The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Stevenage 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 28 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.

Domain Name System (DNS)
Hertfordshire / Stevenage
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 - 7
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing DNS 3 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stevenage 5.17% - 10.81%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.65% - 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £300 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year - +1.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £14.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.43 £20.00 £24.38
% change year-on-year +17.12% -17.94%  

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 Stevenage with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Stevenage
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 17 21 8
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Stevenage 29.31% 38.18% 21.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 3
Median daily rate £195 £235 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.84% -24.35%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Median hourly rate £35.14 £38.00 £14.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.53% +155.89%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.14 £37.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -40.96% +25.00%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Stevenage

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Stevenage 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 Stevenage

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Stevenage

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing DNS in Stevenage.

Contractor daily rate trend for DNS in Stevenage

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Stevenage

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DNS in Stevenage.

Contractor hourly rate trend for DNS in Stevenage

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Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 28 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 Stevenage region with a requirement for DNS.

1 5 (83.33%) Juniper
1 5 (83.33%) CheckPoint
1 5 (83.33%) Firewall
1 5 (83.33%) F5
1 5 (83.33%) SC Cleared
1 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (66.67%) Wiki
2 4 (66.67%) Remedy
2 4 (66.67%) Blue Coat
3 2 (33.33%) DHCP
4 1 (16.67%) VPN
4 1 (16.67%) SSL
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 1 (16.67%) SSH
4 1 (16.67%) VLAN
4 1 (16.67%) Fortinet
4 1 (16.67%) MS Office
4 1 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) LAN
4 1 (16.67%) SCCM
4 1 (16.67%) Network Security
4 1 (16.67%) IPsec
4 1 (16.67%) Information Security
4 1 (16.67%) Palo Alto
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Stevenage 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:

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (33.33%) DHCP
4 1 (16.67%) IPsec
4 1 (16.67%) LAN
4 1 (16.67%) Network Security
4 1 (16.67%) SSH
4 1 (16.67%) SSL
4 1 (16.67%) VLAN
4 1 (16.67%) VPN
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Network Engineer
1 4 (66.67%) NOC Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall Support
2 1 (16.67%) SCCM Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Support Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (66.67%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Information Security
1 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) SC Cleared
1 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) CheckPoint
1 5 (83.33%) F5
1 5 (83.33%) Juniper
2 4 (66.67%) Blue Coat
2 4 (66.67%) Remedy
3 1 (16.67%) Fortinet
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Palo Alto