The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Nottinghamshire region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 36 46 36
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -10
Contract jobs citing DNS 2 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 0.59% 0.90% 0.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.17% 4.44% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Average daily rate
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£313 £290 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.75% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-16.25% -
Communications & Networking Category
Nottinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
48 90 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 14.16% 20.18% 11.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 53 6
Average daily rate £338 £290 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.37% +22.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £236 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £365 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 7
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%
DNS
East Midlands

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
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 25 July 2014. 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
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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 +7 2 £313 +7.75%
DNS
East Midlands

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 7 (100.00%) DHCP
2 6 (85.71%) Windows
3 5 (71.43%) Cisco
3 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (42.86%) HP
5 3 (42.86%) SQL
5 3 (42.86%) VB
5 3 (42.86%) Wireless
6 2 (28.57%) Migration
6 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (28.57%) Internet
6 2 (28.57%) .NET
6 2 (28.57%) SAP
6 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
6 2 (28.57%) Citrix
6 2 (28.57%) SCCM
6 2 (28.57%) VLAN
6 2 (28.57%) Android
6 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
6 2 (28.57%) Windows 8
6 2 (28.57%) iPad
7 1 (14.29%) F5
7 1 (14.29%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (14.29%) XenServer
7 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
7 1 (14.29%) Network Architecture
7 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) DHCP
2 3 (42.86%) Wireless
3 2 (28.57%) VLAN
3 2 (28.57%) Internet
4 1 (14.29%) OSPF
4 1 (14.29%) Kerberos
4 1 (14.29%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Field Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Server Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Network Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Deployment Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Network Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) ADSI
2 1 (14.29%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) iPad
2 1 (14.29%) Clustering
2 1 (14.29%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (28.57%) Windows 8
4 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (28.57%) Android
5 1 (14.29%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Network Architecture
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
1 3 (42.86%) VB
2 1 (14.29%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) MCP
1 1 (14.29%) MCSE
1 1 (14.29%) CCIE
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
3 1 (14.29%) XenServer
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) SCCM
2 1 (14.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) HP
3 2 (28.57%) Citrix
3 2 (28.57%) SAP
4 1 (14.29%) VMware
4 1 (14.29%) F5