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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 91 54 67
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +13
Contract jobs citing DNS 43 78 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.48% 3.13% 2.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.86% 22.03% 21.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 60 39
Average daily rate £330 £388 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.83% +29.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 2
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% +48.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £23.75 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +48.43%
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
396 354 247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 13.61% 14.18% 11.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 251 143
Average daily rate £375 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £238 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 10 12
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.36 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.96% +30.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.28 £11.19 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £30.80 £14.03
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -8 19 £400 +6.66% 22
South Yorkshire -23 13 £288 +10.57% 5
North Yorkshire -17 6 - - 11
East Yorkshire +6 4 - - 4
DNS
England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 61 (54.46%) DHCP
2 56 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 50 (44.64%) TCP/IP
4 47 (41.96%) VMware
5 44 (39.29%) VMware Infrastructure
6 43 (38.39%) Windows
7 42 (37.50%) Active Directory
7 42 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
8 40 (35.71%) Linux
9 32 (28.57%) IIS
10 31 (27.68%) HTTP
10 31 (27.68%) SSL
11 29 (25.89%) .NET
11 29 (25.89%) Configuration Management
11 29 (25.89%) DevOps
12 28 (25.00%) Java
13 27 (24.11%) Jenkins
14 26 (23.21%) Amazon AWS
14 26 (23.21%) Firewall
14 26 (23.21%) IPsec
15 25 (22.32%) WebSphere
15 25 (22.32%) Apache
15 25 (22.32%) Tomcat
15 25 (22.32%) FTP
15 25 (22.32%) Cisco
15 25 (22.32%) nginx
15 25 (22.32%) Cloud Computing
15 25 (22.32%) Continuous Integration
15 25 (22.32%) Jetty
16 24 (21.43%) Amazon EC2

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 32 (28.57%) IIS
2 25 (22.32%) Apache
2 25 (22.32%) Jetty
2 25 (22.32%) nginx
2 25 (22.32%) Tomcat
2 25 (22.32%) WebSphere
3 11 (9.82%) MS Exchange
4 6 (5.36%) Lync
5 5 (4.46%) CMS
6 4 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.79%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (1.79%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.89%) Oracle 10gAS
8 1 (0.89%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (0.89%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (0.89%) PowerExchange
8 1 (0.89%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 11 (9.82%) MS Office
2 8 (7.14%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (4.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 26 (23.21%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (22.32%) Cloud Computing
3 24 (21.43%) Amazon EC2
3 24 (21.43%) Google Cloud Platform
4 23 (20.54%) Google App Engine
5 3 (2.68%) Office 365
6 2 (1.79%) IaaS
7 1 (0.89%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 61 (54.46%) DHCP
2 50 (44.64%) TCP/IP
3 31 (27.68%) HTTP
3 31 (27.68%) SSL
4 26 (23.21%) Firewall
4 26 (23.21%) IPsec
5 25 (22.32%) FTP
6 17 (15.18%) VPN
7 15 (13.39%) VoIP
8 13 (11.61%) Internet
8 13 (11.61%) LAN
8 13 (11.61%) WAN
9 8 (7.14%) SAN
10 7 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (6.25%) Intranet
11 6 (5.36%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 6 (5.36%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 5 (4.46%) Network Security
12 5 (4.46%) OSPF
12 5 (4.46%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.61%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.57%) MongoDB
3 3 (2.68%) MySQL
3 3 (2.68%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.79%) GIS
4 2 (1.79%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.79%) InfluxDB
4 2 (1.79%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.89%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.89%) Big Data
5 1 (0.89%) Couchbase
5 1 (0.89%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.89%) HBase
5 1 (0.89%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.89%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.89%) QlikView
5 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 27 (24.11%) Jenkins
2 6 (5.36%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.89%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.89%) JConsole
3 1 (0.89%) JIRA
3 1 (0.89%) JMeter
3 1 (0.89%) JProfiler
3 1 (0.89%) Log4j
3 1 (0.89%) Maven
3 1 (0.89%) Selenium
3 1 (0.89%) Subversion
3 1 (0.89%) VisualVM
3 1 (0.89%) YourKit
General
1 13 (11.61%) Finance
2 7 (6.25%) Manufacturing
3 5 (4.46%) Electronics
3 5 (4.46%) Marketing
3 5 (4.46%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.79%) Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (19.64%) Analyst
2 13 (11.61%) Network Engineer
3 11 (9.82%) DevOps Engineer
4 10 (8.93%) Business Analyst
4 10 (8.93%) Consultant
4 10 (8.93%) Developer
5 9 (8.04%) Procurement Analyst
6 8 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
7 7 (6.25%) Support Engineer
8 6 (5.36%) DevOps Consultant
8 6 (5.36%) Field Engineer
