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 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Domain Name System (DNS)
England / Yorkshire
Rank 97 84 79
Rank change year-on-year -13 -5  
Contract jobs citing DNS 30 55 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.39% 1.95% 2.01%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.20% 15.07% 13.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 28 40
Median daily rate £425 £452 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.97% +16.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £506 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £331
% change year-on-year - +5.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 0
Median hourly rate £17.70 £15.35 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.31% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.69 £20.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year +28.45% -15.78%  

DNS is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 326 365 395
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 15.09% 12.96% 15.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 203 265
Median daily rate £425 £375 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +21.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £203 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 34 23
Median hourly rate £17.39 £18.00 £16.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.38% +7.65%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.99 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.25 £40.50 £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -39.18% +27.58%  

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Yorkshire citing DNS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for DNS in Yorkshire

DNS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing DNS in Yorkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for DNS in Yorkshire

DNS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DNS in Yorkshire over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DNS in Yorkshire

DNS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DNS in Yorkshire.

Contractor 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 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Yorkshire -3 16 £425 +14.86% 4
West Yorkshire -5 12 £430 -7.42% 14
North Yorkshire +2 2 - - 4
DNS
England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for DNS.

1 64 (63.37%) Windows
2 57 (56.44%) DHCP
3 40 (39.60%) VMware
4 35 (34.65%) TCP/IP
4 35 (34.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 35 (34.65%) DevOps
5 34 (33.66%) Linux
6 30 (29.70%) Active Directory
7 29 (28.71%) LDAP
7 29 (28.71%) Windows Server
8 28 (27.72%) Microsoft
9 26 (25.74%) SMTP
9 26 (25.74%) JavaScript
10 23 (22.77%) Firewall
10 23 (22.77%) Splunk
11 22 (21.78%) HTML
11 22 (21.78%) CSS
11 22 (21.78%) Python
12 18 (17.82%) SNMP
12 18 (17.82%) Cisco
12 18 (17.82%) Microsoft Azure
13 17 (16.83%) Ubuntu
13 17 (16.83%) XML
13 17 (16.83%) Data Centre
14 16 (15.84%) HTTP
14 16 (15.84%) Network Security
14 16 (15.84%) VMware Infrastructure
15 15 (14.85%) Amazon AWS
15 15 (14.85%) Windows Server 2003
15 15 (14.85%) Finance

