The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 15 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 26 - 34
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing DNS 7 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 2.79% - 1.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.67% - 10.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 3
Average daily rate
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£325 - £260
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -11.11%
DNS
South West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
42 18 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 16.73% 10.23% 17.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 5 31
Average daily rate £375 £425 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +70.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £80 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £490 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 6
Average hourly rate £42.50 £24.00 £11.24
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.08% +113.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.20 £20.00 £9.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.60 £36.20 £24.03
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

DNS
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

DNS Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

DNS
Daily Rate Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DNS across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 15 September 2014.

DNS Daily Rate Histogram in Dorset

DNS
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

DNS Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

DNS
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 15 September 2014. 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
Poole - 4 £375 - 1
Bournemouth - 2 £225 - 3
Beaminster - - - -
Weymouth - - - -
DNS
South West

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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%) Active Directory
2 6 (75.00%) UNIX
2 6 (75.00%) Linux
3 5 (62.50%) OO
3 5 (62.50%) Apache
3 5 (62.50%) PHP
3 5 (62.50%) SQL
3 5 (62.50%) VMS
3 5 (62.50%) NFS
3 5 (62.50%) HTTPS
3 5 (62.50%) RDBMS
3 5 (62.50%) Validation
3 5 (62.50%) Migration
3 5 (62.50%) VMware
3 5 (62.50%) Clustering
3 5 (62.50%) Korn
3 5 (62.50%) SSH
3 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (62.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 5 (62.50%) Bash Shell
3 5 (62.50%) Relational Database
4 4 (50.00%) Laravel
4 4 (50.00%) Configuration Management
4 4 (50.00%) Perl
4 4 (50.00%) JDBC
5 3 (37.50%) Web Services
5 3 (37.50%) CSS
5 3 (37.50%) HTML
5 3 (37.50%) Java
5 3 (37.50%) JavaScript

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) HTTPS
1 5 (62.50%) SSH
2 3 (37.50%) PuTTY
2 3 (37.50%) SAN
3 2 (25.00%) DHCP
3 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (12.50%) Firewall
4 1 (12.50%) LDAP
4 1 (12.50%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) RDBMS
1 5 (62.50%) Relational Database
2 3 (37.50%) Ingres
2 3 (37.50%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) PHPUnit
General
1 3 (37.50%) Banking
1 3 (37.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Applications Developer
1 3 (37.50%) Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Applications Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support
3 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Service Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Lead Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) UNIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) JDBC
1 4 (50.00%) Laravel
2 3 (37.50%) HTML
2 3 (37.50%) CSS
2 3 (37.50%) Web Services
2 3 (37.50%) CGI
2 3 (37.50%) Hibernate
2 3 (37.50%) DAO
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Clustering
2 3 (37.50%) N-Tier
3 1 (12.50%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) UNIX
1 6 (75.00%) Linux
2 5 (62.50%) VMS
3 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (25.00%) Windows
5 1 (12.50%) Solaris
5 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) OO
1 5 (62.50%) Validation
1 5 (62.50%) Migration
2 4 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (37.50%) MVC
3 3 (37.50%) Business Continuity
3 3 (37.50%) Change Control
4 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (12.50%) Electronic Design Automation
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL
5 1 (12.50%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) PHP
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
1 5 (62.50%) Korn
1 5 (62.50%) Bash Shell
2 4 (50.00%) Perl
3 3 (37.50%) Java
3 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) MCP
1 1 (12.50%) MCSA
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (62.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 5 (62.50%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) ServiceNow
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix
2 1 (12.50%) Remedy