The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 29 40 -
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -
Contract jobs citing DNS 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.40% 1.00% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.17% 6.98% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.22 £18.35 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+26.55% -3.43%
DNS
East Midlands

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

Communications & Networking Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
24 43 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 9.60% 14.29% 23.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 13
Average daily rate £290 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.20% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £300 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £365 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 20 19
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.94% -46.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.88 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.60 £160.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.38%

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

DNS
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

DNS Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

DNS
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

DNS Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

DNS
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester +10 1 £450 - 4
Loughborough - - - - 1
Lutterworth - - - -
Hinckley - - - - 1
DNS
East Midlands

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (87.50%) MS Excel
2 7 (87.50%) TCP/IP
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (75.00%) Incident Management
3 6 (75.00%) PowerShell
3 6 (75.00%) IPsec
3 6 (75.00%) Migration
3 6 (75.00%) PKI
3 6 (75.00%) LDAP
3 6 (75.00%) Kerberos
4 5 (62.50%) ITIL
4 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (50.00%) MCSE
5 4 (50.00%) Internet
6 2 (25.00%) DHCP
7 1 (12.50%) Citrix
7 1 (12.50%) Symantec
7 1 (12.50%) LAN
7 1 (12.50%) WAN
7 1 (12.50%) MS Office
7 1 (12.50%) IBM Notes
7 1 (12.50%) Structured Cabling
7 1 (12.50%) Time Management
7 1 (12.50%) Lotus

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 1 (12.50%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 7 (87.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) TCP/IP
2 6 (75.00%) IPsec
2 6 (75.00%) LDAP
2 6 (75.00%) Kerberos
3 4 (50.00%) Internet
4 2 (25.00%) DHCP
5 1 (12.50%) LAN
5 1 (12.50%) WAN
5 1 (12.50%) Structured Cabling
General
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Active Directory Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (12.50%) Active Directory Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) PKI
2 1 (12.50%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Incident Management
1 6 (75.00%) Migration
2 5 (62.50%) ITIL
3 4 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (12.50%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (50.00%) MCSE
System Software
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix
2 1 (12.50%) Symantec
2 1 (12.50%) Lotus