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 29 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 33 33 28
Rank change year-on-year
0 -5
Contract jobs citing DNS 14 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 4.17% 1.32% 2.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.14% 16.67% 20.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 4
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 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £321 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
Average hourly rate £39.00 £10.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+290.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.85 £16.25 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+40.58% -12.16%
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
58 24 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 17.26% 7.92% 10.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 20 15
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 £175 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 1 2
Average hourly rate £36.25 £10.00 £19.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+262.50% -49.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.30 £10.00 £19.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £10.00 £19.93
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

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 29 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
Brighton -6 9 £425 +47.82% 4
Bexhill-On-Sea - 4 - -
Hove - - - -
DNS
South East

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 18 (94.74%) Windows
1 18 (94.74%) TCP/IP
2 13 (68.42%) DHCP
2 13 (68.42%) VMware
2 13 (68.42%) Clustering
3 12 (63.16%) SAN
3 12 (63.16%) Active Directory
3 12 (63.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
5 10 (52.63%) Firewall
6 9 (47.37%) HP
6 9 (47.37%) LDAP
7 8 (42.11%) Cisco
7 8 (42.11%) MS Exchange
7 8 (42.11%) Juniper
8 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (36.84%) SQL
9 6 (31.58%) MS Excel
9 6 (31.58%) Linux
9 6 (31.58%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (31.58%) CCNA
9 6 (31.58%) NAS
9 6 (31.58%) Exchange Server 2003
10 5 (26.32%) WebSphere
10 5 (26.32%) iSCSI
10 5 (26.32%) VLAN
10 5 (26.32%) Veritas File System
10 5 (26.32%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 5 (26.32%) vCloud

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 (42.11%) MS Exchange
2 6 (31.58%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (26.32%) WebSphere
3 5 (26.32%) SAS
3 5 (26.32%) Apache
3 5 (26.32%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (31.58%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 18 (94.74%) TCP/IP
2 13 (68.42%) DHCP
3 12 (63.16%) SAN
4 10 (52.63%) Firewall
5 9 (47.37%) LDAP
6 6 (31.58%) NAS
7 5 (26.32%) iSCSI
7 5 (26.32%) VLAN
7 5 (26.32%) VoIP
8 4 (21.05%) WAN
8 4 (21.05%) LAN
9 1 (5.26%) Asterisk PBX
9 1 (5.26%) Wireshark
9 1 (5.26%) SSH
9 1 (5.26%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
General
1 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Linux Administrator
4 3 (15.79%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 3 (15.79%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (15.79%) Administrator
4 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Technician
6 1 (5.26%) Deployment Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Network Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Server Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Test Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Network Support
6 1 (5.26%) UNIX Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 13 (68.42%) Clustering
2 4 (21.05%) Replication
2 4 (21.05%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 18 (94.74%) Windows
2 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (31.58%) Linux
4 5 (26.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (26.32%) Solaris
4 5 (26.32%) UNIX
5 3 (15.79%) AIX
5 3 (15.79%) SUSE
6 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (5.26%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
7 1 (5.26%) openSUSE
7 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) ITIL
1 5 (26.32%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (21.05%) Business Continuity
2 4 (21.05%) Document Management
2 4 (21.05%) Service Delivery
2 4 (21.05%) Project Management
2 4 (21.05%) CRM
2 4 (21.05%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (21.05%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (5.26%) Software Testing
3 1 (5.26%) Project Planning
3 1 (5.26%) Logistics
3 1 (5.26%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
2 1 (5.26%) Perl
2 1 (5.26%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (31.58%) CCNA
2 5 (26.32%) MCSE
3 4 (21.05%) SCSA
3 4 (21.05%) Sun Certification
4 1 (5.26%) MCTS
4 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
4 1 (5.26%) MCP
System Software
1 12 (63.16%) Active Directory
1 12 (63.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (26.32%) Veritas File System
2 5 (26.32%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 5 (26.32%) vCloud
3 1 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) Nagios
1 4 (21.05%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (68.42%) VMware
2 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
3 9 (47.37%) HP
4 8 (42.11%) Cisco
4 8 (42.11%) Juniper
5 5 (26.32%) IBM
5 5 (26.32%) Veritas
5 5 (26.32%) Red Hat
6 4 (21.05%) Sun
6 4 (21.05%) Avaya
6 4 (21.05%) 3PAR
6 4 (21.05%) SolarWinds