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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 36 23 21
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -2
Contract jobs citing DNS 27 17 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 4.11% 5.48% 2.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.96% 39.53% 30.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 15 3
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£263 £331 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.69% -5.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £346 £314 £300
% change year-on-year
+10.35% +4.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.09 £16.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+19.95% -16.25%
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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
104 43 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 15.83% 13.87% 7.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 33 6
Average daily rate £294 £347 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.39% -0.72%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.27% +4.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 1 3
Average hourly rate £25.50 £32.50 £10.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.53% +205.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £32.50 £10.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £32.50 £10.93
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+8.81% -21.56%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015, 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 36 (94.74%) DHCP
2 30 (78.95%) Windows
3 29 (76.32%) Microsoft
4 23 (60.53%) Security Cleared
5 16 (42.11%) Active Directory
5 16 (42.11%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 16 (42.11%) Data Centre
6 14 (36.84%) Server Building
7 13 (34.21%) VMware
7 13 (34.21%) Microsoft Certification
8 12 (31.58%) Migration
8 12 (31.58%) SC Cleared
8 12 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (31.58%) Change Control
9 10 (26.32%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (26.32%) MCSE
10 9 (23.68%) VMware Infrastructure
11 8 (21.05%) Xen
11 8 (21.05%) SLA
11 8 (21.05%) Citrix
12 7 (18.42%) SQL
12 7 (18.42%) Configuration Management
12 7 (18.42%) Windows 7
13 6 (15.79%) nginx
13 6 (15.79%) Java
13 6 (15.79%) Apache
13 6 (15.79%) Tomcat
13 6 (15.79%) Linux
13 6 (15.79%) HP
13 6 (15.79%) SSL

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 6 (15.79%) Apache
1 6 (15.79%) Tomcat
1 6 (15.79%) nginx
2 5 (13.16%) IIS
2 5 (13.16%) Jetty
2 5 (13.16%) WebSphere
3 3 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (5.26%) MS Exchange
4 2 (5.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.63%) CMS
5 1 (2.63%) Zope
5 1 (2.63%) Plone
5 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.16%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (13.16%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (13.16%) Google App Engine
1 5 (13.16%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (13.16%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 36 (94.74%) DHCP
2 6 (15.79%) SSL
3 5 (13.16%) IPsec
3 5 (13.16%) FTP
3 5 (13.16%) HTTP
3 5 (13.16%) TCP/IP
4 2 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (5.26%) 3G
5 1 (2.63%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) MySQL
1 1 (2.63%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 5 (13.16%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.63%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 18 (47.37%) Wintel Engineer
2 11 (28.95%) Build Engineer
3 9 (23.68%) Support Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) Wintel Support
4 5 (13.16%) Wintel Support Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Administrator
6 3 (7.89%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (7.89%) Desktop Support
6 3 (7.89%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Desktop Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Data Centre Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Exchange Administrator
8 1 (2.63%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 1 (2.63%) Deployment Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) Linux Administrator
8 1 (2.63%) Release Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) Windows Administrator
8 1 (2.63%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.16%) .NET
1 5 (13.16%) J2EE
1 5 (13.16%) Servlets
2 1 (2.63%) HTML
2 1 (2.63%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (42.11%) Data Centre
2 4 (10.53%) Clustering
3 3 (7.89%) PKI
4 2 (5.26%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.26%) Fat Client
4 2 (5.26%) Thin Client
4 2 (5.26%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 30 (78.95%) Windows
2 12 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (26.32%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (18.42%) Windows 7
5 6 (15.79%) Linux
6 3 (7.89%) Windows XP
6 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.63%) CentOS
7 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (36.84%) Server Building
2 12 (31.58%) Migration
2 12 (31.58%) Change Control
3 7 (18.42%) Configuration Management
4 5 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (10.53%) Automated Testing
5 4 (10.53%) ITIL
5 4 (10.53%) Unit Testing
5 4 (10.53%) Open Source
6 2 (5.26%) Incident Management
6 2 (5.26%) Problem Management
7 1 (2.63%) Data Protection
7 1 (2.63%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (2.63%) Software Deployment
7 1 (2.63%) DevOps
7 1 (2.63%) Software Delivery
7 1 (2.63%) CRM
7 1 (2.63%) Service Management
7 1 (2.63%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (18.42%) SQL
2 6 (15.79%) Java
3 4 (10.53%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.63%) Perl
4 1 (2.63%) Python
Qualifications
1 23 (60.53%) Security Cleared
2 13 (34.21%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (31.58%) SC Cleared
4 10 (26.32%) MCSE
5 5 (13.16%) DV Cleared
6 2 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (21.05%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (42.11%) Active Directory
2 9 (23.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (21.05%) Xen
4 5 (13.16%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (13.16%) XenApp
5 4 (10.53%) vSphere
6 3 (7.89%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (5.26%) VMware ESX
8 1 (2.63%) Varnish
8 1 (2.63%) qmail
8 1 (2.63%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 16 (42.11%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 5 (13.16%) Puppet
3 4 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (7.89%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (7.89%) HP SIM
4 3 (7.89%) SCCM
5 2 (5.26%) SCOM
5 2 (5.26%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (5.26%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (5.26%) NetBackup
6 1 (2.63%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 1 (2.63%) HAProxy
6 1 (2.63%) Ansible
6 1 (2.63%) systemd
6 1 (2.63%) HP UCMDB
6 1 (2.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 29 (76.32%) Microsoft
2 13 (34.21%) VMware
3 8 (21.05%) Citrix
4 6 (15.79%) HP
5 5 (13.16%) Symantec
5 5 (13.16%) Google
6 3 (7.89%) McAfee
6 3 (7.89%) CA
7 2 (5.26%) AppSense
8 1 (2.63%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.63%) ArcSight
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
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