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 1 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 44 31 29
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -2
Contract jobs citing DNS 13 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 2.93% 2.50% 0.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.63% 17.78% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 1
Average daily rate £475 £275 £264
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+72.72% +4.36%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £321
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £25.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.00% +56.25%
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
63 45 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 14.19% 14.06% 14.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 31 18
Average daily rate £413 £275 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -1.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £140 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £303 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £25.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +21.95%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +50.00%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 14 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 13 (61.90%) Windows
2 13 (61.90%) IIS
3 12 (57.14%) Linux
4 11 (52.38%) TCP/IP
5 10 (47.62%) DHCP
6 9 (42.86%) Puppet
6 9 (42.86%) Jenkins
7 8 (38.10%) HTTP
7 8 (38.10%) .NET
8 7 (33.33%) Servlets
8 7 (33.33%) FTP
8 7 (33.33%) Tomcat
8 7 (33.33%) IPsec
8 7 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
8 7 (33.33%) DevOps
8 7 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
8 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (33.33%) WebSphere
8 7 (33.33%) Jetty
8 7 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (33.33%) nginx
8 7 (33.33%) Travis CI
9 6 (28.57%) jQuery
9 6 (28.57%) Web Development
9 6 (28.57%) SSL
9 6 (28.57%) XML
9 6 (28.57%) ASP.NET
9 6 (28.57%) CSS
9 6 (28.57%) SQL Server

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 13 (61.90%) IIS
2 7 (33.33%) Jetty
2 7 (33.33%) nginx
2 7 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 7 (33.33%) WebSphere
3 5 (23.81%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (9.52%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (9.52%) Google App Engine
2 2 (9.52%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 11 (52.38%) TCP/IP
2 10 (47.62%) DHCP
3 8 (38.10%) HTTP
4 7 (33.33%) FTP
4 7 (33.33%) IPsec
5 6 (28.57%) SSL
6 5 (23.81%) Internet
7 4 (19.05%) Firewall
8 2 (9.52%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (9.52%) DMZ
8 2 (9.52%) Extranet
8 2 (9.52%) Intranet
9 1 (4.76%) LAN
9 1 (4.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 5 (23.81%) MongoDB
2 5 (23.81%) MySQL
2 5 (23.81%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (9.52%) GIS
4 1 (4.76%) RDBMS
4 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (42.86%) Jenkins
2 7 (33.33%) Travis CI
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Developer
1 6 (28.57%) Linux Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Analyst
2 5 (23.81%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Web Developer
3 4 (19.05%) C# Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 3 (14.29%) C# Web Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Active Directory Engineer
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%) DevOps Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) Monitoring Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Security Monitoring Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Senior DevOps Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) VMware Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (38.10%) .NET
2 7 (33.33%) Servlets
3 6 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 6 (28.57%) CSS
3 6 (28.57%) HTML
3 6 (28.57%) jQuery
3 6 (28.57%) XML
4 5 (23.81%) LAMP
4 5 (23.81%) LAPP Stack
4 5 (23.81%) LEMP Stack
5 3 (14.29%) .NET Framework
6 2 (9.52%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) Client/Server
2 2 (9.52%) Clustering
2 2 (9.52%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.76%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.76%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 13 (61.90%) Windows
2 12 (57.14%) Linux
3 3 (14.29%) Unix
3 3 (14.29%) Windows Server
4 2 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (9.52%) Windows 2000
4 2 (9.52%) Windows NT
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Vista
5 1 (4.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
1 7 (33.33%) DevOps
2 6 (28.57%) Web Development
3 5 (23.81%) Content Management
3 5 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (19.05%) Configuration Management
5 3 (14.29%) CRUD
5 3 (14.29%) ITIL
5 3 (14.29%) Project Management
6 2 (9.52%) Automated Testing
6 2 (9.52%) Computer Security
6 2 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (9.52%) High Availability
6 2 (9.52%) Information Security
6 2 (9.52%) Load Balancing
6 2 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2
6 2 (9.52%) SIEM
6 2 (9.52%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) C#
1 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
1 6 (28.57%) SQL
2 5 (23.81%) Bash Shell
2 5 (23.81%) Python
2 5 (23.81%) Ruby
3 3 (14.29%) T-SQL
4 2 (9.52%) Java
4 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.52%) CCNA
2 2 (9.52%) CCNP
2 2 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (9.52%) CTC Cleared
2 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 2 (9.52%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 9 (42.86%) Puppet
2 7 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (9.52%) SCCM
3 2 (9.52%) SCVMM
4 1 (4.76%) QRadar
Vendors
1 14 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (19.05%) VMware
3 3 (14.29%) Cisco
4 2 (9.52%) CheckPoint
4 2 (9.52%) Dell
4 2 (9.52%) F5
4 2 (9.52%) Google
4 2 (9.52%) HP
4 2 (9.52%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.76%) ArcSight
5 1 (4.76%) Splunk