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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 17 22 37
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +15
Contract jobs citing DNS 15 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 6.22% 4.79% 0.81%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 31.91% 22.50% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 2
Average daily rate
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£255 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £176 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £330 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.22 £18.35 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+26.55% -3.43%
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
47 40 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 19.50% 21.28% 12.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 22 13
Average daily rate £290 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £110 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £350 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 1
Average hourly rate £37.60 £23.75 £7.02
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.31% +238.31%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.38%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014, 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 15 (88.24%) Cisco
2 11 (64.71%) CCNP
2 11 (64.71%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (64.71%) Firewall
2 11 (64.71%) Load Balancing
3 6 (35.29%) BGP
3 6 (35.29%) EIGRP
3 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
3 6 (35.29%) CheckPoint
3 6 (35.29%) WAN
4 5 (29.41%) Solaris
4 5 (29.41%) CCNA
4 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
4 5 (29.41%) SQL
4 5 (29.41%) ITIL
4 5 (29.41%) Symantec
4 5 (29.41%) EMC
4 5 (29.41%) NetApp
4 5 (29.41%) Red Hat
4 5 (29.41%) VMware
4 5 (29.41%) CLARiiON
4 5 (29.41%) vSphere
4 5 (29.41%) NetBackup
4 5 (29.41%) Banking
4 5 (29.41%) SCOM
5 4 (23.53%) Windows
5 4 (23.53%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (23.53%) Puppet
5 4 (23.53%) Red Hat Satellite
5 4 (23.53%) vCloud

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 4 (23.53%) JBoss
1 4 (23.53%) Apache
1 4 (23.53%) Tomcat
1 4 (23.53%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.88%) Office Communications Server
2 1 (5.88%) Lync
2 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 11 (64.71%) Firewall
2 6 (35.29%) BGP
2 6 (35.29%) EIGRP
2 6 (35.29%) WAN
3 4 (23.53%) DHCP
4 1 (5.88%) LAN
General
1 5 (29.41%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Network Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Storage Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Senior Storage Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Cisco Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Network Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Cisco Network Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Cisco Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Firewall Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) CLARiiON
2 1 (5.88%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Solaris
2 4 (23.53%) Windows
2 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.88%) Linux
3 1 (5.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Load Balancing
2 5 (29.41%) ITIL
3 4 (23.53%) Service Delivery
3 4 (23.53%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (23.53%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) SQL
2 4 (23.53%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (64.71%) CCNP
1 11 (64.71%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (29.41%) CCNA
System Software
1 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
2 5 (29.41%) vSphere
3 4 (23.53%) vCloud
4 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) NetBackup
1 5 (29.41%) SCOM
2 4 (23.53%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (23.53%) Puppet
2 4 (23.53%) Red Hat Satellite
2 4 (23.53%) ZABBIX
2 4 (23.53%) EMC Navisphere
3 1 (5.88%) WSUS
3 1 (5.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (88.24%) Cisco
2 6 (35.29%) CheckPoint
3 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
3 5 (29.41%) Symantec
3 5 (29.41%) EMC
3 5 (29.41%) NetApp
3 5 (29.41%) Red Hat
3 5 (29.41%) VMware
4 4 (23.53%) McAfee
4 4 (23.53%) Oracle