The table below looks at the statistics for DDNS skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DDNS over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Dynamic DNS (DDNS)
Rank 591 - 553
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing DDNS 4 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.008% - 0.006%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.055% - 0.047%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Average daily rate
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£475 - £413
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £413
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7232 6928 6398
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.04% 14.04% 13.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 4204 3756 3407
Average daily rate £375 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.27% +4.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 444 388 432
Average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.00 £13.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+8.81% -21.56%

DDNS
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

DDNS Jobs Demand Trend in England

DDNS
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

DDNS Daily Rate Trend in England

DDNS
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

DDNS Hourly Rate Trend in England

DDNS
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DDNS within the England region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
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Job
Vacancies
London - 4 £475 -
DDNS
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DDNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing DDNS 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 DDNS.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) LDAP
1 6 (100.00%) DHCP
1 6 (100.00%) DNS
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (83.33%) Firewall
3 4 (66.67%) DSL
3 4 (66.67%) Check Point Certification
3 4 (66.67%) Nokia
3 4 (66.67%) CheckPoint
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco
3 4 (66.67%) VPN
3 4 (66.67%) Linux
3 4 (66.67%) .NET
3 4 (66.67%) ITIL
3 4 (66.67%) PRINCE2
3 4 (66.67%) UNIX
3 4 (66.67%) Security Management
3 4 (66.67%) Wireless
3 4 (66.67%) IPsec
3 4 (66.67%) CCSA
3 4 (66.67%) CCSE
3 4 (66.67%) Snort
3 4 (66.67%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (66.67%) Squid
3 4 (66.67%) PKI
3 4 (66.67%) Technical Architecture
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco IOS
3 4 (66.67%) ITIL V2
3 4 (66.67%) Cyber Security

DDNS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing DDNS 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 DDNS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (16.67%) Lync
2 1 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) LDAP
1 6 (100.00%) DHCP
1 6 (100.00%) DNS
2 5 (83.33%) Firewall
3 4 (66.67%) Wireless
3 4 (66.67%) IPsec
3 4 (66.67%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco IOS
3 4 (66.67%) VPN
3 4 (66.67%) DSL
4 3 (50.00%) Internet
5 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 1 (16.67%) LAN
5 1 (16.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) IT Security Manager
1 4 (66.67%) Security Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Server Support
2 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Server Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Server Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) PKI
2 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
2 1 (16.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) UNIX
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
1 4 (66.67%) PRINCE2
1 4 (66.67%) Security Management
1 4 (66.67%) Technical Architecture
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL V2
1 4 (66.67%) Cyber Security
2 3 (50.00%) Business Continuity Planning
2 3 (50.00%) Malware Detection\Protection
2 3 (50.00%) SIEM
2 3 (50.00%) Business Continuity
2 3 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (50.00%) Data Security
2 3 (50.00%) BCP
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Management
3 2 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (16.67%) Network Architecture
4 1 (16.67%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (16.67%) Service Management
4 1 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Check Point Certification
1 4 (66.67%) CCSA
1 4 (66.67%) CCSE
2 3 (50.00%) CCNA
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) Snort
2 4 (66.67%) Squid
3 2 (33.33%) VMware ESX
3 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (33.33%) vSphere
4 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) WSUS
1 1 (16.67%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Nokia
1 4 (66.67%) CheckPoint
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) Websense
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft