The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 27 37 33
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -4
Contract jobs citing DNS 3 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 1.95% 3.42% 0.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.64% 19.15% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 1
Average daily rate £325 £425 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +47.82%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £39.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £23.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-13.04% +43.75%
DNS
East Sussex

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

Communications & Networking Category
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
22 47 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 14.29% 17.87% 5.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 30 10
Average daily rate £315 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £175 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £453 £342
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 0
Average hourly rate £39.00 £36.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.58% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +23.80%

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

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

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

DNS
Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

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

DNS Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

DNS
Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

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

DNS Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton 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 6 (100.00%) DHCP
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
3 4 (66.67%) HP
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
3 4 (66.67%) Citrix
3 4 (66.67%) SAN
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
4 3 (50.00%) vMotion
4 3 (50.00%) CCNA
4 3 (50.00%) VLAN
4 3 (50.00%) NAS
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco
4 3 (50.00%) SQL
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (33.33%) MCSE
5 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 2 (33.33%) CRM
5 2 (33.33%) VoIP
5 2 (33.33%) CCNP
5 2 (33.33%) Dell
5 2 (33.33%) Avaya
5 2 (33.33%) Terminal Server
5 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton 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 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) IaaS
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (16.67%) PaaS
1 1 (16.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) DHCP
2 4 (66.67%) SAN
2 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 3 (50.00%) NAS
3 3 (50.00%) VLAN
4 2 (33.33%) VoIP
5 1 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (16.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) IT Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix Support
3 1 (16.67%) Database Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) IT Support Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Server Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Server Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Server Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Server Support Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Clustering
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) CRM
1 2 (33.33%) Document Management
1 2 (33.33%) High Availability
1 2 (33.33%) Network Load Balancing
1 2 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
1 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) CCNA
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (33.33%) CCNP
2 2 (33.33%) MCSE
3 1 (16.67%) DBS Check
3 1 (16.67%) MCP
3 1 (16.67%) MCTS
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
1 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 2 (33.33%) Terminal Server
2 2 (33.33%) XenApp
3 1 (16.67%) Terminal Services
3 1 (16.67%) vCloud
3 1 (16.67%) vSphere
3 1 (16.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) vMotion
2 2 (33.33%) BMC Marimba
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) Citrix
2 4 (66.67%) HP
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco
4 2 (33.33%) Acronis
4 2 (33.33%) Avaya
4 2 (33.33%) Dell