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 6 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 23 28 10
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -18
Contract jobs citing DNS 2 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 1.23% 1.46% 9.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.18% 75.00% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 5
Average daily rate
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£288 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% -7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £293
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +5.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £16.25 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+53.84% -4.41%
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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
11 4 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 6.79% 1.94% 18.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 10
Average daily rate £288 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% -7.69%
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 £28.69 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+43.45% -6.97%

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 6 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 21 (95.45%) Active Directory
2 20 (90.91%) IIS
3 16 (72.73%) DHCP
4 15 (68.18%) Microsoft
5 14 (63.64%) Windows
6 13 (59.09%) SCOM
7 12 (54.55%) Amazon AWS
7 12 (54.55%) FTP
8 10 (45.45%) E-Commerce
9 9 (40.91%) PowerShell
9 9 (40.91%) SCCM
9 9 (40.91%) Microsoft Azure
9 9 (40.91%) .NET
10 8 (36.36%) DevOps
11 6 (27.27%) SLA
12 5 (22.73%) ITIL
12 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
13 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
13 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
14 3 (13.64%) Continuous Delivery
14 3 (13.64%) Akamai
14 3 (13.64%) Web Services
14 3 (13.64%) Project Management
15 2 (9.09%) Legal
15 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
15 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
15 2 (9.09%) Public Cloud
15 2 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
15 2 (9.09%) Database Security
15 2 (9.09%) Load Balancing

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 20 (90.91%) IIS
2 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (54.55%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (40.91%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (72.73%) DHCP
2 12 (54.55%) FTP
3 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.55%) VPN
4 1 (4.55%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (9.09%) Legal
2 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.55%) Retail
2 1 (4.55%) Marketing
2 1 (4.55%) Electronics
2 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (81.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (59.09%) Web Engineer
3 10 (45.45%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 2 (9.09%) Wintel Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Administrator
4 2 (9.09%) Server Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (40.91%) .NET
2 3 (13.64%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Public Cloud
2 1 (4.55%) Thin Client
2 1 (4.55%) DTV
2 1 (4.55%) Fat Client
2 1 (4.55%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 14 (63.64%) Windows
2 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.55%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) E-Commerce
2 8 (36.36%) DevOps
3 5 (22.73%) ITIL
4 3 (13.64%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (13.64%) Project Management
5 2 (9.09%) Load Balancing
5 2 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (9.09%) Database Security
6 1 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (4.55%) Change Control
6 1 (4.55%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (4.55%) Programme Management
6 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 9 (40.91%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (27.27%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (95.45%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.55%) Terminal Services
2 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (59.09%) SCOM
2 9 (40.91%) SCCM
3 1 (4.55%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (68.18%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.64%) Akamai
3 1 (4.55%) SAP
3 1 (4.55%) Cisco
3 1 (4.55%) CommVault
3 1 (4.55%) Wyse
3 1 (4.55%) VMware