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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 85 53 104
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +51
Contract jobs citing DNS 33 70 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.37% 3.13% 1.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.79% 24.14% 8.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 39 17
Average daily rate
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£320 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £223 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £388 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £13.13 £50.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-73.75% +284.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.26%
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
280 290 395
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 11.64% 12.98% 14.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 166 187
Average daily rate £305 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.15% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £195 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £435 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 14 29
Average hourly rate £14.50 £36.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.72% +148.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £14.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £50.00 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-3.05% -7.16%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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
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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 -28 19 £305 +1.66% 18
South Yorkshire +3 8 £335 +41.05% 3
East Yorkshire - 3 £320 -
North Yorkshire +3 1 £275 -29.03% 1
DNS
England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 48 (68.57%) DHCP
2 38 (54.29%) VMware
3 35 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 33 (47.14%) Linux
5 32 (45.71%) Citrix
6 27 (38.57%) Windows
7 25 (35.71%) Active Directory
7 25 (35.71%) HP
7 25 (35.71%) Firewall
8 24 (34.29%) Cisco
9 21 (30.00%) OSPF
9 21 (30.00%) BGP
10 18 (25.71%) CheckPoint
10 18 (25.71%) Thin Client
10 18 (25.71%) Cisco ASA
10 18 (25.71%) Blue Coat
10 18 (25.71%) Fat Client
10 18 (25.71%) Network Security
11 17 (24.29%) Cisco IOS
11 17 (24.29%) CCSE
11 17 (24.29%) BIG-IP
11 17 (24.29%) Infoblox
11 17 (24.29%) Imperva
11 17 (24.29%) F5
11 17 (24.29%) DMVPN
11 17 (24.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 17 (24.29%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 17 (24.29%) NetScreen
11 17 (24.29%) CCNP
11 17 (24.29%) Cisco Certification

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 14 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (8.57%) SharePoint
2 6 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (7.14%) nginx
3 5 (7.14%) Tomcat
4 3 (4.29%) Jetty
4 3 (4.29%) WebSphere
4 3 (4.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (4.29%) Apache
5 2 (2.86%) IIS
5 2 (2.86%) Node.js
5 2 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.86%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (1.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.43%) Quickr
6 1 (1.43%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 6 (8.57%) MS Office
1 6 (8.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.43%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.71%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (4.29%) Google App Engine
3 3 (4.29%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.86%) Office 365
5 1 (1.43%) Route 53
5 1 (1.43%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 48 (68.57%) DHCP
2 25 (35.71%) Firewall
3 21 (30.00%) OSPF
3 21 (30.00%) BGP
4 18 (25.71%) Cisco ASA
4 18 (25.71%) Network Security
5 17 (24.29%) Cisco IOS
5 17 (24.29%) BIG-IP
5 17 (24.29%) DMVPN
5 17 (24.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 17 (24.29%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 17 (24.29%) NetScreen
5 17 (24.29%) TCP/IP
6 10 (14.29%) SAN
7 9 (12.86%) SSL
8 6 (8.57%) Internet
8 6 (8.57%) VPN
9 5 (7.14%) WAN
9 5 (7.14%) LAN
9 5 (7.14%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.29%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.86%) Oracle Exadata
3 2 (2.86%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (1.43%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.43%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.43%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (1.43%) Couchbase
4 1 (1.43%) Redis
4 1 (1.43%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.43%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.43%) SimpleDB
4 1 (1.43%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.43%) MySQL
4 1 (1.43%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (4.29%) Jenkins
1 3 (4.29%) AdminStudio
2 1 (1.43%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (5.71%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.29%) German Language
