The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 40 27 36
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +9
Contract jobs citing DNS 1 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 0.29% 1.42% 0.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.49% 7.50% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £425 £550 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.72% +83.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +56.25%
DNS
Hampshire

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
67 40 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 19.65% 18.87% 24.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 15 44
Median daily rate £363 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £325 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £333
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 5
Median hourly rate £25.00 - £14.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £28.35 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+5.83% +41.72%

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Basingstoke region citing DNS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 4 May 2016, 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 Basingstoke region with a requirement for DNS.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (66.67%) Office 365
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Clustering
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (33.33%) Google
3 1 (33.33%) VLAN
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Operations Management
3 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (33.33%) SCCM
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (33.33%) VCP4
3 1 (33.33%) vSphere

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke 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 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (33.33%) IIS
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Office 365
2 1 (33.33%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) VLAN
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Mac OS X
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 1 (33.33%) High Availability
1 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Operations Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (33.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (33.33%) VCP4
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
1 1 (33.33%) vMotion
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) CommVault
3 1 (33.33%) Google
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat