Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 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)
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 107 83 112
Rank change year-on-year -24 +29 -19
Contract jobs citing DNS 47 99 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.54% 2.77% 1.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.87% 21.11% 11.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 65 49
West Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £201 £263 £186
90th Percentile £555 £575 £550
Yorkshire median daily rate £434 £450 £381
% change year-on-year -3.61% +18.03% +13.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £19.50 - £22.50
10th Percentile £14.15 - £21.25
90th Percentile £24.45 - £23.75
Yorkshire median hourly rate £23.08 £12.75 £16.25
% change year-on-year +80.98% -21.54% +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 396 469 574
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 12.96% 13.12% 13.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 277 347
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +13.81%
10th Percentile £193 £231 £249
90th Percentile £543 £554 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.29% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 17 39
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £13.50 £15.36
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.19% -12.08% -16.13%
10th Percentile £10.18 £10.20 £10.50
90th Percentile £25.40 £22.58 £47.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.58 £14.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year +4.11% +7.69% -15.76%

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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 2017. 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 -36 38 £475 +5.56% 10
Wakefield 0 5 £288 -11.54% 1
Halifax +14 2 £444 -
Bradford +18 1 - - 1
Pudsey - 1 £125 -
DNS
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for DNS.

1 23 (48.94%) Microsoft
2 22 (46.81%) Active Directory
2 22 (46.81%) Windows
3 18 (38.30%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (31.91%) Capacity Planning
5 13 (27.66%) Windows Server
5 13 (27.66%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (27.66%) Firewall
5 13 (27.66%) VMware
6 12 (25.53%) Finance
6 12 (25.53%) Git (software)
6 12 (25.53%) MCSE
7 11 (23.40%) ITIL
7 11 (23.40%) Linux
7 11 (23.40%) VMware Infrastructure
7 11 (23.40%) PowerShell
7 11 (23.40%) Infrastructure Management
7 11 (23.40%) DevOps
8 10 (21.28%) Data Centre
8 10 (21.28%) DHCP
8 10 (21.28%) TCP/IP
9 9 (19.15%) Red Hat
9 9 (19.15%) SharePoint
9 9 (19.15%) MS Exchange
9 9 (19.15%) SQL
9 9 (19.15%) IIS
9 9 (19.15%) SharePoint Server
9 9 (19.15%) Hybrid Cloud
9 9 (19.15%) SaaS
9 9 (19.15%) PaaS

