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 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Domain Name System (DNS)
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
Rank 42 40 28
Rank change year-on-year -2 -12  
Contract jobs citing DNS 16 16 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 3.46% 2.98% 3.93%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.33% 16.84% 23.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 11
Median daily rate £425 £370 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.86% +23.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £266 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £315
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year - +1.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.69 £20.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year +25.31% -13.68%  

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

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
South Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 98 95 69
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 21.21% 17.69% 16.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 56 49
Median daily rate £475 £350 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.71% +27.27%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £159 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 3
Median hourly rate £12.51 £17.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.54% -30.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £15.05 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.85 £37.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -38.24% +23.33%  

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 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 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 3 months to 26 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield -2 12 £500 +42.85% 2
Doncaster - 3 £325 - 2
DNS
Yorkshire

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 19 (70.37%) DHCP
2 11 (40.74%) Cisco
2 11 (40.74%) Windows
2 11 (40.74%) F5
3 10 (37.04%) Infoblox
4 9 (33.33%) Unix
5 8 (29.63%) NetApp
5 8 (29.63%) VMware
5 8 (29.63%) LDAP
5 8 (29.63%) IBM
5 8 (29.63%) LAN
5 8 (29.63%) VoIP
5 8 (29.63%) WAN
5 8 (29.63%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 8 (29.63%) Brocade
5 8 (29.63%) Network Security
5 8 (29.63%) IP Telephony
6 7 (25.93%) Capacity Planning
6 7 (25.93%) TCP/IP
6 7 (25.93%) SAN
7 6 (22.22%) EMC
7 6 (22.22%) Veritas
7 6 (22.22%) Finance
7 6 (22.22%) NFS
7 6 (22.22%) Sun
7 6 (22.22%) AIX
7 6 (22.22%) Perl
7 6 (22.22%) Oracle
7 6 (22.22%) SRDF
7 6 (22.22%) Oracle RAC

DNS
Top Related 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 1 (3.70%) Apache
1 1 (3.70%) IIS
1 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.70%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (3.70%) IaaS
2 1 (3.70%) Office 365
2 1 (3.70%) PaaS
2 1 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (70.37%) DHCP
2 8 (29.63%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 8 (29.63%) IP Telephony
2 8 (29.63%) LAN
2 8 (29.63%) LDAP
2 8 (29.63%) Network Security
2 8 (29.63%) VoIP
2 8 (29.63%) WAN
3 7 (25.93%) SAN
3 7 (25.93%) TCP/IP
4 4 (14.81%) NAS
5 3 (11.11%) Firewall
6 1 (3.70%) Internet
6 1 (3.70%) Intranet
6 1 (3.70%) SSL
6 1 (3.70%) VLAN
6 1 (3.70%) VPN
6 1 (3.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) MySQL
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 6 (22.22%) Finance
2 4 (14.81%) Banking
3 2 (7.41%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) Network Specialist
2 8 (29.63%) Administrator
3 4 (14.81%) Linux Administrator
3 4 (14.81%) Unix Administrator
4 3 (11.11%) Consultant
4 3 (11.11%) Network Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) AIX Administrator
5 2 (7.41%) IP Network Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Network Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) SAN Administrator
5 2 (7.41%) Server Administrator
5 2 (7.41%) Server Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Windows Administrator
5 2 (7.41%) Windows Server Administrator
6 1 (3.70%) Azure DevOps
6 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Support
6 1 (3.70%) IP Specialist
6 1 (3.70%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Windows Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) LAMP
1 1 (3.70%) Middleware
1 1 (3.70%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Symmetrix
2 4 (14.81%) Data Centre
2 4 (14.81%) Replication
3 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.70%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.70%) Clustering
4 1 (3.70%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.70%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 11 (40.74%) Windows
2 9 (33.33%) Unix
3 6 (22.22%) AIX
4 5 (18.52%) Linux
5 4 (14.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (14.81%) Solaris
5 4 (14.81%) SUSE
5 4 (14.81%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 4 (14.81%) VMS
5 4 (14.81%) Windows Server
6 2 (7.41%) Data ONTAP
6 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) Capacity Planning
2 6 (22.22%) Load Balancing
3 5 (18.52%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (14.81%) Change Management
5 2 (7.41%) DevOps
5 2 (7.41%) Line Management
6 1 (3.70%) Coaching
6 1 (3.70%) Data Security
6 1 (3.70%) Identity Management
6 1 (3.70%) ITIL
6 1 (3.70%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (3.70%) Network Load Balancing
6 1 (3.70%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (3.70%) Security Architecture
6 1 (3.70%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (22.22%) Perl
2 1 (3.70%) PHP
2 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
1 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) CCNP
2 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.70%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 6 (22.22%) NFS
1 6 (22.22%) Oracle RAC
1 6 (22.22%) SRDF
1 6 (22.22%) Veritas File System
1 6 (22.22%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 4 (14.81%) Active Directory
3 2 (7.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (7.41%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (7.41%) XenApp
4 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.70%) VMware ESX
4 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (22.22%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 1 (3.70%) Control-M
2 1 (3.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (40.74%) Cisco
1 11 (40.74%) F5
2 10 (37.04%) Infoblox
3 8 (29.63%) Brocade
3 8 (29.63%) IBM
3 8 (29.63%) NetApp
3 8 (29.63%) VMware
4 6 (22.22%) EMC
4 6 (22.22%) Oracle
4 6 (22.22%) Sun
4 6 (22.22%) Veritas
5 4 (14.81%) Red Hat
6 3 (11.11%) Dell
7 2 (7.41%) HP
7 2 (7.41%) Microsoft