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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 99 96 55
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -41
Contract jobs citing DNS 41 24 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.37% 1.02% 3.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.00% 8.48% 23.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 14 37
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £267 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £401 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £314 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.56% +4.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £22.50 - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.09 £16.63 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+20.85% -16.87%
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
410 283 301
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 13.74% 12.07% 14.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 152 154
Average daily rate £335 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £185 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £422 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £323
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 20 16
Average hourly rate £20.00 £15.75 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.98% -47.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.00 £10.60 £13.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £150.00 £25.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

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 3 August 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 3 August 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 -7 23 £420 +28.24% 24
South Yorkshire -6 8 £183 -30.47% 5
East Yorkshire +3 3 £425 +32.81% 1
North Yorkshire -10 2 £300 -25.09% 4
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DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 60 (57.69%) DHCP
2 57 (54.81%) Microsoft
3 53 (50.96%) VMware
4 45 (43.27%) Windows
5 42 (40.38%) VMware Infrastructure
6 41 (39.42%) Linux
7 39 (37.50%) Firewall
8 35 (33.65%) Active Directory
8 35 (33.65%) TCP/IP
9 30 (28.85%) Cisco
10 28 (26.92%) F5
11 26 (25.00%) ITIL
12 24 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
13 22 (21.15%) IIS
14 20 (19.23%) SSL
14 20 (19.23%) HP
14 20 (19.23%) Apache
14 20 (19.23%) CheckPoint
14 20 (19.23%) Configuration Management
14 20 (19.23%) BIG-IP
15 19 (18.27%) Citrix
15 19 (18.27%) Cisco Certification
16 18 (17.31%) Tomcat
16 18 (17.31%) Java
17 17 (16.35%) CCNP
17 17 (16.35%) Agile Software Development
17 17 (16.35%) Continuous Integration
17 17 (16.35%) WebSphere
17 17 (16.35%) Jenkins
18 16 (15.38%) Puppet

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 22 (21.15%) IIS
2 20 (19.23%) Apache
3 18 (17.31%) Tomcat
4 17 (16.35%) WebSphere
5 15 (14.42%) MS Exchange
6 13 (12.50%) Jetty
6 13 (12.50%) nginx
7 9 (8.65%) Lync
8 8 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
9 7 (6.73%) Exchange Server 2013
10 5 (4.81%) SharePoint
11 4 (3.85%) WebSphere Application Server
11 4 (3.85%) Office Communications Server
11 4 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
12 2 (1.92%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2003
13 1 (0.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.96%) JBoss
13 1 (0.96%) Node.js
13 1 (0.96%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 10 (9.62%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 4 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
1 13 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
1 13 (12.50%) Google App Engine
1 13 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 13 (12.50%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (1.92%) IaaS
3 1 (0.96%) SaaS
3 1 (0.96%) PaaS
3 1 (0.96%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 60 (57.69%) DHCP
2 39 (37.50%) Firewall
3 35 (33.65%) TCP/IP
4 20 (19.23%) SSL
4 20 (19.23%) BIG-IP
5 16 (15.38%) HTTP
6 15 (14.42%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 15 (14.42%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 14 (13.46%) Internet
8 13 (12.50%) FTP
8 13 (12.50%) IPsec
9 12 (11.54%) Network Security
9 12 (11.54%) SAN
10 11 (10.58%) Cisco ASA
10 11 (10.58%) OSPF
10 11 (10.58%) BGP
11 10 (9.62%) Cisco IOS
12 9 (8.65%) WAN
13 8 (7.69%) VPN
13 8 (7.69%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.73%) MySQL
1 7 (6.73%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.85%) Oracle Database 12c
2 4 (3.85%) Oracle Database
3 3 (2.88%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (2.88%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.96%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.96%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.96%) HBase
5 1 (0.96%) Redis
5 1 (0.96%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.96%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (16.35%) Jenkins
2 6 (5.77%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.96%) Grunt
3 1 (0.96%) Maven
3 1 (0.96%) Fiddler
General
1 14 (13.46%) Finance
2 5 (4.81%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.85%) Electronics
3 4 (3.85%) Manufacturing
3 4 (3.85%) Marketing
4 3 (2.88%) Retail
5 2 (1.92%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.92%) Law
5 2 (1.92%) Banking
6 1 (0.96%) Legal
6 1 (0.96%) Games
Job Titles
1 13 (12.50%) Administrator
1 13 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (8.65%) Analyst
3 8 (7.69%) Network Engineer
4 7 (6.73%) Security Specialist
4 7 (6.73%) Network Specialist
4 7 (6.73%) Network Security Specialist
5 5 (4.81%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (4.81%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (4.81%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (3.85%) Cisco Engineer
