The first table below looks at the demand for DNS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 14 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Basingstoke region.

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
14 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 27 39 26
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -13
Contract jobs citing DNS 4 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 2.07% 1.40% 1.07%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.12% 7.69% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £175 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+85.71% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-17.50% -
Communications & Networking Category
Basingstoke
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
33 39 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 17.10% 18.22% 36.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 24 18
Average daily rate £325 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £165 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £467 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 7
Average hourly rate £34.25 - £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.44% -2.00%
DNS
Hampshire

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DNS across the Basingstoke region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

DNS
Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DNS across the Basingstoke region.

DNS Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

DNS
Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DNS across the Basingstoke region.

DNS Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 14 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke 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 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) DHCP
1 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 4 (66.67%) WLAN
3 3 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (50.00%) MS Office
3 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (50.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (16.67%) vSphere
5 1 (16.67%) Lync
5 1 (16.67%) Firewall
5 1 (16.67%) Wireless
5 1 (16.67%) VMware
5 1 (16.67%) HP
5 1 (16.67%) Citrix
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (16.67%) Juniper
5 1 (16.67%) SAN
5 1 (16.67%) NetApp
5 1 (16.67%) LAN
5 1 (16.67%) VoIP
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 14 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke 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 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (16.67%) Office Communications Server
2 1 (16.67%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Office
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) DHCP
2 4 (66.67%) WLAN
2 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (16.67%) SAN
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) Wireless
3 1 (16.67%) IP Telephony
3 1 (16.67%) VLAN
3 1 (16.67%) WAN
3 1 (16.67%) SMTP
3 1 (16.67%) LAN
3 1 (16.67%) VoIP
3 1 (16.67%) SNMP
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Support Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CCNA
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) vSphere
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix
2 1 (16.67%) Juniper
2 1 (16.67%) NetApp
2 1 (16.67%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco