Period
to 30 March 2020

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 30 March 2020 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
30 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 58 72 87
Rank change year-on-year +14 +15 -14
Contract jobs citing DNS 7 13 22
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.02% 1.25% 1.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.05% 7.98% 8.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 11
Median daily rate £350 £325 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.54% -14.47% +8.57%
10th Percentile £334 £247 £105
90th Percentile £450 £413 £450
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £350 £325 £390
% change year-on-year +7.54% -16.67% +11.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
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 87 163 246
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 12.65% 15.63% 15.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 80 126
Median daily rate £423 £451 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.32% +6.12% -
10th Percentile £279 £311 £239
90th Percentile £541 £562 £544
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £423
% change year-on-year - -5.33% -0.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 15 4
Median hourly rate £20.00 £27.24 £56.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.58% -51.93% +51.11%
10th Percentile £16.00 £14.61 £22.16
90th Percentile £37.00 £51.00 £60.00
Median hourly rate £18.00 £27.24 £46.00
% change year-on-year -33.92% -40.78% +22.67%

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Job vacancy trend for DNS in Milton Keynes

DNS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing DNS in Milton Keynes.

Daily rate trend for DNS in Milton Keynes

DNS
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing DNS in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 30 March 2020.

Daily rate histogram for DNS in Milton Keynes

DNS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing DNS in Milton Keynes.

Hourly rate trend for DNS in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 30 March 2020, 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
3 4 (57.14%) Azure
3 4 (57.14%) DHCP
3 4 (57.14%) VMware
4 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
4 3 (42.86%) Firewall
4 3 (42.86%) ITIL
4 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
4 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
4 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (42.86%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (28.57%) Ansible
5 2 (28.57%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
5 2 (28.57%) DevOps
5 2 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (28.57%) Office 365
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (28.57%) CentOS
5 2 (28.57%) AWS
5 2 (28.57%) SLA
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (28.57%) Linux
5 2 (28.57%) LDAP
5 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP

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 1 (14.29%) Confluence
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (14.29%) IIS
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) Azure
2 2 (28.57%) AWS
2 2 (28.57%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) Office 365
3 1 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (14.29%) Amazon S3
3 1 (14.29%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (14.29%) Azure Stack
3 1 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (14.29%) Serverless
3 1 (14.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) DHCP
2 3 (42.86%) Firewall
3 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 1 (14.29%) IPsec
4 1 (14.29%) Kerberos
4 1 (14.29%) LAN
4 1 (14.29%) Network Security
4 1 (14.29%) SNMP
4 1 (14.29%) SSL
4 1 (14.29%) VPN
4 1 (14.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
1 1 (14.29%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory Support
1 1 (14.29%) Administrator
1 1 (14.29%) Automation Developer
1 1 (14.29%) AWS Administrator
1 1 (14.29%) Azure Developer
1 1 (14.29%) Developer
1 1 (14.29%) DevOps Developer
1 1 (14.29%) IT Administrator
1 1 (14.29%) IT Systems Administrator
1 1 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
1 1 (14.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 1 (14.29%) Product Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) Server Specialist
1 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (14.29%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) LDAP
2 1 (14.29%) ADSI
2 1 (14.29%) LAMP
2 1 (14.29%) Middleware
2 1 (14.29%) REST
2 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
1 2 (28.57%) PKI
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (28.57%) CentOS
4 2 (28.57%) Linux
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (14.29%) Mac OS
5 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (14.29%) Ubuntu
5 1 (14.29%) Unix
5 1 (14.29%) VMS
5 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
1 3 (42.86%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (28.57%) Change Management
2 2 (28.57%) DevOps
2 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
2 2 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) BCP
3 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity
3 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity Planning
3 1 (14.29%) Data Encryption
3 1 (14.29%) Deployment Automation
3 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (14.29%) High Availability
3 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (14.29%) Protective Monitoring
3 1 (14.29%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
2 1 (14.29%) Perl
2 1 (14.29%) Python
2 1 (14.29%) Ruby
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
2 1 (14.29%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) CCNA
2 1 (14.29%) CCNP
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (14.29%) MCSA
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
2 1 (14.29%) GDPR
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V
2 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (14.29%) Docker
3 1 (14.29%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (14.29%) ISA Server
3 1 (14.29%) UAG
3 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Ansible
2 1 (14.29%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (14.29%) Nagios
2 1 (14.29%) Puppet
2 1 (14.29%) SCOM
2 1 (14.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (14.29%) Terraform
2 1 (14.29%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) Remedy
3 1 (14.29%) Brocade
3 1 (14.29%) CommVault
3 1 (14.29%) Forcepoint
3 1 (14.29%) Hitachi
3 1 (14.29%) Lumension
3 1 (14.29%) McAfee
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds
3 1 (14.29%) Sophos
3 1 (14.29%) Splunk
3 1 (14.29%) Symantec
3 1 (14.29%) Veritas