The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 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 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 97 73 66
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -7
Contract jobs citing DNS 32 40 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.22% 1.90% 2.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.64% 13.47% 15.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 27 41
Average daily rate £400 £275 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -1.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £178 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £333 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £324 £300 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.83% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Average hourly rate £11.50 £10.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £26.75
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -36.44%
Communications & Networking Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
275 297 341
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 10.47% 14.09% 13.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 154 171
Average daily rate £375 £300 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £175 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 33 31
Average hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.12% +6.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.21 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £115.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -20.35%
DNS
England

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 16 April 2014.

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 16 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
West Yorkshire -27 18 £300 +15.38% 13
North Yorkshire +2 12 £401 +6.80% 5
South Yorkshire -2 2 £238 -19.32% 1
East Yorkshire - - - -
DNS
England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 42 (45.65%) Linux
2 38 (41.30%) DHCP
2 38 (41.30%) TCP/IP
3 36 (39.13%) Firewall
4 35 (38.04%) Cisco
5 33 (35.87%) Windows
5 33 (35.87%) Load Balancing
6 32 (34.78%) Degree
6 32 (34.78%) VMware
7 31 (33.70%) C++
8 29 (31.52%) PHP
8 29 (31.52%) Internet
9 28 (30.43%) Python
10 27 (29.35%) Client/Server
10 27 (29.35%) Ruby
10 27 (29.35%) Bash Shell
11 26 (28.26%) Node.js
11 26 (28.26%) Amazon AWS
11 26 (28.26%) Software Engineering
11 26 (28.26%) SSL
11 26 (28.26%) Web Services
12 25 (27.17%) Microsoft
12 25 (27.17%) Active Directory
13 24 (26.09%) Citrix
13 24 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
14 23 (25.00%) Blue Coat
15 19 (20.65%) CheckPoint
16 18 (19.57%) NetApp
16 18 (19.57%) NetScreen
16 18 (19.57%) Cisco Certification

