The first table below looks at the demand for DNS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Docklands, London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Docklands, London region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 20 24 28
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +4
Contract jobs citing DNS 3 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 2.40% 3.17% 1.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.64% 30.43% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 1
Average daily rate
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£525 £446 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +27.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.63 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-16.87% -
Communications & Networking Category
Docklands, London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
22 23 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 17.60% 10.41% 12.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 22 20
Average daily rate £525 £425 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.52% +10.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £275 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.54% +2.00%
DNS
London

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

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

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

DNS
Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

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

DNS Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

DNS
Daily Rate Histogram in Docklands, London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DNS across the Docklands, London region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

DNS Daily Rate Histogram in Docklands, London

DNS
Hourly Rate Trend in Docklands, London

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

DNS Hourly Rate Trend in Docklands, London

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Docklands, London

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Docklands, London 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 (71.43%) Investment Banking
1 5 (71.43%) Banking
2 4 (57.14%) Load Balancing
2 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) WAN
2 4 (57.14%) MPLS
3 3 (42.86%) SAN
3 3 (42.86%) DHCP
3 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
4 2 (28.57%) QA
4 2 (28.57%) PBX
4 2 (28.57%) IPsec
4 2 (28.57%) HP
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (28.57%) Avaya
4 2 (28.57%) Juniper
4 2 (28.57%) VMware
4 2 (28.57%) Clustering
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 2 (28.57%) MCSE
4 2 (28.57%) OSPF
4 2 (28.57%) BGP
4 2 (28.57%) EIGRP
4 2 (28.57%) H.323
4 2 (28.57%) IP Telephony
4 2 (28.57%) Lync
4 2 (28.57%) F5
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Docklands, London 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 2 (28.57%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) MPLS
1 4 (57.14%) WAN
2 3 (42.86%) DHCP
2 3 (42.86%) SAN
3 2 (28.57%) PBX
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (28.57%) Multicast
3 2 (28.57%) OSPF
3 2 (28.57%) BGP
3 2 (28.57%) EIGRP
3 2 (28.57%) H.323
3 2 (28.57%) IPsec
3 2 (28.57%) IP Telephony
4 1 (14.29%) NAS
4 1 (14.29%) SNMP
4 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (71.43%) Banking
1 5 (71.43%) Investment Banking
2 4 (57.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Voice Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Project Leader
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Server Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Product Manager
2 1 (14.29%) UNIX Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Server Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) CSS
1 1 (14.29%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Clustering
2 1 (14.29%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Solaris
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
2 1 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Load Balancing
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
2 1 (14.29%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) MCSE
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (14.29%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (14.29%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (14.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (14.29%) Control-M
1 1 (14.29%) ARCserve
1 1 (14.29%) NetBackup
1 1 (14.29%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Avaya
1 2 (28.57%) Juniper
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 2 (28.57%) HP
1 2 (28.57%) VMware
1 2 (28.57%) F5
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Kaspersky
2 1 (14.29%) EMC
2 1 (14.29%) Sun
2 1 (14.29%) IBM
2 1 (14.29%) BMC
2 1 (14.29%) CA
2 1 (14.29%) CommVault
2 1 (14.29%) Hitachi
2 1 (14.29%) NetApp
2 1 (14.29%) Veritas
2 1 (14.29%) Red Hat