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 31 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 95 77 48
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -29
Contract jobs citing DNS 30 19 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.30% 1.14% 3.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.97% 9.90% 28.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 7 30
Average daily rate
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£311 £305 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% +1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £280 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £430 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £321 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.94% +7.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 £14.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.17% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+19.58% -10.00%
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
301 192 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 13.08% 11.49% 12.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 105 119
Average daily rate £375 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £200 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £434 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 7 5
Average hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £31.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -54.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £9.60 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £161.50 £22.20 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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 31 August 2015.

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 31 August 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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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 -17 25 £310 +1.63% 18
Halifax - 4 £428 -
DNS
Yorkshire

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 43 (65.15%) Microsoft
2 35 (53.03%) DHCP
3 33 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 32 (48.48%) Windows
5 31 (46.97%) Active Directory
5 31 (46.97%) VMware
6 27 (40.91%) VMware Infrastructure
7 25 (37.88%) Linux
8 21 (31.82%) IIS
9 18 (27.27%) ITIL
9 18 (27.27%) HTTP
9 18 (27.27%) WebSphere
10 17 (25.76%) Continuous Integration
10 17 (25.76%) Agile Software Development
10 17 (25.76%) Java
10 17 (25.76%) .NET
10 17 (25.76%) Configuration Management
11 16 (24.24%) SSL
11 16 (24.24%) Jenkins
12 15 (22.73%) Cloud Computing
12 15 (22.73%) Amazon EC2
12 15 (22.73%) Google App Engine
12 15 (22.73%) Amazon AWS
12 15 (22.73%) Google
12 15 (22.73%) Xen
12 15 (22.73%) FTP
12 15 (22.73%) Cisco
12 15 (22.73%) Apache
12 15 (22.73%) IPsec
12 15 (22.73%) Google Cloud Platform

