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £46.00 £26.75 £15.10
% change year-on-year +71.96% +77.15% -4.13%

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 22 April 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 22 April 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 16 (72.73%) DHCP
2 13 (59.09%) LAN
2 13 (59.09%) WAN
2 13 (59.09%) Windows
3 11 (50.00%) Cisco
4 10 (45.45%) Active Directory
5 8 (36.36%) ITIL
5 8 (36.36%) Load Balancing
5 8 (36.36%) F5
6 7 (31.82%) Firewall
6 7 (31.82%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (27.27%) IIS
7 6 (27.27%) CCNP
7 6 (27.27%) Python
7 6 (27.27%) Telecoms
7 6 (27.27%) VLAN
7 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
7 6 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
7 6 (27.27%) Ansible
8 5 (22.73%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 5 (22.73%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 5 (22.73%) Windows Server
8 5 (22.73%) Hyper-V
8 5 (22.73%) VMware
8 5 (22.73%) Unix
8 5 (22.73%) Linux
8 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (18.18%) Juniper
9 4 (18.18%) OSPF
9 4 (18.18%) BGP

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 (27.27%) IIS
2 2 (9.09%) Apache
2 2 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (9.09%) NetWeaver
2 2 (9.09%) nginx
2 2 (9.09%) WebSphere
3 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 6 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (9.09%) GitHub
2 2 (9.09%) Google Analytics
2 2 (9.09%) IaaS
2 2 (9.09%) PaaS
2 2 (9.09%) SaaS
3 1 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (72.73%) DHCP
2 13 (59.09%) LAN
2 13 (59.09%) WAN
3 7 (31.82%) Firewall
4 6 (27.27%) VLAN
5 5 (22.73%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 5 (22.73%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 4 (18.18%) BGP
6 4 (18.18%) OSPF
7 3 (13.64%) SSL
7 3 (13.64%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (13.64%) Wireless
8 1 (4.55%) BIG-IP
8 1 (4.55%) NetScaler
8 1 (4.55%) Software-Defined Networking
8 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
8 1 (4.55%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) GIS
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (27.27%) Telecoms
2 4 (18.18%) Retail
3 2 (9.09%) Banking
3 2 (9.09%) Finance
4 1 (4.55%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Network Engineer
2 6 (27.27%) Data Network Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) Data Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (9.09%) Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Digital Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Digital Technical Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Service Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Support Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Technical Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Wintel Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Services Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Network Services Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Platform Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Wintel Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Wintel Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) Hibernate
1 2 (9.09%) J2EE
1 2 (9.09%) LAMP
1 2 (9.09%) Spring
2 1 (4.55%) Java EE
2 1 (4.55%) Middleware
2 1 (4.55%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) Mainframe
3 1 (4.55%) Clustering
3 1 (4.55%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 13 (59.09%) Windows
2 5 (22.73%) Linux
2 5 (22.73%) Unix
2 5 (22.73%) Windows Server
2 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (18.18%) Windows 7
3 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (13.64%) Windows 10
4 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (9.09%) Android
5 2 (9.09%) Apple iOS
5 2 (9.09%) DC/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) ITIL
1 8 (36.36%) Load Balancing
2 4 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (13.64%) Change Management
3 3 (13.64%) Decision-Making
3 3 (13.64%) Incident Management
3 3 (13.64%) Problem Management
3 3 (13.64%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (9.09%) Analytics
4 2 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce
4 2 (9.09%) ITIL V3
4 2 (9.09%) ITSM
4 2 (9.09%) Microservices
4 2 (9.09%) Open Source
4 2 (9.09%) SEO
4 2 (9.09%) Service Management
4 2 (9.09%) TOGAF
4 2 (9.09%) Trend Analysis
4 2 (9.09%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) Python
2 3 (13.64%) Java
2 3 (13.64%) PowerShell
3 2 (9.09%) PHP
3 2 (9.09%) PL/SQL
3 2 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (27.27%) CCNP
3 4 (18.18%) CCNA
3 4 (18.18%) DV Cleared
3 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
4 3 (13.64%) MCSA
4 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (13.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (9.09%) CCIE
5 2 (9.09%) CCIE Routing and Switching
6 1 (4.55%) CCDA
6 1 (4.55%) CCDE
6 1 (4.55%) CCDP
6 1 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 5 (22.73%) Hyper-V
3 3 (13.64%) Forefront TMG
3 3 (13.64%) ISA Server
3 3 (13.64%) UAG
3 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (9.09%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (27.27%) Ansible
2 2 (9.09%) Kubernetes
2 2 (9.09%) SCCM
3 1 (4.55%) AirWatch
3 1 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (4.55%) Puppet
3 1 (4.55%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 11 (50.00%) Cisco
2 8 (36.36%) F5
3 5 (22.73%) VMware
4 4 (18.18%) Forcepoint
4 4 (18.18%) Juniper
5 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
5 3 (13.64%) Remedy
6 2 (9.09%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 2 (9.09%) ATG
6 2 (9.09%) Computacenter
6 2 (9.09%) Demandware
6 2 (9.09%) Fortinet
6 2 (9.09%) Google
6 2 (9.09%) hybris
6 2 (9.09%) IBM
6 2 (9.09%) Oracle
6 2 (9.09%) SAP
7 1 (4.55%) CA
7 1 (4.55%) Citrix
7 1 (4.55%) SOTI