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 24 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 28 28 16
Rank change year-on-year
0 -12
Contract jobs citing DNS 1 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 0.62% 2.20% 2.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.88% 20.00% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate
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- £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £314 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.58% +4.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £30.50 £14.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+110.34% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+56.25% -5.88%
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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
17 20 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 10.56% 10.99% 10.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 4
Average daily rate £250 £350 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +40.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 3
Average hourly rate £30.50 £14.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+110.34% +16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £14.10 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £18.10 £21.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

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
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 27 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 4 (80.00%) Web Services
1 4 (80.00%) UNIX
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
1 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (80.00%) VPN
1 4 (80.00%) SAN
1 4 (80.00%) Shell Script
1 4 (80.00%) Reverse Proxy
1 4 (80.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (60.00%) Puppet
2 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (60.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (60.00%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (60.00%) AWS CloudFormation
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) Replication
2 3 (60.00%) JSON
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) DHCP
3 1 (20.00%) SCCM
3 1 (20.00%) KVM
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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.

Cloud Services
1 4 (80.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (60.00%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (80.00%) VPN
1 4 (80.00%) SAN
1 4 (80.00%) Reverse Proxy
2 3 (60.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) NoSQL
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) AWS Developer
1 3 (60.00%) AWS Architect
1 3 (60.00%) Architect
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) Web Services
2 3 (60.00%) JSON
2 3 (60.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) UNIX
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) KVM
1 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Puppet
1 3 (60.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (20.00%) SCCM