The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Bedfordshire region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 42 20 35
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +15
Contract jobs citing DNS 4 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.88% 4.04% 0.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.67% 18.18% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Average daily rate - £325 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £324 £300 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.83% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £26.75
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -36.44%
Communications & Networking Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
24 44 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 5.31% 22.22% 17.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 22 13
Average daily rate £350 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £175 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £422
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 17
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -48.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -20.35%
DNS
East of England

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
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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bedford -1 3 - - 5
Dunstable - - - -
Luton - - - - 3
DNS
East of England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 11 (73.33%) Windows
1 11 (73.33%) Microsoft
2 10 (66.67%) DHCP
2 10 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 9 (60.00%) VPN
4 6 (40.00%) MS Office
4 6 (40.00%) Citrix
4 6 (40.00%) VMware
5 5 (33.33%) McAfee
5 5 (33.33%) SCCM
5 5 (33.33%) SCOM
5 5 (33.33%) IIS
5 5 (33.33%) Blackberry
5 5 (33.33%) Firewall
5 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
6 4 (26.67%) Lotus Domino
6 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
6 4 (26.67%) SLA
6 4 (26.67%) FTP
6 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
6 4 (26.67%) Lotus
6 4 (26.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 4 (26.67%) Symantec
6 4 (26.67%) Backup Exec
6 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (20.00%) SAN

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 5 (33.33%) IIS
2 4 (26.67%) Lotus Domino
2 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
2 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (20.00%) IBM Notes
4 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
4 2 (13.33%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (6.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 6 (40.00%) MS Office
2 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (66.67%) DHCP
2 9 (60.00%) VPN
3 5 (33.33%) Firewall
4 4 (26.67%) FTP
5 3 (20.00%) SAN
5 3 (20.00%) VoIP
6 2 (13.33%) WAN
6 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
6 2 (13.33%) LAN
6 2 (13.33%) VLAN
7 1 (6.67%) OpenVPN
7 1 (6.67%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (6.67%) NAS
7 1 (6.67%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (6.67%) iSCSI
7 1 (6.67%) DMZ
7 1 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (6.67%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Desktop Support
1 4 (26.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Desktop Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Support Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (13.33%) Technical Design Authority
4 1 (6.67%) Network Architect
4 1 (6.67%) SQL DBA
4 1 (6.67%) Network Support
4 1 (6.67%) PC Support
4 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) Test Manager
4 1 (6.67%) DBA
4 1 (6.67%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) Middleware
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Blackberry
2 2 (13.33%) Replication
3 1 (6.67%) iPhone
3 1 (6.67%) Clustering
3 1 (6.67%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 11 (73.33%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (13.33%) VMS
3 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (13.33%) Windows 8
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Phone 8
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Phone
4 1 (6.67%) Android
4 1 (6.67%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) ITIL
2 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (6.67%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (6.67%) Test Strategy
3 1 (6.67%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
3 1 (6.67%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (6.67%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (6.67%) Use Case
3 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
3 1 (6.67%) Regression Testing
3 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (6.67%) Security Management
3 1 (6.67%) Project Management
3 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
2 1 (6.67%) VB.NET
2 1 (6.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (13.33%) MCSE
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (6.67%) A+ Certification
3 1 (6.67%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (6.67%) CCSP
3 1 (6.67%) CCNP
3 1 (6.67%) CCIP
3 1 (6.67%) CCNA
3 1 (6.67%) MCSA
3 1 (6.67%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) SLA
2 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (26.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (6.67%) vSphere
4 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
4 1 (6.67%) XenApp
4 1 (6.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) SCCM
1 5 (33.33%) SCOM
2 4 (26.67%) Backup Exec
3 3 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (13.33%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (6.67%) XenMobile
5 1 (6.67%) Tivoli
5 1 (6.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (40.00%) Citrix
2 6 (40.00%) VMware
3 5 (33.33%) McAfee
4 4 (26.67%) Lotus
4 4 (26.67%) Symantec
5 2 (13.33%) Cisco
6 1 (6.67%) SolarWinds
6 1 (6.67%) LANDesk
6 1 (6.67%) Dell
6 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
6 1 (6.67%) Clearswift
6 1 (6.67%) IBM
6 1 (6.67%) Oracle
Bedford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 26 days ago