The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Cambridgeshire region.

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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 52 52 61
Rank change year-on-year
0 +9
Contract jobs citing DNS 18 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.21% 1.70% 0.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.86% 12.00% 2.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 1
Average daily rate
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£350 £200 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% -42.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £314 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.58% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £11.50 £37.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.91% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.63 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-16.87% -
Communications & Networking Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
140 100 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 17.18% 14.14% 21.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 40 60
Average daily rate £325 £298 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.24% -6.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £188 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 21 45
Average hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.05 £13.14 £12.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.00%
DNS
East of England

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
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 31 July 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -8 14 £350 +80.64% 5
Peterborough - 2 - -
DNS
East of England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 26 (81.25%) DHCP
2 25 (78.13%) Windows
3 20 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 20 (62.50%) Active Directory
4 14 (43.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (37.50%) Linux
5 12 (37.50%) VMware
5 12 (37.50%) SCCM
6 11 (34.38%) ITIL
6 11 (34.38%) WAN
7 10 (31.25%) LAN
7 10 (31.25%) TCP/IP
7 10 (31.25%) Citrix
7 10 (31.25%) Windows 7
7 10 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (28.13%) Oracle Database
8 9 (28.13%) Red Hat
8 9 (28.13%) MS Exchange
8 9 (28.13%) Oracle
8 9 (28.13%) SCOM
9 8 (25.00%) PKI
9 8 (25.00%) SAN
9 8 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (25.00%) XenApp
10 7 (21.88%) Windows 8
10 7 (21.88%) Exchange Server 2010
10 7 (21.88%) EMC
10 7 (21.88%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (21.88%) MS Office
11 6 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2007

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 9 (28.13%) MS Exchange
2 7 (21.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (12.50%) Apache
5 3 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (3.13%) SAS
6 1 (3.13%) nginx
6 1 (3.13%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (21.88%) MS Office
2 6 (18.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (81.25%) DHCP
2 11 (34.38%) WAN
3 10 (31.25%) LAN
3 10 (31.25%) TCP/IP
4 8 (25.00%) SAN
5 3 (9.38%) SMS
5 3 (9.38%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (6.25%) IPv6
6 2 (6.25%) NAS
6 2 (6.25%) Firewall
7 1 (3.13%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (3.13%) Network Security
7 1 (3.13%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (3.13%) Internet
7 1 (3.13%) 3G
7 1 (3.13%) MPLS
7 1 (3.13%) X.500
7 1 (3.13%) VoIP
7 1 (3.13%) PBX
7 1 (3.13%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (28.13%) Oracle Database
2 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.25%) 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 3 (9.38%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (25.00%) Consultant
2 7 (21.88%) Administrator
3 6 (18.75%) Systems Administrator
3 6 (18.75%) Server Support
3 6 (18.75%) Support Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) Server Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) Wintel Consultant
5 4 (12.50%) Server Support Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Network Support
5 4 (12.50%) Wintel Support
6 3 (9.38%) Oracle Consultant
6 3 (9.38%) Network Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Linux Consultant
7 2 (6.25%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 2 (6.25%) Server Specialist
7 2 (6.25%) Project Manager
7 2 (6.25%) Network Support Specialist
7 2 (6.25%) Windows Support Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Service Desk Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Server Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) HTML
1 1 (3.13%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (3.13%) FFmpeg
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) PKI
2 4 (12.50%) Blackberry
3 3 (9.38%) Clustering
4 2 (6.25%) Computer Science
4 2 (6.25%) NHS
4 2 (6.25%) Thin Client
4 2 (6.25%) Fat Client
5 1 (3.13%) Smartcard
5 1 (3.13%) Device Driver
5 1 (3.13%) CMDB
5 1 (3.13%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 25 (78.13%) Windows
2 14 (43.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (37.50%) Linux
4 10 (31.25%) Windows 7
4 10 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (21.88%) Windows 8
7 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (12.50%) Windows XP
9 3 (9.38%) Windows Vista
9 3 (9.38%) CentOS
10 2 (6.25%) UNIX
10 2 (6.25%) HPUX
11 1 (3.13%) Windows 2000
11 1 (3.13%) Windows NT
11 1 (3.13%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (34.38%) ITIL
2 5 (15.63%) ERP
2 5 (15.63%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (9.38%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (9.38%) Migration
3 3 (9.38%) Data Analysis
4 2 (6.25%) E-business
4 2 (6.25%) Computer Architecture
4 2 (6.25%) Software Deployment
5 1 (3.13%) Software Distribution
5 1 (3.13%) Validation
5 1 (3.13%) Project Management
5 1 (3.13%) Load Balancing
5 1 (3.13%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.63%) Perl
2 4 (12.50%) Shell Script
2 4 (12.50%) PowerShell
3 3 (9.38%) SQL
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 7 (21.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (9.38%) OCP
2 3 (9.38%) Oracle Certification
2 3 (9.38%) RHCE
3 2 (6.25%) MCSE
3 2 (6.25%) Degree
4 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.13%) MCP
4 1 (3.13%) MCSA
4 1 (3.13%) CCNP
4 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (3.13%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) SLA
1 1 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 20 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 8 (25.00%) XenApp
3 5 (15.63%) Oracle RMAN
3 5 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (12.50%) VMware ESX
4 4 (12.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 4 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (12.50%) vSphere
5 3 (9.38%) XenDesktop
6 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (6.25%) Hyper-V
7 1 (3.13%) qmail
7 1 (3.13%) Samba
7 1 (3.13%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 12 (37.50%) SCCM
2 9 (28.13%) 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 2 (6.25%) SCOrch
5 2 (6.25%) SCVMM
6 1 (3.13%) Tivoli
6 1 (3.13%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 20 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 12 (37.50%) VMware
3 10 (31.25%) Citrix
4 9 (28.13%) Red Hat
4 9 (28.13%) Oracle
5 7 (21.88%) EMC
6 5 (15.63%) SAP
7 4 (12.50%) Symantec
8 2 (6.25%) AppSense
8 2 (6.25%) Cisco
8 2 (6.25%) IBM
8 2 (6.25%) HP
8 2 (6.25%) Dell
9 1 (3.13%) Mercator
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