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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 81 73 57
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -16
Contract jobs citing DNS 19 18 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.16% 1.27% 1.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.92% 12.16% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 4
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£275 £363 £188
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.13% +93.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £285 £118
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £495 £327
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 10
Average hourly rate £15.00 - £24.34
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
240 148 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 14.66% 10.48% 13.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 56 53
Average daily rate £338 £325 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £310
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +8.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 27
Average hourly rate £35.00 £18.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+94.44% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.20 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+46.34% -8.88%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 - - - -
Oldham - - - - 1
Rochdale - - - - 2
Stockport - - - - 1
DNS
North West

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 22 (70.97%) DHCP
2 15 (48.39%) Firewall
3 13 (41.94%) Windows
4 9 (29.03%) LAN
4 9 (29.03%) VoIP
4 9 (29.03%) WAN
4 9 (29.03%) TCP/IP
4 9 (29.03%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (25.81%) Active Directory
5 8 (25.81%) Cisco
5 8 (25.81%) VPN
5 8 (25.81%) PowerShell
6 7 (22.58%) Network Management
6 7 (22.58%) SSL
6 7 (22.58%) CCNA
6 7 (22.58%) Citrix
6 7 (22.58%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (19.35%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (19.35%) Wireless
7 6 (19.35%) Migration
7 6 (19.35%) Network Security
7 6 (19.35%) SNMP
7 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (16.13%) Windows 7
8 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
8 5 (16.13%) SQL
8 5 (16.13%) MCSE
8 5 (16.13%) Time Management
8 5 (16.13%) VMware
9 4 (12.90%) Network Design

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 (9.68%) Apache
1 3 (9.68%) Tomcat
1 3 (9.68%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.45%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.45%) CMS
2 2 (6.45%) JBoss
3 1 (3.23%) IIS
3 1 (3.23%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.23%) Jetty
3 1 (3.23%) nginx
3 1 (3.23%) Lync
3 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.45%) PowerPivot
3 1 (3.23%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (3.23%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (3.23%) Amazon S3
1 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.23%) Route 53
1 1 (3.23%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 22 (70.97%) DHCP
2 15 (48.39%) Firewall
3 9 (29.03%) LAN
3 9 (29.03%) VoIP
3 9 (29.03%) WAN
3 9 (29.03%) TCP/IP
4 8 (25.81%) VPN
5 7 (22.58%) SSL
6 6 (19.35%) Wi-Fi
6 6 (19.35%) Wireless
6 6 (19.35%) Network Security
6 6 (19.35%) SNMP
7 4 (12.90%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (12.90%) BGP
7 4 (12.90%) EIGRP
8 3 (9.68%) SAN
8 3 (9.68%) NetScaler
9 2 (6.45%) FCoE
9 2 (6.45%) SSH
9 2 (6.45%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) MySQL
1 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.45%) RDBMS
1 2 (6.45%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (6.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Fiddler
2 2 (6.45%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.23%) Maven
3 1 (3.23%) Hudson
General
1 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
1 2 (6.45%) Law
2 1 (3.23%) Banking
2 1 (3.23%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (22.58%) Network Engineer
2 6 (19.35%) Consultant
3 4 (12.90%) IT Support
4 3 (9.68%) Security Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Network Consultant
4 3 (9.68%) Support Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Support Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Administrator
5 2 (6.45%) IT Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Desktop Support
5 2 (6.45%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.45%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (6.45%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) AWS Consultant
6 1 (3.23%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Citrix Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Network Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) .NET
1 3 (9.68%) Application Packaging
2 1 (3.23%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.23%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 13 (41.94%) Windows
2 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (16.13%) Windows 7
4 4 (12.90%) Linux
4 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (6.45%) Windows XP
6 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.23%) Mac OS
6 1 (3.23%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (3.23%) CentOS
6 1 (3.23%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (22.58%) Network Management
2 6 (19.35%) Migration
3 5 (16.13%) Time Management
4 4 (12.90%) Network Design
4 4 (12.90%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (9.68%) Project Management
5 3 (9.68%) Load Testing
6 2 (6.45%) Configuration Management
6 2 (6.45%) Network Load Balancing
6 2 (6.45%) DevOps
6 2 (6.45%) SIEM
7 1 (3.23%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (3.23%) Software Deployment
7 1 (3.23%) Mobile Device Management
7 1 (3.23%) Software Asset Management
7 1 (3.23%) Auto-Scaling
7 1 (3.23%) Information Security
7 1 (3.23%) Asset Management
7 1 (3.23%) ITIL
7 1 (3.23%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.81%) PowerShell
2 5 (16.13%) SQL
3 4 (12.90%) VBScript
4 3 (9.68%) Java
5 2 (6.45%) PHP
5 2 (6.45%) PL/SQL
5 2 (6.45%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.23%) C
6 1 (3.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (29.03%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (22.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (22.58%) CCNA
3 5 (16.13%) MCSE
4 4 (12.90%) MCITP
5 3 (9.68%) CCEE
5 3 (9.68%) CCIA
5 3 (9.68%) MCSA
5 3 (9.68%) CCIE
5 3 (9.68%) Citrix Certification
5 3 (9.68%) CCEA
6 2 (6.45%) CCNP
6 2 (6.45%) Degree
7 1 (3.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (3.23%) MCP
7 1 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 1 (3.23%) SLA
2 1 (3.23%) QA
2 1 (3.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (25.81%) Active Directory
2 4 (12.90%) XenApp
2 4 (12.90%) XenDesktop
3 3 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (9.68%) Terminal Server
4 2 (6.45%) Xen
5 1 (3.23%) NFS
5 1 (3.23%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) SCCM
1 2 (6.45%) Puppet
1 2 (6.45%) CiscoWorks
1 2 (6.45%) Hyperic
2 1 (3.23%) Ansible
2 1 (3.23%) WSUS
2 1 (3.23%) Vagrant
2 1 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (25.81%) Cisco
2 7 (22.58%) Citrix
3 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
3 5 (16.13%) VMware
4 3 (9.68%) AppSense
4 3 (9.68%) Wyse
4 3 (9.68%) Red Hat
5 2 (6.45%) CheckPoint
5 2 (6.45%) Alias
5 2 (6.45%) SolarWinds
5 2 (6.45%) Oracle
6 1 (3.23%) MobileIron
6 1 (3.23%) HP
6 1 (3.23%) Remedy
6 1 (3.23%) Sophos
6 1 (3.23%) Avaya
6 1 (3.23%) Genesys
6 1 (3.23%) NetApp
6 1 (3.23%) Siemens
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