The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 2 October 2014 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 28 32 38
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +6
Contract jobs citing DNS 2 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 1.10% 1.60% 1.01%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.09% 15.79% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£475 - £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.16% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 £11.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.09% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £18.97 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-3.79% -0.15%
DNS
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Suffolk region.

Communications & Networking Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
22 19 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 12.15% 10.11% 18.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 6 36
Average daily rate £375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £575 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 6
Average hourly rate £17.50 £11.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.09% -47.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.88% -

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

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

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

DNS
Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

DNS Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

DNS
Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

DNS Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

DNS
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 2 October 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
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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
Bury St Edmunds - - - - 1
Ipswich - - - - 2
Newmarket - - - -
DNS
East of England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 15 (83.33%) Windows
2 13 (72.22%) Linux
2 13 (72.22%) SQL
2 13 (72.22%) Web Services
2 13 (72.22%) XML
2 13 (72.22%) UNIX
2 13 (72.22%) TCP/IP
2 13 (72.22%) VPN
2 13 (72.22%) Shell Script
2 13 (72.22%) Firewall
2 13 (72.22%) Replication
2 13 (72.22%) JSON
2 13 (72.22%) Reverse Proxy
2 13 (72.22%) PowerShell
2 13 (72.22%) Puppet
2 13 (72.22%) NoSQL
2 13 (72.22%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (61.11%) SAN
4 10 (55.56%) DevOps
4 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
5 7 (38.89%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (33.33%) Configuration Management
6 6 (33.33%) Java
6 6 (33.33%) Sun Certification
7 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
8 4 (22.22%) Telecoms
9 3 (16.67%) VMware
9 3 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (16.67%) Hyper-V
9 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 (5.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (38.89%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (72.22%) TCP/IP
1 13 (72.22%) VPN
1 13 (72.22%) Firewall
1 13 (72.22%) Reverse Proxy
2 11 (61.11%) SAN
3 3 (16.67%) PSTN
4 1 (5.56%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (72.22%) NoSQL
General
1 4 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 2 (11.11%) Financial Institution
2 2 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Developer
2 5 (27.78%) Web Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Programmer
3 2 (11.11%) Support Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco Support
4 1 (5.56%) Web Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (72.22%) Web Services
1 13 (72.22%) XML
1 13 (72.22%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 13 (72.22%) Replication
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (83.33%) Windows
2 13 (72.22%) Linux
2 13 (72.22%) UNIX
3 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) DevOps
2 6 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 2 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (5.56%) Migration
4 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.56%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 13 (72.22%) SQL
1 13 (72.22%) Shell Script
1 13 (72.22%) PowerShell
2 6 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) Sun Certification
2 2 (11.11%) CCIE
2 2 (11.11%) CCNP
2 2 (11.11%) CCIP
2 2 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.56%) ACCA
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
2 3 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (16.67%) KVM
Systems Management
1 13 (72.22%) Puppet
1 13 (72.22%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (16.67%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 3 (16.67%) VMware
2 3 (16.67%) Cisco
3 2 (11.11%) ForgeRock