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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 14 25 -
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -
Contract jobs citing DNS 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 2.38% 1.49% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.38% 9.09% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate £231 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-48.61% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-12.45% +42.78%
DNS
Suffolk

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
13 22 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 15.48% 16.42% 9.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 6
Average daily rate £363 £250 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.00% -37.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 2
Average hourly rate - £25.00 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +88.67%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 18 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (50.00%) DHCP
3 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
4 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
4 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (25.00%) Firewall
4 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (25.00%) vSphere
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) DHCP
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
1 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (25.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
1 1 (25.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
1 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Server Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Server Support
1 1 (25.00%) Server Support Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco