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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 39 40 34
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Contract jobs citing DNS 9 2 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 2.26% 0.54% 3.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.93% 4.88% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 15
Average daily rate
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£295 £338 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.59% -0.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £338 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £338 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £324
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+28.37% -2.63%
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
43 41 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 10.80% 11.08% 15.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 23 54
Average daily rate £295 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.59% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £453 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 5
Average hourly rate £20.00 £27.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.92% +38.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £16.60 £13.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £37.40 £26.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.00 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+11.90% -3.06%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DNS across the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

DNS Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 December 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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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 +2 1 £388 +14.81% 1
Shoreham-by-Sea - 1 - -
Worthing - - - -
Burgess Hill - - - -
East Grinstead - - - -
Gatwick - - - -
Horsham - - - -
DNS
South East

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 17 (89.47%) Windows
2 15 (78.95%) Active Directory
3 14 (73.68%) DHCP
4 12 (63.16%) Microsoft
4 12 (63.16%) MS Exchange
4 12 (63.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (52.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (47.37%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (42.11%) Lync
7 8 (42.11%) MCSE
7 8 (42.11%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (42.11%) VMware
8 7 (36.84%) Migration
8 7 (36.84%) SharePoint
8 7 (36.84%) SCCM
9 6 (31.58%) SharePoint 2013
9 6 (31.58%) Internet
9 6 (31.58%) Configuration Management
10 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (26.32%) Lotus
10 5 (26.32%) Blackberry
10 5 (26.32%) Citrix
10 5 (26.32%) IBM Notes
10 5 (26.32%) MCP
10 5 (26.32%) Office 365
10 5 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2013
10 5 (26.32%) Email Migration
11 4 (21.05%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 4 (21.05%) Root Cause Analysis
11 4 (21.05%) IaaS

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 12 (63.16%) MS Exchange
2 9 (47.37%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (42.11%) Lync
4 7 (36.84%) SharePoint
5 6 (31.58%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (26.32%) IBM Notes
7 4 (21.05%) IIS
8 1 (5.26%) Lotus Domino
8 1 (5.26%) Site Server
8 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
8 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (26.32%) Office 365
2 4 (21.05%) IaaS
2 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (15.79%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (73.68%) DHCP
2 6 (31.58%) Internet
3 4 (21.05%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (15.79%) Firewall
4 3 (15.79%) Kerberos
4 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
5 2 (10.53%) VPN
5 2 (10.53%) SAN
5 2 (10.53%) SNMP
5 2 (10.53%) LDAP
5 2 (10.53%) LAN
5 2 (10.53%) PBX
5 2 (10.53%) VoIP
5 2 (10.53%) WAN
5 2 (10.53%) MPLS
5 2 (10.53%) Wireless
5 2 (10.53%) Network Security
6 1 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (5.26%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (5.26%) DMVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) Amazon RDS
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
1 2 (10.53%) Online Betting
2 1 (5.26%) Retail
2 1 (5.26%) Back Office
2 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Server Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Server Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Network Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) Server Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) Exchange Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) IT Support
4 1 (5.26%) Build Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Wintel Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Support Technician
4 1 (5.26%) Messaging Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) Migration Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) IT Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Blackberry
2 4 (21.05%) PKI
3 3 (15.79%) Clustering
4 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (5.26%) Client/Server
5 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 17 (89.47%) Windows
2 12 (63.16%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (52.63%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (21.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (21.05%) Linux
6 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
7 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
7 1 (5.26%) Mac OS X
7 1 (5.26%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Migration
2 6 (31.58%) Configuration Management
3 5 (26.32%) Email Migration
4 4 (21.05%) ITIL
4 4 (21.05%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (10.53%) Network Management
5 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (10.53%) Project Management
6 1 (5.26%) Change Management
6 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (5.26%) Business Continuity
6 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
6 1 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
Qualifications
1 8 (42.11%) MCSE
1 8 (42.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (26.32%) MCP
3 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
3 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
3 4 (21.05%) MCSA
4 2 (10.53%) CCNP
4 2 (10.53%) CCNA
4 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (78.95%) Active Directory
2 4 (21.05%) UAG
3 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (10.53%) Hyper-V
5 1 (5.26%) XenDesktop
5 1 (5.26%) vSphere
5 1 (5.26%) Terminal Services
5 1 (5.26%) ISA Server
5 1 (5.26%) VMware ESX
5 1 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (36.84%) SCCM
2 4 (21.05%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (10.53%) SCOM
4 1 (5.26%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (5.26%) NetBackup
4 1 (5.26%) Backup Exec
4 1 (5.26%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (63.16%) Microsoft
2 8 (42.11%) VMware
3 5 (26.32%) Citrix
3 5 (26.32%) Lotus
4 4 (21.05%) Red Hat
4 4 (21.05%) HP
5 2 (10.53%) Cisco
6 1 (5.26%) IBM
6 1 (5.26%) Apple
6 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint
6 1 (5.26%) Symantec
6 1 (5.26%) Juniper
6 1 (5.26%) NetApp
6 1 (5.26%) ProCurve
6 1 (5.26%) F5