The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 54 28 33
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +5
Contract jobs citing DNS 10 27 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.86% 4.64% 2.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.69% 30.00% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 12 5
Average daily rate
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£403 £230 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% -34.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -41.49%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
DNS
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Communications & Networking Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
130 90 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 24.12% 15.46% 18.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 37 35
Average daily rate £403 £335 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.14% -10.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £184 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 17 10
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £26.99
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -42.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.45 £14.00 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.20 £37.00 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.88 £21.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+5.17% +3.57%

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

DNS
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

DNS Daily Rate Trend in Essex

DNS
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

DNS Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

DNS
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the Essex region over the 3 months to 28 November 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
Brentwood -8 3 - -
Chelmsford - - - -
Colchester - - - -
Stanford-le-Hope - - - -
Basildon - - - -
Billericay - - - -
Braintree - - - -
DNS
East of England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 9 (69.23%) Windows
2 8 (61.54%) DHCP
2 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 8 (61.54%) Oracle
2 8 (61.54%) Solaris
3 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
4 6 (46.15%) HP
5 5 (38.46%) Citrix
5 5 (38.46%) Shell Script
5 5 (38.46%) VMware
5 5 (38.46%) WebLogic
5 5 (38.46%) PHP
5 5 (38.46%) TCP/IP
5 5 (38.46%) MS Exchange
5 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
5 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
5 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (30.77%) XenApp
6 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
6 4 (30.77%) ITIL
6 4 (30.77%) Linux
6 4 (30.77%) Telecoms
6 4 (30.77%) Finance
6 4 (30.77%) Migration
6 4 (30.77%) Firewall
6 4 (30.77%) IBM
7 3 (23.08%) Wireless
7 3 (23.08%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (23.08%) SAN
7 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 5 (38.46%) WebLogic
1 5 (38.46%) MS Exchange
2 2 (15.38%) Apache
2 2 (15.38%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Office
2 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (61.54%) DHCP
2 5 (38.46%) TCP/IP
3 4 (30.77%) Firewall
4 3 (23.08%) Wireless
4 3 (23.08%) SAN
4 3 (23.08%) Broadband
5 1 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (7.69%) LDAP
5 1 (7.69%) VPN
5 1 (7.69%) LAN
5 1 (7.69%) WAN
5 1 (7.69%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
1 3 (23.08%) DB2
2 2 (15.38%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MSI
General
1 4 (30.77%) Telecoms
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Desktop Support
3 2 (15.38%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) Support Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Migration Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Support Technician
4 1 (7.69%) Citrix Support Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) IT Support
4 1 (7.69%) IT Technician
4 1 (7.69%) Desktop Technician
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Technician
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Lead Architect
4 1 (7.69%) IT Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) J2EE
2 1 (7.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Clustering
2 2 (15.38%) Blackberry
3 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Windows
2 8 (61.54%) Solaris
3 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
3 4 (30.77%) Linux
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (23.08%) AIX
4 3 (23.08%) Windows XP
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (15.38%) Windows 8
5 2 (15.38%) Apple iOS
6 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) ITIL
1 4 (30.77%) Migration
2 1 (7.69%) Change Management
2 1 (7.69%) CRM
2 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
2 1 (7.69%) Zachman Framework
2 1 (7.69%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) Shell Script
1 5 (38.46%) PHP
2 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
1 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (23.08%) MCSE
2 3 (23.08%) MCITP
3 2 (15.38%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (7.69%) CCNA
4 1 (7.69%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
2 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (30.77%) XenApp
4 3 (23.08%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (23.08%) MetaFrame
5 1 (7.69%) VMware ESX
5 1 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
5 1 (7.69%) XenServer
5 1 (7.69%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) SCCM
2 1 (7.69%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
1 8 (61.54%) Oracle
2 6 (46.15%) HP
3 5 (38.46%) Citrix
3 5 (38.46%) VMware
4 4 (30.77%) IBM
5 3 (23.08%) EMC
6 2 (15.38%) Cisco
6 2 (15.38%) BEA
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