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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 76 65 39
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -26
Contract jobs citing DNS 19 15 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.47% 1.30% 3.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.41% 11.36% 20.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 20
Average daily rate
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£288 £300 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £135 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £475 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £321 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.16% +7.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+56.25% -5.88%
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
202 132 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 15.62% 11.41% 17.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 90 74
Average daily rate £275 £325 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +20.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £225 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
- +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 12
Average hourly rate £117.50 £18.00 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+552.77% -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 17 April 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 17 April 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 31 (64.58%) Linux
2 27 (56.25%) VMware
3 26 (54.17%) TCP/IP
4 25 (52.08%) Apache
5 21 (43.75%) DHCP
6 20 (41.67%) SSL
7 19 (39.58%) Amazon AWS
8 18 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
8 18 (37.50%) Microsoft
8 18 (37.50%) UNIX
8 18 (37.50%) Java
9 16 (33.33%) Tomcat
9 16 (33.33%) Configuration Management
10 15 (31.25%) FTP
10 15 (31.25%) nginx
10 15 (31.25%) Amazon EC2
11 14 (29.17%) Oracle
11 14 (29.17%) IPsec
11 14 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
12 13 (27.08%) Continuous Integration
13 12 (25.00%) Jetty
13 12 (25.00%) Google
13 12 (25.00%) Xen
13 12 (25.00%) WebSphere
13 12 (25.00%) Google App Engine
13 12 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
13 12 (25.00%) Jenkins
13 12 (25.00%) Google Cloud Platform
13 12 (25.00%) IIS
13 12 (25.00%) Servlets

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 25 (52.08%) Apache
2 16 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 15 (31.25%) nginx
4 12 (25.00%) IIS
4 12 (25.00%) WebSphere
4 12 (25.00%) Jetty
5 6 (12.50%) Node.js
6 3 (6.25%) MS Exchange
6 3 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (4.17%) WebLogic
8 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
8 1 (2.08%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (2.08%) Lync
8 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (8.33%) MS Office
2 2 (4.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 19 (39.58%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (31.25%) Amazon EC2
3 12 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
3 12 (25.00%) Google App Engine
3 12 (25.00%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (6.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 3 (6.25%) Amazon S3
4 3 (6.25%) Route 53
5 2 (4.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (4.17%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (2.08%) IaaS
6 1 (2.08%) SaaS
6 1 (2.08%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (54.17%) TCP/IP
2 21 (43.75%) DHCP
3 20 (41.67%) SSL
4 15 (31.25%) FTP
5 14 (29.17%) IPsec
6 12 (25.00%) HTTP
7 10 (20.83%) LDAP
8 8 (16.67%) SAN
8 8 (16.67%) Internet
9 5 (10.42%) VPN
9 5 (10.42%) Firewall
10 3 (6.25%) OSPF
10 3 (6.25%) BGP
10 3 (6.25%) EIGRP
10 3 (6.25%) iSCSI
10 3 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (6.25%) Fibre Channel
10 3 (6.25%) Ethernet
10 3 (6.25%) SMTP
11 2 (4.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.67%) Oracle Database 12c
1 8 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 7 (14.58%) MySQL
3 4 (8.33%) NoSQL
4 3 (6.25%) Redis
4 3 (6.25%) MongoDB
4 3 (6.25%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (4.17%) SQL Server
5 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.08%) SimpleDB
6 1 (2.08%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.08%) Couchbase
6 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.17%) MSI
3 1 (2.08%) Fiddler
General
1 3 (6.25%) Telecoms
1 3 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (2.08%) Legal
