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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 41 54 52
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -2
Contract jobs citing DNS 18 14 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.84% 1.82% 1.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.04% 11.38% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 4
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£375 £258 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.63% -26.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £321 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.16% +7.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 2
Average hourly rate £14.85 - £22.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.63 - £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.25 - £28.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+56.25% -5.88%
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
138 123 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 21.80% 15.99% 15.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 38 27
Average daily rate £375 £325 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +5.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £194 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
- +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 5
Average hourly rate £14.85 £30.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.78 £26.93 £14.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £33.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DNS across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

DNS Daily Rate Histogram 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 17 April 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 17 April 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
Welwyn Garden City +9 3 £375 -16.66% 2
Watford +8 3 £215 -33.84% 1
Bishop's Stortford - - - -
Borehamwood - - - - 1
Harpenden - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - - 1
Potters Bar - - - -
St Albans - - - - 2
DNS
East of England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 26 (70.27%) Windows
2 24 (64.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (59.46%) Active Directory
4 21 (56.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 19 (51.35%) Citrix
5 19 (51.35%) DHCP
5 19 (51.35%) VMware
6 17 (45.95%) Microsoft
7 15 (40.54%) TCP/IP
7 15 (40.54%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (35.14%) VMware Infrastructure
9 12 (32.43%) Cisco
9 12 (32.43%) HP
10 11 (29.73%) SCOM
10 11 (29.73%) Hyper-V
11 9 (24.32%) Dell
11 9 (24.32%) Linux
12 8 (21.62%) Red Hat
12 8 (21.62%) PowerShell
12 8 (21.62%) vSphere
13 7 (18.92%) SCCM
13 7 (18.92%) XenApp
13 7 (18.92%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 7 (18.92%) Terminal Services
13 7 (18.92%) Symantec
13 7 (18.92%) SAN
14 6 (16.22%) Project Management
14 6 (16.22%) Network Load Balancing
14 6 (16.22%) NetApp
14 6 (16.22%) ITIL

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 5 (13.51%) MS Exchange
1 5 (13.51%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (10.81%) IIS
3 3 (8.11%) Apache
4 2 (5.41%) SharePoint
4 2 (5.41%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (13.51%) MS Office
2 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.11%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.41%) Office 365
3 1 (2.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (51.35%) DHCP
2 15 (40.54%) TCP/IP
3 7 (18.92%) SAN
4 6 (16.22%) LDAP
5 5 (13.51%) Firewall
6 4 (10.81%) LAN
7 3 (8.11%) WAN
7 3 (8.11%) Wireless
7 3 (8.11%) SSH
7 3 (8.11%) BIG-IP
7 3 (8.11%) iSCSI
7 3 (8.11%) NetScaler
8 2 (5.41%) Ethernet
8 2 (5.41%) FTP
8 2 (5.41%) Internet
9 1 (2.70%) DWDM
9 1 (2.70%) MPLS
9 1 (2.70%) OSPF
9 1 (2.70%) BGP
9 1 (2.70%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) MySQL
General
1 3 (8.11%) Finance
1 3 (8.11%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (18.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (16.22%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (13.51%) Software Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) Support Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) Network Support Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) Administrator
4 4 (10.81%) Network Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Network Support
5 3 (8.11%) Embedded C Software Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) UNIX Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Embedded C Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) C Software Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Cloud Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Desktop Support
5 3 (8.11%) Support Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Consultant
5 3 (8.11%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.41%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.51%) Web Services
1 5 (13.51%) JSON
1 5 (13.51%) RESTful
2 3 (8.11%) REST
2 3 (8.11%) SOAP
3 2 (5.41%) HTML
3 2 (5.41%) .NET
4 1 (2.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Management Information System
1 4 (10.81%) Clustering
2 3 (8.11%) Replication
2 3 (8.11%) Online Games
3 2 (5.41%) Freedom of Information
3 2 (5.41%) PKI
4 1 (2.70%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 26 (70.27%) Windows
2 24 (64.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (56.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (40.54%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (24.32%) Linux
6 6 (16.22%) Windows 2000 Server
6 6 (16.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (13.51%) Windows XP
7 5 (13.51%) ThreadX
7 5 (13.51%) Android
8 4 (10.81%) Windows 7
9 3 (8.11%) UNIX
9 3 (8.11%) Solaris
10 1 (2.70%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (16.22%) Project Management
1 6 (16.22%) ITIL
1 6 (16.22%) Network Load Balancing
2 5 (13.51%) Software Engineering
3 4 (10.81%) Asset Management
3 4 (10.81%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (10.81%) Service Delivery
4 3 (8.11%) E-Commerce
4 3 (8.11%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (5.41%) Data Protection
5 2 (5.41%) Information Security
5 2 (5.41%) Change Management
5 2 (5.41%) High Availability
5 2 (5.41%) Change Control
5 2 (5.41%) Build Automation
5 2 (5.41%) Information Management
5 2 (5.41%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (2.70%) Operations Management
6 1 (2.70%) Migration
6 1 (2.70%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.62%) PowerShell
2 5 (13.51%) Embedded C
2 5 (13.51%) C
2 5 (13.51%) Lua
3 3 (8.11%) Perl
3 3 (8.11%) Python
3 3 (8.11%) Shell Script
3 3 (8.11%) Bourne shell
3 3 (8.11%) C-shell
4 2 (5.41%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (13.51%) CCNA
1 5 (13.51%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (13.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (8.11%) MCSE
3 2 (5.41%) Degree
4 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.70%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.51%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (59.46%) Active Directory
2 13 (35.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (29.73%) Hyper-V
4 8 (21.62%) vSphere
5 7 (18.92%) Terminal Services
5 7 (18.92%) XenApp
6 5 (13.51%) VMware ESX
7 4 (10.81%) NFS
8 3 (8.11%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (8.11%) vCloud
9 2 (5.41%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (5.41%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (2.70%) Samba
10 1 (2.70%) iptables
Systems Management
1 11 (29.73%) SCOM
2 7 (18.92%) SCCM
2 7 (18.92%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 4 (10.81%) WSUS
4 3 (8.11%) Puppet
5 2 (5.41%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 19 (51.35%) Citrix
1 19 (51.35%) VMware
2 17 (45.95%) Microsoft
3 12 (32.43%) Cisco
3 12 (32.43%) HP
4 9 (24.32%) Dell
5 8 (21.62%) Red Hat
6 7 (18.92%) Symantec
7 6 (16.22%) NetApp
8 5 (13.51%) Apple
8 5 (13.51%) Oracle
9 3 (8.11%) Sun
9 3 (8.11%) EMC
10 2 (5.41%) BMC
10 2 (5.41%) ServiceNow
11 1 (2.70%) Akamai
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