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 2 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 43 35 29
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -6
Contract jobs citing DNS 6 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 1.39% 0.91% 1.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.70% 4.92% 9.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 3
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£183 £225 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.88% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £215 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £256 £400
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
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
69 61 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 15.94% 18.48% 17.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 21 28
Average daily rate £275 £277 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.89% -21.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £193 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £440 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+1.49% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 3
Average hourly rate £19.25 £13.71 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.40% -8.60%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £18.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+47.22% -19.10%

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 2 June 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 2 June 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 -1 5 £140 -46.86% 2
Barnsley +4 1 £225 +5.88%
DNS
Yorkshire

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 22 (70.97%) Firewall
2 21 (67.74%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (61.29%) Cisco
3 19 (61.29%) CCNP
3 19 (61.29%) Load Balancing
4 18 (58.06%) CheckPoint
5 15 (48.39%) WAN
6 14 (45.16%) Data Centre
7 12 (38.71%) CCNA
8 11 (35.48%) BGP
8 11 (35.48%) EIGRP
9 10 (32.26%) F5
10 9 (29.03%) Service Delivery
10 9 (29.03%) HP
10 9 (29.03%) Microsoft
10 9 (29.03%) Windows
11 7 (22.58%) DHCP
11 7 (22.58%) Citrix
12 6 (19.35%) Active Directory
12 6 (19.35%) VMware
13 5 (16.13%) Banking
13 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2008
13 5 (16.13%) Linux
13 5 (16.13%) ITIL
14 4 (12.90%) LAN
14 4 (12.90%) TCP/IP
14 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
14 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Certification
15 3 (9.68%) SAN
15 3 (9.68%) Project Management

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 (6.45%) IIS
1 2 (6.45%) MS Exchange
1 2 (6.45%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.23%) Apache
2 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.23%) JBoss
2 1 (3.23%) IBM Notes
2 1 (3.23%) CMS400.NET
2 1 (3.23%) Quickr
2 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.45%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (3.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (70.97%) Firewall
2 15 (48.39%) WAN
3 11 (35.48%) BGP
3 11 (35.48%) EIGRP
4 7 (22.58%) DHCP
5 4 (12.90%) LAN
5 4 (12.90%) TCP/IP
6 3 (9.68%) SAN
7 2 (6.45%) Ethernet
7 2 (6.45%) Internet
8 1 (3.23%) PABX
8 1 (3.23%) Intranet
8 1 (3.23%) SNMP
8 1 (3.23%) SSL
8 1 (3.23%) VoIP
8 1 (3.23%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) RDBMS
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
General
1 5 (16.13%) Banking
2 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.23%) Finance
3 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (48.39%) Network Engineer
2 11 (35.48%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 11 (35.48%) Cisco Engineer
3 6 (19.35%) Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Support Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Firewall Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Applications Support
6 2 (6.45%) Firewall Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Windows Support Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Citrix Support Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Citrix Support
6 2 (6.45%) Citrix Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Web Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Consultant
7 1 (3.23%) Support Specialist
7 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) Regular Expression
2 1 (3.23%) HTML
2 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.23%) CSS
2 1 (3.23%) Web Services
2 1 (3.23%) XML
2 1 (3.23%) .NET
2 1 (3.23%) .NET Framework
2 1 (3.23%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 14 (45.16%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.23%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.23%) iSeries
2 1 (3.23%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (3.23%) Life Science
2 1 (3.23%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 9 (29.03%) Windows
2 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (16.13%) Linux
3 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (9.68%) UNIX
3 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (6.45%) AIX
5 1 (3.23%) Solaris
5 1 (3.23%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (3.23%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (61.29%) Load Balancing
2 9 (29.03%) Service Delivery
3 5 (16.13%) ITIL
4 3 (9.68%) Project Management
5 2 (6.45%) Migration
6 1 (3.23%) Data Centre Operations
6 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.23%) Data Protection
6 1 (3.23%) Software Deployment
6 1 (3.23%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (3.23%) CRUD
6 1 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.23%) Content Management
6 1 (3.23%) Network Design
6 1 (3.23%) Logistics
6 1 (3.23%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.68%) SQL
1 3 (9.68%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.23%) Shell Script
2 1 (3.23%) C#
2 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (67.74%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (61.29%) CCNP
3 12 (38.71%) CCNA
4 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (9.68%) MCSE
6 2 (6.45%) MCP
6 2 (6.45%) MCSA
6 2 (6.45%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (6.45%) CCA
6 2 (6.45%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (3.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (3.23%) MCTS
7 1 (3.23%) MCITP
System Software
1 6 (19.35%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (9.68%) vSphere
2 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (6.45%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (6.45%) Hyper-V
3 2 (6.45%) UAG
3 2 (6.45%) XenApp
3 2 (6.45%) Terminal Services
4 1 (3.23%) Terminal Server
4 1 (3.23%) ISA Server
4 1 (3.23%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (3.23%) vCloud
4 1 (3.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) Backup Exec
1 2 (6.45%) SCCM
2 1 (3.23%) SCOM
2 1 (3.23%) SCVMM
2 1 (3.23%) Puppet
2 1 (3.23%) ZABBIX
2 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (3.23%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (61.29%) Cisco
2 18 (58.06%) CheckPoint
3 10 (32.26%) F5
4 9 (29.03%) HP
4 9 (29.03%) Microsoft
5 7 (22.58%) Citrix
6 6 (19.35%) VMware
7 2 (6.45%) SolarWinds
7 2 (6.45%) Symantec
7 2 (6.45%) NetApp
7 2 (6.45%) IBM
7 2 (6.45%) EMC
8 1 (3.23%) Splunk
8 1 (3.23%) Dell
8 1 (3.23%) Lotus
8 1 (3.23%) Red Hat
8 1 (3.23%) Websense
8 1 (3.23%) Ektron