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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 22 51 46
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -5
Contract jobs citing DNS 110 39 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 8.34% 3.51% 4.05%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 32.93% 20.31% 22.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 17 14
Median daily rate £325 £325 £349
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £236 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 7 7
Median hourly rate £28.00 £25.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.80% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.40 £14.92 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £27.30 £31.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.25 £21.53 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+26.59% +19.58%
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
334 192 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 25.32% 17.28% 17.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 101 71
Median daily rate £330 £490 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.65% +40.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £600 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 26 15
Median hourly rate £27.75 £14.20 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+95.42% -48.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £12.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £30.00 £34.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -6.64%

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 25 September 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
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 25 September 2016.

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 25 September 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 +26 102 £325 -10.34% 6
Durham +10 6 £96 -65.62% 1
DNS
England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 282 (84.43%) Active Directory
2 252 (75.45%) Windows
3 234 (70.06%) DHCP
4 213 (63.77%) Microsoft
5 189 (56.59%) Security Cleared
6 170 (50.90%) Windows Server
7 160 (47.90%) SC Cleared
8 156 (46.71%) VMware
9 132 (39.52%) Citrix
10 128 (38.32%) ITIL
11 102 (30.54%) SQL
12 91 (27.25%) Microsoft App-V
12 91 (27.25%) Windows Server 2008
13 90 (26.95%) XenApp
14 89 (26.65%) Microsoft Certification
14 89 (26.65%) Windows Server 2003
15 85 (25.45%) PowerShell
16 83 (24.85%) BPSS Clearance
17 81 (24.25%) VMware Infrastructure
18 77 (23.05%) AppSense
18 77 (23.05%) Disclosure Scotland
19 76 (22.75%) SCCM
20 73 (21.86%) MS Exchange
20 73 (21.86%) Software Delivery
21 67 (20.06%) Exchange Server 2010
21 67 (20.06%) Degree
22 66 (19.76%) Computer Science
23 64 (19.16%) MS Excel
24 62 (18.56%) HP
25 60 (17.96%) SQL Server

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 73 (21.86%) MS Exchange
2 67 (20.06%) Exchange Server 2010
3 57 (17.07%) Skype for Business
4 53 (15.87%) Apache
5 51 (15.27%) IIS
6 39 (11.68%) SharePoint
7 37 (11.08%) Exchange Server 2013
8 21 (6.29%) IBM Notes
8 21 (6.29%) Office Communications Server
8 21 (6.29%) SharePoint 2010
9 19 (5.69%) SharePoint 2013
10 17 (5.09%) OpenStack
11 6 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2003
11 6 (1.80%) JBoss
11 6 (1.80%) nginx
11 6 (1.80%) WebLogic
12 5 (1.50%) Jetty
12 5 (1.50%) Mongrel
12 5 (1.50%) Tomcat
12 5 (1.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 64 (19.16%) MS Excel
2 29 (8.68%) MS Office
3 3 (0.90%) MS Project
3 3 (0.90%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (2.10%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 42 (12.57%) Office 365
