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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 35 19 22
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +3
Contract jobs citing DNS 6 15 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.76% 7.25% 2.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.54% 27.27% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 0
Average daily rate
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£311 £240 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.68% -
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 £23.00 £16.25 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+41.53% -9.72%
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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
52 55 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 15.29% 26.57% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 32 4
Average daily rate £356 £245 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.40% -9.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £184 £203 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £508 £302
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 2
Average hourly rate - £26.75 £9.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +185.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

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 30 January 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 20 (95.24%) Windows
2 17 (80.95%) Active Directory
3 13 (61.90%) ITIL
4 12 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 12 (57.14%) DHCP
5 11 (52.38%) SQL
5 11 (52.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (52.38%) Clustering
6 10 (47.62%) Security Cleared
6 10 (47.62%) SQL Server
7 9 (42.86%) Oracle
7 9 (42.86%) MS Excel
7 9 (42.86%) Firewall
7 9 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (38.10%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 8 (38.10%) HP
9 7 (33.33%) Incident Management
10 6 (28.57%) CA
10 6 (28.57%) Service Delivery
10 6 (28.57%) Change Management
11 5 (23.81%) Middleware
11 5 (23.81%) Lotus
11 5 (23.81%) Citrix
11 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (23.81%) SQL Server 2000
11 5 (23.81%) Terminal Services
11 5 (23.81%) IIS
11 5 (23.81%) MS Office
11 5 (23.81%) Cisco
11 5 (23.81%) OpenView

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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%) IIS
1 5 (23.81%) IBM Notes
1 5 (23.81%) Apache
2 4 (19.05%) WebLogic
2 4 (19.05%) JBoss
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 5 (23.81%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 12 (57.14%) DHCP
2 9 (42.86%) Firewall
3 4 (19.05%) OpenLDAP
3 4 (19.05%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 4 (19.05%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 4 (19.05%) Network Security
3 4 (19.05%) Cisco IOS
3 4 (19.05%) LAN
3 4 (19.05%) WAN
3 4 (19.05%) LDAP
3 4 (19.05%) SSL
4 3 (14.29%) SAN
4 3 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (14.29%) Junos
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%) Wintel Support
1 4 (19.05%) Administrator
1 4 (19.05%) Analyst
1 4 (19.05%) Support Analyst
1 4 (19.05%) Support Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (14.29%) Network Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Server Support
3 2 (9.52%) Environment Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Wintel Support Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Server Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Server Support Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Support Technician
4 1 (4.76%) Architect
4 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (4.76%) Network Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) Middleware
2 1 (4.76%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 11 (52.38%) Clustering
2 4 (19.05%) Cryptography
3 3 (14.29%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.76%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 20 (95.24%) Windows
2 11 (52.38%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (23.81%) Windows XP
5 4 (19.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (19.05%) UNIX
5 4 (19.05%) Linux
6 1 (4.76%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) ITIL
2 7 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 6 (28.57%) Service Delivery
3 6 (28.57%) Change Management
4 4 (19.05%) Network Management
4 4 (19.05%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (19.05%) Network Design
4 4 (19.05%) Load Balancing
4 4 (19.05%) Service Management
5 3 (14.29%) E-Commerce
5 3 (14.29%) Time Management
5 3 (14.29%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (4.76%) CRM
6 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
6 1 (4.76%) Problem Management
6 1 (4.76%) ITIL V3
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 10 (47.62%) Security Cleared
2 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (23.81%) SC Cleared
3 2 (9.52%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) QA
2 3 (14.29%) JSP 440
3 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (80.95%) Active Directory
2 5 (23.81%) Terminal Services
2 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (14.29%) vSphere
3 3 (14.29%) Hyper-V
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 4 (19.05%) WhatsUp Gold
4 3 (14.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 12 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 9 (42.86%) Oracle
3 8 (38.10%) HP
4 6 (28.57%) CA
5 5 (23.81%) Lotus
5 5 (23.81%) Citrix
5 5 (23.81%) Cisco
5 5 (23.81%) VMware
6 4 (19.05%) F5
6 4 (19.05%) CheckPoint
6 4 (19.05%) Juniper
6 4 (19.05%) Red Hat
6 4 (19.05%) McAfee
7 3 (14.29%) EMC
7 3 (14.29%) TippingPoint
7 3 (14.29%) 3PAR