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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Domain Name System (DNS)
Tyne and Wear / Newcastle upon Tyne
Rank 60 53 43
Rank change year-on-year -7 -10  
Contract jobs citing DNS 14 12 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 2.61% 1.84% 1.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.29% 15.79% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 0
Median daily rate £290 £240 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.83% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year - +1.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 2
Median hourly rate £40.00 - £26.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 - £26.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.60 - £27.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.69 £20.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year +25.31% -13.68%  

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 98 76 44
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 18.28% 11.67% 11.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 38 26
Median daily rate £375 £270 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.88% -18.79%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £197 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £403 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 2
Median hourly rate £40.00 £16.99 £26.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +135.43% -36.48%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £16.99 £26.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £17.29 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.85 £37.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -38.24% +23.33%  

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne citing DNS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for DNS in Newcastle upon Tyne

DNS
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

DNS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DNS in Newcastle upon Tyne

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 76 (93.83%) Active Directory
2 71 (87.65%) Windows
3 61 (75.31%) DHCP
4 56 (69.14%) Microsoft
5 55 (67.90%) Security Cleared
6 43 (53.09%) SC Cleared
7 42 (51.85%) Windows Server
8 40 (49.38%) SCCM
9 36 (44.44%) Windows 7
10 31 (38.27%) MS Excel
11 30 (37.04%) SQL
12 27 (33.33%) ITIL
13 23 (28.40%) PowerShell
14 22 (27.16%) Migration
14 22 (27.16%) TCP/IP
14 22 (27.16%) Citrix
15 20 (24.69%) Virtual Environments
16 19 (23.46%) XenApp
17 18 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
17 18 (22.22%) VMware
17 18 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
17 18 (22.22%) HP SiteScope
18 15 (18.52%) Microsoft App-V
18 15 (18.52%) AppSense
19 13 (16.05%) Software Delivery
20 12 (14.81%) Oracle
20 12 (14.81%) LDAP
20 12 (14.81%) Linux
21 11 (13.58%) MS Exchange
21 11 (13.58%) Hyper-V

DNS
Top Related 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 11 (13.58%) Exchange Server 2010
1 11 (13.58%) MS Exchange
1 11 (13.58%) Skype for Business
2 8 (9.88%) JBoss
2 8 (9.88%) WebLogic
3 7 (8.64%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (8.64%) Office Communications Server
3 7 (8.64%) SharePoint
3 7 (8.64%) SharePoint 2010
3 7 (8.64%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (2.47%) Apache
4 2 (2.47%) IIS
4 2 (2.47%) Jetty
4 2 (2.47%) Mongrel
4 2 (2.47%) nginx
4 2 (2.47%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 2 (2.47%) SAS
4 2 (2.47%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.47%) WebSphere
Applications
1 31 (38.27%) MS Excel
2 8 (9.88%) MS Office
3 2 (2.47%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.11%) Office 365
2 2 (2.47%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.47%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (2.47%) Google App Engine
2 2 (2.47%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (2.47%) IaaS
2 2 (2.47%) PaaS
2 2 (2.47%) SaaS
3 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 61 (75.31%) DHCP
2 22 (27.16%) TCP/IP
3 12 (14.81%) LDAP
4 10 (12.35%) Internet
4 10 (12.35%) Intranet
5 9 (11.11%) Firewall
6 8 (9.88%) OpenLDAP
6 8 (9.88%) SSH
7 7 (8.64%) Skype
8 6 (7.41%) 3G
8 6 (7.41%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (6.17%) Kerberos
9 5 (6.17%) SMS
10 4 (4.94%) X.500
11 2 (2.47%) FTP
11 2 (2.47%) HTTP
11 2 (2.47%) IPsec
11 2 (2.47%) SSL
11 2 (2.47%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.47%) SAS Enterprise Guide
1 2 (2.47%) SAS Enterprise Miner
1 2 (2.47%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Jenkins
1 2 (2.47%) Travis CI
2 1 (1.23%) MSI
General
1 1 (1.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 32 (39.51%) Support Engineer
2 20 (24.69%) Migration Engineer
3 11 (13.58%) Desktop Engineer
4 10 (12.35%) Desktop Support
5 9 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
6 8 (9.88%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 7 (8.64%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 7 (8.64%) 3rd Line Support
7 7 (8.64%) Messaging Support
7 7 (8.64%) SCCM Engineer
7 7 (8.64%) Server Engineer
7 7 (8.64%) Wintel Engineer
8 6 (7.41%) Consultant
8 6 (7.41%) Messaging Consultant
8 6 (7.41%) Support Consultant
9 5 (6.17%) Active Directory Engineer
9 5 (6.17%) Wintel Server Engineer
10 4 (4.94%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 4 (4.94%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 4 (4.94%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.47%) .NET
1 2 (2.47%) J2EE
1 2 (2.47%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.88%) Fat Client
1 8 (9.88%) Thin Client
2 7 (8.64%) Blackberry
2 7 (8.64%) Management Information System
3 6 (7.41%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.94%) Data Centre
4 4 (4.94%) PKI
4 4 (4.94%) Replication
5 1 (1.23%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.23%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 71 (87.65%) Windows
2 42 (51.85%) Windows Server
3 36 (44.44%) Windows 7
4 18 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 18 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (14.81%) Linux
6 10 (12.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (12.35%) Unix
7 9 (11.11%) Windows XP
8 7 (8.64%) Android
8 7 (8.64%) Apple iOS
9 5 (6.17%) Windows 10
9 5 (6.17%) Windows 8
10 2 (2.47%) AIX
10 2 (2.47%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (33.33%) ITIL
2 22 (27.16%) Migration
3 20 (24.69%) Virtual Environments
4 13 (16.05%) Software Delivery
5 9 (11.11%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 7 (8.64%) Change Control
6 7 (8.64%) Mobile Device Management
6 7 (8.64%) Visualisation
7 6 (7.41%) Server Building
8 4 (4.94%) Virtual Infrastructure
9 3 (3.70%) Software Distribution
10 2 (2.47%) Content Management
10 2 (2.47%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (2.47%) Data Management
10 2 (2.47%) DevOps
10 2 (2.47%) High Availability
10 2 (2.47%) ITSM
10 2 (2.47%) Open Source
10 2 (2.47%) Performance Management
10 2 (2.47%) Personalization
Programming Languages
1 30 (37.04%) SQL
2 23 (28.40%) PowerShell
3 10 (12.35%) PL/SQL
4 8 (9.88%) Korn
4 8 (9.88%) Perl
5 2 (2.47%) Java
5 2 (2.47%) T-SQL
5 2 (2.47%) VB
5 2 (2.47%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 55 (67.90%) Security Cleared
2 43 (53.09%) SC Cleared
3 11 (13.58%) BPSS Clearance
4 10 (12.35%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (9.88%) MCSE
6 6 (7.41%) Degree
7 1 (1.23%) MCP
7 1 (1.23%) MCSA
7 1 (1.23%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.23%) SLA
System Software
1 76 (93.83%) Active Directory
2 19 (23.46%) XenApp
3 15 (18.52%) Microsoft App-V
4 11 (13.58%) Hyper-V
4 11 (13.58%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (12.35%) NFS
6 6 (7.41%) XenDesktop
6 6 (7.41%) XenServer
7 2 (2.47%) Xen
8 1 (1.23%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 40 (49.38%) SCCM
2 18 (22.22%) HP SiteScope
3 10 (12.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (3.70%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (2.47%) Puppet
Vendors
1 56 (69.14%) Microsoft
2 22 (27.16%) Citrix
3 18 (22.22%) VMware
4 15 (18.52%) AppSense
5 12 (14.81%) Oracle
6 10 (12.35%) Red Hat
7 7 (8.64%) Trend Micro
8 5 (6.17%) ThinPrint
9 2 (2.47%) Google
9 2 (2.47%) HP