The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for DNA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited DNA over the 3 months to 22 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.

Windows Distributed interNet Applications (DNA)
UK
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 597 617 627
Rank change year-on-year +20 +10  
Contract jobs citing DNA 18 28 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.038% 0.052% 0.028%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.045% 0.062% 0.035%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 8
Median daily rate £550 £500 £479
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +4.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £378 £386
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £550 £547
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £450 £453
% change year-on-year -19.44% -0.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £16.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

DNA is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 39590 44959 45378
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 84.46% 83.37% 80.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 25806 29818 29077
Median daily rate £450 £438 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1062 1087 1274
Median hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.18% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.58 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.80 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

DNA
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing DNA as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for DNA in the UK

DNA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing DNA.

Contractor daily rate trend for DNA in the UK

DNA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DNA over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DNA in the UK

DNA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing DNA.

Contractor hourly rate trend for DNA in the UK

DNA
Top 21 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DNA within the UK over the 3 months to 22 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +35 16 £550 +10.00% 8
London +1 7 £565 +5.11% 3
South East +23 3 £363 - 1
Cheshire - 3 - -
North West - 3 - -
Surrey +6 2 - -
City of London +2 2 - -
East of England - 2 - - 3
Knutsford - 2 - -
Saffron Walden - 2 - -
Essex - 2 - -
Staines +7 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 £580 -
Scotland - 1 - -
Wales - 1 - -
South West - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 £363 -
Fife - 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 - -
Swindon - 1 - -
Portsmouth - 1 £363 -

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing DNA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for DNA.

1 22 (37.29%) Telecoms
1 22 (37.29%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (33.90%) Business Transformation
3 18 (30.51%) Finance
4 15 (25.42%) Windows
5 13 (22.03%) Active Directory
5 13 (22.03%) Banking
5 13 (22.03%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (20.34%) Microsoft
7 10 (16.95%) Microsoft Office
7 10 (16.95%) WAN
7 10 (16.95%) SLA
8 9 (15.25%) Wireless
8 9 (15.25%) HP
8 9 (15.25%) Coaching
8 9 (15.25%) Windows 7
9 8 (13.56%) Android
9 8 (13.56%) Office 365
9 8 (13.56%) Smartphone
9 8 (13.56%) Incident Management
9 8 (13.56%) Break/Fix
9 8 (13.56%) Dell
9 8 (13.56%) Apple
9 8 (13.56%) Project Management
9 8 (13.56%) VPN
9 8 (13.56%) ITIL
9 8 (13.56%) C#
9 8 (13.56%) Toshiba
9 8 (13.56%) RSA SecurID
10 7 (11.86%) Service Management

