The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 79 97 62
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -35
Contract jobs citing DNS 64 28 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.20% 1.10% 2.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.81% 10.26% 16.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 21 38
Average daily rate
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£325 £400 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +45.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £213 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £331
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £314 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.58% +4.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £14.00 £11.50 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.73% -9.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+56.25% -5.88%
DNS
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
432 273 315
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 14.88% 10.75% 15.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 158 164
Average daily rate £300 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £401 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 22 37
Average hourly rate £16.72 £14.11 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.53% -14.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.75 £25.75 £115.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

DNS
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

DNS Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

DNS
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DNS across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

DNS Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

DNS
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

DNS Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

DNS
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 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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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
West Yorkshire +11 35 £294 -20.06% 17
North Yorkshire +2 17 £401 - 2
South Yorkshire -1 10 £275 +15.54% 5
DNS
England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 84 (55.26%) DHCP
1 84 (55.26%) VMware
2 70 (46.05%) Firewall
3 66 (43.42%) Cisco
3 66 (43.42%) Cisco Certification
4 65 (42.76%) VMware Infrastructure
5 62 (40.79%) CCNP
5 62 (40.79%) Linux
6 59 (38.82%) CheckPoint
7 51 (33.55%) F5
8 48 (31.58%) Windows
9 47 (30.92%) Microsoft
10 46 (30.26%) Load Balancing
11 44 (28.95%) Citrix
12 42 (27.63%) Active Directory
12 42 (27.63%) TCP/IP
13 41 (26.97%) BIG-IP
14 39 (25.66%) OSPF
15 38 (25.00%) BGP
15 38 (25.00%) Blue Coat
15 38 (25.00%) CCSE
16 37 (24.34%) HP
16 37 (24.34%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 37 (24.34%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
16 37 (24.34%) Cisco ASA
17 36 (23.68%) Cisco IOS
18 33 (21.71%) E-Commerce
19 32 (21.05%) Infoblox
20 29 (19.08%) ITIL
21 26 (17.11%) UNIX

