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 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Distributed interNet Applications (DNA)
UK
Rank 552 625 615
Rank change year-on-year +73 -10  
Contract jobs citing DNA 44 17 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.097% 0.032% 0.011%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.039% 0.014%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 9 5
Median daily rate £500 £550 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +46.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £405 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £463 £375
% change year-on-year -8.10% +23.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £16.00 £9.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +77.77% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £9.00 -

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 37647 43912 41983
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 83.11% 82.85% 79.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 24815 28793 26009
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 953 1109 1205
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £28.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +33.02%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £55.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

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 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DNA in the UK

DNA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DNA in the UK

DNA
Top 30 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 24 March 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 +57 39 £500 -11.11% 9
London +33 15 £500 -13.04% 5
South East - 15 £425 -
Buckinghamshire - 12 £425 -
North West - 6 - -
Manchester - 6 - -
Aylesbury - 4 - -
Milton Keynes - 4 £425 -
Yorkshire - 3 - -
Surrey - 2 - -
South West -2 1 - -
East of England -3 1 - - 4
West Midlands - 1 - -
City of London - 1 - -
Middlesbrough - 1 - -
Worcestershire - 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
South Yorkshire - 1 - -
North Yorkshire - 1 - -
Norfolk - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - -
Worcester - 1 - -
Swindon - 1 - -
Staines - 1 - -
Solihull - 1 - -
Sheffield - 1 - -
Norwich - 1 - -
Newbury - 1 - -

DNA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 42 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (48.05%) Telecoms
3 35 (45.45%) Business Transformation
4 22 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
5 20 (25.97%) Project Management
6 16 (20.78%) Windows
6 16 (20.78%) Finance
7 15 (19.48%) Banking
7 15 (19.48%) Active Directory
8 14 (18.18%) LAN
9 13 (16.88%) WAN
9 13 (16.88%) Cisco
9 13 (16.88%) Microsoft
10 12 (15.58%) REST
11 11 (14.29%) Coaching
11 11 (14.29%) MS Office
11 11 (14.29%) Bluefish Communications
12 10 (12.99%) Wireless
13 9 (11.69%) VPN
13 9 (11.69%) SLA
13 9 (11.69%) HP
13 9 (11.69%) Windows 7
13 9 (11.69%) RSA SecurID
14 8 (10.39%) Smartphone
14 8 (10.39%) Incident Management
14 8 (10.39%) PowerShell
14 8 (10.39%) Android
14 8 (10.39%) AppDNA
14 8 (10.39%) Office 365
14 8 (10.39%) Dell

