The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the West Yorkshire region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 93 49 53
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +4
Contract jobs citing DNS 13 40 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.72% 3.02% 2.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.18% 19.23% 19.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 30 34
Average daily rate £368 £275 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.63% -1.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £180 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £325 £285
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £11.50 £15.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.80% +29.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -34.61%
Communications & Networking Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
159 208 215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 8.78% 15.72% 12.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 108 111
Average daily rate £325 £275 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -1.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £350 £396
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 25 21
Average hourly rate £13.00 £19.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.57% +35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.40 £115.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -18.18%
DNS
Yorkshire

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 23 April 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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -51 10 £285 +3.63% 2
Wakefield - - - -
Wetherby - - - - 2
Bradford - - - - 1
Cleckheaton - - - -
Halifax - - - - 1
Huddersfield - - - -
DNS
Yorkshire

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 32 (50.79%) TCP/IP
2 29 (46.03%) C++
2 29 (46.03%) Degree
3 27 (42.86%) PHP
4 26 (41.27%) Python
5 25 (39.68%) Linux
5 25 (39.68%) Client/Server
5 25 (39.68%) Internet
5 25 (39.68%) Ruby
5 25 (39.68%) Bash Shell
6 24 (38.10%) Amazon AWS
6 24 (38.10%) Node.js
6 24 (38.10%) Load Balancing
6 24 (38.10%) Software Engineering
6 24 (38.10%) SSL
6 24 (38.10%) Web Services
7 23 (36.51%) Windows
8 19 (30.16%) Cisco
9 18 (28.57%) Firewall
10 17 (26.98%) Microsoft
10 17 (26.98%) Active Directory
11 16 (25.40%) NetApp
11 16 (25.40%) DHCP
12 14 (22.22%) Solaris
12 14 (22.22%) Security Cleared
13 13 (20.63%) SC Cleared
14 12 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
15 10 (15.87%) VMware
15 10 (15.87%) Blue Coat
15 10 (15.87%) Sendmail

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 24 (38.10%) Node.js
2 7 (11.11%) MS Exchange
3 4 (6.35%) IIS
3 4 (6.35%) Apache
3 4 (6.35%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (4.76%) Lotus Domino
4 3 (4.76%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.17%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.59%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (7.94%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.76%) MS Office
3 1 (1.59%) CATIA
3 1 (1.59%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 24 (38.10%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (50.79%) TCP/IP
2 25 (39.68%) Internet
3 24 (38.10%) SSL
4 18 (28.57%) Firewall
5 16 (25.40%) DHCP
6 7 (11.11%) OpenLDAP
7 5 (7.94%) NetScreen
7 5 (7.94%) WAN
7 5 (7.94%) LAN
8 4 (6.35%) Wireless
9 3 (4.76%) Intrusion Detection
9 3 (4.76%) VPN
10 2 (3.17%) IPv4
10 2 (3.17%) IPv6
10 2 (3.17%) SNMP
10 2 (3.17%) SAN
10 2 (3.17%) VLAN
10 2 (3.17%) Multicast
11 1 (1.59%) Cisco PIX
11 1 (1.59%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.35%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.76%) MySQL
3 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (4.76%) AdminStudio
2 1 (1.59%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (22.22%) Developer
2 13 (20.63%) Python Developer
3 11 (17.46%) Cloud Software Engineer
3 11 (17.46%) Cloud Engineer
3 11 (17.46%) Software Engineer
4 8 (12.70%) Integration Engineer
5 6 (9.52%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (7.94%) Systems Integration Engineer
7 4 (6.35%) Analyst
7 4 (6.35%) Network Engineer
8 3 (4.76%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
8 3 (4.76%) Support Analyst
8 3 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (4.76%) Desktop Engineer
8 3 (4.76%) Cisco Engineer
9 2 (3.17%) Technical Engineer
9 2 (3.17%) Server Engineer
9 2 (3.17%) Network Architect
9 2 (3.17%) Architect
9 2 (3.17%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (38.10%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 25 (39.68%) Client/Server
2 2 (3.17%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.59%) Open Source
3 1 (1.59%) AS400
3 1 (1.59%) Clustering
3 1 (1.59%) Replication
3 1 (1.59%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 25 (39.68%) Linux
2 23 (36.51%) Windows
3 14 (22.22%) Solaris
4 12 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (11.11%) Windows 7
6 5 (7.94%) Windows XP
6 5 (7.94%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (3.17%) UNIX
9 1 (1.59%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.59%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (38.10%) Load Balancing
1 24 (38.10%) Software Engineering
2 6 (9.52%) Configuration Management
3 5 (7.94%) Project Management
3 5 (7.94%) ITIL
4 3 (4.76%) Validation
4 3 (4.76%) Project Planning
4 3 (4.76%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (3.17%) ERP
5 2 (3.17%) Change Management
5 2 (3.17%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (3.17%) Network Management
6 1 (1.59%) Data Protection
6 1 (1.59%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (1.59%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (1.59%) Migration
6 1 (1.59%) Scrum
6 1 (1.59%) CAD
6 1 (1.59%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (1.59%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 29 (46.03%) C++
2 27 (42.86%) PHP
3 26 (41.27%) Python
4 25 (39.68%) Ruby
4 25 (39.68%) Bash Shell
5 9 (14.29%) Perl
5 9 (14.29%) Shell Script
6 7 (11.11%) C
6 7 (11.11%) SQL
7 3 (4.76%) PowerShell
7 3 (4.76%) VB
7 3 (4.76%) Java
Qualifications
1 29 (46.03%) Degree
2 14 (22.22%) Security Cleared
3 13 (20.63%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.76%) DV Cleared
4 3 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (4.76%) MCSE
4 3 (4.76%) MCSA
5 2 (3.17%) CCIE
6 1 (1.59%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.59%) QA
2 1 (1.59%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (26.98%) Active Directory
2 10 (15.87%) Sendmail
3 6 (9.52%) Terminal Services
4 4 (6.35%) XenDesktop
4 4 (6.35%) Hyper-V
4 4 (6.35%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (4.76%) Forefront TMG
6 2 (3.17%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.59%) XenApp
7 1 (1.59%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.59%) UAG
7 1 (1.59%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 3 (4.76%) SCCM
1 3 (4.76%) SCOrch
2 2 (3.17%) NetBackup
2 2 (3.17%) Backup Exec
2 2 (3.17%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (3.17%) WSUS
3 1 (1.59%) SCOM
3 1 (1.59%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (30.16%) Cisco
2 17 (26.98%) Microsoft
3 16 (25.40%) NetApp
4 10 (15.87%) VMware
4 10 (15.87%) Blue Coat
5 9 (14.29%) Sun
6 8 (12.70%) Oracle
7 7 (11.11%) McAfee
7 7 (11.11%) Juniper
7 7 (11.11%) Citrix
8 4 (6.35%) CheckPoint
8 4 (6.35%) Symantec
8 4 (6.35%) Lotus
9 2 (3.17%) LANDesk
10 1 (1.59%) Kaspersky
10 1 (1.59%) Intel
10 1 (1.59%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.59%) Apple
10 1 (1.59%) Nokia
10 1 (1.59%) Veritas
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