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 26 June 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.

Domain Name System (DNS)
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 93 93
Rank change year-on-year +26 0  
Contract jobs citing DNS 52 52 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.58% 1.88% 1.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.33% 12.90% 11.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 46 32
Median daily rate £444 £443 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.28% +47.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £231 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £628 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +7.69% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £19.50 - £14.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.90 £28.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year -28.92% +31.76%  

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 300 403 413
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 14.91% 14.53% 13.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 253 252
Median daily rate £375 £425 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +41.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £284 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 22
Median hourly rate £22.00 £15.32 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +43.60% -48.93%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.20 £11.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.27 £26.30 £150.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -7.93% +26.00%  

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 26 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing DNS in Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for DNS in Yorkshire

DNS
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing DNS in Yorkshire over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 26 June 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 +17 24 £500 - 2
West Yorkshire +6 21 £444 +0.28% 15
North Yorkshire +11 4 £163 +109.67% 4
DNS
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 41 (50.00%) DHCP
2 40 (48.78%) Windows
3 28 (34.15%) Active Directory
4 26 (31.71%) VMware
5 25 (30.49%) Firewall
6 24 (29.27%) Microsoft
7 18 (21.95%) Cisco
7 18 (21.95%) VMware Infrastructure
7 18 (21.95%) F5
8 17 (20.73%) VMware ESXi
8 17 (20.73%) Load Balancing
8 17 (20.73%) Finance
8 17 (20.73%) Data Centre
9 16 (19.51%) Cyber Intelligence
9 16 (19.51%) OpenDNS
9 16 (19.51%) Maltego
9 16 (19.51%) LAN
9 16 (19.51%) Tomcat
9 16 (19.51%) SQL Server
10 15 (18.29%) WAN
10 15 (18.29%) IBM
10 15 (18.29%) Internet
11 14 (17.07%) ITIL
11 14 (17.07%) SQL
11 14 (17.07%) LDAP
11 14 (17.07%) Elastic Stack
11 14 (17.07%) Analytical Skills
12 13 (15.85%) Technical Analysis
12 13 (15.85%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
12 13 (15.85%) Threat Intelligence

