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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Domain Name System (DNS)
Tyne and Wear / Newcastle upon Tyne
Rank 41 43 39
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Contract jobs citing DNS 51 22 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 6.55% 3.54% 1.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.65% 22.45% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 15 2
Median daily rate £275 £450 £311
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.88% +44.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £295 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £520 £312
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £349
% change year-on-year
- +0.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 1 0
Median hourly rate £29.00 £15.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+93.33% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £23.22
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -13.86%

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
178 98 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 22.85% 15.78% 14.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 51 22
Median daily rate £335 £450 £354
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.55% +27.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £533 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.20% +7.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 10 0
Median hourly rate £29.00 £21.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.09% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +26.31%

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing DNS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 17 January 2017.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DNS across the Newcastle upon Tyne region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017.

DNS Hourly Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing DNS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for DNS.

1 131 (90.34%) Active Directory
2 109 (75.17%) Windows
3 95 (65.52%) Microsoft
4 93 (64.14%) DHCP
5 89 (61.38%) Security Cleared
6 73 (50.34%) Windows Server
7 70 (48.28%) SC Cleared
8 48 (33.10%) VMware
9 45 (31.03%) ITIL
10 39 (26.90%) VMware Infrastructure
11 38 (26.21%) Linux
12 36 (24.83%) MS Excel
13 35 (24.14%) SQL
14 34 (23.45%) Microsoft Certification
15 33 (22.76%) PowerShell
15 33 (22.76%) Windows 7
16 32 (22.07%) SCCM
17 29 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
18 28 (19.31%) Windows Server 2003
18 28 (19.31%) TCP/IP
18 28 (19.31%) LDAP
19 27 (18.62%) Citrix
20 26 (17.93%) Migration
21 24 (16.55%) MCSE
22 22 (15.17%) IIS
22 22 (15.17%) Intranet
22 22 (15.17%) Internet
22 22 (15.17%) XenApp
23 21 (14.48%) Kerberos
24 20 (13.79%) BPSS Clearance

