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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 63 85 66
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -19
Contract jobs citing DNS 22 9 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.53% 0.60% 1.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.41% 5.23% 7.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 7
Average daily rate
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£338 £240 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.62% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £192 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £288 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 5
Average hourly rate £16.75 £27.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.09% +52.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £27.50 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.85 £27.50 £22.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+39.70% -10.52%
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
164 172 241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 11.42% 11.47% 18.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 66 80
Average daily rate £325 £256 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.82% -21.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £110 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £410 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 29 49
Average hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.00 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £134.80 £36.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -13.33%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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
Derbyshire - 9 £238 - 2
Nottinghamshire +2 7 £350 - 3
Leicestershire +9 3 £450 +150.00% 7
Lincolnshire +2 2 - - 3
Northamptonshire -13 1 £400 -
DNS
England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 35 (81.40%) Windows
2 32 (74.42%) Active Directory
3 25 (58.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (53.49%) Windows Server 2003
5 22 (51.16%) Microsoft
6 19 (44.19%) Windows Server 2012
7 18 (41.86%) DHCP
8 16 (37.21%) TCP/IP
9 13 (30.23%) Microsoft Certification
10 11 (25.58%) VMware
11 10 (23.26%) ITIL
11 10 (23.26%) MCSE
12 9 (20.93%) Security Cleared
12 9 (20.93%) Migration
13 8 (18.60%) Telecoms
13 8 (18.60%) MS Excel
13 8 (18.60%) MS Exchange
13 8 (18.60%) PowerShell
14 7 (16.28%) LAN
14 7 (16.28%) WAN
14 7 (16.28%) Kerberos
14 7 (16.28%) LDAP
14 7 (16.28%) Linux
14 7 (16.28%) Clustering
14 7 (16.28%) PKI
14 7 (16.28%) WSUS
15 6 (13.95%) Incident Management
15 6 (13.95%) SCOM
15 6 (13.95%) SC Cleared
15 6 (13.95%) IPsec

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 8 (18.60%) MS Exchange
2 5 (11.63%) Lync
2 5 (11.63%) Office Communications Server
3 4 (9.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (6.98%) IIS
5 2 (4.65%) IBM Notes
6 1 (2.33%) Quickr
6 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 8 (18.60%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.65%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Office 365
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (41.86%) DHCP
2 16 (37.21%) TCP/IP
3 7 (16.28%) LAN
3 7 (16.28%) WAN
3 7 (16.28%) Kerberos
3 7 (16.28%) LDAP
4 6 (13.95%) IPsec
4 6 (13.95%) Internet
5 3 (6.98%) Firewall
6 2 (4.65%) SNMP
6 2 (4.65%) VoIP
6 2 (4.65%) SAN
6 2 (4.65%) Intranet
6 2 (4.65%) MPLS
6 2 (4.65%) OSPF
6 2 (4.65%) HSRP
7 1 (2.33%) Structured Cabling
7 1 (2.33%) Unified Communications
7 1 (2.33%) BGP
7 1 (2.33%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.63%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (2.33%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 8 (18.60%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.65%) Finance
2 2 (4.65%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (13.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 6 (13.95%) Active Directory Specialist
1 6 (13.95%) Analyst
2 5 (11.63%) Support Engineer
2 5 (11.63%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (9.30%) Support Analyst
4 3 (6.98%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (6.98%) UNIX Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Project Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Server Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (4.65%) Administrator
5 2 (4.65%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (4.65%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (4.65%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Wintel Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Project Manager
5 2 (4.65%) Consultant
5 2 (4.65%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) ADSI
1 1 (2.33%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) Clustering
1 7 (16.28%) PKI
2 6 (13.95%) Blackberry
3 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.65%) Fat Client
4 2 (4.65%) FMCG
4 2 (4.65%) Thin Client
5 1 (2.33%) Smartphone
5 1 (2.33%) iSeries
5 1 (2.33%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 35 (81.40%) Windows
2 25 (58.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (53.49%) Windows Server 2003
4 19 (44.19%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (16.28%) Linux
6 6 (13.95%) Windows 2000 Server
7 5 (11.63%) UNIX
7 5 (11.63%) Windows 2000
7 5 (11.63%) Solaris
7 5 (11.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (6.98%) CentOS
9 2 (4.65%) AIX
9 2 (4.65%) Windows XP
9 2 (4.65%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.26%) ITIL
2 9 (20.93%) Migration
3 6 (13.95%) Incident Management
4 5 (11.63%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (9.30%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (6.98%) Capacity Management
6 3 (6.98%) Performance Analysis
6 3 (6.98%) Configuration Management
7 2 (4.65%) Logistics
7 2 (4.65%) Load Balancing
7 2 (4.65%) Network Load Balancing
7 2 (4.65%) Business Development
7 2 (4.65%) Project Management
7 2 (4.65%) Line Management
7 2 (4.65%) Network Monitoring
8 1 (2.33%) Network Architecture
8 1 (2.33%) Time Management
8 1 (2.33%) Information Assurance
8 1 (2.33%) Service Delivery
8 1 (2.33%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 8 (18.60%) PowerShell
2 6 (13.95%) SQL
3 2 (4.65%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.33%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (30.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (23.26%) MCSE
3 9 (20.93%) Security Cleared
4 6 (13.95%) SC Cleared
5 5 (11.63%) MCITP
6 3 (6.98%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (4.65%) CCNP
7 2 (4.65%) CCNA
8 1 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (2.33%) CCDP
8 1 (2.33%) Degree
8 1 (2.33%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) SLA
1 1 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 32 (74.42%) Active Directory
2 5 (11.63%) Hyper-V
2 5 (11.63%) Forefront TMG
2 5 (11.63%) ISA Server
3 3 (6.98%) vSphere
3 3 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (4.65%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (4.65%) NFS
4 2 (4.65%) Terminal Server
5 1 (2.33%) XenApp
5 1 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (16.28%) WSUS
2 6 (13.95%) SCOM
3 5 (11.63%) SCCM
4 1 (2.33%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 22 (51.16%) Microsoft
2 11 (25.58%) VMware
3 6 (13.95%) Citrix
4 5 (11.63%) Red Hat
5 4 (9.30%) Oracle
5 4 (9.30%) HP
5 4 (9.30%) Cisco
6 3 (6.98%) IBM
7 2 (4.65%) Dell
7 2 (4.65%) Veritas
7 2 (4.65%) Lotus
7 2 (4.65%) Symantec
8 1 (2.33%) Avaya
8 1 (2.33%) Fortinet
8 1 (2.33%) Altiris
Derby, Derbyshire
LA International
Rate: £13 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 18 days ago