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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 27 38 42
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +4
Contract jobs citing DNS 83 29 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 7.61% 3.97% 3.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 31.68% 21.80% 17.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 17 11
Median daily rate £314 £417 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.66% +19.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £242 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £513 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +0.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 3 4
Median hourly rate £28.00 £15.86 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.54% -44.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.52 £15.17 £20.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £23.17 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+32.50% -11.11%
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
262 133 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 24.04% 18.22% 18.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 74 63
Median daily rate £330 £450 £349
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +28.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £533 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 18 5
Median hourly rate £28.00 £21.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -23.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £14.00 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £27.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Tyne and Wear region citing DNS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DNS across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

DNS Daily Rate Histogram 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DNS across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

DNS Hourly Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne +14 82 £315 -30.00% 3
Sunderland -4 1 £275 -15.38% 2
DNS
North East

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing DNS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for DNS.

1 175 (86.21%) Active Directory
2 150 (73.89%) Windows
3 135 (66.50%) DHCP
4 134 (66.01%) Microsoft
5 112 (55.17%) Security Cleared
6 98 (48.28%) Windows Server
7 90 (44.33%) SC Cleared
8 82 (40.39%) VMware
9 71 (34.98%) ITIL
10 62 (30.54%) Citrix
11 56 (27.59%) VMware Infrastructure
12 54 (26.60%) SQL
13 53 (26.11%) Microsoft Certification
14 48 (23.65%) Linux
15 46 (22.66%) Windows Server 2008
16 45 (22.17%) Windows Server 2003
16 45 (22.17%) BPSS Clearance
17 44 (21.67%) PowerShell
17 44 (21.67%) Microsoft App-V
18 41 (20.20%) SCCM
18 41 (20.20%) XenApp
18 41 (20.20%) MS Excel
18 41 (20.20%) Disclosure Scotland
19 36 (17.73%) LDAP
19 36 (17.73%) Firewall
20 35 (17.24%) Oracle
20 35 (17.24%) Windows 7
21 34 (16.75%) AppSense
21 34 (16.75%) IIS
22 33 (16.26%) Degree

