The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stevenage region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 2 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 5 - 11
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing DNS 12 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 15.00% - 2.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 60.00% - 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£288 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £323 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.54% +7.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.53 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.51 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+19.51% -10.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Stevenage region.

Communications & Networking Category
Stevenage
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
20 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 25.00% 19.57% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 1
Average daily rate £288 £275 £105
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% +161.90%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.53 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £23.50 £23.36
% change year-on-year
-8.40% +0.62%

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DNS across the Stevenage region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

DNS
Daily Rate Trend in Stevenage

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DNS across the Stevenage region.

DNS Daily Rate Trend in Stevenage

DNS
Hourly Rate Trend in Stevenage

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DNS across the Stevenage region.

DNS Hourly Rate Trend in Stevenage

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Stevenage 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 13 (76.47%) DHCP
2 9 (52.94%) Cisco
2 9 (52.94%) Windows
2 9 (52.94%) CCNA
2 9 (52.94%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (52.94%) Firewall
2 9 (52.94%) Wi-Fi
3 8 (47.06%) Blue Coat
3 8 (47.06%) Cisco IOS
3 8 (47.06%) Cisco PIX
3 8 (47.06%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (47.06%) Barracuda Networks
3 8 (47.06%) Juniper
3 8 (47.06%) Remedy
3 8 (47.06%) Websense
3 8 (47.06%) LAN
3 8 (47.06%) FTP
3 8 (47.06%) Kalman Filter
4 7 (41.18%) Security Cleared
4 7 (41.18%) SLA
5 6 (35.29%) SC Cleared
6 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
6 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
6 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (29.41%) Asset Management
7 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
7 4 (23.53%) Windows XP
7 4 (23.53%) MS Office
7 4 (23.53%) ITIL
8 3 (17.65%) HP

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Stevenage 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 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) MS Office
2 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (76.47%) DHCP
2 9 (52.94%) Firewall
2 9 (52.94%) Wi-Fi
3 8 (47.06%) Cisco IOS
3 8 (47.06%) Cisco PIX
3 8 (47.06%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (47.06%) FTP
3 8 (47.06%) LAN
4 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
5 1 (5.88%) VPN
5 1 (5.88%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Network Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (17.65%) Senior Network Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) NOC Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Wintel Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Server Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Operations Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Network Operations Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Desktop Support
4 1 (5.88%) Network Support
4 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Help Desk Support
4 1 (5.88%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Help Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (11.76%) PKI
2 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.88%) iPhone
3 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.88%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 9 (52.94%) Windows
2 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (23.53%) Windows XP
4 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (17.65%) Android
4 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (11.76%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Kalman Filter
2 5 (29.41%) Asset Management
3 4 (23.53%) ITIL
4 2 (11.76%) Project Management
4 2 (11.76%) Migration
5 1 (5.88%) Information Security
5 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.88%) ERP
5 1 (5.88%) Information Management
5 1 (5.88%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) Data Protection
5 1 (5.88%) Change Control
Qualifications
1 9 (52.94%) CCNA
1 9 (52.94%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (41.18%) Security Cleared
3 6 (35.29%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (41.18%) SLA
2 2 (11.76%) QA
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.76%) XenApp
2 2 (11.76%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Cisco
2 8 (47.06%) Juniper
2 8 (47.06%) Remedy
2 8 (47.06%) Websense
2 8 (47.06%) Blue Coat
2 8 (47.06%) Barracuda Networks
3 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
4 3 (17.65%) HP
4 3 (17.65%) Dell
4 3 (17.65%) Citrix
5 2 (11.76%) VMware
5 2 (11.76%) Apple
6 1 (5.88%) Oracle