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 26 September 2016 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 23 49 43
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -6
Contract jobs citing DNS 102 29 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 8.96% 3.69% 3.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 32.59% 21.97% 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 12 11
Median daily rate £325 £425 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +22.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £247 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £548 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 5 4
Median hourly rate £28.00 £25.50 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.80% -11.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £25.20 £15.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £28.20 £31.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.25 £21.53 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+26.59% +19.58%
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
313 132 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 27.48% 16.82% 14.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 79 42
Median daily rate £330 £500 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.00% +43.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £310 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £620 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 16 5
Median hourly rate £28.00 £25.25 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.89% -8.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £12.35 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.90 £37.50 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -6.64%

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 26 September 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 26 September 2016, 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.

1 271 (86.31%) Active Directory
2 246 (78.34%) Windows
3 221 (70.38%) DHCP
4 204 (64.97%) Microsoft
5 183 (58.28%) Security Cleared
6 163 (51.91%) Windows Server
7 156 (49.68%) SC Cleared
8 149 (47.45%) VMware
9 130 (41.40%) Citrix
10 124 (39.49%) ITIL
11 102 (32.48%) SQL
12 90 (28.66%) Microsoft App-V
13 89 (28.34%) XenApp
14 86 (27.39%) Windows Server 2008
15 85 (27.07%) Microsoft Certification
15 85 (27.07%) Windows Server 2003
16 84 (26.75%) PowerShell
17 81 (25.80%) BPSS Clearance
18 77 (24.52%) VMware Infrastructure
19 76 (24.20%) AppSense
19 76 (24.20%) Disclosure Scotland
20 73 (23.25%) SCCM
21 72 (22.93%) Software Delivery
22 69 (21.97%) MS Exchange
23 68 (21.66%) Degree
24 67 (21.34%) Computer Science
25 64 (20.38%) Exchange Server 2010
26 61 (19.43%) MS Excel
27 59 (18.79%) SQL Server
28 58 (18.47%) HP

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 69 (21.97%) MS Exchange
2 64 (20.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 54 (17.20%) Skype for Business
4 52 (16.56%) Apache
5 51 (16.24%) IIS
6 38 (12.10%) SharePoint
7 35 (11.15%) Exchange Server 2013
8 21 (6.69%) Office Communications Server
9 20 (6.37%) IBM Notes
9 20 (6.37%) SharePoint 2010
10 19 (6.05%) SharePoint 2013
11 17 (5.41%) OpenStack
12 6 (1.91%) Exchange Server 2003
12 6 (1.91%) JBoss
12 6 (1.91%) nginx
12 6 (1.91%) WebLogic
13 5 (1.59%) Jetty
13 5 (1.59%) Mongrel
13 5 (1.59%) Tomcat
13 5 (1.59%) WebSphere
Applications
1 61 (19.43%) MS Excel
2 29 (9.24%) MS Office
3 3 (0.96%) MS Project
