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 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Distributed interNet Applications (DNA)
Rank 605 563 563
Rank change year-on-year
-42 0
Contract jobs citing DNA 18 11 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.021% 0.039%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.042% 0.029% 0.054%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 18
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£350 £423 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.15% -6.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £372 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £477 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
-0.71% -12.55%
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
42787 38469 40705
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.71% 74.00% 72.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 26972 23861 23648
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1173 1069 1523
Average hourly rate £24.00 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.72% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.38 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-12.08% +3.44%

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 2 October 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 24 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 2 October 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
(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
England -25 16 £375 -11.24% 10
London +8 8 £450 +6.50% 4
East of England - 7 £375 - 5
North West - 1 £350 -
South East - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Hayes - - - -
Loughton - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Reading - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
Wolverhampton - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Essex - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
City of London - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - -

DNA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 11 (32.35%) SQL
1 11 (32.35%) MPLS
1 11 (32.35%) Capacity Planning
2 10 (29.41%) SQL Server
3 9 (26.47%) Business Objects
3 9 (26.47%) VPN
3 9 (26.47%) Citrix
3 9 (26.47%) Junos
4 8 (23.53%) Multicast
4 8 (23.53%) Juniper
4 8 (23.53%) IPv6
5 7 (20.59%) Active Directory
5 7 (20.59%) BusinessObjects
5 7 (20.59%) Windows
5 7 (20.59%) MS Excel
5 7 (20.59%) SAP
5 7 (20.59%) VBScript
5 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (20.59%) Internet
5 7 (20.59%) VMware
5 7 (20.59%) VMware ESX
5 7 (20.59%) Windows 8
5 7 (20.59%) AppDNA
5 7 (20.59%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (20.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (20.59%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (20.59%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (20.59%) PowerShell
5 7 (20.59%) Windows 7

DNA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 (5.88%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 7 (20.59%) MS Excel
2 5 (14.71%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 11 (32.35%) MPLS
2 9 (26.47%) VPN
2 9 (26.47%) Junos
3 8 (23.53%) Multicast
3 8 (23.53%) IPv6
4 7 (20.59%) Internet
5 6 (17.65%) VLAN
5 6 (17.65%) BGP
6 5 (14.71%) Ethernet
6 5 (14.71%) DWDM
7 1 (2.94%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 7 (20.59%) BusinessObjects
2 7 (20.59%) SQL Server 2012
2 7 (20.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (20.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.88%) KDB
3 2 (5.88%) NoSQL
3 2 (5.88%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.94%) DB2
4 1 (2.94%) OLAP
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.94%) Sybase ASE
4 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) ERwin
General
1 5 (14.71%) Front Office
2 3 (8.82%) Finance
3 2 (5.88%) Marketing
3 2 (5.88%) Advertising
4 1 (2.94%) Law
4 1 (2.94%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (32.35%) Network Engineer
2 7 (20.59%) Citrix Engineer
3 6 (17.65%) Lead Network Engineer
3 6 (17.65%) Analyst
4 5 (14.71%) Implementation Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) Network Implementation Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Applications Support
5 3 (8.82%) Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) NHS Information Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Information Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Report Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Data Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) C# Developer
7 1 (2.94%) DBA
7 1 (2.94%) Front Office Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Database Specialist
7 1 (2.94%) NHS Data Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Agile Coach
7 1 (2.94%) Digital Marketing Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) WPF
2 1 (2.94%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) NHS
2 4 (11.76%) Fixed Income
3 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.88%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (2.94%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.94%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.59%) Windows
1 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2003
1 7 (20.59%) Windows 8
1 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2008
1 7 (20.59%) Windows 7
2 3 (8.82%) Linux
3 1 (2.94%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (32.35%) Capacity Planning
2 6 (17.65%) ITIL
3 3 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (8.82%) TDD
4 2 (5.88%) Problem Management
4 2 (5.88%) Pay per click
4 2 (5.88%) Email Marketing
4 2 (5.88%) People Management
4 2 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (5.88%) Analytics
4 2 (5.88%) Low Latency
4 2 (5.88%) SEO
5 1 (2.94%) Scrum
5 1 (2.94%) Change Management
5 1 (2.94%) ERP
5 1 (2.94%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (2.94%) Line Management
5 1 (2.94%) Coaching
5 1 (2.94%) Network Management
5 1 (2.94%) Straight-Through Processing
Programming Languages
1 11 (32.35%) SQL
2 7 (20.59%) VBScript
2 7 (20.59%) PowerShell
3 2 (5.88%) C#
3 2 (5.88%) C++
3 2 (5.88%) Java
3 2 (5.88%) Perl
3 2 (5.88%) Python
3 2 (5.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) JNCIA
2 2 (5.88%) Degree
2 2 (5.88%) CCNP
2 2 (5.88%) CCNA
2 2 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.94%) JNCIS
System Software
1 7 (20.59%) Active Directory
1 7 (20.59%) VMware ESX
1 7 (20.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.94%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (20.59%) AppDNA
2 3 (8.82%) OPNET
Vendors
1 9 (26.47%) Business Objects
1 9 (26.47%) Citrix
2 8 (23.53%) Juniper
3 7 (20.59%) SAP
3 7 (20.59%) VMware
4 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
5 3 (8.82%) Reuters
5 3 (8.82%) Sybase
5 3 (8.82%) Tradeweb
6 2 (5.88%) Oracle
7 1 (2.94%) Perforce
7 1 (2.94%) Cisco
7 1 (2.94%) LexisNexis
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