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 18 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 36 20 30
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +10
Contract jobs citing DNS 17 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 3.79% 1.43% 2.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.42% 28.57% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 1
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£349 £275 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.90% -14.06%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Average hourly rate £28.75 - £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -
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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
62 7 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 13.84% 5.00% 19.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 6 25
Average daily rate £350 £325 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £220 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £342
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 7
Average hourly rate £27.50 - £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

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 18 September 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DNS across the Newcastle upon Tyne region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

DNS Hourly Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 23 (71.88%) Firewall
2 22 (68.75%) Windows
3 19 (59.38%) SQL
3 19 (59.38%) Security Cleared
4 17 (53.13%) Oracle
5 16 (50.00%) Active Directory
6 15 (46.88%) Red Hat
6 15 (46.88%) Linux
6 15 (46.88%) UNIX
6 15 (46.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (43.75%) SC Cleared
7 14 (43.75%) WebLogic
8 13 (40.63%) DHCP
9 12 (37.50%) LAN
9 12 (37.50%) WAN
9 12 (37.50%) HP
9 12 (37.50%) Service Management
10 11 (34.38%) Cisco
11 10 (31.25%) Windows XP
11 10 (31.25%) LDAP
11 10 (31.25%) JBoss
11 10 (31.25%) PL/SQL
11 10 (31.25%) OpenLDAP
12 9 (28.13%) Incident Management
12 9 (28.13%) ITIL
12 9 (28.13%) SQL Server
12 9 (28.13%) SAN
13 8 (25.00%) Juniper
13 8 (25.00%) CheckPoint
13 8 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 14 (43.75%) WebLogic
2 4 (12.50%) Oracle Application Server
3 2 (6.25%) IIS
3 2 (6.25%) IBM Notes
3 2 (6.25%) Apache
4 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.13%) MS Exchange
4 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (21.88%) MS Excel
2 6 (18.75%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 23 (71.88%) Firewall
2 13 (40.63%) DHCP
3 12 (37.50%) LAN
3 12 (37.50%) WAN
4 10 (31.25%) LDAP
4 10 (31.25%) OpenLDAP
5 9 (28.13%) SAN
6 8 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 8 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 8 (25.00%) SSH
6 8 (25.00%) SSL
7 6 (18.75%) Cisco IOS
8 5 (15.63%) Network Security
8 5 (15.63%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (15.63%) Junos
8 5 (15.63%) VPN
9 2 (6.25%) SMS
10 1 (3.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (28.13%) SQL Server
2 5 (15.63%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (15.63%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (15.63%) Oracle Database
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (3.13%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MSI
Job Titles
1 8 (25.00%) UNIX Engineer
2 7 (21.88%) Network Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) Server Support
3 4 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Support Specialist
4 3 (9.38%) UNIX Support
4 3 (9.38%) Wintel Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Support Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Linux Support
5 2 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Wintel Support
5 2 (6.25%) UNIX Support Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Software Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Consultant
6 1 (3.13%) Architect
6 1 (3.13%) Network Consultant
6 1 (3.13%) Network Architect
6 1 (3.13%) Support Technician
6 1 (3.13%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.88%) Middleware
2 4 (12.50%) Web Services
3 1 (3.13%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Clustering
2 5 (15.63%) Cryptography
2 5 (15.63%) Thin Client
2 5 (15.63%) Fat Client
2 5 (15.63%) Open Source
3 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.13%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 22 (68.75%) Windows
2 15 (46.88%) UNIX
2 15 (46.88%) Linux
2 15 (46.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (31.25%) Windows XP
4 8 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (15.63%) Solaris
6 5 (15.63%) AIX
7 4 (12.50%) HPUX
8 1 (3.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (37.50%) Service Management
2 9 (28.13%) ITIL
2 9 (28.13%) Incident Management
3 8 (25.00%) Network Design
3 8 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 7 (21.88%) Load Balancing
4 7 (21.88%) Network Management
4 7 (21.88%) Network Monitoring
5 6 (18.75%) Configuration Management
6 5 (15.63%) Performance Testing
7 4 (12.50%) Time Management
7 4 (12.50%) Change Data Capture
8 3 (9.38%) Change Management
9 2 (6.25%) E-Commerce
9 2 (6.25%) Migration
9 2 (6.25%) Software Engineering
9 2 (6.25%) Knowledge Management
9 2 (6.25%) Change Control
10 1 (3.13%) ITIL V3
10 1 (3.13%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 19 (59.38%) SQL
2 10 (31.25%) PL/SQL
3 8 (25.00%) Korn
3 8 (25.00%) Perl
4 2 (6.25%) C
4 2 (6.25%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 19 (59.38%) Security Cleared
2 14 (43.75%) SC Cleared
3 3 (9.38%) DV Cleared
4 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.88%) QA
2 4 (12.50%) JSP 440
3 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (25.00%) NFS
2 8 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (15.63%) Oracle RAC
3 5 (15.63%) VMware ESX
3 5 (15.63%) vSphere
4 4 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (12.50%) KVM
4 4 (12.50%) RHEV
4 4 (12.50%) Hyper-V
5 2 (6.25%) Terminal Services
6 1 (3.13%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (21.88%) WhatsUp Gold
2 6 (18.75%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 3 (9.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (6.25%) OpenView
4 2 (6.25%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 17 (53.13%) Oracle
2 15 (46.88%) Red Hat
3 12 (37.50%) HP
4 11 (34.38%) Cisco
5 10 (31.25%) JBoss
6 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 8 (25.00%) Juniper
6 8 (25.00%) CheckPoint
6 8 (25.00%) VMware
6 8 (25.00%) F5
7 7 (21.88%) Citrix
8 6 (18.75%) McAfee
9 5 (15.63%) TippingPoint
10 4 (12.50%) EMC
10 4 (12.50%) 3PAR
11 3 (9.38%) CA
12 2 (6.25%) Lotus
13 1 (3.13%) Riverbed
13 1 (3.13%) Crossbeam
13 1 (3.13%) Veritas
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