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 31 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 80 63 61
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -2
Contract jobs citing DNS 9 18 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.76% 1.67% 0.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.36% 15.00% 3.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 2
Average daily rate
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£375 £300 £110
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +172.72%
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £330 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.54% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+48.43% +3.22%
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
168 120 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 14.11% 11.11% 13.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 80 47
Average daily rate £305 £300 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £225 £112
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 12
Average hourly rate £35.00 £18.00 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+94.44% -49.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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 31 March 2015.

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 31 March 2015, 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 21 (53.85%) Linux
2 18 (46.15%) UNIX
2 18 (46.15%) VMware
3 16 (41.03%) TCP/IP
4 15 (38.46%) Apache
5 14 (35.90%) Oracle
6 13 (33.33%) Windows
7 12 (30.77%) DHCP
8 11 (28.21%) SSL
9 10 (25.64%) LDAP
9 10 (25.64%) Active Directory
9 10 (25.64%) HP
9 10 (25.64%) Solaris
9 10 (25.64%) Service Management
9 10 (25.64%) Load Balancing
10 9 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
10 9 (23.08%) PHP
10 9 (23.08%) Microsoft
10 9 (23.08%) SAN
11 8 (20.51%) Red Hat
11 8 (20.51%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 8 (20.51%) Java
11 8 (20.51%) Python
11 8 (20.51%) Disaster Recovery
11 8 (20.51%) Internet
11 8 (20.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (20.51%) SC Cleared
11 8 (20.51%) Security Cleared
11 8 (20.51%) Oracle Database 12c
11 8 (20.51%) Oracle Database

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 15 (38.46%) Apache
2 6 (15.38%) Tomcat
2 6 (15.38%) Node.js
3 5 (12.82%) nginx
4 4 (10.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (7.69%) MS Exchange
6 2 (5.13%) WebSphere
6 2 (5.13%) Jetty
6 2 (5.13%) WebLogic
6 2 (5.13%) IIS
7 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
7 1 (2.56%) Lync
7 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (2.56%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (12.82%) MS Office
2 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.95%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (12.82%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (7.69%) Amazon S3
3 3 (7.69%) Route 53
3 3 (7.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (5.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (5.13%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (5.13%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (5.13%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (5.13%) Google App Engine
5 1 (2.56%) SaaS
5 1 (2.56%) PaaS
5 1 (2.56%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (41.03%) TCP/IP
2 12 (30.77%) DHCP
3 11 (28.21%) SSL
4 10 (25.64%) LDAP
5 9 (23.08%) SAN
6 8 (20.51%) Internet
7 6 (15.38%) VPN
7 6 (15.38%) FTP
8 5 (12.82%) Firewall
9 4 (10.26%) IPsec
9 4 (10.26%) iSCSI
9 4 (10.26%) Fibre Channel
9 4 (10.26%) Ethernet
9 4 (10.26%) SMTP
10 3 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (7.69%) RTSP
10 3 (7.69%) OSPF
10 3 (7.69%) BGP
10 3 (7.69%) EIGRP
11 2 (5.13%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.51%) Oracle Database 12c
1 8 (20.51%) Oracle Database
2 7 (17.95%) MySQL
3 4 (10.26%) NoSQL
4 3 (7.69%) Redis
4 3 (7.69%) MongoDB
4 3 (7.69%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
5 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.56%) SimpleDB
6 1 (2.56%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.56%) Couchbase
6 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (7.69%) MSI
2 2 (5.13%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.56%) Fiddler
General
1 3 (7.69%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.13%) Finance
3 1 (2.56%) Legal
