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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 7 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing DNS 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 12.77% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 50.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£313 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £303 £299
% change year-on-year
+7.17% +1.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.85 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+56.25% -3.03%
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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
12 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 25.53% 14.29% 31.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 1
Average daily rate £310 - £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £14.85 £37.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.86% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -13.63%

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 22 May 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) DHCP
2 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 4 (66.67%) MS Office
2 4 (66.67%) HP
2 4 (66.67%) Dell
3 3 (50.00%) Citrix
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (50.00%) Apple
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (50.00%) Project Management
3 3 (50.00%) ITIL
3 3 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) CCNA
3 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (50.00%) Android
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (50.00%) Windows 2000 Server
3 3 (50.00%) XenApp
3 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (33.33%) Change Control
4 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 2 (33.33%) Information Security
4 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (66.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) DHCP
1 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (33.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support
3 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (16.67%) Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 2 (33.33%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 3 (50.00%) Android
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (50.00%) Windows 2000 Server
2 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Project Management
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Change Control
2 2 (33.33%) Information Security
2 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 2 (33.33%) Asset Management
2 2 (33.33%) Information Management
2 2 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Data Protection
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (50.00%) CCNA
1 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) XenApp
2 2 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) HP
1 4 (66.67%) Dell
2 3 (50.00%) Citrix
2 3 (50.00%) Apple
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco