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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 19 37 33
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -4
Contract jobs citing DNS 25 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 6.44% 1.06% 2.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 37.88% 5.97% 13.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 4
Average daily rate
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£275 £300 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -6.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £300 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £385
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 £22.69 £16.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+41.81% -7.24%
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
66 67 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 17.01% 17.68% 16.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 44 27
Average daily rate £275 £325 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% -8.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 10
Average hourly rate £21.00 £13.71 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.17% +37.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £12.88 £6.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £25.00 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £23.33
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -14.27%

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 March 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 March 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 +15 20 £275 - 1
DNS
Yorkshire

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 (66.67%) Cisco
2 24 (61.54%) Cisco Certification
3 23 (58.97%) Firewall
4 21 (53.85%) Load Balancing
4 21 (53.85%) CCNP
5 17 (43.59%) CheckPoint
5 17 (43.59%) WAN
6 15 (38.46%) CCNA
6 15 (38.46%) Active Directory
7 13 (33.33%) Windows
8 11 (28.21%) Microsoft
8 11 (28.21%) BGP
8 11 (28.21%) EIGRP
9 9 (23.08%) SQL
10 8 (20.51%) VMware
10 8 (20.51%) ITIL
10 8 (20.51%) DHCP
11 7 (17.95%) SharePoint
11 7 (17.95%) LAN
11 7 (17.95%) Citrix
11 7 (17.95%) Service Delivery
11 7 (17.95%) vSphere
11 7 (17.95%) F5
12 6 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (15.38%) Banking
12 6 (15.38%) NetApp
12 6 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (15.38%) EMC
13 5 (12.82%) Symantec
13 5 (12.82%) Red Hat

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 (17.95%) SharePoint
2 4 (10.26%) JBoss
2 4 (10.26%) Apache
2 4 (10.26%) Tomcat
3 3 (7.69%) MS Exchange
4 2 (5.13%) IBM Notes
4 2 (5.13%) Quickr
5 1 (2.56%) Lync
5 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.56%) IIS
5 1 (2.56%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (2.56%) CMS400.NET
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) Office 365
2 1 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 23 (58.97%) Firewall
2 17 (43.59%) WAN
3 11 (28.21%) BGP
3 11 (28.21%) EIGRP
4 8 (20.51%) DHCP
5 7 (17.95%) LAN
6 5 (12.82%) TCP/IP
7 3 (7.69%) Ethernet
7 3 (7.69%) SNMP
8 2 (5.13%) VoIP
8 2 (5.13%) Intranet
8 2 (5.13%) Internet
9 1 (2.56%) MPLS
9 1 (2.56%) Network Security
9 1 (2.56%) SSL
9 1 (2.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.56%) RDBMS
1 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
General
1 6 (15.38%) Banking
2 3 (7.69%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (41.03%) Network Engineer
2 10 (25.64%) Analyst
3 9 (23.08%) Cisco Engineer
3 9 (23.08%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 5 (12.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (12.82%) Support Analyst
4 5 (12.82%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Storage Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Senior Storage Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Network Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Firewall Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Citrix Support
7 2 (5.13%) Windows Support Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Deskside Support
7 2 (5.13%) Cisco Network Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Cisco Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) IT Technician
7 2 (5.13%) Citrix Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) HTML
1 1 (2.56%) .NET
1 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.56%) CSS
1 1 (2.56%) Web Services
1 1 (2.56%) XML
1 1 (2.56%) .NET Framework
1 1 (2.56%) jQuery
1 1 (2.56%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) CLARiiON
2 2 (5.13%) NHS
2 2 (5.13%) FMCG
2 2 (5.13%) iSeries
3 1 (2.56%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.56%) Clustering
3 1 (2.56%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (2.56%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (33.33%) Windows
2 6 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (12.82%) Solaris
3 5 (12.82%) Linux
4 3 (7.69%) AIX
4 3 (7.69%) UNIX
5 2 (5.13%) Windows 7
5 2 (5.13%) Windows XP
5 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (5.13%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (53.85%) Load Balancing
2 8 (20.51%) ITIL
3 7 (17.95%) Service Delivery
4 4 (10.26%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (10.26%) BCP
5 3 (7.69%) Project Management
5 3 (7.69%) Network Design
5 3 (7.69%) Logistics
6 1 (2.56%) Data Protection
6 1 (2.56%) CRUD
6 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.56%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.56%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.08%) SQL
2 4 (10.26%) Shell Script
3 2 (5.13%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.56%) C#
4 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 24 (61.54%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (53.85%) CCNP
3 15 (38.46%) CCNA
4 2 (5.13%) CCA
4 2 (5.13%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (5.13%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 15 (38.46%) Active Directory
2 7 (17.95%) vSphere
3 4 (10.26%) vCloud
4 2 (5.13%) UAG
4 2 (5.13%) Terminal Server
4 2 (5.13%) Terminal Services
4 2 (5.13%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.13%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (12.82%) SCOM
1 5 (12.82%) NetBackup
2 4 (10.26%) EMC Navisphere
2 4 (10.26%) ZABBIX
2 4 (10.26%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (10.26%) Puppet
2 4 (10.26%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (2.56%) WSUS
3 1 (2.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 26 (66.67%) Cisco
2 17 (43.59%) CheckPoint
3 11 (28.21%) Microsoft
4 8 (20.51%) VMware
5 7 (17.95%) F5
5 7 (17.95%) Citrix
6 6 (15.38%) NetApp
6 6 (15.38%) EMC
7 5 (12.82%) Red Hat
7 5 (12.82%) Symantec
8 4 (10.26%) McAfee
8 4 (10.26%) Oracle
9 3 (7.69%) HP
10 2 (5.13%) IBM
10 2 (5.13%) Lotus
11 1 (2.56%) Dell
11 1 (2.56%) SolarWinds
11 1 (2.56%) Ektron