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 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 39 28 41
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +13
Contract jobs citing DNS 28 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 4.02% 1.70% 1.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.76% 22.22% 9.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 2 2
Average daily rate
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£349 £275 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.90% +3.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £215 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £335 £309
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 2
Average hourly rate £17.00 £12.75 £15.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -19.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £10.55 £14.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £14.95 £17.58
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -2.50%
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
123 27 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 17.65% 7.65% 19.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 11 37
Average daily rate £348 £275 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.54% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 7 14
Average hourly rate £27.50 £15.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.41% -13.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.20 £32.50 £18.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 22 September 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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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 -17 23 £348 +26.54% 5
Durham -4 4 - - 1
DNS
England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 31 (68.89%) Windows
2 28 (62.22%) Firewall
3 23 (51.11%) Active Directory
4 22 (48.89%) DHCP
5 21 (46.67%) SQL
6 20 (44.44%) Security Cleared
7 18 (40.00%) Linux
7 18 (40.00%) UNIX
8 17 (37.78%) Oracle
9 16 (35.56%) LAN
9 16 (35.56%) HP
9 16 (35.56%) Cisco
9 16 (35.56%) WAN
10 15 (33.33%) SAN
10 15 (33.33%) Red Hat
10 15 (33.33%) SC Cleared
10 15 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
10 15 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 14 (31.11%) Windows Server 2003
11 14 (31.11%) WebLogic
11 14 (31.11%) Service Management
12 13 (28.89%) Windows XP
12 13 (28.89%) LDAP
12 13 (28.89%) Microsoft
13 12 (26.67%) VMware
14 11 (24.44%) Incident Management
14 11 (24.44%) Juniper
14 11 (24.44%) CheckPoint
14 11 (24.44%) MS Excel
14 11 (24.44%) SQL Server

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 14 (31.11%) WebLogic
2 4 (8.89%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.89%) Oracle Application Server
3 2 (4.44%) IIS
3 2 (4.44%) IBM Notes
3 2 (4.44%) Apache
4 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 11 (24.44%) MS Excel
2 10 (22.22%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 28 (62.22%) Firewall
2 22 (48.89%) DHCP
3 16 (35.56%) LAN
3 16 (35.56%) WAN
4 15 (33.33%) SAN
5 13 (28.89%) LDAP
6 11 (24.44%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 11 (24.44%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 10 (22.22%) SSL
7 10 (22.22%) OpenLDAP
8 8 (17.78%) Cisco ASA
8 8 (17.78%) SSH
8 8 (17.78%) Cisco IOS
8 8 (17.78%) Junos
9 7 (15.56%) Network Security
10 5 (11.11%) TCP/IP
10 5 (11.11%) VPN
11 4 (8.89%) SMS
12 3 (6.67%) NAS
13 1 (2.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (24.44%) SQL Server
2 7 (15.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (11.11%) Oracle Database
3 5 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (8.89%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.22%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) MSI
General
1 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
1 2 (4.44%) Finance
1 2 (4.44%) Manufacturing
1 2 (4.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 8 (17.78%) Support Engineer
2 8 (17.78%) UNIX Engineer
3 6 (13.33%) Server Support
4 4 (8.89%) Analyst
4 4 (8.89%) Support Analyst
5 3 (6.67%) UNIX Support
5 3 (6.67%) Solaris Administrator
5 3 (6.67%) Support Specialist
5 3 (6.67%) Wintel Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) IT Support
6 2 (4.44%) VMware Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Windows Support Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) VMware Support Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Linux Support
6 2 (4.44%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (4.44%) Technical Support Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Software Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.56%) Middleware
2 4 (8.89%) Web Services
3 1 (2.22%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.56%) Cryptography
2 6 (13.33%) Clustering
3 5 (11.11%) Fat Client
3 5 (11.11%) Open Source
3 5 (11.11%) Thin Client
4 2 (4.44%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.22%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 31 (68.89%) Windows
2 18 (40.00%) UNIX
2 18 (40.00%) Linux
3 15 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (31.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (28.89%) Windows XP
6 8 (17.78%) Solaris
7 5 (11.11%) AIX
8 4 (8.89%) HPUX
9 3 (6.67%) Windows 7
10 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (4.44%) Windows 2000
11 1 (2.22%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.11%) Service Management
2 11 (24.44%) ITIL
2 11 (24.44%) Incident Management
3 10 (22.22%) Network Design
4 9 (20.00%) Load Balancing
4 9 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 9 (20.00%) Network Management
4 9 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
5 6 (13.33%) Configuration Management
6 5 (11.11%) Performance Testing
6 5 (11.11%) Time Management
7 4 (8.89%) Change Data Capture
8 3 (6.67%) Change Management
9 2 (4.44%) E-Commerce
9 2 (4.44%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (4.44%) Software Engineering
9 2 (4.44%) Knowledge Management
9 2 (4.44%) Migration
9 2 (4.44%) Programme Management
9 2 (4.44%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 21 (46.67%) SQL
2 10 (22.22%) PL/SQL
3 8 (17.78%) Korn
3 8 (17.78%) Perl
4 5 (11.11%) Shell Script
5 2 (4.44%) C
6 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 20 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 15 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.67%) DV Cleared
4 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (17.78%) QA
2 6 (13.33%) JSP 440
3 2 (4.44%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (51.11%) Active Directory
2 10 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (17.78%) Hyper-V
3 8 (17.78%) NFS
4 7 (15.56%) vSphere
5 6 (13.33%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (11.11%) Oracle RAC
6 5 (11.11%) VMware ESX
7 4 (8.89%) KVM
7 4 (8.89%) RHEV
8 3 (6.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 3 (6.67%) Veritas File System
8 3 (6.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 2 (4.44%) Terminal Services
10 1 (2.22%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 9 (20.00%) WhatsUp Gold
2 6 (13.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 4 (8.89%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (4.44%) OpenView
4 2 (4.44%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 17 (37.78%) Oracle
2 16 (35.56%) Cisco
2 16 (35.56%) HP
3 15 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 13 (28.89%) Microsoft
5 12 (26.67%) VMware
6 11 (24.44%) CheckPoint
6 11 (24.44%) Juniper
6 11 (24.44%) F5
7 10 (22.22%) JBoss
8 8 (17.78%) McAfee
8 8 (17.78%) TippingPoint
9 7 (15.56%) Citrix
10 6 (13.33%) 3PAR
10 6 (13.33%) EMC
11 4 (8.89%) Veritas
12 3 (6.67%) CA
13 2 (4.44%) Lotus
13 2 (4.44%) Dell
13 2 (4.44%) Sun
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