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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 83 90 48
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -42
Contract jobs citing DNS 58 36 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.06% 1.43% 3.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.11% 12.46% 22.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 29 53
Average daily rate
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£300 £400 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +45.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £184 £223 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £401 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £303 £299
% change year-on-year
+7.17% +1.50%
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 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+56.25% -3.03%
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
411 289 317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 14.60% 11.48% 16.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 159 167
Average daily rate £300 £388 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% +29.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £401 £411
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 22 28
Average hourly rate £15.43 £13.53 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.06% -28.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.70 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £117.50 £25.00 £115.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -13.63%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 36 £300 -14.28% 14
South Yorkshire -4 8 £275 +22.22% 2
North Yorkshire -7 6 £363 -9.43% 6
East Yorkshire - 3 £425 - 4
DNS
England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 79 (58.09%) VMware
2 78 (57.35%) DHCP
3 68 (50.00%) Firewall
4 61 (44.85%) Cisco
5 60 (44.12%) Linux
5 60 (44.12%) Cisco Certification
5 60 (44.12%) VMware Infrastructure
6 56 (41.18%) CCNP
7 55 (40.44%) CheckPoint
8 51 (37.50%) Microsoft
8 51 (37.50%) F5
9 41 (30.15%) Windows
9 41 (30.15%) BIG-IP
10 38 (27.94%) Citrix
11 37 (27.21%) OSPF
11 37 (27.21%) Blue Coat
11 37 (27.21%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 37 (27.21%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 36 (26.47%) CCSE
12 36 (26.47%) Load Balancing
13 35 (25.74%) Cisco IOS
14 34 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
14 34 (25.00%) BGP
14 34 (25.00%) TCP/IP
15 32 (23.53%) Active Directory
15 32 (23.53%) HP
16 31 (22.79%) E-Commerce
16 31 (22.79%) Infoblox
17 27 (19.85%) ITIL
17 27 (19.85%) Network Security

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 25 (18.38%) Apache
2 21 (15.44%) Tomcat
2 21 (15.44%) IIS
3 17 (12.50%) WebSphere
4 14 (10.29%) MS Exchange
4 14 (10.29%) nginx
5 13 (9.56%) Jetty
6 7 (5.15%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (4.41%) SharePoint
8 5 (3.68%) Lync
9 4 (2.94%) WebSphere Application Server
9 4 (2.94%) Office Communications Server
9 4 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (2.21%) WebLogic
11 2 (1.47%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.74%) CMS400.NET
12 1 (0.74%) Quickr
12 1 (0.74%) Node.js
12 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 8 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (10.29%) Amazon EC2
1 14 (10.29%) Amazon AWS
1 14 (10.29%) Cloud Computing
2 13 (9.56%) Google App Engine
2 13 (9.56%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.74%) IaaS
3 1 (0.74%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (0.74%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (0.74%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (0.74%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.74%) SaaS
3 1 (0.74%) PaaS
3 1 (0.74%) Route 53
3 1 (0.74%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 78 (57.35%) DHCP
2 68 (50.00%) Firewall
3 41 (30.15%) BIG-IP
4 37 (27.21%) OSPF
4 37 (27.21%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 37 (27.21%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 35 (25.74%) Cisco IOS
6 34 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
6 34 (25.00%) BGP
6 34 (25.00%) TCP/IP
7 27 (19.85%) Network Security
8 22 (16.18%) DMVPN
9 21 (15.44%) NetScreen
9 21 (15.44%) SSL
10 18 (13.24%) WAN
11 15 (11.03%) HTTP
12 14 (10.29%) IPsec
13 13 (9.56%) FTP
13 13 (9.56%) EIGRP
14 11 (8.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.15%) Oracle Database 12c
1 7 (5.15%) Oracle Database
1 7 (5.15%) MySQL
1 7 (5.15%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.21%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (2.21%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.47%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.74%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.74%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.74%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.74%) Redis
4 1 (0.74%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 13 (9.56%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.74%) Fiddler
General
1 7 (5.15%) Banking
2 5 (3.68%) Finance
3 3 (2.21%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.47%) Law
4 2 (1.47%) Retail
4 2 (1.47%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.74%) Legal
5 1 (0.74%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.74%) Advertising
5 1 (0.74%) Games
Job Titles
1 23 (16.91%) Network Engineer
2 21 (15.44%) Network Specialist
2 21 (15.44%) Network Security Specialist
2 21 (15.44%) Security Specialist
3 15 (11.03%) Analyst
4 11 (8.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 11 (8.09%) Cisco Engineer
4 11 (8.09%) Administrator
5 10 (7.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (5.15%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 7 (5.15%) Systems Administrator
