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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Domain Name System (DNS)
Tyne and Wear / Newcastle upon Tyne
Rank 58 52 39
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -13
Contract jobs citing DNS 21 15 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 3.17% 2.30% 1.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.28% 17.44% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 12 0
Median daily rate £290 £463 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.29% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
- -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Median hourly rate £38.75 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.25 £20.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-8.75% -16.66%

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
129 86 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 19.46% 13.17% 13.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 49 26
Median daily rate £345 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.75% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £270 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £533 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £14.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+185.71% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing DNS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017.

DNS Hourly Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing DNS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for DNS.

1 123 (94.62%) Active Directory
2 104 (80.00%) Windows
3 86 (66.15%) Microsoft
4 84 (64.62%) DHCP
5 81 (62.31%) Security Cleared
6 69 (53.08%) Windows Server
7 62 (47.69%) SC Cleared
8 41 (31.54%) VMware
9 40 (30.77%) MS Excel
10 37 (28.46%) ITIL
11 34 (26.15%) SQL
11 34 (26.15%) Windows 7
12 33 (25.38%) PowerShell
12 33 (25.38%) SCCM
13 32 (24.62%) VMware Infrastructure
14 31 (23.85%) Linux
14 31 (23.85%) Microsoft Certification
15 28 (21.54%) Migration
16 24 (18.46%) Citrix
16 24 (18.46%) Windows Server 2003
16 24 (18.46%) Windows Server 2008
17 23 (17.69%) TCP/IP
18 22 (16.92%) LDAP
19 21 (16.15%) Kerberos
19 21 (16.15%) MCSE
19 21 (16.15%) IIS
19 21 (16.15%) XenApp
20 19 (14.62%) Firewall
21 18 (13.85%) Clustering
21 18 (13.85%) Intranet

