The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 32 30 50
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +20
Contract jobs citing DNS 18 11 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.71% 3.02% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.79% 26.19% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 1
Average daily rate
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£350 £210 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -40.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £321 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.08% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £33.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.26%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
114 42 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 23.51% 11.54% 23.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 17 42
Average daily rate £325 £235 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.29% -25.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £325 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 10 32
Average hourly rate £25.00 £25.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.96% -32.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £12.69 £13.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.75 £32.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-3.05% -7.16%

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

DNS
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

DNS Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

DNS
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DNS across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

DNS Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

DNS
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

DNS Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 25 (78.13%) DHCP
2 24 (75.00%) Windows
3 18 (56.25%) Microsoft
4 16 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 12 (37.50%) SCCM
6 11 (34.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (34.38%) Linux
6 11 (34.38%) TCP/IP
6 11 (34.38%) WAN
7 10 (31.25%) LAN
7 10 (31.25%) ITIL
7 10 (31.25%) SCOM
8 9 (28.13%) Windows 7
8 9 (28.13%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (28.13%) Oracle Database
8 9 (28.13%) Oracle
8 9 (28.13%) SAN
8 9 (28.13%) Red Hat
8 9 (28.13%) VMware
9 8 (25.00%) EMC
9 8 (25.00%) Citrix
9 8 (25.00%) MS Office
9 8 (25.00%) Windows 8
9 8 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (21.88%) PKI
11 6 (18.75%) MS Excel
11 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (18.75%) XenApp
11 6 (18.75%) Performance Tuning
12 5 (15.63%) vSphere

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 (15.63%) MS Exchange
1 5 (15.63%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (12.50%) Apache
2 4 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.13%) nginx
3 1 (3.13%) Confluence
3 1 (3.13%) SAS
3 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 8 (25.00%) MS Office
2 6 (18.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (78.13%) DHCP
2 11 (34.38%) TCP/IP
2 11 (34.38%) WAN
3 10 (31.25%) LAN
4 9 (28.13%) SAN
5 4 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
5 4 (12.50%) Firewall
6 3 (9.38%) SMS
6 3 (9.38%) VoIP
6 3 (9.38%) IPv6
6 3 (9.38%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (6.25%) Internet
8 1 (3.13%) 3G
8 1 (3.13%) MPLS
8 1 (3.13%) X.500
8 1 (3.13%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (3.13%) Wireless
8 1 (3.13%) IP Telephony
8 1 (3.13%) Network Security
8 1 (3.13%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (28.13%) Oracle Database
2 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 3 (9.38%) Hadoop
4 1 (3.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MSI
1 1 (3.13%) AdminStudio
1 1 (3.13%) JIRA
1 1 (3.13%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (21.88%) Consultant
1 7 (21.88%) Administrator
2 6 (18.75%) Systems Administrator
2 6 (18.75%) Support Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) Network Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) Server Support
3 4 (12.50%) Wintel Support
3 4 (12.50%) Wintel Consultant
4 3 (9.38%) Windows Support Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Linux Consultant
4 3 (9.38%) Server Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Network Support
4 3 (9.38%) Oracle Consultant
4 3 (9.38%) Support Specialist
5 2 (6.25%) Server Support Specialist
5 2 (6.25%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Server Support Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.25%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (6.25%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) HTML
1 1 (3.13%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (3.13%) FFmpeg
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) PKI
2 4 (12.50%) Blackberry
3 3 (9.38%) Computer Science
4 2 (6.25%) NHS
5 1 (3.13%) Smartcard
5 1 (3.13%) CMDB
5 1 (3.13%) Device Driver
5 1 (3.13%) CLARiiON
5 1 (3.13%) Clustering
5 1 (3.13%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 24 (75.00%) Windows
2 11 (34.38%) Linux
2 11 (34.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (28.13%) Windows 7
3 9 (28.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (25.00%) Windows 8
5 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (9.38%) CentOS
7 2 (6.25%) Windows XP
7 2 (6.25%) HPUX
8 1 (3.13%) Windows 2000
8 1 (3.13%) Windows NT
8 1 (3.13%) Mac OS X
8 1 (3.13%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) ITIL
2 6 (18.75%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (15.63%) ERP
4 3 (9.38%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (9.38%) Migration
4 3 (9.38%) Data Analysis
5 2 (6.25%) Computer Architecture
5 2 (6.25%) E-business
6 1 (3.13%) Validation
6 1 (3.13%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.13%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.13%) Project Management
6 1 (3.13%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.63%) Perl
2 4 (12.50%) SQL
2 4 (12.50%) Shell Script
2 4 (12.50%) PowerShell
3 3 (9.38%) T-SQL
4 2 (6.25%) VBScript
5 1 (3.13%) VB
5 1 (3.13%) AWK
5 1 (3.13%) Ruby
5 1 (3.13%) C
5 1 (3.13%) Java
5 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.13%) sed
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (9.38%) CCNP
3 3 (9.38%) OCP
3 3 (9.38%) Oracle Certification
3 3 (9.38%) RHCE
4 2 (6.25%) Degree
4 2 (6.25%) CCNA
4 2 (6.25%) MCSE
4 2 (6.25%) CCIE
5 1 (3.13%) MCP
5 1 (3.13%) MCSD
5 1 (3.13%) CCIP
5 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (3.13%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (18.75%) XenApp
3 5 (15.63%) Oracle RMAN
3 5 (15.63%) vSphere
4 4 (12.50%) VMware ESX
4 4 (12.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (3.13%) Samba
6 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (3.13%) qmail
6 1 (3.13%) XenServer
6 1 (3.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (37.50%) SCCM
2 10 (31.25%) SCOM
3 5 (15.63%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 5 (15.63%) EMC NetWorker
4 4 (12.50%) Backup Exec
4 4 (12.50%) WSUS
4 4 (12.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 3 (9.38%) SCOrch
5 3 (9.38%) SCVMM
6 1 (3.13%) Tivoli
6 1 (3.13%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 18 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 9 (28.13%) Oracle
2 9 (28.13%) Red Hat
2 9 (28.13%) VMware
3 8 (25.00%) EMC
3 8 (25.00%) Citrix
4 5 (15.63%) SAP
4 5 (15.63%) Cisco
5 4 (12.50%) Symantec
6 2 (6.25%) AppSense
6 2 (6.25%) CheckPoint
7 1 (3.13%) F5
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