Period
to 18 March 2019

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 18 March 2019 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
18 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 74 92 71
Rank change year-on-year +18 -21 +19
Contract jobs citing DNS 13 18 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.24% 1.13% 1.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.30% 7.35% 9.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 10
Milton Keynes median daily rate £350 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.26% +11.43% -15.15%
10th Percentile £273 £258 £329
90th Percentile £443 £460 £446
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £325 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -18.75% +14.29% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £34.00 - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £34.00 - -

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 178 245 266
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 17.00% 15.36% 20.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 133 173
Milton Keynes median daily rate £429 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.82% - +3.91%
10th Percentile £313 £263 £305
90th Percentile £560 £550 £550
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £425 £420
% change year-on-year -5.88% +1.19% +4.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 4 2
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £27.24 £38.75 £26.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.70% +47.62% +54.41%
10th Percentile £14.61 £11.91 £16.68
90th Percentile £51.00 £60.00 £36.43
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £27.24 £43.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year -36.65% +63.81% +54.41%

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 18 March 2019.

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

DNS
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing DNS in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 18 March 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for DNS in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 18 March 2019, 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 9 (69.23%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
2 7 (53.85%) Firewall
3 6 (46.15%) WAN
3 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
3 6 (46.15%) Windows Server
4 5 (38.46%) DHCP
4 5 (38.46%) LAN
4 5 (38.46%) IIS
4 5 (38.46%) Change Management
5 4 (30.77%) VMware
5 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
5 4 (30.77%) Hyper-V
5 4 (30.77%) Cisco
5 4 (30.77%) ITIL
5 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
5 4 (30.77%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (23.08%) Remote Desktop
6 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Office
6 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
6 3 (23.08%) CCNP
6 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
6 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (23.08%) Office 365
6 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (23.08%) Retail
7 2 (15.38%) Brocade
7 2 (15.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (15.38%) PowerShell

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 5 (38.46%) IIS
2 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
3 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
4 1 (7.69%) Apache
4 1 (7.69%) CMS
4 1 (7.69%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (23.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) Firewall
2 6 (46.15%) WAN
3 5 (38.46%) DHCP
3 5 (38.46%) LAN
4 3 (23.08%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (15.38%) SAN
5 2 (15.38%) SSL
5 2 (15.38%) VLAN
6 1 (7.69%) iSCSI
6 1 (7.69%) Network Security
6 1 (7.69%) Skype
6 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
6 1 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (7.69%) Wireless
6 1 (7.69%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) MySQL
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MSI
General
1 3 (23.08%) Retail
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) IT Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) Data Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) DBA
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) IT Manager
4 1 (7.69%) IT Services Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Network Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Server Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Service Manager
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Web Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Wintel Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) Windows Server
3 2 (15.38%) Linux
3 2 (15.38%) Unix
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Change Management
2 4 (30.77%) ITIL
2 4 (30.77%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
4 2 (15.38%) DevOps
4 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
4 2 (15.38%) Information Security
4 2 (15.38%) Load Balancing
4 2 (15.38%) Re-Platforming
4 2 (15.38%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) Server Management
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
5 1 (7.69%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (7.69%) Decision-Making
5 1 (7.69%) Email Filtering
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 1 (7.69%) Server Monitoring
5 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
2 1 (7.69%) C-shell
2 1 (7.69%) Korn
2 1 (7.69%) Perl
2 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
2 1 (7.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 3 (23.08%) CCNP
2 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (15.38%) CCNA
3 2 (15.38%) DV Cleared
3 2 (15.38%) MCSA
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
3 2 (15.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) GDPR
1 2 (15.38%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
2 4 (30.77%) Hyper-V
3 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (15.38%) Forefront TMG
4 2 (15.38%) ISA Server
4 2 (15.38%) Terminal Services
4 2 (15.38%) UAG
4 2 (15.38%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (7.69%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 1 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (7.69%) Samba
5 1 (7.69%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (7.69%) XenApp
5 1 (7.69%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) SCOM
1 2 (15.38%) WSUS
2 1 (7.69%) EdgeSight
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 4 (30.77%) Cisco
2 4 (30.77%) VMware
3 2 (15.38%) Brocade
3 2 (15.38%) Citrix
3 2 (15.38%) F5
3 2 (15.38%) Forcepoint
3 2 (15.38%) Remedy
4 1 (7.69%) 3PAR
4 1 (7.69%) Altiris
4 1 (7.69%) Centrify
4 1 (7.69%) Computacenter
4 1 (7.69%) Dell
4 1 (7.69%) EMC
4 1 (7.69%) HP
4 1 (7.69%) Infoblox
4 1 (7.69%) Ivanti
4 1 (7.69%) NetApp
4 1 (7.69%) Palo Alto