The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Middlesex region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 29 24 28
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Contract jobs citing DNS 1 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 0.41% 1.48% 1.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.85% 5.66% 10.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Average daily rate - - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £379
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -20.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £16.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -34.61%
Communications & Networking Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
26 53 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 10.66% 26.11% 15.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 21 26
Average daily rate £375 £431 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £305 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £615 £497
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 4
Average hourly rate £34.50 £32.50 £27.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.15% +19.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -18.18%
DNS
South East

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 9 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (100.00%) VBA
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) Change Control
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (100.00%) Office 365
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Leader
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) VBA
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
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