The table below looks at the statistics 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 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 35 15 17
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +2
Contract jobs citing DNS 3 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 1.64% 3.57% 3.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.09% 16.67% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
Average daily rate
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£525 £355 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.88% +21.36%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £321 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.94% +7.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+19.58% -10.00%
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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 Croydon region.

Communications & Networking Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
33 18 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 18.03% 21.43% 19.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 14 12
Average daily rate £469 £400 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% +35.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £12.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
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 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 August 2015, 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 6 (85.71%) DHCP
2 5 (71.43%) SAN
3 4 (57.14%) VMware
3 4 (57.14%) VMware ESX
3 4 (57.14%) Finance
3 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 4 (57.14%) SharePoint
3 4 (57.14%) IIS
3 4 (57.14%) ITIL
3 4 (57.14%) Windows
3 4 (57.14%) Hyper-V
3 4 (57.14%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (42.86%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (42.86%) Visual Studio
4 3 (42.86%) XML
4 3 (42.86%) Citrix
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (42.86%) Taxonomies
4 3 (42.86%) Firewall
5 2 (28.57%) Wireless
5 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
5 2 (28.57%) Internet
5 2 (28.57%) BGP
5 2 (28.57%) EIGRP
5 2 (28.57%) Blue Coat
5 2 (28.57%) ProxySG
5 2 (28.57%) Sourcefire
5 2 (28.57%) BIG-IP
5 2 (28.57%) VLAN

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 4 (57.14%) IIS
1 4 (57.14%) SharePoint
2 3 (42.86%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (28.57%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (14.29%) Apache Spark
4 1 (14.29%) Node.js
4 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
4 1 (14.29%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) DHCP
2 5 (71.43%) SAN
3 3 (42.86%) Firewall
4 2 (28.57%) Wireless
4 2 (28.57%) BIG-IP
4 2 (28.57%) VLAN
4 2 (28.57%) Network Security
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (28.57%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (28.57%) Internet
4 2 (28.57%) BGP
4 2 (28.57%) EIGRP
4 2 (28.57%) VPN
4 2 (28.57%) SSL
4 2 (28.57%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
1 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (14.29%) Hadoop
1 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
1 1 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (14.29%) HBase
1 1 (14.29%) Redis
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Visual Studio
2 1 (14.29%) Maven
2 1 (14.29%) JIRA
2 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 1 (14.29%) Grunt
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Web Architect
3 1 (14.29%) SharePoint Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) XML
2 1 (14.29%) jQuery
2 1 (14.29%) HTML5
2 1 (14.29%) CSS3
2 1 (14.29%) HTML
2 1 (14.29%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Taxonomies
2 2 (28.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Network Architecture
2 2 (28.57%) DDoS Mitigation
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) UML
3 1 (14.29%) Workflow
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) Web Development
3 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (14.29%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) R
2 1 (14.29%) Go
2 1 (14.29%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) C++
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) PHP
2 1 (14.29%) Python
2 1 (14.29%) Ruby
2 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 1 (14.29%) Scala
2 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) MCSE
1 2 (28.57%) MCSA
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (57.14%) Hyper-V
1 4 (57.14%) VMware ESXi
1 4 (57.14%) VMware ESX
2 2 (28.57%) ProxySG
3 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 1 (14.29%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Puppet
1 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (14.29%) Ansible
1 1 (14.29%) Salt
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
1 4 (57.14%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) Citrix
3 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco
3 2 (28.57%) Blue Coat
3 2 (28.57%) Sourcefire
3 2 (28.57%) F5
3 2 (28.57%) FireEye
4 1 (14.29%) SaltStack
4 1 (14.29%) Atlassian
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle