The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the South Yorkshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 39 33 29
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -4
Contract jobs citing DNS 2 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.57% 2.33% 1.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.85% 13.79% 8.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 3
Average daily rate £238 £295 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.32% -21.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £10.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -36.53%
Communications & Networking Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
52 58 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 14.86% 16.91% 19.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 40 27
Average daily rate £280 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £238 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 4
Average hourly rate £20.50 £15.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.66% -46.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.35 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.45 £15.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
DNS
Yorkshire

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
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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield -6 1 £264 -12.16% 2
Doncaster - - - -
DNS
Yorkshire

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 6 (75.00%) Windows
1 6 (75.00%) LAN
1 6 (75.00%) VMware
2 5 (62.50%) Firewall
2 5 (62.50%) DHCP
2 5 (62.50%) VPN
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (50.00%) WAN
3 4 (50.00%) ITIL
3 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 4 (50.00%) SAN
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (37.50%) Back Office
4 3 (37.50%) Citrix
4 3 (37.50%) VoIP
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco
4 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (25.00%) FortiGate
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
5 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (25.00%) NetScaler
5 2 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (25.00%) QA
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (25.00%) Information Security
5 2 (25.00%) vSphere

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (25.00%) IIS
3 2 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (12.50%) Apache
4 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) LAN
2 5 (62.50%) Firewall
2 5 (62.50%) DHCP
2 5 (62.50%) VPN
3 4 (50.00%) WAN
3 4 (50.00%) SAN
4 3 (37.50%) VoIP
5 2 (25.00%) NetScaler
5 2 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (25.00%) PBX
5 2 (25.00%) Internet
6 1 (12.50%) OSPF
6 1 (12.50%) BGP
6 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (12.50%) Wireless
6 1 (12.50%) FTP
6 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
6 1 (12.50%) SMTP
6 1 (12.50%) Wireless Security
6 1 (12.50%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (37.50%) Back Office
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Wintel Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Migration Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Data Migration Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) 1st Line Support Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (12.50%) Thin Client
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) Clustering
2 1 (12.50%) Open Source
2 1 (12.50%) Fat Client
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (12.50%) UNIX
4 1 (12.50%) AIX
4 1 (12.50%) Solaris
4 1 (12.50%) Linux
4 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
4 1 (12.50%) VMS
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Information Security
2 2 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (25.00%) B2B
2 2 (25.00%) B2C
2 2 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Service Management
3 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Six Sigma
3 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (12.50%) Workflow
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
3 1 (12.50%) Lean Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
1 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) CCNP
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (12.50%) MCP
2 1 (12.50%) MCSE
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) MCITP
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (25.00%) QA
1 2 (25.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (25.00%) vSphere
4 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX
4 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) FortiGate
2 1 (12.50%) Backup Exec
2 1 (12.50%) SCCM
2 1 (12.50%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) VMware
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) Citrix
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco
4 2 (25.00%) NETGEAR
4 2 (25.00%) HP
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle
4 2 (25.00%) Juniper
4 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (25.00%) NetApp
5 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
5 1 (12.50%) Symantec
5 1 (12.50%) Aruba