The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT contracts advertised for the North Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 28 23 23
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Contract jobs citing DNS 4 16 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 2.05% 6.27% 5.93%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.26% 27.59% 34.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 16 14
Average daily rate - £401 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.06%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.12 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £25.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.00% +56.25%
DNS
Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
North Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
39 58 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 20.00% 22.75% 17.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 39 27
Average daily rate £278 £401 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.71% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 7
Average hourly rate £30.88 £14.00 £12.21
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+120.53% +14.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.99 £10.80 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.35 £33.20 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
- +46.34%

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in North Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DNS across the North Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in North Yorkshire

DNS
Daily Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DNS across the North Yorkshire region.

DNS Daily Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

DNS
Hourly Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DNS across the North Yorkshire region.

DNS Hourly Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

DNS
Contract Job Locations in North Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
Selby - 2 - -
Harrogate +4 1 - -
Northallerton - 1 - -
DNS
Yorkshire

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North Yorkshire 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 8 (72.73%) Windows
1 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 7 (63.64%) VMware
2 7 (63.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (54.55%) MS Exchange
3 6 (54.55%) DHCP
3 6 (54.55%) Windows Server
4 5 (45.45%) SQL
4 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
5 4 (36.36%) Oracle
5 4 (36.36%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 4 (36.36%) Firewall
5 4 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 4 (36.36%) SAN
5 4 (36.36%) Server Building
5 4 (36.36%) Veeam
6 3 (27.27%) vCloud
6 3 (27.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (27.27%) LAN
6 3 (27.27%) WAN
6 3 (27.27%) Cisco
6 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
6 3 (27.27%) MS Office
7 2 (18.18%) ITIL
7 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
7 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
7 2 (18.18%) Citrix
7 2 (18.18%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North Yorkshire 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 6 (54.55%) MS Exchange
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (9.09%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Office
2 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) DHCP
2 4 (36.36%) Firewall
2 4 (36.36%) SAN
3 3 (27.27%) LAN
3 3 (27.27%) WAN
4 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
4 2 (18.18%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (9.09%) BGP
5 1 (9.09%) BIG-IP
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (9.09%) DMVPN
5 1 (9.09%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (9.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (9.09%) NetScreen
5 1 (9.09%) Network Security
5 1 (9.09%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (9.09%) Electronics
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
1 1 (9.09%) Marketing
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (18.18%) IT Support
3 2 (18.18%) Network Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Support Technician
4 1 (9.09%) Field Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Help Desk Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) IT Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) IT Support Technician
4 1 (9.09%) IT Technician
4 1 (9.09%) Network Field Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Network Security Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Network Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Security Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Server Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Service Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Fat Client
2 1 (9.09%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) Windows Server
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (9.09%) Linux
4 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Server Building
1 4 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
3 1 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
3 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
3 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
3 1 (9.09%) Security Management
3 1 (9.09%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (9.09%) CCNP
2 1 (9.09%) CCSE
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 7 (63.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 3 (27.27%) vCloud
5 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
5 1 (9.09%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) VMware
2 4 (36.36%) Oracle
2 4 (36.36%) Veeam
3 3 (27.27%) Cisco
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 2 (18.18%) Citrix
5 1 (9.09%) Blue Coat
5 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
5 1 (9.09%) F5
5 1 (9.09%) HP
5 1 (9.09%) Imperva
5 1 (9.09%) Infoblox
5 1 (9.09%) SAP
5 1 (9.09%) WatchGuard