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 24 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Distributed interNet Applications (DNA)
UK
Rank 564 608 603
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -5
Contract jobs citing DNA 44 20 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.097% 0.038% 0.015%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.046% 0.019%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 7
Median daily rate £480 £575 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.52% +43.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £485 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £500 £375
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £9.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £9.00 -

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
37606 43039 41704
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.82% 82.75% 79.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 24983 28189 26373
Median daily rate £450 £425 £422
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +0.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 946 1185 1114
Median hourly rate £36.00 £38.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +46.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £56.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

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 24 February 2017.

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 20 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 24 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
England +43 30 £480 -16.52% 18
South East - 13 £425 - 2
Buckinghamshire - 12 £425 - 1
London +20 9 £550 -4.34% 12
Glasgow - 9 - -
Scotland - 9 - -
North West - 7 - -
Manchester - 6 - -
Aylesbury - 4 - -
Milton Keynes - 4 £425 -
East of England +4 1 - - 4
Norfolk - 1 - -
Newbury - 1 - -
Warrington - 1 - -
Norwich - 1 - -
Sheffield - 1 - -
South Yorkshire - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -

DNA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 42 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (51.43%) Telecoms
3 35 (50.00%) Business Transformation
4 22 (31.43%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (25.71%) Project Management
6 15 (21.43%) Windows
6 15 (21.43%) Bluefish Communications
7 14 (20.00%) Active Directory
7 14 (20.00%) Banking
8 13 (18.57%) LAN
9 12 (17.14%) WAN
9 12 (17.14%) Microsoft
9 12 (17.14%) Finance
9 12 (17.14%) REST
10 11 (15.71%) Coaching
10 11 (15.71%) Cisco
10 11 (15.71%) MS Office
11 10 (14.29%) Web Services
11 10 (14.29%) Wireless
11 10 (14.29%) AWS CloudTrail
11 10 (14.29%) Public Cloud
11 10 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
11 10 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
11 10 (14.29%) Puppet
11 10 (14.29%) PowerShell
12 9 (12.86%) RSA SecurID
12 9 (12.86%) VPN
12 9 (12.86%) HP
12 9 (12.86%) SLA
13 8 (11.43%) Dell

