The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for DNS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Domain Name System (DNS)
Tyne and Wear > Newcastle upon Tyne
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 12 33
Rank change year-on-year -18 +21  
Contract jobs citing DNS 13 220 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 3.76% 16.39% 4.97%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.94% 39.36% 30.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 126 26
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £198 £280 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -29.46% +1.81%  
10th Percentile £166 £205 £213
90th Percentile £436 £330 £300
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £215 £280 £275
% change year-on-year -23.21% +1.81%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 31 2
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate - £28.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +1.81%  
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - £28.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year - +1.81%  

DNS is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 87 559 94
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 25.14% 41.65% 16.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 763 263
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £395 £307 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.66% +11.63%  
10th Percentile £208 £209 £225
90th Percentile £583 £434 £350
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £361 £310 £275
% change year-on-year +16.53% +12.72%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 111 17
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £18.50 £28.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.92% +86.66%  
10th Percentile £16.50 £16.00 £12.50
90th Percentile £29.50 £36.50 £28.75
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £18.50 £28.00 £18.25
% change year-on-year -33.92% +53.42%  

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Job postings citing DNS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Job vacancy trend for DNS in Newcastle upon Tyne

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing DNS in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Contractor daily rate trend for DNS in Newcastle upon Tyne

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DNS in Newcastle upon Tyne over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DNS in Newcastle upon Tyne

DNS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing DNS in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Contractor hourly rate trend for DNS in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing DNS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for DNS.

1 24 (92.31%) Windows
2 22 (84.62%) DHCP
2 22 (84.62%) Active Directory
2 22 (84.62%) Windows Server
3 19 (73.08%) Security Cleared
4 18 (69.23%) Microsoft
5 15 (57.69%) SC Cleared
6 14 (53.85%) ITIL
7 13 (50.00%) TCP/IP
8 12 (46.15%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (42.31%) SCCM
9 11 (42.31%) Windows 7
10 10 (38.46%) Migration
10 10 (38.46%) Virtual Environments
11 9 (34.62%) SharePoint
11 9 (34.62%) Microsoft Office
12 8 (30.77%) SQL
12 8 (30.77%) HP SiteScope
12 8 (30.77%) PowerShell
13 7 (26.92%) Office Communications Server
13 7 (26.92%) Exchange Server 2013
13 7 (26.92%) SharePoint 2013
13 7 (26.92%) Skype
13 7 (26.92%) SharePoint 2010
13 7 (26.92%) Skype for Business
13 7 (26.92%) Exchange Server 2010
13 7 (26.92%) Office 365
13 7 (26.92%) MS Exchange
13 7 (26.92%) Microsoft Certification

DNS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (34.62%) SharePoint
2 7 (26.92%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (26.92%) Exchange Server 2013
2 7 (26.92%) MS Exchange
2 7 (26.92%) Office Communications Server
2 7 (26.92%) SharePoint 2010
2 7 (26.92%) SharePoint 2013
2 7 (26.92%) Skype for Business
3 3 (11.54%) Apache
3 3 (11.54%) iPlanet
3 3 (11.54%) JBoss
3 3 (11.54%) Oracle Application Server
3 3 (11.54%) Tomcat
3 3 (11.54%) WebLogic
4 2 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (7.69%) MQSeries
4 2 (7.69%) OpenStack
4 2 (7.69%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 9 (34.62%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 7 (26.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (84.62%) DHCP
2 13 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 7 (26.92%) Skype
4 4 (15.38%) Firewall
4 4 (15.38%) VLAN
5 3 (11.54%) WAN
6 2 (7.69%) FCoE
6 2 (7.69%) iSCSI
6 2 (7.69%) LDAP
6 2 (7.69%) NAS
6 2 (7.69%) SAN
7 1 (3.85%) 3G
7 1 (3.85%) BGP
7 1 (3.85%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (3.85%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (3.85%) EIGRP
7 1 (3.85%) Internet
7 1 (3.85%) MPLS
7 1 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (3.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
General
1 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 10 (38.46%) Migration Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 4 (15.38%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Consultant
3 4 (15.38%) Desktop Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Desktop Support
3 4 (15.38%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Messaging Consultant
3 4 (15.38%) Messaging Support
3 4 (15.38%) SCCM Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Support Consultant
4 3 (11.54%) Messaging Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) AIX Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Unix Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Network Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Project Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Blackberry
1 4 (15.38%) Computer Science
1 4 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 3 (11.54%) Clustering
3 2 (7.69%) Grid Computing
4 1 (3.85%) Fat Client
4 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.85%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 24 (92.31%) Windows
2 22 (84.62%) Windows Server
3 12 (46.15%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (42.31%) Windows 7
5 4 (15.38%) Android
5 4 (15.38%) Apple iOS
6 3 (11.54%) AIX
6 3 (11.54%) HPUX
6 3 (11.54%) Linux
6 3 (11.54%) Solaris
6 3 (11.54%) SUSE
6 3 (11.54%) Unix
7 1 (3.85%) Windows 10
7 1 (3.85%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (53.85%) ITIL
2 10 (38.46%) Migration
2 10 (38.46%) Virtual Environments
3 4 (15.38%) Mobile Device Management
3 4 (15.38%) Visualisation
4 3 (11.54%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (11.54%) Content Management
4 3 (11.54%) High Availability
4 3 (11.54%) Incident Management
4 3 (11.54%) Load Balancing
5 2 (7.69%) Procure-to-Pay
5 2 (7.69%) Software Distribution
5 2 (7.69%) Unit Testing
6 1 (3.85%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.85%) Network Architecture
6 1 (3.85%) Network Management
6 1 (3.85%) Requirements Management
6 1 (3.85%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (3.85%) Software Architecture
6 1 (3.85%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (30.77%) PowerShell
1 8 (30.77%) SQL
2 2 (7.69%) Bash Shell
2 2 (7.69%) C-shell
2 2 (7.69%) Korn
2 2 (7.69%) Perl
2 2 (7.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 19 (73.08%) Security Cleared
2 15 (57.69%) SC Cleared
3 7 (26.92%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (19.23%) Degree
5 4 (15.38%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (15.38%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (15.38%) MCSE
6 1 (3.85%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 22 (84.62%) Active Directory
2 6 (23.08%) Hyper-V
3 3 (11.54%) Samba
3 3 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (7.69%) KVM
4 2 (7.69%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (7.69%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (3.85%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (42.31%) SCCM
2 8 (30.77%) HP SiteScope
3 3 (11.54%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (7.69%) OpenView
5 1 (3.85%) FortiGate
5 1 (3.85%) Netcool
5 1 (3.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 18 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 7 (26.92%) VMware
3 5 (19.23%) Citrix
4 4 (15.38%) Cisco
4 4 (15.38%) Trend Micro
5 3 (11.54%) F5
5 3 (11.54%) Oracle
5 3 (11.54%) Red Hat
5 3 (11.54%) Sun
6 2 (7.69%) Cognos
6 2 (7.69%) HP
6 2 (7.69%) Opsware
6 2 (7.69%) PlateSpin
6 2 (7.69%) Veritas
7 1 (3.85%) AppSense
7 1 (3.85%) Juniper
7 1 (3.85%) Palo Alto
7 1 (3.85%) ThinPrint
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