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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 43 39 40
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Contract jobs citing DNS 15 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 2.75% 2.04% 0.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.29% 12.82% 3.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 2
Average daily rate £433 £275 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.27% +15.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £140 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £300 £258
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £318
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +2.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £25.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-7.84% +59.37%
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
82 78 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 15.02% 15.95% 16.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 52 20
Average daily rate £400 £275 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -1.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £140 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £325 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 9
Average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +21.95%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.75
% change year-on-year
- +44.57%

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -15 13 £475 +72.72% 1
Doncaster - 1 £275 - 1
DNS
Yorkshire

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 16 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 15 (62.50%) Windows
3 13 (54.17%) DHCP
3 13 (54.17%) IIS
4 12 (50.00%) Linux
4 12 (50.00%) TCP/IP
5 10 (41.67%) Puppet
6 9 (37.50%) Jenkins
7 8 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
7 8 (33.33%) DevOps
7 8 (33.33%) HTTP
7 8 (33.33%) SQL
7 8 (33.33%) .NET
8 7 (29.17%) Servlets
8 7 (29.17%) SQL Server
8 7 (29.17%) Tomcat
8 7 (29.17%) FTP
8 7 (29.17%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (29.17%) nginx
8 7 (29.17%) Jetty
8 7 (29.17%) IPsec
8 7 (29.17%) VMware
8 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (29.17%) WebSphere
8 7 (29.17%) Continuous Delivery
8 7 (29.17%) Travis CI
9 6 (25.00%) Web Development
9 6 (25.00%) jQuery
9 6 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (25.00%) XML

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 13 (54.17%) IIS
2 7 (29.17%) Jetty
2 7 (29.17%) nginx
2 7 (29.17%) Tomcat
2 7 (29.17%) WebSphere
3 5 (20.83%) CMS
4 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
4 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (29.17%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.33%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (8.33%) Google App Engine
2 2 (8.33%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (54.17%) DHCP
2 12 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 8 (33.33%) HTTP
4 7 (29.17%) FTP
4 7 (29.17%) IPsec
5 6 (25.00%) SSL
6 5 (20.83%) Internet
7 4 (16.67%) Firewall
8 2 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (8.33%) DMZ
8 2 (8.33%) Extranet
8 2 (8.33%) Intranet
8 2 (8.33%) SAN
9 1 (4.17%) LAN
9 1 (4.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (29.17%) SQL Server
2 5 (20.83%) MongoDB
2 5 (20.83%) MySQL
2 5 (20.83%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (8.33%) GIS
4 1 (4.17%) RDBMS
4 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (37.50%) Jenkins
2 7 (29.17%) Travis CI
General
1 1 (4.17%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Analyst
1 6 (25.00%) Developer
1 6 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 6 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Web Developer
3 4 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 3 (12.50%) C# Web Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Check Point Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Cisco Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Cisco Network Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Network Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Network Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Security Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (33.33%) .NET
2 7 (29.17%) Servlets
3 6 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 6 (25.00%) CSS
3 6 (25.00%) HTML
3 6 (25.00%) jQuery
3 6 (25.00%) XML
4 5 (20.83%) LAMP
4 5 (20.83%) LAPP Stack
4 5 (20.83%) LEMP Stack
5 3 (12.50%) .NET Framework
6 2 (8.33%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.33%) Client/Server
2 2 (8.33%) Clustering
2 2 (8.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.17%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.17%) Psychology
3 1 (4.17%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (4.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (62.50%) Windows
2 12 (50.00%) Linux
3 4 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 3 (12.50%) Unix
4 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (8.33%) Windows 2000
5 2 (8.33%) Windows NT
5 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (4.17%) Windows Vista
6 1 (4.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) DevOps
2 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (29.17%) Continuous Delivery
3 6 (25.00%) Web Development
4 5 (20.83%) Content Management
4 5 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (16.67%) Configuration Management
5 4 (16.67%) ITIL
5 4 (16.67%) Project Management
6 3 (12.50%) CRUD
6 3 (12.50%) Data Protection
7 2 (8.33%) Automated Testing
7 2 (8.33%) Computer Security
7 2 (8.33%) High Availability
7 2 (8.33%) Load Balancing
7 2 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (8.33%) Security Patching
7 2 (8.33%) Server Building
7 2 (8.33%) SIEM
7 2 (8.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (33.33%) SQL
2 6 (25.00%) C#
2 6 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (20.83%) Bash Shell
3 5 (20.83%) Python
3 5 (20.83%) Ruby
4 3 (12.50%) PowerShell
4 3 (12.50%) T-SQL
5 2 (8.33%) Java
6 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (8.33%) CCNA
3 2 (8.33%) CCNP
3 2 (8.33%) CTC Cleared
3 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (4.17%) MCSA
4 1 (4.17%) MCSE
4 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
3 2 (8.33%) DFS Replication
4 1 (4.17%) Xen
4 1 (4.17%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (41.67%) Puppet
2 8 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (12.50%) SCCM
4 2 (8.33%) SCVMM
5 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (4.17%) QRadar
5 1 (4.17%) SCOM
5 1 (4.17%) SCSM
Vendors
1 16 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 7 (29.17%) VMware
3 4 (16.67%) Cisco
4 3 (12.50%) Dell
5 2 (8.33%) CheckPoint
5 2 (8.33%) Citrix
5 2 (8.33%) F5
5 2 (8.33%) Google
5 2 (8.33%) HP
5 2 (8.33%) Red Hat
6 1 (4.17%) ArcSight
6 1 (4.17%) EMC
6 1 (4.17%) Splunk