Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 53 30 63
Rank change year-on-year -23 +33 -10
Contract jobs citing DNS 18 40 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 1.98% 5.46% 1.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.59% 29.85% 11.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 20 19
South Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% -10.00% +122.22%
Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £425 £443
% change year-on-year -11.76% -3.95% +47.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.00 £17.39 £12.75
% change year-on-year +101.27% +36.39% -10.53%

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 170 134 178
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 18.72% 18.28% 16.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 77 119
South Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% - +41.67%
10th Percentile £244 £213 £240
90th Percentile £550 £630 £553
Yorkshire median daily rate £417 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +4.25% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 14
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.86% -37.78% +81.16%
10th Percentile £13.95 £11.50 £12.45
90th Percentile £81.45 £14.50 £47.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £14.20 £14.00
% change year-on-year +19.72% +1.43% +7.69%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 -16 11 £413 -25.00% 4
Doncaster -4 2 £425 +30.77% 1
DNS
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 8 (44.44%) Firewall
2 7 (38.89%) Windows
3 6 (33.33%) Linux
3 6 (33.33%) DHCP
3 6 (33.33%) VPN
3 6 (33.33%) Cisco
3 6 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 6 (33.33%) Finance
3 6 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 5 (27.78%) VMware
4 5 (27.78%) Banking
5 4 (22.22%) Wireless
5 4 (22.22%) Load Balancing
5 4 (22.22%) Investment Management
5 4 (22.22%) MPLS
5 4 (22.22%) OSPF
5 4 (22.22%) VoIP
5 4 (22.22%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
5 4 (22.22%) Data Centre
5 4 (22.22%) 802.1X
5 4 (22.22%) Threat Intelligence
6 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
6 3 (16.67%) Acceptance Criteria
6 3 (16.67%) Cyberthreat
6 3 (16.67%) Elastic Stack
6 3 (16.67%) Cyber Intelligence
6 3 (16.67%) OpenDNS
6 3 (16.67%) Maltego
6 3 (16.67%) Security Operations
6 3 (16.67%) Technical Analysis

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 3 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 2 (11.11%) Skype for Business
2 2 (11.11%) WebSphere
2 2 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (16.67%) OpenDNS
2 2 (11.11%) Office 365
3 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (5.56%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 8 (44.44%) Firewall
2 6 (33.33%) DHCP
2 6 (33.33%) VPN
3 4 (22.22%) MPLS
3 4 (22.22%) OSPF
3 4 (22.22%) VoIP
3 4 (22.22%) Wireless
4 3 (16.67%) LAN
4 3 (16.67%) Network Security
4 3 (16.67%) SSL
4 3 (16.67%) WAN
5 2 (11.11%) Ethernet
5 2 (11.11%) FCoE
5 2 (11.11%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (11.11%) FTP
5 2 (11.11%) HTTP
5 2 (11.11%) Junos
5 2 (11.11%) SMS
5 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
5 2 (11.11%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) Maltego
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.56%) DTS
General
1 6 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (27.78%) Banking
3 3 (16.67%) Investment Banking
3 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
4 1 (5.56%) Legal
4 1 (5.56%) Publishing
4 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Services Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Network Operations Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Security Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Server Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Service Operations Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Threat Intelligence Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) VMware Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Wintel Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) 802.1X
2 3 (16.67%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (11.11%) Middleware
3 2 (11.11%) VXML
3 2 (11.11%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (5.56%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 3 (16.67%) Cyberthreat
3 2 (11.11%) IVR
3 2 (11.11%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.56%) Fat Client
4 1 (5.56%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) Windows
2 6 (33.33%) Linux
2 6 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.56%) Data ONTAP
4 1 (5.56%) VMS
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) Investment Management
1 4 (22.22%) Load Balancing
1 4 (22.22%) Threat Intelligence
2 3 (16.67%) Acceptance Criteria
2 3 (16.67%) Cyber Intelligence
2 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 3 (16.67%) Manual Testing
2 3 (16.67%) Network Architecture
2 3 (16.67%) Security Operations
2 3 (16.67%) SIEM
2 3 (16.67%) Technical Analysis
2 3 (16.67%) Test Automation
2 3 (16.67%) Test Scripting
2 3 (16.67%) Test Strategy
3 2 (11.11%) Biometrics
3 2 (11.11%) Change Control
3 2 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (11.11%) Network Design
3 2 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) C++
1 2 (11.11%) Java
2 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) CCNA
1 2 (11.11%) CCNP
1 2 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.56%) CCA
2 1 (5.56%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (5.56%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) Master's Degree
2 1 (5.56%) NCDA
2 1 (5.56%) NCIE
2 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (16.67%) vSphere
3 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (11.11%) VMware NSX
3 2 (11.11%) XenApp
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (5.56%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (5.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Puppet
2 1 (5.56%) vRealize
2 1 (5.56%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Cisco
2 5 (27.78%) VMware
3 3 (16.67%) IBM
3 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (16.67%) Red Hat
4 2 (11.11%) Aruba
4 2 (11.11%) Centrify
4 2 (11.11%) CheckPoint
4 2 (11.11%) Citrix
4 2 (11.11%) Genesys
4 2 (11.11%) Infoblox
4 2 (11.11%) Juniper
4 2 (11.11%) Meraki
4 2 (11.11%) NetApp
4 2 (11.11%) Oracle
4 2 (11.11%) SolarWinds
5 1 (5.56%) Blue Coat
5 1 (5.56%) HP
5 1 (5.56%) IronPort
5 1 (5.56%) Veeam