The table below looks at the statistics for DNA skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DNA over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Distributed interNet Applications (DNA)
Rank 619 601 591
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -10
Contract jobs citing DNA 24 9 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.045% 0.017% 0.039%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.055% 0.021% 0.051%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 9
Median daily rate £400 £479 £283
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.44% +69.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £386 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £547 £360
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £453 £279
% change year-on-year
-14.36% +62.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £22.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £22.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
43918 42992 41426
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.89% 79.31% 77.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 29200 27357 26190
Median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +3.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1020 1216 1225
Median hourly rate £28.00 £30.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%

DNA
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing DNA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

DNA Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

DNA
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DNA within the UK.

DNA Daily Rate Trend in the UK

DNA
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DNA within the UK over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

DNA Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

DNA
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DNA within the UK.

DNA Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

DNA
Top 16 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DNA within the UK over the 3 months to 31 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
England +7 23 £450 +5.26% 13
London +19 17 £500 +4.16% 9
Northampton - 2 £319 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 2 £575 -
Northamptonshire - 2 £319 -
Staffordshire - 2 £575 -
East Midlands - 2 £319 -
West Midlands - 2 £575 -
Tyne and Wear -45 1 £400 +6.66%
North East -47 1 £400 +6.66%
Newcastle upon Tyne -54 1 £400 +6.66%
Edinburgh - 1 £325 -
Scotland - 1 £325 -
South East - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 - -
Staines - 1 - -

DNA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing DNA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for DNA.

1 11 (25.58%) Linux
1 11 (25.58%) Fintech
2 10 (23.26%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (23.26%) Windows
3 9 (20.93%) VMware
4 8 (18.60%) Cisco
5 7 (16.28%) Java
5 7 (16.28%) Data Centre
5 7 (16.28%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (16.28%) Puppet
5 7 (16.28%) High Availability
6 6 (13.95%) Online Games
6 6 (13.95%) F5
6 6 (13.95%) C#
6 6 (13.95%) Unix
6 6 (13.95%) SQL Server
6 6 (13.95%) NetApp
6 6 (13.95%) Games
7 5 (11.63%) TDD
7 5 (11.63%) SAN
7 5 (11.63%) Python
7 5 (11.63%) MS Excel
7 5 (11.63%) NFS
7 5 (11.63%) Private Cloud
7 5 (11.63%) DevOps
7 5 (11.63%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (11.63%) OpenStack
7 5 (11.63%) Open Source
7 5 (11.63%) Bash Shell
8 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2012

