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 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 - - 24
Contract jobs citing DNS 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex - - 0.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+39.39% -13.15%
DNS
South East

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
17 31 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 9.60% 15.74% 16.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 15 7
Average daily rate £363 £425 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.70% -15.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Average hourly rate - £16.50 £17.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.71%
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 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 27 January 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (50.00%) collectd
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Opsview
2 1 (50.00%) Graphite
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) LDAP
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Nagios
2 1 (50.00%) OSPF
2 1 (50.00%) Remedy
2 1 (50.00%) BGP
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) IPsec
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (50.00%) LDAP
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) OSPF
1 1 (50.00%) BGP
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) IPsec
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Support
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) collectd
1 1 (50.00%) Opsview
1 1 (50.00%) Graphite
1 1 (50.00%) Nagios
1 1 (50.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Remedy
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Infoblox
2 1 (50.00%) Akamai