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 1 (1.43%) Confluence
1 1 (1.43%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (15.71%) MS Office
2 3 (4.29%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (14.29%) AWS CloudTrail
1 10 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (11.43%) Office 365
3 2 (2.86%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 13 (18.57%) LAN
2 12 (17.14%) WAN
3 10 (14.29%) Wireless
4 9 (12.86%) VPN
5 3 (4.29%) HTTP
6 2 (2.86%) Unified Communications
7 1 (1.43%) BIG-IP
7 1 (1.43%) DHCP
7 1 (1.43%) DNS
7 1 (1.43%) Ethernet
7 1 (1.43%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 1 (1.43%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (1.43%) Firewall
7 1 (1.43%) IPsec
7 1 (1.43%) NetScaler
7 1 (1.43%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (1.43%) SSL
7 1 (1.43%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.43%) Value-Added Service
7 1 (1.43%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.43%) OrientDB
1 1 (1.43%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (2.86%) JIRA
2 1 (1.43%) GitLab
2 1 (1.43%) Jasmine
2 1 (1.43%) Jenkins
General
1 36 (51.43%) Telecoms
2 14 (20.00%) Banking
3 12 (17.14%) Finance
4 6 (8.57%) Marketing
5 4 (5.71%) Front Office
6 3 (4.29%) Legal
6 3 (4.29%) Retail
7 2 (2.86%) Retail Banking
8 1 (1.43%) Advertising
8 1 (1.43%) Electronics
8 1 (1.43%) Games
8 1 (1.43%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (14.29%) Security Engineer
2 9 (12.86%) Support Engineer
3 8 (11.43%) 1st/2nd Line Help Desk Support
3 8 (11.43%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 8 (11.43%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
3 8 (11.43%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 8 (11.43%) 2nd Line Support
3 8 (11.43%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 8 (11.43%) Developer
3 8 (11.43%) Help Desk Engineer
3 8 (11.43%) Help Desk Support
3 8 (11.43%) Help Desk Support Engineer
3 8 (11.43%) IT Engineer
3 8 (11.43%) IT Support
3 8 (11.43%) IT Support Engineer
3 8 (11.43%) Service Desk Engineer
3 8 (11.43%) Service Desk Support
4 7 (10.00%) Cabling Engineer
5 5 (7.14%) Consultant
5 5 (7.14%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (17.14%) REST
2 10 (14.29%) Web Services
3 2 (2.86%) Node.js
4 1 (1.43%) .NET
4 1 (1.43%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (1.43%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.43%) Apache Camel
4 1 (1.43%) CSS
4 1 (1.43%) HTML
4 1 (1.43%) HTML5
4 1 (1.43%) JMS
4 1 (1.43%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (1.43%) Play Framework
4 1 (1.43%) Sass
4 1 (1.43%) spray
Miscellaneous
1 22 (31.43%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (14.29%) Public Cloud
3 9 (12.86%) RSA SecurID
4 8 (11.43%) Smartphone
5 4 (5.71%) User Experience
6 3 (4.29%) Derivative
6 3 (4.29%) Equities
6 3 (4.29%) Equity Derivative
6 3 (4.29%) PMI
7 2 (2.86%) Data Centre
7 2 (2.86%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.86%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (1.43%) Clustering
8 1 (1.43%) Fixed Income
8 1 (1.43%) Online Games
8 1 (1.43%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 15 (21.43%) Windows
2 8 (11.43%) Android
2 8 (11.43%) Windows 7
3 5 (7.14%) Windows Vista
4 2 (2.86%) Linux
5 1 (1.43%) AIX
5 1 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.43%) Windows 2000
5 1 (1.43%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.43%) Windows NT
5 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.43%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (50.00%) Business Transformation
3 18 (25.71%) Project Management
4 11 (15.71%) Coaching
5 8 (11.43%) Incident Management
6 7 (10.00%) ITIL
6 7 (10.00%) Portfolio Management
6 7 (10.00%) Risk Management
7 6 (8.57%) Migration
7 6 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (7.14%) Customer Requirements
8 5 (7.14%) Service Management
9 4 (5.71%) Change Control
9 4 (5.71%) Cybersecurity
9 4 (5.71%) Programme Management
9 4 (5.71%) Re-Platforming
9 4 (5.71%) Service Delivery
10 3 (4.29%) Regulatory Compliance
10 3 (4.29%) Validation
10 3 (4.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 10 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 4 (5.71%) VBA
3 3 (4.29%) C#
4 2 (2.86%) C
4 2 (2.86%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.43%) ES6
5 1 (1.43%) Java
5 1 (1.43%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (5.71%) SC Cleared
1 4 (5.71%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.29%) CCNP
2 3 (4.29%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (4.29%) PMI Certification
3 2 (2.86%) MBA
4 1 (1.43%) CCA
4 1 (1.43%) CCAA
4 1 (1.43%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (1.43%) PgMP
4 1 (1.43%) PMP
4 1 (1.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.86%) SLA
2 3 (4.29%) GAMP
2 3 (4.29%) GxP
3 2 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.43%) Actionable Recommendations
4 1 (1.43%) QA
System Software
1 14 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (10.00%) XenApp
3 2 (2.86%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.43%) Docker
4 1 (1.43%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.43%) ISA Server
4 1 (1.43%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.43%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (14.29%) Puppet
2 7 (10.00%) AppDNA
3 1 (1.43%) ArcSight ESM
3 1 (1.43%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.43%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.43%) SCCM
3 1 (1.43%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 15 (21.43%) Bluefish Communications
2 12 (17.14%) Microsoft
3 11 (15.71%) Cisco
4 9 (12.86%) HP
5 8 (11.43%) Apple
5 8 (11.43%) Dell
5 8 (11.43%) Toshiba
6 7 (10.00%) Citrix
7 3 (4.29%) ServiceNow
8 2 (2.86%) Adobe
8 2 (2.86%) VMware
9 1 (1.43%) ArcSight
9 1 (1.43%) Avaya
9 1 (1.43%) Blue Coat
9 1 (1.43%) F5
9 1 (1.43%) Fortinet
9 1 (1.43%) Genesys
9 1 (1.43%) IBM
9 1 (1.43%) Juniper
9 1 (1.43%) SAP
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