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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 27 10 16
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +6
Contract jobs citing DNS 6 20 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 3.17% 12.27% 3.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.27% 76.92% 44.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 16 4
Average daily rate £569 £425 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.82% +41.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £23.75 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +48.43%
DNS
Bedfordshire

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
22 26 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 11.64% 15.95% 8.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 22 6
Average daily rate £375 £425 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +41.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016, 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 6 (85.71%) Linux
1 6 (85.71%) High Availability
2 5 (71.43%) IaaS
2 5 (71.43%) Load Balancing
2 5 (71.43%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (71.43%) E-Commerce
2 5 (71.43%) LAN
2 5 (71.43%) WAN
2 5 (71.43%) Windows
3 4 (57.14%) Relational Database
4 3 (42.86%) Service Management
4 3 (42.86%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (42.86%) Finance
5 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
5 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (28.57%) .NET
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Cloud
5 2 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (28.57%) hybris
5 2 (28.57%) Sitecore
6 1 (14.29%) Bourne shell
6 1 (14.29%) C-shell
6 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (14.29%) Re-Platforming
6 1 (14.29%) Oracle ZFS
6 1 (14.29%) Perl
6 1 (14.29%) Unix
6 1 (14.29%) Oracle
6 1 (14.29%) Python

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Cloud Services
1 5 (71.43%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (71.43%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) LAN
1 5 (71.43%) WAN
2 1 (14.29%) LDAP
2 1 (14.29%) SSH
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) Relational Database
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Architect
1 5 (71.43%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (28.57%) AWS Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Active Directory Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Unix Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Cloud
2 1 (14.29%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) Windows
3 1 (14.29%) Solaris
3 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) High Availability
2 5 (71.43%) E-Commerce
2 5 (71.43%) Load Balancing
3 3 (42.86%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (42.86%) Service Management
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
5 1 (14.29%) CRM
5 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (14.29%) Migration
5 1 (14.29%) Operations Management
5 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (14.29%) Re-Platforming
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Bourne shell
1 1 (14.29%) C-shell
1 1 (14.29%) Perl
1 1 (14.29%) Python
1 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) hybris
1 2 (28.57%) Sitecore
2 1 (14.29%) EMC
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
2 1 (14.29%) Sun