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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 47 - 32
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing DNS 14 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 2.49% - 1.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.43% - 7.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 1
Average daily rate
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£357 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £13.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.22 £18.35 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+26.55% -3.43%
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
97 29 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 17.23% 12.24% 22.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 15 23
Average daily rate £365 £355 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.87% +4.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £287 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £530 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 11
Average hourly rate £30.00 £28.00 £15.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +78.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.38%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 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
Newcastle upon Tyne - 9 £310 -
DNS
North East

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 29 (78.38%) Windows
2 22 (59.46%) Firewall
3 21 (56.76%) Active Directory
4 19 (51.35%) HP
5 17 (45.95%) Cisco
5 17 (45.95%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (45.95%) ITIL
5 17 (45.95%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (43.24%) DHCP
7 15 (40.54%) LAN
7 15 (40.54%) MS Excel
7 15 (40.54%) CheckPoint
7 15 (40.54%) WAN
7 15 (40.54%) SSL
7 15 (40.54%) Juniper
7 15 (40.54%) Security Cleared
7 15 (40.54%) Incident Management
7 15 (40.54%) Network Design
7 15 (40.54%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 15 (40.54%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 15 (40.54%) F5
8 14 (37.84%) Load Balancing
8 14 (37.84%) Microsoft
9 13 (35.14%) McAfee
9 13 (35.14%) SQL
9 13 (35.14%) Cisco IOS
9 13 (35.14%) Service Management
10 12 (32.43%) Service Delivery
10 12 (32.43%) Cryptography
10 12 (32.43%) Network Security

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 6 (16.22%) WebLogic
2 5 (13.51%) IIS
2 5 (13.51%) JBoss
2 5 (13.51%) IBM Notes
2 5 (13.51%) Apache
3 3 (8.11%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (40.54%) MS Excel
2 12 (32.43%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 22 (59.46%) Firewall
2 16 (43.24%) DHCP
3 15 (40.54%) LAN
3 15 (40.54%) WAN
3 15 (40.54%) SSL
3 15 (40.54%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 15 (40.54%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 13 (35.14%) Cisco IOS
5 12 (32.43%) Network Security
6 9 (24.32%) SAN
6 9 (24.32%) Junos
6 9 (24.32%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (13.51%) OpenLDAP
7 5 (13.51%) LDAP
8 4 (10.81%) TCP/IP
8 4 (10.81%) SMS
9 3 (8.11%) SSH
10 1 (2.70%) Internet
10 1 (2.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.03%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.81%) SQL Server 2000
2 4 (10.81%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.70%) DTS
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MSI
Job Titles
1 14 (37.84%) Network Engineer
2 5 (13.51%) Support Engineer
2 5 (13.51%) Support Analyst
2 5 (13.51%) Analyst
3 4 (10.81%) Wintel Support
4 3 (8.11%) Administrator
4 3 (8.11%) Server Support
5 2 (5.41%) Support Specialist
5 2 (5.41%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (5.41%) Support Technician
5 2 (5.41%) Technical Support
5 2 (5.41%) Network Consultant
5 2 (5.41%) Consultant
5 2 (5.41%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.41%) Technical Support Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Wintel Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) IT Support
5 2 (5.41%) Wintel Support Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Environment Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.22%) Middleware
2 1 (2.70%) Application Packaging
2 1 (2.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (32.43%) Cryptography
2 10 (27.03%) Clustering
3 3 (8.11%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.70%) Open Source
4 1 (2.70%) CMDB
4 1 (2.70%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.70%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 29 (78.38%) Windows
2 17 (45.95%) Windows Server 2003
2 17 (45.95%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (21.62%) Windows XP
4 6 (16.22%) UNIX
4 6 (16.22%) Linux
4 6 (16.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (5.41%) Windows 2000
5 2 (5.41%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.70%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.70%) AIX
6 1 (2.70%) HPUX
6 1 (2.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (45.95%) ITIL
2 15 (40.54%) Incident Management
2 15 (40.54%) Network Design
3 14 (37.84%) Load Balancing
4 13 (35.14%) Service Management
5 12 (32.43%) Service Delivery
5 12 (32.43%) Network Monitoring
5 12 (32.43%) Network Management
6 8 (21.62%) Time Management
7 5 (13.51%) Change Management
8 3 (8.11%) Knowledge Management
8 3 (8.11%) E-Commerce
9 2 (5.41%) Configuration Management
10 1 (2.70%) Change Data Capture
10 1 (2.70%) ITIL V3
10 1 (2.70%) Network Load Balancing
10 1 (2.70%) Problem Management
10 1 (2.70%) Performance Testing
10 1 (2.70%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 13 (35.14%) SQL
2 5 (13.51%) PL/SQL
3 4 (10.81%) PowerShell
4 3 (8.11%) Korn
4 3 (8.11%) Perl
5 2 (5.41%) C
6 1 (2.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (40.54%) Security Cleared
2 10 (27.03%) SC Cleared
3 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (5.41%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (27.03%) QA
2 8 (21.62%) JSP 440
3 2 (5.41%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (56.76%) Active Directory
2 8 (21.62%) vSphere
2 8 (21.62%) VMware ESXi
2 8 (21.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (21.62%) Hyper-V
3 5 (13.51%) Terminal Services
4 3 (8.11%) NFS
5 1 (2.70%) KVM
5 1 (2.70%) RHEV
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (2.70%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (2.70%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 12 (32.43%) WhatsUp Gold
2 7 (18.92%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 5 (13.51%) OpenView
3 5 (13.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 5 (13.51%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 19 (51.35%) HP
2 17 (45.95%) Cisco
3 15 (40.54%) CheckPoint
3 15 (40.54%) Juniper
3 15 (40.54%) F5
4 14 (37.84%) Microsoft
5 13 (35.14%) McAfee
6 11 (29.73%) Oracle
7 9 (24.32%) TippingPoint
8 8 (21.62%) 3PAR
8 8 (21.62%) EMC
8 8 (21.62%) VMware
9 6 (16.22%) Red Hat
9 6 (16.22%) Citrix
10 5 (13.51%) CA
10 5 (13.51%) Lotus
11 1 (2.70%) Riverbed
11 1 (2.70%) Crossbeam