2 3 (4.29%) Finance
3 2 (2.86%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.86%) Advertising
4 1 (1.43%) Law
Job Titles
1 17 (24.29%) Security Specialist
1 17 (24.29%) Network Specialist
1 17 (24.29%) Network Security Specialist
2 9 (12.86%) Administrator
3 8 (11.43%) Software Engineer
3 8 (11.43%) Cloud Software Engineer
3 8 (11.43%) Cloud Engineer
4 6 (8.57%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (7.14%) Architect
6 4 (5.71%) Design Engineer
6 4 (5.71%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (5.71%) IP Engineer
7 3 (4.29%) UNIX Engineer
7 3 (4.29%) Server Administrator
7 3 (4.29%) Analyst
7 3 (4.29%) Desktop Engineer
7 3 (4.29%) Support Analyst
7 3 (4.29%) Support Engineer
8 2 (2.86%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 2 (2.86%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.86%) Web Services
2 3 (4.29%) .NET
2 3 (4.29%) J2EE
2 3 (4.29%) Servlets
3 2 (2.86%) Middleware
4 1 (1.43%) WebCenter
4 1 (1.43%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (1.43%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 18 (25.71%) Thin Client
1 18 (25.71%) Fat Client
2 3 (4.29%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.86%) Replication
3 2 (2.86%) NHS
3 2 (2.86%) Client/Server
3 2 (2.86%) FMCG
4 1 (1.43%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.43%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.43%) Open Source
4 1 (1.43%) iSeries
4 1 (1.43%) Clustering
4 1 (1.43%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 33 (47.14%) Linux
2 27 (38.57%) Windows
3 13 (18.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (12.86%) Windows XP
5 8 (11.43%) Windows 7
6 7 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (8.57%) UNIX
7 6 (8.57%) Solaris
8 4 (5.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (4.29%) AIX
10 2 (2.86%) CentOS
11 1 (1.43%) Ubuntu
11 1 (1.43%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.43%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (1.43%) VMS
11 1 (1.43%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (24.29%) E-Commerce
2 12 (17.14%) ITIL
3 10 (14.29%) Load Balancing
4 8 (11.43%) Software Engineering
5 7 (10.00%) Network Design
6 5 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (7.14%) Configuration Management
6 5 (7.14%) Service Management
6 5 (7.14%) DevOps
7 4 (5.71%) Project Management
8 3 (4.29%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (4.29%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (4.29%) Capacity Management
8 3 (4.29%) Migration
8 3 (4.29%) Service Delivery
8 3 (4.29%) Performance Analysis
8 3 (4.29%) Kalman Filter
9 2 (2.86%) Change Management
9 2 (2.86%) Validation
9 2 (2.86%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (14.29%) C
2 8 (11.43%) Python
2 8 (11.43%) PHP
2 8 (11.43%) PowerShell
3 7 (10.00%) C++
4 5 (7.14%) Java
5 4 (5.71%) SQL
6 3 (4.29%) Ruby
7 2 (2.86%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.86%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.43%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.43%) Perl
Qualifications
1 17 (24.29%) CCSE
1 17 (24.29%) CCNP
1 17 (24.29%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (11.43%) Security Cleared
3 7 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 7 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (7.14%) MCSE
4 5 (7.14%) MCP
5 4 (5.71%) MCITP
5 4 (5.71%) JNCIP
5 4 (5.71%) JNCIE
6 3 (4.29%) Degree
7 2 (2.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (2.86%) MCSA
7 2 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.29%) SLA
2 2 (2.86%) QA
2 2 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 35 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (35.71%) Active Directory
3 7 (10.00%) vSphere
3 7 (10.00%) Hyper-V
3 7 (10.00%) XenApp
3 7 (10.00%) VMware ESX
4 4 (5.71%) XenDesktop
5 3 (4.29%) Xen
5 3 (4.29%) Forefront TMG
5 3 (4.29%) MetaFrame
5 3 (4.29%) ISA Server
6 2 (2.86%) Terminal Services
6 2 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.43%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (1.43%) VMware Server
7 1 (1.43%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 9 (12.86%) SCCM
2 4 (5.71%) SCOM
3 3 (4.29%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (4.29%) Puppet
3 3 (4.29%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (4.29%) SCOrch
4 2 (2.86%) Salt
4 2 (2.86%) NetBackup
4 2 (2.86%) Backup Exec
4 2 (2.86%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (2.86%) HAProxy
4 2 (2.86%) SCVMM
4 2 (2.86%) WSUS
Vendors
1 38 (54.29%) VMware
2 32 (45.71%) Citrix
3 25 (35.71%) HP
4 24 (34.29%) Cisco
5 18 (25.71%) CheckPoint
5 18 (25.71%) Blue Coat
6 17 (24.29%) Infoblox
6 17 (24.29%) Imperva
6 17 (24.29%) F5
7 16 (22.86%) Microsoft
8 9 (12.86%) IBM
9 8 (11.43%) NetApp
10 7 (10.00%) Juniper
11 5 (7.14%) Oracle
11 5 (7.14%) Red Hat
11 5 (7.14%) Symantec
12 3 (4.29%) Google
12 3 (4.29%) Dell
13 2 (2.86%) Meru Networks
13 2 (2.86%) Apple
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