The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 16 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 70 49 101
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +52
Contract jobs citing DNS 22 44 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.33% 2.91% 0.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.02% 23.28% 5.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 26 9
Average daily rate
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£305 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £263 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £376 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -11.11%
DNS
Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
183 189 269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 11.04% 12.51% 14.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 108 132
Average daily rate £325 £315 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% +1.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £435 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 14
Average hourly rate £14.50 £27.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.27% +61.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.45 £13.90 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.28 £110.00 £18.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DNS across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

DNS
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DNS across the West Yorkshire region.

DNS Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

DNS
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DNS across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

DNS Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

DNS
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DNS across the West Yorkshire region.

DNS Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

DNS
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 16 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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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
Leeds -8 16 £305 +1.66% 9
Wakefield -3 1 - -
Bradford -4 1 - - 1
Cleckheaton - - - -
Halifax - - - -
Huddersfield - - - - 1
Pontefract - - - -
DNS
Yorkshire

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 18 (54.55%) DHCP
2 15 (45.45%) Linux
2 15 (45.45%) TCP/IP
3 11 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 10 (30.30%) Microsoft
4 10 (30.30%) PHP
5 9 (27.27%) C++
5 9 (27.27%) Web Services
5 9 (27.27%) Windows
5 9 (27.27%) SSL
5 9 (27.27%) VMware
5 9 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (24.24%) Firewall
6 8 (24.24%) Software Engineering
6 8 (24.24%) Python
7 7 (21.21%) Amazon AWS
7 7 (21.21%) Juniper
7 7 (21.21%) Security Cleared
8 6 (18.18%) SC Cleared
8 6 (18.18%) VMware ESX
8 6 (18.18%) HP
8 6 (18.18%) ITIL
9 5 (15.15%) UNIX
9 5 (15.15%) Java
9 5 (15.15%) MS Exchange
9 5 (15.15%) Apache
9 5 (15.15%) Tomcat
9 5 (15.15%) SAN
9 5 (15.15%) Cisco
9 5 (15.15%) IBM

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 5 (15.15%) MS Exchange
1 5 (15.15%) Apache
1 5 (15.15%) Tomcat
1 5 (15.15%) nginx
2 4 (12.12%) SharePoint
3 3 (9.09%) WebSphere
3 3 (9.09%) Jetty
4 2 (6.06%) Office Communications Server
4 2 (6.06%) Node.js
4 2 (6.06%) IIS
5 1 (3.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) MS Office
2 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (3.03%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (21.21%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (12.12%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (9.09%) Google App Engine
4 1 (3.03%) Amazon S3
4 1 (3.03%) Office 365
4 1 (3.03%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 18 (54.55%) DHCP
2 15 (45.45%) TCP/IP
3 9 (27.27%) SSL
4 8 (24.24%) Firewall
5 5 (15.15%) VPN
5 5 (15.15%) SAN
5 5 (15.15%) Internet
6 4 (12.12%) MPLS
6 4 (12.12%) OSPF
6 4 (12.12%) BGP
6 4 (12.12%) Ethernet
6 4 (12.12%) SSH
6 4 (12.12%) VPLS
6 4 (12.12%) HTTP
7 3 (9.09%) Network Security
7 3 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (9.09%) IPsec
7 3 (9.09%) FTP
7 3 (9.09%) LDAP
8 1 (3.03%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.03%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (3.03%) SimpleDB
2 1 (3.03%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.03%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.03%) Redis
2 1 (3.03%) Couchbase
2 1 (3.03%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.03%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.03%) AdminStudio
2 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.03%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Law
Job Titles
1 8 (24.24%) Software Engineer
1 8 (24.24%) Cloud Software Engineer
1 8 (24.24%) Cloud Engineer
2 5 (15.15%) Architect
3 4 (12.12%) Design Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) IP Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Systems Designer
4 3 (9.09%) Designer
4 3 (9.09%) UNIX Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Administrator
6 1 (3.03%) IT Technician
6 1 (3.03%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Head of Operations
6 1 (3.03%) Head of Development
6 1 (3.03%) Windows Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) IT Support
6 1 (3.03%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (27.27%) Web Services
2 3 (9.09%) .NET
2 3 (9.09%) J2EE
2 3 (9.09%) Servlets
3 1 (3.03%) POSIX
3 1 (3.03%) Middleware
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (3.03%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Replication
1 2 (6.06%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.03%) NHS
2 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.03%) Data Integration
2 1 (3.03%) User Experience
2 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (45.45%) Linux
2 9 (27.27%) Windows
3 5 (15.15%) UNIX
4 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (9.09%) Solaris
6 2 (6.06%) AIX
6 2 (6.06%) CentOS
7 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
7 1 (3.03%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.03%) HPUX
7 1 (3.03%) Windows XP
7 1 (3.03%) VMS
7 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (3.03%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (24.24%) Software Engineering
2 6 (18.18%) ITIL
3 5 (15.15%) Network Design
3 5 (15.15%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (15.15%) DevOps
3 5 (15.15%) Kalman Filter
4 4 (12.12%) Configuration Management
5 3 (9.09%) Performance Analysis
5 3 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (9.09%) Capacity Management
6 2 (6.06%) Data Protection
6 2 (6.06%) Release Management
6 2 (6.06%) TDD
6 2 (6.06%) Service Management
7 1 (3.03%) Change Management
7 1 (3.03%) Validation
7 1 (3.03%) Migration
7 1 (3.03%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (3.03%) ERP
7 1 (3.03%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 10 (30.30%) PHP
2 9 (27.27%) C++
3 8 (24.24%) Python
4 5 (15.15%) Java
5 4 (12.12%) Shell Script
6 3 (9.09%) Ruby
6 3 (9.09%) PowerShell
6 3 (9.09%) Perl
7 2 (6.06%) Bash Shell
8 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
8 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (21.21%) Security Cleared
2 6 (18.18%) SC Cleared
3 4 (12.12%) JNCIP
3 4 (12.12%) JNCIE
4 3 (9.09%) MCSE
4 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (6.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (6.06%) MCSA
5 2 (6.06%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 11 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 9 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (18.18%) VMware ESX
4 3 (9.09%) Xen
4 3 (9.09%) Hyper-V
5 2 (6.06%) XenDesktop
5 2 (6.06%) vSphere
5 2 (6.06%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (6.06%) Terminal Services
6 1 (3.03%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (15.15%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (9.09%) Puppet
2 3 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (6.06%) HAProxy
3 2 (6.06%) NetBackup
3 2 (6.06%) WSUS
3 2 (6.06%) Salt
4 1 (3.03%) SCCM
4 1 (3.03%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 10 (30.30%) Microsoft
2 9 (27.27%) VMware
3 7 (21.21%) Juniper
4 6 (18.18%) HP
5 5 (15.15%) Cisco
5 5 (15.15%) IBM
5 5 (15.15%) NetApp
5 5 (15.15%) Symantec
6 4 (12.12%) Red Hat
6 4 (12.12%) Citrix
7 3 (9.09%) Dell
7 3 (9.09%) Blue Coat
7 3 (9.09%) Google
7 3 (9.09%) McAfee
7 3 (9.09%) Websense
8 2 (6.06%) Remedy
8 2 (6.06%) Oracle
8 2 (6.06%) BMC
9 1 (3.03%) Hyperion
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