Period
to 22 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 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 22 July 2018 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)
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 62 36 51
Rank change year-on-year -26 +15 +2
Contract jobs citing DNS 17 42 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 1.72% 5.26% 2.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.13% 27.27% 17.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 21 25
South Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.50% - +81.82%
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £450 £443
% change year-on-year -8.33% +1.69% +41.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.00 £17.39 £12.50
% change year-on-year +101.27% +39.12% -10.71%

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 South Yorkshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 209 154 164
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 21.13% 19.27% 16.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 82 107
South Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +12.50% +45.45%
10th Percentile £226 £263 £181
90th Percentile £575 £573 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £420 £400
% change year-on-year -1.79% +5.00% +23.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 6
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.00 £14.00 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +150.00% -35.63% +61.11%
10th Percentile £19.01 £10.75 £11.86
90th Percentile £64.50 £15.00 £47.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £14.50 £12.61
% change year-on-year +37.93% +15.01% -27.96%

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for DNS in South Yorkshire

DNS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DNS in South Yorkshire

DNS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DNS in South Yorkshire over the 6 months to 22 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DNS in South Yorkshire

DNS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DNS in South Yorkshire

DNS
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the South Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 22 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield -18 14 £413 -21.43% 3
Doncaster -1 1 £385 +18.46% 1
DNS
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing DNS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South Yorkshire region with a requirement for DNS.

1 9 (52.94%) Finance
2 8 (47.06%) Banking
3 7 (41.18%) Investment Management
3 7 (41.18%) Firewall
3 7 (41.18%) Cisco
4 6 (35.29%) Linux
4 6 (35.29%) VoIP
4 6 (35.29%) Investment Banking
4 6 (35.29%) OpenDNS
5 5 (29.41%) Threat Intelligence
5 5 (29.41%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
5 5 (29.41%) VPN
5 5 (29.41%) Windows
6 4 (23.53%) MPLS
6 4 (23.53%) OSPF
6 4 (23.53%) CCNP
6 4 (23.53%) CCNA
6 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
6 4 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (23.53%) DHCP
6 4 (23.53%) Tomcat
6 4 (23.53%) Test Scripting
6 4 (23.53%) Manual Testing
6 4 (23.53%) Load Balancing
6 4 (23.53%) Test Automation
6 4 (23.53%) SIEM
6 4 (23.53%) Test Strategy
6 4 (23.53%) Technical Analysis
6 4 (23.53%) Security Operations
6 4 (23.53%) Cyberthreat

DNS
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 4 (23.53%) Tomcat
2 2 (11.76%) Skype for Business
2 2 (11.76%) WebSphere
2 2 (11.76%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 6 (35.29%) OpenDNS
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (41.18%) Firewall
2 6 (35.29%) VoIP
3 5 (29.41%) VPN
4 4 (23.53%) DHCP
4 4 (23.53%) MPLS
4 4 (23.53%) OSPF
5 3 (17.65%) Wireless
6 2 (11.76%) BGP
6 2 (11.76%) Ethernet
6 2 (11.76%) FTP
6 2 (11.76%) H.323
6 2 (11.76%) HTTP
6 2 (11.76%) HTTPS
6 2 (11.76%) IPsec
6 2 (11.76%) LAN
6 2 (11.76%) SMTP
6 2 (11.76%) SSL
6 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
6 2 (11.76%) WAN
6 2 (11.76%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) Maltego
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database
General
1 9 (52.94%) Finance
2 8 (47.06%) Banking
3 6 (35.29%) Investment Banking
4 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
5 1 (5.88%) Financial Institution
5 1 (5.88%) Publishing
5 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Network Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco Network Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco Network Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Network Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Cisco Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Cisco Network Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Network Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Wintel Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) Elastic Stack
2 3 (17.65%) 802.1X
3 2 (11.76%) Middleware
3 2 (11.76%) VXML
3 2 (11.76%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (5.88%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Cyberthreat
2 3 (17.65%) Data Centre
3 2 (11.76%) IVR
3 2 (11.76%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Linux
2 5 (29.41%) Windows
3 4 (23.53%) Windows Server
4 2 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (5.88%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Investment Management
2 5 (29.41%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
2 5 (29.41%) Threat Intelligence
3 4 (23.53%) Acceptance Criteria
3 4 (23.53%) Cyber Intelligence
3 4 (23.53%) Load Balancing
3 4 (23.53%) Manual Testing
3 4 (23.53%) Security Operations
3 4 (23.53%) SIEM
3 4 (23.53%) Technical Analysis
3 4 (23.53%) Test Automation
3 4 (23.53%) Test Scripting
3 4 (23.53%) Test Strategy
4 3 (17.65%) Network Architecture
5 2 (11.76%) Biometrics
5 2 (11.76%) Change Control
5 2 (11.76%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (11.76%) Network Design
6 1 (5.88%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) C++
1 2 (11.76%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) CCNA
1 4 (23.53%) CCNP
1 4 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (5.88%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) Master's Degree
2 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.76%) vSphere
3 1 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (5.88%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Puppet
2 1 (5.88%) vRealize
2 1 (5.88%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Cisco
2 3 (17.65%) IBM
2 3 (17.65%) Red Hat
3 2 (11.76%) Aruba
3 2 (11.76%) Centrify
3 2 (11.76%) CheckPoint
3 2 (11.76%) Genesys
3 2 (11.76%) Juniper
3 2 (11.76%) Meraki
3 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle
3 2 (11.76%) SolarWinds
3 2 (11.76%) VMware
4 1 (5.88%) Blue Coat
4 1 (5.88%) Dell
4 1 (5.88%) Forcepoint
4 1 (5.88%) HP
4 1 (5.88%) Infoblox
4 1 (5.88%) IronPort
4 1 (5.88%) NetApp