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 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 30 - 22
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing DNS 4 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.43% - 1.06%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.76% - 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£317 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+11.20% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £16.63 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+20.30% -16.87%
DNS
South Yorkshire

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
41 16 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 14.70% 8.56% 12.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 8 6
Average daily rate £240 £330 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% +46.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £108 £279 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £433 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 6
Average hourly rate £150.00 £11.00 £44.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1263.63% -75.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

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 July 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 July 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 8 (66.67%) Firewall
2 6 (50.00%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) WAN
2 6 (50.00%) HP
3 5 (41.67%) Cisco
3 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 5 (41.67%) VMware
4 4 (33.33%) Load Balancing
4 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (33.33%) F5
4 4 (33.33%) Data Centre
4 4 (33.33%) CCNP
4 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 4 (33.33%) DHCP
4 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (33.33%) CheckPoint
5 3 (25.00%) EIGRP
5 3 (25.00%) Service Delivery
5 3 (25.00%) BGP
5 3 (25.00%) SAN
5 3 (25.00%) MCSE
5 3 (25.00%) MCSA
5 3 (25.00%) LAN
5 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 3 (25.00%) ITIL
5 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (16.67%) Backup Exec
6 2 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 2 (16.67%) Apache
1 2 (16.67%) IIS
2 1 (8.33%) JBoss
2 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (8.33%) Node.js
2 1 (8.33%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (66.67%) Firewall
2 6 (50.00%) WAN
3 4 (33.33%) DHCP
3 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 3 (25.00%) SAN
4 3 (25.00%) BGP
4 3 (25.00%) EIGRP
4 3 (25.00%) LAN
5 1 (8.33%) PABX
5 1 (8.33%) Internet
5 1 (8.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) MySQL
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (8.33%) Hadoop
1 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
1 1 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (8.33%) HBase
1 1 (8.33%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Maven
1 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (8.33%) Grunt
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Network Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Support Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Service Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) IT Support Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) UNIX Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Web Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Virtualisation Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) HTML
1 1 (8.33%) CSS
1 1 (8.33%) jQuery
1 1 (8.33%) HTML5
1 1 (8.33%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (8.33%) Replication
2 1 (8.33%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (16.67%) Linux
3 2 (16.67%) UNIX
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (8.33%) Solaris
4 1 (8.33%) CentOS
4 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
4 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
4 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 3 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) UML
3 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (8.33%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) TDD
3 1 (8.33%) Web Development
3 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (8.33%) Open Source
3 1 (8.33%) Capacity Management
3 1 (8.33%) Software Deployment
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (8.33%) DevOps
3 1 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
2 1 (8.33%) Ruby
2 1 (8.33%) Scala
2 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (8.33%) Go
2 1 (8.33%) C#
2 1 (8.33%) C++
2 1 (8.33%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (8.33%) PHP
2 1 (8.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) CCNP
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (25.00%) MCSE
2 3 (25.00%) MCSA
3 2 (16.67%) MCP
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (8.33%) CCNA
4 1 (8.33%) A+ Certification
4 1 (8.33%) MCTS
4 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (16.67%) vSphere
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (16.67%) vCloud
4 1 (8.33%) HDFS
4 1 (8.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (8.33%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (8.33%) Terminal Services
4 1 (8.33%) ISA Server
4 1 (8.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Backup Exec
1 2 (16.67%) SCCM
1 2 (16.67%) Puppet
2 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (8.33%) Ansible
2 1 (8.33%) Salt
2 1 (8.33%) SCOM
2 1 (8.33%) ZABBIX
2 1 (8.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) HP
2 5 (41.67%) VMware
2 5 (41.67%) Cisco
2 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (33.33%) F5
3 4 (33.33%) CheckPoint
4 2 (16.67%) Symantec
4 2 (16.67%) Citrix
5 1 (8.33%) NetApp
5 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
5 1 (8.33%) Apple
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle
5 1 (8.33%) IBM
5 1 (8.33%) Websense
5 1 (8.33%) EMC
5 1 (8.33%) Splunk
5 1 (8.33%) SaltStack