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 (19.15%) IIS
1 9 (19.15%) MS Exchange
1 9 (19.15%) SharePoint
1 9 (19.15%) SharePoint Server
2 8 (17.02%) SharePoint 2013
3 5 (10.64%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (8.51%) Cloud Foundry
5 3 (6.38%) CMS
5 3 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (2.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 18 (38.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (19.15%) IaaS
2 9 (19.15%) PaaS
2 9 (19.15%) SaaS
3 5 (10.64%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (8.51%) Heroku
5 3 (6.38%) Office 365
5 3 (6.38%) OpenShift
6 2 (4.26%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (4.26%) OpenDNS
7 1 (2.13%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (2.13%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 13 (27.66%) Firewall
2 10 (21.28%) DHCP
2 10 (21.28%) TCP/IP
3 8 (17.02%) NetScaler
4 7 (14.89%) HTTP
5 5 (10.64%) LAN
5 5 (10.64%) SAN
5 5 (10.64%) WAN
6 3 (6.38%) Extranet
6 3 (6.38%) Intranet
6 3 (6.38%) SSL
7 2 (4.26%) BIG-IP
7 2 (4.26%) Internet
7 2 (4.26%) SSH
8 1 (2.13%) IPsec
8 1 (2.13%) iSCSI
8 1 (2.13%) MPLS
8 1 (2.13%) VLAN
8 1 (2.13%) VPLS
8 1 (2.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.13%) Maltego
2 1 (2.13%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.13%) MySQL
2 1 (2.13%) OLAP
2 1 (2.13%) OLTP
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (25.53%) Git (software)
2 8 (17.02%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (8.51%) Jenkins
4 3 (6.38%) Visual Studio Team System
4 3 (6.38%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
5 1 (2.13%) Bitbucket
5 1 (2.13%) Maven
General
1 12 (25.53%) Finance
2 3 (6.38%) Banking
2 3 (6.38%) Law
2 3 (6.38%) Legal
3 2 (4.26%) Retail
4 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (25.53%) Administrator
2 10 (21.28%) Architect
3 8 (17.02%) Azure Engineer
3 8 (17.02%) SharePoint Administrator
4 7 (14.89%) Systems Engineer
5 6 (12.77%) Azure Architect
5 6 (12.77%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (10.64%) Analyst
6 5 (10.64%) Azure DevOps
6 5 (10.64%) Infrastructure Architect
6 5 (10.64%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (8.51%) Consultant
7 4 (8.51%) Service Analyst
7 4 (8.51%) Service Desk Analyst
8 3 (6.38%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 3 (6.38%) Azure Consultant
8 3 (6.38%) Azure DevOps Engineer
8 3 (6.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (6.38%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 3 (6.38%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.89%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.28%) Data Centre
2 9 (19.15%) Hybrid Cloud
3 7 (14.89%) PKI
4 5 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (6.38%) Clustering
6 1 (2.13%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 22 (46.81%) Windows
2 13 (27.66%) Windows Server
3 11 (23.40%) Linux
4 8 (17.02%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (14.89%) Unix
6 5 (10.64%) CentOS
6 5 (10.64%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.13%) Mac OS
7 1 (2.13%) Mac OS X
7 1 (2.13%) Solaris
7 1 (2.13%) Ubuntu
7 1 (2.13%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (31.91%) Capacity Planning
2 11 (23.40%) DevOps
2 11 (23.40%) Infrastructure Management
2 11 (23.40%) ITIL
3 8 (17.02%) IT Strategy
4 7 (14.89%) Configuration Management
4 7 (14.89%) Immutable Infrastructure
4 7 (14.89%) Load Balancing
5 6 (12.77%) TOGAF
6 4 (8.51%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (8.51%) Migration
6 4 (8.51%) Performance Optimisation
6 4 (8.51%) Software Engineering
7 3 (6.38%) Release Management
7 3 (6.38%) Server Monitoring
7 3 (6.38%) Service Delivery
7 3 (6.38%) Service Management
8 2 (4.26%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (4.26%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (4.26%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 11 (23.40%) PowerShell
2 9 (19.15%) SQL
3 4 (8.51%) Shell Script
4 3 (6.38%) Java
4 3 (6.38%) PHP
5 2 (4.26%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.13%) Go
6 1 (2.13%) Groovy
6 1 (2.13%) Perl
6 1 (2.13%) Python
6 1 (2.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (27.66%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (25.53%) MCSE
3 4 (8.51%) MCSA
4 3 (6.38%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (6.38%) MCDST
4 3 (6.38%) MCP
5 2 (4.26%) CCNA
5 2 (4.26%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (4.26%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 22 (46.81%) Active Directory
2 11 (23.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (17.02%) Virtual Servers
3 8 (17.02%) vSphere
4 4 (8.51%) Docker
5 2 (4.26%) iptables
5 2 (4.26%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (2.13%) Firmware
6 1 (2.13%) KVM
6 1 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (17.02%) SCOM
2 7 (14.89%) Nagios
3 4 (8.51%) Graphite
3 4 (8.51%) Opsview
4 3 (6.38%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (6.38%) Puppet
5 2 (4.26%) Ansible
5 2 (4.26%) CFEngine
5 2 (4.26%) Salt
6 1 (2.13%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (2.13%) SCCM
6 1 (2.13%) Terraform
6 1 (2.13%) WSUS
6 1 (2.13%) yum
Vendors
1 23 (48.94%) Microsoft
2 13 (27.66%) VMware
3 9 (19.15%) Red Hat
4 8 (17.02%) NetApp
5 6 (12.77%) Dell
6 5 (10.64%) F5
7 4 (8.51%) Cisco
8 3 (6.38%) Avaya
8 3 (6.38%) SolarWinds
8 3 (6.38%) Splunk
9 2 (4.26%) CheckPoint
9 2 (4.26%) Juniper
10 1 (2.13%) Apple
10 1 (2.13%) Citrix
10 1 (2.13%) MikroTik
10 1 (2.13%) Oracle
10 1 (2.13%) ServiceNow