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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 32 50 40
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -10
Contract jobs citing DNS 6 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 1.63% 0.39% 0.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.24% 3.08% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Average daily rate
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£430 £138 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+212.72% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £18.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-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
49 65 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 13.32% 12.75% 16.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 34 15
Average daily rate £425 £270 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.40% -28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £365 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 2
Average hourly rate £13.25 £13.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.92% -25.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 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 7 (87.50%) DHCP
2 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (37.50%) Capacity Management
3 3 (37.50%) Performance Analysis
3 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (37.50%) UNIX
3 3 (37.50%) Solaris
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco
3 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
3 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
4 2 (25.00%) Citrix
4 2 (25.00%) IBM
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) AIX
4 2 (25.00%) Migration
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (25.00%) CentOS
4 2 (25.00%) SCCM
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (12.50%) Network Architecture
5 1 (12.50%) F5
5 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (12.50%) SCOM
5 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) DHCP
2 1 (12.50%) Kerberos
2 1 (12.50%) OSPF
2 1 (12.50%) Wireless
2 1 (12.50%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) UNIX Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Network Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Deployment Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Network Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) ADSI
1 1 (12.50%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Thin Client
1 1 (12.50%) Clustering
1 1 (12.50%) PKI
1 1 (12.50%) Fat Client
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) UNIX
2 3 (37.50%) Solaris
2 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (25.00%) AIX
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (25.00%) CentOS
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (37.50%) Capacity Management
2 3 (37.50%) Performance Analysis
2 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
3 2 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Network Architecture
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) MCP
2 1 (12.50%) MCSE
2 1 (12.50%) CCIE
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) SCCM
2 1 (12.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco
1 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
2 2 (25.00%) Citrix
2 2 (25.00%) IBM
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) F5