The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Sheffield region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank - 22 25
Contract jobs citing DNS 0 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield - 1.55% 1.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 12.50% 10.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate
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- £313 £170
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +83.82%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-16.25% -
Communications & Networking Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
15 24 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 8.06% 12.44% 14.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 7
Average daily rate £310 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £205 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £325 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 7
Average hourly rate £11.00 £44.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-75.00% +266.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%
DNS
South Yorkshire

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
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 25 July 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 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Thin Client
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) Six Sigma
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Lean Six Sigma
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Thin Client
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Six Sigma
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Lean Six Sigma
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) VMware