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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Distributed interNet Applications (DNA)
Rank 630 629 596
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -33
Contract jobs citing DNA 31 13 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.057% 0.023% 0.026%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.069% 0.029% 0.033%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 5 6
Median daily rate £500 £391 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.87% +20.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £375 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £428 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
44695 45488 42364
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.73% 79.85% 78.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 29540 29430 26290
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 £295 £283 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1044 1183 1185
Median hourly rate £28.50 £28.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £52.17 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +16 31 £500 +27.87% 12
London +17 25 £513 +19.88% 5
City of London - 4 £550 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 3 £500 -
West Midlands - 3 £500 -
Staffordshire - 3 £500 -
South East +1 1 - - 1
Tyne and Wear -44 1 £400 +6.66%
Newcastle upon Tyne -48 1 £400 +6.66%
North East -50 1 £400 +6.66%
East Midlands - 1 £375 -
Westminster - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 - -
Staines - 1 - -
Northamptonshire - 1 £375 -
Northampton - 1 £375 -

DNA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 13 (28.26%) Fintech
2 12 (26.09%) Linux
3 11 (23.91%) Windows
4 10 (21.74%) VMware
4 10 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (19.57%) Cisco
6 8 (17.39%) NetApp
6 8 (17.39%) Java
6 8 (17.39%) TDD
6 8 (17.39%) High Availability
7 7 (15.22%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (15.22%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (15.22%) Unix
8 6 (13.04%) MS Excel
8 6 (13.04%) SAN
8 6 (13.04%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (13.04%) Games
8 6 (13.04%) Data Centre
8 6 (13.04%) Puppet
9 5 (10.87%) Marketing
9 5 (10.87%) Online Games
9 5 (10.87%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (10.87%) F5
9 5 (10.87%) Continuous Delivery
9 5 (10.87%) Cloud Foundry
9 5 (10.87%) Symantec
9 5 (10.87%) NFS
10 4 (8.70%) Active Directory
10 4 (8.70%) Python
10 4 (8.70%) C#

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 (10.87%) Cloud Foundry
2 4 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (8.70%) OpenStack
3 3 (6.52%) Apache
3 3 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (6.52%) MS Exchange
3 3 (6.52%) Oracle Coherence
3 3 (6.52%) Skype for Business
4 2 (4.35%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (2.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.17%) IIS
5 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.17%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (2.17%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (13.04%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.35%) Adobe After Effects
2 2 (4.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (4.35%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (4.35%) OmniGraffle
2 2 (4.35%) Photoshop
3 1 (2.17%) MS Office
3 1 (2.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Magento
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (2.17%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.35%) IaaS
2 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.04%) SAN
2 4 (8.70%) Fibre Channel
2 4 (8.70%) NAS
3 3 (6.52%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (6.52%) DNS
3 3 (6.52%) Intranet
3 3 (6.52%) iSCSI
4 2 (4.35%) Firewall
4 2 (4.35%) SMTP
4 2 (4.35%) SNMP
5 1 (2.17%) BIG-IP
5 1 (2.17%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (2.17%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (2.17%) DHCP
5 1 (2.17%) LAN
5 1 (2.17%) LDAP
5 1 (2.17%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.17%) VPN
5 1 (2.17%) WAN
5 1 (2.17%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.35%) MySQL
2 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Axure RP
1 2 (4.35%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 6 (13.04%) Games
2 5 (10.87%) Marketing
3 4 (8.70%) Telecoms
4 3 (6.52%) Front Office
4 3 (6.52%) Law
5 2 (4.35%) Automotive
5 2 (4.35%) Multimedia
6 1 (2.17%) Banking
6 1 (2.17%) Brand Awareness
6 1 (2.17%) Finance
6 1 (2.17%) Legal
6 1 (2.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (23.91%) Administrator
2 8 (17.39%) Developer
3 6 (13.04%) Java Developer
4 5 (10.87%) Consultant
4 5 (10.87%) Designer
5 3 (6.52%) Front Office Developer
5 3 (6.52%) Senior Developer
5 3 (6.52%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (6.52%) Storage Administrator
5 3 (6.52%) Windows Administrator
6 2 (4.35%) Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Architect
6 2 (4.35%) Creative Designer
6 2 (4.35%) Exchange Administrator
6 2 (4.35%) Graphic Designer
6 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (4.35%) Security Architect
6 2 (4.35%) Systems Architect
6 2 (4.35%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.52%) AngularJS
1 3 (6.52%) CSS
1 3 (6.52%) Sinatra
1 3 (6.52%) Spring
1 3 (6.52%) Web Services
1 3 (6.52%) WPF
2 2 (4.35%) LAMP
2 2 (4.35%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 13 (28.26%) Fintech
2 7 (15.22%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (13.04%) Data Centre
4 5 (10.87%) Online Games
5 4 (8.70%) Mobile App
5 4 (8.70%) Private Cloud
5 4 (8.70%) Replication
6 3 (6.52%) Blackberry
6 3 (6.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (4.35%) Interactive TV
7 2 (4.35%) User Experience
7 2 (4.35%) Video Editing
8 1 (2.17%) Data Structures
8 1 (2.17%) Derivative
8 1 (2.17%) Equity Derivative
8 1 (2.17%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 12 (26.09%) Linux
2 11 (23.91%) Windows
3 7 (15.22%) Unix
4 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (6.52%) CentOS
5 3 (6.52%) Data ONTAP
5 3 (6.52%) Windows Server
5 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (4.35%) Mac OS
7 1 (2.17%) Mac OS X
7 1 (2.17%) VMS
7 1 (2.17%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (17.39%) High Availability
2 8 (17.39%) TDD
3 6 (13.04%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (10.87%) Continuous Delivery
4 5 (10.87%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (8.70%) Data Management
5 4 (8.70%) DevOps
5 4 (8.70%) Migration
5 4 (8.70%) Open Source
5 4 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (8.70%) Rapid Prototyping
5 4 (8.70%) Time Management
6 3 (6.52%) B2B
6 3 (6.52%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (6.52%) Data Security
6 3 (6.52%) Electronic Trading
6 3 (6.52%) ITIL
6 3 (6.52%) Marketing Strategy
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.39%) Java
2 4 (8.70%) Bash Shell
2 4 (8.70%) C#
2 4 (8.70%) Python
3 3 (6.52%) C++
3 3 (6.52%) JavaScript
3 3 (6.52%) PowerShell
3 3 (6.52%) Ruby
4 2 (4.35%) Perl
5 1 (2.17%) SQL
5 1 (2.17%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (6.52%) Degree
1 3 (6.52%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (4.35%) MCSA
2 2 (4.35%) MCSE
2 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.17%) APMP
3 1 (2.17%) CCSP
3 1 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.17%) ISEB
3 1 (2.17%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (15.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (10.87%) NFS
3 4 (8.70%) Active Directory
4 3 (6.52%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (4.35%) Postfix
5 2 (4.35%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.17%) ISA Server
6 1 (2.17%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (2.17%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (13.04%) Puppet
2 4 (8.70%) NetBackup
3 3 (6.52%) vRealize
4 2 (4.35%) Ansible
4 2 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (4.35%) SCCM
5 1 (2.17%) AppDNA
5 1 (2.17%) Cacti
5 1 (2.17%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (2.17%) Nagios
5 1 (2.17%) OpenNMS
5 1 (2.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (2.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (21.74%) VMware
2 9 (19.57%) Cisco
3 8 (17.39%) NetApp
4 5 (10.87%) F5
4 5 (10.87%) Symantec
5 4 (8.70%) Oracle
6 3 (6.52%) Microsoft
6 3 (6.52%) Red Hat
7 2 (4.35%) Adobe
7 2 (4.35%) HP
7 2 (4.35%) Palo Alto
8 1 (2.17%) CA
8 1 (2.17%) Citrix
8 1 (2.17%) hybris
8 1 (2.17%) Veeam