2 17 (5.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (4.19%) IaaS
3 14 (4.19%) PaaS
3 14 (4.19%) SaaS
4 13 (3.89%) HP Helion
5 8 (2.40%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (1.50%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (1.50%) Google App Engine
6 5 (1.50%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 234 (70.06%) DHCP
2 57 (17.07%) Firewall
3 50 (14.97%) TCP/IP
4 37 (11.08%) SAN
5 30 (8.98%) LDAP
6 28 (8.38%) WAN
7 27 (8.08%) Internet
8 26 (7.78%) Intranet
8 26 (7.78%) iSCSI
9 25 (7.49%) Skype
10 23 (6.89%) Kerberos
11 20 (5.99%) SSL
12 19 (5.69%) SMS
13 18 (5.39%) Wi-Fi
14 17 (5.09%) 3G
15 11 (3.29%) SSH
16 10 (2.99%) HTTP
16 10 (2.99%) X.500
17 6 (1.80%) IPsec
17 6 (1.80%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (17.96%) SQL Server
2 16 (4.79%) MySQL
3 14 (4.19%) SQL Server 2012
4 12 (3.59%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.60%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.30%) EDMS
6 1 (0.30%) Redis
6 1 (0.30%) TokuMX
Development Applications
1 40 (11.98%) MSI
2 13 (3.89%) ClearCase
2 13 (3.89%) StarTeam
3 12 (3.59%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (3.59%) Visual Studio
4 6 (1.80%) Jenkins
5 5 (1.50%) Travis CI
6 1 (0.30%) Bower
6 1 (0.30%) Grunt
6 1 (0.30%) MSTest
6 1 (0.30%) NuGet
6 1 (0.30%) TeamCity
General
1 16 (4.79%) Finance
2 1 (0.30%) German Language
Job Titles
1 49 (14.67%) Support Engineer
2 33 (9.88%) Active Directory Engineer
3 27 (8.08%) Wintel Engineer
4 26 (7.78%) Desktop Support
5 25 (7.49%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 25 (7.49%) Desktop Engineer
6 20 (5.99%) Messaging Support
6 20 (5.99%) Unix Engineer
7 19 (5.69%) 2nd Line Support
8 18 (5.39%) Consultant
8 18 (5.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 18 (5.39%) Server Engineer
9 17 (5.09%) 3rd Line Support
9 17 (5.09%) Server Support
10 16 (4.79%) Linux Engineer
10 16 (4.79%) Wintel Support
11 13 (3.89%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
11 13 (3.89%) Messaging Engineer
11 13 (3.89%) Unix Linux Engineer
12 12 (3.59%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (5.99%) Middleware
2 15 (4.49%) .NET
3 13 (3.89%) LAMP
4 9 (2.69%) XML
5 5 (1.50%) J2EE
5 5 (1.50%) Servlets
6 4 (1.20%) Web Services
7 1 (0.30%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.30%) ADO.NET
7 1 (0.30%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.30%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.30%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (0.30%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (0.30%) CSS
7 1 (0.30%) HTML
7 1 (0.30%) jQuery
7 1 (0.30%) Unity DI Container
7 1 (0.30%) WCF
7 1 (0.30%) WinForms
7 1 (0.30%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 66 (19.76%) Computer Science
2 39 (11.68%) Clustering
3 30 (8.98%) Management Information System
4 26 (7.78%) Data Centre
5 17 (5.09%) Fat Client
5 17 (5.09%) Hybrid Cloud
5 17 (5.09%) PKI
5 17 (5.09%) Thin Client
6 15 (4.49%) Replication
7 13 (3.89%) Visualisation
8 12 (3.59%) Blackberry
9 9 (2.69%) CMDB
10 5 (1.50%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (1.20%) Enterprise Storage
12 2 (0.60%) Private Cloud
13 1 (0.30%) Digital Media
13 1 (0.30%) FlexPod
13 1 (0.30%) N-Tier
13 1 (0.30%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 252 (75.45%) Windows
2 170 (50.90%) Windows Server
3 91 (27.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 89 (26.65%) Windows Server 2003
5 56 (16.77%) Linux
6 52 (15.57%) Windows 7
7 46 (13.77%) Windows Server 2012
8 35 (10.48%) Unix
9 17 (5.09%) Android
9 17 (5.09%) Apple iOS
10 15 (4.49%) Solaris
