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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 25 20 14
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -6
Contract jobs citing DNS 8 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 3.23% 1.79% 7.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.53% 6.67% 24.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 5
Average daily rate £350 £400 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -5.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £400 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £400 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +50.00%
DNS
London

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
34 30 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 13.71% 26.79% 31.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 21 15
Average daily rate £375 £400 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +45.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £125 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% +26.19%

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 14 February 2016, 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 (55.56%) Windows
1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 4 (44.44%) SSL
2 4 (44.44%) W3C
2 4 (44.44%) Internet
2 4 (44.44%) DHCP
2 4 (44.44%) HTTP
2 4 (44.44%) HTML
2 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
2 4 (44.44%) CSS
2 4 (44.44%) Web Services
2 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Software Engineering
2 4 (44.44%) Ajax
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (44.44%) HTML5
2 4 (44.44%) Node.js
2 4 (44.44%) REST
2 4 (44.44%) CSS3
2 4 (44.44%) Apache Cordova
3 3 (33.33%) Finance
4 2 (22.22%) Information Security
4 2 (22.22%) Firewall
4 2 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (22.22%) Local Government
4 2 (22.22%) IIS
4 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
4 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 2 (22.22%) Citrix

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 (44.44%) Node.js
2 2 (22.22%) IIS
3 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) DHCP
1 4 (44.44%) HTTP
1 4 (44.44%) Internet
1 4 (44.44%) SSL
2 2 (22.22%) Firewall
2 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
3 1 (11.11%) SAN
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) JIRA
1 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Local Government
3 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Developer
1 4 (44.44%) JavaScript Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Active Directory Designer
2 2 (22.22%) Designer
2 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Lead Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Security Designer
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Senior JavaScript Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Junior
3 1 (11.11%) Junior Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Junior JavaScript Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) Ajax
1 4 (44.44%) Apache Cordova
1 4 (44.44%) CSS
1 4 (44.44%) CSS3
1 4 (44.44%) HTML
1 4 (44.44%) HTML5
1 4 (44.44%) REST
1 4 (44.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (44.44%) Software Engineering
2 2 (22.22%) Information Security
2 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
2 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Change Control
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Network Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
2 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) BC Cleared
1 2 (22.22%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (22.22%) DV Cleared
1 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Citrix
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Atlassian
2 1 (11.11%) VMware