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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 24 26 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing DNS 17 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 6.37% 3.91% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 44.74% 42.86% -
Number of daily rates quoted 15 7 0
Average daily rate
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£330 £250 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £346 £314 £300
% change year-on-year
+10.35% +4.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.09 £16.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+19.95% -16.25%
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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
38 21 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 14.23% 9.13% 6.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 12 11
Average daily rate £330 £250 £218
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.26% +14.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £158 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £300 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.27% +4.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+8.81% -21.56%

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 31 July 2015, 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 17 (89.47%) SAN
2 16 (84.21%) DHCP
2 16 (84.21%) TCP/IP
2 16 (84.21%) VMware
2 16 (84.21%) VLAN
3 15 (78.95%) Active Directory
3 15 (78.95%) Windows
4 14 (73.68%) MS Exchange
4 14 (73.68%) SQL
4 14 (73.68%) Microsoft
4 14 (73.68%) Exchange Server 2007
4 14 (73.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (73.68%) NAS
4 14 (73.68%) Exchange Server 2010
4 14 (73.68%) Fibre Channel
4 14 (73.68%) IaaS
5 13 (68.42%) vMotion
5 13 (68.42%) vCloud
5 13 (68.42%) Microsoft Azure
5 13 (68.42%) SaaS
5 13 (68.42%) PaaS
5 13 (68.42%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (63.16%) LAN
7 11 (57.89%) WLAN
7 11 (57.89%) Service Delivery
8 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
9 4 (21.05%) MS Project
9 4 (21.05%) VPN
9 4 (21.05%) HP
10 3 (15.79%) Migration

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 14 (73.68%) MS Exchange
1 14 (73.68%) Exchange Server 2007
1 14 (73.68%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (5.26%) Lync
3 1 (5.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (5.26%) IIS
3 1 (5.26%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
2 4 (21.05%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 14 (73.68%) IaaS
2 13 (68.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (68.42%) SaaS
2 13 (68.42%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (89.47%) SAN
2 16 (84.21%) DHCP
2 16 (84.21%) TCP/IP
2 16 (84.21%) VLAN
3 14 (73.68%) NAS
3 14 (73.68%) Fibre Channel
4 12 (63.16%) LAN
5 11 (57.89%) WLAN
6 4 (21.05%) VPN
7 3 (15.79%) Firewall
8 1 (5.26%) Network Security
8 1 (5.26%) MPLS
8 1 (5.26%) WAN
8 1 (5.26%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) MySQL
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Analyst
2 6 (31.58%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Network Specialist
3 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (5.26%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) Wintel Server Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Network Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Programmer
4 1 (5.26%) Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Network Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Network Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Server Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) Storage Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) HTML
1 1 (5.26%) CSS
1 1 (5.26%) LAMP
1 1 (5.26%) Ajax
1 1 (5.26%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Visualisation
2 1 (5.26%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.26%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 15 (78.95%) Windows
2 13 (68.42%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (10.53%) Linux
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.26%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Service Delivery
2 3 (15.79%) Migration
3 2 (10.53%) Server Hardening
3 2 (10.53%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.26%) Security Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (5.26%) DevOps
4 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.26%) MVC
4 1 (5.26%) OO
4 1 (5.26%) Project Management
4 1 (5.26%) Service Management
4 1 (5.26%) Patch Management
4 1 (5.26%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (73.68%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) PHP5
2 1 (5.26%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) MCSE
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (78.95%) Active Directory
2 14 (73.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (68.42%) vCloud
4 1 (5.26%) XenApp
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 13 (68.42%) vMotion
2 1 (5.26%) Tivoli
2 1 (5.26%) SCCM
2 1 (5.26%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 16 (84.21%) VMware
2 14 (73.68%) Microsoft
3 4 (21.05%) HP
4 3 (15.79%) Cisco
5 1 (5.26%) Citrix
5 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
5 1 (5.26%) Fortinet
5 1 (5.26%) ProCurve
5 1 (5.26%) Veeam