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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 58 44 36
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -8
Contract jobs citing DNS 19 15 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 2.06% 2.41% 4.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.97% 14.56% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 10 9
Average daily rate £417 £311 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.81% +27.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £273 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £423 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-12.45% +42.78%
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
119 103 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 12.91% 16.56% 19.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 64 39
Average daily rate £400 £365 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +1.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £256 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £451 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 20
Average hourly rate £16.00 - £31.10
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 - £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 - £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 10 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the North East region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -21 16 £450 +23.28% 1
Northumberland - 2 £305 -
DNS
England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 44 (86.27%) DHCP
2 38 (74.51%) Microsoft
3 33 (64.71%) TCP/IP
4 31 (60.78%) VMware
5 28 (54.90%) Windows
5 28 (54.90%) Linux
5 28 (54.90%) VMware Infrastructure
6 27 (52.94%) IPsec
6 27 (52.94%) Xen
7 26 (50.98%) WebSphere
7 26 (50.98%) Configuration Management
7 26 (50.98%) Apache
7 26 (50.98%) Tomcat
7 26 (50.98%) Java
7 26 (50.98%) .NET
7 26 (50.98%) J2EE
7 26 (50.98%) IIS
7 26 (50.98%) Servlets
7 26 (50.98%) SSL
7 26 (50.98%) FTP
7 26 (50.98%) HTTP
7 26 (50.98%) Jetty
7 26 (50.98%) nginx
8 25 (49.02%) Jenkins
8 25 (49.02%) Continuous Integration
9 23 (45.10%) Active Directory
10 15 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (29.41%) Google
10 15 (29.41%) Google App Engine
10 15 (29.41%) Amazon AWS

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 26 (50.98%) Apache
1 26 (50.98%) IIS
1 26 (50.98%) Jetty
1 26 (50.98%) nginx
1 26 (50.98%) Tomcat
1 26 (50.98%) WebSphere
2 10 (19.61%) Oracle 10gAS
2 10 (19.61%) Oracle Application Server
2 10 (19.61%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 10 (19.61%) WebSphere Application Server
3 9 (17.65%) PowerExchange
4 6 (11.76%) Oracle Spatial
5 3 (5.88%) SharePoint
6 2 (3.92%) MS Exchange
6 2 (3.92%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.96%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.96%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.92%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (29.41%) Amazon AWS
1 15 (29.41%) Amazon EC2
1 15 (29.41%) Google App Engine
1 15 (29.41%) Google Cloud Platform
2 14 (27.45%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (5.88%) IaaS
3 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 44 (86.27%) DHCP
2 33 (64.71%) TCP/IP
3 27 (52.94%) IPsec
4 26 (50.98%) FTP
4 26 (50.98%) HTTP
4 26 (50.98%) SSL
5 5 (9.80%) Firewall
6 4 (7.84%) VPN
7 2 (3.92%) IP Telephony
7 2 (3.92%) LAN
7 2 (3.92%) SAN
7 2 (3.92%) WAN
8 1 (1.96%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (1.96%) EIGRP
8 1 (1.96%) Kerberos
8 1 (1.96%) LDAP
8 1 (1.96%) Network Security
8 1 (1.96%) OSPF
8 1 (1.96%) VLAN
8 1 (1.96%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (19.61%) BusinessObjects
1 10 (19.61%) PowerCenter
2 7 (13.73%) Oracle Database
2 7 (13.73%) Oracle Database 11g
2 7 (13.73%) SQL Server
3 5 (9.80%) Data Mining
4 3 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 25 (49.02%) Jenkins
2 10 (19.61%) Log4j
3 1 (1.96%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (9.80%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (11.76%) WebOps Engineer
2 5 (9.80%) Active Directory Engineer
2 5 (9.80%) Windows Engineer
3 4 (7.84%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (7.84%) Operations Engineer
3 4 (7.84%) Wintel Engineer
4 3 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (5.88%) Build Engineer
4 3 (5.88%) Consultant
4 3 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (5.88%) Web Engineer
5 2 (3.92%) Exchange Engineer
5 2 (3.92%) Implementation Engineer
5 2 (3.92%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 2 (3.92%) Office 365 Engineer
5 2 (3.92%) Server Support
5 2 (3.92%) Software Engineer
5 2 (3.92%) Support Engineer
5 2 (3.92%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (1.96%) Migration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (50.98%) .NET
1 26 (50.98%) J2EE
1 26 (50.98%) Servlets
2 1 (1.96%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.84%) Clustering
1 4 (7.84%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.92%) HP Storage
3 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (1.96%) PKI
3 1 (1.96%) Replication
3 1 (1.96%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 28 (54.90%) Linux
1 28 (54.90%) Windows
2 12 (23.53%) Windows Server
3 10 (19.61%) AIX
3 10 (19.61%) Solaris
3 10 (19.61%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (13.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (5.88%) Windows 7
7 2 (3.92%) Unix
7 2 (3.92%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.96%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (50.98%) Configuration Management
2 25 (49.02%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (29.41%) Web Operations
4 14 (27.45%) DevOps
5 12 (23.53%) Automated Testing
5 12 (23.53%) Unit Testing
6 6 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (11.76%) CRM
7 5 (9.80%) ITIL
7 5 (9.80%) Migration
8 3 (5.88%) Change Management
8 3 (5.88%) Server Building
9 2 (3.92%) Change Control
9 2 (3.92%) Security Patching
9 2 (3.92%) Software Engineering
10 1 (1.96%) Asset Management
10 1 (1.96%) Document Management
10 1 (1.96%) Incident Management
10 1 (1.96%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 26 (50.98%) Java
2 8 (15.69%) SQL
3 7 (13.73%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.96%) C++
4 1 (1.96%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.96%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (23.53%) Security Cleared
2 7 (13.73%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.84%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (5.88%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (3.92%) DV Cleared
5 2 (3.92%) MCSA
5 2 (3.92%) MCSE
6 1 (1.96%) CCNA
6 1 (1.96%) CCNP
6 1 (1.96%) CCSP
6 1 (1.96%) CCVP
6 1 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.96%) Degree
6 1 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 28 (54.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (52.94%) Xen
3 23 (45.10%) Active Directory
4 6 (11.76%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (5.88%) Hyper-V
6 2 (3.92%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (5.88%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (3.92%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.96%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.96%) Puppet
3 1 (1.96%) SCCM
3 1 (1.96%) SCOM
3 1 (1.96%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 38 (74.51%) Microsoft
2 31 (60.78%) VMware
3 15 (29.41%) Google
4 10 (19.61%) Axway
4 10 (19.61%) Genesys
4 10 (19.61%) Informatica
4 10 (19.61%) Oracle
5 7 (13.73%) HP
5 7 (13.73%) Red Hat
5 7 (13.73%) SAP
6 6 (11.76%) Siebel
6 6 (11.76%) Sun
7 5 (9.80%) Cisco
8 1 (1.96%) CA
8 1 (1.96%) Citrix
8 1 (1.96%) Intel Security
8 1 (1.96%) Remedy
Prudhoe, Northumberland
Daisy Group
Rate: £350 p/d contract
Posted: 14 days ago