Period
to 21 May 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 21 May 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
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 132 104 123
Rank change year-on-year -28 +19 -10
Contract jobs citing DNS 31 36 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.92% 1.31% 1.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.60% 9.38% 11.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 22 43
West Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £410 £443
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.76% -7.34% +47.50%
10th Percentile £160 £260 £293
90th Percentile £550 £579 £520
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £375 £438
% change year-on-year +13.33% -14.29% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - £17.39 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +51.22% -17.86%
Yorkshire median hourly rate - £17.39 £17.75
% change year-on-year - -2.03% +10.94%

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 323 384 468
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 9.60% 13.92% 11.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 214 301
West Yorkshire median daily rate £443 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.36% +5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £263 £259 £270
90th Percentile £588 £548 £575
Yorkshire median daily rate £415 £420 £400
% change year-on-year -1.19% +5.00% +17.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 18 21
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £18.20 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.56% +51.63% -40.00%
10th Percentile £13.45 £12.14 £10.20
90th Percentile £37.75 £35.48 £22.25
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.20 £16.50 £13.60
% change year-on-year -1.82% +21.37% -22.31%

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 May 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
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 May 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 -12 26 £450 +9.76% 12
Wakefield +3 2 £275 -
Halifax - 2 £450 - 1
Bradford -5 1 - - 1
DNS
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 May 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 19 (61.29%) VMware
2 18 (58.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (54.84%) DHCP
4 16 (51.61%) Microsoft
5 13 (41.94%) SSL
5 13 (41.94%) TCP/IP
6 12 (38.71%) Active Directory
7 11 (35.48%) HTTP
7 11 (35.48%) Amazon AWS
8 10 (32.26%) Windows
9 9 (29.03%) Linux
9 9 (29.03%) FTP
9 9 (29.03%) Configuration Management
9 9 (29.03%) IPsec
9 9 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (29.03%) Puppet
10 8 (25.81%) Google App Engine
10 8 (25.81%) Open Source
10 8 (25.81%) Jenkins
10 8 (25.81%) Google Cloud Platform
10 8 (25.81%) Travis CI
10 8 (25.81%) Mongrel
10 8 (25.81%) nginx
10 8 (25.81%) Amazon EC2
10 8 (25.81%) Google
10 8 (25.81%) WebSphere
10 8 (25.81%) Xen
10 8 (25.81%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (25.81%) Jetty
10 8 (25.81%) Apache

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 8 (25.81%) Apache
1 8 (25.81%) IIS
1 8 (25.81%) Jetty
1 8 (25.81%) Mongrel
1 8 (25.81%) nginx
1 8 (25.81%) Tomcat
1 8 (25.81%) WebSphere
2 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (6.45%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.45%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.45%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (6.45%) Skype for Business
3 1 (3.23%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 11 (35.48%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (25.81%) Amazon EC2
2 8 (25.81%) Google App Engine
2 8 (25.81%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (12.90%) IaaS
3 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (12.90%) PaaS
3 4 (12.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (54.84%) DHCP
2 13 (41.94%) SSL
2 13 (41.94%) TCP/IP
3 11 (35.48%) HTTP
4 9 (29.03%) FTP
4 9 (29.03%) IPsec
5 7 (22.58%) Firewall
6 3 (9.68%) Internet
7 2 (6.45%) BIG-IP
7 2 (6.45%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (6.45%) Extranet
7 2 (6.45%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 2 (6.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 2 (6.45%) Intranet
7 2 (6.45%) NetScaler
7 2 (6.45%) Reverse Proxy
7 2 (6.45%) SMS
7 2 (6.45%) SSH
7 2 (6.45%) VoIP
8 1 (3.23%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) NoSQL
1 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (3.23%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.23%) MySQL
2 1 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (25.81%) Jenkins
1 8 (25.81%) Travis CI
2 7 (22.58%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.23%) Jasmine
3 1 (3.23%) JUnit
General
1 7 (22.58%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Advertising
3 1 (3.23%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (22.58%) Windows Engineer
2 5 (16.13%) Support Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) Active Directory Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) Cloud Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) Java Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) Windows Support Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Architect
4 3 (9.68%) Azure Architect
4 3 (9.68%) Cloud Architect
4 3 (9.68%) Customer Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Customer Support Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Messaging Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Server Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Windows Server Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.81%) .NET
1 8 (25.81%) J2EE
1 8 (25.81%) Servlets
2 1 (3.23%) .NET Framework
2 1 (3.23%) LDAP
2 1 (3.23%) Node.js
2 1 (3.23%) REST
2 1 (3.23%) SAML
2 1 (3.23%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Data Centre
2 4 (12.90%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (9.68%) PKI
3 3 (9.68%) Replication
4 2 (6.45%) Clustering
4 2 (6.45%) CMDB
5 1 (3.23%) Private Cloud
5 1 (3.23%) User Experience
5 1 (3.23%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 10 (32.26%) Windows
2 9 (29.03%) Linux
3 6 (19.35%) Windows Server
3 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (6.45%) Unix
5 1 (3.23%) Mac OS
5 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.23%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (29.03%) Configuration Management
2 8 (25.81%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (25.81%) Open Source
3 7 (22.58%) TDD
4 6 (19.35%) Capacity Planning
4 6 (19.35%) DevOps
4 6 (19.35%) Microservices
5 4 (12.90%) Immutable Infrastructure
5 4 (12.90%) IT Strategy
5 4 (12.90%) Network Management
5 4 (12.90%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (12.90%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (12.90%) Service Delivery
5 4 (12.90%) Software Engineering
6 3 (9.68%) Change Management
6 3 (9.68%) High Availability
6 3 (9.68%) ITIL
7 2 (6.45%) Change Control
7 2 (6.45%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.81%) Java
2 6 (19.35%) SQL
3 4 (12.90%) PowerShell
4 2 (6.45%) Bash Shell
4 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.45%) VBScript
5 1 (3.23%) C
5 1 (3.23%) Go
5 1 (3.23%) Python
5 1 (3.23%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) DBS Check
2 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared
2 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) CCNA
3 1 (3.23%) CCSA
3 1 (3.23%) CCSE
3 1 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) QA
2 1 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.23%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (58.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (38.71%) Active Directory
3 8 (25.81%) Xen
4 3 (9.68%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (6.45%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (3.23%) vCloud
6 1 (3.23%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (3.23%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 9 (29.03%) Puppet
2 2 (6.45%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (6.45%) SCCM
3 1 (3.23%) Graphite
3 1 (3.23%) Opsview
3 1 (3.23%) Prometheus
3 1 (3.23%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (3.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (3.23%) vRealize
3 1 (3.23%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 19 (61.29%) VMware
2 16 (51.61%) Microsoft
3 8 (25.81%) Google
4 6 (19.35%) Citrix
5 4 (12.90%) Apple
5 4 (12.90%) HP
5 4 (12.90%) Intel
5 4 (12.90%) McAfee
6 3 (9.68%) Cisco
7 2 (6.45%) Dell
7 2 (6.45%) F5
7 2 (6.45%) Infoblox
7 2 (6.45%) Red Hat
7 2 (6.45%) Remedy
8 1 (3.23%) CheckPoint
8 1 (3.23%) CommVault
8 1 (3.23%) Fortinet
8 1 (3.23%) SolarWinds