Period
to 15 January 2021

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 15 January 2021 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
15 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 94 59 93
Rank change year-on-year -35 +34 +24
Contract jobs citing DNS 10 101 110
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.73% 3.14% 2.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.19% 22.70% 17.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 76 91
Median daily rate £453 £350 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.29% -15.15% -2.94%
10th Percentile £113 £264 £244
90th Percentile £494 £694 £538
England median daily rate £450 £388 £413
% change year-on-year +16.13% -6.06% +13.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Median hourly rate £18.52 £13.29 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +39.38% -40.94% -2.49%
10th Percentile £17.29 £12.42 £13.70
90th Percentile £19.75 £17.43 £31.70
England median hourly rate £40.00 £32.75 £22.32
% change year-on-year +22.14% +46.71% +31.31%

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 139 445 643
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 10.08% 13.85% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 279 418
Median daily rate £375 £355 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.63% -16.47% +6.25%
10th Percentile £161 £180 £263
90th Percentile £536 £538 £579
England median daily rate £425 £410 £425
% change year-on-year +3.66% -3.53% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 17 52
Median hourly rate £19.00 £16.00 £15.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.75% +4.58% +4.44%
10th Percentile £12.66 £12.42 £10.52
90th Percentile £41.50 £34.90 £25.00
Median hourly rate £31.50 £22.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year +40.00% +21.62% -

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 15 January 2021.

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 15 January 2021. 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 -33 6 £289 -17.50% 20
South Yorkshire +27 4 £475 +153.33% 4
DNS
England

For the 6 months to 15 January 2021, 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 6 (60.00%) DHCP
2 5 (50.00%) SSL
3 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (40.00%) VPN
3 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (40.00%) Azure
4 3 (30.00%) DevOps
4 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (30.00%) Adobe
4 3 (30.00%) Firewall
4 3 (30.00%) WAN
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (30.00%) Windows
4 3 (30.00%) ADSL
4 3 (30.00%) Broadband
4 3 (30.00%) LAN
4 3 (30.00%) Terraform
4 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure as Code
4 3 (30.00%) HTTP
5 2 (20.00%) Serverless
5 2 (20.00%) Azure Functions
5 2 (20.00%) Cosmos DB
5 2 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (20.00%) SQL
5 2 (20.00%) Wireless
5 2 (20.00%) Finance
5 2 (20.00%) JIRA
5 2 (20.00%) Reverse Proxy

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 1 (10.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) Azure
2 2 (20.00%) Azure Functions
2 2 (20.00%) PaaS
2 2 (20.00%) Serverless
3 1 (10.00%) AWS
3 1 (10.00%) Azure ExpressRoute
3 1 (10.00%) GCP
3 1 (10.00%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) DHCP
2 5 (50.00%) SSL
3 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (40.00%) VPN
4 3 (30.00%) ADSL
4 3 (30.00%) Broadband
4 3 (30.00%) Firewall
4 3 (30.00%) HTTP
4 3 (30.00%) LAN
4 3 (30.00%) WAN
5 2 (20.00%) Reverse Proxy
5 2 (20.00%) Wireless
6 1 (10.00%) 4G
6 1 (10.00%) 5G
6 1 (10.00%) Internet
6 1 (10.00%) IPv4
6 1 (10.00%) IPv6
6 1 (10.00%) PABX
6 1 (10.00%) VLAN
6 1 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Azure SQL Database
1 2 (20.00%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) JIRA
1 2 (20.00%) Octopus Deploy
1 2 (20.00%) TeamCity
1 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Public Sector
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Azure Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Azure DevOps
2 2 (20.00%) Azure DevOps Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support
3 1 (10.00%) IT Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Senior IT Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Wireless Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) 802.1X
1 1 (10.00%) COM
1 1 (10.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (10.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 1 (10.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (30.00%) DevOps
1 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure as Code
2 2 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Analytics
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement Process
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (10.00%) Kanban
3 1 (10.00%) Machine Learning
3 1 (10.00%) Microservices
3 1 (10.00%) Pair Programming
3 1 (10.00%) Project Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (10.00%) Scrum
3 1 (10.00%) Storage Management
3 1 (10.00%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) CCNP
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) Firmware
2 1 (10.00%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) Terraform
2 1 (10.00%) FortiGate
2 1 (10.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Adobe
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) AppDynamics
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco
2 1 (10.00%) F5
2 1 (10.00%) Palo Alto
2 1 (10.00%) Splunk
2 1 (10.00%) Veeam
2 1 (10.00%) VMware