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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 20 15 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing DNS 4 11 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 2.84% 8.53% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.53% 50.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 0
Average daily rate
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£305 £388 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.29% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £321 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.94% +7.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+19.58% -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
17 22 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 12.06% 17.05% 11.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 16 4
Average daily rate £275 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £405 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £21.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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 31 August 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 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 4 (57.14%) Telecoms
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) Linux
3 3 (42.86%) Firewall
4 2 (28.57%) Client/Server
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) IPv4
4 2 (28.57%) IPv6
4 2 (28.57%) VMware
4 2 (28.57%) Information Security
4 2 (28.57%) VPN
4 2 (28.57%) Information Management
4 2 (28.57%) PKI
4 2 (28.57%) Visualisation
4 2 (28.57%) Splunk
4 2 (28.57%) User Stories
4 2 (28.57%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (28.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (14.29%) Server Hardening
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (14.29%) vSphere
5 1 (14.29%) VLAN
5 1 (14.29%) SCCM
5 1 (14.29%) Network Security
5 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
5 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) VPN
2 2 (28.57%) IPv4
2 2 (28.57%) IPv6
3 1 (14.29%) PSTN
3 1 (14.29%) DHCP
3 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 1 (14.29%) VLAN
3 1 (14.29%) Network Security
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
General
1 4 (57.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Security Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Network Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Network Security Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Platform Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Client/Server
1 2 (28.57%) PKI
1 2 (28.57%) Visualisation
1 2 (28.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Information Security
1 2 (28.57%) Information Management
1 2 (28.57%) User Stories
1 2 (28.57%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (14.29%) Server Hardening
2 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
2 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
2 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CCIE
1 1 (14.29%) CCNP
1 1 (14.29%) CCIP
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 2 (28.57%) VMware
1 2 (28.57%) Splunk
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco