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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 23 27 11
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -16
Contract jobs citing DNS 2 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 1.30% 1.99% 8.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.22% 66.67% 43.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 5
Average daily rate
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£288 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.00% -3.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £303 £299
% change year-on-year
+7.17% +1.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+56.25% -3.03%
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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
9 6 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 5.84% 2.99% 19.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 12
Average daily rate £288 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.53% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -13.63%

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
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 22 May 2015, 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 17 (94.44%) Active Directory
2 16 (88.89%) IIS
3 13 (72.22%) DHCP
3 13 (72.22%) Microsoft
4 12 (66.67%) Windows
5 10 (55.56%) Amazon AWS
5 10 (55.56%) SCOM
6 9 (50.00%) FTP
7 8 (44.44%) E-Commerce
7 8 (44.44%) .NET
8 7 (38.89%) PowerShell
8 7 (38.89%) SCCM
8 7 (38.89%) Microsoft Azure
8 7 (38.89%) DevOps
9 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
10 4 (22.22%) ITIL
10 4 (22.22%) SLA
10 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (16.67%) Akamai
11 3 (16.67%) Web Services
11 3 (16.67%) Project Management
11 3 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
12 2 (11.11%) Public Cloud
12 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
12 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
12 2 (11.11%) Database Security
12 2 (11.11%) Load Balancing
12 2 (11.11%) Legal
13 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 16 (88.89%) IIS
2 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (55.56%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (38.89%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (72.22%) DHCP
2 9 (50.00%) FTP
3 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.56%) VPN
4 1 (5.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (11.11%) Legal
2 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.56%) Marketing
2 1 (5.56%) Electronics
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (77.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (66.67%) Web Engineer
3 9 (50.00%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Wintel Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Server Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (44.44%) .NET
2 3 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Public Cloud
2 1 (5.56%) Fat Client
2 1 (5.56%) Algorithms
2 1 (5.56%) DTV
2 1 (5.56%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 12 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.56%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) E-Commerce
2 7 (38.89%) DevOps
3 4 (22.22%) ITIL
4 3 (16.67%) Project Management
4 3 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (11.11%) Database Security
5 2 (11.11%) Load Balancing
6 1 (5.56%) Programme Management
6 1 (5.56%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (5.56%) Change Control
6 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (94.44%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.56%) vSphere
2 1 (5.56%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 10 (55.56%) SCOM
2 7 (38.89%) SCCM
3 1 (5.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (72.22%) Microsoft
2 3 (16.67%) Akamai
3 1 (5.56%) VMware
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco
3 1 (5.56%) SAP
3 1 (5.56%) CommVault
3 1 (5.56%) Wyse