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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 38 39 31
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -8
Contract jobs citing DNS 5 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 1.24% 0.32% 1.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.93% 2.50% 6.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 4
Average daily rate
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£350 - £363
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 - £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £16.50 - £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £16.25 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+41.53% -9.72%
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
56 40 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 13.86% 12.78% 21.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 11 39
Average daily rate £313 £400 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.87% +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £250 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £421 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 6
Average hourly rate £22.50 £13.00 £14.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.07% -10.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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
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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 -3 4 £388 - 1
DNS
East Midlands

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 8 (57.14%) DHCP
2 7 (50.00%) Windows
3 6 (42.86%) Linux
4 5 (35.71%) TCP/IP
4 5 (35.71%) UNIX
4 5 (35.71%) Solaris
4 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
4 5 (35.71%) Red Hat
4 5 (35.71%) SC Cleared
4 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
4 5 (35.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
6 3 (21.43%) VMware
6 3 (21.43%) Clustering
6 3 (21.43%) HP
6 3 (21.43%) Cisco
6 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
6 3 (21.43%) ITIL
6 3 (21.43%) Capacity Management
6 3 (21.43%) Performance Analysis
7 2 (14.29%) HSRP
7 2 (14.29%) Line Management
7 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (14.29%) Oracle
7 2 (14.29%) AIX
7 2 (14.29%) CCNP

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (57.14%) DHCP
2 5 (35.71%) TCP/IP
3 2 (14.29%) HSRP
3 2 (14.29%) SAN
3 2 (14.29%) OSPF
4 1 (7.14%) Firewall
4 1 (7.14%) BGP
4 1 (7.14%) MPLS
4 1 (7.14%) Ethernet
4 1 (7.14%) Kerberos
4 1 (7.14%) LDAP
4 1 (7.14%) Broadband
4 1 (7.14%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) UNIX Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Project Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Server Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (14.29%) Administrator
2 2 (14.29%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Network Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (7.14%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Team Leader
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Operations Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) ADSI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Clustering
2 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.14%) Fat Client
3 1 (7.14%) PKI
3 1 (7.14%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) Linux
3 5 (35.71%) UNIX
3 5 (35.71%) Solaris
3 5 (35.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (14.29%) AIX
5 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (14.29%) CentOS
6 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
2 3 (21.43%) ITIL
2 3 (21.43%) Capacity Management
2 3 (21.43%) Performance Analysis
3 2 (14.29%) Line Management
3 2 (14.29%) Migration
3 2 (14.29%) Business Development
4 1 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (7.14%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) Shell Script
2 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) SC Cleared
1 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) CCNP
2 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (7.14%) JNCIA
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (7.14%) CCNA
3 1 (7.14%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
2 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (14.29%) NFS
4 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
4 1 (7.14%) XenApp
4 1 (7.14%) vSphere
4 1 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) WSUS
1 1 (7.14%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Red Hat
2 3 (21.43%) VMware
2 3 (21.43%) HP
2 3 (21.43%) Cisco
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle
3 2 (14.29%) IBM
3 2 (14.29%) Citrix
3 2 (14.29%) Veritas
4 1 (7.14%) Fortinet
4 1 (7.14%) Dell