The table below looks at the statistics for DNA skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DNA over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Distributed interNet Applications (DNA)
Rank 588 574 598
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +24
Contract jobs citing DNA 18 18 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.034% 0.019%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.042% 0.046% 0.026%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 7
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.22% +7.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £315 £450
% change year-on-year
+10.31% -30.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
42637 39139 42428
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.17% 74.09% 72.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 26610 24104 24590
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1188 1108 1539
Average hourly rate £24.00 £27.80 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.66% -10.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.56 £12.20 £12.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £49.65 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

DNA
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DNA within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 16 September 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DNA within the UK over the 3 months to 16 September 2014. 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
England -4 16 £375 -5.95% 8
London +12 8 £450 - 1
North West -3 1 £350 +12.90%
South East - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - - 1
Birmingham - - - -
Hayes - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Oxford - - - - 1
Reading - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
South Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
City of London - - - -
East Midlands - - - -

DNA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing DNA 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 DNA.

1 13 (34.21%) MPLS
1 13 (34.21%) Capacity Planning
2 11 (28.95%) SQL
3 10 (26.32%) Business Objects
3 10 (26.32%) SQL Server
3 10 (26.32%) IPv6
3 10 (26.32%) Multicast
4 9 (23.68%) Junos
4 9 (23.68%) VPN
4 9 (23.68%) Citrix
5 8 (21.05%) ITIL
5 8 (21.05%) Juniper
5 8 (21.05%) Internet
6 7 (18.42%) VMware
6 7 (18.42%) VMware ESX
6 7 (18.42%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (18.42%) NHS
6 7 (18.42%) SAP
6 7 (18.42%) VBScript
6 7 (18.42%) Active Directory
6 7 (18.42%) BusinessObjects
6 7 (18.42%) MS Excel
6 7 (18.42%) Windows
6 7 (18.42%) Windows 7
6 7 (18.42%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (18.42%) PowerShell
6 7 (18.42%) AppDNA
6 7 (18.42%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (18.42%) Windows 8
6 7 (18.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services

DNA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing DNA 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 DNA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.26%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 7 (18.42%) MS Excel
2 5 (13.16%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 13 (34.21%) MPLS
2 10 (26.32%) IPv6
2 10 (26.32%) Multicast
3 9 (23.68%) VPN
3 9 (23.68%) Junos
4 8 (21.05%) Internet
5 6 (15.79%) DWDM
5 6 (15.79%) Ethernet
5 6 (15.79%) VLAN
5 6 (15.79%) BGP
6 1 (2.63%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (26.32%) SQL Server
2 7 (18.42%) BusinessObjects
2 7 (18.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (18.42%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (18.42%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (7.89%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (5.26%) KDB
4 2 (5.26%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.63%) DB2
5 1 (2.63%) OLAP
5 1 (2.63%) Sybase ASE
5 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) ERwin
General
1 5 (13.16%) Front Office
2 3 (7.89%) Finance
3 2 (5.26%) Law
3 2 (5.26%) Advertising
3 2 (5.26%) Marketing
4 1 (2.63%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (34.21%) Network Engineer
2 8 (21.05%) Analyst
3 7 (18.42%) Citrix Engineer
4 6 (15.79%) Lead Network Engineer
5 5 (13.16%) Network Implementation Engineer
5 5 (13.16%) Implementation Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Applications Support
6 3 (7.89%) Consultant
6 3 (7.89%) Information Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) NHS Information Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Developer
8 1 (2.63%) Business Analyst
8 1 (2.63%) DBA
8 1 (2.63%) Front Office Developer
8 1 (2.63%) Database Specialist
8 1 (2.63%) Report Analyst
8 1 (2.63%) Data Analyst
8 1 (2.63%) C# Developer
8 1 (2.63%) Digital Marketing Consultant
8 1 (2.63%) Marketing Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.26%) WPF
2 1 (2.63%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) NHS
2 4 (10.53%) Fixed Income
3 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.26%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (2.63%) Economics
5 1 (2.63%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.42%) Windows Server 2003
1 7 (18.42%) Windows Server 2008
1 7 (18.42%) Windows 7
1 7 (18.42%) Windows 8
1 7 (18.42%) Windows
2 3 (7.89%) Linux
3 1 (2.63%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (34.21%) Capacity Planning
2 8 (21.05%) ITIL
3 4 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (7.89%) TDD
5 2 (5.26%) SEO
5 2 (5.26%) Pay per click
5 2 (5.26%) Problem Management
5 2 (5.26%) Email Marketing
5 2 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (5.26%) Analytics
5 2 (5.26%) Low Latency
5 2 (5.26%) People Management
6 1 (2.63%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (2.63%) Line Management
6 1 (2.63%) Coaching
6 1 (2.63%) User Stories
6 1 (2.63%) Straight-Through Processing
6 1 (2.63%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (2.63%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (2.63%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 11 (28.95%) SQL
2 7 (18.42%) VBScript
2 7 (18.42%) PowerShell
3 2 (5.26%) Python
3 2 (5.26%) Shell Script
3 2 (5.26%) C#
3 2 (5.26%) C++
3 2 (5.26%) Java
3 2 (5.26%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) JNCIA
2 2 (5.26%) CCNP
2 2 (5.26%) CCNA
2 2 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (5.26%) Degree
3 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.63%) JNCIS
System Software
1 7 (18.42%) Active Directory
1 7 (18.42%) VMware ESX
1 7 (18.42%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (18.42%) AppDNA
2 5 (13.16%) OPNET
Vendors
1 10 (26.32%) Business Objects
2 9 (23.68%) Citrix
3 8 (21.05%) Juniper
4 7 (18.42%) SAP
4 7 (18.42%) VMware
5 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
6 3 (7.89%) Tradeweb
6 3 (7.89%) Sybase
6 3 (7.89%) Reuters
7 2 (5.26%) Oracle
8 1 (2.63%) Cisco
8 1 (2.63%) Perforce
8 1 (2.63%) LexisNexis
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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