The table below looks at the statistics 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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 37 31 37
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +6
Contract jobs citing DNS 10 21 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 2.10% 4.43% 0.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.24% 22.11% 6.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 17 1
Average daily rate £300 £300 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £19.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £23.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-13.04% +43.75%
DNS
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the West Sussex region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
58 95 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 12.16% 20.04% 13.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 58 25
Average daily rate £400 £305 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.14% -6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £420 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 14 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 £36.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.33% +132.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +23.80%

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 8 February 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
(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
Crawley -4 6 - - 1
Gatwick -3 1 - -
DNS
South East

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 27 (81.82%) TCP/IP
2 22 (66.67%) DHCP
3 19 (57.58%) ITIL
4 16 (48.48%) Linux
4 16 (48.48%) FTP
5 15 (45.45%) LDAP
6 14 (42.42%) Active Directory
7 13 (39.39%) LAN
7 13 (39.39%) VMware
7 13 (39.39%) VMware Infrastructure
8 12 (36.36%) WAN
9 11 (33.33%) VPN
10 10 (30.30%) SMTP
10 10 (30.30%) Cisco Certification
10 10 (30.30%) CCNA
10 10 (30.30%) Cisco
10 10 (30.30%) CheckPoint
10 10 (30.30%) CCENT
10 10 (30.30%) Cisco ASA
10 10 (30.30%) Firewall
11 9 (27.27%) Unix
11 9 (27.27%) F5
12 8 (24.24%) Windows Server
12 8 (24.24%) Windows
13 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
13 7 (21.21%) CCNP
13 7 (21.21%) Aruba
14 6 (18.18%) REST
14 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
14 6 (18.18%) F5 BIG-IP LTM

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 6 (18.18%) Apache
1 6 (18.18%) Tomcat
2 5 (15.15%) MS Exchange
3 4 (12.12%) IIS
4 3 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (9.09%) SharePoint
4 3 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (6.06%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.06%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (9.09%) Office 365
2 2 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.06%) IaaS
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 27 (81.82%) TCP/IP
2 22 (66.67%) DHCP
3 16 (48.48%) FTP
4 15 (45.45%) LDAP
5 13 (39.39%) LAN
6 12 (36.36%) WAN
7 11 (33.33%) VPN
8 10 (30.30%) Cisco ASA
8 10 (30.30%) Firewall
8 10 (30.30%) SMTP
9 6 (18.18%) BIG-IP
9 6 (18.18%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 6 (18.18%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 6 (18.18%) HTTP
9 6 (18.18%) HTTPS
9 6 (18.18%) ICMP
9 6 (18.18%) SSL
10 5 (15.15%) Internet
10 5 (15.15%) SNMP
10 5 (15.15%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) Oracle Database
1 3 (9.09%) Oracle Database 10g
1 3 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (6.06%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (18.18%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.06%) Billing
2 2 (6.06%) Finance
3 1 (3.03%) Back Office
3 1 (3.03%) Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.03%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 10 (30.30%) Network Engineer
2 6 (18.18%) Applications Support
3 5 (15.15%) Applications Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) Applications Support Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) Check Point Specialist
3 5 (15.15%) Check Point Support
3 5 (15.15%) Firewall Specialist
3 5 (15.15%) Firewall Support
3 5 (15.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) IP Network Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) Network Specialist
3 5 (15.15%) Network Support
3 5 (15.15%) Network Support Specialist
3 5 (15.15%) Support Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) Support Specialist
3 5 (15.15%) WAN Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Middleware Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) DBA
5 3 (9.09%) Firewall Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Web Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.18%) J2EE
1 6 (18.18%) Middleware
1 6 (18.18%) REST
1 6 (18.18%) SOAP
2 2 (6.06%) 802.1X
2 2 (6.06%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Algorithms
2 3 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 3 (9.09%) PKI
3 2 (6.06%) Clustering
3 2 (6.06%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 16 (48.48%) Linux
2 9 (27.27%) Unix
3 8 (24.24%) Windows
3 8 (24.24%) Windows Server
4 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (6.06%) Solaris
6 2 (6.06%) Windows 7
6 2 (6.06%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (57.58%) ITIL
2 6 (18.18%) Load Balancing
2 6 (18.18%) Service Management
3 5 (15.15%) High Availability
4 3 (9.09%) Configuration Management
4 3 (9.09%) E-Commerce
4 3 (9.09%) ITIL V3
5 2 (6.06%) Change Management
5 2 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (6.06%) Migration
5 2 (6.06%) Network Design
5 2 (6.06%) Patch Management
5 2 (6.06%) Problem Management
5 2 (6.06%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (6.06%) Service Delivery
5 2 (6.06%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 1 (3.03%) DevOps
6 1 (3.03%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.18%) Tcl
2 4 (12.12%) JavaScript
2 4 (12.12%) Perl
3 3 (9.09%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (30.30%) CCENT
1 10 (30.30%) CCNA
1 10 (30.30%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (21.21%) CCNP
3 5 (15.15%) CCSA
3 5 (15.15%) CCSE
3 5 (15.15%) Check Point Certification
3 5 (15.15%) MCSE
3 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (12.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (9.09%) MCP
5 3 (9.09%) MCSA
6 2 (6.06%) JNCIA
6 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared
6 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 14 (42.42%) Active Directory
2 13 (39.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (9.09%) UAG
3 3 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (6.06%) Terminal Services
4 2 (6.06%) vCloud
4 2 (6.06%) VirtualBox
4 2 (6.06%) VMware ESX
4 2 (6.06%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) Data Guard
1 3 (9.09%) Oracle RMAN
1 3 (9.09%) SCCM
2 2 (6.06%) Cacti
3 1 (3.03%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (39.39%) VMware
2 10 (30.30%) CheckPoint
2 10 (30.30%) Cisco
3 9 (27.27%) F5
4 7 (21.21%) Aruba
4 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
5 5 (15.15%) Citrix
5 5 (15.15%) Oracle
6 4 (12.12%) Juniper
7 3 (9.09%) Red Hat
8 2 (6.06%) 3PAR
8 2 (6.06%) Qualys
8 2 (6.06%) SolarWinds
9 1 (3.03%) SAP
9 1 (3.03%) ServiceNow
9 1 (3.03%) Sun