Period
to 15 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 15 November 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)
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 110 112 82
Rank change year-on-year +2 -30 +34
Contract jobs citing DNS 57 46 101
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.66% 1.52% 2.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.32% 11.44% 21.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 31 67
West Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.05% +5.56% +7.14%
10th Percentile £206 £213 £263
90th Percentile £625 £563 £575
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £440 £450
% change year-on-year -6.25% -2.22% +13.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £32.50 £19.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.67% - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £32.50 £23.08 £12.75
% change year-on-year +40.85% +80.98% -12.07%

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 398 402 475
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 11.61% 13.32% 12.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 227 279
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £291 £200 £229
90th Percentile £588 £543 £553
Yorkshire median daily rate £417 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +4.25% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 22 18
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.75 £14.20 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.92% +5.19% -12.08%
10th Percentile £11.13 £9.33 £10.20
90th Percentile £25.13 £25.45 £22.18
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.75 £14.20 £14.00
% change year-on-year +10.92% +1.43% +7.69%

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for DNS in West Yorkshire

DNS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DNS in West Yorkshire

DNS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DNS in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 15 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DNS in West Yorkshire

DNS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DNS in West Yorkshire

DNS
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing DNS in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 15 November 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for DNS in West Yorkshire

DNS
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 15 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -15 30 £450 -5.26% 22
Wakefield +3 8 £118 -60.67% 4
Halifax +3 5 £375 -15.49% 1
Bradford -14 4 £215 - 5
Todmorden - 2 - -
DNS
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 15 November 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for DNS.

1 29 (50.88%) Active Directory
2 27 (47.37%) Microsoft
3 26 (45.61%) Windows
3 26 (45.61%) DHCP
4 24 (42.11%) Firewall
5 23 (40.35%) TCP/IP
6 22 (38.60%) Linux
7 17 (29.82%) VPN
8 16 (28.07%) DevOps
9 15 (26.32%) Load Balancing
9 15 (26.32%) Cisco
9 15 (26.32%) VMware
10 14 (24.56%) LAN
10 14 (24.56%) Amazon AWS
10 14 (24.56%) Mentoring
10 14 (24.56%) Windows Server
11 13 (22.81%) VMware Infrastructure
12 12 (21.05%) SC Cleared
12 12 (21.05%) Security Cleared
12 12 (21.05%) IaaS
12 12 (21.05%) PaaS
12 12 (21.05%) WAN
13 11 (19.30%) ITIL
13 11 (19.30%) Citrix
13 11 (19.30%) Finance
13 11 (19.30%) Configuration Management
13 11 (19.30%) Jenkins
13 11 (19.30%) AWS CloudFormation
13 11 (19.30%) PowerShell
13 11 (19.30%) Microsoft Azure

DNS
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 9 (15.79%) Confluence
2 8 (14.04%) MS Exchange
3 5 (8.77%) SharePoint
4 3 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (3.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (3.51%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.75%) CMS
6 1 (1.75%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Sage 200
1 1 (1.75%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 14 (24.56%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (21.05%) IaaS
2 12 (21.05%) PaaS
3 11 (19.30%) AWS CloudFormation
3 11 (19.30%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (17.54%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 10 (17.54%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (17.54%) Amazon S3
4 10 (17.54%) SaaS
5 9 (15.79%) Amazon SQS
5 9 (15.79%) AWS Lambda
5 9 (15.79%) Office 365
5 9 (15.79%) Route 53
5 9 (15.79%) Serverless
5 9 (15.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 4 (7.02%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.75%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 26 (45.61%) DHCP
2 24 (42.11%) Firewall
3 23 (40.35%) TCP/IP
4 17 (29.82%) VPN
5 14 (24.56%) LAN
6 12 (21.05%) WAN
7 9 (15.79%) ICMP
8 8 (14.04%) SSL
9 6 (10.53%) BGP
9 6 (10.53%) MPLS
9 6 (10.53%) OSPF
10 4 (7.02%) HTTP
10 4 (7.02%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (5.26%) FTP
11 3 (5.26%) IPsec
11 3 (5.26%) Network Security
12 2 (3.51%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 2 (3.51%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 2 (3.51%) Intranet
12 2 (3.51%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 9 (15.79%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (5.26%) Azure SQL Database
2 3 (5.26%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.51%) MySQL
4 1 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.75%) Firebird
4 1 (1.75%) MariaDB
4 1 (1.75%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.75%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.75%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.75%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (19.30%) Jenkins
2 9 (15.79%) GitLab
2 9 (15.79%) JIRA
2 9 (15.79%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (5.26%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (1.75%) Travis CI
General
1 11 (19.30%) Finance
2 8 (14.04%) Retail
3 2 (3.51%) Back Office
4 1 (1.75%) Automotive
4 1 (1.75%) Banking
4 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (24.56%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (17.54%) AWS Engineer
2 10 (17.54%) Windows Engineer
3 9 (15.79%) AWS DevOps
3 9 (15.79%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 6 (10.53%) Analyst
4 6 (10.53%) Cloud Engineer
4 6 (10.53%) Network Engineer
5 5 (8.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (7.02%) Architect
6 4 (7.02%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 4 (7.02%) Senior Network Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) Server Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) Support Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) Windows Server Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Active Directory Consultant
7 3 (5.26%) Desktop Support
7 3 (5.26%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Office 365 Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.75%) .NET
1 1 (1.75%) Web Services
1 1 (1.75%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.79%) Public Cloud
2 5 (8.77%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.26%) Clustering
3 3 (5.26%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.26%) PKI
3 3 (5.26%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (3.51%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.75%) iPhone
5 1 (1.75%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 26 (45.61%) Windows
2 22 (38.60%) Linux
3 14 (24.56%) Windows Server
4 6 (10.53%) Unix
5 5 (8.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (8.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (7.02%) Windows 10
6 4 (7.02%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (5.26%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.75%) Android
8 1 (1.75%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.75%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (28.07%) DevOps
2 15 (26.32%) Load Balancing
3 14 (24.56%) Mentoring
4 11 (19.30%) Configuration Management
4 11 (19.30%) ITIL
5 10 (17.54%) Auto-Scaling
5 10 (17.54%) Open Source
6 9 (15.79%) Coaching
6 9 (15.79%) High Availability
6 9 (15.79%) Software Delivery
6 9 (15.79%) Systems Engineering
7 8 (14.04%) Collaborative Working
8 7 (12.28%) Problem-Solving
9 6 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 6 (10.53%) Migration
10 5 (8.77%) Network Design
10 5 (8.77%) Service Delivery
10 5 (8.77%) Translating Business Requirements
11 4 (7.02%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 11 (19.30%) PowerShell
2 10 (17.54%) Bash Shell
3 7 (12.28%) SQL
4 2 (3.51%) Java
4 2 (3.51%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (21.05%) SC Cleared
1 12 (21.05%) Security Cleared
2 10 (17.54%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (12.28%) Degree
4 6 (10.53%) CCNP
5 5 (8.77%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (7.02%) CCIE
6 4 (7.02%) CCNA
7 2 (3.51%) CCA
7 2 (3.51%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (3.51%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (3.51%) MCITP
7 2 (3.51%) MCSE
7 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.75%) CCSA
8 1 (1.75%) CCSE
8 1 (1.75%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) PMO
1 1 (1.75%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (50.88%) Active Directory
2 13 (22.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (12.28%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (7.02%) Hyper-V
5 3 (5.26%) XenApp
6 2 (3.51%) Firmware
6 2 (3.51%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (3.51%) Xen
6 2 (3.51%) XenDesktop
6 2 (3.51%) XenServer
7 1 (1.75%) Docker
7 1 (1.75%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (7.02%) SCCM
2 3 (5.26%) PowerCLI
2 3 (5.26%) WSUS
3 2 (3.51%) HP SIM
3 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (3.51%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (3.51%) Puppet
3 2 (3.51%) SCOM
3 2 (3.51%) SCSM
3 2 (3.51%) Tivoli
3 2 (3.51%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (1.75%) Ansible
4 1 (1.75%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (1.75%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.75%) OpenView
4 1 (1.75%) Salt
4 1 (1.75%) Terraform
Vendors
1 27 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 15 (26.32%) Cisco
2 15 (26.32%) VMware
3 11 (19.30%) Citrix
4 10 (17.54%) F5
5 8 (14.04%) Dell
6 7 (12.28%) HP
7 5 (8.77%) CheckPoint
7 5 (8.77%) Red Hat
8 4 (7.02%) NetApp
9 3 (5.26%) Atlassian
9 3 (5.26%) IBM
9 3 (5.26%) ServiceNow
10 2 (3.51%) Lotus
10 2 (3.51%) McAfee
10 2 (3.51%) Meraki
10 2 (3.51%) SolarWinds
10 2 (3.51%) Trend Micro
11 1 (1.75%) Apple
11 1 (1.75%) Sage