Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 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)
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 69 49
Rank change year-on-year +28 -20 -6
Contract jobs citing DNS 27 17 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 3.30% 1.43% 2.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.56% 7.42% 13.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 15 16
South Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £500 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +29.03% +15.67%
10th Percentile £268 £301 £122
90th Percentile £725 £500 £563
Yorkshire median daily rate £434 £450 £381
% change year-on-year -3.61% +18.03% +13.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £23.08 - £14.50
10th Percentile £21.79 - £14.25
90th Percentile £24.36 - £14.75
Yorkshire median hourly rate £23.08 £12.75 £16.25
% change year-on-year +80.98% -21.54% +12.07%

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 163 229 191
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 19.90% 19.31% 19.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 132 124
South Yorkshire median daily rate £435 £435 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +32.82% +0.77%
10th Percentile £223 £276 £173
90th Percentile £633 £575 £518
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.29% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 17 22
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £23.08 £21.50 £12.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.33% +74.09% -38.54%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.90 £7.37
90th Percentile £41.03 £47.50 £22.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.43 £14.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year +3.04% +7.69% -15.76%

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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 2017. 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 +24 25 £500 - 1
Doncaster +2 2 £228 -20.87%
DNS
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for DNS.

1 18 (66.67%) Tomcat
1 18 (66.67%) Cyber Intelligence
1 18 (66.67%) OpenDNS
1 18 (66.67%) Maltego
2 17 (62.96%) Threat Intelligence
2 17 (62.96%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
3 15 (55.56%) Technical Analysis
3 15 (55.56%) Elastic Stack
4 14 (51.85%) Manual Testing
4 14 (51.85%) Test Scripting
4 14 (51.85%) Test Automation
4 14 (51.85%) Test Strategy
4 14 (51.85%) Banking
5 11 (40.74%) Project Planning
5 11 (40.74%) Finance
5 11 (40.74%) SIEM
5 11 (40.74%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (29.63%) Cyberthreat
6 8 (29.63%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (25.93%) Investment Management
7 7 (25.93%) Cybersecurity
8 6 (22.22%) IBM
8 6 (22.22%) Windows
8 6 (22.22%) Firewall
9 5 (18.52%) Investment Banking
9 5 (18.52%) Security Operations
10 4 (14.81%) Data Centre
10 4 (14.81%) Information Security
10 4 (14.81%) Linux
10 4 (14.81%) Intel

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 18 (66.67%) Tomcat
2 3 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (7.41%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 18 (66.67%) OpenDNS
2 1 (3.70%) Akamai
Communications & Networking
1 6 (22.22%) Firewall
2 3 (11.11%) DHCP
2 3 (11.11%) Internet
2 3 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 2 (7.41%) WAN
4 1 (3.70%) iSCSI
4 1 (3.70%) LAN
4 1 (3.70%) LDAP
4 1 (3.70%) NetScaler
4 1 (3.70%) SAN
4 1 (3.70%) SMTP
4 1 (3.70%) VLAN
4 1 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (66.67%) Maltego
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
General
1 14 (51.85%) Banking
2 11 (40.74%) Finance
3 5 (18.52%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.70%) Back Office
4 1 (3.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Analyst
2 6 (22.22%) Consultant
2 6 (22.22%) Cyberthreat Consultant
3 4 (14.81%) Security Specialist
4 3 (11.11%) Banking Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Cybersecurity Consultant
4 3 (11.11%) Cyberthreat Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Security Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Information Security Specialist
5 2 (7.41%) Information Specialist
5 2 (7.41%) Security Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) IT Administrator
6 1 (3.70%) Project Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Security Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Security Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Network Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Security Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.70%) Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (55.56%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 11 (40.74%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (29.63%) Cyberthreat
3 4 (14.81%) Data Centre
4 3 (11.11%) Client/Server
4 3 (11.11%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (3.70%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (22.22%) Windows
2 4 (14.81%) Linux
3 3 (11.11%) Unix
3 3 (11.11%) Windows NT
4 2 (7.41%) Windows 7
4 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.70%) Data ONTAP
5 1 (3.70%) Windows 8
5 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (66.67%) Cyber Intelligence
2 17 (62.96%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
2 17 (62.96%) Threat Intelligence
3 15 (55.56%) Technical Analysis
4 14 (51.85%) Manual Testing
4 14 (51.85%) Test Automation
4 14 (51.85%) Test Scripting
4 14 (51.85%) Test Strategy
5 11 (40.74%) Project Planning
5 11 (40.74%) SIEM
6 8 (29.63%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (25.93%) Cybersecurity
7 7 (25.93%) Investment Management
8 5 (18.52%) Security Operations
9 4 (14.81%) Information Security
10 3 (11.11%) Computer Security
10 3 (11.11%) Incident Management
10 3 (11.11%) Programme Delivery
10 3 (11.11%) Threat Detection
11 2 (7.41%) Data Loss Prevention
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) CEH
1 2 (7.41%) CISM
1 2 (7.41%) CISSP
1 2 (7.41%) CRISC
2 1 (3.70%) CCNA
2 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.41%) XenApp
3 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (3.70%) Terminal Server
3 1 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.70%) vSphere
3 1 (3.70%) XenDesktop
3 1 (3.70%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 3 (11.11%) Kibana
2 1 (3.70%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) IBM
2 4 (14.81%) Intel
3 3 (11.11%) Cisco
4 2 (7.41%) HP
4 2 (7.41%) Symantec
4 2 (7.41%) Varonis
4 2 (7.41%) VMware
5 1 (3.70%) AppSense
5 1 (3.70%) Citrix
5 1 (3.70%) Dell
5 1 (3.70%) F5
5 1 (3.70%) NetApp
5 1 (3.70%) Veeam