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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 13 40 23
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -17
Contract jobs citing DNS 171 27 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 14.04% 4.01% 5.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 37.25% 25.71% 36.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 8 15
Median daily rate £265 £263 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.95% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £190 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £301 £385
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £348 £313
% change year-on-year
-6.47% +11.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 5 1
Median hourly rate £28.00 £27.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% -15.38%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £20.00 £16.63
% change year-on-year
+42.50% +20.30%
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
459 105 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 37.68% 15.58% 13.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 47 35
Median daily rate £290 £282 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.65% -14.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £475 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +5.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 19 1
Median hourly rate £28.00 £21.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.23% -33.84%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +7.62%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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.

1 221 (86.33%) Active Directory
2 213 (83.20%) Windows
3 191 (74.61%) DHCP
4 162 (63.28%) Microsoft
5 151 (58.98%) Security Cleared
6 133 (51.95%) Citrix
6 133 (51.95%) Windows Server
7 130 (50.78%) SC Cleared
8 123 (48.05%) VMware
9 104 (40.63%) ITIL
10 95 (37.11%) SQL
11 93 (36.33%) XenApp
12 92 (35.94%) Microsoft App-V
13 83 (32.42%) Windows Server 2008
14 82 (32.03%) Windows Server 2003
15 78 (30.47%) SCCM
15 78 (30.47%) AppSense
15 78 (30.47%) BPSS Clearance
16 77 (30.08%) Software Delivery
17 72 (28.13%) Disclosure Scotland
18 69 (26.95%) PowerShell
19 66 (25.78%) MS Exchange
20 64 (25.00%) Degree
21 63 (24.61%) Computer Science
21 63 (24.61%) Microsoft Certification
22 61 (23.83%) Exchange Server 2010
23 60 (23.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
24 56 (21.88%) XenServer
25 54 (21.09%) XenDesktop
26 53 (20.70%) VMware Infrastructure

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 66 (25.78%) MS Exchange
2 61 (23.83%) Exchange Server 2010
3 52 (20.31%) Skype for Business
4 42 (16.41%) Apache
5 33 (12.89%) Exchange Server 2013
5 33 (12.89%) SharePoint
6 31 (12.11%) IIS
7 20 (7.81%) IBM Notes
8 19 (7.42%) Office Communications Server
9 18 (7.03%) SharePoint 2010
10 17 (6.64%) SharePoint 2013
11 13 (5.08%) OpenStack
12 8 (3.13%) JBoss
12 8 (3.13%) WebLogic
13 5 (1.95%) Exchange Server 2003
14 2 (0.78%) nginx
14 2 (0.78%) Oracle Workflow
15 1 (0.39%) CMS
15 1 (0.39%) SharePoint Server
15 1 (0.39%) Tomcat
Applications
1 47 (18.36%) MS Excel
2 29 (11.33%) MS Office
3 3 (1.17%) MS Project
3 3 (1.17%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 30 (11.72%) Office 365
2 6 (2.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.39%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.39%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.39%) IaaS
3 1 (0.39%) PaaS
3 1 (0.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 191 (74.61%) DHCP
2 49 (19.14%) Firewall
3 33 (12.89%) TCP/IP
4 29 (11.33%) SAN
5 22 (8.59%) SMS
6 21 (8.20%) 3G
6 21 (8.20%) Wi-Fi
7 20 (7.81%) Skype
7 20 (7.81%) WAN
8 19 (7.42%) iSCSI
9 16 (6.25%) LDAP
10 15 (5.86%) Internet
11 14 (5.47%) Intranet
12 11 (4.30%) SSL
13 8 (3.13%) OpenLDAP
14 7 (2.73%) SSH
15 6 (2.34%) Kerberos
15 6 (2.34%) Remote Desktop
16 2 (0.78%) Unified Communications
16 2 (0.78%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (19.14%) SQL Server
2 13 (5.08%) SQL Server 2012
3 12 (4.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (3.52%) MySQL
5 2 (0.78%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.39%) Redis
6 1 (0.39%) TokuMX
Development Applications
1 40 (15.63%) MSI
2 10 (3.91%) Visual Studio
3 9 (3.52%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (2.73%) ClearCase
4 7 (2.73%) StarTeam
5 1 (0.39%) Bower
5 1 (0.39%) Grunt
5 1 (0.39%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.39%) MSTest
5 1 (0.39%) NuGet
5 1 (0.39%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.39%) Travis CI
General
1 13 (5.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 44 (17.19%) Support Engineer
2 26 (10.16%) Desktop Engineer
2 26 (10.16%) Desktop Support
3 22 (8.59%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 21 (8.20%) 2nd Line Support
5 18 (7.03%) Messaging Support
5 18 (7.03%) Unix Engineer
6 17 (6.64%) Wintel Engineer
7 16 (6.25%) Wintel Support
8 15 (5.86%) 3rd Line Support
8 15 (5.86%) Server Support
9 13 (5.08%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
9 13 (5.08%) Linux Engineer
10 12 (4.69%) Consultant
10 12 (4.69%) Security Engineer
11 11 (4.30%) Active Directory Engineer
11 11 (4.30%) Messaging Engineer
11 11 (4.30%) Unix Linux Engineer
12 10 (3.91%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 10 (3.91%) Messaging Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (8.20%) Middleware
2 11 (4.30%) .NET
3 9 (3.52%) XML
4 7 (2.73%) LAMP
5 1 (0.39%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.39%) ADO.NET
5 1 (0.39%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.39%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.39%) CSS
5 1 (0.39%) Entity Framework
5 1 (0.39%) HTML
5 1 (0.39%) HTML5
5 1 (0.39%) J2EE
5 1 (0.39%) jQuery
5 1 (0.39%) RESTful
5 1 (0.39%) Servlets
5 1 (0.39%) StructureMap
5 1 (0.39%) WCF
5 1 (0.39%) Web Services
5 1 (0.39%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 63 (24.61%) Computer Science
2 25 (9.77%) Data Centre
3 24 (9.38%) Management Information System
4 21 (8.20%) Clustering
4 21 (8.20%) Fat Client
4 21 (8.20%) Thin Client
5 12 (4.69%) Visualisation
6 11 (4.30%) Blackberry
7 10 (3.91%) Hybrid Cloud
8 9 (3.52%) CMDB
9 5 (1.95%) PKI
10 4 (1.56%) Enterprise Storage
10 4 (1.56%) Replication
11 2 (0.78%) Analytical Skills
12 1 (0.39%) AS400
12 1 (0.39%) Driving Licence
12 1 (0.39%) Mainframe
12 1 (0.39%) N-Tier
12 1 (0.39%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 213 (83.20%) Windows
2 133 (51.95%) Windows Server
3 83 (32.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 82 (32.03%) Windows Server 2003
5 53 (20.70%) Windows 7
6 33 (12.89%) Linux
7 30 (11.72%) Unix
8 29 (11.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 16 (6.25%) Windows XP
10 14 (5.47%) Android
10 14 (5.47%) Apple iOS
11 8 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (3.13%) Solaris
12 5 (1.95%) Windows 8
13 4 (1.56%) HPUX
13 4 (1.56%) Windows 10
14 3 (1.17%) Windows Phone
14 3 (1.17%) Windows Phone 8
15 2 (0.78%) CentOS
15 2 (0.78%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (40.63%) ITIL
2 77 (30.08%) Software Delivery
3 36 (14.06%) Incident Management
4 34 (13.28%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 29 (11.33%) Content Management
6 26 (10.16%) Unit Testing
7 21 (8.20%) Escalation Management
7 21 (8.20%) High Availability
8 20 (7.81%) Application Packaging
8 20 (7.81%) Migration
9 19 (7.42%) Problem Management
9 19 (7.42%) Software Distribution
10 18 (7.03%) ITIL V3
10 18 (7.03%) Server Building
11 17 (6.64%) Configuration Management
12 16 (6.25%) Change Control
12 16 (6.25%) Project Management
13 15 (5.86%) Capacity Planning
14 14 (5.47%) Service Delivery
15 13 (5.08%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 95 (37.11%) SQL
2 69 (26.95%) PowerShell
3 29 (11.33%) Korn
3 29 (11.33%) Perl
4 28 (10.94%) VBScript
5 24 (9.38%) T-SQL
5 24 (9.38%) VB
6 21 (8.20%) Bash Shell
6 21 (8.20%) C-shell
7 13 (5.08%) Shell Script
8 11 (4.30%) JavaScript
9 10 (3.91%) C#
10 8 (3.13%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.78%) Python
12 1 (0.39%) C++
12 1 (0.39%) Java
12 1 (0.39%) PHP
Qualifications
1 151 (58.98%) Security Cleared
2 130 (50.78%) SC Cleared
3 78 (30.47%) BPSS Clearance
4 64 (25.00%) Degree
5 63 (24.61%) Microsoft Certification
6 26 (10.16%) MCSE
7 9 (3.52%) MCP
7 9 (3.52%) MCSD
8 8 (3.13%) MCITP
8 8 (3.13%) MCTS
9 6 (2.34%) MCSA
9 6 (2.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (1.56%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.39%) CCNA
11 1 (0.39%) CCNP
11 1 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.39%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (0.39%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (28.13%) Disclosure Scotland
2 18 (7.03%) SLA
System Software
1 221 (86.33%) Active Directory
2 93 (36.33%) XenApp
3 92 (35.94%) Microsoft App-V
4 56 (21.88%) XenServer
5 54 (21.09%) XenDesktop
6 53 (20.70%) VMware Infrastructure
7 43 (16.80%) Hyper-V
8 25 (9.77%) Terminal Services
9 22 (8.59%) vSphere
10 21 (8.20%) Samba
11 8 (3.13%) DFS Replication
12 7 (2.73%) NFS
13 2 (0.78%) Brightmail
13 2 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
14 1 (0.39%) Gluster
14 1 (0.39%) LXC
14 1 (0.39%) Xen
Systems Management
1 78 (30.47%) SCCM
2 60 (23.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 25 (9.77%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 21 (8.20%) Microsoft Clustering
4 21 (8.20%) OpenView
4 21 (8.20%) Perfmon
5 15 (5.86%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 14 (5.47%) HP SIM
7 3 (1.17%) AirWatch
7 3 (1.17%) SAP Afaria
7 3 (1.17%) XenMobile
8 2 (0.78%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (0.78%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 1 (0.39%) Graphite
9 1 (0.39%) Graylog
9 1 (0.39%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.39%) Icinga
9 1 (0.39%) logstash
9 1 (0.39%) Puppet
9 1 (0.39%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 162 (63.28%) Microsoft
2 133 (51.95%) Citrix
3 123 (48.05%) VMware
4 78 (30.47%) AppSense
5 53 (20.70%) HP
6 36 (14.06%) Oracle
7 21 (8.20%) ThinPrint
8 20 (7.81%) Lotus
9 19 (7.42%) Red Hat
10 18 (7.03%) Intel Security
10 18 (7.03%) Symantec
11 14 (5.47%) Lumension
12 11 (4.30%) Trend Micro
13 8 (3.13%) SAP
14 4 (1.56%) Altiris
15 3 (1.17%) Apple
16 2 (0.78%) Compaq
16 2 (0.78%) Dell
16 2 (0.78%) IronPort
17 1 (0.39%) Google