Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 96 84 114
Rank change year-on-year -12 +30 -17
Contract jobs citing DNS 92 130 103
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.07% 2.39% 1.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.90% 15.78% 11.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 84 72
Yorkshire median daily rate £434 £450 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.61% +16.13% +15.67%
10th Percentile £120 £263 £131
90th Percentile £580 £563 £550
England median daily rate £375 £375 £368
% change year-on-year - +2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 4
Yorkshire median hourly rate £23.08 £12.75 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +80.98% -21.54% +12.07%
10th Percentile £14.76 £11.43 £12.15
90th Percentile £25.27 £13.68 £22.33
England median hourly rate £18.85 £28.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -32.68% +40.00% +5.26%

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 662 824 884
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 14.91% 15.12% 14.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 397 491 547
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% +7.69%
10th Percentile £167 £248 £207
90th Percentile £550 £553 £525
England median daily rate £403 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +0.75% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 42 75
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.58 £14.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.11% +7.69% -15.76%
10th Percentile £11.22 £11.03 £9.63
90th Percentile £33.20 £47.13 £44.00
England median hourly rate £18.70 £23.59 £20.55
% change year-on-year -20.73% +14.79% +2.75%

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

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 6 months to 22 November 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 6 months to 22 November 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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 -31 47 £450 - 12
South Yorkshire +26 28 £450 -10.00% 2
North Yorkshire +12 11 £123 -42.69% 1
DNS
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 46 (50.00%) Windows
2 41 (44.57%) Active Directory
3 38 (41.30%) Microsoft
4 25 (27.17%) Finance
5 24 (26.09%) Firewall
6 23 (25.00%) VMware
7 22 (23.91%) Microsoft Certification
7 22 (23.91%) Microsoft Azure
8 20 (21.74%) OpenDNS
9 19 (20.65%) Maltego
9 19 (20.65%) Cyber Intelligence
9 19 (20.65%) Tomcat
9 19 (20.65%) DHCP
10 18 (19.57%) Banking
10 18 (19.57%) VMware Infrastructure
10 18 (19.57%) Threat Intelligence
10 18 (19.57%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
11 17 (18.48%) Windows Server
12 16 (17.39%) Windows 7
12 16 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
13 15 (16.30%) Data Centre
13 15 (16.30%) Elastic Stack
13 15 (16.30%) Capacity Planning
13 15 (16.30%) Technical Analysis
13 15 (16.30%) Linux
14 14 (15.22%) MCSE
14 14 (15.22%) MS Exchange
14 14 (15.22%) TCP/IP
14 14 (15.22%) Test Strategy
14 14 (15.22%) Test Automation

