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 26 June 2016 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 11 39 36
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -3
Contract jobs citing DNS 224 33 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 13.98% 3.98% 3.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 38.49% 26.19% 27.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 16 17
Median daily rate £280 £275 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £195 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £300 £324
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 3 0
Median hourly rate £28.00 £27.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.25 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+31.76% +30.76%
DNS
England

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
582 126 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 36.33% 15.20% 11.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 355 61 48
Median daily rate £300 £288 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% +9.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £248 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £350 £358
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 21 2
Median hourly rate £28.00 £16.16 £10.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.26% +57.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £13.30 £10.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £27.50 £10.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+26.00% +38.88%

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 26 June 2016.

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
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 26 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +19 213 £280 +4.18% 6
Durham +9 7 £350 +3.70% 1
DNS
England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, 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.

1 200 (83.68%) Active Directory
2 191 (79.92%) Windows
3 174 (72.80%) DHCP
4 142 (59.41%) Security Cleared
5 141 (59.00%) Microsoft
6 120 (50.21%) SC Cleared
7 119 (49.79%) Windows Server
8 116 (48.54%) Citrix
9 111 (46.44%) VMware
10 89 (37.24%) ITIL
11 86 (35.98%) XenApp
12 83 (34.73%) SQL
13 81 (33.89%) Microsoft App-V
14 73 (30.54%) Windows Server 2008
15 72 (30.13%) SCCM
15 72 (30.13%) AppSense
15 72 (30.13%) Windows Server 2003
16 71 (29.71%) Software Delivery
17 66 (27.62%) BPSS Clearance
18 62 (25.94%) Disclosure Scotland
19 61 (25.52%) PowerShell
20 57 (23.85%) MS Exchange
21 54 (22.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
21 54 (22.59%) Degree
21 54 (22.59%) Computer Science
22 52 (21.76%) Exchange Server 2010
23 51 (21.34%) Windows 7
23 51 (21.34%) Microsoft Certification
24 49 (20.50%) HP
24 49 (20.50%) XenServer

