The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester 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 63 67 67
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Contract jobs citing DNS 26 11 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.72% 0.89% 1.06%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.35% 9.91% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 4 3
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£268 £318 £160
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.74% +98.43%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £303 £299
% change year-on-year
+7.17% +1.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £15.00 - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+56.25% -3.03%
DNS
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Communications & Networking Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
229 111 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 15.11% 8.96% 11.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 47 47
Average daily rate £313 £300 £292
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £188 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £413 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 9 13
Average hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.44% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £27.00
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 Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DNS across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

DNS
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DNS across the Manchester region.

DNS Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

DNS
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DNS across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

DNS Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

DNS
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DNS across the Manchester region.

DNS Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 24 (66.67%) DHCP
2 22 (61.11%) Firewall
3 12 (33.33%) WAN
3 12 (33.33%) LAN
3 12 (33.33%) VPN
4 11 (30.56%) VoIP
4 11 (30.56%) Windows
5 10 (27.78%) Cisco
5 10 (27.78%) Wireless
5 10 (27.78%) Network Security
6 9 (25.00%) TCP/IP
6 9 (25.00%) SSL
7 8 (22.22%) Active Directory
7 8 (22.22%) Wi-Fi
7 8 (22.22%) Network Management
8 7 (19.44%) PowerShell
8 7 (19.44%) Network Monitoring
8 7 (19.44%) VMware
8 7 (19.44%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (19.44%) BGP
8 7 (19.44%) EIGRP
9 6 (16.67%) Citrix
9 6 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 6 (16.67%) SNMP
10 5 (13.89%) SQL
10 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (13.89%) OSPF
10 5 (13.89%) SAN
10 5 (13.89%) Migration
10 5 (13.89%) CCNA

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 3 (8.33%) Apache
1 3 (8.33%) Tomcat
1 3 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.56%) CMS
2 2 (5.56%) JBoss
2 2 (5.56%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.78%) IIS
3 1 (2.78%) Jetty
3 1 (2.78%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.78%) Lync
3 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.78%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.56%) PowerPivot
3 1 (2.78%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (2.78%) Route 53
1 1 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.78%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.78%) Amazon S3
1 1 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (66.67%) DHCP
2 22 (61.11%) Firewall
3 12 (33.33%) WAN
3 12 (33.33%) LAN
3 12 (33.33%) VPN
4 11 (30.56%) VoIP
5 10 (27.78%) Wireless
5 10 (27.78%) Network Security
6 9 (25.00%) TCP/IP
6 9 (25.00%) SSL
7 8 (22.22%) Wi-Fi
8 7 (19.44%) BGP
8 7 (19.44%) EIGRP
9 6 (16.67%) SNMP
10 5 (13.89%) OSPF
10 5 (13.89%) SAN
11 4 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
11 4 (11.11%) Internet
12 3 (8.33%) FTP
12 3 (8.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) Relational Database
1 2 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (5.56%) RDBMS
1 2 (5.56%) MySQL
1 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Jenkins
1 2 (5.56%) Fiddler
2 1 (2.78%) Maven
2 1 (2.78%) Hudson
General
1 2 (5.56%) Law
1 2 (5.56%) Publishing
1 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.78%) Banking
2 1 (2.78%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (27.78%) Consultant
2 9 (25.00%) Network Consultant
3 8 (22.22%) Network Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Security Consultant
4 4 (11.11%) Network Security Consultant
5 3 (8.33%) Support Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Network Security Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.56%) Administrator
6 2 (5.56%) Server Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Technical Specialist
6 2 (5.56%) Security Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Desktop Support
7 1 (2.78%) Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Architect
7 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) IT Support Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Applications Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.33%) .NET
2 2 (5.56%) Application Packaging
3 1 (2.78%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (5.56%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.78%) Data Structures
2 1 (2.78%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 11 (30.56%) Windows
2 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (11.11%) Linux
3 3 (8.33%) Windows 7
4 2 (5.56%) CentOS
4 2 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.78%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.78%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.22%) Network Management
2 7 (19.44%) Network Monitoring
3 5 (13.89%) Migration
4 4 (11.11%) Time Management
4 4 (11.11%) Information Security
4 4 (11.11%) Network Design
5 2 (5.56%) SIEM
5 2 (5.56%) DevOps
5 2 (5.56%) Load Testing
5 2 (5.56%) Network Load Balancing
5 2 (5.56%) Configuration Management
5 2 (5.56%) Project Management
6 1 (2.78%) Asset Management
6 1 (2.78%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (2.78%) Load Balancing
6 1 (2.78%) Software Asset Management
6 1 (2.78%) Auto-Scaling
6 1 (2.78%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (2.78%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 7 (19.44%) PowerShell
2 5 (13.89%) SQL
3 3 (8.33%) VBScript
3 3 (8.33%) Java
4 2 (5.56%) Bash Shell
4 2 (5.56%) PHP
4 2 (5.56%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.78%) C
5 1 (2.78%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (19.44%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (13.89%) CCNA
3 4 (11.11%) CCNP
4 3 (8.33%) MCSE
4 3 (8.33%) MCSA
4 3 (8.33%) CCIE
4 3 (8.33%) MCITP
5 2 (5.56%) CCEE
5 2 (5.56%) CCIA
5 2 (5.56%) Degree
5 2 (5.56%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (5.56%) CCEA
6 1 (2.78%) MCP
6 1 (2.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (2.78%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 1 (2.78%) SLA
2 1 (2.78%) QA
2 1 (2.78%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 5 (13.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (8.33%) XenApp
3 3 (8.33%) XenDesktop
4 2 (5.56%) Xen
4 2 (5.56%) Terminal Server
5 1 (2.78%) NFS
5 1 (2.78%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.78%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (2.78%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.78%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) Puppet
1 2 (5.56%) Hyperic
1 2 (5.56%) SCCM
1 2 (5.56%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (2.78%) WSUS
2 1 (2.78%) Ansible
2 1 (2.78%) Vagrant
2 1 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.78%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 10 (27.78%) Cisco
2 7 (19.44%) VMware
3 6 (16.67%) Citrix
4 4 (11.11%) CheckPoint
4 4 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 3 (8.33%) Red Hat
6 2 (5.56%) SolarWinds
6 2 (5.56%) F5
6 2 (5.56%) AppSense
6 2 (5.56%) Alias
6 2 (5.56%) Wyse
6 2 (5.56%) Blue Coat
6 2 (5.56%) NetApp
6 2 (5.56%) Juniper
6 2 (5.56%) HP
6 2 (5.56%) Oracle
7 1 (2.78%) Genesys
7 1 (2.78%) Avaya
7 1 (2.78%) McAfee
7 1 (2.78%) Sophos
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