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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 6 14 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Contract jobs citing DNS 25 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 15.34% 3.60% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 83.33% 40.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 21 4 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.85 £16.25 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+40.58% -12.16%
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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
30 10 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 18.40% 9.01% 18.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 6 14
Average daily rate £425 £300 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £300 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £323 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

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 28 January 2015.

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 28 January 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 50 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 46 (92.00%) IIS
3 43 (86.00%) DHCP
3 43 (86.00%) Microsoft
4 39 (78.00%) Windows
5 37 (74.00%) SCOM
6 36 (72.00%) FTP
7 33 (66.00%) E-Commerce
8 28 (56.00%) SCCM
9 25 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
10 24 (48.00%) MS Excel
11 17 (34.00%) PowerShell
11 17 (34.00%) .NET
12 15 (30.00%) SLA
13 14 (28.00%) Web Services
13 14 (28.00%) Amazon AWS
14 13 (26.00%) DevOps
14 13 (26.00%) ITIL
15 12 (24.00%) Akamai
16 7 (14.00%) Database Security
16 7 (14.00%) Legal
17 6 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
18 5 (10.00%) Retail
18 5 (10.00%) Load Balancing
18 5 (10.00%) Project Management
18 5 (10.00%) SQL Server
19 4 (8.00%) Cisco
19 4 (8.00%) TCP/IP
19 4 (8.00%) VPN
19 4 (8.00%) Configuration Management

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 46 (92.00%) IIS
2 3 (6.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (6.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.00%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 24 (48.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 25 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (28.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (86.00%) DHCP
2 36 (72.00%) FTP
3 4 (8.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (8.00%) VPN
4 3 (6.00%) SAN
5 1 (2.00%) xDSL
5 1 (2.00%) Firewall
5 1 (2.00%) Wireless
5 1 (2.00%) Frame Relay
5 1 (2.00%) EIGRP
5 1 (2.00%) MPLS
5 1 (2.00%) OSPF
5 1 (2.00%) BGP
5 1 (2.00%) ATM
5 1 (2.00%) ISDN
5 1 (2.00%) VoIP
5 1 (2.00%) WAN
5 1 (2.00%) SMTP
5 1 (2.00%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (14.00%) Legal
2 5 (10.00%) Retail
3 4 (8.00%) Publishing
4 1 (2.00%) Marketing
4 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.00%) Electronics
4 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 39 (78.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 21 (42.00%) Web Engineer
3 13 (26.00%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (12.00%) Support Engineer
5 5 (10.00%) Wintel Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Web Support Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Administrator
7 2 (4.00%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (4.00%) Windows Administrator
7 2 (4.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
7 2 (4.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (2.00%) SCCM Engineer
8 1 (2.00%) IT Support
8 1 (2.00%) Build Engineer
8 1 (2.00%) Server Engineer
8 1 (2.00%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (34.00%) .NET
2 14 (28.00%) Web Services
3 1 (2.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.00%) Fat Client
1 3 (6.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (2.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (2.00%) SecurID
2 1 (2.00%) Replication
2 1 (2.00%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 39 (78.00%) Windows
2 6 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (6.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (66.00%) E-Commerce
2 13 (26.00%) DevOps
2 13 (26.00%) ITIL
3 7 (14.00%) Database Security
4 5 (10.00%) Load Balancing
4 5 (10.00%) Project Management
5 4 (8.00%) Configuration Management
6 3 (6.00%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (4.00%) Migration
7 2 (4.00%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (4.00%) Network Load Balancing
8 1 (2.00%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (2.00%) Programme Management
8 1 (2.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 17 (34.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.00%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (30.00%) SLA
System Software
1 50 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.00%) Terminal Services
3 3 (6.00%) vSphere
4 1 (2.00%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 37 (74.00%) SCOM
2 28 (56.00%) SCCM
3 3 (6.00%) WSUS
4 1 (2.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 43 (86.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (24.00%) Akamai
3 4 (8.00%) Cisco
4 3 (6.00%) Wyse
4 3 (6.00%) CommVault
5 1 (2.00%) SonicWALL
5 1 (2.00%) Brocade
5 1 (2.00%) Aruba
5 1 (2.00%) F5
5 1 (2.00%) 3Com
5 1 (2.00%) BT
5 1 (2.00%) Websense
5 1 (2.00%) Symantec
5 1 (2.00%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.00%) SAP
5 1 (2.00%) Veritas
5 1 (2.00%) Lotus
5 1 (2.00%) HP
5 1 (2.00%) Dell
5 1 (2.00%) Avaya