The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Newcastle upon Tyne region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 55 36 28
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -8
Contract jobs citing DNS 15 6 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 2.20% 1.81% 5.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.44% 12.00% 25.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 7
Average daily rate £463 £311 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.59% +29.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £310 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £312 £245
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £26.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £23.38 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-14.43% +46.09%
DNS
Tyne and Wear

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Communications & Networking Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
86 50 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 12.59% 15.06% 20.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 27 32
Average daily rate £411 £413 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.42% +68.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £165 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £451 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 8
Average hourly rate £27.50 - £26.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 - £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 - £28.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

DNS
Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

DNS Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

DNS
Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DNS across the Newcastle upon Tyne region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

DNS Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

DNS
Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

DNS Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne 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 39 (95.12%) DHCP
2 37 (90.24%) Microsoft
3 29 (70.73%) TCP/IP
4 28 (68.29%) VMware
5 27 (65.85%) VMware Infrastructure
5 27 (65.85%) Linux
6 26 (63.41%) Apache
6 26 (63.41%) Tomcat
6 26 (63.41%) Java
6 26 (63.41%) .NET
6 26 (63.41%) J2EE
6 26 (63.41%) IIS
6 26 (63.41%) Servlets
6 26 (63.41%) FTP
6 26 (63.41%) HTTP
6 26 (63.41%) Configuration Management
6 26 (63.41%) Jetty
6 26 (63.41%) nginx
6 26 (63.41%) IPsec
6 26 (63.41%) WebSphere
6 26 (63.41%) Xen
7 25 (60.98%) Continuous Integration
7 25 (60.98%) SSL
7 25 (60.98%) Jenkins
8 22 (53.66%) Windows
9 15 (36.59%) Google
9 15 (36.59%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (36.59%) Amazon EC2
9 15 (36.59%) Google App Engine
9 15 (36.59%) Amazon AWS

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne 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 26 (63.41%) Apache
1 26 (63.41%) IIS
1 26 (63.41%) Jetty
1 26 (63.41%) nginx
1 26 (63.41%) Tomcat
1 26 (63.41%) WebSphere
2 10 (24.39%) Oracle 10gAS
2 10 (24.39%) Oracle Application Server
2 10 (24.39%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 10 (24.39%) WebSphere Application Server
3 9 (21.95%) PowerExchange
4 6 (14.63%) Oracle Spatial
5 2 (4.88%) OpenStack
5 2 (4.88%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.44%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (7.32%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.44%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (36.59%) Amazon AWS
1 15 (36.59%) Amazon EC2
1 15 (36.59%) Google App Engine
1 15 (36.59%) Google Cloud Platform
2 14 (34.15%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.44%) IaaS
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 39 (95.12%) DHCP
2 29 (70.73%) TCP/IP
3 26 (63.41%) FTP
3 26 (63.41%) HTTP
3 26 (63.41%) IPsec
4 25 (60.98%) SSL
5 2 (4.88%) SAN
6 1 (2.44%) Firewall
6 1 (2.44%) Kerberos
6 1 (2.44%) LAN
6 1 (2.44%) LDAP
6 1 (2.44%) VPN
6 1 (2.44%) WAN
6 1 (2.44%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (24.39%) BusinessObjects
1 10 (24.39%) PowerCenter
2 7 (17.07%) Oracle Database
2 7 (17.07%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (12.20%) Data Mining
4 4 (9.76%) SQL Server
5 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 25 (60.98%) Jenkins
2 10 (24.39%) Log4j
General
1 4 (9.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (14.63%) WebOps Engineer
2 4 (9.76%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (9.76%) Operations Engineer
3 3 (7.32%) Active Directory Engineer
3 3 (7.32%) Build Engineer
3 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (7.32%) Web Engineer
3 3 (7.32%) Wintel Engineer
4 2 (4.88%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (4.88%) Server Support
4 2 (4.88%) Software Engineer
4 2 (4.88%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (4.88%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (2.44%) Business Intelligence Architect
5 1 (2.44%) ETL Architect
5 1 (2.44%) Hyper-V Specialist
5 1 (2.44%) Java Applications Architect
5 1 (2.44%) Senior Operations Engineer
5 1 (2.44%) Virtualisation Specialist
5 1 (2.44%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (63.41%) .NET
1 26 (63.41%) J2EE
1 26 (63.41%) Servlets
2 1 (2.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) Clustering
1 3 (7.32%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (2.44%) PKI
2 1 (2.44%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 27 (65.85%) Linux
2 22 (53.66%) Windows
3 10 (24.39%) AIX
3 10 (24.39%) Solaris
4 9 (21.95%) Windows Server
5 7 (17.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (17.07%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (12.20%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (2.44%) Unix
8 1 (2.44%) Windows 2000
8 1 (2.44%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.44%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (63.41%) Configuration Management
2 25 (60.98%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (36.59%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (36.59%) Web Operations
4 14 (34.15%) DevOps
5 12 (29.27%) Automated Testing
5 12 (29.27%) Unit Testing
6 6 (14.63%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (14.63%) CRM
7 5 (12.20%) ITIL
8 3 (7.32%) Change Management
8 3 (7.32%) Migration
8 3 (7.32%) Server Building
9 2 (4.88%) Change Control
9 2 (4.88%) Security Patching
9 2 (4.88%) Software Engineering
10 1 (2.44%) Asset Management
10 1 (2.44%) Document Management
10 1 (2.44%) Identity Management
10 1 (2.44%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (63.41%) Java
2 5 (12.20%) PowerShell
2 5 (12.20%) SQL
3 1 (2.44%) C++
3 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.44%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (29.27%) Security Cleared
2 7 (17.07%) SC Cleared
3 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (7.32%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (4.88%) DV Cleared
5 2 (4.88%) MCSA
5 2 (4.88%) MCSE
6 1 (2.44%) Degree
6 1 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 27 (65.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (63.41%) Xen
3 14 (34.15%) Active Directory
4 6 (14.63%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (7.32%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (7.32%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.44%) Puppet
2 1 (2.44%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 37 (90.24%) Microsoft
2 28 (68.29%) VMware
3 15 (36.59%) Google
4 10 (24.39%) Axway
4 10 (24.39%) Genesys
4 10 (24.39%) Informatica
4 10 (24.39%) Oracle
5 7 (17.07%) Red Hat
5 7 (17.07%) SAP
6 6 (14.63%) Siebel
6 6 (14.63%) Sun
7 3 (7.32%) HP
8 2 (4.88%) Cisco
9 1 (2.44%) CA