The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wakefield 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 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
Domain Name System (DNS)
West Yorkshire / Wakefield
Rank 8 - 7
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing DNS 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wakefield 2.50% - 3.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.29% - 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £213
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £331
% change year-on-year - +5.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £17.39 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.69 £20.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year +28.45% -15.78%  

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 Wakefield with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Wakefield
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 7 9 3
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wakefield 17.50% 29.03% 10.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 3
Median daily rate £320 £213 £213
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.58% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £204 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £425 £221
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £17.39 £12.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +39.12% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -39.18% +27.58%  

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in Wakefield

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wakefield 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 Wakefield

DNS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wakefield

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DNS in Wakefield

DNS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wakefield

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DNS in Wakefield

DNS
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 24 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 Wakefield region with a requirement for DNS.

1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec
2 1 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (50.00%) Sophos
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) NAS
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (50.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield 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 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) ICT Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Analyst
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 1 (50.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (50.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Sophos
1 1 (50.00%) Symantec
1 1 (50.00%) VMware