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 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)
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 37 32
Rank change year-on-year +16 -5  
Contract jobs citing DNS 17 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 7.30% 2.70% 1.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 36.17% 16.39% 11.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 2
Median daily rate £575 £500 £140
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.00% +257.14%  
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 Sheffield with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Sheffield
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 47 61 35
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 20.17% 16.49% 12.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 39 20
Median daily rate £450 £500 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +81.81%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £238 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £530 £321
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £150.00
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 Sheffield

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Sheffield 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 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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DNS in Sheffield over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DNS in Sheffield

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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 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for DNS.

1 14 (48.28%) Tomcat
1 14 (48.28%) Cyber Intelligence
1 14 (48.28%) OpenDNS
1 14 (48.28%) Maltego
2 12 (41.38%) Elastic Stack
2 12 (41.38%) Technical Analysis
2 12 (41.38%) DHCP
3 11 (37.93%) Manual Testing
3 11 (37.93%) Test Automation
3 11 (37.93%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
3 11 (37.93%) Threat Intelligence
4 9 (31.03%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (31.03%) Finance
5 8 (27.59%) Project Planning
5 8 (27.59%) Test Scripting
5 8 (27.59%) Infoblox
5 8 (27.59%) SIEM
5 8 (27.59%) Test Strategy
6 7 (24.14%) Capacity Planning
6 7 (24.14%) F5
6 7 (24.14%) Network Security
6 7 (24.14%) Banking
6 7 (24.14%) IP Telephony
6 7 (24.14%) LAN
6 7 (24.14%) VoIP
6 7 (24.14%) WAN
7 6 (20.69%) Cisco
7 6 (20.69%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (17.24%) Brocade
8 5 (17.24%) IBM

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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 14 (48.28%) Tomcat
2 5 (17.24%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.45%) Apache
3 1 (3.45%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 14 (48.28%) OpenDNS
2 1 (3.45%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (3.45%) IaaS
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.45%) PaaS
2 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (41.38%) DHCP
2 7 (24.14%) IP Telephony
2 7 (24.14%) LAN
2 7 (24.14%) Network Security
2 7 (24.14%) VoIP
2 7 (24.14%) WAN
3 5 (17.24%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 3 (10.34%) Firewall
5 2 (6.90%) Internet
5 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (48.28%) Maltego
2 1 (3.45%) MySQL
General
1 9 (31.03%) Finance
2 7 (24.14%) Banking
3 2 (6.90%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) Network Specialist
2 8 (27.59%) Analyst
3 5 (17.24%) Consultant
4 3 (10.34%) Cyberthreat Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) Banking Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) IP Network Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) IT Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) IT Security Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Network Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Network Security Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Security Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Server Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) IT Operations Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Network Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) Operations Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Security Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) Security Operations Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (41.38%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (3.45%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (31.03%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (13.79%) Cyberthreat
3 2 (6.90%) Client/Server
3 2 (6.90%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.24%) Unix
2 4 (13.79%) Windows
3 3 (10.34%) Linux
4 2 (6.90%) Windows NT
5 1 (3.45%) Windows Server
5 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (48.28%) Cyber Intelligence
2 12 (41.38%) Technical Analysis
3 11 (37.93%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
3 11 (37.93%) Manual Testing
3 11 (37.93%) Test Automation
3 11 (37.93%) Threat Intelligence
4 8 (27.59%) Project Planning
4 8 (27.59%) SIEM
4 8 (27.59%) Test Scripting
4 8 (27.59%) Test Strategy
5 7 (24.14%) Capacity Planning
6 6 (20.69%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (13.79%) Cybersecurity
8 3 (10.34%) Load Balancing
9 2 (6.90%) Change Management
9 2 (6.90%) Computer Forensics
9 2 (6.90%) Computer Security
9 2 (6.90%) Information Security
9 2 (6.90%) Security Operations
9 2 (6.90%) Threat Detection
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.45%) PHP
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (17.24%) Kibana
2 2 (6.90%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 8 (27.59%) Infoblox
2 7 (24.14%) F5
3 6 (20.69%) Cisco
4 5 (17.24%) Brocade
4 5 (17.24%) IBM
5 4 (13.79%) Intel
6 1 (3.45%) Dell
6 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.45%) VMware
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