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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 36 35 23
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -12
Contract jobs citing DNS 4 15 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.22% 4.67% 1.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.76% 20.83% 10.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 0
Average daily rate
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- £240 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £26.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+62.50% -8.57%
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
34 72 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 10.33% 22.43% 16.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 41 7
Average daily rate £288 £245 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.34% -9.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £196 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £325 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 1
Average hourly rate - £26.75 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +114.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.53 £23.42
% change year-on-year
+33.95% -12.32%

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
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 27 February 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 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (85.71%) Active Directory
3 13 (61.90%) Microsoft
3 13 (61.90%) DHCP
3 13 (61.90%) ITIL
4 12 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (57.14%) Clustering
5 11 (52.38%) Security Cleared
5 11 (52.38%) SQL
6 10 (47.62%) SQL Server
6 10 (47.62%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (42.86%) Oracle
7 9 (42.86%) MS Excel
8 8 (38.10%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 8 (38.10%) Firewall
9 7 (33.33%) HP
10 6 (28.57%) CA
10 6 (28.57%) Change Management
10 6 (28.57%) Incident Management
11 5 (23.81%) SQL Server 2005
11 5 (23.81%) VMware
11 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
11 5 (23.81%) PowerShell
11 5 (23.81%) SC Cleared
11 5 (23.81%) HP SIM
11 5 (23.81%) Service Delivery
11 5 (23.81%) Middleware
11 5 (23.81%) Lotus
11 5 (23.81%) Citrix
11 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Certification

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 5 (23.81%) IBM Notes
1 5 (23.81%) Apache
1 5 (23.81%) IIS
2 4 (19.05%) JBoss
2 4 (19.05%) WebLogic
3 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 9 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 4 (19.05%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 13 (61.90%) DHCP
2 8 (38.10%) Firewall
3 4 (19.05%) LDAP
3 4 (19.05%) OpenLDAP
4 3 (14.29%) Junos
4 3 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 3 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 3 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (14.29%) Network Security
4 3 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (14.29%) LAN
4 3 (14.29%) WAN
4 3 (14.29%) SSL
4 3 (14.29%) SAN
5 2 (9.52%) SSH
6 1 (4.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (47.62%) SQL Server
2 5 (23.81%) SQL Server 2000
2 5 (23.81%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (4.76%) DTS
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MSI
Job Titles
1 4 (19.05%) Analyst
1 4 (19.05%) Support Analyst
1 4 (19.05%) Support Engineer
1 4 (19.05%) Administrator
1 4 (19.05%) Wintel Support
2 3 (14.29%) Server Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (14.29%) Network Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Server Support
3 2 (9.52%) Server Support Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Wintel Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Environment Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Wintel Support Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) Server Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) Support Technician
4 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (4.76%) Network Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) Middleware
2 1 (4.76%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 12 (57.14%) Clustering
2 3 (14.29%) Cryptography
2 3 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.76%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (47.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (23.81%) Windows XP
5 4 (19.05%) UNIX
5 4 (19.05%) Linux
5 4 (19.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (4.76%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) ITIL
2 6 (28.57%) Change Management
2 6 (28.57%) Incident Management
3 5 (23.81%) Service Delivery
4 3 (14.29%) Service Management
4 3 (14.29%) Network Design
4 3 (14.29%) Knowledge Management
4 3 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 3 (14.29%) Load Balancing
4 3 (14.29%) Time Management
4 3 (14.29%) Network Management
4 3 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (4.76%) ITIL V3
5 1 (4.76%) Problem Management
5 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.76%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 11 (52.38%) SQL
2 5 (23.81%) PowerShell
3 4 (19.05%) PL/SQL
4 2 (9.52%) Korn
4 2 (9.52%) C
4 2 (9.52%) Perl
5 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (52.38%) Security Cleared
2 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (23.81%) SC Cleared
3 3 (14.29%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) QA
1 3 (14.29%) JSP 440
2 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 5 (23.81%) Terminal Services
2 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 3 (14.29%) vSphere
3 3 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (9.52%) NFS
5 1 (4.76%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 8 (38.10%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 5 (23.81%) OpenView
2 5 (23.81%) HP SIM
3 3 (14.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (14.29%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 13 (61.90%) Microsoft
2 9 (42.86%) Oracle
3 7 (33.33%) HP
4 6 (28.57%) CA
5 5 (23.81%) Lotus
5 5 (23.81%) VMware
5 5 (23.81%) Citrix
6 4 (19.05%) Red Hat
6 4 (19.05%) Cisco
7 3 (14.29%) EMC
7 3 (14.29%) CheckPoint
7 3 (14.29%) McAfee
7 3 (14.29%) Juniper
7 3 (14.29%) TippingPoint
7 3 (14.29%) 3PAR
7 3 (14.29%) F5
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