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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 46 43 20
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -23
Contract jobs citing DNS 13 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 2.40% 2.19% 4.09%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.64% 17.24% 18.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 4
Average daily rate
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£275 £253 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -15.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £224 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £293
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +5.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £16.25 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+53.84% -4.41%
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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
55 58 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 10.17% 12.72% 21.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 42 19
Average daily rate £300 £273 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.09% -9.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £222 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £365 £305
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 0
Average hourly rate £26.75 £10.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+160.97% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+43.45% -6.97%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 18 (94.74%) DHCP
2 16 (84.21%) Microsoft
3 14 (73.68%) Windows
4 11 (57.89%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 10 (52.63%) Security Cleared
6 8 (42.11%) Active Directory
7 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (31.58%) Clustering
8 6 (31.58%) Linux
9 5 (26.32%) TCP/IP
9 5 (26.32%) SSL
9 5 (26.32%) FTP
9 5 (26.32%) HTTP
9 5 (26.32%) SQL Server 2000
9 5 (26.32%) CA
9 5 (26.32%) Java
9 5 (26.32%) .NET
9 5 (26.32%) J2EE
9 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
9 5 (26.32%) IIS
9 5 (26.32%) Servlets
9 5 (26.32%) ITIL
9 5 (26.32%) Apache
9 5 (26.32%) Tomcat
9 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (26.32%) Configuration Management
9 5 (26.32%) Change Management
9 5 (26.32%) DV Cleared
9 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 (26.32%) Apache
1 5 (26.32%) Tomcat
1 5 (26.32%) WebSphere
1 5 (26.32%) Jetty
1 5 (26.32%) nginx
1 5 (26.32%) IIS
2 1 (5.26%) JBoss
2 1 (5.26%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (26.32%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (26.32%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (26.32%) Google App Engine
1 5 (26.32%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (26.32%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 18 (94.74%) DHCP
2 5 (26.32%) FTP
2 5 (26.32%) HTTP
2 5 (26.32%) TCP/IP
2 5 (26.32%) SSL
2 5 (26.32%) IPsec
3 1 (5.26%) SSH
3 1 (5.26%) OpenLDAP
3 1 (5.26%) LDAP
3 1 (5.26%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
1 5 (26.32%) SQL Server 2000
1 5 (26.32%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Wintel Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Build Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Support Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Administrator
3 3 (15.79%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (15.79%) Wintel Support
3 3 (15.79%) Wintel Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Server Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Server Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Server Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Release Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Server Support
5 1 (5.26%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Build and Release Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Environment Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) .NET
1 5 (26.32%) J2EE
1 5 (26.32%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Clustering
2 4 (21.05%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 14 (73.68%) Windows
2 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (31.58%) Linux
4 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
4 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.26%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) ITIL
1 5 (26.32%) Configuration Management
1 5 (26.32%) Change Management
1 5 (26.32%) Migration
1 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (26.32%) Change Control
2 4 (21.05%) Automated Testing
2 4 (21.05%) Unit Testing
3 1 (5.26%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) Java
1 5 (26.32%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.26%) Perl
2 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
2 1 (5.26%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) Korn
Qualifications
1 10 (52.63%) Security Cleared
2 5 (26.32%) DV Cleared
3 3 (15.79%) MCSE
3 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 8 (42.11%) Active Directory
2 5 (26.32%) Xen
2 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.26%) XenApp
3 1 (5.26%) NFS
Systems Management
1 11 (57.89%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 4 (21.05%) Puppet
2 4 (21.05%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (5.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (84.21%) Microsoft
2 5 (26.32%) CA
2 5 (26.32%) VMware
2 5 (26.32%) Google
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle
3 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.26%) Citrix
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