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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 43 33 52
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +19
Contract jobs citing DNS 2 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 0.48% 1.77% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.51% 11.11% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 0
Average daily rate
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£240 £430 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.18% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £346 £324 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.95% +7.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £18.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+19.58% -10.00%
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
57 54 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 13.73% 15.93% 15.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 22 43
Average daily rate £400 £425 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +57.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £315 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 6
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.25 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.20% +1.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £15.75 £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £24.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +2.12%

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 3 September 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 8 (80.00%) WAN
2 6 (60.00%) TCP/IP
3 5 (50.00%) ITIL
3 5 (50.00%) VLAN
3 5 (50.00%) Load Balancing
4 4 (40.00%) Hyper-V
4 4 (40.00%) Apache
4 4 (40.00%) Windows
4 4 (40.00%) Cisco
4 4 (40.00%) SAN
4 4 (40.00%) VMware
5 3 (30.00%) Clustering
5 3 (30.00%) Oracle Application Server
5 3 (30.00%) Internet
5 3 (30.00%) iPlanet
5 3 (30.00%) Firewall
5 3 (30.00%) SUSE
5 3 (30.00%) Samba
5 3 (30.00%) HP
5 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (30.00%) Sun
5 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
5 3 (30.00%) Veritas
5 3 (30.00%) Red Hat
5 3 (30.00%) Shell Script
5 3 (30.00%) AIX
5 3 (30.00%) HPUX
5 3 (30.00%) Solaris
5 3 (30.00%) Linux
5 3 (30.00%) JBoss

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 4 (40.00%) Apache
2 3 (30.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (30.00%) WebLogic
2 3 (30.00%) JBoss
2 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (30.00%) iPlanet
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle Application Server
3 2 (20.00%) WebLogic Portal
3 2 (20.00%) Office Communications Server
3 2 (20.00%) Lync
3 2 (20.00%) OpenStack
3 2 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (20.00%) MQSeries
3 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (10.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Project
1 2 (20.00%) MS Office
2 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) WAN
2 6 (60.00%) TCP/IP
3 5 (50.00%) VLAN
4 4 (40.00%) SAN
5 3 (30.00%) Internet
5 3 (30.00%) Firewall
5 3 (30.00%) iSCSI
5 3 (30.00%) FCoE
6 2 (20.00%) NAS
6 2 (20.00%) LDAP
6 2 (20.00%) LAN
6 2 (20.00%) PBX
6 2 (20.00%) VoIP
7 1 (10.00%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (10.00%) MySQL
General
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Project Manager
1 3 (30.00%) UNIX Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Technical Specialist
2 2 (20.00%) Transformation Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Network Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Network Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Web Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) J2EE
2 1 (10.00%) CSS
2 1 (10.00%) jQuery
2 1 (10.00%) HTML5
2 1 (10.00%) CSS3
2 1 (10.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Clustering
1 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (20.00%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) AIX
2 3 (30.00%) HPUX
2 3 (30.00%) Solaris
2 3 (30.00%) Linux
2 3 (30.00%) SUSE
2 3 (30.00%) UNIX
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) ITIL
1 5 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (30.00%) Matrix Management
2 3 (30.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (30.00%) High Availability
2 3 (30.00%) Procure-to-pay
3 2 (20.00%) Requirements Management
3 2 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL V3
3 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (10.00%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) Shell Script
1 3 (30.00%) Korn
1 3 (30.00%) C-shell
1 3 (30.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (30.00%) Perl
2 1 (10.00%) PHP
2 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) MCSE
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (20.00%) MCITP
2 1 (10.00%) MCSA
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (30.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (30.00%) Samba
2 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (30.00%) KVM
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (10.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) OpenView
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Cisco
1 4 (40.00%) VMware
2 3 (30.00%) PlateSpin
2 3 (30.00%) F5
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) Sun
2 3 (30.00%) HP
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle
2 3 (30.00%) Veritas
2 3 (30.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (20.00%) Cognos
3 2 (20.00%) Opsware
4 1 (10.00%) EMC
4 1 (10.00%) Citrix
4 1 (10.00%) NetApp