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 22 (15.17%) IIS
2 16 (11.03%) MS Exchange
3 15 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2010
4 14 (9.66%) Skype for Business
5 13 (8.97%) Apache
5 13 (8.97%) SharePoint
6 10 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2013
7 9 (6.21%) Office Communications Server
7 9 (6.21%) SharePoint 2010
7 9 (6.21%) SharePoint 2013
8 8 (5.52%) JBoss
8 8 (5.52%) WebLogic
9 6 (4.14%) Jetty
9 6 (4.14%) Mongrel
9 6 (4.14%) nginx
9 6 (4.14%) Tomcat
9 6 (4.14%) WebSphere
10 5 (3.45%) OpenStack
11 4 (2.76%) SharePoint Server
12 2 (1.38%) SAS
Applications
1 36 (24.83%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.52%) MS Office
3 2 (1.38%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (4.83%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (12.41%) Office 365
2 14 (9.66%) IaaS
2 14 (9.66%) PaaS
2 14 (9.66%) SaaS
3 12 (8.28%) HP Helion
3 12 (8.28%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (6.21%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (4.14%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (4.14%) Google App Engine
5 6 (4.14%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 93 (64.14%) DHCP
2 28 (19.31%) LDAP
2 28 (19.31%) TCP/IP
3 22 (15.17%) Internet
3 22 (15.17%) Intranet
4 21 (14.48%) Kerberos
5 19 (13.10%) Firewall
6 13 (8.97%) X.500
7 10 (6.90%) Skype
8 8 (5.52%) iSCSI
8 8 (5.52%) OpenLDAP
8 8 (5.52%) SAN
8 8 (5.52%) SSH
9 7 (4.83%) WAN
10 6 (4.14%) 3G
10 6 (4.14%) FTP
10 6 (4.14%) HTTP
10 6 (4.14%) IPsec
10 6 (4.14%) SSL
10 6 (4.14%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (9.66%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.83%) MySQL
3 2 (1.38%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 2 (1.38%) SAS Enterprise Miner
4 1 (0.69%) EDMS
4 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (4.83%) ClearCase
1 7 (4.83%) Jenkins
1 7 (4.83%) StarTeam
2 6 (4.14%) Travis CI
3 3 (2.07%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.38%) MSI
4 2 (1.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (2.76%) Finance
2 1 (0.69%) German Language
Job Titles
1 34 (23.45%) Support Engineer
2 24 (16.55%) Active Directory Engineer
3 15 (10.34%) Wintel Engineer
4 12 (8.28%) Desktop Engineer
4 12 (8.28%) Server Engineer
5 11 (7.59%) Consultant
5 11 (7.59%) Desktop Support
5 11 (7.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 11 (7.59%) Migration Engineer
6 10 (6.90%) 2nd Line Support
6 10 (6.90%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 10 (6.90%) 3rd Line Support
7 9 (6.21%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 9 (6.21%) Messaging Support
7 9 (6.21%) Wintel Server Engineer
8 7 (4.83%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 7 (4.83%) DevOps Engineer
8 7 (4.83%) Support Consultant
9 5 (3.45%) Administrator
9 5 (3.45%) HPUX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.83%) LAMP
2 6 (4.14%) .NET
2 6 (4.14%) J2EE
2 6 (4.14%) Servlets
3 3 (2.07%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.41%) Clustering
2 17 (11.72%) PKI
3 15 (10.34%) Management Information System
3 15 (10.34%) Replication
4 13 (8.97%) Computer Science
5 8 (5.52%) Blackberry
5 8 (5.52%) Fat Client
5 8 (5.52%) Hybrid Cloud
5 8 (5.52%) Thin Client
5 8 (5.52%) Visualisation
6 7 (4.83%) Data Centre
7 4 (2.76%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.69%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 109 (75.17%) Windows
2 73 (50.34%) Windows Server
3 38 (26.21%) Linux
4 33 (22.76%) Windows 7
5 29 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 28 (19.31%) Windows Server 2003
7 18 (12.41%) Unix
8 16 (11.03%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (8.28%) Windows XP
10 10 (6.90%) Android
10 10 (6.90%) Apple iOS
10 10 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (4.83%) Solaris
12 6 (4.14%) Windows 10
12 6 (4.14%) Windows 8
13 5 (3.45%) HPUX
14 2 (1.38%) AIX
14 2 (1.38%) Windows 2000
14 2 (1.38%) Windows Phone
14 2 (1.38%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (31.03%) ITIL
2 26 (17.93%) Migration
3 18 (12.41%) DevOps
4 16 (11.03%) Open Source
5 14 (9.66%) Change Management
5 14 (9.66%) Configuration Management
5 14 (9.66%) Software Delivery
6 12 (8.28%) PRINCE2
6 12 (8.28%) TOGAF
7 11 (7.59%) Change Control
7 11 (7.59%) Virtual Environments
8 10 (6.90%) Data Management
8 10 (6.90%) Problem Management
9 9 (6.21%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 9 (6.21%) Server Building
10 8 (5.52%) CRM
10 8 (5.52%) Mobile Device Management
10 8 (5.52%) Unit Testing
11 7 (4.83%) Content Management
12 6 (4.14%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 35 (24.14%) SQL
2 33 (22.76%) PowerShell
3 15 (10.34%) Korn
3 15 (10.34%) Perl
4 10 (6.90%) PL/SQL
5 7 (4.83%) Bash Shell
5 7 (4.83%) C-shell
5 7 (4.83%) Java
6 5 (3.45%) T-SQL
7 3 (2.07%) VB
7 3 (2.07%) VBScript
8 2 (1.38%) C#
8 2 (1.38%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.69%) C++
9 1 (0.69%) PHP
9 1 (0.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 89 (61.38%) Security Cleared
2 70 (48.28%) SC Cleared
3 34 (23.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 24 (16.55%) MCSE
5 20 (13.79%) BPSS Clearance
6 14 (9.66%) MCSA
7 13 (8.97%) Degree
8 12 (8.28%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (4.14%) MCP
9 6 (4.14%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (13.10%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.69%) QA
2 1 (0.69%) SLA
System Software
1 131 (90.34%) Active Directory
2 39 (26.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (15.17%) XenApp
4 18 (12.41%) Hyper-V
5 17 (11.72%) Microsoft App-V
6 15 (10.34%) VMware ESXi
6 15 (10.34%) vSphere
7 11 (7.59%) NFS
8 10 (6.90%) DFS Replication
9 7 (4.83%) Samba
9 7 (4.83%) XenDesktop
9 7 (4.83%) XenServer
10 6 (4.14%) Xen
11 3 (2.07%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 3 (2.07%) Virtual Servers
11 3 (2.07%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.69%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 32 (22.07%) SCCM
2 11 (7.59%) HP SiteScope
2 11 (7.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 7 (4.83%) Puppet
4 3 (2.07%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (2.07%) WSUS
5 2 (1.38%) AirWatch
5 2 (1.38%) SAP Afaria
5 2 (1.38%) XenMobile
6 1 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 95 (65.52%) Microsoft
2 48 (33.10%) VMware
3 27 (18.62%) Citrix
4 19 (13.10%) Oracle
5 18 (12.41%) Red Hat
6 17 (11.72%) AppSense
7 8 (5.52%) HP
7 8 (5.52%) Trend Micro
8 6 (4.14%) Google
8 6 (4.14%) ThinPrint
9 3 (2.07%) Dell
9 3 (2.07%) Veritas
10 2 (1.38%) Apple
10 2 (1.38%) SAP
11 1 (0.69%) Cisco
11 1 (0.69%) Convergys
11 1 (0.69%) Intel Security
11 1 (0.69%) NetApp
11 1 (0.69%) RightScale
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