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 31 March 2015 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 32 30 34
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Contract jobs citing DNS 25 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 4.73% 2.60% 2.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.94% 13.64% 26.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 7 9
Average daily rate
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£300 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £315 £354
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £330 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.54% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+48.43% +3.22%
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
109 66 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 20.64% 19.08% 9.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 44 27
Average daily rate £300 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 4
Average hourly rate £20.00 £15.50 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% -34.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £13.01 £12.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £41.70 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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 31 March 2015.

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 31 March 2015. 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
Worthing -3 10 £395 +31.66%
Crawley +3 5 £260 -
Gatwick - 2 £300 - 1
Horsham - 1 £251 - 1
Haywards Heath - - - -
East Grinstead - - - -
DNS
South East

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 30 (88.24%) Windows
2 27 (79.41%) Active Directory
3 26 (76.47%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (67.65%) DHCP
5 20 (58.82%) VMware
6 18 (52.94%) Microsoft
6 18 (52.94%) MS Exchange
6 18 (52.94%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (41.18%) ITIL
8 13 (38.24%) Hyper-V
8 13 (38.24%) HP
9 11 (32.35%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (32.35%) Internet
9 11 (32.35%) Migration
9 11 (32.35%) Exchange Server 2010
10 10 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
10 10 (29.41%) SCCM
11 9 (26.47%) Configuration Management
11 9 (26.47%) IIS
12 8 (23.53%) MCP
12 8 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2007
12 8 (23.53%) Windows 7
13 7 (20.59%) SharePoint 2013
13 7 (20.59%) Clustering
13 7 (20.59%) SQL Server
13 7 (20.59%) Linux
13 7 (20.59%) SharePoint
13 7 (20.59%) Cisco
13 7 (20.59%) SAN
14 6 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 (52.94%) MS Exchange
2 11 (32.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (26.47%) IIS
4 8 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (20.59%) SharePoint 2013
5 7 (20.59%) SharePoint
6 6 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2003
6 6 (17.65%) Lync
7 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (5.88%) IBM Notes
7 2 (5.88%) Apache
7 2 (5.88%) Tomcat
8 1 (2.94%) Lotus Domino
8 1 (2.94%) Site Server
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.94%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (17.65%) Office 365
2 5 (14.71%) IaaS
2 5 (14.71%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (14.71%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (67.65%) DHCP
2 11 (32.35%) Internet
3 7 (20.59%) SAN
4 6 (17.65%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (11.76%) Firewall
5 4 (11.76%) TCP/IP
6 3 (8.82%) VPN
7 2 (5.88%) LDAP
7 2 (5.88%) Intranet
7 2 (5.88%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (2.94%) VLAN
8 1 (2.94%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (2.94%) DMZ
8 1 (2.94%) MPLS
8 1 (2.94%) ADSL
8 1 (2.94%) LAN
8 1 (2.94%) WAN
8 1 (2.94%) Ethernet
8 1 (2.94%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.59%) SQL Server
2 5 (14.71%) Amazon RDS
General
1 3 (8.82%) Back Office
1 3 (8.82%) Finance
1 3 (8.82%) Online Betting
2 2 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (41.18%) Server Engineer
2 6 (17.65%) Analyst
3 5 (14.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Software Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Wintel Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Web Support Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Windows Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Support Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Web Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Messaging Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Wintel Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Messaging Specialist
7 1 (2.94%) Windows Administrator
7 1 (2.94%) Server Specialist
7 1 (2.94%) Windows Server Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) Clustering
2 5 (14.71%) PKI
2 5 (14.71%) Private Cloud
3 3 (8.82%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.94%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.94%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 30 (88.24%) Windows
2 26 (76.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (52.94%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (32.35%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (23.53%) Windows 7
6 7 (20.59%) Linux
7 5 (14.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (5.88%) UNIX
8 2 (5.88%) HPUX
9 1 (2.94%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (41.18%) ITIL
2 11 (32.35%) Migration
3 9 (26.47%) Configuration Management
4 4 (11.76%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (8.82%) E-Commerce
5 3 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (8.82%) Software Engineering
5 3 (8.82%) Load Balancing
6 2 (5.88%) Email Migration
6 2 (5.88%) Service Management
7 1 (2.94%) Change Management
7 1 (2.94%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.94%) Business Continuity
7 1 (2.94%) Project Management
7 1 (2.94%) CRM
7 1 (2.94%) Line Management
7 1 (2.94%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.71%) PowerShell
2 4 (11.76%) SQL
3 2 (5.88%) Java
3 2 (5.88%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.88%) Perl
4 1 (2.94%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (23.53%) MCP
2 6 (17.65%) MCSE
2 6 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (17.65%) SC Cleared
2 6 (17.65%) Security Cleared
3 5 (14.71%) MCSA
4 4 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.94%) CCNP
5 1 (2.94%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (79.41%) Active Directory
2 13 (38.24%) Hyper-V
3 10 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (17.65%) UAG
5 3 (8.82%) vSphere
6 2 (5.88%) ISA Server
6 2 (5.88%) VMware ESX
6 2 (5.88%) VMware Server
7 1 (2.94%) Terminal Services
7 1 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (29.41%) SCCM
2 4 (11.76%) SCOM
3 2 (5.88%) SCVMM
3 2 (5.88%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (2.94%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 20 (58.82%) VMware
2 18 (52.94%) Microsoft
3 13 (38.24%) HP
4 7 (20.59%) Cisco
5 5 (14.71%) Red Hat
5 5 (14.71%) Citrix
6 3 (8.82%) IBM
6 3 (8.82%) Rackspace
7 2 (5.88%) Oracle
7 2 (5.88%) Lotus
8 1 (2.94%) BT
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