DNA
Top Related 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 (1.30%) Confluence
1 1 (1.30%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (14.29%) MS Office
2 3 (3.90%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.30%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.39%) Office 365
2 7 (9.09%) AWS CloudTrail
2 7 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.60%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 14 (18.18%) LAN
2 13 (16.88%) WAN
3 10 (12.99%) Wireless
4 9 (11.69%) VPN
5 3 (3.90%) HTTP
6 2 (2.60%) Unified Communications
7 1 (1.30%) BIG-IP
7 1 (1.30%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.30%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (1.30%) DHCP
7 1 (1.30%) DNS
7 1 (1.30%) Ethernet
7 1 (1.30%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 1 (1.30%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (1.30%) NetScaler
7 1 (1.30%) Network Security
7 1 (1.30%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (1.30%) SSL
7 1 (1.30%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.30%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.30%) OrientDB
1 1 (1.30%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (2.60%) JIRA
2 1 (1.30%) GitLab
2 1 (1.30%) Jasmine
2 1 (1.30%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.30%) MSI
2 1 (1.30%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 37 (48.05%) Telecoms
2 16 (20.78%) Finance
3 15 (19.48%) Banking
4 6 (7.79%) Legal
5 5 (6.49%) Marketing
6 4 (5.19%) Front Office
7 3 (3.90%) Retail
8 2 (2.60%) Retail Banking
9 1 (1.30%) Advertising
9 1 (1.30%) Electronics
9 1 (1.30%) Games
9 1 (1.30%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (14.29%) Developer
1 11 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 9 (11.69%) Consultant
3 8 (10.39%) 1st/2nd Line Help Desk Support
3 8 (10.39%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 8 (10.39%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
3 8 (10.39%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 8 (10.39%) 2nd Line Support
3 8 (10.39%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 8 (10.39%) Help Desk Engineer
3 8 (10.39%) Help Desk Support
3 8 (10.39%) Help Desk Support Engineer
3 8 (10.39%) IT Engineer
3 8 (10.39%) IT Support
3 8 (10.39%) IT Support Engineer
3 8 (10.39%) Service Desk Engineer
3 8 (10.39%) Service Desk Support
4 7 (9.09%) Cabling Engineer
4 7 (9.09%) Security Engineer
5 5 (6.49%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (15.58%) REST
2 7 (9.09%) Web Services
3 2 (2.60%) Node.js
4 1 (1.30%) .NET
4 1 (1.30%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (1.30%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.30%) Apache Camel
4 1 (1.30%) CSS
4 1 (1.30%) HTML
4 1 (1.30%) HTML5
4 1 (1.30%) JMS
4 1 (1.30%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (1.30%) Middleware
4 1 (1.30%) Play Framework
4 1 (1.30%) Sass
4 1 (1.30%) spray
Miscellaneous
1 22 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (11.69%) RSA SecurID
3 8 (10.39%) Smartphone
4 7 (9.09%) Public Cloud
5 6 (7.79%) Equities
6 4 (5.19%) User Experience
7 3 (3.90%) Derivative
7 3 (3.90%) Equity Derivative
7 3 (3.90%) PMI
8 2 (2.60%) Data Centre
8 2 (2.60%) Management Information System
8 2 (2.60%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (1.30%) Clustering
9 1 (1.30%) Fixed Income
9 1 (1.30%) iPad
9 1 (1.30%) Online Games
9 1 (1.30%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 16 (20.78%) Windows
2 9 (11.69%) Windows 7
3 8 (10.39%) Android
4 5 (6.49%) Windows Vista
5 3 (3.90%) Linux
6 2 (2.60%) AIX
6 2 (2.60%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.30%) Unix
7 1 (1.30%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.30%) Windows 2000
7 1 (1.30%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.30%) Windows NT
7 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (45.45%) Business Transformation
3 20 (25.97%) Project Management
4 11 (14.29%) Coaching
5 8 (10.39%) Incident Management
5 8 (10.39%) Risk Management
6 7 (9.09%) ITIL
6 7 (9.09%) Migration
6 7 (9.09%) Portfolio Management
7 6 (7.79%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (6.49%) Customer Requirements
8 5 (6.49%) Financial Modelling
8 5 (6.49%) Mathematical Modelling
8 5 (6.49%) Mathematics
8 5 (6.49%) RAD
8 5 (6.49%) Service Management
8 5 (6.49%) Wealth Management
9 4 (5.19%) Change Control
9 4 (5.19%) Cybersecurity
9 4 (5.19%) Re-Platforming
Programming Languages
1 8 (10.39%) PowerShell
2 6 (7.79%) C#
3 4 (5.19%) VBA
4 3 (3.90%) C
5 2 (2.60%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.30%) ES6
6 1 (1.30%) Java
6 1 (1.30%) Scala
6 1 (1.30%) VB
6 1 (1.30%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (6.49%) MBA
2 4 (5.19%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (5.19%) SC Cleared
2 4 (5.19%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.90%) CCNP
3 3 (3.90%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (3.90%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.30%) CCA
4 1 (1.30%) CCAA
4 1 (1.30%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (1.30%) PgMP
4 1 (1.30%) PMP
4 1 (1.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.69%) SLA
2 4 (5.19%) PMO
3 3 (3.90%) GAMP
3 3 (3.90%) GxP
4 1 (1.30%) Actionable Recommendations
4 1 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.30%) QA
System Software
1 15 (19.48%) Active Directory
2 7 (9.09%) XenApp
3 2 (2.60%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (2.60%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.30%) Docker
4 1 (1.30%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.30%) ISA Server
4 1 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.30%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (10.39%) AppDNA
2 7 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (9.09%) Puppet
3 2 (2.60%) SCCM
4 1 (1.30%) ArcSight ESM
4 1 (1.30%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.30%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.30%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 13 (16.88%) Cisco
1 13 (16.88%) Microsoft
2 11 (14.29%) Bluefish Communications
3 9 (11.69%) HP
4 8 (10.39%) Apple
4 8 (10.39%) Citrix
4 8 (10.39%) Dell
4 8 (10.39%) Toshiba
5 3 (3.90%) ServiceNow
6 2 (2.60%) Adobe
6 2 (2.60%) Avaya
6 2 (2.60%) Genesys
6 2 (2.60%) VMware
7 1 (1.30%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.30%) IBM
7 1 (1.30%) Intel
7 1 (1.30%) Intel Security
7 1 (1.30%) Juniper
7 1 (1.30%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.30%) SAP
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