The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 32 - 32
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing DNS 13 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 3.43% - 1.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.25% - 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
Average daily rate
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£390 - £313
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 - £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 - £323
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £321 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.94% +7.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+19.58% -10.00%
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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 Sheffield region.

Communications & Networking Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
80 24 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 21.11% 11.27% 13.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 19 15
Average daily rate £275 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £260 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £350 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 7
Average hourly rate £82.25 £11.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+647.72% -74.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £11.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £150.00 £20.35 £44.67
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

DNS
Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

DNS Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

DNS
Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DNS across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

DNS Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

DNS
Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

DNS Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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 (68.42%) TCP/IP
1 13 (68.42%) Microsoft
1 13 (68.42%) VMware
2 12 (63.16%) DHCP
3 11 (57.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (52.63%) Puppet
4 10 (52.63%) Linux
4 10 (52.63%) Apache
4 10 (52.63%) IIS
5 9 (47.37%) Java
5 9 (47.37%) Tomcat
5 9 (47.37%) Open Source
5 9 (47.37%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (47.37%) Jenkins
5 9 (47.37%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (47.37%) DevOps
6 8 (42.11%) Google Cloud Platform
6 8 (42.11%) Unit Testing
6 8 (42.11%) Automated Testing
6 8 (42.11%) Google
6 8 (42.11%) WebSphere
6 8 (42.11%) IPsec
6 8 (42.11%) Jetty
6 8 (42.11%) Xen
6 8 (42.11%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (42.11%) nginx
6 8 (42.11%) Amazon EC2
6 8 (42.11%) Google App Engine
6 8 (42.11%) Amazon AWS

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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 10 (52.63%) Apache
1 10 (52.63%) IIS
2 9 (47.37%) Tomcat
3 8 (42.11%) WebSphere
3 8 (42.11%) Jetty
3 8 (42.11%) nginx
4 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (5.26%) Node.js
4 1 (5.26%) Apache Spark
4 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
4 1 (5.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (5.26%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.53%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (42.11%) Cloud Computing
1 8 (42.11%) Amazon EC2
1 8 (42.11%) Google App Engine
1 8 (42.11%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (42.11%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (5.26%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (68.42%) TCP/IP
2 12 (63.16%) DHCP
3 8 (42.11%) FTP
3 8 (42.11%) HTTP
3 8 (42.11%) SSL
3 8 (42.11%) IPsec
4 6 (31.58%) Firewall
5 5 (26.32%) WAN
6 3 (15.79%) LAN
6 3 (15.79%) SAN
7 2 (10.53%) Internet
7 2 (10.53%) BGP
7 2 (10.53%) EIGRP
8 1 (5.26%) PABX
8 1 (5.26%) Intranet
8 1 (5.26%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) MySQL
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (5.26%) Hadoop
1 1 (5.26%) MongoDB
1 1 (5.26%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (5.26%) HBase
1 1 (5.26%) Redis
Development Applications
1 9 (47.37%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.26%) Grunt
2 1 (5.26%) Maven
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Consultant
2 6 (31.58%) DevOps Consultant
3 3 (15.79%) Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Service Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Network Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) IT Support Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) UNIX Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Web Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Virtualisation Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) IT Support
5 1 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Support Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (42.11%) Servlets
1 8 (42.11%) .NET
1 8 (42.11%) J2EE
2 1 (5.26%) CSS
2 1 (5.26%) HTML
2 1 (5.26%) jQuery
2 1 (5.26%) HTML5
2 1 (5.26%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.26%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.26%) Replication
2 1 (5.26%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 10 (52.63%) Linux
2 6 (31.58%) Windows
3 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (10.53%) UNIX
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.26%) CentOS
5 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
5 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
5 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
5 1 (5.26%) Solaris
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (47.37%) Continuous Integration
1 9 (47.37%) Open Source
1 9 (47.37%) DevOps
2 8 (42.11%) Automated Testing
2 8 (42.11%) Unit Testing
2 8 (42.11%) Configuration Management
3 3 (15.79%) ITIL
4 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
4 2 (10.53%) Load Balancing
5 1 (5.26%) Web Development
5 1 (5.26%) Capacity Management
5 1 (5.26%) Software Deployment
5 1 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.26%) Migration
5 1 (5.26%) Business Continuity
5 1 (5.26%) UML
5 1 (5.26%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) Java
2 2 (10.53%) Shell Script
3 1 (5.26%) Ruby
3 1 (5.26%) Scala
3 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.26%) Go
3 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.26%) PHP
3 1 (5.26%) Python
3 1 (5.26%) C#
3 1 (5.26%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (15.79%) MCSE
2 3 (15.79%) MCSA
3 2 (10.53%) CCNP
3 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (10.53%) MCP
3 2 (10.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (5.26%) A+ Certification
4 1 (5.26%) MCTS
4 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (57.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (42.11%) Xen
3 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
4 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (10.53%) vSphere
4 2 (10.53%) vCloud
4 2 (10.53%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (5.26%) HDFS
5 1 (5.26%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (5.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (5.26%) Terminal Services
5 1 (5.26%) ISA Server
5 1 (5.26%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 10 (52.63%) Puppet
2 9 (47.37%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (10.53%) Backup Exec
3 2 (10.53%) SCCM
4 1 (5.26%) SCOM
4 1 (5.26%) ZABBIX
4 1 (5.26%) WSUS
4 1 (5.26%) Ansible
4 1 (5.26%) Salt
4 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 13 (68.42%) Microsoft
1 13 (68.42%) VMware
2 8 (42.11%) Google
3 5 (26.32%) HP
4 3 (15.79%) Cisco
5 2 (10.53%) Citrix
5 2 (10.53%) F5
5 2 (10.53%) CheckPoint
5 2 (10.53%) Symantec
6 1 (5.26%) Websense
6 1 (5.26%) Oracle
6 1 (5.26%) Splunk
6 1 (5.26%) SaltStack
6 1 (5.26%) NetApp
6 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
6 1 (5.26%) Apple
6 1 (5.26%) IBM
6 1 (5.26%) EMC