The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford 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 25 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)
Oxfordshire / Oxford
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 35 40
Rank change year-on-year -9 +5  
Contract jobs citing DNS 2 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 0.62% 3.05% 1.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.00% 28.13% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 5
Median daily rate £250 £305 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.03% +6.08%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +7.69% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £28.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year -32.14% +31.76%  

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 Oxford with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Oxford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 25 32 30
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 7.69% 10.85% 8.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 23 30
Median daily rate £350 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £293 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £570 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £18.15 £11.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +57.84% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -11.11% +26.00%  

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxford 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 Oxford

DNS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DNS in Oxford

DNS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DNS in Oxford

For the 6 months to 25 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 Oxford region with a requirement for DNS.

1 5 (62.50%) TCP/IP
1 5 (62.50%) VPN
1 5 (62.50%) BGP
1 5 (62.50%) Intrusion Detection
1 5 (62.50%) Juniper
1 5 (62.50%) Network Security
1 5 (62.50%) Kalman Filter
1 5 (62.50%) Palo Alto
2 4 (50.00%) WAN
3 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
3 3 (37.50%) Web Filtering
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (25.00%) Change Management
4 2 (25.00%) Firewall
4 2 (25.00%) Publishing
4 2 (25.00%) Linux
4 2 (25.00%) CCNP
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (12.50%) Nagios
5 1 (12.50%) Middleware
5 1 (12.50%) Sophos
5 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
5 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
5 1 (12.50%) DHCP
5 1 (12.50%) Ethernet

DNS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford 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 1 (12.50%) Apache
1 1 (12.50%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (12.50%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (12.50%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) BGP
1 5 (62.50%) Intrusion Detection
1 5 (62.50%) Network Security
1 5 (62.50%) TCP/IP
1 5 (62.50%) VPN
2 4 (50.00%) WAN
3 2 (25.00%) Firewall
4 1 (12.50%) ADSL
4 1 (12.50%) DHCP
4 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
4 1 (12.50%) LAN
4 1 (12.50%) PBX
4 1 (12.50%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
1 1 (12.50%) JIRA
General
1 2 (25.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Network Engineer
1 5 (62.50%) Network Security Engineer
1 5 (62.50%) Security Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Juniper Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support
4 1 (12.50%) Juniper Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Network Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Server Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Wintel Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) LAMP
1 1 (12.50%) Middleware
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
1 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
2 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) Unix
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (37.50%) Web Filtering
3 2 (25.00%) Change Management
4 1 (12.50%) Analytics
4 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (12.50%) DevOps
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 1 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (12.50%) Open Source
4 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
4 1 (12.50%) Security Operations
4 1 (12.50%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (12.50%) Service Design
4 1 (12.50%) Statistics
4 1 (12.50%) Task Automation
4 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C
1 1 (12.50%) C++
1 1 (12.50%) Java
1 1 (12.50%) Perl
1 1 (12.50%) Python
1 1 (12.50%) Ruby
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) CCNP
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) PMO
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) Docker
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (12.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Ansible
1 1 (12.50%) Docker Swarm
1 1 (12.50%) Kubernetes
1 1 (12.50%) Nagios
1 1 (12.50%) SCOM
1 1 (12.50%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Juniper
1 5 (62.50%) Palo Alto
2 1 (12.50%) Google
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) SolarWinds
2 1 (12.50%) Sophos
2 1 (12.50%) Veeam
2 1 (12.50%) Veritas
2 1 (12.50%) VMware
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