The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for DDNS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited DDNS over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Dynamic DNS (DDNS)
UK
Rank - 638 620
Contract jobs citing DDNS 0 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK - 0.008% 0.002%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.051% 0.013%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £43.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.00 -

DDNS 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 with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 6618 7818 7780
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 14.61% 14.75% 14.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 4078 4664 4242
Median daily rate £400 £380 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +4.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £235 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 361 334 431
Median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.66% +11.11%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -39.18% +27.58%  

DDNS
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing DDNS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for DDNS in the UK

DDNS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DDNS in the UK

DDNS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DDNS in the UK

DDNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing DDNS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for DDNS.

1 2 (100.00%) ISDN
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) SSL
1 2 (100.00%) SLA
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Prime
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) 3G
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
1 2 (100.00%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) DSL
1 2 (100.00%) TACACS
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
1 2 (100.00%) IPsec
1 2 (100.00%) Information Management
1 2 (100.00%) Network Design
1 2 (100.00%) PKI
1 2 (100.00%) Operations Management
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Load Balancing

DDNS
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) 3G
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) DSL
1 2 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) IPsec
1 2 (100.00%) ISDN
1 2 (100.00%) Junos
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
1 2 (100.00%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) SSL
1 2 (100.00%) TACACS
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (100.00%) PKI
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Adaptive Security
1 2 (100.00%) Change Control
1 2 (100.00%) Information Management
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (100.00%) Network Design
1 2 (100.00%) Operations Management
1 2 (100.00%) WAN Optimisation
2 1 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (50.00%) Web Filtering
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Prime
1 2 (100.00%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Barracuda Networks
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) F5
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper
1 2 (100.00%) Palo Alto
1 2 (100.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (50.00%) Forcepoint