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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 74 76 73
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Contract jobs citing DNS 16 16 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.06% 0.99% 0.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.84% 7.14% 7.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 6
Average daily rate
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£343 £293 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.09% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £279 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £307 £288
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £316
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -5.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +5.26%
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
204 224 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 13.56% 13.90% 11.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 123 73
Average daily rate £375 £290 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.31% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £200 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 11 23
Average hourly rate £19.00 £13.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.15% -31.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.94 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £20.25 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.20% -2.00%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 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
Nottinghamshire +14 5 £430 - 1
Derbyshire +7 5 £325 +11.11% 2
Leicestershire -4 3 - - 1
Lincolnshire +8 1 - - 4
Northamptonshire -1 1 £335 - 1
DNS
England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 22 (73.33%) Active Directory
2 20 (66.67%) DHCP
3 16 (53.33%) Windows
4 13 (43.33%) Security Cleared
4 13 (43.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (36.67%) Cisco
6 11 (36.67%) Microsoft
6 11 (36.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (36.67%) SC Cleared
6 11 (36.67%) Migration
7 8 (26.67%) Citrix
8 7 (23.33%) Kerberos
8 7 (23.33%) SQL Server
8 7 (23.33%) LDAP
8 7 (23.33%) Manufacturing
8 7 (23.33%) PKI
9 6 (20.00%) Oracle
9 6 (20.00%) TCP/IP
9 6 (20.00%) RDBMS
9 6 (20.00%) HP
9 6 (20.00%) Service Delivery
9 6 (20.00%) Relational Database
10 5 (16.67%) Information Assurance
11 4 (13.33%) Windows 2000 Server
11 4 (13.33%) SCCM
11 4 (13.33%) Degree
11 4 (13.33%) Wireless
11 4 (13.33%) Clustering
11 4 (13.33%) Configuration Management

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 1 (3.33%) IBM Notes
1 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (3.33%) Quickr
Applications
1 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (66.67%) DHCP
2 7 (23.33%) Kerberos
2 7 (23.33%) LDAP
3 6 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 4 (13.33%) Wireless
4 4 (13.33%) Internet
4 4 (13.33%) LAN
4 4 (13.33%) WAN
5 3 (10.00%) IPsec
5 3 (10.00%) Firewall
6 2 (6.67%) Network Security
6 2 (6.67%) BIG-IP
6 2 (6.67%) Intranet
6 2 (6.67%) VoIP
6 2 (6.67%) SNMP
6 2 (6.67%) FTP
7 1 (3.33%) HTTP
7 1 (3.33%) VPN
7 1 (3.33%) HTTPS
7 1 (3.33%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (23.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (20.00%) RDBMS
2 6 (20.00%) Relational Database
General
1 7 (23.33%) Manufacturing
2 3 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (20.00%) Technical Leader
2 3 (10.00%) Active Directory Specialist
2 3 (10.00%) UNIX Engineer
3 2 (6.67%) Security Engineer
3 2 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (6.67%) Architect
3 2 (6.67%) Project Manager
3 2 (6.67%) Desktop Support
3 2 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (3.33%) Network Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (3.33%) Support Technician
4 1 (3.33%) Support Analyst
4 1 (3.33%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) Support Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) Coordinator
4 1 (3.33%) Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) ADSI
2 1 (3.33%) X-Windows
2 1 (3.33%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) PKI
2 4 (13.33%) Clustering
3 2 (6.67%) FMCG
4 1 (3.33%) Thin Client
4 1 (3.33%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.33%) Replication
4 1 (3.33%) Fat Client
4 1 (3.33%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 16 (53.33%) Windows
2 13 (43.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (36.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (13.33%) Windows 2000 Server
5 4 (13.33%) Linux
6 3 (10.00%) UNIX
6 3 (10.00%) Solaris
6 3 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (6.67%) CentOS
7 2 (6.67%) Windows 7
7 2 (6.67%) AIX
8 1 (3.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) Migration
2 6 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 5 (16.67%) Information Assurance
4 4 (13.33%) Configuration Management
5 3 (10.00%) ITIL
5 3 (10.00%) Project Management
5 3 (10.00%) Incident Management
5 3 (10.00%) Performance Analysis
5 3 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (10.00%) Capacity Management
6 2 (6.67%) Logistics
6 2 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (3.33%) TOGAF
7 1 (3.33%) Network Design
7 1 (3.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (3.33%) Security Architecture
7 1 (3.33%) Network Architecture
7 1 (3.33%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.33%) SQL
2 3 (10.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (6.67%) C
4 1 (3.33%) VBScript
4 1 (3.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (43.33%) Security Cleared
2 11 (36.67%) SC Cleared
3 4 (13.33%) Degree
4 3 (10.00%) MCSE
4 3 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (6.67%) CCNA
6 1 (3.33%) MCP
6 1 (3.33%) CCIE
6 1 (3.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (73.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.67%) Terminal Server
3 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.33%) XenApp
3 1 (3.33%) XenServer
3 1 (3.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) SCCM
2 3 (10.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (6.67%) SCOM
4 1 (3.33%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (3.33%) WSUS
4 1 (3.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 11 (36.67%) Cisco
1 11 (36.67%) Microsoft
2 8 (26.67%) Citrix
3 6 (20.00%) Oracle
3 6 (20.00%) HP
4 3 (10.00%) IBM
4 3 (10.00%) Red Hat
4 3 (10.00%) F5
5 2 (6.67%) CheckPoint
6 1 (3.33%) Symantec
6 1 (3.33%) Juniper
6 1 (3.33%) Lotus
6 1 (3.33%) VMware
6 1 (3.33%) Altiris
6 1 (3.33%) Blue Coat
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