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 28 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 38 42 22
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -20
Contract jobs citing DNS 23 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 3.78% 2.48% 3.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.56% 24.00% 21.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 4
Average daily rate
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£263 £253 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -15.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £223 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £283 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+56.25% -5.88%
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
90 50 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 14.80% 10.33% 17.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 37 15
Average daily rate £288 £280 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.68% -6.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £378 £301
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 2
Average hourly rate £26.75 £10.25 £10.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+160.97% -2.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.05 £10.05 £10.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £10.45 £10.61
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -19.10%

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
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 28 May 2015.

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
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 28 May 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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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 +2 22 £263 +3.75% 2
Sunderland - 1 - -
DNS
North East

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 25 (80.65%) DHCP
2 23 (74.19%) Windows
3 21 (67.74%) Microsoft
4 16 (51.61%) Security Cleared
4 16 (51.61%) Data Centre
5 13 (41.94%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 11 (35.48%) Server Building
7 10 (32.26%) Change Control
7 10 (32.26%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (32.26%) Active Directory
7 10 (32.26%) SSL
7 10 (32.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (32.26%) Migration
8 8 (25.81%) VMware
9 7 (22.58%) SC Cleared
10 6 (19.35%) HP
10 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (19.35%) Linux
10 6 (19.35%) ITIL
10 6 (19.35%) MCSE
10 6 (19.35%) Firewall
11 5 (16.13%) IPsec
11 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (16.13%) Cryptography
11 5 (16.13%) Network Design
11 5 (16.13%) Google
11 5 (16.13%) WebSphere
11 5 (16.13%) Xen
11 5 (16.13%) Load Balancing
11 5 (16.13%) Cisco IOS

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 (16.13%) WebSphere
1 5 (16.13%) nginx
1 5 (16.13%) Jetty
1 5 (16.13%) Apache
1 5 (16.13%) Tomcat
1 5 (16.13%) IIS
2 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (6.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (6.45%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.23%) JBoss
3 1 (3.23%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
2 3 (9.68%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.13%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (16.13%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (16.13%) Google App Engine
1 5 (16.13%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (16.13%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 25 (80.65%) DHCP
2 10 (32.26%) SSL
3 6 (19.35%) Firewall
4 5 (16.13%) IPsec
4 5 (16.13%) Cisco IOS
4 5 (16.13%) Network Security
4 5 (16.13%) TCP/IP
4 5 (16.13%) FTP
4 5 (16.13%) HTTP
4 5 (16.13%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 5 (16.13%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 3 (9.68%) LAN
5 3 (9.68%) WAN
6 2 (6.45%) SAN
6 2 (6.45%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (6.45%) Junos
7 1 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (3.23%) SSH
7 1 (3.23%) OpenLDAP
7 1 (3.23%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2000
1 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (16.13%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 13 (41.94%) Wintel Engineer
2 7 (22.58%) Support Engineer
3 6 (19.35%) Build Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) Network Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) Wintel Support Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) Wintel Support
6 3 (9.68%) Administrator
7 2 (6.45%) Desktop Support
7 2 (6.45%) Exchange Administrator
7 2 (6.45%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Desktop Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Server Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Server Support Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Security Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Release Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Environment Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Software Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.13%) .NET
1 5 (16.13%) J2EE
1 5 (16.13%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 16 (51.61%) Data Centre
2 5 (16.13%) Cryptography
3 3 (9.68%) Clustering
4 2 (6.45%) Blackberry
5 1 (3.23%) Fat Client
5 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.23%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 23 (74.19%) Windows
2 10 (32.26%) Windows Server 2003
2 10 (32.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (19.35%) Linux
4 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (6.45%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.23%) Windows XP
5 1 (3.23%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (35.48%) Server Building
2 10 (32.26%) Change Control
2 10 (32.26%) Migration
3 6 (19.35%) ITIL
4 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (16.13%) Network Design
4 5 (16.13%) Load Balancing
4 5 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (16.13%) Configuration Management
5 4 (12.90%) Unit Testing
5 4 (12.90%) Open Source
5 4 (12.90%) Incident Management
5 4 (12.90%) Automated Testing
6 3 (9.68%) Network Management
6 3 (9.68%) Time Management
6 3 (9.68%) Service Management
6 3 (9.68%) Service Delivery
6 3 (9.68%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (6.45%) Security Patching
7 2 (6.45%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.13%) Java
2 2 (6.45%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.23%) Korn
3 1 (3.23%) Perl
3 1 (3.23%) PL/SQL
3 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (51.61%) Security Cleared
2 7 (22.58%) SC Cleared
3 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (19.35%) MCSE
4 4 (12.90%) DV Cleared
5 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) QA
1 3 (9.68%) SLA
2 2 (6.45%) JSP 440
System Software
1 10 (32.26%) Active Directory
2 5 (16.13%) Xen
2 5 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (12.90%) XenApp
4 2 (6.45%) Hyper-V
4 2 (6.45%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (6.45%) vSphere
4 2 (6.45%) VMware ESX
5 1 (3.23%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (3.23%) NFS
Systems Management
1 13 (41.94%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 4 (12.90%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (12.90%) Puppet
3 3 (9.68%) WhatsUp Gold
3 3 (9.68%) SCCM
3 3 (9.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (6.45%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (6.45%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (6.45%) SCOM
4 2 (6.45%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 21 (67.74%) Microsoft
2 8 (25.81%) VMware
3 6 (19.35%) HP
4 5 (16.13%) Google
4 5 (16.13%) Cisco
4 5 (16.13%) Juniper
4 5 (16.13%) CheckPoint
4 5 (16.13%) McAfee
4 5 (16.13%) F5
5 4 (12.90%) Citrix
6 2 (6.45%) 3PAR
6 2 (6.45%) Symantec
6 2 (6.45%) CA
6 2 (6.45%) EMC
6 2 (6.45%) TippingPoint
7 1 (3.23%) AppSense
7 1 (3.23%) Oracle
7 1 (3.23%) Red Hat
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £200 - £325 per day
Posted: 5 days ago