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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 25 - 20
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing DNS 12 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 5.66% - 0.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 66.67% - 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £316
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -5.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +5.26%
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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
18 15 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 8.49% 18.75% 9.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 9 3
Average daily rate £338 £275 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.72% -27.63%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £160.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.20% -2.00%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 15 (93.75%) Windows
1 15 (93.75%) DHCP
1 15 (93.75%) Microsoft
2 12 (75.00%) IIS
2 12 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 11 (68.75%) SCOM
4 10 (62.50%) MS Excel
4 10 (62.50%) FTP
5 9 (56.25%) SCCM
6 7 (43.75%) ITIL
6 7 (43.75%) E-Commerce
7 6 (37.50%) TCP/IP
7 6 (37.50%) Cisco
8 5 (31.25%) HP
8 5 (31.25%) PowerShell
9 4 (25.00%) Linux
9 4 (25.00%) SLA
9 4 (25.00%) VMware
9 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
10 3 (18.75%) SAN
10 3 (18.75%) NetApp
10 3 (18.75%) Legal
10 3 (18.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (18.75%) iSCSI
10 3 (18.75%) SaaS
10 3 (18.75%) HP SIM
11 2 (12.50%) .NET
11 2 (12.50%) Oracle
11 2 (12.50%) Web Services

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 12 (75.00%) IIS
2 1 (6.25%) Apache
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 10 (62.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (18.75%) SaaS
3 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (93.75%) DHCP
2 10 (62.50%) FTP
3 6 (37.50%) TCP/IP
4 3 (18.75%) iSCSI
4 3 (18.75%) SAN
5 2 (12.50%) VPN
6 1 (6.25%) NAS
6 1 (6.25%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (6.25%) DMZ
6 1 (6.25%) MPLS
6 1 (6.25%) OSPF
6 1 (6.25%) EIGRP
6 1 (6.25%) Firewall
6 1 (6.25%) Ethernet
6 1 (6.25%) LAN
6 1 (6.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) MySQL
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
General
1 3 (18.75%) Legal
2 2 (12.50%) Publishing
2 2 (12.50%) Retail
3 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Support Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) SCCM Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Web Support Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Web Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) .NET
1 2 (12.50%) Web Services
2 1 (6.25%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Thin Client
1 1 (6.25%) Clustering
1 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
1 1 (6.25%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 15 (93.75%) Windows
2 4 (25.00%) Linux
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) ITIL
1 7 (43.75%) E-Commerce
2 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
2 2 (12.50%) Project Management
2 2 (12.50%) Load Balancing
2 2 (12.50%) Database Security
2 2 (12.50%) DevOps
3 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (6.25%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (6.25%) Capacity Management
3 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
3 1 (6.25%) Validation
3 1 (6.25%) Migration
3 1 (6.25%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.25%) C
2 1 (6.25%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (6.25%) MCITP
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) VCP5
2 1 (6.25%) MCSE
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.25%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (12.50%) Terminal Services
3 2 (12.50%) vSphere
3 2 (12.50%) VMware Server
4 1 (6.25%) VMFS
4 1 (6.25%) VMware ESX
4 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
4 1 (6.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 11 (68.75%) SCOM
2 9 (56.25%) SCCM
3 3 (18.75%) HP SIM
4 1 (6.25%) WSUS
4 1 (6.25%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 15 (93.75%) Microsoft
2 6 (37.50%) Cisco
3 5 (31.25%) HP
4 4 (25.00%) VMware
5 3 (18.75%) NetApp
6 2 (12.50%) Oracle
6 2 (12.50%) Juniper
6 2 (12.50%) Akamai
7 1 (6.25%) CommVault
7 1 (6.25%) SonicWALL
7 1 (6.25%) Dell
7 1 (6.25%) Veritas
7 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
7 1 (6.25%) Wyse
7 1 (6.25%) 3Com