Period
to 23 January 2019

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 23 January 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)
England > North East
6 months to
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 85 44 34
Rank change year-on-year -41 -10 +33
Contract jobs citing DNS 14 57 161
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 1.03% 4.65% 6.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.70% 25.11% 31.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 45 120
North East median daily rate £300 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -7.69% -18.75%
10th Percentile £189 £182 £188
90th Percentile £526 £388 £533
England median daily rate £415 £364 £388
% change year-on-year +14.09% -6.13% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 27
North East median hourly rate - £32.00 £28.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +13.68% +12.60%
England median hourly rate £22.32 £17.19 £26.54
% change year-on-year +29.88% -35.23% +17.94%

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 209 227 512
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 15.32% 18.53% 22.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 180 332
North East median daily rate £425 £325 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.77% -1.66% -29.42%
10th Percentile £205 £200 £221
90th Percentile £540 £563 £488
England median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 44
North East median hourly rate £24.00 £11.50 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +108.70% -58.93% +57.57%
10th Percentile £14.77 £9.00 £21.25
90th Percentile £45.00 £32.10 £42.10
England median hourly rate £18.76 £18.70 £22.50
% change year-on-year +0.29% -16.89% -

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 23 January 2019.

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 23 January 2019. 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 -43 11 £300 - 2
Durham - 2 £218 -
DNS
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 North East region with a requirement for DNS.

1 11 (78.57%) Windows
1 11 (78.57%) DHCP
2 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (42.86%) Windows 7
3 6 (42.86%) Kalman Filter
3 6 (42.86%) Windows Server
4 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
4 5 (35.71%) VMware
5 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (28.57%) Firewall
5 4 (28.57%) EMC
5 4 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (28.57%) ITIL
5 4 (28.57%) Office 365
5 4 (28.57%) Windows 10
5 4 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 3 (21.43%) Web Filtering
6 3 (21.43%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (21.43%) Server Building
6 3 (21.43%) Mobile Device Management
6 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (21.43%) Capacity Management
6 3 (21.43%) vSphere
6 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
6 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
6 3 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (21.43%) CCNA
6 3 (21.43%) Forcepoint

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 1 (7.14%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) AutoCAD
1 2 (14.29%) MS Visio
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (28.57%) Office 365
3 1 (7.14%) Akamai
3 1 (7.14%) IaaS
3 1 (7.14%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (78.57%) DHCP
2 4 (28.57%) Firewall
3 3 (21.43%) LAN
3 3 (21.43%) Network Security
3 3 (21.43%) VPN
3 3 (21.43%) WAN
3 3 (21.43%) WLAN
4 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 2 (14.29%) VoIP
5 1 (7.14%) BGP
5 1 (7.14%) NAS
5 1 (7.14%) OSPF
5 1 (7.14%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) GitLab
2 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 2 (14.29%) Back Office
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Support Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) CAD Manager
3 2 (14.29%) IT Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) IT Support
3 2 (14.29%) IT Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Server Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) VMware Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) VoIP Project Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support
4 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) DevOps Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) JSON
1 1 (7.14%) Middleware
1 1 (7.14%) RESTful
1 1 (7.14%) SOAP
1 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Clustering
1 1 (7.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
1 1 (7.14%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) Windows 7
2 6 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 4 (28.57%) Windows 10
4 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (14.29%) Linux
6 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Kalman Filter
2 4 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 4 (28.57%) ITIL
3 3 (21.43%) Capacity Management
3 3 (21.43%) Mobile Device Management
3 3 (21.43%) Server Building
3 3 (21.43%) Web Filtering
4 2 (14.29%) CAD
4 2 (14.29%) Change Management
4 2 (14.29%) Load Balancing
4 2 (14.29%) Project Management
4 2 (14.29%) Workflow
5 1 (7.14%) Build Automation
5 1 (7.14%) Information Security
5 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
5 1 (7.14%) Operations Management
5 1 (7.14%) Performance Management
5 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
5 1 (7.14%) Software Deployment
5 1 (7.14%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) CCNA
1 3 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (21.43%) MCSA
1 3 (21.43%) MCSE
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
1 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (21.43%) Virtual Servers
3 3 (21.43%) vSphere
4 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
4 1 (7.14%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) EMC NetWorker
1 3 (21.43%) SCCM
2 2 (14.29%) Puppet
3 1 (7.14%) Ansible
3 1 (7.14%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
1 5 (35.71%) VMware
2 4 (28.57%) EMC
3 3 (21.43%) Forcepoint
3 3 (21.43%) Google
4 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
5 1 (7.14%) BMC
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco
5 1 (7.14%) Dynatrace
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle
5 1 (7.14%) Sitecore