3 3 (0.96%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (2.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 39 (12.42%) Office 365
2 17 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (4.14%) IaaS
3 13 (4.14%) PaaS
3 13 (4.14%) SaaS
4 12 (3.82%) HP Helion
5 8 (2.55%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (1.59%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (1.59%) Google App Engine
6 5 (1.59%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 221 (70.38%) DHCP
2 56 (17.83%) Firewall
3 47 (14.97%) TCP/IP
4 36 (11.46%) SAN
5 29 (9.24%) LDAP
6 27 (8.60%) Internet
7 26 (8.28%) Intranet
7 26 (8.28%) iSCSI
7 26 (8.28%) WAN
8 22 (7.01%) Kerberos
8 22 (7.01%) Skype
9 19 (6.05%) SMS
10 16 (5.10%) 3G
10 16 (5.10%) Wi-Fi
11 15 (4.78%) SSL
12 9 (2.87%) X.500
13 6 (1.91%) OpenLDAP
13 6 (1.91%) SSH
14 5 (1.59%) FTP
14 5 (1.59%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (18.79%) SQL Server
2 15 (4.78%) MySQL
3 13 (4.14%) SQL Server 2012
4 12 (3.82%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.64%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.32%) EDMS
6 1 (0.32%) Redis
6 1 (0.32%) TokuMX
Development Applications
1 40 (12.74%) MSI
2 13 (4.14%) ClearCase
2 13 (4.14%) StarTeam
3 12 (3.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (3.82%) Visual Studio
4 6 (1.91%) Jenkins
5 5 (1.59%) Travis CI
6 1 (0.32%) Bower
6 1 (0.32%) Grunt
6 1 (0.32%) MSTest
6 1 (0.32%) NuGet
6 1 (0.32%) TeamCity
General
1 16 (5.10%) Finance
2 1 (0.32%) German Language
Job Titles
1 46 (14.65%) Support Engineer
2 30 (9.55%) Active Directory Engineer
3 24 (7.64%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 24 (7.64%) Desktop Engineer
3 24 (7.64%) Desktop Support
3 24 (7.64%) Wintel Engineer
4 20 (6.37%) Messaging Support
4 20 (6.37%) Unix Engineer
5 18 (5.73%) 2nd Line Support
6 17 (5.41%) 3rd Line Support
6 17 (5.41%) Consultant
7 16 (5.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 16 (5.10%) Linux Engineer
7 16 (5.10%) Wintel Support
8 15 (4.78%) Server Support
9 14 (4.46%) Server Engineer
10 13 (4.14%) Unix Linux Engineer
11 12 (3.82%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
11 12 (3.82%) Messaging Engineer
11 12 (3.82%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (6.37%) Middleware
2 15 (4.78%) .NET
3 13 (4.14%) LAMP
4 9 (2.87%) XML
5 5 (1.59%) J2EE
5 5 (1.59%) Servlets
6 4 (1.27%) Web Services
7 1 (0.32%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.32%) ADO.NET
7 1 (0.32%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.32%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (0.32%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (0.32%) CSS
7 1 (0.32%) HTML
7 1 (0.32%) jQuery
7 1 (0.32%) LEMP Stack
7 1 (0.32%) RESTful
7 1 (0.32%) WCF
7 1 (0.32%) WinForms
7 1 (0.32%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 67 (21.34%) Computer Science
2 39 (12.42%) Clustering
3 31 (9.87%) Management Information System
4 25 (7.96%) Data Centre
5 17 (5.41%) Hybrid Cloud
5 17 (5.41%) PKI
6 16 (5.10%) Fat Client
6 16 (5.10%) Thin Client
7 15 (4.78%) Replication
8 13 (4.14%) Visualisation
9 12 (3.82%) Blackberry
10 9 (2.87%) CMDB
11 4 (1.27%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (1.27%) Enterprise Storage
12 1 (0.32%) Digital Media
12 1 (0.32%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 246 (78.34%) Windows
2 163 (51.91%) Windows Server
3 86 (27.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 85 (27.07%) Windows Server 2003
5 55 (17.52%) Linux
6 50 (15.92%) Windows 7
7 44 (14.01%) Windows Server 2012
8 34 (10.83%) Unix
9 16 (5.10%) Android
9 16 (5.10%) Apple iOS
10 14 (4.46%) Solaris
10 14 (4.46%) Windows XP
11 8 (2.55%) HPUX
12 6 (1.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (1.27%) Windows Phone
13 4 (1.27%) Windows Phone 8
14 3 (0.96%) CentOS
14 3 (0.96%) Windows 10
14 3 (0.96%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.64%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (39.49%) ITIL
2 72 (22.93%) Software Delivery
3 37 (11.78%) Incident Management
4 33 (10.51%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 33 (10.51%) Unit Testing
5 32 (10.19%) Migration
6 31 (9.87%) Content Management
7 29 (9.24%) Problem Management
8 28 (8.92%) Configuration Management
9 25 (7.96%) DevOps
10 24 (7.64%) Change Management
11 21 (6.69%) Escalation Management
11 21 (6.69%) High Availability
12 20 (6.37%) Application Packaging
12 20 (6.37%) Project Management
12 20 (6.37%) Server Building
13 19 (6.05%) Change Control
13 19 (6.05%) Software Distribution
14 18 (5.73%) ITIL V3
15 17 (5.41%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 102 (32.48%) SQL
2 84 (26.75%) PowerShell
3 33 (10.51%) Korn
3 33 (10.51%) Perl
4 28 (8.92%) VBScript
5 27 (8.60%) Bash Shell
5 27 (8.60%) C-shell
6 26 (8.28%) T-SQL
7 24 (7.64%) VB
8 13 (4.14%) JavaScript
8 13 (4.14%) Shell Script
9 12 (3.82%) C#
10 6 (1.91%) Java
10 6 (1.91%) PL/SQL
11 3 (0.96%) Python
12 2 (0.64%) C++
12 2 (0.64%) PHP
Qualifications
1 183 (58.28%) Security Cleared
2 156 (49.68%) SC Cleared
3 85 (27.07%) Microsoft Certification
4 81 (25.80%) BPSS Clearance
5 68 (21.66%) Degree
6 40 (12.74%) MCSE
7 19 (6.05%) MCSA
8 13 (4.14%) MCP
8 13 (4.14%) MCTS
9 12 (3.82%) ITIL Certification
10 9 (2.87%) MCSD
11 8 (2.55%) MCITP
12 6 (1.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 1 (0.32%) Citrix Certification
13 1 (0.32%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (24.20%) Disclosure Scotland
2 18 (5.73%) SLA
3 1 (0.32%) QA
System Software
1 271 (86.31%) Active Directory
2 90 (28.66%) Microsoft App-V
3 89 (28.34%) XenApp
4 77 (24.52%) VMware Infrastructure
5 56 (17.83%) XenServer
6 54 (17.20%) XenDesktop
7 50 (15.92%) Hyper-V
8 36 (11.46%) vSphere
9 27 (8.60%) Samba
10 25 (7.96%) Terminal Services
11 17 (5.41%) DFS Replication
11 17 (5.41%) VMware ESXi
12 7 (2.23%) NFS
13 5 (1.59%) Xen
14 3 (0.96%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 3 (0.96%) Virtual Servers
14 3 (0.96%) VMware Workstation
15 2 (0.64%) Brightmail
16 1 (0.32%) Gluster
16 1 (0.32%) LXC
Systems Management
1 73 (23.25%) SCCM
2 58 (18.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 24 (7.64%) Microsoft Clustering
3 24 (7.64%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 21 (6.69%) Perfmon
5 20 (6.37%) OpenView
6 15 (4.78%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 14 (4.46%) HP SIM
8 6 (1.91%) PowerCLI
8 6 (1.91%) Puppet
9 4 (1.27%) AirWatch
9 4 (1.27%) SAP Afaria
9 4 (1.27%) XenMobile
10 3 (0.96%) WSUS
11 2 (0.64%) McAfee ePO
11 2 (0.64%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 1 (0.32%) HAProxy
12 1 (0.32%) Icinga
12 1 (0.32%) logstash
12 1 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 204 (64.97%) Microsoft
2 149 (47.45%) VMware
3 130 (41.40%) Citrix
4 76 (24.20%) AppSense
5 58 (18.47%) HP
6 39 (12.42%) Oracle
7 24 (7.64%) Red Hat
8 20 (6.37%) Lotus
9 19 (6.05%) ThinPrint
10 18 (5.73%) Intel Security
10 18 (5.73%) Symantec
11 14 (4.46%) Lumension
12 12 (3.82%) Trend Micro
13 8 (2.55%) SAP
14 5 (1.59%) Dell
14 5 (1.59%) Google
15 4 (1.27%) Altiris
15 4 (1.27%) Apple
16 3 (0.96%) Veritas
17 2 (0.64%) Compaq