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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 41 - 30
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing DNS 7 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 1.59% - 0.81%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.95% - 8.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £293
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +5.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £16.25 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+53.84% -4.41%
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
39 21 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 8.86% 6.23% 10.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 9 12
Average daily rate £425 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £328 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £520 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Average hourly rate £13.75 £16.08 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.50% +10.91%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+43.45% -6.97%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DNS across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

DNS Daily Rate Histogram 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 6 May 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
(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
Northampton - 6 £400 - 1
DNS
East Midlands

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 (62.50%) Linux
1 5 (62.50%) TCP/IP
1 5 (62.50%) VMware
2 4 (50.00%) Retail
2 4 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 4 (50.00%) Replication
2 4 (50.00%) Load Testing
2 4 (50.00%) hybris
2 4 (50.00%) Puppet
2 4 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 4 (50.00%) FTP
2 4 (50.00%) HTTP
2 4 (50.00%) HTTPS
2 4 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (50.00%) Nagios
2 4 (50.00%) Apache
2 4 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 4 (50.00%) MySQL
2 4 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 4 (50.00%) SMTP
2 4 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (50.00%) DevOps
2 4 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 4 (50.00%) Apache Solr
3 2 (25.00%) Windows
3 2 (25.00%) Firewall
3 2 (25.00%) DHCP
3 2 (25.00%) MS Excel

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 4 (50.00%) Apache
1 4 (50.00%) Tomcat
1 4 (50.00%) Apache Solr
2 1 (12.50%) Lync
2 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (12.50%) IIS
2 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) TCP/IP
2 4 (50.00%) FTP
2 4 (50.00%) HTTP
2 4 (50.00%) SMTP
2 4 (50.00%) HTTPS
3 2 (25.00%) SSL
3 2 (25.00%) Internet
3 2 (25.00%) Firewall
3 2 (25.00%) DHCP
4 1 (12.50%) LAN
4 1 (12.50%) VoIP
4 1 (12.50%) WAN
4 1 (12.50%) VPN
4 1 (12.50%) VLAN
4 1 (12.50%) HSRP
4 1 (12.50%) Spanning Tree
4 1 (12.50%) MPLS
4 1 (12.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) MySQL
1 4 (50.00%) MongoDB
General
1 4 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (25.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (12.50%) Network Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) ISPF
1 1 (12.50%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Replication
2 1 (12.50%) IVR
2 1 (12.50%) Data Extraction
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 4 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (50.00%) Load Testing
1 4 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
1 4 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (12.50%) Test Management
2 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
2 1 (12.50%) Change Management
2 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (12.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Java
1 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
1 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) Nagios
1 4 (50.00%) Puppet
1 4 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (12.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) VMware
2 4 (50.00%) hybris
2 4 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) Sun
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco
4 1 (12.50%) IBM
4 1 (12.50%) F5