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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 20 48 39
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -9
Contract jobs citing DNS 120 37 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 9.80% 3.53% 3.97%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 33.99% 18.97% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 15 16
Median daily rate £260 £275 £349
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.45% -21.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £244 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £445 £434
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £348 £320
% change year-on-year
-5.03% +8.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 5 3
Median hourly rate £28.00 £25.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.80% +88.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.25 £18.30 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.88 £28.20 £28.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.53 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+30.08% +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
353 195 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 28.82% 18.61% 13.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 100 55
Median daily rate £300 £388 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% +11.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £261 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £407 £575 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 26 6
Median hourly rate £28.00 £14.25 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+96.49% +5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £35.65 £32.21
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -4.33%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +31 106 £260 -20.00% 7
Durham +15 13 £200 -31.03% 1
DNS
England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 238 (82.35%) Active Directory
2 223 (77.16%) Windows
3 212 (73.36%) DHCP
4 179 (61.94%) Microsoft
5 166 (57.44%) Security Cleared
6 143 (49.48%) Windows Server
7 140 (48.44%) SC Cleared
8 136 (47.06%) VMware
8 136 (47.06%) Citrix
9 115 (39.79%) ITIL
10 95 (32.87%) SQL
11 94 (32.53%) XenApp
12 93 (32.18%) Microsoft App-V
13 92 (31.83%) Windows Server 2008
14 89 (30.80%) Windows Server 2003
15 81 (28.03%) SCCM
15 81 (28.03%) BPSS Clearance
16 79 (27.34%) AppSense
17 78 (26.99%) Software Delivery
18 75 (25.95%) Disclosure Scotland
19 73 (25.26%) MS Exchange
20 70 (24.22%) PowerShell
21 68 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
22 66 (22.84%) Exchange Server 2010
23 65 (22.49%) Degree
24 64 (22.15%) Computer Science
25 63 (21.80%) VMware Infrastructure
26 61 (21.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
27 59 (20.42%) HP
28 57 (19.72%) Skype for Business

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 (25.26%) MS Exchange
2 66 (22.84%) Exchange Server 2010
3 57 (19.72%) Skype for Business
4 50 (17.30%) Apache
5 37 (12.80%) Exchange Server 2013
5 37 (12.80%) SharePoint
6 32 (11.07%) IIS
7 21 (7.27%) IBM Notes
7 21 (7.27%) Office Communications Server
7 21 (7.27%) SharePoint 2010
8 19 (6.57%) SharePoint 2013
9 17 (5.88%) OpenStack
10 8 (2.77%) JBoss
10 8 (2.77%) WebLogic
11 5 (1.73%) Exchange Server 2003
12 3 (1.04%) nginx
13 2 (0.69%) Jetty
13 2 (0.69%) Oracle Workflow
13 2 (0.69%) Tomcat
13 2 (0.69%) WebSphere
Applications
1 50 (17.30%) MS Excel
2 30 (10.38%) MS Office
3 3 (1.04%) MS Project
3 3 (1.04%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 34 (11.76%) Office 365
