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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 45 30 19
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -11
Contract jobs citing DNS 29 15 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 3.74% 4.00% 2.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.28% 34.88% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 13 3
Average daily rate
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£488 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.28% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £349 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.98% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Average hourly rate £25.50 £32.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.53% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.51 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+19.51% -10.00%
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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
143 43 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 18.43% 11.47% 6.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 31 5
Average daily rate £488 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.28% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 1 2
Average hourly rate £25.50 £32.50 £10.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.53% +202.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £32.50 £10.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £32.50 £10.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 51 (96.23%) DHCP
2 44 (83.02%) Microsoft
3 34 (64.15%) Windows
4 30 (56.60%) Security Cleared
5 25 (47.17%) VMware
6 20 (37.74%) VMware Infrastructure
7 19 (35.85%) Xen
7 19 (35.85%) Active Directory
8 18 (33.96%) Configuration Management
9 17 (32.08%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 17 (32.08%) Apache
9 17 (32.08%) Tomcat
9 17 (32.08%) Linux
9 17 (32.08%) Java
9 17 (32.08%) SC Cleared
9 17 (32.08%) nginx
9 17 (32.08%) Data Centre
10 16 (30.19%) Google Cloud Platform
10 16 (30.19%) Amazon EC2
10 16 (30.19%) Google App Engine
10 16 (30.19%) Amazon AWS
10 16 (30.19%) Jetty
10 16 (30.19%) IPsec
10 16 (30.19%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (30.19%) Google
10 16 (30.19%) WebSphere
10 16 (30.19%) .NET
10 16 (30.19%) J2EE
10 16 (30.19%) IIS
10 16 (30.19%) Servlets

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 17 (32.08%) Apache
1 17 (32.08%) Tomcat
1 17 (32.08%) nginx
2 16 (30.19%) IIS
2 16 (30.19%) Jetty
2 16 (30.19%) WebSphere
3 3 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (3.77%) MS Exchange
4 2 (3.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.89%) CMS
5 1 (1.89%) Zope
5 1 (1.89%) Plone
5 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (30.19%) Amazon EC2
1 16 (30.19%) Google App Engine
1 16 (30.19%) Amazon AWS
1 16 (30.19%) Google Cloud Platform
2 15 (28.30%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 51 (96.23%) DHCP
2 16 (30.19%) FTP
2 16 (30.19%) HTTP
2 16 (30.19%) TCP/IP
2 16 (30.19%) SSL
2 16 (30.19%) IPsec
3 2 (3.77%) 3G
3 2 (3.77%) Firewall
3 2 (3.77%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.89%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.89%) MySQL
1 1 (1.89%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (1.89%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 15 (28.30%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.89%) Subversion
General
1 1 (1.89%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (35.85%) Wintel Engineer
2 11 (20.75%) Build Engineer
3 10 (18.87%) Support Engineer
4 6 (11.32%) Wintel Support
5 5 (9.43%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (9.43%) Wintel Support Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Administrator
7 3 (5.66%) Desktop Support
7 3 (5.66%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Desktop Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (3.77%) Exchange Administrator
8 2 (3.77%) Data Centre Engineer
8 2 (3.77%) DevOps Engineer
8 2 (3.77%) Software Engineer
8 2 (3.77%) Server Support
8 2 (3.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 1 (1.89%) Operations Manager
9 1 (1.89%) Systems Administrator
9 1 (1.89%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (30.19%) .NET
1 16 (30.19%) J2EE
1 16 (30.19%) Servlets
2 1 (1.89%) HTML
2 1 (1.89%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (32.08%) Data Centre
2 5 (9.43%) Clustering
3 3 (5.66%) PKI
4 2 (3.77%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.77%) Fat Client
4 2 (3.77%) Thin Client
4 2 (3.77%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 34 (64.15%) Windows
2 17 (32.08%) Linux
3 13 (24.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (20.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (13.21%) Windows 7
6 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (5.66%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.89%) UNIX
7 1 (1.89%) CentOS
7 1 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (33.96%) Configuration Management
2 16 (30.19%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (28.30%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (28.30%) Server Building
4 13 (24.53%) Change Control
4 13 (24.53%) Migration
5 8 (15.09%) DevOps
6 7 (13.21%) ITIL
7 4 (7.55%) Automated Testing
7 4 (7.55%) Unit Testing
7 4 (7.55%) Open Source
8 2 (3.77%) Change Management
8 2 (3.77%) Incident Management
8 2 (3.77%) Problem Management
8 2 (3.77%) Software Engineering
8 2 (3.77%) Software Deployment
8 2 (3.77%) Security Patching
9 1 (1.89%) Software Delivery
9 1 (1.89%) Root Cause Analysis
9 1 (1.89%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (32.08%) Java
2 7 (13.21%) SQL
3 4 (7.55%) Shell Script
4 2 (3.77%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.89%) Python
5 1 (1.89%) Perl
Qualifications
1 30 (56.60%) Security Cleared
2 17 (32.08%) SC Cleared
3 15 (28.30%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (20.75%) MCSE
5 5 (9.43%) DV Cleared
6 2 (3.77%) Degree
7 1 (1.89%) MCSA
7 1 (1.89%) CCNP
7 1 (1.89%) CCNA
7 1 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (15.09%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (37.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (35.85%) Active Directory
2 19 (35.85%) Xen
3 5 (9.43%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (9.43%) XenApp
4 4 (7.55%) vSphere
5 3 (5.66%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (3.77%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.89%) Varnish
7 1 (1.89%) qmail
7 1 (1.89%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 17 (32.08%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 5 (9.43%) Puppet
3 4 (7.55%) HP SIM
3 4 (7.55%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (5.66%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (5.66%) SCCM
5 2 (3.77%) SCOM
5 2 (3.77%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (3.77%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (3.77%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.89%) OpenView
6 1 (1.89%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (1.89%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 1 (1.89%) HP UCMDB
6 1 (1.89%) HAProxy
6 1 (1.89%) Ansible
6 1 (1.89%) systemd
Vendors
1 44 (83.02%) Microsoft
2 25 (47.17%) VMware
3 16 (30.19%) Google
4 9 (16.98%) Citrix
5 7 (13.21%) HP
6 5 (9.43%) Symantec
7 4 (7.55%) CA
8 3 (5.66%) McAfee
9 2 (3.77%) AppSense
9 2 (3.77%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.89%) ArcSight
10 1 (1.89%) Cisco
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