Period
to 11 December 2018

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 11 December 2018 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
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 35 46 23
Rank change year-on-year +11 -23 +9
Contract jobs citing DNS 11 5 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 2.91% 1.15% 6.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.64% 11.11% 24.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 15
Watford median daily rate £350 £319 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.80% +2.82% +40.91%
10th Percentile £308 £303 £221
90th Percentile £502 £339 £368
Hertfordshire median daily rate £375 £347 £325
% change year-on-year +8.07% +6.77% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Watford median hourly rate - - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - £21.28 £25.50
% change year-on-year - -16.57% +19.92%

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 56 45 79
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 14.81% 10.39% 27.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 12 34
Watford median daily rate £360 £369 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.37% +15.23% -24.71%
10th Percentile £258 £147 £245
90th Percentile £438 £449 £518
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £362 £375
% change year-on-year +10.57% -3.53% -2.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Watford median hourly rate - £16.50 -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £16.00 £16.81 £37.31
% change year-on-year -4.79% -54.96% +73.34%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Watford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DNS in Watford over the 6 months to 11 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 11 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing DNS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Watford region with a requirement for DNS.

1 8 (72.73%) Windows
1 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
1 8 (72.73%) Windows Server
2 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2012
2 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 5 (45.45%) Linux
3 5 (45.45%) FTP
3 5 (45.45%) HTTP
4 4 (36.36%) HTTPS
4 4 (36.36%) LDAP
4 4 (36.36%) SQL
4 4 (36.36%) DHCP
4 4 (36.36%) Project Management
4 4 (36.36%) CA
4 4 (36.36%) Migration
4 4 (36.36%) VMware
4 4 (36.36%) PKI
4 4 (36.36%) PowerShell
5 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 2 (18.18%) Task-Oriented
6 2 (18.18%) Ubuntu
6 2 (18.18%) DKIM
6 2 (18.18%) DMARC
6 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
6 2 (18.18%) Debian
6 2 (18.18%) Firewall
6 2 (18.18%) Back Office
6 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
6 2 (18.18%) Internet
6 2 (18.18%) Symantec

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (9.09%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) FTP
1 5 (45.45%) HTTP
2 4 (36.36%) DHCP
2 4 (36.36%) HTTPS
3 2 (18.18%) DKIM
3 2 (18.18%) DMARC
3 2 (18.18%) Firewall
3 2 (18.18%) Internet
3 2 (18.18%) LAN
3 2 (18.18%) WAN
4 1 (9.09%) SSL
4 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (9.09%) MongoDB
2 1 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Gatling
1 1 (9.09%) Geb
1 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 1 (9.09%) GitLab
1 1 (9.09%) Gradle
1 1 (9.09%) gulp
1 1 (9.09%) Spock
General
1 2 (18.18%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Administrator
1 4 (36.36%) Consultant
2 3 (27.27%) Active Directory Consultant
2 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Support
3 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) Security Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) Systems Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Java Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Java Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Linux Support
4 1 (9.09%) Linux Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) LDAP
2 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
2 1 (9.09%) CSS
2 1 (9.09%) Dropwizard
2 1 (9.09%) Ember.js
2 1 (9.09%) Guice
2 1 (9.09%) HTML
2 1 (9.09%) HTML5
2 1 (9.09%) OAuth
2 1 (9.09%) OAuth2
2 1 (9.09%) Ratpack
2 1 (9.09%) REST
2 1 (9.09%) SOAP
2 1 (9.09%) Spring
2 1 (9.09%) Spring Boot
2 1 (9.09%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) PKI
2 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Windows
1 8 (72.73%) Windows Server
2 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (45.45%) Linux
4 2 (18.18%) Debian
4 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (18.18%) Ubuntu
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Migration
1 4 (36.36%) Project Management
2 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 2 (18.18%) ITIL
3 2 (18.18%) Task-Oriented
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) BDD
4 1 (9.09%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 1 (9.09%) Domain-Driven Design
4 1 (9.09%) Microservices
4 1 (9.09%) OWASP
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
4 1 (9.09%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) PowerShell
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) ES6
2 1 (9.09%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) Java 8
2 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
2 1 (9.09%) TypeScript
System Software
1 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) Postfix
2 2 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (9.09%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) NetBackup
1 2 (18.18%) Puppet
1 2 (18.18%) WSUS
2 1 (9.09%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) CA
2 4 (36.36%) VMware
3 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
3 2 (18.18%) Symantec
3 2 (18.18%) Veeam