The first table below looks at the demand for DNS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 28 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 Croydon 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 15 17 24
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +7
Contract jobs citing DNS 1 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 1.16% 3.23% 2.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.67% 12.50% 7.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-16.25% -
Communications & Networking Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
15 24 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 17.44% 25.81% 35.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 16 20
Average daily rate £400 £325 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -29.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £415 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 £15.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%
DNS
London

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

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

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

DNS
Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

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

DNS Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

DNS
Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

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

DNS Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon 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 3 (75.00%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) DHCP
1 3 (75.00%) Citrix
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Wireless
2 2 (50.00%) IPsec
2 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (50.00%) Symantec
2 2 (50.00%) MPLS
2 2 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (50.00%) VPN
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) Dell
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) VoIP
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) SCOM
2 2 (50.00%) Aruba
2 2 (50.00%) Forefront TMG
2 2 (50.00%) UAG
2 2 (50.00%) Unified Communications
2 2 (50.00%) Stonesoft
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (25.00%) CloudFront
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Amazon RDS

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon 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 1 (25.00%) Apache
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) WordPress
1 1 (25.00%) nginx
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon S3
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (25.00%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) DHCP
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Wireless
2 2 (50.00%) IPsec
2 2 (50.00%) VPN
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) VoIP
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) MPLS
2 2 (50.00%) Unified Communications
3 1 (25.00%) SAN
3 1 (25.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon RDS
General
1 1 (25.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
1 1 (25.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) OO PHP
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PHP
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) Forefront TMG
1 2 (50.00%) UAG
2 1 (25.00%) Varnish
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (50.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (50.00%) Symantec
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) Dell
2 2 (50.00%) Aruba
2 2 (50.00%) Stonesoft
3 1 (25.00%) ServiceNow
3 1 (25.00%) EMC
3 1 (25.00%) VMware