DNA
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 1 (1.69%) Confluence
Applications
1 10 (16.95%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (11.86%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (5.08%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (16.95%) WAN
2 9 (15.25%) Wireless
3 8 (13.56%) VPN
4 2 (3.39%) CTI
4 2 (3.39%) LAN
5 1 (1.69%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (1.69%) HTTP
5 1 (1.69%) Internet
5 1 (1.69%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (1.69%) MPLS
5 1 (1.69%) Network Security
5 1 (1.69%) Value-Added Service
5 1 (1.69%) Wireless Security
5 1 (1.69%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.39%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.69%) GIS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Jasmine
1 1 (1.69%) JIRA
1 1 (1.69%) MSI
1 1 (1.69%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 22 (37.29%) Telecoms
2 18 (30.51%) Finance
3 13 (22.03%) Banking
4 6 (10.17%) Front Office
4 6 (10.17%) Legal
5 2 (3.39%) Back Office
6 1 (1.69%) Electronics
6 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.69%) Marketing
6 1 (1.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (22.03%) Developer
2 10 (16.95%) Support Engineer
3 8 (13.56%) 1st/2nd Line Help Desk Support
3 8 (13.56%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 8 (13.56%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
3 8 (13.56%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 8 (13.56%) 2nd Line Support
3 8 (13.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 8 (13.56%) Help Desk Engineer
3 8 (13.56%) Help Desk Support
3 8 (13.56%) Help Desk Support Engineer
3 8 (13.56%) IT Engineer
3 8 (13.56%) IT Support
3 8 (13.56%) IT Support Engineer
3 8 (13.56%) Service Desk Engineer
3 8 (13.56%) Service Desk Support
4 7 (11.86%) Consultant
4 7 (11.86%) Project Manager
5 6 (10.17%) C# Developer
6 5 (8.47%) Excel Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.17%) REST
2 2 (3.39%) Middleware
3 1 (1.69%) .NET
3 1 (1.69%) CSS
3 1 (1.69%) HTML
3 1 (1.69%) HTML5
3 1 (1.69%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (1.69%) Node.js
3 1 (1.69%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 13 (22.03%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (13.56%) RSA SecurID
2 8 (13.56%) Smartphone
3 7 (11.86%) Equities
4 5 (8.47%) Derivative
4 5 (8.47%) Equity Derivative
5 3 (5.08%) PMI
6 2 (3.39%) Computer Science
6 2 (3.39%) Handset
6 2 (3.39%) IVR
6 2 (3.39%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.39%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.69%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.69%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.69%) Fixed Income
7 1 (1.69%) iPad
7 1 (1.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (25.42%) Windows
2 9 (15.25%) Windows 7
3 8 (13.56%) Android
4 4 (6.78%) Windows Vista
5 2 (3.39%) AIX
5 2 (3.39%) Linux
5 2 (3.39%) Unix
6 1 (1.69%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (37.29%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (33.90%) Business Transformation
3 9 (15.25%) Coaching
4 8 (13.56%) Break/Fix
4 8 (13.56%) Incident Management
4 8 (13.56%) ITIL
4 8 (13.56%) Project Management
5 7 (11.86%) Mathematics
5 7 (11.86%) Portfolio Management
5 7 (11.86%) RAD
5 7 (11.86%) Service Management
6 6 (10.17%) Financial Modelling
6 6 (10.17%) Mathematical Modelling
6 6 (10.17%) Migration
6 6 (10.17%) Quantitative Research
6 6 (10.17%) Risk Management
6 6 (10.17%) Test Automation
6 6 (10.17%) Wealth Management
7 5 (8.47%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (8.47%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 8 (13.56%) C#
2 5 (8.47%) VBA
3 2 (3.39%) C
4 1 (1.69%) ES6
4 1 (1.69%) Java
4 1 (1.69%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.69%) Perl
4 1 (1.69%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.69%) Python
4 1 (1.69%) VB
4 1 (1.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (10.17%) MBA
2 4 (6.78%) Degree
2 4 (6.78%) SC Cleared
2 4 (6.78%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.08%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (5.08%) PMI Certification
4 2 (3.39%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.39%) PhD
5 1 (1.69%) CCIE
5 1 (1.69%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.69%) PgMP
5 1 (1.69%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (16.95%) SLA
2 4 (6.78%) PMO
3 3 (5.08%) GAMP
3 3 (5.08%) GxP
4 1 (1.69%) QA
System Software
1 13 (22.03%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.47%) XenApp
3 1 (1.69%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (11.86%) AppDNA
2 1 (1.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (20.34%) Microsoft
2 9 (15.25%) HP
3 8 (13.56%) Apple
3 8 (13.56%) Dell
3 8 (13.56%) Toshiba
4 6 (10.17%) Cisco
4 6 (10.17%) Citrix
5 3 (5.08%) Avaya
5 3 (5.08%) Genesys
5 3 (5.08%) ServiceNow
5 3 (5.08%) Verint
6 2 (3.39%) Siemens
7 1 (1.69%) ArcSight
7 1 (1.69%) Bluefish Communications
7 1 (1.69%) Intel
7 1 (1.69%) JD Edwards
7 1 (1.69%) Oracle
7 1 (1.69%) SAP
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