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 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 59 88 77
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -11
Contract jobs citing DNS 39 14 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.25% 0.88% 1.07%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.00% 8.70% 7.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 8 8
Average daily rate
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£303 £428 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.23% +24.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £151 £152
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £580 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £321 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.16% +7.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 0
Average hourly rate £19.92 £22.69 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.23% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+56.25% -5.88%
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
195 161 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 11.23% 10.08% 14.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 50 90
Average daily rate £400 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £125 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £545 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
- +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 26 24
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.17 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.20% -41.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £25.72 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 2015. 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 -3 15 £300 +84.61% 4
Derbyshire +5 8 £295 -46.84% 6
Leicestershire +14 6 £263 +5.00% 2
Northamptonshire - 6 £400 - 2
Lincolnshire +7 4 - - 2
DNS
England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 46 (73.02%) Windows
2 38 (60.32%) Active Directory
3 28 (44.44%) DHCP
4 26 (41.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 26 (41.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 25 (39.68%) Microsoft
6 24 (38.10%) Windows Server 2003
7 22 (34.92%) TCP/IP
7 22 (34.92%) VMware
8 19 (30.16%) MS Exchange
9 15 (23.81%) WAN
9 15 (23.81%) SQL Server
9 15 (23.81%) Firewall
9 15 (23.81%) Hyper-V
10 13 (20.63%) WSUS
10 13 (20.63%) SCCM
10 13 (20.63%) Linux
11 12 (19.05%) ITIL
11 12 (19.05%) Cisco
11 12 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
12 11 (17.46%) Load Balancing
12 11 (17.46%) Clustering
13 10 (15.87%) Windows 7
13 10 (15.87%) Lync
13 10 (15.87%) Oracle
14 9 (14.29%) MCSE
14 9 (14.29%) Red Hat
14 9 (14.29%) HP
14 9 (14.29%) LAN
14 9 (14.29%) MCITP

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 19 (30.16%) MS Exchange
2 10 (15.87%) Lync
3 9 (14.29%) Office Communications Server
4 7 (11.11%) Apache
4 7 (11.11%) Tomcat
5 6 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (7.94%) IIS
6 5 (7.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (6.35%) Apache Solr
8 3 (4.76%) Moodle
8 3 (4.76%) Oracle Application Server
8 3 (4.76%) iPlanet
8 3 (4.76%) JBoss
8 3 (4.76%) WebLogic
9 2 (3.17%) MQSeries
9 2 (3.17%) SharePoint
9 2 (3.17%) WebLogic Portal
9 2 (3.17%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (3.17%) OpenStack
10 1 (1.59%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (4.76%) MS Office
2 2 (3.17%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.17%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (4.76%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.52%) Office 365
2 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 28 (44.44%) DHCP
2 22 (34.92%) TCP/IP
3 15 (23.81%) WAN
3 15 (23.81%) Firewall
4 9 (14.29%) LAN
5 8 (12.70%) SAN
5 8 (12.70%) VLAN
6 6 (9.52%) SSL
7 5 (7.94%) DMZ
7 5 (7.94%) VPN
7 5 (7.94%) VoIP
8 4 (6.35%) FTP
8 4 (6.35%) HTTP
8 4 (6.35%) HTTPS
8 4 (6.35%) SMTP
8 4 (6.35%) Network Security
8 4 (6.35%) MPLS
9 3 (4.76%) iSCSI
9 3 (4.76%) FCoE
9 3 (4.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (23.81%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.35%) MongoDB
2 4 (6.35%) MySQL
3 3 (4.76%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.76%) RDBMS
4 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (3.17%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database
General
1 8 (12.70%) Telecoms
2 6 (9.52%) Retail
3 5 (7.94%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.17%) Finance
5 1 (1.59%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (14.29%) Analyst
