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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 17 35 28
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -7
Contract jobs citing DNS 25 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 7.53% 1.72% 2.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 40.98% 9.68% 15.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 3 2
Average daily rate
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£260 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £148 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £18.50 - £10.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £16.25 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+41.53% -9.72%
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
61 62 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 18.37% 17.82% 14.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 42 19
Average daily rate £300 £315 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £110 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £380 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 8
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.30 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.62% +32.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £12.88 £6.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £13.71 £21.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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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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 +18 21 £260 +136.36% 2
DNS
Yorkshire

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 26 (65.00%) Cisco
2 21 (52.50%) Cisco Certification
3 20 (50.00%) Firewall
4 19 (47.50%) Active Directory
5 18 (45.00%) CCNP
5 18 (45.00%) Load Balancing
6 17 (42.50%) Windows
6 17 (42.50%) WAN
7 14 (35.00%) Microsoft
7 14 (35.00%) CheckPoint
8 13 (32.50%) CCNA
9 11 (27.50%) DHCP
9 11 (27.50%) VMware
10 10 (25.00%) EIGRP
10 10 (25.00%) Citrix
10 10 (25.00%) BGP
10 10 (25.00%) vSphere
11 9 (22.50%) NetApp
11 9 (22.50%) SQL
11 9 (22.50%) Service Delivery
12 8 (20.00%) SCOM
12 8 (20.00%) ITIL
12 8 (20.00%) LAN
13 7 (17.50%) SharePoint
14 6 (15.00%) Windows XP
14 6 (15.00%) MS Exchange
14 6 (15.00%) TCP/IP
14 6 (15.00%) EMC
14 6 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
14 6 (15.00%) Banking

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 7 (17.50%) SharePoint
2 6 (15.00%) MS Exchange
3 4 (10.00%) JBoss
3 4 (10.00%) Apache
3 4 (10.00%) Tomcat
4 3 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (5.00%) IBM Notes
5 2 (5.00%) Quickr
6 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (2.50%) Lync
6 1 (2.50%) CMS400.NET
6 1 (2.50%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (2.50%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) MS Office
2 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Office 365
2 1 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 20 (50.00%) Firewall
2 17 (42.50%) WAN
3 11 (27.50%) DHCP
4 10 (25.00%) EIGRP
4 10 (25.00%) BGP
5 8 (20.00%) LAN
6 6 (15.00%) TCP/IP
7 3 (7.50%) Ethernet
7 3 (7.50%) SNMP
8 2 (5.00%) VoIP
8 2 (5.00%) Intranet
8 2 (5.00%) Internet
9 1 (2.50%) Network Security
9 1 (2.50%) MPLS
9 1 (2.50%) SAN
9 1 (2.50%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
1 1 (2.50%) RDBMS
1 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (15.00%) Banking
2 3 (7.50%) German Language
2 3 (7.50%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (35.00%) Network Engineer
2 9 (22.50%) Analyst
3 8 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 8 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) Support Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) Network Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) Storage Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Senior Storage Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) IT Technician
6 3 (7.50%) Deskside Support
6 3 (7.50%) Firewall Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Server Administrator
6 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Administrator
7 2 (5.00%) Project Manager
7 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 2 (5.00%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) jQuery
1 1 (2.50%) .NET Framework
1 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.50%) CSS
1 1 (2.50%) Web Services
1 1 (2.50%) XML
1 1 (2.50%) .NET
1 1 (2.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) CLARiiON
2 3 (7.50%) Blackberry
2 3 (7.50%) NHS
3 2 (5.00%) iSeries
3 2 (5.00%) FMCG
4 1 (2.50%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.50%) Life Science
4 1 (2.50%) Clustering
4 1 (2.50%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 17 (42.50%) Windows
2 6 (15.00%) Windows XP
2 6 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (12.50%) Solaris
4 4 (10.00%) Linux
5 3 (7.50%) Windows 7
5 3 (7.50%) UNIX
5 3 (7.50%) AIX
6 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (5.00%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (45.00%) Load Balancing
2 9 (22.50%) Service Delivery
3 8 (20.00%) ITIL
4 4 (10.00%) BCP
4 4 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (7.50%) Logistics
5 3 (7.50%) Network Design
5 3 (7.50%) Project Management
6 1 (2.50%) CRUD
6 1 (2.50%) Content Management
6 1 (2.50%) Data Protection
6 1 (2.50%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 9 (22.50%) SQL
2 4 (10.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (5.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.50%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.50%) C#
4 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 21 (52.50%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (45.00%) CCNP
3 13 (32.50%) CCNA
4 3 (7.50%) MCP
5 2 (5.00%) CCA
5 2 (5.00%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (47.50%) Active Directory
2 10 (25.00%) vSphere
3 5 (12.50%) XenApp
4 4 (10.00%) vCloud
5 3 (7.50%) Forefront TMG
5 3 (7.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (7.50%) MetaFrame
5 3 (7.50%) ISA Server
6 2 (5.00%) Terminal Server
6 2 (5.00%) Terminal Services
6 2 (5.00%) Hyper-V
6 2 (5.00%) UAG
Systems Management
1 8 (20.00%) SCOM
2 5 (12.50%) NetBackup
3 4 (10.00%) EMC Navisphere
3 4 (10.00%) SCCM
3 4 (10.00%) Red Hat Satellite
3 4 (10.00%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (10.00%) ZABBIX
3 4 (10.00%) Puppet
4 1 (2.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 26 (65.00%) Cisco
2 14 (35.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (35.00%) CheckPoint
3 11 (27.50%) VMware
4 10 (25.00%) Citrix
5 9 (22.50%) NetApp
6 6 (15.00%) EMC
7 5 (12.50%) Red Hat
7 5 (12.50%) Symantec
7 5 (12.50%) IBM
8 4 (10.00%) Oracle
8 4 (10.00%) HP
8 4 (10.00%) McAfee
8 4 (10.00%) F5
9 2 (5.00%) Lotus
10 1 (2.50%) Ektron
10 1 (2.50%) Dell