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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Domain Name System (DNS)
North East / Tyne and Wear
Rank 56 55 35
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -20
Contract jobs citing DNS 23 17 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 3.18% 2.43% 1.93%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.79% 17.89% 11.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 13 5
Median daily rate £270 £450 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +23.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £299 £334
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £526 £439
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Median hourly rate £38.75 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £20.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-11.25% -14.89%

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
137 95 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 18.92% 13.57% 16.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 50 49
Median daily rate £345 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.75% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £533 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.06% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £18.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+116.21% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +13.20%

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 19 February 2017.

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 19 February 2017.

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 19 February 2017. 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 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 -6 21 £290 -37.29% 4
Sunderland - 1 £105 -
DNS
North East

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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.

1 124 (91.85%) Active Directory
2 105 (77.78%) Windows
3 88 (65.19%) Microsoft
4 87 (64.44%) DHCP
5 83 (61.48%) Security Cleared
6 69 (51.11%) Windows Server
7 65 (48.15%) SC Cleared
8 44 (32.59%) VMware
9 40 (29.63%) MS Excel
10 38 (28.15%) ITIL
11 35 (25.93%) VMware Infrastructure
12 34 (25.19%) Linux
13 33 (24.44%) SQL
13 33 (24.44%) Windows 7
14 32 (23.70%) PowerShell
14 32 (23.70%) SCCM
15 31 (22.96%) Microsoft Certification
16 27 (20.00%) Migration
17 26 (19.26%) Windows Server 2008
18 25 (18.52%) Windows Server 2003
18 25 (18.52%) Citrix
18 25 (18.52%) TCP/IP
19 24 (17.78%) LDAP
20 22 (16.30%) Kerberos
20 22 (16.30%) IIS
21 21 (15.56%) MCSE
21 21 (15.56%) XenApp
22 20 (14.81%) Firewall
23 19 (14.07%) Internet
23 19 (14.07%) Office 365

