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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 91 83 56
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -27
Contract jobs citing DNS 19 23 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.94% 1.33% 2.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.09% 11.73% 31.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 19 35
Average daily rate £400 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £11.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £23.75 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +48.43%
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
235 196 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 11.66% 11.34% 9.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 138 77
Average daily rate £400 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £215 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 8
Average hourly rate £14.00 £16.72 £11.94
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.26% +40.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £15.68 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £35.00 £15.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -19 15 £400 +6.66% 14
Halifax - 2 £500 - 2
DNS
Yorkshire

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (49.23%) DHCP
2 31 (47.69%) TCP/IP
3 30 (46.15%) Microsoft
4 27 (41.54%) Active Directory
4 27 (41.54%) VMware
5 26 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
6 25 (38.46%) Windows
7 21 (32.31%) Linux
8 19 (29.23%) ITIL
9 17 (26.15%) HTTP
10 16 (24.62%) VPN
11 15 (23.08%) Cisco
11 15 (23.08%) Java
11 15 (23.08%) DevOps
12 14 (21.54%) Jenkins
12 14 (21.54%) Windows Server
12 14 (21.54%) SSL
12 14 (21.54%) FTP
12 14 (21.54%) VoIP
12 14 (21.54%) IPsec
12 14 (21.54%) Configuration Management
12 14 (21.54%) Cloud Computing
12 14 (21.54%) Amazon AWS
13 13 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
13 13 (20.00%) Google App Engine
13 13 (20.00%) nginx
13 13 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
13 13 (20.00%) Jetty
13 13 (20.00%) Xen

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 13 (20.00%) Apache
1 13 (20.00%) IIS
1 13 (20.00%) Jetty
1 13 (20.00%) nginx
1 13 (20.00%) Tomcat
1 13 (20.00%) WebSphere
2 6 (9.23%) Lync
3 4 (6.15%) MS Exchange
4 3 (4.62%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.54%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.54%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (1.54%) Oracle 10gAS
5 1 (1.54%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (1.54%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (1.54%) PowerExchange
5 1 (1.54%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.54%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (9.23%) MS Office
2 5 (7.69%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (6.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (21.54%) Amazon AWS
1 14 (21.54%) Cloud Computing
2 13 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
2 13 (20.00%) Google App Engine
2 13 (20.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (4.62%) Office 365
4 1 (1.54%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (49.23%) DHCP
2 31 (47.69%) TCP/IP
3 17 (26.15%) HTTP
4 16 (24.62%) VPN
5 14 (21.54%) FTP
5 14 (21.54%) IPsec
5 14 (21.54%) SSL
5 14 (21.54%) VoIP
6 13 (20.00%) Firewall
7 7 (10.77%) Internet
8 6 (9.23%) LAN
8 6 (9.23%) WAN
9 5 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (7.69%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 5 (7.69%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 5 (7.69%) SAN
9 5 (7.69%) Wireless
10 4 (6.15%) Intranet
11 3 (4.62%) OSPF
11 3 (4.62%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.62%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.08%) MongoDB
2 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.54%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.54%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.54%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.54%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.54%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.54%) HBase
3 1 (1.54%) MySQL
3 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.54%) QlikView
3 1 (1.54%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (21.54%) Jenkins
2 3 (4.62%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.54%) Log4j
3 1 (1.54%) Maven
General
1 11 (16.92%) Finance
2 5 (7.69%) Manufacturing
3 4 (6.15%) Electronics
3 4 (6.15%) Marketing
3 4 (6.15%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.08%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (18.46%) Analyst
2 10 (15.38%) Business Analyst
3 9 (13.85%) Procurement Analyst
4 6 (9.23%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (9.23%) Network Engineer
