The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 39 33 39
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +6
Contract jobs citing DNS 14 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.78% 0.38% 0.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 32.56% 2.50% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 0 2
Average daily rate
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£350 - £263
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 - £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 - £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +5.26%
DNS
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
43 40 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 8.55% 15.15% 17.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 22 30
Average daily rate £338 £275 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.72% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £380 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £11.00 - £160.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.88 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DNS across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

DNS
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DNS across the Bedfordshire region.

DNS Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

DNS
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DNS across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

DNS Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

DNS
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

DNS Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

DNS
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton - 12 £350 - 2
Dunstable - 1 £225 -
Bedford - - - - 4
DNS
East of England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing DNS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited DNS.

1 19 (90.48%) Windows
2 18 (85.71%) Microsoft
3 17 (80.95%) DHCP
4 16 (76.19%) Active Directory
5 14 (66.67%) IIS
6 12 (57.14%) MS Excel
6 12 (57.14%) SCOM
7 11 (52.38%) FTP
8 9 (42.86%) SCCM
8 9 (42.86%) TCP/IP
9 8 (38.10%) E-Commerce
9 8 (38.10%) ITIL
10 7 (33.33%) PowerShell
11 6 (28.57%) Cisco
12 5 (23.81%) SLA
12 5 (23.81%) HP
12 5 (23.81%) VMware
12 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Azure
13 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
13 4 (19.05%) Legal
13 4 (19.05%) Linux
14 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
14 3 (14.29%) .NET
14 3 (14.29%) VPN
14 3 (14.29%) SAN
14 3 (14.29%) NetApp
14 3 (14.29%) HP SIM
14 3 (14.29%) SaaS
14 3 (14.29%) Database Security

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing DNS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited DNS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (66.67%) IIS
2 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
2 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.76%) Apache
3 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.76%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 12 (57.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (14.29%) SaaS
3 2 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (80.95%) DHCP
2 11 (52.38%) FTP
3 9 (42.86%) TCP/IP
4 3 (14.29%) VPN
4 3 (14.29%) SAN
4 3 (14.29%) iSCSI
5 2 (9.52%) DMZ
5 2 (9.52%) Firewall
5 2 (9.52%) LAN
5 2 (9.52%) WAN
6 1 (4.76%) Ethernet
6 1 (4.76%) EIGRP
6 1 (4.76%) MPLS
6 1 (4.76%) OSPF
6 1 (4.76%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (4.76%) NAS
6 1 (4.76%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) MySQL
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 4 (19.05%) Legal
2 2 (9.52%) Retail
2 2 (9.52%) Publishing
2 2 (9.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Support Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) SCCM Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Web Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Web Support Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) VMware Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Architect
5 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (4.76%) Desktop Support
5 1 (4.76%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Network Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Network Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) .NET
2 2 (9.52%) Web Services
3 1 (4.76%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Clustering
2 1 (4.76%) Thin Client
2 1 (4.76%) Fat Client
2 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 19 (90.48%) Windows
2 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (19.05%) Linux
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.76%) Windows 8
5 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) E-Commerce
1 8 (38.10%) ITIL
2 3 (14.29%) Database Security
2 3 (14.29%) Load Balancing
3 2 (9.52%) DevOps
3 2 (9.52%) Project Management
3 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.76%) Validation
4 1 (4.76%) Migration
4 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.76%) Capacity Management
4 1 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (4.76%) Project Planning
4 1 (4.76%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (4.76%) Software Engineering
4 1 (4.76%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 2 (9.52%) SQL
3 1 (4.76%) C
3 1 (4.76%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (9.52%) MCITP
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (9.52%) MCSE
3 1 (4.76%) VCP5
3 1 (4.76%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (4.76%) Degree
3 1 (4.76%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (23.81%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (76.19%) Active Directory
2 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (9.52%) VMware Server
3 2 (9.52%) vSphere
3 2 (9.52%) Terminal Services
4 1 (4.76%) VMware ESX
4 1 (4.76%) VMFS
4 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.76%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 12 (57.14%) SCOM
2 9 (42.86%) SCCM
3 3 (14.29%) HP SIM
4 1 (4.76%) WSUS
4 1 (4.76%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 18 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 6 (28.57%) Cisco
3 5 (23.81%) HP
3 5 (23.81%) VMware
4 3 (14.29%) NetApp
5 2 (9.52%) Akamai
5 2 (9.52%) Juniper
5 2 (9.52%) Oracle
6 1 (4.76%) Dell
6 1 (4.76%) Citrix
6 1 (4.76%) 3Com
6 1 (4.76%) Wyse
6 1 (4.76%) CommVault
6 1 (4.76%) Veritas
6 1 (4.76%) Red Hat
6 1 (4.76%) SolarWinds
6 1 (4.76%) SonicWALL
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