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 34 (16.75%) IIS
2 31 (15.27%) Apache
3 29 (14.29%) MS Exchange
4 28 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2010
5 25 (12.32%) Skype for Business
6 19 (9.36%) SharePoint
7 17 (8.37%) Exchange Server 2013
8 14 (6.90%) SharePoint 2010
9 13 (6.40%) Office Communications Server
9 13 (6.40%) SharePoint 2013
10 10 (4.93%) IBM Notes
11 9 (4.43%) OpenStack
12 8 (3.94%) JBoss
12 8 (3.94%) WebLogic
13 7 (3.45%) nginx
14 6 (2.96%) Jetty
14 6 (2.96%) Mongrel
14 6 (2.96%) Tomcat
14 6 (2.96%) WebSphere
15 4 (1.97%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 41 (20.20%) MS Excel
2 13 (6.40%) MS Office
3 2 (0.99%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 26 (12.81%) Office 365
2 15 (7.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (6.90%) IaaS
3 14 (6.90%) PaaS
3 14 (6.90%) SaaS
4 12 (5.91%) HP Helion
5 9 (4.43%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (2.96%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (2.96%) Google App Engine
6 6 (2.96%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 135 (66.50%) DHCP
2 36 (17.73%) Firewall
2 36 (17.73%) LDAP
3 32 (15.76%) TCP/IP
4 25 (12.32%) Internet
4 25 (12.32%) Kerberos
5 23 (11.33%) Intranet
6 16 (7.88%) SAN
6 16 (7.88%) WAN
7 15 (7.39%) iSCSI
8 14 (6.90%) Skype
8 14 (6.90%) X.500
9 12 (5.91%) Wi-Fi
10 10 (4.93%) 3G
11 8 (3.94%) IPsec
11 8 (3.94%) OpenLDAP
11 8 (3.94%) SSH
11 8 (3.94%) SSL
12 7 (3.45%) FTP
13 6 (2.96%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (14.78%) SQL Server
2 14 (6.90%) MySQL
3 4 (1.97%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (1.48%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.99%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 2 (0.99%) SAS Enterprise Miner
6 1 (0.49%) EDMS
6 1 (0.49%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.49%) Redis
6 1 (0.49%) TokuMX
Development Applications
1 19 (9.36%) MSI
2 13 (6.40%) ClearCase
2 13 (6.40%) StarTeam
3 7 (3.45%) Jenkins
4 6 (2.96%) Travis CI
5 4 (1.97%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (1.97%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.49%) Bower
6 1 (0.49%) Grunt
6 1 (0.49%) MSTest
6 1 (0.49%) NuGet
6 1 (0.49%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (3.94%) Finance
2 1 (0.49%) German Language
2 1 (0.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (17.24%) Support Engineer
2 29 (14.29%) Active Directory Engineer
3 19 (9.36%) Wintel Engineer
4 16 (7.88%) Desktop Engineer
5 15 (7.39%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 14 (6.90%) 2nd Line Support
6 14 (6.90%) Server Engineer
7 13 (6.40%) Messaging Support
8 12 (5.91%) Desktop Support
8 12 (5.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 11 (5.42%) 3rd Line Support
9 11 (5.42%) Consultant
10 10 (4.93%) Wintel Server Engineer
11 8 (3.94%) Desktop Support Engineer
12 7 (3.45%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 7 (3.45%) DevOps Engineer
12 7 (3.45%) HPUX Engineer
13 6 (2.96%) Messaging Engineer
13 6 (2.96%) Support Consultant
13 6 (2.96%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (6.40%) LAMP
2 10 (4.93%) Middleware
3 8 (3.94%) .NET
4 6 (2.96%) J2EE
4 6 (2.96%) Servlets
5 4 (1.97%) Web Services
6 1 (0.49%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.49%) ADO.NET
6 1 (0.49%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.49%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.49%) CSS
6 1 (0.49%) Entity Framework
6 1 (0.49%) HTML5
6 1 (0.49%) jQuery
6 1 (0.49%) RESTful
6 1 (0.49%) StructureMap
6 1 (0.49%) WCF
6 1 (0.49%) WinForms
6 1 (0.49%) WPF
6 1 (0.49%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 32 (15.76%) Computer Science
2 28 (13.79%) Clustering
3 21 (10.34%) Management Information System
4 17 (8.37%) PKI
5 16 (7.88%) Replication
6 12 (5.91%) Data Centre
6 12 (5.91%) Fat Client
6 12 (5.91%) Hybrid Cloud
6 12 (5.91%) Thin Client
7 11 (5.42%) Blackberry
7 11 (5.42%) Visualisation
8 5 (2.46%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (2.46%) CMDB
