The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 16 - 16
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing DNS 25 0 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 12.02% - 6.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 80.65% - 38.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 0 6
Average daily rate
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£350 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.91 £19.00 £16.88
% change year-on-year
+4.78% +12.59%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Luton region.

Communications & Networking Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
31 2 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 14.90% 2.41% 16.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 0 16
Average daily rate £335 - £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 - £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 - £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £160.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

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

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

DNS
Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

DNS Daily Rate Trend in Luton

DNS
Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DNS across the Luton region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

DNS Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

DNS
Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

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

DNS Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 35 (97.22%) DHCP
1 35 (97.22%) Microsoft
2 33 (91.67%) Windows
3 32 (88.89%) Active Directory
4 30 (83.33%) IIS
5 28 (77.78%) SCOM
6 27 (75.00%) FTP
7 24 (66.67%) SCCM
7 24 (66.67%) E-Commerce
7 24 (66.67%) MS Excel
8 16 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
9 12 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
9 12 (33.33%) Web Services
9 12 (33.33%) ITIL
10 10 (27.78%) Akamai
11 9 (25.00%) PowerShell
11 9 (25.00%) .NET
11 9 (25.00%) TCP/IP
11 9 (25.00%) SLA
11 9 (25.00%) Cisco
12 6 (16.67%) HP
13 5 (13.89%) Configuration Management
13 5 (13.89%) Legal
13 5 (13.89%) Publishing
13 5 (13.89%) SAN
13 5 (13.89%) Terminal Services
13 5 (13.89%) VPN
13 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2008
13 5 (13.89%) DevOps
13 5 (13.89%) Load Balancing

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 30 (83.33%) IIS
2 3 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.78%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (2.78%) Apache
3 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 24 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.78%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.78%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (97.22%) DHCP
2 27 (75.00%) FTP
3 9 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 5 (13.89%) VPN
4 5 (13.89%) SAN
5 3 (8.33%) iSCSI
6 2 (5.56%) MPLS
6 2 (5.56%) OSPF
6 2 (5.56%) EIGRP
6 2 (5.56%) Firewall
6 2 (5.56%) Ethernet
6 2 (5.56%) WAN
7 1 (2.78%) SMTP
7 1 (2.78%) ATM
7 1 (2.78%) ISDN
7 1 (2.78%) LAN
7 1 (2.78%) VoIP
7 1 (2.78%) Wireless
7 1 (2.78%) Frame Relay
7 1 (2.78%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.78%) MySQL
General
1 5 (13.89%) Legal
1 5 (13.89%) Publishing
2 4 (11.11%) Retail
3 1 (2.78%) Finance
Job Titles
1 26 (72.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 5 (13.89%) Web Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) SCCM Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Web Support Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Wintel Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Network Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) VMware Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Build Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Architect
6 1 (2.78%) Technical Architect
6 1 (2.78%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (33.33%) Web Services
2 9 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (2.78%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.78%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Thin Client
1 3 (8.33%) Fat Client
2 1 (2.78%) Clustering
2 1 (2.78%) SecurID
2 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 33 (91.67%) Windows
2 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (11.11%) Linux
4 3 (8.33%) Windows 7
4 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.78%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 12 (33.33%) ITIL
3 5 (13.89%) DevOps
3 5 (13.89%) Configuration Management
3 5 (13.89%) Load Balancing
4 4 (11.11%) Database Security
5 3 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (8.33%) Network Load Balancing
5 3 (8.33%) Project Management
6 2 (5.56%) Migration
7 1 (2.78%) Project Planning
7 1 (2.78%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.78%) Validation
7 1 (2.78%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (2.78%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.78%) C
2 1 (2.78%) SQL
2 1 (2.78%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (2.78%) MCITP
2 1 (2.78%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) VCP5
2 1 (2.78%) MCSE
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.78%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (88.89%) Active Directory
2 5 (13.89%) Terminal Services
3 4 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (11.11%) vSphere
4 2 (5.56%) VMware Server
5 1 (2.78%) VMFS
5 1 (2.78%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.78%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (2.78%) ISA Server
5 1 (2.78%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 28 (77.78%) SCOM
2 24 (66.67%) SCCM
3 3 (8.33%) WSUS
3 3 (8.33%) HP SIM
4 1 (2.78%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 1 (2.78%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 35 (97.22%) Microsoft
2 10 (27.78%) Akamai
3 9 (25.00%) Cisco
4 6 (16.67%) HP
5 4 (11.11%) VMware
6 3 (8.33%) Wyse
6 3 (8.33%) Juniper
6 3 (8.33%) CommVault
6 3 (8.33%) NetApp
7 2 (5.56%) Veritas
7 2 (5.56%) 3Com
7 2 (5.56%) Oracle
7 2 (5.56%) Dell
7 2 (5.56%) SonicWALL
8 1 (2.78%) Aruba
8 1 (2.78%) Brocade
8 1 (2.78%) F5
8 1 (2.78%) Avaya
8 1 (2.78%) Lotus
8 1 (2.78%) Red Hat