The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Crawley 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 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 16 17 26
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +9
Contract jobs citing DNS 10 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 6.71% 5.88% 1.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.78% 19.44% 15.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 1
Average daily rate
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£363 £225 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+61.11% -20.35%
UK excluding London average daily rate £346 £314 £300
% change year-on-year
+10.35% +4.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.09 £16.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+19.95% -16.25%
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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 Crawley region.

Communications & Networking Category
Crawley
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
36 36 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 24.16% 30.25% 11.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 21 11
Average daily rate £363 £315 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.07% -19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £220 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £513 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.27% +4.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £14.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -32.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+8.81% -21.56%

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

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

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

DNS
Daily Rate Trend in Crawley

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

DNS Daily Rate Trend in Crawley

DNS
Daily Rate Histogram in Crawley

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DNS across the Crawley region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

DNS Daily Rate Histogram in Crawley

DNS
Hourly Rate Trend in Crawley

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

DNS Hourly Rate Trend in Crawley

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Crawley

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Crawley 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 15 (93.75%) DHCP
2 14 (87.50%) VMware
3 12 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (68.75%) Windows
5 10 (62.50%) Active Directory
6 9 (56.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (56.25%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (43.75%) Root Cause Analysis
7 7 (43.75%) PowerShell
7 7 (43.75%) Online Betting
7 7 (43.75%) Finance
7 7 (43.75%) Migration
7 7 (43.75%) Back Office
8 6 (37.50%) HP
8 6 (37.50%) IBM
8 6 (37.50%) vSphere
8 6 (37.50%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (37.50%) Server Building
9 5 (31.25%) Spanning Tree
9 5 (31.25%) tcpdump
9 5 (31.25%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (31.25%) TCP/IP
9 5 (31.25%) VPN
9 5 (31.25%) Cisco
9 5 (31.25%) CheckPoint
9 5 (31.25%) Ethernet
9 5 (31.25%) FTP
9 5 (31.25%) SMTP
9 5 (31.25%) IPsec
9 5 (31.25%) Firewall

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Crawley 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 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (93.75%) DHCP
2 5 (31.25%) Ethernet
2 5 (31.25%) FTP
2 5 (31.25%) TCP/IP
2 5 (31.25%) VPN
2 5 (31.25%) SMTP
2 5 (31.25%) Firewall
2 5 (31.25%) IPsec
2 5 (31.25%) Wireshark
2 5 (31.25%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (31.25%) tcpdump
2 5 (31.25%) Spanning Tree
3 4 (25.00%) VLAN
3 4 (25.00%) LAN
3 4 (25.00%) WAN
4 3 (18.75%) VoIP
4 3 (18.75%) SNMP
4 3 (18.75%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (18.75%) Cisco PIX
4 3 (18.75%) VRRP
General
1 7 (43.75%) Back Office
1 7 (43.75%) Finance
1 7 (43.75%) Online Betting
2 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) Network Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Firewall Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Wintel Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Support Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Server Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Help Desk Support
5 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Clustering
1 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (68.75%) Windows
2 9 (56.25%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (56.25%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (25.00%) Linux
4 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Migration
1 7 (43.75%) Root Cause Analysis
2 6 (37.50%) Server Building
3 4 (25.00%) ITIL
4 2 (12.50%) Network Design
4 2 (12.50%) Patch Management
5 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) CCSE
1 4 (25.00%) CCENT
2 2 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (12.50%) JNCIA
2 2 (12.50%) CCNP
2 2 (12.50%) CCNA
2 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 12 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (62.50%) Active Directory
3 6 (37.50%) vSphere
3 6 (37.50%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (12.50%) VirtualBox
4 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
4 2 (12.50%) VMware Server
5 1 (6.25%) VMware ESX
5 1 (6.25%) UAG
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Cacti
2 1 (6.25%) WSUS
2 1 (6.25%) SCCM
2 1 (6.25%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 14 (87.50%) VMware
2 6 (37.50%) IBM
2 6 (37.50%) HP
3 5 (31.25%) Cisco
3 5 (31.25%) CheckPoint
4 4 (25.00%) Juniper
4 4 (25.00%) Aruba
5 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
6 2 (12.50%) Qualys
6 2 (12.50%) SolarWinds
7 1 (6.25%) Sun
7 1 (6.25%) ServiceNow