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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 76 88 90
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +2
Contract jobs citing DNS 57 35 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.11% 1.41% 0.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.47% 13.01% 5.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 25 7
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +35.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £430 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £346 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Average hourly rate - £11.50 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +15.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+48.43% +3.22%
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
394 269 249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 14.60% 10.87% 12.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 162 115
Average daily rate £310 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £250 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £401 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.57% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 19 34
Average hourly rate £16.72 £13.71 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.95% -11.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.14 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £26.60 £115.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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 30 March 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 30 March 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
North Yorkshire +10 22 £401 +0.06% 1
West Yorkshire -17 18 £345 +15.00% 15
South Yorkshire +14 16 £300 +26.05% 3
East Yorkshire - 1 £115 - 2
DNS
England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 75 (52.82%) VMware
2 74 (52.11%) DHCP
3 70 (49.30%) Firewall
4 69 (48.59%) Cisco
5 66 (46.48%) Cisco Certification
6 62 (43.66%) CCNP
7 60 (42.25%) CheckPoint
8 55 (38.73%) VMware Infrastructure
9 54 (38.03%) Linux
10 51 (35.92%) F5
11 49 (34.51%) Load Balancing
12 48 (33.80%) Windows
13 46 (32.39%) Citrix
14 42 (29.58%) Active Directory
15 41 (28.87%) BIG-IP
16 39 (27.46%) OSPF
17 38 (26.76%) BGP
17 38 (26.76%) Blue Coat
17 38 (26.76%) CCSE
18 37 (26.06%) HP
18 37 (26.06%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
18 37 (26.06%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
18 37 (26.06%) Cisco ASA
19 36 (25.35%) Cisco IOS
20 33 (23.24%) TCP/IP
20 33 (23.24%) E-Commerce
21 32 (22.54%) Microsoft
21 32 (22.54%) Infoblox
22 28 (19.72%) UNIX
23 27 (19.01%) WAN

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 18 (12.68%) Apache
2 14 (9.86%) MS Exchange
3 9 (6.34%) Tomcat
4 8 (5.63%) SharePoint
4 8 (5.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 6 (4.23%) WebSphere
5 6 (4.23%) Node.js
6 5 (3.52%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (3.52%) nginx
7 4 (2.82%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (2.11%) WebLogic
8 3 (2.11%) IIS
8 3 (2.11%) Lync
9 2 (1.41%) Quickr
9 2 (1.41%) Jetty
9 2 (1.41%) Office Communications Server
9 2 (1.41%) JBoss
9 2 (1.41%) IBM Notes
9 2 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 13 (9.15%) MS Office
2 7 (4.93%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.70%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.93%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.52%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (2.11%) Amazon S3
3 3 (2.11%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (2.11%) Route 53
3 3 (2.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (1.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (1.41%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (1.41%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (1.41%) Office 365
4 2 (1.41%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.70%) SaaS
5 1 (0.70%) PaaS
5 1 (0.70%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 74 (52.11%) DHCP
2 70 (49.30%) Firewall
3 41 (28.87%) BIG-IP
4 39 (27.46%) OSPF
5 38 (26.76%) BGP
6 37 (26.06%) Cisco ASA
6 37 (26.06%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 37 (26.06%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 36 (25.35%) Cisco IOS
8 33 (23.24%) TCP/IP
9 27 (19.01%) WAN
10 24 (16.90%) Network Security
10 24 (16.90%) DMVPN
11 22 (15.49%) NetScreen
12 18 (12.68%) SAN
13 16 (11.27%) EIGRP
14 15 (10.56%) LAN
15 14 (9.86%) Internet
16 13 (9.15%) LDAP
16 13 (9.15%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.04%) Oracle Database 12c
1 10 (7.04%) Oracle Database
2 7 (4.93%) MySQL
3 4 (2.82%) NoSQL
4 3 (2.11%) Redis
4 3 (2.11%) SQL Server
4 3 (2.11%) MongoDB
4 3 (2.11%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (1.41%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.41%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.41%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.70%) Couchbase
6 1 (0.70%) SimpleDB
Development Applications
1 6 (4.23%) MSI
2 2 (1.41%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.70%) Fiddler
General
1 8 (5.63%) Telecoms
2 7 (4.93%) Banking
3 4 (2.82%) Manufacturing
3 4 (2.82%) Finance
4 3 (2.11%) Advertising
5 2 (1.41%) Law
5 2 (1.41%) Legal
6 1 (0.70%) Games
6 1 (0.70%) Retail
6 1 (0.70%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (19.72%) Network Engineer
2 22 (15.49%) Security Specialist
2 22 (15.49%) Network Specialist
2 22 (15.49%) Network Security Specialist
3 18 (12.68%) Analyst
4 15 (10.56%) Administrator
5 11 (7.75%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 11 (7.75%) Cisco Engineer
6 10 (7.04%) Systems Administrator
7 9 (6.34%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 9 (6.34%) UNIX Administrator
8 8 (5.63%) Support Engineer
8 8 (5.63%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 8 (5.63%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
9 7 (4.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (4.93%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 6 (4.23%) Support Analyst
11 5 (3.52%) Software Engineer
11 5 (3.52%) Network Analyst
12 4 (2.82%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.63%) Web Services
2 4 (2.82%) Middleware
3 3 (2.11%) WebCenter
3 3 (2.11%) .NET
4 2 (1.41%) J2EE
4 2 (1.41%) Servlets
4 2 (1.41%) Regular Expression
4 2 (1.41%) Application Packaging
5 1 (0.70%) jQuery
5 1 (0.70%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.70%) HTML
5 1 (0.70%) XML
5 1 (0.70%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.70%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 23 (16.20%) Thin Client
1 23 (16.20%) Fat Client
2 20 (14.08%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (7.04%) Client/Server
4 6 (4.23%) Replication
4 6 (4.23%) PDA
5 5 (3.52%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.11%) CMDB
6 3 (2.11%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (2.11%) CLARiiON
6 3 (2.11%) Blackberry
6 3 (2.11%) User Experience
7 2 (1.41%) iSeries
7 2 (1.41%) FMCG
8 1 (0.70%) iPhone
8 1 (0.70%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.70%) Life Science
8 1 (0.70%) NHS
8 1 (0.70%) Symmetrix
8 1 (0.70%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 54 (38.03%) Linux
2 48 (33.80%) Windows
3 28 (19.72%) UNIX
4 18 (12.68%) Solaris
5 13 (9.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (9.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (7.04%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (5.63%) AIX
7 8 (5.63%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (4.23%) Windows 8
8 6 (4.23%) Windows XP
9 4 (2.82%) zOS
9 4 (2.82%) SUSE
9 4 (2.82%) HPUX
9 4 (2.82%) Windows 7
10 2 (1.41%) Mac OS
10 2 (1.41%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (1.41%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (34.51%) Load Balancing
2 33 (23.24%) E-Commerce
3 25 (17.61%) ITIL
4 15 (10.56%) Service Delivery
5 13 (9.15%) Service Management
6 10 (7.04%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (5.63%) Project Management
7 8 (5.63%) DevOps
7 8 (5.63%) Line Management
7 8 (5.63%) Mentoring
8 6 (4.23%) Software Deployment
8 6 (4.23%) Configuration Management
8 6 (4.23%) Network Design
8 6 (4.23%) Software Engineering
9 5 (3.52%) Incident Management
9 5 (3.52%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (2.82%) BCP
10 4 (2.82%) Performance Tuning
11 3 (2.11%) Performance Monitoring
11 3 (2.11%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 17 (11.97%) C
2 12 (8.45%) Python
3 11 (7.75%) SQL
4 9 (6.34%) PHP
4 9 (6.34%) Java
5 7 (4.93%) C++
5 7 (4.93%) Ruby
5 7 (4.93%) Bash Shell
6 5 (3.52%) Shell Script
7 4 (2.82%) PowerShell
7 4 (2.82%) JavaScript
7 4 (2.82%) Perl
8 2 (1.41%) C#
8 2 (1.41%) VBScript
9 1 (0.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 66 (46.48%) Cisco Certification
2 62 (43.66%) CCNP
3 38 (26.76%) CCSE
4 19 (13.38%) CCNA
5 12 (8.45%) Security Cleared
6 8 (5.63%) SC Cleared
7 5 (3.52%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (2.82%) MCSE
8 4 (2.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (2.11%) MCP
9 3 (2.11%) Citrix Certification
9 3 (2.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (1.41%) MCITP
10 2 (1.41%) Degree
10 2 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.41%) CCSA
10 2 (1.41%) MCSA
10 2 (1.41%) CCDA
10 2 (1.41%) CCDP
10 2 (1.41%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.63%) SLA
2 2 (1.41%) QA
System Software
1 55 (38.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 42 (29.58%) Active Directory
3 12 (8.45%) vSphere
4 10 (7.04%) XenServer
4 10 (7.04%) VMware ESX
5 9 (6.34%) XenDesktop
5 9 (6.34%) XenApp
6 6 (4.23%) Terminal Services
7 3 (2.11%) ISA Server
7 3 (2.11%) Terminal Server
7 3 (2.11%) UAG
8 2 (1.41%) vCloud
8 2 (1.41%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (1.41%) Xen
8 2 (1.41%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.70%) NFS
9 1 (0.70%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.70%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 10 (7.04%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 6 (4.23%) Puppet
3 4 (2.82%) SCOM
4 3 (2.11%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (2.11%) HAProxy
4 3 (2.11%) NetBackup
4 3 (2.11%) SCCM
5 2 (1.41%) EMC Navisphere
5 2 (1.41%) Backup Exec
5 2 (1.41%) ZABBIX
5 2 (1.41%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (1.41%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (0.70%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.70%) Salt
6 1 (0.70%) WSUS
6 1 (0.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.70%) ARCserve
6 1 (0.70%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 75 (52.82%) VMware
2 69 (48.59%) Cisco
3 60 (42.25%) CheckPoint
4 51 (35.92%) F5
5 46 (32.39%) Citrix
6 38 (26.76%) Blue Coat
7 37 (26.06%) HP
8 32 (22.54%) Microsoft
8 32 (22.54%) Infoblox
9 24 (16.90%) Oracle
10 22 (15.49%) Imperva
11 11 (7.75%) Juniper
11 11 (7.75%) Red Hat
12 6 (4.23%) Dell
13 5 (3.52%) Symantec
14 4 (2.82%) EMC
14 4 (2.82%) Sun
15 3 (2.11%) IBM
15 3 (2.11%) NetApp
16 2 (1.41%) Veritas
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