The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 3 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 38 35 27
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -8
Contract jobs citing DNS 6 16 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 1.53% 4.27% 1.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.54% 21.33% 8.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 0
Average daily rate
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£365 £240 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.08% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £308 £300
% change year-on-year
+13.82% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £26.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £16.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+46.87% -7.24%
DNS
North East

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

Communications & Networking Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
52 75 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 13.27% 20.00% 16.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 43 8
Average daily rate £365 £255 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.13% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £196 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £325 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 2
Average hourly rate - £25.00 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +53.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £20.00 £23.33
% change year-on-year
+45.00% -14.27%

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

DNS
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

DNS Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

DNS
Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

DNS Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

DNS
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 3 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Newcastle upon Tyne -3 4 - - 3
Sunderland - 2 £365 -
DNS
North East

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 (89.66%) Windows
2 20 (68.97%) Active Directory
3 16 (55.17%) ITIL
4 15 (51.72%) DHCP
4 15 (51.72%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (51.72%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (48.28%) Microsoft
5 14 (48.28%) Firewall
6 13 (44.83%) Security Cleared
7 12 (41.38%) Clustering
7 12 (41.38%) HP
8 11 (37.93%) MS Excel
8 11 (37.93%) SQL
9 10 (34.48%) SQL Server
9 10 (34.48%) Cisco
9 10 (34.48%) Incident Management
10 9 (31.03%) Cisco IOS
10 9 (31.03%) Load Balancing
10 9 (31.03%) Network Security
10 9 (31.03%) Cryptography
10 9 (31.03%) Network Design
10 9 (31.03%) F5
10 9 (31.03%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 9 (31.03%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 9 (31.03%) SSL
10 9 (31.03%) Oracle
10 9 (31.03%) Juniper
10 9 (31.03%) CheckPoint
10 9 (31.03%) McAfee
11 8 (27.59%) OpenView Configuration Management

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 5 (17.24%) IIS
1 5 (17.24%) IBM Notes
1 5 (17.24%) Apache
2 4 (13.79%) JBoss
2 4 (13.79%) WebLogic
3 3 (10.34%) MS Exchange
4 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (37.93%) MS Excel
2 7 (24.14%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 15 (51.72%) DHCP
2 14 (48.28%) Firewall
3 9 (31.03%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 9 (31.03%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 9 (31.03%) Cisco IOS
3 9 (31.03%) Network Security
3 9 (31.03%) SSL
4 7 (24.14%) LAN
4 7 (24.14%) WAN
5 6 (20.69%) SAN
5 6 (20.69%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (20.69%) Junos
6 4 (13.79%) OpenLDAP
6 4 (13.79%) LDAP
7 2 (6.90%) SMS
7 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
7 2 (6.90%) SSH
8 1 (3.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (34.48%) SQL Server
2 5 (17.24%) SQL Server 2000
2 5 (17.24%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.45%) DTS
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MSI
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) Network Engineer
2 5 (17.24%) Support Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Support Analyst
3 4 (13.79%) Analyst
3 4 (13.79%) Administrator
3 4 (13.79%) Wintel Support
4 3 (10.34%) Server Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Server Support
4 3 (10.34%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.90%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (6.90%) Support Technician
5 2 (6.90%) Network Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) Server Support Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Wintel Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) IT Support
5 2 (6.90%) Environment Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Wintel Support Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.24%) Middleware
2 1 (3.45%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 12 (41.38%) Clustering
2 9 (31.03%) Cryptography
3 3 (10.34%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.45%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 26 (89.66%) Windows
2 15 (51.72%) Windows Server 2003
2 15 (51.72%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (17.24%) Windows XP
4 4 (13.79%) UNIX
4 4 (13.79%) Linux
4 4 (13.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.45%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (55.17%) ITIL
2 10 (34.48%) Incident Management
3 9 (31.03%) Load Balancing
3 9 (31.03%) Network Design
4 7 (24.14%) Service Management
4 7 (24.14%) Service Delivery
4 7 (24.14%) Network Management
4 7 (24.14%) Network Monitoring
5 6 (20.69%) Time Management
5 6 (20.69%) Change Management
6 3 (10.34%) Knowledge Management
6 3 (10.34%) E-Commerce
7 1 (3.45%) Configuration Management
7 1 (3.45%) CRM
7 1 (3.45%) ITIL V3
7 1 (3.45%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (37.93%) SQL
2 5 (17.24%) PowerShell
3 4 (13.79%) PL/SQL
4 2 (6.90%) Korn
4 2 (6.90%) C
4 2 (6.90%) Perl
5 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (44.83%) Security Cleared
2 7 (24.14%) SC Cleared
3 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (10.34%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.69%) JSP 440
2 5 (17.24%) QA
3 2 (6.90%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (68.97%) Active Directory
2 6 (20.69%) Hyper-V
2 6 (20.69%) vSphere
2 6 (20.69%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (17.24%) Terminal Services
3 5 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (6.90%) NFS
5 1 (3.45%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 8 (27.59%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 7 (24.14%) WhatsUp Gold
3 5 (17.24%) HP SIM
3 5 (17.24%) OpenView
4 4 (13.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 14 (48.28%) Microsoft
2 12 (41.38%) HP
3 10 (34.48%) Cisco
4 9 (31.03%) Oracle
4 9 (31.03%) CheckPoint
4 9 (31.03%) McAfee
4 9 (31.03%) F5
4 9 (31.03%) Juniper
5 6 (20.69%) CA
5 6 (20.69%) EMC
5 6 (20.69%) TippingPoint
5 6 (20.69%) 3PAR
6 5 (17.24%) VMware
6 5 (17.24%) Citrix
6 5 (17.24%) Lotus
7 4 (13.79%) Red Hat
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