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 (28.26%) Node.js
2 14 (15.22%) MS Exchange
3 8 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2003
4 7 (7.61%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (7.61%) IIS
5 5 (5.43%) Apache
6 4 (4.35%) SharePoint
7 3 (3.26%) Lotus Domino
8 2 (2.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (2.17%) IBM Notes
9 1 (1.09%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (6.52%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.35%) MS Office
3 1 (1.09%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 1 (1.09%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 26 (28.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (41.30%) DHCP
1 38 (41.30%) TCP/IP
2 36 (39.13%) Firewall
3 29 (31.52%) Internet
4 26 (28.26%) SSL
5 18 (19.57%) NetScreen
6 14 (15.22%) OSPF
6 14 (15.22%) BGP
6 14 (15.22%) Network Security
6 14 (15.22%) Cisco ASA
6 14 (15.22%) Cisco IOS
7 13 (14.13%) BIG-IP
7 13 (14.13%) DMVPN
7 13 (14.13%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 13 (14.13%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 12 (13.04%) LAN
9 10 (10.87%) WAN
10 8 (8.70%) SAN
10 8 (8.70%) VPN
11 7 (7.61%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.43%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.26%) MySQL
3 2 (2.17%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.17%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (3.26%) AdminStudio
2 1 (1.09%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (7.61%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.26%) Back Office
3 2 (2.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (16.30%) Developer
2 14 (15.22%) Python Developer
3 13 (14.13%) Network Security Specialist
3 13 (14.13%) Network Specialist
3 13 (14.13%) Security Specialist
4 12 (13.04%) Software Engineer
4 12 (13.04%) Cloud Software Engineer
4 12 (13.04%) Cloud Engineer
5 8 (8.70%) Integration Engineer
6 7 (7.61%) Systems Engineer
7 6 (6.52%) Analyst
7 6 (6.52%) Network Engineer
8 5 (5.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (5.43%) Systems Integration Engineer
9 4 (4.35%) Support Analyst
9 4 (4.35%) Cisco Engineer
10 3 (3.26%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
10 3 (3.26%) IT Support
10 3 (3.26%) Desktop Engineer
10 3 (3.26%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (28.26%) Web Services
2 1 (1.09%) CSS
2 1 (1.09%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 27 (29.35%) Client/Server
2 14 (15.22%) Thin Client
2 14 (15.22%) Fat Client
3 4 (4.35%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.17%) Clustering
4 2 (2.17%) Open Source
5 1 (1.09%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.09%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.09%) AS400
5 1 (1.09%) Replication
5 1 (1.09%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 42 (45.65%) Linux
2 33 (35.87%) Windows
3 16 (17.39%) Solaris
3 16 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (8.70%) Windows 7
6 7 (7.61%) Windows XP
7 6 (6.52%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (4.35%) UNIX
9 1 (1.09%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.09%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.09%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.09%) VMS
9 1 (1.09%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (35.87%) Load Balancing
2 26 (28.26%) Software Engineering
3 13 (14.13%) E-Commerce
4 10 (10.87%) ITIL
5 7 (7.61%) Configuration Management
5 7 (7.61%) Project Management
6 5 (5.43%) Change Management
7 3 (3.26%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (3.26%) Project Planning
7 3 (3.26%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (3.26%) Validation
8 2 (2.17%) Migration
8 2 (2.17%) ERP
8 2 (2.17%) B2B
8 2 (2.17%) B2C
8 2 (2.17%) Information Security
8 2 (2.17%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (2.17%) Network Management
8 2 (2.17%) Root Cause Analysis
9 1 (1.09%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 31 (33.70%) C++
2 29 (31.52%) PHP
3 28 (30.43%) Python
4 27 (29.35%) Ruby
4 27 (29.35%) Bash Shell
5 15 (16.30%) C
6 10 (10.87%) Perl
6 10 (10.87%) SQL
6 10 (10.87%) Shell Script
7 4 (4.35%) PowerShell
8 3 (3.26%) VB
8 3 (3.26%) Java
Qualifications
1 32 (34.78%) Degree
2 18 (19.57%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (17.39%) Security Cleared
4 15 (16.30%) SC Cleared
4 15 (16.30%) CCNP
5 13 (14.13%) CCSE
6 5 (5.43%) MCSE
6 5 (5.43%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (3.26%) DV Cleared
7 3 (3.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (3.26%) MCSA
8 2 (2.17%) CCIE
9 1 (1.09%) MCITP
9 1 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (1.09%) MCP
9 1 (1.09%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.26%) QA
3 2 (2.17%) SLA
3 2 (2.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 25 (27.17%) Active Directory
2 24 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (10.87%) Sendmail
4 7 (7.61%) Terminal Services
5 5 (5.43%) Hyper-V
6 4 (4.35%) XenDesktop
6 4 (4.35%) Forefront TMG
7 3 (3.26%) VMware ESX
8 2 (2.17%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (2.17%) vSphere
8 2 (2.17%) XenApp
9 1 (1.09%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (1.09%) UAG
9 1 (1.09%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 4 (4.35%) Backup Exec
1 4 (4.35%) SCCM
2 3 (3.26%) SCOrch
2 3 (3.26%) NetBackup
3 2 (2.17%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (2.17%) WSUS
3 2 (2.17%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.09%) Puppet
4 1 (1.09%) SCOM
4 1 (1.09%) SCVMM
4 1 (1.09%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (1.09%) Control-M
Vendors
1 35 (38.04%) Cisco
2 32 (34.78%) VMware
3 25 (27.17%) Microsoft
4 24 (26.09%) Citrix
5 23 (25.00%) Blue Coat
6 19 (20.65%) CheckPoint
7 18 (19.57%) NetApp
8 13 (14.13%) Infoblox
8 13 (14.13%) Imperva
8 13 (14.13%) F5
9 11 (11.96%) HP
9 11 (11.96%) Oracle
10 10 (10.87%) Sun
11 9 (9.78%) Juniper
12 7 (7.61%) McAfee
13 6 (6.52%) Symantec
14 4 (4.35%) Lotus
15 3 (3.26%) Red Hat
16 2 (2.17%) Apple
16 2 (2.17%) Veritas
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