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 23 June 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 39 41
Rank change year-on-year +17 +2  
Contract jobs citing DNS 23 14 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 7.08% 3.15% 1.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 36.51% 18.67% 9.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 13 4
Median daily rate £500 £500 £183
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +173.97%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £220 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £743 £500 £225
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year +7.69% -1.51%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £28.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -33.33% +26.66%  

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 63 75 64
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 19.38% 16.89% 15.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 49 35
Median daily rate £380 £475 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +58.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £213 £132
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £347
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 5
Median hourly rate £14.00 £12.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.66% -11.11%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -15.38% +25.00%  

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 23 June 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 3 months to 23 June 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 +18 16 £613 +22.50% 2
Doncaster -5 4 £325 +15.55% 1
DNS
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 21 (53.85%) DHCP
2 14 (35.90%) Cisco
2 14 (35.90%) Tomcat
2 14 (35.90%) F5
2 14 (35.90%) Cyber Intelligence
2 14 (35.90%) OpenDNS
2 14 (35.90%) Maltego
3 13 (33.33%) Elastic Stack
3 13 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
4 12 (30.77%) Manual Testing
4 12 (30.77%) Test Automation
4 12 (30.77%) Windows
4 12 (30.77%) IBM
5 11 (28.21%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (28.21%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
5 11 (28.21%) Threat Intelligence
6 10 (25.64%) Load Balancing
6 10 (25.64%) Firewall
7 9 (23.08%) Finance
7 9 (23.08%) Project Planning
7 9 (23.08%) Active Directory
7 9 (23.08%) Test Scripting
7 9 (23.08%) Infoblox
7 9 (23.08%) SIEM
7 9 (23.08%) Test Strategy
8 8 (20.51%) Network Security
8 8 (20.51%) Dell
8 8 (20.51%) LAN
8 8 (20.51%) VoIP
8 8 (20.51%) WAN

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 14 (35.90%) Tomcat
2 5 (12.82%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.56%) Apache
3 1 (2.56%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 14 (35.90%) OpenDNS
2 1 (2.56%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (2.56%) IaaS
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.56%) PaaS
2 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (53.85%) DHCP
2 10 (25.64%) Firewall
3 8 (20.51%) IP Telephony
3 8 (20.51%) LAN
3 8 (20.51%) Network Security
3 8 (20.51%) VoIP
3 8 (20.51%) WAN
4 7 (17.95%) LDAP
5 6 (15.38%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 4 (10.26%) Internet
7 3 (7.69%) TCP/IP
8 1 (2.56%) Intranet
8 1 (2.56%) VPN
8 1 (2.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (35.90%) Maltego
2 1 (2.56%) MySQL
General
1 9 (23.08%) Finance
2 6 (15.38%) Back Office
2 6 (15.38%) Banking
3 2 (5.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (25.64%) Analyst
2 9 (23.08%) Network Specialist
3 5 (12.82%) Consultant
4 4 (10.26%) Security Analyst
4 4 (10.26%) Server Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Storage Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) IT Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) IT Security Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Network Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) VMware Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Banking Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Cyberthreat Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Cyberthreat Consultant
6 2 (5.13%) IP Network Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Network Consultant
6 2 (5.13%) Network Security Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Project Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Server Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (33.33%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (2.56%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.21%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.26%) Cyberthreat
2 4 (10.26%) Data Centre
3 3 (7.69%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.13%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.56%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.56%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 12 (30.77%) Windows
2 6 (15.38%) Data ONTAP
2 6 (15.38%) Unix
3 5 (12.82%) Linux
4 3 (7.69%) Windows NT
4 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.90%) Cyber Intelligence
2 13 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
3 12 (30.77%) Manual Testing
3 12 (30.77%) Test Automation
4 11 (28.21%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
4 11 (28.21%) Threat Intelligence
5 10 (25.64%) Load Balancing
6 9 (23.08%) Project Planning
6 9 (23.08%) SIEM
6 9 (23.08%) Test Scripting
6 9 (23.08%) Test Strategy
7 7 (17.95%) Capacity Planning
8 6 (15.38%) Cybersecurity
8 6 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (7.69%) Computer Security
9 3 (7.69%) Information Security
9 3 (7.69%) Programme Delivery
9 3 (7.69%) Security Operations
10 2 (5.13%) Change Management
10 2 (5.13%) Computer Forensics
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (15.38%) SC Cleared
1 6 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.56%) CCNP
2 1 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.56%) DBS Check
System Software
1 9 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 7 (17.95%) VMware ESXi
2 7 (17.95%) XenApp
3 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.56%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 5 (12.82%) Kibana
2 3 (7.69%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (2.56%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (2.56%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 14 (35.90%) Cisco
1 14 (35.90%) F5
2 12 (30.77%) IBM
3 9 (23.08%) Infoblox
4 8 (20.51%) Dell
5 7 (17.95%) HP
5 7 (17.95%) NetApp
6 6 (15.38%) Brocade
7 4 (10.26%) Intel
7 4 (10.26%) VMware
8 1 (2.56%) Microsoft
8 1 (2.56%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.56%) Symantec
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Premier IT
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago