The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 15 20 34
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +14
Contract jobs citing DNS 8 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 6.84% 1.18% 0.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 33.33% 11.11% 4.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 2
Average daily rate
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£375 - £395
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 - £391
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 - £399
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Ipswich region.

Communications & Networking Category
Ipswich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
24 9 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 20.51% 10.59% 18.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 4 25
Average daily rate £375 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £420 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Average hourly rate - £14.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -27.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

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

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

DNS
Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

DNS Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

DNS
Daily Rate Histogram in Ipswich

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DNS across the Ipswich region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

DNS Daily Rate Histogram in Ipswich

DNS
Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

DNS Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Ipswich 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 12 (85.71%) Windows
2 11 (78.57%) Linux
2 11 (78.57%) SQL
2 11 (78.57%) Web Services
2 11 (78.57%) XML
2 11 (78.57%) UNIX
2 11 (78.57%) TCP/IP
2 11 (78.57%) VPN
2 11 (78.57%) Shell Script
2 11 (78.57%) Firewall
2 11 (78.57%) Replication
2 11 (78.57%) JSON
2 11 (78.57%) Reverse Proxy
2 11 (78.57%) PowerShell
2 11 (78.57%) Puppet
2 11 (78.57%) NoSQL
2 11 (78.57%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (71.43%) DevOps
4 9 (64.29%) SAN
5 7 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
7 4 (28.57%) Sun Certification
7 4 (28.57%) Configuration Management
7 4 (28.57%) Java
8 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
9 2 (14.29%) PSTN
9 2 (14.29%) Cisco
9 2 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (14.29%) Cisco CUCM
9 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Ipswich 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 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (78.57%) TCP/IP
1 11 (78.57%) VPN
1 11 (78.57%) Firewall
1 11 (78.57%) Reverse Proxy
2 9 (64.29%) SAN
3 2 (14.29%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (78.57%) NoSQL
General
1 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Web Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Programmer
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Web Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (78.57%) Web Services
1 11 (78.57%) XML
1 11 (78.57%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 11 (78.57%) Replication
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (85.71%) Windows
2 11 (78.57%) Linux
2 11 (78.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) DevOps
2 4 (28.57%) Configuration Management
3 2 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) ERP
4 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) SQL
1 11 (78.57%) Shell Script
1 11 (78.57%) PowerShell
2 4 (28.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Sun Certification
2 1 (7.14%) CCIE
2 1 (7.14%) CCNP
2 1 (7.14%) CCIP
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.14%) ACCA
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
2 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
3 1 (7.14%) KVM
3 1 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (78.57%) Puppet
1 11 (78.57%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (14.29%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Cisco
2 2 (14.29%) VMware
2 2 (14.29%) ForgeRock