The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 50 48 75
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +27
Contract jobs citing DNS 19 28 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.92% 3.20% 0.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.07% 25.45% 3.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 19 4
Average daily rate
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£388 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.16% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.97 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-5.11% -0.15%
DNS
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Communications & Networking Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
135 110 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 13.65% 12.56% 14.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 62 65
Average daily rate £325 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £250 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £435 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 9
Average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +9.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

DNS
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

DNS Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

DNS
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DNS across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014.

DNS Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

DNS
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

DNS Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 18 (62.07%) DHCP
2 17 (58.62%) Linux
3 14 (48.28%) TCP/IP
4 11 (37.93%) SSL
5 10 (34.48%) Web Services
6 9 (31.03%) Windows
6 9 (31.03%) Python
6 9 (31.03%) Active Directory
6 9 (31.03%) Software Engineering
7 8 (27.59%) VMware
7 8 (27.59%) Amazon AWS
7 8 (27.59%) PHP
8 7 (24.14%) C++
8 7 (24.14%) ITIL
8 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
8 7 (24.14%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (20.69%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (20.69%) DevOps
10 5 (17.24%) nginx
10 5 (17.24%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (17.24%) Network Design
10 5 (17.24%) Internet
10 5 (17.24%) Configuration Management
10 5 (17.24%) UNIX
10 5 (17.24%) Tomcat
11 4 (13.79%) Client/Server
11 4 (13.79%) Ethernet
11 4 (13.79%) Java
11 4 (13.79%) Firewall
11 4 (13.79%) BGP

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 5 (17.24%) Tomcat
1 5 (17.24%) nginx
2 3 (10.34%) Node.js
2 3 (10.34%) WebSphere
2 3 (10.34%) Jetty
2 3 (10.34%) IIS
3 2 (6.90%) Apache
3 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.90%) MS Exchange
3 2 (6.90%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Office
1 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (27.59%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (17.24%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (10.34%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (10.34%) Google App Engine
4 2 (6.90%) Amazon S3
4 2 (6.90%) Route 53
5 1 (3.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (62.07%) DHCP
2 14 (48.28%) TCP/IP
3 11 (37.93%) SSL
4 5 (17.24%) Internet
5 4 (13.79%) MPLS
5 4 (13.79%) OSPF
5 4 (13.79%) BGP
5 4 (13.79%) Firewall
5 4 (13.79%) SSH
5 4 (13.79%) VPLS
5 4 (13.79%) SAN
5 4 (13.79%) Ethernet
6 3 (10.34%) FTP
6 3 (10.34%) HTTP
6 3 (10.34%) IPsec
7 2 (6.90%) IP Telephony
7 2 (6.90%) VPN
8 1 (3.45%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.90%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.45%) MySQL
2 1 (3.45%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.45%) SimpleDB
2 1 (3.45%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.45%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.45%) Redis
2 1 (3.45%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.45%) AdminStudio
2 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (13.79%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.45%) Law
Job Titles
1 10 (34.48%) Cloud Engineer
2 9 (31.03%) Cloud Software Engineer
2 9 (31.03%) Software Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Architect
4 4 (13.79%) Design Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) IP Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) UNIX Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) IT Support
6 2 (6.90%) Operations Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Senior Operations Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Technical Operations Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Senior Cloud Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Head of Operations
7 1 (3.45%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Head of Development
7 1 (3.45%) Windows Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) VMware Specialist
7 1 (3.45%) VMware Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Windows Systems Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Citrix Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (34.48%) Web Services
2 3 (10.34%) .NET
2 3 (10.34%) J2EE
2 3 (10.34%) Servlets
3 1 (3.45%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Client/Server
2 2 (6.90%) Replication
3 1 (3.45%) User Experience
3 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.45%) NHS
3 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (58.62%) Linux
2 9 (31.03%) Windows
3 5 (17.24%) UNIX
4 3 (10.34%) Solaris
4 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (10.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (6.90%) CentOS
5 2 (6.90%) AIX
6 1 (3.45%) Ubuntu
6 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) Software Engineering
2 7 (24.14%) ITIL
3 6 (20.69%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (20.69%) DevOps
4 5 (17.24%) Network Design
4 5 (17.24%) Configuration Management
5 3 (10.34%) TDD
5 3 (10.34%) Change Management
5 3 (10.34%) Load Balancing
5 3 (10.34%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (10.34%) Capacity Management
5 3 (10.34%) Performance Analysis
6 2 (6.90%) Release Management
6 2 (6.90%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (6.90%) Mentoring
6 2 (6.90%) Incident Management
6 2 (6.90%) Service Management
7 1 (3.45%) Project Management
7 1 (3.45%) Validation
7 1 (3.45%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 9 (31.03%) Python
2 8 (27.59%) PHP
3 7 (24.14%) C++
4 4 (13.79%) Java
4 4 (13.79%) Ruby
4 4 (13.79%) Bash Shell
5 3 (10.34%) PowerShell
6 2 (6.90%) SQL
7 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) JNCIP
1 4 (13.79%) JNCIE
1 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.34%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.90%) Degree
3 2 (6.90%) MCSE
3 2 (6.90%) MCSA
3 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (6.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
1 1 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 9 (31.03%) Active Directory
2 7 (24.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (13.79%) VMware ESX
4 3 (10.34%) Xen
5 2 (6.90%) XenDesktop
5 2 (6.90%) vSphere
5 2 (6.90%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V
6 1 (3.45%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) Puppet
1 4 (13.79%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (10.34%) Salt
3 2 (6.90%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (6.90%) NetBackup
3 2 (6.90%) HAProxy
4 1 (3.45%) SCOrch
4 1 (3.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (27.59%) VMware
2 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
3 4 (13.79%) HP
3 4 (13.79%) NetApp
3 4 (13.79%) Citrix
3 4 (13.79%) Juniper
3 4 (13.79%) IBM
4 3 (10.34%) Google
4 3 (10.34%) Red Hat
5 2 (6.90%) Symantec
5 2 (6.90%) Remedy
5 2 (6.90%) Dell
5 2 (6.90%) Cisco
5 2 (6.90%) BMC
6 1 (3.45%) Oracle
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