The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 30 33 35
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Contract jobs citing DNS 12 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 3.85% 2.05% 0.82%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.43% 21.43% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 2
Average daily rate
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£425 £306 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.77% -18.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £291 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £321 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £324
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £36.25 £10.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+262.50% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+28.37% -2.63%
DNS
South East

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 Sussex region.

Communications & Networking Category
East Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
56 28 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 17.95% 9.59% 6.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 20 9
Average daily rate £400 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £288 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £349 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 1
Average hourly rate £31.15 £10.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+211.50% -50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.00 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+11.90% -3.06%

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

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

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

DNS
Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

DNS Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

DNS
Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

DNS Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

DNS
Contract Job Locations in East Sussex

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 Sussex region over the 3 months to 24 December 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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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
Brighton -4 7 £425 +47.82%
Bexhill-On-Sea - 4 - -
Lewes - - - -
DNS
South East

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex 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 20 (95.24%) Windows
2 17 (80.95%) DHCP
3 16 (76.19%) TCP/IP
3 16 (76.19%) Active Directory
3 16 (76.19%) VMware
4 12 (57.14%) SAN
4 12 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (52.38%) Clustering
5 11 (52.38%) Microsoft
6 9 (42.86%) HP
7 8 (38.10%) Cisco
7 8 (38.10%) MS Exchange
7 8 (38.10%) Firewall
7 8 (38.10%) Juniper
8 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (33.33%) SQL
8 7 (33.33%) LDAP
9 6 (28.57%) MS Excel
9 6 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (28.57%) CCNA
9 6 (28.57%) NAS
9 6 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2003
10 5 (23.81%) VLAN
10 5 (23.81%) iSCSI
10 5 (23.81%) vCloud
10 5 (23.81%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (23.81%) MCSE
10 5 (23.81%) ITIL
10 5 (23.81%) SAS

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex 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 (38.10%) MS Exchange
2 6 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (23.81%) SAS
4 3 (14.29%) IBM HTTP Server
4 3 (14.29%) WebSphere
4 3 (14.29%) Apache
5 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 17 (80.95%) DHCP
2 16 (76.19%) TCP/IP
3 12 (57.14%) SAN
4 8 (38.10%) Firewall
5 7 (33.33%) LDAP
6 6 (28.57%) NAS
7 5 (23.81%) iSCSI
7 5 (23.81%) VLAN
7 5 (23.81%) VoIP
8 4 (19.05%) WAN
8 4 (19.05%) LAN
9 3 (14.29%) NetScaler
10 1 (4.76%) Asterisk PBX
10 1 (4.76%) Wireshark
10 1 (4.76%) SNMP
10 1 (4.76%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
General
1 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Analyst
2 6 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 4 (19.05%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) Citrix Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Team Leader
5 2 (9.52%) Team Leader
6 1 (4.76%) Network Support
6 1 (4.76%) UNIX Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Test Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.76%) Deployment Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (4.76%) Server Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Support Technician
6 1 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.76%) Administrator
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Network Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 11 (52.38%) Clustering
2 4 (19.05%) PKI
2 4 (19.05%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 20 (95.24%) Windows
2 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (19.05%) Linux
4 3 (14.29%) UNIX
4 3 (14.29%) Solaris
4 3 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (4.76%) openSUSE
6 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
6 1 (4.76%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 1 (4.76%) AIX
6 1 (4.76%) Windows XP
6 1 (4.76%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) ITIL
1 5 (23.81%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (19.05%) Network Load Balancing
2 4 (19.05%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (19.05%) CRM
2 4 (19.05%) Project Management
2 4 (19.05%) Service Delivery
2 4 (19.05%) Business Continuity
2 4 (19.05%) Document Management
3 1 (4.76%) Logistics
3 1 (4.76%) Software Testing
3 1 (4.76%) Project Planning
3 1 (4.76%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) Python
2 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
2 1 (4.76%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) CCNA
1 6 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (23.81%) MCSE
3 4 (19.05%) CCA
3 4 (19.05%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (9.52%) Sun Certification
4 2 (9.52%) SCSA
5 1 (4.76%) MCTS
5 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
5 1 (4.76%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (76.19%) Active Directory
2 12 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (23.81%) vCloud
4 4 (19.05%) XenApp
4 4 (19.05%) XenDesktop
5 3 (14.29%) Veritas File System
5 3 (14.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (4.76%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) Nagios
1 4 (19.05%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (76.19%) VMware
2 11 (52.38%) Microsoft
3 9 (42.86%) HP
4 8 (38.10%) Juniper
4 8 (38.10%) Cisco
5 4 (19.05%) Citrix
5 4 (19.05%) Avaya
5 4 (19.05%) SolarWinds
5 4 (19.05%) 3PAR
6 3 (14.29%) Veritas
6 3 (14.29%) Red Hat
6 3 (14.29%) IBM
7 2 (9.52%) Sun