6 4 (3.85%) Technical Leader
6 4 (3.85%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 4 (3.85%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (3.85%) Wintel Engineer
7 3 (2.88%) Ruby Developer
7 3 (2.88%) Solaris Administrator
7 3 (2.88%) Windows Server Engineer
7 3 (2.88%) Server Engineer
7 3 (2.88%) Solaris Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (15.38%) .NET
2 13 (12.50%) J2EE
2 13 (12.50%) Servlets
3 3 (2.88%) CSS
4 2 (1.92%) HTML
4 2 (1.92%) Regular Expression
5 1 (0.96%) ODBC
5 1 (0.96%) Application Packaging
5 1 (0.96%) jQuery
5 1 (0.96%) HTML5
5 1 (0.96%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.50%) Clustering
1 13 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 11 (10.58%) Replication
3 7 (6.73%) Thin Client
3 7 (6.73%) Management Information System
3 7 (6.73%) Fat Client
4 5 (4.81%) Blackberry
5 4 (3.85%) DTV
5 4 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.92%) CMDB
6 2 (1.92%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.92%) CLARiiON
6 2 (1.92%) PKI
7 1 (0.96%) Statistics
7 1 (0.96%) Symmetrix
7 1 (0.96%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.96%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.96%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.96%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.96%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 45 (43.27%) Windows
2 41 (39.42%) Linux
3 24 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (15.38%) UNIX
5 13 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (9.62%) Solaris
6 10 (9.62%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (6.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (5.77%) Windows 7
9 4 (3.85%) SUSE
9 4 (3.85%) AIX
9 4 (3.85%) zOS
10 3 (2.88%) Oracle Linux
10 3 (2.88%) Windows 8
11 2 (1.92%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.96%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.96%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.96%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.96%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.96%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (25.00%) ITIL
2 20 (19.23%) Configuration Management
3 17 (16.35%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (16.35%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (13.46%) Load Balancing
5 12 (11.54%) Open Source
6 11 (10.58%) DevOps
7 10 (9.62%) Service Delivery
8 8 (7.69%) Unit Testing
8 8 (7.69%) Automated Testing
9 7 (6.73%) Service Management
9 7 (6.73%) E-Commerce
10 6 (5.77%) Kalman Filter
11 5 (4.81%) CRM
11 5 (4.81%) Migration
12 4 (3.85%) Change Management
12 4 (3.85%) Project Management
12 4 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
12 4 (3.85%) Incident Management
12 4 (3.85%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 18 (17.31%) Java
2 12 (11.54%) PowerShell
3 8 (7.69%) PHP
3 8 (7.69%) SQL
4 6 (5.77%) C
4 6 (5.77%) Python
5 5 (4.81%) Bash Shell
5 5 (4.81%) Ruby
6 2 (1.92%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.92%) C#
6 2 (1.92%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.92%) Perl
7 1 (0.96%) C++
7 1 (0.96%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.96%) VBScript
7 1 (0.96%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.96%) Scala
7 1 (0.96%) Go
Qualifications
1 19 (18.27%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (16.35%) CCNP
3 10 (9.62%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (9.62%) CCSE
4 9 (8.65%) MCSE
5 8 (7.69%) Security Cleared
6 6 (5.77%) CCNA
6 6 (5.77%) MCITP
7 4 (3.85%) MCP
7 4 (3.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 4 (3.85%) MCSA
8 3 (2.88%) SC Cleared
9 2 (1.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (1.92%) MCTS
10 1 (0.96%) CCSP
10 1 (0.96%) HP ASE
10 1 (0.96%) NCDA
10 1 (0.96%) CCEE
10 1 (0.96%) CCIA
10 1 (0.96%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.88%) SLA
2 1 (0.96%) QA
System Software
1 42 (40.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 35 (33.65%) Active Directory
3 13 (12.50%) Xen
4 8 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
4 8 (7.69%) XenApp
4 8 (7.69%) vSphere
5 7 (6.73%) XenServer
6 5 (4.81%) ISA Server
6 5 (4.81%) VMware ESX
7 4 (3.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 4 (3.85%) Hyper-V
7 4 (3.85%) vCloud
8 3 (2.88%) Terminal Services
8 3 (2.88%) XenDesktop
8 3 (2.88%) Squid
9 2 (1.92%) VMware Server
9 2 (1.92%) UAG
10 1 (0.96%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.96%) HDFS
10 1 (0.96%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 16 (15.38%) Puppet
2 11 (10.58%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (10.58%) SCCM
3 5 (4.81%) SCOM
3 5 (4.81%) Oracle ZFS
4 4 (3.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 4 (3.85%) Ansible
4 4 (3.85%) Salt
5 3 (2.88%) Rsyslog
5 3 (2.88%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 3 (2.88%) Backup Exec
6 2 (1.92%) WSUS
6 2 (1.92%) SCVMM
6 2 (1.92%) SCOrch
6 2 (1.92%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.96%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.96%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (0.96%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (0.96%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.96%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 57 (54.81%) Microsoft
2 53 (50.96%) VMware
3 30 (28.85%) Cisco
4 28 (26.92%) F5
5 20 (19.23%) CheckPoint
5 20 (19.23%) HP
6 19 (18.27%) Citrix
7 14 (13.46%) Oracle
8 13 (12.50%) Google
9 12 (11.54%) Blue Coat
10 9 (8.65%) Infoblox
11 8 (7.69%) Red Hat
12 7 (6.73%) Imperva
13 6 (5.77%) Juniper
14 5 (4.81%) AppSense
15 4 (3.85%) Altiris
15 4 (3.85%) NetApp
15 4 (3.85%) SAP
16 3 (2.88%) Dell
16 3 (2.88%) Sun
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