Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 70 58
Rank change year-on-year +7 -12 +3
Contract jobs citing DNS 2 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 0.29% 0.86% 0.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.50% 11.59% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 1
Northamptonshire median daily rate £165 £325 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -49.23% +18.18% +12.24%
East Midlands median daily rate £288 £378 £275
% change year-on-year -23.84% +37.27% -21.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate £30.00 £15.44 £12.00
% change year-on-year +94.33% +28.65% -30.43%

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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Northamptonshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 80 69 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 11.70% 7.44% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 56 35
Northamptonshire median daily rate £350 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14% -9.68%
10th Percentile £150 £120 £215
90th Percentile £550 £469 £445
East Midlands median daily rate £328 £375 £349
% change year-on-year -12.67% +7.45% -3.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £10.59 £29.13 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -63.66% - -
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -20.00% +16.67% -21.05%

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

Job postings citing DNS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire.

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 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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
Northampton -1 2 £165 -49.23%
DNS
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) SMTP
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) HTTP
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) CNE
2 1 (50.00%) Novell Certification
2 1 (50.00%) NHS
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) HTTP
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) SMTP
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
1 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) AWS Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Designer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Mason
1 1 (50.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (50.00%) Hybrid Cloud
1 1 (50.00%) NHS
1 1 (50.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) API Design
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) High Availability
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL V3
1 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) PHP
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) AWS Certification
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) CNE
1 1 (50.00%) MCSE
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Novell Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Ansible
1 1 (50.00%) Kubernetes
1 1 (50.00%) Mesos
1 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Aerohive Networks
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) LANDesk
2 1 (50.00%) SAP