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 21 (31.82%) IIS
2 18 (27.27%) WebSphere
3 15 (22.73%) Apache
4 14 (21.21%) Tomcat
4 14 (21.21%) Jetty
4 14 (21.21%) nginx
5 11 (16.67%) MS Exchange
6 7 (10.61%) Lync
7 5 (7.58%) SharePoint
8 4 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (6.06%) WebSphere Application Server
8 4 (6.06%) Office Communications Server
9 3 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (3.03%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 7 (10.61%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 3 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (22.73%) Cloud Computing
1 15 (22.73%) Amazon EC2
1 15 (22.73%) Google App Engine
1 15 (22.73%) Amazon AWS
1 15 (22.73%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.52%) SaaS
2 1 (1.52%) PaaS
2 1 (1.52%) Office 365
2 1 (1.52%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (53.03%) DHCP
2 33 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 18 (27.27%) HTTP
4 16 (24.24%) SSL
5 15 (22.73%) FTP
5 15 (22.73%) IPsec
6 14 (21.21%) Firewall
7 11 (16.67%) Internet
8 10 (15.15%) BIG-IP
9 8 (12.12%) Intranet
10 6 (9.09%) Extranet
10 6 (9.09%) SAN
11 5 (7.58%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 5 (7.58%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 3 (4.55%) DMZ
12 3 (4.55%) VPN
12 3 (4.55%) LAN
12 3 (4.55%) WAN
13 2 (3.03%) VoIP
13 2 (3.03%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (3.03%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.52%) MySQL
3 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.52%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (24.24%) Jenkins
2 5 (7.58%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.52%) Fiddler
General
1 11 (16.67%) Finance
2 3 (4.55%) Electronics
2 3 (4.55%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.55%) Manufacturing
2 3 (4.55%) Marketing
3 2 (3.03%) Banking
3 2 (3.03%) Retail
3 2 (3.03%) Retail Banking
3 2 (3.03%) Law
4 1 (1.52%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (12.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (10.61%) Administrator
3 6 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
4 5 (7.58%) Support Engineer
5 4 (6.06%) Technical Leader
5 4 (6.06%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (4.55%) Ruby Developer
6 3 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (4.55%) Developer
6 3 (4.55%) Analyst
6 3 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (3.03%) Network Consultant
7 2 (3.03%) Consultant
7 2 (3.03%) Network Engineer
7 2 (3.03%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (3.03%) Technical Specialist
7 2 (3.03%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (3.03%) Linux Administrator
7 2 (3.03%) Virtualisation Consultant
7 2 (3.03%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (25.76%) .NET
2 14 (21.21%) J2EE
2 14 (21.21%) Servlets
3 2 (3.03%) CSS
3 2 (3.03%) Application Packaging
4 1 (1.52%) HTML
4 1 (1.52%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.61%) Replication
1 7 (10.61%) Data Centre
2 6 (9.09%) Clustering
3 4 (6.06%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.55%) Blackberry
4 3 (4.55%) DTV
5 2 (3.03%) PKI
6 1 (1.52%) Statistics
6 1 (1.52%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.52%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.52%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 32 (48.48%) Windows
2 25 (37.88%) Linux
3 13 (19.70%) UNIX
3 13 (19.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (10.61%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (7.58%) Windows 7
7 5 (7.58%) Solaris
8 4 (6.06%) AIX
8 4 (6.06%) zOS
8 4 (6.06%) SUSE
9 3 (4.55%) Windows XP
10 2 (3.03%) Windows Vista
10 2 (3.03%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.52%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (27.27%) ITIL
2 17 (25.76%) Configuration Management
2 17 (25.76%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (25.76%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (16.67%) Open Source
4 9 (13.64%) DevOps
5 7 (10.61%) Unit Testing
5 7 (10.61%) Automated Testing
6 6 (9.09%) Service Delivery
7 5 (7.58%) Change Management
7 5 (7.58%) CRM
8 4 (6.06%) Incident Management
8 4 (6.06%) Server Hardening
9 3 (4.55%) Server Building
9 3 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (4.55%) Programme Management
9 3 (4.55%) Problem Management
9 3 (4.55%) Digital Marketing
9 3 (4.55%) Technical Architecture
9 3 (4.55%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 17 (25.76%) Java
2 7 (10.61%) PowerShell
3 6 (9.09%) SQL
4 5 (7.58%) Python
5 4 (6.06%) Bash Shell
6 3 (4.55%) PHP
6 3 (4.55%) Ruby
7 2 (3.03%) Perl
7 2 (3.03%) C
8 1 (1.52%) C#
8 1 (1.52%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.52%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.52%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (10.61%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.06%) MCSE
2 4 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (4.55%) CCNA
3 3 (4.55%) MCITP
4 2 (3.03%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.52%) CCVP
5 1 (1.52%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (1.52%) CCEA
5 1 (1.52%) CCSP
5 1 (1.52%) CCNP
5 1 (1.52%) NCDA
5 1 (1.52%) CCEE
5 1 (1.52%) CCIA
5 1 (1.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.03%) SLA
2 1 (1.52%) QA
System Software
1 31 (46.97%) Active Directory
2 27 (40.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (22.73%) Xen
4 7 (10.61%) vSphere
5 4 (6.06%) XenApp
5 4 (6.06%) ISA Server
5 4 (6.06%) VMware ESX
6 3 (4.55%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (4.55%) Terminal Services
6 3 (4.55%) XenDesktop
6 3 (4.55%) vCloud
7 2 (3.03%) UAG
7 2 (3.03%) VMware Server
7 2 (3.03%) Hyper-V
8 1 (1.52%) Firmware
8 1 (1.52%) Terminal Server
8 1 (1.52%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.52%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 13 (19.70%) Puppet
2 10 (15.15%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (12.12%) SCCM
4 4 (6.06%) SCOM
5 2 (3.03%) SolarWinds Orion
5 2 (3.03%) SCOrch
5 2 (3.03%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (3.03%) Ansible
5 2 (3.03%) Salt
6 1 (1.52%) Oracle ZFS
6 1 (1.52%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (1.52%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 43 (65.15%) Microsoft
2 31 (46.97%) VMware
3 15 (22.73%) Google
3 15 (22.73%) Cisco
4 12 (18.18%) F5
5 6 (9.09%) Oracle
5 6 (9.09%) Citrix
6 5 (7.58%) Red Hat
7 3 (4.55%) NetApp
7 3 (4.55%) HP
7 3 (4.55%) Dell
7 3 (4.55%) SAP
7 3 (4.55%) Brocade
8 2 (3.03%) IronPort
8 2 (3.03%) M86 Security
8 2 (3.03%) RightFax
8 2 (3.03%) Blue Coat
8 2 (3.03%) SolarWinds
8 2 (3.03%) Juniper
8 2 (3.03%) CheckPoint
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