The first table below looks at the demand for DNS skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the North East region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 29 33 31
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Contract jobs citing DNS 25 5 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 4.75% 1.47% 2.96%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 32.89% 16.13% 16.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 3 4
Average daily rate
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£280 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £350 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £350 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 4
Average hourly rate £13.50 - £17.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 - £14.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.70 - £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-16.25% -
Communications & Networking Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
76 31 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 14.45% 9.09% 18.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 12 47
Average daily rate £339 £350 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.07% +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 9
Average hourly rate £13.50 £32.50 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.46% +78.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.61 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.60 £32.65 £27.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%
DNS
England

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DNS across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 July 2014.

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 28 July 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the North East region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -2 20 £306 -12.71% 4
Durham -2 2 - -
DNS
England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 23 (67.65%) Windows
2 21 (61.76%) Firewall
3 20 (58.82%) Security Cleared
4 19 (55.88%) DHCP
4 19 (55.88%) Active Directory
5 18 (52.94%) SQL
6 14 (41.18%) UNIX
6 14 (41.18%) Linux
7 13 (38.24%) Oracle
7 13 (38.24%) Red Hat
7 13 (38.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (38.24%) SC Cleared
8 12 (35.29%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (35.29%) WebLogic
8 12 (35.29%) WAN
8 12 (35.29%) Microsoft
8 12 (35.29%) LAN
9 11 (32.35%) Windows XP
9 11 (32.35%) VMware
10 10 (29.41%) Cisco
10 10 (29.41%) HP
11 9 (26.47%) SQL Server
11 9 (26.47%) LDAP
11 9 (26.47%) SAN
11 9 (26.47%) Service Management
11 9 (26.47%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (26.47%) VMware Infrastructure
12 8 (23.53%) OpenLDAP
12 8 (23.53%) SSH
12 8 (23.53%) Korn

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 12 (35.29%) WebLogic
2 4 (11.76%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (2.94%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 5 (14.71%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (61.76%) Firewall
2 19 (55.88%) DHCP
3 12 (35.29%) LAN
3 12 (35.29%) WAN
4 9 (26.47%) LDAP
4 9 (26.47%) SAN
5 8 (23.53%) OpenLDAP
5 8 (23.53%) SSH
6 6 (17.65%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 6 (17.65%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 5 (14.71%) VPN
7 5 (14.71%) SSL
8 4 (11.76%) TCP/IP
8 4 (11.76%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (11.76%) Junos
9 3 (8.82%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (8.82%) SMS
10 2 (5.88%) Network Security
11 1 (2.94%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (26.47%) SQL Server
2 7 (20.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (14.71%) Oracle Database
3 5 (14.71%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (11.76%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.94%) IDOL
General
1 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
1 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (23.53%) UNIX Engineer
2 6 (17.65%) Support Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) Network Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) Server Support
4 3 (8.82%) Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Support Specialist
4 3 (8.82%) Support Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Technical Support
4 3 (8.82%) Technical Support Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) UNIX Support
5 2 (5.88%) Software Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Server Support Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) UNIX Support Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Linux Support
5 2 (5.88%) Wintel Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) VMware Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Windows Support Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) VMware Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.71%) Middleware
2 4 (11.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) Clustering
2 5 (14.71%) Fat Client
2 5 (14.71%) Open Source
2 5 (14.71%) Thin Client
3 2 (5.88%) Cryptography
4 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 23 (67.65%) Windows
2 14 (41.18%) UNIX
2 14 (41.18%) Linux
3 13 (38.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (35.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (32.35%) Windows XP
6 9 (26.47%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (17.65%) Solaris
8 5 (14.71%) AIX
9 4 (11.76%) HPUX
9 4 (11.76%) Windows 7
10 3 (8.82%) Windows 2000
11 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (26.47%) Service Management
2 5 (14.71%) ITIL
2 5 (14.71%) Configuration Management
2 5 (14.71%) Network Design
2 5 (14.71%) Performance Testing
3 4 (11.76%) Incident Management
3 4 (11.76%) Load Balancing
3 4 (11.76%) Service Delivery
3 4 (11.76%) Network Management
3 4 (11.76%) Change Data Capture
3 4 (11.76%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (8.82%) Migration
5 2 (5.88%) Change Management
5 2 (5.88%) Time Management
5 2 (5.88%) Software Engineering
5 2 (5.88%) Change Control
6 1 (2.94%) Network Load Balancing
6 1 (2.94%) Lean Six Sigma
6 1 (2.94%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.94%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 18 (52.94%) SQL
2 8 (23.53%) Perl
2 8 (23.53%) PL/SQL
2 8 (23.53%) Korn
3 5 (14.71%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 20 (58.82%) Security Cleared
2 13 (38.24%) SC Cleared
3 5 (14.71%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) QA
2 2 (5.88%) JSP 440
System Software
1 19 (55.88%) Active Directory
2 9 (26.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (23.53%) NFS
4 5 (14.71%) VMware ESX
4 5 (14.71%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (11.76%) Hyper-V
5 4 (11.76%) KVM
5 4 (11.76%) RHEV
6 3 (8.82%) vSphere
7 2 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (2.94%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (2.94%) Veritas File System
8 1 (2.94%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 4 (11.76%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 4 (11.76%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (2.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 13 (38.24%) Oracle
1 13 (38.24%) Red Hat
2 12 (35.29%) Microsoft
3 11 (32.35%) VMware
4 10 (29.41%) HP
4 10 (29.41%) Cisco
5 8 (23.53%) JBoss
6 6 (17.65%) CheckPoint
6 6 (17.65%) Juniper
6 6 (17.65%) F5
7 5 (14.71%) CA
7 5 (14.71%) Citrix
8 4 (11.76%) TippingPoint
9 3 (8.82%) McAfee
10 2 (5.88%) Veritas
10 2 (5.88%) Dell
10 2 (5.88%) EMC
10 2 (5.88%) 3PAR
11 1 (2.94%) Riverbed
11 1 (2.94%) Crossbeam
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