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 16 (19.51%) Tomcat
2 11 (13.41%) IIS
3 8 (9.76%) MS Exchange
4 5 (6.10%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (3.66%) Apache
5 3 (3.66%) Skype for Business
6 2 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (2.44%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.44%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (1.22%) Apache Spark
7 1 (1.22%) CMS
7 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.22%) Live Communications Server
7 1 (1.22%) OpenStack
Applications
1 10 (12.20%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (19.51%) OpenDNS
2 10 (12.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (8.54%) IaaS
4 6 (7.32%) PaaS
4 6 (7.32%) SaaS
5 3 (3.66%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (1.22%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.22%) Loggly
6 1 (1.22%) Mimecast
6 1 (1.22%) Office 365
6 1 (1.22%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 41 (50.00%) DHCP
2 25 (30.49%) Firewall
3 16 (19.51%) LAN
4 15 (18.29%) Internet
4 15 (18.29%) WAN
5 14 (17.07%) LDAP
6 9 (10.98%) HTTP
6 9 (10.98%) TCP/IP
7 8 (9.76%) IP Telephony
7 8 (9.76%) Network Security
7 8 (9.76%) VoIP
8 7 (8.54%) SMTP
9 6 (7.32%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 5 (6.10%) SSL
10 5 (6.10%) VLAN
10 5 (6.10%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (4.88%) HTTPS
11 4 (4.88%) NAS
11 4 (4.88%) SSH
11 4 (4.88%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (19.51%) Maltego
1 16 (19.51%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.32%) MS Access
3 5 (6.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (4.88%) Azure SQL Database
4 4 (4.88%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (4.88%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (2.44%) MySQL
6 1 (1.22%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.22%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.22%) HBase
6 1 (1.22%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.22%) Redis
6 1 (1.22%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.22%) Riak
Development Applications
1 5 (6.10%) Visual Studio
2 4 (4.88%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (2.44%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.44%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.44%) Maven
4 1 (1.22%) Grunt
4 1 (1.22%) Vagrant
General
1 17 (20.73%) Finance
2 9 (10.98%) Banking
3 6 (7.32%) Back Office
4 3 (3.66%) Legal
5 1 (1.22%) Law
5 1 (1.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (19.51%) Analyst
2 9 (10.98%) Consultant
2 9 (10.98%) Network Specialist
3 6 (7.32%) Architect
4 5 (6.10%) Infrastructure Architect
4 5 (6.10%) VMware Engineer
5 4 (4.88%) Cyberthreat Consultant
5 4 (4.88%) IT Analyst
5 4 (4.88%) Project Leader
5 4 (4.88%) Security Analyst
5 4 (4.88%) Server Engineer
5 4 (4.88%) Storage Engineer
5 4 (4.88%) Wintel Engineer
6 3 (3.66%) Administrator
6 3 (3.66%) Azure Architect
6 3 (3.66%) Azure Consultant
6 3 (3.66%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 3 (3.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (3.66%) Network Engineer
6 3 (3.66%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (17.07%) Elastic Stack
2 6 (7.32%) HTML
2 6 (7.32%) jQuery
3 5 (6.10%) .NET
3 5 (6.10%) .NET Framework
3 5 (6.10%) XML
4 3 (3.66%) REST
4 3 (3.66%) SAML
4 3 (3.66%) SOAP
5 2 (2.44%) LAMP
6 1 (1.22%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.22%) CSS
6 1 (1.22%) CSS3
6 1 (1.22%) HTML5
6 1 (1.22%) LAPP Stack
6 1 (1.22%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (20.73%) Data Centre
2 14 (17.07%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (7.32%) Cyberthreat
4 5 (6.10%) Hybrid Cloud
4 5 (6.10%) PKI
5 4 (4.88%) Replication
6 3 (3.66%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.66%) Private Cloud
6 3 (3.66%) User Experience
6 3 (3.66%) VxBlock/Vblock
7 2 (2.44%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.22%) Blackberry
8 1 (1.22%) Clustering
8 1 (1.22%) EMC VNXe
8 1 (1.22%) Fat Client
8 1 (1.22%) Thin Client
8 1 (1.22%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 40 (48.78%) Windows
2 12 (14.63%) Windows Server
3 10 (12.20%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (12.20%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (10.98%) Linux
4 9 (10.98%) Unix
4 9 (10.98%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (7.32%) Data ONTAP
6 5 (6.10%) Windows 7
7 3 (3.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (3.66%) Windows NT
8 2 (2.44%) Mac OS X
8 2 (2.44%) Solaris
9 1 (1.22%) CentOS
9 1 (1.22%) CoreOS
9 1 (1.22%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.22%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.22%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (20.73%) Load Balancing
2 16 (19.51%) Cyber Intelligence
3 14 (17.07%) ITIL
4 13 (15.85%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
4 13 (15.85%) Technical Analysis
4 13 (15.85%) Threat Intelligence
5 12 (14.63%) Manual Testing
5 12 (14.63%) Test Automation
6 11 (13.41%) DevOps
7 10 (12.20%) Capacity Planning
8 9 (10.98%) Project Management
8 9 (10.98%) Project Planning
8 9 (10.98%) SIEM
8 9 (10.98%) Test Scripting
8 9 (10.98%) Test Strategy
9 6 (7.32%) Cybersecurity
9 6 (7.32%) Data Protection
9 6 (7.32%) Migration
9 6 (7.32%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (6.10%) Information Governance
Programming Languages
1 14 (17.07%) SQL
2 9 (10.98%) JavaScript
2 9 (10.98%) PowerShell
3 5 (6.10%) C#
3 5 (6.10%) Delphi
4 4 (4.88%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.44%) Java
5 2 (2.44%) PHP
6 1 (1.22%) Groovy
6 1 (1.22%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (12.20%) Security Cleared
2 9 (10.98%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.10%) MCSE
3 5 (6.10%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (4.88%) Degree
5 3 (3.66%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.44%) CCNA
6 2 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.22%) CCNP
7 1 (1.22%) DBS Check
7 1 (1.22%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.22%) MCDST
7 1 (1.22%) MCP
7 1 (1.22%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (34.15%) Active Directory
2 18 (21.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (20.73%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (9.76%) XenApp
5 3 (3.66%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (3.66%) vCloud
5 3 (3.66%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (2.44%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.22%) Docker
7 1 (1.22%) Firmware
7 1 (1.22%) HDFS
7 1 (1.22%) ISA Server
7 1 (1.22%) KVM
7 1 (1.22%) VirtualBox
7 1 (1.22%) VMware Server
7 1 (1.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (6.10%) Kibana
1 5 (6.10%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (4.88%) Puppet
3 3 (3.66%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 3 (3.66%) NetBackup
3 3 (3.66%) vRealize
4 2 (2.44%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (1.22%) Ansible
5 1 (1.22%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.22%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (1.22%) Kubernetes
5 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (1.22%) Nagios
5 1 (1.22%) Netcool
5 1 (1.22%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.22%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (1.22%) Salt
5 1 (1.22%) SCDPM
5 1 (1.22%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 26 (31.71%) VMware
2 24 (29.27%) Microsoft
3 18 (21.95%) Cisco
3 18 (21.95%) F5
4 15 (18.29%) IBM
5 13 (15.85%) NetApp
6 12 (14.63%) Dell
6 12 (14.63%) HP
6 12 (14.63%) Infoblox
7 6 (7.32%) Brocade
7 6 (7.32%) Oracle
8 5 (6.10%) EMC
9 4 (4.88%) Intel
9 4 (4.88%) Red Hat
10 3 (3.66%) Citrix
10 3 (3.66%) Symantec
11 2 (2.44%) Apple
12 1 (1.22%) Avaya
12 1 (1.22%) Sophos
12 1 (1.22%) Veritas
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