Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 59 58 63
Rank change year-on-year -1 +5 -8
Contract jobs citing DNS 14 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 1.71% 0.73% 0.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.91% 5.10% 9.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 5
Northamptonshire median daily rate £250 £288 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.04% -14.81% -
10th Percentile £170 £188 £258
90th Percentile £302 £295 £475
East Midlands median daily rate £288 £288 £400
% change year-on-year - -28.13% +32.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate £10.50 £30.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year -65.00% +27.66% +2.93%

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 88 98 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 10.76% 14.39% 7.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 78 51
Northamptonshire median daily rate £360 £345 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.35% -1.43% -12.50%
10th Percentile £200 £150 £200
90th Percentile £538 £541 £538
East Midlands median daily rate £350 £329 £400
% change year-on-year +6.46% -17.81% +23.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £16.06 £10.59 £29.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +51.72% -63.66% -
10th Percentile £13.88 £10.29 £18.30
90th Percentile £18.04 £14.12 £40.95
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year +10.71% -3.45% -19.44%

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 -12 8 £250 -13.04% 11
Kettering - 1 - -
DNS
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 13 (92.86%) DHCP
2 9 (64.29%) Windows
2 9 (64.29%) Active Directory
3 7 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
5 5 (35.71%) SSL
5 5 (35.71%) HTTP
5 5 (35.71%) IPsec
5 5 (35.71%) Ansible
5 5 (35.71%) Docker
5 5 (35.71%) DevOps
5 5 (35.71%) AppDynamics
5 5 (35.71%) Kubernetes
5 5 (35.71%) Windows Server
6 4 (28.57%) Jenkins
6 4 (28.57%) Deployment Automation
6 4 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (28.57%) Bitbucket
6 4 (28.57%) Ab Initio
6 4 (28.57%) Atlassian
6 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (28.57%) JIRA
6 4 (28.57%) PowerShell
6 4 (28.57%) Confluence
6 4 (28.57%) Oracle
6 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
7 3 (21.43%) Client/Server
7 3 (21.43%) Citrix
7 3 (21.43%) SAML
7 3 (21.43%) Internet

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 4 (28.57%) Confluence
2 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
3 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (92.86%) DHCP
2 7 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 5 (35.71%) HTTP
3 5 (35.71%) IPsec
3 5 (35.71%) SSL
4 3 (21.43%) Firewall
4 3 (21.43%) Internet
5 1 (7.14%) DDNS
5 1 (7.14%) NAS
5 1 (7.14%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (7.14%) SAN
5 1 (7.14%) VPN
5 1 (7.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
2 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
2 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Bitbucket
1 4 (28.57%) Jenkins
1 4 (28.57%) JIRA
General
1 2 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Active Directory Consultant
2 3 (21.43%) Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Desktop Support
3 2 (14.29%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (7.14%) Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Server Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Server Support
4 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) OAuth
1 3 (21.43%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Client/Server
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Windows
2 5 (35.71%) Windows Server
3 3 (21.43%) Windows 10
3 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) DevOps
2 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (28.57%) Deployment Automation
3 3 (21.43%) Change Control
4 1 (7.14%) Collaborative Working
4 1 (7.14%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (7.14%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) PowerShell
2 2 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) GDPR
1 3 (21.43%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (64.29%) Active Directory
2 5 (35.71%) Docker
3 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
4 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) Ansible
1 5 (35.71%) Kubernetes
2 1 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (7.14%) SCCM
2 1 (7.14%) SCOM
2 1 (7.14%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 5 (35.71%) AppDynamics
3 4 (28.57%) Ab Initio
3 4 (28.57%) Atlassian
3 4 (28.57%) Oracle
4 3 (21.43%) Citrix
4 3 (21.43%) VMware
5 2 (14.29%) WatchGuard
6 1 (7.14%) Apple
6 1 (7.14%) NetApp
6 1 (7.14%) SolarWinds
6 1 (7.14%) Symantec