Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 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 23 November 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 Yorkshire > Sheffield
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 67 52
Rank change year-on-year +31 -15 -16
Contract jobs citing DNS 26 15 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 3.81% 1.55% 2.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.98% 7.89% 12.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 15 11
Sheffield median daily rate £500 £500 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +23.46% +62.00%
10th Percentile £413 £330 £295
90th Percentile £738 £500 £563
South Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £444 £388
% change year-on-year +1.41% +14.52% +15.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Sheffield median hourly rate £23.08 - £14.50
10th Percentile £21.79 - £14.25
90th Percentile £24.36 - £14.75
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £23.08 - £14.50

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 Sheffield with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Sheffield
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 137 190 146
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 20.09% 19.65% 19.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 111 102
Sheffield median daily rate £475 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +20.00% +20.48%
10th Percentile £250 £305 £183
90th Percentile £638 £575 £526
South Yorkshire median daily rate £435 £435 £330
% change year-on-year - +31.82% +1.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 9
Sheffield median hourly rate £23.08 £45.00 £12.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.72% +264.37% -66.16%
10th Percentile £19.60 £12.43 £9.20
90th Percentile £39.48 £47.50 £43.80
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £23.08 £21.50 £12.35
% change year-on-year +7.33% +74.09% -38.54%

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

Job postings citing DNS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Sheffield.

Job vacancy trend for DNS in Sheffield

DNS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DNS in Sheffield

DNS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DNS in Sheffield over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DNS in Sheffield

DNS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DNS in Sheffield

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

1 18 (69.23%) Tomcat
1 18 (69.23%) Cyber Intelligence
1 18 (69.23%) OpenDNS
1 18 (69.23%) Maltego
2 17 (65.38%) Threat Intelligence
2 17 (65.38%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
3 15 (57.69%) Elastic Stack
3 15 (57.69%) Technical Analysis
3 15 (57.69%) Banking
4 14 (53.85%) Test Scripting
4 14 (53.85%) Manual Testing
4 14 (53.85%) Test Automation
4 14 (53.85%) Test Strategy
5 12 (46.15%) Finance
6 11 (42.31%) Project Planning
6 11 (42.31%) SIEM
6 11 (42.31%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (30.77%) Investment Management
7 8 (30.77%) Cyberthreat
7 8 (30.77%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (26.92%) Cybersecurity
9 6 (23.08%) Investment Banking
10 5 (19.23%) Firewall
10 5 (19.23%) Windows
10 5 (19.23%) IBM
10 5 (19.23%) Information Security
10 5 (19.23%) Security Operations
10 5 (19.23%) Data Centre
11 4 (15.38%) Intel
12 3 (11.54%) DHCP

DNS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield 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 18 (69.23%) Tomcat
2 3 (11.54%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 18 (69.23%) OpenDNS
2 1 (3.85%) Akamai
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) Firewall
2 3 (11.54%) DHCP
2 3 (11.54%) Internet
2 3 (11.54%) TCP/IP
3 2 (7.69%) NetScaler
3 2 (7.69%) SMTP
4 1 (3.85%) LAN
4 1 (3.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (69.23%) Maltego
General
1 15 (57.69%) Banking
2 12 (46.15%) Finance
3 6 (23.08%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Analyst
2 6 (23.08%) Consultant
2 6 (23.08%) Cyberthreat Consultant
3 4 (15.38%) Security Specialist
4 3 (11.54%) Architect
4 3 (11.54%) Banking Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Cybersecurity Consultant
4 3 (11.54%) Cyberthreat Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Security Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Citrix Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Information Security Specialist
5 2 (7.69%) Information Specialist
5 2 (7.69%) Security Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Network Security Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Security Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Security Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Network Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Security Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (57.69%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 11 (42.31%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (30.77%) Cyberthreat
3 5 (19.23%) Data Centre
4 3 (11.54%) Client/Server
4 3 (11.54%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (3.85%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (19.23%) Windows
2 3 (11.54%) Linux
2 3 (11.54%) Unix
2 3 (11.54%) Windows NT
3 2 (7.69%) Windows 7
3 2 (7.69%) Windows 8
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (69.23%) Cyber Intelligence
2 17 (65.38%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
2 17 (65.38%) Threat Intelligence
3 15 (57.69%) Technical Analysis
4 14 (53.85%) Manual Testing
4 14 (53.85%) Test Automation
4 14 (53.85%) Test Scripting
4 14 (53.85%) Test Strategy
5 11 (42.31%) Project Planning
5 11 (42.31%) SIEM
6 8 (30.77%) Investment Management
6 8 (30.77%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (26.92%) Cybersecurity
8 5 (19.23%) Information Security
8 5 (19.23%) Security Operations
9 3 (11.54%) Computer Security
9 3 (11.54%) Incident Management
9 3 (11.54%) Programme Delivery
9 3 (11.54%) Threat Detection
10 2 (7.69%) Desktop Virtualisation
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) CEH
1 2 (7.69%) CISM
1 2 (7.69%) CISSP
1 2 (7.69%) CRISC
2 1 (3.85%) CCNA
2 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 2 (7.69%) Hyper-V
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (7.69%) Terminal Server
1 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (7.69%) XenApp
1 2 (7.69%) XenDesktop
1 2 (7.69%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 3 (11.54%) Kibana
2 2 (7.69%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) IBM
2 4 (15.38%) Intel
3 2 (7.69%) AppSense
3 2 (7.69%) Cisco
3 2 (7.69%) Citrix
3 2 (7.69%) Symantec
3 2 (7.69%) Varonis
3 2 (7.69%) VMware
4 1 (3.85%) HP