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 3 June 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 30 30 21
Rank change year-on-year
0 -9
Contract jobs citing DNS 5 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.80% 0.50% 1.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.63% 4.55% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Average daily rate
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£140 £264 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.86% -12.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £285 £300
% change year-on-year
+14.03% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+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
43 22 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 15.47% 10.95% 15.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 14 13
Average daily rate £275 £280 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% -22.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £200 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £321 £615
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £335 £313
% change year-on-year
+1.49% +7.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £13.50 £20.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.14% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -20.00%

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 3 June 2015.

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 3 June 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 20 (80.00%) Firewall
2 17 (68.00%) CCNP
2 17 (68.00%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (68.00%) Cisco
2 17 (68.00%) Load Balancing
3 16 (64.00%) CheckPoint
4 14 (56.00%) WAN
5 12 (48.00%) Data Centre
6 11 (44.00%) BGP
6 11 (44.00%) EIGRP
7 9 (36.00%) Service Delivery
8 8 (32.00%) F5
8 8 (32.00%) CCNA
9 6 (24.00%) HP
9 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
10 5 (20.00%) ITIL
10 5 (20.00%) Windows
10 5 (20.00%) Banking
11 4 (16.00%) DHCP
11 4 (16.00%) Citrix
12 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
12 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (12.00%) SAN
12 3 (12.00%) UNIX
12 3 (12.00%) LAN
12 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
12 3 (12.00%) VMware
12 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (12.00%) vSphere
13 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 2 (8.00%) IIS
2 1 (4.00%) JBoss
2 1 (4.00%) Apache
2 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.00%) CMS400.NET
2 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 20 (80.00%) Firewall
2 14 (56.00%) WAN
3 11 (44.00%) BGP
3 11 (44.00%) EIGRP
4 4 (16.00%) DHCP
5 3 (12.00%) SAN
5 3 (12.00%) LAN
6 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
7 1 (4.00%) SSL
7 1 (4.00%) Internet
7 1 (4.00%) Network Security
7 1 (4.00%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
General
1 5 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 11 (44.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 11 (44.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Firewall Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Citrix Support
4 2 (8.00%) Citrix Support Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Citrix Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Applications Support Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Windows Support Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Support Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Applications Support
5 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (4.00%) Support Specialist
5 1 (4.00%) Web Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) UNIX Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) HTML
1 1 (4.00%) .NET
1 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (4.00%) CSS
1 1 (4.00%) Web Services
1 1 (4.00%) XML
1 1 (4.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (4.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 12 (48.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (4.00%) CLARiiON
2 1 (4.00%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (4.00%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) Windows
2 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (12.00%) UNIX
3 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.00%) CentOS
4 1 (4.00%) Solaris
4 1 (4.00%) Linux
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (68.00%) Load Balancing
2 9 (36.00%) Service Delivery
3 5 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (4.00%) Project Management
4 1 (4.00%) Migration
4 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.00%) Content Management
4 1 (4.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (4.00%) Software Deployment
4 1 (4.00%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (4.00%) CRUD
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) SQL
1 2 (8.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (4.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (4.00%) C#
2 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 17 (68.00%) CCNP
1 17 (68.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (32.00%) CCNA
3 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (8.00%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (8.00%) CCA
4 2 (8.00%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (8.00%) MCSE
4 2 (8.00%) MCSA
5 1 (4.00%) MCP
5 1 (4.00%) MCTS
5 1 (4.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (12.00%) vSphere
2 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.00%) Terminal Services
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (8.00%) UAG
2 2 (8.00%) XenApp
3 1 (4.00%) vCloud
3 1 (4.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (4.00%) ISA Server
3 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.00%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (4.00%) WSUS
2 1 (4.00%) SCCM
2 1 (4.00%) SCOM
2 1 (4.00%) ZABBIX
2 1 (4.00%) Puppet
2 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 17 (68.00%) Cisco
2 16 (64.00%) CheckPoint
3 8 (32.00%) F5
4 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (24.00%) HP
5 4 (16.00%) Citrix
6 3 (12.00%) VMware
7 2 (8.00%) EMC
7 2 (8.00%) NetApp
7 2 (8.00%) Symantec
8 1 (4.00%) Websense
8 1 (4.00%) Red Hat
8 1 (4.00%) Dell
8 1 (4.00%) IBM
8 1 (4.00%) Ektron
8 1 (4.00%) Splunk