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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 35 12 33
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +21
Contract jobs citing DNS 12 21 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 2.97% 9.21% 0.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.19% 51.22% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 0
Average daily rate £288 £260 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.57% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +50.00%
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
79 41 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 19.55% 17.98% 20.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 28 33
Average daily rate £391 £265 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.64% -18.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £410 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Average hourly rate £9.00 £40.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-77.50% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% +26.19%

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 2016, 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 11 (52.38%) Microsoft
2 10 (47.62%) SSL
2 10 (47.62%) IIS
2 10 (47.62%) Linux
3 9 (42.86%) .NET
3 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (42.86%) Puppet
4 7 (33.33%) Jenkins
4 7 (33.33%) DevOps
4 7 (33.33%) Windows
4 7 (33.33%) DHCP
4 7 (33.33%) HTTP
4 7 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 7 (33.33%) Configuration Management
5 6 (28.57%) Internet
5 6 (28.57%) XML
5 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 6 (28.57%) ASP.NET
5 6 (28.57%) CSS
5 6 (28.57%) HTML
5 6 (28.57%) Java
5 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 6 (28.57%) C#
5 6 (28.57%) SQL
5 6 (28.57%) jQuery
5 6 (28.57%) Security Cleared
6 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (23.81%) nginx
6 5 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (23.81%) Jetty

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 (47.62%) IIS
2 5 (23.81%) CMS
2 5 (23.81%) Jetty
2 5 (23.81%) nginx
2 5 (23.81%) Tomcat
2 5 (23.81%) WebSphere
3 4 (19.05%) Apache
4 2 (9.52%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (23.81%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (19.05%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (19.05%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (19.05%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (14.29%) Google App Engine
4 1 (4.76%) IaaS
4 1 (4.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (47.62%) SSL
2 7 (33.33%) DHCP
2 7 (33.33%) HTTP
2 7 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 6 (28.57%) Internet
4 5 (23.81%) IPsec
5 4 (19.05%) Firewall
5 4 (19.05%) FTP
6 3 (14.29%) IMAP
6 3 (14.29%) Intranet
6 3 (14.29%) SMTP
6 3 (14.29%) SNMP
7 2 (9.52%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (9.52%) DMZ
7 2 (9.52%) Extranet
7 2 (9.52%) LDAP
7 2 (9.52%) POP3
8 1 (4.76%) OpenVPN
8 1 (4.76%) VPN
8 1 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) GIS
2 2 (9.52%) InfluxDB
2 2 (9.52%) MongoDB
2 2 (9.52%) MySQL
2 2 (9.52%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.76%) Big Data
3 1 (4.76%) Couchbase
3 1 (4.76%) Hadoop
3 1 (4.76%) RDBMS
3 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 3 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (4.76%) Cucumber
3 1 (4.76%) JConsole
3 1 (4.76%) JIRA
3 1 (4.76%) JMeter
3 1 (4.76%) JProfiler
3 1 (4.76%) Selenium
3 1 (4.76%) Subversion
3 1 (4.76%) VisualVM
3 1 (4.76%) YourKit
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Developer
2 5 (23.81%) Web Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) C# Developer
3 4 (19.05%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) C# Web Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Consultant
4 3 (14.29%) DevOps Consultant
4 3 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Active Directory Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Check Point Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Cisco Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Cisco Network Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Network Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Network Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) VMware Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Wintel Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Security Monitoring Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (42.86%) .NET
2 6 (28.57%) ASP.NET
2 6 (28.57%) CSS
2 6 (28.57%) HTML
2 6 (28.57%) jQuery
2 6 (28.57%) XML
3 4 (19.05%) Servlets
4 3 (14.29%) .NET Framework
4 3 (14.29%) J2EE
5 2 (9.52%) ELK Stack
5 2 (9.52%) LAMP
5 2 (9.52%) LAPP Stack
5 2 (9.52%) LEMP Stack
5 2 (9.52%) Sensu
5 2 (9.52%) Web Services
6 1 (4.76%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (4.76%) Java EE
6 1 (4.76%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Clustering
2 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.76%) CESG
3 1 (4.76%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.76%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (47.62%) Linux
2 7 (33.33%) Windows
3 4 (19.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (19.05%) Unix
4 3 (14.29%) Windows Server
5 2 (9.52%) Windows 2000
5 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.76%) CentOS
6 1 (4.76%) Debian
6 1 (4.76%) Ubuntu
6 1 (4.76%) Windows NT
6 1 (4.76%) Windows Vista
6 1 (4.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 7 (33.33%) DevOps
3 5 (23.81%) Content Management
3 5 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (19.05%) Automated Testing
4 4 (19.05%) High Availability
4 4 (19.05%) Open Source
5 3 (14.29%) CRUD
5 3 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (14.29%) ITIL
5 3 (14.29%) Load Balancing
5 3 (14.29%) Project Management
5 3 (14.29%) Unit Testing
6 2 (9.52%) Functional Programming
6 2 (9.52%) OO
6 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2
6 2 (9.52%) Security Patching
6 2 (9.52%) Server Building
6 2 (9.52%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) C#
1 6 (28.57%) Java
1 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
1 6 (28.57%) SQL
2 4 (19.05%) PowerShell
2 4 (19.05%) Python
3 3 (14.29%) Perl
3 3 (14.29%) Ruby
3 3 (14.29%) T-SQL
4 2 (9.52%) Bash Shell
4 2 (9.52%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
3 2 (9.52%) CCNA
3 2 (9.52%) CCNP
3 2 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (9.52%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) PCI DSS
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (19.05%) Active Directory
3 3 (14.29%) Xen
4 2 (9.52%) DFS Replication
5 1 (4.76%) Docker
5 1 (4.76%) FreeRADIUS
5 1 (4.76%) NFS
5 1 (4.76%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 9 (42.86%) Puppet
2 4 (19.05%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (14.29%) logstash
4 2 (9.52%) Grafana
4 2 (9.52%) Kibana
4 2 (9.52%) SCCM
4 2 (9.52%) SCVMM
4 2 (9.52%) Uchiwa
5 1 (4.76%) Cacti
5 1 (4.76%) Cobbler
5 1 (4.76%) Nagios
Vendors
1 11 (52.38%) Microsoft
2 5 (23.81%) VMware
3 4 (19.05%) Google
4 3 (14.29%) Cisco
4 3 (14.29%) Dell
4 3 (14.29%) Red Hat
5 2 (9.52%) CheckPoint
5 2 (9.52%) F5
5 2 (9.52%) HP
6 1 (4.76%) Rackspace
6 1 (4.76%) SaltStack
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 18 days ago