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 21 (16.15%) IIS
2 12 (9.23%) Exchange Server 2010
2 12 (9.23%) MS Exchange
3 11 (8.46%) Skype for Business
4 10 (7.69%) SharePoint
5 8 (6.15%) JBoss
5 8 (6.15%) WebLogic
6 7 (5.38%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (5.38%) Office Communications Server
6 7 (5.38%) SharePoint 2010
6 7 (5.38%) SharePoint 2013
7 6 (4.62%) Apache
8 5 (3.85%) Jetty
8 5 (3.85%) Mongrel
8 5 (3.85%) nginx
8 5 (3.85%) Tomcat
8 5 (3.85%) WebSphere
9 3 (2.31%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (1.54%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 2 (1.54%) SAS
Applications
1 40 (30.77%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.15%) MS Office
3 2 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (5.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (13.85%) Office 365
2 14 (10.77%) IaaS
2 14 (10.77%) PaaS
2 14 (10.77%) SaaS
3 12 (9.23%) HP Helion
3 12 (9.23%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (6.15%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (3.85%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (3.85%) Google App Engine
5 5 (3.85%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 84 (64.62%) DHCP
2 23 (17.69%) TCP/IP
3 22 (16.92%) LDAP
4 21 (16.15%) Kerberos
5 19 (14.62%) Firewall
6 18 (13.85%) Internet
6 18 (13.85%) Intranet
7 13 (10.00%) X.500
8 8 (6.15%) OpenLDAP
8 8 (6.15%) SSH
9 7 (5.38%) Skype
10 6 (4.62%) 3G
10 6 (4.62%) Wi-Fi
11 5 (3.85%) FTP
11 5 (3.85%) HTTP
11 5 (3.85%) IPsec
11 5 (3.85%) SMS
11 5 (3.85%) SSL
12 4 (3.08%) NAS
13 2 (1.54%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (9.23%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.54%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 2 (1.54%) SAS Enterprise Miner
3 1 (0.77%) EDMS
3 1 (0.77%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (4.62%) Jenkins
2 5 (3.85%) Travis CI
3 3 (2.31%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.54%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.77%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.77%) MSI
5 1 (0.77%) StarTeam
General
1 4 (3.08%) Finance
2 1 (0.77%) German Language
Job Titles
1 30 (23.08%) Support Engineer
2 24 (18.46%) Active Directory Engineer
3 14 (10.77%) Wintel Engineer
4 13 (10.00%) Migration Engineer
5 12 (9.23%) Desktop Engineer
5 12 (9.23%) Server Engineer
6 11 (8.46%) Desktop Support
6 11 (8.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 10 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
7 10 (7.69%) Consultant
8 9 (6.92%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 9 (6.92%) Wintel Server Engineer
9 7 (5.38%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 7 (5.38%) 3rd Line Support
9 7 (5.38%) Messaging Support
10 6 (4.62%) DevOps Engineer
10 6 (4.62%) Messaging Consultant
10 6 (4.62%) Support Consultant
11 5 (3.85%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 4 (3.08%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.85%) .NET
1 5 (3.85%) J2EE
1 5 (3.85%) Servlets
2 3 (2.31%) Web Services
3 1 (0.77%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.85%) Clustering
2 15 (11.54%) PKI
2 15 (11.54%) Replication
3 14 (10.77%) Management Information System
4 11 (8.46%) Computer Science
5 8 (6.15%) Fat Client
5 8 (6.15%) Hybrid Cloud
5 8 (6.15%) Thin Client
6 7 (5.38%) Blackberry
6 7 (5.38%) Data Centre
7 3 (2.31%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.77%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 104 (80.00%) Windows
2 69 (53.08%) Windows Server
3 34 (26.15%) Windows 7
4 31 (23.85%) Linux
5 24 (18.46%) Windows Server 2003
5 24 (18.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (9.23%) Unix
7 12 (9.23%) Windows XP
8 10 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (5.38%) Android
9 7 (5.38%) Apple iOS
10 6 (4.62%) Windows 10
10 6 (4.62%) Windows 8
11 2 (1.54%) AIX
11 2 (1.54%) Windows 2000
11 2 (1.54%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.77%) CentOS
12 1 (0.77%) HPUX
12 1 (0.77%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (28.46%) ITIL
2 28 (21.54%) Migration
3 17 (13.08%) DevOps
4 15 (11.54%) Open Source
5 14 (10.77%) Change Management
6 13 (10.00%) Software Delivery
6 13 (10.00%) Virtual Environments
7 12 (9.23%) PRINCE2
7 12 (9.23%) TOGAF
8 10 (7.69%) Change Control
8 10 (7.69%) Data Management
8 10 (7.69%) Problem Management
9 9 (6.92%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 9 (6.92%) Server Building
10 8 (6.15%) CRM
11 7 (5.38%) Configuration Management
11 7 (5.38%) Mobile Device Management
11 7 (5.38%) Visualisation
12 6 (4.62%) Virtual Infrastructure
13 5 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 34 (26.15%) SQL
2 33 (25.38%) PowerShell
3 10 (7.69%) PL/SQL
4 9 (6.92%) Korn
4 9 (6.92%) Perl
5 6 (4.62%) Java
6 4 (3.08%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.54%) C#
7 2 (1.54%) VB
7 2 (1.54%) VBScript
8 1 (0.77%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.77%) C-shell
8 1 (0.77%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.77%) PHP
Qualifications
1 81 (62.31%) Security Cleared
2 62 (47.69%) SC Cleared
3 31 (23.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 21 (16.15%) MCSE
5 15 (11.54%) BPSS Clearance
6 14 (10.77%) MCSA
7 12 (9.23%) ITIL Certification
8 11 (8.46%) Degree
9 6 (4.62%) MCP
9 6 (4.62%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (10.77%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.77%) QA
2 1 (0.77%) SLA
System Software
1 123 (94.62%) Active Directory
2 32 (24.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (16.15%) XenApp
4 17 (13.08%) Hyper-V
5 16 (12.31%) Microsoft App-V
6 15 (11.54%) VMware ESXi
6 15 (11.54%) vSphere
7 11 (8.46%) NFS
8 10 (7.69%) DFS Replication
9 6 (4.62%) XenDesktop
9 6 (4.62%) XenServer
10 5 (3.85%) Xen
11 3 (2.31%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 3 (2.31%) Virtual Servers
11 3 (2.31%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.77%) Samba
12 1 (0.77%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 33 (25.38%) SCCM
2 13 (10.00%) HP SiteScope
3 10 (7.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 6 (4.62%) Puppet
5 3 (2.31%) Microsoft Clustering
5 3 (2.31%) WSUS
Vendors
1 86 (66.15%) Microsoft
2 41 (31.54%) VMware
3 24 (18.46%) Citrix
4 16 (12.31%) AppSense
5 13 (10.00%) Oracle
6 12 (9.23%) Red Hat
7 7 (5.38%) HP
7 7 (5.38%) Trend Micro
8 6 (4.62%) ThinPrint
9 5 (3.85%) Google
10 3 (2.31%) Dell
10 3 (2.31%) Veritas
11 1 (0.77%) Cisco
11 1 (0.77%) Convergys
11 1 (0.77%) NetApp
11 1 (0.77%) RightScale