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 27 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 71 57 61
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +4
Contract jobs citing DNS 12 24 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.86% 2.14% 1.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.02% 16.22% 9.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 4
Average daily rate
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£220 £300 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £213 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £370 £314
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 9
Average hourly rate £10.00 £21.25 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.94% -22.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+39.39% -13.15%
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
171 148 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 12.21% 13.18% 19.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 70 86
Average daily rate £320 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.36% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £140 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £518 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 11 21
Average hourly rate £21.25 £14.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.78% -53.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £25.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.25 £30.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -11.11%

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 27 January 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
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salford - 3 - - 1
Stockport - - - - 2
Wigan - - - -
Cheadle - - - -
Oldham - - - -
Rochdale - - - -
DNS
North West

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 15 (68.18%) Windows
1 15 (68.18%) DHCP
2 12 (54.55%) Active Directory
3 11 (50.00%) CCNA
3 11 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
5 7 (31.82%) TCP/IP
5 7 (31.82%) Firewall
5 7 (31.82%) VMware
5 7 (31.82%) Windows 7
6 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (27.27%) LAN
6 6 (27.27%) MCSE
6 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (22.73%) Citrix
7 5 (22.73%) Cisco
7 5 (22.73%) Migration
8 4 (18.18%) Wireless
8 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (18.18%) Dell
8 4 (18.18%) Linux
8 4 (18.18%) WAN
8 4 (18.18%) Network Security
9 3 (13.64%) PowerShell
9 3 (13.64%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (13.64%) Network Management
9 3 (13.64%) VPN
9 3 (13.64%) VoIP
9 3 (13.64%) SharePoint

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 (13.64%) SharePoint
1 3 (13.64%) Apache
1 3 (13.64%) IIS
2 1 (4.55%) Lync
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.55%) Jetty
2 1 (4.55%) nginx
2 1 (4.55%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Office 365
1 1 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (68.18%) DHCP
2 7 (31.82%) TCP/IP
2 7 (31.82%) Firewall
3 6 (27.27%) LAN
4 4 (18.18%) Wireless
4 4 (18.18%) WAN
4 4 (18.18%) Network Security
5 3 (13.64%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (13.64%) VPN
5 3 (13.64%) VoIP
5 3 (13.64%) SAN
5 3 (13.64%) Wireshark
5 3 (13.64%) VLAN
6 2 (9.09%) SSL
7 1 (4.55%) NetScaler
7 1 (4.55%) HSRP
7 1 (4.55%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (4.55%) iSCSI
7 1 (4.55%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.55%) Fiddler
General
1 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
1 2 (9.09%) Banking
2 1 (4.55%) Retail
2 1 (4.55%) Retail Banking
2 1 (4.55%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (18.18%) Network Engineer
1 4 (18.18%) IT Support
2 3 (13.64%) Consultant
2 3 (13.64%) Network Security Engineer
2 3 (13.64%) Support Engineer
2 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (13.64%) Security Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Network Administrator
3 2 (9.09%) Support Consultant
3 2 (9.09%) Administrator
3 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) IT Consultant
3 2 (9.09%) Architect
4 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Project Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Technical Architect
4 1 (4.55%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) .NET
2 1 (4.55%) J2EE
2 1 (4.55%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) PKI
1 1 (4.55%) CCTV
1 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
1 1 (4.55%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 15 (68.18%) Windows
2 7 (31.82%) Windows 7
3 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (18.18%) Linux
5 3 (13.64%) Windows XP
6 2 (9.09%) UNIX
6 2 (9.09%) HPUX
6 2 (9.09%) Solaris
6 2 (9.09%) Windows 8
7 1 (4.55%) Windows NT
7 1 (4.55%) Windows 2000
7 1 (4.55%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (4.55%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) Migration
2 3 (13.64%) Network Management
3 1 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (4.55%) Procure-to-pay
3 1 (4.55%) DevOps
3 1 (4.55%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (4.55%) Time Management
3 1 (4.55%) QMS
3 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2
3 1 (4.55%) ITIL
3 1 (4.55%) Configuration Management
3 1 (4.55%) Project Management
3 1 (4.55%) Load Testing
3 1 (4.55%) Load Balancing
3 1 (4.55%) Electronic Design Automation
3 1 (4.55%) Quality Management
3 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
3 1 (4.55%) Change Management
3 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) PowerShell
2 2 (9.09%) PHP
3 1 (4.55%) VBScript
3 1 (4.55%) C
3 1 (4.55%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (50.00%) CCNA
1 11 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (27.27%) MCSE
2 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (9.09%) MCITP
3 2 (9.09%) MCP
4 1 (4.55%) CCEE
4 1 (4.55%) CCIA
4 1 (4.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (4.55%) MCSA
4 1 (4.55%) CCIE
4 1 (4.55%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (4.55%) CCEA
4 1 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (4.55%) MCTS
4 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 1 (4.55%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.09%) Xen
2 2 (9.09%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.55%) vSphere
3 1 (4.55%) NFS
3 1 (4.55%) Terminal Server
3 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.55%) XenApp
3 1 (4.55%) XenDesktop
3 1 (4.55%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.55%) Ansible
1 1 (4.55%) Puppet
1 1 (4.55%) SCCM
1 1 (4.55%) WSUS
1 1 (4.55%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 7 (31.82%) VMware
3 5 (22.73%) Citrix
3 5 (22.73%) Cisco
4 4 (18.18%) Dell
5 3 (13.64%) HP
6 2 (9.09%) IBM
6 2 (9.09%) Sun
6 2 (9.09%) StorageTek
6 2 (9.09%) SolarWinds
6 2 (9.09%) Spiceworks
7 1 (4.55%) Meraki
7 1 (4.55%) F5
7 1 (4.55%) Remedy
7 1 (4.55%) Websense
7 1 (4.55%) CheckPoint
7 1 (4.55%) NetApp
7 1 (4.55%) Avaya
7 1 (4.55%) Genesys
7 1 (4.55%) Blue Coat
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