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 27 August 2014 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 23 32 17
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -15
Contract jobs citing DNS 1 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 0.79% 1.29% 1.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.70% 15.00% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £321 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.08% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +8.10%
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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
27 20 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 21.26% 8.58% 20.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 3 8
Average daily rate £338 £215 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.97% -25.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £196 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £308 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 7
Average hourly rate £22.00 £16.00 £12.71
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% +25.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-4.25% -6.00%

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

DNS
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

DNS
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Vista
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) VMS
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) Client/Server
3 1 (33.33%) vSphere

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Service Desk Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Vista
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) VMS
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) vSphere
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix