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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 28 46 45
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -1
Contract jobs citing DNS 16 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 4.27% 0.48% 0.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.86% 5.00% 8.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 1 0
Average daily rate
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£223 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.42% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +5.26%
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
70 40 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 18.67% 9.57% 6.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 21 20
Average daily rate £256 £390 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.29% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £275 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £539 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 1
Average hourly rate £14.50 £21.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.55% -42.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.88 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 20 August 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 +15 8 £225 - 2
Gatwick - 1 £210 -
Haywards Heath - - - -
Horsham - - - -
Petworth - - - -
DNS
South East

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 26 (92.86%) Windows
2 25 (89.29%) Active Directory
3 22 (78.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (75.00%) DHCP
4 21 (75.00%) Microsoft
5 18 (64.29%) VMware
6 17 (60.71%) MS Exchange
7 15 (53.57%) Citrix
7 15 (53.57%) Configuration Management
7 15 (53.57%) SCCM
7 15 (53.57%) Exchange Server 2010
7 15 (53.57%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (46.43%) SharePoint
9 12 (42.86%) MCSE
9 12 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
9 12 (42.86%) SharePoint 2013
10 11 (39.29%) Office 365
10 11 (39.29%) Microsoft Azure
10 11 (39.29%) Amazon AWS
10 11 (39.29%) IaaS
10 11 (39.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (39.29%) PKI
10 11 (39.29%) Red Hat
10 11 (39.29%) Internet
10 11 (39.29%) Wi-Fi
10 11 (39.29%) Linux
10 11 (39.29%) IIS
11 10 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
11 10 (35.71%) Amazon RDS
11 10 (35.71%) UAG

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 17 (60.71%) MS Exchange
2 15 (53.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (46.43%) SharePoint
4 12 (42.86%) SharePoint 2013
5 11 (39.29%) IIS
6 3 (10.71%) Lync
6 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (10.71%) IBM Notes
7 2 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (3.57%) WebLogic
8 1 (3.57%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.57%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (39.29%) Office 365
1 11 (39.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 11 (39.29%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (39.29%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (75.00%) DHCP
2 11 (39.29%) Internet
2 11 (39.29%) Wi-Fi
3 7 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 5 (17.86%) LAN
4 5 (17.86%) WAN
5 3 (10.71%) LDAP
6 2 (7.14%) Kerberos
6 2 (7.14%) SNMP
6 2 (7.14%) VPN
6 2 (7.14%) PBX
6 2 (7.14%) VoIP
6 2 (7.14%) MPLS
6 2 (7.14%) Firewall
6 2 (7.14%) Wireless
6 2 (7.14%) Network Security
6 2 (7.14%) VLAN
7 1 (3.57%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (3.57%) DMVPN
7 1 (3.57%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (35.71%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
General
1 5 (17.86%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 11 (39.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) Server Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (7.14%) Analyst
3 2 (7.14%) IT Consultant
3 2 (7.14%) Consultant
3 2 (7.14%) Network Specialist
3 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (3.57%) Exchange Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Migration Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (3.57%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Build Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) SCCM Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) DBA
4 1 (3.57%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (39.29%) PKI
2 3 (10.71%) Blackberry
2 3 (10.71%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (7.14%) Clustering
4 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.57%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 26 (92.86%) Windows
2 22 (78.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (53.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (39.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (39.29%) Linux
5 10 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (10.71%) Windows 7
7 2 (7.14%) Windows XP
8 1 (3.57%) Mac OS X
8 1 (3.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (53.57%) Configuration Management
2 9 (32.14%) ITIL
3 4 (14.29%) Migration
3 4 (14.29%) Change Management
4 3 (10.71%) Problem Management
4 3 (10.71%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (10.71%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (10.71%) Email Migration
4 3 (10.71%) Project Management
5 2 (7.14%) Data Security
5 2 (7.14%) Change Control
5 2 (7.14%) Network Management
5 2 (7.14%) Network Load Balancing
6 1 (3.57%) Load Balancing
6 1 (3.57%) Data Management
6 1 (3.57%) Software Engineering
6 1 (3.57%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (3.57%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.57%) CRM
6 1 (3.57%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.71%) SQL
2 2 (7.14%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.57%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (42.86%) MCSE
1 12 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (32.14%) MCP
2 9 (32.14%) MCSA
3 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
4 2 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (7.14%) CCNP
4 2 (7.14%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 25 (89.29%) Active Directory
2 10 (35.71%) UAG
3 3 (10.71%) Hyper-V
4 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (3.57%) VMware ESX
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (3.57%) XenDesktop
5 1 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (53.57%) SCCM
2 3 (10.71%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (3.57%) WSUS
3 1 (3.57%) NetBackup
3 1 (3.57%) Data Guard
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 21 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 18 (64.29%) VMware
3 15 (53.57%) Citrix
4 11 (39.29%) Red Hat
5 3 (10.71%) Lotus
5 3 (10.71%) Oracle
6 2 (7.14%) Cisco
7 1 (3.57%) Symantec
7 1 (3.57%) Apple