9 5 (4.46%) Network Field Engineer
9 5 (4.46%) Web Developer
10 4 (3.57%) Administrator
10 4 (3.57%) C# Developer
10 4 (3.57%) IT Analyst
10 4 (3.57%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 4 (3.57%) Service Analyst
10 4 (3.57%) Service Desk Analyst
11 3 (2.68%) WebOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (25.89%) .NET
2 24 (21.43%) Servlets
3 23 (20.54%) J2EE
4 6 (5.36%) ASP.NET
4 6 (5.36%) CSS
4 6 (5.36%) HTML
4 6 (5.36%) jQuery
4 6 (5.36%) XML
5 3 (2.68%) .NET Framework
5 3 (2.68%) Web Services
6 2 (1.79%) ELK Stack
6 2 (1.79%) LAMP
6 2 (1.79%) LAPP Stack
6 2 (1.79%) LEMP Stack
6 2 (1.79%) Sensu
7 1 (0.89%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (0.89%) Java EE
7 1 (0.89%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.71%) Video Conferencing
2 10 (8.93%) CESG
3 8 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (5.36%) Data Centre
5 5 (4.46%) NHS
6 4 (3.57%) PKI
6 4 (3.57%) Replication
7 3 (2.68%) Blackberry
7 3 (2.68%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.79%) Clustering
8 2 (1.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (1.79%) Fat Client
8 2 (1.79%) Thin Client
8 2 (1.79%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.89%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.89%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.89%) Life Science
9 1 (0.89%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 43 (38.39%) Windows
2 40 (35.71%) Linux
3 23 (20.54%) Windows Server
4 11 (9.82%) Unix
5 9 (8.04%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (7.14%) Windows 7
6 8 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (5.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (5.36%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (4.46%) Windows XP
9 4 (3.57%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.79%) AIX
10 2 (1.79%) CentOS
10 2 (1.79%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.89%) Debian
11 1 (0.89%) Solaris
11 1 (0.89%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.89%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.89%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (25.89%) Configuration Management
2 29 (25.89%) DevOps
3 25 (22.32%) Continuous Integration
4 24 (21.43%) ITIL
5 15 (13.39%) Open Source
6 13 (11.61%) Automated Testing
7 12 (10.71%) PRINCE2
7 12 (10.71%) Unit Testing
8 11 (9.82%) Web Operations
9 6 (5.36%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (5.36%) Load Balancing
9 6 (5.36%) Problem Management
10 5 (4.46%) Content Management
10 5 (4.46%) Digital Marketing
10 5 (4.46%) Programme Management
11 4 (3.57%) High Availability
11 4 (3.57%) Migration
11 4 (3.57%) Root Cause Analysis
11 4 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (25.00%) Java
2 18 (16.07%) SQL
3 7 (6.25%) C#
3 7 (6.25%) JavaScript
4 6 (5.36%) PowerShell
5 5 (4.46%) Python
5 5 (4.46%) Ruby
6 4 (3.57%) Bash Shell
7 3 (2.68%) Perl
7 3 (2.68%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.79%) C
8 2 (1.79%) C++
9 1 (0.89%) Bourne shell
9 1 (0.89%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (10.71%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (7.14%) CCNP
2 8 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (7.14%) Security Cleared
3 7 (6.25%) CCNA
4 6 (5.36%) SC Cleared
5 5 (4.46%) MCSE
6 4 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (2.68%) CCDP
7 3 (2.68%) CCIE
7 3 (2.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (1.79%) MCSA
9 1 (0.89%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.89%) CCSE
9 1 (0.89%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.89%) MCDST
9 1 (0.89%) MCITP
9 1 (0.89%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (11.61%) SLA
2 1 (0.89%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.89%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 44 (39.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 42 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 23 (20.54%) Xen
4 5 (4.46%) Hyper-V
5 3 (2.68%) Firmware
5 3 (2.68%) NFS
5 3 (2.68%) vCloud
5 3 (2.68%) vSphere
5 3 (2.68%) XenApp
6 2 (1.79%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.79%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.89%) DFS Replication
7 1 (0.89%) Docker
7 1 (0.89%) FreeRADIUS
7 1 (0.89%) HDFS
7 1 (0.89%) KVM
7 1 (0.89%) Varnish
7 1 (0.89%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.89%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 21 (18.75%) Puppet
2 15 (13.39%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (3.57%) SCCM
4 3 (2.68%) logstash
5 2 (1.79%) Grafana
5 2 (1.79%) HP SIM
5 2 (1.79%) Kibana
5 2 (1.79%) SolarWinds Orion
5 2 (1.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (1.79%) Uchiwa
6 1 (0.89%) Ansible
6 1 (0.89%) Cacti
6 1 (0.89%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.89%) Cobbler
6 1 (0.89%) Nagios
6 1 (0.89%) Salt
6 1 (0.89%) SCOM
6 1 (0.89%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.89%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 56 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 47 (41.96%) VMware
3 25 (22.32%) Cisco
4 24 (21.43%) Google
5 13 (11.61%) F5
6 10 (8.93%) Citrix
7 9 (8.04%) HP
8 8 (7.14%) Oracle
9 7 (6.25%) Red Hat
10 5 (4.46%) CheckPoint
10 5 (4.46%) Palo Alto
10 5 (4.46%) SAP
11 3 (2.68%) Blue Coat
11 3 (2.68%) Dell
11 3 (2.68%) Infoblox
11 3 (2.68%) Meraki
11 3 (2.68%) Riverbed
11 3 (2.68%) SolarWinds
11 3 (2.68%) Veeam
12 2 (1.79%) WatchGuard
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