The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Luton region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 23 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing DNS 11 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 5.42% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 73.33% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 0
Average daily rate
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£344 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-16.25% -
Communications & Networking Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
15 18 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 7.39% 21.69% 6.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 3
Average daily rate £300 £275 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -35.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £419
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £445 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%
DNS
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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 25 July 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 25 July 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 10 (90.91%) Windows
1 10 (90.91%) DHCP
1 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 8 (72.73%) IIS
3 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
4 6 (54.55%) SCCM
4 6 (54.55%) SCOM
4 6 (54.55%) FTP
4 6 (54.55%) MS Excel
5 5 (45.45%) TCP/IP
5 5 (45.45%) ITIL
5 5 (45.45%) Cisco
5 5 (45.45%) HP
6 4 (36.36%) E-Commerce
6 4 (36.36%) Linux
6 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (36.36%) VMware
7 3 (27.27%) iSCSI
7 3 (27.27%) HP SIM
7 3 (27.27%) SaaS
7 3 (27.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (27.27%) NetApp
8 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
8 2 (18.18%) Oracle
8 2 (18.18%) .NET
8 2 (18.18%) Juniper
8 2 (18.18%) SAN
8 2 (18.18%) VMware Server
9 1 (9.09%) vSphere
9 1 (9.09%) VMware ESX

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 8 (72.73%) IIS
2 1 (9.09%) Apache
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (54.55%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) SaaS
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (90.91%) DHCP
2 6 (54.55%) FTP
3 5 (45.45%) TCP/IP
4 3 (27.27%) iSCSI
5 2 (18.18%) SAN
6 1 (9.09%) DMZ
6 1 (9.09%) MPLS
6 1 (9.09%) OSPF
6 1 (9.09%) EIGRP
6 1 (9.09%) Firewall
6 1 (9.09%) Ethernet
6 1 (9.09%) LAN
6 1 (9.09%) WAN
6 1 (9.09%) NAS
6 1 (9.09%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (9.09%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) MySQL
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Legal
1 1 (9.09%) Publishing
1 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) VMware Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) SCCM Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) Web Services
2 1 (9.09%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Clustering
1 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) ITIL
2 4 (36.36%) E-Commerce
3 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
3 1 (9.09%) Validation
3 1 (9.09%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Project Planning
3 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
3 1 (9.09%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (9.09%) Capacity Management
3 1 (9.09%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
2 1 (9.09%) C
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (9.09%) MCITP
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) VCP5
2 1 (9.09%) MCSE
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (9.09%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
2 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (18.18%) VMware Server
4 1 (9.09%) Terminal Services
4 1 (9.09%) VMware ESX
4 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
4 1 (9.09%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (9.09%) vSphere
4 1 (9.09%) VMFS
Systems Management
1 6 (54.55%) SCCM
1 6 (54.55%) SCOM
2 3 (27.27%) HP SIM
3 1 (9.09%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) HP
2 5 (45.45%) Cisco
3 4 (36.36%) VMware
4 3 (27.27%) NetApp
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle
5 2 (18.18%) Juniper
6 1 (9.09%) SonicWALL
6 1 (9.09%) Akamai
6 1 (9.09%) Dell
6 1 (9.09%) Veritas
6 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
6 1 (9.09%) 3Com