Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Watford 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 22 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)
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 22 31
Rank change year-on-year -23 +9 0
Contract jobs citing DNS 5 20 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 1.15% 6.94% 2.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.80% 25.32% 15.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 14 1
Watford median daily rate £319 £290 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.91% +31.82% -11.11%
10th Percentile £303 £217 £210
90th Percentile £339 £344 £230
Hertfordshire median daily rate £338 £320 £300
% change year-on-year +5.47% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Watford median hourly rate - - £30.00
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £21.28 £25.50 £21.01
% change year-on-year -16.57% +21.40% -23.96%

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 Watford with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Watford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 51 79 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 11.70% 27.43% 13.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 33 8
Watford median daily rate £350 £310 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.90% -27.06% +26.87%
10th Percentile £197 £245 £209
90th Percentile £475 £459 £470
Hertfordshire median daily rate £356 £375 £375
% change year-on-year -5.20% - +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Watford median hourly rate £16.50 - £33.87
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £16.81 £26.75 £21.53
% change year-on-year -37.18% +24.27% +39.82%

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

Job vacancy trend for DNS in Watford

DNS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DNS in Watford

DNS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DNS in Watford

For the 6 months to 22 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 Watford region with a requirement for DNS.

1 5 (100.00%) DHCP
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) IGMP
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) CCNP
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) Wireless
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) C
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) MCSE
3 2 (40.00%) MCSA
3 2 (40.00%) LAN
3 2 (40.00%) WLAN
3 2 (40.00%) Multicast
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (40.00%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (40.00%) Replication
4 1 (20.00%) vSphere
4 1 (20.00%) SQL

DNS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 5 (100.00%) DHCP
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) IGMP
2 2 (40.00%) LAN
2 2 (40.00%) Multicast
2 2 (40.00%) Wireless
2 2 (40.00%) WLAN
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Active Directory Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Server Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Windows Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Windows Server Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Server Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Virtualisation Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CCNP
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
1 2 (40.00%) MCSA
1 2 (40.00%) MCSE
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (20.00%) vSphere
3 1 (20.00%) XenApp
3 1 (20.00%) XenServer
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix