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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 22 45 47
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +2
Contract jobs citing DNS 99 13 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 10.21% 2.29% 1.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 35.11% 18.57% 14.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 5 6
Average daily rate £265 £275 £246
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.63% +12.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £260 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £284
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £318
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +2.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 1
Average hourly rate £28.00 £26.75 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.67% +91.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £25.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-7.84% +59.37%
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
282 70 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 29.07% 12.32% 11.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 48 41
Average daily rate £286 £300 £273
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.83% +10.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £415 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 4 3
Average hourly rate £28.00 £26.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +85.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.75
% change year-on-year
- +44.57%

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 29 April 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
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 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +22 99 £265 -3.63% 5
DNS
North East

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 99 (86.09%) Windows
2 93 (80.87%) DHCP
3 92 (80.00%) Active Directory
4 67 (58.26%) Microsoft
5 65 (56.52%) VMware
6 64 (55.65%) Security Cleared
7 57 (49.57%) Citrix
8 55 (47.83%) SC Cleared
9 51 (44.35%) Windows Server
10 47 (40.87%) XenApp
11 39 (33.91%) Windows Server 2008
11 39 (33.91%) SCCM
11 39 (33.91%) AppSense
11 39 (33.91%) Windows Server 2003
12 38 (33.04%) Software Delivery
13 37 (32.17%) Microsoft App-V
13 37 (32.17%) ITIL
14 31 (26.96%) Linux
15 30 (26.09%) BPSS Clearance
15 30 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
16 29 (25.22%) Disclosure Scotland
17 27 (23.48%) Windows 7
18 26 (22.61%) Apache
18 26 (22.61%) SQL
19 25 (21.74%) TCP/IP
19 25 (21.74%) Degree
19 25 (21.74%) Computer Science
20 23 (20.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
21 22 (19.13%) XenServer
22 21 (18.26%) Unit Testing

