Period
to 27 May 2018

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 27 May 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)
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 54 57 56
Rank change year-on-year +3 -1 +2
Contract jobs citing DNS 9 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 1.25% 1.41% 1.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.00% 10.48% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 7
Northamptonshire median daily rate £250 £303 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.36% -6.92% -18.75%
10th Percentile £226 £281 £198
90th Percentile £276 £320 £396
East Midlands median daily rate £250 £300 £313
% change year-on-year -16.67% -4.08% -5.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate - £11.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year - -31.25% -29.92%

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 60 105 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 8.32% 13.44% 10.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 78 57
Northamptonshire median daily rate £333 £314 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.98% -16.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £204 £159 £199
90th Percentile £448 £469 £538
East Midlands median daily rate £350 £315 £350
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 1
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £11.00 £13.68 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.59% -60.91% +154.55%
10th Percentile £10.29 £12.84 £32.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £14.81 £37.50
East Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £16.55 £14.75
% change year-on-year +5.74% +12.20% -4.84%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DNS in Northamptonshire over the 6 months to 27 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 27 May 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
Northampton +1 8 £250 -17.36% 1
Kettering - 1 - -
DNS
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for DNS.

1 7 (77.78%) DHCP
2 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
3 4 (44.44%) VMware
3 4 (44.44%) PowerShell
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (44.44%) Hyper-V
4 3 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (33.33%) Citrix
4 3 (33.33%) Firewall
5 2 (22.22%) DDNS
5 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (22.22%) SAN
5 2 (22.22%) CCNP
5 2 (22.22%) CCNA
5 2 (22.22%) SAML
5 2 (22.22%) Internet
5 2 (22.22%) ITIL
5 2 (22.22%) SQL
5 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
5 2 (22.22%) LAN
5 2 (22.22%) PBX
5 2 (22.22%) VoIP
5 2 (22.22%) WLAN
5 2 (22.22%) WAN
5 2 (22.22%) Client/Server
5 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP

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 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) DHCP
2 3 (33.33%) Firewall
3 2 (22.22%) DDNS
3 2 (22.22%) Internet
3 2 (22.22%) LAN
3 2 (22.22%) NAS
3 2 (22.22%) PBX
3 2 (22.22%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (22.22%) SAN
3 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
3 2 (22.22%) VLAN
3 2 (22.22%) VoIP
3 2 (22.22%) WAN
3 2 (22.22%) WLAN
4 1 (11.11%) HTTP
4 1 (11.11%) IPsec
4 1 (11.11%) SSL
4 1 (11.11%) Unified Communications
4 1 (11.11%) VPN
4 1 (11.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
2 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
2 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory Consultant
1 2 (22.22%) Applications Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Consultant
1 2 (22.22%) Network Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Senior Network Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Server Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) 1st Line Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (11.11%) 1st Line Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Cisco Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) OAuth
1 2 (22.22%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Client/Server
1 2 (22.22%) Clustering
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) NHS
2 1 (11.11%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (22.22%) Windows 8
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
5 1 (11.11%) Windows 10
5 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
5 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Change Control
1 2 (22.22%) ITIL
1 2 (22.22%) Service Design
2 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (11.11%) DevOps
2 1 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (11.11%) Project Management
2 1 (11.11%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) PowerShell
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) CCNA
1 2 (22.22%) CCNP
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (11.11%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) GDPR
1 2 (22.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (44.44%) Hyper-V
3 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (11.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Ansible
1 1 (11.11%) Kubernetes
1 1 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
1 4 (44.44%) VMware
2 3 (33.33%) Citrix
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco
3 2 (22.22%) SolarWinds
4 1 (11.11%) AppDynamics
4 1 (11.11%) Apple
4 1 (11.11%) Symantec