The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex 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 29 29 26
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Contract jobs citing DNS 1 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 0.40% 1.77% 1.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.57% 9.43% 8.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 3
Average daily rate
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- £350 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -30.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Middlesex region.

Communications & Networking Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
28 53 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 11.16% 18.79% 17.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 28 21
Average daily rate £375 £350 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £275 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £554 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +125.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

DNS
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

DNS Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

DNS
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

DNS Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 1 (50.00%) VBA
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) GPRS
1 1 (50.00%) 3GPP
1 1 (50.00%) UMTS
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) IPv6
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Firmware
1 1 (50.00%) 802.15
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
1 1 (50.00%) Electronics
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) Wireshark
1 1 (50.00%) QA
1 1 (50.00%) ZigBee
1 1 (50.00%) Security Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
1 1 (50.00%) V-Model
1 1 (50.00%) HSPA
1 1 (50.00%) Smart Meter
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (50.00%) Change Control

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) GPRS
1 1 (50.00%) 3GPP
1 1 (50.00%) UMTS
1 1 (50.00%) IPv6
1 1 (50.00%) 802.15
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
1 1 (50.00%) Wireshark
1 1 (50.00%) ZigBee
1 1 (50.00%) HSPA
General
1 1 (50.00%) Electronics
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Firmware
1 1 (50.00%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Security Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) V-Model
1 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (50.00%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) HP