The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 38 60 46
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -14
Contract jobs citing DNS 30 15 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.70% 1.89% 2.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.24% 12.20% 16.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £248 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £323 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.54% +7.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 4 5
Average hourly rate £21.01 £27.63 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.96% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £23.75 £20.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.31 £29.75 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.51 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+19.51% -10.00%
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 Hertfordshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
174 123 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 21.48% 15.51% 12.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 56 16
Average daily rate £450 £275 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.63% -2.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £185 £149
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 12 8
Average hourly rate £21.53 £21.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.11% -17.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.50 £12.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £33.63 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £23.50 £23.36
% change year-on-year
-8.40% +0.62%

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

DNS
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

DNS Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

DNS
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

DNS Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

DNS
Hourly Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DNS across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

DNS Hourly Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

DNS
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 2 September 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
Stevenage - 12 £288 - 1
Welwyn Garden City -5 5 £315 -
Watford 0 3 - -
Hemel Hempstead +4 2 - - 3
Letchworth - 2 £288 -
Royston - 1 - -
St Albans - 1 - - 1
DNS
East of England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 42 (61.76%) Windows
2 39 (57.35%) DHCP
3 34 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 28 (41.18%) HP
4 28 (41.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 27 (39.71%) Microsoft
6 26 (38.24%) VMware
7 24 (35.29%) Firewall
7 24 (35.29%) Cisco
7 24 (35.29%) Citrix
8 23 (33.82%) TCP/IP
8 23 (33.82%) Windows Server 2003
9 20 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
10 17 (25.00%) ITIL
11 16 (23.53%) Dell
12 15 (22.06%) CCNA
12 15 (22.06%) Cisco Certification
13 13 (19.12%) LAN
13 13 (19.12%) Data Centre
13 13 (19.12%) Hyper-V
14 12 (17.65%) Windows 2000 Server
14 12 (17.65%) SCCM
15 11 (16.18%) Cisco ASA
15 11 (16.18%) VMware Infrastructure
15 11 (16.18%) Asset Management
15 11 (16.18%) SLA
15 11 (16.18%) MS Office
15 11 (16.18%) Windows XP
15 11 (16.18%) Wi-Fi
16 10 (14.71%) Websense