DNS
Top Related 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 11 (10.89%) MS Exchange
2 7 (6.93%) IIS
3 6 (5.94%) Apache
4 5 (4.95%) Apache Spark
4 5 (4.95%) OpenStack
5 4 (3.96%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (3.96%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 12 (11.88%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.93%) MS Office
3 4 (3.96%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (3.96%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 18 (17.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (14.85%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (8.91%) IaaS
4 6 (5.94%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (4.95%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (4.95%) Loggly
5 5 (4.95%) Sumo Logic
6 4 (3.96%) Office 365
6 4 (3.96%) PaaS
6 4 (3.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 57 (56.44%) DHCP
2 35 (34.65%) TCP/IP
3 29 (28.71%) LDAP
4 26 (25.74%) SMTP
5 23 (22.77%) Firewall
6 18 (17.82%) SNMP
7 16 (15.84%) HTTP
7 16 (15.84%) Network Security
8 13 (12.87%) Internet
8 13 (12.87%) LAN
9 12 (11.88%) WAN
10 11 (10.89%) SAN
11 8 (7.92%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 8 (7.92%) IP Telephony
11 8 (7.92%) SSL
11 8 (7.92%) VoIP
12 5 (4.95%) FTP
12 5 (4.95%) HTTPS
12 5 (4.95%) NAS
12 5 (4.95%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.91%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.94%) MySQL
3 5 (4.95%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (4.95%) Hadoop
3 5 (4.95%) HBase
3 5 (4.95%) MongoDB
3 5 (4.95%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (4.95%) Redis
3 5 (4.95%) Relational Database
3 5 (4.95%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (4.95%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (3.96%) Azure SQL Database
4 4 (3.96%) Riak
Development Applications
1 7 (6.93%) Jenkins
2 6 (5.94%) Vagrant
3 5 (4.95%) Git (software)
3 5 (4.95%) Grunt
3 5 (4.95%) Maven
3 5 (4.95%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.99%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.99%) JIRA
4 1 (0.99%) TeamCity
General
1 15 (14.85%) Finance
2 6 (5.94%) Banking
3 5 (4.95%) Law
4 4 (3.96%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.97%) Back Office
6 1 (0.99%) Advertising
6 1 (0.99%) Games
6 1 (0.99%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (15.84%) Administrator
2 12 (11.88%) Network Specialist
3 8 (7.92%) Server Engineer
4 7 (6.93%) Consultant
4 7 (6.93%) Windows Engineer
4 7 (6.93%) Windows Server Engineer
5 6 (5.94%) Hardware Specialist
5 6 (5.94%) Server Support
5 6 (5.94%) Server Support Engineer
5 6 (5.94%) Storage Specialist
5 6 (5.94%) Support Engineer
5 6 (5.94%) Windows Server Support
5 6 (5.94%) Windows Support Engineer
6 5 (4.95%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (4.95%) Splunk Administrator
6 5 (4.95%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (3.96%) Analyst
7 4 (3.96%) Architect
7 4 (3.96%) Linux Administrator
7 4 (3.96%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (21.78%) CSS
1 22 (21.78%) HTML
2 17 (16.83%) XML
3 6 (5.94%) Elastic Stack
3 6 (5.94%) LAMP
4 5 (4.95%) AngularJS
4 5 (4.95%) CSS3
4 5 (4.95%) HTML5
4 5 (4.95%) jQuery
4 5 (4.95%) LAPP Stack
5 4 (3.96%) REST
5 4 (3.96%) SOAP
6 3 (2.97%) Web Services
7 1 (0.99%) Middleware
7 1 (0.99%) Node.js
7 1 (0.99%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 17 (16.83%) Data Centre
2 14 (13.86%) Replication
3 6 (5.94%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.94%) Symmetrix
4 4 (3.96%) Private Cloud
4 4 (3.96%) User Experience
4 4 (3.96%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 3 (2.97%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.98%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.98%) EMC VNXe
6 2 (1.98%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.98%) PKI
7 1 (0.99%) Clustering
7 1 (0.99%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.99%) NHS
7 1 (0.99%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 64 (63.37%) Windows
2 35 (34.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 34 (33.66%) Linux
4 29 (28.71%) Windows Server
5 17 (16.83%) Ubuntu
6 15 (14.85%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (12.87%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (11.88%) Unix
9 7 (6.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (5.94%) AIX
11 5 (4.95%) CoreOS
12 4 (3.96%) CentOS
12 4 (3.96%) Solaris
12 4 (3.96%) SUSE
12 4 (3.96%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 4 (3.96%) VMS
13 3 (2.97%) Windows 7
14 2 (1.98%) Android
14 2 (1.98%) Data ONTAP
14 2 (1.98%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (34.65%) DevOps
2 15 (14.85%) ITIL
3 12 (11.88%) Load Balancing
4 9 (8.91%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (7.92%) Capacity Planning
6 7 (6.93%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (5.94%) Change Control
7 6 (5.94%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (5.94%) Identity Access Management
7 6 (5.94%) Incident Management
7 6 (5.94%) Server Building
8 5 (4.95%) BDD
8 5 (4.95%) Coaching
8 5 (4.95%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (4.95%) Disk Encryption
8 5 (4.95%) Project Management
8 5 (4.95%) Software Deployment
8 5 (4.95%) TDD
9 4 (3.96%) Mentoring
9 4 (3.96%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 26 (25.74%) JavaScript
2 22 (21.78%) Python
3 10 (9.90%) PowerShell
4 7 (6.93%) SQL
5 6 (5.94%) Perl
5 6 (5.94%) PHP
6 5 (4.95%) Java
7 4 (3.96%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.99%) C#
8 1 (0.99%) C++
8 1 (0.99%) Go
8 1 (0.99%) Ruby
8 1 (0.99%) Scala
8 1 (0.99%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (4.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (3.96%) MCSE
2 4 (3.96%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.97%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (2.97%) Degree
4 2 (1.98%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.99%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.99%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.99%) CCNA
5 1 (0.99%) CCNP
5 1 (0.99%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.99%) MCITP
5 1 (0.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.98%) QA
System Software
1 30 (29.70%) Active Directory
2 16 (15.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (9.90%) VMware ESX
3 10 (9.90%) XenApp
4 9 (8.91%) vSphere
5 7 (6.93%) NFS
6 6 (5.94%) Docker
6 6 (5.94%) Hyper-V
6 6 (5.94%) Oracle RAC
6 6 (5.94%) SRDF
6 6 (5.94%) Veritas File System
6 6 (5.94%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 6 (5.94%) XenDesktop
7 5 (4.95%) HDFS
7 5 (4.95%) VirtualBox
8 4 (3.96%) vCloud
9 2 (1.98%) Firmware
9 2 (1.98%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 2 (1.98%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (11.88%) Puppet
2 10 (9.90%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (9.90%) SCCM
3 6 (5.94%) Backup Exec
3 6 (5.94%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 6 (5.94%) Nagios
3 6 (5.94%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 5 (4.95%) Ansible
4 5 (4.95%) Kubernetes
4 5 (4.95%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (4.95%) Salt
4 5 (4.95%) vRealize
4 5 (4.95%) ZABBIX
5 4 (3.96%) NetVault Backup
5 4 (3.96%) WSUS
6 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 2 (1.98%) SCDPM
6 2 (1.98%) SCOM
7 1 (0.99%) RANCID
7 1 (0.99%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 40 (39.60%) VMware
2 28 (27.72%) Microsoft
3 23 (22.77%) Splunk
4 18 (17.82%) Cisco
5 14 (13.86%) Dell
6 13 (12.87%) F5
7 11 (10.89%) Oracle
8 10 (9.90%) Infoblox
9 9 (8.91%) Brocade
9 9 (8.91%) Citrix
10 8 (7.92%) EMC
10 8 (7.92%) IBM
10 8 (7.92%) NetApp
10 8 (7.92%) Red Hat
11 7 (6.93%) Symantec
12 6 (5.94%) Sun
12 6 (5.94%) ThinPrint
12 6 (5.94%) Veritas
13 5 (4.95%) New Relic
13 5 (4.95%) Rackspace
North Yorkshire
LA International
Rate: £195 per day
Posted: 4 days ago