7 6 (4.41%) Linux Engineer
8 5 (3.68%) Solaris Administrator
8 5 (3.68%) UNIX Administrator
8 5 (3.68%) Solaris Systems Administrator
8 5 (3.68%) UNIX Systems Administrator
8 5 (3.68%) Senior Analyst
8 5 (3.68%) Support Analyst
9 4 (2.94%) Support Engineer
9 4 (2.94%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (12.50%) .NET
2 13 (9.56%) J2EE
2 13 (9.56%) Servlets
3 3 (2.21%) WebCenter
3 3 (2.21%) Middleware
4 2 (1.47%) CSS
4 2 (1.47%) Web Services
4 2 (1.47%) HTML
4 2 (1.47%) Regular Expression
5 1 (0.74%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.74%) Application Packaging
5 1 (0.74%) jQuery
5 1 (0.74%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.74%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (15.44%) Thin Client
1 21 (15.44%) Fat Client
2 17 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (8.09%) Clustering
4 9 (6.62%) Replication
5 8 (5.88%) Open Source
6 6 (4.41%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.94%) Client/Server
8 3 (2.21%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (1.47%) Blackberry
9 2 (1.47%) CLARiiON
9 2 (1.47%) CMDB
9 2 (1.47%) PKI
10 1 (0.74%) User Experience
10 1 (0.74%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.74%) IBM XIV
10 1 (0.74%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.74%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.74%) Life Science
10 1 (0.74%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 60 (44.12%) Linux
2 41 (30.15%) Windows
3 21 (15.44%) UNIX
4 18 (13.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (9.56%) Solaris
6 12 (8.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (8.09%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (6.62%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (5.15%) AIX
10 4 (2.94%) zOS
10 4 (2.94%) SUSE
10 4 (2.94%) Windows 7
11 3 (2.21%) Oracle Linux
11 3 (2.21%) HPUX
12 2 (1.47%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.74%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.74%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.74%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.74%) CentOS
13 1 (0.74%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (26.47%) Load Balancing
2 31 (22.79%) E-Commerce
3 27 (19.85%) ITIL
4 17 (12.50%) Configuration Management
5 14 (10.29%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (9.56%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (8.82%) Service Management
7 12 (8.82%) Service Delivery
8 8 (5.88%) Automated Testing
8 8 (5.88%) Unit Testing
8 8 (5.88%) Line Management
8 8 (5.88%) Mentoring
9 6 (4.41%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (4.41%) DevOps
10 5 (3.68%) Project Management
11 4 (2.94%) Change Management
11 4 (2.94%) CRM
11 4 (2.94%) Kalman Filter
12 3 (2.21%) Performance Tuning
12 3 (2.21%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 18 (13.24%) Java
2 16 (11.76%) C
3 10 (7.35%) SQL
3 10 (7.35%) PowerShell
4 6 (4.41%) Python
4 6 (4.41%) PHP
5 4 (2.94%) Shell Script
6 3 (2.21%) JavaScript
6 3 (2.21%) Perl
7 2 (1.47%) C#
7 2 (1.47%) Ruby
7 2 (1.47%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.74%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.74%) VBScript
8 1 (0.74%) C++
Qualifications
1 60 (44.12%) Cisco Certification
2 56 (41.18%) CCNP
3 36 (26.47%) CCSE
4 16 (11.76%) CCNA
5 10 (7.35%) Security Cleared
6 7 (5.15%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (4.41%) MCSE
8 5 (3.68%) SC Cleared
9 3 (2.21%) MCITP
9 3 (2.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (2.21%) MCSA
9 3 (2.21%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (1.47%) CCA
10 2 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.74%) NCDA
11 1 (0.74%) VCP5
11 1 (0.74%) VCAP
11 1 (0.74%) CCEE
11 1 (0.74%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.21%) SLA
2 2 (1.47%) QA
System Software
1 60 (44.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 32 (23.53%) Active Directory
3 13 (9.56%) XenServer
3 13 (9.56%) Xen
4 9 (6.62%) XenApp
5 7 (5.15%) vSphere
5 7 (5.15%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (3.68%) ISA Server
7 4 (2.94%) Terminal Services
7 4 (2.94%) VMware ESX
7 4 (2.94%) UAG
8 3 (2.21%) XenDesktop
8 3 (2.21%) Hyper-V
8 3 (2.21%) Squid
9 2 (1.47%) Terminal Server
9 2 (1.47%) VMware Server
9 2 (1.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (1.47%) vCloud
10 1 (0.74%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.74%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 10 (7.35%) Puppet
2 8 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (5.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 6 (4.41%) SCCM
5 5 (3.68%) SCOM
6 3 (2.21%) Rsyslog
6 3 (2.21%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 3 (2.21%) Backup Exec
7 2 (1.47%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.74%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.74%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.74%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.74%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (0.74%) WSUS
8 1 (0.74%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.74%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 79 (58.09%) VMware
2 61 (44.85%) Cisco
3 55 (40.44%) CheckPoint
4 51 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 51 (37.50%) F5
5 38 (27.94%) Citrix
6 37 (27.21%) Blue Coat
7 32 (23.53%) HP
8 31 (22.79%) Infoblox
9 21 (15.44%) Imperva
10 20 (14.71%) Oracle
11 13 (9.56%) Google
12 11 (8.09%) Juniper
13 9 (6.62%) Red Hat
14 5 (3.68%) NetApp
15 4 (2.94%) Dell
15 4 (2.94%) AppSense
16 3 (2.21%) Brocade
16 3 (2.21%) Altiris
16 3 (2.21%) EMC
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