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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 50 37 49
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +12
Contract jobs citing DNS 4 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 0.81% 0.59% 0.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.56% 4.17% 4.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 3
Average daily rate
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£415 £313 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.80% +7.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £349 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+11.60% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.09 £16.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+19.95% -16.25%
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
61 48 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 12.35% 14.20% 20.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 14 54
Average daily rate £338 £338 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £203 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £400 £364
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 7
Average hourly rate £19.00 £13.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.15% +8.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.22 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+11.10% -21.56%

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 July 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 July 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 -10 3 £415 +32.80%
DNS
East Midlands

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 13 (65.00%) Windows
2 12 (60.00%) MS Exchange
3 10 (50.00%) WAN
4 9 (45.00%) TCP/IP
4 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
5 8 (40.00%) Active Directory
6 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
6 7 (35.00%) VLAN
6 7 (35.00%) SCCM
6 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (30.00%) Windows 7
7 6 (30.00%) Load Balancing
7 6 (30.00%) VMware
7 6 (30.00%) ITIL
7 6 (30.00%) DHCP
7 6 (30.00%) SAN
8 5 (25.00%) DMZ
8 5 (25.00%) Internet
8 5 (25.00%) Sophos
8 5 (25.00%) Windows XP
8 5 (25.00%) Firewall
8 5 (25.00%) WSUS
8 5 (25.00%) Windows Vista
8 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (25.00%) Hyper-V
8 5 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (25.00%) Office 365
8 5 (25.00%) Security Patching
9 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (20.00%) VoIP

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 12 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (20.00%) Apache
4 3 (15.00%) Tomcat
4 3 (15.00%) WebLogic
4 3 (15.00%) JBoss
4 3 (15.00%) Office Communications Server
4 3 (15.00%) Moodle
4 3 (15.00%) Lync
4 3 (15.00%) iPlanet
4 3 (15.00%) Oracle Application Server
5 2 (10.00%) WebLogic Portal
5 2 (10.00%) OpenStack
5 2 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (10.00%) MQSeries
5 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
6 1 (5.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (5.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Project
1 2 (10.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 5 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (50.00%) WAN
2 9 (45.00%) TCP/IP
3 7 (35.00%) VLAN
4 6 (30.00%) SAN
4 6 (30.00%) DHCP
5 5 (25.00%) DMZ
5 5 (25.00%) Internet
5 5 (25.00%) Firewall
6 4 (20.00%) VoIP
6 4 (20.00%) SSL
7 3 (15.00%) FCoE
7 3 (15.00%) LAN
7 3 (15.00%) PBX
7 3 (15.00%) iSCSI
8 2 (10.00%) NAS
8 2 (10.00%) LDAP
9 1 (5.00%) VPN
9 1 (5.00%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.00%) MySQL
General
1 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (15.00%) Project Manager
1 3 (15.00%) Technical Specialist
1 3 (15.00%) Server Engineer
1 3 (15.00%) UNIX Engineer
2 2 (10.00%) Transformation Project Manager
2 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (10.00%) Migration Engineer
2 2 (10.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Security Consultant
3 1 (5.00%) Desktop Support
3 1 (5.00%) Developer
3 1 (5.00%) IT Consultant
3 1 (5.00%) Web Developer
3 1 (5.00%) Consultant
3 1 (5.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Security Specialist
3 1 (5.00%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) CSS
2 3 (15.00%) J2EE
3 1 (5.00%) HTML
3 1 (5.00%) jQuery
3 1 (5.00%) HTML5
3 1 (5.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Clustering
1 3 (15.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.00%) Grid Computing
3 1 (5.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 13 (65.00%) Windows
2 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (30.00%) Windows 7
4 5 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 5 (25.00%) Windows Vista
5 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (20.00%) Solaris
5 4 (20.00%) UNIX
6 3 (15.00%) Linux
6 3 (15.00%) AIX
6 3 (15.00%) HPUX
6 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (15.00%) SUSE
7 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) ITIL
1 6 (30.00%) Load Balancing
2 5 (25.00%) Security Patching
3 4 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (15.00%) Matrix Management
4 3 (15.00%) Unit Testing
4 3 (15.00%) ITIL V3
4 3 (15.00%) High Availability
4 3 (15.00%) Procure-to-pay
5 2 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (10.00%) Migration
5 2 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
5 2 (10.00%) Requirements Management
6 1 (5.00%) Server Building
6 1 (5.00%) Change Management
6 1 (5.00%) SEO
6 1 (5.00%) Network Management
6 1 (5.00%) Vulnerability Management
6 1 (5.00%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) Shell Script
1 3 (15.00%) Korn
1 3 (15.00%) C-shell
1 3 (15.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (15.00%) Perl
2 1 (5.00%) PHP
2 1 (5.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) MCSE
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (15.00%) MCITP
2 1 (5.00%) MCSA
System Software
1 8 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (15.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 3 (15.00%) Samba
3 3 (15.00%) KVM
4 2 (10.00%) VMware ESX
4 2 (10.00%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (5.00%) VMware Server
5 1 (5.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (35.00%) SCCM
2 5 (25.00%) WSUS
3 3 (15.00%) Backup Exec
4 2 (10.00%) OpenView
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (30.00%) VMware
3 5 (25.00%) Sophos
4 4 (20.00%) Cisco
4 4 (20.00%) Oracle
4 4 (20.00%) Sun
5 3 (15.00%) HP
5 3 (15.00%) Veritas
5 3 (15.00%) Red Hat
5 3 (15.00%) PlateSpin
5 3 (15.00%) F5
6 2 (10.00%) Opsware
6 2 (10.00%) Cognos
7 1 (5.00%) Lumension
7 1 (5.00%) Veeam