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 19 (20.65%) Tomcat
2 14 (15.22%) MS Exchange
3 10 (10.87%) SharePoint
4 9 (9.78%) IIS
4 9 (9.78%) SharePoint Server
5 8 (8.70%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (5.43%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (4.35%) Cloud Foundry
7 4 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (3.26%) CMS
8 3 (3.26%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (1.09%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (5.43%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 22 (23.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (21.74%) OpenDNS
3 9 (9.78%) IaaS
3 9 (9.78%) PaaS
3 9 (9.78%) SaaS
4 7 (7.61%) Office 365
5 5 (5.43%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (4.35%) Heroku
7 3 (3.26%) OpenShift
8 2 (2.17%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (1.09%) Akamai
9 1 (1.09%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (1.09%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 24 (26.09%) Firewall
2 19 (20.65%) DHCP
3 14 (15.22%) TCP/IP
4 10 (10.87%) NetScaler
5 7 (7.61%) Extranet
5 7 (7.61%) HTTP
5 7 (7.61%) Internet
5 7 (7.61%) Intranet
5 7 (7.61%) SAN
5 7 (7.61%) WAN
6 6 (6.52%) LAN
7 4 (4.35%) VLAN
7 4 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (3.26%) SMTP
8 3 (3.26%) SSL
9 2 (2.17%) BIG-IP
9 2 (2.17%) iSCSI
9 2 (2.17%) LDAP
9 2 (2.17%) SSH
9 2 (2.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (20.65%) Maltego
2 5 (5.43%) OLAP
2 5 (5.43%) OLTP
3 4 (4.35%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.09%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.09%) MySQL
4 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (13.04%) Git (software)
2 8 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (4.35%) Jenkins
4 3 (3.26%) Visual Studio Team System
4 3 (3.26%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
5 1 (1.09%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.09%) Maven
General
1 25 (27.17%) Finance
2 18 (19.57%) Banking
3 6 (6.52%) Investment Banking
4 4 (4.35%) Legal
5 3 (3.26%) Law
5 3 (3.26%) Retail
6 2 (2.17%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.09%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 17 (18.48%) Architect
2 16 (17.39%) Analyst
3 13 (14.13%) Administrator
4 11 (11.96%) Consultant
5 8 (8.70%) Azure Engineer
5 8 (8.70%) Desktop Support
5 8 (8.70%) SharePoint Administrator
5 8 (8.70%) Support Engineer
6 7 (7.61%) Cyberthreat Consultant
6 7 (7.61%) Systems Engineer
7 6 (6.52%) Azure Architect
7 6 (6.52%) Desktop Engineer
7 6 (6.52%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 6 (6.52%) DevOps Engineer
8 5 (5.43%) Azure DevOps
8 5 (5.43%) Infrastructure Architect
8 5 (5.43%) Linux Engineer
8 5 (5.43%) Service Analyst
8 5 (5.43%) Service Desk Analyst
8 5 (5.43%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (16.30%) Elastic Stack
2 7 (7.61%) SAML
3 2 (2.17%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (16.30%) Data Centre
3 9 (9.78%) Cyberthreat
3 9 (9.78%) Hybrid Cloud
4 8 (8.70%) PKI
5 6 (6.52%) Driving Licence
6 3 (3.26%) Client/Server
6 3 (3.26%) Clustering
6 3 (3.26%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.09%) BYOD
7 1 (1.09%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.09%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.09%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 46 (50.00%) Windows
2 17 (18.48%) Windows Server
3 16 (17.39%) Windows 7
4 15 (16.30%) Linux
5 11 (11.96%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (10.87%) Unix
7 5 (5.43%) CentOS
7 5 (5.43%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (3.26%) Windows NT
9 2 (2.17%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.09%) Android
10 1 (1.09%) Data ONTAP
10 1 (1.09%) Mac OS
10 1 (1.09%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.09%) Solaris
10 1 (1.09%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.09%) VMS
10 1 (1.09%) Windows 10
10 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (20.65%) Cyber Intelligence
2 18 (19.57%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
2 18 (19.57%) Threat Intelligence
3 15 (16.30%) Capacity Planning
3 15 (16.30%) Technical Analysis
4 14 (15.22%) Manual Testing
4 14 (15.22%) Test Automation
4 14 (15.22%) Test Scripting
4 14 (15.22%) Test Strategy
5 13 (14.13%) ITIL
6 12 (13.04%) Load Balancing
7 11 (11.96%) DevOps
7 11 (11.96%) Infrastructure Management
7 11 (11.96%) Migration
7 11 (11.96%) Project Planning
7 11 (11.96%) SIEM
8 8 (8.70%) Investment Management
8 8 (8.70%) IT Strategy
8 8 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (7.61%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (13.04%) PowerShell
2 10 (10.87%) SQL
3 4 (4.35%) Shell Script
4 3 (3.26%) Java
4 3 (3.26%) PHP
5 2 (2.17%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.09%) Go
6 1 (1.09%) Groovy
6 1 (1.09%) Perl
6 1 (1.09%) Python
6 1 (1.09%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 22 (23.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (15.22%) MCSE
3 10 (10.87%) MCDST
4 5 (5.43%) CCNA
4 5 (5.43%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (4.35%) MCP
5 4 (4.35%) MCSA
6 3 (3.26%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (3.26%) Security Cleared
7 2 (2.17%) CEH
7 2 (2.17%) CISM
7 2 (2.17%) CISSP
7 2 (2.17%) CRISC
7 2 (2.17%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 41 (44.57%) Active Directory
2 18 (19.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (9.78%) vSphere
4 8 (8.70%) Virtual Servers
5 4 (4.35%) Docker
5 4 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (4.35%) XenApp
6 3 (3.26%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (2.17%) Hyper-V
7 2 (2.17%) iptables
7 2 (2.17%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (2.17%) Terminal Server
7 2 (2.17%) XenDesktop
7 2 (2.17%) XenServer
8 1 (1.09%) Firmware
8 1 (1.09%) KVM
Systems Management
1 8 (8.70%) SCOM
2 7 (7.61%) Nagios
3 4 (4.35%) Graphite
3 4 (4.35%) Opsview
4 3 (3.26%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 3 (3.26%) Kibana
4 3 (3.26%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (3.26%) Puppet
5 2 (2.17%) Ansible
5 2 (2.17%) CFEngine
5 2 (2.17%) EdgeSight
5 2 (2.17%) Salt
6 1 (1.09%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (1.09%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (1.09%) SCCM
6 1 (1.09%) Terraform
6 1 (1.09%) WSUS
6 1 (1.09%) yum
Vendors
1 38 (41.30%) Microsoft
2 23 (25.00%) VMware
3 13 (14.13%) Red Hat
4 10 (10.87%) Cisco
5 9 (9.78%) NetApp
6 7 (7.61%) Dell
7 6 (6.52%) F5
7 6 (6.52%) IBM
8 5 (5.43%) Intel
9 4 (4.35%) Citrix
10 3 (3.26%) Avaya
10 3 (3.26%) HP
10 3 (3.26%) Juniper
10 3 (3.26%) SolarWinds
10 3 (3.26%) Sophos
10 3 (3.26%) Splunk
11 2 (2.17%) AppSense
11 2 (2.17%) Varonis
11 2 (2.17%) Veeam
11 2 (2.17%) WatchGuard