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 26 (17.11%) Apache
2 20 (13.16%) IIS
3 18 (11.84%) Tomcat
4 17 (11.18%) WebSphere
5 16 (10.53%) MS Exchange
6 14 (9.21%) nginx
7 13 (8.55%) Jetty
8 7 (4.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 6 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2010
9 6 (3.95%) SharePoint
10 4 (2.63%) Office Communications Server
10 4 (2.63%) Node.js
10 4 (2.63%) WebSphere Application Server
11 3 (1.97%) WebLogic
11 3 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2007
12 2 (1.32%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (1.32%) Lync
13 1 (0.66%) JBoss
13 1 (0.66%) IBM Notes
13 1 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 11 (7.24%) MS Office
2 10 (6.58%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.66%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 18 (11.84%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (9.21%) Cloud Computing
2 14 (9.21%) Amazon EC2
3 13 (8.55%) Google App Engine
3 13 (8.55%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.66%) Office 365
4 1 (0.66%) Route 53
4 1 (0.66%) IaaS
4 1 (0.66%) SaaS
4 1 (0.66%) PaaS
4 1 (0.66%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.66%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.66%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (0.66%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 84 (55.26%) DHCP
2 70 (46.05%) Firewall
3 42 (27.63%) TCP/IP
4 41 (26.97%) BIG-IP
5 39 (25.66%) OSPF
6 38 (25.00%) BGP
7 37 (24.34%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 37 (24.34%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 37 (24.34%) Cisco ASA
8 36 (23.68%) Cisco IOS
9 25 (16.45%) WAN
10 24 (15.79%) Network Security
10 24 (15.79%) DMVPN
11 22 (14.47%) NetScreen
11 22 (14.47%) SSL
12 19 (12.50%) FTP
13 16 (10.53%) IPsec
13 16 (10.53%) EIGRP
13 16 (10.53%) SAN
14 14 (9.21%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.24%) Oracle Database 12c
1 11 (7.24%) Oracle Database
2 7 (4.61%) SQL Server
3 5 (3.29%) MySQL
4 4 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.97%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (1.97%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.32%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.66%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.66%) Redis
7 1 (0.66%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.66%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.66%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 13 (8.55%) Jenkins
2 5 (3.29%) MSI
3 1 (0.66%) Fiddler
General
1 7 (4.61%) Banking
2 5 (3.29%) Finance
3 4 (2.63%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.97%) Advertising
5 2 (1.32%) Law
5 2 (1.32%) Legal
5 2 (1.32%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.66%) Games
6 1 (0.66%) Retail
6 1 (0.66%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (17.76%) Network Engineer
2 22 (14.47%) Network Specialist
2 22 (14.47%) Network Security Specialist
2 22 (14.47%) Security Specialist
3 19 (12.50%) Analyst
4 15 (9.87%) Administrator
5 11 (7.24%) Systems Administrator
5 11 (7.24%) Cisco Engineer
5 11 (7.24%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 9 (5.92%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 9 (5.92%) UNIX Administrator
7 8 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (5.26%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 8 (5.26%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
7 8 (5.26%) Support Engineer
8 7 (4.61%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 6 (3.95%) Support Analyst
10 5 (3.29%) Senior Analyst
10 5 (3.29%) Solaris Systems Administrator
10 5 (3.29%) Solaris Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (11.18%) .NET
2 13 (8.55%) J2EE
2 13 (8.55%) Servlets
3 6 (3.95%) Web Services
4 3 (1.97%) Middleware
4 3 (1.97%) WebCenter
5 2 (1.32%) Regular Expression
5 2 (1.32%) HTML
5 2 (1.32%) CSS
6 1 (0.66%) XML
6 1 (0.66%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.66%) Application Packaging
6 1 (0.66%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.66%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 23 (15.13%) Fat Client
1 23 (15.13%) Thin Client
2 18 (11.84%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.26%) Open Source
4 7 (4.61%) Client/Server
5 6 (3.95%) Replication
6 5 (3.29%) Management Information System
6 5 (3.29%) PDA
7 3 (1.97%) Blackberry
7 3 (1.97%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (1.32%) CMDB
8 2 (1.32%) PKI
8 2 (1.32%) Clustering
8 2 (1.32%) CLARiiON
9 1 (0.66%) NHS
9 1 (0.66%) Symmetrix
9 1 (0.66%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.66%) Life Science
9 1 (0.66%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.66%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 62 (40.79%) Linux
2 48 (31.58%) Windows
3 26 (17.11%) UNIX
4 18 (11.84%) Solaris
5 17 (11.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (8.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (7.24%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (5.26%) AIX
9 6 (3.95%) Windows 7
10 5 (3.29%) Windows XP
10 5 (3.29%) Windows 8
10 5 (3.29%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (2.63%) SUSE
11 4 (2.63%) HPUX
11 4 (2.63%) zOS
12 2 (1.32%) Mac OS
12 2 (1.32%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.66%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.66%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (30.26%) Load Balancing
2 33 (21.71%) E-Commerce
3 29 (19.08%) ITIL
4 16 (10.53%) Service Delivery
5 14 (9.21%) Service Management
5 14 (9.21%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (9.21%) Configuration Management
6 13 (8.55%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (5.92%) DevOps
8 8 (5.26%) Unit Testing
8 8 (5.26%) Line Management
8 8 (5.26%) Mentoring
8 8 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (5.26%) Automated Testing
9 6 (3.95%) Project Management
10 5 (3.29%) Software Deployment
11 4 (2.63%) Software Engineering
11 4 (2.63%) CRM
12 3 (1.97%) PRINCE2
12 3 (1.97%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 19 (12.50%) Java
2 17 (11.18%) C
3 9 (5.92%) SQL
3 9 (5.92%) Python
4 7 (4.61%) PowerShell
5 6 (3.95%) PHP
6 5 (3.29%) Ruby
6 5 (3.29%) Bash Shell
7 4 (2.63%) C++
7 4 (2.63%) Shell Script
8 3 (1.97%) JavaScript
8 3 (1.97%) Perl
9 2 (1.32%) C#
10 1 (0.66%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.66%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 66 (43.42%) Cisco Certification
2 62 (40.79%) CCNP
3 38 (25.00%) CCSE
4 19 (12.50%) CCNA
5 14 (9.21%) Security Cleared
6 9 (5.92%) SC Cleared
7 7 (4.61%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (3.95%) MCSE
9 5 (3.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 4 (2.63%) MCSA
10 4 (2.63%) MCP
11 3 (1.97%) Citrix Certification
11 3 (1.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (1.32%) VCAP
12 2 (1.32%) VCP5
12 2 (1.32%) MCITP
12 2 (1.32%) CCSA
12 2 (1.32%) CCDA
12 2 (1.32%) CCDP
12 2 (1.32%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.95%) SLA
2 1 (0.66%) QA
System Software
1 65 (42.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 42 (27.63%) Active Directory
3 13 (8.55%) Xen
4 10 (6.58%) XenServer
4 10 (6.58%) vSphere
5 9 (5.92%) XenApp
6 8 (5.26%) XenDesktop
6 8 (5.26%) VMware ESX
7 6 (3.95%) Terminal Services
8 5 (3.29%) ISA Server
9 4 (2.63%) UAG
9 4 (2.63%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (1.97%) Hyper-V
11 2 (1.32%) VMware Server
11 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (1.32%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.66%) NFS
12 1 (0.66%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 1 (0.66%) vCloud
12 1 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (7.24%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 10 (6.58%) Puppet
3 8 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (3.29%) SCCM
5 3 (1.97%) Backup Exec
5 3 (1.97%) SCOM
6 2 (1.32%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.66%) ARCserve
7 1 (0.66%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.66%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.66%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.66%) WSUS
7 1 (0.66%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (0.66%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.66%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 84 (55.26%) VMware
2 66 (43.42%) Cisco
3 59 (38.82%) CheckPoint
4 51 (33.55%) F5
5 47 (30.92%) Microsoft
6 44 (28.95%) Citrix
7 38 (25.00%) Blue Coat
8 37 (24.34%) HP
9 32 (21.05%) Infoblox
10 22 (14.47%) Imperva
11 21 (13.82%) Oracle
12 13 (8.55%) Google
13 11 (7.24%) Juniper
14 10 (6.58%) Red Hat
15 5 (3.29%) Dell
16 4 (2.63%) Sun
16 4 (2.63%) Symantec
17 3 (1.97%) EMC
17 3 (1.97%) IBM
18 2 (1.32%) Veeam
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