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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 33 31 15
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -16
Contract jobs citing DNS 4 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 1.74% 0.54% 5.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.12% 6.67% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £213 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -29.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £346 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Average hourly rate £39.25 - £21.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.05 - £19.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.45 - £22.63
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+48.43% +3.22%
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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
33 15 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 14.35% 8.15% 14.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 5
Average daily rate £320 £269 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.06% -10.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.57% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 6
Average hourly rate £39.25 £21.61 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.62% +2.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £17.04 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £22.50 £23.33
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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 30 March 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 11 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 9 (81.82%) Firewall
3 7 (63.64%) Clustering
4 6 (54.55%) Red Hat
4 6 (54.55%) UNIX
4 6 (54.55%) Apache
4 6 (54.55%) Linux
5 5 (45.45%) LDAP
5 5 (45.45%) Solaris
5 5 (45.45%) IBM
5 5 (45.45%) SAN
5 5 (45.45%) Veritas
5 5 (45.45%) VMware
5 5 (45.45%) IBM HTTP Server
5 5 (45.45%) WebSphere
5 5 (45.45%) Veritas File System
5 5 (45.45%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 5 (45.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (36.36%) NAS
6 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (36.36%) SCSA
6 4 (36.36%) Sun Certification
6 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
6 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
6 4 (36.36%) Sun
6 4 (36.36%) DHCP
6 4 (36.36%) Cisco
6 4 (36.36%) SQL
7 3 (27.27%) AIX

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 6 (54.55%) Apache
2 5 (45.45%) IBM HTTP Server
2 5 (45.45%) WebSphere
3 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
3 3 (27.27%) SAS
4 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
4 1 (9.09%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 11 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 9 (81.82%) Firewall
3 5 (45.45%) SAN
3 5 (45.45%) LDAP
4 4 (36.36%) DHCP
4 4 (36.36%) NAS
5 3 (27.27%) iSCSI
5 3 (27.27%) VoIP
6 2 (18.18%) VPN
6 2 (18.18%) VLAN
7 1 (9.09%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) MySQL
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Administrator
2 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 3 (27.27%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Wintel Server Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Server Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Network Support
4 1 (9.09%) UNIX Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Network Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) UNIX
2 6 (54.55%) Linux
3 5 (45.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (45.45%) Solaris
4 3 (27.27%) AIX
4 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (27.27%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) CRM
1 2 (18.18%) Document Management
1 2 (18.18%) Network Load Balancing
1 2 (18.18%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL
2 1 (9.09%) Security Testing
2 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
2 1 (9.09%) Service Management
2 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Sun Certification
1 4 (36.36%) SCSA
2 3 (27.27%) MCSE
2 3 (27.27%) CCNA
2 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) Veritas File System
1 5 (45.45%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (27.27%) vCloud
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) vMotion
2 2 (18.18%) Nagios
2 2 (18.18%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Red Hat
2 5 (45.45%) VMware
2 5 (45.45%) Veritas
2 5 (45.45%) IBM
3 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 4 (36.36%) Sun
3 4 (36.36%) Cisco
4 3 (27.27%) HP
5 2 (18.18%) Avaya
5 2 (18.18%) Juniper
5 2 (18.18%) SolarWinds
6 1 (9.09%) Fortinet