The table below looks at the statistics 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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 33 28 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing DNS 2 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 1.03% 2.20% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.88% 12.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate
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- £413 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £16.75 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+46.26% +4.68%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Basingstoke region.

Communications & Networking Category
Basingstoke
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
34 32 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 17.44% 17.58% 12.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 20 6
Average daily rate £340 £363 £249
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.20% +45.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £166 £238 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 6
Average hourly rate £11.35 £14.00 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.92% -52.54%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £20.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+43.90% -8.88%

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 6 March 2015, 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 (71.43%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
3 3 (42.86%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (42.86%) NAS
3 3 (42.86%) Korn
3 3 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (42.86%) Firewall
3 3 (42.86%) Migration
3 3 (42.86%) Alias
3 3 (42.86%) AWK
3 3 (42.86%) Linux
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle
3 3 (42.86%) UNIX
3 3 (42.86%) FTP
3 3 (42.86%) HTTPS
3 3 (42.86%) Sun
3 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
3 3 (42.86%) DMZ
3 3 (42.86%) Shell Script
3 3 (42.86%) DV Cleared
3 3 (42.86%) sed
4 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
4 2 (28.57%) DHCP
4 2 (28.57%) PKI
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Vista
4 2 (28.57%) SCCM

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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.

Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) HTTPS
1 3 (42.86%) DMZ
1 3 (42.86%) Firewall
1 3 (42.86%) NAS
1 3 (42.86%) FTP
2 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 2 (28.57%) DHCP
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Systems Support
2 2 (28.57%) Applications Support
2 2 (28.57%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (42.86%) UNIX
3 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
3 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (42.86%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Shell Script
1 3 (42.86%) AWK
1 3 (42.86%) Korn
1 3 (42.86%) sed
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) DV Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
1 3 (42.86%) Sun
1 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
1 3 (42.86%) Alias
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft