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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 55 46 44
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -2
Contract jobs citing DNS 14 10 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.93% 1.90% 2.91%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.46% 9.80% 15.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 1
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£338 £250 £160
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.00% +56.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Average hourly rate £46.00 - £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.85 £16.25 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+40.58% -12.16%
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
104 102 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 14.33% 19.35% 18.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 50 53
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £195 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £374 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 16 29
Average hourly rate £40.00 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £10.20 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £42.50 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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 0 10 £350 +7.69% 7
Peterborough -6 3 £144 - 2
Huntingdon - - - -
DNS
East of England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 27 (84.38%) Windows
2 24 (75.00%) DHCP
3 19 (59.38%) Microsoft
4 16 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 14 (43.75%) Firewall
6 12 (37.50%) Linux
7 11 (34.38%) VMware
7 11 (34.38%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (28.13%) Windows 7
9 9 (28.13%) SAN
10 8 (25.00%) CheckPoint
10 8 (25.00%) SQL
10 8 (25.00%) UNIX
10 8 (25.00%) MS Exchange
11 7 (21.88%) TCP/IP
11 7 (21.88%) Cisco
11 7 (21.88%) SCCM
12 6 (18.75%) LAN
12 6 (18.75%) WAN
12 6 (18.75%) ITIL
12 6 (18.75%) MS Excel
12 6 (18.75%) Blackberry
12 6 (18.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
12 6 (18.75%) HP
12 6 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2007
13 5 (15.63%) MS Office
13 5 (15.63%) VPN

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 8 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (18.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 6 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (9.38%) SharePoint
3 3 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 6 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 5 (15.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (75.00%) DHCP
2 14 (43.75%) Firewall
3 9 (28.13%) SAN
4 7 (21.88%) TCP/IP
5 6 (18.75%) LAN
5 6 (18.75%) WAN
6 5 (15.63%) VPN
6 5 (15.63%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (12.50%) OpenLDAP
7 4 (12.50%) Internet
8 3 (9.38%) LDAP
8 3 (9.38%) VoIP
9 2 (6.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 2 (6.25%) Wireless
10 1 (3.13%) IP Telephony
10 1 (3.13%) Intranet
10 1 (3.13%) IPv6
10 1 (3.13%) Fibre Channel
10 1 (3.13%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MSI
1 1 (3.13%) Ant
General
1 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.13%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.13%) Electronics
2 1 (3.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (25.00%) Analyst
1 8 (25.00%) Consultant
2 4 (12.50%) Messaging Consultant
2 4 (12.50%) Support Engineer
2 4 (12.50%) Support Consultant
3 3 (9.38%) Administrator
3 3 (9.38%) Security Analyst
3 3 (9.38%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 3 (9.38%) Desktop Analyst
3 3 (9.38%) Server Engineer
3 3 (9.38%) Desktop Support
3 3 (9.38%) Network Engineer
3 3 (9.38%) Support Analyst
3 3 (9.38%) Technical Support
3 3 (9.38%) IT Support
4 2 (6.25%) Wintel Systems Administrator
4 2 (6.25%) Wintel Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Windows Support Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Wintel Administrator
4 2 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) MSMQ
1 3 (9.38%) .NET
2 2 (6.25%) Application Packaging
3 1 (3.13%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Blackberry
2 4 (12.50%) Client/Server
3 3 (9.38%) CLARiiON
3 3 (9.38%) Clustering
3 3 (9.38%) Replication
3 3 (9.38%) PKI
4 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.13%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 27 (84.38%) Windows
2 12 (37.50%) Linux
3 11 (34.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (28.13%) Windows 7
6 8 (25.00%) UNIX
7 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (15.63%) Windows 8
9 3 (9.38%) Windows XP
9 3 (9.38%) Windows 2000 Server
9 3 (9.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (6.25%) Debian
11 1 (3.13%) Ubuntu
11 1 (3.13%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.75%) ITIL
2 3 (9.38%) Information Security
2 3 (9.38%) Network Load Balancing
2 3 (9.38%) E-Commerce
2 3 (9.38%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (6.25%) Configuration Management
3 2 (6.25%) Load Balancing
3 2 (6.25%) Project Management
3 2 (6.25%) Change Management
3 2 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (6.25%) Risk Management
3 2 (6.25%) Migration
4 1 (3.13%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (3.13%) Programme Management
4 1 (3.13%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (3.13%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.00%) SQL
2 5 (15.63%) PowerShell
3 2 (6.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (12.50%) CCNA
3 3 (9.38%) CCNP
4 2 (6.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (6.25%) CCIE
4 2 (6.25%) MCSE
4 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (6.25%) Degree
5 1 (3.13%) MCSD
5 1 (3.13%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (15.63%) vSphere
3 4 (12.50%) Dovecot
4 3 (9.38%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (3.13%) Terminal Services
6 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (21.88%) SCCM
2 4 (12.50%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (9.38%) Nagios
3 3 (9.38%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (6.25%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (6.25%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (3.13%) NetBackup
5 1 (3.13%) Backup Exec
5 1 (3.13%) WSUS
5 1 (3.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (3.13%) SCOM
5 1 (3.13%) SCVMM
5 1 (3.13%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 19 (59.38%) Microsoft
2 11 (34.38%) VMware
3 8 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 7 (21.88%) Cisco
5 6 (18.75%) HP
6 4 (12.50%) Infoblox
6 4 (12.50%) Citrix
6 4 (12.50%) McAfee
7 3 (9.38%) Clearswift
7 3 (9.38%) Symantec
7 3 (9.38%) Dell
7 3 (9.38%) EMC
7 3 (9.38%) F5
8 2 (6.25%) 3PAR
8 2 (6.25%) Oracle
8 2 (6.25%) Red Hat
8 2 (6.25%) Altiris
9 1 (3.13%) Juniper
9 1 (3.13%) SAP
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Focus Select Ltd
Rate: From £30 to £45 per hour 3+ month initial contract - £'s neg DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Peterborough
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £150 - £175 per day
Posted: 15 days ago