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 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 18 23 34
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +11
Contract jobs citing DNS 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 1.63% 0.98% 0.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.76% 9.09% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.91 £19.00 £16.88
% change year-on-year
+4.78% +12.59%
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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 11 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 13.82% 10.78% 14.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 5 19
Average daily rate £375 £250 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -35.89%
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 3
Average hourly rate - £23.20 £18.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +28.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 13 (86.67%) SQL
1 13 (86.67%) Windows
1 13 (86.67%) VPN
2 11 (73.33%) UNIX
2 11 (73.33%) Linux
2 11 (73.33%) Web Services
2 11 (73.33%) XML
2 11 (73.33%) TCP/IP
2 11 (73.33%) Shell Script
2 11 (73.33%) Firewall
2 11 (73.33%) Replication
2 11 (73.33%) JSON
2 11 (73.33%) Reverse Proxy
2 11 (73.33%) PowerShell
2 11 (73.33%) NoSQL
2 11 (73.33%) Puppet
2 11 (73.33%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (66.67%) DevOps
4 9 (60.00%) SAN
5 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
6 7 (46.67%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (26.67%) Sun Certification
7 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
7 4 (26.67%) Java
7 4 (26.67%) Configuration Management
8 3 (20.00%) Hyper-V
8 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
9 2 (13.33%) MCP
9 2 (13.33%) MS Office
9 2 (13.33%) Cisco

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
1 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (13.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (46.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (86.67%) VPN
2 11 (73.33%) Firewall
2 11 (73.33%) Reverse Proxy
2 11 (73.33%) TCP/IP
3 9 (60.00%) SAN
4 2 (13.33%) PSTN
4 2 (13.33%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (73.33%) NoSQL
General
1 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Developer
2 5 (33.33%) Web Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Support Assistant
3 2 (13.33%) Programmer
3 2 (13.33%) IT Support Assistant
3 2 (13.33%) IT Assistant
3 2 (13.33%) IT Support
4 1 (6.67%) Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Web Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (73.33%) Web Services
1 11 (73.33%) XML
1 11 (73.33%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 11 (73.33%) Replication
2 2 (13.33%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 13 (86.67%) Windows
2 11 (73.33%) Linux
2 11 (73.33%) UNIX
3 2 (13.33%) Windows XP
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) DevOps
2 4 (26.67%) Configuration Management
3 2 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 13 (86.67%) SQL
2 11 (73.33%) Shell Script
2 11 (73.33%) PowerShell
3 4 (26.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Sun Certification
2 2 (13.33%) MCP
3 1 (6.67%) CCIE
3 1 (6.67%) CCNP
3 1 (6.67%) CCIP
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (6.67%) ACCA
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (6.67%) KVM
Systems Management
1 11 (73.33%) Puppet
1 11 (73.33%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) HP
2 2 (13.33%) Apple
2 2 (13.33%) Sophos
2 2 (13.33%) VMware
2 2 (13.33%) SonicWALL
2 2 (13.33%) ForgeRock
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco