The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 26 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 43 68 45
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -23
Contract jobs citing DNS 97 55 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 4.01% 2.17% 3.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.14% 8.27% 15.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 33 26
Median daily rate £356 £398 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.37% +41.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £275 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £425 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £308
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +5.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Median hourly rate £10.50 £47.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-77.89% +196.87%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £25.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +56.25%
DNS
South East

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

Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
566 665 590
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 23.41% 26.27% 23.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 283 205
Median daily rate £365 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £150 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 22 21
Median hourly rate £22.50 £37.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +108.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.65 £17.50 £15.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.55 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +40.54%

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing DNS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

DNS
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

DNS Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

DNS
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DNS across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016.

DNS Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

DNS
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

DNS Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

DNS
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +21 50 £375 -8.20% 5
Newbury - 8 £275 - 1
Bracknell -6 6 £395 +32.77% 2
Slough +1 3 £338 -1.81% 3
Maidenhead -10 1 £270 -32.07% 1
Wokingham - 1 - -
DNS
South East

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for DNS.

1 123 (62.12%) Windows
2 96 (48.48%) DHCP
3 94 (47.47%) Microsoft
4 73 (36.87%) Windows Server
5 72 (36.36%) Active Directory
6 61 (30.81%) TCP/IP
7 56 (28.28%) VPN
8 55 (27.78%) Degree
9 54 (27.27%) MS Excel
9 54 (27.27%) VMware
10 48 (24.24%) Linux
11 47 (23.74%) HTTP
12 42 (21.21%) IPsec
13 41 (20.71%) Firewall
14 40 (20.20%) Microsoft Azure
15 39 (19.70%) Hyper-V
16 38 (19.19%) Microsoft Certification
16 38 (19.19%) SQL
17 34 (17.17%) ITIL
18 33 (16.67%) LDAP
18 33 (16.67%) SMTP
19 30 (15.15%) Cisco
20 29 (14.65%) SSL
20 29 (14.65%) Computer Science
20 29 (14.65%) Load Balancing
20 29 (14.65%) PowerShell
21 27 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
21 27 (13.64%) High Availability
21 27 (13.64%) BGP
21 27 (13.64%) Telecoms

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 23 (11.62%) IIS
1 23 (11.62%) MS Exchange
2 16 (8.08%) OpenStack
3 15 (7.58%) Apache
4 14 (7.07%) WebLogic
5 13 (6.57%) JBoss
5 13 (6.57%) nginx
5 13 (6.57%) Tomcat
6 11 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
7 9 (4.55%) Skype for Business
8 8 (4.04%) Exchange Server 2003
9 7 (3.54%) Exchange Server 2007
10 6 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
10 6 (3.03%) Live Communications Server
11 4 (2.02%) SharePoint
12 2 (1.01%) GroupWise
12 2 (1.01%) Office Communications Server
12 2 (1.01%) WebSphere
12 2 (1.01%) WebSphere Application Server
13 1 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 54 (27.27%) MS Excel
2 18 (9.09%) MS Office
3 1 (0.51%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.51%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 40 (20.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (12.12%) Office 365
3 16 (8.08%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (3.54%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (1.52%) PaaS
5 3 (1.52%) SaaS
6 2 (1.01%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.51%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.51%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.51%) CloudBees
7 1 (0.51%) IaaS
7 1 (0.51%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 96 (48.48%) DHCP
2 61 (30.81%) TCP/IP
3 56 (28.28%) VPN
4 47 (23.74%) HTTP
5 42 (21.21%) IPsec
6 41 (20.71%) Firewall
7 33 (16.67%) LDAP
7 33 (16.67%) SMTP
8 29 (14.65%) SSL
9 27 (13.64%) BGP
10 25 (12.63%) IPv6
11 22 (11.11%) Network Security
12 21 (10.61%) SNMP
13 20 (10.10%) OSPF
13 20 (10.10%) VLAN
13 20 (10.10%) WAN
14 19 (9.60%) Software-Defined Networking
15 18 (9.09%) MPLS
16 17 (8.59%) Wireless
17 16 (8.08%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (9.60%) SQL Server
2 14 (7.07%) MySQL
3 6 (3.03%) Relational Database
4 5 (2.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (2.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (2.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (2.02%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (2.02%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.51%) Big Data
6 1 (0.51%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.51%) EDRMS
6 1 (0.51%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.51%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 5 (2.53%) Fiddler
1 5 (2.53%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.51%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.51%) Introscope
2 1 (0.51%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.51%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 27 (13.64%) Telecoms
2 19 (9.60%) Marketing
3 9 (4.55%) Back Office
4 7 (3.54%) Front Office
5 6 (3.03%) French Language
5 6 (3.03%) German Language
5 6 (3.03%) Portuguese Language
5 6 (3.03%) Spanish Language
6 5 (2.53%) Electronics
6 5 (2.53%) Finance
6 5 (2.53%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.52%) Billing
7 3 (1.52%) Italian Language
8 2 (1.01%) Advertising
8 2 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.01%) Retail
Job Titles
1 69 (34.85%) Support Engineer
2 26 (13.13%) Consultant
3 25 (12.63%) VMware Engineer
4 22 (11.11%) Field Engineer
5 21 (10.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 21 (10.61%) VMware Support Engineer
6 18 (9.09%) Network Engineer
7 17 (8.59%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 17 (8.59%) Azure Engineer
8 15 (7.58%) Analyst
9 14 (7.07%) Windows Engineer
10 12 (6.06%) AWS Engineer
10 12 (6.06%) Cloud Engineer
10 12 (6.06%) Security Engineer
10 12 (6.06%) Server Engineer
11 11 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
11 11 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 11 (5.56%) Administrator
12 10 (5.05%) Escalation Engineer
12 10 (5.05%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (10.10%) .NET
2 19 (9.60%) CSS
3 18 (9.09%) XML
4 16 (8.08%) Web Services
5 14 (7.07%) LAMP
6 13 (6.57%) LEMP Stack
6 13 (6.57%) MCollective
7 10 (5.05%) ADO.NET
8 7 (3.54%) 802.1X
9 5 (2.53%) Ajax
9 5 (2.53%) ASP.NET
9 5 (2.53%) FastCGI
9 5 (2.53%) LINQ
9 5 (2.53%) OAuth2
9 5 (2.53%) REST
9 5 (2.53%) SAML
9 5 (2.53%) WCF
9 5 (2.53%) Windows Identity Foundation
9 5 (2.53%) WPF
10 4 (2.02%) DCOM
Miscellaneous
1 29 (14.65%) Computer Science
2 21 (10.61%) Clustering
3 20 (10.10%) Public Cloud
4 14 (7.07%) Data Centre
5 9 (4.55%) Management Information System
6 8 (4.04%) PKI
6 8 (4.04%) Statistics
7 7 (3.54%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (2.53%) Client/Server
8 5 (2.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 3 (1.52%) Enterprise Storage
9 3 (1.52%) Replication
9 3 (1.52%) Smart Meter
10 2 (1.01%) BYOD
11 1 (0.51%) DataPower
11 1 (0.51%) Fat Client
11 1 (0.51%) Thin Client
11 1 (0.51%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 123 (62.12%) Windows
2 73 (36.87%) Windows Server
3 48 (24.24%) Linux
4 27 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (7.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (6.06%) Solaris
8 11 (5.56%) Ubuntu
9 10 (5.05%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (4.04%) Windows XP
11 4 (2.02%) Unix
12 3 (1.52%) Mac OS X
12 3 (1.52%) Windows 7
12 3 (1.52%) Windows 8
13 2 (1.01%) AIX
13 2 (1.01%) CentOS
13 2 (1.01%) Windows 10
13 2 (1.01%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.51%) Debian
14 1 (0.51%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (17.17%) ITIL
2 29 (14.65%) Load Balancing
3 27 (13.64%) High Availability
4 23 (11.62%) Change Management
4 23 (11.62%) Customer Engagement
5 21 (10.61%) Problem Management
5 21 (10.61%) Service Management
6 20 (10.10%) Configuration Management
6 20 (10.10%) Incident Management
6 20 (10.10%) Mentoring
7 18 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
8 17 (8.59%) Process Improvement
9 15 (7.58%) Presales
9 15 (7.58%) Workflow
10 13 (6.57%) Disaster Recovery
11 11 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
11 11 (5.56%) Performance Optimisation
12 10 (5.05%) Multi-Factor Authentication
12 10 (5.05%) Network Design
12 10 (5.05%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 38 (19.19%) SQL
2 29 (14.65%) PowerShell
3 20 (10.10%) Python
4 17 (8.59%) VBScript
5 15 (7.58%) C#
5 15 (7.58%) Java
6 14 (7.07%) Perl
7 10 (5.05%) C
7 10 (5.05%) C++
7 10 (5.05%) VB
8 8 (4.04%) T-SQL
9 6 (3.03%) PHP
10 5 (2.53%) JavaScript
10 5 (2.53%) Ruby
11 1 (0.51%) Jython
11 1 (0.51%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 55 (27.78%) Degree
2 38 (19.19%) Microsoft Certification
3 25 (12.63%) MCTS
4 23 (11.62%) Cisco Certification
5 22 (11.11%) MCITP
6 20 (10.10%) Security Cleared
7 16 (8.08%) MCSE
8 15 (7.58%) CCNA
9 13 (6.57%) CCNP
10 12 (6.06%) MCSA
10 12 (6.06%) MCSD
11 10 (5.05%) SC Cleared
12 5 (2.53%) CCA
12 5 (2.53%) CCIE
12 5 (2.53%) CCSA
12 5 (2.53%) CCSE
12 5 (2.53%) CISSP
12 5 (2.53%) Citrix Certification
12 5 (2.53%) DV Cleared
13 4 (2.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.56%) SLA
2 4 (2.02%) HIPAA
2 4 (2.02%) QA
3 1 (0.51%) GxP
System Software
1 72 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 39 (19.70%) Hyper-V
3 14 (7.07%) qmail
4 13 (6.57%) Squid
4 13 (6.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (5.05%) XenApp
6 9 (4.55%) UAG
7 8 (4.04%) VMware ESX
8 7 (3.54%) Terminal Server
8 7 (3.54%) vSphere
9 6 (3.03%) BitLocker
9 6 (3.03%) XenDesktop
10 5 (2.53%) ISA Server
10 5 (2.53%) ProxySG
11 4 (2.02%) Forefront TMG
12 3 (1.52%) XenServer
13 2 (1.01%) Microsoft App-V
13 2 (1.01%) NFS
13 2 (1.01%) Terminal Services
13 2 (1.01%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 21 (10.61%) SCOM
2 18 (9.09%) SCCM
3 17 (8.59%) WSUS
4 14 (7.07%) Cacti
4 14 (7.07%) Graphite
4 14 (7.07%) logstash
4 14 (7.07%) Nagios
4 14 (7.07%) Puppet
4 14 (7.07%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 14 (7.07%) ZABBIX
5 13 (6.57%) collectd
5 13 (6.57%) Ganglia
6 9 (4.55%) WMI
7 6 (3.03%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 5 (2.53%) FortiGate
8 5 (2.53%) NetBackup
9 4 (2.02%) Backup Exec
9 4 (2.02%) Windows Intune
10 3 (1.52%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (1.52%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 94 (47.47%) Microsoft
2 54 (27.27%) VMware
3 30 (15.15%) Cisco
4 22 (11.11%) Citrix
5 14 (7.07%) Red Hat
6 13 (6.57%) Huawei
6 13 (6.57%) Splunk
7 11 (5.56%) F5
8 9 (4.55%) HP
9 7 (3.54%) CheckPoint
9 7 (3.54%) Oracle
10 6 (3.03%) Blue Coat
10 6 (3.03%) IBM
10 6 (3.03%) NetApp
10 6 (3.03%) Symantec
11 5 (2.53%) Juniper
11 5 (2.53%) SAP
11 5 (2.53%) Veritas
12 4 (2.02%) Dell
12 4 (2.02%) ServiceNow
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