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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 22 29 37
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +8
Contract jobs citing DNS 5 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 2.43% 1.90% 1.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.20% 9.09% 8.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 3
Average daily rate
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£419 £325 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.84% +85.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £290
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 £13.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £15.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -21.25%
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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
49 44 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 23.79% 20.95% 18.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 26 21
Average daily rate £400 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £140 £142
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £326 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +1.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 £34.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.30% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+31.94% -28.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DNS across the Basingstoke region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

DNS Daily Rate Histogram 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 3 July 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 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 4 (57.14%) PowerShell
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (42.86%) SCCM
3 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
3 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Vista
3 3 (42.86%) Linux
3 3 (42.86%) Windows XP
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
3 3 (42.86%) IIS
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (28.57%) VBScript
4 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
4 2 (28.57%) LAN
4 2 (28.57%) MySQL
4 2 (28.57%) Clustering
4 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (28.57%) MCSE
4 2 (28.57%) WAN
4 2 (28.57%) DHCP
4 2 (28.57%) vSphere
4 2 (28.57%) DV Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) VMware ESXi

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (42.86%) IIS
2 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
3 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
2 2 (28.57%) LAN
2 2 (28.57%) WAN
2 2 (28.57%) DHCP
3 1 (14.29%) Ethernet
3 1 (14.29%) 3GPP
3 1 (14.29%) VoIP
3 1 (14.29%) VPN
3 1 (14.29%) DMZ
3 1 (14.29%) Intranet
3 1 (14.29%) Extranet
3 1 (14.29%) Firewall
3 1 (14.29%) TETRA
3 1 (14.29%) iSCSI
3 1 (14.29%) LTE
3 1 (14.29%) NAS
3 1 (14.29%) Unified Communications
3 1 (14.29%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) MySQL
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) CruiseControl
1 1 (14.29%) TeamCity
1 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (14.29%) SoapUI
1 1 (14.29%) MSBuild
1 1 (14.29%) NuGet
1 1 (14.29%) Artifactory
1 1 (14.29%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
1 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Desktop Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Build Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Operations Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Build and Release Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Server Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Chief Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Release Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
1 1 (14.29%) XSL
1 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Clustering
2 1 (14.29%) Life Science
2 1 (14.29%) RMADS
2 1 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (14.29%) Frameworx
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Windows XP
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Vista
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) UNIX
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (14.29%) ITSM
2 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
2 1 (14.29%) Network Design
2 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (14.29%) Operations Management
2 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
2 1 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Management
2 1 (14.29%) BPMN
2 1 (14.29%) Information Assurance
2 1 (14.29%) Software Deployment
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps
2 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
2 1 (14.29%) Server Building
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) UML
2 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) PowerShell
2 2 (28.57%) VBScript
3 1 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) Perl
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) DV Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) MCSE
3 1 (14.29%) MCSA
3 1 (14.29%) CCNA
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (14.29%) MOS
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (28.57%) vSphere
3 2 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) SCCM
2 1 (14.29%) Puppet
2 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (14.29%) vMotion
2 1 (14.29%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) Intel
3 1 (14.29%) BMC
3 1 (14.29%) CommVault
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 1 (14.29%) Remedy