Period
to 19 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 19 October 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)
England > North East
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 73 38 20
Rank change year-on-year -35 -18 +38
Contract jobs citing DNS 24 68 301
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 1.98% 5.56% 10.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.44% 24.37% 35.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 55 205
North East median daily rate £300 £300 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.23% +10.71%
10th Percentile £205 £178 £205
90th Percentile £453 £392 £373
England median daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year +6.67% +1.35% +4.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 43
North East median hourly rate - £31.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +10.71% +9.80%
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.45 £28.00
% change year-on-year +2.83% -30.54% +43.59%

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 the North East with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
North East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 193 279 850
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 15.91% 22.81% 29.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 225 550
North East median daily rate £338 £325 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.85% +3.17% -16.00%
10th Percentile £201 £196 £205
90th Percentile £506 £519 £457
England median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 71
North East median hourly rate £15.00 £15.75 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.76% -43.75% +73.27%
10th Percentile £10.50 £9.30 £15.00
90th Percentile £16.55 £31.40 £36.50
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £22.50
% change year-on-year +6.95% -16.89% +12.50%

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing DNS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for DNS in the North East

DNS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DNS in the North East

DNS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DNS in the North East over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DNS in the North East

DNS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DNS in the North East

DNS
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the North East region over the 6 months to 19 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -36 24 £300 -0.83% 5
DNS
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 North East region with a requirement for DNS.

1 21 (87.50%) DHCP
2 19 (79.17%) Windows
2 19 (79.17%) Windows Server
3 16 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 15 (62.50%) Citrix
4 15 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (58.33%) Microsoft
5 14 (58.33%) VMware
6 13 (54.17%) Security Cleared
6 13 (54.17%) VMware Infrastructure
7 12 (50.00%) SC Cleared
8 11 (45.83%) SAP
9 10 (41.67%) ITIL
9 10 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (37.50%) XenApp
10 9 (37.50%) Ivanti
11 8 (33.33%) vSphere
12 7 (29.17%) SCCM
13 6 (25.00%) Android
13 6 (25.00%) Apple iOS
13 6 (25.00%) PKI
13 6 (25.00%) Apple
13 6 (25.00%) McAfee
13 6 (25.00%) SQL
13 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
13 6 (25.00%) IIS
13 6 (25.00%) MS Exchange
13 6 (25.00%) AirWatch
13 6 (25.00%) Windows Phone
13 6 (25.00%) Windows Phone 8

DNS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 (25.00%) IIS
1 6 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.33%) Apache
2 2 (8.33%) nginx
3 1 (4.17%) Jetty
3 1 (4.17%) Mongrel
3 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) AutoCAD
1 2 (8.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.17%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (4.17%) Google App Engine
2 1 (4.17%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (4.17%) PaaS
2 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (87.50%) DHCP
2 5 (20.83%) NetScaler
2 5 (20.83%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (16.67%) 3G
4 3 (12.50%) TCP/IP
5 2 (8.33%) Firewall
5 2 (8.33%) HTTP
5 2 (8.33%) SAN
5 2 (8.33%) SSL
5 2 (8.33%) VoIP
6 1 (4.17%) BGP
6 1 (4.17%) FTP
6 1 (4.17%) IP Telephony
6 1 (4.17%) IPsec
6 1 (4.17%) Network Security
6 1 (4.17%) OSPF
6 1 (4.17%) Unified Communications
6 1 (4.17%) VPN
6 1 (4.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.17%) Artifactory
2 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.17%) GitLab
2 1 (4.17%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (4.17%) Travis CI
General
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Multimedia
2 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
1 4 (16.67%) Citrix Engineer
1 4 (16.67%) Mobility Engineer
2 3 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) AWS DevOps
3 2 (8.33%) CAD Manager
3 2 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Project Manager
3 2 (8.33%) Server Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Support Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) VMware Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) VoIP Project Manager
3 2 (8.33%) Windows Server Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) AWS Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Digital Transformation
4 1 (4.17%) IT Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) .NET
1 1 (4.17%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (4.17%) J2EE
1 1 (4.17%) LAPP Stack
1 1 (4.17%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (4.17%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) PKI
2 4 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 4 (16.67%) Fat Client
2 4 (16.67%) Thin Client
3 3 (12.50%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.17%) Clustering
4 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 19 (79.17%) Windows
1 19 (79.17%) Windows Server
2 15 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (25.00%) Android
4 6 (25.00%) Apple iOS
4 6 (25.00%) Windows Phone
4 6 (25.00%) Windows Phone 8
5 4 (16.67%) Windows 10
5 4 (16.67%) Windows 8
6 3 (12.50%) Linux
6 3 (12.50%) Windows 7
6 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) ITIL
2 5 (20.83%) Business Continuity
2 5 (20.83%) Project Management
3 4 (16.67%) Content Management
3 4 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 4 (16.67%) Software Delivery
4 3 (12.50%) Capacity Management
4 3 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (12.50%) Server Building
4 3 (12.50%) Web Filtering
5 2 (8.33%) CAD
5 2 (8.33%) Change Management
5 2 (8.33%) Configuration Management
5 2 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (8.33%) DevOps
5 2 (8.33%) Load Balancing
5 2 (8.33%) Open Source
5 2 (8.33%) Service Delivery
5 2 (8.33%) Workflow
6 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
2 1 (4.17%) Java
2 1 (4.17%) Python
2 1 (4.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (54.17%) Security Cleared
2 12 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (20.83%) Degree
4 4 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
4 4 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (4.17%) CCDP
5 1 (4.17%) CCIE
5 1 (4.17%) CCNP
5 1 (4.17%) Chartered Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (4.17%) CISM
5 1 (4.17%) CISSP
5 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 16 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 13 (54.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (37.50%) XenApp
4 8 (33.33%) vSphere
5 5 (20.83%) XenDesktop
6 4 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (12.50%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (4.17%) Docker
8 1 (4.17%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (29.17%) SCCM
2 6 (25.00%) AirWatch
2 6 (25.00%) SAP Afaria
2 6 (25.00%) XenMobile
3 4 (16.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (12.50%) EMC NetWorker
4 3 (12.50%) Puppet
5 1 (4.17%) Ansible
5 1 (4.17%) HAProxy
5 1 (4.17%) Kibana
5 1 (4.17%) logstash
5 1 (4.17%) Terraform
Vendors
1 15 (62.50%) Citrix
2 14 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 14 (58.33%) VMware
3 11 (45.83%) SAP
4 9 (37.50%) Ivanti
5 6 (25.00%) Apple
5 6 (25.00%) McAfee
6 5 (20.83%) HP
7 4 (16.67%) ThinPrint
8 3 (12.50%) EMC
8 3 (12.50%) Forcepoint
9 1 (4.17%) Cisco
9 1 (4.17%) Google
9 1 (4.17%) Meraki
9 1 (4.17%) Red Hat