The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in North Yorkshire with a requirement for DNS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 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)
Yorkshire / North Yorkshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 28 29
Rank change year-on-year +11 +1  
Contract jobs citing DNS 4 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in North Yorkshire 2.90% 1.09% 2.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.67% 4.76% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 5
Median daily rate £163 £78 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +109.67% -77.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £137 £78 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £78 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +7.69% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £28.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year -32.14% +31.76%  

DNS is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in North Yorkshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
North Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 24 42 55
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in North Yorkshire 17.39% 22.95% 23.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 26 40
Median daily rate £419 £313 £293
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.89% +6.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £125 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £443 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Median hourly rate £22.00 £41.50 £25.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.98% +64.35%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -11.11% +26.00%  

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in North Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in North Yorkshire citing DNS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for DNS in North Yorkshire

DNS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DNS in North Yorkshire

DNS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DNS in North Yorkshire

DNS
Contract Job Locations in North Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
York - 2 - - 4
DNS
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing DNS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North Yorkshire region with a requirement for DNS.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) DHCP
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (50.00%) Skype for Business
3 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (50.00%) Skype
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 2 (33.33%) Server Virtualisation
4 2 (33.33%) SLA
4 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (33.33%) CCNA
4 2 (33.33%) Business Continuity
4 2 (33.33%) PKI
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL
4 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 2 (33.33%) MCSE
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (16.67%) Internet
5 1 (16.67%) ISA Server
5 1 (16.67%) Netcool
5 1 (16.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
5 1 (16.67%) SAN

DNS
Co-occurring IT Skills in North Yorkshire 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 3 (50.00%) Skype for Business
2 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (16.67%) Apache
3 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (16.67%) IIS
3 1 (16.67%) Live Communications Server
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) DHCP
2 3 (50.00%) Skype
3 1 (16.67%) Internet
3 1 (16.67%) LAN
3 1 (16.67%) SAN
3 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MS Access
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Support
2 1 (16.67%) Field Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Field Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) IT Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) IT Support
2 1 (16.67%) IT Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) PKI
3 1 (16.67%) Clustering
3 1 (16.67%) Fat Client
3 1 (16.67%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Solaris
3 1 (16.67%) Unix
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Business Continuity
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
1 2 (33.33%) Server Virtualisation
2 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
2 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
2 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) CCNA
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (33.33%) MCSE
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (16.67%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (16.67%) NetBackup
1 1 (16.67%) Netcool
1 1 (16.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (16.67%) Unicenter
1 1 (16.67%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) EMC
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) Meridio
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) Veritas