2 1 (2.08%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
1 8 (16.67%) Administrator
1 8 (16.67%) UNIX Systems Administrator
1 8 (16.67%) UNIX Administrator
2 5 (10.42%) Software Engineer
3 4 (8.33%) Operations Engineer
3 4 (8.33%) Cloud Engineer
4 3 (6.25%) Cloud Software Engineer
4 3 (6.25%) Solaris Administrator
4 3 (6.25%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
4 3 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (6.25%) Network Engineer
4 3 (6.25%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 3 (6.25%) Solaris Systems Administrator
4 3 (6.25%) Architect
5 2 (4.17%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (4.17%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (4.17%) Support Engineer
5 2 (4.17%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (25.00%) .NET
1 12 (25.00%) J2EE
1 12 (25.00%) Servlets
2 7 (14.58%) Web Services
3 3 (6.25%) Middleware
4 2 (4.17%) Application Packaging
4 2 (4.17%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.58%) Client/Server
1 7 (14.58%) Open Source
2 3 (6.25%) PDA
2 3 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.25%) User Experience
3 2 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.17%) Replication
4 1 (2.08%) CLARiiON
4 1 (2.08%) Symmetrix
4 1 (2.08%) Clustering
4 1 (2.08%) PKI
4 1 (2.08%) CMDB
4 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (2.08%) IBM XIV
4 1 (2.08%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 31 (64.58%) Linux
2 18 (37.50%) UNIX
3 12 (25.00%) Windows
4 10 (20.83%) Solaris
5 8 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (6.25%) HPUX
7 2 (4.17%) Mac OS
7 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (2.08%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.08%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.08%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 14 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (27.08%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (20.83%) DevOps
4 10 (20.83%) Service Management
4 10 (20.83%) Load Balancing
5 9 (18.75%) Unit Testing
6 8 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (16.67%) Automated Testing
7 7 (14.58%) E-Commerce
8 6 (12.50%) ITIL
8 6 (12.50%) Software Engineering
9 5 (10.42%) Project Management
10 4 (8.33%) Incident Management
11 3 (6.25%) Service Delivery
11 3 (6.25%) Network Design
11 3 (6.25%) Kanban
11 3 (6.25%) Test Automation
11 3 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
12 2 (4.17%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 18 (37.50%) Java
2 9 (18.75%) PHP
3 8 (16.67%) Python
4 7 (14.58%) C++
4 7 (14.58%) Ruby
4 7 (14.58%) Bash Shell
5 4 (8.33%) Perl
5 4 (8.33%) SQL
6 3 (6.25%) JavaScript
7 2 (4.17%) VBScript
7 2 (4.17%) Shell Script
7 2 (4.17%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.08%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 8 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (8.33%) MCSE
4 3 (6.25%) CCNA
4 3 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (4.17%) VCP5
5 2 (4.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (4.17%) MCITP
5 2 (4.17%) Degree
5 2 (4.17%) CCSA
5 2 (4.17%) CCSE
5 2 (4.17%) VCAP
5 2 (4.17%) CCDA
5 2 (4.17%) CCDP
5 2 (4.17%) MCSA
5 2 (4.17%) CCNP
5 2 (4.17%) CISSP
6 1 (2.08%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.42%) SLA
2 2 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 18 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (25.00%) Xen
3 9 (18.75%) Active Directory
4 3 (6.25%) VMware ESX
4 3 (6.25%) XenDesktop
5 2 (4.17%) vSphere
5 2 (4.17%) Terminal Services
6 1 (2.08%) NFS
6 1 (2.08%) Terminal Server
6 1 (2.08%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (2.08%) XenApp
6 1 (2.08%) UAG
Systems Management
1 10 (20.83%) Puppet
2 9 (18.75%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (16.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 3 (6.25%) HAProxy
5 1 (2.08%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (2.08%) Salt
5 1 (2.08%) SCCM
5 1 (2.08%) SCOM
Vendors
1 27 (56.25%) VMware
2 18 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 14 (29.17%) Oracle
4 12 (25.00%) Google
5 10 (20.83%) HP
6 8 (16.67%) Red Hat
7 5 (10.42%) Citrix
8 3 (6.25%) Cisco
9 2 (4.17%) Sun
9 2 (4.17%) Veritas
9 2 (4.17%) CheckPoint
9 2 (4.17%) Percona
10 1 (2.08%) AppSense
10 1 (2.08%) Remedy
10 1 (2.08%) Wyse
10 1 (2.08%) Dell
10 1 (2.08%) EMC
10 1 (2.08%) IBM
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