Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 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
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 131 111 96
Rank change year-on-year -20 -15 +26
Contract jobs citing DNS 38 37 83
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.12% 1.31% 2.05%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.33% 9.56% 16.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 24 63
West Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £450 £443
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.69% +47.50%
10th Percentile £186 £298 £233
90th Percentile £550 £519 £550
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -8.33% - +50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.00 £17.39 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +101.27% +51.22% -36.99%
10th Percentile £33.50 £13.66 £9.65
90th Percentile £36.50 £24.10 £12.95
Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.00 £17.39 £12.50
% change year-on-year +101.27% +39.12% -31.51%

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 368 387 507
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 10.84% 13.73% 12.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 206 305
West Yorkshire median daily rate £438 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% +5.00% +14.29%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £263
90th Percentile £588 £540 £552
Yorkshire median daily rate £415 £420 £400
% change year-on-year -1.19% +5.00% +23.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 23 24
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.41 £14.20 £11.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.61% +19.58% -40.63%
10th Percentile £12.70 £9.40 £10.20
90th Percentile £33.85 £37.43 £16.32
Yorkshire median hourly rate £18.00 £14.20 £14.00
% change year-on-year +26.76% +1.43% -

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 16 August 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 16 August 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 -31 27 £450 -5.26% 16
Wakefield +1 5 £275 -12.00% 3
Halifax +3 2 £455 +3.89%
Bradford -9 1 - - 3
Todmorden - 1 - - 1
DNS
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 25 (65.79%) VMware
2 23 (60.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (55.26%) DHCP
4 20 (52.63%) TCP/IP
4 20 (52.63%) Windows
5 18 (47.37%) Microsoft
6 17 (44.74%) SSL
6 17 (44.74%) Linux
7 15 (39.47%) Active Directory
8 13 (34.21%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (34.21%) Windows Server
9 11 (28.95%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (28.95%) HTTP
9 11 (28.95%) IPsec
10 10 (26.32%) Configuration Management
10 10 (26.32%) FTP
10 10 (26.32%) Cisco
11 9 (23.68%) HP
11 9 (23.68%) Java
11 9 (23.68%) SQL
11 9 (23.68%) Xen
11 9 (23.68%) Amazon AWS
11 9 (23.68%) Open Source
11 9 (23.68%) Puppet
11 9 (23.68%) Jenkins
11 9 (23.68%) Travis CI
12 8 (21.05%) Mongrel
12 8 (21.05%) DevOps
12 8 (21.05%) Google Cloud Platform
12 8 (21.05%) High Availability

