The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 7 10 9
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Contract jobs citing DNS 1 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 3.45% 5.56% 10.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 33.33% 50.00% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +29.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £23.38 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-14.43% +46.09%
DNS
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Communications & Networking Category
Bedford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
3 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 10.34% 11.11% 20.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate £425 £125 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+240.00% -52.83%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 8
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

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

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

DNS
Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

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

DNS Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

DNS
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

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

DNS Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

DNS
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford 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 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) IIS
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) SSL
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
1 2 (100.00%) Software Delivery

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford 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 (100.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
1 2 (100.00%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft