The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Distributed interNet Applications (DNA)
Rank 566 529 568
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +39
Contract jobs citing DNA 16 16 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.031% 0.033% 0.022%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.041% 0.045% 0.031%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 7
Average daily rate
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£375 £423 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.24% +14.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £322 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £330 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.30% -26.66%
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 Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
38954 35940 38894
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.26% 74.48% 72.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 24704 22658 22956
Average daily rate £413 £402 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.54% +0.56%
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 £368 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1103 1007 1440
Average hourly rate £23.50 £29.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.96% -9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DNA across the England region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

DNA Daily Rate Histogram 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 22 September 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 0 8 £450 - 2
North West -4 1 £350 +12.90%
South East - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
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DNA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 12 (35.29%) MPLS
1 12 (35.29%) Capacity Planning
2 11 (32.35%) SQL
3 10 (29.41%) Business Objects
3 10 (29.41%) SQL Server
4 9 (26.47%) VPN
4 9 (26.47%) IPv6
4 9 (26.47%) Citrix
4 9 (26.47%) Junos
4 9 (26.47%) Multicast
5 8 (23.53%) Juniper
6 7 (20.59%) Active Directory
6 7 (20.59%) BusinessObjects
6 7 (20.59%) Windows
6 7 (20.59%) MS Excel
6 7 (20.59%) SAP
6 7 (20.59%) ITIL
6 7 (20.59%) VBScript
6 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (20.59%) Internet
6 7 (20.59%) NHS
6 7 (20.59%) VMware
6 7 (20.59%) VMware ESX
6 7 (20.59%) AppDNA
6 7 (20.59%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (20.59%) Windows 8
6 7 (20.59%) Windows 7
6 7 (20.59%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (20.59%) PowerShell
6 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2008

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.88%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 7 (20.59%) MS Excel
2 5 (14.71%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 12 (35.29%) MPLS
2 9 (26.47%) VPN
2 9 (26.47%) IPv6
2 9 (26.47%) Junos
2 9 (26.47%) Multicast
3 7 (20.59%) Internet
4 6 (17.65%) BGP
4 6 (17.65%) VLAN
5 5 (14.71%) Ethernet
5 5 (14.71%) DWDM
6 1 (2.94%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 7 (20.59%) BusinessObjects
2 7 (20.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (20.59%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (20.59%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (8.82%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (5.88%) KDB
4 2 (5.88%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.94%) DB2
5 1 (2.94%) OLAP
5 1 (2.94%) Sybase ASE
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) ERwin
General
1 5 (14.71%) Front Office
2 3 (8.82%) Finance
3 1 (2.94%) Law
3 1 (2.94%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (35.29%) Network Engineer
2 7 (20.59%) Analyst
2 7 (20.59%) Citrix Engineer
3 6 (17.65%) Lead Network Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) Network Implementation Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) Implementation Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) NHS Information Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Information Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Applications Support
6 2 (5.88%) Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Consultant
7 1 (2.94%) Senior DBA
7 1 (2.94%) DB2 DBA
7 1 (2.94%) Report Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Data Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) C# Developer
7 1 (2.94%) DBA
7 1 (2.94%) Front Office Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Database Specialist
7 1 (2.94%) Agile Coach
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) WPF
2 1 (2.94%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) NHS
2 4 (11.76%) Fixed Income
3 1 (2.94%) Economics
3 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.94%) Firmware
3 1 (2.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2003
1 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2008
1 7 (20.59%) Windows 7
1 7 (20.59%) Windows 8
1 7 (20.59%) Windows
2 3 (8.82%) Linux
3 1 (2.94%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (35.29%) Capacity Planning
2 7 (20.59%) ITIL
3 3 (8.82%) TDD
4 2 (5.88%) Low Latency
4 2 (5.88%) Problem Management
4 2 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (2.94%) Straight-Through Processing
5 1 (2.94%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (2.94%) Dimensional Modelling
5 1 (2.94%) Kanban
5 1 (2.94%) Test Automation
5 1 (2.94%) ERP
5 1 (2.94%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.94%) Change Management
5 1 (2.94%) Scrum
5 1 (2.94%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (2.94%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (2.94%) Line Management
5 1 (2.94%) Coaching
5 1 (2.94%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 11 (32.35%) SQL
2 7 (20.59%) VBScript
2 7 (20.59%) PowerShell
3 2 (5.88%) Python
3 2 (5.88%) Shell Script
3 2 (5.88%) C#
3 2 (5.88%) C++
3 2 (5.88%) Java
3 2 (5.88%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) JNCIA
2 2 (5.88%) CCNP
2 2 (5.88%) CCNA
2 2 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (5.88%) Degree
3 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.94%) JNCIS
System Software
1 7 (20.59%) Active Directory
1 7 (20.59%) VMware ESX
1 7 (20.59%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (20.59%) AppDNA
2 4 (11.76%) OPNET
Vendors
1 10 (29.41%) Business Objects
2 9 (26.47%) Citrix
3 8 (23.53%) Juniper
4 7 (20.59%) SAP
4 7 (20.59%) VMware
5 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
6 3 (8.82%) Tradeweb
6 3 (8.82%) Sybase
6 3 (8.82%) Reuters
7 2 (5.88%) Oracle
8 1 (2.94%) Cisco
8 1 (2.94%) Perforce
8 1 (2.94%) LexisNexis