The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Peterborough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 23 25 14
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -11
Contract jobs citing DNS 3 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 2.24% 2.44% 1.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.04% 23.08% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£144 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £16.75 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+46.26% +4.68%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Peterborough region.

Communications & Networking Category
Peterborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
23 13 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 17.16% 10.57% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 5
Average daily rate £163 £235 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.85% -14.54%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 3
Average hourly rate £21.00 - £112.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.90 - £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.10 - £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £20.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+43.90% -8.88%

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

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

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

DNS
Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

DNS Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

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Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

DNS Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

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Top 22 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) Windows XP
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) Symantec
3 2 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (50.00%) Blackberry
3 2 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (50.00%) Altiris
3 2 (50.00%) Application Packaging
3 2 (50.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (25.00%) SCCM
4 1 (25.00%) MS Office
4 1 (25.00%) MSI
4 1 (25.00%) X-Windows
4 1 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (25.00%) Juniper
4 1 (25.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (25.00%) DHCP
4 1 (25.00%) SLA

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Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough 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 2 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) DHCP
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MSI
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Desktop Support
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Support Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Desktop Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Deployment Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Application Packaging
2 1 (25.00%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (75.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (50.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Symantec
2 2 (50.00%) Altiris
3 1 (25.00%) Juniper