The table below looks at the statistics 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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 18 26 25
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -1
Contract jobs citing DNS 16 12 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 5.93% 3.97% 0.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.51% 16.00% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 0
Average daily rate
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£376 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.76% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Average hourly rate £13.65 £13.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.11% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+39.39% -13.15%
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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 Bracknell region.

Communications & Networking Category
Bracknell
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
82 75 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 30.37% 24.83% 20.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 27 12
Average daily rate £338 £330 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -22.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £250 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £446 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 7
Average hourly rate £15.45 £16.00 £11.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.43% +40.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £11.55 £11.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £60.00 £15.31
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

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 26 January 2015, 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 25 (80.65%) Windows
2 22 (70.97%) VMware
3 19 (61.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (58.06%) Linux
5 14 (45.16%) IIS
5 14 (45.16%) vSphere
6 13 (41.94%) Adobe
6 13 (41.94%) Active Directory
6 13 (41.94%) IBM
6 13 (41.94%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (38.71%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (38.71%) VMware Infrastructure
8 11 (35.48%) Change Management
8 11 (35.48%) SQL Server
8 11 (35.48%) DHCP
9 10 (32.26%) Apache
9 10 (32.26%) EMC
10 9 (29.03%) Microsoft
10 9 (29.03%) TCP/IP
10 9 (29.03%) Java
11 8 (25.81%) Perl
11 8 (25.81%) Lotus Domino
11 8 (25.81%) Python
11 8 (25.81%) Lotus
11 8 (25.81%) Red Hat
11 8 (25.81%) Symantec
11 8 (25.81%) CLARiiON
11 8 (25.81%) NetBackup
11 8 (25.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (22.58%) Security Cleared

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 14 (45.16%) IIS
2 10 (32.26%) Apache
3 8 (25.81%) Lotus Domino
4 7 (22.58%) IBM Notes
4 7 (22.58%) GlassFish
5 6 (19.35%) Adobe CQ
5 6 (19.35%) WebSphere Application Server
5 6 (19.35%) IBM HTTP Server
5 6 (19.35%) WebSphere
6 1 (3.23%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) SaaS
1 2 (6.45%) PaaS
1 2 (6.45%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (35.48%) DHCP
2 9 (29.03%) TCP/IP
3 7 (22.58%) Firewall
3 7 (22.58%) SAN
4 6 (19.35%) HTTP
4 6 (19.35%) SSL
5 4 (12.90%) VPN
5 4 (12.90%) Ethernet
5 4 (12.90%) IPsec
5 4 (12.90%) VLAN
5 4 (12.90%) Network Security
5 4 (12.90%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (12.90%) NetScaler
5 4 (12.90%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (12.90%) Cisco ISE
5 4 (12.90%) Internet
5 4 (12.90%) BGP
6 3 (9.68%) LAN
6 3 (9.68%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (35.48%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.90%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (19.35%) Introscope
General
1 3 (9.68%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (22.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (19.35%) WebSphere Engineer
2 6 (19.35%) Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) Support Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) Web Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Web Support Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Security Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Administrator
5 3 (9.68%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (9.68%) Consultant
5 3 (9.68%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (9.68%) Network Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Network Security Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Virtualisation Consultant
6 2 (6.45%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Cloud Architect
6 2 (6.45%) Support Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Architect
7 1 (3.23%) Web Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (22.58%) Flash
2 6 (19.35%) WebSphere MQ
2 6 (19.35%) Worklight
3 4 (12.90%) Software Packaging
3 4 (12.90%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.81%) CLARiiON
2 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.45%) Data Structures
2 2 (6.45%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 25 (80.65%) Windows
2 19 (61.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (58.06%) Linux
4 13 (41.94%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (38.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (25.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (19.35%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 4 (12.90%) Oracle Linux
8 4 (12.90%) SUSE
8 4 (12.90%) AIX
9 2 (6.45%) Windows XP
9 2 (6.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (35.48%) Change Management
2 7 (22.58%) Web Development
3 6 (19.35%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (16.13%) Load Balancing
4 5 (16.13%) Validation
5 4 (12.90%) ITIL
6 3 (9.68%) Migration
6 3 (9.68%) Operations Management
7 2 (6.45%) Line Management
7 2 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (6.45%) Software Engineering
7 2 (6.45%) Service Management
7 2 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (3.23%) Incident Management
8 1 (3.23%) Server Monitoring
8 1 (3.23%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (29.03%) Java
2 8 (25.81%) Perl
2 8 (25.81%) Python
3 6 (19.35%) Shell Script
3 6 (19.35%) Jython
4 5 (16.13%) SQL
5 2 (6.45%) C#
6 1 (3.23%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (22.58%) SC Cleared
1 7 (22.58%) Security Cleared
2 6 (19.35%) MCSE
2 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (19.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (19.35%) MCITP
3 1 (3.23%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 14 (45.16%) vSphere
2 13 (41.94%) Active Directory
3 12 (38.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (12.90%) FreeRADIUS
5 3 (9.68%) Firmware
5 3 (9.68%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (6.45%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 8 (25.81%) NetBackup
2 4 (12.90%) CA Spectrum
3 3 (9.68%) HP Data Protector
3 3 (9.68%) HP SIM
4 2 (6.45%) WSUS
4 2 (6.45%) SCCM
5 1 (3.23%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 22 (70.97%) VMware
2 13 (41.94%) IBM
2 13 (41.94%) Adobe
3 10 (32.26%) EMC
4 9 (29.03%) Microsoft
5 8 (25.81%) Lotus
5 8 (25.81%) Red Hat
5 8 (25.81%) Symantec
6 7 (22.58%) HP
7 6 (19.35%) Cisco
7 6 (19.35%) AppDynamics
8 4 (12.90%) Splunk
8 4 (12.90%) CA
8 4 (12.90%) CheckPoint
8 4 (12.90%) Oracle
8 4 (12.90%) Citrix
9 3 (9.68%) Dell
10 2 (6.45%) BMC
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