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 26 (22.61%) Apache
2 19 (16.52%) Skype for Business
3 18 (15.65%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (15.65%) MS Exchange
4 16 (13.91%) IIS
5 13 (11.30%) Jetty
5 13 (11.30%) nginx
5 13 (11.30%) Tomcat
5 13 (11.30%) WebSphere
6 10 (8.70%) Oracle 10gAS
6 10 (8.70%) Oracle Application Server
6 10 (8.70%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 10 (8.70%) WebSphere Application Server
7 9 (7.83%) PowerExchange
8 8 (6.96%) SharePoint
9 7 (6.09%) Exchange Server 2013
10 6 (5.22%) JBoss
10 6 (5.22%) Oracle Spatial
10 6 (5.22%) WebLogic
11 5 (4.35%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 18 (15.65%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.35%) MS Office
3 3 (2.61%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.74%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.74%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (1.74%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (1.74%) Google App Engine
1 2 (1.74%) Google Cloud Platform
1 2 (1.74%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 93 (80.87%) DHCP
2 25 (21.74%) TCP/IP
3 16 (13.91%) SMS
4 15 (13.04%) 3G
4 15 (13.04%) SAN
4 15 (13.04%) Wi-Fi
5 13 (11.30%) FTP
5 13 (11.30%) HTTP
5 13 (11.30%) IPsec
5 13 (11.30%) SSL
6 12 (10.43%) Firewall
7 9 (7.83%) Internet
7 9 (7.83%) Intranet
7 9 (7.83%) iSCSI
7 9 (7.83%) WAN
8 6 (5.22%) LDAP
8 6 (5.22%) OpenLDAP
8 6 (5.22%) Remote Desktop
9 5 (4.35%) Skype
9 5 (4.35%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.70%) BusinessObjects
1 10 (8.70%) PowerCenter
2 9 (7.83%) SQL Server
3 7 (6.09%) Oracle Database
3 7 (6.09%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (4.35%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 13 (11.30%) Jenkins
1 13 (11.30%) Travis CI
2 10 (8.70%) Log4j
3 9 (7.83%) MSI
General
1 11 (9.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (15.65%) Support Engineer
2 16 (13.91%) Desktop Support
3 12 (10.43%) 3rd Line Support
3 12 (10.43%) Unix Engineer
4 10 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support
5 9 (7.83%) Desktop Engineer
6 8 (6.96%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 8 (6.96%) Wintel Engineer
7 7 (6.09%) Analyst
7 7 (6.09%) Linux Engineer
7 7 (6.09%) Unix Linux Engineer
8 6 (5.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (5.22%) Messaging Engineer
8 6 (5.22%) Messaging Support
8 6 (5.22%) Server Engineer
9 5 (4.35%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 5 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 5 (4.35%) Messaging Support Engineer
9 5 (4.35%) Security Engineer
9 5 (4.35%) Wintel Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (11.30%) .NET
1 13 (11.30%) J2EE
1 13 (11.30%) Servlets
2 4 (3.48%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 25 (21.74%) Computer Science
2 17 (14.78%) Data Centre
3 15 (13.04%) Fat Client
3 15 (13.04%) Thin Client
4 11 (9.57%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.48%) Clustering
6 2 (1.74%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.74%) PKI
7 1 (0.87%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.87%) AS400
7 1 (0.87%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.87%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.87%) HP Storage
7 1 (0.87%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.87%) Tandem
7 1 (0.87%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 99 (86.09%) Windows
2 51 (44.35%) Windows Server
3 39 (33.91%) Windows Server 2003
3 39 (33.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 31 (26.96%) Linux
5 27 (23.48%) Windows 7
6 18 (15.65%) Unix
7 14 (12.17%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (12.17%) Windows XP
8 13 (11.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (8.70%) AIX
9 10 (8.70%) Solaris
10 3 (2.61%) Windows 8
11 2 (1.74%) Windows 10
11 2 (1.74%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.87%) Android
12 1 (0.87%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.87%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (33.04%) Software Delivery
2 37 (32.17%) ITIL
3 21 (18.26%) Unit Testing
4 16 (13.91%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 13 (11.30%) Configuration Management
5 13 (11.30%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (10.43%) DevOps
7 11 (9.57%) Automated Testing
7 11 (9.57%) Change Control
7 11 (9.57%) Server Building
8 9 (7.83%) Incident Management
8 9 (7.83%) Mentoring
8 9 (7.83%) Project Management
8 9 (7.83%) Validation
9 8 (6.96%) Business Analysis
9 8 (6.96%) Escalation Management
10 7 (6.09%) Web Operations
11 6 (5.22%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (5.22%) CRM
11 6 (5.22%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 26 (22.61%) SQL
2 18 (15.65%) PowerShell
3 16 (13.91%) Korn
3 16 (13.91%) Perl
4 13 (11.30%) Java
5 11 (9.57%) VBScript
6 10 (8.70%) Bash Shell
6 10 (8.70%) C-shell
6 10 (8.70%) Shell Script
7 7 (6.09%) T-SQL
7 7 (6.09%) VB
8 6 (5.22%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 64 (55.65%) Security Cleared
2 55 (47.83%) SC Cleared
3 30 (26.09%) BPSS Clearance
4 25 (21.74%) Degree
5 10 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (4.35%) MCSE
7 4 (3.48%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.74%) MCSA
8 2 (1.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.87%) CCNA
9 1 (0.87%) CCNP
9 1 (0.87%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.87%) MCDBA
9 1 (0.87%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (25.22%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 92 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 47 (40.87%) XenApp
3 37 (32.17%) Microsoft App-V
4 30 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
5 22 (19.13%) XenServer
6 20 (17.39%) XenDesktop
7 15 (13.04%) Hyper-V
8 13 (11.30%) vSphere
8 13 (11.30%) Xen
9 10 (8.70%) Samba
10 7 (6.09%) Terminal Services
11 6 (5.22%) Oracle RAC
12 5 (4.35%) NFS
13 2 (1.74%) Brightmail
13 2 (1.74%) DFS Replication
13 2 (1.74%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 39 (33.91%) SCCM
2 23 (20.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 6 (5.22%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 4 (3.48%) OpenView
4 4 (3.48%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 3 (2.61%) HP SIM
5 3 (2.61%) Perfmon
6 2 (1.74%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (1.74%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.87%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 67 (58.26%) Microsoft
2 65 (56.52%) VMware
3 57 (49.57%) Citrix
4 39 (33.91%) AppSense
5 20 (17.39%) HP
5 20 (17.39%) Oracle
6 17 (14.78%) ThinPrint
7 16 (13.91%) Red Hat
8 10 (8.70%) Axway
8 10 (8.70%) Genesys
8 10 (8.70%) Informatica
9 9 (7.83%) SAP
9 9 (7.83%) Symantec
10 7 (6.09%) Intel Security
11 6 (5.22%) Siebel
11 6 (5.22%) Sun
12 5 (4.35%) Lumension
13 3 (2.61%) Lotus
14 2 (1.74%) Cisco
14 2 (1.74%) Compaq
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