3 1 (2.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (20.51%) Systems Administrator
1 8 (20.51%) Administrator
1 8 (20.51%) UNIX Systems Administrator
1 8 (20.51%) UNIX Administrator
2 5 (12.82%) Software Engineer
3 4 (10.26%) Cloud Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) Cloud Software Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) Network Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 3 (7.69%) Solaris Systems Administrator
4 3 (7.69%) Architect
4 3 (7.69%) Solaris Administrator
4 3 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
4 3 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) Operations Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) UNIX Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (5.13%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.95%) Web Services
2 3 (7.69%) Middleware
3 2 (5.13%) Application Packaging
3 2 (5.13%) WebCenter
3 2 (5.13%) .NET
3 2 (5.13%) J2EE
3 2 (5.13%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.95%) Client/Server
2 4 (10.26%) PDA
3 3 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 3 (7.69%) User Experience
4 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.13%) Replication
5 1 (2.56%) CLARiiON
5 1 (2.56%) Symmetrix
5 1 (2.56%) Clustering
5 1 (2.56%) PKI
5 1 (2.56%) CMDB
5 1 (2.56%) Open Source
5 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (2.56%) IBM XIV
5 1 (2.56%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 21 (53.85%) Linux
2 18 (46.15%) UNIX
3 13 (33.33%) Windows
4 10 (25.64%) Solaris
5 8 (20.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (7.69%) HPUX
7 2 (5.13%) Mac OS
7 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (2.56%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.56%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.56%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.64%) Service Management
1 10 (25.64%) Load Balancing
2 8 (20.51%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (20.51%) DevOps
3 7 (17.95%) E-Commerce
4 6 (15.38%) ITIL
4 6 (15.38%) Configuration Management
4 6 (15.38%) Software Engineering
5 5 (12.82%) Project Management
6 4 (10.26%) Incident Management
6 4 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (7.69%) Network Design
7 3 (7.69%) Service Delivery
7 3 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (7.69%) Kanban
7 3 (7.69%) Test Automation
7 3 (7.69%) Software Deployment
7 3 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (5.13%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (5.13%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.08%) PHP
2 8 (20.51%) Python
2 8 (20.51%) Java
3 7 (17.95%) C++
3 7 (17.95%) Ruby
3 7 (17.95%) Bash Shell
4 4 (10.26%) Perl
4 4 (10.26%) SQL
5 3 (7.69%) JavaScript
6 2 (5.13%) VBScript
6 2 (5.13%) Shell Script
6 2 (5.13%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (20.51%) SC Cleared
1 8 (20.51%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (10.26%) MCSE
3 3 (7.69%) CCNA
3 3 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (5.13%) VCP5
4 2 (5.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (5.13%) MCITP
4 2 (5.13%) Degree
4 2 (5.13%) CCSA
4 2 (5.13%) CCSE
4 2 (5.13%) VCAP
4 2 (5.13%) CCDA
4 2 (5.13%) CCDP
4 2 (5.13%) MCSA
4 2 (5.13%) CCNP
4 2 (5.13%) CISSP
5 1 (2.56%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.82%) SLA
2 2 (5.13%) QA
System Software
1 10 (25.64%) Active Directory
2 9 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (10.26%) VMware ESX
3 4 (10.26%) XenDesktop
4 3 (7.69%) vSphere
5 2 (5.13%) Xen
5 2 (5.13%) Terminal Services
6 1 (2.56%) NFS
6 1 (2.56%) Terminal Server
6 1 (2.56%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (2.56%) XenApp
6 1 (2.56%) UAG
Systems Management
1 8 (20.51%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 4 (10.26%) Puppet
3 3 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (7.69%) HAProxy
4 1 (2.56%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (2.56%) Salt
4 1 (2.56%) SCCM
4 1 (2.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 18 (46.15%) VMware
2 14 (35.90%) Oracle
3 10 (25.64%) HP
4 9 (23.08%) Microsoft
5 8 (20.51%) Red Hat
6 6 (15.38%) Citrix
7 3 (7.69%) Cisco
8 2 (5.13%) Sun
8 2 (5.13%) Veritas
8 2 (5.13%) CheckPoint
8 2 (5.13%) Google
8 2 (5.13%) Percona
9 1 (2.56%) AppSense
9 1 (2.56%) Remedy
9 1 (2.56%) Wyse
9 1 (2.56%) Dell
9 1 (2.56%) EMC
9 1 (2.56%) IBM