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 57 (23.85%) MS Exchange
2 52 (21.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 43 (17.99%) Skype for Business
4 37 (15.48%) Apache
5 28 (11.72%) SharePoint
6 26 (10.88%) Exchange Server 2013
7 25 (10.46%) IIS
8 15 (6.28%) IBM Notes
9 14 (5.86%) SharePoint 2010
10 13 (5.44%) Office Communications Server
11 11 (4.60%) OpenStack
11 11 (4.60%) SharePoint 2013
12 8 (3.35%) JBoss
12 8 (3.35%) WebLogic
13 5 (2.09%) Exchange Server 2003
14 2 (0.84%) Jetty
14 2 (0.84%) nginx
14 2 (0.84%) Oracle Workflow
14 2 (0.84%) Tomcat
14 2 (0.84%) WebSphere
Applications
1 44 (18.41%) MS Excel
2 24 (10.04%) MS Office
3 3 (1.26%) MS Project
3 3 (1.26%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 24 (10.04%) Office 365
2 6 (2.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.84%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.84%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.84%) Google App Engine
3 2 (0.84%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.42%) IaaS
4 1 (0.42%) PaaS
4 1 (0.42%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 174 (72.80%) DHCP
2 43 (17.99%) Firewall
3 34 (14.23%) TCP/IP
4 27 (11.30%) SAN
5 22 (9.21%) SMS
6 21 (8.79%) 3G
6 21 (8.79%) Wi-Fi
7 18 (7.53%) WAN
8 17 (7.11%) iSCSI
9 15 (6.28%) Internet
9 15 (6.28%) Intranet
9 15 (6.28%) SSL
10 14 (5.86%) LDAP
10 14 (5.86%) Skype
11 12 (5.02%) SSH
12 8 (3.35%) OpenLDAP
13 7 (2.93%) HTTP
14 6 (2.51%) Remote Desktop
15 5 (2.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 5 (2.09%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (16.74%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.60%) SQL Server 2008
2 11 (4.60%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (2.93%) MySQL
4 1 (0.42%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 32 (13.39%) MSI
2 8 (3.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (3.35%) Visual Studio
3 5 (2.09%) ClearCase
3 5 (2.09%) StarTeam
4 2 (0.84%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.84%) Travis CI
General
1 12 (5.02%) Finance
Job Titles
1 38 (15.90%) Support Engineer
2 26 (10.88%) Desktop Support
3 22 (9.21%) Desktop Engineer
4 21 (8.79%) 2nd Line Support
5 18 (7.53%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 17 (7.11%) Unix Engineer
6 17 (7.11%) Wintel Engineer
7 14 (5.86%) Server Support
7 14 (5.86%) Wintel Support
8 13 (5.44%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
8 13 (5.44%) 3rd Line Support
9 12 (5.02%) Linux Engineer
9 12 (5.02%) Messaging Support
10 11 (4.60%) Active Directory Engineer
11 10 (4.18%) Messaging Engineer
11 10 (4.18%) Server Engineer
11 10 (4.18%) Unix Linux Engineer
12 9 (3.77%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 9 (3.77%) Consultant
12 9 (3.77%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (6.69%) Middleware
2 10 (4.18%) .NET
3 8 (3.35%) XML
4 5 (2.09%) LAMP
5 2 (0.84%) J2EE
5 2 (0.84%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 54 (22.59%) Computer Science
2 26 (10.88%) Data Centre
3 21 (8.79%) Fat Client
3 21 (8.79%) Thin Client
4 20 (8.37%) Management Information System
5 17 (7.11%) Clustering
6 9 (3.77%) Hybrid Cloud
7 7 (2.93%) Visualisation
8 6 (2.51%) Blackberry
8 6 (2.51%) CMDB
9 4 (1.67%) Enterprise Storage
9 4 (1.67%) PKI
9 4 (1.67%) Replication
10 2 (0.84%) Private Cloud
11 1 (0.42%) Analytical Skills
11 1 (0.42%) AS400
11 1 (0.42%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.42%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.42%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 191 (79.92%) Windows
2 119 (49.79%) Windows Server
3 73 (30.54%) Windows Server 2008
4 72 (30.13%) Windows Server 2003
5 51 (21.34%) Windows 7
6 33 (13.81%) Linux
7 30 (12.55%) Unix
8 24 (10.04%) Windows Server 2012
9 16 (6.69%) Windows XP
10 8 (3.35%) Android
10 8 (3.35%) Apple iOS
10 8 (3.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (2.93%) Solaris
12 6 (2.51%) Windows 8
13 4 (1.67%) HPUX
13 4 (1.67%) Windows 10
14 2 (0.84%) Windows 2000
14 2 (0.84%) Windows Phone
14 2 (0.84%) Windows Phone 8
15 1 (0.42%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (37.24%) ITIL
2 71 (29.71%) Software Delivery
3 31 (12.97%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 27 (11.30%) Incident Management
5 26 (10.88%) Migration
6 23 (9.62%) Change Control
6 23 (9.62%) Unit Testing
7 21 (8.79%) Content Management
8 18 (7.53%) Escalation Management
8 18 (7.53%) Server Building
9 17 (7.11%) Software Distribution
10 16 (6.69%) High Availability
10 16 (6.69%) Load Balancing
10 16 (6.69%) Problem Management
11 15 (6.28%) Application Packaging
11 15 (6.28%) Project Management
12 14 (5.86%) ITIL V3
13 13 (5.44%) Configuration Management
13 13 (5.44%) Service Delivery
13 13 (5.44%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 83 (34.73%) SQL
2 61 (25.52%) PowerShell
3 28 (11.72%) Korn
4 27 (11.30%) Perl
5 24 (10.04%) VBScript
6 20 (8.37%) Bash Shell
6 20 (8.37%) C-shell
6 20 (8.37%) T-SQL
6 20 (8.37%) VB
7 13 (5.44%) Shell Script
8 9 (3.77%) JavaScript
9 8 (3.35%) C#
9 8 (3.35%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.84%) Java
11 1 (0.42%) C++
11 1 (0.42%) Python
Qualifications
1 142 (59.41%) Security Cleared
2 120 (50.21%) SC Cleared
3 66 (27.62%) BPSS Clearance
4 54 (22.59%) Degree
5 51 (21.34%) Microsoft Certification
6 21 (8.79%) MCSE
7 8 (3.35%) MCP
7 8 (3.35%) MCSD
8 7 (2.93%) MCITP
8 7 (2.93%) MCTS
9 6 (2.51%) MCSA
9 6 (2.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (1.67%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.84%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.42%) CCNA
12 1 (0.42%) CCNP
12 1 (0.42%) Citrix Certification
12 1 (0.42%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (25.94%) Disclosure Scotland
2 15 (6.28%) SLA
System Software
1 200 (83.68%) Active Directory
2 86 (35.98%) XenApp
3 81 (33.89%) Microsoft App-V
4 49 (20.50%) XenServer
5 48 (20.08%) VMware Infrastructure
6 47 (19.67%) XenDesktop
7 35 (14.64%) Hyper-V
8 20 (8.37%) Samba
8 20 (8.37%) Terminal Services
9 18 (7.53%) vSphere
10 7 (2.93%) DFS Replication
10 7 (2.93%) NFS
11 2 (0.84%) Brightmail
11 2 (0.84%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.84%) Xen
Systems Management
1 72 (30.13%) SCCM
2 54 (22.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 20 (8.37%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 17 (7.11%) Microsoft Clustering
5 16 (6.69%) OpenView
5 16 (6.69%) Perfmon
6 11 (4.60%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 10 (4.18%) HP SIM
8 2 (0.84%) AirWatch
8 2 (0.84%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (0.84%) SAP Afaria
8 2 (0.84%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 2 (0.84%) XenMobile
9 1 (0.42%) Puppet
9 1 (0.42%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.42%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 141 (59.00%) Microsoft
2 116 (48.54%) Citrix
3 111 (46.44%) VMware
4 72 (30.13%) AppSense
5 49 (20.50%) HP
6 30 (12.55%) Oracle
7 22 (9.21%) ThinPrint
8 18 (7.53%) Red Hat
9 15 (6.28%) Lotus
10 14 (5.86%) Symantec
11 13 (5.44%) Intel Security
12 10 (4.18%) Lumension
13 6 (2.51%) Trend Micro
14 5 (2.09%) F5
14 5 (2.09%) SAP
15 4 (1.67%) Altiris
16 3 (1.26%) Cisco
17 2 (0.84%) Apple
17 2 (0.84%) Compaq
17 2 (0.84%) Dell
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