The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 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 23 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)
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 42 39
Rank change year-on-year +3 -3  
Contract jobs citing DNS 4 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 1.09% 0.52% 1.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.51% 6.90% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 3
Median daily rate £289 £394 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.66% -1.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £349 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £439 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year +7.69% -1.51%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £28.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -33.33% +26.66%  

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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Northamptonshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 47 29 32
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 12.84% 7.47% 8.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 24 21
Median daily rate £375 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £347
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £13.86 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -15.38% +25.00%  

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 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 Northamptonshire

DNS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DNS in Northamptonshire

DNS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DNS in Northamptonshire

DNS
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 23 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
Northampton +7 3 £289 -26.66%
DNS
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for DNS.

1 7 (63.64%) Windows
1 7 (63.64%) Linux
2 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
3 5 (45.45%) HTTP
3 5 (45.45%) TCP/IP
3 5 (45.45%) Python
3 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (45.45%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (45.45%) Windows Server
4 4 (36.36%) CoreOS
4 4 (36.36%) Docker
4 4 (36.36%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (36.36%) TDD
4 4 (36.36%) Ubuntu
4 4 (36.36%) JSON
4 4 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (36.36%) Scrum
4 4 (36.36%) VMware
4 4 (36.36%) Kanban
4 4 (36.36%) Git (software)
4 4 (36.36%) PaaS
4 4 (36.36%) Node.js
4 4 (36.36%) REST
4 4 (36.36%) IaaS
4 4 (36.36%) E-Commerce
4 4 (36.36%) SOA
4 4 (36.36%) .NET
4 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
4 4 (36.36%) SSL
4 4 (36.36%) Microsoft

DNS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) IaaS
1 4 (36.36%) PaaS
2 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) HTTP
1 5 (45.45%) TCP/IP
2 4 (36.36%) SSL
3 3 (27.27%) DHCP
4 1 (9.09%) Internet
4 1 (9.09%) SAN
4 1 (9.09%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (9.09%) MySQL
2 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) E-Commerce Engineer
1 4 (36.36%) Platform Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Server Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Support
3 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) AWS Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Designer
4 1 (9.09%) Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior VMware Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) .NET
1 4 (36.36%) JSON
1 4 (36.36%) Node.js
1 4 (36.36%) REST
2 1 (9.09%) Mason
2 1 (9.09%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (9.09%) Hybrid Cloud
1 1 (9.09%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Linux
1 7 (63.64%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Windows Server
3 4 (36.36%) CoreOS
3 4 (36.36%) Ubuntu
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (9.09%) Unix
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) Continuous Delivery
2 4 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (36.36%) E-Commerce
2 4 (36.36%) Kanban
2 4 (36.36%) Scrum
2 4 (36.36%) SOA
2 4 (36.36%) TDD
3 1 (9.09%) API Design
3 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
3 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (9.09%) High Availability
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
3 1 (9.09%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Open Source
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (9.09%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) Python
2 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 2 (18.18%) SQL
4 1 (9.09%) Java
4 1 (9.09%) Perl
4 1 (9.09%) PHP
4 1 (9.09%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) MCSE
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (9.09%) AWS Certification
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 4 (36.36%) Docker
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (18.18%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (18.18%) SCCM
3 1 (9.09%) Ansible
3 1 (9.09%) Kubernetes
3 1 (9.09%) Mesos
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
1 4 (36.36%) VMware
2 2 (18.18%) BMC
2 2 (18.18%) McAfee
3 1 (9.09%) Dell
3 1 (9.09%) EMC
3 1 (9.09%) HP
3 1 (9.09%) SAP