2 7 (2.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.69%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.69%) Google App Engine
3 2 (0.69%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.35%) IaaS
4 1 (0.35%) PaaS
4 1 (0.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 212 (73.36%) DHCP
2 49 (16.96%) Firewall
3 44 (15.22%) TCP/IP
4 36 (12.46%) SAN
5 28 (9.69%) WAN
6 25 (8.65%) iSCSI
6 25 (8.65%) Skype
7 23 (7.96%) Wi-Fi
8 22 (7.61%) 3G
8 22 (7.61%) LDAP
8 22 (7.61%) SMS
9 20 (6.92%) Internet
10 19 (6.57%) Intranet
11 17 (5.88%) SSL
12 12 (4.15%) SSH
13 8 (2.77%) OpenLDAP
14 7 (2.42%) HTTP
15 6 (2.08%) Kerberos
15 6 (2.08%) Remote Desktop
16 5 (1.73%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (17.30%) SQL Server
2 16 (5.54%) MySQL
3 14 (4.84%) SQL Server 2012
4 12 (4.15%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.69%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.35%) Redis
6 1 (0.35%) TokuMX
Development Applications
1 40 (13.84%) MSI
2 13 (4.50%) ClearCase
2 13 (4.50%) StarTeam
3 10 (3.46%) Visual Studio
4 9 (3.11%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.69%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.69%) Travis CI
6 1 (0.35%) Bower
6 1 (0.35%) Grunt
6 1 (0.35%) MSTest
6 1 (0.35%) NuGet
6 1 (0.35%) TeamCity
General
1 14 (4.84%) Finance
Job Titles
1 50 (17.30%) Support Engineer
2 28 (9.69%) Desktop Support
3 27 (9.34%) Desktop Engineer
4 25 (8.65%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 22 (7.61%) 2nd Line Support
6 20 (6.92%) Messaging Support
6 20 (6.92%) Unix Engineer
6 20 (6.92%) Wintel Engineer
7 18 (6.23%) Server Support
8 17 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
9 16 (5.54%) Wintel Support
10 15 (5.19%) Consultant
10 15 (5.19%) Linux Engineer
11 14 (4.84%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
12 13 (4.50%) Active Directory Engineer
12 13 (4.50%) Messaging Engineer
12 13 (4.50%) Server Engineer
12 13 (4.50%) Unix Linux Engineer
13 12 (4.15%) Security Engineer
14 11 (3.81%) Messaging Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (7.27%) Middleware
2 13 (4.50%) LAMP
3 12 (4.15%) .NET
4 9 (3.11%) XML
5 2 (0.69%) J2EE
5 2 (0.69%) Servlets
6 1 (0.35%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.35%) ADO.NET
6 1 (0.35%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.35%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.35%) CSS
6 1 (0.35%) HTML
6 1 (0.35%) HTML5
6 1 (0.35%) jQuery
6 1 (0.35%) RESTful
6 1 (0.35%) StructureMap
6 1 (0.35%) WCF
6 1 (0.35%) Web Services
6 1 (0.35%) WinForms
6 1 (0.35%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 64 (22.15%) Computer Science
2 26 (9.00%) Data Centre
3 25 (8.65%) Management Information System
4 22 (7.61%) Fat Client
4 22 (7.61%) Thin Client
5 21 (7.27%) Clustering
6 13 (4.50%) Visualisation
7 12 (4.15%) Blackberry
8 10 (3.46%) Hybrid Cloud
9 9 (3.11%) CMDB
10 6 (2.08%) PKI
11 4 (1.38%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (1.38%) Enterprise Storage
11 4 (1.38%) Replication
12 2 (0.69%) Private Cloud
13 1 (0.35%) AS400
13 1 (0.35%) Driving Licence
13 1 (0.35%) FlexPod
13 1 (0.35%) Mainframe
13 1 (0.35%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 223 (77.16%) Windows
2 143 (49.48%) Windows Server
3 92 (31.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 89 (30.80%) Windows Server 2003
5 55 (19.03%) Windows 7
6 41 (14.19%) Linux
7 37 (12.80%) Unix
8 30 (10.38%) Windows Server 2012
9 17 (5.88%) Android
9 17 (5.88%) Apple iOS
10 16 (5.54%) Windows XP
11 15 (5.19%) Solaris
12 9 (3.11%) HPUX
13 8 (2.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 6 (2.08%) Windows 8
15 4 (1.38%) Windows 10
15 4 (1.38%) Windows Phone
15 4 (1.38%) Windows Phone 8
16 2 (0.69%) CentOS
16 2 (0.69%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (39.79%) ITIL
2 78 (26.99%) Software Delivery
3 37 (12.80%) Incident Management
4 34 (11.76%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 33 (11.42%) Unit Testing
6 31 (10.73%) Content Management
7 27 (9.34%) Migration
8 24 (8.30%) Configuration Management
9 23 (7.96%) Change Control
10 21 (7.27%) Escalation Management
10 21 (7.27%) High Availability
11 20 (6.92%) Application Packaging
12 19 (6.57%) Problem Management
12 19 (6.57%) Project Management
12 19 (6.57%) Service Delivery
12 19 (6.57%) Software Distribution
13 18 (6.23%) ITIL V3
14 17 (5.88%) Load Balancing
14 17 (5.88%) Server Building
15 16 (5.54%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 95 (32.87%) SQL
2 70 (24.22%) PowerShell
3 36 (12.46%) Korn
4 35 (12.11%) Perl
5 28 (9.69%) Bash Shell
5 28 (9.69%) C-shell
5 28 (9.69%) VBScript
6 24 (8.30%) T-SQL
6 24 (8.30%) VB
7 13 (4.50%) Shell Script
8 12 (4.15%) JavaScript
9 10 (3.46%) C#
10 8 (2.77%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.04%) Python
12 2 (0.69%) C++
12 2 (0.69%) Java
13 1 (0.35%) PHP
Qualifications
1 166 (57.44%) Security Cleared
2 140 (48.44%) SC Cleared
3 81 (28.03%) BPSS Clearance
4 68 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
5 65 (22.49%) Degree
6 31 (10.73%) MCSE
7 9 (3.11%) MCITP
7 9 (3.11%) MCP
7 9 (3.11%) MCSD
7 9 (3.11%) MCTS
8 6 (2.08%) MCSA
8 6 (2.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (1.38%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.35%) CCNA
11 1 (0.35%) CCNP
11 1 (0.35%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (0.35%) CTC Cleared
11 1 (0.35%) MCDBA
11 1 (0.35%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (25.95%) Disclosure Scotland
2 20 (6.92%) SLA
System Software
1 238 (82.35%) Active Directory
2 94 (32.53%) XenApp
3 93 (32.18%) Microsoft App-V
4 63 (21.80%) VMware Infrastructure
5 56 (19.38%) XenServer
6 54 (18.69%) XenDesktop
7 44 (15.22%) Hyper-V
8 28 (9.69%) Samba
9 25 (8.65%) Terminal Services
10 21 (7.27%) vSphere
11 8 (2.77%) DFS Replication
12 7 (2.42%) NFS
13 2 (0.69%) Brightmail
13 2 (0.69%) Virtual Servers
13 2 (0.69%) VMware ESXi
13 2 (0.69%) Xen
14 1 (0.35%) Gluster
14 1 (0.35%) LXC
Systems Management
1 81 (28.03%) SCCM
2 61 (21.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 24 (8.30%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 21 (7.27%) Microsoft Clustering
4 21 (7.27%) OpenView
4 21 (7.27%) Perfmon
5 15 (5.19%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 14 (4.84%) HP SIM
7 4 (1.38%) AirWatch
7 4 (1.38%) SAP Afaria
7 4 (1.38%) XenMobile
8 2 (0.69%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.69%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (0.69%) Puppet
8 2 (0.69%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 1 (0.35%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.35%) logstash
9 1 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.35%) SolarWinds Orion
9 1 (0.35%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 179 (61.94%) Microsoft
2 136 (47.06%) Citrix
2 136 (47.06%) VMware
3 79 (27.34%) AppSense
4 59 (20.42%) HP
5 43 (14.88%) Oracle
6 26 (9.00%) Red Hat
7 22 (7.61%) ThinPrint
8 21 (7.27%) Lotus
9 19 (6.57%) Symantec
10 18 (6.23%) Intel Security
11 14 (4.84%) Lumension
12 12 (4.15%) Trend Micro
13 9 (3.11%) SAP
14 6 (2.08%) Cisco
15 5 (1.73%) F5
16 4 (1.38%) Altiris
16 4 (1.38%) Apple
17 2 (0.69%) Compaq
17 2 (0.69%) Dell
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