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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 59 71 58
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -13
Contract jobs citing DNS 32 13 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.09% 1.05% 1.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.17% 10.08% 15.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 5 7
Average daily rate
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£300 £320 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £299 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £386 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £290
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £20.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £15.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -21.25%
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
211 129 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 13.77% 10.45% 10.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 51 57
Average daily rate £300 £320 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £410 £342
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £326 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +1.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 10 9
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.27 £12.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £24.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+31.94% -28.00%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 29 (69.05%) DHCP
2 22 (52.38%) Firewall
3 17 (40.48%) Windows
4 13 (30.95%) TCP/IP
5 12 (28.57%) VPN
5 12 (28.57%) Cisco
5 12 (28.57%) Wireless
6 11 (26.19%) Active Directory
6 11 (26.19%) LAN
6 11 (26.19%) VoIP
6 11 (26.19%) WAN
7 10 (23.81%) Network Security
8 9 (21.43%) Network Monitoring
8 9 (21.43%) BGP
9 8 (19.05%) VMware
9 8 (19.05%) SSL
9 8 (19.05%) SNMP
9 8 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (16.67%) Network Management
10 7 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (16.67%) Migration
10 7 (16.67%) EIGRP
10 7 (16.67%) OSPF
10 7 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
11 6 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (14.29%) SAN
11 6 (14.29%) Linux
11 6 (14.29%) SQL
11 6 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
11 6 (14.29%) PowerShell

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (7.14%) Apache
1 3 (7.14%) Tomcat
1 3 (7.14%) SharePoint
1 3 (7.14%) Lync
1 3 (7.14%) IIS
2 2 (4.76%) JBoss
2 2 (4.76%) CMS
3 1 (2.38%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.38%) Jetty
3 1 (2.38%) nginx
3 1 (2.38%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.38%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.38%) IBM Notes
3 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.38%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) MS Office
1 2 (4.76%) PowerPivot
2 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.38%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.38%) Amazon S3
1 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.38%) Route 53
1 1 (2.38%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 29 (69.05%) DHCP
2 22 (52.38%) Firewall
3 13 (30.95%) TCP/IP
4 12 (28.57%) VPN
4 12 (28.57%) Wireless
5 11 (26.19%) LAN
5 11 (26.19%) VoIP
5 11 (26.19%) WAN
6 10 (23.81%) Network Security
7 9 (21.43%) BGP
8 8 (19.05%) SNMP
8 8 (19.05%) SSL
9 7 (16.67%) OSPF
9 7 (16.67%) EIGRP
9 7 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
10 6 (14.29%) SAN
11 5 (11.90%) FTP
11 5 (11.90%) HTTP
12 4 (9.52%) SMTP
12 4 (9.52%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.76%) RDBMS
2 2 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (4.76%) Relational Database
2 2 (4.76%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Fiddler
1 2 (4.76%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.38%) Maven
2 1 (2.38%) Hudson
General
1 5 (11.90%) Telecoms
2 4 (9.52%) Finance
3 3 (7.14%) Manufacturing
3 3 (7.14%) Electronics
3 3 (7.14%) Marketing
4 2 (4.76%) Publishing
4 2 (4.76%) Law
5 1 (2.38%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (23.81%) Consultant
2 9 (21.43%) Network Consultant
3 7 (16.67%) Network Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) Network Security Consultant
4 4 (9.52%) Security Consultant
5 2 (4.76%) Administrator
5 2 (4.76%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Support Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (4.76%) Desktop Support
5 2 (4.76%) Analyst
6 1 (2.38%) Project Manager
6 1 (2.38%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (2.38%) Applications Support
6 1 (2.38%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.14%) .NET
2 2 (4.76%) Application Packaging
2 2 (4.76%) Memcached
3 1 (2.38%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.14%) DTV
3 2 (4.76%) Mainframe
3 2 (4.76%) Statistics
3 2 (4.76%) Client/Server
3 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.38%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.38%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 17 (40.48%) Windows
2 8 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (14.29%) Linux
3 6 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (7.14%) Windows 7
4 3 (7.14%) Windows 8
5 2 (4.76%) CentOS
5 2 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (4.76%) UNIX
5 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (21.43%) Network Monitoring
2 7 (16.67%) Network Management
2 7 (16.67%) Migration
3 5 (11.90%) Server Building
4 4 (9.52%) Project Management
4 4 (9.52%) Information Security
4 4 (9.52%) Network Design
4 4 (9.52%) Time Management
5 3 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (7.14%) Load Balancing
5 3 (7.14%) Programme Management
5 3 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (4.76%) Configuration Management
6 2 (4.76%) ITIL
6 2 (4.76%) Service Management
6 2 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (4.76%) Network Load Balancing
6 2 (4.76%) Load Testing
6 2 (4.76%) Data Centre Operations
6 2 (4.76%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (14.29%) SQL
1 6 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 4 (9.52%) Bash Shell
2 4 (9.52%) Perl
2 4 (9.52%) PHP
3 3 (7.14%) VBScript
3 3 (7.14%) Java
4 2 (4.76%) Python
4 2 (4.76%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.38%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (11.90%) MCITP
3 5 (11.90%) CCNP
4 4 (9.52%) CCNA
5 3 (7.14%) MCSE
5 3 (7.14%) MCSA
6 2 (4.76%) CCIE
6 2 (4.76%) CCEE
6 2 (4.76%) CCIA
6 2 (4.76%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (4.76%) CCEA
7 1 (2.38%) Degree
7 1 (2.38%) HP ASE
7 1 (2.38%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.90%) ISO/IEC 17799
1 5 (11.90%) SLA
2 1 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 11 (26.19%) Active Directory
2 6 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (9.52%) XenApp
4 3 (7.14%) XenDesktop
5 2 (4.76%) Varnish
5 2 (4.76%) iptables
5 2 (4.76%) Hyper-V
5 2 (4.76%) Postfix
5 2 (4.76%) Squid
5 2 (4.76%) Terminal Server
6 1 (2.38%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.38%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (2.38%) Xen
6 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (2.38%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) Nagios
1 2 (4.76%) Puppet
1 2 (4.76%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (4.76%) CiscoWorks
1 2 (4.76%) Hyperic
2 1 (2.38%) Ansible
2 1 (2.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (2.38%) Vagrant
2 1 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.38%) WSUS
2 1 (2.38%) SCCM
2 1 (2.38%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 12 (28.57%) Cisco
2 8 (19.05%) VMware
3 5 (11.90%) Citrix
4 4 (9.52%) SAP
4 4 (9.52%) CheckPoint
5 3 (7.14%) Microsoft
5 3 (7.14%) Red Hat
6 2 (4.76%) AppSense
6 2 (4.76%) Blue Coat
6 2 (4.76%) Fortinet
6 2 (4.76%) SolarWinds
6 2 (4.76%) Aruba
6 2 (4.76%) F5
6 2 (4.76%) HP
6 2 (4.76%) Oracle
6 2 (4.76%) IBM
6 2 (4.76%) McAfee
6 2 (4.76%) Wyse
6 2 (4.76%) Alias
6 2 (4.76%) Juniper
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Rate: £400 per day + competitive
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