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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 34 38 32
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -6
Contract jobs citing DNS 12 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 2.91% 1.23% 1.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.08% 9.52% 9.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 3
Average daily rate
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£324 £163 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+99.22% -51.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £133 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £413 £348
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+59.37% -5.88%
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
52 42 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 12.59% 12.96% 20.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 14 33
Average daily rate £347 £400 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.13% +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £125 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £500 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 6
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -52.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £13.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Nottingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DNS across the Nottingham region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

DNS Daily Rate Histogram 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 27 April 2015, 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 11 (68.75%) Windows
2 9 (56.25%) TCP/IP
2 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
3 8 (50.00%) ITIL
4 7 (43.75%) WAN
4 7 (43.75%) MS Exchange
4 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
4 7 (43.75%) VLAN
5 6 (37.50%) Load Balancing
5 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (37.50%) Cisco
5 6 (37.50%) VMware
5 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
6 5 (31.25%) HP
6 5 (31.25%) Windows 7
6 5 (31.25%) SCCM
6 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (31.25%) WSUS
6 5 (31.25%) Clustering
7 4 (25.00%) Windows Vista
7 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (25.00%) Office 365
7 4 (25.00%) VoIP
7 4 (25.00%) SAN
7 4 (25.00%) Veritas
7 4 (25.00%) Red Hat
7 4 (25.00%) DMZ
7 4 (25.00%) Firewall
7 4 (25.00%) Shell Script
7 4 (25.00%) Sophos

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 7 (43.75%) MS Exchange
2 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (18.75%) Oracle Application Server
3 3 (18.75%) Office Communications Server
3 3 (18.75%) Moodle
3 3 (18.75%) Lync
3 3 (18.75%) iPlanet
3 3 (18.75%) WebLogic
3 3 (18.75%) JBoss
3 3 (18.75%) Apache
3 3 (18.75%) Tomcat
4 2 (12.50%) MQSeries
4 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
4 2 (12.50%) WebLogic Portal
4 2 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (12.50%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Office
2 2 (12.50%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (56.25%) TCP/IP
2 7 (43.75%) WAN
2 7 (43.75%) VLAN
3 4 (25.00%) SAN
3 4 (25.00%) DMZ
3 4 (25.00%) Firewall
3 4 (25.00%) DHCP
3 4 (25.00%) VoIP
4 3 (18.75%) PBX
4 3 (18.75%) LDAP
4 3 (18.75%) SSL
4 3 (18.75%) FCoE
4 3 (18.75%) iSCSI
5 2 (12.50%) NAS
5 2 (12.50%) Internet
6 1 (6.25%) Asterisk PBX
6 1 (6.25%) Kerberos
6 1 (6.25%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (18.75%) Technical Specialist
1 3 (18.75%) UNIX Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Team Leader
3 1 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (6.25%) Network Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Administrator
3 1 (6.25%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Transformation Project Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) J2EE
1 3 (18.75%) CSS
2 1 (6.25%) ADSI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Clustering
2 2 (12.50%) Grid Computing
3 1 (6.25%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 11 (68.75%) Windows
2 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (31.25%) Windows 7
4 4 (25.00%) Windows Vista
4 4 (25.00%) UNIX
4 4 (25.00%) Solaris
4 4 (25.00%) Linux
4 4 (25.00%) Windows XP
5 3 (18.75%) SUSE
5 3 (18.75%) AIX
5 3 (18.75%) HPUX
5 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) ITIL
2 6 (37.50%) Load Balancing
3 3 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (18.75%) Unit Testing
3 3 (18.75%) ITIL V3
3 3 (18.75%) High Availability
3 3 (18.75%) Procure-to-pay
4 2 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (12.50%) Requirements Management
5 1 (6.25%) Business Development
5 1 (6.25%) Matrix Management
5 1 (6.25%) Migration
5 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
5 1 (6.25%) Network Management
5 1 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (6.25%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (18.75%) Korn
2 3 (18.75%) Perl
2 3 (18.75%) C-shell
2 3 (18.75%) Bash Shell
3 1 (6.25%) SQL
3 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (18.75%) MCITP
1 3 (18.75%) MCSE
2 1 (6.25%) MCSA
2 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
2 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
3 3 (18.75%) Samba
3 3 (18.75%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (18.75%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 3 (18.75%) KVM
4 2 (12.50%) vSphere
5 1 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (6.25%) NFS
5 1 (6.25%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) WSUS
1 5 (31.25%) SCCM
2 2 (12.50%) OpenView
2 2 (12.50%) Backup Exec
3 1 (6.25%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 6 (37.50%) VMware
2 6 (37.50%) Cisco
3 5 (31.25%) HP
4 4 (25.00%) Veritas
4 4 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 4 (25.00%) Sophos
4 4 (25.00%) Oracle
5 3 (18.75%) Sun
5 3 (18.75%) PlateSpin
5 3 (18.75%) F5
6 2 (12.50%) Opsware
6 2 (12.50%) Cognos
6 2 (12.50%) Citrix
7 1 (6.25%) Veeam
7 1 (6.25%) Lumension