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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 34 32 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing DNS 5 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 2.10% 1.97% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.82% 6.25% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Average daily rate
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- £291 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £324
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+28.37% -2.63%
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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
39 80 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 16.39% 31.50% 18.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 44 8
Average daily rate £340 £380 £165
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +130.30%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 10
Average hourly rate £11.35 £175.00 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-93.51% +644.68%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.00 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+11.90% -3.06%

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 24 December 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 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) DHCP
3 4 (50.00%) NAS
4 3 (37.50%) sed
4 3 (37.50%) Korn
4 3 (37.50%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (37.50%) Shell Script
4 3 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (37.50%) Firewall
4 3 (37.50%) Migration
4 3 (37.50%) Alias
4 3 (37.50%) AWK
4 3 (37.50%) Sun
4 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
4 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
4 3 (37.50%) DMZ
4 3 (37.50%) FTP
4 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
4 3 (37.50%) HTTPS
4 3 (37.50%) Linux
4 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
4 3 (37.50%) Windows XP
4 3 (37.50%) Oracle
4 3 (37.50%) UNIX
5 2 (25.00%) WLAN
5 2 (25.00%) MS Office
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
1 3 (37.50%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) DHCP
2 4 (50.00%) NAS
3 3 (37.50%) FTP
3 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
3 3 (37.50%) HTTPS
3 3 (37.50%) DMZ
3 3 (37.50%) Firewall
4 2 (25.00%) WLAN
5 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
5 1 (12.50%) iSCSI
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Systems Support
2 2 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Applications Support
2 2 (25.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) PKI
2 1 (12.50%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Windows XP
2 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (37.50%) UNIX
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Vista
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (37.50%) Migration
2 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) Time Management
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Management
3 1 (12.50%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Shell Script
1 3 (37.50%) AWK
1 3 (37.50%) Korn
1 3 (37.50%) sed
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Sun
2 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
2 3 (37.50%) Alias
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle