The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 37 34 24
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -10
Contract jobs citing DNS 8 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 1.93% 1.28% 2.93%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.81% 9.52% 21.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 5
Average daily rate
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£183 £263 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.47% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £223 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £303 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £346 £314 £300
% change year-on-year
+10.35% +4.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.09 £16.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+19.95% -16.25%
DNS
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 South Yorkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
74 42 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 17.87% 13.42% 13.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 16 21
Average daily rate £225 £310 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.41% +14.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £108 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £440 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.27% +4.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 7
Average hourly rate £12.00 £13.25 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.43% -73.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+8.81% -21.56%

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DNS across the South Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

DNS
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DNS across the South Yorkshire region.

DNS Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

DNS
Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DNS across the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

DNS Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

DNS
Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DNS across the South Yorkshire region.

DNS Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

DNS
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield - 4 £317 - 2
Barnsley -1 3 £225 +5.88% 1
DNS
Yorkshire

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 11 (61.11%) HP
1 11 (61.11%) Firewall
2 10 (55.56%) Windows
3 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 8 (44.44%) DHCP
4 8 (44.44%) Cisco
4 8 (44.44%) VMware
5 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (38.89%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (38.89%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (38.89%) CheckPoint
6 6 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 6 (33.33%) CCNP
6 6 (33.33%) WAN
6 6 (33.33%) MCSE
6 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (33.33%) F5
6 6 (33.33%) Load Balancing
6 6 (33.33%) Data Centre
7 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
7 5 (27.78%) TCP/IP
7 5 (27.78%) ITIL
8 4 (22.22%) CCNA
8 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (22.22%) SAN
8 4 (22.22%) MCP
8 4 (22.22%) Linux
8 4 (22.22%) MCSA
8 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 4 (22.22%) Finance

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 (11.11%) Apache
1 2 (11.11%) IIS
2 1 (5.56%) JBoss
2 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.56%) Node.js
2 1 (5.56%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
2 3 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (61.11%) Firewall
2 8 (44.44%) DHCP
3 6 (33.33%) WAN
4 5 (27.78%) TCP/IP
5 4 (22.22%) SAN
6 3 (16.67%) BGP
6 3 (16.67%) EIGRP
6 3 (16.67%) LAN
7 2 (11.11%) VPN
7 2 (11.11%) Internet
8 1 (5.56%) VoIP
8 1 (5.56%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) MySQL
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (5.56%) Hadoop
1 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
1 1 (5.56%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (5.56%) HBase
1 1 (5.56%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Maven
1 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.56%) Grunt
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Retail
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Network Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Firewall Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Wintel Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) IT Support
4 2 (11.11%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Virtualisation Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Web Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Network Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Support Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Service Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) IT Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) Regular Expression
2 1 (5.56%) HTML
2 1 (5.56%) CSS
2 1 (5.56%) jQuery
2 1 (5.56%) HTML5
2 1 (5.56%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.11%) Replication
3 1 (5.56%) CLARiiON
3 1 (5.56%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 10 (55.56%) Windows
2 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (22.22%) Linux
4 3 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (11.11%) Windows 8
5 2 (11.11%) UNIX
6 1 (5.56%) CentOS
6 1 (5.56%) Mac OS X
6 1 (5.56%) Solaris
6 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 5 (27.78%) ITIL
3 3 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 3 (16.67%) Migration
4 2 (11.11%) Project Management
4 2 (11.11%) Workflow
4 2 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (11.11%) Data Centre Operations
5 1 (5.56%) Business Continuity
5 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.56%) TDD
5 1 (5.56%) Supplier Management
5 1 (5.56%) Web Development
5 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.56%) UML
5 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (5.56%) Open Source
5 1 (5.56%) Capacity Management
5 1 (5.56%) Software Deployment
5 1 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
1 2 (11.11%) Shell Script
2 1 (5.56%) Ruby
2 1 (5.56%) Scala
2 1 (5.56%) Bash Shell
2 1 (5.56%) Go
2 1 (5.56%) C#
2 1 (5.56%) C++
2 1 (5.56%) Java
2 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.56%) PHP
2 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
2 1 (5.56%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (33.33%) MCSE
2 6 (33.33%) CCNP
3 4 (22.22%) CCNA
3 4 (22.22%) MCSA
3 4 (22.22%) MCP
4 3 (16.67%) MCITP
4 3 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (11.11%) MCTS
6 1 (5.56%) A+ Certification
6 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
6 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
6 1 (5.56%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (11.11%) vCloud
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (11.11%) Hyper-V
3 2 (11.11%) vSphere
4 1 (5.56%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (5.56%) Terminal Services
4 1 (5.56%) ISA Server
4 1 (5.56%) VMware ESX
4 1 (5.56%) HDFS
4 1 (5.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) SCCM
2 2 (11.11%) Backup Exec
2 2 (11.11%) WSUS
2 2 (11.11%) Puppet
2 2 (11.11%) SCVMM
3 1 (5.56%) ZABBIX
3 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (5.56%) Ansible
3 1 (5.56%) Salt
3 1 (5.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) HP
2 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (44.44%) Cisco
3 8 (44.44%) VMware
4 7 (38.89%) CheckPoint
5 6 (33.33%) F5
6 2 (11.11%) Apple
6 2 (11.11%) Symantec
6 2 (11.11%) SolarWinds
6 2 (11.11%) Citrix
7 1 (5.56%) NetApp
7 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
7 1 (5.56%) EMC
7 1 (5.56%) IBM
7 1 (5.56%) Oracle
7 1 (5.56%) Websense
7 1 (5.56%) Splunk
7 1 (5.56%) SaltStack