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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 19 16 28
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +12
Contract jobs citing DNS 4 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 3.85% 3.80% 3.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.53% 27.27% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 0
Average daily rate
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£355 £295 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-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
17 11 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 16.35% 13.92% 28.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 16
Average daily rate £363 £295 £460
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.88% -35.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £189 £361
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £338 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

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 18 September 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 5 (83.33%) DHCP
2 4 (66.67%) IIS
2 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 3 (50.00%) HP
3 3 (50.00%) Dell
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) Web Services
3 3 (50.00%) Firewall
3 3 (50.00%) SCCM
3 3 (50.00%) SCOM
4 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (33.33%) Wireless
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
4 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 2 (33.33%) LAN
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (33.33%) WAN
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco
4 2 (33.33%) MPLS
4 2 (33.33%) Remedy
4 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 1 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (16.67%) Amazon S3

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 4 (66.67%) IIS
2 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (16.67%) WordPress
3 1 (16.67%) nginx
3 1 (16.67%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon S3
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (16.67%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) DHCP
2 3 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (33.33%) Wireless
3 2 (33.33%) LAN
3 2 (33.33%) WAN
3 2 (33.33%) MPLS
4 1 (16.67%) VoIP
4 1 (16.67%) FTP
4 1 (16.67%) VPN
4 1 (16.67%) IPsec
4 1 (16.67%) IP Telephony
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco IPT
4 1 (16.67%) Wireshark
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (16.67%) Network Security
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (16.67%) Unified Communications
4 1 (16.67%) HSRP
4 1 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (16.67%) MySQL
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Systems Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) SCCM Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) SCCM Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) OO
2 1 (16.67%) OO PHP
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
2 1 (16.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CCNA
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) ProxySG
2 1 (16.67%) Forefront TMG
2 1 (16.67%) UAG
2 1 (16.67%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) SCCM
1 3 (50.00%) SCOM
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (50.00%) HP
1 3 (50.00%) Dell
2 2 (33.33%) Remedy
2 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) Symantec
3 1 (16.67%) Websense
3 1 (16.67%) Blue Coat
3 1 (16.67%) Aruba
3 1 (16.67%) F5
3 1 (16.67%) Meraki
3 1 (16.67%) Stonesoft
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
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