The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 26 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 50 65 68
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +3
Contract jobs citing DNS 21 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.31% 0.91% 0.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.07% 7.77% 7.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 6 5
Median daily rate £325 £600 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.83% +87.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £425 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £600 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 2
Median hourly rate £43.00 - £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.25 £21.53 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+26.59% +19.58%
DNS
South West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
123 103 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 13.53% 11.74% 10.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 57 60
Median daily rate £313 £415 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.69% +7.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £250 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £600 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 6 11
Median hourly rate £42.50 £27.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.40% +63.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £14.32 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £100.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -6.64%

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

DNS
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

DNS Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

DNS
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

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

DNS Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

DNS
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

DNS Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

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

1 30 (81.08%) Windows
2 29 (78.38%) DHCP
2 29 (78.38%) Active Directory
3 22 (59.46%) Windows Server
4 19 (51.35%) Microsoft
5 18 (48.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (45.95%) VMware
7 16 (43.24%) Windows 7
8 15 (40.54%) PowerShell
8 15 (40.54%) Hyper-V
9 14 (37.84%) Windows Server 2008
9 14 (37.84%) VMware Infrastructure
10 12 (32.43%) Cisco
10 12 (32.43%) TCP/IP
10 12 (32.43%) SQL
11 10 (27.03%) SharePoint
11 10 (27.03%) Migration
11 10 (27.03%) SCCM
11 10 (27.03%) Windows 10
11 10 (27.03%) Office 365
12 9 (24.32%) XenApp
12 9 (24.32%) Security Cleared
12 9 (24.32%) Firewall
12 9 (24.32%) VPN
13 8 (21.62%) LAN
13 8 (21.62%) Dell
13 8 (21.62%) CheckPoint
13 8 (21.62%) Data Centre
14 7 (18.92%) Windows 8
14 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2003

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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 10 (27.03%) SharePoint
2 7 (18.92%) MS Exchange
3 6 (16.22%) Skype for Business
4 3 (8.11%) IBM Domino
4 3 (8.11%) IBM Notes
5 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (2.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (2.70%) IIS
6 1 (2.70%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (18.92%) MS Office
2 6 (16.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (27.03%) Office 365
2 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (78.38%) DHCP
2 12 (32.43%) TCP/IP
3 9 (24.32%) Firewall
3 9 (24.32%) VPN
4 8 (21.62%) LAN
5 7 (18.92%) WAN
6 6 (16.22%) VoIP
7 5 (13.51%) Internet
7 5 (13.51%) Wireless
8 4 (10.81%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (10.81%) Network Security
8 4 (10.81%) OSPF
9 3 (8.11%) BGP
9 3 (8.11%) IPsec
9 3 (8.11%) NetScaler
9 3 (8.11%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (5.41%) HTTPS
10 2 (5.41%) RTP
10 2 (5.41%) SNMP
10 2 (5.41%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 6 (16.22%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Back Office
3 1 (2.70%) Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (13.51%) Analyst
1 5 (13.51%) VMware Engineer
2 4 (10.81%) Administrator
2 4 (10.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (10.81%) Infrastructure Support
2 4 (10.81%) Project Engineer
2 4 (10.81%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (10.81%) Technical Analyst
2 4 (10.81%) Windows Engineer
3 3 (8.11%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
3 3 (8.11%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (8.11%) Lotus Notes Engineer
3 3 (8.11%) Network Administrator
3 3 (8.11%) Senior Network Administrator
4 2 (5.41%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (5.41%) Active Directory Engineer
4 2 (5.41%) Network Engineer
4 2 (5.41%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (5.41%) Server Support
4 2 (5.41%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.62%) Data Centre
2 4 (10.81%) Clustering
2 4 (10.81%) Fat Client
2 4 (10.81%) Replication
2 4 (10.81%) Thin Client
3 3 (8.11%) CESG
4 2 (5.41%) Blackberry
4 2 (5.41%) Client/Server
4 2 (5.41%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 30 (81.08%) Windows
2 22 (59.46%) Windows Server
3 18 (48.65%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (43.24%) Windows 7
5 14 (37.84%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (27.03%) Windows 10
7 7 (18.92%) Windows 8
7 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (10.81%) Linux
9 2 (5.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (5.41%) Windows XP
10 1 (2.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.03%) Migration
2 6 (16.22%) Knowledge Management
2 6 (16.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (13.51%) Incident Management
4 4 (10.81%) Configuration Management
5 3 (8.11%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 3 (8.11%) Data Security
5 3 (8.11%) Project Planning
6 2 (5.41%) Data Migration
6 2 (5.41%) Functional Testing
6 2 (5.41%) Integration Testing
6 2 (5.41%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (5.41%) Patch Management
6 2 (5.41%) Regression Testing
6 2 (5.41%) System Testing
6 2 (5.41%) Test Management
6 2 (5.41%) Validation
7 1 (2.70%) DevOps
7 1 (2.70%) Server Virtualisation
7 1 (2.70%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (40.54%) PowerShell
2 12 (32.43%) SQL
3 4 (10.81%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (24.32%) Security Cleared
2 6 (16.22%) SC Cleared
3 4 (10.81%) CCNA
3 4 (10.81%) CCNP
3 4 (10.81%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (8.11%) CCA
4 3 (8.11%) CCDP
4 3 (8.11%) Citrix Certification
4 3 (8.11%) JNCIA
4 3 (8.11%) JNCIP
4 3 (8.11%) MCSE
4 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (5.41%) DV Cleared
5 2 (5.41%) MCSA
6 1 (2.70%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.70%) QA
1 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (78.38%) Active Directory
2 15 (40.54%) Hyper-V
3 14 (37.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (24.32%) XenApp
5 6 (16.22%) VMware ESX
5 6 (16.22%) vSphere
5 6 (16.22%) XenDesktop
6 2 (5.41%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (2.70%) BitLocker
7 1 (2.70%) Firmware
7 1 (2.70%) ISA Server
7 1 (2.70%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 10 (27.03%) SCCM
2 6 (16.22%) SCOM
3 3 (8.11%) WSUS
4 2 (5.41%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (2.70%) AirWatch
5 1 (2.70%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.70%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (2.70%) MOM
5 1 (2.70%) SCDPM
5 1 (2.70%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (2.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 19 (51.35%) Microsoft
2 17 (45.95%) VMware
3 12 (32.43%) Cisco
4 8 (21.62%) CheckPoint
4 8 (21.62%) Dell
5 7 (18.92%) Citrix
6 5 (13.51%) HP
7 4 (10.81%) Intel Security
7 4 (10.81%) Juniper
7 4 (10.81%) Oracle
7 4 (10.81%) Wyse
8 3 (8.11%) Dell KACE
8 3 (8.11%) Lotus
8 3 (8.11%) Red Hat
9 2 (5.41%) CA
9 2 (5.41%) Polycom
9 2 (5.41%) Sophos
9 2 (5.41%) Sun
9 2 (5.41%) Veritas
10 1 (2.70%) Cognos