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 22 (16.30%) IIS
2 13 (9.63%) Exchange Server 2010
2 13 (9.63%) MS Exchange
3 12 (8.89%) Skype for Business
4 11 (8.15%) SharePoint
5 8 (5.93%) Apache
5 8 (5.93%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (5.93%) JBoss
5 8 (5.93%) Office Communications Server
5 8 (5.93%) SharePoint 2010
5 8 (5.93%) SharePoint 2013
5 8 (5.93%) WebLogic
6 6 (4.44%) Jetty
6 6 (4.44%) Mongrel
6 6 (4.44%) nginx
6 6 (4.44%) Tomcat
6 6 (4.44%) WebSphere
7 3 (2.22%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (1.48%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 2 (1.48%) SAS
Applications
1 40 (29.63%) MS Excel
2 9 (6.67%) MS Office
3 2 (1.48%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (5.19%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (14.07%) Office 365
2 14 (10.37%) IaaS
2 14 (10.37%) PaaS
2 14 (10.37%) SaaS
3 12 (8.89%) HP Helion
3 12 (8.89%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (4.44%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (4.44%) Google App Engine
5 6 (4.44%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 87 (64.44%) DHCP
2 25 (18.52%) TCP/IP
3 24 (17.78%) LDAP
4 22 (16.30%) Kerberos
5 20 (14.81%) Firewall
6 19 (14.07%) Internet
7 18 (13.33%) Intranet
8 14 (10.37%) X.500
9 8 (5.93%) OpenLDAP
9 8 (5.93%) Skype
9 8 (5.93%) SSH
10 7 (5.19%) FTP
10 7 (5.19%) IPsec
10 7 (5.19%) Wi-Fi
11 6 (4.44%) 3G
11 6 (4.44%) HTTP
11 6 (4.44%) SSL
12 5 (3.70%) SMS
13 4 (2.96%) NAS
14 3 (2.22%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.89%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.48%) MySQL
2 2 (1.48%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 2 (1.48%) SAS Enterprise Miner
3 1 (0.74%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 7 (5.19%) Jenkins
2 6 (4.44%) Travis CI
3 3 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.48%) ClearCase
4 2 (1.48%) StarTeam
4 2 (1.48%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.74%) MSI
General
1 4 (2.96%) Finance
2 1 (0.74%) German Language
2 1 (0.74%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (22.22%) Support Engineer
2 25 (18.52%) Active Directory Engineer
3 14 (10.37%) Wintel Engineer
4 12 (8.89%) Desktop Engineer
4 12 (8.89%) Migration Engineer
4 12 (8.89%) Server Engineer
5 11 (8.15%) Desktop Support
5 11 (8.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 10 (7.41%) 2nd Line Support
6 10 (7.41%) Consultant
7 9 (6.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 9 (6.67%) Wintel Server Engineer
8 7 (5.19%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 7 (5.19%) 3rd Line Support
8 7 (5.19%) DevOps Engineer
8 7 (5.19%) Messaging Support
9 6 (4.44%) Messaging Consultant
9 6 (4.44%) Support Consultant
10 5 (3.70%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 4 (2.96%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.44%) .NET
1 6 (4.44%) J2EE
1 6 (4.44%) Servlets
2 3 (2.22%) Web Services
3 2 (1.48%) LAMP
4 1 (0.74%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.33%) Clustering
2 15 (11.11%) PKI
2 15 (11.11%) Replication
3 14 (10.37%) Management Information System
4 11 (8.15%) Computer Science
5 8 (5.93%) Data Centre
5 8 (5.93%) Fat Client
5 8 (5.93%) Hybrid Cloud
5 8 (5.93%) Thin Client
6 7 (5.19%) Blackberry
6 7 (5.19%) Visualisation
7 3 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.74%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 105 (77.78%) Windows
2 69 (51.11%) Windows Server
3 34 (25.19%) Linux
4 33 (24.44%) Windows 7
5 26 (19.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 25 (18.52%) Windows Server 2003
7 16 (11.85%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (9.63%) Unix
9 12 (8.89%) Windows XP
10 10 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (5.19%) Android
11 7 (5.19%) Apple iOS
12 6 (4.44%) Windows 10
12 6 (4.44%) Windows 8
13 2 (1.48%) AIX
13 2 (1.48%) HPUX
13 2 (1.48%) Solaris
13 2 (1.48%) Windows 2000
13 2 (1.48%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.74%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (28.15%) ITIL
2 27 (20.00%) Migration
3 18 (13.33%) DevOps
4 16 (11.85%) Open Source
5 15 (11.11%) Change Management
6 13 (9.63%) Software Delivery
7 12 (8.89%) PRINCE2
7 12 (8.89%) TOGAF
7 12 (8.89%) Virtual Environments
8 10 (7.41%) Change Control
8 10 (7.41%) Data Management
8 10 (7.41%) Problem Management
9 9 (6.67%) Configuration Management
9 9 (6.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 9 (6.67%) Server Building
10 8 (5.93%) CRM
11 7 (5.19%) Mobile Device Management
12 6 (4.44%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (4.44%) Virtual Infrastructure
13 4 (2.96%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 33 (24.44%) SQL
2 32 (23.70%) PowerShell
3 10 (7.41%) Korn
3 10 (7.41%) Perl
3 10 (7.41%) PL/SQL
4 7 (5.19%) Java
5 4 (2.96%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.48%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.48%) C#
6 2 (1.48%) C-shell
6 2 (1.48%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.48%) VB
6 2 (1.48%) VBScript
7 1 (0.74%) C++
7 1 (0.74%) PHP
7 1 (0.74%) Python
Qualifications
1 83 (61.48%) Security Cleared
2 65 (48.15%) SC Cleared
3 31 (22.96%) Microsoft Certification
4 21 (15.56%) MCSE
5 16 (11.85%) BPSS Clearance
6 14 (10.37%) MCSA
7 12 (8.89%) ITIL Certification
8 11 (8.15%) Degree
9 6 (4.44%) MCP
9 6 (4.44%) MCTS
10 1 (0.74%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (10.37%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.74%) QA
2 1 (0.74%) SLA
System Software
1 124 (91.85%) Active Directory
2 35 (25.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (15.56%) XenApp
4 17 (12.59%) Hyper-V
5 16 (11.85%) Microsoft App-V
6 15 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
6 15 (11.11%) vSphere
7 12 (8.89%) NFS
8 10 (7.41%) DFS Replication
9 6 (4.44%) Xen
9 6 (4.44%) XenDesktop
9 6 (4.44%) XenServer
10 3 (2.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (2.22%) Virtual Servers
10 3 (2.22%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (1.48%) Samba
12 1 (0.74%) Firmware
12 1 (0.74%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 32 (23.70%) SCCM
2 12 (8.89%) HP SiteScope
3 10 (7.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 7 (5.19%) Puppet
5 3 (2.22%) Microsoft Clustering
5 3 (2.22%) WSUS
6 1 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 88 (65.19%) Microsoft
2 44 (32.59%) VMware
3 25 (18.52%) Citrix
4 16 (11.85%) AppSense
5 14 (10.37%) Oracle
6 13 (9.63%) Red Hat
7 7 (5.19%) HP
7 7 (5.19%) Trend Micro
8 6 (4.44%) Google
8 6 (4.44%) ThinPrint
9 3 (2.22%) Dell
9 3 (2.22%) Veritas
10 2 (1.48%) Cisco
11 1 (0.74%) Apple
11 1 (0.74%) Convergys
11 1 (0.74%) NetApp
11 1 (0.74%) RightScale
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
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