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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 42 43 20
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -23
Contract jobs citing DNS 6 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.55% 2.92% 4.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.95% 18.18% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 4
Average daily rate
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- £245 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -18.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £333 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +10.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £26.75 £26.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.90% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.38 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+52.34% +3.22%
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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
43 66 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 11.08% 16.06% 21.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 40 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 £155 £231 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £378 £305
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Average hourly rate £26.75 £25.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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 March 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 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (86.67%) Active Directory
2 13 (86.67%) DHCP
3 11 (73.33%) Microsoft
3 11 (73.33%) Security Cleared
4 10 (66.67%) Clustering
5 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (53.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
5 8 (53.33%) ITIL
6 6 (40.00%) SQL
6 6 (40.00%) CA
6 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (33.33%) PowerShell
7 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
7 5 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (33.33%) Change Management
7 5 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
7 5 (33.33%) Oracle
8 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
8 4 (26.67%) DV Cleared
9 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (20.00%) VMware
9 3 (20.00%) HP SIM
9 3 (20.00%) Firewall
9 3 (20.00%) IIS
9 3 (20.00%) IBM Notes
9 3 (20.00%) Apache
9 3 (20.00%) Terminal Services
9 3 (20.00%) Middleware

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 3 (20.00%) IIS
1 3 (20.00%) IBM Notes
1 3 (20.00%) Apache
2 2 (13.33%) JBoss
2 2 (13.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (86.67%) DHCP
2 3 (20.00%) Firewall
3 2 (13.33%) SSH
3 2 (13.33%) OpenLDAP
3 2 (13.33%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
2 5 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (6.67%) DTS
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Support Engineer
1 4 (26.67%) Administrator
2 3 (20.00%) Server Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (20.00%) Wintel Support
2 3 (20.00%) Wintel Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Environment Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Wintel Support Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Server Support
3 2 (13.33%) Support Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Server Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Server Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (66.67%) Clustering
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (13.33%) Linux
4 2 (13.33%) Windows XP
4 2 (13.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) ITIL
2 5 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (6.67%) Migration
3 1 (6.67%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (6.67%) Change Control
3 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) SQL
2 5 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 2 (13.33%) Korn
3 2 (13.33%) Perl
3 2 (13.33%) PL/SQL
4 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (73.33%) Security Cleared
2 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 4 (26.67%) DV Cleared
4 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 13 (86.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (20.00%) Terminal Services
2 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (13.33%) NFS
Systems Management
1 8 (53.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (20.00%) HP SIM
2 3 (20.00%) OpenView
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (40.00%) CA
3 5 (33.33%) Oracle
4 3 (20.00%) VMware
4 3 (20.00%) Lotus
4 3 (20.00%) HP
4 3 (20.00%) Citrix
5 2 (13.33%) Red Hat