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 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 9 13 20
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +7
Contract jobs citing DNS 32 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 18.18% 5.19% 1.06%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 82.05% 57.14% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 4 1
Average daily rate
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£400 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £324
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+28.37% -2.63%
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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
39 7 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 22.16% 9.09% 20.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 4 17
Average daily rate £350 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £300 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £300 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.00 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+11.90% -3.06%

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 December 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 December 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 53 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 49 (92.45%) IIS
3 47 (88.68%) DHCP
4 46 (86.79%) Microsoft
5 43 (81.13%) Windows
6 41 (77.36%) SCOM
7 40 (75.47%) FTP
8 35 (66.04%) E-Commerce
9 32 (60.38%) SCCM
10 28 (52.83%) MS Excel
11 25 (47.17%) Microsoft Azure
12 18 (33.96%) .NET
13 17 (32.08%) PowerShell
14 16 (30.19%) SLA
15 15 (28.30%) ITIL
16 14 (26.42%) Web Services
16 14 (26.42%) Amazon AWS
17 12 (22.64%) Akamai
17 12 (22.64%) DevOps
18 7 (13.21%) Database Security
18 7 (13.21%) Legal
19 6 (11.32%) Windows Server 2008
20 5 (9.43%) Retail
20 5 (9.43%) Load Balancing
20 5 (9.43%) Project Management
20 5 (9.43%) SQL Server
21 4 (7.55%) Cisco
21 4 (7.55%) TCP/IP
21 4 (7.55%) VPN
21 4 (7.55%) Configuration Management

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 49 (92.45%) IIS
2 3 (5.66%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.89%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 28 (52.83%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.89%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.89%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 25 (47.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (26.42%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (88.68%) DHCP
2 40 (75.47%) FTP
3 4 (7.55%) TCP/IP
3 4 (7.55%) VPN
4 3 (5.66%) SAN
5 1 (1.89%) MPLS
5 1 (1.89%) OSPF
5 1 (1.89%) BGP
5 1 (1.89%) EIGRP
5 1 (1.89%) Firewall
5 1 (1.89%) Wireless
5 1 (1.89%) Frame Relay
5 1 (1.89%) xDSL
5 1 (1.89%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.89%) ATM
5 1 (1.89%) ISDN
5 1 (1.89%) VoIP
5 1 (1.89%) WAN
5 1 (1.89%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.43%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (13.21%) Legal
2 5 (9.43%) Retail
3 4 (7.55%) Publishing
4 1 (1.89%) Marketing
4 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.89%) Electronics
4 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.89%) Finance
Job Titles
1 42 (79.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 19 (35.85%) Web Engineer
3 11 (20.75%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (11.32%) Support Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) Wintel Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Web Support Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) SCCM Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Windows Administrator
7 2 (3.77%) Administrator
7 2 (3.77%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (3.77%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Windows Systems Administrator
8 1 (1.89%) IT Support
8 1 (1.89%) Build Engineer
8 1 (1.89%) Network Engineer
8 1 (1.89%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (33.96%) .NET
2 14 (26.42%) Web Services
3 1 (1.89%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.66%) Thin Client
1 3 (5.66%) Fat Client
2 1 (1.89%) Algorithms
2 1 (1.89%) DTV
2 1 (1.89%) Replication
2 1 (1.89%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 43 (81.13%) Windows
2 6 (11.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (7.55%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (5.66%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.89%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (66.04%) E-Commerce
2 15 (28.30%) ITIL
3 12 (22.64%) DevOps
4 7 (13.21%) Database Security
5 5 (9.43%) Load Balancing
5 5 (9.43%) Project Management
6 4 (7.55%) Configuration Management
7 3 (5.66%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (5.66%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (3.77%) Network Load Balancing
8 2 (3.77%) Migration
9 1 (1.89%) Programme Management
9 1 (1.89%) Service Delivery
9 1 (1.89%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (1.89%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 17 (32.08%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.89%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (30.19%) SLA
System Software
1 53 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.55%) Terminal Services
3 3 (5.66%) vSphere
4 1 (1.89%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 41 (77.36%) SCOM
2 32 (60.38%) SCCM
3 3 (5.66%) WSUS
4 1 (1.89%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 46 (86.79%) Microsoft
2 12 (22.64%) Akamai
3 4 (7.55%) Cisco
4 3 (5.66%) Wyse
4 3 (5.66%) CommVault
5 1 (1.89%) Veritas
5 1 (1.89%) Lotus
5 1 (1.89%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.89%) Symantec
5 1 (1.89%) Websense
5 1 (1.89%) BT
5 1 (1.89%) HP
5 1 (1.89%) Dell
5 1 (1.89%) Avaya
5 1 (1.89%) Juniper
5 1 (1.89%) 3Com
5 1 (1.89%) Brocade
5 1 (1.89%) SonicWALL
5 1 (1.89%) Aruba
5 1 (1.89%) SAP
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