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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 46 37 41
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +4
Contract jobs citing DNS 28 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 3.36% 1.43% 1.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.18% 15.15% 7.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 1 2
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£311 £200 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.62% -38.46%
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 3
Average hourly rate £27.50 - £13.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
154 33 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 18.47% 9.46% 20.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 16 30
Average daily rate £348 £310 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.25% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £520 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 2 20
Average hourly rate £30.00 £14.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+106.89% -19.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.50 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £16.75 £25.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+8.04% +3.57%

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 26 November 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 26 November 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 26 November 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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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 -15 21 £320 +60.00% 1
Durham - 6 £265 -
DNS
England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 40 (76.92%) Windows
2 30 (57.69%) Active Directory
3 29 (55.77%) DHCP
4 25 (48.08%) Firewall
5 24 (46.15%) SQL
6 22 (42.31%) Windows Server 2003
6 22 (42.31%) Windows Server 2008
7 21 (40.38%) Security Cleared
8 19 (36.54%) Microsoft
9 18 (34.62%) HP
10 17 (32.69%) ITIL
11 16 (30.77%) Oracle
11 16 (30.77%) WAN
11 16 (30.77%) LAN
11 16 (30.77%) MS Excel
11 16 (30.77%) SC Cleared
12 15 (28.85%) Cisco
12 15 (28.85%) SAN
13 14 (26.92%) Linux
13 14 (26.92%) UNIX
13 14 (26.92%) Service Management
13 14 (26.92%) Incident Management
14 13 (25.00%) Juniper
14 13 (25.00%) CheckPoint
14 13 (25.00%) F5
14 13 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 13 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
15 12 (23.08%) SSL
15 12 (23.08%) SQL Server
15 12 (23.08%) Network Design

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 11 (21.15%) WebLogic
1 11 (21.15%) IIS
2 9 (17.31%) MS Exchange
3 8 (15.38%) JBoss
4 7 (13.46%) SharePoint
5 6 (11.54%) Lync
6 5 (9.62%) IBM Notes
6 5 (9.62%) Apache
6 5 (9.62%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (5.77%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 16 (30.77%) MS Excel
2 11 (21.15%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 29 (55.77%) DHCP
2 25 (48.08%) Firewall
3 16 (30.77%) WAN
3 16 (30.77%) LAN
4 15 (28.85%) SAN
5 13 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 13 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 12 (23.08%) SSL
7 11 (21.15%) LDAP
8 10 (19.23%) Junos
8 10 (19.23%) Cisco ASA
8 10 (19.23%) Cisco IOS
9 9 (17.31%) Network Security
10 8 (15.38%) OpenLDAP
10 8 (15.38%) TCP/IP
11 6 (11.54%) SSH
12 5 (9.62%) SMS
13 3 (5.77%) NAS
13 3 (5.77%) VPN
14 1 (1.92%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (7.69%) SQL Server 2000
3 3 (5.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (5.77%) Oracle Database
3 3 (5.77%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.92%) DTS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.92%) MSI
General
1 2 (3.85%) Telecoms
1 2 (3.85%) Finance
1 2 (3.85%) Manufacturing
1 2 (3.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (21.15%) Network Engineer
2 7 (13.46%) Analyst
2 7 (13.46%) Support Engineer
3 5 (9.62%) UNIX Engineer
3 5 (9.62%) Support Analyst
4 4 (7.69%) Wintel Support
4 4 (7.69%) Wintel Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) Technical Leader
5 3 (5.77%) Solaris Administrator
5 3 (5.77%) Server Support
5 3 (5.77%) Consultant
5 3 (5.77%) Administrator
6 2 (3.85%) Support Technician
6 2 (3.85%) Support Specialist
6 2 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (3.85%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (3.85%) Network Consultant
6 2 (3.85%) Technical Support
6 2 (3.85%) Technical Support Analyst
6 2 (3.85%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.38%) Middleware
2 3 (5.77%) Web Services
3 1 (1.92%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.23%) Clustering
2 9 (17.31%) Cryptography
3 4 (7.69%) Management Information System
4 3 (5.77%) Open Source
4 3 (5.77%) Thin Client
4 3 (5.77%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.92%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 40 (76.92%) Windows
2 22 (42.31%) Windows Server 2003
2 22 (42.31%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (26.92%) Linux
3 14 (26.92%) UNIX
4 11 (21.15%) Windows XP
4 11 (21.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (11.54%) Solaris
6 5 (9.62%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (5.77%) Windows 7
7 3 (5.77%) AIX
7 3 (5.77%) HPUX
8 2 (3.85%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.92%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (32.69%) ITIL
2 14 (26.92%) Service Management
2 14 (26.92%) Incident Management
3 12 (23.08%) Network Design
3 12 (23.08%) Service Delivery
4 11 (21.15%) Load Balancing
4 11 (21.15%) Network Monitoring
4 11 (21.15%) Network Management
5 6 (11.54%) Time Management
6 5 (9.62%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (9.62%) Change Management
7 4 (7.69%) Configuration Management
8 3 (5.77%) Change Data Capture
8 3 (5.77%) E-Commerce
8 3 (5.77%) Performance Testing
8 3 (5.77%) Knowledge Management
9 2 (3.85%) Migration
9 2 (3.85%) Programme Management
9 2 (3.85%) Software Engineering
9 2 (3.85%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 24 (46.15%) SQL
2 8 (15.38%) PL/SQL
3 6 (11.54%) Korn
3 6 (11.54%) Perl
4 4 (7.69%) Shell Script
4 4 (7.69%) PowerShell
5 2 (3.85%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (40.38%) Security Cleared
2 16 (30.77%) SC Cleared
3 10 (19.23%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (9.62%) MCSE
4 5 (9.62%) MCSA
5 2 (3.85%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (17.31%) QA
2 8 (15.38%) JSP 440
3 2 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (57.69%) Active Directory
2 10 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (15.38%) Hyper-V
3 8 (15.38%) VMware ESXi
3 8 (15.38%) vSphere
4 6 (11.54%) NFS
5 5 (9.62%) Terminal Services
6 3 (5.77%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 3 (5.77%) Veritas File System
6 3 (5.77%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 3 (5.77%) KVM
6 3 (5.77%) RHEV
6 3 (5.77%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (5.77%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.92%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 11 (21.15%) WhatsUp Gold
2 9 (17.31%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 5 (9.62%) HP SIM
3 5 (9.62%) OpenView
3 5 (9.62%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 19 (36.54%) Microsoft
2 18 (34.62%) HP
3 16 (30.77%) Oracle
4 15 (28.85%) Cisco
5 13 (25.00%) Juniper
5 13 (25.00%) CheckPoint
5 13 (25.00%) F5
6 11 (21.15%) Red Hat
7 10 (19.23%) TippingPoint
7 10 (19.23%) McAfee
7 10 (19.23%) VMware
8 8 (15.38%) 3PAR
8 8 (15.38%) EMC
8 8 (15.38%) Citrix
9 5 (9.62%) Lotus
9 5 (9.62%) CA
10 3 (5.77%) Veritas
11 2 (3.85%) SAP
11 2 (3.85%) Sun
12 1 (1.92%) Riverbed
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