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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 35 20 25
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +5
Contract jobs citing DNS 10 15 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 2.49% 5.81% 1.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.51% 26.32% 10.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 0
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£365 £240 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.08% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £26.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £16.25 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+41.53% -9.72%
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
74 57 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 18.41% 22.09% 16.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 32 6
Average daily rate £413 £245 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+68.36% -5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £203 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £508 £270
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 5
Average hourly rate - £26.75 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +64.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -16 6 £311 +29.68%
Sunderland - 4 £393 - 1
DNS
North East

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (86.21%) Windows
2 19 (65.52%) Active Directory
3 16 (55.17%) ITIL
4 15 (51.72%) Firewall
5 14 (48.28%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (48.28%) DHCP
5 14 (48.28%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (44.83%) Microsoft
6 13 (44.83%) HP
7 12 (41.38%) Security Cleared
8 11 (37.93%) Clustering
8 11 (37.93%) Incident Management
8 11 (37.93%) Cisco
8 11 (37.93%) MS Excel
8 11 (37.93%) SQL
9 10 (34.48%) SQL Server
9 10 (34.48%) SSL
9 10 (34.48%) Juniper
9 10 (34.48%) McAfee
9 10 (34.48%) CheckPoint
9 10 (34.48%) Cisco IOS
9 10 (34.48%) Network Security
9 10 (34.48%) Network Design
9 10 (34.48%) Load Balancing
9 10 (34.48%) Cryptography
9 10 (34.48%) F5
9 10 (34.48%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 10 (34.48%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 9 (31.03%) Oracle
11 8 (27.59%) WAN

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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%) IBM Notes
1 5 (17.24%) Apache
1 5 (17.24%) IIS
2 4 (13.79%) WebLogic
2 4 (13.79%) JBoss
3 3 (10.34%) MS Exchange
4 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 11 (37.93%) MS Excel
2 8 (27.59%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 15 (51.72%) Firewall
2 14 (48.28%) DHCP
3 10 (34.48%) SSL
3 10 (34.48%) Cisco IOS
3 10 (34.48%) Network Security
3 10 (34.48%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 10 (34.48%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 8 (27.59%) WAN
4 8 (27.59%) LAN
5 6 (20.69%) Junos
5 6 (20.69%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (20.69%) SAN
6 4 (13.79%) OpenLDAP
6 4 (13.79%) LDAP
7 2 (6.90%) SSH
7 2 (6.90%) SMS
7 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
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%) Administrator
3 4 (13.79%) Wintel Support
3 4 (13.79%) Analyst
3 4 (13.79%) Support Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (10.34%) Server Support
5 2 (6.90%) Wintel Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Server Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Server Support Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Environment Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) IT Support
5 2 (6.90%) Wintel Support Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Support Technician
5 2 (6.90%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (6.90%) Network Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) Architect
6 1 (3.45%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.24%) Middleware
2 1 (3.45%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 11 (37.93%) Clustering
2 10 (34.48%) Cryptography
3 3 (10.34%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.45%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 25 (86.21%) Windows
2 14 (48.28%) Windows Server 2008
2 14 (48.28%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (17.24%) Windows XP
4 4 (13.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (13.79%) UNIX
4 4 (13.79%) Linux
5 1 (3.45%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (55.17%) ITIL
2 11 (37.93%) Incident Management
3 10 (34.48%) Network Design
3 10 (34.48%) Load Balancing
4 8 (27.59%) Service Management
4 8 (27.59%) Service Delivery
4 8 (27.59%) Network Monitoring
4 8 (27.59%) Network Management
5 6 (20.69%) Time Management
5 6 (20.69%) Change Management
6 3 (10.34%) E-Commerce
6 3 (10.34%) Knowledge Management
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 12 (41.38%) Security Cleared
2 7 (24.14%) SC Cleared
3 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (6.90%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.69%) QA
1 6 (20.69%) JSP 440
2 2 (6.90%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (65.52%) Active Directory
2 6 (20.69%) Hyper-V
2 6 (20.69%) VMware ESXi
2 6 (20.69%) vSphere
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
1 8 (27.59%) WhatsUp Gold
2 5 (17.24%) OpenView
2 5 (17.24%) HP SIM
3 4 (13.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 13 (44.83%) Microsoft
1 13 (44.83%) HP
2 11 (37.93%) Cisco
3 10 (34.48%) Juniper
3 10 (34.48%) McAfee
3 10 (34.48%) CheckPoint
3 10 (34.48%) F5
4 9 (31.03%) Oracle
5 6 (20.69%) 3PAR
5 6 (20.69%) TippingPoint
5 6 (20.69%) CA
5 6 (20.69%) EMC
6 5 (17.24%) Citrix
6 5 (17.24%) Lotus
6 5 (17.24%) VMware
7 4 (13.79%) Red Hat
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