2 8 (12.70%) Network Engineer
3 7 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (11.11%) Server Engineer
4 6 (9.52%) Support Engineer
5 5 (7.94%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (7.94%) Support Analyst
6 4 (6.35%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (4.76%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
7 3 (4.76%) Security Engineer
7 3 (4.76%) UNIX Engineer
7 3 (4.76%) Technical Leader
7 3 (4.76%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (4.76%) Network Security Engineer
7 3 (4.76%) Consultant
7 3 (4.76%) Technical Specialist
7 3 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
8 2 (3.17%) Administrator
8 2 (3.17%) Migration Engineer
8 2 (3.17%) Project Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.76%) J2EE
1 3 (4.76%) CSS
2 1 (1.59%) ADSI
2 1 (1.59%) ISPF
2 1 (1.59%) Java EE
2 1 (1.59%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.46%) Clustering
2 8 (12.70%) Blackberry
3 6 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (6.35%) Replication
5 3 (4.76%) FMCG
5 3 (4.76%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.17%) Grid Computing
7 1 (1.59%) AS400
7 1 (1.59%) EPoS
7 1 (1.59%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.59%) IVR
7 1 (1.59%) PKI
7 1 (1.59%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.59%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.59%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 46 (73.02%) Windows
2 26 (41.27%) Windows Server 2008
2 26 (41.27%) Windows Server 2012
3 24 (38.10%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (20.63%) Linux
5 10 (15.87%) Windows 7
6 8 (12.70%) Windows XP
6 8 (12.70%) UNIX
7 7 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (9.52%) Windows 2000
9 5 (7.94%) Solaris
9 5 (7.94%) Windows Vista
9 5 (7.94%) Windows 2000 Server
10 3 (4.76%) Windows 8
10 3 (4.76%) AIX
10 3 (4.76%) HPUX
10 3 (4.76%) SUSE
11 1 (1.59%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (19.05%) ITIL
2 11 (17.46%) Load Balancing
3 8 (12.70%) Migration
4 5 (7.94%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (6.35%) E-Commerce
5 4 (6.35%) Configuration Management
5 4 (6.35%) Load Testing
5 4 (6.35%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (6.35%) DevOps
5 4 (6.35%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (4.76%) Procure-to-pay
6 3 (4.76%) Information Assurance
6 3 (4.76%) ITIL V3
6 3 (4.76%) High Availability
6 3 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (4.76%) Unit Testing
6 3 (4.76%) Service Delivery
7 2 (3.17%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (3.17%) Logistics
7 2 (3.17%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.11%) SQL
1 7 (11.11%) Shell Script
2 4 (6.35%) PowerShell
3 3 (4.76%) C-shell
3 3 (4.76%) Bash Shell
3 3 (4.76%) Korn
3 3 (4.76%) Perl
4 1 (1.59%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.59%) Java
4 1 (1.59%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (14.29%) MCSE
2 9 (14.29%) MCITP
3 7 (11.11%) Security Cleared
4 4 (6.35%) SC Cleared
5 3 (4.76%) Degree
6 1 (1.59%) MCSA
6 1 (1.59%) CCNA
6 1 (1.59%) CISSP
6 1 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.59%) CISA
6 1 (1.59%) CISM
6 1 (1.59%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.59%) QA
2 1 (1.59%) SLA
System Software
1 38 (60.32%) Active Directory
2 15 (23.81%) Hyper-V
3 8 (12.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (11.11%) ISA Server
5 6 (9.52%) Forefront TMG
6 5 (7.94%) vSphere
7 4 (6.35%) Oracle RAC
8 3 (4.76%) Samba
8 3 (4.76%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 3 (4.76%) KVM
9 2 (3.17%) VMware ESX
9 2 (3.17%) NFS
10 1 (1.59%) VMware Server
10 1 (1.59%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (1.59%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 13 (20.63%) WSUS
1 13 (20.63%) SCCM
2 7 (11.11%) SCOM
3 4 (6.35%) Nagios
3 4 (6.35%) Puppet
3 4 (6.35%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (4.76%) Backup Exec
5 2 (3.17%) OpenView
6 1 (1.59%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 25 (39.68%) Microsoft
2 22 (34.92%) VMware
3 12 (19.05%) Cisco
4 10 (15.87%) Oracle
5 9 (14.29%) HP
5 9 (14.29%) Red Hat
6 6 (9.52%) Sun
7 5 (7.94%) CheckPoint
7 5 (7.94%) Veritas
7 5 (7.94%) Sophos
8 4 (6.35%) hybris
8 4 (6.35%) F5
9 3 (4.76%) PlateSpin
9 3 (4.76%) LANDesk
9 3 (4.76%) Citrix
10 2 (3.17%) Cognos
10 2 (3.17%) Blue Coat
10 2 (3.17%) Opsware
11 1 (1.59%) Lumension
11 1 (1.59%) Veeam
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