DNA
Top Related IT Skills 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 5 (11.63%) OpenStack
2 4 (9.30%) Oracle Coherence
3 3 (6.98%) Apache
3 3 (6.98%) Cloud Foundry
3 3 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (6.98%) MS Exchange
3 3 (6.98%) Node.js
3 3 (6.98%) Skype for Business
4 2 (4.65%) CMS
4 2 (4.65%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (2.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.33%) IIS
5 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (11.63%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.65%) Adobe After Effects
2 2 (4.65%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (4.65%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (4.65%) OmniGraffle
2 2 (4.65%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.98%) IaaS
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.63%) SAN
2 4 (9.30%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (6.98%) DNS
3 3 (6.98%) Intranet
4 2 (4.65%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (4.65%) Firewall
4 2 (4.65%) iSCSI
4 2 (4.65%) NAS
4 2 (4.65%) SMTP
4 2 (4.65%) SNMP
5 1 (2.33%) BIG-IP
5 1 (2.33%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (2.33%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (2.33%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (2.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (2.33%) FWSM
5 1 (2.33%) IP Telephony
5 1 (2.33%) NX-OS
5 1 (2.33%) Skype
5 1 (2.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.95%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.65%) MySQL
3 1 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (4.65%) Axure RP
General
1 6 (13.95%) Games
2 4 (9.30%) Front Office
2 4 (9.30%) Marketing
2 4 (9.30%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.98%) Automotive
3 3 (6.98%) Law
3 3 (6.98%) Legal
4 2 (4.65%) Multimedia
5 1 (2.33%) Banking
5 1 (2.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (20.93%) Administrator
1 9 (20.93%) Developer
2 5 (11.63%) Consultant
2 5 (11.63%) Designer
3 4 (9.30%) Front Office Developer
3 4 (9.30%) Java Developer
4 3 (6.98%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (6.98%) Project Manager
4 3 (6.98%) Windows Administrator
5 2 (4.65%) C# Developer
5 2 (4.65%) Copywriter
5 2 (4.65%) Creative Designer
5 2 (4.65%) Creative Graphic Designer
5 2 (4.65%) Exchange Administrator
5 2 (4.65%) Graphic Designer
5 2 (4.65%) Grid Developer
5 2 (4.65%) Interaction Designer
5 2 (4.65%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (4.65%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.30%) Web Services
1 4 (9.30%) WPF
2 3 (6.98%) .NET
3 2 (4.65%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.58%) Fintech
2 10 (23.26%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (16.28%) Data Centre
4 6 (13.95%) Online Games
5 5 (11.63%) Private Cloud
6 3 (6.98%) Blackberry
6 3 (6.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (4.65%) Interactive TV
7 2 (4.65%) Replication
7 2 (4.65%) User Experience
7 2 (4.65%) Video Editing
8 1 (2.33%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (2.33%) Data Structures
8 1 (2.33%) Derivative
8 1 (2.33%) Equity Derivative
8 1 (2.33%) Mobile App
8 1 (2.33%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (2.33%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 11 (25.58%) Linux
2 10 (23.26%) Windows
3 6 (13.95%) Unix
4 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (6.98%) Windows Server
5 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (4.65%) CentOS
6 2 (4.65%) Data ONTAP
6 2 (4.65%) Mac OS
7 1 (2.33%) Mac OS X
7 1 (2.33%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (16.28%) High Availability
2 5 (11.63%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (11.63%) DevOps
2 5 (11.63%) Open Source
2 5 (11.63%) TDD
3 4 (9.30%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (9.30%) Continuous Delivery
3 4 (9.30%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (9.30%) Electronic Trading
3 4 (9.30%) Front End Development
3 4 (9.30%) Line Management
3 4 (9.30%) Migration
3 4 (9.30%) Time Management
4 3 (6.98%) API Development
4 3 (6.98%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (6.98%) Data Management
4 3 (6.98%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (4.65%) Data Security
5 2 (4.65%) Information Security
5 2 (4.65%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (16.28%) Java
2 6 (13.95%) C#
3 5 (11.63%) Bash Shell
3 5 (11.63%) Python
4 4 (9.30%) C++
5 3 (6.98%) PowerShell
5 3 (6.98%) VBA
6 2 (4.65%) Perl
7 1 (2.33%) SQL
7 1 (2.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (6.98%) Degree
2 2 (4.65%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (4.65%) MCSA
2 2 (4.65%) MCSE
2 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.33%) CCSP
3 1 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 7 (16.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (11.63%) NFS
3 4 (9.30%) Active Directory
4 3 (6.98%) VMware ESX
5 2 (4.65%) Postfix
6 1 (2.33%) ISA Server
6 1 (2.33%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (16.28%) Puppet
2 2 (4.65%) Ansible
2 2 (4.65%) NetBackup
2 2 (4.65%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (4.65%) SCCM
2 2 (4.65%) vRealize
3 1 (2.33%) AppDNA
3 1 (2.33%) Cacti
3 1 (2.33%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (2.33%) Nagios
3 1 (2.33%) OpenNMS
3 1 (2.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (20.93%) VMware
2 8 (18.60%) Cisco
3 6 (13.95%) F5
3 6 (13.95%) NetApp
4 4 (9.30%) Microsoft
4 4 (9.30%) Oracle
5 2 (4.65%) Adobe
5 2 (4.65%) HP
5 2 (4.65%) Palo Alto
5 2 (4.65%) Red Hat
5 2 (4.65%) Symantec
6 1 (2.33%) CA
6 1 (2.33%) Citrix
6 1 (2.33%) Tableau
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