The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 40 40 38
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Contract jobs citing DNS 4 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.97% 0.27% 0.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.29% 2.94% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£275 £335 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.91% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £321 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.94% +7.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+19.58% -10.00%
DNS
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Northamptonshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
28 34 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 6.80% 9.32% 13.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 24 29
Average daily rate £350 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £407 £463 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

DNS
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

DNS Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

DNS
Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

DNS Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

DNS
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
Northampton - 3 £275 - 1
DNS
East Midlands

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 5 (55.56%) Apache
1 5 (55.56%) Tomcat
1 5 (55.56%) Linux
1 5 (55.56%) DHCP
1 5 (55.56%) TCP/IP
1 5 (55.56%) Red Hat
1 5 (55.56%) VMware
1 5 (55.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (44.44%) Load Testing
2 4 (44.44%) Hyper-V
2 4 (44.44%) Apache Solr
2 4 (44.44%) Retail
2 4 (44.44%) Puppet
2 4 (44.44%) MongoDB
2 4 (44.44%) hybris
2 4 (44.44%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (44.44%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (44.44%) Replication
2 4 (44.44%) Patch Management
2 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 4 (44.44%) HTTPS
2 4 (44.44%) Nagios
2 4 (44.44%) Configuration Management
2 4 (44.44%) FTP
2 4 (44.44%) HTTP
2 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) SMTP
2 4 (44.44%) E-Commerce
2 4 (44.44%) MySQL
3 3 (33.33%) DevOps

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 5 (55.56%) Apache
1 5 (55.56%) Tomcat
2 4 (44.44%) Apache Solr
3 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (11.11%) JBoss
3 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
3 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) DHCP
1 5 (55.56%) TCP/IP
2 4 (44.44%) HTTPS
2 4 (44.44%) FTP
2 4 (44.44%) HTTP
2 4 (44.44%) SMTP
3 1 (11.11%) LDAP
3 1 (11.11%) IPv4
3 1 (11.11%) SAN
3 1 (11.11%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) MySQL
1 4 (44.44%) MongoDB
General
1 4 (44.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (22.22%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (11.11%) Field Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Citrix Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Replication
2 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Linux
1 5 (55.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (44.44%) Windows
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
4 1 (11.11%) UNIX
4 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) E-Commerce
1 4 (44.44%) Configuration Management
1 4 (44.44%) Load Testing
1 4 (44.44%) Performance Tuning
1 4 (44.44%) Patch Management
2 3 (33.33%) DevOps
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL
4 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Java
1 1 (11.11%) Perl
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
1 4 (44.44%) Hyper-V
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) Nagios
1 4 (44.44%) Puppet
1 4 (44.44%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Red Hat
1 5 (55.56%) VMware
2 4 (44.44%) hybris
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 1 (11.11%) Citrix