Period
to 6 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 6 August 2020 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)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
6 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 71 101 134
Rank change year-on-year +30 +33 -33
Contract jobs citing DNS 28 77 69
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.92% 1.87% 1.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.73% 16.04% 10.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 58 51
Median daily rate £500 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -3.03% -8.33%
10th Percentile £255 £215 £213
90th Percentile £550 £525 £538
England median daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £13.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -62.14% +101.27%
England median hourly rate £37.50 £25.67 £18.50
% change year-on-year +46.08% +38.76% -7.04%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 204 480 634
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 13.97% 11.68% 12.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 333 432
Median daily rate £450 £400 £414
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -3.32% -1.49%
10th Percentile £206 £192 £251
90th Percentile £705 £575 £550
England median daily rate £438 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +2.94% - +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 23 43
Median hourly rate £19.00 £16.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.75% -11.11% +26.76%
10th Percentile £16.69 £14.50 £14.40
90th Percentile £36.75 £38.28 £41.30
Median hourly rate £34.90 £23.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +48.49% +17.50% +10.50%

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for DNS in Yorkshire

DNS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing DNS in Yorkshire.

Daily rate trend for DNS in Yorkshire

DNS
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing DNS in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 6 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for DNS in Yorkshire

DNS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing DNS in Yorkshire.

Hourly rate trend for DNS in Yorkshire

DNS
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 6 August 2020. 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
West Yorkshire +20 19 £501 +25.13% 11
North Yorkshire +5 6 £325 +38.30% 2
South Yorkshire +35 3 £450 +25.00% 5
DNS
England

For the 6 months to 6 August 2020, 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for DNS.

1 19 (67.86%) TCP/IP
2 15 (53.57%) AWS
3 14 (50.00%) Firewall
3 14 (50.00%) Scrum
3 14 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (46.43%) SSL
4 13 (46.43%) Confluence
4 13 (46.43%) Splunk
4 13 (46.43%) F5
4 13 (46.43%) JIRA
4 13 (46.43%) Reverse Proxy
4 13 (46.43%) Kanban
4 13 (46.43%) GCP
4 13 (46.43%) AppDynamics
4 13 (46.43%) Slack
5 12 (42.86%) Performance Testing
5 12 (42.86%) Security Testing
5 12 (42.86%) Unit Testing
5 12 (42.86%) Software Engineering
5 12 (42.86%) Finance
6 11 (39.29%) DHCP
6 11 (39.29%) Mobile App
7 10 (35.71%) Migration
8 9 (32.14%) Active Directory
9 8 (28.57%) Windows
9 8 (28.57%) Pair Programming
9 8 (28.57%) Git (software)
9 8 (28.57%) Windows Server
9 8 (28.57%) Project Delivery
10 7 (25.00%) WireMock

DNS
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 13 (46.43%) Confluence
2 7 (25.00%) Cloud Foundry
2 7 (25.00%) Mule
3 4 (14.29%) MS Exchange
4 1 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (3.57%) IIS
4 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.57%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 15 (53.57%) AWS
2 13 (46.43%) GCP
2 13 (46.43%) Slack
3 7 (25.00%) Azure
3 7 (25.00%) GitHub
3 7 (25.00%) npm
4 5 (17.86%) Office 365
5 3 (10.71%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (3.57%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (3.57%) Amazon EKS
6 1 (3.57%) Amazon Kinesis
6 1 (3.57%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (3.57%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (3.57%) G Suite
6 1 (3.57%) PaaS
6 1 (3.57%) Route 53
6 1 (3.57%) Serverless
6 1 (3.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 19 (67.86%) TCP/IP
2 14 (50.00%) Firewall
3 13 (46.43%) Reverse Proxy
3 13 (46.43%) SSL
4 11 (39.29%) DHCP
5 4 (14.29%) VPN
6 3 (10.71%) VLAN
7 2 (7.14%) IPv6
7 2 (7.14%) LAN
7 2 (7.14%) WAN
8 1 (3.57%) 3GPP
8 1 (3.57%) 4G
8 1 (3.57%) Ethernet
8 1 (3.57%) Internet
8 1 (3.57%) IP Telephony
8 1 (3.57%) IPv4
8 1 (3.57%) MPLS
8 1 (3.57%) Network Security
8 1 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (3.57%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) Amazon RDS
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (3.57%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (46.43%) JIRA
2 8 (28.57%) Git (software)
3 7 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 7 (25.00%) JUnit
3 7 (25.00%) Maven
3 7 (25.00%) Mockito
3 7 (25.00%) Selenium
3 7 (25.00%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (3.57%) GitLab
4 1 (3.57%) GoCD
General
1 12 (42.86%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Public Sector
3 1 (3.57%) Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (17.86%) Programme Manager
2 4 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 3 (10.71%) Architect
3 3 (10.71%) Cloud Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Support Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) AWS Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Desktop Support
4 2 (7.14%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Financial Services Project Manager
4 2 (7.14%) IT Support
4 2 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) AWS DevOps
5 1 (3.57%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Cloud Specialist
5 1 (3.57%) Systems Administration Leader
5 1 (3.57%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.57%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.00%) Enzyme
1 7 (25.00%) Express
1 7 (25.00%) Jest
1 7 (25.00%) JSON
1 7 (25.00%) Node.js
1 7 (25.00%) Redux
1 7 (25.00%) REST
1 7 (25.00%) Spring
1 7 (25.00%) Spring Boot
1 7 (25.00%) WireMock
2 1 (3.57%) 802.1X
2 1 (3.57%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (3.57%) Kafka
2 1 (3.57%) RESTful
2 1 (3.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (39.29%) Mobile App
2 5 (17.86%) User Experience
3 2 (7.14%) Data Centre
3 2 (7.14%) NHS
3 2 (7.14%) Public Cloud
4 1 (3.57%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (28.57%) Windows
1 8 (28.57%) Windows Server
2 3 (10.71%) Windows 10
3 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2016
4 1 (3.57%) Linux
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (50.00%) Scrum
2 13 (46.43%) Kanban
3 12 (42.86%) Performance Testing
3 12 (42.86%) Security Testing
3 12 (42.86%) Software Engineering
3 12 (42.86%) Unit Testing
4 10 (35.71%) Migration
5 8 (28.57%) Pair Programming
5 8 (28.57%) Project Delivery
6 7 (25.00%) Change Management
6 7 (25.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 7 (25.00%) Load Balancing
6 7 (25.00%) Test Automation
7 6 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (21.43%) DevOps
7 6 (21.43%) Non-Functional Testing
8 5 (17.86%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (17.86%) Continuous Improvement Process
8 5 (17.86%) Lean UX
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.00%) ES6
1 7 (25.00%) Java
2 2 (7.14%) SQL
3 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) CCNA
1 2 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 9 (32.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.57%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (3.57%) Docker
2 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.57%) vSphere
2 1 (3.57%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) SCCM
2 1 (3.57%) Grafana
2 1 (3.57%) Graphite
2 1 (3.57%) Kubernetes
2 1 (3.57%) Mesos
2 1 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.57%) Prometheus
2 1 (3.57%) Puppet
2 1 (3.57%) Terraform
Vendors
1 13 (46.43%) AppDynamics
1 13 (46.43%) F5
1 13 (46.43%) Splunk
2 7 (25.00%) Blue Coat
2 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (14.29%) VMware
4 2 (7.14%) Avaya
4 2 (7.14%) Google
4 2 (7.14%) Symantec
5 1 (3.57%) Cisco
5 1 (3.57%) Citrix
5 1 (3.57%) Dynatrace