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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 19 11 16
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +5
Contract jobs citing DNS 2 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 1.90% 5.62% 2.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.69% 25.00% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 2
Average daily rate
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£400 £423 £563
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.32% -24.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+39.39% -13.15%
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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
26 20 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 24.76% 22.47% 14.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 12 6
Average daily rate £400 £325 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -40.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £225 £420
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

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 26 January 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 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) ITIL
2 6 (75.00%) DHCP
3 5 (62.50%) SQL
3 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
3 5 (62.50%) IIS
3 5 (62.50%) Cisco
4 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 4 (50.00%) VMware
5 3 (37.50%) WAN
5 3 (37.50%) Firewall
5 3 (37.50%) SCCM
5 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (37.50%) HP
5 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 3 (37.50%) SAN
5 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
5 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
5 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
6 2 (25.00%) Degree
6 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
6 2 (25.00%) F5
6 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
6 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
6 2 (25.00%) LAN
6 2 (25.00%) Web Services
6 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 5 (62.50%) IIS
2 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
3 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (12.50%) Apache
4 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) DHCP
2 3 (37.50%) WAN
2 3 (37.50%) SAN
2 3 (37.50%) Firewall
3 2 (25.00%) MPLS
3 2 (25.00%) LAN
4 1 (12.50%) FTP
4 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 1 (12.50%) BGP
4 1 (12.50%) DSL
4 1 (12.50%) Wireless
4 1 (12.50%) IP Telephony
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco IPT
4 1 (12.50%) Wireshark
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (12.50%) Network Security
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (12.50%) NetScaler
4 1 (12.50%) HSRP
4 1 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Account Manager
1 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Systems Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Account Manager
3 1 (12.50%) SCCM Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) SCCM Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Clustering
2 1 (12.50%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (12.50%) Linux
4 1 (12.50%) UNIX
4 1 (12.50%) CentOS
4 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (12.50%) Change Control
3 1 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (12.50%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) CCNA
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) HP AIS
2 1 (12.50%) HP ASE
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (12.50%) CCDA
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (12.50%) ProxySG
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
3 1 (12.50%) XenApp
3 1 (12.50%) XenServer
3 1 (12.50%) vSphere
3 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) SCCM
2 2 (25.00%) SCOM
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco
2 4 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) HP
4 2 (25.00%) Dell
4 2 (25.00%) Remedy
4 2 (25.00%) F5
5 1 (12.50%) Meraki
5 1 (12.50%) Blue Coat
5 1 (12.50%) 3PAR
5 1 (12.50%) Websense
5 1 (12.50%) IBM
5 1 (12.50%) Citrix
5 1 (12.50%) Juniper
5 1 (12.50%) NetApp
5 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint