The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 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 Dorset 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 24 31 34
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +3
Contract jobs citing DNS 1 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 0.47% 1.23% 1.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.00% 6.98% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Average daily rate
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- £410 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +57.69%
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
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
25 43 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 11.63% 17.62% 13.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 25 29
Average daily rate £300 £225 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £198 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £525 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 1
Average hourly rate £42.50 £20.00 £18.47
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+112.50% +8.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%
DNS
South West

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
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 24 July 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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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
Bournemouth +5 1 - - 2
Ferndown - - - -
Poole - - - -
DNS
South West

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 9 (90.00%) TCP/IP
2 8 (80.00%) Windows
3 5 (50.00%) ITIL
3 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 4 (40.00%) VMware
4 4 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (40.00%) iSCSI
4 4 (40.00%) NAS
4 4 (40.00%) NCDA
4 4 (40.00%) Oracle Database
4 4 (40.00%) Perl
4 4 (40.00%) SQL
4 4 (40.00%) Oracle
4 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 4 (40.00%) UNIX
4 4 (40.00%) Windows XP
4 4 (40.00%) NFS
4 4 (40.00%) SAN
4 4 (40.00%) NetApp
5 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (30.00%) DHCP
5 3 (30.00%) ITIL V3
5 3 (30.00%) Capacity Management
5 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
6 2 (20.00%) Firewall
6 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
6 2 (20.00%) MS Office
7 1 (10.00%) MCP
7 1 (10.00%) MCSA
7 1 (10.00%) WAN

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 1 (10.00%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (90.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (40.00%) iSCSI
2 4 (40.00%) NAS
2 4 (40.00%) SAN
3 3 (30.00%) DHCP
4 2 (20.00%) Firewall
5 1 (10.00%) WAN
5 1 (10.00%) VPN
5 1 (10.00%) SNA
5 1 (10.00%) Ethernet
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (10.00%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle Database
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Administrator
1 3 (30.00%) Storage Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) Desktop Support
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) Service Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Storage Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Analyst
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) UNIX
2 4 (40.00%) Windows XP
3 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (30.00%) ITIL V3
2 3 (30.00%) Capacity Management
3 1 (10.00%) Workflow
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Network Design
3 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) Perl
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 4 (40.00%) NCDA
2 1 (10.00%) MCP
2 1 (10.00%) MCSA
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (40.00%) NFS
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) VMware
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle
1 4 (40.00%) NetApp
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco
3 1 (10.00%) IBM
3 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (10.00%) Remedy
3 1 (10.00%) Juniper
3 1 (10.00%) ServiceNow