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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 72 59 57
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -2
Contract jobs citing DNS 17 19 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.25% 1.56% 2.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.14% 12.50% 14.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 4
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£335 £311 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.63% +3.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 11
Average hourly rate - £20.25 £24.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -18.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -
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
186 152 234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 13.66% 12.51% 15.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 78 44
Average daily rate £300 £305 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.63% -4.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £210 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £433 £427
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 12 31
Average hourly rate £32.00 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.77% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.65 £11.60 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £20.50 £28.64
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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
Bolton -1 1 - -
Salford - - - - 1
Stockport - - - -
Wigan - - - -
Altrincham - - - -
DNS
North West

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 22 (73.33%) Windows
2 19 (63.33%) DHCP
3 12 (40.00%) MS Exchange
3 12 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (36.67%) Windows 7
4 11 (36.67%) TCP/IP
4 11 (36.67%) Microsoft
5 10 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (33.33%) LAN
6 9 (30.00%) SAN
6 9 (30.00%) Citrix
7 8 (26.67%) Active Directory
7 8 (26.67%) HP
7 8 (26.67%) VMware
8 7 (23.33%) Wireless
8 7 (23.33%) WAN
8 7 (23.33%) Cisco
8 7 (23.33%) SharePoint
8 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
9 6 (20.00%) Hyper-V
9 6 (20.00%) IIS
9 6 (20.00%) Migration
9 6 (20.00%) Backup Exec
10 5 (16.67%) Clustering
10 5 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
10 5 (16.67%) Linux
10 5 (16.67%) Windows XP
10 5 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 12 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (23.33%) SharePoint
3 6 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (20.00%) IIS
4 5 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (6.67%) Adobe CQ
5 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (3.33%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (63.33%) DHCP
2 11 (36.67%) TCP/IP
3 10 (33.33%) LAN
4 9 (30.00%) SAN
5 7 (23.33%) Wireless
5 7 (23.33%) WAN
6 4 (13.33%) Wireshark
6 4 (13.33%) IPsec
7 2 (6.67%) HSRP
7 2 (6.67%) MPLS
7 2 (6.67%) SSL
8 1 (3.33%) Firewall
8 1 (3.33%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (3.33%) IP Telephony
8 1 (3.33%) VLAN
8 1 (3.33%) Cisco IPT
8 1 (3.33%) Cisco PIX
8 1 (3.33%) Network Security
8 1 (3.33%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (3.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (6.67%) Marketing
2 1 (3.33%) Banking
2 1 (3.33%) Retail
2 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (33.33%) Architect
2 5 (16.67%) Administrator
3 4 (13.33%) Support Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Network Administrator
4 3 (10.00%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Support Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Digital Project Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Wintel Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Systems Support Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Customer Support Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Customer Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (3.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Clustering
2 2 (6.67%) Social Media
2 2 (6.67%) Mobile App
2 2 (6.67%) Web 2.0
3 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.33%) CCTV
3 1 (3.33%) PKI
3 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 22 (73.33%) Windows
2 12 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (36.67%) Windows 7
4 10 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (16.67%) Linux
6 5 (16.67%) Windows XP
7 2 (6.67%) HPUX
7 2 (6.67%) Solaris
8 1 (3.33%) UNIX
8 1 (3.33%) Windows 2000
8 1 (3.33%) Windows NT
8 1 (3.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.00%) Migration
2 4 (13.33%) CRM
2 4 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (10.00%) Procure-to-pay
4 2 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (6.67%) Analytics
4 2 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (6.67%) Web Development
5 1 (3.33%) Network Design
5 1 (3.33%) Supplier Management
5 1 (3.33%) Quality Management
5 1 (3.33%) Change Management
5 1 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.33%) Load Balancing
5 1 (3.33%) QMS
5 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.33%) Project Management
5 1 (3.33%) Deep Packet Inspection
5 1 (3.33%) Network Management
5 1 (3.33%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.33%) SQL
2 2 (6.67%) VBScript
2 2 (6.67%) VB
2 2 (6.67%) Java
3 1 (3.33%) PHP
3 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (13.33%) CCNA
3 3 (10.00%) MCITP
3 3 (10.00%) MCSE
3 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (3.33%) JNCIP
4 1 (3.33%) JNCIE
4 1 (3.33%) MCTS
4 1 (3.33%) MCP
4 1 (3.33%) CCIE
4 1 (3.33%) CCNP
4 1 (3.33%) CCDP
System Software
1 8 (26.67%) Active Directory
2 6 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (10.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 3 (10.00%) Forefront TMG
3 3 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (6.67%) XenApp
5 1 (3.33%) ProxySG
5 1 (3.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (20.00%) Backup Exec
2 4 (13.33%) SCSM
2 4 (13.33%) SCCM
2 4 (13.33%) SCOM
3 1 (3.33%) Cisco IPCC
3 1 (3.33%) WSUS
3 1 (3.33%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 11 (36.67%) Microsoft
2 9 (30.00%) Citrix
3 8 (26.67%) HP
3 8 (26.67%) VMware
4 7 (23.33%) Cisco
5 4 (13.33%) 3PAR
5 4 (13.33%) Avaya
5 4 (13.33%) Dell
5 4 (13.33%) IBM
6 3 (10.00%) Juniper
6 3 (10.00%) Spiceworks
6 3 (10.00%) SolarWinds
7 2 (6.67%) Meru Networks
7 2 (6.67%) Apple
7 2 (6.67%) Symantec
7 2 (6.67%) Interwoven
7 2 (6.67%) EMC
7 2 (6.67%) Adobe
8 1 (3.33%) Blue Coat
8 1 (3.33%) Sun
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