The first table below looks at the demand for DNS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bracknell region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Bracknell region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 24 34 20
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -14
Contract jobs citing DNS 7 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 3.26% 0.79% 1.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.77% 2.27% 8.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£353 £165 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+113.63% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-17.50% -
Communications & Networking Category
Bracknell
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
65 88 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 30.23% 34.78% 22.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 19 12
Average daily rate £350 £321 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.03% +42.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £165 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £438 £354
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 1
Average hourly rate £27.50 £16.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -45.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
DNS
Berkshire

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

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

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

DNS
Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

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

DNS Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

DNS
Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

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

DNS Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell 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 17 (89.47%) Windows
2 10 (52.63%) DHCP
2 10 (52.63%) Active Directory
2 10 (52.63%) Windows Server 2003
2 10 (52.63%) VMware
3 8 (42.11%) Security Cleared
3 8 (42.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (36.84%) Cisco
4 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
5 6 (31.58%) TCP/IP
5 6 (31.58%) Linux
5 6 (31.58%) Firewall
5 6 (31.58%) SC Cleared
5 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (26.32%) VPN
7 4 (21.05%) CCNA
7 4 (21.05%) HP
7 4 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (21.05%) ITIL
7 4 (21.05%) Configuration Management
8 3 (15.79%) BIG-IP
8 3 (15.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (15.79%) IPsec
8 3 (15.79%) MCSE
8 3 (15.79%) MS Exchange
8 3 (15.79%) LAN
8 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (15.79%) WAN
8 3 (15.79%) Red Hat
8 3 (15.79%) SSL

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell 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 (15.79%) MS Exchange
2 2 (10.53%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.26%) IIS
3 1 (5.26%) Apache
3 1 (5.26%) Lync
3 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Office
2 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (52.63%) DHCP
2 6 (31.58%) TCP/IP
2 6 (31.58%) Firewall
3 5 (26.32%) VPN
4 3 (15.79%) BIG-IP
4 3 (15.79%) IPsec
4 3 (15.79%) LAN
4 3 (15.79%) WAN
4 3 (15.79%) SSL
4 3 (15.79%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (15.79%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 2 (10.53%) VLAN
6 1 (5.26%) OSPF
6 1 (5.26%) L2TP
6 1 (5.26%) SS7
6 1 (5.26%) VRRP
6 1 (5.26%) VoIP
6 1 (5.26%) LDAP
6 1 (5.26%) SAN
6 1 (5.26%) MGW
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) StarTeam
General
1 2 (10.53%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Build Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Support Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Consultant
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco Support
3 1 (5.26%) Server Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Network Support
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Consultant
3 1 (5.26%) NOC Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Network Consultant
3 1 (5.26%) Network Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Technical Support
3 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Virtualisation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Statistics
1 1 (5.26%) Blackberry
1 1 (5.26%) FMCG
1 1 (5.26%) PKI
1 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 17 (89.47%) Windows
2 10 (52.63%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (31.58%) Linux
3 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (15.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (10.53%) Windows XP
5 2 (10.53%) Solaris
6 1 (5.26%) Windows 2000
6 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
6 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) ITIL
1 4 (21.05%) Configuration Management
2 2 (10.53%) Software Distribution
2 2 (10.53%) Validation
2 2 (10.53%) Incident Management
3 1 (5.26%) Change Management
3 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
3 1 (5.26%) Fault Management
3 1 (5.26%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
1 2 (10.53%) C
1 2 (10.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (42.11%) Security Cleared
2 6 (31.58%) SC Cleared
3 4 (21.05%) CCNA
3 4 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (15.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (15.79%) MCSE
4 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (15.79%) MCITP
5 2 (10.53%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 10 (52.63%) Active Directory
2 8 (42.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (10.53%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.26%) ISA Server
4 1 (5.26%) XenApp
4 1 (5.26%) XenDesktop
4 1 (5.26%) UAG
4 1 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (5.26%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) SCCM
1 3 (15.79%) SCOM
2 2 (10.53%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (5.26%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) VMware
2 7 (36.84%) Cisco
2 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
3 4 (21.05%) HP
4 3 (15.79%) Red Hat
4 3 (15.79%) F5
5 2 (10.53%) Borland
6 1 (5.26%) Fujitsu
6 1 (5.26%) Mitel
6 1 (5.26%) McAfee
6 1 (5.26%) Apple
6 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint
6 1 (5.26%) Juniper
6 1 (5.26%) NetApp
6 1 (5.26%) Citrix
6 1 (5.26%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 1 (5.26%) Velocent