Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 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)
West Yorkshire > Wakefield
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 15 -
Rank change year-on-year 0 - +11
Contract jobs citing DNS 5 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wakefield 4.63% 1.10% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.13% 6.25% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Wakefield median daily rate £288 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.54% - -
West Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year - +12.50% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wakefield median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £19.50 - £22.50

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 Wakefield with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Wakefield
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 31 16 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wakefield 28.70% 17.58% 19.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 9 4
Wakefield median daily rate £250 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.93% -10.00% +30.43%
10th Percentile £130 £274 £246
90th Percentile £388 £400 £421
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +14.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Wakefield median hourly rate £11.75 £16.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.79% +26.92% -10.34%
10th Percentile £10.88 £15.75 £10.90
90th Percentile £12.63 £17.25 £13.90
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £13.50 £15.36
% change year-on-year +5.19% -12.08% -16.13%

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in Wakefield

Job postings citing DNS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wakefield.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Wakefield

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DNS in Wakefield over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DNS in Wakefield

DNS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wakefield

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DNS in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 5 (100.00%) DHCP
1 5 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (60.00%) Avaya
2 3 (60.00%) SAN
2 3 (60.00%) Law
2 3 (60.00%) Legal
2 3 (60.00%) CMS
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) LAN
2 3 (60.00%) WAN
2 3 (60.00%) MCSE
2 3 (60.00%) MCSA
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) MCP
2 3 (60.00%) MCDST
2 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Retail

DNS
Co-occurring 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 5 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (60.00%) CMS
2 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) DHCP
1 5 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (60.00%) LAN
2 3 (60.00%) SAN
2 3 (60.00%) WAN
General
1 3 (60.00%) Law
1 3 (60.00%) Legal
2 2 (40.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Service Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (60.00%) MCDST
1 3 (60.00%) MCP
1 3 (60.00%) MCSA
1 3 (60.00%) MCSE
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Avaya
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft