The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Nottingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 12 February 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 49 35 31
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -4
Contract jobs citing DNS 1 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 0.22% 0.84% 1.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.33% 5.36% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate - £388 £125
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +210.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-12.45% +42.78%
DNS
Nottinghamshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Nottingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
43 56 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 9.51% 15.73% 10.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 22 9
Average daily rate £325 £325 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £182 £300 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £410 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 1
Average hourly rate £14.75 £16.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.81% +23.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

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

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

DNS
Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

DNS Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

DNS
Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

DNS Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham 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 6 (85.71%) Windows
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
3 4 (57.14%) Data Centre
3 4 (57.14%) DHCP
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 4 (57.14%) VMware
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (42.86%) Firewall
4 3 (42.86%) vSphere
4 3 (42.86%) Citrix
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco
4 3 (42.86%) LDAP
4 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
4 3 (42.86%) Windows XP
4 3 (42.86%) IIS
4 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
5 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
5 2 (28.57%) VPN
5 2 (28.57%) SQL
5 2 (28.57%) Unix
5 2 (28.57%) SMTP
5 2 (28.57%) Dell
5 2 (28.57%) Juniper
5 2 (28.57%) SAN
5 2 (28.57%) Symantec
5 2 (28.57%) People Management
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham 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 3 (42.86%) IIS
2 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
3 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) DHCP
2 3 (42.86%) Firewall
2 3 (42.86%) LDAP
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (28.57%) SAN
3 2 (28.57%) SMTP
3 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 2 (28.57%) VPN
4 1 (14.29%) iSCSI
4 1 (14.29%) NAS
4 1 (14.29%) VoIP
4 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (14.29%) Wireless
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support
1 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Network Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) IT Manager
2 1 (14.29%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Cisco Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Technical Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (42.86%) Windows XP
5 2 (28.57%) Unix
6 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
6 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
6 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (28.57%) People Management
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) Server Building
3 1 (14.29%) Software Licensing
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (42.86%) vSphere
3 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
1 4 (57.14%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) Citrix
3 2 (28.57%) Dell
3 2 (28.57%) Juniper
3 2 (28.57%) Symantec
4 1 (14.29%) EMC
4 1 (14.29%) HP
4 1 (14.29%) NetApp
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle