The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 67 65 87
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +22
Contract jobs citing DNS 30 39 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.88% 2.22% 0.95%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.07% 18.40% 8.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 20 11
Average daily rate £300 £303 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.82% -19.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £250 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £416 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £318
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +2.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 2
Average hourly rate £14.50 £22.83 £21.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.48% +6.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £17.35 £20.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.90 £23.47 £22.42
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £25.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-7.84% +59.37%
DNS
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
166 212 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 10.38% 12.09% 10.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 107 52
Average daily rate £325 £368 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.56% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £184 £225 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 16 25
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £30.00 £25.11
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.75
% change year-on-year
- +44.57%

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

DNS
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

DNS Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

DNS
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DNS across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

DNS Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

DNS
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

DNS Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

DNS
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Derbyshire +10 10 £350 +18.64% 1
Northamptonshire +9 7 £288 -28.12% 3
Nottinghamshire -11 7 £180 -41.46% 1
Leicestershire +1 4 £250 -4.76%
Lincolnshire +4 2 - - 1
DNS
England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 27 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 25 (69.44%) DHCP
3 21 (58.33%) Windows
4 13 (36.11%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (33.33%) ITIL
6 11 (30.56%) Oracle
6 11 (30.56%) SQL Server
7 10 (27.78%) Cisco
7 10 (27.78%) Manufacturing
8 9 (25.00%) HP
8 9 (25.00%) Windows Server
9 8 (22.22%) Relational Database
9 8 (22.22%) RDBMS
9 8 (22.22%) Microsoft
9 8 (22.22%) TCP/IP
9 8 (22.22%) SQL
9 8 (22.22%) Firewall
10 7 (19.44%) TOGAF
10 7 (19.44%) Wireless
10 7 (19.44%) VMware
10 7 (19.44%) Service Delivery
10 7 (19.44%) MCSE
10 7 (19.44%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (19.44%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (19.44%) SC Cleared
10 7 (19.44%) Security Cleared
10 7 (19.44%) Information Assurance
10 7 (19.44%) Windows 7
11 6 (16.67%) Windows XP
11 6 (16.67%) MS Exchange

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 6 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 4 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.78%) IIS
4 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.78%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (69.44%) DHCP
2 8 (22.22%) Firewall
2 8 (22.22%) TCP/IP
3 7 (19.44%) Wireless
4 5 (13.89%) SAN
5 4 (11.11%) LAN
5 4 (11.11%) WAN
6 2 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (5.56%) LDAP
6 2 (5.56%) MPLS
6 2 (5.56%) Network Security
6 2 (5.56%) VLAN
6 2 (5.56%) VPN
7 1 (2.78%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (2.78%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (2.78%) Cisco Wireless
7 1 (2.78%) Multicast
7 1 (2.78%) NAS
7 1 (2.78%) OSPF
7 1 (2.78%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (30.56%) SQL Server
2 8 (22.22%) RDBMS
2 8 (22.22%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.78%) Maven
General
1 10 (27.78%) Manufacturing
2 4 (11.11%) Finance
3 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.78%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (25.00%) Analyst
2 8 (22.22%) Technical Leader
3 6 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 6 (16.67%) Support Analyst
4 5 (13.89%) Desktop Support
5 4 (11.11%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 4 (11.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) Support Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support
6 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) IT Project Manager
7 2 (5.56%) Network Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Network Support
7 2 (5.56%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 13 (36.11%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.11%) Data Centre
3 3 (8.33%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.56%) Blackberry
4 2 (5.56%) EMC VNX
4 2 (5.56%) iPad
5 1 (2.78%) Clustering
5 1 (2.78%) FMCG
5 1 (2.78%) Replication
5 1 (2.78%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 21 (58.33%) Windows
2 9 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 7 (19.44%) Windows 7
3 7 (19.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (16.67%) Windows XP
5 5 (13.89%) Windows 8
5 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (11.11%) Linux
7 2 (5.56%) Unix
8 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.78%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (33.33%) ITIL
2 7 (19.44%) Information Assurance
2 7 (19.44%) Service Delivery
2 7 (19.44%) TOGAF
3 5 (13.89%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (8.33%) Migration
4 3 (8.33%) Server Building
4 3 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (5.56%) Application Packaging
5 2 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (5.56%) Logistics
5 2 (5.56%) Network Design
5 2 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (5.56%) PRINCE
5 2 (5.56%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.78%) DevOps
6 1 (2.78%) Open Source
6 1 (2.78%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.22%) SQL
2 2 (5.56%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.56%) VBScript
3 1 (2.78%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.78%) Groovy
3 1 (2.78%) Java
3 1 (2.78%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (19.44%) MCSE
1 7 (19.44%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (19.44%) SC Cleared
1 7 (19.44%) Security Cleared
2 5 (13.89%) CCNA
2 5 (13.89%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (11.11%) Degree
4 3 (8.33%) DBS Check
5 2 (5.56%) MCSA
6 1 (2.78%) CCDP
6 1 (2.78%) CCNP
6 1 (2.78%) CCSE
6 1 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.78%) MCITP
6 1 (2.78%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (8.33%) ISA Server
4 2 (5.56%) XenApp
5 1 (2.78%) Docker
5 1 (2.78%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.78%) Terminal Services
5 1 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.78%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (5.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (2.78%) Ansible
2 1 (2.78%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (2.78%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.78%) Nessus
2 1 (2.78%) Packer
2 1 (2.78%) Puppet
2 1 (2.78%) SCCM
2 1 (2.78%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 11 (30.56%) Oracle
2 10 (27.78%) Cisco
3 9 (25.00%) HP
4 8 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 7 (19.44%) VMware
6 3 (8.33%) CheckPoint
6 3 (8.33%) Citrix
6 3 (8.33%) Dell
7 2 (5.56%) Altiris
7 2 (5.56%) EMC
7 2 (5.56%) Symantec
8 1 (2.78%) Brocade
8 1 (2.78%) Fortinet
8 1 (2.78%) IBM
8 1 (2.78%) Intel
8 1 (2.78%) Intel Security
8 1 (2.78%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.78%) SolarWinds
8 1 (2.78%) SonicWALL
8 1 (2.78%) Sun
Spalding, Lincolnshire
The Bridge Ltd
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