11 14 (4.19%) Windows XP
12 8 (2.40%) HPUX
13 6 (1.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 4 (1.20%) Windows Phone
14 4 (1.20%) Windows Phone 8
15 3 (0.90%) CentOS
15 3 (0.90%) Windows 10
15 3 (0.90%) Windows 2000 Server
15 3 (0.90%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (38.32%) ITIL
2 73 (21.86%) Software Delivery
3 39 (11.68%) Migration
4 37 (11.08%) Incident Management
5 33 (9.88%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 33 (9.88%) Unit Testing
6 31 (9.28%) Content Management
7 29 (8.68%) Problem Management
8 28 (8.38%) Configuration Management
9 25 (7.49%) Change Control
9 25 (7.49%) DevOps
10 24 (7.19%) Change Management
11 21 (6.29%) Escalation Management
11 21 (6.29%) High Availability
11 21 (6.29%) Project Management
12 20 (5.99%) Application Packaging
13 19 (5.69%) Server Building
13 19 (5.69%) Service Delivery
13 19 (5.69%) Software Distribution
14 18 (5.39%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 102 (30.54%) SQL
2 85 (25.45%) PowerShell
3 34 (10.18%) Korn
4 33 (9.88%) Perl
5 28 (8.38%) Bash Shell
5 28 (8.38%) C-shell
5 28 (8.38%) VBScript
6 26 (7.78%) T-SQL
7 24 (7.19%) VB
8 13 (3.89%) JavaScript
8 13 (3.89%) Shell Script
9 12 (3.59%) C#
10 6 (1.80%) Java
10 6 (1.80%) PL/SQL
11 3 (0.90%) Python
12 2 (0.60%) C++
12 2 (0.60%) PHP
Qualifications
1 189 (56.59%) Security Cleared
2 160 (47.90%) SC Cleared
3 89 (26.65%) Microsoft Certification
4 83 (24.85%) BPSS Clearance
5 67 (20.06%) Degree
6 44 (13.17%) MCSE
7 20 (5.99%) MCSA
8 14 (4.19%) MCTS
9 13 (3.89%) ITIL Certification
9 13 (3.89%) MCP
10 9 (2.69%) MCITP
10 9 (2.69%) MCSD
11 6 (1.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.30%) Citrix Certification
12 1 (0.30%) CTC Cleared
12 1 (0.30%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.30%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (23.05%) Disclosure Scotland
2 20 (5.99%) SLA
3 1 (0.30%) QA
System Software
1 282 (84.43%) Active Directory
2 91 (27.25%) Microsoft App-V
3 90 (26.95%) XenApp
4 81 (24.25%) VMware Infrastructure
5 56 (16.77%) XenServer
6 54 (16.17%) XenDesktop
7 50 (14.97%) Hyper-V
8 37 (11.08%) vSphere
9 28 (8.38%) Samba
10 25 (7.49%) Terminal Services
11 18 (5.39%) VMware ESXi
12 17 (5.09%) DFS Replication
13 7 (2.10%) NFS
14 5 (1.50%) Virtual Servers
14 5 (1.50%) Xen
15 3 (0.90%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 3 (0.90%) VMware Workstation
16 2 (0.60%) Brightmail
17 1 (0.30%) Gluster
17 1 (0.30%) LXC
Systems Management
1 76 (22.75%) SCCM
2 59 (17.66%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 24 (7.19%) Microsoft Clustering
3 24 (7.19%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 21 (6.29%) Perfmon
5 20 (5.99%) OpenView
6 15 (4.49%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 14 (4.19%) HP SIM
8 6 (1.80%) PowerCLI
8 6 (1.80%) Puppet
9 4 (1.20%) AirWatch
9 4 (1.20%) SAP Afaria
9 4 (1.20%) XenMobile
10 3 (0.90%) WSUS
11 2 (0.60%) Backup Exec
11 2 (0.60%) McAfee ePO
11 2 (0.60%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 1 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
12 1 (0.30%) SolarWinds Orion
12 1 (0.30%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 213 (63.77%) Microsoft
2 156 (46.71%) VMware
3 132 (39.52%) Citrix
4 77 (23.05%) AppSense
5 62 (18.56%) HP
6 40 (11.98%) Oracle
7 25 (7.49%) Red Hat
8 21 (6.29%) Lotus
9 20 (5.99%) ThinPrint
10 19 (5.69%) Symantec
11 18 (5.39%) Intel Security
12 14 (4.19%) Lumension
13 12 (3.59%) Trend Micro
14 8 (2.40%) SAP
15 7 (2.10%) Cisco
16 5 (1.50%) Dell
16 5 (1.50%) F5
16 5 (1.50%) Google
17 4 (1.20%) Altiris
17 4 (1.20%) Apple
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