The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Derbyshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 29 27 21
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -6
Contract jobs citing DNS 11 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 4.28% 2.98% 0.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 26.83% 30.43% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 1
Average daily rate
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£305 £378 £110
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.20% +243.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £303 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.17% +1.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+56.25% -5.88%
DNS
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Derbyshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Derbyshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
41 23 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 15.95% 9.79% 15.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 15 13
Average daily rate £305 £373 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.12% +19.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £290 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £519 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 £14.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+185.71% -9.67%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -18.18%

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DNS across the Derbyshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

DNS
Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DNS across the Derbyshire region.

DNS Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

DNS
Daily Rate Histogram in Derbyshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DNS across the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015.

DNS Daily Rate Histogram in Derbyshire

DNS
Hourly Rate Trend in Derbyshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DNS across the Derbyshire region.

DNS Hourly Rate Trend in Derbyshire

DNS
Contract Job Locations in Derbyshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chesterfield +8 6 £305 -
Derby -7 4 £451 +19.40% 1
DNS
East Midlands

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Derbyshire 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 10 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 9 (60.00%) DHCP
3 7 (46.67%) Manufacturing
4 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 6 (40.00%) Windows
5 5 (33.33%) Oracle
5 5 (33.33%) RDBMS
5 5 (33.33%) Service Delivery
5 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (33.33%) Information Assurance
5 5 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (33.33%) Relational Database
5 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (26.67%) Telecoms
6 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
6 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
6 4 (26.67%) TOGAF
6 4 (26.67%) Degree
6 4 (26.67%) Load Balancing
6 4 (26.67%) Firewall
6 4 (26.67%) Management Information System
6 4 (26.67%) Clustering
6 4 (26.67%) ITIL
6 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
6 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
6 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (26.67%) ISA Server
7 3 (20.00%) HP
7 3 (20.00%) Citrix
7 3 (20.00%) Blackberry

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Derbyshire 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 (26.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (13.33%) IIS
2 2 (13.33%) Office Communications Server
2 2 (13.33%) Lync
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (6.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Communications & Networking
1 9 (60.00%) DHCP
2 4 (26.67%) Firewall
3 3 (20.00%) LAN
3 3 (20.00%) WAN
4 2 (13.33%) SNMP
4 2 (13.33%) BIG-IP
4 2 (13.33%) NetScaler
4 2 (13.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (13.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 2 (13.33%) MPLS
5 1 (6.67%) Wireless
5 1 (6.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (33.33%) RDBMS
2 5 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 7 (46.67%) Manufacturing
2 4 (26.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Technical Leader
2 4 (26.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (13.33%) Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Network Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Support Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support
4 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) Project Leader
4 1 (6.67%) Citrix Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Citrix Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (26.67%) Management Information System
2 4 (26.67%) Clustering
3 3 (20.00%) Blackberry
3 3 (20.00%) FMCG
4 1 (6.67%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (20.00%) Windows 2000 Server
4 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (13.33%) Windows 2000
6 1 (6.67%) Linux
6 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
6 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Service Delivery
1 5 (33.33%) Information Assurance
1 5 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (26.67%) Load Balancing
2 4 (26.67%) ITIL
2 4 (26.67%) TOGAF
3 2 (13.33%) Network Design
3 2 (13.33%) Logistics
4 1 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (6.67%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Data Protection
4 1 (6.67%) Network Management
4 1 (6.67%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Project Management
4 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
4 1 (6.67%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (6.67%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Degree
1 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (13.33%) MCITP
4 1 (6.67%) CISA
4 1 (6.67%) CISM
4 1 (6.67%) CEH
4 1 (6.67%) MCSE
4 1 (6.67%) CISSP
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (26.67%) ISA Server
3 2 (13.33%) Squid
3 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (13.33%) vSphere
3 2 (13.33%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (6.67%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) WSUS
2 2 (13.33%) SCCM
2 2 (13.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Oracle
2 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (20.00%) HP
3 3 (20.00%) Citrix
3 3 (20.00%) Cisco
3 3 (20.00%) VMware
4 2 (13.33%) F5
4 2 (13.33%) CheckPoint
5 1 (6.67%) McAfee