The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Nottingham 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 28 March 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)
Nottinghamshire / Nottingham
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 43 37
Rank change year-on-year +1 -6  
Contract jobs citing DNS 1 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 0.28% 1.43% 2.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.00% 26.92% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 3
Median daily rate £325 £180 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +80.55% -40.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year - +1.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £14.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -3.33%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.43 £20.00 £24.38
% change year-on-year +17.12% -17.94%  

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 Nottingham with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Nottingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 25 26 50
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Nottingham 7.08% 5.30% 13.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 9 15
Median daily rate £350 £400 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +15.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £180 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £455 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 6
Median hourly rate £10.75 £14.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.86% -3.33%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.14 £37.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -40.96% +25.00%  

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Nottingham 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 Nottingham

DNS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DNS in Nottingham

DNS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DNS in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Nottingham region with a requirement for DNS.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (50.00%) MCP
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Local Government
2 1 (50.00%) WSUS
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Nottingham 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) MCP
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
1 1 (50.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) VMware