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 1 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 27 19 11
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -8
Contract jobs citing DNS 2 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 1.47% 2.33% 7.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.90% 9.09% 24.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate
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£350 £288 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.73% -15.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £290
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+15.15% -17.50%
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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
29 22 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 21.32% 25.58% 31.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 13 17
Average daily rate £369 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.46% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £513 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £25.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +66.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+31.57% -24.00%

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 1 July 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 5 (100.00%) DHCP
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) IIS
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) VMware ESX
2 4 (80.00%) SAN
2 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (80.00%) Hyper-V
2 4 (80.00%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (60.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (60.00%) Finance
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (60.00%) Taxonomies
3 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
3 3 (60.00%) XML
3 3 (60.00%) ITIL
4 2 (40.00%) MS Office
4 2 (40.00%) MCSE
4 2 (40.00%) MCSA
4 2 (40.00%) Citrix
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (40.00%) Firewall
4 2 (40.00%) Network Architecture
4 2 (40.00%) R
4 2 (40.00%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (20.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (20.00%) DDoS Mitigation

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 (80.00%) IIS
1 4 (80.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (60.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (40.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) DHCP
2 4 (80.00%) SAN
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
4 1 (20.00%) Wireless
4 1 (20.00%) BIG-IP
4 1 (20.00%) VLAN
4 1 (20.00%) Network Security
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (20.00%) Internet
4 1 (20.00%) BGP
4 1 (20.00%) EIGRP
4 1 (20.00%) VPN
4 1 (20.00%) SSL
4 1 (20.00%) WAN
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (20.00%) JIRA
2 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Taxonomies
2 1 (20.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Network Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) DDoS Mitigation
3 1 (20.00%) Workflow
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) R
2 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) MCSE
1 2 (40.00%) MCSA
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) VMware ESX
1 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (80.00%) Hyper-V
1 4 (80.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (20.00%) ProxySG
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) Blue Coat
3 1 (20.00%) Sourcefire
3 1 (20.00%) Atlassian
3 1 (20.00%) F5