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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 36 37 28
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -9
Contract jobs citing DNS 5 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.64% 1.74% 3.86%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.83% 10.87% 25.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 1
Average daily rate
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£275 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £346 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.53% +8.33%
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%
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 46 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 7.87% 16.03% 15.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 17 14
Average daily rate £275 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £563 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 6
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -1.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £23.50 £23.21
% change year-on-year
-8.40% +1.24%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DNS across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

DNS Daily Rate Histogram 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 4 September 2015. 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 +6 5 £275 -
DNS
East Midlands

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 12 (92.31%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) MS Exchange
2 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (53.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (38.46%) Kalman Filter
3 5 (38.46%) Migration
3 5 (38.46%) Firewall
3 5 (38.46%) TCP/IP
3 5 (38.46%) IBM Notes
3 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
3 5 (38.46%) Lotus
4 4 (30.77%) DHCP
4 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (30.77%) Linux
4 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
4 4 (30.77%) Windows XP
4 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (30.77%) Windows 8
4 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (23.08%) VPN
5 3 (23.08%) CheckPoint
5 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
5 3 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (23.08%) Network Security
6 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
6 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
6 2 (15.38%) Load Balancing
6 2 (15.38%) VLAN

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 7 (53.85%) MS Exchange
1 7 (53.85%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (38.46%) IBM Notes
3 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
3 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (15.38%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (7.69%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) TCP/IP
1 5 (38.46%) Firewall
2 4 (30.77%) DHCP
3 3 (23.08%) VPN
3 3 (23.08%) Network Security
4 2 (15.38%) IPv4
4 2 (15.38%) SAN
4 2 (15.38%) PBX
4 2 (15.38%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Exchange Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Network Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Network Security Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Security Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Systems Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Deployment Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Field Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (15.38%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Systems Support
3 2 (15.38%) Support Technician
3 2 (15.38%) Field Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Deployment Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) EPoS Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Security Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Network Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Replication
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 12 (92.31%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (30.77%) Windows 8
3 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (30.77%) Linux
3 4 (30.77%) Windows XP
3 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
4 2 (15.38%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Migration
1 5 (38.46%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (15.38%) Software Licensing
3 2 (15.38%) Logistics
3 2 (15.38%) Load Balancing
3 2 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (15.38%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (7.69%) Line Management
4 1 (7.69%) CRM
4 1 (7.69%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) Shell Script
1 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.69%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (15.38%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Lotus
2 3 (23.08%) CheckPoint
3 2 (15.38%) VMware
3 2 (15.38%) Blue Coat
3 2 (15.38%) LANDesk
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco
3 2 (15.38%) Sun
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft