Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 48 71 56
Rank change year-on-year +23 -15 -33
Contract jobs citing DNS 21 17 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 2.54% 1.50% 2.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.21% 8.37% 12.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 14 15
South Yorkshire median daily rate £430 £369 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.61% -1.67% +36.36%
10th Percentile £225 £336 £119
90th Percentile £558 £500 £530
Yorkshire median daily rate £419 £425 £375
% change year-on-year -1.47% +13.33% -
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 £17.50 £18.25
% change year-on-year +31.86% -4.11% +25.86%

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 159 203 218
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 19.20% 17.85% 19.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 123 151
South Yorkshire median daily rate £433 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.85% +10.00% +15.38%
10th Percentile £238 £213 £181
90th Percentile £608 £575 £525
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 16
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £23.08 £22.00 £12.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.89% +77.13% -40.86%
10th Percentile £16.71 £13.68 £9.13
90th Percentile £47.05 £46.25 £17.38
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.65 £17.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year -13.82% +30.77% -18.75%

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 16 January 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 16 January 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 +19 20 £430 +16.61% 3
Doncaster - 1 £130 - 1
DNS
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 15 (71.43%) Banking
2 12 (57.14%) Finance
3 10 (47.62%) Investment Management
4 9 (42.86%) OpenDNS
5 8 (38.10%) Windows
5 8 (38.10%) Tomcat
5 8 (38.10%) Investment Banking
5 8 (38.10%) Maltego
5 8 (38.10%) Threat Intelligence
5 8 (38.10%) Cyber Intelligence
5 8 (38.10%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (38.10%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
6 7 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
6 7 (33.33%) Elastic Stack
6 7 (33.33%) Test Scripting
6 7 (33.33%) Manual Testing
6 7 (33.33%) Test Automation
6 7 (33.33%) Test Strategy
6 7 (33.33%) Information Security
7 5 (23.81%) VMware
7 5 (23.81%) Firewall
7 5 (23.81%) Linux
7 5 (23.81%) MS Exchange
7 5 (23.81%) DHCP
7 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
7 5 (23.81%) Windows 7
7 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (23.81%) Project Planning
7 5 (23.81%) Security Operations
8 4 (19.05%) EdgeSight

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 8 (38.10%) Tomcat
2 5 (23.81%) MS Exchange
3 3 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (42.86%) OpenDNS
2 1 (4.76%) Akamai
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) DHCP
1 5 (23.81%) Firewall
2 4 (19.05%) Internet
2 4 (19.05%) NetScaler
2 4 (19.05%) SMTP
2 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP
3 3 (14.29%) WAN
4 2 (9.52%) LAN
5 1 (4.76%) FTP
5 1 (4.76%) HTTP
5 1 (4.76%) iSCSI
5 1 (4.76%) SAN
5 1 (4.76%) VLAN
5 1 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (38.10%) Maltego
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
General
1 15 (71.43%) Banking
2 12 (57.14%) Finance
3 8 (38.10%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.76%) Financial Institution
4 1 (4.76%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Analyst
2 5 (23.81%) Architect
3 4 (19.05%) Citrix Architect
4 3 (14.29%) Banking Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Cyber Threat Intelligence Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Cyberthreat Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Security Specialist
5 2 (9.52%) Information Security Specialist
5 2 (9.52%) Information Specialist
5 2 (9.52%) Network Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Security Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Cyber Threat Intelligence Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Cyberthreat Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) IT Support
6 1 (4.76%) IT Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.76%) Network Security Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Senior IT Security Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Senior IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (33.33%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 8 (38.10%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (19.05%) Data Centre
3 3 (14.29%) Client/Server
3 3 (14.29%) Cyberthreat
3 3 (14.29%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (4.76%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (38.10%) Windows
2 5 (23.81%) Linux
2 5 (23.81%) Windows 7
3 4 (19.05%) Windows 8
3 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (14.29%) Unix
4 3 (14.29%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Investment Management
2 8 (38.10%) Cyber Intelligence
2 8 (38.10%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
2 8 (38.10%) Threat Intelligence
3 7 (33.33%) Information Security
3 7 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 7 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
3 7 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 7 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 7 (33.33%) Test Strategy
4 5 (23.81%) Project Planning
4 5 (23.81%) Security Operations
5 4 (19.05%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 4 (19.05%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (19.05%) Information Assurance
5 4 (19.05%) Portfolio Management
5 4 (19.05%) Test Planning
5 4 (19.05%) Validation
6 3 (14.29%) Incident Management
6 3 (14.29%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) CEH
1 3 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (9.52%) CCNA
2 2 (9.52%) CISM
2 2 (9.52%) CISSP
2 2 (9.52%) CRISC
3 1 (4.76%) CCNP
3 1 (4.76%) MCP
3 1 (4.76%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
1 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (19.05%) Hyper-V
2 4 (19.05%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (19.05%) Terminal Server
2 4 (19.05%) XenApp
2 4 (19.05%) XenDesktop
2 4 (19.05%) XenServer
3 1 (4.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) EdgeSight
2 3 (14.29%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 3 (14.29%) Kibana
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) VMware
2 4 (19.05%) Citrix
2 4 (19.05%) Ivanti
3 3 (14.29%) Cisco
4 2 (9.52%) Symantec
4 2 (9.52%) Varonis
5 1 (4.76%) HP
5 1 (4.76%) Veeam