The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 23 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)
South East / Oxfordshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 47 51
Rank change year-on-year -14 +4  
Contract jobs citing DNS 10 13 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.57% 2.21% 2.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.67% 16.67% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 9
Median daily rate £150 £315 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -52.38% +5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £132 £276 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £418 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year +7.69% -1.51%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 7
Median hourly rate £17.50 - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £28.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -33.33% +26.66%  

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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 60 78 99
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 9.45% 13.24% 13.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 56 72
Median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £213 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £595 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £347
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 9
Median hourly rate £17.50 £21.25 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.64% -45.51%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.08 £11.25 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.70 £32.75 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -15.38% +25.00%  

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 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 Oxfordshire

DNS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DNS in Oxfordshire

DNS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DNS in Oxfordshire over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DNS in Oxfordshire

DNS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DNS in Oxfordshire

DNS
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Witney - 4 £140 -
Abingdon -3 2 £155 -61.25% 1
Oxford -8 2 £250 -18.03% 5
DNS
South East

For the 6 months to 23 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for DNS.

1 10 (58.82%) Windows
2 8 (47.06%) WAN
3 7 (41.18%) Windows Server
4 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (35.29%) TCP/IP
4 6 (35.29%) VPN
4 6 (35.29%) Juniper
4 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (35.29%) BGP
4 6 (35.29%) Firewall
5 5 (29.41%) Intrusion Detection
5 5 (29.41%) Sophos
5 5 (29.41%) ADSL
5 5 (29.41%) LAN
5 5 (29.41%) PBX
5 5 (29.41%) Network Security
5 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (29.41%) Kalman Filter
5 5 (29.41%) Driving Licence
5 5 (29.41%) Palo Alto
6 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (23.53%) Linux
7 3 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
7 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
7 3 (17.65%) Web Filtering
8 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
8 2 (11.76%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (11.76%) Kubernetes

DNS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 (11.76%) Apache
1 2 (11.76%) IIS
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (11.76%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (5.88%) Office 365
3 1 (5.88%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (47.06%) WAN
2 6 (35.29%) BGP
2 6 (35.29%) Firewall
2 6 (35.29%) TCP/IP
2 6 (35.29%) VPN
3 5 (29.41%) ADSL
3 5 (29.41%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (29.41%) LAN
3 5 (29.41%) Network Security
3 5 (29.41%) PBX
4 2 (11.76%) DHCP
4 2 (11.76%) Internet
4 2 (11.76%) VoIP
5 1 (5.88%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
1 2 (11.76%) JIRA
General
1 2 (11.76%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) 2nd Line Support
1 5 (29.41%) Exchange Engineer
1 5 (29.41%) Network Engineer
1 5 (29.41%) Network Security Engineer
1 5 (29.41%) Security Engineer
1 5 (29.41%) Server Engineer
1 5 (29.41%) Support Engineer
1 5 (29.41%) Windows Engineer
1 5 (29.41%) Windows Support Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Exchange Support
2 4 (23.53%) Server Support
2 4 (23.53%) Windows Server Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Windows Server Support
3 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Juniper Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Juniper Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) LAMP
1 1 (5.88%) Middleware
1 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Driving Licence
2 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 10 (58.82%) Windows
2 7 (41.18%) Windows Server
3 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (23.53%) Linux
6 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
7 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (5.88%) Unix
7 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (17.65%) Web Filtering
3 2 (11.76%) Change Management
3 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
3 2 (11.76%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (11.76%) DevOps
3 2 (11.76%) ITIL
3 2 (11.76%) Open Source
4 1 (5.88%) Analytics
4 1 (5.88%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (5.88%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (5.88%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.88%) Security Operations
4 1 (5.88%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (5.88%) Service Design
4 1 (5.88%) Statistics
4 1 (5.88%) Task Automation
4 1 (5.88%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) Perl
1 2 (11.76%) Python
1 2 (11.76%) Ruby
2 1 (5.88%) C
2 1 (5.88%) C++
2 1 (5.88%) Java
2 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (11.76%) CCNP
3 1 (5.88%) CCNA
3 1 (5.88%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) PMO
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.76%) Docker
2 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Ansible
1 2 (11.76%) Kubernetes
2 1 (5.88%) Docker Swarm
2 1 (5.88%) Nagios
2 1 (5.88%) Puppet
2 1 (5.88%) SCOM
2 1 (5.88%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Juniper
2 5 (29.41%) Palo Alto
2 5 (29.41%) Sophos
3 2 (11.76%) Google
3 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.76%) VMware
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco
4 1 (5.88%) Citrix
4 1 (5.88%) Freshdesk
4 1 (5.88%) Fujitsu
4 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.88%) SolarWinds
4 1 (5.88%) Sony
4 1 (5.88%) Veeam
4 1 (5.88%) Veritas
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