The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Domain Name System (DNS)
England / North East
Rank 38 56 44
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -12
Contract jobs citing DNS 54 22 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 5.70% 2.48% 2.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 26.87% 19.82% 15.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 17 12
Median daily rate £275 £417 £311
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.97% +33.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £295 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £513 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
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 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -15.78%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the North East region.

Communications & Networking Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
201 111 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 21.22% 12.51% 17.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 56 64
Median daily rate £328 £405 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.13% +16.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £295 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £533 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £366 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.02% +4.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 12 0
Median hourly rate £29.00 £18.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.75% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East region citing DNS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

DNS
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DNS across the North East region.

DNS Daily Rate Trend in the North East

DNS
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DNS across the North East region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

DNS Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

DNS
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DNS across the North East region.

DNS Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

DNS
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DNS across the North East region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

DNS Hourly Rate Histogram in the North East

DNS
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the North East region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +7 46 £275 -38.88% 6
Northumberland 0 1 - -
Durham - 1 - - 2
DNS
England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 23 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 North East region with a requirement for DNS.

1 143 (88.82%) Active Directory
2 121 (75.16%) Windows
3 107 (66.46%) Microsoft
3 107 (66.46%) DHCP
4 95 (59.01%) Security Cleared
5 83 (51.55%) Windows Server
6 76 (47.20%) SC Cleared
7 60 (37.27%) VMware
8 46 (28.57%) ITIL
9 45 (27.95%) VMware Infrastructure
10 43 (26.71%) MS Excel
11 41 (25.47%) Linux
12 38 (23.60%) Windows 7
13 37 (22.98%) TCP/IP
14 36 (22.36%) SCCM
15 35 (21.74%) SQL
15 35 (21.74%) Microsoft Certification
16 34 (21.12%) Windows Server 2003
16 34 (21.12%) PowerShell
16 34 (21.12%) Windows Server 2008
17 32 (19.88%) Citrix
18 30 (18.63%) LDAP
19 26 (16.15%) Migration
19 26 (16.15%) XenApp
20 25 (15.53%) MCSE
21 24 (14.91%) Office 365
21 24 (14.91%) Windows Server 2012
22 23 (14.29%) IIS
22 23 (14.29%) Internet
23 22 (13.66%) Intranet

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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 23 (14.29%) IIS
2 17 (10.56%) Skype for Business
3 16 (9.94%) MS Exchange
4 15 (9.32%) Exchange Server 2010
5 14 (8.70%) Apache
6 12 (7.45%) SharePoint
7 9 (5.59%) Exchange Server 2013
7 9 (5.59%) Office Communications Server
7 9 (5.59%) SharePoint 2010
7 9 (5.59%) SharePoint 2013
8 8 (4.97%) JBoss
8 8 (4.97%) WebLogic
9 6 (3.73%) Jetty
9 6 (3.73%) Mongrel
9 6 (3.73%) nginx
9 6 (3.73%) Tomcat
9 6 (3.73%) WebSphere
10 4 (2.48%) IBM Notes
10 4 (2.48%) OpenStack
10 4 (2.48%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 43 (26.71%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.59%) MS Office
3 2 (1.24%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 24 (14.91%) Office 365
2 15 (9.32%) IaaS
2 15 (9.32%) PaaS
2 15 (9.32%) SaaS
3 13 (8.07%) HP Helion
4 12 (7.45%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (5.59%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (3.73%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (3.73%) Google App Engine
6 6 (3.73%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 107 (66.46%) DHCP
2 37 (22.98%) TCP/IP
3 30 (18.63%) LDAP
4 23 (14.29%) Internet
5 22 (13.66%) Intranet
5 22 (13.66%) Kerberos
6 21 (13.04%) Firewall
7 14 (8.70%) X.500
8 13 (8.07%) Skype
9 10 (6.21%) SAN
9 10 (6.21%) Wi-Fi
10 9 (5.59%) 3G
10 9 (5.59%) iSCSI
10 9 (5.59%) WAN
11 8 (4.97%) OpenLDAP
11 8 (4.97%) SSH
12 7 (4.35%) FTP
12 7 (4.35%) IPsec
13 6 (3.73%) HTTP
13 6 (3.73%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (8.07%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.97%) MySQL
3 2 (1.24%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 2 (1.24%) SAS Enterprise Miner
4 1 (0.62%) EDMS
4 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (4.35%) Jenkins
2 6 (3.73%) ClearCase
2 6 (3.73%) StarTeam
2 6 (3.73%) Travis CI
3 3 (1.86%) MSI
3 3 (1.86%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.24%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (2.48%) Finance
2 1 (0.62%) German Language
2 1 (0.62%) Manufacturing
2 1 (0.62%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (21.12%) Support Engineer
2 27 (16.77%) Active Directory Engineer
3 18 (11.18%) Wintel Engineer
4 15 (9.32%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 15 (9.32%) Desktop Support
5 13 (8.07%) 2nd Line Support
5 13 (8.07%) Desktop Engineer
5 13 (8.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 13 (8.07%) Server Engineer
6 12 (7.45%) Consultant
7 11 (6.83%) Migration Engineer
8 10 (6.21%) 3rd Line Support
8 10 (6.21%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 9 (5.59%) Wintel Server Engineer
10 8 (4.97%) Messaging Support
10 8 (4.97%) Support Consultant
11 7 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 7 (4.35%) DevOps Engineer
12 6 (3.73%) Messaging Consultant
12 6 (3.73%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.97%) LAMP
2 6 (3.73%) .NET
2 6 (3.73%) J2EE
2 6 (3.73%) Servlets
3 3 (1.86%) Web Services
4 1 (0.62%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 19 (11.80%) Clustering
2 16 (9.94%) PKI
3 15 (9.32%) Management Information System
3 15 (9.32%) Replication
4 13 (8.07%) Computer Science
5 11 (6.83%) Fat Client
5 11 (6.83%) Thin Client
6 8 (4.97%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (4.97%) Blackberry
6 8 (4.97%) Data Centre
6 8 (4.97%) Hybrid Cloud
6 8 (4.97%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.62%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.62%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 121 (75.16%) Windows
2 83 (51.55%) Windows Server
3 41 (25.47%) Linux
4 38 (23.60%) Windows 7
5 34 (21.12%) Windows Server 2003
5 34 (21.12%) Windows Server 2008
6 24 (14.91%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (10.56%) Unix
8 12 (7.45%) Windows XP
9 11 (6.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (6.21%) Android
10 10 (6.21%) Apple iOS
11 9 (5.59%) Windows 10
11 9 (5.59%) Windows 8
12 8 (4.97%) Solaris
13 5 (3.11%) HPUX
14 4 (2.48%) AIX
15 3 (1.86%) Windows 2000
15 3 (1.86%) Windows 2000 Server
16 1 (0.62%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (28.57%) ITIL
2 26 (16.15%) Migration
3 19 (11.80%) DevOps
4 18 (11.18%) Software Delivery
5 17 (10.56%) Open Source
6 16 (9.94%) Change Management
7 13 (8.07%) Configuration Management
7 13 (8.07%) PRINCE2
7 13 (8.07%) TOGAF
8 11 (6.83%) Change Control
8 11 (6.83%) Virtual Environments
9 10 (6.21%) Data Management
9 10 (6.21%) Problem Management
10 9 (5.59%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 9 (5.59%) Server Building
10 9 (5.59%) Unit Testing
11 8 (4.97%) CRM
11 8 (4.97%) Mobile Device Management
12 6 (3.73%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (3.73%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (21.74%) SQL
2 34 (21.12%) PowerShell
3 16 (9.94%) Korn
3 16 (9.94%) Perl
4 10 (6.21%) PL/SQL
5 8 (4.97%) Bash Shell
5 8 (4.97%) C-shell
6 7 (4.35%) Java
7 6 (3.73%) T-SQL
8 4 (2.48%) VB
8 4 (2.48%) VBScript
9 2 (1.24%) C#
9 2 (1.24%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.62%) C++
10 1 (0.62%) PHP
10 1 (0.62%) Python
Qualifications
1 95 (59.01%) Security Cleared
2 76 (47.20%) SC Cleared
3 35 (21.74%) Microsoft Certification
4 25 (15.53%) MCSE
5 20 (12.42%) BPSS Clearance
6 15 (9.32%) MCSA
7 13 (8.07%) Degree
7 13 (8.07%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (3.73%) MCP
8 6 (3.73%) MCTS
9 1 (0.62%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.62%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (11.18%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (1.86%) SLA
3 1 (0.62%) QA
System Software
1 143 (88.82%) Active Directory
2 45 (27.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (16.15%) XenApp
4 21 (13.04%) Microsoft App-V
5 18 (11.18%) Hyper-V
6 16 (9.94%) VMware ESXi
6 16 (9.94%) vSphere
7 12 (7.45%) NFS
8 10 (6.21%) DFS Replication
9 8 (4.97%) Samba
9 8 (4.97%) XenDesktop
9 8 (4.97%) XenServer
10 6 (3.73%) Xen
11 3 (1.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 3 (1.86%) Virtual Servers
11 3 (1.86%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.62%) Firmware
12 1 (0.62%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 36 (22.36%) SCCM
2 15 (9.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 11 (6.83%) HP SiteScope
4 7 (4.35%) Puppet
5 4 (2.48%) Backup Exec
6 3 (1.86%) Microsoft Clustering
6 3 (1.86%) WSUS
7 1 (0.62%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.62%) SAP Afaria
7 1 (0.62%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 107 (66.46%) Microsoft
2 60 (37.27%) VMware
3 32 (19.88%) Citrix
4 21 (13.04%) AppSense
5 20 (12.42%) Oracle
6 18 (11.18%) Red Hat
7 9 (5.59%) HP
7 9 (5.59%) ThinPrint
8 8 (4.97%) Trend Micro
9 7 (4.35%) Cisco
10 6 (3.73%) Google
11 4 (2.48%) Lotus
11 4 (2.48%) Symantec
12 3 (1.86%) Dell
12 3 (1.86%) Veritas
13 2 (1.24%) Apple
14 1 (0.62%) Convergys
14 1 (0.62%) NetApp
14 1 (0.62%) RightScale
14 1 (0.62%) SAP
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