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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 83 89 36
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -53
Contract jobs citing DNS 36 13 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.81% 0.75% 5.04%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.06% 7.56% 27.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 7 47
Average daily rate
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£300 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £135 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £350 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £285 £300
% change year-on-year
+14.03% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £14.00 - £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+56.25% -
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
256 172 233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 12.88% 9.95% 18.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 102 125
Average daily rate £300 £330 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £185 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £450 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+1.49% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 2 17
Average hourly rate £35.00 £15.75 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+122.22% -17.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.86 £15.75 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £117.50 £19.78 £115.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £18.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+47.22% -19.10%

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 2 June 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 2 June 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 0 25 £300 -14.28% 13
Halifax - 3 - - 1
Bradford - 1 £120 - 1
DNS
Yorkshire

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 32 (65.31%) Microsoft
2 28 (57.14%) VMware
3 26 (53.06%) TCP/IP
4 25 (51.02%) Windows
5 24 (48.98%) DHCP
5 24 (48.98%) Linux
5 24 (48.98%) VMware Infrastructure
6 21 (42.86%) Active Directory
7 17 (34.69%) ITIL
7 17 (34.69%) Apache
7 17 (34.69%) Java
7 17 (34.69%) IIS
8 16 (32.65%) Tomcat
8 16 (32.65%) SSL
8 16 (32.65%) WebSphere
9 15 (30.61%) HTTP
9 15 (30.61%) UNIX
9 15 (30.61%) .NET
10 13 (26.53%) IPsec
10 13 (26.53%) Configuration Management
10 13 (26.53%) nginx
10 13 (26.53%) Amazon EC2
10 13 (26.53%) Amazon AWS
11 12 (24.49%) Google App Engine
11 12 (24.49%) Jenkins
11 12 (24.49%) Xen
11 12 (24.49%) Google
11 12 (24.49%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (24.49%) Cloud Computing
11 12 (24.49%) Continuous Integration

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 17 (34.69%) Apache
1 17 (34.69%) IIS
2 16 (32.65%) Tomcat
2 16 (32.65%) WebSphere
3 13 (26.53%) nginx
4 12 (24.49%) Jetty
5 5 (10.20%) MS Exchange
6 4 (8.16%) Office Communications Server
6 4 (8.16%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (8.16%) SharePoint
7 3 (6.12%) WebLogic
8 2 (4.08%) Lync
8 2 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (4.08%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (2.04%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (6.12%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.04%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (26.53%) Amazon EC2
1 13 (26.53%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (24.49%) Google App Engine
2 12 (24.49%) Cloud Computing
2 12 (24.49%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (2.04%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (2.04%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (2.04%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (2.04%) SaaS
3 1 (2.04%) PaaS
3 1 (2.04%) Amazon S3
3 1 (2.04%) Route 53
3 1 (2.04%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (53.06%) TCP/IP
2 24 (48.98%) DHCP
3 16 (32.65%) SSL
4 15 (30.61%) HTTP
5 13 (26.53%) IPsec
6 12 (24.49%) FTP
7 10 (20.41%) Internet
8 9 (18.37%) Firewall
9 7 (14.29%) BIG-IP
10 6 (12.24%) SAN
10 6 (12.24%) LDAP
11 5 (10.20%) Intranet
12 3 (6.12%) Extranet
12 3 (6.12%) DMZ
12 3 (6.12%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 3 (6.12%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 2 (4.08%) Cisco ASA
13 2 (4.08%) EIGRP
13 2 (4.08%) BGP
13 2 (4.08%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.20%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.12%) Oracle Database 12c
2 3 (6.12%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.08%) Hadoop
3 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (4.08%) MySQL
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.04%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.04%) Redis
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.04%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 12 (24.49%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.04%) Fiddler
General
1 5 (10.20%) Finance
2 2 (4.08%) Retail Banking
2 2 (4.08%) Banking
2 2 (4.08%) Retail
2 2 (4.08%) Law
3 1 (2.04%) Legal
3 1 (2.04%) Games
3 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (14.29%) Administrator
2 5 (10.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (8.16%) Technical Leader
4 3 (6.12%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 3 (6.12%) UNIX Administrator
4 3 (6.12%) Solaris Systems Administrator
4 3 (6.12%) Analyst
4 3 (6.12%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (6.12%) Solaris Administrator
4 3 (6.12%) Operations Engineer
5 2 (4.08%) Wintel Specialist
5 2 (4.08%) Wintel Technical Specialist
5 2 (4.08%) Web Engineer
5 2 (4.08%) Server Engineer
5 2 (4.08%) Windows Server Engineer
5 2 (4.08%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (4.08%) Consultant
5 2 (4.08%) Support Engineer
5 2 (4.08%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (4.08%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (30.61%) .NET
2 12 (24.49%) J2EE
2 12 (24.49%) Servlets
3 3 (6.12%) Middleware
3 3 (6.12%) WebCenter
4 1 (2.04%) CSS
4 1 (2.04%) HTML
4 1 (2.04%) Web Services
4 1 (2.04%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 6 (12.24%) Replication
3 4 (8.16%) Management Information System
3 4 (8.16%) Clustering
4 2 (4.08%) PKI
4 2 (4.08%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.04%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.04%) CLARiiON
5 1 (2.04%) Symmetrix
5 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (2.04%) IBM XIV
5 1 (2.04%) User Experience
5 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.04%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 25 (51.02%) Windows
2 24 (48.98%) Linux
3 15 (30.61%) UNIX
4 10 (20.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (18.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (16.33%) Solaris
7 7 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (10.20%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (8.16%) zOS
9 4 (8.16%) SUSE
9 4 (8.16%) AIX
10 3 (6.12%) HPUX
10 3 (6.12%) Windows 7
11 1 (2.04%) Windows XP
11 1 (2.04%) Mac OS
11 1 (2.04%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (34.69%) ITIL
2 13 (26.53%) Configuration Management
3 12 (24.49%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (24.49%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (16.33%) Unit Testing
4 8 (16.33%) Automated Testing
5 7 (14.29%) Open Source
6 6 (12.24%) Service Management
7 5 (10.20%) DevOps
8 4 (8.16%) Change Management
8 4 (8.16%) E-Commerce
8 4 (8.16%) Server Hardening
9 3 (6.12%) CRM
9 3 (6.12%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (6.12%) Service Delivery
9 3 (6.12%) Project Management
9 3 (6.12%) Incident Management
9 3 (6.12%) Technical Architecture
9 3 (6.12%) Load Balancing
9 3 (6.12%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 17 (34.69%) Java
2 6 (12.24%) Python
3 5 (10.20%) SQL
3 5 (10.20%) PowerShell
4 3 (6.12%) Perl
4 3 (6.12%) PHP
4 3 (6.12%) Shell Script
5 2 (4.08%) Bash Shell
5 2 (4.08%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.04%) C#
6 1 (2.04%) C++
6 1 (2.04%) VBScript
6 1 (2.04%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (16.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.16%) MCSE
2 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (6.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (6.12%) MCITP
3 3 (6.12%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.08%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (4.08%) CCNA
5 1 (2.04%) CCDA
5 1 (2.04%) CCDP
5 1 (2.04%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (2.04%) CCEA
5 1 (2.04%) CISSP
5 1 (2.04%) CCNP
5 1 (2.04%) MCSA
5 1 (2.04%) CCSA
5 1 (2.04%) CCSE
5 1 (2.04%) Degree
5 1 (2.04%) VCAP
5 1 (2.04%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) SLA
2 2 (4.08%) QA
System Software
1 24 (48.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 12 (24.49%) Xen
4 4 (8.16%) vSphere
4 4 (8.16%) ISA Server
4 4 (8.16%) VMware ESX
5 3 (6.12%) XenApp
5 3 (6.12%) XenDesktop
6 2 (4.08%) UAG
6 2 (4.08%) Hyper-V
6 2 (4.08%) VMware Server
6 2 (4.08%) Terminal Services
6 2 (4.08%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (2.04%) Terminal Server
7 1 (2.04%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 8 (16.33%) Puppet
2 7 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (10.20%) SCCM
4 4 (8.16%) SCOM
5 3 (6.12%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (4.08%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (2.04%) Backup Exec
7 1 (2.04%) ARCserve
7 1 (2.04%) HAProxy
7 1 (2.04%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 32 (65.31%) Microsoft
2 28 (57.14%) VMware
3 12 (24.49%) Google
3 12 (24.49%) Oracle
4 7 (14.29%) F5
5 6 (12.24%) HP
5 6 (12.24%) Cisco
6 5 (10.20%) Citrix
6 5 (10.20%) Red Hat
7 3 (6.12%) Dell
7 3 (6.12%) NetApp
7 3 (6.12%) Brocade
8 2 (4.08%) RightFax
8 2 (4.08%) M86 Security
8 2 (4.08%) IronPort
8 2 (4.08%) Blue Coat
9 1 (2.04%) EMC
9 1 (2.04%) IBM
9 1 (2.04%) Sun
9 1 (2.04%) AppSense
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