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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Distributed interNet Applications (DNA)
Rank 611 652 621
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -31
Contract jobs citing DNA 23 12 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.043% 0.021% 0.025%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.052% 0.026% 0.032%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 5 7
Median daily rate £500 £450 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +30.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £396 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £632 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £513 £345
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +48.55%
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
44125 46854 44293
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.77% 80.31% 78.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 29124 30464 27427
Median daily rate £438 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1091 1262 1199
Median hourly rate £28.50 £31.44 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.35% +31.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £52.17 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

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 27 August 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 12 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 27 August 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 +31 23 £500 +13.96% 15
London +26 19 £500 +16.95% 11
City of London - 7 £550 - 2
South East +9 2 £300 -47.82%
West Midlands - 2 £500 -
Staffordshire - 2 £500 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 2 £500 -
Berkshire +6 1 £300 -47.82%
Newbury -4 1 £300 -
Staines - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 - -
Westminster - 1 - -

DNA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (29.55%) Fintech
2 12 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (25.00%) Linux
4 8 (18.18%) Windows
4 8 (18.18%) VMware
5 7 (15.91%) Cisco
5 7 (15.91%) NetApp
5 7 (15.91%) High Availability
6 6 (13.64%) Unix
6 6 (13.64%) MS Excel
6 6 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (13.64%) Telecoms
7 5 (11.36%) TDD
7 5 (11.36%) Data Management
7 5 (11.36%) Symantec
7 5 (11.36%) SAN
7 5 (11.36%) Marketing
7 5 (11.36%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (11.36%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (9.09%) NAS
8 4 (9.09%) Rapid Prototyping
8 4 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
8 4 (9.09%) Puppet
8 4 (9.09%) Fibre Channel
8 4 (9.09%) Data Centre
8 4 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
8 4 (9.09%) Mobile App
8 4 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (9.09%) Cloud Foundry

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 4 (9.09%) Cloud Foundry
1 4 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (6.82%) Apache
2 3 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (6.82%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.82%) Skype for Business
3 2 (4.55%) Office Communications Server
3 2 (4.55%) OpenStack
4 1 (2.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.27%) IIS
4 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.27%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.27%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (13.64%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.82%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (4.55%) Adobe After Effects
3 2 (4.55%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (4.55%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (4.55%) OmniGraffle
3 2 (4.55%) Photoshop
4 1 (2.27%) MS Office
4 1 (2.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Magento
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (2.27%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.27%) IaaS
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.36%) SAN
2 4 (9.09%) Fibre Channel
2 4 (9.09%) NAS
3 3 (6.82%) DNS
3 3 (6.82%) Intranet
3 3 (6.82%) iSCSI
4 2 (4.55%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (4.55%) Firewall
4 2 (4.55%) LAN
4 2 (4.55%) SMTP
4 2 (4.55%) SNMP
4 2 (4.55%) WAN
5 1 (2.27%) DHCP
5 1 (2.27%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (2.27%) FWSM
5 1 (2.27%) LDAP
5 1 (2.27%) NX-OS
5 1 (2.27%) PABX
5 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.27%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.55%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Axure RP
2 1 (2.27%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 6 (13.64%) Telecoms
2 5 (11.36%) Marketing
3 4 (9.09%) Games
4 3 (6.82%) Law
5 2 (4.55%) Banking
5 2 (4.55%) Multimedia
6 1 (2.27%) Automotive
6 1 (2.27%) Brand Awareness
6 1 (2.27%) Finance
6 1 (2.27%) Legal
6 1 (2.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (25.00%) Administrator
2 6 (13.64%) Designer
3 5 (11.36%) Analyst
3 5 (11.36%) Developer
4 4 (9.09%) Consultant
5 3 (6.82%) Java Developer
5 3 (6.82%) Senior Developer
5 3 (6.82%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (6.82%) Storage Administrator
5 3 (6.82%) Windows Administrator
6 2 (4.55%) Compliance Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) Copywriter
6 2 (4.55%) Creative Designer
6 2 (4.55%) Creative Graphic Designer
6 2 (4.55%) Exchange Administrator
6 2 (4.55%) Graphic Designer
6 2 (4.55%) Interaction Designer
6 2 (4.55%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (4.55%) Project Manager
6 2 (4.55%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.82%) AngularJS
1 3 (6.82%) CSS
1 3 (6.82%) Sinatra
1 3 (6.82%) Spring
1 3 (6.82%) Web Services
2 2 (4.55%) LAMP
3 1 (2.27%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 13 (29.55%) Fintech
2 4 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 4 (9.09%) Mobile App
2 4 (9.09%) Replication
3 3 (6.82%) Blackberry
3 3 (6.82%) Online Games
4 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.55%) Interactive TV
4 2 (4.55%) Private Cloud
4 2 (4.55%) User Experience
4 2 (4.55%) Video Editing
5 1 (2.27%) Derivative
5 1 (2.27%) Device Driver
5 1 (2.27%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (2.27%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 11 (25.00%) Linux
2 8 (18.18%) Windows
3 6 (13.64%) Unix
4 3 (6.82%) CentOS
4 3 (6.82%) Data ONTAP
4 3 (6.82%) Windows Server
4 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (4.55%) Mac OS
6 1 (2.27%) Mac OS X
6 1 (2.27%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (15.91%) High Availability
3 6 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (11.36%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (11.36%) Data Management
4 5 (11.36%) TDD
5 4 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (9.09%) Rapid Prototyping
6 3 (6.82%) B2B
6 3 (6.82%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (6.82%) Data Security
6 3 (6.82%) ITIL
6 3 (6.82%) Marketing Strategy
6 3 (6.82%) Migration
6 3 (6.82%) Open Source
6 3 (6.82%) Time Management
7 2 (4.55%) Information Security
7 2 (4.55%) Resource Management
7 2 (4.55%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.09%) Java
2 3 (6.82%) Bash Shell
2 3 (6.82%) JavaScript
2 3 (6.82%) PowerShell
2 3 (6.82%) Python
2 3 (6.82%) Ruby
3 2 (4.55%) C#
3 2 (4.55%) Perl
3 2 (4.55%) VBA
4 1 (2.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.82%) Degree
1 3 (6.82%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (4.55%) MCSA
2 2 (4.55%) MCSE
2 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.27%) APMP
3 1 (2.27%) CCSP
3 1 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.27%) ISEB
3 1 (2.27%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (11.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 4 (9.09%) NFS
3 2 (4.55%) Postfix
3 2 (4.55%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (2.27%) ISA Server
4 1 (2.27%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (9.09%) NetBackup
1 4 (9.09%) Puppet
2 3 (6.82%) vRealize
3 2 (4.55%) Ansible
4 1 (2.27%) AirWatch
4 1 (2.27%) Cacti
4 1 (2.27%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (2.27%) Nagios
4 1 (2.27%) OpenNMS
4 1 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.27%) SCCM
4 1 (2.27%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (2.27%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (18.18%) VMware
2 7 (15.91%) Cisco
2 7 (15.91%) NetApp
3 5 (11.36%) Symantec
4 3 (6.82%) F5
4 3 (6.82%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.82%) Red Hat
5 2 (4.55%) Adobe
6 1 (2.27%) BT
6 1 (2.27%) CA
6 1 (2.27%) Ericsson
6 1 (2.27%) HP
6 1 (2.27%) hybris
6 1 (2.27%) Mitel
6 1 (2.27%) Oracle
6 1 (2.27%) Palo Alto
6 1 (2.27%) Red Box
6 1 (2.27%) Veeam