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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 32 39 38
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -1
Contract jobs citing DNS 7 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 1.67% 0.61% 0.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.72% 3.57% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Average daily rate
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£425 £163 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+161.53% -61.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £16.50 - £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.22 £18.35 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+26.55% -3.43%
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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
72 56 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 17.22% 17.07% 18.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 18 22
Average daily rate £313 £299 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.60% -8.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £163 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £420 £394
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 4
Average hourly rate £16.00 £18.00 £14.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +23.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.97 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £18.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.38%

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 19 December 2014, 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 (61.54%) DHCP
2 7 (53.85%) Windows
3 6 (46.15%) Linux
3 6 (46.15%) SC Cleared
3 6 (46.15%) Security Cleared
4 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (38.46%) Solaris
4 5 (38.46%) UNIX
4 5 (38.46%) Cisco
4 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
4 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
4 5 (38.46%) Red Hat
4 5 (38.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (30.77%) VMware
5 4 (30.77%) Clustering
5 4 (30.77%) HP
5 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
5 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (30.77%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (23.08%) Capacity Management
6 3 (23.08%) Performance Analysis
6 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (23.08%) Citrix
6 3 (23.08%) Migration
6 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
7 2 (15.38%) Finance
7 2 (15.38%) PKI
7 2 (15.38%) Business Development
7 2 (15.38%) Oracle RAC

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (61.54%) DHCP
2 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
3 2 (15.38%) SAN
3 2 (15.38%) Kerberos
3 2 (15.38%) LDAP
4 1 (7.69%) HSRP
4 1 (7.69%) OSPF
4 1 (7.69%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) UNIX Engineer
1 3 (23.08%) Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Administrator
2 2 (15.38%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (15.38%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Network Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Team Leader
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Server Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) ADSI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Clustering
2 2 (15.38%) PKI
3 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) Thin Client
3 1 (7.69%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) Linux
3 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (38.46%) Solaris
3 5 (38.46%) UNIX
3 5 (38.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (15.38%) AIX
6 2 (15.38%) CentOS
7 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (23.08%) Capacity Management
2 3 (23.08%) Performance Analysis
2 3 (23.08%) Migration
2 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
3 2 (15.38%) Business Development
3 2 (15.38%) ITIL
3 2 (15.38%) Line Management
4 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Network Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) Shell Script
2 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) SC Cleared
1 6 (46.15%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) MCSE
2 1 (7.69%) MCP
2 1 (7.69%) CCNP
2 1 (7.69%) CCDP
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
1 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
2 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (15.38%) NFS
4 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
4 1 (7.69%) XenApp
4 1 (7.69%) XenServer
4 1 (7.69%) vSphere
4 1 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) SCCM
1 1 (7.69%) SCOM
1 1 (7.69%) WSUS
1 1 (7.69%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Cisco
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
1 5 (38.46%) Red Hat
2 4 (30.77%) VMware
2 4 (30.77%) HP
3 3 (23.08%) Citrix
4 2 (15.38%) Veritas
4 2 (15.38%) IBM
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle
5 1 (7.69%) Dell