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 6 (8.82%) SharePoint
2 5 (7.35%) Apache
3 4 (5.88%) MS Exchange
4 3 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (4.41%) IIS
4 3 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.94%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.47%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.47%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (16.18%) MS Office
2 6 (8.82%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.47%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.88%) Office 365
2 2 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (57.35%) DHCP
2 24 (35.29%) Firewall
3 23 (33.82%) TCP/IP
4 13 (19.12%) LAN
5 11 (16.18%) Wi-Fi
5 11 (16.18%) Cisco ASA
6 10 (14.71%) FTP
7 9 (13.24%) SAN
7 9 (13.24%) Cisco IOS
7 9 (13.24%) Cisco PIX
8 5 (7.35%) LDAP
9 4 (5.88%) NAS
9 4 (5.88%) VLAN
10 3 (4.41%) SNMP
10 3 (4.41%) SSH
10 3 (4.41%) Network Security
10 3 (4.41%) VPN
10 3 (4.41%) WAN
10 3 (4.41%) Ethernet
10 3 (4.41%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.94%) MySQL
General
1 7 (10.29%) Finance
2 3 (4.41%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.47%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.47%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (14.71%) 2nd Line Support
1 10 (14.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (13.24%) Administrator
2 9 (13.24%) Network Engineer
3 7 (10.29%) Analyst
4 6 (8.82%) Desktop Support
4 6 (8.82%) Help Desk Support
5 5 (7.35%) 1st Line Support
5 5 (7.35%) Consultant
6 3 (4.41%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (4.41%) Senior Network Engineer
6 3 (4.41%) UNIX Engineer
6 3 (4.41%) NOC Engineer
6 3 (4.41%) Operations Engineer
7 2 (2.94%) Network Team Leader
7 2 (2.94%) Network Operations Engineer
7 2 (2.94%) Linux Administrator
7 2 (2.94%) Wintel Consultant
7 2 (2.94%) Windows Administrator
7 2 (2.94%) Data Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.88%) Web Services
2 2 (2.94%) .NET
2 2 (2.94%) Middleware
3 1 (1.47%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 13 (19.12%) Data Centre
2 8 (11.76%) PKI
3 7 (10.29%) Clustering
4 4 (5.88%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (4.41%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.94%) Replication
6 2 (2.94%) e-Health
6 2 (2.94%) Data Extraction
7 1 (1.47%) iPhone
7 1 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.47%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 42 (61.76%) Windows
2 28 (41.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (33.82%) Windows Server 2003
4 20 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (17.65%) Windows 2000 Server
6 11 (16.18%) Windows XP
7 9 (13.24%) Android
8 8 (11.76%) Linux
9 5 (7.35%) UNIX
9 5 (7.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (7.35%) Windows 7
10 3 (4.41%) Solaris
11 2 (2.94%) HPUX
11 2 (2.94%) Debian
12 1 (1.47%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (25.00%) ITIL
2 11 (16.18%) Asset Management
3 10 (14.71%) Kalman Filter
4 9 (13.24%) High Availability
5 8 (11.76%) Server Building
5 8 (11.76%) Load Balancing
5 8 (11.76%) Project Management
6 6 (8.82%) Change Management
6 6 (8.82%) Migration
7 5 (7.35%) Build Automation
8 4 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (5.88%) Configuration Management
9 3 (4.41%) Operations Management
9 3 (4.41%) Office Automation
10 2 (2.94%) Validation
10 2 (2.94%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (2.94%) E-Commerce
10 2 (2.94%) Network Load Balancing
11 1 (1.47%) Release Management
11 1 (1.47%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 9 (13.24%) SQL
2 5 (7.35%) Shell Script
2 5 (7.35%) PowerShell
3 4 (5.88%) Perl
4 3 (4.41%) Python
4 3 (4.41%) Bourne shell
4 3 (4.41%) C-shell
4 3 (4.41%) C#
4 3 (4.41%) Java
5 2 (2.94%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (22.06%) CCNA
1 15 (22.06%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (13.24%) Security Cleared
3 8 (11.76%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.41%) MCSE
4 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.47%) MCITP
6 1 (1.47%) RHCE
6 1 (1.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (16.18%) SLA
2 2 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 34 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 13 (19.12%) Hyper-V
3 11 (16.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (14.71%) XenApp
5 7 (10.29%) vSphere
6 6 (8.82%) Firmware
6 6 (8.82%) VMware ESX
7 5 (7.35%) Terminal Services
8 2 (2.94%) Samba
8 2 (2.94%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (2.94%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (2.94%) iptables
8 2 (2.94%) NFS
9 1 (1.47%) Postfix
9 1 (1.47%) Sendmail
9 1 (1.47%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 12 (17.65%) SCCM
2 9 (13.24%) SCOM
3 5 (7.35%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 4 (5.88%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (5.88%) Puppet
5 3 (4.41%) BMC PATROL
5 3 (4.41%) SCOrch
5 3 (4.41%) Oracle ZFS
6 2 (2.94%) CA Spectrum
7 1 (1.47%) HAProxy
7 1 (1.47%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (1.47%) Backup Exec
7 1 (1.47%) OpenView
7 1 (1.47%) Tivoli
7 1 (1.47%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 28 (41.18%) HP
2 27 (39.71%) Microsoft
3 26 (38.24%) VMware
4 24 (35.29%) Cisco
4 24 (35.29%) Citrix
5 16 (23.53%) Dell
6 10 (14.71%) Websense
7 9 (13.24%) Blue Coat
7 9 (13.24%) Barracuda Networks
7 9 (13.24%) Remedy
7 9 (13.24%) Juniper
8 8 (11.76%) Apple
9 7 (10.29%) Symantec
9 7 (10.29%) Brocade
10 6 (8.82%) Red Hat
10 6 (8.82%) EMC
10 6 (8.82%) IBM
10 6 (8.82%) SAP
11 5 (7.35%) ServiceNow
12 4 (5.88%) McAfee
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