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 7 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 27 - 26
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing DNS 5 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 2.00% - 1.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.15% - 12.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£140 - £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £300 £298
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +0.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £15.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -22.50%
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
33 16 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 13.20% 8.74% 14.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 8 10
Average daily rate £250 £311 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.67% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £279 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £418 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 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 £23.75 £18.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+28.37% -26.00%

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
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 7 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 15 (83.33%) Firewall
2 11 (61.11%) Cisco
3 10 (55.56%) CCNP
3 10 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (55.56%) CheckPoint
3 10 (55.56%) Load Balancing
4 9 (50.00%) WAN
5 8 (44.44%) F5
6 7 (38.89%) Data Centre
6 7 (38.89%) HP
7 6 (33.33%) CCNA
7 6 (33.33%) BGP
7 6 (33.33%) EIGRP
7 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
8 5 (27.78%) VMware
8 5 (27.78%) Windows
9 4 (22.22%) DHCP
9 4 (22.22%) Service Delivery
9 4 (22.22%) SAN
10 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
10 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
10 3 (16.67%) LAN
10 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
10 3 (16.67%) ITIL
10 3 (16.67%) IIS
10 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
10 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (11.11%) Finance

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 7 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 3 (16.67%) IIS
2 1 (5.56%) JBoss
2 1 (5.56%) Apache
2 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.56%) CMS400.NET
2 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (83.33%) Firewall
2 9 (50.00%) WAN
3 6 (33.33%) BGP
3 6 (33.33%) EIGRP
4 4 (22.22%) SAN
4 4 (22.22%) DHCP
5 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 3 (16.67%) LAN
6 1 (5.56%) Network Security
6 1 (5.56%) PABX
6 1 (5.56%) SSL
6 1 (5.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) RDBMS
2 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Network Engineer
2 6 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
2 6 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Security Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) IT Support Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) UNIX Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Firewall Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Virtualisation Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) IT Support
4 1 (5.56%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Support Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Network Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) HTML
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
1 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
1 1 (5.56%) CSS
1 1 (5.56%) Web Services
1 1 (5.56%) XML
1 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
1 1 (5.56%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.56%) Client/Server
2 1 (5.56%) Replication
2 1 (5.56%) CLARiiON
2 1 (5.56%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (5.56%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Windows
2 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (11.11%) UNIX
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.56%) CentOS
4 1 (5.56%) Solaris
4 1 (5.56%) Linux
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Load Balancing
2 4 (22.22%) Service Delivery
3 3 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.56%) Project Management
4 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.56%) Migration
4 1 (5.56%) Business Continuity
4 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.56%) Content Management
4 1 (5.56%) Data Protection
4 1 (5.56%) Capacity Management
4 1 (5.56%) Software Deployment
4 1 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (5.56%) CRUD
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) SQL
1 2 (11.11%) Shell Script
2 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
2 1 (5.56%) C#
2 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (55.56%) CCNP
1 10 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (33.33%) CCNA
3 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (11.11%) MCSE
4 2 (11.11%) MCSA
5 1 (5.56%) MCTS
5 1 (5.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (5.56%) MCP
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (11.11%) vSphere
2 2 (11.11%) vCloud
3 1 (5.56%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (5.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.56%) Terminal Services
3 1 (5.56%) ISA Server
3 1 (5.56%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Backup Exec
2 1 (5.56%) WSUS
2 1 (5.56%) SCCM
2 1 (5.56%) SCOM
2 1 (5.56%) ZABBIX
2 1 (5.56%) Puppet
2 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) Cisco
2 10 (55.56%) CheckPoint
3 8 (44.44%) F5
4 7 (38.89%) HP
5 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 5 (27.78%) VMware
7 2 (11.11%) Symantec
7 2 (11.11%) EMC
7 2 (11.11%) Citrix
7 2 (11.11%) NetApp
8 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
8 1 (5.56%) Dell
8 1 (5.56%) IBM
8 1 (5.56%) Websense
8 1 (5.56%) Ektron
8 1 (5.56%) Splunk