5 5 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (7.69%) Support Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) Developer
7 3 (4.62%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (4.62%) Consultant
7 3 (4.62%) Design Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) Implementation Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) Network Design Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) Network Implementation Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) Technical Specialist
7 3 (4.62%) WebOps Engineer
8 2 (3.08%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 2 (3.08%) Head of DevOps
8 2 (3.08%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (20.00%) .NET
1 13 (20.00%) J2EE
1 13 (20.00%) Servlets
2 1 (1.54%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (18.46%) Video Conferencing
2 9 (13.85%) CESG
3 5 (7.69%) NHS
4 4 (6.15%) Data Centre
4 4 (6.15%) PKI
4 4 (6.15%) Replication
5 3 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.62%) Blackberry
6 2 (3.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.54%) Life Science
7 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.54%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 25 (38.46%) Windows
2 21 (32.31%) Linux
3 14 (21.54%) Windows Server
4 6 (9.23%) Windows 7
4 6 (9.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (7.69%) Unix
6 4 (6.15%) Windows 8
6 4 (6.15%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (4.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (3.08%) AIX
8 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.54%) Solaris
9 1 (1.54%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.54%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (29.23%) ITIL
3 15 (23.08%) DevOps
4 14 (21.54%) Configuration Management
5 13 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (15.38%) PRINCE2
7 9 (13.85%) Web Operations
8 6 (9.23%) Problem Management
9 5 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (6.15%) Digital Marketing
10 4 (6.15%) Open Source
10 4 (6.15%) Programme Management
10 4 (6.15%) Root Cause Analysis
10 4 (6.15%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (4.62%) Network Design
11 3 (4.62%) TDD
11 3 (4.62%) WAN Optimisation
12 2 (3.08%) Automated Testing
12 2 (3.08%) Load Balancing
12 2 (3.08%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (23.08%) Java
2 8 (12.31%) SQL
3 3 (4.62%) PowerShell
4 2 (3.08%) Bash Shell
4 2 (3.08%) Ruby
5 1 (1.54%) Bourne shell
5 1 (1.54%) C
5 1 (1.54%) C#
5 1 (1.54%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.54%) Python
5 1 (1.54%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (12.31%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (12.31%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (7.69%) MCSE
3 4 (6.15%) CCNA
3 4 (6.15%) CCNP
3 4 (6.15%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (4.62%) CCDP
4 3 (4.62%) CCIE
4 3 (4.62%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.62%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.08%) MCSA
5 2 (3.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.54%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.54%) MCDST
6 1 (1.54%) MCITP
6 1 (1.54%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (15.38%) SLA
2 1 (1.54%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 27 (41.54%) Active Directory
2 25 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (20.00%) Xen
4 4 (6.15%) Hyper-V
5 3 (4.62%) Firmware
5 3 (4.62%) vSphere
6 2 (3.08%) NFS
6 2 (3.08%) vCloud
6 2 (3.08%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (3.08%) XenApp
6 2 (3.08%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.54%) HDFS
7 1 (1.54%) ISA Server
7 1 (1.54%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.54%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.54%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 6 (9.23%) Puppet
2 4 (6.15%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (4.62%) SCCM
4 2 (3.08%) HP SIM
4 2 (3.08%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (1.54%) Ansible
5 1 (1.54%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.54%) Salt
5 1 (1.54%) SCOM
5 1 (1.54%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 30 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 27 (41.54%) VMware
3 15 (23.08%) Cisco
4 13 (20.00%) Google
5 9 (13.85%) F5
6 7 (10.77%) HP
7 6 (9.23%) Citrix
7 6 (9.23%) Oracle
8 5 (7.69%) Palo Alto
8 5 (7.69%) Red Hat
9 4 (6.15%) SAP
10 3 (4.62%) Meraki
10 3 (4.62%) Riverbed
10 3 (4.62%) SolarWinds
11 2 (3.08%) Akamai
12 1 (1.54%) Axway
12 1 (1.54%) Infoblox
12 1 (1.54%) M86 Security
12 1 (1.54%) Polycom
12 1 (1.54%) Proofpoint
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Elevate Direct
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4it Recruitment Ltd
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