The first table below looks at the demand for DNS skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the West Sussex region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 28 32 50
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +18
Contract jobs citing DNS 17 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 4.79% 2.60% 1.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.37% 19.61% 12.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 8 3
Average daily rate
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£220 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £271 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £425 £337
UK excluding London average daily rate £304 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-17.50% -
Communications & Networking Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
76 51 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 21.41% 13.25% 9.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 26 32
Average daily rate £225 £353 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.17% +3.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £283 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £438 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 1
Average hourly rate £15.00 £21.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.23% -42.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.44% -2.00%
DNS
South East

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DNS across the West Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

DNS
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DNS across the West Sussex region.

DNS Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

DNS
Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DNS across the West Sussex region.

DNS Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

DNS
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 11 July 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
Crawley +5 6 £223 -37.10% 3
Gatwick - 3 £220 -
Haywards Heath - - - -
Horsham - - - - 1
Petworth - - - -
DNS
South East

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex region citing DNS 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 DNS.

1 25 (96.15%) Windows
2 24 (92.31%) Active Directory
2 24 (92.31%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (76.92%) DHCP
4 19 (73.08%) Microsoft
5 18 (69.23%) VMware
6 16 (61.54%) Citrix
7 15 (57.69%) Configuration Management
8 14 (53.85%) MS Exchange
8 14 (53.85%) Exchange Server 2010
8 14 (53.85%) SCCM
9 13 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 12 (46.15%) Windows Server 2003
11 11 (42.31%) Internet
11 11 (42.31%) Red Hat
11 11 (42.31%) Microsoft Certification
11 11 (42.31%) Wi-Fi
11 11 (42.31%) SharePoint
11 11 (42.31%) Linux
11 11 (42.31%) MCSE
11 11 (42.31%) IIS
11 11 (42.31%) IaaS
11 11 (42.31%) SharePoint 2013
11 11 (42.31%) PKI
11 11 (42.31%) Office 365
11 11 (42.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 11 (42.31%) Microsoft Azure
11 11 (42.31%) Amazon AWS
12 10 (38.46%) UAG
12 10 (38.46%) Amazon RDS

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex region citing DNS 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 DNS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (53.85%) MS Exchange
1 14 (53.85%) Exchange Server 2010
2 11 (42.31%) SharePoint 2013
2 11 (42.31%) IIS
2 11 (42.31%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.85%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.85%) Apache
3 1 (3.85%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 8 (30.77%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (42.31%) Microsoft Azure
1 11 (42.31%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (42.31%) Office 365
1 11 (42.31%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (76.92%) DHCP
2 11 (42.31%) Internet
2 11 (42.31%) Wi-Fi
3 10 (38.46%) TCP/IP
4 7 (26.92%) LAN
4 7 (26.92%) WAN
5 4 (15.38%) VLAN
6 3 (11.54%) LDAP
7 2 (7.69%) PBX
7 2 (7.69%) VoIP
7 2 (7.69%) VPN
7 2 (7.69%) Network Security
7 2 (7.69%) MPLS
7 2 (7.69%) Firewall
7 2 (7.69%) SNMP
7 2 (7.69%) Wireless
8 1 (3.85%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (3.85%) DMVPN
8 1 (3.85%) SAN
8 1 (3.85%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (38.46%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 8 (30.77%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (15.38%) Server Engineer
2 4 (15.38%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 2 (7.69%) IT Consultant
3 2 (7.69%) Consultant
3 2 (7.69%) Network Specialist
4 1 (3.85%) SCCM Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Software Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) DBA
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (3.85%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (42.31%) PKI
2 4 (15.38%) Clustering
2 4 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 25 (96.15%) Windows
2 24 (92.31%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (46.15%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (42.31%) Linux
5 11 (42.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (15.38%) Windows 7
6 4 (15.38%) Windows XP
7 1 (3.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (57.69%) Configuration Management
2 9 (34.62%) ITIL
3 4 (15.38%) Change Management
3 4 (15.38%) Network Load Balancing
4 3 (11.54%) Problem Management
4 3 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (11.54%) Change Control
4 3 (11.54%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (11.54%) Data Security
4 3 (11.54%) Project Management
5 2 (7.69%) Network Management
6 1 (3.85%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.85%) CRM
6 1 (3.85%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.85%) Data Management
6 1 (3.85%) Software Engineering
6 1 (3.85%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 5 (19.23%) SQL
2 4 (15.38%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.85%) PL/SQL
3 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (42.31%) MCSE
1 11 (42.31%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (34.62%) MCP
2 9 (34.62%) MCSA
3 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
4 2 (7.69%) CCNP
4 2 (7.69%) CCNA
4 2 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 24 (92.31%) Active Directory
2 10 (38.46%) UAG
3 5 (19.23%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.85%) VMware ESX
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 14 (53.85%) SCCM
2 1 (3.85%) Data Guard
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (3.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (73.08%) Microsoft
2 18 (69.23%) VMware
3 16 (61.54%) Citrix
4 11 (42.31%) Red Hat
5 5 (19.23%) Oracle
6 2 (7.69%) Cisco