The first table below looks at the demand for DNA 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 DNA over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the England region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Distributed interNet Applications (DNA)
Rank 545 525 558
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +33
Contract jobs citing DNA 12 25 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.024% 0.054% 0.030%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.033% 0.073% 0.042%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 16 8
Average daily rate
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£338 £338 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -20.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £280 £334
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £484 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -25.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £13.00
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
36743 34175 37676
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.41% 73.35% 71.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 23166 21189 22136
Average daily rate £408 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.21% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1090 995 1360
Average hourly rate £23.63 £32.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.15% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.44 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.20 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
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DNA
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

DNA Jobs Demand Trend in England

DNA
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

DNA Daily Rate Trend in England

DNA
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

DNA Hourly Rate Trend in England

DNA
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 DNA within the England region over the 3 months to 28 July 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
London +9 7 - - 1
East of England -29 3 £304 -6.53%
North West -6 1 £350 +12.90% 1
South East - - - - 2
South West - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
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DNA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing DNA 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 DNA.

1 10 (37.04%) Business Objects
2 9 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 9 (33.33%) Citrix
2 9 (33.33%) AppDNA
3 8 (29.63%) SQL
4 7 (25.93%) VBScript
4 7 (25.93%) SAP
4 7 (25.93%) Windows
4 7 (25.93%) NHS
4 7 (25.93%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (25.93%) Active Directory
4 7 (25.93%) BusinessObjects
4 7 (25.93%) VMware
4 7 (25.93%) VMware ESX
4 7 (25.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (25.93%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (25.93%) Windows 8
4 7 (25.93%) Windows 7
4 7 (25.93%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (25.93%) PowerShell
4 7 (25.93%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (25.93%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (18.52%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (18.52%) Multicast
5 5 (18.52%) MPLS
5 5 (18.52%) OPNET
5 5 (18.52%) IPv6
5 5 (18.52%) ITIL
6 3 (11.11%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (11.11%) Internet

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing DNA 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 DNA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) IPv6
1 5 (18.52%) MPLS
1 5 (18.52%) Multicast
2 3 (11.11%) Internet
3 2 (7.41%) DWDM
3 2 (7.41%) Ethernet
4 1 (3.70%) VPN
4 1 (3.70%) BGP
4 1 (3.70%) Firewall
4 1 (3.70%) VLAN
4 1 (3.70%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 7 (25.93%) BusinessObjects
2 7 (25.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (25.93%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (25.93%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (11.11%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.70%) DB2
4 1 (3.70%) OLAP
4 1 (3.70%) Sybase ASE
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MSI
2 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.70%) ERwin
General
1 3 (11.11%) Finance
1 3 (11.11%) Law
2 1 (3.70%) Legal
2 1 (3.70%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Analyst
2 7 (25.93%) Citrix Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) Network Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) NHS Information Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Information Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Business Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Applications Packager
6 1 (3.70%) Report Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Design Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Data Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) NHS Data Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Agile Coach
6 1 (3.70%) DBA
6 1 (3.70%) Database Specialist
6 1 (3.70%) Senior DBA
6 1 (3.70%) Software Design Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) DB2 DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) NHS
2 1 (3.70%) Firmware
2 1 (3.70%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.93%) Windows Server 2003
1 7 (25.93%) Windows Server 2008
1 7 (25.93%) Windows 7
1 7 (25.93%) Windows 8
1 7 (25.93%) Windows
2 1 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (18.52%) ITIL
1 5 (18.52%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (7.41%) TDD
3 2 (7.41%) PRINCE
3 2 (7.41%) User Stories
3 2 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (7.41%) Scrum
3 2 (7.41%) Test Automation
4 1 (3.70%) Dimensional Modelling
4 1 (3.70%) Kanban
4 1 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (3.70%) Network Management
4 1 (3.70%) Test Strategy
4 1 (3.70%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.70%) Change Management
4 1 (3.70%) E-Commerce
4 1 (3.70%) ERP
4 1 (3.70%) Pair Programming
4 1 (3.70%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (29.63%) SQL
2 7 (25.93%) VBScript
2 7 (25.93%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.70%) C
3 1 (3.70%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) JNCIA
1 1 (3.70%) JNCIS
1 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (25.93%) Active Directory
1 7 (25.93%) VMware ESX
1 7 (25.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 9 (33.33%) AppDNA
2 5 (18.52%) OPNET
3 2 (7.41%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (37.04%) Business Objects
2 9 (33.33%) Citrix
3 7 (25.93%) VMware
3 7 (25.93%) SAP
4 3 (11.11%) Juniper
5 1 (3.70%) Perforce
5 1 (3.70%) LexisNexis
5 1 (3.70%) Cisco
5 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.70%) Sybase