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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 28 - 39
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing DNS 10 0 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 2.87% - 1.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.39% - 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 8
Average daily rate
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£250 - £274
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 - £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £333 - £290
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -2.50%
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
61 29 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 17.53% 7.32% 7.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 15 30
Average daily rate £263 £450 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.66% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £248 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £601 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 0
Average hourly rate £14.75 £21.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.39% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

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 22 September 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 - 5 £235 - 3
East Grinstead - - - -
Gatwick - - - -
Horsham - - - -
DNS
South East

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 22 (91.67%) Windows
2 21 (87.50%) Active Directory
3 20 (83.33%) DHCP
4 19 (79.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (75.00%) MS Exchange
5 18 (75.00%) Microsoft
6 17 (70.83%) VMware
7 16 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
7 16 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (62.50%) Configuration Management
9 14 (58.33%) SCCM
10 13 (54.17%) Citrix
10 13 (54.17%) Microsoft Certification
10 13 (54.17%) SharePoint
10 13 (54.17%) MCSE
11 12 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
12 11 (45.83%) IaaS
12 11 (45.83%) Office 365
12 11 (45.83%) PKI
12 11 (45.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 11 (45.83%) Microsoft Azure
12 11 (45.83%) Amazon AWS
12 11 (45.83%) Linux
12 11 (45.83%) IIS
12 11 (45.83%) Red Hat
12 11 (45.83%) Internet
12 11 (45.83%) Wi-Fi
13 10 (41.67%) UAG
13 10 (41.67%) Amazon RDS
14 9 (37.50%) ITIL

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 18 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 16 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (54.17%) SharePoint
4 12 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
5 11 (45.83%) IIS
6 3 (12.50%) IBM Notes
6 3 (12.50%) Lync
6 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (4.17%) WebSphere
8 1 (4.17%) Apache
8 1 (4.17%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Office
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (45.83%) Microsoft Azure
1 11 (45.83%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (45.83%) Office 365
1 11 (45.83%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (83.33%) DHCP
2 11 (45.83%) Internet
2 11 (45.83%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (12.50%) LDAP
3 3 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 3 (12.50%) Firewall
4 2 (8.33%) VPN
4 2 (8.33%) SAN
4 2 (8.33%) LAN
4 2 (8.33%) PBX
4 2 (8.33%) VoIP
4 2 (8.33%) WAN
4 2 (8.33%) Wireless
4 2 (8.33%) Network Security
4 2 (8.33%) MPLS
4 2 (8.33%) Kerberos
4 2 (8.33%) SNMP
5 1 (4.17%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (4.17%) DMVPN
5 1 (4.17%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (41.67%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
1 1 (4.17%) Finance
1 1 (4.17%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 12 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (12.50%) Server Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Network Specialist
3 2 (8.33%) Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) IT Consultant
3 2 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) DBA
4 1 (4.17%) Migration Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (4.17%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Exchange Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Build Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Software Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (45.83%) PKI
2 4 (16.67%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.17%) Clustering
3 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 22 (91.67%) Windows
2 19 (79.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (45.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (45.83%) Linux
5 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (4.17%) UNIX
6 1 (4.17%) Mac OS X
6 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (62.50%) Configuration Management
2 9 (37.50%) ITIL
3 4 (16.67%) Migration
4 3 (12.50%) Problem Management
4 3 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (12.50%) Change Management
4 3 (12.50%) Email Migration
5 2 (8.33%) Network Management
5 2 (8.33%) Project Management
6 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.17%) CRM
6 1 (4.17%) E-Commerce
6 1 (4.17%) Software Engineering
6 1 (4.17%) Load Balancing
6 1 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) PL/SQL
1 1 (4.17%) SQL
1 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (54.17%) MCSE
1 13 (54.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (37.50%) MCP
2 9 (37.50%) MCSA
3 2 (8.33%) CCNP
3 2 (8.33%) CCNA
3 2 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 21 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 10 (41.67%) UAG
3 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.17%) XenDesktop
4 1 (4.17%) VMware ESX
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (58.33%) SCCM
2 3 (12.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (4.17%) Data Guard
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (4.17%) NetBackup
3 1 (4.17%) Backup Exec
3 1 (4.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 17 (70.83%) VMware
3 13 (54.17%) Citrix
4 11 (45.83%) Red Hat
5 3 (12.50%) Lotus
6 2 (8.33%) Cisco
7 1 (4.17%) Oracle
7 1 (4.17%) HP
7 1 (4.17%) Apple
7 1 (4.17%) CheckPoint
7 1 (4.17%) Symantec
7 1 (4.17%) Juniper
7 1 (4.17%) NetApp
7 1 (4.17%) ProCurve
7 1 (4.17%) F5