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 (21.05%) Apache
1 8 (21.05%) IIS
1 8 (21.05%) Jetty
1 8 (21.05%) Mongrel
1 8 (21.05%) MS Exchange
1 8 (21.05%) nginx
1 8 (21.05%) Tomcat
1 8 (21.05%) WebSphere
2 5 (13.16%) SharePoint
3 4 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (5.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (5.26%) Skype for Business
5 1 (2.63%) IBM Notes
Cloud Services
1 9 (23.68%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (21.05%) Amazon EC2
2 8 (21.05%) Google App Engine
2 8 (21.05%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (7.89%) Office 365
5 1 (2.63%) IaaS
5 1 (2.63%) PaaS
5 1 (2.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (55.26%) DHCP
2 20 (52.63%) TCP/IP
3 17 (44.74%) SSL
4 11 (28.95%) HTTP
4 11 (28.95%) IPsec
5 10 (26.32%) FTP
6 8 (21.05%) Firewall
7 7 (18.42%) LAN
8 5 (13.16%) WAN
9 4 (10.53%) BGP
9 4 (10.53%) MPLS
9 4 (10.53%) OSPF
10 3 (7.89%) VoIP
10 3 (7.89%) VPN
11 2 (5.26%) BIG-IP
11 2 (5.26%) Extranet
11 2 (5.26%) Internet
11 2 (5.26%) Intranet
11 2 (5.26%) NetScaler
11 2 (5.26%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) Azure SQL Database
1 3 (7.89%) MySQL
1 3 (7.89%) NoSQL
1 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.26%) MongoDB
2 2 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.63%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (2.63%) MariaDB
3 1 (2.63%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (23.68%) Jenkins
1 9 (23.68%) Travis CI
2 7 (18.42%) Git (software)
3 3 (7.89%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (2.63%) Jasmine
4 1 (2.63%) JUnit
General
1 8 (21.05%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Back Office
3 1 (2.63%) Advertising
3 1 (2.63%) Automotive
3 1 (2.63%) Games
Job Titles
1 13 (34.21%) Windows Engineer
2 7 (18.42%) DevOps Engineer
3 6 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (15.79%) Server Engineer
3 6 (15.79%) Windows Server Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) Analyst
4 5 (13.16%) Support Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (10.53%) Java Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
6 3 (7.89%) Azure Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Customer Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Support
6 3 (7.89%) Network Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.05%) .NET
1 8 (21.05%) J2EE
1 8 (21.05%) Servlets
2 1 (2.63%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.63%) Node.js
2 1 (2.63%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Clustering
2 4 (10.53%) Data Centre
3 3 (7.89%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.26%) Blackberry
4 2 (5.26%) CMDB
4 2 (5.26%) PKI
4 2 (5.26%) Replication
5 1 (2.63%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 20 (52.63%) Windows
2 17 (44.74%) Linux
3 13 (34.21%) Windows Server
4 7 (18.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (18.42%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (5.26%) Unix
5 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.63%) Mac OS
6 1 (2.63%) Mac OS X
6 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.63%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (34.21%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (28.95%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (26.32%) Configuration Management
4 9 (23.68%) Open Source
5 8 (21.05%) DevOps
5 8 (21.05%) High Availability
5 8 (21.05%) ITIL
6 7 (18.42%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 7 (18.42%) Microservices
6 7 (18.42%) TDD
7 5 (13.16%) Collaborative Working
7 5 (13.16%) Scrum
8 4 (10.53%) Analytics
8 4 (10.53%) Mentoring
8 4 (10.53%) Network Design
8 4 (10.53%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (10.53%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (10.53%) Server Patching
8 4 (10.53%) Server Virtualisation
8 4 (10.53%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.68%) Java
1 9 (23.68%) SQL
2 8 (21.05%) PowerShell
3 2 (5.26%) VBScript
4 1 (2.63%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.63%) C
4 1 (2.63%) Go
4 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.63%) Python
4 1 (2.63%) Ruby
4 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (18.42%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (10.53%) CCNA
2 4 (10.53%) Degree
3 3 (7.89%) CCNP
3 3 (7.89%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (7.89%) DBS Check
4 2 (5.26%) CCA
4 2 (5.26%) CCIE
4 2 (5.26%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (5.26%) MCITP
4 2 (5.26%) MCSE
4 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (5.26%) SC Cleared
4 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.63%) CCSA
5 1 (2.63%) CCSE
5 1 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) QA
1 2 (5.26%) SLA
2 1 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.63%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 23 (60.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (39.47%) Active Directory
3 9 (23.68%) Xen
4 7 (18.42%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (7.89%) Hyper-V
6 2 (5.26%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (5.26%) XenApp
6 2 (5.26%) XenDesktop
6 2 (5.26%) XenServer
7 1 (2.63%) Firmware
7 1 (2.63%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 9 (23.68%) Puppet
2 5 (13.16%) SCCM
3 3 (7.89%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (5.26%) HP SIM
4 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (5.26%) PowerCLI
4 2 (5.26%) SCOM
4 2 (5.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (5.26%) WSUS
5 1 (2.63%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (2.63%) Graphite
5 1 (2.63%) NetBackup
5 1 (2.63%) OpenView
5 1 (2.63%) Opsview
5 1 (2.63%) Prometheus
5 1 (2.63%) SCSM
5 1 (2.63%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (2.63%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 25 (65.79%) VMware
2 18 (47.37%) Microsoft
3 10 (26.32%) Cisco
4 9 (23.68%) HP
5 8 (21.05%) Citrix
5 8 (21.05%) Google
6 6 (15.79%) Dell
7 5 (13.16%) F5
8 4 (10.53%) Red Hat
9 3 (7.89%) Apple
9 3 (7.89%) Atlassian
9 3 (7.89%) CheckPoint
9 3 (7.89%) NetApp
9 3 (7.89%) SolarWinds
10 2 (5.26%) Fortinet
10 2 (5.26%) Infoblox
10 2 (5.26%) McAfee
10 2 (5.26%) Remedy
11 1 (2.63%) Lotus
11 1 (2.63%) SonicWALL