The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Nottinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 17 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 37 34 40
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +6
Contract jobs citing DNS 15 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 3.28% 1.63% 1.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 26.32% 13.33% 8.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 5
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£300 £163 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+84.61% -53.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £133 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £413 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £321 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.16% +7.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 £22.69 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.89% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+56.25% -5.88%
DNS
East Midlands

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

Communications & Networking Category
Nottinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
57 45 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 12.45% 12.20% 21.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 12 41
Average daily rate £320 £400 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +16.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £125 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £500 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
- +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 7
Average hourly rate £15.00 £20.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £17.90 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £22.69 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

DNS
Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

DNS Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

DNS
Daily Rate Histogram in Nottinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DNS across the Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

DNS Daily Rate Histogram in Nottinghamshire

DNS
Hourly Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

DNS Hourly Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

DNS
Contract Job Locations in Nottinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottingham -6 11 £300 +84.61% 2
Mansfield - - - -
DNS
East Midlands

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Nottinghamshire 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 18 (78.26%) Windows
2 12 (52.17%) TCP/IP
2 12 (52.17%) Active Directory
2 12 (52.17%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
3 11 (47.83%) MS Exchange
4 9 (39.13%) DHCP
4 9 (39.13%) VMware
5 8 (34.78%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (34.78%) ITIL
5 8 (34.78%) SAN
6 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
6 7 (30.43%) WAN
6 7 (30.43%) VLAN
6 7 (30.43%) SCCM
7 6 (26.09%) WSUS
7 6 (26.09%) Load Balancing
7 6 (26.09%) Clustering
7 6 (26.09%) Hyper-V
7 6 (26.09%) Windows 7
7 6 (26.09%) Cisco
7 6 (26.09%) HP
8 5 (21.74%) DMZ
8 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (21.74%) Veritas
8 5 (21.74%) Red Hat
8 5 (21.74%) Shell Script
8 5 (21.74%) Sophos
8 5 (21.74%) Firewall

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Nottinghamshire 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 11 (47.83%) MS Exchange
2 5 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (13.04%) Oracle Application Server
3 3 (13.04%) Office Communications Server
3 3 (13.04%) Moodle
3 3 (13.04%) Lync
3 3 (13.04%) iPlanet
3 3 (13.04%) WebLogic
3 3 (13.04%) JBoss
3 3 (13.04%) Apache
3 3 (13.04%) Tomcat
4 2 (8.70%) MQSeries
4 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
4 2 (8.70%) WebLogic Portal
4 2 (8.70%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (8.70%) OpenStack
5 1 (4.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Office
2 2 (8.70%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 5 (21.74%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (52.17%) TCP/IP
2 9 (39.13%) DHCP
3 8 (34.78%) SAN
4 7 (30.43%) WAN
4 7 (30.43%) VLAN
5 5 (21.74%) Firewall
5 5 (21.74%) DMZ
6 4 (17.39%) SSL
6 4 (17.39%) VoIP
7 3 (13.04%) PBX
7 3 (13.04%) LDAP
7 3 (13.04%) iSCSI
7 3 (13.04%) FCoE
8 2 (8.70%) NAS
9 1 (4.35%) Asterisk PBX
9 1 (4.35%) Internet
9 1 (4.35%) LAN
9 1 (4.35%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle Reports
General
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) Server Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) Technical Specialist
2 3 (13.04%) UNIX Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Wintel Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Project Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (8.70%) Network Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Administrator
3 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Migration Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Team Leader
4 1 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) J2EE
1 3 (13.04%) CSS
2 1 (4.35%) ADSI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Clustering
2 2 (8.70%) Grid Computing
3 1 (4.35%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.35%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 18 (78.26%) Windows
2 12 (52.17%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (26.09%) Windows 7
5 5 (21.74%) UNIX
5 5 (21.74%) Windows Vista
5 5 (21.74%) Solaris
5 5 (21.74%) Linux
5 5 (21.74%) Windows XP
5 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (13.04%) SUSE
6 3 (13.04%) AIX
6 3 (13.04%) HPUX
6 3 (13.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) ITIL
2 6 (26.09%) Load Balancing
3 4 (17.39%) Migration
4 3 (13.04%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (13.04%) Unit Testing
4 3 (13.04%) ITIL V3
4 3 (13.04%) High Availability
4 3 (13.04%) Procure-to-pay
5 2 (8.70%) Line Management
5 2 (8.70%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (8.70%) Requirements Management
5 2 (8.70%) Business Development
6 1 (4.35%) Network Management
6 1 (4.35%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) Shell Script
2 3 (13.04%) Korn
2 3 (13.04%) Perl
2 3 (13.04%) C-shell
2 3 (13.04%) Bash Shell
3 1 (4.35%) SQL
3 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (13.04%) MCITP
1 3 (13.04%) MCSE
2 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
2 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
1 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 12 (52.17%) Active Directory
2 8 (34.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (26.09%) Hyper-V
4 4 (17.39%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (13.04%) Samba
5 3 (13.04%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 3 (13.04%) KVM
6 2 (8.70%) NFS
6 2 (8.70%) vSphere
6 2 (8.70%) VMware ESX
7 1 (4.35%) VMware Server
7 1 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (4.35%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (30.43%) SCCM
2 6 (26.09%) WSUS
3 3 (13.04%) Backup Exec
4 2 (8.70%) OpenView
5 1 (4.35%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
2 9 (39.13%) VMware
3 6 (26.09%) HP
3 6 (26.09%) Cisco
4 5 (21.74%) Oracle
4 5 (21.74%) Veritas
4 5 (21.74%) Red Hat
4 5 (21.74%) Sophos
5 3 (13.04%) PlateSpin
5 3 (13.04%) F5
5 3 (13.04%) Sun
6 2 (8.70%) Cognos
6 2 (8.70%) Citrix
6 2 (8.70%) Opsware
7 1 (4.35%) Lumension
7 1 (4.35%) Veeam
7 1 (4.35%) Dell