9 1 (0.49%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.49%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.49%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 150 (73.89%) Windows
2 98 (48.28%) Windows Server
3 48 (23.65%) Linux
4 46 (22.66%) Windows Server 2008
5 45 (22.17%) Windows Server 2003
6 35 (17.24%) Windows 7
7 26 (12.81%) Unix
8 23 (11.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 14 (6.90%) Solaris
10 13 (6.40%) Android
10 13 (6.40%) Apple iOS
11 12 (5.91%) Windows XP
12 10 (4.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 8 (3.94%) HPUX
14 7 (3.45%) Windows 10
14 7 (3.45%) Windows 8
15 3 (1.48%) AIX
16 2 (0.99%) CentOS
16 2 (0.99%) Windows 2000
16 2 (0.99%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (34.98%) ITIL
2 33 (16.26%) Software Delivery
3 25 (12.32%) Configuration Management
4 24 (11.82%) Migration
5 20 (9.85%) Change Management
6 18 (8.87%) DevOps
6 18 (8.87%) Unit Testing
7 17 (8.37%) Content Management
7 17 (8.37%) Incident Management
8 16 (7.88%) Open Source
8 16 (7.88%) Problem Management
9 15 (7.39%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 13 (6.40%) CRM
10 13 (6.40%) High Availability
11 12 (5.91%) PRINCE2
11 12 (5.91%) TOGAF
12 11 (5.42%) Capacity Planning
12 11 (5.42%) Change Control
12 11 (5.42%) Mobile Device Management
13 10 (4.93%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 54 (26.60%) SQL
2 44 (21.67%) PowerShell
3 23 (11.33%) Korn
3 23 (11.33%) Perl
4 15 (7.39%) Bash Shell
4 15 (7.39%) C-shell
4 15 (7.39%) T-SQL
5 13 (6.40%) VB
5 13 (6.40%) VBScript
6 10 (4.93%) PL/SQL
7 7 (3.45%) Java
8 4 (1.97%) C#
8 4 (1.97%) JavaScript
9 2 (0.99%) PHP
9 2 (0.99%) Python
10 1 (0.49%) C++
10 1 (0.49%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 112 (55.17%) Security Cleared
2 90 (44.33%) SC Cleared
3 53 (26.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 45 (22.17%) BPSS Clearance
5 33 (16.26%) Degree
6 28 (13.79%) MCSE
7 15 (7.39%) MCSA
8 12 (5.91%) ITIL Certification
9 9 (4.43%) MCP
9 9 (4.43%) MCTS
10 3 (1.48%) MCITP
11 1 (0.49%) MCSD
11 1 (0.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (20.20%) Disclosure Scotland
2 7 (3.45%) SLA
3 1 (0.49%) QA
System Software
1 175 (86.21%) Active Directory
2 56 (27.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (21.67%) Microsoft App-V
4 41 (20.20%) XenApp
5 27 (13.30%) Hyper-V
6 23 (11.33%) XenDesktop
6 23 (11.33%) XenServer
7 21 (10.34%) vSphere
8 15 (7.39%) Samba
8 15 (7.39%) VMware ESXi
9 13 (6.40%) DFS Replication
10 12 (5.91%) NFS
11 10 (4.93%) Terminal Services
12 6 (2.96%) Xen
13 3 (1.48%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 3 (1.48%) Virtual Servers
13 3 (1.48%) VMware Workstation
14 1 (0.49%) Firmware
14 1 (0.49%) LXC
14 1 (0.49%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 41 (20.20%) SCCM
2 29 (14.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 13 (6.40%) Microsoft Clustering
4 11 (5.42%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 10 (4.93%) OpenView
5 10 (4.93%) Perfmon
6 7 (3.45%) HP SIM
6 7 (3.45%) Puppet
7 6 (2.96%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 4 (1.97%) HP SiteScope
9 3 (1.48%) WSUS
10 2 (0.99%) AirWatch
10 2 (0.99%) SAP Afaria
10 2 (0.99%) XenMobile
11 1 (0.49%) Graphite
11 1 (0.49%) Graylog
11 1 (0.49%) Icinga
11 1 (0.49%) logstash
11 1 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
11 1 (0.49%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 134 (66.01%) Microsoft
2 82 (40.39%) VMware
3 62 (30.54%) Citrix
4 35 (17.24%) Oracle
5 34 (16.75%) AppSense
6 25 (12.32%) Red Hat
7 24 (11.82%) HP
8 11 (5.42%) Trend Micro
9 10 (4.93%) Lotus
10 8 (3.94%) ThinPrint
11 7 (3.45%) Intel Security
12 6 (2.96%) Google
12 6 (2.96%) Lumension
12 6 (2.96%) Symantec
13 4 (1.97%) SAP
14 3 (1.48%) Cisco
14 3 (1.48%) Dell
14 3 (1.48%) Veritas
15 2 (0.99%) Apple
16 1 (0.49%) Convergys
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
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LA International
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