The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 62 45 48
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +3
Contract jobs citing DNS 12 24 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.40% 2.85% 2.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.53% 14.20% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 9
Average daily rate
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£333 £350 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +59.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £285 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £405 £293
UK excluding London average daily rate £349 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.98% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 £33.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.48% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.51 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+19.51% -10.00%
DNS
East of England

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

Communications & Networking Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
114 169 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 13.32% 20.07% 11.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 80 34
Average daily rate £265 £330 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.69% +26.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £130 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £400 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 42 12
Average hourly rate £23.50 £25.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.00% -19.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £20.00 £12.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £39.50 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

DNS
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

DNS Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

DNS
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DNS across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

DNS Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

DNS
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

DNS Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

DNS
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015. 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -14 9 £358 +2.14% 10
Peterborough +2 2 £194 - 1
DNS
East of England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 29 (80.56%) DHCP
2 23 (63.89%) Microsoft
2 23 (63.89%) Active Directory
3 21 (58.33%) Windows
4 19 (52.78%) SQL Server
5 16 (44.44%) Linux
5 16 (44.44%) ITIL
6 15 (41.67%) VMware
7 13 (36.11%) PowerShell
7 13 (36.11%) Firewall
8 12 (33.33%) MS Excel
8 12 (33.33%) SharePoint
8 12 (33.33%) IIS
9 11 (30.56%) Red Hat
9 11 (30.56%) Debian
10 10 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (27.78%) LDAP
10 10 (27.78%) MS Exchange
11 9 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
11 9 (25.00%) Cisco
11 9 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (25.00%) Load Balancing
12 8 (22.22%) vSphere
12 8 (22.22%) Terminal Server
12 8 (22.22%) CheckPoint
12 8 (22.22%) Project Management
12 8 (22.22%) F5
12 8 (22.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 7 (19.44%) SAN
13 7 (19.44%) Tridion

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 12 (33.33%) IIS
1 12 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 10 (27.78%) MS Exchange
3 9 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (13.89%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (13.89%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (8.33%) OpenStack
5 3 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 12 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (19.44%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.33%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (8.33%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (5.56%) Office 365
3 1 (2.78%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (80.56%) DHCP
2 13 (36.11%) Firewall
3 10 (27.78%) LDAP
4 8 (22.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 7 (19.44%) SAN
6 6 (16.67%) TCP/IP
7 5 (13.89%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (11.11%) VLAN
8 4 (11.11%) Internet
9 3 (8.33%) Wireless
9 3 (8.33%) BIG-IP
9 3 (8.33%) VoIP
10 2 (5.56%) VPN
10 2 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (5.56%) Cisco ISE
11 1 (2.78%) IPv4
11 1 (2.78%) FTP
11 1 (2.78%) WAN
11 1 (2.78%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (52.78%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.78%) EDRMS
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Selenium
1 2 (5.56%) Git (software)
1 2 (5.56%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.78%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.78%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (2.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (2.78%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 10 (27.78%) Analyst
2 6 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) Administrator
4 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Consultant
4 3 (8.33%) Technical Support
4 3 (8.33%) Network Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Migration Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (5.56%) Server Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Environment Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) SharePoint Administrator
6 1 (2.78%) IT Operations Manager
6 1 (2.78%) Active Directory Consultant
6 1 (2.78%) Build Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Windows Support Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Operations Manager
6 1 (2.78%) Implementation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) ADSI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) CLARiiON
2 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.78%) Clustering
3 1 (2.78%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.78%) Device Driver
3 1 (2.78%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 21 (58.33%) Windows
2 16 (44.44%) Linux
3 11 (30.56%) Debian
4 10 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (8.33%) Windows XP
7 2 (5.56%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.78%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (44.44%) ITIL
2 9 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 8 (22.22%) Project Management
4 6 (16.67%) Change Management
5 3 (8.33%) Configuration Management
5 3 (8.33%) Migration
5 3 (8.33%) DevOps
6 2 (5.56%) Scrum
6 2 (5.56%) Workflow
6 2 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.56%) TDD
6 2 (5.56%) Kanban
6 2 (5.56%) BDD
7 1 (2.78%) SIEM
7 1 (2.78%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (2.78%) Network Architecture
7 1 (2.78%) Time Management
7 1 (2.78%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 13 (36.11%) PowerShell
2 6 (16.67%) SQL
3 2 (5.56%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.78%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 5 (13.89%) CCNA
3 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.78%) Degree
4 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.78%) CCIE
4 1 (2.78%) CCNP
System Software
1 23 (63.89%) Active Directory
2 8 (22.22%) Terminal Server
2 8 (22.22%) vSphere
3 3 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.78%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (2.78%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 3 (8.33%) Puppet
1 3 (8.33%) Vagrant
1 3 (8.33%) Nagios
1 3 (8.33%) logstash
1 3 (8.33%) Graphite
1 3 (8.33%) Kubernetes
2 2 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (5.56%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (5.56%) SCCM
3 1 (2.78%) WMI
3 1 (2.78%) WSUS
Vendors
1 23 (63.89%) Microsoft
2 15 (41.67%) VMware
3 11 (30.56%) Red Hat
4 9 (25.00%) Cisco
5 8 (22.22%) CheckPoint
5 8 (22.22%) F5
6 6 (16.67%) 3PAR
6 6 (16.67%) Oracle
6 6 (16.67%) HP
7 5 (13.89%) Dell
7 5 (13.89%) EMC
8 4 (11.11%) Dell Compellent
9 3 (8.33%) Google
9 3 (8.33%) Veeam
10 2 (5.56%) Nintex
10 2 (5.56%) Citrix
11 1 (2.78%) Splunk
11 1 (2.78%) AppSense